Watertown High School

Class of 1956 ~ 55 Years of Ripening



Last NameFirst NamePhotoComments
Hackbart Dennis

Dennis and his wife, Carol, have one son, Michael of Little Rock, a daughter. Pain, and her husband, Dr. RbbDem7 of Atlanta, GA, and their grandson, Patrick. Dennis is recently retired from USDA after 35 years. He is doing some free-lancing writing, volunteer work, and 'kicking back.

Dennis Hackbart and his wife, Carol, are both retired and live in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dennis had employed by the U. S. D. A. (35 years) and Carol, as school nurse, at a Little Rock Lutheran school. They have two children, Michael, of Little Rock, and Pam, of Atlanta, GA. Pam and her husband, Dr. Rob Dean, have two sons, Patrick (age 11) and Ben (age 6). Dennis is currently doing consulting work, doing volunteer work, and enjoying the grandchildren.

Haider Clifford Cliff is now retired and living in Pleasant Hill Iowa. He work 3 days a week for Hamilton's Funeral Home and performs funeral services for people that need a minister. Cliff and Jane's son ,Stephen 24, works for Wells Fargo. Their son, Clifton 22, graduated from University of Iowa this past May in Biomedical Engineering and has started his Doctoral Program at Mayo's in Rochester, MN in MRI/BME.

I enjoyed my travels and studies of Paul's Missionary Journeys in Greece, Turkey, and Italy. in the last 3 years. I also studied Ancient history in Egypt. there have also been trips to Grand Europe, Scandinavian Countries, and Scotland and Wales. I just completed a 5 month interim in a United Methodist Church in Des Moines. The weekend of the reunion long time plans have me in Oklahoma City. Hope to get back when the next reunion is.

Hanson Phyllis   deceased
HansonEd     deceased
Hanson KeithInformation not returned.
Haug Loren D. Loren and his wife, Beverly, have three children: Larry, Steve, and Carol. They have six grandchildren Kelly, Shelby, Ashley, Veronica, Seth, and Rachel. Loren sells Enercept Building System panels west of the Missouri River. The family moved from Washington state back to SD in 1993. Beverly retired in January 1996 and is Loren's full-time secretary. They spent a month in Arizona this winter and plan to spend more time their next winter.
Hayford Lylah Lylah and her husband. Allen, have 3 children: Lynne Streifel, Janet Kuske, and Kara Larson. They also have 2 grandchildren Kaitlin and Phillip Streifel. Lyah still teaches 4 and 5 year old special education preschool class in Aberdeen. Allen is retired from BIA and is now farming. They still raise, breed, and show quarter horses.

I retired from teaching in 2000 and am enjoying every minute of it.  Allen is semi-retired, so we can do some traveling and visit daughters, Lynne, Janet, and Kara in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Minneapolis.   Grandchildren, Kaitlin and Phillip are14 and 12 and the newest grandchild is Alexa Er Rou, who is 2 years old and was adopted in China by Janet and her husband, Steve, of Rapid City.  We still enjoy living in the countr4y and raising registered quarter horses and paints.

HeathcoteEdward  deceased
HellbuschDavid L.  David and his wife, Helen, have two daughters, Susan and Caron, and 2 grandchildren, Ashley and Jeff. David Is employed as a building contractor. Helen is still selling real estate. Their youngest daughter, Caron graduates from OSU this year, and Susan is in business In Portland.

Bio: Dave Hellbusch: Work: Independent Contractor, Wife Helen: Real Estate Broker, Daughter Susan and husband Kim live in Beaverton, Oregon and have two children, one daughter Ashley (18) and Jeffrey (15). Daughter Caron and husband, Blake, living in Bend and in real estate partnership with her Mother. Starting to slow down, play golf and enjoy life. Feel blessed with good health. 

HemmerJoe Deceased
HendrichsMona  Information not returned.
HeuerJanet Janet and her husband, Edward (Butch), have 2 children, Todd Olson, and Romie Behr and her husband, Tom, and their son, Abraham. Janet works part-time doing board drafting for Thermo King Corp. After 'empty-nesting' they sold their home and bought a town house. This makes it much easier to spend more time on the golf course. Janet and Butch were expecting their 2nd grandchild April 23rd.
HindmanJanet Deceased Click for the obituary
HjermstadDeWayne Deceased
HornerRobin   deceased 
Howey Phyllis



Public records indicate he married Arlette Knapp in Codington County on 15 Apr 1961.  He was living in Huron at the time.  He may be living in Mitchell as recently as 2016.

Jacobson Dave   deceased
Jegeris Laimadeceased
JohnsonKaren Deceased
Johnson Howard Deceased
Jorgenson Jerry  deceased