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Columbia City, Indiana 46725

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Archived Notices of Past Class Reunions

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Class of 1936

The CCHS Class of 1936 is having its 69th class reunion on July 15, 2005, at Big G's Restaurant in Columbia City.  For more information, call Carl Hearld at 260-244-3816.

Class of 1937

The CCHS Class of 1937 gets together every year in Columbia City.  John Walter was the organizer until his death in October 2011.

Class of 1937

The Class of 1937 will hold its 72nd reunion on September 26, 2009,  at Oliverz Restaurant in downtown Columbia City.  Reservations are required.  Call John Walter at 260-244-2911 or write him at 611 Squawbuck, Columbia City, IN 46725.  (Attending were Mary (Barsh) Yeager, Hilda (Chapman) Diffendarfer, Verne Diffendarfer, John R. Walter, Ernest Gaff & Floyd Mettler.)

Class of 1938

CCHS Class of 1938 will hold its 68th reunion at a luncheon get together at the Coach House behind the Smith & Sons Funeral Home in Columbia City on Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 12 Noon.  Cost is $8.50 per person and will again be catered by Jill Daniels.

Guests are welcome!   Please let Gayle know by July 10 if you can make it.  Can respond to 406 N Washington, Col. City, IN  46725.  Contact Gayle Brunbaugh Schinbeckler at 260-244-6050 or email to garfield@kconline.com.  Y'all come!

Class of 1940

The Class of 1940 will be holding a "get-together" at 12:00 noon on Friday, August 7, 2009 at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago Streets, Columbia City, Indiana.  For more information, contact Vera Ramsey at 260-244-5848.

Class of 1941

The class of 1941 held its final reunion in 2014 Since only three classmates attended, they agreed to discontinue the annual reunions. Nothing further is planned.

Class of 1941

The class of 1941 held its final reunion on August 2, 2014 Since only three classmates attended, they agreed to discontinue the annual reunions. Nothing further is planned.

Class of 1941

The Class of 1941 will hold a reunion on Saturday August 4, 2012 at 12 Noon at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago streets, Columbia City, Indiana.  For more information, contact Ed Meyers at 691-3223.

If a classmate is interested, but unable to attend, and would like to send an update, it can be sent to Reunion, 2287 E. Crampton, Columbia City, IN 46725.

The Class of 1941 gets together every year at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago Streets, Columbia City, Indiana.  Dale Gillespie was the organizer, but he passed away in January 2011.

Class of 1941

The Class of 1941 gets together every year.  The next reunion will be in 2010 at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago Streets, Columbia City, Indiana.  Contact Dale Gillespie at 317-251-4301, 6031 Wexford Road, Indianapolis, IN 46220 or email to tdgillespie@moore-engineers.com  Webmaster Note:  Dale Gillespie passed away in January 2011.

Class of 1941

The Class of 1941 gets together every year.  The next reunion is on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11:30 A.M. at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago Streets, Columbia City, Indiana.  Contact Dale Gillespie at 317-251-4301, 6031 Wexford Road, Indianapolis, IN 46220 or email to tdgillespie@moore-engineers.com

Class of 1942

The Class of 1942 will hold a get-together luncheon at noon on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Big G's Restaurant, South Main and Chicago  Streets, Columbia City, IN.   Reservations are not required, just order from the menu.  For more information, contact Bob McKibbin at (405) 225-6982 or (405) 818-9447

Class of 1942

The Class of 1942 will hold a luncheon at noon on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago streets, Columbia City, IN.  Reservations are not required, as we will order lunch from the menu.  For more information contact Bob McKibbin at 405-818-9447 or email to bobmckibbin@cox.net

Class of 1944

The Class of 1944 is holding a reunion on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Big G's Restaurant, 602 S. Main St., Columbia City, Indiana.

For more info, contact Jane Gaff Studebaker, phone 260-244-3528.

Class of 1944

The class of 1944 is holding a reunion at Big G's Restaurant, South Main & Chicago streets, Columbia City, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Class of 1944

The Class of 1944 will join the Classes of 1945 & 1946 in a joint reunion at 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Even if you cannot attend, the class would like to hear from you.  Contact Mary Grant Trier at maryetrier@embarqmail.com for more details. 

Class of 1945

The class of 1945 will join the Classes on 1944 & 1946 in a joint reunion at 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Even if you cannot attend, the class would like to hear from you.  Contact Eleanor Tanner Grable at 260-799-4363 for more details.

Class of 1946

The class of 1945 will join the Classes on 1944 & 1945 in a joint reunion at 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Even if you cannot attend, the class would like to hear from you.  Contact Barbara Crampton Miller at 260-799-4945 for more details.

Class of 1948

The Class of 1948 is holding its 57th class reunion on Saturday, September 24, 2005, at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City.  Greetings at 11 a.m., luncheon at 12 noon.  Classmates are asked to bring items for an auction as well as photos & other memorabilia to share.  For more information, contact Sally Meyers Martin at 260-244-6779 or Connie Grable Rohrbach at 260-691-2554 (summer) or 260-244-6757 or email to conrohrbach@aol.com.

Class of 1949

The Class of 1949 will hold its 60th reunion on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana. Registration at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Contact Barbara Lankford Parker at 260-248-4164 or email to debjparker@embarqmail.com

Class of 1950

The class of 1950 will hold its 60 year reunion on Saturday August 14, 2010 at 12 Noon at the Eagle's Nest Event Center.  Cost is $25 each including lunch.

RSVP by July 1 to Dean Ramsey, 404 Blue River Court, Columbia City, IN 46725 or call 260-244-6327 for more information.

Class of 1950

The Class of 1950 is having a reunion on Friday, August 5, 2005, at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City.  Social hour at 5 p.m. (cash bar) and dinner at 6 p.m.  The invocation before dinner will honor those classmates who have passed away.  A professional photographer will be on hand to take a class picture.  Cost is $23 per person.  Reservations to Ralph Anderson at 260-244-5744.

Class of 1951

The Class of 1951 will hold its class reunion on June 4, 2009, at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana.  Social hour begins at 6:00 p.m.  and dinner is at 6:30 p.m.  Call or send reservations to Chick Harker at 260-244-6470 or email to chicnsu@yahoo.com .

Class of 1952

The Class of 1952 will hold its 60th reunion on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City, Indiana.  Event ogranizers are still trying to locate Eugene Bray, Sara Coy, Ardella Brown, Margaret Gustufson, Carolyn Egolf, Dan Wright, Dean Schoel, Nancy Ramp and Phil Weeks. Classmates who might have contact information are asked to contact Geiger at 244-6296.

Class of 1952

The Class of 1952 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, August 11, 2007, at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Eagle Glen, Columbia City, Indiana.  Dinner to be served at 6:00P.M. 

Cost of $20 per person to be sent to:  JoAnn Moyer Geiger, 106 N. Wayne St., Columbia City, IN 46725 by July 1, 2007.

We will also meet for breakfast on Sunday, August 12, at Big G's in C.C. at 9:00 a.m.

Questions can be directed to Vasta Fulk at  v_jfulk@hotmail.com

Class of 1953

The Class of 1953 will hold its 55th reunion on September 19-21, 2008.  The weekend will begin Friday September 19th with a pizza party at Smith's Carriage House.  On Saturday the 20th a dinner and entertainment will be at Eagle Glen's Eagle Nest Event Center.  The weekend will end with breakfast on Sunday the 21st at a local restaurant.

More information to be posted when available.  Contact Don Wineland, 260-691-3105 or donwineland@hotmail.com

Class of 1954

The Class of 1954 will hold its class reunion on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana.  A buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.  Call or send reservations to Graham Kleespie at 260-691-3010  or email to rkandgklees@live.com

Class of 1955

The class of 1955 will hold its 55th class reunion on Friday, June 25, 2010 at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana.  More information later.
 
Contact Marthene Wiley Phend 440-247-6784,  email: marthene@sbcglobal.net

Please make sure we have your correct address and email address.

Class of 1955

The CCHS Class of 1955 is having its 50-year class reunion on July 30, 2005, at 6 p.m. at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  On July 31 they will meet  at 9:30 a.m. for a breakfast/brunch at Smith's Coach Room, 207 N. Main Street.

Searching for information on these classmates:  Patricia Barnett, Gerald Brown, Frank Hatfield, Jack McBride and Rolland Gipson. 

For more information or to provide addresses for the above classmates, contact Marthene Wiley Phend at  marthene@sbcglobal.net or 440-247-6784 or Margaret Hedrick Kintzel at 260-248-8184.

Class of 1956

The Class of 1956 will hold its 60th reunion on Saturday July 23, 2016
at Eagle Glen in Columbia City, Indiana.

If you plan to come please mail, email or call:

Greg or Ruth Woodham     Rwoodham3@comcast.net
10100 Cypress Cove Dr. #180
Ft. Myers, Fl. 33908
Phone: 239-689-4875

Class of 1956

The Class of 1956 will hold its 50th reunion on June 24, 2006.  Greg Woodham is seeking classmates to:  (1) Serve on the planning committee, which will meet on Oct 15, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at Smith's Carriage House, Columbia City;  (2) Help locate missing class members such as Gordon Carpenter, Rosemary Lucas & others;  (3) Help in Columbia City on The Big Weekend.

Call Greg Woodham at 317-215-1777 or e-mail him at   rwoodham3@comcast.net.

Class of 1957

A weekend is being planned for September 12-14, 2014 for the Class of 1957's  57th class reunion

Friday Sept. 12, 4:30 pm:  Meet at the SSlillypad.com for a Sunset Cruise on Lake Wawasee. The boat location is behind the Frog Restaurant, Syracuse, IN.

Saturday Sept. 13, 11:45 am:  Meet for a 12:45 afternoon buffet at the Whitley County Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Drive, Columbia City, IN.

Sunday Sept. 14: For those still interested, meet at a local restaurant. Details TBA at the buffet.

Planning Committee:
Ray Bechtel, Bob and Mardie Hall 574-850-1088, Joy Lynn Heinbaugh, Janis Kelly 260-244-6238, Carol Krider 260-327-3579, Jay Smith

Class of 1957

The class officers in charge of the 55th reunion for the Class of 1957  to be held September 21-22, 2012, during Homecoming and the CCHS Alumni Association Legacy Golf Outing are:

President:  Jerald Putman,  260-396-2801 or jcputman@embarqmail.com
Co-Helper:  Pauline Juillerat Bruch, 260-244-3222 or pbruch744@embarqmail.com
Co-Helper:  Carolyn Hilligoss Fisher, 260-475-5995 or fishill3@juno.com
Treasurer:  Janis Smith Kelly, 260-244-6238 or  jlkelly@mediacom.net

Please be certain to contact anyone with ideas, comments or offers to assist in the planning!  Let’s make the 2012 reunion to be held at Bob & Mardie Hall's Country Activity Barn (one-half mile north of Etna northwest of Big Lake) the biggest and best reunion ever.

Class of 1957

The class officers in charge of the Class of 1957 Reunion to be held September 24-26, 2010 during Homecoming & the CCHS Alumni Association Legacy Golf Outing are:

President:  Carol Schuman Krider,  260-327-3579 or spud21@earthlink.net; Vice Pres:  Barbara Snepp Klopfenstein, 260-244-2741; Secretary:  Rosalie Farber Kleespie, 260-691-3010 or rkandgklees@live.com; and Treasurer: Janis Smith Kelly, 260-244-6238 or  jlkelly@embarqmail.com

Please be certain to contact anyone with ideas, comments or offers to assist in the planning!  Let’s make 2010 the biggest & best reunion ever!

Class of 1957

The 50th reunion for the Class of 1957 is set for Saturday, September 8, 2007, at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Mark your calendars now.  Click here for details of the weekend's activities.

Serving on the reunion committee are Rex Carpenter, Rosalie Farber Kleespie, Eugene Heckman, Shirley Hosler Schlotterback, Pauline Juillerat Bruch, Carol Schuman Krider, Janis Smith Kelly,  Barbara Snepp Klopfenstein, and Patty Winebrenner Goldsby (who will be in charge of decorations).

Rex Carpenter, chairman of the 50th reunion event, requests that anyone interested in helping with the 50th reunion contact him by email to  rexcarpenter@msn.com  or phone 683-422-0390 (winter) or 260-248-8408 (summer).

 Class of 1958

September 17, 2016 the 1958 class will have a reunion at Morsches Park in Columbia City, Indiana. Hope to have a good turnout. Call Kathy Lemmon at 219-477-8970or e-mail to 66kdlemmon@comcast.net if more information required.

Class of 1958

The 55th reunion for the Class of 1958 will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Brownstone on State in South Whitley, Indiana. A brunch is being planned for Sunday.

Contact Kaye Dean Plattner Gannon at dgannonk@comcast.net  or 260-637-4037.

Class of 1958

September 20, 2008 has been reserved at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City for the Class of 1958's 50th reunion.  Planning will begin this summer.

Anyone interested in helping with the reunion can contact David Heinbaugh by email to  dheinbaugh@mchsi.com or phone 260-244-6036.

Class of 1959

The Class of 1959 will hold its 55th reunion on July 25-26, 2014. On Friday July 25th a party will be held at 7 pm at the home of Cindy & Rich Jones, 202 S. Whitley Street, Columbia City. Soft drinks, beer, wine & snacks will be provided.

On Saturday morning, July 26th, we will meet at 11:30 am at Big G's (the old Penguin Point drive in), 602 S. Main Street, Columbia City, for lunch.

The main event will be Saturday, July 26th at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Eagle Glen, Columbia City. Registration begins at 5:30 pm. Cost is $30 per person with a cash bar. Checks can be made payable to Marilyn Kerch, 2611 S. Washington Rd., Columbia City, IN 46725. Include CCJHS Class of 1959 on Memo line. Please send prior to July 1.

Click here to download & print the invitation which includes the names of hotels in Columbia City & a map: www.cchsaa.org/1959ClassReunion_2014

Any questions? Call Marilyn Hire Kerch 260-244-7548 or
Roger Groves 260-244-6823

Class of 1959

The Class of 1959 will hold its 50th Class Reunion on July 25th, 2009. The main event will be held in South Whitley at the Brownstone with dinner and a band (Spike & the Bulldogs). More details to come, but please reserve the date!!

An Early Arrival party will be hosted by Cindy Hoffman Jones on Friday night.

The committee includes Kent Stickler, Cindy Jones, Barb Miller, Jane Thomson, Devon Schuman & John Lillich.

Contact John Lillich to verify or change your address, either by  by email to  jclillich@email.com  or mail to 4411 SW Branch Terrace, Palm City, FL 34990.

Class of 1960

The 55th Class Reunion for the CCJHS 1960 is set for Saturday July 18, 2015. Connie (Keppler) & Jim Grant are generously hosting the class at their Culver, Indiana home.

Mark your calendar now & plan to attend. Details will be announced at a later date.

Please update your profile on this website for the Reunion Committee, marking your address & phone "Private" if you don't wish it to appear online.

Reunion committee:
Lenna Rouse Burnham lennajeffer@yahoo.com

Linda Lawrence Sutton rlsutton@embarqmail.com
Brenda Reeg Robison 
BooksBoop@aol.com

Class of 1960

The Class of 1960 is holding a potluck dinner at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014  at Steve & Maryellen Schonefeld's home, 512 S. Wayne Street, Angola, IN.

Donations are welcome in lieu of a dish.  Meat & drinks provided by the reunion fund.  Bring your own table service.  RSVP helpful but not required.

Directions to Schonefelds:  I-69; exit U.S. 20 (Maumee St) toward Angola; 1st right on downtown circle; corner of S. Wayne & Pleasant streets; big, white house with blue steps on hill.

The 55th reunion for CCJHS 1960 will be held in 2015.  A class trip to Alaska was hosted in 2012 by Linda Lawrence Sutton & Lucy Langohr Grant, because it was on so many "Bucket Lists" at our 50th.

Please update your profile on this website for the Reunion Committee, marking your address & phone "Private" if you don't wish it to appear online.

Reunion committee:
Lenna Rouse Burnham lennajeffer@yahoo.com

Linda Lawrence Sutton rlsutton@embarqmail.com
Brenda Reeg Robison 
BooksBoop@aol.com

Class of 1960

The 50th reunion for CCJHS 1960 will be held August 20-21, 2010.  Tentative plans include a pitch-in dinner on Friday evening; coffee & donut breakfast on Saturday; township get togethers Saturday afternoon; and dinner, etc. on Saturday evening at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City.

Please update your profile on this website for the Reunion Committee, marking your address & phone "Private" if you don't wish it to appear online.

Reunion committee members are:
Lenna Rouse Burnham lennajeffer@yahoo.com

Linda Lawrence Sutton rlsutton@embarqmail.com
Brenda Reeg Robison 
BooksBoop@aol.com

Class of 1960

The Class of 1960 is celebrating its 45th class reunion over Old Settler's Day weekend.  Friday, June 24, 2005, the class will ride on a float in the Old Settler's Day parade.  Meet at the school about 5:00 pm.  After the parade, members will meet at Morsches Park Pavilion for snacks & fellowship until 10:00 pm.

Saturday, June 25, 2005, a dinner will be held at Eagle's Nest Event Center.  Cocktails at 5:30 pm (cash bar) and buffet dinner beginning at about 6:15 pm.  For more information, contact Brenda Reeg Robison:     BooksBoop@aol.com

Class of 1961

The class reunion for CCJHS Class of 1961 will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Morsches Park in Columbia City from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (dinner at 5:00 pm). Cost is $15 per person.  Send your check along with your address, phone number and email address to:  Jerry Begue, 1326 Bunker Hill Place, Fort Wayne, IN  46825

In the April mailing we asked everyone to contact us upon receipt to insure we have your correct address.  As of this date we have accounted for 89 of the 162 classmates.   If you received the invitation, please check in now.

We are looking for the following people -- Let me know if you have any information on them, address, phone number or email address:  Richard Clark, Pam Schubert, John Travelbee, Judy Waters, Pauline Londt Kohr, Eugene Groves, and Lucille Egolf Mishler

If your information page on this website has not been updated in the past 4 years please take a moment to do it now!

On Sunday Sept 25, 2016 Rita Pittenger Toomey is coordinating a golf event  for Class of '61 and their spouse or friend:  If you would like to play either 9 holes or 18 holes of golf with a few of your classmates and friends on Sunday, Sept. 25 morning (tee times start at 10:28), please call Eagle Glen Golf Club (260) 248-4653 and give your name and phone number. We will play a fun 4-person team scramble. Prizes will be given to the closest to the pin on two par 3 holes. The cost is $20/person for 9 holes (includes golf cart) and $29/person for 18 holes (includes golf cart). Play 9 holes or 18 holes...your choice. All levels of golfers are welcome.

Breakfast for golfers and nongolfers plus anyone else who wants to attend:  Those who want to have breakfast together on Sunday morning (Sept. 25) at 8:30 a.m., meet at Richard's Restaurant, 252 Frontage Road, Columbia City. Please call Rita (Pittenger) Toomey (770) 534-7400 soon though so she can reserve a seat for you and make you a name tag.

The reunion committee:  Maureen Herrick Trumbull, Nancy Kneller Farber, Jerry Kaufman, Jerry Begue (jerrybegue@yahoo.com), phone 260-489-2025.

Class of 1961

The Golden Anniversary Reunion for the Class of 1961 will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City, Indiana.  Visiting begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet and program.  

Cost is $28.00/person.   Send reservation, payment & completed questionnaire to Maureen Herrick Trumbull, 2759 E. Muncie Rd., Columbia City, IN 46725.  Click for Invitation letter and questionnaire.

A golf outing is being organized for Saturday, August 27th also.  If interested, contact Jerry Beague, jerrybegue@yahoo.com or call 941-697-8776.

Contact Steve Meyer at  meyer45750@gmail.com or phone 740-374-4262.

Class of 1961

The Class of 1961 will be celebrating their 45th class reunion on Saturday, September 9, 2006 at the Eagle's Nest, 125 Eagle Glen Trail, Columbia City, IN.  Enter off SR 205, 1/4 mile east of US 30.  Social hour from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Dinner at 6:00 p.m.   Evening agenda begins at 7:00 p.m. with more socializing.

Cost is $25 per person.  Mail check to:

Suzanne Mallwitz Wilt, 7080 E South Barbee Dr, Pierceton, IN 46562
For more info. call 574-594-5926 or email to cnswilt@kconline.com

Class of 1962

The 50th reunion for the Class of 1962 will be held on September 22, 2012 at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City, Indiana.  The reunion committee is chaired by Jane Alter Yohe janeyohe@yahoo.com , phone 260-248-8373

Class of 1962

A reunion of the CCJHS Class of 1962, to remember our high school days so long ago, and to celebrate the 45 years that have passed so quickly since then, will indeed be held at the Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, on Saturday, July 7, 2007.  An announcement letter will be mailed in early 2007 to everyone at their last known address.  See Alumni News for list of "missing" classmates.

Although details are not fully decided, the cost per person will likely be $25.00, and will include a great time, good food, stimulating conversation, and non-alcoholic beverages.  A cash bar will be available.   Activities will begin with a getting re-acquainted hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7, a bit of a program at 8, and a lot more visiting after that, up to 10 p.m.

Anyone who has changed addresses in the last few years, or has reason to suspect that we may not know his or a classmate's address, please let us know the new, correct one(s).  Getting the invitation in everyone's hands is the hard part of this undertaking, so please help with information.

Contact Tim Thomson by email to tnt@thomsonsmail.com, phone 260-244-5111 or mail to P. O. Box 480, Columbia City IN 46725

Class of 1963

The 50th year reunion for the Class of 1963 is September 14-15, 2013!

We are planning a Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning brunch. Info will be mailed soon.  Please update your information on this alumni website!  It makes it so much easier for the committee.

Questions?  E-mail Marilee at boydmarilee@embarqmail.com , Marty, Mike Rush, Dennis White, John Pugh or Jacie Worrick.

Class of 1963

Columbia City High School's class of 1963 has its 45th year reunion on the weekend of June 27-28, 2008.  We will have an informal gathering Friday night at the Elks Lodge before, during and after the Old Settlers parade. It's a great place to watch the parade and see classmates.
 
Saturday begins with Florida Scramble golf at Eagle Glen Anyone wanting to play (classmates and/or spouses) should be at the clubhouse by 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. start.  Players are responsible for their own cart and greens fees.
 
Dinner at the Eagle's Nest begins with cash bar opening at 6 p.m. Class picture is at 7 p.m. and dinner begins at 7:30 p.m.
 
Still looking for a few classmates including Edgar Balsecatoral, Diana Fields, Herb Hendrickson, Barbara Hyser Curry, Fred Kutschinske Martz, Barbara Rhodes, Judy Durfey, John Gemmer, Jim Hill, Ron Kramer, Alan Lawson, Ron Snodgrass, Harry Edmunds, Joe Hackley, Tom Horstman, Jewell Krauss, Mike Reynolds and Connie Welsheimer.
 
This year most of us will turn 63 years old so our theme is The Class of '63 is 63.
 
Contact reunion committee members for an invitation. They are:

Dave Heritier, dheritier@iwon.com
Mike Rush, mrush@whitleynet.org
Karen Barnes Morton, dustcollec@aol.com
Vicki Mohler Runda, vidi815@aol.com
Mike Redman, mike@redmanph.com
Marilee Boyd, boyd63@earthlink.net
Jacie Worrick, j.worrick@mchsi.com
Charlotte Hurd Blair, csblair@embarqmail.com

Class of 1964

The Class of 1964 decided not to hold a reunion in 2009 when one was due.

The next reunion is due in 2014 but needs an organizer.  Volunteers should contact Bob Brittain by email at
robe@embarqmail.com or phone 260-691-2866.  Webmaster Note:  Bob Brittain passed away in 2010.

Class of 1965

The next reunion for the Class of 1965 will be held during Old Settlers week in 2010.  It will be on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana, unless the date for Old Settlers changes.

For more information, contact Trish Walter Hardy by email at trishhardy@gmail.com or call Judy at 260-248-2487. 

Class of 1965

The Class of 1965's 40th class reunion will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Eagle's Nest Event Center.  Cocktail hour (cash bar) begins at 6:00 p.m. with a buffet dinner served at 7:00 p.m.  DJ music beginning at 8:30 p.m.

The CCJHS Class of 1965 hasn't been able to locate Gerald Kissell and  David Sell.  If anyone knows where to reach either of them, please contact Judy at 260- 248-2487.

For more information, contact Trish Hardy: thardy@teleport.com or 760-753-0830.

Class of 1966

Our 50th Class Reunion is coming up in 2016.  WOW!

Please mark your calendar for:  Saturday, June 18, 2016

A reminder post card will be mailed January 2016. If your address has changed, please send an e-mail to JoAnn Graves Blackburn at  jblackburn93@embarqmail.com

Looking forward to delivering more details soon.

Class of 1966

Mark your calendars:   Saturday,  June 25,  2011.   YES, it is the week of Old Settlers!!

Invitations with a questionnaire will be sent around March 15th.  If you have moved, please send your new address to Jo Ann Graves Blackburn at  jblackburn93@embarqmail.com or call her at 260-479-2540 or 260-723-5941

Class of 1966

Members of the Class of 1966 will celebrate turning 60 on August 16, 2008, at 6:00 p.m. at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Events include a buffet dinner.  Cost is $20 per person.  Click here to download invitation:  CCJHS1966_60thBD.doc

Reservations due by August 6th to JoAnn Graves Blackburn, 260-723-5941, or jblackburn93@embarqmail.com   

The Class of 1966 will hold its 40th Reunion on Saturday, July 22, 2006, at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Socializing begins at 6 p.m. (cash bar) and buffet at 6:30 p.m.  Music by "Frankie & the Bananas" begins at 7:30 p.m.  Invitations have been mailed with a questionnaire to be returned even if not attending.

Cost is $20 per person and reservations are due by July 1st to Jo Ann Graves Blackburn, 5865 S 300 W, Columbia City, IN 46725.  Contact her by email to jblackburn93@kconline.com or phone to 260-723-5941.

Class of 1967

The 40th reunion for the Class of 1967 is set for June 30th, 2007.  Details to follow later. 

Please update us with your current mail, and e-mail addresses.  Contact Ty Murphy at  tymurphy@hotmail.com or phone  (260) 244-7416.

Class of 1968

CCJHS Class of 1968 will hold their 45th class reunion on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City, Indiana.

Details to be announced later.  Contact is Jane Alter Yohe,  janeyohe@yahoo.com 

Class of 1968

The 40th reunion for the Class of 1968 will be held at Eagle's Nest Event Center at Eagle Glen in Columbia City  on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The times are 6:00 PM for mingling, snacks, and drinks; 7:00 PM for a buffet dinner.

Please update us with your current mail and e-mail addresses.  Ron Yohe is in charge.

Class of 1969

The CCJHS Class  of 1969 will host its 45th class reunion on Saturday June 28, 2014 from 6 pm to 11 pm at the Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City, IN. We will have a wiener roast - samores party the night before, just like we did at our 40th reunion and also a golf outing the morning of the reunion.

Details to classmates with RSVP information will be mailed by mid-May.  Contact Alan Stewart,  AStew51@aol.com

Class of 1969

The Class of 1969 will hold their 40th Class Reunion on Saturday June 27, 2009, at the Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City, beginning at 6 pm.  (See class photo & reunion story at 1969 40th Reunion)

Information and details will be mailed to all class members in the spring of 2009.  In addition, there will be a hot dog roast on Friday evening, June 26, 2009 at Gloria More's home, beginning at 7 pm. On Saturday morning, June 27, 2009, there will be a golf outing for any interested in attending at Crooked Lake Golf Course.

The Reunion Committee promises a great time, and we are looking forward to seeing all of our classmates who can attend.  Contact Alan Stewart astew51@aol.com or phone 937-878-7355.

Class of 1970

The 45th Reunion for the Class of 1970 will be held on Saturday September 26, 2015 at The Van Buren, 301 West Van Buren Street in Columbia City.

Cost is $35.00 per person. There will be food and an open bar from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Any questions please contact Becky Meyer Beery at beckbeery@gmail.com.  Please keep us informed of any address changes, either by updating your alumni profile on this website or by emailing me.

We are still looking for Valys Kaiser and Ron Peconga

Class of 1970

The Class of 1970 will hold its 40th Year Reunion on Saturday July 31, 2010  at 6 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest Event Center, 125 South Eagle Glen Trail, Columbia City.  Cost is $25.00 per person with dinner provided, cash bar and casual dress.  RSVP by July 16th.

Send check to Class of 1970 P.O. Box 492, Columbia City, IN 46725.  Make check to Class of 1970.

Classmates, please update your contact information on the CCHS Alumni Association website.   Contact Tim Bloom at tjbloom@bgswlaw.com or Becky Meyer Beery
at
rebeccabeery@yahoo.com or phone 260-244-6322.

Class of 1970

The class of 1970 is holding a reunion on July 23, 2005, at the Whitley County Shrine  Grounds in Columbia City.   Arrive at 5 pm, eat at 6 pm.  Group photo taken at 730 pm (cost is $15 to purchase).  DJ & dancing.  Cost is $35 per person.

Lifetouch National School Studios will take arrival portraits & candid shots for a color memory booklet that includes the group photo.  Cost is $20 before July 23 & $25 at the reunion. 

For reservations & more information, contact Becky Orr (260) 636-7858 or email to orrcabinetry@yahoo.com

Class of 1971

The Class of 1971 will be celebrating their 45th class reunion on June 24, 2016 at Eagle Glen from 5:30 to 10:30 pm. Hope to see everyone there! Updates to follow. 

 Jane Currie  phone 772-475-6269 or email to HolAmJaJ@gmail.com

Class of 1971

Saturday, July 9, 2011 the Class of 1971 will have its 40th Class Reunion (Island Theme). We will all take off for a fun, four-hour cruise of Lake Wawasee on the SS Lillypad II docked at the Frog in Syracuse, IN. Be ready to board at 6:00 pm and enjoy the Island music band and a cash bar until 10:00pm.

After the cruise, the party can continue at the Frog. Tickets are $30.00 per person, and the menu includes cold meat sandwiches, hot wings, meatballs, cheese trays, and chips.

The Frog is located at 1116 S. Harkless Drive, Syracuse, IN 46567 or visit the Lillypad site at sslillypad.com.  There are only 110 tickets available, so reserve yours right away by sending a check or money order to me, Becky Brase, 115 N. Elm St., Columbia City, IN 46725.

Sunday, July 10, 2011 we will have a Golf Outing at Eagle Glen in Columbia City. T-time is 12 noon and the cost is $27.00 per person (paid at T-time) for 18 holes.  This price includes the cart.  Let Becky know if you want to be added to the list of golfers.

Contact me through this site or phone (260) 609-8390 after 4:00pm during the week or anytime on the weekends. You can also find this information on the official reunion Facebook site under the name Rebecca Brase. Hope to see you July 9th.

Class of 1971

The Class of 1971's 35th Redneck Class Reunion will be held on Saturday June 24, 2006, in the backyard of 115 North Elm St., Columbia City, IN, from 5:30 p.m. until ??.   All classmates are to bring a dish, their choice of drinks, and $5.00 per person for the foot stompin' music.  Parking will be in the lot of the old Marshall Middle School.  Dress casually with cowboy hats optional.

Contact Becky Brase Griswold at (260) 244-0100 or email to  picturegarden@earthlink.net.  R.S.V.P. by June 17 if possible.  Late comers are welcome.

Class of 1972

The Class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Eagle's Nest Event Center. Golf outing day of Eagle Glen. Phil Hyndman is taking care of the golf outing. For more info contact Sheila Auer Jetmore jetless@embarqmail.com

Reunion cost is $60.00 per couple or singles $35.00. Golf outing is $32 per person.

We're still searching for many addresses of classmates.  Please contact Sheila Jetmore to make sure we have everyone's addresses. I hope to hear from everyone!

Class of 1972

The Class of 1972 will hold a reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Eagle's Nest Event Center  and Eagle Glen Golf Course.  Buffet dinner at 7:00 p.m., doors open at 5:30 pm.  Tee time for golf outing is 9:30 a.m.

Cost is $28.00 per person for reunion.  Cost for golf tournament is $36.00 per person.

Contact Craig Kneller 260-260-248-8774 or Michelle Bloom Patton 260-691-2515.

Class of 1973

The Class of of 1973 celebrates its 40th Class Reunion with  cocktails on Friday, August 9, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. at Northside Grille in Columbia City and with dinner on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 7 p.m. at  Brownstone in South Whitley.

Contact Janelle Western Burnworth,  jburnworth@centurylink.net or phone 260 609-5819.

Class of 1973

CCJHS Class of 1973 will be holding a "35th" Class Reunion on Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at the Columbia City FOP Lodge.

Contact: Leslie Waterson-Gamble at (260)-244-3678 for RESERVATION information.

Class of 1974

Columbia City Joint High School Class of 1974 will hold their 40-year class reunion on November 8, 2014, at 6 p.m. at the Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City. Good food, good music, and good conversation are on tap.

To RSVP, send a check for $35 per person to: Kim Lefever, 1810 East Wildwood Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725. Checks should be made payable to the CCJHS Class of '74.  Contact Kim Lefever with questions, kimlefever@centurylink.net

Class of 1974

CCJHS Class of 1974 is having its 35-year reunion on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:00 PM at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.   Italian buffet dinner & cash bar.  Cost is $25.00 per person, $35.00 at door

Please send check by August 10 to:

Diane Crow Samuels
9619 Blue Mound Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Questions, please email Ellen Roy Jagger ellenjagger@yahoo.com  or phone 260-244-6552

Class of 1975

The Class of 1975 will host a reunion on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City.

A Social Hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m. with a cash bar.  The buffet dinner will be at 7 p.m.  Cost is $35 per person to Karen Western 260-244-6896 or kwestern@embarqmail.com
no later than Thursday, July 16, 2015. 

8:30 pm arrival $10 per person at the door for cake & conversation.

Class of 1975

CCJHS Class of 1975 will hold its 35th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Eagle's Nest Event Center, State Road 205 North, Columbia City.  6:00 p.m. Cash bar and munchies; 7:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner. 

Reservation required by June 15, 2010 to Carol Heidenreich Westenfeld, rwestenf@aol.com.  We hope to see you there!

Mail address changes to Judy Lang Kreider at judek@kconline.com or call 260-248-8466.

Class of 1975

The CCHS Class of 1975 is having its 30th class reunion on August 6, 2005, at Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City.  Social hour at 5 p.m. (cash bar) and dinner at 7 pm.  Reservations accepted until July 25.

Addresses are needed for these classmates:  Bekki Bolinger, Ed Bowser, Betty Cox, Dave Cash, Priscilla (Grant) Hauth, Debra Noll, Cindy (Egolf) Shamrao and Sharon (Blake) Wellman.

For more information, contact Carol Heidenreich Westenfeld at 260-432-1951.

Class of 1976

The 40th Class Reunion for the Class of 1976 will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Bob Tenney's Farm just east of Columbia City.  Invitations will be sent soon...there are a few things we need you to do:

- Update your info on this website
- Visit Facebook: CCJHS Class of 1976 to keep up with updates

Any questions...contact President Deb (Bowie) McClurg at 260-244-6600

Class of 1976

The Class of 1976 will hold its 35th Class Reunion on July 9, 2011 at Eagle's Nest, Columbia City.  Time will be 5:30-11:00 p.m.  Casual dress.  Cost to be announced.
 
If you have not updated your address on this website, please do it a.s.a.p. or email Kay (Rothgeb) Cowdin at k.cowdin@gmail.com

Questions...call Debora (Bowie) McClurg, 808 S. Whitley St., Columbia City, IN 46725   (260) 244-6600

Class of 1976

The 30 year reunion of the Class of 1976 will be held Saturday, July 1, 2006 from 5:30 - 11:00 p.m. at Eagle's Nest Event Center, 125 S. Eagle Glen Trail, Columbia City (just north of U.S. 30 on St. Rd. 205 at Eagle Glen).  Cost is $20 per person and includes the meal. Class Roster Booklets available for $3.00 each.  There will be a raffle, places for you to display your memorabilia, and a memorial display. 

Booklets will include Classmate's Name, Spouse's Name, Address, Phone Number, Email address, Children's names & ages, Occupation & Place of Employment, What has happened since your last reunion? What's your favorite class memory? 

Send reservation with payment and booklet information to: Deb (Bowie) McClurg, 808 S. Whitley St., Columbia City, IN 46725 (Make checks payable to CCJHS Class of 1976).  Check this web page for updates and don't forget to update your information in the database on this website.  Contact Deb at 260-244-6600 or email Kay Rothgeb Cowdin at k.cowdin@gmail.com

Class of 1977

The Class of 1977 will celebrate its 35th Class Reunion! "MEET & GREET" on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 7:00 PM at Portside Pizza (5310 North Old 102, Tri-Lakes, IN). Come, stay & leave as you wish – Attendees responsible for own expenses

"SIT-DOWN DINNER & DANCING" on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Brownstone Cafe (105 S. State Street, South Whitley, IN). Social Time 6:00 PM; dinner at 6:30 PM. Cost: $35 per person / $70 per couple (Includes: Dinner & Dessert; Tea-Coffee-Soda and Wine/Beer (limited-Cash Bar Available); snacks & Entertainment.

RSVP on or before July 20, 2012.
Make checks payable to: "Tara Porter - Class of 1977"

- Send payment & RSVP information sheet to Tara L. Porter (P.O. Box 282, Columbia City, IN 46725)

- If you are unable to attend but would like to receive a 35th Class Reunion Booklet, please mail $5.00 to above address.

For questions or further details, please contact:
Tara Heinbaugh-Porter at 260-609-7322 -or- taraporter@mchsi.com
Coryne Knaffel-Radke at 260-609-0980 -or- coryneradke@yahoo.com

Class of 1977

The 30th reunion of the Class of 1977 will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2007 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City.   7:00 p.m. Cocktails & Social Hour;  8:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet (Cold); 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. Entertainment (Alexander Sounds, DJ)

Cost:     $30.00 / person, $ 60.00 / couple
(Make checks payable to:  Tara Porter "Class of 1977")

RSVP:  Tara L. Heinbaugh-Porter at  (260) 609-7322 or taraporter@mchsi.com
Cindy Auer-Greer at (260) 244-5866
Kevin Macy at (260) 244-6129 or kjmacy@earthlink.net
Connie Sheets-Forrester at (260) 248-2420 or naej95@mchsi.com

Any class member whose address has changed over the past five years, or who knows the address of a classmate has changed, should either contact Tara Heinbaugh Porter with the updated contact information and/or update the your entry in the CCHSAA Alumni Database on this site.

Class of 1978

The Class of 1978's 30th reunion will be held Friday & Saturday, August 15 & 16, 2008.  We'll be hanging out at Beamer's on Friday from 8 p.m. to ??  Saturday events will be at Forest Ridge Campground, Larwill.  Family fun will run from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and dinner by Daniel Catering will be from from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Dinner is $20 per person.  Click here to download invitation with reservation address:  1978_30thReunion.doc.

Questions?  Contact Flava Galbreath, phone 719-232-4865 or email to  flava@ballstate.bsu.edu.

Class of 1979

ALOHA!  Join the Class of 1979 for a Poolside Luau at Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana on Saturday July 11, 2009, from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Cost is $25 per person by June 1, 2009 or $35 on day of event.  Mail payment to Kim (Cramer) Cearbaugh, P.O. Box 125, Columbia City, IN 46725.

Rooms available at Don Hall's -- mention Class of '79 when making your room reservation at 260-489-2524.

Contact Deb (Ramsey) Sievers at ccjhsclass79@yahoo.com if questions.

Don't miss this one -- it's our 30th!

Class of 1980

Planning is underway for the Class of 1980's 35th Reunion on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Eagles Nest Event Center at Eagle Glen Golf Course in Columbia City.

Cost will be $25.00 per person or $45 per couple.  Buffet Dinner and a DJ.  Cash Bar Available.  Cocktails 6-7 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and DJ from 8 to 11 p.m.

Please email any questions to Kevin Ewing at kevewing@hotmail.com or join his Facebook page, Class of 1980. Will have flyer out soon.  Hope to see you all there.

Class of 1980

*** LOCATION CHANGE ***   The 30th reunion for the Class of 1980 will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Brooks & Paula Langeloh's home, 1070 W 200 N, Columbia City.   Doors open at 6 pm with Dinner Buffet at 6:30 pm.  Band plays from 8 pm to 12:00.

Cost is 25.00 Per person.

Questions & reservations to be sent to Kevin Ewing at 307 N. Main St., Columbia City, IN 46725. Any questions email Kevin at kevewing@hotmail.com or phone 260-609-7416
Join his Facebook group Class of 1980.

Class of 1980

The Columbia City High School Class of 1980 is celebrating its 25-year reunion on July 30, 2005 at the Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City.  Social hour at 6:30 p.m. (cash bar) & dinner buffet at 7 p.m..  Cost is $20.00 per person for dinner and DJ.  Reservations requested by July 22 to Kevin Ewing at 260-609-7416 or e-mail kwewing@whitleynet.org.  

Class reunion committee members are searching not only for names & addresses of classmates, but also for VOLUNTEERS to help with the reunion.  Contact Kevin Ewing per above with addresses, to volunteer or to request an invitation.

Class of 1981

Planning is underway for the 35th reunion for the Class of 1981 to be held in 2016.  Date & details to be announced later.

Class of 1981

The Class of 1981 will hold its 30th reunion on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Portside Pizza, 5310 N Old 102, Columbia City (260)691-3333. The activities start at 5:30p till ??  Cost is $15/ person with RSVP by July 8th or $20/ person at the door which includes food, drinks and entertainment.

Invitations should arrive by June 20th with requests of RSVPs by July 8th. Unfortunately, we do not have everyone's address, nor do we know if the existing addresses are correct unless they have been updated on the Columbia City High School Alumni Association. So, if you do not receive an invitation, please contact one of the 3 names below and we will get one out immediately!

If anyone needs additional information please contact Kim Lewark at kired1@yahoo.com, Terri Honeck at koldyke1@yahoo.com, or Andrea Swanson at azswanson@yahoo.com.

Come join us on our own Yahoo Group and connect with other classmates, share reunion ideas and find out what is happening!!! Our Yahoo Group page: 

 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ccjhs1981

Class of 1981

The 25th reunion of the Class of 1981 will be held on June 17, 2006 at the Etna Troy Community Center.  More details will follow as the time approaches.  For additional information, contact  Terri Koldyke Honeck at tered63@sbcglobal.net.

There are approximately 70 classmates who have incorrect addresses. Check the list at Alumni News to see if you can help us locate any of them.  The names of these classmates will also be published in the local papers.

Class of 1982

Tracy Rumsyre on Facebook wants to have a class reunion/50th birthday party at Camp Whitley on July 5, 2014. if anyone wants to spend night, contact Brian Bills asap.

Class of 1982

A reunion for the Class of 1982 has been put together by Norris Strickland for Saturday, November 24, 2007, at 6:00 p.m.  at the American Legion.   Cost is $15.00 per person.  Contact Norris Strickland at 260-503-1643 or Strickman1@hotmail.com or email Beth Simmons Glassley at rglas4@aol.com.

Class of 1983

The next reunion for the Class of 1983 is scheduled for Saturday, August 9, 2008, at the Etna Community Center.  Please email with your current address if you have not received a postcard yet or provide info on other classmates who may have moved since the last reunion.  Also, send any pictures from high school you would like to share and let us know if you would like to help.  Committee members so far:

Lisa Schuman Peppler, Darci Puckett Lewis. Lorraine Crowe McFarland, Diana Growcock Harris, Marsha McKinley Vermillion & Judy Smith Vanderford.

Contact Lisa Schuman Peppler, email ccjhs1983@yahoo.com  or phone 260-244-4151

Class of 1984

The Class of 1984 will be holding their 30-year Class reunion on Saturday September 27, 2014.

The reunion will be held at the American Legion Post in Columbia City. Cost, menu and times have not yet been determined.

This is homecoming weekend, and we hope everyone gets out and supports CCHS football that Friday night.

Stay tuned to CCJHS Class of 1984 page on Facebook for more information.

Contack Victor (Joe) Heck at 260-244-4782 or email to vjheck@embarqmail.com

Class of 1984

The 25th reunion for the Class of 1984 is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Miz Pah Shrine Grounds, 985 N. SR 9, Columbia City IN.  Appetizers from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm; Hog Roast-Chicken Picata dinner at 6:00 pm.  More details on Class of 1984 page, Reunion Info link.

Casual Dress-$15 Per Person- $25 Per Couple
RSVP By July 1, 2009; Make Check Payable to:
Joe Heck CCJHS84, 36 Jeffery Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725

If you have not already done so, please send your information to ccjhs84@yahoo.com Submitted by Joe Heck  phone 260-244-4782, 
vjheck@embarqmail.com.

Class of 1985

The Class of 1985's 30th reunion is being held on Saturday, June 27, 2015. The reunion begins at 4 pm and is being held at Portside Pizza, Tri-Lakes- 5310 N. Old 102, Columbia City, Indiana.

 The cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple. Price includes dinner (hog roast), drinks (non-alcoholic & keg beer) & entertainment. Please submit payment by March 31, 2015 to:

Weatherhead Federal Credit Union
Attn: CCJHS Class of 1985 Reunion
P. O. Box 431
Columbia City, IN 46725
(Checks or money orders need to be payable to: CCJHS Class of 1985 Reunion)

Please check the class Facebook page (CCJHS Class of 1985) for updates and announcements.

Class of 1985

The CCJHS Class of 1985 will hold its class reunion at 6:00PM on August 7, 2010. The event will be held on a classmate's property at 7021 W 200 North, Larwill, IN. The cost will be $25.00 per person and $40.00 per couple. Children can attend at no cost. Please RSVP to Doug Fahl at 309 W. Market St, Columbia City, IN by July 31st. Make checks payable to CCJHS Class of 85.

In addition to the reunion, the class will be sponsoring a motorcycle ride on Friday August 6th. Meet at 5:45 PM at the Old Scott's Building. We will ride to the Frog in Syracuse around Churubusco, back through Tri-Lakes and end at the Northside Grill where everyone (riders and non-riders) are invited to attend an adult mixer at 7:30 PM.

If you'd like to help with the reunion, please email Doug Fahl at dougfahl@hotmail.com or phone 260-248-4388.

Class of 1985

A class reunion was due in 2005 but reportedly will not be held until 2006.  Does anyone have information?  Contact webmaster@cchsaa.org

Class of 1986

CCJHS Class of 1986 will be holding its 30th reunion on Saturday July 23, 2016 at Portside Pizza at Tri-lakes (5310 N Old 102, Columbia City, Indiana).

We are looking for addresses for all of our classmates. Please spread the word & submit your addresses to CCJHSClassof1986@gmail.com.  We will be sending invitations with more details in mid-May. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again.

Class of 1986

The Class of 1986 will hold its 25th reunion on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 4:30pm - June 19 at 2:00am at Duff's in Columbia City, Indiana.

Adela (Martinez) Byers put this reunion together. There will be drink & food specials, tournaments, door prizes and an 80s band. Please spread the word.

RSVP on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=143327705736008

You can also contact Melissa (Cox) Alexander, Adela (Martinez) Byers 260-471-4247 or Terri  (Sanderson) Parker.

Class of 1987

The Class of 1987's 25th reunion will be held on July 21, 2012 at Port Side Pizza (Tri-Lakes), Columbia City, Indiana. Social & cocktail hour starts at 5:00 p.m. and outdoor cookout at 6:00 p.m. The location is the Port Side Pizza (Tri-Lakes), 5310 N Old 102, Columbia City.  Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and corn hole.

Cost will be $20 per person ($30 couple).  Send RSVP and money to Angie Vance at 1138 S. Wolf Rd., Columbia City, IN 46725 by July 1st.  Extra $5 per person if paid after July 1 or at the door.

The class Facebook page is: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=125484370796280.  Or just search for Columbia City Joint High School Class of 1987 on Facebook.  If you have not already been invited as a friend of “Columbia City Joint High School Class of 1987", please submit a friend request so that we can confirm you.  If you know of other classmates who are on Facebook, please advise them to email us with their contact information as well.

If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact Angie a
t 260-229-0170 or amvance1138@yahoo.com.

Class of 1987

The 20th reunion of the Class of 1987 will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the VFW, 415 E. Chicago St. in Columbia City.  Invitations will be sent out in May 2007. 

If you have not already been contacted, please provide your email & mailing addresses as soon as possible to: Angie (Sheets) Vance at amvance1138@yahoo.com or phone 260-229-0170.

The cost per person will likely be $15.00 per person.  Social hour will begin at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m.  A cash bar will also be available.  There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes.

A list of classmates for whom we need addresses is posted on the Message Board, Alumni News & Reunion Info Link on the Class of 1987 page.

Also, don't forget to sign up or update your entry in this database. It's a great way to keep track of everyone for free!

Class of 1988

The 25th reunion for the Class of 1988 will be held at Portside Pizza in Columbia City on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 6:00 pm.

There will also be a family fun event at Paige's Crossing in Columbia City on Sunday, July 14, 2013.

For questions or more details, please contact Jerra (Bales) Rosine at jerra31@yahoo.com, Mike and Jill Lane at jilllane75@gmail.com or go to the class Facebook page - Columbia City Joint High School Class of 1988.

Class of 1988

It has been 20 years since the Class of 1988 graduated from CCJHS, and 10 years since our last reunion.  We hope that you will be able to join us on September 13, 2008, at the Mizpah Shrine Horse Patrol Grounds on State Road 9, Columbia City, IN. The fun will begin at 6:00 pm. Cost is $20.00 a person or $30.00 a couple.

Please RSVP by September 1st by sending a check to Nicole De La Cruz at 202 North Line Street, Columbia City, IN 46725.  For questions, contact either Nicole at andelacruz2003@yahoo.com or Jerra (Bales) Rosine at CCJHS1988@yahoo.com.

Class of 1989

The Class of 1989 is holding its reunion on July 19, 2014 at 6 pm at Portside Pizza, 5310 North Old 102, Columbia City, IN 46725.

A Facebook page has been set up at: https://www.facebook.com/events/659629607430238/

Contact
Jason Herron

Class of 1989

The class of 1989 will hold its 20-year reunion on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 7 p.m. at Portside Pizza at Tri-Lakes.  No rsvp required. Call Jason Herron at 260-341-4299 or email jason534@aol.com.

Class of 1990

It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years!  Please join us for the CCJHS Class of 1990 reunion celebration:

Saturday October 3, 2015 at Portside Pizza, 5310 N Old 102, Columbia City.  Festivities will start at 4:00 pm til ?

Activities will include a BBQ dinner, corn hole, bon fire, Outta Hand rock n roll band, a lot of laughs & reminiscing!

Everyone is on their own with beverages (alcohol & non-alcohol) as there will be a full service bar.

Cost is $10 per person/$15 per couple if paid before September 25th. After that date, price goes up $5.

RSVP to Jada (Pequignot) Gaerte by September 25th so we know how much food to order. You can use POP (pay other people) on line banking using her email address jrgaerte@yahoo.com or cell 260-229-2006. Or, you may send her a check at 10382 N 500 E, North Manchester, IN 46962.

Class of 1990

The Class of 1990 will hold its 20th Class Reunion on September 18th, 2010, at Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City, Indiana.  More information to follow.

Email Penny Walker Denison at hotheaded72@hotmail.com

Class of 1990

The Class of 1990's 15th reunion will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday September 10, 2005, at Whitley County Shrine Grounds, Columbia City.  Casino from 6 til 9 p.m..  Dancing 9 pm til ??

For more information, contact Denise Reeg Pequignot at 260-723-6809 or dpequignot@earthlink.net

Class of 1991

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! ... the reunion date for CCHS 1991 has been set for August 13, 2016 at Portside Pizza at Tri-lakes, 5310 N Old 102, Columbia City, Indiana.  Social hour to begin at 5 pm with Turtle providing dinner at 6ish. $10 charge.

Come hang out, bring your yearbooks, catch up with former classmates as we live in denial that it's been 25 years since we've graduated! No formal invites are going out so start spreading the date!

Contact Heidi Eberhart Darley (thdarley98@yahoo.com) or Matt Bunyan.

Class of 1991

The Class of 1991 will be holding its 20-year reunion in 2011.  Submit contact info & read announcements at:  http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/CCHS-of-1991-20-Year-Class-Reunion/182605028441830

Contact person is Jennifer Gottschalk Christman, jenniferjchristman@yahoo.com or phone 260-409-4211

Class of 1991

The Class of 1991 will be holding their 15 year reunion at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center on Saturday, September 16, 2006.  Social time will begin at 6:00 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.  We tentatively have our very own Dan Clifford and his band “The Bees Knees” scheduled to provide us with some funky south of the border jazz music.

Cost is $20 per person and payment can be sent to Sally Wherry, 1700 E. Poplar Rd., Columbia City, IN  46725.  Comments or questions may also be emailed to Sally at swherry@columbiacity.net or phone 260-691-3901.   More information will hopefully be sent out by the end of May.

Class of 1992

The class reunion set for August 18, 2007 for the class of 1992 has been cancelled due to lack of rsvp's. 

Any questions please call Denice (Barnett) Spencer 260-244-4030 or email at jdspencer73@yahoo.com

Class of 1993

The 20th reunion for the Class of 1993 will be held at
Portside Pizza on Saturday July 20, 2013.

There will also be a family picnic event at Morches Park
on Sunday July 21st.  Further details, such as start times,
will be posted here as soon as we have them.

If you have any questions please contact Amy (Pearson)
Hoffner at queenoffools@hotmail.com or go to the class Facebook page at

http://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaCityClassOf1993Reunion

or group page at:

http://www.facebook.com/groups/123199874402296/

Class of 1993

A reunion was due in 2008.  Please contact webmaster if you have information about its being held or planned.

Class of 1994

CCHS Class of 1994 will be hosting their 20 year reunion on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Portside Pizza, beginning at 6:00 PM.

 There will be a hog roast, sides and beverages provided for $20 per person in advance, or $25 per person at the door. This will be an indoor/outdoor event. A DJ and Karoake will be available.

Please plan to join us! Any questions or to pay your $20 in advance, you can contact Lori (Bockelman) Heuer heuer4@centurylink.net phone 260-248-2079 or 3333 E Cider Mill Road, Columbia City, IN 46725.

Class of 1994

The Class of 1994 will hold its reunion on Saturday, August 1, 2009Family time will be at Paige's Crossing in Columbia City from 11 am to 3 pm for those interested.  The class reunion will be at the Shrine Grounds in Columbia City, starting at 6:00 pm.

For more info, email Lori Bockelman Heuer at brandinlori@kconline.com or phone 260-248-2079.

Class of 1995

The Columbia City High School Class of 1995 will hold their 20 year class reunion on Saturday, August 8, 2015, from 6 to 11 p.m. at Ceruit's at Eagle Glen Event Center in Columbia City.

The tickets are $28.50 per person and includes dinner, cash bar and music. You can also choose to pay $14 at the door and not have dinner.  To RSVP, email Heidi Buhl at heidibuhl@comcast.net

Class of 1995

The Class of 1995 10 year reunion will be on Saturday, August 6, 2005 at the Shrine Horse Grounds in Columbia City.  Cocktail hour is scheduled at 6:30 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM.  Cost is $25 for a single and $45 for a couple.

Please RSVP to Heidi Buhl at 1226 W. Wallen Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 with check or money order or heidibuhl@verizon.net or phone 260-418-1552.

Class of 1996

CCHS Class of 1996 will hold its 20th class reunion on Friday September 23, 2016 at Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia city, IN.

There will be a dinner buffet, dessert, cash bar and class memorabilia display

Cost is $25/per person
Www.payit2.com/event/85014

Contact me with info.
Rachel (Fenker) Burkholder
Rachelburkholder@hotmail.com

Class of 1996

The Class of 1996 is holding its 11th year class reunion.  A hog roast will be hosted by Andy and Lora Maggard on Saturday, September 15, 2007, beginning at 3 p.m. at their home, 335 South Wolfe Road, Columbia City, Indiana.

Activities planned include a corn hole tournament, volleyball and fireworks.

For further information, contact Andy Maggard 260-229-2435 or Trent Lawrence 260-503-9281.

Class of 1997

No date has been set for the reunion yet, but it will being during the summer of 2007.

If I have not already contacted you, please email me your mailing address (and the name of your spouse if you have one) as soon as possible:  Michelle Bowyer   michelleleebowyer@yahoo.com
or phone  765-730-6102.

Don't forget to update your entry in this database.  It's a great way to keep track of everyone! 

Class of 1998

The Class of 1998 will hold its 10th class reunion on Sunday August 17, 2008, at Morsches Park in the Pavilion.  Cookout will begin at 12:00 p.m. with softball and volleyball games to follow. There is a playground area for kids as well.

Cost is $20 per individual or $45 per family.  RSVP by August 10th to Matt Moore at mooremh@grace.edu.

Class of 1999

ALOHA!  Join the CLASS of 1999 for a Poolside Luau - you may swim if you wish!!  To be held at Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Rd., Fort Wayne, on Saturday, August 1, 2009 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Lounge is open until 1 a.m. and they do have a house band!

Cost is $25 prepaid by June 29, 2009 ($35 day of event).  Mail payment to:  Miranda Minear, 2175 E. Crampton Rd., Columbia City, IN 46725.

Rooms available, mention CC Class of ’99 when making a reservation, 260-489-2524.   Rooms are $89 for 2, which includes dinner and breakfast!!

Class of 2000

The Class of 2000 will hold its 15 year class reunion on Saturday  August 15, 2015 at  5:00 p.m. at the Forest Ridge Campground located at 5000 N. Elder Road, Larwill, Indiana.  

If you  would like to come, please email Ellesha Lawson Hughes at hughes_300@yahoo.com or text to 574-551-1848.

The class has an account set up at  http://www.gofundme.com/cdoaoo for donations. :)

 Hope to see everyone there!! :)

Class of 2000

The Class of 2000 is holding a reunion on Saturday, August 20, 2005, at the American Legion, Columbia City.  Cost is $10 per person.  For more information, contact Craig Henney 260-417-0493 or craighenney@gmail.com

Class of 2001

The Class of 2001 will hold its 10-year-class reunion on Saturday, October 22, 2011, with a cookout/potluck from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.  Cost is $10/person $15/couple to offset costs of our future reunions.  It will be at Kent Cearbaugh's, 79 S 400 W, Columbia City, IN.

Please bring a dish to share according to your maiden name:

A-G: Desert
H-M: Side Dish
N-S: Meat
T-V: Beverages
W-Z: Side Dish

If you have any further questions, please contact Shannon Russell Herron at sherron@e-farmcredit.com or cell at 260-229-0072

Class of 2002

The Class of 2002 is holding its 10-year reunion on Saturday October 13, 2012. A family friendly afternoon event will be at Paige's Crossing, Columbia City, from 12 Noon to 4 pm. An evening reception for adults will be at Mizpah Shrine Horse Grounds Reception Hall, Columbia City, from 6 pm to Midnight.

Donations are needed for the reunion.  Instructions on how to donate & up-to-date info on the reunion may be found on our reunion website, http://cchsclassof2002reunions.blogspot.com.  To download a reunion flyer, click here.

Class of 2003

The Class of 2003 will hold its 10-year reunion on July 27, 2013 from 4 to 9 pm at the Shriners Grounds, Columbia City, Indiana. 

Early-bird tickets are now on sale ($10 per person until June) at www.cchs2003.info

The event will have Food, Live Entertainment, & Socializing. All further event updates, details, and information will be published on the class Facebook group. Make sure you find the link below and join:

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=49842564796&ref=search&sid=20709111.2143421749..1

For questions contact Sara Sauers, Class President  at  407.704.0277 or sarasauers@gmail.com

Classmates should keep the contact information in their alumni profile on this website up-to-date to receive any and all mailings we send out in regards to the reunion.

Class of 2006

The Class of 2006 will hold its class reunion on Saturday June 18, 2016 at 6 pm at O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant, 301 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

Here is a link to our Facebook group (CCHS Class of 2006): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1452148421702648/

Paid registration via the EventBrite website will be requested very soon!

Contact Jessica Miller at miller322@gmail.com


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