Dill, Mary Alice
Mary Alice Dill
Married name: Mary Alice Wagner
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Yearbook, as a Junior:
MARY ALICE DILL – – opened her eyes April 9th, in Detroit. She likes to travel, enjoys good music and corny jokes. She dislikes would-be-glamour girls. Her pick of the songs is “One Fine Day”, and she chooses “AT 33” by Le Gailienne as her favorite book. She aspires to become a good dramatic actress.
Mary Alice Dill was Honorable Mention in 1940 for the Eleventh Grade Award for All-Around Achievement.
From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
SNOOPER: Reflections in the Night – – Nice to see that last years graduates return occasionally to Mar-Ken. The place seems a little strange minus Barbara Kent, King Deats and others. Well I won’t feel too blue, we still have Mary Alice Dill, Bill Johnson and many others.
From the October 11, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
SNOOPER: Enjoying a performance of Charlot’s Review recently were Mary Alice Dill, Jean Gordon and June Jerome.
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
SENIOR DINNER PARTY: October 11, was the date of the first Senior activity of the term – attended by all members of the graduating class. / Given at the home of June Carlson and sponsored by the 12th grade officers, the evening was highlighted by “Charades” with Bill and Bob Mauch as Captains of competitive teams. / Particularly good pantomimes were provided by Tina Thayer enacting “Birth of a Nation,” “Quality of mercy is not strained” by June Carlson; “To be or not to be,” given by William John Bernard Mauch; “Grand Illusion” acted out by Janice Chambers. / Dancing and a buffet dinner were significant aspects of the festivity. Curfew hour was announced at 12:00 by those members of the faculty who had joined the party. / When interviewed by a reported, Senior members stated: Bob Mauch – “Swell time”; Mary Alice Dill – “Terrific”; June Carlson – “I had a good time, hope everybody else did too”; David Tillotson – “Bill ate a lot.”
From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Mary Alice Dill was elected student body Vice-President.
•WHO’S WHO: Mary Alice Dill – – (In case you don’t know it she is the girl with the lovely brown eyes.) She has been going to Mar-Ken for 2 1/2 years. Her favorite sport is swimming and her favorite color is blue. The hobby of this gorgeous creature is giving parties (well, well). Her ambition is a bicycle trip through Connecticut.
•SNOOPER: Such Mar-Ken luminaries as Mary Alice Dill, Bill Johnston, June Carlson, the Machs, and Diana Patterson were seen chasing one very small turkey for the senior Halloween party – – your reporter hears tell fun was had by all but the turkey.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THANKSGIVING PLANS: Mary Alice Dill – – Shows, shows, shows.
From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Senior:
Mary Alice Dill. This gal, besides having a grand personality, is the modest possessor of a very lovely singing voice, but claims that she’d rather do professional modeling. She’s mad — about parties and people.