The following was taken from records at the Metropolitan School
District office. Roann High Schools first graduating class was in 1884.
Its last in 1962. It was consolidated into Northfield High School.
Additional information on the various classes was taken from Ro-Annual
Deaths are indicated with an asterisk * and, at times, the death date as reported in the local newspapers or cemeteries.
Married names are shown in parenthesis ( ) when known.
Transcribed by Ron Woodward.
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Class of 1884 Rose Arthur (Johnson) Effie Hoffman (Wertenberger) * Rosei Jones Class of 1885 Netta Tillman (Lukens) * Class of 1886 Ida Boyteaux * Emma Hensler (Schuler) * Class of 1888 George Hoke * Ella Hoffman * Lilly LaBoyteaux *died 1971 Allen Strode * Class of 1889 Lorena Adams (Cloud) * Blanche Barnhart (Smith) * Ida Gipe (Eby) * Hattie Gochenour (Mitten) * Philena Heiswander (Newbrough) * Ola Hubbard (Masters) * Nora Leland (McCauley) * Ola Lukens * Amanda Seward (Kennan) * Thomas Patterson * Amos Whitmire * Luther Shoemaker * Charles Smith * John Smith * Myrtle Ware (Kercher) * Class of 1894 Florence Black (Mull) * Marie Kidd (Mooney) * Jessie Leffel (Squires) * Class of 1895 Daisy Gidley (Smith) * Alice Harris (Miller) * Ross Lockridge * Author Edeth King (Smith) * Faye Spotts (Berry) * Dow Van Buskirk * Edith Van Buskirk * Class of 1896 Ombra Brower * Snowden Flora * Flora Meyer * Pearl Neiswander (Goff) * Henry Reachert * Arnold Schuler * Class of 1897 Clarence Bell * Ira Durnbaugh * Bertha Harris * Treva Harter Robinson * Daisy Sayre (Cary) * Maude Smith (Schuler) * Class of 1898 Clara Barnhart (Spiece) * Florence Baume (McCulla) * Ethel Brower (Brown) * Rosa Clayton (Rager) * Eva Clevenger (Cattin) * Merle Durnbaugh * Faye Halderman (Black) * Jay Halderman * Vern Halderman * Charles Hensler * Clara Kidd (Grunipp) * Bruce Lockridge * Oakey Lockridge (Huddleston) * Beulah Smith (Gruhner) * Class of 1899 Mabel Brower (Lowd) * Leo Flora * Edith Halderman * Charles Jones * Albertine Meyer * Edith Petty (Love) * Marie Petty (Trostle) * Ora Sayre * Dora Shillinger (Rantz) * Merlee Sonday (Hoffman) * Class of 1900 Harry Carothers * Laura Durnbaugh * Nellie Lentz (Barnhart) * Edith Weber (Baker) * Class of 1901 Jessie Harris * Earl Lockridge * Marion Lockridge (Ward) * Alta Kennedy * Nelle Reed * Class of 1902 Mary Baker * Harry Burson * Ada Brodbeck (Tillman) * Ethel Fritchey * Ralph Gidley * Maude Miller (Whitmyre) * Russell Schuler * Orrill Van Buskirk * Class of 1903 Ray Reed * Housel Sonday * Ethel Turner (Armstrong) * Hazel Turner (Hipskind) * Class of 1904 Harley Black * Esta Goltry * Glenn Grumpp * R.R. Lukens * Alma Stewart * Leah Williams * Class of 1905 Mabel Eby (Early) * Enid Gidley (Williams) * Grace Harris (McClain) * Harry Lentz * Daisy Lewis (Westhaver) * Clude McGinley * Hugh Rager * Mabel Smith * Mattie Spiece (Ray) * Howard Tillman * Jess Whitmeyre * Class of 1906 Valora Baird * Estille Carothers * Tom Clark * Harry Eby * Viva Hiner (Banks) * Alva Krom * Sessie Lavengood (Yocum) * Lloyd Lewis * Harry Lukens * Ida Meadows (Jones) * Mayme Reed * Octave Teague (Cramer) * Cecile Weber (Stitt) * Class of 1907 Jack Butterbaugh * Ruth Butterbaugh (Tony) * Ethel Flora * Ross Helvey * Nellie Keppel (Miller) * James Gordon Kidd * Wilbur Lavengood * Class of 1908 Richard Clark * Wilford Rife * Class of 1909 Hazel Crist (Haupert) * Royal Lavengood * Sibyl Ross (Sampson) * Class of 1910 Floyd Durnbaugh * Clara Gertie (Keppel) * Helen Hoffman * Metta Johnson (Early) * Bige Teague * Cleo Snearly (Taylor) * Class of 1911 Howe Barnhart * Adda Berry * Dow Bush * Alice Clark * Homer Hiner * Hazel Lewis * Rella Murr (Gates) * Edna M. Shock * Ruth Zehaer (O'Haver) * Class of 1912 Pauline Eby * Trula Griffith (McKee) * Pauline Kennedy * Lavonne Lavengood (Lukens) * Thomas Lukens * Edna Lewis * Esta Ranck * Blanche Reahard * Class of 1913 Elsie Applegate (Rush) * Lavonne Carver (Durnbaugh) * died 1981 Charlotte Custer (Fulton) * Henry Durnbaugh * died 1967 David Flohr * Leona Heagy (Earl) * Leonard Hiner * Ada Hubbard (Haupert) * Norman Lavengood * Lena Rack (Shaffer) * Donald Ross * Mount Smith * Treva Sonday (Smith) * James Turner * Class of 1914 Paul Beam * John Beamer * U.S. Congressman Ivan Flohr * Tressa Heeter (Hoffman) * George Helvey * Alice Keppel (Meyer) * Russell Purdy * Lena Ranck (Shaffer) * Earl Schrader * Fred VanBuskirk * Roy Wagoner * Class of 1915 Esther Clayton (Powers) * Helen Clayton (Roberts) * Cleo Hite (Yentes) * Mary Keppel (Fanning) * Dorothy Ross (Hipskind) * Beatrice White (Lyles) * Class of 1916 Merita Ashton * Grace Bartaway (White) * Dewey Burnbaugh * Lillian Carr (Bruce) * Wayne Gidley * Helen Grumpp * Lawrence Halderman * Dorothy Johnson (Walter) * Ivan Ranck * Marie Swihart (Alber) * J. Ellsworth Yarian * Class of 1917 Lola Barnhart (Anderson) Louis Beam * Monterey Flora * Carl Grumpp * Lola Nicely (Giltner) * Mabel Oswalt (Mouser) * Royal Ranck * Frances Smith (Conlon) * Lorin Thompson * Harry White * Class of 1918 Gladys Clark (Kile) * Lee Johnson * Monterey Flora (Kinerk) * Daisy Schrader (Glaze) * Frances Smith * Class of 1919 Marjorie Barnhart (Wilson) * Mary Barnhart (Craig) * Mary Clayton (Johnson) * Helen Halderman (Harris) * Faye K. Hubbard (Haupert) *died 1999 Eva Lavengood * Mable Titus * Delta Rogers * Class of 1920 Ruth Bloxon (Meyer Gordon Deck Edith Flora (Miller) Treva Gray (Kuch) Anna Nicely (Whistler) Beulah Schrader (Shoemaker) Edith Shank (Roberts) Emma Shillinger (Baber) Mildred Shillinger Kathrine Van Buskirk Chester Weller Mable White (Wolf) John Yarian Class of 192l Helen Applegate (Krockenberger) Tommy Barnhart Maude Beam (Yocum) *died 1955 Glenn Brower *died 1976 Merl Carver Beryl Stalder Munday Sunday Elta Swihart (Rife) *died 1986 Class of 1922 Ralph Bloxon George P. Keppel *died 1998 Caroline Miller (Kesler) Helen Mooney (Rogers) Class of 1923 Robert Ambers Arthur Dyrt Turee Day (Coblentz) Isabel Fanning (Miller) Gladys Flohr (Pring) George Gustin * died 1958 G. Lewis Hensler Helen Kepple Bert Lavengood *died 1974 Minerva Milam(Thomas) Clarence Schuler *died 1975 Miriam Schuler (Ray) Sylvia M. Sutter (Gustin) *died 2001 Robert White Walter Yarian *died 1932 Class of 1924 Raymond Anderson Walter Bayles Fred Bush * died l960 WW 11 LaMoine Clingaman Hazel Day Floy Gray (Dawalt) Jean Hubbard (Kissinger) Martha Lavengood *died 1998 Francis Milam Victor Mull Wilbur Nicely *died 1960 Clyde Overly Ancil Reed Helen Reed (Miller) Lydia Rosenthal (Dolby) *died 1991 Russell Snapp Mary Whistler (Lloyd) Class of 1925 Ray Beam * died 1975 Maggie Haag (Wigner) Pauline Haag * Mildred Harger (Callaway) Louise Hensler (Barnhart) Miriam Jack (Lavengood) *Died 1997 Goldia Milam (Rettig) * Marguerite Mooney (Brenneman) Wilmer Rogers Class of 1926 Eugene Barnhart Lillian L. Beam (Miller) *Died 1977 Dorothy Black (Harvey) Herbert Boswell Robert Burnsworth Mabel Crist (Busch) *died 1993 Vera Crist (Knotts) Ruth Grogg (Struble) Maurice Hensler Cecile Jack (Bowman) Lloyd R. Miller Thomas Myers Aurel Rosenthal (Musselman) *died 1998 Adna Swihart (Kindley) George Tombaugh Class of 1927 Joe Boswell Ralph Carr Eugene Christle Harold Deardorff Enid Frailing (Beam) Donovan Hunter Cecil H. Keppel *died 2000 Esther Miller (Bell) Thomas Mooney Laurence Rager Opal Rantz (Schrader) J. Robert Ridenour *died 1993 John Schuler *died 2001 Class of 1928 Helen Baker (Hood) Louis Baker * died 1971 Hampton Boswell Eleanor Bowman (Burgher) John Bryan Mary Bryan (Strangland) Lenore Carr (Schuler) Wilbur Dyson Howard Flora Helen Hayes (Moore) Bernice Kamp (Ketzler Josephine Keppel (Oswalt) Edythe Lynn (Klintman) Robert O. Lynn *died 1999 Alvin Morphew Fred Petty * Hugh Reahard Russell Rogers *died 1994 Class of 1929 Esther Black (Boswell) Olga Boswell (Thurman) Beulah Crist (John) Dorothy Haupert (Hinesley) Dorothy Hensler Dortha Miller Katherine Mooney (Douglass) Vernice Morphew (Cozzi) Lenora Rogers (Bell) Class of 1930 Emily Boswell (Shambarger) Jane Eby Kathleen French Vera Haag (Burns) *died 1994 Helen Heeter Pauline Hensler (Reahard) Dudley Lavengood Gene Miller Helen Miller (Zimmerman) * Louise Nicely (Sloop) *died 1990 Kenneth Ryan Garl Shank *died 2002 Marguerite Yarian (Rockey) Class of 193l Ralph Bolinger Mary J. Carr (Bowton) Wayne Crist Keith Day Kenneth Kamp Mildred Kendall (Miller) Charles R. Keppel *died 1994 Lillian E. Lynn (Wiley) Marie Mooney (Hart) Max Orwin John Rantz Mary Wakely (Hill) Class of 1932 Edna Beam Malcolm Figert Lois Teel (Lintner) Edna Thrush (Thrush) Kenneth Watson *died 1994 Class of 1933 Russell Babb Ethel M. Bowman (Johnson) Lavonne Clayton Jack DuBois Dorotha Eby (Whiggley) Kathryn Hensler Mervyn Kendall Merian Kennedy(Bakalas) Helen Marshall (Hahnart) Gene Miller Lois M. Miller(Kendall) David Morphew Wilma Stephens Von Tate Juanita Thomas Class of 1934 William T. Bryan * died 1994 Marjory Carr (Stands) Claudus Dyson Virginia Flora (Thornet) Esther Miller (Craig) *2008 John Mishler Dorothy Morphew (Wagner) Arlene R. Needham (Kline) *died 1997 John Rantz Richard Spiece Mary Weirick (Byrt) *died 1996 Arlene Whisler (Curfman) Donald Yike Class of 1935 Paul Bolinger Harold Bowman Marian Deck Lillian DuBois Kermit French Virginia Johnson (Kinzie) Lewis Keppel Louise Martin (Thrush) Robert Miller Earl Schrader Lena Spiece (Haecker) Paul Swihart Marion Wakely William Warren Uriah Weirick Hazel Whisler (Beck) Mary Jane Yarian (Baker) *2008 Class of 1936 Donald Bolinger Bobby Bruce Robert DuBois Raymond Dyson Betty Early (Bowton) Joy Eby (Toohey) Max Friermood *died 2002 WWII Norma Mouser (Heckman) Mae Scott (Clingaman) Wanda Thomas (Dyson) Dorothy Wright (Gaff) Class of 1937 Norma Deck (Krom) * Robert Dillman Helen DuBois (Zivoder) Joe DuBois Mary E. Favorite Beulah Figert (Richards) Mary E. Flinn (Miller) Margaret Flora (Kendall) Eloise A. Lesher (Kramer) *died 2004 Paul E. Meyer *died 2002 WWII Noble Morphew Millicent Pontius (Stutzman) Helen Siders (Yarian) Harold Sullivan Betty Ulrey (Hillegoss) Class of 1938 Eugene Beam Wanda Bryan (Smithee) Philip Burnsworth Varnham Clark Dean Durnbaugh Howard Meenan Betty Meyer (Nees) Bertha Miller (Custer) Phyllis Miller (Long) Helen Mouser (Burnworth) Wanda Schrader James Whiteside * Class of 1939 James Bowman Maxine Brodt Wilma J. Burnworth Dorothy DuBois (Dershem) *died 2003 Robert Dyson Carl Favorite Robert Friermood Robert Haag Geraldine Harmon (Mactmer) Eva Layman Bob Milam Martha Needham (Rothermol) Deane Purdy Margaret Spiece (Cowls) Bette Weller Bill Whiteside Class of 1940 Ruth Alfeld (Alber) Billy Beam * died 1997 WWII Roland Bozart Maxine Brodt Jane Comer (Timmons) Gerald Dyson *2008 Norma Fowler (Rush) Charlene Grual Charles Grual Joy E. Kendall Dorotha J. Meyer (Dyson) *died 2004 Donald Shafer Elbert Wray Maxine Yarian (Dyson) Class of 1941 Jean Burnworth (Stanton) Louise Comer (Freeman) Doris Durnbaugh (Simpson) Robert Dyson Paul Figert Robert Flohr Bonnie Friermood (Schultz) Robert Harrell Mary McClure (Baker) Mildred Miller (Eller) Otto L. Rantz Donald Summers Class of 1942 Ruth Ahlfeld Marjorie Beam (Gidley) Truman Blocher Herman Bozarth Joan Campbell (Haag) Carl Favorite Delbert E. Haupert *died 2003 state corn husking champion 1988 Betty Haag (Bechtol) * Kathleen Keim James Kidd Lavonne Merrick (Spiece) Mary J. Needham (Schroll) Jack Oswalt *died 1964 Donald Shafer Margaret Van Buskirk (Bergen) Anna Warren (Pell) Robert Wood Class of 1943 Marjorie Dale (Lauer) Richard Deardorff Wayne Dillman Onda Dyson (Good) Richard Fisher Kathleen Keim Davis Logan Emma Miller Fred Rantz *died 1998 USMC WWII Betty Sullivan (Mussleman) Bette Thomas (Rench) Dorothy Ulrey (Bowman) Donald Wood Class of 1944 Wayne Abell Edward Beam * died 1990 WWII Opal Bechtold (McColley) Clarence Bozarth Jeannette Dale (Showalter) Phyllis Dyson (Browne) Loren Haupert Ira Hiner Orville Howard Barbara Merrick (Underhill) Charles Miller James Turner George Whisler Class of 1945 Tonawanda Bammerlin Beulah Bozarth (Krause) Ellen Dyson (Hostetler) Ray D. Meyer Josephine Rantz (Schul) Dean Warren Class of 1946 Betty Abell (Giltner) Lorraine Comer (Ahlfeld) Martel Crandall William Dillard Thomas Giltner Don Hall * died 1983 Mary L. Harmon (Haupert) * Jack Johnson * died 3-7-2007 Paul A. Keppel Irene M. Laughman (Nickell) Pauline Mouser (Pretorious) Patricia Pence (Mouser) Vivian Swihart (Bittinger) Betty Yarian (Bucher) Class of 1947 Clifford Blocher Dorothy J. Bryan Margie Burnsworth (Meyer) *died 1992 Jerry Haag Joe Howard Josephine Howard (Pankop) Tom Jones Richard Merrick Paul Miller Robert Nicely Gerald Pankop Robert Rogers Class of 1948 Doris Brower LeVoy O. Early Pierre Gaff * died 1948 Wilbur Mouser *died 2003 Joseph Sausaman Phyllis Schuler (Little) Helen Stone (Haupert) John Swihart Doris Ulrey (Bechtold) Daniel Van Buskirk Pat Yarian (Johnson) Class of 1949 Shirley A. Baber (Hipsher) Noima Carver (McVicker) Dick Dyson * died 1995 Vera I. Dyson (Huffman) Dick Early * Jane Gaunt (Alexander) Delbert D. Hall Emma Harmon (McDaniels) Charles Huffman Richard A. Johnson Clarence E. Keppel *died 2000 Marie Tucker (Vanlandingham) Lowell Wolfe Otto Wolfe Rosella Yarian (Dyson) Class of 1950 Marilyn A. Baker (Castillo) Anne Beam (Johnson) Jonnibil Boardman Mary L. Bryan (Burnnemer) Rebecca Diller (Claar) Eith Dyson Jimmy Harris Kenneth Hively Patricia Howard (Young) Gloria Kennedy (Cordial) Phyllis Needham (Turpin) Marilyn Nicely (Dyson) Doris Rantz (Hunt) Raymond Steele Gerhard Weiser Class of 195l Ronald Bussard Jerry Cain Joseph A. Diller *died 1960 Ruth I. Draper (Early) Jack Dyson Dwight Fouts Ardith J. Gaff Charles Hall * died 1990 Robert Kochenour Robert D. Norman Dorothy Shepherd Donald L. Siders Byron Steele Class of 1952 Charles Adkins Richard L. Beam Marilyn Crandall (Harris) James L. Draper Dolly Gaff (Pontius) Jerry L. Gaunt George E. Hapner Patsy Harris (Sucher) James L. Huffman James R. Nicely *died 3-29-1979 Harold F. Norman John P. Schuler Peggy L. Siders (Norman) James Simpson Donald M. Slee Myrtle Slee Shirley Steele (Purdy) Peter Van Buskirk *died 1994 USAF Korea Robert D. White Mary E. Yocum Class of 1953 Edna M. Beam (Dyson) * died 1994 Beverly Bradley (Burchard) Georgia L. Brown (Brunn) Cheri A. Crews (Draper) James Deck John Deck Donald E. Dyson Paul Everest Laurence Hively Larry Pence Robert Siders Jane Tomlinson (Dyson) Class of 1954 Susanne Baber (Fouts) Bonnie Bryan (Ahnert) Carol J. Dyson (Baker) Robert C. Ferrie Jack Hall *2008 Dale Hapner Edith Hively (Zinsmeister) Robert E. Kirtlan Sara J. Kratzer (Van Buskirk) Joyce Needham (Schultz) Stephen Petty Richard Summers Harley Steele Class of 1955 Diane Baker (Brougham) Norma M. Bryan (Devor) Tommy Bussard David Closser John Dyson Robert Ferrie Jack Gaunt Ken Grandstaff Arthur J. Haynes Vernon L. Kinzie Elva Kochenour (Roberts) Bruce Mouser David Schuler Richard Siders Marilyn Sle(Zinsmeister) Marriet Steele (Sanders) Miriam Swihart (Jackson) Carol Watson (Closser) Class of 1956 Janice Baber (Potter) Nancy C. Baker (Beeney) Sharon Bradley (Harris) Richard Paul Draper * died 2009 Donald Everest Harold Everest * died 1996 Larry Harris Kathleen Keppel (Kuffel) Vonell Krom Richard E. Maish Dale W. Milam Marilyn A. Miller (Simpson) Charles A. Rohr Carol Schram (Shimm) Eleanor VanBuskirk (Draper) Louella Wolfe Class of 1957 Anita J. Baker (Hutson) Beverly Byers (Kinzie) Patricia Chapman (Hipskind) Janice K. Harden (Crist) Judith A. Haynes (Nygard) Dale F. Joy Terry C. Miller *2008 Terry G. Pell * died in Vietnam 12-31-1961 James L. Rogers Nancy L. Tomlinson (Page) Ronald L. Ulrey Phyllis A. Williamson (Joy) *died 1993 Class of 1958 Karel Byers (Long) Janet Cline (Shawver) Phillip Draper Mary Dyson (Miller) Janice Gaunt (Wilson) Betty Hall (Long) Robert Huffman Glen M. Milam Donna M. Shank (Kennedy) James E. Slee Bill Steele Anita Whinery (Wells) Carolyn Williamson (Terrell) Danny Wood Class of 1959 Sandra L. Beam (Bartlett Geneva C. Chapman Nancy K. Cline (Garrett) Ned K. Cline Linda R. Closser Bonnie J. Dillman (Krom) Paul H. Hapner *died 2000 Linda R. Kinzie (Labertew) Tom Krom Roberta A. Miller (Gilmer) Susan B. Pell Donald E. Richardson Donald E. Rogers Robert W. Russell Stephen J. Sloniker Sherry Vigar (Draper) James Wilson Nancy Williamson (Wood) Pat Wysong Donald Yocum Class of 1960 Margaret A. Baker (Warford) Linda J. Byers (Harris) Margaret L. Dershem (Durrer) Gene C. Dyson Patricia K. Irelan (Cline) Mary Kramer (Stevens) Judy A. Kratzer (Livengood) Kay Meyer (Ridenour) Saundra K. Miller Gerald Shank Barbara J. Watson Class of 1961 Judith S. Delong Penelope E. Fisher Arden E. Gilmer Richard W. Krom Rebecca S. Meyer Dareld Keith Randol Robert J. Slee Priscilla VanBuskirk Class of 1962 Avis A. Auker Paula I. Bowman Pamela D. Cline Nancy J. Dyson Virgil E. Dyson Fayanne S. Givler Darlene R. Harris Pricilla A. Hippensteel Robert W. Kramer Nancy S. Kratzer Russel L. Krom Robert O. Lynn Ronald E. Maish Sharon J. Malott Joyce M. Rogers Linda S. Rush Floyd L. Townsend Rex J. Vigar David M. Williamson Dale R. Yocum David A. York Michael J. W. Young