Sunnyside High School class of '72 plans 40th reunion

The Sunnyside High School class of 1972 is planning its 40th reunion for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 10-12.

On Friday, Aug. 10, those attending the event will gather at Frank Sandoval's home, located at 1106 Cemetery Road for a social.

The following morning there will be a golf tournament at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Granger at 7:30 a.m.

A tour of the newly modernized Sunnyside High School will be provided at 3 p.m. Saturday, and a dinner and social at the Sunnyside Eagles Aerie lodge is planned that evening at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Aug. 12, those interested in having breakfast together will gather at El Valle Restaurant for a buffet at 9:30 a.m.

Anyone needing accommodations during the three-day reunion is encouraged to stay at Sunnyside's Best Western Grapevine Inn, which is offering a special premiere wine package at the cost of $129.99 for a standard room.

The SHS class of 1972 is still looking for several classmates. They include Cecilia Aguilar, Dan Bates, Susan Bennett, Brian Beaulaurier, Wayne Brummitt, Robert Bryan, John Burton, Jesse Camacho, Emilio Canales, Andy Ramos, Laila Andrade, Janet Chase, Don Conry, George Allan, Ray Hutson, Gayle Duke, Becky Eggebeen, Pam Ellsworth, Theone Enney, David Garcia, Steve Garza, Sherry Given, Joe Hernandez, Martha Gomez, Sally Goodman, Bambie Hendricks, Debbie Haven, Sheryl Hicks, Cindy Hofstee, Kathleen Howard, Debbie Iverson, Carol England, Elsie King, John Cole, Wilma Leyendekker, Bruce Moore, Steve Lee, John Mason, Ben Moore, Bob Mortenson, Diana Mortenson, Debbie Odermott, Rosie Ramirez, Lyndall Pearson, Jeff Sanders, Junior Sandoval, Karen Schmidt, Stephan Smith, Frank Snow, Anna Soto, Ricardo Soto, Michele Stack, Sarah Stewart, Debbie Thompson, Pete Torres, Agustin Villanueva, Armando Ramos, Susanne Reed, Christine Rodriquez, Roberto Rosas, Josie Salazar, Hermann Gehre, Vickie Hazzard, Don Hamrick, Virginia Tolman, Karrie Searle, Sandie Scott, Gloria Rodriquez, Louis Marseilles and Beverly Johnston.

For more information or to provide contact information for any of the missing classmates, contact Pete Marquez at 840-4412 or email him at or Dana Carr at 840-2916 or


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