Culver High Alumni Bio's

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Name-Maiden Name: Charlene Barden

Year Graduated: 1969

Occupation-Occupations: Librarian (Colton High School), Silversmith

Where are you living now: Colton, Oregon

Marital Status: Married my high school sweetheart John Ouellette (Class of 1967)

Children: 2

Grandchildren: 3

After graduation: Moved to Las Vegas after graduation and when John was in Viet Nam. We then moved to Arkansas for the rest of John's stint in the AF. Then moved to Oregon and started our family.

What were your favorite places in Culver City: Tito's, Foster's Freeze, Archie's.

Interests: Horseback riding, reading, knitting, silversmithing, glass lampwork bead making, and lovin' life! You can see my work at

Additional Comments: Looking forward to getting in touch with some HS friends.


Phone: 503 824-3616