Celebrating in style with the RHS Class of 1956


Charles "Red" Benson, Ron Mellstrom, Bill Westman, Harley Norquist, Diane Thortsen, and Dale Thortsen

by Jeff Olsen

Once, they could have danced all night at their 10th or 25th high school reunion.

Or, they could show off their latest beau or photos of their kids.

Then, the future was ahead of them.

With time to spare.

Now, they show up to see who's still living and to shoot the breeze.

And appreciate life.

If you graduated in the Roseau High School Class of 1956, you're either 83 or 84. Or, maybe, there's a young pup of 82.

The graduating class of 1956 has been decimated by deaths.

At least 43 of the 76 graduates are deceased. That's not shocking. It's reality.

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