Springfield Thurston 
Classes of '61


Thurston High School














Grade School &
High School

SHS Classes of
59, 60, 62, 63



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by clicking on the
 first letter
of their last name

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the classmate
by clicking on their name
if it is written in blue.



  3   Eric Skinner
  3   Pam Eccles
  4   Carolee Tomseth Campbell
  7   Machelle Williams Kennedy
9   Jim Thompson
Kathy Osborne Hutsell
13   Carol Tharp Nottingham
15   Linda Estes Lusby
16   Frank Tester
18   George Rockwell
22   Virginia Harris Babcock
Ray White
28   Lee Curtis
29    Barbara Swain Walker


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Our Class Events for 2017

56th year Reunion

at Roaring Rapids Pizza Parlor

August 18, 2017 
5 to 8pm under the tent




First Tuesday
of every month

  Luncheon for classmates
and spouses

Papa's Pizza Parlor 
1577 Coburg RD.
 arrive about 11:15 to 11:30




  Desert Gathering    February 24 - 27, 2017
Jim Pedersen  for more information. 

Friday Night the 26th
Ribs  -  Jim cooks.  People add salads, side dishes and dessert.

Saturday the 27th:  Everyone fixes own Breakfast and Lunch.
3:00 everyone goes over to Mel and Sandys new home for Margaritas.
Back at the Pedersen's for Mexican Food and everyone cooks whatever they want to.  Probably eat around 6:00

Sunday the 28th:  Everyone on their own for Breakfast and Lunch. 
We will carpool over to Terrys and Phyllis's for Snacks, Drinks and things.  
Out to eat for dinner and Home again, Home again, Jiggery Jog. 
Or is that" Jiggity Jog"?

Monday the 29thJim cooks Breakfast for all.
Afternoon at the Neighbors to see a wonderful short slideshow on
Occupied Japan.   Dinner is at Fred's Cowboy Steakhouse.  

            photos  2010   2011   2012   2013   2014









JUNE 14 -16 , 2017    (Wednesday & Thurday nights)


Photos   2011   2012    2013    2014    2015 & 2016 (no photos)

All male classmates from Springfield and Thurston High Schools
and the spouses or significant others of the female classmates
(doesn't have to be Class of '61)
are encouraged to attend



 Campout at Camp Sherman RV Resort

August 23 - 27, 2017

 For a reservation contact Mel & Sandy Paxton  for a RV site or motel room. 

        JOIN THE FUN        
Campout Photos     2013    2014     2016


This is a permanent site devoted to the 
graduating classes of 1961 at Springfield & Thurston High Schools,
Springfield, Oregon.  The Springfield classes of '59 through'63 are included.
Suggestions for this site are welcomed.