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Viterbo College Strides Magazine Winter 99

CLASS NOTES

1960
S. Joyce Blum ’63 was named to the Women Religious Leadership Team in September 1998. There are seven women who coordinate activities for nearly 300 different religious congregations in the Diocese of Tucson.

Juanita (Lash) Madland ’63 won the Piano Concert Contest for the State of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She played Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto.

S. Mary Peter Prince ’64 recently celebrated her 60th Jubilee as a sister with the Servants of Mary, Ladysmith.

Kathleen (Purpora) Forslund ’66 received the Excellence in Administration Award for Outstanding Leadership May 7, 1998 from the Diocese of La Crosse Department of Education.

Sandra (Ray) Coorough ’68 is the owner of Coorough & Associates, Corp., doing geriatric care management.

1970
Loretta Kimmet-Mobley ’71 is celebrating 25 years at 3M as Quality Engineer in the Chemical Division.

Rebecca (Hommer) Johnson ’74 is the Public Health Division Manager for Menomonee County Human Services.

Arlene (Baumler) Smith ’74 recently received her master’s degree in professional development from UW-La Crosse.

S. Patricia Tekippe ’74 has been named Information and Resource Manager for the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, based in Saint Paul. The MCBW links more than 80 agencies throughout the state to improve resources available for women and children escaping domestic violence.

Connie (Barr) Delaney ’75 was named Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. In September 1998 she was awarded the Rosella Schotfeldt Award for Leadership by the Midwest Alliance in Nursing, the Midwest 13 state consortium representing nurse educators, researchers and administrators.

Ann (Zittel) Moore ’75 attended the Disney Institute’s Leadership Excellence Business Seminar June 1998. The focus was on evaluating what one values in a leader, the skills leaders exhibit and identifying the behaviors which either enhance or detract from leadership skills.

Judith (Otteson) ’76 and Richard Dowd celebrated the birth of a son, Benjamin Caleb, June 19, 1998. He joins his 5 brothers and 4 sisters at home.

Sharon Kusch ’76 married Malcolm T. Laitinen February 7, 1998.

Janet Mead ’76 married David Campana September 1998. She received a graduate degree from Syracuse University and is employed as a nurse practitioner at the Alaska Heart Clinic.

Karen Clark-Stone’77 is the Co-coordinator of the Substance Abuse Program at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Virginia.

Lisa (Skemp) Kelley ’77 is currently a Nursing Ph.D. student at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. She spent the summer doing ethnographic research on elder status and care systems in St. Lucia, West Indies. The research was funded by the Landes Foundation of New York City.

Marilyn Omernick ’77 is receiving her Masters of Divinity from the Clarmont School of Divinity.

Karolee (Hogden) Sowle ’77 is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Rosemary (Merschman) ’78 and Tom Deutsch are the owners of Tom’s Family Pharmacy in New Hampton, Iowa.

Nicholas Narloch ’79 received the 1998 Outstanding Vocal Music Director Award from the Wisconsin School Music Association. Nick directs the choirs at Marathon High School, and a youth choir at St. Mary’s Parish, Marathon.

1980
Sheila (Scholze) Bolduan ’80 has been re-certified as a Certified Nutritional Support Nurse.

Mary K. Brandt ’80 married Paul Beal September 5, 1998.

Theresa (Messerschmidt) ’80 and Scott Smerud celebrated the birth of a daughter, Emma Clare, May 6, 1998. She joins siblings Anna, Aidan, and twins Quinlan and Kristian at home.

Sara (Dregne) Deters ’81 began working for Tweeten Lutheran Home Life Options as a home health care nurse in July 1997.

Marsha (Roach) Konichek ’81 received certification as a hospice nurse.

Christopher Mashuda ’81 recently began teaching classroom music, band and chorus at Hiawatha Elementary School in Minneapolis. He taught 2nd  grade this summer.

Georgina (Metzer) ’81 and Milo Sampson celebrated the birth of a son, George Thomas, August 17, 1997. He joins sister Samantha at home.

Susan (Prindle) Bock ’82 will be pursuing her Nurse Practitioner degree from UW-Madison in January 1999.

Tammi L. Miller-Solomon ’82 received her Master of Business Administration in Executive Management June 1998 from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Judy (Schmieder) ’83 and Doug Harpenau celebrated the birth of a son, Benjamin, May 20, 1998. He joins siblings Alex and Stephanie at home.

Janice (Meier) ’83 and Jim Gordon celebrated the birth of a son, Anthony Phillip, March 18, 1998. They recently purchased a new home in New Auburn, Wis.

Carrie A. (Johnson) Skifton ’83 recently began working as the Director of Patient Care Services for the Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota.

Jean (Wells) Porrett ’83 received her Masters in Public Health from UW-La Crosse December 1997. She married James Porrett February 1996.

Laura (Goltz) ’84 and Chris Cole live in Salem, Ore. where Chris is the associate director of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. They have two children, Lisa, 4 and Eleanor, 1.

Laurie and Jonathon Earp ’84 celebrated the birth of a son, Dylan George-Ringo Earp, December 23, 1998. He joins sister Erin Rae at home.

Debbie (Whitrick) Keil ’84 was selected for Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 1998.

Michelle (Weiss) ’84 and Tom Klassen celebrated the birth of a son, Samuel, April 13, 1998. He joins sister Abbey at home.

Sue Ann (Davis) Mitley ’84 recently started a new business called Wall Art. She paints murals that feature children’s art for day care centers, nurseries, playrooms, and hospitals.

Julie (Sarazin) ’84 and Rod Van Dunk celebrated the birth of a son, Nolan Richard, April 9, 1998. He joins sister Afton Marie at home.

Debra Schiffer ’84 received her master’s degree in Health Care Administration May 1998.

Lisa (Foellmi) ’85 and Thomas Adams celebrated the birth of a son, Maxwell Kenneth, May 19, 1998. He joins sister Lydia Rose at home.

Debra L Ferguson ’85 married Dean Mangold September 9, 1997.

Mary Kay and John Kolhoven ’85 will be teaching in Helsinki, Finland in September 1998.

Mary Lane ’85 married Richard Bernardo July 25, 1997 at Harkness Chapel, Connecticut College, New London, Conn.

Elizabeth “Betsy” Lecheler ’85 married Sean Spencer November 28, 1998 in San Antonio, Texas. They live at Warner Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

Laura (Anderson) Pine ’85 recently began working as a Cardio/Vascular/Transplant Research Coordinator for the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk.

JoAnn (Oedsma) ’85 and Richard T. Reinholdt celebrated the birth of a son, Michael Stanley April 28, 1998. He joins brother Ricky at home.

Juanita Vogel ’85 and her husband, Steve Schwartz, celebrated the birth of a son, Mitchell, November 12, 1997. He joins brother Nathan at home.

Kay (McParlon) Zadow ’85 received her master’s degree in biology from UW-La Crosse.

Amy Black ’86 married Doug Crowley February 8, 1997 at Pax Christi Catholic Church in Rochester, Minn.

Anne (Kriener) ’86 and David Blocker celebrated the birth of a daughter, Grace Elizabeth Rose, October 9, 1998. She joins sibllings Katherine Rose and Martin Maurice at home.

Tammy (Repta) ’86 and Walter Calloway celebrated the birth of a son, Conner, April 22, 1998.

Cynthia (Schone) ’86 and Joseph Covelli celebrated the birth of a son, Jonathon Robert, August 5, 1998. He joins sisters Laura and Elizabeth at home.

Sheila (Howes) Fiers ’86 received ANA certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in October 1997, and is now employed by the North End Community Clinic in Saint Paul.

Janell Huwald ’86 was married to James Burss January 26, 1985. They have 2 children, Lindsey Marie, and Nathaniel Alexander.

Laura Ketchum ’86 married Ahmet Cifti July 31, 1998 in Mosinee. Laura is ABD for her doctorate from UW-Madison in educational administration.

Julie (Dabroski) ’86 and Jeff Penn celebrated the birth of a daughter, Kailey Ann, May 21, 1998. She joins siblings Brittany, Jordan, and Taylor at home.

Renee (Jacobson) ’86 and Brien Plunkett celebrated the birth of a son October 31,1998.

Holly (Nelson) ’86 and Terrance Theede celebrated the birth of a son, William, February 27, 1998. He joins sisters Rebecca, Julia, and Susanna at home.

Katherine (Spieker) ’86 and David Wallin celebrated the birth of a daughter, Nicole Renee, October 20, 1997. She joins brother Nathan at home.

Cherie and John M. Hass ’87 celebrated the birth of a son, Jordan, September 24, 1998. He joins sister Cierra, 3, at home.

Lori (Elliot) ’87 and Michael Caretta celebrated the birth of a son, Spencer Caretta, March 5, 1998. He joins sister Gillian at home.

Sheila (Wetzel) ’87 and Jerry Cundiff celebrated the birth of a son, Scott Raymond, May 21, 1998. He joins brother Jerry at home.

Karen (Linde) ’87 and Bruce Rogers celebrated the birth of a daughter, Brenna Keely, January 16, 1998. She joins brother Gunnar, 2, at home.

Debra (Halverson) ’87 and Leon Primmer, Jr. celebrated the birth of a daughter, Christina, June 18, 1998. She joins sisters Aleda and Elizabeth, at home.

Sara A. Sundby ’87 and her husband, Lyn Larkin celebrated the birth of a daughter, Mickaela Shea, August 7, 1997.

Ann “Mitzi” (Zorman) ’88 and Kristopher Burrows celebrated the birth of a daughter, Ciara Jane, September 8, 1998. She joins siblings Tyler and Kaylee at home.

Deanna and John Dunnum ’87 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Jenna Catherine, November 7, 1998. She joins sister Kristine Marie at home.

Karla (Matthews) ’88 and Jeffrey Fennie moved to La Crosse two years ago upon the purchase of two Taco John’s franchises. They celebrated the birth of a daughter, Brier Roselyn January 1, 1997. She joined sister Maryl Sage at home. Karla completed a 24 month Marriage and Family Therapy graduate course at UW-Stout, August 1996.

Dawn (Davidson) Hammond ’88 recently received her master’s degree in education.

Deborah (Janowski) ’88 and James Kapitan celebrated the birth of a daughter, Abigail Nicole, November 18, 1997. She joins brother John Michael at home.

Rebecca Jeub ’88 became a National Certified Counselor in April 1998. She began working at Theodore Roosevelt School on the Ft. Apache Reservation in Ariz. in July 1998.

Jodi (Rostvold) ’89 and Michael Kadinger ’88 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Morgan Rachel, July 26, 1998. She joins brother Marcus at home.

Joan (Kazmer) ’88 and Michael O’Reilly celebrated the birth of identical twin daughters, Faith Miroslawa and Hope Marie, March 24, 1998. They join brother Michael at home.

Terry Martini ’88 is a computer programmer/consultant for Information Systems Engineering in Oconomowoc.

Wendy (Wasieleski) Mitch ’88 is a member of a core group of people in Stevens Point that has planned and recently opened a Catholic Worker House.

Tamara J. Singer ’88 is now working at Paceli High School, Stevens Point, as campus minister and teacher.

Elizabeth (Sorensen) ’88 and K. Michael Van Asten celebrated the birth of a son, Luke Charles, July 29, 1998. He joins sister Laura at home.

Joyce (Naedler) ’89 and Christopher Deedon celebrated the birth of a son, Nathan Michael, August 20, 1998. He joins siblings Nicholas and Alecia at home.

Angela Flemmings ’89 married Mark Parduhn January 1, 1998. They celebrated the birth of a daughter, Heather Elizabeth, August 11, 1998.

Michelle M. (Felt) ’89 and Joseph Johnson celebrated the birth of a daughter, Alyssa Noelle, July 6, 1998. Michelle is working as a nurse manager/staff nurse at Luther Hospital Women’s Health in Eau Claire.

Molly (Murphy) Garwood ’89 received her Ph.D. in Counseling  and Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame August 1998. She is now employed by the Psychiatry Center/Child Protection Center of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee as a Pediatric Psychologist.

Kathleen (Fritz) ’89 and Jim Gibson celebrated the birth of a daughter, Jamie, April 26, 1997. She joins sister Lindsay at home.

Doug Haefele ’89 was promoted to vice president of Intelligent Marketing Systems, Inc.

Peggy (Smith) ’89 and Doug Mahlum celebrated the birth of a daughter, Ella Rose, October 31, 1998. She joins brothers Spencer and Austin at home.

Melissa (Weinberger) ’89 and Craig Elsinger celebrated the birth of a son, Matthew Alan, November 15,1997.

Susan (Niederhauser) ’89 and Jeff Jasper celebrated the birth of a son, Sam Donovan, September 26, 1998. He joins sister Elizabeth at home.

Joanne (Juza) ’90 and Philip Johnson ’89 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Michaela Renee, June 9, 1998. She joins brothers Alex and Thomas at home.

Laurie Wallace married Paul Theisen Jr. ’89 June 19, 1998, at the Asbury Methodist Church, York, Pa.

1990
Dione (Davidson) ’90 and Randall Brandt celebrated the birth of a son, Cameron Scott, July 28, 1998.

Tanya (Vaughn) ’90 and Norval Greenwold celebrated the birth of a daughter, Taylor Vaughn, May 14, 1998.

Karen J. Nelson ’90 is in a special accelerated master’s program for special education in Nevada.

Cynthia Kotney-Schleisman ’90 and Greg Schliesman celebrated the birth of a son, Matthew Scott, June 27, 1998.

Theresa LaFleur ’90 married Paul Ringo February 7, 1998. She began working as the Mental Health Case Manager for West Central Industries of Hutchinson, Minn. in July 1998.

Mary Kay Bradley married Anthony Louis ’90 August 8, 1998.

Mary (Dubiel) ’90 and Tim Pomietlo celebrated the birth of a daughter, Meredith Jean, December 29, 1997. She joins sister Lindsay Ann, 5, at home.

Linda Aarness-Gluch ’91 received her Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Viterbo College in July 1998. She has accepted a teaching position in Westby, having previously taught in Highland.

Amy (Borke) ’91 and Duane Boris celebrated the birth of a son, Rillie James, April 1, 1998.

Anne Braun ’91 married Patrick Hernandez June 20, 1998.

Tammy Chase ’91 married Jeff Novak April 4, 1998.

Michelle Collyar ’91 celebrated the birth of a son, Zachary William Schiffer, September 23, 1997. Michelle is working for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in the Department of Theatre and Dance as faculty and costume designer

Rachel (Ott) ’91 and Matthew Evenson celebrated the birth of a daughter, Meredith, July 6, 1997. She joins sister Kaitelyn at home.

Carla and Joseph (Mailman) Arena ’91 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Madesyn, June 2, 1998. She joins sibling Alex at home.

Jane (Carroll) ’92 and Russell Monroe ’91 celebrated the birth of a daughter August 25, 1998.

Amy (Neubauer) ’91 and Gregory Sutton celebrated the birth of a daughter, Kaitlyn Marie, October 8, 1998. She joins sister Lauren at home.

Leah (Sims) ’91 and Eric Olson celebrated the birth of a daughter, Hanna, July 2, 1998. She joins sister Emily, 3, at home.

David M. Young ’91 is currently a graduate student working on his doctoral dissertation in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

Wendy Brereton ’97 married Troy Arenz ’92 October 10, 1998.

Amy Jankowski ’95 married Eric Brieske ’92 August 29, 1998.

Colleen (Zimmer) Haas ’92 began working this past summer as a flight nurse on the Flight For Life helicopter based out of Froedtert Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center in Milwaukee.

Jeff Hillbo ’92 was recently named head of the Math Department at Vernon Middle School, where he is starting his 5th year teaching 8th grade algebra and pre-algebra.

Patricia (Steffes) ’92 and Michael Schulist celebrated the birth of a daughter, McKenzie Marie, June 26, 1998.

Katherine (Steffens) ’92 and Larry Schwartzhoff celebrated the birth of a daughter, Jenna, October 20, 1998.

Paula (Hlavaty) ’92 and Jason Taylor celebrated the birth of a daughter, Erica Ann, August 26, 1998.

Patrice (Wilhelm) ’92 and Scott Thompson celebrated the birth of a son, Brooks Wilhelm Thompson, June 30, 1998.

David Viner ’92 was recently awarded an Irene Ryan nomination for acting in the role of the professor in Tracers, a play about Vietnam. The show played to two standing ovations in the Kansas City KCACTF regional festival.The show was also cited and given an award by the Kennedy Center judges for Best Ensemble Acting.

Lisa (Modjeski) ’93 and Scott Bents celebrated the birth of a daughter, Tess Erin, May 19, 1998.

Teresa Freiberg ’93 married William Conrow September 19, 1998 in Naples, Fla. They plan to continue traveling together with their jobs.

Michelle Frick ’93 married Nelson Brown on September 26, 1998 in London.

Renee (Greene) ’93 and Terry Hickman celebrated the birth of a daughter, Alyssa Kay Marie, June 1998. She joins brother Mitchell at home.

Annissa Morgensen-Lindsay ’93 graduated May 8, 1998 from Bowling Green State University with her Ph.D. in theatre.  She and her husband Richard Lindsay celebrated the birth of a son, Mitchell Erik, on July 28, 1998. He joins brother Rick at home.

Lori and Edward Rosson ’93 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Courtney J. Rosson, September 1, 1997. She joins siblings Ronald and Tamara at home.

Kerri (Kuehn) ’93 and Jeff Sarbacker celebrated the birth of a son, Justin, September 11, 1998.

Lori (Minzlaff) ’93 and Rick Thill celebrated the birth of a daughter, Maggie, May 3, 1998. She joins brother Adam at home.

Amanda Becker ’94 married Chad Buenger September 12, 1998.

Jamie S. (DeYoung) DeVries ’94 recently graduated from UW-Madison Medical School and started a family practice residency at the Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha. She was elected to the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, for those graduating in the top 1/6th of the class.

LaDonna Ekern ’94 received her Master of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary May 17, 1998. She was ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament June 21, 1998 and became pastor/mission redeveloper at Family of God Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks, Minn. July 1, 1998.

Sarah (Pavlik) ’94 and Duane Fanta celebrated the birth of a daughter, Claire Christine, June 29, 1998.

Cynthia (Berg) ’94 and Kit Feurhelm celebrated the birth of a daughter, Natalie Pamela, June 23, 1998.

Noel Marie (Patzner) ’94 and Henry J. Filla celebrated the birth of a daughter, Mariah Jill August 6, 1998. She joins sister Wynonah Lyn at home.
 

Jamie L. Getty ’94 married Mike Eichman July 1997. They celebrated the birth of a son, Hunter, April 1997.

Janean Lenius married Bradley A. Hanson ’94 August 8, 1998, at Sussex. Brad is currently employed by the University of Kansas in Lawrence in the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry as a graduate student seeking his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Nicole R. Kowalski ’94 married Robert Greener October 31, 1998.

Sandra (Hansen) ’94 and Philip Nguyen celebrated the birth of a daughter, Christina Tan-Marie August 11, 1998. She joins brother Andrew Phillip, at home.

Brenda Peterson ’94 married Robert Haight December 31, 1998.

Heather (Beck) ’94 and Greg Sievers celebrated the birth of a daughter, Isabell, August 16, 1998. She joins brother Nickolas, 2, at home.

Lori Strittmater ’94 married Matthew Jahr on July 11, 1998 in La Crosse.

Amy Achterkirch married David Tauscher ’94 September 26, 1998.

Kathryn Waldenberger ’94 is currently working on her Master of Public Health in Community Health Education at UW-La Crosse.

Jennifer Zeps ’94 and her husband Kevin Weiner celebrated the birth of a son, Donavan Michael March 11, 1998. He joins siblings, Jameson Philip and Hadley Martha at home.

Linda and Grant C. Brintnall ’95 celebrated the birth of a son, Samuel Lee, July 30, 1998.

Diana Datka ’95 received her Master’s Degree in Education in Interdisciplinary Studies in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Louis University August 31, 1998.

Cynthia (Holler) ’95 and Matthias Kestler celebrated the birth of a daughter, Allison Marie, September 17, 1998.

Mary Jo Lewis ’98 married Ryan Lium ’95 June 13, 1998.

Cherilyn Loos ’95 married Ryan Jakobi June 6, 1998. She has worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield since graduation.

Karla Mees ’95 is currently working on her master’s degree and is the Nursing Coordinator for the Mayo Clinic, Rochester.

Jane M. Schieber ’95 married Daren Boe August 8, 1998 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia, Minn.

Connie George ’95 married William Guza April 12, 1997.

Samantha J. Greenwood ’95 married Robert Talmage August 1, 1998 at Central Baptist Church, Atlantic Highlands,
N. J.

Jill (Wallace) ’95 and Kenneth Kietzke celebrated the birth of a son, Benjamin Walter, June 28, 1998.

Karin Ann Maresh ’95 is a Ph.D. candidate in theatre at Ohio State University.

Maureen (Kelly) ’95 and Thomas Menard celebrated the birth of a son, Ryan Joseph, October 22, 1998.

Nanette L. Riplinger-Harter ’95 and James Harter celebrated the birth of a son, Benjamin James, June 29, 1998.

Jennifer Dietmeyer ’96 married Daron Juneau June 6, 1997.

Tracy Hudrick-Tracy ’96 and Steve Tracy celebrated the birth of a son, Zachary, January 20, 1998. He joins siblings Ryan, 8 and Mallory, 6 at home.

Deb and David Hyatt ’96 celebrated the birth of a son, Caleb, June 9, 1998. He joins sister Andrea at home.

Valerie Kokott-Rebhan ’96 has been accepted at St. Mary’s University, Rochester, Minn. for the Master’s of Counseling & Psychological Services Program.

Tara Maurer ’96 married Morgan Reynolds May 24, 1996. They celebrated the birth of a son, David, March 7, 1998.

Heather Noelke ’96 married John Merfeld November 7, 1998.

Karl Nordin ’96 was elected president of District Two of the Wisconsin Nurse’s Association.

Dana (Watkins) ’96 and Christopher Radle celebrated the birth of a daughter, Maisie Leigh, August 8, 1998.

Carla (Schumacher) ’96 and Brian Scheuer celebrated the birth of a daughter, McKayla, April 7, 1998.

Michelle (Sebion) ’96 and Jason Shimanski celebrated the birth of a son, Alexander Thomas, September 17, 1998.

Kathleen Srenaski ’96 married Brad Rumsey August 7, 1998, in Green Bay, Wis.

Christine Stevenson ’96 was a co-presenter at the Iowa Foreign Language Association Conference in Des Moines last fall. The two presenters received the Best of Iowa Award for their presentation, 50 Minutes, 50 Ideas.

Susan Blair ’97 was named the 1997 Adaptive Physical Educator of the Year for the State of Iowa. Susan is a K-12 Physical Education instructor at Orchard Place Campus School in Des Moines.

Nicole Carrubba ’97 married Howard Sickman September 5, 1998 in Kenosha.

Teresa (Sheahan) ’97 and James Fields celebrated the birth of a son, Adam James, July 29, 1998.

Charmaine K. Harings ’97 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Jade, September 9, 1998.

Rebecca Hill ’97 married Cory Puuri June 5, 1998.

Arianne Padron married Andrew Honkamp ’97 September 26, 1998 in Rockford, Ill. The couple lives in Macomb, Mich., and Andy works in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Leslie Peterson married John Hotvedt ’97 July 18, 1998. John is attending Marquette Law School, Milwaukee.

Jessica Jajesnica ’97 married Chris Arens July 3, 1998.

Jaine Jessesski ’97 married Mike McCormick May 16, 1998.

Emily Jones ’97 is currently a graduate student at UW-Madison pursuing a career as a pediatric nurse practitioner.

Krenesa Kreul ’97 married Chad Pink on July 25, 1998.

Angela (Stefferud) ’97 and Scott Johnson celebrated the birth of a daughter, Abby Rose, September 23, 1998.

Sarah E. Neumann ’97 is the Nutrition Coordinator for Aging Services for the State of Arizona.

Donna J. Olson ’97 began working as the Resident Care Coordinator for the Onalaska Woven Hearts June 29, 1998.

Lori Studnicka ’97 married Chris Neises June 27, 1998.

Kristin M. Trine ’97 married Juner L. Schulz ’97 October 1998.

Alisabeth (Mead) ’97 and Timothy Truenbach celebrated the birth of a daughter, Lillian Jude, August 4, 1998.

Elaine Zarcone ’97 is teaching 4th grade at the Westfield School District, Westfield, Wisc.

Desirae Farley ’98 married John Wiatt September 12, 1998.

Amy M. (Klemz) ’98 and Douglas Finka celebrated the birth of a son, Nathan George, April 30, 1998.

Sarah Kapanke ’98 married Mark Lancaster September 19, 1998.

Tonia K. Kaehler ’98 married Mike Stevens July 11, 1998.

Sally (Rechkemmer) Kittleson ’98 celebrated the birth of a daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, September 8, 1998.

Jacqueline Leiker ’98 received the Golden Apple Award April 24, 1998, a national award given to teachers of distinction through the local Chamber of Commerce.

Jody Leitz married Paul Krause ’98 October 17, 1998.

Stephanie Matzek ’98 married Phillip Hart ’98 September 19, 1998.

Mary McKoy ’98 married Patrick Sweeney October 16, 1998.

Therese Munyon ’98 married Dennis Wopat, October 3, 1998.

Terri Payne ’98 and Edward Payne celebrated the birth of a son, Nicholas Michael, August 19, 1998. He joins siblings, Vincent, Alexis, and Morgan, at home.

Ryan L. Raymond ’98 is moving to Izmir Turkey at the end of February to become the Chief of Administration and Operations for Allied Land Forces of Southeastern Europe, the Southern headquarters for NATO.

Heather Shepherd ’98 married Jerod Schmidt September 26, 1998.

Nancy (Jaitner) ’98 and Brian Stegeman celebrated the birth of a daughter, Katherine, August 30, 1998.

Allison Stursa ’98 is attending the University of St. Thomas for the Master of Arts  in Counseling Psychology.

Deanne Valadez ’98 married Tim Vick December 5, 1998.