Montour School class reunion is May 25

MONTOUR – Graduates of the Montour School will be celebrating its 137th Anniversary on May 25 at the Montour Community Center. The first graduating class was in 1881 had only students, Nelle Blake and Gertrude Poyneer.

All graduates, as well as anyone interested in the Montour Celebration are welcome. Social hour will be at 3:30 p.m., the business meeting at 5 p.m. and dinner will be at 6 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 816-729-6795 (Marvin Hoskey), or tickets can be purchased at the door. There will be a short program as well as a display table of Montour History. If alumni have pictures or memorabilia to share, bring them with.

The first reunion was held in 1886, and every year since except for 1918 due to World War 1. The oldest known graduates are Margaret Holmes Lyon, Toledo, and Mary Moore Wernecke, Arizona, class of 1943 and Dallas Wiese, Toledo, and Mildred Wiese Clark Zechliln, California, Class of 1944.