Cindy Lester Powers

Profile Updated: November 10, 2015
Residing: Woodstock, IL USA
Occupation: Retired Travel Agent
Spouse/Partner: Dan
Children: Bradley, born 1980 - wife, Brittney
Valerie, born 1980 - husband, Brandon
Brian, born 1983 - More…wife, Lindsey
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Toledo, OH

Married? When? How long?

Yes, 1978, 37 years


8 Grandchildren:
Arianna Makala, 9 yrs.
Alysa Kalani, 7 yrs.
Jaxson Daniel, 4 yrs.
Breighan Paige - 3 yrs 10 mos.
Bryce David - 3 yr. 2 mos.
Leon Francis - 2 yrs. 7 mos.
Oliver Daniel - 11 mos.
Wesley Cole - 4 mos.

What have you been doing since 1970?

Went to work full time out of CLCHS, took classes at MCC and attended travel school. Have been a Travel Agent for approx. 23 years!
Been married 37 years, raised 3 wonderful children and have 8 beautiful far! Have worked on and off over the years (when not chasing after my kids activities). We love to travel and have been all over and plan on doing much more. Life has been great! And hope it continues to be!

School Story:

Have many fond memories of CLCHS. Too many to post....nor am I sure I want to! Probably had way too much fun!!

Where else have you lived?

Ohio, LITH & Woodstock

Still have family around Crystal Lake area?

Marengo & Grayslake

How often do you get back to Crystal Lake?


Would you ever move back to Crystal Lake?


Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Yes...many. Jeanette Madsen, Jackie Harney, Donna O'Hara, Connie Blyton, Deb Schauble, Mary Lynn Schnell, Eileen Hurley, Sandy Magnuson Gervais, Anna Maria Barbosa (exchange student from Brazil), many more that I've run into over the years.

Ever want to do anything that you haven't done yet?

Yes...MORE travel!!! Many more places to see and things to do!

High points of your life since high school?

My Family, my homelife, the friendships I've kept up, the traveling we've been able to do and of course GOLF! I've had 3 hole-in-ones! Life is GOOD!

What are your favorite memories of high school?

Hmmmm.....The Good Old Days!!! So many....too many to list! The many wonderful lifetime friends I made from CLCHS!! All the games, dances, parties, events.........
I loved it all!

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Time with my family & friends, golf & travel

Travel much?

As much as I can!

Favorite places to go?

Jamaica and anywhere tropical and near the sparkling turquoise waters of the ocean!

Places you want to go?

Many...More Europe, Ireland, Australia, South America, more of the caribbean islands, Maui and the Big Island, Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea. Just about everywhere!

Cool things you've done?

Jumped off a cliff into the ocean in Negril, Jamaica. Swam with the dolphins in Antigua and Ixtapa, Mexico. That was awesome! Kayaking in Kaui. Helicoptor rides in Oahu and Kaui. Ziplining in Costa Rica in February (2009). Another helicopter ride around Mt. McKinley / Denali National Park in Alaska in July (2009). River cruising the Blue Danube (2005) and the Cities of Lights (Paris to Prague - Oct/Nov 2013)! West Coast Journey - Portland, Oregon to Los Angeles, Sept, 2015.....beautiful country we live in!!

Swam in the ocean?


Watched the sunrise with someone?

Yes, sunrise & sunset with my husband many times!

Sat out in the rain?


Done something you told yourself you wouldn't do?

Probably...I'll never tell!

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose?


Any gray hair yet?

Totally! Hair coloring is the greatest!!

What would we be surprised to know about you?

Still as shy as ever, until I get to know you.

Favorite Foods?

Just about everything except sweets!

Favorite Drink(s)?

Bloody Mary's and Grey Goose Martini's w/garlic or blue cheese olives

Favorite Sports?

Playing Golf, watching any sport that my kids are playing in & watching Football

Favorite Music?

All kinds except heavy metal & opera

Danced your heart out?


How do you relax?

Spend time with my family!
Golf, laying on a beach in the sun with my feet in the water (with a cocktail in hand, of course)!
I also tend to play on the computer alot! Go figure!

How do you see yourself in 10 years?

Retired, enjoying my children and grandchildren, golfing and TRAVELING with my husband!!

Any words of wisdom?

Cherish and enjoy goes by way too quickly!

Our Reunion DJ needs your input. Please go to the music survey and complete there! Thanks!

Hmmmm...have to think about this one for awhile!

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Happy Birthday Charlie!
Wishing you many, many more!!

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Happy belated Birthday Judy!! Such a special day for such a special lady!!! Hope it was great for you! !!!

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Dan & I - Alaskan Cruise 2009
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The Lesters - 2008
Cindy, Cherie, Karen, Jackie, Mom & stepdad and David.
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Kids in Oahu 2006
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Mary Lynn Schnell Frank, Cindy Ritt, Jeanette Madsen McBeth, Debbie Schauble Miller, Anna Maria Barbosa Pereira, Susie Babington Danielson and Cindy at Finn McCools JAN2009
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Dan & I with our granddaughters, Arianna (2 1/2) and Alysa (newborn)
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Our daughter and granddaughters...Valerie, Arianna & Alysa
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Our family at my son's wedding Sept. 11, 2010
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Our kids...Brian, Valerie & Brad 9/11/10
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All our kids...9/11/10
Valerie, Brittney, Lindsey, Brian, Bradley & Brandon
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Son Brian and Lindsey's wedding 9/11/10