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Columbia City High School
Alumni Association

1600 S. State Rd. 9
Columbia City, Indiana 46725



Upcoming Class Reunions

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Class of 1959

The Class of 1959 will hold its 62nd reunion on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Eagle Glen Event Center.  Social hour is at 5 pm and dinner at 6 pm.  To tour the new high school, meet at 4 pm at the school's main entrance.  The Class of 1960 will be joining us for this reunion.

Click here for the announcement & reservation form.  For questions, contact Kent or Kenlynn Stickler at  gkkjstick99@gmail.com      

Class of 1960

The Class of 1960 will hold its 61st reunion on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Eagle Glen Event Center.  Social hour is at 5 pm and dinner at 6 pm.  To tour the new high school, meet at 4 pm at the school's main entrance.  The Class of 1959 will be joining us for this reunion.

Click here for the announcement & reservation form.  For questions, contact Brenda Reeg Robison at BooksBoop@aol.com, Lenna Rouse Burnham at lennajeffer@yahoo.com or Sharlene Heupel Berkshire at berkshir@rexnet.net

Class of 1961

The Class of 1961 is holding its 60th Class Reunion on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 12 Noon to 4:00 p.m.at Tri-Lakes Lions Club, 2935 Colony Ave, Columbia City, IN.

Contact jerrybegue@yahoo.com for more information.

Class of 1964

The Class of 1964 decided not to hold a reunion in 2009 when one was due.  The next reunion was due in 2014 but lacked an organizer.  No reunion info has been submitted as of 2021.

Class of 1965

Cancelled due to CoVid.  The Class of 1965 is holding its postponed 55th reunion on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. at Eagle Glen Event Center in Columbia City.  Cancelled due to CoVid.

Those who wish will still gather on Saturday September 11, 2021 at Portside Pizza from 4 pm to whenever. 

Contact Trish Walter Hardy, Trishhardy@gmail.com or 503-799-1820

Class of 1966

Because of CoVid, the Class of 1966 has postponed its 55th reunion scheduled for Saturday, September 25, 2021 until 2022

Postcards were sent to each classmate informing them of the cancellation.  Those who had paid were given the option of either return of funds or prepayment for 2022 reunion (date to be determined).

For information or ideas, contact Rosie Coyle at 260-229-0590 or Jo Ann Blackburn at 260-248-1350 or jblackburn932@gmail.com .

Class of 1970

The Class of 1970 will hold its postponed 51st class reunion on Saturday September 11, 2021 from 6-11 PM at The Van Buren, 301 W. Van Buren St, Columbia City, IN.  Cash bar, catered food & music at cost of $30 per person.

Details here:  1970Reunion_2021.jpg 

Contact Becky Meyer Beery at beckybeery@gmail.com

Class of 1971

CCJHS 1971's 50th Class Reunion is August 21, 2021 at the Columbia City 4-H Community Center. If you didn’t receive an announcement letter by US mail, we don’t have your current address.  Therefore, please send your email address to Nancy Sheets nssheets@cox.net (or text to 401-862-3888) so that you will receive all future announcements.

 NOTE:  An email will be the only method used to communicate to class members regarding the reunion… not only for convenience but to keep our costs to a minimum.

ALSO, be sure to join our private Facebook group page by searching for  "Columbia City Joint High School-Class of 1971 or clicking on this link:


Over 115 classmates have now joined.  Once on board, enjoy past reunion pictures, pertinent conversations and reunion announcements.

CCJHS Class of 1971 Planning Committee is another private Facebook page if you would like to help out at the reunion. Click on this link:


HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!  This will be an informal get together; reconnecting and enjoying the company of old friends, dinner and music with other fun activities throughout the weekend, currently being planned by 16 of your classmates. 

If you have a suggestion or comment, please do so thru the FB group page or email Nancy at nssheets@cox.net..

Committee members are:   Julie Holbrook Argerbright, Dixie Holloway Bertolet, Pam Blain-Bingham, Kathy McCoy Carr,  Joyce Black Easterday, John Hilligoss, Ann Taylor Krider, Laura Gates Lefever, Janet Sheets Hindbaugh, Mark Lindemood, Robert Salesman, Nancy Sheets, Laura Mowrey Wall, Chuck Winkler, Darleen Hollenbaugh Wright.

Class of 1975

The Class of 1975 postponed its 45-year reunion set for Saturday, July 11,  2020 to July 10, 2021 at Eagle Glen Event Center from 6 to 11 pm.

Please share the news with classmates and stay tuned for updates.

Classmates are encouraged to update their contact information with CCHS Alumni Association, join the CCJHS 75 group on Facebook and send your information to Cindy Reed Bauer at Cindyjane1000@gmail.com

Class of 197

CCJHS Class of 1976 will be celebrating their 45 year reunion on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Eagle Glen Event Center in Columbia City.  Please save the date on your calendar.  Initial postcards will be sent out in the near future, with formal invitations to follow later.

Contact Kay Cowdin, k.cowdin@gmail.com.

Class of 1985

The Class of 1985 has CANCELLED it's reunion scheduled for  September 17 & 18, 2021.

Updates & announcements will be posted to the class Facebook page, CCJHS Class of 1985. 

Contact Shawn Fort at Shawn.Fort@cityoffortwayne.org

Class of 2004

The Class of 2004 was in the preplanning stage for its first reunion in 2014. Please update your alumni profile with your current contact information.

A Yahoo group has been set up at:



 2005 Columbia City High School Alumni Association.        This page last updated 09/12/2021