Reunions - Gilbert, Iowa Education Foundation



CLASS of 1966 - 50th Class Reunion:     Class of 1966 is holding their 50th class reunion on Friday, July 15th & Saturday, July 16th.  This is also the weekend for Gilbert Days.  The festivities start on Friday night at the Open Flame at 7:00 p.m.  with a "Meet & Greet".  All classes are encouraged to join in the event.  Meet to see many of your old friends and classmates.  On Saturday their will be a "Lindsay Ellingson Memorial Cruise" beginning and ending on Main Street starting at 1:30 p.m.  Also on Saturday, their will be a dinner at the Open Flame in the back dining room starting at 6:00 p.m.  If you are interested in joining the Class of 1966 for these events, please contact Ron Peterson at 515-232-7639 or email and/or Nancy Bates at 515-232-4796 or email

Class of 1976 has arranged a tour of the new high school on Saturday, July 16th at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join. 


Class of 1985 - 30 year class reunion:  Class of 1985 held their 30 year class reunion on the weekend of Oct. 2-3. 30 attended with 16 alumni & spouses/friends.  Highlights included going to the Homecoming game and seeing the fantastic facilities (and great game - WIN), parent/teacher coffee and tour of the new high school by Principal Layne Billings, and an awesome BBQ/Party/Bonfire at the Mesenbrink Farm (Lane & Marlo were the BEST hosts).  Saturday night's highlights were music provided by Shane Smiley, homemade wine by Greg Campbell, and a very touching tribute (Glo-Balloon launch) to the classmates who have passed - Chris Covell, Barb Anderson, Margaret Mericle, Jim Paris, Renee DeWitt, & Ricky Risdal. View more photos in the alumni photo gallery.










Class of 1965  - 50 year class reunion: Class of 1965  had their class reunion on the weekend of July 25th.  This was also the weekend of the "Gilbert Days"  and the Gilbert Summer Theater. 48 classmates got together to enjoy time together.  View more photos in the alumni photo gallery.








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