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PROFILE UPDATES


•   Debbie Click (Smith)  10/16
•   Marcia Wilson (Hermann)  10/3
•   Steve Thomas  9/14
•   Susan Fleming  9/13
•   Timothy Horne  9/7
•   Becky Heffner (Burchett)  8/22
•   Terri Floyd (Gabbard)  8/2
•   Joe Hemlepp  8/2
•   Sueann Maynard (Burns)  8/1
•   Linda Wheeler (Hoffman)  5/6
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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Mike Slone  10/20
•   Ed Hart  10/21
•   John Clark  10/23
•   David Small  10/23
•   John Harrison  10/25
•   Robert Franklin  10/26
•   Carol Nunley (Blair)  10/26
•   Cindy Sparks  10/30
•   Maria Prince (Rademacher)  11/1
•   Roger Cline  11/4
•   Kevin Rigsby  11/8
•   Becky Bolner (West)  11/13
•   Debbie Prichard (Adams)  11/13
•   Patty Kesling (Kitchen)  11/14

WHERE WE LIVE


Who lives where - click links below to find out.

1 lives in Alabama
3 live in California
2 live in Colorado
1 lives in Delaware
17 live in Florida
8 live in Georgia
3 live in Illinois
1 lives in Indiana
1 lives in Kansas
223 live in Kentucky
2 live in Louisiana
1 lives in Maryland
2 live in Michigan
1 lives in Missouri
1 lives in Montana
10 live in North Carolina
14 live in Ohio
3 live in South Carolina
3 live in Tennessee
8 live in Texas
6 live in Virginia
1 lives in Washington
5 live in West Virginia
1 lives in Alberta
52 location unknown

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JOINED CLASSMATES


Percentage of Joined Classmates: 59.3%


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Paul G Blazer High School
Class Of 1975
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to classmate Robin Baldridge Reames on the birth of her granddaughter, Emily June (Robin's middle name is June)  She was born Tuesday Oct 1 in Lexington. Her proud mamma and daddy are Nick and Katie (Robin's daughter) Hantle. She weighed 7.12 lbs and 20 inches long.

Our condolences to classmate Lisa Powers Ward on the death of her father, Herman Powers, on Monday, September 9, 2019.  Please keep Lisa and her family in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathy to the family of classmate Paula Halterman Sturgill  on her death, Monday, September 9, 2019.  Please keep Paula’s family in your thoughts.

Attention Tomcat Football Fans!

Mark Maynard has written another book! It's called "Ashland Tomcat Football: A Total History". The 266-page hardback contains statistical data, including game-by-game highlights from 1922-2018. It chronicles the beginning of Ashland football starting in 1919. It also includes team photos, rosters, results and team & infividual stats.

This book is awesome!! For more information and to order this keepsake, go to: ashlandfootballbook.com.

Our deepest sympathy to classmate Lee Ann Ison Donta on the death of her husband, Kenneth “Buster” Donta on Friday, August 16, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Buster’s memory may be made to Bridges Christian Church, 1402 Kenwood Drive, Russell, KY 41169; or to Winchester/Clark County F.O.P. #34, P.O. Box 921, Winchester, KY 40392 for the Shop with A Cop program.To share a remembrance of Ken or to express a condolence to his family, please visit: www.steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Lee Ann and her family in your thoughts.

 

Our condolences to classmate Melissa Kimbleton Cathers on the death of her mother Minnie Kimbleton on Monday, August 5, 2019. As an expression of sympathy, the family requests, in lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution be made to Community Hospice at 1538 Central Avenue, Ashland,KY 41101.Please keep Melissa and her family in your thoughts.

Congratulations to classmate Mike Gothard on the birth of his third granddaughter, Sutton Row. Her parents are Mike's daughter, Megan and husband Tyler.

Congratulations to classmate John Siddens and his wife Lauren on the adoption of their daughter, Emerson Elizabeth Siddens. She was born July 8, 2019 and they brought her home on July 12.

Our sincere condolences to classmate Pam VanHorn on the death of her brother, James Allen VanHorn, who passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Pam in your thoughts.

We are sad to announce that we have just learned (via Rick Goddard) about the passing of our classmate, Steve Kovach on December 4th, 2018 in Fort Pierce Fl. He leaves behind his wife, classmate, Carol Cochran Kovach and 3 children.

Our deepest sympathy to classmate Eddie Price on the death of his father, Herbert H. Yonts, Sr. on June 22, 2019. Graveside services were Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. at Ashland Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Preston Family Funeral Home. Please keep Eddie and his family in your thoughts.

Our sincere condolences to classmate David Downs on the death of his father, James Paul Downs, Sr. on June 21, 2019. Online condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep David and his family in your thoughts.

 

Our deepest sympathy to classmate Susan Fleming on the death of her mother Evelyene "Evie" ” Marie Poulouin Fleming, 87, of Ashland, KY, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Susan and her family in your thoughts.

Congratulations to classmate Debbie Barber Hostetter on being named North Carolina Perioperative Nurse of the year!!

Congratulations to classmate Luann Edward Serey on the birth of her granddaughter Rose Jeannine Serey. (Jeannine was Luann’s mom’s name).

Rose was born May 3rd, at 8:40 AM. and weighed 8lbs, 2oz. Her parents are Luann's son Joe and wife Julie Serey.

Our sympathies to the family of classmate Sheree Ratliff Lauer who passed away after a courageous battle of cancer on April 16, 2019. Memorial contributions are suggested to the UK Markey Cancer Center, 800 Rose St, Lexington, Ky, 40504. Please keep Sherees’s family in your thoughts.

Our condolences to classmate Brian Powell on the death of his sister, Bonnie Powell Jarrell on April 8, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Please keep Brian and his family in your thoughts.

Our condolences to classmate Mike Slone (and wife classmate Teresa Greene) on the death of his mother Lorraine Adkins Slone on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Mike and Teresa and their family in your thoughts.

Our condolences to classmate Mandy Cossett Barham (and her husband classmate David Barham) on the death of her mother Barbara Lee Cossett on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Condolences may be sent to: www.steenfuneralhome.com.      Please keep Mandy and David and their family in your thoughts.

Congratulations to classmate Cindy Daniels Bowers on the birth of her first grandchild Cooper Keith Bowers. He was born March 14, 2019, weighed 6.3 lbs and was 18 1/2 inches long. His parents are Cindy's son Bradley and wife Marisa. Grandma says ,"I love him sooooooo much!"

 

 

Congratulations to classmate James Ealey on the birth of his grandson Tevin Zane Alston. Born 3/11/19 at 12:22 pm to his daughter Sarah Rice and Curtis Alston in San Antonio, Texas.

       

 Congratulaions to classmate Jerry Adams on being named Elk of the Year at Ashland Kentucky Lodge No. 350. Jerry was awarded this honor by outgoing Exalted Ruler Sherry Suttles. 

Our condolences to classmate Jim Mann on the death of his mother, Robbye Diane Bracey Mann on March 5, 2019. Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Jim and his family in your thoughts.

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of classmate Joe Bonham Cartwright III on Sunday, March 3 ,2019. Please keep Joe's family in your thoughts.

House Representative Melinda Gibbons Prunty

FRANKFORT, February 7 -- Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty, R-Belton, comments on House Bill 11, a bill relating to student health, in the House Health and Family Services Committee.

Our condolences to classmate Tony Ellis on the death of his mother Jerry Arlene (Terry) Ellis on February 9, 2019. Services were held February 13, 2019. Condolences can be sent to steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Tony and his family in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathies to classmate Linda Caines on the death of her father, Wendell Caines, on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Condolences may be sent mfhfuneralhome.com. Please keep Linda in your thoughts.

Our condolences to classmate Kim Riddle Gordon on the death of her mother, Dorothy R. Scholtens on Saturday, January 11, 2019. Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

Our condolences to classmate Sueann Maynard Nunley-Burns on the death of her brother, Joey Holiday Maynard on December 31, 2018. Please keep Sueann and her family in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathies go out to Bryan Bush on the death of his mother, Barbara Bush, who passed away on December 23, 2018. Funeral services were held Friday, December 28 at Steen Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

Our sincerest condolences to classmate Connie Coburn Melvin, on the death of her brother, Douglas "Bud" Ray Coburn on December 7, 2018.  Burial with  military honors was held in Collingswork, OK. where Bud lived. Please keep Connie and her family in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathy to classmates Richard and Kim Summers Smith on the death of his mother, Helen Smith Stevens on Nov. 17, 2018. Graveside services were held at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington W.VA. on November 24 ,2018. Please keep Richard and Kim in your thoughts.

Congratulations to classmate Jennifer "Susie" Lyons on the birth of her 3rd grandchild . Rhys Shaffer was born 11/30. 7 lbs. 13 oz.and the son of Dean and Andrea Shaffer.  He joins sister Vivienne, 2. He already knows how to work the camera!

Congratulations to classmate Marsha May Griffith on the birth of her 3rd grandchild, Beau. He was born Oct 25, 2018 at 3:51am. He is the son of Marsha's son, Mark and wife Aimee.

State Representative classmate Melinda Gibbons meeting President Trump

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of classmate Tresia Ann Long Wheeler on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Memorial visitation was held Thursday, October 4 at Central Baptist Church (2912 Bath Ave, Ashland). Please keep Tresia and her family in your thoughts.

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of classmate Wilby Terrance "Terry" Fish. Terry passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Terry and your family in your tthoughts.

 

Our condolences to classmate Cynthia (Dove) Williams Crum on the death of her mother, Beryle Atkins Williams on September 13, 2018. Please keep Dove in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathies to classmate Debbie Ball Dove on the death of Eddie Dove. Eddie was the husband of Debbie for 42 years. Please keep Debbie in your thoughts.

We are sorry to hear of the passing of classmate Greg Hunt on September 1, 2018. Services were held Thursday, September 6 at 1pm at Miller Funeral Home, Ashland.  Please keep Greg’s family in your thoughts.

Our deepest sympathy to classmate Kim Beckstrand Mayer on the death of her brother Kyle on August 23, 2018.  Please keep Kim in your thoughts.

Congratulations to classmate Steve Hall on the birth of his third grandchild (and first grandson). Steven Silas Hall was born on 7/20/18. He weighed 7'12" and was 22.5 inches long. He is the son of Brent Hall.

 

Classmate Jeff Schaeffer, of Louisa, passed away on Monday, August 13 in Ashland, Ky. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Addiction Recovery Care, C/O Odyssey, P.O. Box 686, Louisa, KY 41230 Online condolence to www.steenfuneralhome.com. Please keep Jeff's family in your thoughts.

 

Congraulations to classmate Rick Allen and wife Deborah on the birth of their 8th grandchild, Sawyer Link Allen. He was born 8/7/18 and weighed in at 9' 15 ". He is the son of Nicholas Allen and wife Elise.

Jeanie McCue, head of Ashland Arts and Music Collective with Keith Frazier with Susan Wolfford Jackson getting ready for Critter Taylor and the Double Wides concert at  Paramount PAG to raise money to start the process of creating a space for artists in Ashland.. 

Classmates Robb Taylor and Susan Wolford Jackson along with '74 alum Tom Berry (and husband of classmate Kathy Hatfield Berry) and friends will bring their band 'Critter Taylor and the Doublewides to the Paramount Arts Center Saturday, July 21st at 8PM.

Proceeds will go towards creating a local music/arts collective in the Ashland area.

 

Sadly, the Class of 1975 has lost one of its members. Kevin Weinfurtner, (affectionately known as Wino) passed away on Thursday, March 29th. We extend our thoughts and prayers to his family.

 

Former classmate, Kim Beckstrand Mayer, lives in Garland, TX. Her mission in life is to help protect children from abuse. She and her husband have opened a home for girls called "Your Place". It's purpose is to provide at risk kids the skills they need to be successful productive adults, by mentoring and providing safe and productive activities for them. Your donations would be greatly appreciated. Please send a contribution to "Your Place" c/o Kim Beakstrand Mayer, P.O.Box 452372, Garland, TX  75045.

 

Our very own '75 classmate, Mark Maynard, has written a book about the 1961 Tomcats Basketball Team. The name of the book is "Teamwork".  Mark has also written a second book: "Tragedy and Triumph" about the 1967 championship football team and the tragic death of Joe Franklin.  You may order Mark's books by going to: www.markmaynardbooks.com