Granite Hills High School Class of 1963 40th Reunion

Class of 1963
40th Reunion Memory Book

Now that the memorybooks have (at long last) been mailed out, why not take a moment to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and feelings about the reunion? And while you're there, let us know if you would like a 45th year reunion picnic?


John Gregory Abernethy
Spouse: Claire
1531 Russell Place
Escondido, CA 92025
760-739-8383
abernet@writeme.com
Occupation: Employment Counselor/Case Manager/Mgm’t
Hobbies: Gospel singing, love cruising, pastoral counseling, personal assistance and crisis intervention.

Robert Almony, Jr.
Spouse: Carol
301 Rothwell
Columbia, MO 65203
573-445-6530
Ralmony@aol.com
Occupation: (2) A) Business Manager, University of MO-Columbia, Libraries. B) Tax Consultant/Financial Planner, with 400+ clients in 27 states and 3 foreign countries.
My wife, Carol, was "Teacher of the Year" in 1993. Have four grown children, two married. One daughter spent three years in Namibia, Africa in the Peace Corps. (I loved Africa). One daughter, an Army Nurse (Captain) just married (husband is a special-ed teacher) and is returning to MO soon. One son hopes to enter Law School next year (his wife is an M.D.), and our other son just finished MS, and is working at Cleveland State University. Have been a Bahai for 35 years now. Love teaching Freshmen students at MU each Fall (16 YEARS NOW) – learning strategies.


William Lawrence "Bill" Balentine
9355 Hillside Dr.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
619-463-0706
Occupation: Trucker
Hobbies: Horses, rafting, animals, hiking

Nancy Jo (Barth) Wilkins
Spouse: Clyde
P.O. Box 67
Trego, Mt. 59934
406-882-4993
ehasueta1@interbel.net
Occupation: Retired
Hobbies: Grandchildren, gardening, quilting and in general just hanging around causing trouble.
Update, none, just living up here with the bears, moose, and deer and loving every minute of it.
Clifford Carl Berryman
Spouse:



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Lanid (Bessette) Hommel
lanidj@cox.net
Occupation: Retired – Property Management Own Properties.
Hobbies: Travel, gardening, friends & family.
My 8 grandchildren are the Hi-Lite of my life.


apologies for the poor photo,
will try to replace it soon
Don Edward Bokovoy
Spouse: Teddi Marie
1396 Dusty Hill Road
Hemet, CA 92535
909-658-3006
760-735-6850 Office
donbokovoy@juno.com
Occupation: Attorney


Joseph Raymond Bowden
Spouse: Shirley
P.O. Box 69
Big Timber, Montana 59011
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After graduating from high school I spent 4 years in the Navy – 18 months overseas in the Vietnam War. We live in Big Timber, Montana. I work as a beekeeper and a ranch worker. My wife Shirley & I have 3 grown children – Jennifer & husband Erik in Seattle, WA; Katie Jo & husband Allen here in Big Timber; and Nathan & wife Christina of Manhattan, Montana. We have 3 grandchildren so far: Adam 5 yrs. old, Zackary 1 ½ yrs. old; and Lindy 1 year old. I enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking and gardening.


Jayne Ann (Brady) Rennie
30 Summit Street
North Andover, MA 01845
Occupation: Data Entry Clerk
Hobbies: Singing in the church choir and Bible study groups.


Edward Joseph Brancheau
Spouse: Donna
4143 Stettler Way
San Diego, CA 92122
888-321-1902
ebranch1@san.rr.com
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Hobbies: Interested in helping others build residual and retirement income through team work and mentorship. Married to a lovely lady for nearly 33 years with a 30-year-old son working a career in film and a 28-year-old daughter desiring a career in sports media relations/communications.


Kathleen Diane Brawn Tidball
1303 Hardin Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-447-2055

Chip Tidball, Kathy, Valerie Vanderford King
Patty Sickler Meeks, Stephanie Tidball and her friend
Occupation: Human Resources
Divorced – Two children – Stephanie 36 and Chip 31. Five grandchildren, 3 months to 18 years.

Robert "Bob" Callen
P.O. Box 692
El Cajon, CA 92022
619-244-9730 Cell
619-258-2068 Office
deepdivot@earthlink.net or bcallen@gatewaytitle.net
Occupation: Title Insurance and Escrow, Sales Manager and Escrow division Manager for Gateway Title Company for San Diego County.
Hobbies: Golf, horses, Old West reenactment and my children. When I am not golfing I can be found trail riding in the mountains somewhere.
Family: I have three children, Tennille (26), Chris (25) and Cari (6). Just enjoying my hobbies, my children and life.

Gail Channell Evans
Spouse: Don Evans
30660 Milky Way Dr. # L-90
Temecula, CA 92592
909-506-1246
gail_evans@wycliffe.org
Occupation: Missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators
Hobbies: Reading, keeping in touch with family & friends.
Four yeas ago Don & I came home to California from Nairobi, Kenya. After 7 years there, Don has retired from being a missionary pilot and we both now work at the Wycliffe Bible Translators regional office in Temecula. Our 3 adult children are living in 3 different states, none of which is California! We have one sweet, dear granddaughter.


Kenneth Eugene Clark
50470 Hulburd Grove
Descanso, CA 91916
619-445-9170
kec@aabol.com

Kenny and Barbara Ricketts Carrington at the Friday Reception
Occupation: Retired
Hobbies: Horseback riding- extensive travel.

Tim Copeland
Spouse: Georgia
9384 Viento Fuerte Way
La Mesa, CA 91941
619-462-8225
timcopeland@cox.net

Georgia and Tim with Vicki Siraton
Occupation: Engineer
Hobbies: Cars, boating, guns, R/C Flying, travel in US and Mexico.

Barbara D'Adamo Castle
Spouse: Ron
1605 Vista Del Valle
El Cajon, CA 92019
619-447-3418
shortestbarb@cox.net
I’ve been married to Ron Castle for 38 ½ years. We have a son and daughter who have given us 5 grandchildren: Breanna (12), Taylor (12), Dylan (11), Garrett (10), and Wyatt (7). Our family all live close by and are happy and healthy. What more can one ask for? We count our blessings often. Occupation: Retired “Lady of Leisure” (Ha) Hobbies: Golfing, riding our seadoos, and entertaining family and friends at our River House. Collecting flowers from our garden and puttering in the yard. We like to hunt for home decorating bargains.

Carolyn "Sue" (De Crow) Reigle
Spouse: Jim
433 S. Grand St.
Lewistown, PA 17044-2312
717-242-0786
csue@acsworld.com
Jimmy & I both retired this year; looking forward to traveling! We’ll be starting that this month with a trip to Alabama, Florida & Virginia. 40 years of marriage August 9th!!! Occupation: Worked 15 years secretary in home care field, then 3 years as Head Start health assistant. Now retired!!!
Hobbies: Love life, my family (2 children, 3 grandchildren) and the Lord. Avid fan/collector of Snoopy stuff.

Danny Michael Dixon
Spouse: Kathleen
206 Marina Village Way
Benicia CA 94510
DanDixon@pacbell.net
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Dan and Kathleen Dixon, Giants fans at the 2002 World Series
Occupation: Dan oversees the licensing activities of the University of California Press, in Berkeley
Kathleen directs the UC Davis site of the California Writing Project
Hobbies, Interests, Travel: We are longtime San Francisco Giants fans, as well as avid hikers, travelers, and photographers.

Ruth Rae (Drouin) Bridwell
244 Shady Lane #3
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-447-4324
Occupation: Retired – Looking for adventure.
Hobbies: Interior tropical houseplants, Yoga and spiritual growth. Australia, New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, New England and Canada. Widow of 5 years, 1 son, 1 granddaughter 18 years old. Lived and worked in Kona, Hawaii for 15 years. Lived in S.F. Bay area 20 years. Residing temporarily in El Cajon. Planning my next life adventure, on my path of enlightenment. My goal -- to find joy in each and every day.

Michael "John" Evans
1301 S. Hale Ave. Space 99
Escondido, CA 92029-3063
760-737-0178
Occupation: Computer Repair & Consulting.
Hobbies: Robotics & electronics & computer programming.

Dave Gibson
Spouse: Ellen (Lux)
22985 Oxbow Lane
Bend, OR 97701
541-330-4078
egibson@bendcable.com
Occupation: Self Employed
Hobbies: Enjoy hunting & fishing, golf and motorcycles on the Oregon Desert, riding horses, time with my family in all of the above activities.
Ellen and I are living in Central Oregon, we are self employed. We enjoy the many recreational opportunities that abound here. We have been married for 39 years (and “they” said it wouldn’t last). We raised 2 boys and have 6 grand children, whom we very much enjoy. We would enjoy hearing from anyone who remembers us.


James D. Graves
Spouse: Nancy
550 Tuttle Lane
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-449-2896
Occupation: Retired in 1998
Hobbies: Gardening & Rving 35 years at SDG&E. Married 25 years

Edward R. Greaves
Spouse: Ginger
34330 Cooperman Circle
Temecula, CA 92592
909-676-8778
ergreaves@yn.psd.k12.ca.us

Ed, Ginger, Benjamin
I’ve been married to Ginger for 35 years. son Benjamin, and dog Rudy. Occupation: Principal – Special Education – Palmdale School District Over thirty-five years in education as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, Adjunct Professor. In 1980 I received a Doctorate in Education with emphasis in Special Education from Northern Arizona University; third M.A. in Counseling in 1993. I developed an assessment tool for disabled students in physical education and have been a featured guest presenter at German and Australian education symposiums. I co-authored a resource book for classroom teachers who work with physically disabled students. Hobbies: Avid reader (biographies, history), YMCA youth camp board, walking Travel: Visit historical sites; outings with family


Robin (Greaves) Wirtz
Spouse: Bob
2241 Victoria Park Terr.
Alpine, CA 91903
P.O. Box 1124, Alpine, CA 91903

Robin, Raeann Riggs Fields, Don Bokovoy
Occupation: Retired pre-school teacher
Hobbies: Travel, monthly visits with grandchildren in Northern California.
Married 36 years to Bob, a retired C.H.P Officer (30 years). We have a married son (31), two grandsons 6 and 4 years old, and a married daughter (29).

Gerard T. Haff II
Spouse: Kathy
6786 Wilding Pace
Riverside, CA 92506
909-780-1855
ghaff@earthlink.net
Occupation: Administrator – State Board of Equalization. Hobbies: Love seeing sights throughout the United States. Graduated from University of San Francisco in 1967, U.S. Army, wife Kathy, two children Amanda & Daniel, lived in Riverside since 1977. Enjoy visiting San Diego area as both my family & my wife’s family are there.


Greg Heyser
Spouse: Barbara
1440 Viejas View Lane
Alpine, CA 91901
619-659-0295
bandgheyser@prodigy.net


Greg modeling the "Beatles glasses" he won!
Occupation: Metal Fabricator/Welder
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Bridget Ho Bravo
Spouse: Rudy
1803 Naranca
El Cajon, CA 92019
619-440-2910
bravo205@cox.net

Bridget, Rudy,
Barb D'Adamo Castle, Patty Sickler Meeks
It doesn’t seem possible that forty years ago we were little eaglets that left the nest. It was great to see everyone! Rudy & I celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary. Our family has grown with four grandchildren, Michaela (13), Hailee (10), Kalen(7) and Lily (20). They bring so much love and laughter to our lives. Both Rudy and I decided to retire and enjoy the good life. However, we both decided we had too much time on our hands and we went back to work. After 30 years of having my own Real Estate Office, I decided to join Coldwell Banker. It’s great to open the door and have everything at your fingertips.

Kathleen Mae Howard Roberts
Spouse: Herbert
1882 Euclid Ave
El Cajon, CA 92019
619-447-3401
happytalk1050@cox.net
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Herb and Kathleen Roberts, 2003
Occupation: Adult Caregiver
Hobbies: I like reading, photography, music, genealogy, snorkeling, sailing, sailplaning. Love to travel, have been various places in the Caribbean, US Virgin Islands, Mexico, Tahiti, Canada, & USA.
We bought a hotel in Oregon built in 1915. In 1998 we remodeled it and converted it into a residential care facility. We plan to move there in a year or so. We sold Graphic Printing in 2000 to our partner. We now have 4 grandkids, 2 boys, 2 girls.

Garry Hunter
Greenville, AL

After retiring with twenty years with the Bernalillio County Sheriff’s Department in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I moved to Greenville, Alabama with the intention of living the easy life. Instead, I went to work for the Greenville Police Department. I am now a Lieutenant, running the day shift. My wife and I are in the process of restoring an 1865 Victorian Queen Anne that will be featured on the HGTV series "If Walls Could Talk" in December of this year. We are parents of two children, Robert (33) and Marie (25). We have 5 grandchildren: Victoria (13), Mercedes (12), Taylor (10), DeAngelio (6), and Diego (almost 2). You all know how old I am.

Jon W. Huss
Spouse: Ann
14880 Shanteau Drive
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-443-8090
jwhuss@cox.net
Occupation: Software Engineer
Hobbies: Triathlons, and hot cars.
I work in the semiconductor industry and Ann owns and operates the Blossom Valley Arabians & Sport Horse Center. We have two boys in college, ages 19 and 24.

Ronald Kimball
Spouse: Diane Kimball
6015 Shady Creek
San Antonio, Texas 78239
210-655-8842
rkimball01@hotmail.com
Occupation: Semi-retired, still manufacturing some “bullet proof” cars! See http://www.texasarmoring.com.
Hobbies, Interests, Travel: Hobbies include wife, six married adult children and eleven grandchildren. Having traveled to many parts of the world including Yemen, Saudi, Egypt, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel and every country in South and Central America as well as Hong Kong, we only travel to California and Utah to visit friends and family.
Update: Diane and I enjoy working with the Youth in our Church and are blessed to work in the Temples for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Bob Lundgren
Spouse: Lynda
29694 Painted Desert
Menifee, CA 92584-7820
Occupation: Home Improvement Sales
Hobbies: Golf


Annis Marthis Hanson
Spouse: Jim
2323 N.W. Marken Pl.
Bend, OR 97701
541-389-3314
ahdolphin2@aol.com
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Jim and Annis and Nate and grandma Annis
Occupation: Deacon, United Methodist Church and until July 7, 2003, Affiliate Support Manager, Habitat for Humanity International, Western States.
Hobbies: I was near exhaustion from my ‘career’ and am now focused on reclaiming, de-cluttering our home and rekindling friendships here and afar. I’m an amateur birder with many opportunities close by and in travel to such places as The Czech Republic & Austria, New Zealand, Cuba, New England, the western 13 states including Alaska, Mexico and Nicaragua. Next to family, our cabin on the Rogue River near Union Creek (Crater Lake) is our biggest blessing. Though we do have electricity now, this tiny rustic place on Forest Service land has been in Jim’s family since the 50’s.
Other interests beyond family and friends are reading good literature, conducting spiritual retreats, serving guests meals, and gardening. My sport is swimming, though hiking and distance walking are close by, as are the canoe and kayak. I hope to return to doubles tennis soon as well as cross-country skiing. Someday I may do some writing.
Of late, my community activism has been ‘just’ Habitat for Humanity , but I will no doubt return to politics in some form. The so-called Patriot Act is very disturbing; so is the state of environmental protection. Right now having our grandson Nate in our own town will be of utmost importance, influencing where any excess energy is invested. Bend is now approaching 55,000 population so growth issues are keenly on my mind; however, having Aaron in that field may preclude my volunteer work in that arena. Will see!
Jim and I have two grown children: son Aaron, 34, was a city planner in Vermont but as of September he has been employed here in Bend, Oregon returning to the Northwest with wife Sara and our first grandchild, Nate!!!!! We are ecstatic. Sara has a very likely job as Coordinator of Student Activities and Campus Life at Central Oregon Community College! Nate turned 2 in October and is with me in the photo. Daughter Beth, 31, lives in San Diego with husband James who is a SD police officer. Beth is a wrap trader with Brandes International, a value investment firm in Del Mar. The whole family loves outdoor sports, activities. Nate’s favorite word seems to be “OUTSIDE!” We are so blessed with healthy extended families, all who are more than coping in this troubled world.
Jim is a LCSW in private practice for many years and is now taking extended vacation time. His work approach helped me ‘retire’ in July after 11+ years with Habitat for Humanity. That career began shortly after I finished my MA in Religious Education from Seattle Univ. at which time I left my library position and Central America activism. I loved Habitat people and work, but was becoming worn out by years of long hours and extensive travel. I’ll likely choose another travel-less non-profit or church employment in about 18 months.
Give me a call and come visit our gorgeous high desert, home of Mt. Bachelor too. Carol (Rice) Arnold arrives Aug. 11 from Indiana, and I’ll be with Lea and Linda (Newland) in Cedar City, Utah in September. Those visits will replace the Reunion for me this time around. I come to San Diego fairly often and will be there at Thanksgiving this year.


Richard Mather
Spouse: Pam
2607 Blackthorn
Newport Beach, CA 92660
949-640-1835
Richard@advancedgraphicimages.com
Occupation: Computer visualization – graphics and animation.
Hobbies: Flyfishing, golf, woodworking.
After retiring from dentistry over 14 years ago I have enjoyed added careers in homebuilding and computer graphics. We have a son, Rich and his wife Kali, (both biomedical physicists) who have two children and live in Virginia. We have a daughter, Jill, who is in her last year at Georgetown Law School and soon to be married.

Jacqueline V. Matney Gonzalez
Spouse: Sam
900 N. Cleveland St. #3
Oceanside, CA 92054
760-433-6970
littleolsquaw@aol.com
Occupation: Waitress (Red Tracton’s)
Hobbies: Crafts, reading – Being a grandma to 7 beautiful grandchildren – Being a grandma, having a great life with Sam and enjoying our time together. Watching my two sons who are the best part of my life. They make me laugh; they make my life fun – Traveling to Oregon and visiting up the coast of Calif. My life has been exceptionally good. I have 7 grandchildren, two gorgeous sons, and God has truly blessed me in many different ways. I’m married to my best friend for 27 years. I can’t imagine my life without him. I still love to dance and be a little crazy, but that is what keeps me alive.

Rosemary (May) Brothers
Spouse: Widow
228 8th Ave. W
Shakopee, MN 55379
95-233-5683
Meres29@msn.com
Occupation: Customer Correspondence Specialist
Hobbies: Gardening, boating, swimming, pet care & training, walking. Traveling as much as possible. Arkansas to see family often. A wonderful tour to England, Wales and Ireland. Great fun!
The past ten years have brought many changes to my life. Out of necessity, I’ve learned to live very independently. There have been major changes to accept, to deal with, live with and, in time, enjoy. Number one and foremost was becoming a grandmother to a 2-½ yr. old boy and 1 yr old girl. Both treasures and of course the most beautiful of all children. I have the honor to Grand “parent” (I don’t “baby-sit”) them every other Sunday while their folks are at work. Number two would be my career. Although still in the clerical field, I changed employers. Three, I moved. All 3 are biggies. The move affected me the most since I left the “homestead” of 27 years that we built up in Young America, MN, to be nearer my family here in Shakopee (shock’opee.) I was able to find a place to suit my fancy and keep it big enough to have spare room for company (so come on out!) I probably paid for my 3-bedroom rambler what would buy only 1/3 of the same in California. That’s one nice thing about living where I do. My yard is nicely fenced to secure my 3 cats, one Yorkshire terrier and one Pomeranian. I travel to Arkansas to see my daughter and her husband, as well as, my mom and dad. Mom and I took the Ireland trip together. Twelve great days in one big dream. Stayed one night in an old castle. What a trip! (Any hippies left amongst us can take that both ways.)
I have remained single since my husband passed away in ’87 and therein lays the independence. Quitting some really bad habits has produced a good appetite and a few pounds (well, more than a few.) So, for those of you that might remember me, you can no longer think of me as that skinny kid I once was. Life for me has been filled with lots of high ups and a few very low downs. I am happy to say the ups are in the process right now as I’ve finally begun to feel at home in my new (almost 2 years now) surroundings both at home and at work. It is my understanding that we have lost a number of our classmates. To those of you that have been affected by a personal loss I send you my deepest and heartfelt sympathies. To those that have been blessed with new lives, be it your own changes or those coming after you, such as our grandchildren, please accept my most sincere congratulations! Congratulations also to those of you who may have achieved high acclaim, possibly you reached a longed for goal, or maybe you even decided to complete a college education. May you all be enriched by your memories and use them to guide you in the years still ahead to prosper and be happy.
To end I offer this quote to you all. “May the sun shine bright on your windowpane. May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you. And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.”

Sally (Menke) Black
9757 S Hwy 18
Chandler, OK 74834
cell 559-217-4145
sallyblack@webtv.net
Occupation: Medical Collections
Hobbies: Gardening, animals.
I have 2 children: Michelle, who has a boy and a girl. Robin is single, lives in Phoenix, Arizona and is a 1st grade teacher. I am moving to Oklahoma in December 2003.

Brian Mills
Karen (Smith) Mills
9829 Ravensday Dr
Benbrook, TX 76126
817-249-0520
bnkmills@earthlink.net
Brian's wk: 817-921-5200
Brian's email: brian@mckinneychurch.com
Occupation: After 28 years in the U.S. Air Force, in 1995 settled in Fort Worth, Texas. Currently business manager at McKinney Memorial Bible Church.

Karen and Brian with daughters DeAnne (and husband Bill) and Kristen (and husband Vince)
Occupation: Woman's ministries

Marilyn (Mitchell) Nolan
Spouse: Richard
105 Via Cabrera Lane
Martinez, CA 94553
925-372-3530
camink2003@yahoo.com
Occupation: Self employed
Hobbies: Cooking, travel, gardening
I have 3 Children, one grandchild, 3 yrs. & one on the way.

Kaaren (Mowrey) Browning
1927 Harbison Canyon Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
619-445-3364
Occupation: Boarding, stable owner, riding instructor, professional pet sitter.
Hobbies: Competitive trail riding, gardening, singing, reading.
Have lived in same spot for 38 years now and still love it. Single again. God willing I will be as healthy and blessed with a wonderful family, good friends for the next half of my life.

Lea (Newland) Morris
Spouse: Wayne
2123 N. Wedgewood Lane
Cedar City, UT 84720
435-586-3695
Leadiane@sisna.com
Occupation: homemaker, fine arts patron, and “grandma”.
Hobbies: Quilting; part-time volunteer work; participation in cultural arts activities; travel throughout the U.S. doing family history research and keeping up with our nine (9) children & five grandchildren; singing in annual “Messiah” production each December.
Wayne Morris (ECVHS Class of 1959) and I have been happily married for nearly ten years, living in the southern Utah town of Cedar City – high, dry desert at 6,000 ft. elevation and home of Southern Utah University on the 1-15 corridor 2 hours north of Las Vegas and 4 hours south of Salt Lake City. We enjoy hosting frequent visits from family & friends who come to hike and bike this spectacular “red rock country” (we are 75 miles from Zion National Park) or to attend our annual Shakespearean Festival (Tony Award in 2000 for “Best Regional Theater” in U.S.) I have served as a volunteer for the past four years on the Board of Directors and as secretary and grant writer for the Orchestra of Southern Utah, our local non-profit symphony.
We are both actively involved in service and leadership capacities in our Christian community, where I teach weekly adult classes in Biblical doctrine and history. In 1998 Wayne retired after 26 years with the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service on the Arizona-Mexico border. He drives high school sports teams on field trips and a regular school bus route, as well as volunteer coaches high school athletes in track & the pole vault, and umpires Little League and city league baseball. We are enjoying our “semi-retirement” years and would like to hear from any of you!

Donald "Scott" Newman
Spouse: Barbara
14852 Lakeside Dr
Sonora, CA 95370
209-533-0852 Home
209-743-0797 Cell
newmans@goldrush.com
Occupation: Machinist
Hobbies: Active drag racer & love traveling in my RV, camping, backpacking and fishing. Barbara & I are regular participants in the huge car show at Hot August Nights in Reno, NV.
After graduation I went to work as a Seasonal Firefighter with the California Department of Forestry. I worked in San Diego County until April of 1977. While in San Diego I was promoted from firefighter to Fire Captain. In 1977 I was promoted to Battalion Chief in Tuolumne County and moved to Sonora, CA. While in Tuolumne County I served in many different assignments and was promoted to Assistant Chief. I retired from active service in July of 2000. My wife Barbara and I raised 6 children. I am now working as a machinist with Treat Enterprises in Sonora.

Penny Paton
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Bruce Neal Persky
Spouse: Renee
6017 Madra Ave
San Diego, CA 92120
619-460-3100
perbru@aol.com
Occupation: Veterinarian
Hobbies: Swimming, fishing and gardening.

Joy (Poncik) Phelps
P.O. Box 6348
San Diego, CA 92166
619-871-7157
Occupation: Retired High School Teacher (Monte Vista) & Professor at UCI.
Hobbies: Attorneys, travel, music, football, dance, art, cooking, dating & fun! I will be moving and I will be rich, and will stay in my beloved San Diego! Pictured: Joy and friend Jim

Dr. R. John Pritchard
Spouse: Lady Ela Lodge-Pritchard (nee Lady Selina Elaine Antonia FitzAlan-Howard Lodge)
11 Charlotte Square
Margate, Kent, England CT9 1LR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1843-226695
mail@johnpritchard.com
Occupation: Consultant Historian and International Criminal Lawyer. Company Chairman. Freelance writer, lecturer, and broadcaster. Academic.
Hobbies: I enjoy marine fishkeeping, have engaged in competitive tennis, rowing and cycling; contribute to a number of internet discussion groups including the American Society of International Law’s Forum; International Justice Watch; H-Diplo and H-War. I enjoy travel and frequently take part in international conferences on history or on international law.
I earned my BA in History from UC Riverside; MA (History) & PhD (Econ.) in International History from the London School of Economics & Political Science; LLB (Hons.) in Law from the University of Kent at Canterbury, and took the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London. I have held teaching or research appointments in History, Business Studies or Law at UC Riverside; the London School of Economics; Kings College (London University); the University of Kent at Canterbury; the University of Manchester; St. Antony’s College (Oxford University), and am currently Head of Law at Stafford House College, Canterbury.
Much of my reputation springs from my writing. I have published or contributed to more than 160 books and articles on International Law or History. I have been an historical consultant on award-winning documentary feature films and frequently broadcast on news & current affairs for the BBC. I have provided expert legal advice to counsel in international criminal proceedings against persons accused of having committed war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes against peace and other gross violations of human rights in Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Guatemala and El Salvedore. I have also been concerned in four separate trillion-dollar claims filed in US courts by American ex-Far Eastern Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees against the US or Japanese Governments. I have conceived and carried out a considerable amount of benevolent work in partnership with the British and Japanese Governments to alleviate the suffering of British ex-Far East Prisoners of War, Civilian Internees and their families.
I have two British-born children from my first marriage (1969-1985) to Dr. Sonia Magbanua Zaide, daughter of the late Professor Gregorio F. Zaide of Manila. Robert John Zaide-Pritchard (b. 1971) lives four miles away from me in Ramsgate, Kent: he is an Accountant and Company Director in a European multi-national marine services company. Michelle Lily Zaide-Pritchard (b. 1973) currently lives in Manila where she is a television personality, writes for glossy motor-sport magazines, is the top-ranked female racing driver in the Philippines, and was a founder-member of a leading pop band that mixes Celtic, classical and rock idioms. Classically trained in England, she composed much of the band’s original music and plays the electric violin. I met my second wife, Ela, whom I married in 1989, as a mature student of mine at the University of Kent. Granddaughter of the late 16th Duke of Norfolk, hereditary Head of the English Peerage and Earl Marshal of England, she is a retired Chartered Accountant and ex-Chief Inspector of Taxes with the British Inland Revenue. Simon Frederick Loughlin-McHugh (b. 1970), her child and my stepson, lives in London where he is an Applied Physicist and a Computer Analyst-Programmer. He is also R&D Director in a family business of which I’m the Chairman, Integrated Document Systems, Ltd., and a founding member of a goth band.
Ela and I live quietly in a small Georgian townhouse in Margate on the North Kent coast about fifteen miles from the ancient cathedral city of Canterbury.
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Robert Alan Ramirez
Spouse: Janine
23803 Oak Meadow Dr.
Ramona, CA 92065
760-789-4898
jaram@cts.com
Occupation:
Hobbies: cars, gardening, grandchildren, travel British Isles.

Pilar Ramos Jimenez
Spouse: Rolando
No.3 St. Marcelino Street, San Jose Village, Alabang
Muntinlupa, MetroManila 1770
(632)807-4221
jimenezp@dlsu.edu.ph
Occupation: Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences Department, De La Salle University, Manila
Hobbies: Research, writing, attending conferences within and outside the Philippines particularly in the field of health social science, reproductive health.
I have three children: Joel Patrick, Michelle, and Roland Francis. I have a four-year-old granddaughter named Danica Mikaela Bolos.
Christimas greetings from Pilar

Carol (Rice) Arnold
Spouse: Paul
sunrise@insightbb.com
Occupation: Retired Montessori pre-school teacher
Hobbies: Life in Bloomington, Indiana, home of Indiana University, is proving to be very enjoyable. Paul and I have both joined the IU Art Museum docent program and are looking forward to guiding museum tours as well as to taking IU art classes. In the last year we have become opera fans by attending the fully staged performances of the school of music. I continue to edit Paul’s writing as well as do a bit of my own. Gardening and volunteer work round out my days. As to recent travel, we have mostly just visited far-flung family and friends including Chicago, Florida, Montana and Oregon.

Barbara (Ricketts) Carrington
3315 Clairemont Dr. Apt 2
San Diego, California 92117
(619) 276-0204
bjcarrington@yahoo.com
Occupation: Administrative Assistant at the University of California, San Diego
Hobbies: Genealogy
Website: http://www.oocities.com/barbaracarrington1945.
After 26 years of living in South Pasadena, I returned to San Diego and live with my daughter, Angela. I'm looking forward to getting reacquainted with San Diego. My daughter, Danielle Baker (36), lives in Long Beach and my son, Scott Baker (32), lives in Hood River, Oregon


Rae Ann Riggs Fields
Spouse: Ron
5692 Dehesa Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
619-445-4631
Occupation: Lady of Leisure (Retired).
Hobbies: Exercise! Grandchildren (eight of them!) Family! Occasional trips to California getaways.
Ron and I have been married for 38 years. For the most part my life has revolved around our three children, Mike, Christina, and Dorothy, and their great kids! My life has been wonderful!

Marilyn Ruth Riley
(619)743-4526
msmriley@aol.com
Occupation: Attorney
In the decade since our last reunion, I returned to San Diego after having lived for 20 years in Sacramento, where I was an attorney with the Legislature and a lobbyist for AAA, Ford Motor Company, and a large trade association.
During the late 1990s I had the opportunity to indulge my passion for travel and made two extended trips to Europe and North Africa. In Europe I revisited many of the places that I had first seen in 1966, when I was studying in Germany, and in 1970, when I lived in France, where my ex-husband taught at the University of Bordeaux.
On both these trips I also had the great pleasure of staying for a while with John Pritchard and his delightful wife, Lady Ela Lodge-Pritchard, who live in a lovely old home in Kent.
Most of my time is now spent volunteering for the San Diego County Democratic Party and for local Democratic candidates. (I developed my love for politics during my first campaign experience in the fall of 1963.)
Given our inexorably advancing age, I do not expect any great changes will be occurring in my life over the next 10 years and will probably report much of the same things when our 50th reunion comes around.
Judy Severt Morehouse
Spouse: Larry
11181 East 25th Place
Yuma, AZ 85367
928-345-9083
Judy_Lar@hotmail.com

Larry and Judy with daughter Tina
Occupation: Retired, part time new Realtor & Home Staging.
Hobbies: Jet skiing, Decorating and reading.

Patricia (Sickler) Meeks
1480 Peach Ave
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-444-5488

Patty, Bridget Ho Bravo, Kathy Howard Roberts
Occupation: Teacher/Artist
Hobbies: Art & gardening

Jim Charles Simons
Spouse: D. Eloise
N 6292 Paradise Drive
Spring Prairie, WI 53105
262-763-4630 H
262-514-2000 W
jim@quiltersrule.com
Occupation: business owner. To view our company look at www.quiltersrule.com.
Hobbies: Horses, Government and volunteer work.
I met my wife Eloise while attending the University of California, Davis. She and I have been married for 38 years this December. My wife and I raised a girl and a boy who now run our company.
Eloise and I raise quarter horses and are directors of the Wisconsin State Horse Council. Eloise is President of the WSHC Equine Foundation and we devote a lot of our spare time raising money for the foundation’s first capital project. For additional information visit www.horsefoundation.org. I am chairman of the town of Spring Prairie don’t try to find it on a map – too small. It is a rural town of about 2200 people in 36 miles. If you find Burlington, WI in Southeast Wisconsin we are immediately to the west. After high school I finished my first degree at UCD then spent 7 years in the military. Got to see Southeast Asia and Europe before returning to the States. Landed a job in Omaha, NE, which is how I came to live in the Midwest. Later moved to Kansas City where I worked on a second degree in business.
We are looking forward to retirement in four years.

Karen (Smith) Mills
See "Brian Mills" above

Fred Sobke
Spouse: Guadalupe
4740 Bram Ave
Bonita, CA 91902
619-470-2733
fredbjmex@cox.net
Occupation: Accountant/Insurance Broker/Retired
Hobbies: Travel throughout Mexico due to business (Mexican Insurance) & numerous times to Europe & So America. Big Sur a favorite place in CA. Have two children Fred age 28, Andrea 20 & 1 grandson Fred III age 8 mos. Enjoy being together with the whole family. Highlight of my life was marriage to a wonderful woman Guadalupe and our children.

Mary Ann (Stucky) Matson
Spouse: W.H.(Dub)
410 Pleasant Hill Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472
707-829-5337
luckydog@pacbell.net
Occupation:
Hobbies: Every spare minute is in the garden – roses, roses, & more roses for me, and anything that will grow in a lathe house for my husband. My husband & I are both gardeners/landscapers & have traveled in the US & Europe to visit private & public gardens. We visit friends & family in several states, and enjoy hunting everywhere for unusual plants. Of course the garden & our dogs (3 English Springer Spaniels) demand a lot of attention, and living in beautiful wine country (Sonoma Country) is further reason to stay home. Computers have made communication so convenient – I’d love to hear from anyone.
I have been working in the rehabilitation of injured workers for 19 years now, and still enjoy every day. My Texan husband (of 34 years) retired from PacBell in 1990, so by now he is a pro at taking life easy. I still have to learn that skill, but aging may force me to pace myself eventually, if not 35 years of living with diabetes.


Katherine Townsen Anderson
Spouse: Paul Anderson
3167 Carnegie Place
San Diego, CA 92122
kanders5@san.rr.com

I have a great time enjoying my grandchildren. Since retiring, I am chairman (3rd time) of the 2003 US Synchronized Team Skating Championship at the San Diego Sports Arena, March 2-6, 2003 (www.synchronations.org). Occupation: Semi-retired Business Consultant
Hobbies: Family (husband, 2 children, 2 grandchildren), quilting, skiing, houseboating at Lake Powell, traveling (China, Russia, Europe, Sweden, Finland, Australia, New Zealand).

Valerie Vanderford King
Spouse: Al
P.O. Box 20453
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-444-1455
vjking@hotmail.com
Occupation:
Hobbies: Vegetable gardening, deep sea fishing, playing with my five grandchildren and watching the Padres and Chargers.

Nick Volchok
Spouse: Lorraine (Sandoval), GHHS Class of '65
1183 Loma Portal Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-449-9179
nmv@cox.net
Occupation: Retired: SBC Communications, Systems Manager, Enterprise Automation Group
Hobbies: Golf, reading
Travel: We own a timeshare in Mazatlan that we love to visit almost every year.
Married 36 years. We have three children: Michael (31-married), Eric (27), and Nicole (23). We’ve lived in East County since graduation with the exception of my 3 years service in the Army. I received a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Management from SDSU, and an MBA from National University.

Joyce Colleen Watkins
5015 Santa Cruz Ave
San Diego, CA 92107
joyel@cox.net

Occupation: Student of life, BA in Psychology & Philosophy, MA in Transpersonal Psychology
Hobbies: Art, poetry, healing arts, walking in nature, travel in warm tropical places.
Life is so much sweeter now...so glad high school is over...never much cared for it.
"art and dreams intersect in my life...my love is to put them into form, in words or images...to discover the illusive feelings that simmer beyond."
I began my journey into art a few years ago...taking classes with artists at the San Diego Water Color Society and the Athenaeum in La Jolla. Watercolor was chosen for its portability and spontenaity...I wanted a medium that had a life of its own...and that I have found in water. Most of my work I do out of town, the city detracts from my creativity. I want to give the feelings of space, peace...tranquility. I go places where I feel those qualities...and there the art is born.
Art is a spiritual path...that connection with the Creator, the stillness that allows the muse to appear.
It is a meditation and a discipline.

Kathi (Wiker) Wood and
Warren Wood
1276 Avocado Blvd
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-447-6002
wakatini@cox.net and antkatz@cox.net

Kathi: I spent the first 19 years being a stay at home Mom. I’ve a long list of things I want to do after retirement.
Warren:
Occupation: Ironworker/welder/teacher/Library Catalog Technician (Cajon Valley Union School Dist.)
Hobbies: Working on my 1925 Model T, pottery, gardening, reading, woodworking, stained glass, runabout and drivin’ my little PT Cruiser.
After 33 years of working iron, I’m still not looking forward to retirement, but I need to put in a few more years. When retirement becomes a reality, I am looking forward to sleeping in.
Flying a biplane high above San Diego

Constance Williams Griffith "I am writing to let you and your fellow classmates know of the loss of my wife Connie Williams Griffith to cancer on December 18th, 2002. She fought a valiant but short fight with lung cancer that was not diagnosed until August [2002], after a bout of bronchitis. Connie was not a smoker and was in excellent health so we were all taken by complete surprise by the diagnosis. Her mother, Isabel Williams, is still very active and still comes into our insurance agency, C. Lee Williams & Associates, which carries the name of her dad to this day. It is still tough losing her after 34 years of marriage, but I did want her classmates to know of her passing.
Pete Griffith"

Daniel Henry Yarussclick
Attended Occidental College, U.C.L.A. (B.A.), U.C. Santa Barbara (M.F.A.) Taught art at Oklahoma State University, Oregon State University, Yavapai College (Prescott, Az.) Also worked as curator at La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art. Have worked as self employed commercial artist for past 19 years. Have exhibited my sculptures and paintings in New York, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Indiana, etc.

Former Classmates from El Cajon Valley High School Class of 1963

Patricia (McLaughlin) Langley
355 Orlando St. #1
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-593-9134
castatierra@rasnyder.com
Occupation: Property Management
Still in the area after all these years & stay in contact with several graduates from ECVHS & GHHS. We have a reunion every 5 years. If interested please contact us at P.O. Box 12301 El Cajon, Ca. 92022.

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