MANITOU SCHOOL ALUMNI REUNION
The Manitou School Alumni met
October 3rd & 4th, 2008 for the 16th School Reunion. Louis
Box, President presided over the meeting. The first graduating class from Manitou
was in 1923 and the last graduating class was 1964. Manitou continued with a
grade school until 1993, at that time students attended Tipton, Frederick, or Snyder.
The Reunion is held every two years at the Vo-Tech in Frederick, OK. The next Reunion will be in 2010.
The Alumni voted to donate to the Manitou Volunteer Fire
Department $1,000 in appreciation to the dedication and time they contribute to keeping the town and surrounding areas safe.
Friday evening and Saturday was enjoyed by many with visiting
and memories of school days. The following registered to attend the banquet Saturday night. They
are as follows:
1933 – George Biggs & guest Ilena
Biggs Vernon from Altus, OK.
1937 - Elsie Alexander Kinder & guest Jewell Alexander Lyons & Darlene Kirk
from Frederick, OK.
1939 - Eugene Overton & Dossie Butcher Fisher &
guest Kristi Neuner all of Frederick, OK.
1942 - Durward Bloodworth &
spouse Margaret from Henreitta, TX.
1943 – Ernest Hoover, Tipton, OK & Eltene Box Fant,
Wichita Falls, TX.
1944 - J.M. Cope & spouse Billie from Frederick, OK.
1945 - Marcus Morton, Mesquite, TX, Doyle Givens & Leona, Myrtha
Conrad Stoll, guest Pamela Fisher & Laurie Fillmore from Frederick, OK & Betty Givens Terpening
& Jessie of Oklahoma
1947 - Erma Kersey Degan, Frederick, OK.
1948 - Dolores Schreiner Muirhead & guest Donna Schreiner Clayborn
from Wichita Falls, TX & Elsie Hoover, Tipton, OK.
1950 - John Jones, Aurora, CO.
1951 - Robert Tuck & Nancy from Carrolton, TX & James Stoll & Linnie from
Frederick, OK, Jerry Max Hendricks, Incline Village, NV & Charles Welch, Dallas, TX.
1952 - A.C. Jensen & Esther from Manitou, OK.
1953 – Dwain Russell, Indio,
CA, Maxine Courtney Rose & Don from Tipton, OK, Bonnie Grubbs Berry & Tamara Burrell from Goodyear, AZ & Duane
Givens from Oklahoma City, OK.
Helen Jensen Hazel & Lowell from Frederick, OK.
1955 - Reta Arnold Dill & Rodney from Frederick, OK, Reva
Arnold Herring & guest R.T. Perry, Tipton, OK, Helen Jones Allard, Marilyn Chedester both from
1956 – Louis Box &
Betty from Frederick, OK, Sandra Reffner Mitchell from Edmond, OK, Naomia
Russell Farris, San Bernadino, CA, Marita Butcher Cronin, Snyder, OK &
Marilyn Stoll Thorp, Hunting Beach, CA.
1957 – Dale Hogue &
Chessie from Frederick, OK, Floyd Davis, Del City, OK & James Fulton, Oklahoma city, OK.
1958 - Hardie Watson, Snyder, OK, Jerry Kersey & Pearlyne
from Oklahoma City, OK, Della Fuller Porter, Vernon, TX.
1959 – Paul Stoll &
Brenda from Hurst, TX, Katherine Chester Cox & Gerald from Lane, OK, Sue Barnard Ballard & Charles from Cushing, OK.
1961 - Clarence Zitterkob, Tulsa, OK & Eddie Joe Cozart & Maurine, Frederick, OK.
1963 - Gail Hatcher Patterson, Kay Cooke Wolfe & Bobby all of Manitou, OK, &
James Zellmer & Connie from Frederick, OK.
1964 - Tillie Oxford Archibald & Jack from Altus, OK.
1965 - Ronnie Joe Hamilton & Sandy from Burkburnett, TX.
1971 – Georgie
Reeves Jackson & Bobby from Frederick