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Pacific Lutheran University Class of 1969

Greetings Class of 1969!

During Homecoming 2019, we will celebrate our 50th class reunion. We hope you plan to join us. Even though it may seem like a gathering of strangers, the years fall away and recognition and shared times return quickly!

We suggest you reach out to those you would most like to see again at the reunion – your circle of PLU friends – to encourage their attendance and to help make the event special for you. We want to see you there!

We are compiling submissions from the whole class for the Memory Book. Copies will be ready by our reunion. Click here to fill out the Memory Book form. All Memory Book forms must be received by Sept 16, 2019. If you submit a form but are unable to attend, a copy will be mailed to you.

We also invite you to submit any personal college pictures for the banquet slideshow. Electronic copies can be sent to alumni@plu.edu. You can also mail pictures—just write your name on the back, and they will be returned to you.

Questions or concerns?

Contact the Alumni Relations Office at alumni@plu.edu
or (253) 535-7415.

See Who's Coming!

Julie (Svendsen) Anderson
Terri Rae (Stedman) & Chris Anderson
Barb (Thompson) & Norman Aune
Ken Bakken
Betty (Burton) Beecher
Susan (Van Hoy) Burchfield
Mike Burton
Helen (Sletten) Carpenter
Sharon (Willms) Dillinger
Barbara (Maier) & Bruce Eklund
Linda (Zingleman) & John Ellingboe
Kristian Erickson
Jeanette (Schwall) Gates
Sherrie (Worthington) Gerheim
Dennis Goin
Philip Goldenman

Homecoming Highlights

John Goodwin
Ron Grewenow
Ann (Whitelock) Herfindahl
Richard Holmes
Richard Huling
Phil Isensee
Annette (Sivertson) Johnson
Patsy (Davies) & David Johnson
Barry Jordahl
Nancy Kingston
Pam (Bach) & G. Lee Kluth
Lynn (Small) & John Knapp
Patti (Callow) Krieger-Martin
Sharon (Swanson) LeMay
Jan Loreen-Martin

Barbara (Calhoun) Moore
Rick Nelson
Jim Ojala
Curtis Pearson
Donnajo (Holmes) Putzier
G. Lee Raaen
Bill Ranta
Marjorie (Weiss) Ray
Karen (Emerson) & Steve Recher
Rick Rouse
Gayle (Read) Rue
Sandy Sanford
Marv Slind
Stephen Stout
Tom Stuen

Then and Now: The Turbulent Sixties and American Culture Today – Friday, October 4, 2 pm-3:30pm, Anderson University Center  Regency Room
Professor Emeritus Phil Nordquist and Angie Hambrick, Associate Vice President of Diversity, Justice, and Sustainability will explore similarities and differences in our present and our past. This event will be live-streamed.

Presidential Inauguration – Friday, October 4, 4 -5 pm, Olson Auditorium
Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends are invited to participate in the inauguration of President Belton as PLU’s 14th President. This special ceremony opens an exciting new chapter in PLU’s storied history.

Come Together: 50th Reunion Reception and Dinner – Friday, October 4, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Anderson University Center, Scandinavian Cultural Center
In the words of the Beatles, it is time to Come Together! This event for the Class of 1969 and guests is the perfect opportunity to visit campus and share memories with your classmates. (The reunion might not end by 7:30 pm!)
Price: $45 per ticket

PLU on Tap – Friday, October 4, 7:30 – 9:30 pm, Anderson University Center, CK Hall
Celebrate PLU Homecoming and Family Weekend with an evening of appetizers and Lute-produced wine and beer! Includes four pours of any featured libations in addition to a commemorative tasting glass that is yours to keep. Additional tokens can be purchased. Tickets will sell out, so don’t delay!
Price: $15 online/ $20 at the door (if not sold out)

Homecoming Football Game – Saturday, October 5, 12:30 -3:30 pm, Sparks Stadium, 601 7th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371 
Come watch PLU take on Lewis & Clark. Wear your black and gold!

President’s Dinner – Saturday, October 5, 5 – 7:30 pm, Olson Auditorium
All are welcome to this special dinner. President Belton will give a state of the University update and share his vision to move PLU forward and further position the University as a leader in the region and beyond.
Price: $40

Golden Club Brunch – Sunday, October 6, 9:30 -10:45 am, Mary Baker Russell Music Center, 322
The Class of 1969 is officially golden! Graduates 50+ years are encouraged to attend the Golden Club Brunch to welcome in the class of 1969 and connect with other alumni for this delicious brunch.
Free – registration required

University Congregation – Sunday, October 6, 11 am – 12 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center, Lagerquist Concert Hall 
Join us for worship. All are welcome!