Wiernicz, Eugene “Gene” C.
Eugene C. Wiernicz (“Gene”)
[Note: His name is also misspelled “Wiernitz” in the Yearbook.]
Born: 17 May 1928, Chicago IL
Died: 9 September 1965, Covina, CA
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Sophomore Biographies”:
Eugene Wiernicz is a new student at Mar-Ken. He came to California from Chicago because of the favorable climate. His hobby is collecting coins and his ambition is to be a surgeon.
Sophomore Nicknames: Bashful
Sophomore Predictions: Gene will be a successful business????????man.
From the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Senior Biographies”:
Title: Eugene Wiernitz
Copyright: Chicago, Ill.
Introduction: Gene is a retiring peaceful person.
Forward: The future years will see him as a graduate from medical school.
Illustrations: Wearing the color maroon. Eating a banana split. Listening to the piece “Symphony.”
Glossary: “Where’s your Latin paper Don?”
Can you imagine: Gene studying his Latin?