The Nester School District #4 was located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 22 North, Range 4 East, M-55 at Sage Lake Road, Logan Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan. The school was built in 1904 and 1965-1966 was the last year for Nester School; students north of M-55 went to Hale Area Schools and students south of M-55 went to Whittemore-Prescott School. The building is now in private ownership.
Few records exist on who donated the land, who built the school, or who taught there. If you have any information concerning the Nester School, you are asked to contact the Ogemaw County Coordinator, Grace Dooley.

Most of the existing records have been compiled by The Rose City Area Historical Society, Post Office Box 736, Rose City, MI 48654

1923 to 1924 - Lucille Curry
1927 to 1929 - Ella Popp
1931 to 1934 - Nellie Summerville Gregg
1934 to 1935 - Edith Crow (replacing Mrs. Gregg)
1935 to 1938 - Patrick Monaghan
1938 to 1941 - Geraldine Stephens
1943 to 1945 - Bernard Scheele
1952 to 1953 - Emma Rosebrugh
1954 to 1955 - Mrs. Wilma Augustyniak
1963 to 1966 - Verna B. O'Farrell Snyder
Unknown - Mrs. Crow
Unknown - Emily Riley
Unknown - Mrs. Art Crawford
Unknown - Charlotte Shephard

Nester School, 1930s

List of Students 1933-1934:
Viola Mervyn (8th), Violet Mervyn (8th), and Bernice Miller (8th).

List of Students, 1934-1935:
Joe Brown (8th), Thelma Brown (8th) and Phyllis Corrigan (8th).

List of Students, 1935-1936:
Goldie Mervyn (8th)

List of Students, 1937-1938:
Jack Brown (8th), Wanda Brown, Syble Lawrence (8th), Robert McKinney, Margaret Ann Smith, and Teddy Zimmerman.

List of Students, 1938-1939:
Betty Barber (8th), Bruce Brown (8th), Reuben Maxwell (8th), Ruth Maxwell (8th), Carl Miller (8th), Frederick Ryland (8th), Margaret Smith (8th), and Lena Zimmerman (8th)

List of Students, 1939-1940:
Wanda Brown, Basil Fabera, Barbara Fabera, Sadie Lawrence, Dora June Maxwell, Robert McKenney, Warren McKenney, Albert Near, John Ryland, Norman Smith, Erwin Streeter, Richard Streeter, and Samuel Zimmerman.

Nester School, Unknown date:
Miss Stephens, teacher; Dale Barber, Audrey Brown, Wanda Brown, Barb Fabera, Alvia Lawrence, Sader Lawrence, Dora June Maxwell, Martha Maxwell, Charlotte McKenney, Leslie McKenney, Robert McKenney, Warren McKenney, Valdo Merven, Albert Near, Rose Near, Carol Pausits, Ilene Pausits, Doug Ryland, Emily Ryland, John Ryland, Norma Smith, Erwin Streeter, Norvah Streeter, Richard Streeter, Sam Zimmerman, and Walter Zimmerman.

Nester School, 1952-1953:
Emma Rosebrugh (teacher), Karry Pausits, Connie Brown, Theo Hilts, Bev Craig, George Fabera, Eleanor Hilts, Tony S., Phyllis Hilts, H. Hilts, Richard Brown, Karen Craig, ? Provoast, Diane Weaver, Marilyn Pausits, Kay Ryland, Robert Hilts, and Carol Pausits.

List of Students, 1963-1964:
Chester Baker (4th), Peggy Baker (3rd), Kathy Brown (7th), Cheryl Bursick (4th), Ilene Bursick (7th), James Bursick (B), Mary Jo Coyro (2nd), Jack Ellsworth (1st), Catherine Hunt (4th), John Hunt (1st), Christine Miller (5th), Julie Miller (2nd), Wayne Miller (4th), Geraldine Newman (4th), Ronald Newman (3rd), Robert Newman (1st), Linda Pausits (7th), Howard Scholtz (8th), Jane Scholtz (4th), Bryan Zimmerman (2nd), and Peggy Jo Zimmerman (5th)

Nester School, approximately 1990

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