Posted October 11, 2012 at 10:57 am

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The ElDo Class of 65 held their 65th birthday party at the Pizza Hut in El Dorado Springs. Party-goers celebrated with food, cake, lots of great conversations, sharing stories and old photographs and just getting reacquainted. A total of 24 graduates and guests attended. They were: Marvin Miller – Nevada; from El Dorado Springs – Larry Smith, Glenda Friar and Bob Baker, Donna Bishop Thoreson, Margie Smith and Sam Barger, Cheryl Hargrove Eslinger, Earl Boultinghouse, Cheryl Gordon Spencer and Ray Spencer and grandson, Jason Ray; Brenda Beydler Skeeters – Houston; Judy Dodds and Larry Thomas – Lee’s Summit; Brent and Shirley Welton Beckman and Patty Joustra and John Hallam – Walker; Ruth Breedlove Hertzberg – Springfield; Valeria Burris and Jimmie Ray of Branson; Laddie Tabor – Columbus, KS; and Jan Fortney of Kansas City. Pictured are: (back row, from left) Larry Smith, Marvin Miller, Laddie Tabor, Brent Beckman, Jan Fortney, Shirley Welton Beckman, Earl Boultinghouse and Valerie Burrus; (middle row, from left) Patty Joustra Hallam, Harold Ray Spencer, Cheryl Hargrove Eslinger, Brenda Beydler Skeeters, Glenda Friar Baker and Cheryl Gordon Spencer; (front row, from left) Donna Bishop Thoreson, Judy Dodds Thomas, Margie Smith Barger and Ruth Breedlove Hertzberg.