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Inaugural Alumni, 1956-57:
  1)   Donald H. Boldt
  2)   George H. (Buz) Cliffe
  3)   Steven James Cowdry
  4)   Jackie Dykstra
  5)   Jim Guenther
  6)   Mary Hansen
  7)   Shirley Haynes
  8)   Noel Fern Hornbeck
  9)   William (Bill) Myers
10)   Glory Rhoads
11)   Pat Russell
12)   Bonnie Smith
13)   Louise Sprunger
14)   Gerald (Gerry) Tanner
15)   Ann Taylor
16)   Florence Kay Worden
17)   Joyce Worden
  Teacher, 1956-57:
        Miss Marcia Boznango

Lansing Christian School
3405 Belle Chase
Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 882-5779
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The Word became flesh and lived among us (KJB).
 Jesus bridges the gap

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Those who graduated as Seniors from LCS need to contact the Alumni Association for information about their classmates:
LCS Alumni Association Coordinator
Attn: Linda Granger Zylstra
P. O. Box 25067
Lansing, MI 48909

Questions? Comments?
Contact Jackie Dykstra Engle

LCS Cyber Reunion
Inaugural 1956-57 Class

Gloria Rhoads’ “Character Book” asked us if we had brothers and if or when we would marry.
1957 2002
Don Boldt  up
2 brothers (5, 18)

Marriage: “yes”, at age “23”

Buz Cliffe  up
2 sisters (Paula and Janice); 2 brothers (Charles and David)

Marriage: “yes”, at age “30”

Mom (Beatrice Cliffe) doing fine at age 95 in an assisted living home (2033 Edmond Way, Lansing) – sisters: Paula Holmes (East Lansing) and Janice Burgess (Sebring, FL) – brothers: Charles (Upland, CA) and David (Quito Ecuador)

Married at age 22½ (wife Barb) - married 32 years – son Corey (29; architect in Portland OR) – daughter Kim (24; Resident Director at George Fox University, Newberg OR, after a 3-month teaching assignment at Rife Valley Academy in Kenya Africa).

Steven Cowdry  up
1 brother

Marriage: “yes”, at age “25”

Married at age 22 (wife Charlene) - sons Steven (27), Michael (25), Gregory (15) - daughter Sarah (18 in 12/98) - 7 grandchildren (4 from Steven, 2 from Michael, and 1 from Sarah)

Jackie (Dykstra) Engle  up
Mom, Dad; brother (Ed), sister (Yvonne)

Marriage: at age “old enough”

Mom, Dad, brothers (Ed, Tom), sisters (Yvonne, Colleen)

Married (almost age 20), divorced 19 yrs. later; daughter Maria (dob ’66); sons Philip (dob ’67), Jeremy (dob ’72), Mark (“forever 14”); 2 grandsons—from Jeremy: Langston Xavier (dob ’97) and Andrew Jelani (dob 2001)

Jim Guenther  up
1 brother

Marriage: no response

Mary Hansen  up
2 brothers

Marriage: “yes”, at age “21 or later any time”

Shirley Haynes  up
1 brother

Marriage: “no or yes (it depends)”, at age “20”

Noel (Hornbeck) Harshman  up
Mom, Dad; 3 step-brothers (25, 28, 30);

Marriage: "yes", at age "20-22"

[Mom and Dad are in Heaven]

Married 30 years (husband Terry); daughter; twin grandchildren

Bill Myers  up
1 brother

Marriage: no answer

Glory (Rhoads) Perkins  up
Mom, Dad; sisters (Linda and Nancy)
Marriage: at age 20

Dad; sister Linda; foster brothers & sisters; [Mom & sister Nancy in Heaven]

Married (at age 20) for 35 years to Allen; sons (Dereck, Nate, Sam), daughters (Lisa, Holly); 3 grandchildren (from Nate)

Gloria in Heaven (6-29-99)
Pat Russell  up
no brothers

Marriage: “I guess so...any age”

Bonnie Smith  up
3 brothers (6, 18, 22);

Marriage: “yes”, at age “17”

Louise (Sprunger) Raum up
2 brothers

Marriage: “what do you care”, at age “20-22”

Jerry Tanner  up
1 brother

Marriage: "no"

Married 32 years (wife Marjorie); two daughters, Laura (studying nursing at University of Arizona in Tucson) & Amy (getting a degree in environental engineering at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA); and one son, Andrew (9th grade)

Ann Taylor  up
4 brothers, 2 sisters

Marriage: “yes”, at age “20 or 21”

Dad, Mom, and oldest sister Mary are with the Lord. Remaining family include brothers Harry (71), George (69), Bob (68), Steve (59), and sister Martha (62).

Married 33 years (husband Ron Hayward). 4 daughters and 1 son (the son and a daughter are twins). Details.
Florence Worden  up
2 brothers

Marriage: “no”, not until age “191”

Joyce Worden  up
2 brothers

Marriage: “yes...when a boy asks”


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