Contributed photo.

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Buckley-Enumclaw grads celebrate 65 years

The last class received their diplomas in 1953.

Classmates from the final graduating class of the combined Buckley/Enumclaw High School gathered recently for their 65-year reunion.

The last class received their diplomas in 1953. The reunion was hosted by Jerry Kuranko at his home in South Prairie and saw one classmate travel from North Carolina for the special occasion.

In front, from left: Gayle (Hreha) Grover, Marllyn (Bench) Jones, Judy (Jones) Haner, Rowen (Martin) Hubbard, Connie (McCracken) Odanovich, Judy (Payne) Jones, Barbara (Hreha) Hander and Aurdery (Stedholm) Osborn; in back are Bob Britschgi, Richard Lykstad, Ron Storm, Alan Maris, Micky Kosko, Ed Wilson, Doug Bryant, Phillip Hiam, Warren Trullinger, Jerry Kuranko, Walt Gentala and Gary Romberg.


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