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Sunday, June 13, 1948 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News Section--Page 7A Community Commencement June 6 :ather Robert Welch Largest Class; Msgr. Burns Speaks Sterling--The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Andrew J. Burns, P.A., V.G., S.T.L., pastor of St. Mary's parish, spoke to the seniors of Community high school at their Communion- breakfast in the school auditorium following the 7:30 Mass in St. Mary's church, last Sunday morn- Ing, urging them "to distinguish themselves beyond all others" in becoming the nucleus of an active Catholic Community alumni asso- ciation. The 1948 graduating class was the largest in the history of the school and Monsignor assured the members he had offered his Mass that morning for them that they remain "the salt of the earth, and the light of the world." The quotation used by Monsig- nor Burns was the theme of the sermon delivered earlier at the Mass to the graduates by the Rev. Robert Welch of St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa. During his talk Father Welch asked the members of the class to see that the salt did not lose its savor and the light did not remain hidden for the need of the world today was greater than at anytime dur- ing history. Leo Concotelli presided at the Communion breakfast; Norbert Aldrich presented "Tribute to Monsignor"; Betty Lou Vanetti, "Tribute to Sisters"; and Florencg Davis, "Tribute to Parents." The faculty of Sterling Catholic Community high school released the following honor roll: Seniors: Renata AdamS, Norbert Aldrich, Sally Dieterle, William Hellman, Jean McCue, Margaret Ryan, Doris Kelly, Bernadine Fitzgerald, Donald Tehan, Betty Lou Vanetti, Bernadine Wald- schmidt and Clifford Yell. Juniors: Gloria FlorinS, Delores ~iminez, Betty Lendman, Joan ~ane, Joseph Kastner, Patricia Kelly, Rita McCormick, Marian Miller, Mary Jane Moore, Mary Mulford, Donna Powers, Peggy Quish, Ruth Schauff, Mary Jane 'Wahl, Rite Weber, Jeanne Welch ~and Delores Yell. NIHAN & MARTIN PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS ]Z)re Hp{bns |th Floor, Gas-Electrac Bldg. ond 1423 North Main Street ROCKFORD ILLINOIS Sophomores: Leo DraM,e, Eve- lyn Houlihan, Leora Ritchie, Rob- ert Sauer, Mary Ann Smidcbush, Charles Sprinkel, Robert Williams, Allen Keegan, ttelen McCue, James O'Connell, David Rock,Annette True and William Wahl. Freshmen: Marie Barry, Maur- een Burke, Rosemary Empcn, Ger- trude Kooy, Alice Ann Love, Va- lerie Novak, Phyllis Peschel, Anne Rock and Phyllis Waldschmidt. Perfect Attendance Awards were made to: Seniors: Norbert Aldrich, Har- riet Blackburn, Larry Creagan, Victoria Garcia, Betty Lauff, Jean MeCue, Donald Tehan, Anita Va- lente and Jaekie Zeien. Juniors: Nick Hughes, Joe Kastner, Rita Klocke, Pat Lauff, Mary Jane Wahl and Rita Weber. Sophomores: Leo Droste, Wil- liam Wahl, James Gartner, Eve- lyn Houlihan, Leora Ritchie, Mary Ann Smidebush, Charles Sprinkel, Robert Williams, Jeanne Boone, John Gleason, Rita Roberts, James O'Connell, Helen McCue, Albert King, David Rock and Annette True. Freshmen: Josephine Black- burn, Maureen Burke, Patricia Finnegan, Gloria Prey, Clara Heeren, Rita Henry, Alice Ann Love, Louise McFadden, Rita Mi- ner,z, Valerie Novak, Robert Reilly, Frank Ritchie, Charles Tully and Phyllis Waldschmidt. Scholastic Awards Announced By Father J. M. Egan thanksgiving for the 35th weddingl anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Leo D. Luecke by the pastor, the Rev. N. J. Berg. Each of the couple's eight cbildren is expected to be on hand in time to attend Mass and receive ttoly Communion with the parents- It will be the first time in ten years that the whole family has been together, and a family cele- bration will be held later in the day in honor of the event. The eight children are John, Chicago; Frederick, Akron, Ohio; M'rs. Virginia Bicknell, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Paul, Waterloo, Iowa; Roland and Beatrice, who is Mrs. Karl Schlech, both of Freeport; and Teddy and Janet, who live at home. There are also 12 grand- children. I Cherry Valley Tel. 3631 Cherry Volley Woodstock -- When graduation exercises were held at St. Mary's high a~hool last week, the Rev. Joseph M. Egan, pastor of St. Mary's parish, announced a list of awards, including a four year scholarship to St. Mary's college, Holy Cross, Ind., given to Colette Mitchell. Other honors were the Elks' award for highest scholastic aver- age merited by Richard We,t; Knights of Columbus award for Catholic practice in student life earned by Robert O'Brien; Lion's club award for civic service and scholastic achievement given to Rosemary Slavin. American Legion awards for honor, character and scholarship went to Richard Wett and Rose- mary Kendrigen, while the Veter- ans of Foreign Wars awards for citizenship, honor and service were given to Robert O'Brien and Lu- cille Jung. Freeport Scene. Of 35th Weddmg Anniversaw__ _ Freeport--The 7:30 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph's church, Sunday, June 13, will be offered up in |mm mm mmm m mmm mmm mmlm m m || fl l l I I i FOR ALL KINDS OF m ATHLETIC EVENTS m l l ALSO SERVICE l PLAQUES m ! Engravin Is Done In I Our Own Shop I i HUNTER CUTTING " 7TH FLOOR l E | : Rockford Trust Bldg. I mmmmmmmmmmmmenmmmmmmingmmmm r , - SPRING SPECIAL! PRESENT THIS AD IN EITHER OF OUR SHOPS, AND RECEIVE A $5.00 DISCOUNT ON ANY PERMANENT WAVE PRICED AT $10.00 OR MORE. Palace Beauty Shop Viola's Beauty Shop n7,/j N. MAIN ST. 107 UA L ST. ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS a Develop the Monday Night Shopping Habit "In These Anconas Orthopedic SHOE REPAIRING -- SHOES 5428 N. Second Rockford FEATURING DELUXE SERVICEI HAROLD E. 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