Ginny Bayers Herzog

Profile Updated: October 7, 2021
Occupation Independent artist
Children Ryan, born 1972 - wife Anna - grandkids Casey, Mike and Lily
Kelly, born 1976 - grandson Jordan

Mr. McCarthy's art class rubbed off on me. I graduated from St Cloud State with a BFA in Studio Art. My first career - interior designer for model homes at Pemtom, a homebuilder in Mpls. After marrying and starting a family, we moved to St Louis, MO. where I returned to my art. Divorced after 13 years, I began painting full time, exhibiting across the country, while raising my kids as a single mom. Eventually, the kids and I returned to Mpls to be closer to our family. I built a home with a studio in St Louis Park. I've been an empty nester for nearly 20 years and have three grandteens and one younger granddaughter. I've been an artist for over 35 years and have no plans to retire as I can't imagine any other life.

School Story

I remember the Monday morning after the Beatles had appeared on the Ed Sullivan show. Our class had assembled in Mr. McCarthy's art class and we were all excited and talking about their performance and our favorite Beatle or song. Mr. McCarthy was obviously annoyed by our inattention and he ordered us out into the hall. One of the guys whispered, "Let's face the wall, hands on the wall and legs spread - like we're ready for him to frisk us." That REALLY angered Mr. M and he ordered us back into the classroom. I don't ever recall him being THAT angry. He even sent one of the girls into tears.

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Oct 07, 2021 at 11:53 AM

I was saddened to hear of the recent loss of our classmate, Diane Dillner Zollars. Diane notified us last year that she was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer. She lived a full and busy life. My condolences to her family and friends.

Jul 14, 2021 at 5:37 PM

A celebration of life will be held for our classmate, Tom Anderson, who passed away last September 25, 2020.

Friday August 6th at 12:00
Wooddale Church
6630 Shady Oak Rd
Eden Prairie

There will be a lite lunch served at 1:00

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Posted on: Jun 22, 2021 at 11:38 AM

We received very sad news from Gail Hughes that her lifelong friend, our classmate, Mike Anderson died suddenly yesterday, June 21, while boarding an Amtrak train from Washington D.C. to NYC. More information is posted on the In Memory page for Michael H. Anderson. Sincerest condolences to his family and friends.

Jan 30, 2021 at 12:09 AM

Welcome to our website, Dale! There’s lots to explore on the site. We hope you’re able to reconnect with some of your old friends.

Jan 04, 2021 at 8:59 AM

I remember Carol Wing. She was my wonderful friend in junior high school. I don't remember her at Edina in senior high, but perhaps she completed her studies there in a different way. I know her family was having some difficulties and she spent a lot of time at her uncle's house. I remember that picture of her in her nurse's uniform. She always wanted to be a nurse. Sounds like she made a wonderful career of her work. She was a great friend with whom I lost touch when she stopped going to school. I am so sorry to hear she passed away.  I remember many happy times with them. We had fun together and were typical "junior high kids" as I recall.  I remember spending nights at her house and going to her uncle's house and getting something for lunch first at the local convenience store.  She was a very nice girl who always had a desire to be a nurse.  By the sounds of it, she had a good, long marriage and I hope she was always happy.  She was a good friend, and we lost touch after she no longer attended school.  I don't remember anything else. 

 I certainly feel bad about her death from Covid and wonder if that was a direct result of her work as a nurse, caring for others. And her obituary mentions that if anyone wants to give a memorial in her honor to an animal rights group, that would be fitting.  I smiled because animal rights are paramount to me. 

Barbara Mortenson Ware

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Posted on: Dec 18, 2020 at 4:56 PM

Does anyone remember Carol Sue Wing (Schreiber) from our class? Her obituary appeared in the Strib last weekend and listed her as being a graduate of our class, however she did not appear in our yearbook or commencement program. I have added Carol to our In Memory page, along with her photo. Perhaps someone will recognize and remember her. To my knowledge, she is the first of our classmates to die of Covid 19.

Carol Sue (Wing) Schreiber·         Schreiber, Carol Sue Wing Died from Covid 19, November 29, 2020 in Willmar, MN. She is survived by husband of 50 years, Michael Schreiber and son, Leroy. Carol is also survived by brother Richard Wing, (Stephanie) and sister Cindy Hoyny, (John), many nieces and nephews. Carol was born in Minneapolis August of 1946 and graduated from Edina High School, 1964. Carol attended the Abbott Hosp. School of Nursing graduating in 1967. Carol went on to work for Abbott Hosp. and HCMC. Any memorials may be directed to a local Animal Humane Society location. Private burial with a Summer memorial is planned.Published on December 13, 2020

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Posted on: Nov 22, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Remembering that fateful day during our senior year when our principal came over the PA system, broadcasting the radio announcement about the President being shot. I remember sitting with my classmates, stunned, while silently weeping and praying. What are your memories?

Nov 20, 2020 at 7:16 PM

A memorial for Tom Anderson by his good friend, Bruce Bomier, has been added to Tom Anderson’s In Memory page, along with additional photos. Tom led a full life and his friendships were very important to him.

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Posted on: Nov 12, 2020 at 7:31 AM

I received word this morning that long time faculty member, David Schmit passed away. Here is his obituary.

Please note that due to COVID, an immediate family only funeral will be Thur., Nov.12 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Grace Church, livestreamed at

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Posted on: Aug 21, 2020 at 12:07 PM

A trip down memory lane for us Boomers.

Jul 17, 2020 at 11:58 AM

Those of you on Facebook, may want to follow some of these groups. (Morningside school alumni)

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Posted on: Jul 17, 2020 at 11:47 AM

Louy shared this exciting news about our classmate, Greg Long. What a distinguished honor!

May 29, 2020 at 3:32 PM

Welcome to our class website, Dwight. We hope you will enjoy reading your classmates' profiles and postings and, perhaps reconnecting with some of them.

Mar 25, 2020 at 5:57 PM

I'm so sorry to receive the sad news that our classmate, Dallas King died last night, March 24th. When I receive more information it will be posted on our website In Memory. Rest in peace, Dal.

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Daughter, Kelly with my -grandson, Jordan - freshman U of M
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Girl Scout Troop from Morningside 1955?
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Granddaughter Casey