Once a Ram, Always a Ram!

October 9, 2021

        Hello and happy Saturday.  I hope that you are all enjoying a wonderful weekend?  First of all I want to apologize for not updating the site sooner, but I wanted to take a short break and take some time for myself and get some things done for myself and my family.  

   Unfortunately, as many of you may have already heard, the class of 79 has lost a dear friend and classmate.  Gary Maas sadly passed away on September 30, 2021.  On behalf of the reunion committee I hope that you will also take a moment to send your thoughts and prayers for Gary, and the family that he’s left behind.  I know that he’ll be missed by many.  More information can be found on the Memorial page.

   So, as we continue through the month of October, not too much has changed.  We are heading into the holiday season with Halloween just  a few weeks away.  So, I just wanted to send out good wish to all of you and your families.  May you all be safe, have the sun shine bright on you, and may the upcoming day bring you good health and happiness.

   As always, our most pressing goal is to locate many of our classmates who are missing.  With your help, we are doing a great job at finding many of our classmates, and removing there names from the list.  This is a daunting goal for us, and we continue to need your help.   So, if you’re in contact with anyone from the list, please have them contact us so we may add them to our class email list or (if they’re on Facebook) we can invite them to join our class page on Facebook .  We also have a Page on Twitter as well as on Instagram.  Both can be found by looking up Alexander Ramsey 79.  Although we know it’s not possible, we’d love to eliminate every missing name on that list.

      Also, If you have any suggestions of what you’d like to see added to the site, please feel free to send me your ideas, and we’ll see what we can do.

   Have a wonderful month and may 2021 continue to bring you all many day of happiness.

   Please take a look at the Events/Birthday/Memorial pages, Missing Classmates, Events and Donations pages as updates to all have been made. We hope that you’ll continue to visit the website or our Facebook pages for up to date news .  So from Mary Koppy Nicklay, Sheila Johnson Youngquist, Mary Falkowski Conway, Nancy Schmaedeke Petrun, Bob Kaye, Julie Kruse Ledvina, Nancy Olsen Reed and myself, Randy Reed, stay in touch, and have a great day, Rams.
   If you’d like to contribute, join or contact us at the reunion committee feel free to text Randy Reed at 651-238-6785 or at email Ramsey79reunion@comcast.net, or Sheila Johnson Youngquist at jsyq@frontiernet.net.


1    SAD EYES –•– Robert John

2    DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– Michael Jackson

3    RISE –•– Herb Alpert

4    MY SHARONA –•– The Knack

5    SAIL ON –•– The Commodores

6    LONESOME LOSER –•– The Little River Band

7    I’LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick

8    POP MUZIK –•– M

9    AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE –•– Earth, Wind and Fire

10  DIM ALL THE LIGHTS –•– Donna Summer

11  DON’T BRING ME DOWN –•– The Electric Light Orchestra

12  CRUEL TO BE KIND –•– Nick Lowe

13  HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU –•– Bonnie Pointer

14  BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU (Doctor, Doctor) –•– Robert Palmer

15  DRIVER’S SEAT –•– Sniff ‘n’ the Tears

16  BORN TO BE ALIVE –•– Patrick Hernandez

17  THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band

18  DIFFERENT WORLDS –•– Maureen McGovern

19  THE BOSS –•– Diana Ross

20  SPOOKY –•– The Atlanta Rhythm Section

21  LOVIN’, TOUCHIN’, SQUEEZIN’ –•– Journey

22  WHAT CHA GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN’ –•– Stephanie Mills

23  GET IT RIGHT NEXT TIME –•– Gerry Rafferty

24  DIRTY WHITE BOY –•– Foreigner

25  YOU DECORATED MY LIFE –•– Kenny Rogers

26  DEPENDIN’ ON YOU –•– The Doobie Brothers

27  GOOD GIRLS DON’T –•– The Knack


29  LEAD ME ON –•– Maxine Nightingale

30  ARROW THROUGH ME –•– Wings

31  ROLENE –•– Moon Martin

32  COME TO ME –•– France Joli

33  I KNOW A HEARTACHE WHEN I SEE ONE –•– Jennifer Warnes

34  HOLD ON –•– Ian Gomm

35  THIS NIGHT WON’T LAST FOREVER –•– Michael Johnson

36  MIDNIGHT WIND –•– John Stewart

37  PLEASE DON’T GO –•– K.C. and the Sunshine Band

38  GOOD TIMES –•– Chic


40  GOOD FRIEND –•– Mary MacGregor

Do you have a favorite memorable song from the list.  One that brings back memories.  Let us know by submitting your comments.

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