125 attend first event for Kendall Alumni Association

Staff Reports Posted 23 June 2019 at 9:30 am

Photos courtesy of David Klafehn, a member of Kendall’s Class of 1986

KENDALL – The Kendall Alumni Association held a launch celebration and reunion party on Saturday, and about 125 people attended the event, including graduates, their children and grandchildren. Many alumni toured the recently renovated school, turned pages of decades of yearbooks, and caught up with old friends.

Multiple generations of graduates joined together for this picture in the school cafeteria. Pictured from left are: Tacha Gennarino (’90), Mary Gaesser (’78), Robert Wilson (’17), Maya Rutland (’16), JoAnne Hill (’82), Eileen Hill (’81), Taylor Rutland (’16), Sue Klafehn (’60), Pat Suhr (’57) and Carol Klafehn (’66).

John Richards (’86), Mike Hill (’86) Dave Sedore (’85), Jason Glather (’87), Dan Hill (’80) and Mike Golden (’87) provided live entertainment during the event.

The newly formed Alumni Association also held softball and volleyball games.

Madison Rath (’17) and Morgan Rath (’15) get some help from Ron Gaesser (’83) while looking in a yearbook and trying find their parents, Chuck and Melissa Rath, and Aunt Julia and Aunt Tricia.

Larry Klafehn (’60) took some time to look at his plaque and others in the Kendall Athletic Hall of Fame.

Renee Sheelar (’89), Paula Browe (’89), Sue Kyle (’89) and Tina Visconte (’89) caught up with Gary Kent (’62) and shared a few stories. Kent taught social studies at Kendall.

Some of the members of the Alumni Committee and the band get together for a picture – Melissa Rath (’84, AC), Mark Porter (’88, AC), John Richards (’86, AC), Mary Gaesser (’78, AC), Carol D’Agostino (77, AC), Jason Glather (’87), Paula Browe (’89, AC), Mike Hill (’86, AC), Karen Gaesser (’85, AC), Dave Sedore (’85) and Mike Golden (’87).

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