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Jean Anne's Life in Pictures.
 
 
 
 
Jean Anne - Age 2
Jean Anne & Jimmy Creason
Jean Anne's family when Dad was home on leave during WW II. Younger sister Judy, Mother (Jean), Jean Anne, Dad (Carl).
 
 
 
The High School Years
 
 
Sunday School - Stewart Methodist Church
 
Back row: Jimmy Creason, Kent Quick, Charles Hustler
 
Middle row: Mary Margaret (Mickey) Dougherty, Sylvia Flannery, Ned  Dougherty, Jake Alf (Donna Niswonger's boyfriend), Donna Niswonger
 
Front row: Jeannie Stafford, Jean Anne, Mary Weston and Shirley Stafford.
 
Southeast Girl's Octet
 
Joyce Curnett
Sylvia Flannery
Peggy Dorsey
Martha Bloom
Shirley Macy
Jeanne Nilson
Marilyn Johnson
Jean Anne Dawson
 
Piano: Don Teeters
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JEAN ANNE'S LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
IN HER OWN WORDS
 
 
The Mission Belles - a vocal trio I sang with for about 10 years.
Mona Halliburton holding my youngest daughter, Amy Penechar, with older sister Cathy Penechar beside them.
My daughters Cathy Miller and Amy Penechar at our wedding.
Employee of the Month at the Spofford Home for emotionally disturbed children where I became Director of Public Relations.
The Kansas City Symphony Chorus augmented the chorus in Lyric Opera's 1992 production of Aida. Another lifelong ambition fulfilled — singing in the opera!
The Ensemble - a mixed octet comprised of friends who sang together in the Kansas City Symphony Chorus.
Tom and I are married on July 9, 1988 at Old Mission United Methodist Church.
 
After 9 years of night school while working full time, then two years of full time classes at KU, I achieved my lifelong goal of a college degree.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jean Anne at the 2004 Reunion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 2006 Birthday Cruise
Where Southeast Knights and Ladies celebrated their 70th Birthdays
See the entire Birthday Cruise multimedia presentation
It is listed on the Home menu
 
 
Jean Anne with Pat and Leroy Ganser on the dock
Jean Anne enjoying the sea breeze as the ship sails out of Port Lauderdale, Florida
Birthday Party Time
Jean Anne, Carol (Hamarstrom) Jackson and Norman Nester
Touring Key West and Cozumel, Mexico with the Gansers
Jean Anne and Tom going on tour with classmates
Carol (Dietz) & Gaylord Tefft, Bev Jones, Kay (Harkins) Gangel and Shannon Jones
Leroy Ganser, Charlie and Gisela McGehee and Jean Anne
 
Jean Anne at the Midnight Chocolate Buffet and the Cocktail Party 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Phase ONE - The Luncheon in Kansas City
The 55th Southeast Reunion - 2009
See the entire 55th Reunion multimedia presentation
It is listed on the Home menu
 
 
 
  Jean Anne and Tom were the
 primary organizers of the Cinzetti Luncheon 
 
 
Jean Anne and Bev Jones checking in classmates.  Jean Anne speaking at the program  
Taking time out to enjoy good food with Don Kraft and June (Givens) Butler
Jean Anne with her Knotts grade school classmates
Gene Hampton, Jean (Stafford) Whitington, Luann (Mitchell) Nelson, Sylvia (Flannery) Kelpe, Jo Ann (Gattenby) Swearengin, Phyllis (Cline)  Brewer, and Larry Thomas
 
 
 
 
 
 
Phase TWO - In Branson, Missouri
The 55th Southeast Reunion - 2009
See the entire 55th Reunion multimedia presentation
It is listed on the Home menu
 
 
Showtime -- The Noah Show in Branson
Jim and Shirley (Scherrer) Nye, Pat and Leroy Ganser, Mary (Hammond) Eberhardt, Tom and Jean Anne, Shirley (Ducate) Hoffman, Sharon (Ducate) Beddinger
More Shows
Tom and Jean Anne on the Branson Belle Showboat Outside the Yakov show
Carol (Hamarstrom) Jackson, Jean Anne, Tom Audrey and Nan (Preston) Hutton, Jean Anne
The last day before leaving for home.
Glenna (Ellis) Conlon and Jean Anne saying goodbye.  Jean Anne and Tom at the last breakfast with a room full of classmates
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 60th Southeast Reunion - 2014
See the entire 60th Reunion multimedia presentation
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Jean Anne and Tom at the IHOP luncheon kickoff of the 60th Reunion
Jean Anne helping Mary Lou Welty getting ready for the picnic
Jean Anne posing with her Knotts classmates at the picnic
Clark Smith, Larry Thomas, Jerry Campbell, Luann (Mitchell) Nelson, Jean (Stafford) Whitington, Sylva (Flannery) Kelpe, Jean Anne, Jerry Roberts and Norman Nester
 
Ready to have fun at the Reunion Dinner
The Knotts group together again at the reunion dinner
 Gene Hampton and Arlene (Van Bibber) Vanzandt with them this time
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We have two special presentations to show you
 
 
A LOVE STORY
 
Tom Williams tells a very touching tale about how he and Jean Anne met again at a class reunion.
 
And how that  was the first step toward their decision to get married.
 
But you can only access this story from  Tom Williams' personal page found in the Knights' section
 
Check it out!
 
 
 
 
LIFE LONG FRIENDS - THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Jean Stafford - Sylvia Flannery and Jean Anne Dawson
 
Spring 1949
Wearing identical skirts and blouses they made in 7th grade sewing class .
 
 
 
For a mini-presentation about the Three Musketeers CLICK on this photo.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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