|KEENE STATE TODAY SPRING 2012|
IN MEMORIAM: Bertha W. Saltzgiver
Marjorie Clark celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends. She is recovering from a fall that did damage to her pelvic bone. Norma Wright Walker '51 presented her with a certificate signed by Dr. Helen Giles-Gee, president of Keene State, along with a bouquet of red and white carnations.
From Norma Walker '51: "Olive Ames Edmunds always sends beautiful holiday cards. We have missed Olive at the Golden Circle luncheons."
From Norma Walker '51: "Kari, the granddaughter of Ida Thompson Skinner, enclosed a delightful picture of the two of them and Ida's cats Edmund and Caspian. Last summer, they took a three-week trip to New Hampshire. Kari was delighted to meet and hear about relatives she doesn't see very often. Next August, Ida will be 100 and they are starting to plan how to celebrate that special day.
Bernice "Bunny" Adams Michael writes: "Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant is the one nearest and so I do try to join in the Golden Circle there each year."
From Norma Walker '51: "Velma Peirce Smith will be 96 in June. Her home is in Upsala, ON, but she is still living with her daughter Martha Campbell '65 in Bradford, ME, since she fell and broke her hip. We wish her well.
From Norma Walker '51: "Marion Thorell Sabin recently broke her wrist so was unable to write her usual message. We wish her a speedy recovery so she can use her hand again soon.
The ever-effervescent Ruth Berry Dodge joined other Keene teachers and Keene Normal School alumni for lunch at Havenwood/Heritage Heights, Concord, NH. Also present was Louise Whitten Perkins '43, whose husband was a member of the class of '39.
IN MEMORIAM: Barbara A. Parker