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•   Tedda Watts (Watts)  10/3
•   Daniel Wright  10/3
•   James Stone  10/3
•   Barry Jackson (Jackson)  9/8
•   Carol Wallace (Kleppinger)  8/29
•   Steve Bailey  8/10
•   Janice Johnston (Dana)  8/9
•   Mark Dalton  8/3
•   Mike Kleppinger  8/3
•   Linda Ryon (Woodhouse)  8/3
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

1 lives in Alabama
7 live in Arizona
17 live in California
15 live in Colorado
1 lives in Connecticut
8 live in Florida
3 live in Georgia
1 lives in Hawaii
2 live in Idaho
1 lives in Indiana
3 live in Iowa
6 live in Kansas
1 lives in Maine
1 lives in Maryland
1 lives in Massachusetts
1 lives in Michigan
6 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Missouri
2 live in Montana
90 live in Nebraska
1 lives in Nevada
1 lives in New Mexico
1 lives in New York
2 live in North Carolina
2 live in Ohio
5 live in Oregon
1 lives in Pennsylvania
1 lives in South Carolina
3 live in South Dakota
1 lives in Tennessee
8 live in Texas
3 live in Virginia
1 lives in Washington
1 lives in Wisconsin
1 lives in Wyoming
225 location unknown
49 are deceased


Know the email address of a missing Classmate? Click here to contact them!


Percentage of Joined Classmates: 46.2%

A:   198   Joined
B:   231   Not Joined



The Reunion Committee would like ALL classmates to give us feedback about whether or not to plan a 55th Reunion next year (2020) or a 60th Reunion in six years (2025). A link to the survey is at the top of the left column on this home page.  WE WOULD LIKE ALL RESPONSES BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016!  Time is passing!!!

2018 Lincoln Luminary Award goes to Classmate Linda Hillegass and husband Jim McKee

On December 7 Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler will present the third annual Lincoln Luminary Award to our classmate Linda Hillegass and her husband Jim McKee. Linda and Jim are longtime owners of Lee Booksellers in Lincoln. As a well-known local historian, Jim writes a weekly column for the Lincoln Journal Star and gives numerous community presentations. Linda gives her time to many nonprofits, including the Lincoln Literacy Council, the Food Bank of Lincoln and Lincoln City Libraries, where she served for five years as assistant director.

In a nomination statement, a friend of this special couple wrote, “Jim and Linda together are a quiet and humble force for Lincoln. They have spent their lives working for the betterment of the Lincoln community with absolutely zero pursuit of personal accolades.”

Congratulations, Linda. We are so proud!

Walt Radcliffe Named Distinguished Southeast High School Alumnus

On March 28 and 29, 2018 Walter (Walt) Radcliffe, LSE Class of 1965, will be recognized as a Southeast High School Distinguished Alumnus. Walt is one of eight LSE graduates to be so honored this year. The eight alumni will be celebrated at an evening event in Lincoln on March 28, at which Walt will be asked to share a memorable moment from his LSE high school career. Activities at LSE on March 29 include a breakfast reception, student body assembly, classroom visitations, professional photography sittings for the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor and a closing luncheon.

Walt Radcliffe has served the Nebraska Legislature with distinction in many capacities as a legislative page, legislative staffer and as the principal of one of the most successful lobbying practices in Nebraska.

The LSE Class of 1965 applauds Walt for his receipt of this well-deserved honor.

Congratulations, Walt. We are so proud!


Doug Peter Previously Named Distinguished Southeast High School Alumnus

At an unknown date in the past, Douglas (Doug) Peter, LSE Class of 1965, was also recognized as a Southeast High School Distinguished Alumnus. Dr. Peter had a long and distinguished career with the Navajo Area of the Indian Health Service, an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The LSE Class of 1965 applauds Doug for his receipt of this well-deserved honor.

Congratulations, Doug. We are so proud!

Welcome to the Lincoln Southeast High Class of 1965 Webpage.

Notes from your committee:

1.  We have posted a survey about our recent 50th year reunion and thoughts about our next reunion.  Please click on the "Next Reunion?" link on the left menu and give us your thoughts.  We just had a very successful 50th year reunion in Lincoln.  What did you think about it and what do you think about future reunions?  We need your ideas whether or not you were able to attend this year!

2.  Thanks to the generosity of many donors (most especially Sally Swihart who donated back what she won from winning BOTH raffles at the reunion) we have secured this website into the future.  We have also added a new function called:  LIVE CHAT.  It will allow you to chat with any other classmates who are on line at the same time.  (Given that we are still a small group, you may have to schedule times to "Live Chat" with people you want to chat with.

 Please remember a few things:

A.  The Live Chat is a public place.  Others can join while a chat is going on, and a chat stays visible until ALL participants sign out of the site.  Please do not chat anything that you do not want all of your classmates to see.  All participants should sign out when a chat is done to clear the slate for the next chat.  

B.  At the current time, you need to have Flash installed to use "Live Chat".  That means it is not available from an iPhone or iPad.  

C.  Live chat includes the capability to connect to your computer's camera and have live audio-visual chats.  However, there are some caveats:

a.  Each participant can only see one other audio-video feed at a time.  That means two people could each see and talk to each other, and one person could talk and be seen by several others, but three or more cannot all chat with the others at the same time.  

b.  We have found the audiio-visual chat a little buggy, so bear with it.  It may be great and it may be more trouble than it is worth. Written and video instructions are available on the site.

c.  The text chat seems to work fine. If video is too buggy, just chat with text.  

d.  You can see who all is signed in to "Live Chat" and with an icon next to their name see if they are typing a response, or sharing a webcam.  

e.  Try it, and let others know if it works.  Let know if it works great or gives you troubles. We don't have to keep this feature but it is definitely worth a good try. 

5.  The group picture is posted with a potential key at the "50 Year Picture" link. However the key has NOT been finished.  We need to crowd-source this task.  If anyone wants to show what they know and help create the key (or a partial key) please identify the faces on the numbered picture and send names and their corresponding number to  I (GFW) will give a fabulous prize (worth less than $10 and yet to be identified) to the person who can submit the most correct names before September 1, 2015.  

6.  We have lots of room on the site for more pictures.  Please go to "Photos from the 50th" and post your favorite pictures from the reunion!  

In Memory

The "In Memory" page (on the left menu) lists of all of the LSE65 classmates known to the 50 year Reunion Committee to be deceased.  This page is a poignant reminder that time is short and precious.   Please let us know if you have information about other classmates who have died, or about the year of death when it is missing.  It would also be good to know those who have served in the military, and those we know have been killed in action.  Please e-mail any edits or additions to us at .  

Help Find Missing Classmates

"Missing classmates" does not mean we do not have contact information,  It means they are missing from the website and have not yet joined.  Please try to help get everyone registered.  The website will mean much more to everyone if more are participating.    We now have 189 classmates on the site.     

Help The Site Improve

We would still love to add an assistant website administrator or two to help build the site, add interesting content, and encourage discussion etc.  It is easy and there are some helpers available in Lincoln who have used this website provider for other classes.  Please indicate your interest by contacting us at  IT'S EASY.  YOU'LL LIKE IT!

Reflections from the Reunion

There are many reflections posted on the site that can be seen at the "What's New" page.  Bob Danley had an especially thoughtful take on our reunion so it is copied here:  

Reflections........... What a weekend!! As it was ending last night I was plopped into a chair thinking about what had just happened over the last 2 days. What an incredible group of people.. Classmates!! From every walk of life, I just marveled at what this group of people has accomplished: how many went into the service, how many went to war, the educators, instructor's of every type, college professor's, department chairs, business owners, large & small, men & women. Doctor's, Dentists, Attorney's, Accountants, Artist's, Airline Pilot's, Fighter Pilot's, Captain's of ships, Captain's of Industry.. McCormick, I think there are even 2 Realtor's? Really!! Oh & so much more... When they gave us those diploma's & sent our class out into the world, we grabbed it and ran.. We truly did not ask "what our Country could do for us" we went out and did what we could do for Country, our Family's & Ourselves.. 93% of our class went on to higher education, are you kidding me?? We as a whole are a grand accomplishment, we should be proud of ourselves. We came, we learned, we traveled the globe, we helped our fellow travelers, we have helped those in need, we have indeed made this a better place, and we have led, we are something... Thank You to all who were able to come enjoy, I hope many more continue to sign up on our website. For those unable to attend I hope you join the conversation, just as I have seen Doug & Shirley just join (we missed You both, for way too many years), and I hope to see hundreds of pictures posted to the site very soon.. Maybe we will not wait so long to do this again. I think it is time to BRING THE BAND BACK... Thanks again to everyone, it was a sensational weekend!!! Bob