Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your River Forest High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Ingots lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

In Memory Of

Donnie Phelps
Donnie Phelps Class of 1989
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Jeff Orange
jeff orange Class of 1975
Passed Aug 17, 2013
died of liver cancer.
Joe Garvalia
JOE GARVALIA Class of 1966
(Passed date unknown)


John Joseph Tenorio
John Joseph Tenorio Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
John graduated in 1983 and joined the Marine Corps. He died in October 1990 leaving behind two beautiful daughters Erin and Skye who he would be very proud of today. He has 3 beautiful grandsons who he would also be so proud of today. John was my brother but also my best friend and there isn't a day that goes by that I don't miss him!
John Parks
John Parks Class of 1966
(Passed date unknown)
Died in the Valpo hospital when a blood clot loosed up in his leg and found it's way to his heart. He was cremated and a service was held in a Wanatah, Indiana funeral home. He left behind two sisters and a brother. His mother had also passed not long after John died.. May you Rest in Peace John.
Linda Carrel (prince) Floyd
Linda Carrel (Prince) Floyd Class of 1975
Passed Apr 12, 2015
Linda graduated in 1975. She started working before she was out of high school. She worked in the hotel busniess in housekeeping and worked herself up to being a General Manager. Linda never had the chance to have children of her own, but I know she woukd have been a great mother!!! I know just how she was with my boys. I am her little sister, Deanna. Linda came to my house in hospice under my care. She didn't live very much longer, but she was happy to be back in our childhood home to die with her loving husband, family and a few friends from the Class of '75!!! May Linda R.I.P.
Richard A Freeman
Richard A Freeman Class of 1969
Passed Dec 22, 2007
Passed away after a 3+ year battle with severe diabetes
Russell J. Reberg
Russell J. Reberg Class of 1979
Passed Apr 21, 2003
Russell died shortly after finding he had liver disease.
Steve Kovacevic
Steve Kovacevic Class of 1973
Passed Apr 14, 2012
obit at
Tommie (brown) Ordway
Tommie (Brown) Ordway Class of 1980
(Passed date unknown)
Tommie passed away this past year and will be missed. She worked hard to keep the class of 1980 together. She had a smile to remember!
Walter E. Leslie
Walter E. Leslie Class of 1965
Passed Feb 02, 2016
Death by cancer
leaves behind, a wife, JoAnn, a son, Jon. & daughter in law, Wendy, a daughter, Michelle & son in law, Daniel and granddaughter Gabrielle ...
four sisters, living in TN. Jewell, Darlene, Teresa, Becky and many niece and nephews. Retired from USS and W T Rawleigh Products.
member of The Church of Jesus Christ, Portage, IN.

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