Western Dubuque High School at Epworth
Address: 302 5th Ave. SW | Epworth , IA 52045
Phone: (563) 876-3442
Fax: (563) 876-5512
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Please contact Becky at 563-876-3442 x 3005 or becky.gasper@wdbqschools.org to have pertinent information posted regarding upcoming class reunions on our webpage or WDHS Bulletins.

We would also like to hear from our Alumni.  Please contact Becky with your current address, phone numbers, or other information you would like to share with other students from your class.


Western Dubuque High School established the practice of recognizing a graduate of Western Dubuque High School at the graduation ceremony who has been a significant contributor to the community in which they live.  Thus far, the winners have been Dr. John Sigwarth, a Physicist at the University of Iowa; A.J. Spiegel, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mi-T-M in Peosta; Tom Stecher, Vice-President for First National Bank; Dr. Steve Bradley, Dentist; Fr. Wayne Wolfe, Priest in Eternal Word Television Network; Dr. Julian Heitz, Oncologist; Trish McDonnell Warner, Principal at Drexler Elementary School; Senior Chief Musician Michael Schmitz, member of United States Navy Band; Joseph Reiff, Funeral Director; Dr. William Lesch, College Professor; Thomas Berger, Director of Emergency Medical Services for Dubuque County; Dawn Stumpner-Delgado, Linguist; Gary McAndrew, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources at American Trust & Savings Bank; Thomas J. Wickham, Assistant Parliamentarian; Tom Hancock, State Senator; Dr. Larry Weber, Associate Professor; Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Clements, United States Air Force; Phil Silker, Retired Iowa National Guard Member & Mayor of Epworth; Dr. Jason Deutmeyer, M.D. FACS; Doug Drexler, Wisconsin District Attorney; Lieutenant Colonel Terry McGovern, United States Air Force; 1st Lieutenant Gary Frasher, United States Army; Craig Breitbach, Founder of Cedar Valley Steel & Family of Companies; Dr. Stve Strom: Gwen Hall-Driscoll, Dubuque County Medical Examiner; Brad Heying, Lawyer; Robert Greenwood, pharmacist; Charles Fagan.  All are recognized leaders in the career they have chosen but they also were selected because of their involvement in many community efforts where they live. 

If you would like more information or to nominate someone for this award, please call Laura Hoerner at 563-876-3442 ext. 3001.


Class of 1969 - 50th Class Reunion

Friday, August 2, 2019 (Dinner)

Saturday, August 3rd there will be a class float in the Epworth Town & Country Days Parade.

For more information, contact Vanita Bries at (563) 663-0551


Class of 1989 - 30th Class Reunion

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Noonan's North - 917 Main Street, Holy Cross

7:00 p.m. - ?

Dave will have sandwiches available to purchase so no formal meal is being planned.  Just pay on-site if you wan to eat there.  No RSVP required. 


WDHS Alumni Website

A few alumni have created a alumni website http://www.westerndubuque.alumniclass.com/.  This website will allow all alumni one central location to stay in touch and will handle reunion information and allow classmates to find each other and communicate.

 This website has no association with the school or the school district and you will still be able to have information posted on the WDHS website.

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