St. Francis

					                                          Spirit of
                                          St. Francis
   Newsletter for Alumni and Friends of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Schools, Humphrey, Nebraska
                                             Spring 2011

Construction on the St. Francis Church and School grounds continues. The latest project to renovating the parish hall.
Work began in early January cleaning out the kitchen and removing tables and chairs. It wasn’t long before the floors were
removed and sand was being moved in. During the renovation process, it was decided that the heating system wasn’t very
efficient so at this time, the boiler room received a makeover and a new heating system was installed. We thank the many
workers and volunteers that have put in numerous hours to see that this project is complete by graduation. The hall is
looking spectacular! See pages five through eight in this issue for more pictures.
From the President…
This issue of the Spirit of St. Francis is aptly titled, “Work in Progress.”

As you can see from the many photos, our parish hall is nearing completion and promises
to be a wonderful addition to our parish facility. As with any large project, many people
were involved. From those who planned the project, to those who helped paint, remove
the old boiler, and to those who faithfully brought coffee and food to feed our tired
laborers every day, we are grateful. A special thank you, as well, to all those who
contributed financially to this project! As soon as this project is finished, we will turn
our energies toward the renovation of the school kitchen to bring it up to code. The cost for this is expected to
be about $150,000 and we already have $25,741.86 in hand. If you would like to contribute, please be sure to
mark your donation check, “kitchen.” No amount is too small!

In addition to the many works in progress to improve our physical plant and facilities, we are reminded that
the mission of our school to form disciples after the mind and heart of Christ is also a work that is always in
progress. We are very proud of all of our students and their accomplishments this academic year, and in a
special way our thoughts are with our graduating seniors. I ask you to keep them in prayer as they prepare to
continue their education and continue to discern God’s plan for their lives. I have every confidence that the
education they received at St. Francis will serve them well and I am certain that they are academically and
spiritually prepared to face the challenges they will meet as they strive to build God’s kingdom. One of the
first things I remember about my visit to St. Francis School as Fr. Tom was taking me around was a sign on
our kindergarten door that reads: This room is a magic place. We are making Tomorrow!

And finally, during this season of Lent we are reminded that we are all works in progress. I hope that this
wonderful Lenten season has deepened your commitment to walk in the ways of the Lord and I pray that your
works of prayer, fasting and almsgiving have bought you to a greater understanding of God’s great love for
each of you. May God continue to bless you and your loved ones during the days ahead and I look forward to
seeing you at the alumni banquet on May 28!

 From the Principal…

 It is hard to believe this school year is coming to a close soon. We are buzzing with
 activities from spelling bees to field trips, and track meets to golf tournaments. The
 quality of performance inside and out of the classroom continues to be first-class.
 The St. Francis Speech Team has been recognized as the D1 State Champions this

 St. Francis takes pride in its rigorous curriculum and academic and sports programs.
 We are taking the opportunity to push ourselves to even higher standards by seeking
 AdvancED accreditation. With this, we concentrate on student data and formulate goals to increase our
 student performance. In the end, we will not only be a Nebraska accredited school, we will be nationally
 accredited. It is exciting to be in a place that pushes the standards from good to great.

 St. Francis will be a recipient of a grant this year at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association
 (NETA) Conference. We will receive nearly $5,000 to use towards a Graphic Arts program. Two Mac
 Desktop computers, two licenses for Adobe CSI Standard, and two Wacom tablets will be purchased with
 the grant funds.

 A heartfelt thanks goes out to all the Alumni and stakeholders of St. Francis for your continued prayers
 and immeasurable support. St. Francis is alive and well because of your dedication to our outstanding

                                                                               Thank you,
                                                                               Jennifer Dunn
                                                                                           March 12 and 13 the St.
                                                                                  Francis Boys Bowling Team
                                                                                  traveled to Lincoln for the state
                                                                                  tournament. On Saturday the
                                                                                  boys defeated Leigh three games
                                                                                  to two at Hollywood Lanes,
                                                                                  putting them in the Champion-
                                                                                  ship match Sunday at Sun Valley
                                                                                  Lanes. The boys took on a fel-
                                                                                  low Cornhusker Conference
                                                                                  team, Clarkson, and won three
                                                                                  games to zero. Pictured are front
                                                                                  row l-r Chris German, Brett
                                                                                  Greisen, Holden Heesacker,
                                                                                  Caden Zach. Back row l-r Evan
                                                                                  Eucker, Robbie Brockhaus,
                                                                                  Brandon Veik, and Coach Cory

         Congratulations to Mrs. Peck and the St. Francis speech team for capturing the D1 State Speech
Championship with 146 points, edging out runner-up Howells with 142 points, and Nebraska Lutheran with 140
points on Friday, March 25th at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Humphrey St. Francis sent competitors
in all areas and placed in 8 of the 9 events at state: Drama placed 6th - Lexi Arlt, Stephanie Baumgart, Emily
Hamling, Kenny Kuchar, and Zach McPhillips; Extemporaneous placed 3rd - Chris German; Duet Acting
placed 1st - Tristen Foltz and Michael McPhillips; Entertainment placed 3rd and 5th - Chris German and
Maggie McPhillips; Humorous placed 3rd - Zach McPhillips; Informative placed 7th - Kim Krings; Persua-
sive placed 2nd - Lexi Arlt; and Poetry placed 1st and 2nd - Breanna Brockhaus and Stephanie Baumgart.
                  Parish Hall Renovation
 A                                        B                                           C

     The following pictures were taken on February 5, near the beginning of construction. A) The kitchen is nearly empty.
B) Volunteers discuss what is next. In the background is part of the pipe organ. C) Stripping the walls. D) Floor tiles have
been removed. E) Wall removal on the south side by the mother’s room. F) Removal of the floor in preparation for sand.
G) Volunteers continue pulling up the flooring, leaving the support pillars. H) All the flooring is removed; pillars are ready
for cement support. I) Original cornerstone of the church, built in 1882 with a parish hall that was originally a winter chapel.

 D                                                                E

 F                                                                G

 H                                                                         I
                 Parish Hall Renovation
 A                                                              B

 C                                                                  D

     These pictures were taken February 10. A) The kitchen has been poured. B) All the sand has filled in the supports
and the floor in the hall is ready for cement. The cement is starting to be poured, starting in the southwest corner. C) The
boiler room has received some attention, removing the boiler and putting in a new heating system. Workers are inserting
some new pipes. D) Pictures from February 15 show most of the hall is cemented as workers continue to smooth out areas.

 E                                                             F

                                                                            Pictures from February 22 show the window
                                                                   replacement. The old windows were removed, along
                                                                   with the stained glass windows. With the help of
                                                                   volunteers, the stained glass windows are getting
                                                                   refurbished and will be reinstalled. E) Looking across
                                                                   the parish hall as the windows are being removed. F)
                                                                   Workers are removing the outside windows. These
                                                                   windows leaked air and in the winter, you could find
                                                                   snow on the window sill. G) The new windows are in
                                                                   and wall supports up on February 26.
    Parish Hall Renovation
A                             B

C                            D

E              February 26 shows the progress being        G
          made. A) Looking to the east, the duct
          work is under way. B) Looking to the
          north, the elevator entrance received some
          attention. Removal of pipes began on
          March 2. C) The radiators found on the
          church altar and near the entrances have
          been removed. D) Pipes are being
F         removed in the boiler room. E) A trailer
          load of pipes that were removed. F) It
          takes a lot of volunteers to get all the pipes
          down. G) March 3 shows the new
          electrical boxes and wire is being installed.
          March 8 photos build the excitement. H)
          The walls are up and need to be painted. I)
          Many volunteers are busy helping to
          complete the
          project.          I

                  Parish Hall Renovation
 A                                                            B

    C) March 11 shows the new          C                                 D
ceiling framework. D) Sand
filled in the floor of the boiler
room. E) March 19 shows us the
new furnace units. F) The parish
hall is clearing out and the ceiling
is ready for paint. E) Painting is
being done on the walls, ceiling,
and support pillars on February
28. F) The boiler room is getting
cleaned up. On the tables on the
stained glass windows that are
being redone before going back         E                                  F
into the parish hall.


                                                  I                                           J

    Just keep working...and working… Pictures from April 4 continue to show improvement.
G) Ceiling tiles are being inserted. H) The south end of the kitchen with a new ventilation
hood. I) The room is looking great. J) The stained glass windows are getting refurbished.
This is a completed window. Thanks to our many workers!
                                        In Loving Memory of...
         Virginia F. McGowan (1941), 78, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Cheverly, MD, died January 25, 2011 at
Burnett-Calvert Hospice House. Her death was peaceful, she was in a state of grace, and her family was with her when she
departed the world. She was born in Humphrey, NE on July 17, 1923. She attended Grand Island Business College and relo-
cated from Nebraska to Washington in 1942 to work at the War Office. During this time she was an active member of the
Sacred Heart Young Peoples Club, and an organist at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. She mar-
ried in October 1946. While raising her family in Cheverly, MD, she served for 68 years as the organist at many churches in
the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. including St. Thomas the Apostle, St. Bernards and St. Ambrose. She also shared her
talent during this time by playing at a multitude of weddings, funerals and services throughout the Diocese. She was a past
member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Cheverly, MD, and current member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church,
Mechanicsville, MD. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph G. McGowan and two children, Joseph G. Jr. and
Kathleen McGowan. Also preceding her in death were her parents John and Abilona Fuchs, brother Pat Fox, and daughter-in
-law Mary Jo ("Tootie") McGowan. Survivors include her 11 children: Mary Allen, Patrick, Maureen Lockman (Wayne), J.
Michael (Kim), Timothy (Diana), Colleen Costa (Steven), Kevin (Leslie), Christopher (Debbie), Charlene Mundey (Roger),
Sean (Diane), and Bridget (Janice); 24 grandchildren: Daniel (Sarah) and Kevin Allen, Angela Benson (Mac); Eileen Cord
(Duane), Brendan McGowan; Jennifer Cord (Mitch) and Joseph Lockman; Bryan, Sean, John and Kathleen McGowan,
Katrina and John McGowan; Kathaleen Bowen (Buddy), Kristen and Michael Costa; Stephanie, David and Kyle McGowan;
Patrick, Christopher and Meghan McGowan; Molly and Kelly McGowan, and 9 great-grandchildren.
         Leonard E. Fuchs (1944), 85, of Humphrey, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Countryside Home in
Madison. Leonard was born to Joseph P. Fuchs and Cecelia V. Wieser on Dec. 2, 1925, in Humphrey. He
graduated from St. Francis High School and on Aug. 31, 1948, he married Bernadine M. Wemhoff at St.
Mary’s Catholic Church in Humphrey. He was a member of the Catholic Order of Forresters, Holy Name
Society and served on the St. Francis Booster Club board and was a member of the St. Francis Men’s Choir
for over 50 years. He was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church. Leonard was a lifetime resident of
the Humphrey community. He farmed and was employed at D&L Corp., Zach Mfg., Boesch Motors, and
several John Deere Implement Companies. He was a former member of the NFO and past member of the Humphrey Public
School Board and served on the Humphrey Rural Fire District Board. He enjoyed bowling, played baseball on the Hum-
phrey Baseball Teams and was a member of the St. Francis State Basketball Championship Team of 1943, and an avid fan of
his grandchildren’s sports activities. He is survived by his wife, Bernie, of Humphrey; children, Sally (Richard) Classen, of
Humphrey, Rita (Gerald) Kuhn, of Norfolk, Eugene (Connie) Fuchs, of Omaha, Ray (Nancy) Fuchs, of Lincoln, Marie
(Alan) Rundell, of Blackhawk, S.D., Robert (Lisa) Fuchs, of Omaha, and Joseph (Paula) Fuchs, of Pierce; 24 grandchildren;
23 great-grandchildren; sisters, Eileen (Onie) Wessel, of Humphrey, Viola Wemhoff, of Humphrey, Celie (Cyril) Pinger, of
Lindsay, Joan (Gene) Shamberg, of Texas, Clara Fuchs, of Hebron, and Mardy Pfeifer, of LaVista. He was preceded in
death by his parents; brothers, James, Father Loran, OFM, and Victor; sister, Betty Fuchs; and grandson, Gregory Kuhn.
         Verona Zimmerer (1935), 93, of Sunland, California, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Kaiser Hospital in Pano-
rama, California. Verona was born July 17, 1917 in Humphrey to John M. and Elizabeth (Preister) Zimmerer. She gradu-
ated from Humphrey St. Francis High School and attended Teachers College of the Sisters of St. Francis. In 1954 she moved
to California and taught Junior High School. Survivors include four sisters, Dorothy Ackerman of Belvidere, IL, Mildred
York of Belvidere, IL, Mary Seymour of Omaha and Peggy Massara of Manville, LA, two brothers Eugene Zimmerer of
Columbus and Norbert Zimmerer of Omaha. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Clara Pfeifer, Merella
Goeken and Martha Zimmerer and four brothers, Herman, Elmer, Joseph and Paul Zimmerer.
         Rose ‘Betty’ Roach (1941), 87, of Omaha, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at her home after a brief ill-
ness. Betty was preceded in death by her husband F. Vinson Roach; parents, Elizabeth and John Van Dyke; sisters, Mrs.
Tony (Magdalene) Fuchs, Mrs. John (Sally) Trantina, Mrs. Charles (Viola) Wilson; brothers, William, Clarence, Francis and
Edwin Van Dyke. She is survived by her children, Robert V. Roach, Peggy (Malcolm) Anderson, Gary Roach, Laura (Greg)
Schnackel; grandchildren, Joel, Kyle, Scott and Todd Anderson, Sara and Vinson Schnackel; sisters, Laura (DeWayne)
Jansen, Celia Ann (Milton) Baumgart; many nieces and nephews.

                                St. Francis Gift Opportunities
____     Church Endowment Fund                                  ____     St. Francis Scholarship
____     School Endowment Fund                                  ____     Sr. Bernice Scholarship
____     General Church Fund                                    ____     Mary Helen Fuchs Scholarship
____     General School Fund                                    ____     Austin Classen Memorial Scholarship
____     CCD Program                                            ____     Kevin Wemhoff Memorial Scholarship
____     Tuition Assistance                                     ____     Widhalm Memorial Scholarship
____     St. Francis School Wish List                           ____     Other (please specify) ________________________
Alumni continue to play an important role in the future of St. Francis Parish and Schools. We, as alumni, have much for
which to be thankful, and your gift is a way to show gratitude for the Catholic education you received and the sacrifices your
parents and grandparents made. Your donation helps to ensure the future of St. Francis and a quality Catholic education for
the youth of our area. Thank you for your generous contribution. Also, St. Francis Schools and St. Francis Church are both
501(c)3 charities. Please ask your employer if they have a matching gift program to benefit our church and schools.
                                     Memorials and Gifts
  + Virginia (Fuchs) McGowan                                  + Stanley & Clara Beller
      Ann Keller- Heat Repair Fund                                Ken & Jane Backes- Cafeteria Renovation Fund
      Cafeteria Renovation Fund
           Anne Shanahan                                      + Jacob Leake
           The Shuster Group                                      Michael & Beth Leake- undesignated
           Kathleen Smith
           Daniel & Lisa Kelly                                + Faye Krings
           Terrell & Diana Owens                                  Dennis & Celie Anderson- Kevin Wemhoff
           Richard & Mary Wolf                                      Scholarship Fund
           Joseph & Diane Twidwell                                Ted & Sally Heinen- St. Francis Scholarship Fund
           Karen Clement                                          Tim & Connie Foltz- School Support Fund
           Robert & Valerie Neatrour                              Florice Boesch- Parish Hall Restoration Fund
           James & Mary Allen                                     Betty Brockhaus- Parish Hall Restoration Fund
           Elaine Vassos                                          Maurice & Mary Catherine Wieser- Cemetery Fund
           William & Joyce O’Brien
           Mike & Connie Mullen & Family                      + Leonard Fuchs
           Pat & Johnnie Taylor                                   Kevin Wemhoff Scholarship Fund
           Julia Marconi                                          Mary Helen Fuchs Scholarship Fund
           Dean Lumber & Supply Co., Inc.                         Austin Classen Scholarship Fund
           Mary Mangino & Respiratory Care                        Parish Hall Renovation
           National Integrated Health Associates, LLC             St. Francis School Fund
           John & Marianthe Lambros                               Gym Addition Fund
           Paul & Isabella White                                  Terry & Jackie Kroeger- Kevin Wemhoff
           Richard & Mary Jo Dyer                                   Scholarship Fund
           Ingrid Hershey
           Michael & Nancy Farran                             + Sam ‘Otto’ Warth
           John & Irene Porada                                    Jerry & Cindy Sand-Tuition Assistance
           John & Elizabeth Jedrlinic                             Norman & Carolyn Hale-Tuition Assistance
           Carolyn Costa                                          Dave & Barb Bruner-Tuition Assistance
           Dr. Sarah Park                                         Doug & Chris Lebbert-Tuition Assistance
           Howrey, LLP c/o Thomas Lockman
           Michael Hayes                                      St. Francis Catholic Daughters of America
           Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP                              St. Francis High School Library
           Harry Eklof & Associates, Inc.
           Joseph Corteal                                     St. Francis Ladies Choir
           Jim & Kim Lockman                                       Technology Fund
           Tim & Sheryl Taylor
           Dorothy Criswell                                   Diane Twidwell
           Steve & Colleen Costa                                  Pat & Rita Fox Scholarship
           Debra Leon
           Mike & Lovann Hayes                                Widhalm Scholarship Fund
           Jeff, Susan, Rich & Leslie Wolf                       Dr. Timothy Widhalm
           Jim Leoffler                                          Norbert & Leann Widhalm
           John & Patricia Dagnon                                Mary V Widhalm
                                                                 Susan Widhalm
  + Josephine Sliva                                              Patricia Widhalm
      St. Francis Church Fund                                    James & Elizabeth Boesch
      St. Francis Scholarship Fund                               Robert & Micheline Creager

                               Conference Quiz Bowl
On Tuesday, March 22, the St. Francis Quiz Bowl team of Derek Pfeifer, Ethan Krings,
Blake Krings, Caleb Noonan, and Caden Zach traveled to Howells for the Cornhusker Con-
ference tournament and finished with the runner-up spot. The tournament consisted of all
nine teams in the conference and was double elimination. The Flyers took on Howells in
the first round and won the match 8-5. St. Francis then went on to beat Fullerton in a big
7-1 win to earn a spot in the semifinals. In the semifinals, the Flyers took on the Panthers from Leigh. The match was much
closer for the Flyers who won the match by only a point, outscoring the Panthers 4-3 and advanced to the finals. Lindsay
Holy Family worked its way up through the losers’ bracket after losing in the first round to make it a rematch of last year’s
championship. St. Francis needed only one win to claim their second straight championship while the Bulldogs needed two
wins to get the title. The Bulldogs easily won the first match 9-2 to send the Championship into a tie-breaker. The second
round was much closer, but Holy Family went away with a 7-5 win to capture the Championship.
                 AMONG OUR GRADUATES
         ANNIVERSARIES                                                           BIRTHS
               Congratulations!                                         Welcome to our new little Flyers!
   God has blessed them with many years to-
                                                              Mike and Leana Preister (1996) Honebrink
                                                                 Son – Ayden – October 13, 2010
          We wish them many more!
                                                              Ryan (1996) and Megan Preister
                    60 years                                     Son – Nathan Dean – November 24, 2010
 Jim (1946) and Marilyn Beierman Eisenmenger
 February 5, 1951                                             Joe and Debbie Wemhoff (1996) Brandl
 St. Michael Church, Albion, NE                                   Son – Hudson Edward – January 27, 2011

                    50 years                                  Brian and JoAnn Sueper (1997) Hageman
 Ervin (1957) and Elizabeth Hledik Heesacker                      Daughter – Elizabeth Lucy – January 31, 2011
 April 8, 1961
 St. Leonard Church, Madison, NE                              Todd & Stacie Olmer (1995) Becker
                                                                 Son – Tyler Jerome – February 18, 2011
 Henry (1957) and Betty Egger (1960) Heimann
 April 22, 1961                                               Brett & Sherri Ramaekers (1991) Stanley
 St. Francis Church, Humphrey, NE                                 Daughter – Macy Evelyn – February 20, 2011

                    45 years                                  John (1989) and Beth Backes (1992) Keller
 Eldon (1964) and Nedine Muehlemeir Engel                        Son – Grant Joseph – March 2, 2011
 April 2, 1966
 Norfolk, NE                                                  Kirk and April Anderson (2004) Westring
                                                                  Daughter – Avery Marie – March 6, 2011
                    25 years                                  Will (2001) and Stacey Molczyk (2001) Hastreiter
 Patrick (1975) and Michele Fuxa (1979) Hastreiter                Daughter – Evalynn Dee – March 7, 2011
 February 7, 1986
 St. Francis Church, Humphrey, NE                             Scott (1990) and Nicole Pfeifer
                                                                  Son – Jackson John – March 15, 2011

                                                              Brooks Tasa (2004) and Adrian O’Brien
              MARRIAGES                                          Daughter – Isabella Charolette – March 15, 2011
      May God be with them in their married life.
                                                              John and Adrienne Werner (2001) Pospisil
 Mike Ternus (1999) and Kelli Pensick                             Daughter – Kenley Nicole – March 18, 2011
 May 1, 2010
 Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lenexa, KS                     Dan (2002) and Rachel Pfeifer
                                                                 Son- Bentley Cruz – March 18, 2011

                    “Among Our Graduates” - What’s Happening in Your Life?
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              Please return to St. Francis, c/o Development Office, PO Box 116, Humphrey, NE 68642
                AMONG OUR GRADUATES
    Peru State College released the names of students on the Dean’s list for the fall of 2010.
Among those on the Dean’s List was Mallory Sjuts (2009).

     Craig Baumgart (2008), Jennifer Eisenmenger (2007), Dane Eisenmenger (2005), Cara
Eisenmenger (2009), Sheila Krings (2002) and Mitchell Wieser (2008) were all named to the
Dean’s List at Wayne State College for the 2010 fall semester for exemplary academic

                                       The Mission of
                                     St. Francis Schools
                         St. Francis of Assisi Schools will provide a
   faith-filled environment for all students to achieve academic excellence and spiritual
                   growth based on Gospel values and Catholic traditions.

                               2010 Alumni Appeal
Fr. Thomas Bauwens In Memory of Barney & Betty Bauwens
Ron Denkinger Class of 1952 In Memory of George & Nettie Denkinger
Ann (Eisenmenger) Denkinger Class of 1955 In Memory of George & Nettie Denkinger
Harry & Joan Wemhoff Class of 1973 In Memory of Ludwig & Kevin Wemhoff

To date we have received 297 donations for our 2010 alumni appeal, which is a 17.6%
response. At this time, we are about $2000 short of our goal. If you have not given and
would still like to give, we would greatly appreciate it. If you’ve lost your donation slip,
just send us a note with your name and address and let us know it is for the alumni appeal.
Thank you for supporting St. Francis and our mission!

“What is the chief end of giving? To glorify God and enjoy him forever.” — Dennis Bakke

                                      Class Reunion Time
        Thank you to these generous alumni who have agreed to be contact persons for their class
reunion information. See you back at Dear Old St. Francis in Humphrey on May 28!
2010 Reunion Class Contact Persons
                                                                              It’s hard to believe
1941 – Bud Albracht (402) 923-0610
1946 – Francis Sand (402) 923-0530                                    that class reunion time is
1951 – Dave Fuchs (402) 923-0960                                      around the corner, with the
1956 – John & Elaine (Korth) Boyce (402) 392-2238                     welcome spring weather. We
1961 – Jeanne (Stenger) Engel (402) 923-1402                          hope that all celebrating class
1966 – Pat (Kosch) Ternus (402) 563-1676                              alums can attend. Please con-
1971 – Neal Haschke (402) 454-2768
                                                                      tact your classmates early and
1976 – Bob Preister (402) 923-0172
1981 – Jim & Deb (Hassenstab) Herchenbach (402) 923-0320              make plans to meet ahead of
1986 – Lynn (Albracht) Teply (402) 923-1839                           time. It’s always a lot of fun
1991 – Paula (Beiermann) Kosch (402) 923-9113                         just to get together. Tickets
1996 – Bill Classen (402) 923-0176                                    are $20 until May 20, then
2001 - Julie (Ternus) Kosch (402) 750-7269                            $25 after that date.
2006 - Brandi Weidner (402) 920-0688
Or contact the St. Francis Alumni Office at (402) 923-0913 or                See you on May 28!
SPIRIT of ST. FRANCIS                                                             ORG.
P.O. Box 116                                                                  U.S.POSTAGE
Humphrey, NE 68642-0116                                                           PAID
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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School
P.O. Box 277, Humphrey, NE 68642
Ph: (402) 923-0818 Fax: (402) 923-1590
President: Fr. John Andrews (
Principal: Mrs. Jennifer Dunn (

                    St. Francis 89th Annual                     UPCOMING EVENTS
                ALUMNI BANQUET, May 28, 2011                    May 15, 2011
          ALUMNI MASS: 5:00 PM, St. Francis Church              Graduation
      SOCIAL HOUR: 6:00 PM, Class Pictures & School Tours
                                                                May 28, 2011
           DINNER: 7:00 PM, St. Francis Auditorium
                                                                89th Annual Alumni Banquet
                  2011 Alumni Association Officers
                                                                June 18, 2011
                                                                Humphrey Days
  President: Andy Preister (1995) - (402) 841-9153
                                                                August 14, 2011
  Vice President: Jason Jarosz (1995) - (402) 371-7306
                                                                Flyer Golf Tournament
  Secretary: Spencer Eisenmenger (2005) - (402) 920-0658
                                                                November 5, 2011
  Treasurer: Alison (Huettner) Reigle (2005) - (402) 920-3596   Blue & White Night

                            LET US PRAY
 Please keep in prayer our beloved Alumni and the families
 of those serving in the Armed Forces, along with all U.S.
 soldiers, who are serving worldwide in harms way.

 "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for
 good men to do nothing"
                                 - Edmund Burke

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