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From left are Helga Schamaun, Schamaun's high school friend, Gretchen Weiler, Marion Beck and Beck's daughter Barbara Max. Schamaun was Morris' first foreign exchange student and lived with the Beck family. She recently returned for the Morris Class of 1959 reunion. Photo by Judy Riley/For the Sun Tribune.

Memorable exchange

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By Judy Riley

For the Sun Tribune

When Helga Schamaun returned to Morris recently to attend her 50th Morris High School reunion last week, she was looking forward to reuniting with former classmates, like Gretchen (Leuty) Weiler.


But she had in mind a reunion of a different sort, as well.

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