7th Grade Teacher  (1960)
Mr. Messex

8th Grade Teacher    [1961]
Mrs. Marion J. Ballentine
(December 20, 1908 - March 15, 1992)

Principal  Mr. Walter H. Wilson

Published in Spokesman-Review 
from July 11 to July 15, 2010

WILSON, Walter H. "Walt (Age 84) Passed away
July 6, 2010 in Spokane, Washington. 

He was born on June 14, 1926 in Cheney, Washington 
to Walter and Ada Wilson. 

Walt graduated from Cheney High School in 1944, and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving until 1946. His tour of duty included the South Pacific where he received the American Area Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. 

After discharge from the Navy, Walt returned to Spokane where he had a long teaching career.

1961 Graduating Class
Whittier staff over the years:

1st Grade Teacher  (1954)
Mrs. Nissen

2nd Grade Teacher  (1955)
Mrs. Lay

3rd Grade Teacher  (1956)
Mrs. Daton

4th Grade Teacher  (1957)
Mrs. Burgen

5th Grade Teacher  (1958)
Mrs. Vrana
Whittier  Elementary  School
Spokane, Washington

6th Grade Teacher  [1959]   (also boys sports)
Mr. Art Manor
We were pleased that Art and his wife Jeanette 
were able to attend our 46 Year Class Reunion 
in July 2007.   He brought back many memories 
of the time we spent in the 6th grade.

1959                2007

Arthur (Art) L. Manor
 (September 17, 1927 – May 11, 2014)
 Passed away at age 86

Art Passed away May 11, 2014 in Spokane, WA.  He was born September 17, 1927 in Spokane, WA. to Ruth and LaVerne Manor.  He served in the Coast Guard during WWII and was a teacher  in the Spokane Schools for 30 years.

Arthur and Jeanette were married for 55 years.  Arthur is survived by his wife Jeanette, sisters Janet and Judy, son Jon, daughters Cathy and Cindy.