My dad’s grade school graduation picture …DadsGrad

Saint Augustine’s German Catholic Grade School – Class of 1927

Dad is in the fifth row, second in on the right. Historical note: His grandfather, father and aunts and uncles were all listed as founders of the Saint Augustine’s German Catholic Church in the 1890s.

FLASH AHEAD 26-years:Graduation1953

Saint Augustine’s Grade School – Class of 1953

Yes, I graduated from the same grade school … fourth row third in on the right. Now look closely at the priest in both pictures. That’s right, the pastor of the church was the same at both graduations. Then I went on to the same high school my father attended.


About Robert Edler

... a somewhat unknown and/or imaginary actor, writer, director, producer, photographer, friend, brother, uncle and all round good fellow that you really should get to know because he lives with that most glamorous fourpaw Mademoiselle Renee. (Mlle. Renee for short)

Posted on June 19, 2013, in ROB'S RAMBLINGS AND OBSERVATIONS and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. That’s amazing. I can’t imagine anything like it, we were such nomads.

    • For over 100 years four generations of the family lived within walking distance of each other. My mom and dad were the first to move out of the old northside Saint Louis.

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