Aurelia All-School Reunion - the Parade
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Photos by Dan Whitney
The Aurelia All-School Reunion was held on the weekend of July 17-18. The event is held every five years, and always d]features a parade around the town. The 2010 edition of the parade started at the Aurelia School at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning and followed a route down 2nd Street, up to Sunset Knoll Retirement Home and back up 4th Street to the school.
Grand Marshals -
Former long-time Aurelia teachers/coaches Dick Vogt (left) and Duane "Nobby" Buttenob served as the Grand Marshals of the 2010 All-School Reunion parade in Aurelia.
'All Tired Out' -
The AHS Class of 1949 was one of many classes represented in the 2010 Aurelia All-School Reunion parade.
Celebrating 50 years -
The Aurelia High School Class of 1960 rode this float in the town's July 17, 2010 parade.
The Class of '61 -
Janis (Jones) Gifford (left) and Keith Peterson (right) were among the members of the Aurelia High School Class of 1961 who rode this float in Saturday's parade.
Class of '66 pulled by a '66 Farmall -
The AHS Class of 1966 rode this float Saturday, pulled by a restored vintage 1966 Farmall tractor, owned and driven by class member Karl Brandt.
The Andersons -
The Lawrence Anderson family had several of its members riding this float in the Aurelia All-School Reunion parade, and they all wore matching family t-shirts.
Andersons (continued) -
Just in case you didn't know their names, the Lawrence and Donna Anderson family wore t-shirts which displayed the names and graduation years of several generations of family AHS graduates on the back.
Celebrating 40 Years -
The Aurelia High School Class of 1970 celebrated their 40th class reunion this weekend, and the class was well represented on this float in the parade.
A 'classy' float -
Several members of the Aurelia High School Class of 1971 proudly represented their class on this float in the 2010 All-School Reunion parade in Aurelia.
'Aurelia's First Timeshare' ? -
Gustafson Realty displayed "Aurelia's First Timeshare" in the town's July 17th parade.
Hanover represented, too -
Vernon Winterhof proudly pulled the float representing Hanover Village in the Aurelia All-School Reunion parade.