Sally Blakslee Schindel

Profile Updated: September 13, 2017
Sally Blakslee
Sally Blakslee


Sally Blakslee


Sally Blakslee


Yes! Attending Reunion
Spouse/Partner Gregg Schindel
Occupation Retired Accountant then Financial Advisor
Children and Grandchildren Sarah Zorn Wilde, Phoenix, AZ born 1978
Andy Zorn, Peoria, AZ 1982-2014
Currently Residing In Prescott, AZ USA
School Story

I remember myself as very shy. Now I find that odd as I don't feel that way at all today and have not felt that way since high school. I remember some of my very best friends as they are still my BFFs today - Betsy Mathis Porter, Shirley Zell Kaye (I have known since age 8) and Becky Boyd Smith, most of us having lived in AZ since the 70's.
I dated Terry Simmons, Class of '65, during Freshman and Sophomore high school years, then re-met him in CA in 1988 and married him in 1989 in AZ. 10 interesting years of marriage. Divorced in 1999 and then sadly he died of lung disease in 2013 in AZ.
I worked with Lenny Winkle at A&W and we had a blast, became good friends and went to Sr Prom together.


My children were born of my first marriage to Glen Zorn from Glenview, IL whom I met at Western Illinois University in Macomb. I met Glen through Dave Saban who was also at WIU. Dave and I remain friends today.

It took me a while and a sabbatical from college, a fun working year at Northern Illinois Gas at the switchboard, and a semester of school at College of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas, to get my Business degree in Accounting at WIU in December 1972. I then moved to AZ with Glen in early 1973.

My third, last and best marriage is to Gregg Schindel from Iowa whom I met at work in AZ as financial advisors with the firm that is now Ameriprise Financial. Life is good. We love to travel and do a lot of that. We both retired in 2008. We see a lot of my CLCHS BFF's - Betsy, Shirley and Becky even though we all four live in towns about 100 miles apart. I know there are other Class of '67 classmates out here in AZ. We need to connect!

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Sep 09, 2019 at 9:10 AM

Happy Birthday Sally!!! 70 is just too much I say.

Sep 09, 2019 at 4:34 AM
Jan 08, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Is this you?

Dec 30, 2018 at 4:51 PM

Happy happy birthday Gretchen!

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Nov 30, 2018 at 12:33 PM

Happy we were blessed with Pat's presence at our 2017 50th Reunion Friday night gathering.

Look at her gorgeous smile along with great girlfriends - Kathy, Candy and Diane.


Sep 09, 2018 at 4:33 AM
Dec 30, 2017 at 10:04 AM

Happy happy birthday Gretchen! It was so great to see you at the class reunion. Have a wonderful birthday today! Happy New Year!

Oct 26, 2017 at 3:42 PM

Happy birthday Jim!

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Sep 17, 2017 at 9:35 PM

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Sep 13, 2017 at 7:31 AM
Sep 09, 2017 at 4:34 AM
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Sep 08, 2017 at 10:24 AM

Posted on: Sep 06, 2017 at 9:10 PM

Good response last week to our last big push for registrations! We now have 46 classmates attending at least one of the two events. We are now expecting, including guests, at least 75 on Fri night and 61 on Sat night. Not quite as large a group as we had together for the 30th reunion, but pretty good for a bunch of 68 year olds!

September 8 is the deadline for registering for Sat night. Register here online or print the form to mail to Shirley Kaye with your check, making sure you let her know by Sept 8 that you are mailing a check.

Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Aug 23, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Glad you registered! Looking forward to seeing you Fri and Sat nights! Judy too.

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Jun 01, 2017 at 2:28 PM

Posted on: May 31, 2017 at 2:53 PM

Hi Donna!
Glad you joined the class website. Hope you will be at the reunion in Sept.
I'm going to be in San Diego next week, Mission Beach Jun 5-10. Would be fun to see you!

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May 28, 2017 at 5:28 PM
Mar 31, 2017 at 9:49 AM

Wow Connie! Love those things you have done!
Thanks for joining this reunion site. See you in September.

Feb 07, 2017 at 10:39 PM
Dec 13, 2016 at 2:40 PM

Go Tigers!

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Dec 13, 2016 at 12:53 PM
Senior Prom with Lenny Winkle, the extraordinary Chief Chef at the A&W.
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Senior Prom with Lenny Winkle, the extraordinary Chief Chef at the A&W.
Posted: Dec 13, 2016 at 8:26 AM