Under each year is listed that group's
official Class Representative or Representatives (CR). If there
isn't a name under your graduation year, that means there isn't
a designated CR. If you would like to represent your class, or
know someone who might make a good CR, call 1-800-ALUM-PLU or
with CR's are: 1935 Junet Runbeck, 1936 Volly (Norby) Grande,
1938 Stan Willis, 1940 Luella Toso Johnson, 1946 Isabel (Harstad)
Watness, 1947 Gerald Lider, 1949 Luther Wathness, 1953 Helen-Joanne
(Enger) Olsen, 1956 Clarene (Osterli) Johnson and Ginny (Grahn)
Haugen, 1961 Ron Lerch, 1966 Jack Oliver, 1969 Rose (Lanes)
Steiner, 1972 Pamela (Weeks) Russell, 1979 David and Teresa
Shirley (Hecht) Glassen died on Aug. 3. During World
War II, Shirley taught at the American School in the Panama
Canal Zone, where she met and married her husband, Col. Chester
Glassen. They lived in New Canaan, Conn., and Overjise, Belgium.
After her husband passed away, Shirley returned to New Canaan
in 1978, where she devoted herself to charitable works. In 1993,
she returned to the Northwest and settled in University Place.
She is survived by her four sons, Richard, Paul, Tom, and Mark,
six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
CR: Norene (Skilbredl) Gulhaugen
Hillman died on Dec. 17. After one year at PLU, Wes volunteered
to serve in the Navy in 1944 and earned battle stars for combat
in the Philippines and Okinawa during World War II. He was honorably
discharged in 1946 and returned to PLU to earn a bachelors degree
in education in 1948 and a master's degree in 1955. Wes was
a teacher for 36 years, a member of Toastmaster's International,
and enjoyed golfing, writing poetry and singing in his church
choir. He is survived by his wife Lorraine; two sons, Gary and
Daniel '80; three daughters, Vikki, Debbie and Karin;
and seven grandchildren.
CR: Edna (Haglund) Dorothy
"Gene" Strandness died on Jan. 7. After PLU, Gene
received his doctorate degree in 1954 from the University of
Washington (UW), where he also did his medical residency. He
was a well-known vascular surgeon and served as chairman of
the Vascular Department at the UW. He was also known for his
research in peripheral vascular disease and the use of noninvasive
diagnostic techniques. Gene received many awards including an
Honorary Doctorate degree from Lund University in Sweden, and
the Distinguished Alumni award from both PLU and the UW. In
his leisure time he enjoyed tennis, reading and spending time
with his family. He was a member of the Central Park Tennis
Club, Bellevue Athletic Club, and many medical associations.
Gene is survived by his wife, Edith (Olund '55); son,
Erik '81; daughters, Tracy Stierle '82, Jill Exner
'88, and Sandra; and nine grandchildren.
Haglund died on Oct. 10. Before coming to PLU, Robert commanded
an ambulance unit in Europe during World War II. After PLU,
he was a teacher and administrator for the Franklin Pierce School
District and retired after 30 years of service. He was also
very active in community service and assistance to family and
friends. Robert enjoyed carpentry, gardening and sport fishing.
He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tacoma. Robert
is survived by his wife, Irene; daughters, Ingrid and Kathryn;
and son, Robert.
(Wallen) Wivag died on July 27. Delores retired in 1989
after 30 years of teaching in the Seattle and Highline school
districts. In retirement, she enjoyed gardening, volunteering,
crafts, traveling and her grandchildren. She was a member of
Zion Lutheran Church, the Meridian Garden Club and Highline
Retired Teachers. Delores is survived by her husband of 45 years,
Spencer; son, Erik; daughter, Sandra Bohman '81; and
Crumbaugh died on Dec. 18. Before PLU, Robert served in
the Navy during World War II aboard the USS Massachusetts. After
PLU, he began his teaching career at Quilcene (Wash.) and Arlington
(Wash.) High Schools. He also worked as a teacher and administrator
at Everett (Wash.) High School and Everett Community College
before retiring from a 38-year career in education. In retirement,
Robert founded the EvCC Retiree Association and enjoyed serving
as president for many years. Robert is survived by his wife
of 50 years, Beverly (Enger) '54; two daughters, Jan
and Sue; and four grandchildren.
CR: Iver Haugen
Lennard "Len" Nelson died on Dec. 19. After PLU,
Len received his master's degree from Washington State University.
He began teaching at Clover Park High School and then transferred
to Lakes High School after it opened. He was also a golf coach.
When Len retired he began working at PLU, contributing to the
math department and community. He is survived by his wife of
45 years, Suzanne (Skubinna '55); daughter, Teri Gunsauls
'89, '98; sons, Drew '81 and Kurt '86, '95;
six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
CR: Phyllis Grahn Carroll
Thompson and Judith Miner were married on June 2 at Our
Savior's Lutheran Church in Camdenton, Mo. Duane is a retired
ELCA pastor, serving as interim pastor at Christ Lutheran Church
in Stover, Mo. Judith is retired from IBM.
CR: Carol (Bottemiller) Geldaker and Helen (Jordanger) Nordquist
Aust died on Oct. 16. After PLU, Spencer served in the Army
as a cryptographer. After the Army, he lived in the San Francisco
Bay area and worked in automobile sales and other business enterprises.
Spencer enjoyed flying his own Bonanza airplane and was an avid
sports car enthusiast. He was also an active member of Menlo
Park Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon and was a
dedicated member of the Chancel Choir. Spencer was preceded
in death by his parents and is survived by his sister, Renee.
CR: Don Cornell and David Knutson
Berentson retired after 39 years in the ministry. He was
most recently the senior pastor at Our Saviour's Lutheran church
in Bremerton, Wash., where he served for 12 years.
Bakken died on Aug. 19. Harold was a teacher for 34 years
in Washington state schools at Highline, Seattle, Ritzville
and Monroe. He was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church
in Monroe, and the Monroe Lion's Club. Harold is survived by
his wife of 42 years, Lois (Erekvam) '58; sons, David
and Paul; three grandchildren; and brother, Roger Bakken
'61. He was preceded in death by his son, Greg. Lois resides
in Pullman, Wash.
CR: Alvin Dungan
(Nilsen) Hultgren died on Nov. 15. Irene worked as a nurse
at Tacoma General and Mary Bridge Hospitals for 20 years. While
she was at Mary Bridge, she nursed a boy who had been badly
injured. On her day off, a substitute nurse introduced herself
and the patient said, "No! You're not my nurse!" After
several assurances that she was, he said, "No, I want the
nurse who works for God." Irene's husband, Ken, established
the Irene Hultgren Scholarship Nursing Fund at PLU. She is survived
by her husband; daughters, Gretchen Houck and Rebecca Ness;
sons, Charles, Matthew and Ken Jr.; and eight grandchildren.
Wahl retired in June from Norway Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Wind Lake, Wis. He served six parishes over 38 years. Allen
and his wife, Gretchen, moved to Madison where he is serving
an interim ministry in Janesville, Wis. They have four grandchildren.
Dennis Ross recently offered free coaching clinics to
school coaches, teachers, parents, and volunteer coaches of
youth programs in the Ontario, Ore., area. He is an experienced
basketball coach and player, most recently at Treasure Valley
(Ore.) Community College where he coached for eight years. When
other coaches began asking for a few coaching pointers, Dennis
decided to gather ideas from coaching lectures that he attended
during his coaching days to create the clinics.
Leo Eliason and Dixie Matthais
TeKrony retired after 32 years of flying with Western/Delta
Airlines. He commuted for 10 years to Delta's Salt Lake City
base where he retired flying the Boeing 767. Kent is living
in San Carlos, Calif.
CR: Paula (Heyer) Billings and Judy Perry
Stewart has a new position as vice president for academic
affairs at the University of Dubuque, Iowa.
Hagerty currently serves on the board of the Modesto (Calif.)
Salvation Army, on the National Advisory Board of the Salvation
Army and on the Board of Directors for Overseas Council International.
He is also president and founder of Medical Missions Philippines
and chairman of the Stanislaus County FEMA board.
CR: Kathy (Taylor) Edlund
Meade died on Oct. 21. Robert worked 35 years for the federal
government at the Strategic Weapons Facility in Bangor, Wash.,
and the Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Center in Keyport,
Wash. He is survived by his wife, Lesley; two daughters, Wendy
and Piper; and two grandchildren.
Taylor died on Nov. 16. Jim was a teacher in the Puyallup
School District for 33 years. He came to PLU in 1998 to teach
freshman English as an adjunct faculty member. Jim loved literature
and poetry and was a published poet. His community involvement
included playing drums with local bands, working with Migrant
Ministries and helping at the Puyallup Food Bank. He was also
a member of the Puyallup United Methodist Church.
CR: Peggy Ogden-Howe
Eaton retired from his position as CEO at Bannock Regional
Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho. He was in hospital administration
for 35 years. He and his wife, Karen, live in Greenbank, Wash.
CR: Michael Ford
Roen died on July 6. After PLU, Gail worked as a legislative
assistant to the late Senator Milton Young in Washington D.C.
She then returned to North Dakota to begin her study of consultative
and depth psychology, earning a master's degree from the University
of North Dakota (UND) and a Ph.D. from the Fielding Institute,
Santa Barbara, Calif. She practiced psychology in North Dakota
for 20 years, taught at UND, and ran its counseling center for
several years. At the time of her death she was an adjunct professor
at the UND School of Medicine. Gail continued her studies in
Jungian psychology at the C.G. Jung Institutes in Houston, New
York, and Zurich. She founded the Touch of Earth Educational
Program, combining psychology, life, and the arts. She kept
active as a singer, pianist, and bassoonist and was the lyricist
for several musicals, including "Dakota Dream" and
"The Empire Builder." Gail also had an interest in
the psychology of pilots and their training and was active in
the formation of the Pilot Training Program at the John D. Odegard
School of Aerospace Sciences at UND. Gail was preceded in death
by her mother, Pearl Gilseth Roen; her brother, Dr. William
Roen; and her son, Roen Hope Radiant Pearson. She is survived
by her father, Leland Roen, and two nephews.
CR: Lois (Wehmann) LaCuran
Johnson recently completed the sixth edition of his book,
"Flexible Benefits, A-How-To-Guide." First published
in 1986 by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit
Plans, this book continues to be a best seller. He has also
written three other books: "Flexible Benefits, What's Best
For You," "Utilization Review, A-How-To-Guide,"
and "Strategic Human Resource Planning." Rick and
his wife, Claudia, will finish a book this year about total
CR: Joseph Hustad Jr.
Larson '71, '77, has a new position as president of Jericho
National Golf Club in New Hope, Pa. He and his wife, Linda
(Bosshart '73), announce the birth of their grandson, Jordon
Abraham, on May 10.
Nelson retired from 30 years of teaching in June 2001. She
was at Beacon School in Montesano, Wash., the last 26 years.
Doggett is the vice president of news-talk and sports programming
at Citadel Communications Corporation in Bend, Ore., where he
programs 33 radio stations nationally. Kenneth and his wife,
Karen, live on a golf course near Bend and enjoy fishing, hiking
CR: Nikki Martin
Abdullah El-Kuwaiz received the 2001 Lifetime Achievement
Award from the Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA).
This award is ABANA's highest honor and is conferred annually
upon business and finance leaders whose outstanding achievements
have made important contributions to the Arab world and to US-Arab
business and finance. Abdullah is currently the executive director
of Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
CR: Dave Johnson
Virginia (Shove) Lewis received a 2001 Nursing Excellence
Award for clinical care from NurseWeek magazine. Virginia is
a nurse practitioner in the Diabetes Care Center at the University
of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.
Leo Keenan has a new position as athletic director at
Eatonville (Wash.) High School. He was previously at Fife (Wash.)
High School were he completed his administrative internship
and coached football, basketball and the boys and girls track
Tom Heavey was called to active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard
(USCG) after the events of Sept. 11. A USCG reservist for 18
years, Tom is the senior yeoman in a joint Navy-Coast Guard
harbor defense command unit. In late November, Tom was awarded
the Navy Achievement Medal for his leadership and work preparing
and completing the call to active duty of his reserve unit.
Pamela (Fry) Strong and her youngest son, Andrew, moved
from their hobby farm into town (Billings, Mont.). Andrew then
left for college in the fall and Pamela is taking two classes
at her church's Bible institute.
CR: Ed Voie
Terry Teigen began his new position as Pastor at Admiral
United Church of Christ in West Seattle in December. He was
previously at Normandy Park (Wash.) United Church of Christ.
His wife, Martha (Simpson '75), is a teacher/specialist for
the Highline School District in Burien, Wash.
Virginia Witt Abbott and her husband, Albert, have moved
back to the Northwest with their two children, Anikka and Turi.
They look forward to reconnecting with old friends and associates.
Mike Stork is a first-grade teacher at Artondale Elementary
School in Gig Harbor, Wash. He was chosen for the summer 2001
research trip aboard the NOAA ship, Townsend Cromwell. With
eight other scientists, he sailed for seven days from Honolulu
to the swordfish grounds off the coast of Kona, Hawaii. They
studied the migratory habits of billfish. Mike's daughter, Rachel,
will graduate from PLU in May with a degree in education.
CR: Gary Powell
Rick and Valorie (Andersen) Wigen relocated to the South
Shore area of Massachusetts. They are enjoying their time exploring
New England. Rick is the merchandising manager for Tweeter,
Janet (Olson) Paetel joined Benton (Wash.) PUD as the
manager of accounting in September. She was previously the finance
manager for the City of Kennewick, Wash., for 17 years. Janet
and her daughter, Brittany, 10, live in Kennewick.
Craig Fouhy was promoted in September to main sports
anchor and sports director at ABC-TV in Phoenix. He was previously
the morning news anchor. His son, John, is applying to PLU for
fall 2002. John is a scholar athlete finalist for the Western
Washington National Football Foundation award. He is first in
his class and the football team captain at Bothell (Wash.) High
Leigh Erie and Joan (Nelson) Mattich
Judy Carlson Hulbert
Carlson Hulbert recently directed a play at First Lutheran
Church in Tacoma. Judy also wrote the play.
Worlund has been a clinical pharmacy specialist in the pediatrics
and newborn intensive care unit at Hennepin County Medical Center
in Minneapolis for five years. She earned board certification
from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in the areas of
pharmaco-therapy and nutrition support pharmacy.
Heins joined World Concern's relief project in Afghanistan
in December. He was the Afghan distribution coordinator, responsible
for providing logistical support and assisting in the distribution
of food and emergency supplies in the northeastern provinces
of Takhar and Badakshan. One of the first projects he coordinated
was the distribution of 5,000 pairs of children's boots and
shoes to boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 14. Cory's
involvement with international relief and development began
when he traveled to Cambodia in the early '90s. Over eight years,
he funded and participated in the construction of 172 wells,
providing clean drinking water to thousands of Cambodian families.
He also recently completed building a six-room elementary school
in the Cambodian province of Svay Rieng.
CR: David Dahl
Olson participated in the search and rescue effort after
the collapse of the World Trade Towers in New York City. He
and his dog, Thunder, are volunteers for the Puget Sound FEMA
team. Kent is a forensic therapist at Western State Hospital.
He and his wife, Barb, live in Lakewood, Wash.
(Berube) Johnson is a principal at EverTrust Asset Management,
a new subsidiary of EverTrust Financial Group in Seattle.
CR: Drew Nelson
Dunham and his wife, Gloria, announce the adoption of Selena
Keziah, 6, and Daniel Kaleb, 4, in August. They join Kari, 18,
Erik, 16, Isak, 13, and Joshua, 10. Glen is a research scientist
at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash.
Gloria is a mental health counselor for the deaf.
is the regional director for Alaska Young Life.
Christina (Remington) Gordon died on Oct. 16. After PLU, Christina
earned a master's degree in secondary administration from Western
Washington University in Bellingham. She married Martin Gordon
in 1983, and they settled in Mount Vernon, Wash., where she
taught school. She enjoyed gardening and reading and was a member
of Valley Friends Church. Christina is survived by her husband;
daughter, Meagan; and son, Jeremy.
Jackilyn Kemmish has owned and operated an adult family home
for the past 2-1/2 years. She previously worked in surgery,
including open-heart surgery, for three years.
Sandra Walker Warde is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air
Force. She assumed command of the 253rd Combat Communications
Group at Otis Air National Guard Base in Cape Cod, Mass., in
CR: Drew Nelson
Tengesdal is assistant professor of finance at Texas Woman's
University in Denton.
Bret Burkholder and his wife announce their adoption
of Emma Li, on Aug. 15. She was born in China on August 30,
2000. Emma joins son Ryan, 11.
CR: Paul Collard
(Tingelstad-Carlson) Davis was asked to help develop and
form an art commission for the City of Blaine, Minn. She is
also instrumental in organizing a suburban city art commission
where all smaller cities around the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro
region can share ideas and information. Recently her art was
featured on the front page of the newspaper, Blaine/Spring Lake
Park Life. Linda's art hangs in private collections in California,
Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, New Mexico, Minnesota and New Zealand.
CR: David Olson
Colburn died on Oct. 13. Kenneth worked as an independent
commercial real estate agent. He was also an avid cyclist, mountaineer,
skier, fisherman, golfer, runner, pilot and scuba diver. He
was an active member of his community, serving as a school board
member for the Fife (Wash.) School District since November 1999,
and on the city parks and recreation advisory board since November
1994. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and two daughters,
Alicia and Jessica.
CR: Mark A. Christofferson
(Salter) Sommer and her husband, Tom, announce the birth
of Tina Rachael, on July 2.
Sylvia Olson and Jeff Lorraine were married on Oct. 5
at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church in Seattle. Susan (Olson) Henning
'89, Kathy Upton '85, Linda (Salter) Sommer '84,
and Ann (Baughman) Amble '83 were involved in the wedding
ceremony. Sylvia met Jeff at their 20th high school reunion
and moved back to Seattle after 13 years in the Los Angeles
area. Sylvia is a teacher in the Mukilteo School District and
Jeff works in construction.
CR: Janet (Olden) Regge
Martin works at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
in addition to teaching for Tacoma Public Schools. She is also
in a writers group at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore, hoping
to get her book about Saudi Arabia published. Her other interests
include the Sons of the Desert (Way out West) in Seattle. Kathleen's
great-uncle Bob McGowan was a former director of the group.
'85, '92 and Lindsay (Nicol '92) Elston announce the birth
of their son, Gard, on May 26, 1999.
Morrow and his wife, DeAnna, announce the birth of Jaiden,
on Aug. 28. She joins Kenny, 11, Mariko, 10, and Kimiko, 9.
(Shoup) McFall and her husband, Chris, announce the birth
of Kelsey Elizabeth, on Oct. 6. She joins Katherine Grace, 3.
Jennifer is a fourth grade teacher in the Marysville (Wash.)
CR: Brian Dohe
Swan and his wife, Rebecca, announce the birth of their
son, Noah, on Aug. 16. Michael is an obstetrician & gynecologist
and Rebecca is a pediatrician.
(Barber) McCann received a 2001 Nursing Excellence Award
for teaching from NurseWeek magazine. Jann is a critical care
staff nurse for Franciscan Health System at St. Clare Hospital
in Tacoma. She also teaches in the hospital's advanced cardiac
life-support classes, and is a mentor and liaison for the hospital's
regional education department.
Karen (Kelly) Green died on Oct. 30. Karen was a nurse in intensive
care neonatal pediatrics at St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma for
15 years and in 1998 she received her master's degree. Karen
is survived by her three sons, Scott Christopherson, Dennis
Green Jr., and Patrick Green.
Cornell is in his 10th year of teaching in Saudi Arabia
for the Saudi Aramco Schools. He and his wife, Maria, have two
children, Alex, 10, and Tess, 8. When school is out they all
enjoy camping in the desert.
Shaw and Brian Hynden were married on Dec. 29 at Peace Lutheran
Church in Puyallup. Lynnette is a supervisor and Brian is a
program manager, both at the Washington State Department of
Health Services in Ellensburg, Wash.
David Rogelstad and Suzanne Monnier
Rogelstad and Suzanne Monnier were married on Aug. 20, on
the shores of Lake Tahoe. David is a pilot for United Airlines
in San Francisco.
and Shannon (Ryan) Mayer announce the birth of Haley Ryan,
on Jan. 11, 2001. She joins Jordyn, 2. Steve is assistant professor
of chemistry at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa.
(Olson) Riley and her husband, Robert, have moved from Charlotte,
N.C., to Randolph, N.J. Lisa is still employed by the ocean
carrier, Maersk Sealand, and works in the yield management department.
Connally went on his fourth lay church mission trip in November.
He helped to rebuild orphanage facilities in Santiago, Chile.
(Weik) Kliewer and her husband, Matt, announce the birth
of Kayna Helene, on Aug. 22. Karstin is a teacher and Matt is
a machinist at Boeing.
(Crill) Fox and her husband, Colin, have three children.
The godparents are Tim '91 and Kelley '92 (Reed) Borsheim, Mike
Lindaas '90, '00, and David LeWarre '91.
Lori (Massuco '89) Johnson moved to Spokane in February
2001, where Jim is the lead pastor at St. Luke's Lutheran Church.
Their fourth child, Annika Helene, was born in July. She joins
Luke, 6, Peter, 4, and Micah, 2. Lori stays busy at home with
(Anderson) LaBorde announces the birth of Nathan, on Nov.
5. He joins Haleigh, 4, and Alex 1. Kimberly is a teacher in
the Renton (Wash.) School District.
Vanderwarker accepted a position as a corporate attorney
for Sprint Communications at their world headquarters in Overland
CR: Kristina Pfeil and Sherith (Lundring) Squires
(Cowles) Dougan and her husband, Mike, announce the birth
of Emma Marie, on Oct. 8. She joins Sara Ann, 4, and Katie Lynn,
1. Carrie is a fourth-grade teacher in the Meridian School District
and Mike is a sales representative at Diehl Ford, both in Bellingham,
Jai Tuttle and her partner, Glorianna, moved to Moses Lake,
Wash., where Gisella is a veterinarian at Broadway Animal Hospital.
Barbara (Benevento) Eisner and her husband, Jonathon, announce
the birth of Everett Daniel, on Oct. 25.
(Griffin) Lewis is a treatment coordinator at Gateways for
Youth and Families in Tacoma. Her husband, Johnny, is a chemical
Yunus Yusoff is vice president of credit management at Affin
Bank Berhad in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
CR: Lisa (Hussey) Ferraro
Foslien and Troy Kunkel were married on May 11, 2001 at
Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church in Seattle.
Storholt received a master's degree in literacy education
from PLU in August. She is a first-grade teacher in the Fife
(Wash.) School District.
Alan Rogstad is the executive director of Lutherwood Camp and
Retreat Center in Bellingham, Wash.
(Rasmussen) Nehls and her husband, Daniel, announce the
birth of Brady Daniel, on Sept. 2.
(Nilsen) Fausa has a new position as senior vice president
of worldwide underwriting at GARD Services, Inc., in Norway.
GARD is the largest marine insurance company in the world.
and Sonja (Fossum '90) Dahl announce their adoption of Jessica
René. She was born on July 12. Jessica joins Eric, 4.
Kevin is a junior high teacher and coach in the Puyallup School
District and Sonja is a registered nurse in the Family Birth
Center at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.
CR: Angela Vahsholtz-Anderson and Sean Neely
Lily Kathrin Martinson
and Kristin (Ford '92) Martinson announce the birth of Lily
Kathrin, on June 11. David is the manager at Axiom Electronics
and Kristin is taking a year off from teaching.
Andersen and her husband, Dave, announce the birth of Lauren
Marie, on July 30.
Vemo-Straume and her husband, Arvid, announce the birth
of Elli Kirsten, on Sept. 7. She joins Anders, 7, and Ingrid,
Peter Ostenson and his wife, Wendy, announce the birth of Audrey
Willa, on March 17, 2001.
Cassidy Mary and Nicole Mary Considine
(Clites) Considine and her husband, Michael, announce the
birth of twin girls, Cassidy Mary and Nicole Mary, on Oct. 5.
(Jacobson) Kammers and her husband, Todd, announce the birth
of Katelyn, on Dec. 20. She joins Todd, 3.
(Hilliker) Coulson and her husband, Michael, announce the
birth of their son, Aidan, on Nov. 14.
CR: Roxie Giddings
Kongeli was incorrectly reported in the fall 2001 edition
of Scene to be the head of Namibia Forensic Lab. She is currently
a control forensic analyst, and supervisor of the biology section.
"Beek" Hanson and his partner, Chad, celebrated
their wedding on Aug. 4, at Central Lutheran Church in Seattle.
and Chelle (Killian '92) Stearns moved to Scotland where
Chelle is in the systematic theology Ph.D. program at St. Andrew's
University. Dave is learning to play the bagpipes. firstname.lastname@example.org
Felgenhauer and Dave Williamson were married on June 23
at First Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Wash. Jill is a speech
language pathologist in the Richland (Wash.) School District
and Dave is a nuclear chemical operator at Hanford.
Cultum is the new principal at Kellogg Marsh Elementary
School in Marysville, Wash. He was previously at Anasazi Elementary
School in Scottsdale, Ariz.
(Markusen) Mateer and her husband, Kevin, announce the birth
of Faith Elizabeth, on Aug. 26. Meredith is a homemaker and
Kevin is a U.S. Army chaplain.
Meyer Brown and her husband, Jeff, announce the birth of
Soren, on Sept. 20. He joins two sisters, Makenna, 4, and Rachel,
(Hougham) Martin and her husband, Timothy, announce the
birth of Joshua Karl, on Jan. 5, 2001. His brother, Nicholas
Scott, is 5.
and Minta (Norton '88) Wulf announce the birth of Tripper,
on July 6. He joins PJ, 20, Gordy, 18, and Carling, 15.
and Marla (Swanson '89) Evans announce their adoption of
Samuel, 10, and Parker, 4, in March 2001. They have eight children.
Rick is a psychiatry specialty manager at Wyeth Labs.
and Kristi (Stevens) Rice announce the birth of Nicholas,
on Aug. 18. He joins Alex, 2. Rob is a second year physical
therapy student at Eastern Washington University and Kristi
is a pediatrician in Spokane.
Karen (Deveney) Fruehauf and her husband, Dale, announce
the birth of their son, Joseph, on June 21.
(Brooks) Los announces the birth of her son, Brian, on Aug.
Kate Roew-Maloret and her husband, Peter, adopted their son,
Tristan, on Aug. 24, 1999, when he was only 12-hours old. Kate
is the director of client services at Ferry County Community
Services in Republic, Wash.
Nierman has a new position as a physical therapist at Cashmere
(Wash.) Physical Therapy. She completed her physical therapy
degree at the University of Washington in 1994.
Kramer is the new principal at Tenino (Wash.) Middle School.
He was previously the vice-principal at Elma (Wash.) High School.
Isensee and Jana Schofield were married on June 16 at Holden
Village, Chelan, Wash. Jana is the college and youth adult ministry
pastor at Mount Carmel Lutheran Church in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Michael will pursue organic farming or work on environmental
Jackson and Luke Hammons were married on Aug. 4 in Chelan,
Wash. Michelle is a teacher in the Mukilteo (Wash.) School District
and Luke works at United Parcel Service.
(Catlin) Redmon and her husband, Terry, announce the birth
of Noelle Frances, on Dec. 5. She joins Hayley, Hannah, and
CR: Kari Anderson
and Susan (Haniger '96) Fritz announce the birth of Emma
Rose, on Aug. 23. She joins Jacob Alexander, 3. Jeff is a territory
representative for Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories, a pharmaceutical
company, and Susan is a homemaker.
Nicole (Fernald) Hatch and her husband, Kurt, have returned
for a second year of teaching at an international school in
Kari (Walker) McCauley served six years in the U.S. Navy Nurse
Corps as an officer and labor and delivery nurse. She was stationed
in Puerto Rico and Pensacola, Fla.. She was released from active
duty in 1999. Kari and her husband, Brandon, were married in
1998. After living in Jacksonville, Fla., they now live on Whidbey
(Palacios) Iglesias and her husband, John, announce the
birth of their daughter, Trinity Marie, on April 10, 2001. Maria
quit her job at Weyerhaeuser to become a full time mom and homemaker.
Jennifer (Kreger) Nickel announce the birth of Margaret
"Maggie" Jane, on Oct. 29. Dan received a masters
of environmental science degree from the University of Washington
in September 2000. He is an environmental engineer at The Watershed
Company in Kirkland, Wash.
Mori is a part-time student at Kobe (Japan) YMCA language
and Kimberli (Nicholas '97) Sandberg moved to Spokane in
June. Todd accepted an athletic training position at Whitworth
College and Kimberli is working at Sacred Heart Hospital in
Jana Renae Mulder
Mulder and his wife, Amy, announce the birth of Jana Renae,
on Nov. 15.
(Catterall) Krabill and her husband, Robert, announce the
birth of Anna Olivia, on Oct. 29. She joins Ellie, 4.
Ethan Thomas Hampton
(Graham) Hampton and her husband, David, announce the birth
of Ethan Thomas, on June 22. Jennifer resigned her portfolio
management position at Atlanta Capital to be a stay-at-home
(Roback) Pfeiffer and her husband, Jason, announce the birth
of their son, Caden James, on Feb. 6, 2001. The family recently
moved to Minnesota where Jason is an attorney with Robins, Kaplan,
Miller & Ciresi. Joni enjoys staying home with Cade, planning
their new home and being back near her family.
CR: Dan Lysne and Catherine
Phillips and Brian White were married on Aug. 25, in Bellevue,
Wash. Robin is a technical writer at IDX, a healthcare systems
company and Brian is a network systems consultant.
and Shelly (Lowney) Mills announce the birth of Alex Christian,
on July 9. He joins Jacob Bryan, 1. Vern is a special education
teacher, athletic director and football coach in the Clover
Park School District in Tacoma. Shelly is a stay-at-home mom.
(Kelpman) Banica and her husband, Mihai, spent five weeks
last summer in Romania visiting Mihai's family and leading a
construction team from their church, Life Center, in Tacoma.
The team helped build Agape Christian Education Center, Romania,
a training center for pastors. In September, Kiersten and Mihai
started Bountiful Blessings Elder Care, an adult family home.
They live in Gig Harbor, Wash.
Mihelich is the new principal at Lyman Elementary School
in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. He received his master's degree and
principal credentials from Western Washington University in
and Mia (Seppanen '93) Maki announce the birth of Joel,
on Aug. 1. Petteri was promoted to managing director at Computer
Associates Finland on April 1, 2001.
Cheryl Graf received a 2001 Nursing Excellence Award for community
service from NurseWeek magazine. Cheryl is a nurse practitioner
and the clinical director of the sexual assault nurse examiner
program at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Bremerton, Wash.
Sears-Bean received the 2001 Nursing Excellence Award for
leadership from Nurse Week magazine. Louann is the director
of registration services and patient support services at Harrison
Memorial Hospital in Bremerton, Wash.
Patterson has a new position as personal trainer at the
Frank Russell Co., in Tacoma. He assists associates in their
quest for fitness. David is also the owner and lead trainer
of Personal Training Systems, where he trains local athletes.
David also does public speaking on fitness and health.
Paige Allison Kubicek
Kubicek and her husband, Todd, announce the birth of Paige
Allison, on Aug. 4.
Albrecht recently founded his own online movie magazine.
and Kimberly (Liefeld '93) Moore announce the birth of Emily,
on Nov. 12.
('94, '98) and Rachel (Firman '95) Hubler announce the birth
of Cassandra Rose, on Sept. 4.
CR: Erin (Koster) Fuller and Marit (Rasmussen) Nierman
Anderson and Andrew Dirkman were married on Aug. 19, 2000
in Issaquah, Wash. Kim Griffin Esperon '94, Stefanie Mattie
Heinen '95, and Heidi McGuire Bethel '95 were in the wedding.
Krista received a master's degree in biological sciences from
the University of Alabama, Birmingham, in December 2000, and
is an account manager at Roche Diagnostics. Andrew is a MBA
Julianne Pagel and Anton Bogaty
Pagel and Anton Bogaty were married on May 6 at First Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Bothell, Wash. After PLU, Julianne earned
a master's of science degree in technical communication from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. She is a community
liaison for the Seattle School District and Anton is a director
of animation for Tooned In, Inc.
Carty and her husband, Matt, purchased their first home
in June. They live in Forest Grove, Ore.
Schacher and Darren McCarty were married on June 30 in Salem,
Ore. Kellie is the drama director and teacher at Centennial
High School in Gresham, Ore., and Darren is the stores supervisor
at Horizon Airlines. They have purchased a home in Gresham.
Aune moved back to Denmark to be with his fiancée,
Trive. He began a new position as CIO of Learning Lab in January.
He previously worked as a freelance musician and web programmer
in New York City.
Cobb and Kim Patman were married on June 30 in Boise, Idaho.
Skyler is a real estate consultant and Kim is an accountant.
(Karman) Finch earned a national teacher certification in
2001. She is a fifth-grade teacher in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Tobian has a new position in public affairs and as the I.S.O.
advocate at TransEnergie U.S. Ltd., an electric merchant transmission
developer located in the U.S. and Australia.
Freitag and Laurie O'Neill were married in October. Gregory
will receive his medical doctorate from United States Uniformed
Services University in May. He will also be promoted to lieutenant
in the U.S. Navy.
Alyssa May Hershey
and Jennie (Lee) Hershey announce the birth of Alyssa May,
on July 5. Jennie received a master's degree in education from
the University of Washington and Andrew received a M.S.P.E.
with a sports administration specialization from Seattle Pacific
University, both in June.
Weese and her husband, Roger, announce the birth of their
daughter, Rebecca Lynn, on Dec. 16.
CR: Steve and Kim (Nadon) Leifsen
Nierman and Tishangela Giesbrecht were married on July 1
at Lakeside Gardens in Portland, Ore. Doug '95 and Marit
(Rasmussen '95) Nierman, Beth Nierman '92 and Tory Schmidt '92,
Taj '96 and Andrea (Smedes '96) Giesbrecht, Jon Olson '96, and
Matt Chase '96 were in the wedding. The bride and groom
honeymooned in Hawaii and are living in Ann Arbor, Mich. Andrew
also recently won $25,000 from TopCoder Collegiate Challenge,
a computer programming competition, in June. The competition
was open to college students in the U.S. and Canada.
Davis and his wife, Nancy, announce the birth of Patricia
(Patty) Irene, on Nov. 10.
Diane Sklow is an attorney for the Associated Counsel for the
Accused in Seattle. She received her law degree from Seattle
University School of Law in May 1999.
Melanie Wright and Ryoma Ohi were married on July 28 in Spokane.
Melanie is a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical
School. Ryoma is a research fellow.
Yun Jiang and Jeff Miller were married on June 30 at the
Washington State Park Arboretum. Ellie is a marketing analyst
for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Jeff is a pilot for Northwest
and Wendy (Howard) Talbert announce the birth of Jessamyn
Joan, on Nov. 20.
Arnold is in the Master's in Education degree program at
Portland State (Ore.) University. He is also a teaching assistant
in the Beaverton School District. Colin and his wife, Ellen,
celebrated their first year of marriage in August.
CR: Andrew and Stephanie (Merle) Tomlinson
Carion was assigned to the USS Carl Vinson CVN-70, homeported
in Bremerton, Wash. He is the critical care nurse for 5000 officers
and enlisted men. His two-year duty began in November.
Gintz and Anne Novotney, were married on Nov. 25, 2000 at
Marine View Presbyterian Church in Tacoma. Ryan Alexander
'98, Jason Laukaitis '97, and Monica (Ricarte) Hurley
'94, '99, were in the wedding ceremony. Michael is a CPA
at Brantley, Janson, Yost, and Ellison in Federal Way, Wash.
Anne is the associate director for the Annual Fund and Q Club
at PLU. They live in Tacoma.
Sund received her law degree from the New England School
of Law in May 2001. She graduated cum laude and also received
the school's service award. In July, she passed the Massachusetts
bar exam and was sworn in as an attorney in January. Tracey
is now a law clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family
(Jacot) Butler received her registered nurse license in
July and is working as a registered nurse in orthopedics at
Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula. Her husband,
Bryce, is working on his master's degree at the Naval Postgraduate
Noble and Mary Niemela '98 opened their new business,
Independent Specialty Nurses (ISN), in June. ISN, a nursing
agency that provides healthcare staff to Western Washington
hospitals, is in Auburn, Wash.
(Spencer) Brester received a M.S. degree in curriculum instruction
from Portland (Ore.) State University in June. She is a third-grade
teacher in the West Linn/Wilsonville, Ore., area.
Hamilton and Michael Wasem were married on Sept. 15 at Lake
Quinault (Wash.) Lodge. Heather N. (Harris '98) Comer
was the maid of honor. Heidi is a technical support manager
and Michael is a public relations account manager. The couple
honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico.
Werner and Timothy Bostelle were married on April 16, 2001
at the Tacoma Municipal Building. They also had a ceremony and
reception on Aug. 18 at Bostwick's in McKenna, Wash. Sarah is
a professional/technical adviser at Pierce College in Puyallup.
She is currently in the Master's in Social Work program at the
University of Washington, Tacoma. Timothy is a computer support
Johannessen completed a M.P.T. degree in Eastern Washington
University physical therapy program. He is working in Spokane
at a skilled nursing facility.
Helgeson and Mark Cassidy were married on Oct. 6 at Ballard
First Lutheran Church in Seattle. Anna Marie Harris '97 was
a bridesmaid and Nancy Connor, PLU campus pastor, officiated.
Heide is a project manager at Accenture and Mark is a commodity
manager at PACCAR.
Rod and Scott Hanseth were married on Aug. 11 in Silvana,
Wash. Karen is a first-grade teacher in the Stanwood (Wash.)
School District and Scott works for Hughes Farms.
Jacob Dean Carrell
and Shari (Sinnes '96) Carrell announce the birth of Jacob
Dean, on Oct. 26. Jason is a math teacher and coach and Shari
is a fifth grade teacher, both in the Bethel School District
Laukaitis and Darcy Shrives were married on May 19 in West
Linn, Ore. Michael Gintz '96, Morten Evensen '98, and
Sarah Brookshire '99 were in the wedding. Jason is a corporate
paralegal for Venture Law Group and Sarah is the manager of
corporate sales at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle.
CR: Shannon Herlocker and Nate Sears
Thompson and Christian Anderson were married on Sept. 1,
in Newberg, Ore. Erika is the network supervisor at Unionbay
in Kent, Wash., and Christian is a technical analyst.
Roemer and Carlos de la Torre were married on Aug. 18, in
San Antonio. Lewissa Swanson '98, Kate Moehring '98, and
Stephanie Lund '94 participated in the wedding. Sarah is
a student at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and
is currently serving as an intern at the San Antonio Peace Center
and Spirit of Life Lutheran worshiping community.
Sarrensen accepted a teaching position in the Kalispell
(Mont.) School District and moved to Whitefish in August. Living
15 minutes from the top of Big Mountain Ski Resort, her first
order of business was to buy a season pass. Christina welcomes
friends to come visit.
Torfin was recently promoted to manager of air freight at
Alaska Airlines in Anchorage.
Wallen received a doctorate of dental surgery degree from
the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco
on June 17, 2001. He is now in the Advanced Clinical Experience
program at University of the Pacific's Union City Dental Care
Nguyen and Sarah Ofner '99 were recently married. They live
in Portland, Ore., where Sarah is attending dental school at
Oregon Health Sciences University and Tuan is a staffing consultant
at Mentor Graphics.
Lafferty has a new position as weekend supervising producer
at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was previously at KGW-TV
in Portland, Ore.
Benard is in her second year as a supervisor for an AmeriCorps
team after completing a year of service as a member. She served
as a coordinator for a senior nutrition program at a local Community
Action Council in 1999-2000. She now coordinates 21, 18-to-25-year-olds.
Her responsibilities include recruiting, training, and mentoring
the members, building and maintaining partnerships with local
social service agencies, and helping to coordinate community
Niemela and Cherie Noble '97 opened their new business,
Independent Specialty Nurses (ISN), in June. INS, a nursing
agency that provides healthcare staff to Western Washington
hospitals, is in Auburn, Wash.
Benson works at the International Research Exchanges Board
in Washington, D.C. She administers programs that bring scholars
and professionals, from the former Soviet regions, to the United
States to conduct research. Previously she was an English teacher
with the U.S. Peace Corps in the Republic of Uzbekistan for
CR: Karlene Miles and Julie
Shook and Ben McGrann '01 were married on July 14, in McKenna,
Wash. Christine Faldet '99, Heather Magoon '99, and Elissa Dornan
'95 were in the wedding ceremony. Genevieve is a registered
nurse at Madigan Army Medical Center. Ben graduated in December
with a degree in business and finance. They live in McKenna.
Cindy Baller is the program manager at Washington Women's Employment
in Kent, Wash.
and Daniel Paterno announce the birth of Jhenavyeve, on
July 23. Kim is the Safe School Zone specialist for Safe Streets,
Tacoma, and Dan is a child and family therapist for Greater
Lakes Mental Health in Lakewood.
Schneider and Garrett Fisher were married on June 16 at
Trinity Lutheran Church in Tacoma. Cori Kenney '99 was the maid
of honor. Nikki is attending law school in Boston and Garrett
is a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.
and Heather (Bryant) Nelson live in Olympia. Heather is
a graduate student and Matthew is an engineer at Siemens.
Lester was a graphic/web designer for two years at a sports
company in Seattle before he left to open LesterStudio Creative,
a freelance design business. He recently accepted a director
position related to the company he worked for in Seattle and
now lives in Nashville, Tenn.
and Amy (Pardini) Sonnichsen are living in Asia where Aaron
is teaching high school and Amy is teaching English as a second
language part time and working in an orphanage. This is a two-year
Burfoot and Mark Stewart were married on Aug. 4 in Port
Angeles, Wash. Eve Otten '99 and Melissa Ross '99
were in the wedding ceremony. Jody and Mark are small business
developers for PLB Enterprises, Inc. They live in Seattle.
Bakos and Christopher Maciejewski were married on July 28
in Tualatin, Ore. Melissa is an advertising account coordinator
for TMP Worldwide and Christopher is an engineer for DKS Associates,
both in Portland, Ore.
Rose is in the Master's in Social Work degree program at
St. Louis (Mo.) University. She is focusing on community development
and international social work.
Heidi Johnson and Zachary Hiatt
Johnson and Zachary Hiatt were married on Aug. 18 in Big
Lake, Wash. Leif
Johnson '02, Kyann (Johnson) Dejong '95, Melanie
Norris, Andrew Finstuen '99, David Krueger '99,
Natty Gregorcewiz '99, Crystal Eide, and Peter
Finstuen '98 participated in the wedding ceremony. Heidi
is a teacher at Warner Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles
and Zachary is a field service engineer at Applied Biosystems.
Wilson is an account executive at Titan Systems Corporation
in San Diego.
CR: Ashley Orr
Hulbert and Michael Pedee were married on June 16 at United
Lutheran Church in Tacoma. Michele is the children, youth and
family director at United Lutheran Church.
Pedersen was promoted to assistant account executive at
the Susan Magrino Agency in New York City. She is doing branding
and publicity for Frederic Fekkai, Harper's Bazaar magazine,
Laura Mercier Cosmetics and Avon Salon Spa. She lives with Marjie
Sackett '00 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Denmark is a procurement agent at Boeing in Auburn, Wash.
Mattox began working for the Washington Education Association
in March 2001. She works in the communications department at
their headquarters in Federal Way, Wash.
Stauffer received a M.A. degree from the University of Chicago
Lien is in her second year of the Ph.D. program in the Department
of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. She is working as
a graduate research assistant with the Center for Civilian Biodefense
Studies in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins and
is a member of a research team conducting fieldwork in New York
City. The project is documenting the ongoing volunteer participation
in the emergency response and recovery efforts in the aftermath
of the World Trade Center attacks. The research will aid in
developing policy guidelines for emergency responders in the
public health and medical communities. Onora has started training
as a disaster relief volunteer with the American Red Cross.
Shirley (Hecht) Glassen died on Aug. 3.
Linka (Deberry) Johnson died on Jan. 3, 2002.
Fredrick Sutter died on Dec. 21.
Wesley Hillman died on Dec. 17.
Howard Larson died on June 15.
Delores (Wallen) Wivag died on July 27.
Haglund died on Oct. 10.
Crumbaugh died on Dec. 18.
Eugene Strandness died on Jan. 7, 2002.
Carl Lennard "Len" Nelson died on Dec.
(Kelly) Olsen died in December.
Sterland died on Dec. 24.
Phyllis (Jensen) St. John died on July 7.
Aust died on Oct. 16.
Harold Bakken died on Aug. 19.
Milton Jeter died on Nov. 30.
Irene (Nilsen) Hultgren died on Nov. 15.
(Gulhaugen) Mebust died in January, 2002.
Jerald Phillips died on Sept. 21.
Robert Meade died on Oct. 21.
Taylor died on Nov. 16.
Gary Hanson died on July 7.
Gail Roen died on July 6.
Josephine Hould died on March 31.
Mikkel Thompson died on Jan. 14, 2002.
Archie Sherrell died on Oct. 8.
Marsha Ostruske died on Oct. 3.
Christina (Remington) Gordon died on Oct. 16.
Kenneth Colburn died on Oct. 13.
Thomas McCrum died on Sept. 21.
Karen (Kelly) Green died on Oct. 30.
faculty emeritus, died on Oct. 4.
Louis Schatz died
on Sept. 22.
Voge spent the last year working at the National Institutes
of Health in Rockville, Md. She is now a student at the University
of Maryland School of Medicine.
(Affholter) Nation and her husband, Richard, announce the
birth of their first child, Joshua, on Oct. 25. Therese is a
registered nurse at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.
Nelson and Aaron Gentile '98 were married on Aug. 4, 2000.
Danielle Hodge '00, Mary Beth Leeper '00, Nikki (Mathieu)
Gray '94, Alyssa Eguchi '00, Nicole Cunningham '00, Laura Lucas
'00, Gavin Brem '99, Chad Balcom '99, and Chris Hippe
'98 were in the wedding ceremony. Kerri and Aaron are teachers
in the Fife (Wash.) School District.
Sherry (Dow) Huff is a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist.
She provides in-home services for two counties in Northern Idaho.
Sherry is also working on her master's degree in community and
family counseling at the University of Idaho.
Brian Vertrees and Brianne McQuaig '01
Vertrees and Brianne McQuaig '01 were married on July 14
at Red Tail Canyon Farm in Leavenworth, Wash. Holly Peterson
'01, Sumerlin Larsen '01, Corey Shamley '00, Mike Roberts '99,
Tyler Imig '01, and Curt Gavigan '00 were in the
wedding ceremony. Brian is a project manager at Market Trends,
Inc., and Brianne is an account coordinator at The Domain Group.
Dunn is a mathematics graduate student and teaching assistant
at the University of Oregon. He recently received the Dan Kimble
First Year Teaching Award for his enthusiasm and dedication
in teaching lower-division mathematics courses.
Kuhlmann will begin the M.S. degree program in biomedical
science at Kirksville (Missouri) College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ludwig will complete the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies
program at Seattle University in June. She is also a chaplain
intern at St. Joseph Medical Center Mental Health Unit in Tacoma.
CR: Linda (Hutson) pyle and Keith Pranghofer
Sanders and Erik Larson were married on Aug. 18 at
Little Church on the Prairie in Lakewood, Wash. Jennifer McRae
'01 was the maid of honor. Rebecca Stephenson '01, Lesley Wilcox
'01, Amy Berrenberg '01, and Erin Dressel '01 provided the music.
Rebecca and Erik are data analysts at the Washington State Office
of Financial Management in Olympia.
Sarah Allen and Aaron Caprye '00
Allen and Aaron Caprye '00 were married on June 2 at Puget
Sound Christian Center in Tacoma. Matt Allen '83 officiated
the ceremony. Mike Hoye '85, Kaj Martin '99, Scott Sailer
'99, David Allen '00, Chad Johnson '00, Tara Roberts '00, Stacy
Croft '00, Christina Mooney '02, Renata Browne '02 and
Leah Orcutt '03 participated in the wedding ceremony. Aaron
is a math teacher at Emerald Ridge High School in Puyallup and
Sarah is a staffing consultant for Express Personnel Services
in Tacoma. They live in Parkland.
Thomas is a teacher at the Truman Center, formerly Truman
Alternative High School, in Federal Way, Wash. The Truman Center
is one of 16 Gates Foundation Achiever schools. Greg has a history
and social studies endorsement but as a generalist he is allowed
to teach all high school subjects. www.bigpicture.org
Stocking is the music director for band, choir and general
music for the Mossyrock (Wash.) School District.
Sperb and Erik Samuelson were married on July 14. Fiona
Dobbins '01, Sadie Heilman '01, Chris Duppenthaler '01, and
Jason Hanson '01 were in the wedding ceremony. Tauni is
a registered nurse at Oakland Children's Hospital and Erik is
a graduate student at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
in Berkeley. They live in Berkeley, Calif.
Russell is working on her Ph.D. in chemical oceanography
at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Flick and David Sutherland were married on Oct. 27 at First
Congregational Church in Tacoma. Jocelyn is a hemodialysis technician
at St. Joseph Medical Center and David is a detention officer
at Remann Hall, Pierce County Juvenile Detention Center, both
Kirby is the special events coordinator at The Baltimore
Stuart accepted a position as hospital account manager ESI
at Lederle, in December. Her territory covers Washington, Alaska,