Take a look back fifty+ years. What do you remember?
It’s nineteen sixty-seven and it’s early in September.
An American lunar lander, landed on the moon.
You were waiting at MHS, for the whistle to blow at noon.
The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour was released in the UK.
Otis Redding recorded, “Sittin on the Dock of the Bay.”
We heard the best new movie was, “Guess who’s coming to dinner.”
It took two more years for Murdo to get the academy award winner.
You could go to Mack’s cafe and buy a pop for just a dime.
South Dakota voted yes… to daylight savings time.
In May of 1968… you made plans for a celebration.
You were ready to go and spread your wings…right after graduation.
I’m delivering a message… from Marilyn Kinsley Strait,
To the Murdo High School graduates of 1968.
Come and join the gathering, and talk about old times.
I just have one more thing to add. (I’m running out of rhymes.)
If you’ll take a moment to stop and think,
You’ll see it’s quite a coinkydink.
Since ’68 you’ve come so far,
68…is now how old you are.
(My mother, Loretta, graduated 80 years ago. You might recognize the names of others in her class.)
Below you’ll see the info, so be sure and save the date.
Call or email Marilyn or Cheryl. Don’t wait til it’s too late.
MHS Class of 1968 (Others are welcome to stop by)
A get-together is being planned to mark 50 years since our high school graduation.
A buffet evening meal will take place at the Buffalo Lounge and Restaurant Party Room on Saturday evening, August 18, 2018.
We need to have a RSVP from you by June 29th so meal plans can be made. Please let us know how many will be in your party.
The buffet will be $12 per person. Ice tea and ice water will be provided with the meal.
Alcoholic beverages may be ordered from the bar.
Social Hour 5:30 to 6:30
Meal 6:30 to ?????
Cheryl (Hoard) McMillan 669-2674
Marilyn (Kinsley) Strait 669-2808 firstname.lastname@example.org
25301 Little White River Road, White River, SD 57579 Also on Face Book
We are making an effort to contact all the graduates, but please pass this on to other classmates.
RSVP by June 29th
_________Will attend ________Will not attend
Number attending buffet meal:_________________________________________
Below is a list of all the people in my family who have graduated from MHS/JCHS. The years range from 1926 to 2011. Jeff Sanderson’s wife, Irma Bork Sanderson, also graduated from MHS. Vava Bowers (Robert), and Margaret Anderson Francis (John), taught in Murdo, but were not MHS graduates.
- Bowers, Margarete, 1926
- Bowers, Robert, 1929
- Bowers, William (Bev), 1933
- Francis, William, 1937
- Francis, John, 1934
- Francis, Charles, 1942
- Francis, William, Billy, 1962
- Francis, Mary, 1970
- Sanderson, Wayne, 1930
- Sanderson, Ella, 1933
- Sanderson, Jeff, 1933
- Sanderson, Helen, 1935
- Sanderson, Loretta, 1938
- Sanderson, Elna, 1944
- Sanderson, Terry, 1959
- Sanderson, Jeff H., 1965
- Sanderson, Mark, 1970
- Sanderson, Rhon, 1986
- Sanderson, Len, 1987
- Miller, Andrea, 1967
- Miller, Stephanie, 1971
- Miller, Greg, 1973
- Miller, Renee, 2003
- Miller, Jordon, 2007
- Miller, Matthew, 2011