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Alumni

Class Notes

CLASS GIVING TOTALS

From Pacific Lutheran's beginning, annual gifts have provided funds necessary to keep PLU alive. Unrestricted dollars to the Alumni Annual Fund and to Q Club fund scholarships for 79 percent of PLU students, as well as keep tuition increases minimal by subsidizing nearly 20 percent of the cost of each student's education. These gifts also help PLU retain and recruit high-quality professors and maintain the beauty of the campus. In this issue Class Notes includes class giving totals. It is evident that PLU alumni care about their alma mater and are finding ways to express their appreciation as donors to the university! Thank you!
      All numbers reflect PLU's fiscal year 1997 which began June 1, 1996, and ended May 31, 1997. We are currently in the 1998 fiscal year, which will end May 31, 1998. If you've never included PLU in your charitable giving, please consider helping when you receive your class letter or when a PLU student calls.
      The numbers you see directly under your class heading are:

  • Class Roll: Total number of class members
  • Donors: Number of class contributors to the Alumni Annual Fund
  • Annual Fund: Total class contribution to the Alumni Annual Fund
  • Percent Rank: Among all classes -- class participation by percentage of donors/roll
  • Donor Rank: Among all classes -- class participation by number of donors
  • Annual Fund Rank: Among all classes--class participation by dollars contributed
We recognize the following classes for their great participation:
  • Highest Contributors to the Annual Fund: Class of 1956
  • Class Representative: Phyllis Grahn Carroll
  • Highest Number of Donors: Class of 1974
  • Class Representative: David E. Johnson
  • Highest Percentage of Class Participation: Class of 1942
  • Class Representative: Emmy Lou Watson
A class representative is a volunteer and donor who realizes the value of his or her education. If your class is missing a representative, please call Monica Hurley 800-ALUM-PLU (258-6758) to volunteer.

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Class Roll:21 Donors:1 Annual Fund Amount:$3,000
Percent Rank:71 Donor Rank:53 Annual Fund Rank:62
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll:12 Donors:5 Annual Fund Amount:$1,572
Percent Rank:8 Donor Rank:49 Annual Fund Rank:67
Class Representative:Vacant

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Class Roll: 15 Donors: 5 Annual Fund Amount: $1,190
Percent Rank: 19 Donor Rank: 49 Annual Fund Rank: 69
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll: 14 Donors: 4 Annual Fund Amount: $1,400
Percent Rank: 29 Donor Rank: 50 Annual Fund Rank: 68
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll: 27 Donors: 8 Annual Fund Amount: $22,090
Percent Rank: 28 Donor Rank: 47 Annual Fund Rank: 21
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll: 15 Donors: 3 Annual Fund Amount: $2,640
Percent Rank: 43 Donor Rank: 51 Annual Fund Rank: 64
Class Representative: Vacant

1 9 3 4

Class Roll: 15 Donors: 4 Annual Fund Amount: $16,930
Percent Rank: 33 Donor Rank: 50 Annual Fund Rank: 36
Class Representative: Vacant

1 9 3 5

Class Roll: 20 Donors: 4 Annual Fund Amount: $2,650
Percent Rank: 43 Donor Rank: 50 Annual Fund Rank: 63
Class Representative: Vacant

1 9 3 6

Class Roll: 33 Donors: 13 Annual Fund Amount: $5,170
Percent Rank: 11 Donor Rank: 45 Annual Fund Rank: 58
Class Representative: Volly Grande

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Class Roll: 27 Donors: 7 Annual Fund Amount:$2,250
Percent Rank: 35 Donor Rank: 48 Annual Fund Rank:66
Class Representative:Vacant

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Class Roll: 37 Donors: 19 Annual Fund Amount: $7,555
Percent Rank: 3 Donor Rank: 41 Annual Fund Rank: 53
Class Representative:Stan Willis

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Class Roll: 41 Donors: 14 Annual Fund Amount: $11,364
Percent Rank: 18 Donor Rank: 44 Annual Fund Rank: 50
Class Representative: Gertrude Tingelstad

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Class Roll: 50 Donors: 19 Annual Fund Amount: $13,075
Percent Rank: 13 Donor Rank: 41 Annual Fund Rank: 46
Class Representative: Luella Toso-Johnson

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Class Roll: 49 Donors: 17 Annual Fund Amount: $15,475
Percent Rank: 17 Donor Rank: 43 Annual Fund Rank: 41
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll: 40 Donors: 22 Annual Fund Amount: $5,025
Percent Rank: 1 Donor Rank: 40 Annual Fund Rank: 59
Class Representative: Emmy Lou Watson

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Class Roll: 34 Donors: 11 Annual Fund Amount: $7,180
Percent Rank: 21 Donor Rank: 46 Annual Fund Rank: 54
Class Representative: Vacant

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Class Roll: 40 Donors: 11 Annual Fund Amount: $2,575
Percent Rank: 32 Donor Rank: 46 Annual Fund Rank: 65
Class Representative: Vacant

1 9 4 5

Class Roll: 35 Donors: 11 Annual Fund Amount: $3,335
Percent Rank: 23 Donor Rank: 46 Annual Fund Rank: 61
Class Representative: Annabelle Birkestol

1 9 4 6

Class Roll: 30 Donors: 13 Annual Fund Amount: $5,890
Percent Rank: 7 Donor Rank: 45 Annual Fund Rank: 57
Class Representative: Jeanette "Kookie" Koch

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Class Roll: 37 Donors: 18 Annual Fund Amount: $6,595
Percent Rank: 4 Donor Rank: 42 Annual Fund Rank: 55
Class Representative: Gerald Lider

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Class Roll: 68 Donors: 32 Annual Fund Amount: $20,556
Percent Rank: 5 Donor Rank: 37 Annual Fund Rank: 25
Class Representative: Virginia Johnson

Milton Theno died Dec. 26. He taught algebra and geometry and coached basketball at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Milton retired from the Tacoma School District in 1978. He and his wife, Virginia, were married 50 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Class Roll: 87 Donors: 31 Annual Fund Amount: $14,725
Percent Rank: 15 Donor Rank: 38 Annual Fund Rank: 43
Class Representative: Luther Watness

June E. McMasters died Aug. 27. After graduating from PLC, she began teaching elementary school in the Shoreline School District in Shoreline, Wash. She married Carroll C. McMasters in 1950 and after having two children, Craig and Carla, she returned to teaching in 1965. June taught vocal music and band for 34 years. She also was active in her church as a choir director, organist, instrumental ensemble director and the children's choir director. She is survived by her husband, two children, four grandchildren, and her mother, Stella Jorgensen.

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Class Roll: 179 Donors: 68 Annual Fund Amount: $205,406
Percent Rank: 14 Donor Rank: 25 Annual Fund Rank: 2
Class Representative: Gerald Faaren

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Class Roll: 155 Donors: 39 Annual Fund Amount: $18,060
Percent Rank: 37 Donor Rank: 36 Annual Fund Rank: 31
Class Representative: LaWanna Ahrendt

Jack Metcalf and his wife, Norma, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 3, 1998. They have four daughters and 10 grandchildren. While teaching school in Everett, Jack was elected to the Washington State House of Representatives, and in 1966 he was elected to the State Senate, where he served for 20 years. He has been a member of the US Congress since 1994. After their daughters were grown, Norma turned their log home on Whidbey Island, Wash., into a bed and breakfast.

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Class Roll: 125 Donors: 50 Annual Fund Amount: $21,034
Percent Rank: 10 Donor Rank: 32 Annual Fund Rank: 23
Class Representative: Ordelle Bammert

1 9 5 3

Class Roll: 126 Donors: 48 Annual Fund Amount: $19,915
Percent Rank: 12 Donor Rank: 33 Annual Fund Rank: 27
Class Representative: Helen-Joanne Olson

1 9 5 4

Class Roll: 126 Donors: 44 Annual Fund Amount: $17,685
Percent Rank: 16 Donor Rank: 35 Annual Fund Rank: 34
Class Representative: Paul Steen

1 9 5 5

Class Roll: 131 Donors: 54 Annual Fund Amount: $212,962
Percent Rank: 9 Donor Rank: 30 Annual Fund Rank: 1
Class Representative: Phyllis Grahn Carroll

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Class Roll: 163 Donors: 53 Annual Fund Amount: $23,953
Percent Rank: 20 Donor Rank: 31 Annual Fund Rank: 16
Class Representative: Clarene Johnson and Ginnie Haugen

Roald Feness was elected president of the British Columbia Retired Teachers Association in September. The group has 30 branches with 11,000 members. He and his wife live in Saanichton, B.C.

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Class roll: 176 Donors: 80 Annual Fund Amount: $22,418
Percent Rank: 6 Donor Rank: 19 Annual Fund Rank: 20
Class Representatives: Carol Geldaker and Helen Nordquist

1 9 5 8

Class Roll: 198 Donors: 61 Annual Fund Amount: $32,152
Percent Rank: 26 Donor Rank: 29 Annual Fund Rank: 8
Class Representatives: David Knutson and Don Cornell

Roy and Thelma (Nygaard '56) Schwarz have moved to New York City, where Roy has a new position as president of The China Medical Board of New York City. The medical board was begun by the Rockefeller family to support medical education in Southeast Asia.

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Class Roll: 237 Donors: 76 Annual Fund Amount: $41,807
Percent Rank: 22 Donor Rank: 21 Annual Fund Rank: 5
Class Representative: F. Alvin Dungan

Patti Finn-Gange supervises student teachers from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif. She has four children and six grandsons and lives in Los Osos, Calif.

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Class Roll: 215 Donors: 64 Annual Fund Amount: $127,390
Percent Rank: 27 Donor Rank: 27 Annual Fund Rank: 3
Class Representative: Paul Carlson* seeking replacement

1 9 6 1

Class Roll: 278 Donors: 86 Annual Fund Amount: $34,661
Percent Rank: 25 Donor Rank: 14 Annual Fund Rank: 6
Class Representative: Ronald Lerch

1 9 6 2

Class Roll: 291 Donors: 83 Annual Fund Amount: $16,909
Percent Rank: 30 Donor Rank: 17 Annual Fund Rank: 37
Class Representative: Leo Eliason

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Class Roll: 334 Donors: 86 Annual Fund Amount: $42,796
Percent Rank: 36 Donor Rank: 14 Annual Fund Rank: 4
Class Representative: Vacant

In June, Stan Hagen, a former British Columbia cabinet member, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Stan is being recognized for his work in collegiate matching-capital programs, in which every dollar raised is matched by the government. He also is being honored for his key role in the establishment of four university-college links in British Columbia. Under that arrangement, students can attend certain academic programs at local two-year colleges, but receive a diploma bearing the name of the parent university.

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Class Roll: 271 Donors: 65 Annual Fund Amount: $24,539
Percent Rank: 40 Donor Rank: 26 Annual Fund Rank: 15
Class Representative: Kathleen Edlund

George Beard resigned as pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Kan., in order to retire from active ministry. He now works as a case manager for Fellowship House, Inc., in Kansas City, Mo. Fellowship House is a nonprofit agency that serves men in transition from the Missouri Department of Corrections to the community. George and his wife, Andrea, live in Kansas City, Kan. They have four children and four grandchildren. Robert Debolt died on October 24. After graduating from PLU, Robert received his master's degree from the University of Washington. He was retired from the Franklin Pierce School District, where he was a teacher and coach. He is survived by his wife, Deanna, six children and eight grandchildren.

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Class Roll: 263 Donors: 70 Annual Fund Amount: $33,452
Percent Rank: 34 Donor Rank: 24 Annual Fund Rank: 7
Class Representative: Ruth Anderson (new representative Peggy Ogden-Howe)

Gloria Anderson Peterson graduated from the University of Washington with a master of architecture degree in June 1996. Her thesis was titled "Giving Voice: Women in Architecture/Pacific Northwest."

Arden Flom retired from Everett Community College in Everett, Wash., after 31 years of service. He was the director of theater at ECC. Arden also taught for one year at Augustana Academy in Canton, S.D. He received his master's with honors from the University of Oregon in 1967, and he had one year of doctoral study at the University of Denver. He is the past Northwest regional chair of the American College Theatre Festival (ACTF). Arden was also the national chair of the chairs for ACTF.

Gary Peterson returned from China, where he spent the last two years teaching and establishing the K-12 science program at the American International School of Guangzhou in Canton. While there he traveled extensively throughout China and Southeast Asia.

Clifford Weimer was ordained in April 1997 and is serving part time as the pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church on Puget Island near Cathlamet, Wash., in addition to counseling full time. He taught music in the public school system for five years and has been a delinquent-youth counselor for more than 25 years.

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Class Roll: 253 Donors: 63 Annual Fund Amount: $18,725
Percent Rank: 39 Donor Rank: 28 Annual Fund Rank: 28
Class Representative: Jack Oliver

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Class Roll: 287 Donors: 80 Annual Fund Amount: $21,742
Percent Rank: 31 Donor Rank: 19 Annual Fund Rank: 22
Class Representative: Latisha and Timothy Quigley

Kari (Kruger) Miller received a Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence at the Upper Minnesota People's Art Festival this past November. The cash award was determined by a panel of three judges and was based on originality, craftsmanship, use of materials, consistency and impact (overall booth display). More than 50 artisans participated. Kari displayed and sold her original watercolors, including hand-watercolored and collaged notecards. Stormy the Clown, a.k.a. Gayle Lindeblom, is celebrating four years as Stormy. As a hobby, Stormy provides Gayle with recreation and a part-time income. She clowns at birthday parties and company picnics, as well as volunteering at nursing homes and churches. Gayle's daughter, Kierstin, was married on March 15, 1997.

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Class Roll: 332 Donors: 76 Annual Fund Amount: $15,827
Percent Rank: 41 Donor Rank: 21 Annual Fund Rank: 40
Class Representative: Michael Ford

Diane Petersen was selected as the 1996-1997 Region III Science Teacher of the Year for the elementary level by the Washington Science Teachers Association. Teachers in all public and private school districts are considered for this award. Diane was selected for her exemplary work with elementary-level students in science programs. She was characterized as a dedicated educator able to present science education in an exciting and challenging way. Diane teaches a combination fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade class at Waterville Elementary School in Waterville, Wash.

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Class Roll: 404 Donors: 101 Annual Fund Amount: $23,566
Percent Rank: 38 Donor Rank: 6 Annual Fund Rank: 17
Class Representative: Rose Steiner

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Class Roll: 485 Donors: 71 Annual Fund Amount: $30,095
Percent Rank: 56 Donor Rank: 23 Annual Fund Rank: 11
Class Representative: Claudia Stevens

1 9 7 1

Class Roll: 537 Donors: 103 Annual Fund Amount: $31,130
Percent Rank: 44 Donor Rank: 4 Annual Fund Rank: 10
Class Representative: Joseph Hustad, Jr.

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Class Roll: 537 Donors: 88 Annual Fund Amount: $26,172
Percent Rank: 50 Donor Rank: 12 Annual Fund Rank: 13
Class Representative: Pamela Russell

Jim Puttler completed three years as the Coast Guard District 14 chaplain in Honolulu, Hawaii, and has begun a four-year tour as assistant command chaplain at the Marine Corps base in Kanehoe, Hawaii. His wife, Linda ('72), is the family child care director for the Army at Ft. Shafter, Hawaii. Their older daughter, Krista, is a freshman at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.; and their younger daughter, Mai-Britt, is a sophomore at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu.

Dianne Bechtold retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps after 26 years of active duty. Her last assignment was in Washington, D.C., as the deputy director of quality management for the assistant secretary of defense, health affairs. In October she moved with her husband to their home in the nation's capital, where they will retire.
Dianne (Torgerson) Hunziker was promoted to director of the west campus of Lodi Memorial Hospital in Lodi, Calif. She oversees three areas: the transitional care unit, the subacute unit for long-term patients and the acute physical rehabilitation unit. These include 65 patient beds and 135 employees. Conrad Hunziker continues as sergeant for the Lodi Police Department, in charge of the K-9 unit and honor guard. Their son, Conrad III, is living in Hollywood, Calif., 1/2 block from Mann's Chinese Theatre, actively pursuing his film career. Tritia, their daughter, is a freshman at the University of California at Santa Cruz, majoring in marine biology. Their youngest son, Mark, is a junior in high school and just got his driver's license.

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Class Roll: 526 Donors: 85 Annual Fund Amount: $16,576
Percent Rank: 52 Donor Rank: 15 Annual Fund Rank: 38
Class Representative: Dale and Peggy Soden* seeking replacement

Cynthia Chandler and her husband, Scott, live in northern Michigan with their four sons. Scott is a retired major from the Air Force, and Cynthia is a homemaker. Joanne Fitzgerald is serving as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Villa Park, Ill. She was ordained Nov. 30.

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Class Roll: 634 Donors: 118 Annual Fund Amount: $28,838
Percent Rank: 45 Donor Rank: 1 Annual Fund Rank: 12
Class Representative: David E. Johnson

1 9 7 5

Class Roll: 607 Donors: 79 Annual Fund Amount: $22,997
Percent Rank: 60 Donor Rank: 20 Annual Fund Rank: 19
Class Representative: Edward Voie

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Class Roll: 675 Donors: 113 Annual Fund Amount: $31,991
Percent Rank: 248 Donor Rank: 2 Annual Fund Rank: 9
Class Representative: Steven Ward

Chuck Bowles '76, '77, presented a paper titled "Business Education at Pikes Peak Community College" to the Russian Education Conference in Ekaterinburg, Russia, in May 1997. He spent many years in health care management and was a small-business owner before accepting a teaching position at PPCC. In October, Chuck spent two weeks in Mexico with 18 Danish exchange students, studying business practices.

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Class Roll: 579 Donors: 95 Annual Fund Amount: $24,910
Percent Rank: 50 Donor Rank: 8 Annual Fund Rank: 14
Class Representative: Leigh Erie and Joan Mattich

Paul Hewett and his wife, Sandy, announce the birth of a son, Jason Paul, on Feb. 13, 1997. He joins an 11-year-old sister, Julie. Paul is a project manager for Food Services of America in Seattle.

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Class Roll: 537 Donors: 88 Annual Fund Amount: $23,307
Percent Rank: 51 Donor Rank: 12 Annual Fund Rank: 18
Class Representative: John D.H. Specht

Bruce Neswick was appointed assistant organist-choirmaster at Washington National Cathedral and is also the director of the cathedral's new girls choir. This 24-member choir studies at the National Cathedral School for Girls, where Bruce is the director of music. The choir appeared on the Christmas Day broadcast of "CBS This Morning." Bruce's collection of original hymn-tunes, descants and Anglican chants, titled "A Liturgical Miscellany," was published by St. James Press in the fall.

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Class Roll: 548 Donors: 83 Annual Fund Amount: $18,050
Percent Rank: 55 Donor Rank: 17 Annual Fund Rank: 32
Class Representative: Vacant

Barbara Bullock-Tiffany died Nov. 8 at the University of Iowa Hospital. After receiving her bachelor's degree in organ performance from PLU, Barbara earned a master's degree in clarinet from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb; a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance and composition from the University of Iowa; and a Master of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary. Barbara was the pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Comanche, Iowa. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Doug Bullock-Tiffany; a son, Eric; her parents of Tacoma; a brother, David; and a sister, Bonnie.

Michael Bishop is glad to be back in Tacoma, where he has opened a new physical therapy practice.

Leslie Forsberg is the executive editor of Sea Kayaker magazine in Seattle. She lives in Ballard with her 3-year-old daughter, Kirsten.

Gary and Cynthia (Olson '80) Brog and their three children, 13-year-old Stephanie, 9-year-old Katherine and 6-year-old Carly, were relocated to Houston by Boeing. They expect to live there for two years before moving back to Seattle. Cynthia has left a career in public relations to be a stay-at-home mom.

Gregory and Denise (Christianson '80) Lund announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Frances, on June 22. She joins a 5 1/2-year-old brother, Mitchell. Denise is a job service specialist with the Washington State Employment Security Commission, and Gregory is the vice-president of Century 21 Lund Realtors.

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Class Roll: 556 Donors: 94 Annual Fund Amount: $17,071
Percent Rank: 46 Donor Rank: 9 Annual Fund Rank: 35
Class Representative: Drew Nelson

Lionel Alford was promoted to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force. He is an experimental test pilot and chief of the test and evaluation division, Air Force Special Operations Forces Mission Area group.

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Class Roll: 582 Donors: 93 Annual Fund Amount: $12,257
Percent Rank: 53 Donor Rank: 10 Annual Fund Rank: 49
Class Representative: Drew Nelson

Keith and Alyson (Remy '82) Nelson announce the birth of a son, Walker Anders, on June 5. He joins 11-year-old Garrett and 6-year-old Spencer. The family moved to Bellevue in February 1997, where Keith is a designated broker for Executive Real Estate, Inc. Lavonne Rogelstad Blanco and her husband, Rudy, own Pathway Services, Inc., an automated road condition survey company in Noble, Okla. Lavonne has home-schooled their four children, 15-year-old Mariana, 13-year-old Diana, 10-year-old Danny and 8-year-old Mark, for five years.

Kari Kindem and her husband, Thomas Suidler, announce the birth of a son, Lukas Thomas, on Oct. 28. Kari is a broker and the owner of The Realty Group and The Mortgage Group in San Jose, Calif. Thomas is a software manager in the consumer products division at Sony Electronics in San Jose.

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Class Roll: 623 Donors: 104 Annual Fund Amount: $20,778
Percent Rank: 49 Donor Rank: 3 Annual Fund Rank: 24
Class Representative: Paul Collard

Jon Zurfluh is the new principal of Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley, Wash. After graduating from PLU, he taught at Sunset and Chambers elementary schools in the University Place School District from 1983 to 1994. From September 1994 to July 1996, Jon was a kindergarten teacher and vice principal at the American School of Guangzhou in China. From August 1996 until recently, he was managing principal of the Clifford Estates Elementary School in Panyu, Guandong, China, an English-language immersion school.

Naomi (Krippaehne) Warren is the new director of marketing and communications at Cascade Christian Schools, an independent, interdenominational school district.

James Wallace is in his third year as head of the music department at St. George's School in Newport, R.I. He is also the organist-choirmaster at the school. James spent six weeks at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., as one of seven American music teachers to be selected for a summer fellowship.

Paul Brassey recently received a Th.D. in Hebrew Bible from Harvard Divinity School. He is a pastor at First Baptist Church in Mansfield, Mass., where he lives with his wife, Corinne, and their two children, Joseph and Catherine.

Mark Chesnutt and his wife, Asha, returned to Portland, Ore., where Mark is an assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University. Their daughter, Mika Hope, was born in January 1997. She joins a 2-year-old brother, Cameron Gibson.

Cheri Cornell and her husband, Bruce Burger, announce the birth of a daughter, Corinne, on Oct. 24. Cheri and Bruce were married in June 1996, after spending a year traveling the more remote corners of the planet. Cheri is an attorney at Preston Gates & Ellis in Seattle, and Bruce leads gourmet travel tours.

Alaine (Kuhlman) Nolt and her husband, Carl, announce the birth of a daughter, Laura Katharyn, on Feb. 14, 1997. She joins a 7-year-old sister, Jennifer. Alaine and Carl live in Monument, Colo., where they own Serranos Coffee Company.

Karen Thomas-Myers and her husband, Cory, announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Elizabeth, on Feb. 13, 1997. She joins 17-year-old Nicole, 16-year-old Lynette, 14-year-old Chad and 3 1/2-year-old Morgan.

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Class Roll: 660 Donors: 103 Annual Fund Amount: $17,782
Percent Rank: 54 Donor Rank: 4 Annual Fund Rank: 33
Class Representative: Brian Olson

Mike McNamara and his wife, Joanne, have three children, 8-year-old Kirsten, 3-year-old Shannon and 2-year-old Jake. Mike is the chief of orthopedic surgery at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska. He also coached Kirsten's ski team this winter. Ron Anderson and Becky Babington '81 announce the birth of a son, Samuel Peter, on Oct. 21. He joins 8-year-old Max and 5-year-old Jake.

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Class Roll: 567 Donors: 81 Annual Fund Amount: $16,202
Percent Rank: 57 Donor Rank: 18 Annual Fund Rank: 39
Class Representative: Bryan Stelling

Warren and Nancy (Snider '85) Morrow and their three children, 10-year-old Sandra, 6-year-old Weston and 3-year-old J. Quinn, have returned to the Puget Sound area, where Warren is the lead architect for server chipsets and VLSI development at Intel Corporation in Dupont, Wash.

Peggi Ann (Bradford) Rufener passed the national Certified Coding Specialist (physician based) exam in September. She has a new job as a consultant with Medical Reimbursement Advisors. Peggi Ann can be reached at parufener@medra.com.

Rod Nubgaard is the new chief of the Coast Guard's budget formulation division. He and his wife, Lisa Ann (Woods '82), live in Maryland.

Bruce Larson, assistant professor of education at Western Washington University, won the 1997 social studies education dissertation award from the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS). He received the honor at the NCSS Faculty Assembly general meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Nov. 20. Bruce received his master's and doctorate in curriculum instruction and social studies education from the University of Washington ('91 and '95). He joined the faculty of Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education in 1996.

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Class Roll: 635 Donors: 87 Annual Fund Amount: $14,346
Percent Rank: 59 Donor Rank: 13 Annual Fund Rank: 44
Class Representative: Carolyn Stelling

Mary Hefty is the supervisor of cargo services at Alaska Airlines in Anchorage. This is her first assignment in the new management development program. Julie Kanarr began her new position as pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Livingston, Mont., and Shields River Lutheran Church in Wilsall, Mont., in January. Duncan Stoops and his wife, Joy, have moved to the Las Vegas, Nev., area with their three sons, 71/2-year-old Sean, 4-year-old Steven and 2-year-old Dylan. Duncan continues to work for Pizza Hut as the director of operations.

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Class Roll: 673 Donors: 113 Annual Fund Amount: $20,374
Percent Rank: 47 Donor Rank: 2 Annual Fund Rank: 26
Class Representative: Brian Dohe

Diana Archibald and her husband, Dane Netherton, announce the birth of a son, Turner Archibald Netherton, on Nov. 6.

Christina (Torgerson) Herrick and her husband, Andrew, announce the birth of a son, Elijah Andrew, on Dec. 8.

Karyn Gomez is a sixth-grade teacher in the Mesquite Independence School District in Mesquite, Texas. Her husband, Roy, works at Kinko's Copies in Dallas. They have two children, 7-year-old Katrina and 3-year-old Miguel. Jon and Chris Tigges announce the birth of a daughter, Anne, on Sept. 25. She joins 8-year-old Brandon, 6-year-old Josh, 4-year-old Emily and 2-year-old Joel.

Eric Mandt and Cheri Keller '87 announce the birth of a daughter, Maria Keller Mandt, on Nov. 28. Eric and Cheri were married in 1991 and are living south of Olympia.

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Class Roll: 705 Donors: 98 Annual Fund Amount: $14,174
Percent Rank: 58 Donor Rank: 7 Annual Fund Rank: 45
Class Representative: Heidi Gebhard* seeking replacement

Steve Mayer completed a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at Oregon State University in August. He is a teacher/scholar in the department of chemistry at the University of Washington, where he teaches general chemistry and conducts research. Shannon (Ryan) Mayer completed a Ph.D. in physics at Oregon State University in January 1997. She is an assistant professor of physics at PLU. They live in Federal Way with their Siberian husky, Kenai. Barbara Ford and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of a son, Daniel Hamilton, on June 16. He joins a 4-year-old brother, Johnathan. Barb is teaching elementary general music part time and is the accompanist for the Howard County Public School System employee chorus. Chris works for ADT Security Systems. They are enjoying their new home in Woodbine, Md. Runnoe Connally is a technical lead/architect at IBM. He leads a team of programmers and is creating commercial websites for IBM's business partners.

Elizabeth (Bryden) Coleman and her husband, Bob, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Joseph Bryden, on Sept. 26. He joins 5-year-old Joshua and 3-year-old Samuel.

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Class Roll: 664 Donors: 86 Annual Fund Amount: $18,610
Percent Rank: 61 Donor Rank: 14 Annual Fund Rank: 29
Class Representative: Sherith Squires

Barbara Newlin has been named director of the Vashon Community Care Center in Vashon, Wash., where she has worked for more than a year as the evening charge nurse. Before coming to the care center, she was a staff nurse at Swedish Hospital's Medical Treatment Center in Seattle and an instructor in the LPN program at Clover Park Technical College in Tacoma. Barbara has been a member of the Washington State Nursing Association since 1976. She is a past member of the board of directors of the King County Nurse Association and past president of the Pierce County Nurse Association. Barbara and her husband, Bob, have lived in the Dockton community on Maury Island for the past 12 years.

Geoffrey Bayne was listed as a "top performer" in the March '97 issue of Seattle's Navy Band newsletter. He is a member of the ceremonial band and a principal trumpet instrumentalist with the brass quintet. Geoffrey and his wife, Linda, have a son, Mason, and a daughter, Alyssa.

Rick and Jilene (Nicholson '90) Modlin celebrated the first birthday of their son, Nathan Charles, on Nov. 4. Rick is the senior music editor at Oregon Catholic Press Publications in Portland, Ore., and Jilene is on half-time leave from teaching at the Washington State School for the Deaf in Vancouver, Wash. They reside in Oregon City, Ore.

Greg and Jennifer (Anderson '90) Hermsmeyer announce the birth of their first child, Katherine Grace, on July 12. In September they moved from England to Germany, where Greg manages and schedules the European air refueling missions at Ramstein Air Base, the U.S. Air Force European headquarters. Greg also finished his master's in international relations in July. They can be reached at herms@bunt.com.

Antonette Vernon and Doug Wood '91 were married Oct. 10 in Seattle, Wash. They honeymooned for two weeks in the Caribbean. Antonette is a senior manager at Andersen Consulting, and Doug is a program manager in the exchange group at Microsoft.

Anne Marie (Tobiason) Bessette and her husband, Jean, moved from France to Grand Rapids, Mich. in 1993. They have two children: a 6-year-old daughter, Coralie, and a 2-year-old son, Blaise. Anne Marie is a business specialist with the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce.

June Johnson has been accepted by Christian Missionary Fellowship as a medical missionary. She will be serving as a nurse in Feodosia, Ukraine, for two years.

Rod Chiapusio finished his tour of duty in the Air Force and is a pilot for United Airlines. He still pilots C-5 Galaxies for the Air Force Reserves.

Pamela (Drew) Whitney is the founder and director of a private, nonprofit mediation center. The organization consults with school systems, the business sector and the courts to resolve conflicts. She recently completed her doctorate in education and lives on a farm in New Hampshire with her husband, Jamie.

Scott and Sherith Squires announce the birth of their first child, Brock Lundring, on Dec. 5.

Susan (Lindsay) Berg and her husband, Tor, announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Lindsay, in October. She joins a 4-year-old brother, Micah. Susan is a therapist at Compass Health in Arlington, Wash., and Tor is associate pastor at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens, Wash.

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Class Roll: 62 Donors: 91 Annual Fund Amount: $13,051
Percent Rank: 262 Donor Rank: 11 Annual Fund Rank: 47
Class Representative: Lisa Ferraro

Greg Schieferstein works for Sunbelt Communications as a news director at KTVH-TV in Helena, Mont. Prior to the Montana job, he was the executive news producer at WSFA-TV in Montgomery, Ala.

Kevin and Renee (Meya '90) Bailey announce the birth of twin daughters, Amy Jo and Beth Lynn, on Aug. 8. They join 2-year-old Franklin.

Anne Troccoli and her husband, Vincent, opened a restaurant called Anna Maria's in downtown Puyallup.

Steve Grover was promoted to associate at Quantum Consulting, an electric utility consulting firm in Berkeley, Calif. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in August 1996.

Erik Moen and his wife, Laura, announce the birth of a son, Leo Alexander, on July 17. Erik is the clinical director at Physiotherapy Associates physical therapy clinic in Lynnwood, Wash.

Guy Kovacs, Dave Hillman '87 and Shawn Langston '87 are sending out a call for some competition. Guy is teaching and coaching in Puyallup, Wash.; Dave is running his own physical therapy center in Post Falls, Idaho; and Shawn is an educational administrator and coach in Graham, Wash., but all three still find time to shoot the roundball. The threesome is heading back to Spokane's "Hoopfest" this year after taking a one-year hiatus. Prior to their year off, they won back-to-back-to-back titles (that's right...three in a row) in the world's largest three-on-three tournament. They hope to see all PLU "cagers" in Spokane this summer!

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Class Roll: 822 Donors: 88 Annual Fund Amount: $18,237
Percent Rank: 64 Donor Rank: 12 Annual Fund Rank: 30
Class Representative: Knut Olson


Ben McCracken '78, '90, Lisa (Wade) Rushing '90, Rachel (Firman) Hubler '95, and Stephanie (Johnston) Stanley '95 were on the staff of the Bethel School District Academic Enrichment Camp 1997. The elementary-grade students studied integrated science, reading, mathematics and writing, with a sea-life theme. The spouses of those pictured are also PLU alums. [photo: from left--Ben McCracken '78, '90, coordinator and principal; Lisa (Wade) Rushing '90, primary teacher; Rachel (Firman) Hubler '95, intermediate teacher; and Stephanie (Johnston) Stanley '95, intermediate teacher.

Tim Farrell is the director of bands and an instructor of brass at Valley City State University in North Dakota. He conducts the wind ensemble, jazz band and pep band. He finished work on a doctorate in trumpet and conducting at the University of Oregon last summer.

John '91 and Betsy (Deuitch) Perry announce the birth of a daughter, Brittany Noel, on Nov. 22. She joins 3 1/2-year-old Jordanne. John and Betsy continue to work for Weyerhaeuser.

David Brown and his wife, Linda, announce the birth of a son, Jared, in March 1997. David is a doctor and captain in the Army at Ft. Sill, Okla.

James and Stacy (Wheeler '93) McDougall are teaching at the American International School in Lagos, Nigeria. James is a junior high math teacher, and Stacy is an elementary teacher. Their work at the school is in partnership with the Tacoma School District.

Amanda Ernst and Edward Wood were married Sept. 26 at Fort Lewis, Wash. Amanda received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Calif., in September and is a postdoctoral fellow at the Puget Sound Veterans Administration. Edward is a captain in the U.S. Army.

Joy (Nickel) Gehlen and her husband, Steven, announce the birth of a son, David Anthony, on Sept. 6. Joy has taken a leave of absence for one year from her teaching job in Tigard, Ore., to be a full-time mom.

Lisa Cornell and Ben Maier '91 announce the birth of a daughter, Sarah, on Sept. 3. She joins a 2 1/2-year-old sister, Mackenzie. Lisa continues to operate a daycare in their home, and Ben works for ICOS Corp., a biotechnology company.

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Class Roll: 868 Donors: 84 Annual Fund Amount: $15,347
Percent Rank: 66 Donor Rank: 16 Annual Fund Rank: 42
Class Representative: Michelle Calhoun * seeking replacement

Heidi Hester works in the business affairs department at CBS Entertainment, in Hollywood, Calif.

Jeremy Desel is a reporter at KATU Channel 2 News in Portland, Ore. KATU was awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award for its continuing coverage of the 1996 flood. Jeremy was part of the delegation that received the award at the 1997 Radio Television News Director's Association convention in New Orleans, La.

Mindy (Krotz) Belton and her husband, Allan, announce the birth of a daughter, Melanie Nicole, on Aug. 3.

Tim Mason retired last summer from the city of Seattle's Division of Family & Youth Services. He will be completing his master's in teaching at Seattle University in June, and he looks forward to becoming a high school social studies teacher. Tim can be reached at timmason@seattleu.edu.

Brian Kampe and his wife, Amy, announce the birth of a daughter, Julianna Marie, on Nov. 13.

Greg Felton and Ann Jaeger were married Sept. 13 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Richland, Wash. Greg works for King County District Courts, and Ann is a human resource associate for Coopers and Lybrand.

Patrick Foran and his wife, Laura, announce the birth of a son, Matthew Henry, on Aug. 15. Patrick is the director of theater and Laura is a library assistant at St. Mary's Academy in Portland, Ore.

David Camp accepted a new position as manager of the business development resources group for Dresdner RCM Global Investors. Wendy (Johnson) Aho and her husband, Tim, announce the birth of a daughter, Allison Bethany, on Oct. 8. Wendy is in sales and marketing, and Tim is a home builder for Aho Construction and Hilltop Homes. Wendy also serves on the board of directors for the Pasco Chamber of Commerce.

Justin and Annelise (Fortiner) Torgerson moved to Seattle from Rochester, N.Y., in June 1997, after Justin completed a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Rochester. He is now a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Washington. At Rochester, Justin worked closely with Leonard Mandel, one of the world's top physicists, performing experiments in an area known as quantum optics, which contributes to electronic and chemical technologies. At the University of Washington, he is working with Professor Warren Nagourney, in a project funded by NASA, developing a new type of atomic clock based on a single-trapped atom that emits a photon of light at very precise intervals. Such super-precise clocks help scientists synchronize the world's communications systems, satellites, airlines, computer networks and other technologies to within a fraction of a second. This technology would be 100,000 times more precise than today's atomic clocks. They are also measuring the performance of such a clock in space. Annelise transferred to the Seattle office of Deloitte & Touche LLP as a senior auditor, and in October she joined Starbucks Coffee Co. as a senior reporting accountant.

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Class Roll: 880 Donors: 102 Annual Fund Amount: $12,276
Percent Rank: 63 Donor Rank: 5 Annual Fund Rank: 48
Class Representative: Becky Patterson *new Laurie Brooks Los

Michael and Heidi (Flothmeier) Konen announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Joy, on Sept. 7. Michael farms on their ranch near Fairfield, Mont., and Heidi has put her teaching career on hold to enjoy full-time parenting.

Marie Brice earned her master's degree in social work from the University of Denver in June. She works in the emergency room at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Ore.

Susie Graybeal and Marc Burns were married July 5 at a bed and breakfast in Ilwaco, Wash. Susie is a corporate sales support representative at Active Voice in Seattle, and Marc is an account executive at Exhibit Design Consultants.

Jamie Dockens and Bari Nylund were married July 19 in Monroe, Wash. Jamie joined Dain Rauscher as an investment executive in August. Bari is an aerobics instructor.

Brian Watson participated in two nonviolent civil disobedience actions against the Trident nuclear weapons system this year. He is an activist with the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Kitsap County, Wash. He works as a picture framer, gallery coordinator and artist. For fun, he weeds the garden and painted his front door red.
Stephanie Grauerholz and Limal Lofton were married Aug. 30 at Atonement Lutheran Church in Denver, Colo. Stephanie is an attorney at Chapman Cutler.

Damon and Kristine (Nixon) Kirk purchased their first home in Temecula, Calif. Damon is a systems administrator at First Virtual Holdings, Inc., and Kristine is teaching second grade. They have two sons, 3 1/2-year-old Jacob and 1-year-old Eli.

Linda Garbino and Skip Sahlin '94 were married Sept. 20 at Faith Lutheran Church in Bellingham, Wash. Linda is a legal assistant and Skip is a stevedore.

Christina Wolbrecht and Matthew Doppke were married Dec. 29 at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Portland, Ore. The wedding party included Bethany Wolbrecht '98, Timothy Wrye '94, Venessa (Christiansen) Wrye '95, Kimberly (Foiles) Enz '92 and Stephanie Schroeder '92. Christina received her M.A. in 1994 and her Ph.D. in 1997 from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. She is an assistant professor of government at the University of Notre Dame. Matthew is completing his Ph.D. and is adjunct professor of government at the University of Notre Dame.

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Class Roll: 836 Donors: 86 Annual Fund Amount: $10,099
Percent Rank: 65 Donor Rank: 14 Annual Fund Rank: 51
Class Representative: Kari Caldwell

W. Anneke Ernst became a member of the Washington State Bar Association on Oct. 13. She is a prosecutor in the domestic violence division of the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office.

Malia Young and Neil Jorgensen were married April 26 at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Wash. Malia works in sales, and Neil is an architect.

Sean Patrick and Julianne (Reeder '94) Whalen, were married Aug. 16 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tacoma, Wash. Some of the attendants and musicians included Cristopher Turner '93, Michele Turner '93, Kirstin Hokanson '95, Jennifer Gailband '95, Scott Welborn '93, Darren Kerbs '96, Cooper Sherry '95 and David Benson '94. The couple lives in Missoula, Mont., where Sean is working on his Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and Julianne is working on a second degree in music education. They hope to return to the Puget Sound area as soon as possible.

Felicia Ennis returned from two years in Parque Nacional Torres de Paine, Chile, where she worked at the Hotel Explora. She is a bilingual teacher's aide in Boulder, Colo.

Chris Baez is an elementary school teacher at the American International School in Lagos, Nigeria. Her work at the school is in partnership with the Tacoma School District.

Chad Petersen and Dune Ives were married Sept. 13 in LaCrosse, Wis. Chad graduated from Utah State University in June, with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is an accountant at Andersen Worldwide. Dune graduated from Utah State University in June with a master's in psychology and is now working toward her doctorate in psychology. She is an evaluation consultant at Andersen Worldwide.

Darin and Jennifer (Haroldson '92) Howard bought their first house in Newberg, Ore. Darin is a quality assurance specialist at Bidtek in Tigard, Ore., and Jennifer teaches art and coaches cheerleading at Tualatin High School.

Scott and Naomi (Witham '95) Welborn announce the birth of a son, Connor Jackson, on Dec. 9. Scott is a social studies teacher and coach and has begun his master's of education degree. Naomi is a legal advisor for the department of special education at Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

Kristan (Miller) Ashbridge is a project manager for At Health, an Internet site that provides behavioral health care information and resources. Her husband, Tyler, teaches eighth-grade English and honors English at Pacific Middle School. Kristan and Tyler were married July 21, 1995, at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Wash.

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Class Roll: 745 Donors: 72 Annual Fund Amount: $9,739
Percent Rank: 67 Donor Rank: 22 Annual Fund Rank: 52
Class Representative: Daniel Lysne and Catherine Overland

Randy Durick has worked for Rosemount, Inc., in Minneapolis, since July 1995. He was promoted to product marketing manager in November.

Curt Keller and his wife, Debbie, were married Sept. 6 in Portland, Ore. Curt is an electrical engineer at Tektronix, Inc., and Debbie is a law student at Willamette University.

Alison (Karl) Corrigan was promoted from operations manager to president and CEO of the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce (see story).

Sean and Nichole (Staba '97) Dailor are attending graduate school at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. Nichole is working on a master's degree in psychology, and Sean is working on a master's degree in education.

Tim Wrye is the new director of instructional computing at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Wash. He can be reached at tvwrye@concentric.net.

Katherine Kohnke and Andrew Davis were married Aug. 9 at St. James Presbyterian Church in Bellingham, Wash. Katherine teaches elementary school in the Lake Washington School District, and Andrew is a corporate sales executive for Federal Express in Bellevue, Wash.

Kiersten Kelpman works at Food for the Hungry International, a Christian relief and development organization, and has been living in Curtea de Arges, Romania, since October 1996. She has finished several months of intensive language study and is teaching health education in the public school system. In the fall, Kiersten taught safety and first aid to fifth and sixth graders, and she expects to include high school students in the spring. She also leads youth group at the local Protestant church.

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Class Roll: 758 Donors: 50 Annual Fund Amount: $6,484
Percent Rank: 69 Donor Rank: 32 Annual Fund Rank: 56
Class Representative: Marit Nierman and Erin Fuller

Rachel Hoobing is a first-year master's of divinity student at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, Calif. She is studying to be an ordained minister. Bart Dalton is an investment representative at Edward Jones, a brokerage firm based in St. Louis, Mo. He works from his office in Tacoma, Wash. Venessa (Christensen) Wrye teaches special education at Brown's Point Elementary School in the Tacoma School District. She can be reached at tvwrye@concentric.net.

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Class Roll: 802 Donors: 45 Annual Fund Amount: $4,733
Percent Rank: 70 Donor Rank: 34 Annual Fund Rank: 60
Class Representative: Steve Leifsen

Julia Nelson and Steven Fulmer were married Sept. 6 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Yakima, Wash. Julia is a marketing coordinator for Old Spaghetti Factory International, Inc., and Steven is a marketing services manager for Universal Algorithms, Inc. After a wedding trip to Kauai and Hawaii, the couple is at home in Portland, Ore.

Kristina Hansen and Aaron Swenson were married May 31. Kristina is attending graduate school at the University of Western Florida, and Aaron, a graduate of the Naval Academy, is attending flight school in Pensacola, Fla.

Judd McCaffree is a medical assistant in an urgent care center and is applying to physician's assistant programs throughout the United States.

Laura Flathau is serving one year with the Americorp program, organizing volunteers at the Habitat for Humanity office in Menlo Park, Calif.

Chad Kleven and Jennifer Gray '97 were married Aug. 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tacoma. Chad is a dental student, and Jennifer is an accounts payable analyst at Alternative Living Services in Milwaukee, Wis.

Brandon Fix is the director of marketing and communications at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Pierce County in Tacoma, and Tarren (Becker) Fix teaches earth science and chemistry at Stadium High School in Tacoma. Tarren graduated from Stadium in 1992.

Vicky Young Schauer is a communications and publications coordinator for Multi Care Hospital System in Tacoma.

Patrick Reid and Prece Fountain were married Nov. 22 at the Northwest Baptist Seminary in Tacoma. Prece graduated from PLU with degrees in psychology and biology. She will be applying for medical school in Colorado. Patrick graduated from PLU in engineering physics and is stationed in an Army aviation unit at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Class roll: 374 Donors: 31 Annual Fund Amount: $1,140
Percent Rank: 68 Donor Rank: 38 Annual Fund Rank: 70
Class Representative: Andy and Stephanie Tomlinson

Cindy Sinnes and Jesse Caryl were married July 19 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles, Wash. Cindy works in public relations and communications, and Jesse is attending Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, Calif. The couple lives in Calabasas, Calif.

Curt and Sara '96 Strom announce the birth of a son, Leif Allen, on May 17. Curt is an electrical engineer at Hughes Missile Systems in Tucson, Ariz.

Jennifer Lisher and Mark Mayhew were married Sept. 20 at Mt. View Lutheran Church in Edgewood, Wash. Jennifer is the director of programs at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce, and Mark is in asset management at Airborne Express in Seattle.

Joanna Kreis began serving as the minister of youth and family at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Tacoma in August.

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1948
Milton Theno died Dec. 26.

1949
June E. McMasters died Aug. 27.

1964
Robert DeBolt died Sept. 13.

1979
Barbara Bullock-Tiffany died Nov. 8.

Faculty, Staff and Friends
Catherine Jordahl died Nov. 20. A French and Spanish teacher, she taught at PLU, Carlton College in Northfield, Minn., and Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. She also taught Laubach Literacy students and teachers. She moved to Parkland in 1940 with her husband, Olaf Jordahl, a PLU faculty emeritus, and their two sons. Catherine is survived by sons, Eric of Portland, Ore., and Peter of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olaf.

Bob Carroll died Jan. 10. He was the husband of Phyllis Grahn Carroll '55.

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