Manistee, Michigan, 1938.
Members of the Board of Education
F. C. ADAMSKI
It is with the hope of leaving one lasting achievement after four enjoyable years in high school that we, the Senior Class of 1938, publish this Manichigan.
1916 - 1937
"There are gains for all our losses,
Senior Class At Union School
|Marijane GUSTAFSON||Mac PENNELL|
|Regina GUTOSKI||Lewis PETERSON|
|Junior HANSON||Margaret PETERSON|
|Phyllis HANSON||Milton PETERSON|
|Bob HANSON||Robert PETERSON|
|William JOHNSON||Frances PIECHOWIAK|
|Joseph ADAMSKI||Leslie JORGENSEN||Glen PIERSON|
|Andrew ANDERSON||Ruth KEILING||Grace PIRSIG|
|Bernadine ANDERSON||Edmund KNAFFLE||Jerome PIOTROWSKI|
|Ardis BALDNER||Margaret KNUDSTRUP||Janice PRZYBYLSKI|
|Irene BALL||Robert KNUDSTRUP||Phyllis POPA|
|James BARR||Marjorie KOBUTSKY||Stephen POLCYN|
|Dorothy BERGLUND||Regina KOSTECKI||Mae RACINE|
|Mike BIALIK||Leslie LASKEY||Casimir RAKOWSKI|
|Bob BJORKQUIST||Carl LINKE||Florian RAKOWSKI|
|Dorothy BRADFORD||Wayne LINKE||David ROZGA|
|Jean BUREAU||Dorothy LUNDBOM||Helen SADOWSKI|
|Allen CABOT||Richard MATHEWS||Ellsworth SCHIMKE|
|Helen CHADWICK||Wanda McINTOSH||Dennis SHEA|
|Dorothy CHRISTENSON||Dave MEDACCO||Jerome SOBCZAK|
|Robert CHRISTENSON||Charlene MUCHA||Lorraine STEVENS|
|Kathleen CICHY||Peter MURPHY||Donald SWANSON|
|Olive COLE||Francis MUSZYNSKI||Gerald SYTEK|
|Genevieve DAHLKE||Ingeborg NELSON||Grace TOPPING|
|Bernice DALKA||Mildred NELSON||Ruth WALLE|
|Garnet ENGLUND||Raymond NEWMAN||Ted WALTERS|
|Carl EXNER||Carl NOWAK||Severin WIEDA|
|Ethel FALK||Howard OLK||Margaret WILLETT|
|Grace FEARNOW||Philip OLSON||Marjorie ZIELINSKI|
|Marcia FIELD||Thomas OLSON||Phidelas ZIEMBA|
|Edward GUNDERSON||Katherine OWENS||Gail ZIMMERMAN|
|Esther ADAMSKI||Marjorie GRAHAM||Eleanore MUCHA|
|Arnold ANDERSON||John GRAVES||Rita NEWMAN|
|Clayton ANDERSON||Edmund GUTOWSKI||Gertrude NOWAK|
|Laurie ANDERSON||Ursula HACKER||Frances NOWALK|
|Virginia ANDERSON||John GUZIKOWSKI||Arnold OHST|
|Jerald BAKER||David HANSEN||Grace OLSEN|
|Kathryn BARNES||Jeannette HARRISS||Thelma PAULSON|
|Mildred BATTIGE||Louise HARTGERINK||William PIERCE|
|Wilfred BATTIGE||Karl HERRMANN||Fred PEFLEY|
|Quentin BOND||Henrietta HESS||Agatha POLCYN|
|Robert BOTTRELL||Patricia HESSLIN||Gene PORTER|
|Dorothy BOULEE||Harriet HILL||Charles RACINE|
|Belle BRADFORD||Melissa HOFFMEISTER||Jeanette RADEMAKER|
|Norman BRADSHAW||Warren HORNKOHL||Shirley RASKEY|
|Iris BRUGMAN||Jean HUBBELL||Ellen ROSKOSKY|
|Robert BUCKINGHAM||Alvin JANOWIAK||Neva RUMBELL|
|Margaret BUKOWSKI||Dorothy JOHNSON||Lorraine SANDBORG|
|Sophie BUTLER||Georgean JOHNSON||Phyllis SANDGREN|
|Ruth CAMPBELL||Raymond JOHNSON||Betty SCOTT|
|Doris CARLSON||Margaret JORGENSEN||Jeanette SHARP|
|Bill CARTY||Douglas KENNY||Russell SMITH|
|Florence CZARNECKI||Norman KNUDSTRUP||Raymond SONEFELD|
|Warren DAHLGREN||Edward KOLANOWSKI||Helen STUBBS|
|William DANIELS||Nina KOLB||Howard SWANSON|
|Hilda DAVIS||Eloise KRAUSE||Helen SWANSON|
|Marymae DAVIS||Clarence KROLCZYK||Betty SWEETNAM|
|Betty Jane DAVISON||Bill KRUSE||Robert SWITALSKI|
|Donald DEISING||Christine LACKI||Floyd TOCZYNSKI|
|Lorraine DePEEL||Helen LAKOS||Phyllis THOMAS|
|Esther DERENGOSKI||Roy LANGE||Charlotte TOWNSEND|
|Betty Jean DESPRES||Donald LARSON||Jack TURNER|
|Robert DREW||Carlton LEUHOLTZ||Richard VEINE|
|Delphine DREWNAK||Thelma LUNDBOM||Norma VOLLBRECHT|
|Bettye Jane DUERR||Bernard MAJKSZAK||Peter WALSH|
|Ruth FENSKE||Vera MAKINEN||Jane WELLMAN|
|Eileen FOSTER||Alice MANTYCK||Barbara WHALEN|
|Elizabeth FREDERICKSEN||Ellis MANTYCK||Wilma WIDING|
|Lorraine FRIEDMAN||Helen Louise MERTENS||Peter WOJCIECHOWSKI|
|Gilman GAMBS||Ruth McNEIL||Marge WOLTERS|
|Joseph GERZEWSKI||Walter MIKULA||Lorraine YOUNG|
|Gordon GIELCZYK||Jeanne MORAN||Gertrude ZIEGENHAGEN|
|Eugene ANDERSON||Billie JENSEN||Gabriel POLCYN|
|Lorraine ADAMCZAK||Bob JOHNSON||William POPE|
|Evelyn ALBRIGHT||Lois JOHNSON||William PRZYBLSKI|
|Audrey ANDERSON||Leonard KAMINSKI||James QUINLAN|
|Charlotte ANDERSON||Clare KANOUSE||Virginia RACINE|
|Jean ANDERSON||Arthur KEMPF||Willard RASKEY|
|Lucille BATTIGE||Raymond KLECZYNSKI||Betty Jean REGAL|
|Eugene BATZER||Leonard KALANOWSKI||Daniel REVOLT|
|Albert BAUMAN||Donald KONICKI||Sarah ROGERS|
|Marjorie BEAM||Phyllis KRUS|
|Ambrose ADAMS||Clarence GUMIENY||Wilbur OHST|
|Lorien ADAMSKI||Beatrice GUZIKOWSKI||Iris OLSEN|
|Beatrice ADOLPHSON||Walter HACKER||Janice PACHASNEY|
|Caroline ALBRECHT||Dick HALL||Leonard PELARSKI|
|Marquerite ALTROCK||Ardis HANSEN||Marjorie PENNELL|
|Glen ANDERSON||Marian HEFFELFINGER||Gabriel PEPERA|
|Gordon ANDERSON||William HESS||Raymond PEPARA|
|Lorraine ANDERSON||Ervin HEUER||Helen PEPERA|
|Wiliam ANDERSON||Emma HOADLEY||John PETERSON|
|Betty Mae AXCE||Leonard HOLMES||Robert PETERSON|
|Jerry BAASE||Mary HUBBELL||Violet PIERSON|
|Leonard BALL||Wallace JANOWIAK||Richard PIOTROWSKI|
|Don BARTOSZEK||Richard JENSEN||Edward POLCYN|
|Barbara BATES||Betty Jane JOHNSON||Joseph POLENCIEWICZ|
|Theresa BIALIK||Edgar JOHNSON||Leonard RACZKOWSKI|
|David BLADZIK||Francis KADZBAN||Marian RASKEY|
|Raymond BOND||Mary Esther KEELY||Esther REETZ|
|Jean BORSKE||Florence KLAJDA||Bernadine ROZGA|
|Ralph BORUGKI||Lorraine KOLANSKI||Dorothy ROZGA|
|Wilma BOWERS||Edna KOLB||Henry ROSEMAREK|
|Sterl BOWERS||Isabelle KUSTECKI||Clarence SANDSTEDT|
|Edith BRADFORD||Joseph KROLCZYK||Rogene SCHLIEF|
|Reta BROWN||Dorothy KRUSE||Lorraine SCHIMKE|
|Dewey BUCHER||Tom KRUSNIAK||Mae SCHIMKE|
|Edward BUDNICK||Marie KUCZYNSKI||William SCHULTZ|
|Celia BUKOWSKI||Bernard LACKI||Marijane SESSIONS|
|June CABOT||Phylis LAMROCK||Warren SIMONS|
|Sam CHAPMAN||Emery LaTARTE||Leona SKIERA|
|Helen CRANDALL||Ruth LEWIS||Margaret SKIERA|
|Lorraine CHYCINSKI||Arnold LINKE||George SMITH|
|Robert CLOSE||Louis LOVELETTE||Mary STEPAN|
|Frederick COGSWELL||Victoria LUCZYK||Joseph STEPNIESKI|
|Dale COOPER||Audrey LUNDSTROM||Edwin STRZYZEWSKI|
|Ethel CROMER||Shirley LUSCHLER||Robert SWANSON|
|Allen DAVIS||John McINTOSH||Vernon SWANSON|
|Ruth DAVIS||Donald McKINLEY||Grace SWENSON|
|Jack DECKER||Dorothea MAGNES||Joe SZPLIET|
|Leonard DIETZ||Donald MANTHEI||Robert THOMAS|
|Junior ECKOFF||Gertrude MANTYCK||Genevieve TOCZYNSKI|
|Rhea ELLIOTT||Floyd MASTY||Phyllis VADEBONCOEUR|
|Edward FAUSZ||Dorothy MEDACCO||Bud VanHISE|
|Bernard FELICZAK||Robert MIEHLKE||Lenore VOIGHTS|
|Donna FIELD||Ellen MISNER||James WALSH|
|Leonard FIRZLAFF||Gertrude MORAN||Fern WALTERS|
|Douglas FLARITY||Angeline MUSZYNSKI||Jean WHEELER|
|Stuart FORTH||Eleanor MUSZYNSKI||Raymond WICHTOWSKI|
|Harley FORTIER||Marian MUSZYNSKI||Reta WICINSKI|
|Jean FOSTER||Shirley NELSON||Helen WILKS|
|Margaret FREDERICKSON||Alice NEWMAN||Leah WILLET|
|Ruth FREDERICKSEN||Donna NICKELSON||Genevieve WITTLIEF|
|Eleanor FULLER||Evelyn NICKELSEN||Genevieve WOJCIECHOWSKI|
|Frank GORCH||David NOWAK||John ZIJGAJ|
|Harry GORCH||Eleanor NOWAK||James ZIMMERMAN|
|Robert GROTH||Genevieve NOWAK|
|Walter GUENTHARDT||Billie NUNGESSER|
Alfred E. ARNOLD
Coach in football, basketball, and track in Manistee, coached at St. Andrews High School for two years, before coming to Manistee in 1929. He was born and educated in Saginaw. He attended Central State teachers College, University of Michigan and Columbus Coaching School, and has his B.S. degree. At present he teaches physical education and English 8 in addition to his coaching duties.
Mrs. May Vickers BELCHER
Has taught English in Manistee for nineteen years, and now has charge of foreign correspondence. In addition she taught at Paola, Kansas, the place of her birth, for three years. Mrs. BELCHER attended the University of Kansas, where she received an A.B. degree. Her M.A. degree was earned at the University of Michigan. She attended high school in Paola, Kansas.
("Most Dignified" female faculty member)
Lester C. BENDLE
Principal of Manistee High School for the last two years, was born on a farm in Genessee County, and attended Flint Central High School. He received his A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Michigan, and his L.L.B. degree from LaSalle Extension University. He has been a Y.M.C.A. camp leader, an undertaker, a bond salesman, insurance salesman, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1918. Before becoming Principal, he taught mathematics in Manistee for thirteen years.
("Most Cooperative" male faculty member, "Most Dignified" male faculty member)
Miss Grace A. BODE
Public school nurse, was born in Fremont Michigan, and attended high school there. She entered Hackley Hospital for training and received her R.N. degree, and later took a Public Health course at the University of Michigan. She became the superintendent of Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, an Industrial Nurse in the Manning Maxwell and Moore factory, and was Superintendent of Nurses at Mission Hospital in New Mexico. This has been her first year at Manistee High School.
Ray Ellis BRAINERD
Senior Class sponsor, was born in Saginaw County, August, 1905, and taught a rural school in Saginaw County two years. Ten years ago, Mr. BRAINERD came to Manistee to teach world history and geography. He attended high school at Chesaning, Michigan, and later received his A.B. degree from the University of Michigan. At present, he is the Boy's Guidance Counsellor at Manistee High School.
Attended Albion College, where he received his A.B. degree and has taught biology and chemistry in Manistee for eleven years. He was born in VanWert, Ohio, December, 1905, and was a student at the Hudson, Michigan High School. He has had experience other than teaching in establishing a laboratory for a local salt company.
Miss Ruth Barbara CLARKSON
Who has taught at the Lincoln School for several years and is completing her first year at Manistee High School, received her A.B. degree from the University of Michigan. She teaches civics (12), economics (12), sociology (12), and English (11). Miss CLARKSON was born in Highland Park, Illinois, and is a graduate of Manistee High School. She assisted the Junior Class sponsor with the J-Hop.
("Most Popular" female faculty member)
Reo W. GONSER
Received an A.B. degree from Michigan State Normal College, and has taught in Manistee for ten years. He was born at Beaverton, Michigan, and attended high school at Newberry. He is a teacher of general mathematics, geometry, advanced algebra, trigonometry and eighth grade arithmetic. He directs the Cheer Leaders and stage work, and has had experience in construction work and tourist business.
Bert M. HARTGERINK
Teacher of typewriting, bookkeeping, commercial law and salesmanship, received his B.S. degree at Michigan State Normal College. He was born at Holland, Michigan, and attended Hope High School. He has taught at Channing, Michigan, Hastings, Michigan, and in rural schools of Ottawa County. He is a lawyer, privileged to practice in Michigan and United States Courts.
Was born in Galien, Michigan and attended Western State Teachers College, where he received his B.S. degree. He taught woodwork for the past year in Manistee High School. He has had training in Boy Scout work and now directs the basket-ball intra-mural work. Before coming to Manistee he taught in Three Oaks for three years.
The tenth grade sponsor, was born in Saginaw County, Michigan, and attended high school at St. Charles, Michigan, and Chesaning. He completed his education at Central State Teachers College. He gained experience in a Chevrolet Motor Plant, and at a drafting school in Milwaukee. He taught one year in a rural school in Saginaw County, two years at the Birch Run High School, and eleven years in Manistee, as an instructor in physics and general science.
Miss Helen J. HENCHEY
Directed the Drama Club and Junior Class plays. She is a sponsor of the Drama Club. Miss HENCHEY was born in Manistee and attended Manistee High School. She graduated from Michigan State Normal College with an A.B. degree. She teaches French, English and dramatics.
("Most Beautiful" faculty member)
Miss Leola JABLONSKI
Newly appointed Commercial instructor in typewriting and stenography, taught in Greenland, Michigan, and Zeeland, Michigan. She is a sponsor of the Commercial Club. She attended high school at Big Rapids, and received her A.B. degree from Western State Teachers College.
Miss Elizabeth JARKA
Attended Manistee High School and Michigan State Normal College, where she received her Life Certificate. She teaches science, mathematics, and history. The Thanksgiving Play which was given during assembly this year was directed by Miss JARKA.
Joseph Willard KRAUSE
Is instructor in speech, English, journalism, and does remedial speech work. He has taught in Manistee for eleven years, but preceding that, had experience in a stock and bond house in Toronto and New York City for one year, three years in an accounting department of the United States Steel Corporation, and two years underground mining on the Gogebic Range.
("Most Popular" male faculty member, "Wittiest" male faculty member)
Miss Lillian Agnes LARDIE
Sponsor of the Home Economics Club, teaches home economics and eighth grade arithmetic. She was born at Old Mission, Michigan, and was educated at the St. Francis High School. She later attended Michigan State Normal College, where she received her B.S. degree.
Miss Frances Elizabeth LOUGH
Newly appointed member of the faculty, was born in Alpena, Michigan, and attended Alpena and East Lansing High Schools. After being graduated from Michigan State College, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree, she taught at East Tawas, Michigan, for two years. She teaches clothing, foods, and art. She is a sponsor of the Home Economics Club of Manistee High School.
Claude D. LOVE
Has taught in Manistee for the past eleven years. He is a teacher of U.S. history, bookkeeping, and commercial arithmetic. He taught in the rural schools of Iosco County one year, Gladwin High School for one year, Clare High School one year, and Central State Teachers College two years. He was born in Iosco County, Michigan, and attended high school in Tawas City, Michigan. He received his A.B. degree from the Central State Teachers College, and an M.A. degree from the University of Michigan.
Miss Emma LUNDBOM
Was born in Manistee, attended high school, and taught here for thirty-eight years, as an instructor of history, Assistant Principal, and Girl's Advisor. She attended Michigan State Normal College, and the University of Michigan, and possesses a Life Certificate. She has furthered her education by traveling.
Miss Mary Louise MACKIN
An instructor in physical education, was born June, 1910, in Manistee and attended high school here. She has taught two and a half years at Manistee, and one and a half years as Recreational Therapist, at Michigan State Hospital at Ypsilanti, Mich. She holds a B.S. degree from Michigan State Normal College, and directs girl's intra-mural activities in addition to her physical education work.
Norbert Erwin RADTKE
Was born in Manistee and attended high school here. He taught three years at Stronach and is completing his second year at Manistee High School. He holds an A.B. degree from Michigan State Normal College. He was employed in Briggs Body Factory in Detroit, and has worked as stockman at the J. J. Newberry Company. He is an instructor of algebra, general mathematics, and United States history. He is also a sponsor of the Hi-Y Club.
Miss Kari Natalie REED
Taught in Grand Haven for one year before coming to Manistee to teach English. She attended high school at Saugatuck, Michigan, and Hope College Preparatory School, spending two years at each. Miss Reed directs the National Thespians and is an advisor of the Freshman Class. She has had experience as a counsellor in a girls' camp (Camp Osoha-of-the-Dunes), has traveled in the East, Florida, and in the West. She has done field work for a business school.
("Most Cooperative" female faculty member)
V. C. SIMONS
In addition to being a teacher, is a machinist and carpenter. He has taught in Lansing for seven years, and in Manistee for eleven. He received his B.S. degree at Western State Teachers College, and at the present time is an instructor in drawing and metal shop. He attended high school in Hammond, Indiana, where he was born, and also at Bloomingdale, Michigan.
Frank Charles SUDA
A member of many musical organizations, amateur and professional, is instructor in instrumental and vocal music. He was graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.M. degree. For the past three years he has been Manistee's band and orchestra leader. He taught music in Wayne, Michigan while attending the University. He was born in Ecorse, Michigan, in 19--, and attended high school there.
("Fashion Plate" male faculty member)
Miss Elizabeth THOMAS
Was born in Port Huron, Michigan, attended high school there, and was graduated from the University of Michigan with an A.B. degree. Miss Thomas has taught for some years at Manistee, and at the present teaches Latin and English 11. She is also the director of the newly organized "National Honorary Society of Secondary Schools," a senior class sponsor, and directed the Junior and Senior plays.
("Fashion Plate" female faculty member)
Ralph H. TUOHY
Attended grade and high school in Ohio and later specialized in manual arts at Central and Western State Teachers Colleges. In addition to college work he has had several years of experience in the electrical, pattern making, and printing trades. During the World War he served in the U.S. Army; seven months over seas. He has taught manual arts in Manistee High School for sixteen years and has supervised the printing work for the Manichigan for the past several years.
("Most Handsome" male faculty member)
Dorr L. WILDE
Superintendent of Manistee Public Schools, has had twenty-one years of teaching experience at schools located in Hillsdale County, Lansing, Ishpeming, Charlotte, and Manistee. He was born in Hillsdale County, and attended Hillsdale schools. He has had experience as a musician and salesman. Mr. Wilde served sixteen months in the U.S. Army during the World War, part of which was in France. He holds a A.B. degree from the Western State Teachers College and an A.M. degree from the University of Michigan.
SENIOR HALL OF FAME
Best Excuse Maker
Most Likely To Succeed
ATHLETICS, ACTIVITIES and ORGANIZATIONS
Dennis SHEA, Marymae DAVIS, Neva RUMBELL and Virginia RACINE.
ARNOLD : Coach
HECKATHORNE, Asst. Coach
HOLLINGSWORTH, Asst. Manager
DREW, fullback; ROZGA, fullback; SOBCZAK, halfback; MIKULA, halfback; PENNELL, halfback; PIOTROWSKI, quarterback.
NOWAK, end; WITTLIEF, end; WALSH, end; MEDACCO, tackle; BARR, tackle; BIALIK, tackle; HORNKOHL, tackle; JENSEN, guard; BRADSHAW, guard; JOHNSON, guard; PETERSON, center; F. RAKOWSKI, center.
C. RABOWSKI, end; MURPHY, tackle
Team Members: Lee McINTOSH, Robert PETERSON, Donald KONICKI, Roger CAMPBELL, Robert DREW, Raphael BLOCK, James BARR, David NOWAK, Carl EXNER, Lewis MILLER, Walter MIKULA, Claude WITTLIEF, Gilman GAMBS, David ROZGA, Mike BIALIK, Edwin PIOTROWSKI, Howard OLK, Andrew ANDERSEN, Raymond NEWMAN.
Winners who placed at the Regional meet and were
entitled to enter the State Finals at Lansing:
W. LINKE, B. DREW, C. LEWIS, M. BIALIK, and C. RAKOWSKI.
GIRLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
President: Dorothy BERGLUND
Vice-President: Ardis BALDNER
Secretary: Dorthy BOULEE
Treasurer: Phyllis HANSEN
Baseball Manager: Barbara WHALEN
Basketball Manager: Bernadine ANDERSON
Tennis Manager: Jean O'DONNELL
Track Manager: Eleanor JAMES
Volleyball Manager: Kay BARNES
Publicity: Marge WALTERS
JUNIOR RED CROSS COUNCIL
Dennis SHEA, Evelyn PEPERA, Douglas KENNY, Bill DANIELS, Florian RAKOWSKY, Betty Jean DESPRES
Bob DREW, Betty Jean DESPRES, Kathy BARNES, Mary HUBBELL, Mike BIALIK, Jean HUBBELL, Robert CLOSE, Virginia EDDY, Louise HARTGERINK, Marilyn SWEETNAM, Warren SIMONS, Ray JOHNSON, Rhea ELLIOTT, Dawnell HILL, Ed GUNDERSON.
Miss Kari REED, Sponsor
ZIEMBA, Pres., Best Thespian; SHEA, V. Pres.; McINTOSH, Sec'y.; KNAFFLE, Treas.; OWENS, Install.; FORTH, Publicity.
PIECHOWIAK, TOPPING, LASKEY, CAMPBELL, CHADWICK, MURPHY, ANDERSON, HANSON, BARNES, KNUDSTRUP, WHALEN, WELLMAN, DESPRES, TURNER, PETERSON, PIERSON, PEPERA, GAMBS, HANSEN, WOLTERS.
Miss Jablonski, Director.
Evelyn PEPERA, Regina GUTOSKI, Gail ZIMMERMAN, Garnet ENGLUND, Jean BUREAU, Ethel FALK, Phidelas ZIEMBA, Bernice DALKA, Dorothy CHRISTIANSON, Marjorie ZIELINSKI, Janice PRZYBYLSKI, Helen SADOWSKI, Dorothy BRADFORD, Marjorie KOBUTSKY, Phyllis POPA, Ruth KIELING
The CHIPPEWA HERALD
Mr. J. W. Krause, Sponsor.
Peter MURPHY, Marge WOLTERS, Margaret JORGENSEN, Barbara WHALEN, Helen LAKOS, Lorraine FRIEDMAN, Jeannette RADEMAKER, Louise HARTGERINK.