DIXON HIGH SCHOOL

CLASS OF 1944
Graduation 02 June 1944
Lee County IL


Charles W. Adams has resided in Dixon all his life and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Adams of 705 N. Ottawa avenue. "Chuch" likes roller skating as his favorite pastime and plans on being a member of Uncle Sams Navy in the near future.

Marjory J Albee hailing from Elgin has resided in Dixon for the past 2 1/2 years. Marge is the daughter of Mrs. Ben Westover of 910 W. 1st Street. An advoctor of skating and swimming for enjoyable pastimes she is still undecided about a future vocation.

Milton J. Alexander is formerly of Peoria and has lived in Dixon for a year and a half. Milt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Alexander of 514 N. Galena avenue, and plans on continuing his education at a technical school of Northwestern University.

Ruth Ann Ambrose is the youngest daughter of Mrs. Ella Ambrose and resides at 519 Squires avenue. Ruth would like to join the Cadet Nurses Corps but hasn't planned anything definite yet.

Barbara Jeanette Andrew has registered for a Liberal Arts course at Cornell College at Mt. Vernon Iowa. She is the eldest daughter of Mrs. E. Wiedman of 201 Madison Ave. Jeanette has played clarinette in the school band for the past four years. Coming to Dixon at the tender age of 2 weeks she has since been a constant resident.

Winston T. Atkins lives with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Myron R. Atkins at 214 Lincoln Way. "Sonny" an accomplished vibraharpist is interested in music. He will attend Augustana College, Rock Island where he will take a liberal arts course until called to duty with the Army Air Corps. Winston is a life long resident of Dixon.

Warren A. Baker who is fond of hunting and boating, plans to join the Navy after graduation. Warren is the son of Mr.and Mrs. Charles Baker, 1121 Center avenue and his ambition is to go to Canada. He is a native Dixonite.

George Robert Barnhart who has resided in Dixon for 17 years hopes to enter the Navy. Bob's hobby is making model airplanes and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Barnhart of 923 N. Galena avenue.

Ollie Mae Blackburn has a great ambition to be a private secretary to some prominent executive. The youngest daughter of Mrs. Olive Blackburn, she lives at 906 W. 9th street. Ollie is a native of Dixon.

Howard Earl Book - Popular member of the class of 1944 whose tragic death by drowning at Lowell Park Thursday afternoon has cast a pall of sorrow over the commencement exercises this evening.

Donald A. Bowers who is interested in athletics and world news events is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Bowers of 624 N. Galena Ave. Don, whose home has been in Dixon for 17 years will attend the University of Illinois this summer.

Evellyn Irene Brace was born in Clinton Iowa and has lived in Dixon for the last 9 years. She is the daughter of Mrs. Evellyn Brace of Clinton Iowa. Evellyn enjoys making scrapbooks and sewing but is still undecided about her future.

Mary Vashti Bradley makes a hobby of reading. She is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bradley of 407 Logan Ave. Mary was born in Dixon and is interested in someday owning a dress shoppe here.

Melba J. Branson who is planning to take a course in nursing administration at Coe college is the youngest daughter of the B.M. Bransons of 516 Lincoln avenue. "Mickey", one of this years valedictorians is interested in sports and likes to dance. She has resided in Dixon for 17 years.

Helen Catherine Brechon prefers nursing as a vocation but is also interested in going to business college. She is the daughter of the Wilford Brechon's of 506 Peoria Avenue and is a native of Dixon.

Irene Thresa Brechon an enthusiast in the business field is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brechon of 1223 W. 4th street. Theresa's great ambition is to attend a secretarial college next fall. She is a native of Dixon and enjoys music of all kinds.

Lois A. Brown is fond of reading and plans to work after graduation. Lois, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Delos E. Brown, 917 N. Dixon Ave. has resided in Dixon for 15 years.

Robert J. Buhler son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Buhler of 402 Peoria avenue, has an interesting hobby of collecting rare coins. Bob also likes to build model airplanes and has lived in Dixon all his life.

Earl G. Burket is the son of Mr.and Mrs. Leon Burket of R.R. #4, Dixon, and has resided here all his life. Earl is interested in all kinds of sport and plans on going into the Army after graduation.

Shirley L. Carlson a life long resident of Dixon, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Carlson, of 1715 West Ninth street. Shirley, planning on getting married after school, likes to play the piano and is interested in several sports.

Betty Mae Charvat only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Charvat, 202 East Chamberlain, plans to become a business woman. For the time being her interest and hobby is roller skating. Besides having two brothers in the service, "Betsy" has been doing volunteer war work.

Lillian Christ a resident of Dixon the past four years was born in Waukesha Wisc., and lived for a number of years in Chicago before moving here. Lillian's parents are the Theodore Christs and she resides at 121 1/2 W. First street. A career in photography would be Lillians dream come true.

Shirley M. Cooper is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. Cooper of 318 E. Chamberlain street. She has lived in Dixon off and on for the last 18 years. Her favoriet pastime is dancing. "Coop" plans on entering the school of journalism at the University of Illinois next fall.

William R. Cooper served his classmates three years (sophomore, junior & senior) as president. Bill also participated in many other activities such as Travel Club, Commercial Club, Glee Club, Band and Footfall. Bill, interested in music, has lived in Dixon 19 years with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cooper, 1005 West First Street. He plans to enter the Navy after graduation.

Lois Marie Cox receives class orchids for her unequaled perfect attendance record. "Loie" only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.Charles Cox is another student of secretarial technique. To be private secretary to some important business executive is her dream of a perfect job. She likes sports of all kinds with dancing first on the list. Lois is a native of Dixon.

Robert E. Cramer co-captian of the 43 Duke football squad is a native of Dixon. Bob is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Cramer, 512 Spruce street. His favorite pastime sports and he plans to join the navy.

Marjorie D. Dauntler a candidate for the Cadet Nursing Corps is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Dauntler, 313 Hennepin avenue. Besides being a riding enthusiast "Marge" received great pleasure from reading. She is a native of Dixon.

Richard D. Dickison who has lived in Dixon for one year with his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Tait, 702 E. Morgan St. hopes to attend college after the war. Dale, formerly of Amboy, has a postcard collection in which he takes great pride.

Lewis A. Drummond secretary-treasurer of the graduating class, also held this office during his sophomore year. "Lewis" was on the football squad during his first two years and also played in the band his junior and senior years. His other activities include; Dramatic Club of which he was president this year, Travel Club, Glee Club and A Capella choir. He also acted leading roles in the Dramatic Club productions "A Connecticut Yankee" and "My Hearts In High". Lewis who collects records and is fond of music and aviation has resided in Dixon all his life with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Drummond, 1724 W. 3rd St. He plans to attend college until his induction into the Army Air Corps.

Geneva A. Eads daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Eads of 920 Logan Avenue. Geneva plans to continue working after graduation. Skating is her favorite sport and she enjoys dancing.

Dwight A. Eberly has resided in Dixon for 15 years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Eberly of 2224 W. 1st St. Dwight's hobbies are mucis and art which he would like to study after the war. He will enter service this summer.

David J. Fane a Dixon resident all his life is the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Fane, 1126 Chestnut Ave. Dave is interested in sports and will enter the armed forces this summer.

Beverly June Edous plans on going into nurses training at Aurora and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Edous. Bev resides on Lincoln avenue and has lived in Dixon most of her life.

Donald P. Emmert is interested in canoeing and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Emmert of 920 E. Chamberlain street. Don is a native of Dixon and plans on entering the navy in the V-12 program.

Hazel Louise Emmert star bowler on the D.H.S team is the youngest daughter of the L.W. Emmerts of 1006 Peoria avenue. "Wee" a native of Dixon plans to do office work this summer and would like to attend the University of Minnesota next fall for a liberal arts course.

Evan William Evans plans to enter Northwestern University this fall where he will take up dentistry. Bill has resided in Dixon for 19 years and is the youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. L.R. Evans of 221 E. Fellows street. Among Bill's graducating classmen he is known as "Willie". Dancing and hunting are his favoriet pastimes.

Robert L. Fallstrom a would-be journalist is a life-long resident of Dixon. Bob is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Garland of 82 Logan avenue. Baseball is his favorite sport and he delights in reading sports publications.

C. Fred Feindt son of Mrs. Elizabeth Feindt R.R. 4, likes reading and constructing model airplaines. Fred's favorite school subject is chemistry and he plans to attend college this fall.

Donald L. Fish an ardunt hunter and boxer is a native of Dixon. Donald, planning on entering the service is the son of Mrs. Louis Fish, 1306 W. 2nd street. An all conference selection, Don played a terrific game at guard for the Dukes last season.

Delores M. Fox has lived in Dixon all her life with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Fox, 76 Harrison avenue. "Doe" plans to work after graduation.

Delores M. Frerichs eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Frerichs, 1200 College Ave. is a life long resident of Dixon. Dee likes to read and is interested in music. She plans on attending designing school after school.

Oscar Gardener Jr. has lived in Dixon for 18 years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gardener, 616 Squires avenue. His favorite sport is hunting and he plans to join the Navy.

George William Gibson has resided in Dixon all his life and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George O. Gibson of 1833 West First street. Gib is interested in swimming and plans to become a member of the U.S. Navy after graduation.

Glen F. Godt son of Mr. and Mrs. John Godt Jr., has passed A-5 examinations and will enter the army after graduation. Glen, a life long resident of Dixon was regular center on the 43 sootball squad and also won a letter in track during his junior year.

C. William Goff has lived in Dixon for 16 years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Goff, 723 E. Chamberlain street. Bill is active in football and basketball and intends to join the armed forces.

Arlene C. Gordon third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gordon of 401 Lincoln Way has lived in Dixon for 15 years. Arlene is interested in music and plans on working after graduation.

Dorothy M. Gorham will take a general course at Rosary College this fall. She likes to play tennis and is interested in sports in general. Dottie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gorham, 802 Peoria. She has resided in Dixon all her life.

James P. Green is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Green of 81 Harrison avenue and is known as "Governor" to his classmates. Jim has resided in Dixon all of his life and is interested in entering the service after graduation from D.H.S.

Lois Lorraine Griffith only daughter of a family with two sons in the service, is especially interested in bookeeping and would like to go to business school. Lois resides with her parents the Reuben Griffiths at 221 May Court. She is a native of Dixon and spends most of her spare time roller skating.

Donna Jean Grover will be a student of journalism at the University of Dubuque next fall. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grover, Donna's pastime is a good game of tennis followed by sweet music. She lives at 220 E. 1st St.

Mary Ann Hamilton the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Hamilton of 706 Jay Dee Avenue, is a great sport enthusiast, and her main ambition at present is to become an active secretary. She is a native of Dixon.

Donna Marie Hanneken whose violin solo thrilled the Spring Musical Festival audience early in May is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hanneken of 407 South Peoria. Donna plans to go to school next fall and would prefer a course in music or international relations. A citizen of Dixon for the last 17 years, she enjoys swimming as a hobby.

Dean I. Harrison has made his home in Dixon for one year. Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Harrison, Plum Hollow Rd., intends to enter the army this fall, sandwiching in a course at the University of Illinois this summer. He is interested in sports.

George L. Hartzell a native of Dixon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hartzell of 1219 Galena avenue. George whose hobby is his motor scooter will enter the service after graduation.

Lucille M. Heckman popular editor of the Dixoni is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Heckman, 329 Poplar St. Lucy a native Dixonite is an avid swimmer and is interested in sports. She plans to work - until after the war.

Francis M. Henwood has made his home in Dixon for six years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M.B. Henwood, 212 N. Galena. Reading is his favorite pastime and he plans on working after graduaton.

Robert E. Hicks who favorite pastimes are hunting and boating is a 10 months resident of Dixon. Bob, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Hicks, 515 S. Galena avenue would like to become a mechanic in the Army Air Corps.

Jane E. Hoffman is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Hoffman of 615 E. Morgan street and has lived here for one year. Jane plans on taking a merchandising course at the University of Illinois after graduation. Jane is intersted in bicyling as her favorite hobby and is circulation manager of the school paper.

Mary Joan Hooker whose hobbies are collecting bottles, swimming and sports, hopes to obtain a secretarial position. Joans ambition is to go to Florida. She is a native of Dixon and her parents are Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Hooker, 904 W. 2nd street. Joan played the leading role in the 1943 Dramatic Club production, June Mad.

Barbara Lee Hoon daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hoon, 321 E. McKenney St. hopes to attend Cornell College where she will study radio and dramatics. "Bonnie's" favorite pastime is horseback riding.

Elaine Irene Horton who delights in listening to the champagne music of Lawrence Welk also is an enthusiastic record collector. Elaine hopes to take up nurses training and is the daughter of Mr. and Mr. G.E. Horton, 410 S Galena avenue. She has lived in Dixon all her life.

Donna Jean Hutton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Hutton of 809 Brinton avenue and is a native of Dixon. Donna plans on going away to school to study psychology. Her favorite pastimes are dancing, roller skating and bowling.

Albert L. Jenks IV plans to join the Naval Air Corps and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jenks, 322 W 9th St. Al would like to take an engineering course at Purdue University after the war. A resident of Dixon for 2 1/2 years, Al is a proficient swimmer and likes to dance.

Harold Donald Johnson will be another of Dixon's contributions to the armed forces this fall. He resides with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson at 525 4th Ave. "Goozle" is a native of Dixon and likes to work with machinery and cars and is interested in cattle and horses.

Jacquelyne J. Johnson a bowling enthusiast, plans to attend the University of Illinois this fall. Jackie is the eldest daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Edward Johnson of Nachusa.

Frances J. Jones hopes to take a course in medical technology at Coe College. Francis is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred B.Jones, 810 Hennepin Ave. and is interested in sports.

Leon C. Jones plans to join the armed forces after graduation. Leon, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Jones, 504 Nachusa avenue, has lived in Dixon for 2 years. His favorite pastime is puzzling over jigsaw puzzles.

Catherine Keenan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Keenan of 901 Long avenue and is a life long resident of Dixon. "Katie" plans on being a cadet nurse at an Aurora hospital and likes to attend motion pictures.

Lois J. Kells prefers secretarial work as a vocation and is the daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Kells R.R. 1. Lois a native of Dixon enjoys roller skating, bowling, dancing and horseback riding. Ray Pearls music and typing are both swell as far as Lois is concerned.

Mary Lou Kelly is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kelly of 702 Logan avenue and has lived in Dixon all her life. Mary Lou is planning on attending a business school and her favorite hobby is collecting picture postcards.

Ellen Arlene Kirk has resided in Dixon for about 12 years and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David D. Kirk of 1210 W. 3rd St. Ellen plans on majoring in physical education and music at the University of Illinois after graduation. She is photography editor of the 1944 D.H.S.yearbook and is interested in sports and music.

Darlene E. Lambert would like to take a secretarial course and then get a job. Darlene is a native of Dixon and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Lambert, 816 W. 4th St. She played the lead in the Dramatic Club Play "My Hearts In High".

James D. Lawler intends to enter the armed forces after school. Jim, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Stover, 1019 Chestnut avenue, is fond of billiards and bowling and would like to be an accountant. He has resided in Dixon for nine years.

Avis June Leer has ambitions of becoming a grade school teacher, so she is planning to attend DeKalb College this fall. Avis was born in Dixon and is the daughter of the David Leers of 116 Boyd. Besides being one of our most efficient cheerleaders she enjoys tennis and is an ardent platter fan.

Gilbert Lehman Jr. plays a torrid trumpet in Theldon Myer's band. "Junior" son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Lehman, Harmon, hopes to join the navy. He is especially interested in sports.

Kay Lee Lentz has lived in Dixon for eight years and is planning to work after graduation. Kay is the daughter of Mrs. Elva Keller and likes to roller skate.

Merle F. Lightner noted drummer and baton twirler, intends to leave for duty with the U.S. Marines early in June. Merle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Lightner has lived in Dixon for 18 years.

Kenneth Eugene Love whose hobby is swimming is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Love, 412 W. 9th street. Kenny, a Dixon resident for 8 years would like to join the Navy.

Julia F. Marloth plans to take a course of liberal arts at Beloit College and is the daughter of Mr.and Mrs. W.S. Marloth of 218 Ottawa avenue. "Doupy" is a native of Dixon and likes to cook.

Robert D. Marshall of Erie Illinois has resided her for 16 years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Marshall of 909 E. Chamberlain. Bob plans on entering the armed forces upon graduation and is interested in sports and music as his favorite pastimes.

Theodore M. Mason Jr. would like to study medicine after the war. Ted, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Mason, 611 N.Dixon Avenue likes to play tennis as a pastime. He will enter the armed forces after graduation.

William E. Mayes is a life long resident of Dixon and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Mayes of R.R. No. 3. Bill plans on becomgin a member of Uncle Sams fighting force and is interested in sports, especially baseball.

Joan McClelland has resided in Dixon since last Labor Day. She is fond of sketching, swimming and collecting phonograph records. "Mac" is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald C.McClelland, 402 Crawford avenue. She plans to study at Art Institute of Chicago this summer.

Wiltsey E. McCoy is interested in building models and aviation. Wiltsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. McCoy 1516 W. 1st St. has lived in Dixon for 13 years. He intends to join the Navy after graduation.

Thomas F. McKune son of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. McKune of 1222 W. 7th street, has resided in Dixon for 17 years and is interested in swimming for a pastime. Tom as he he is called by many of his classmates, is planning on entering the Navy upon graduation.

Jacquelyne E. McReynolds resides at 601 Madison avenue with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William McReynolds. "Jackie" plans to attend Wilberforce College where she will major in commercial subjects. A native of Dixon, she likes to dance and collects perfume bottles as a hobby.

Doris A. Mercer a native of Dixon resides with her grandmother, Mrs. Guy Mercer, 807 Third St. Doris' hobby is roller skating and she also enjoys dancing and bowling. Her favorite school subject is bookeeping and she plans on working this summer.

Betty Lou Miller youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miller of 1219 W. 2nd street is planning to go to college after graduation. Sking and skating are Betty's favorite sports and reading is also a favorite pastime.

Monte M. Miller although not present for graduations excercises is nevertheless a graduate of the class of '44. Monte is now on duty with the Army Air Corps. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Montrose M. Miller, Monte has lived in Dixon for 6 years. His favorite pastime is collecting knives.

Dwight J. Mondlock hopes to be an aeronautical engineer after the war. "Monte" son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Mondlock, 417 E. 1st avenue is interested in model airplane building and is active in swimming and football. He has lived in Dixon for 18 years.

Regenia Mae Morrison resides at the Dixon Hotel with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Almond Morrison. "Gene" was born in Sparta Illinois and has been in Dixon two years. She enjoys sports of all kinds, especialy Basketball and soft ball and spends her extra hours playing the piano. Stenography is Regenia's ambition and she hopes to attend a business college in the near future.

Martha Jean Moser resides at 516 Hennepin avenue with her mother, Mrs. B. Mosher. Martha, editor of this years yearbook, and G.A. A. president, has an interesting hobby - stuffed animals. She has lived in Dixon for 13 years and plans to take an occupational therapy courses.

Shirley R. Myers who likes to ski and bowl plans to take a college course in social work. Born in Dixon, Shirley is the daughter of Mrs. R. Myers of 704 N. Galena Ave.

Theldon O. Myers son of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Myers of 415 4th avenue has lived in Dixon all his life. "Teddy" as he is known about the school, is the organizer of the professional school orchestra named after him. He plans to go to college after graduation and take up a musical course.

Eileen B. Nielson a ping pong enthusiast is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. George D. Nielson, 213 E. Chamberlain. Eileen, a resident of Dixon for 8 years plans to attend North Park College School of music this fall. She enjoys and is active in dramatics.

Dean L. Nusbaum has resided at R.R. 4 Dixon for two years and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Nusbaum. Dean is interested in sports and plans to enter the armed forces after graduation exercises.

Margene I. O'Rourke resides at 1903 W. 3rd St. and is the daughter of the Francis J. O'Rourkes. Margene has lived her 10 years and enjoys riding and swimming.

Alice Marie Otto a native of Dixon plans to work in a local store this summer. Alice is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Otto, R.R. 1. She likes to read and bowl.

Donna M. Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Derrell L. Palmer, 311 E. Bradshaw, plans to extend her education by attending college. Donna is a native of Dixon and her favorite pastime is music.

Clara Arlene Payne has expressed a great affection for shorthand and bookeeping and is planning to continue with her interest by working as a stenographer after commencement. Clara is the daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Harley Payne who reside at 1417 W. River St. She spends spare moments writing letters and likes to swim during the vacation months.

Eugene E. Phalen a resident of Dixon for 15 years plans to work after graduation. Gene son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Phalen, 816 South Galena avenue likes to construct model airplanes.

Emagene Mae Pinegar has lived in Dixon 12 years with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Pinegar, R.R. 2. Emagene's favorite pastime his hiking and she is fond of tennis and bowling. She hopes to become a stenographer after attending business college.

Viola Louise Preas is a basketball and baseball fan and likes to skate. Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Preas, 1419 W. 9th street has lived in Dixon for 12 years. Her favorite pastime is reading and she collects pins for a hobby.

Joan Ruben has resided in Dixon all her life with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ruben, 226 West Chamberlain street. Her favorite pastime is dancing and her hobbies are collecting stamps and postcards. She is interested in tennis and plans to take a course in sociology at Beloit College.

J. Phillip Reilley valedictorian of the senior class intends on taking a college course in journalism. "Phil" a native of Dixon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philli Reilly, 840 Peoria avenue. He is interested in sports, particularly tennis.

Verda June Saltzman was born in Ohio Illinois and moved to Dixon about 12 years ago. Verda whose parents are the E.W. Saltzmans of R.R. 3, is a roller skating and horse back riding fan. She is interested in stenography as a vocation.

Emily Santos has lived in Dixon all of her life. "Molly", daughter of Mrs. Simon Santos, R.R. 3 likes Spanish music and intends on taking up nursing as a career.

Glora F. Savoure will attend Ursuline College, Louisville KY. next fall where she will study medical technology. Gloria daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Savoure has lived in Dixon for 14 years and is interested in music, art and sports.

Theora M. Schryver is fond of bowling and roller skating and plans to work this summer. Theora, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Schryver, 118 Lincoln Way has lived in Dixon for 17 years.

Richard L. Schaffer plans to work this summer. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shaffer R.R. 2, Dick likes swimming and cars. His pastime is boating and he has lived near Dixon all his life.

Beverly Jeanne Shott has resided in Dixon for 16 years with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shott, R.R. 1. Jeanne likes to skate and dance and plans to attend Scovill Business College this fall.

Lois Arlene Siders will go to Grand Rapids Michigan soon after graduation to begin training as a nurse. Lois' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Siders moved to Dixon seven years ago from Newayto, Michigan. Her favorite sport is roller skating and she found shorthand and typing most interesting of the subjects she has taken at school.

Marcellene M. Smith an enthusastic Bing Crosby fan lived in Ashton until her parents the Wm. Smith's of 503 E. Morgan moved to Dixon two years ago. Marcelline plans to work once school is out and expresses her love of skating as a hobby.

Mark W. Smith only son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark B. Smith of 216 Crawford avenue is interested in golf. "Smitty" plans to enter the U.S. Navy this summer and is a native of Dixon.

L. Sherwin Spielman a native of Dixon, plans on joining the armed forces this summer. Sherwins hobby is airplanes and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Spielman, 605 College avenue.

Donald E. Steder will join the U.S. Marines after graduation. Don, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Steder, 505 2nd Avenue, likes sports, particularly basketball. He has resided in Dixon for 17 years.

Jack R. Stevens is formerly of Danville Illinois and has resided in Dixon for 6 years at 524 W. 3rd St. Jack plans to go to Arizona before before becoming one of Uncle Sams fighting men. He is the son of Mr.and Mrs. George Stevens and is interested in airplanes and dancing.

Marianna Stevens is fond of sports, particularly skating. Marianna plans to work this summer and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.L.R. Stevens, 1018 W. 2nd St.

Richard W. Stitzel a Nelson resident for 17 years has a hobby of collecting knives and sports interests in archery, golf and basketball. "Dick" son of Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Stitzel intends to enter the armed forces as a U.S. Marine.

Shirley V. Straw plans to take a course in music at Carlton college fall. Shirley, a native of Dixon is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Straw, 925 N. Dixon avenue. Her hobby is music.

Frances N. Stultz youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stultz of 835 N Galena Ave. plans on doing secretarial work. A life-long resident of Dixon, Fran's interests are roller skating and reading.

Esther R. Swain will fulfill her patriotic duty by becoming a war worker immediately afte graduation and later would like to enter civil service, preferably as a stenographer. Esther is the daughter of Mrs. William Swain of 2111 W. 3rd St. She plays a good game of tennis and likes to dance to the music of any good orchestra.

Dorothy A. Thompson a lifelong resident of Dixon is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter t. Thompson. Dorothy, who likes to roller skate and dance intends to obtain a job in a war plant this summer.

Rosemary E. Vaile a native of Dixon hopes to take a course in English at Illinois Northern State Teachers College in DeKalb. "Rosie" is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Vaile, 321 6th St. and likes to play tennis in her spare time.

Carol D. Vickery son of Mrs. Irene M. Vickery of 820 Chicago Ave. is a native of Dixon. Vic likes to go hunting and is undecided about his future.

Carl Richard Wagner born in Ft. Wayne Ind. has lived in Dixon for 8 years. He is the oldest son of Rev. and Mrs. C.L. Wagner, 519 Highland avenue. Dick likes to sketch and plans to attend an architectural engineering college.

John A. Walters plans to enter the Navy and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Walters of 529 McKenney street. "Pinky" has lived in Dixon for 12 years and is interested in sports of all kinds of which he is an ardent participant.

Dean L. Wentling vice-president of the class of '44 held office as secretary-treasure during his freshman year. Dean was a member of the Freshman-Sophomore Literary Society and Commercial Club. A native citizen of Dixon, Dean who hopes to become a blue-jacket in the near future is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Wentling, 334 West Morgan St. His hobby is constructing model airplanes.

R. Lynn Whittenbaugh is planning on working on his uncle's farm this summer before entering the armed forces of the United States. Lynn is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Whittenbaugh of 1306 S. Galena and has lived in Dixon for one and a half years. He is interested in sports, mainly tennis, and swimming as his pastimes.

Merlin A. White is planning on helping his father on the farm after graduation and is interested in skating and reading. Merlin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen A. White of Nelson township. Merlins hobby is livestock.

Robert A. Whiting has lived in Dixon most of his life and resided with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ayers of R.R. No. 3. Bob plans on working on the farm after commencement excersize and his favorite interest is sheep. Bob also likes to bowl and dance.

Betty Jane Wilson will take Cadet Nurses Training, probably in Dixon. "Bets" is the daughter of Mrs. Florence Wilson, 904 S.Ottawa and she likes to dance, swim and bowl. She is a life-long resident of Dixon.

Loren C. Wilson piano artist in Theldon Myers band is the son of Mr.and Mrs. C.S. Wilson, 821 Jackson avenue. Loren's future is undecided as he will either enter the service, attend college or migrate to California. His chief interest is music. Loren has lived in Dixon all of his life.

Carol Louis Wirth hopes to obtain a secretarial position this summer. Carol, a Ted Lewis fan, likes to ice skate. She is a native of Dixon and resides with her mother Mrs. R.H. Rodesch, 211 W. Everett St.

Betty Weisenhutter has lived in Dixon for three years and is the daughter of Mrs. C.A. Weisenhutter. Betty plans on working this summer and is planning to continue her education at DeKalb college. "Bets" has been a cheer leader for two years and is interested in dogs.

Marion R. Wohrley advertising manager of the Dixoni is the daughter of Mrs. Marie Wohrley R.R. 3. Marion would like to become a nurse and she enjoys bowling and skating.

Pauline L. Wolaver daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Wolaver R.R. 1 plans to work after commencement. Pauline is fond of skating during her spare times.

Odessa P. Wold who is the daughter of Mrs. Lloyd Steele resides at 201 Madison avenue. Odessa hopes to attend the National College of Educaton in Evanston and would like to become a kindergarten teacher. She has lived in Dixon for eight years and enjoys dancing, bicyling and ice skating.

Catherine M. Wolf, 18 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs John E. Wolf, 306 Eels Ave., intends to take up a nusing course. "Katie" is a native of Dixon, likes to skate and is a baseball enthusiast.

William F. Worley likes music and drawing and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Worley, 1616 W. 4th St. Bill has lived in Dixon all his life. He intends to join the U.S. Navy.

Charles J. Yeager Jr. whose favorite pastime is music, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.J.Yeager Sr., 903 Jackson avenue hopes to enter the Army Air Corps and has lived in Dixon for 17 years.

Faculty Members:

Dorothy Armington - English, Journalism
Arthur C. Bowers - Athletic Director, Phys Ed, Physics, Track Coach
Calvin A. Castle - Bookkeeping, Commercial Law
Olive Cotta - General Science, Home Ec
Leslie E. Crooks - Biology & Physiology
Charlotte Dethart - English & General History
Olga Eneroth - English
Bernard J. Frazier - Principal
Thelma Gray - Typing, Stenography, Commercial Arithmetic
Edith Heinle - Math & Librarian
Dorothy Hertenstein - Math
Margaret Kling - Bookkeeping & Typing
Allen H. Lancaster - Superintendent Public Schools
Freya Lazer - Latin, Clem B. Lindell - Coach
Fridolph Lundholm - Gold & Tennis Coach
Irma G. Middup - Art Instructor
George Reed - Agriculture, Commercial Geography, Vocational Civics
Alice Richardson - English I & II
Myrtle Scott - Civics & History
Leonard E. Sharpe - Coach, Chemistry, General Science
Jean Small - Spanish, English
Marjorie Switzer - General Science, Physical Education
Edith Wagner - Music & English
Ada West - Algebra, Geometry
Orville Westgor - Orchastra, Band
Cleta White - Home Economics, Social Arts
Gertrude Wilhelm - School Nurse
Marvin Winger - History, Economics, Assistant Coach
Kathryn Wright - General & 2nd Year History

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