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•   Mari Everitt (Everitt)  9/26
•   Christine Slider  9/14
•   Gregg Cheesbrough  9/11
•   Mimi Brown (Strom)  9/1
•   Greg Peterson  8/29
•   Jim Hutsinpiller  8/22
•   Laura Aldridge (Lyles)  8/19
•   Scott Neubauer  8/15
•   Randy Bell  8/14
•   Tracey Breesnee (Schuerman)  8/13
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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Julie Clark (Trimble)  10/25
•   Scott Neubauer  10/25
•   David Clarke  10/28
•   Luke Edgar  11/3
•   Mark Skindlov  11/5
•   Perry Gude  11/8
•   Randy Bell  11/9
•   Kenney Johnson  11/13
•   Joe O'Byrne  11/14
•   Marcie Churchill (Rader)  11/23
•   Valerie Lyson  11/24
•   Illa Vorpahl (Davis)  11/24

MISSING CLASSMATES


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JOINED CLASSMATES


Percentage of Joined Classmates: 49.9%


A:   191   Joined
B:   192   Not Joined

IN MEMORY UPDATES


•   Hurbbie Irving  1991
•   Arthur Larson  2001
•   Matt Borgman  2012
•   Lisa Marie Triesch  2018
•   Scott Anderson  2016
•   Mike "Joe" Holbrook  2016
•   Toni Jones (Crowe)  2020
•   Becky Lake (Hammer)  2019
•   Kathy Christie  2016
•   James Watson  2015
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Welcome to the official website of
Joel E. Ferris High School 

Class Of 1981 
 www.joeleferris81.com

School opened 9/3/63

This is a secure class website for the Class of 1981 Joel E Ferris Saxons. It's a great way for our classmates to get re-connected and to find out the latest events, activities and announcements that are happening with our class. 

 

 See what your classmates have been doing the past 40 years and take a trip down memory lane...

 

SAVE THE DATES!!

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40 Year Reunion

July 23 - 25, 2021

Stay tune for more details in the next coming months!!

"Proposed" Itinerary!!

Click below to take our 40 Year Reunion Venue Survey:

https://www.classcreator.com/Spokane-WA-Joel-E-Ferris-1981/member_survey_form.cfm?SurveyID=35618

Click here and join today!!

"ALL CLASS" ALUMNI & FACULTY WEBSITE

 

 Class Reunion Photos

Click on Class Photo below to view with names

Class Photo - 10 Year Reunion (93 classmates)

Saturday July 6, 1991

Ridpath Hotel Ballroom

 

Class Photo - 20 Year Reunion (Coming Soon!!!)

 August 11, 2001

The Cameo

Class Photo - 30 Year Reunion (96 classmates)

Friday August 19, 2011

Norhtern Lights Brewery & Pub Patio

 

 

Class Photo - 30 Year Reunion (86 classmates)

Saturday August 20, 2011

Mish-an-Nock Boat

 

 

Class Photo - 30 Year Reunion (23 classmates)

Saturday August 20, 2011

School Tour

 

 

Class Photo - 35 Year Reunion (17 classmates)

August 6, 2016

Poole's Public House on the South Hill

 

 

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


 

Missing Classmate List - 158

No Facebook or Registration on our “free” Class Website... 🤔

www.joeleferris81.com

These "missing" classmates are not in our Class of 81 Facebook group of currently 174 classmates or registered on this website of 191 out of 388 who have joined since 2011. 

 

Abdalla, Sara

Ashby, Frank

 

Barratt, Jay

Barton, Brian

Bell (Copper), Cindy

Benjamin, Gordon

Bennett, Debbie

Berge, Mike

Bishop, Heidi

Boldman, Bill 

Bowman (Barrett), Tara

Bozarth, Rick

Brady, Mark

Brewer, Britt

Brommer, Darlene

Brown (Murphy), Julie

Brown, Robert

Bursch (Malthesen), Melody 

Butterfield (Neal), Bridget

 

Caldwell, Eric

Call, Debbie

Cambell, Lori

Camyn, John

Canton (Millan), Eva **

Carrier, Andrea 

Carroll, Michael

Christiansen, Andy 

Christopher, Sam

Clayton, Doug

Cochrane (Bramer), Tina

Cogdill, Ross

Conrad, Dana

Cranford, Deborah 

Crooks, Kelly

Crumley, Michelle

Curran, Kevin

 

Defoe (Etherton), Terri

Doliver (Legal), Jill 

Driftmeyer, Eric

Dueball, Dan

Durall (Payton), Deanna **

Durrant, Curtis

Dyck, Donna

 

Eden, Marty

Egan, Brian

Evenson, Cindy

 

Fennimore, Claudia

Fielding (Neely), Gayle

Forcier (Pearman), Bonnie

Freeman, Heather

 

Gingrich, Mary

Greve (Clark), Denise

Groves, Timothy 

Gundlach, Douglas

Gurkowski (Quail), Shenna

Gustfason (Calderon), Christa

Gustaveson (Dillon), Lisa 

 

Halverson, Rick

Harris, Sherri

Harris, Wanda

Hart, Jack

Hay, Julie

Haywood, Ken

Henderson, Jerry

Hermansen, Henrik 

Hoffman, Scott

Holloway, Angela

Hopkins, Curtis

Horton (Klapp), Lisa

 

Iholts, Pam 

 

Johnson (Kirschner), Kim

Johnson (Elkin), Patty

Johnson, Roger

Jones, Bob

Jones, Jama 

Jones, Sherla

 

Kendall, Rodney

Koth, Debbie

Kucherry (Mathwig), Traci

Kuntz, Tom

 

Lane, Greg

Larson, Daniel

Larson (Maier), Diana 

Larson, Tim

Layton, Todd

Legresley, Brian

Lehr, Johnna

Leinen (Nusbaum), Teresa 

Lindsay, Fred

Linville, Terry

Lyski, Jim

Lysne, Chip

 

Magnusson, Traci

Martin, Kelly

May (McClothen), Cindy 

McNabb, Dan

Meyers, Don

Mitchell, Brian

Moore, Kenya

Moore, Scott

 

Norgard, Donna

Norris, Chuck

Nyberg, Dean “D.J.”

 

O’Neal, Claudia

O’Neal, Rex

Orlowski, Stan **

Overman (Weisz), Virginia

 

Papini, Luis

Pardo (Tyler), Lisa

Parkey, Jeff

Payton, Doug **

Pearman, Jim

Pool (Longwell), Teenann

Powers, Kristin

 

Racchetta (Vickery), Jodi

Ray (Ulrich), Rockie

Reinhardt, Janet

Reodica, Francine 

Richardson, Mark

Richmond, Tim

Rikkla (Phillips), Lila

Riley, Charlie

Rodgers, Jeff

Ryan, Randy 

 

Sallaway, Jeff

Sanders, Steve

Satir (Tedeschi), Yasemin

Saty, Greg

Schafer (Hartley), Kim

Schram, Kamala

Schweigert, Kay

Servoss, Carol

Sheer, Tom

Sills, Donald “Roy”

Smith (Anderson) Laura

St. John (Dunlap), Julie

Stalder (Swiss), Hanspeter

Stanford, Kathy

Stephens (Weems), Regina

Stokes, Laurie

 

Thomas, Judith

Thompson, Harold “David”

Thompson, Mike

 

Vallance (Mackin), Patricia 

Vanderwilde, Wanda

Vostrez, Stephen

 

Walker, Jim

Walker, John

Weid (Wilson), Vanessa

Wendt, Doug **

Willard (Harbine), LaMoyne “Mickey” **

Williams, Debra

Williams, Robert

Willoughby, Deanna

Wilson, Jim

Wilson, Ron

Wimmer, Jim

Woodward, Mark

** Spouse or sibling 1981 classmates 

 

If you are in contact or Facebook friends with any of them listed above, please help us out by sharing our 40 year reunion info, dates, "invite" them to join our group Facebook page and to register on our "free and secure" class website. 

Thank You!

 

It's with a heavy heart to announce that we have loss three more classmates for a total of 20 that we know of.

 

I received this news from my "missing" classmate report that I posted earlier today from a couple of our classmates.

 

I'll post obituaries next week.

 

R.I.P.

Scott Vernon Anderson, Mike "Joe" Holbrook, Matthew Peter Borgman and Lisa Marie Triesch


 

JEFHS, Class of 81

40 Year Reunion 

July 23-25, 2021

RSVP

 

Updated on 10/10/20

 

😎 Attending - 47

 

Frank Bennett *

Bill Bialozer *

Mark Burandt 

Kathy Callen (Peterson)

Gregg Cheesbrough *

Ross Cogdill

Debbie Collins (Swem)

Shari Crosby (Davis) 

Denise DeRidder (Fisher)

Jeff Dieckman

John Divine 

Gregg Durkee

Jill Fisher (Mounsey)

Jennifer Fitzgerald

Jodi Fletcher (Rielly) **

Diane Gadau (Ilenstine)

Kelly Greene 

Tim Hatton *

Rob Hughbanks ** 

April Jenkins 

Juli Johnson (Bosse) 

Kenney Johnson 

Patty Johnson (Elkin)

Tammi Kjose (Graff) 

Jeff Lorenz 

Mari Kay Muth (Everitt) 

Scott Neubauer

Robin Pennington (Wagner)

Greg Peterson 

Jeff Pickering 

Mary Beth Pounds (Prince) ** 

Mike Pounds ** 

Peta Rapp (Schimanski) **

Quinn Rapp **

Rick Rielly **

Jean Roberg (Hiatt)

Julie Ryan (Door)

Connie Schmidt 

Christine Slider

Chris Smith (Ferrette)

Debbie Snodgrass (Pickering) **

Tracy Stockton (Richards)

Rolf Tangvald 

Michelle Voet (Kalez) 

Kevin Weir 

Tim Wolfe 

Christina Zuppe (Wolf)

 

Thinking of Attending - 25

 

Amy Arkills (Finke)

Shirley Ballou (Watson)

Tracey Breesnee (Schuerman)

Cherie Christensen (Fieldhouse)

Marcie Churchill (Rader)

Kerrianne Easterly (Gregg)

Jennifer Fitzgerald 

Kelli Flowers (Barnett)

Peter Fong

Donna Frank (Hildahl)

Karen Gilmore (Loomis)

Ken Haskins 

Jeff Hogan *

Jim Hutsinpiller

Carol Janzen

Ann Kienholz (Jurcevich)

Joan Koster (Pfau-Haueter)

Lorraine Langford (Gary)

Shelley Nelson

Lyndra Peterson

Sabrina Rainville (Gabriel)

David Rivers

Darcy Robinson (Fogerty)

Eric Sanderson

Nikki Zeober 

 

 

Can’t Attend - 6

 

Lisa Calbom (Rader)

Thomas Doran *

Ginny DuCommun

Shawnie Rosenquist (Lewey)

Sally Sutton (Halliday Rawlings) *

Illa Vorpahl (Davis) - daughter getting married 

 

* Military Service

** Sibling or Spouse 1981 Classmates 

 

You can contact us at:

http://www.joeleferris81.com/class_contact.cfm

 

We will update our reunion classmate count monthly right up until our 40 year reunion next July.

 


 

 

 

Hi everyone!!

I'm giving those classmates who had purchased a 30 year reunion dvd a $10 credit towards our 40 year reunion cruise. See classmates listed at the bottom of this post.  I wasn't able to produce the 30 year reunion dvd.

However, I do have three great ways to watch our JEFHS, Class of 81 - 30 year reunion videos listed below: 

 

• Click on the 30 yr reunion video link on our class website at www.joeleferris81.com or click on this shortcut link below

http://www.joeleferris81.com/class_gallery.cfm?gallery_link_id=9108

 

• Click on your YouTube app on your smart tv or channel service provider and watch on the big screen in your home with family and friends

YouTube Search:

Joel E. Ferris H.S. Class of ‘81 reunion

 

• Copy and Paste into your Notes app on your mobile device or tablet for easy access anytime.

 

JEF Class of 1981 - 30 Year Reunion Videos 

 

August 19, 2011 - Northern Lights Brewery & Pub

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August 20, 2011 - Sunset Cruise on the Mish-an-Nock

 

📹 Reunion Cruise 1 of 2 (14:18 mins)

https://youtu.be/CBXBcT-fxRk

 

📹 Reunion Cruise 2 of 2 (8:20 mins)

https://youtu.be/QEtWSzIsfss

 

📹 Classmate interviews 1 of 2 (13:28 mins)

https://youtu.be/X4X6up1Gh18

 

📹 Classmate interviews 2 of 2 (15:16 mins)

https://youtu.be/5_KbuiO274Q

 

 📹 Tribute to Classmates passed away 1 of 2 (12:54 mins)

https://youtu.be/tLAHYGq95cQ

 

📹 Tribute to Classmates passed away 2 of 2 (7:37 mins)

https://youtu.be/uvacOgH948w

 

📹 Tribute to classmates whom served in the military (3:18 mins)

https://youtu.be/DkGyKl0W7RM

 

📹 Both tributes to classmates whom served in military and passed away (10:53 mins)

https://youtu.be/VkYfQvomIGI

 

August 21, 2011 - Arbor Crest Winery

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30 Year Reunion DVD’s... 🤔📹📀

 

35 classmates receiving a $10 credit towards our 40 year reunion cruise on July 24, 2021

 

Updated on 8/29/20

 

Becky Manfred

Beth Lynch

Bill Bialozer 

Brad Bailey

Brian Briggs

Christine Slider

Denise Fisher (DeRiddder)

Earl Noble

Glen Martin

Gregg Durkee

Illa Davis (Vorpahl)

Jay Brown

Jay Scrimshaw 

Jeff Devenny

Jeff Legat

Jeffrey Hill

Jill Fisher (Mounsey)

Joan Koster (Pfau)

Julie Ryan (Dorr)

Karen Frandsen (Leppert)

Karen Riba

Kass Sells

Kathy Callen (Peterson)

Kim Anderson (White)

Kim Wilson (Arrison-Urban)

Michele Nestor

Mike Delay

Mike Lawson

Nat Louik

Perry Gude

Sara Aaker (Findlay)

Shelly Nelson

Tim Hatton

Tim Wolfe

Valerie Lyson

 

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40 Year Reunion

July 23 -25, 2021

 

 

Expanded and "proposed” Itinerary for our 40 year reunion on July 23 - 25, 2021

 

Please give us your thoughts or other suggestions as this is only a “proposal” and always subject to change... 

 

Our first “in person” reunion planning committee meeting will take place next month so our planning committee can discuss everyone’s thoughts or other suggestions as we proceed forward.

 

 

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40th Reunion July 2021

 

“Proposed” ITINERARY 

 

Updated on September 13, 2020

 

 

🎉 FRIDAY JULY 23, 2021 

 

🎈 “Ice Breaker” Informal Gathering at Rock City Grill, formally Pepperdine's Sports Bar & Grill on 57th & Regal

 

🎈Reunion registration, name tags, payment taken for Reunion Cruise via cash or credit card. A wristband will provided to our classmates and guests for boarding the boat

 

📸 Group Photos - 40yr, 35yr, 30yr, 20yr, 10yr, JEFHS, class of 1981 - All Reunion planning committee members over the years

 

🎈Raffle drawings, including a one night stay at the Cda Resort on Saturday July 24, 2021

 

📣 Announcements regarding our weekend event 

 

 

🎉 SATURDAY JULY 24, 2021 

 

🎈All day activities in Coeur d’Alene

 

🎈Pre-Cruise Dinner in Coeur d’Alene 

 

🎈Boarding Mich-an-Nock and must have wristband on (6:15pm)

 

📸 Group Photo from both lower and top decks 

 

⛴ Two hour Reunion Cruise on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene onboard the Mish-an-Nock (6:45 - 8:45pm). Sunset is at 8:31pm

 

🎈Post-Cruise Party with Live Music & Dancing in Coeur d’Alene at Iron Horse, Crickets and other venues on Sherman Ave. and at the Cda Resort 

 

 

🎉 SUNDAY JULY 25, 2021

 

🎈Farewell Brunch in Coeur d’Alene, location TBD? 🤔

 

🎈School Tour and Picnic at Ferris school 

 

📸 Group Photo during school tour 

 

🎈Concert and Wine at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars in the Spokane Valley

 

 

NOTES:

 

📣 Discounted rooms at the Coeur d’Alene Resort and other hotels in Cda for Saturday

 

📣 Raffle drawings at our Friday evening venue, including next night stay at the Cda Resort during our Reunion Cruise

 

📣 Drawing for 2 Alaska Airlines RT Air Travel anywhere Alaska flies -  must be present on the cruise to win

 

🕯 Tribute to classmates who have passed away on the top deck of boat

 

📣 Ferris trivia game with Saxon guys vs girls on the top deck of boat and Friday evening at Poole’s

 

📣 Appetizers, chips and drinks on the Cruise 

 

📣 DJ, Dancing, Photograher and Videographer on the Cruise 

 

📣 Classmate video interviews on the Cruise 

 

 

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40 Year Reunion Planning Committee 

 

Greg • Mari Kay • Quinn • Rob • Shari • Tim

 

 

 

🎉🎈🎓4️0 July 23 - 25, 2021

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40 Year Reunion

July 23-25, 2021

 

Stay tune for more details in the next coming months!!

  • Spread the Word
  • Volunteers still needed
  • FB messenger us
  • Let us know your thoughts and ideas

A lot of great ideas "floating" around, including another reunion cruise on beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene for Saturday July 24th, 2021

 

JEFHS, Class of 1981 - 40 Year Reunion Planning Committee

Greg Peterson * Quinn Rapp * Rob Hughbanks * Shari Crosby (Davis) * Tim Wolfe * Mari Kay Muth (Everitt)

 

Saxons, Class of 1981 really know how to put on a Reunion Party and we're doing it again in the summer of 2021...

 

TOP MUSIC VIDEO HITS OF 1981!!!

You Tube Top 100 Video Hits of '81

Username: joeleferris81

Password: classof81

or

click on Videos Top 100 '81 to play hits of '81!!!