Jan Markstaller from Washington High School was selected as the 1954 Rose Festival Queen of Rosaria. Jan's ancestors are from the Volga German colony of Rosenheim.
The 1954 Rose Festival court from left to right: bottom row, Princesses Joanne Broom, Girls Poly; Maureen Doherty, Lincoln; Marilyn Larsen, Roosevelt, Elaine Lord, Franklin; top row, Princesses Donna Goode, Cleveland; Jan Markstaller, Washington; Barbara Manly, Jefferson, and Thelma Lowenthal, Grant. Published in "The Oregonian" on June 6, 1954.
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