September 29, 2012


Clock Tower Ales


The Dalles, Oregon


     The Dalles-Wahtonka Class of 1965 showed their spirit once more on Saturday, September 29 2012 when they gathered for their annual mini reunion.   Highlights included:

Bottom Row L to R: John Olmstead, Linda Fallon Driscoll, Judy Schacher Mahaffey, Cheryl Hexum Godwin, Joy Otteson King, Linda Cael Miller, Widge Wolfe Johnson….Middle Row L to R: Scott Lewis & Allen Grant…. Back Row L to R: Gary Bradford, Mike Elston, Christy Webber Roy, George Dyer, Susan Patrick Goldstein, Donna Reiman Lawrence, John Moore, Marilyn Turner Neilsen Not pictured: Renea Peterson Bradford & Bruce Fossum

     A gathering of 22 classmates, spouses and friends for the 1-3 p.m. event in The Dalles.  There were several new faces not seen at past events.   

Renea Peterson Bradford, John Moore, Widge Wolfe Johnson, George Dyer & Mike Elston

Clockwise: Widge, Susan, Joy, Cheryl, Linda, Joe Roy, Donna

Susan, John, Gary & Marilyn












     Reminiscing and reacquainting in relaxed atmosphere.  The Clock Tower Ale Restaurant and Pub was an excellent setting allowing for conversation, food and drink.

Mike Elston and Susan Patrick Goldstein present a check to Nick Nelson, Principal of The Dalles Wahtonka High School,

      Presenting The Dalles-Wahtonka High School principal Nick Nelson with a check for over $4,000 to be used to purchase electronic devices for students in classrooms.  This was the class’s Legacy Project chosen by the Class Reunion Planning Committee and spearheaded by Susan Patrick Goldstein, Mike Elston and Gary Bradford.  Susan also challenged the other DHS/Wahtonka classes from the 1960’s to meet or beat our results.  Over one quarter of classmates participated by donating and recognizing individuals who made significant impacts on their lives.

     Collecting another $280 from those present which will be sent to the school in a subsequent check.