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Shannon City Alumni Banquet held

SHANNON CITY – The 108th annual Shannon City Alumni Banquet met Saturday, May 26, with 37 alumni and guests attending.

The alumni were: ‘44 Loren Gehrke of Clarksdale, Missouri; ‘45 Melba Woosley Akers of Creston and Lee Ayers of Webster City; ‘46 Verla Swinehart Fitzgerald of Nevada and Eloise Kilgore White of Creston; ‘47 Jack Hoffman of Shannon City; ‘48 Althea Means Hoffman of Shannon City; ‘49 Donna Ruckman Berdine of Creston; ‘50 Dick Ide of Shannon City; ‘52 Johnnie Land of Afton and Dick Ross of Creston; ‘53 Shirley Woosley Ide of Shannon City; ‘54 Ron Jones of Afton; ‘57 Jerry Hoffman of Urbandale; ‘58 Ella Jean Eklund Hoffman of Urbandale; ‘59 Bonnie Ergenbright Baker, Karolyn Ergenbright Fletcher of Creston and Ann Comer Sanson of Clarinda; and ‘60 Linda Foy James of Creston.

Guests were: Deloris Ayers; John Crowell of Urbandale and daughter and son-in-law of Independence, Missouri; Bob and Sharon Eklund of Afton; Marjorie Henkle of Clarksdale, Missouri; Larry Hoffman of Omaha, Nebraska; Robert and Pat Hoffman of Oakland; David James; Marilyn Land; Jack Norris of Creston; Joyce Ross and daughter Vicki Morin of Maryville, Missouri; Ron Sanson; and Ken and Donna Smith of Creston.

The 109th banquet will be held May 25, 2019, at the Eagles Club. The classes of ‘59 and ‘60 were in charge of this year’s banquet, and will once again be chairwomen next year.

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