Class Reunions

Homecoming 2021
Friday, September 24 - Saturday, September 25, 2021


A tentative schedule is as follows:
11:00am:
    Mass
12:00pm:    Luncheon for those celebrating their 40th, 50th and 60th anniversaries--Greteman Center at St. John Paul II parish--Holy Spirit Center
1:15pm:      Pep Assembly and Coronation--Location to be determined
2:15pm:      Parade (we encourage classes celebrating big years to have a float in the parade with their members on the float)
3:00pm:      Student lead tours of the high school
7:00pm:      Football game vs West Monona--Football stadium on N. Grant Rd.
8:00pm:     Alumni and Friends Social--Kuemper Fieldhouse, with cash bar and live music by 1970 Kuemper Alumni Mark Brenny and his band, Hap Hazard!!  

Honored classes: (these classes process into the gym from the luncheon prior to the pep assembly)
1961 -- 60th reunion
1960 -- Belated 60th reunion
1971 -- 50th reunion
1970 -- Belated 50th reunion
1981 -- 40th reunion
1980 -- Belated 40th reunion

 
Class of 1956
The Class of 1956 is holding their reunion on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. They will meet for lunch at 1:00pm at Barrata's steakhouse in the Carrollton Centre. They also plan to attend 4:30pm mass at Holy Spirit Church. Organizers are Pat Schmitt Sanders, Marilyn Wiederin Hoffman and Rosie Badding Diers.


Class of 1961—60th Reunion
The Class of 1961 plans to join in the Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. For Saturday, Sep. 25th, the organizers are planning a tour of the Carroll Library and the new Cancer Center at St. Anthony Regional Hospital. That evening they will enjoy dinner, drinks and socializing at the Moose Lodge. More details to follow. Organizers are Marilyn Schirck Setzler and Vern Henkenius.


Class of 1965
The Class of 1965 plans to participate in Homecoming activities on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. They do NOT plan to have a float in the parade. The Class of 1965 is also planning to celebrate their 55th Class reunion on Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 at the American Legion in Carroll, at 1124 Heires Ave, starting at 5:30pm. There will be dinner, drinks and socializing. The planning committee asks that you please plan to follow all state Covid-19 guidelines at the reunion. Further details will be forthcoming. Organizers for the Class of 1965 are: Fran Tierney Pedelty--email at jimfranp@westianet.net or call/text Fran at 712-830-6586 and Marilyn Schapman Zimny--email at Marilyn.zimny47@gmail.com or call/text Marilyn at 712-790-3492.


Class of 1966
The Class of 1966 will participate in Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sep. 24th, 2021. Organizers are planning their 55th reunion for Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 at Whiskey Run Bar in Maple River starting at 5:30pm. There will be a smoked pork loin dinner, cash bar and socializing. Golf will be offered earlier in the day at the Carroll Municipal Golf Course for those who would like to participate. Judy Langel Mayer is the contact person at 712-497-1057. If interested in golfing Tom Louis will be handling the golf outing at 712-830-6342. More details to come. Watch your mail.


Class of 1970—Belated 50th Class Reunion
The Class of 1970 is planning to participate in the Homecoming activities on Friday, Sept. 24th, 2021. The class of 1970 will be one of the honored classes at Homecoming. Please plan to attend Mass at 11:00am at St. John Paul II parish—Holy Spirit Center--where you may sit together as a class. After Mass you are welcome to a luncheon at the Greteman Center. The class will then gather together to process into the gym, for the pep rally and coronation. After the coronation, we are planning to have a float in the parade. Tours of the school are available after the parade. That evening at 7:00pm, at the new stadium, is the football game. A section reserved just for our class. On Saturday, Sept. 25th, 2021 they are planning to have a get together with optional dinner and a cash bar at the Carroll Country Club, reservations are requested and payment can be made the night of the event!  Please contact Russ Steinkamp at rjsteinkamp@kuemper.org or 712-830-8041 to rsvp.

Class of 1971—50th Class Reunion
The Class of 1971 will be joining in on the Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 24, 2021. They will then gather and celebrate together on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 6pm at Kerp's Bar & Grill, 223 E 5th St. Carroll, IA  with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.  Organizers are Don and Paula Happe Schon, 712-659-3881.

Class of 1975—Belated 45th Class Reunion
The Class of 1975 plans to join in the Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. On Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 they will join together for an evening of socializing at the Carroll Municipal Golf Course Club House for a light meal and cash bar. Cost is $15 per person/$30 per couple. Please RSVP by September 1st, 2021 to Peg Meyer Weitl at 712-830-9061 or dpweitl@gmail.com.


Class of 1980-Belated 40th Class Reunion - Yes, the Class of '80 and '81 are celebrating together!
Save the date! The planning committee for the delayed 40th class reunion is being led by Patty Greteman. Plans are for the weekend of Sep. 24th and 25th, 2021. On Friday the 24th, the class will participate in the Homecoming activities at Kuemper. On Saturday the 25th, the class will meet at Greasewood Flats in Carroll at 1607 Griffith Rd. There may be Saturday morning yoga or a Zumba class, an afternoon tour of Kuemper, dinner and drinks and music in the evening starting around 4:00pm. There may also be some golfing. Information is being posted on the Kuemper Class of 1980 Facebook page.


Class of 1981--40th Class Reunion - Yes, the Class of '80 and '81 are celebrating together!
The Class of 1981 is planning to have a float in the Homecoming parade on Friday, Set. 24th, 2021. Organizers are planning a reunion for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 in conjunction with the Class of 1980’s reunion. Join them on their Facebook page, “Kuemper Class of 1981”. It is a private page so you will need to request to join. Organizers are Paula Pollastrini Yetmar and Kay Tunning Gradoville.


Class of 1986--35th Class Reunion
The Class of 1986 will celebrate their reunion over the August 6th and 7th, 2021 weekend. On Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 at 9:00am there will be a golf outing at the Breda Golf Club. The cost is $40 per person for 18 holes of golf. Four person best ball. That evening there will be a party at Kerps in Carroll. On Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 at 9:00am there will be more golfing for those who are interested. The course is yet to be determined. That evening at 6:00pm the class reunion will be held at Brothers on Main (formerly Don's Place) in Carroll. Please contact Matt Malm at mattusft@yahoo.com regarding the event.


Class of 1990—Belated 30th Class Reunion
Classmates are invited to attend Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 on their own, if they’d like. The reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at 5:00pm at Carroll Brewery. Organizer is Keith Wendl.


Class of 1991—30th Class Reunion
All are invited to the Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 24, 2021.  The class will then join together on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at the Grit bar in Willey. Please watch your email and the class Facebook page for further information!  If you would like more info or to plan something else please email: kuemperclassof91@gmail.com


Class of 1995
The reunion will start with a meet up on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 at Kerps/Brewery. On Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 there will be tee times for a golf outing in Breda, starting at 1:00pm. There may be volleyball as well, if there’s enough interest. That evening the class will meet at Brothers on Main (upstairs) around 7-7:30pm for drinks and appetizers. Cost is $20 per person. Payment may be sent via Venmo to Chris Renze @Christopher-Renze or mail check to Chris at 3012 SW 21st Court, Ankeny, IA 50023. Organizer is Corey Gramowski. You may also keep informed about reunion activities via Facebook on the Kuemper High Class of 1995 25 Year Reunion page.


Class of 1996 - 25th Class Reunion
The Class of 1996 will be joining in on the Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 24, 2021, and Tim Schulz will have a truck in the parade for anyone that wants to ride or walk. They will then gather and celebrate together that evening with a tailgate potluck at the Graham Park Shelter House starting at 5:00! Pulled pork sandwiches will be provided, BYOB.  Kickoff for game at 7pm. 


Class of 2000 - Belated 20th Class Reunion
The reunion will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Carroll Brewery. Organizer is Jennifer Ludwig Howder, 402-290-0605. Join their Facebook page to stay in the loop!


Class 2005 - Belated 15th Class Reunion
The class is planning to have a float in the parade.  The main event will be on Saturday, September 25th in the upstairs of Brothers on Main starting at 6:30pm. The Class of 2006 will be joining us for the main event. Please RSVP here! Join the Class of 2005 facebook event page for the most up-to-date details!


Class 2006 - 15th Class Reunion
The class will be celebrating on Homecoming weekend, Sept 24th and 25th.  Information will be shared on the Class of 2006 facebook page.


Class of 2010 - Belated 10th Reunion
The reunion will be held on August 6, 2010 at Brothers on Main or Kerps. Organizers are Michael Greteman 712-790-0139, Melissa Pietig Sanders 712-210-6411, Ellen Fangman Tuel 712-830-1119, and Tyler Neary 712-790-2854.


Planning your class reunion?
If you are planning a class reunion please contact Heather Pietig at hcpietig@kuemper.org or 712-792-3313. The Alumni office can help you with class lists, mailing labels and information about Carroll gathering places and lodging. The Alumni Office is happy to help disperse information on social media and provide you with mailing labels and class lists.