Lourdes High School About 1960

60th +1 Reunion 2021


A Toast from a bunch of Lourdes guys (and a few others)  in 1963  reaching across six decades to the LHS Class of 1960 celebrating their 60+1 year reunion in 2021!  

60+1 Reunion Photos: October 15-17, 2021, Rochester, MN

The Following Group Photos were submitted by Ann (Joyce) Christiansen

Group Photo In front of Rochester Trolley

Trolley Group: (Click on photo to enlarge to see numbers): 1. Tim St. Martin; 2. Valerie Payne; 3. Tom Payne; 4. Mary Jo Lyke; 5. Tom Lyke; 6. Donna (Buske) Almsted; 7. Karen (Horton) Schultz; 8. Rob Hollenhorst; 9. Patty (Flynn) Kasey; 10. Pat (McCoy) Carr; 11. John Baker; 12. Marcy (Fleischer) Groteboer; 13. Kitty (McNeil) Leighton; 14. Sharon (Singfile) Riess; 15. Carol (Cronin) Costigan; 16. Mike Shaffer; 17. Florence (Jansen) Haen' 18. Ann (Joyce) Christiansen; 19. Paula (Bendry) Larsen

Group Photo after Trolley stop at old Lourdes High School 

Back Row L-R: Mike Shaffer, Tom Payne, Valerie Payne, Mary Jo Lyke, Tom Lyke, Rob Hollenhorst, Tim St. Martin.  
Middle Row L-R: Florence (Jansen) Haen, Sharon (Singfiel) Reiss, John Baker, Paula (Bendry) Larsen. 
Front Row L-R: Kitty (McNeil) Leighton, Marcy (Fleischer) Groteboer, Pat (McCoy) Carr, Carol (Cronin) Costigan, Patty (Flynn) Kasey, Donna (Buske) Almsted, Karen (Horton) Shultz.  
Kneeling in Front: Ann (Joyce) Christiansen

Group Photo at Saturday Evening Dinner at Rochester Intl Event Center

Back Row L-R: Rob Hollenhorst, Mike McConnell, Sharon (Smith) Bronk, Tom Lyke, Mike Shaffer, Mike Vath, Tom Payne, John Baker, Mike Skelly, Rory Mattson
Middle Row L-R: Ann (Joyce) Christiansen, Mary Ann (Wera) Remick, Florence (Jansen) Haen, Paula (Bendry) Larsen, Karen (Horton) Schultz, Marcy (Fleischer) Groteboer, Carol (Cronin) Costigan, Sharon (Singfiel) Riess, Bill Connelly
Front Row Seated L-R: Mary Ann (Wheelock) Bown, Marcia (Vang) Brogan, John Brogan, Patty (Flynn) Kasey, Kitty (McNeil) Leighton, Donna (Buske) Almsted, Pat (McCoy) Carr.

The following photos were submitted by Mike Vath taken at the Saturday Evening Dinner at Rochester (MN) International Event Center, 10.16.2021

Seated L to R: Mike and Jo Ann Vath and Janie and Mike Skelly

Jan and Rory Mattson

Below are recent photos submitted before the 60+1 Reunion

              John and Misty Baker Family

Carol (Cronin) and Ed Costigan and Family

                   Carol with Daughter and Ed

Carol with Granddaughter Suzanna and Daughter Sara

                  Dave and Rose Kubiatowicz 

Dave and Rose at the end of the Gunflint Trail near Chik-Wauk Museum celebrating their  27th Anniversary on a fine October 2021 Day.
It's Over!  Those Present had a fine time!😊

“60th + 1” YEAR REUNION – LOURDES CLASS OF 1960!    

Dates: Friday, October 15th, Saturday October 16th, and Sunday October 17th, 2021

Greetings Classmates.  Our long-awaited class reunion weekend is fast approaching.  Just in case you need a reminder, here is a list or our reunion activities and locations.  Look forward to seeing you soon.  For those of you unable to attend – please join us in spirit!

Photo Note:  Please consider sending your favorite photos and videos from the weekend to Dave Kubiatowicz with any comments for inclusion in this Google Blog. Contact Dave at  davekubiatowicz@gmail.com. to discuss the best way to send them.  Often copying them to an inexpensive flash drive and dropping it in the mail is best. The Group photo can be sent via email as an attachment. 


Friday  5:00 –?:00:  Informal gathering at Charlie’s Eatery and Pub (in the Hillcrest Shopping Center) 1654 US Hwy 52 North, Rochester 55901  (East side of Hwy 52). Cash bar and great menu selections, starters, salads, sandwiches, main entrees 

Saturday Morning    Rochester City & Mayo Historical Trolley Tour.   Back by popular demand!!!  Experience the city’s top sites & attractions on this narrated 2-hour trolley tour. 
10 a.m.- 12   Pick-up location Sleep Inn, 2109 Commerce Dr. NW, Rochester, 55901.

Saturday Afternoon Activities on your own  

Mass  On your own -Several classmates want to attend their “home church.”

Church of St. John the Evangelist: Saturday Mass at 4:30 PM  Address: 11 – 4th Avenue SW

Church of St. Francis: Saturday Mass at 4:30 PM  Address: 1114 – 3rd St. S.E. 

Church of St. Pius X: Saturday Mass at 4:00 PM  Address: 1315 – 12th Avenue N. W.             

Saturday Evening 6:00 p.m.   Social hour 6:00 p.m. (cash bar-full choice) 6:45 class photo Rochester International Event Center (located near the airport – Google for directions) 7333 Airport Drive S. W. Rochester 5590

7:00 p.m. Buffet dinner includes two entrées (one chicken, one beef/pork, vegetarian-request in advance) dinner rolls, salad, vegetable, coffee and dessert, all created by our favorite Canadian Honker

Sunday:  9:30 a.m.     Brunch at Rochester Country Club in the Upper Dining Room 3100 Country Club Road, Rochester, 55902

Join us for Executive Country Club Brunch Buffet with classmates as we conclude our 2021 60th + 1 reunion.

A special thanks to all the Attendees + our reunion planners & consultants: 

Paula (Bendry) Larsen, Marcy (Fleischer) Groteboer, Karen (Horton) Schultz, Mary Ann (Wera) Remick, Bob Hand, Dave Kubiatowicz, Ann (Joyce) Christiansen and various others

Ann Christiansen