Class Notes


DELIA BARCLENGOR LARSEN LUETH, ’38, ’61, Fairmont, MN, was an elementary school teacher for 30 years and is now retired. She lost her first husband in 1991 and married her childhood sweetheart in 1996. She now has a large family to enjoy.


MARIAN ZOELLER WOLLE, ’45, St. James, MN, retired from the Truman School District where she was an elementary teacher and librarian. She has four successful adult children.


RITA WENNER AERTS, ’55, Hart, MI, plays the clarinet in concert and civic bands, plays the organ in her church and sings for a county civic choral group.


DONOVAN SCHWICHTENBERG, ’60, Edina, MN, retired in June after working 50 years in education, including 20 years as the president of St. Paul College.

LEE ERHARD, ’61, Minnetonka, MN, was inducted into the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association Hall of Fame in 2010. He has served as a leader in youth soccer in Minnesota for 20 years and played an important role in the growth of recreational soccer in the state.

SHARON (STARR) HOLLATZ, ’61, Redwood Falls, MN, was elected as a Redwood County Commissioner in March.

RONALD RUMPSA, ’61, Roseville, MN, retired in 1997 from his position as vice president at Sheldahl, Inc.

JOHN MCNEILL ANDERSON, ’64, Beach Park, IL, was elected to be the (Episcopalian) Trustee of Diocese of Chicago.

BONNIE JO JOHNSON FERGUSON, ’64, Kenmore, WA, is a retired social worker.

DAVID NELSON, ’65, ’71, Maple Lake, MN, was an instructor of biochemistry until retiring in 2000. Now he is a realtor with Exit Now Realty.

GEORGIA CAVEN O’HARA, ’68, St. Paul, MN, retired from the State of Minnesota ADMIN-Risk Management Division, where she was a senior workers’ compensation claims management specialist.

SUSAN ROTH UEHLING, ’69, Columbia, SC, retired in January after 28 years in the Army reserves and 18 years as a hospice nurse. She has three adult children and two grandchildren. She also is a volunteer parish nurse.


LOREN EHRICH, ’70, Forest City, IA, retired after selling his trucking business in 2009.

BERT HENDERSON, ’71, Golden, CO, retired as vice president of human resources for Evergreen Energy. He also worked for Cargill, Inc. and General Electric.

CHERYL (ENGESSER) KORTUEM, ’71, Andover, MN, is the principal at Anoka Hennepin ISD 11. In February she was awarded the 2011 MESPA Division Leadership Achievement Award.

CHARLENE (WITTE) KRAHLING, ’71, ’76, Sioux Center, IA, retired in May after serving as the school librarian with the Sioux Center Community School District for 40 years. She continues to be active in the community and to work with children as a volunteer.

LOWELL SCHWALBE, ’71, ’77, Sun City West, AZ, is retired and has written two books as well as a number of musical compositions.

GENE ASPENGREN, ’73, Ankeny, IA, retired in 2007 from Marsh Insurance Services. In 1991 he had a heart transplant. He is enjoying his four grandsons.

GRACE (OLSEN) MILTENBERGER-MEYERS, ’73, Bixby, OK, is a master professor with Oklahoma Wesleyan University and is finishing her doctorate program in theology. She plans to graduate in 2013.

SUSAN (HURRY) WILMES, ’73, Farmington, MN, is a media specialist for the Farmington Public Schools. She planned to retire at the end of the 2010-11 school year and to spend more time with family, traveling and reading.

PAUL PUSTOVAR, ’76, Hibbing, MN, is an insurance agent with Country Financial. He won the World Senior Curling Championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia, and was named to the Curling Hall of Fame in 2010.

SCOTT ANDERSON, ’78, Sioux Falls, SD, is a sales manager with Farmers Insurance Group who oversees 41 agents in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

STEVE ELLIOTT, ’79, Andover, MN, is a senior health improvement strategist with Wellvation, a corporate wellness management company in Minneapolis.


STEVE LOOMIS, ’81, Show Low, AR, is an account executive with Shamrock Foods.

KARIN NELSEN, ’87, Minneapolis, MN, is the Asia Pacific general counsel with Cargill in Singapore.


KRISTINE (FARNHAM) EUSTICE, ’93, Janesville, MN, recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy by Gov. Dayton.

SCOTT STEINBERG, ’93, St. Paul, MN, is a sales and leasing consultant with Buerkle Honda in White Bear Lake, where he recently received the Silver designation award from the Honda Council of Sales Leadership for the third consecutive year.

ROGER REINERT, ’94, Duluth, MN, recently was elected to the Minnesota Senate. Prior to this he had served in the Minnesota House and on the Duluth City Council. He teaches political science at Lake Superior College.

ALFRED GOLDEN, ’96, ’98, Joliet, IL, is an associate professor and honors program director at Joliet Junior College, where he’s been teaching for the last eight years.

JEFFREY LUNDE, ’96, Brooklyn Park, MN, is an account technology strategist with Microsoft. He was sworn in as Mayor of Brooklyn Park on May 16, after winning a special election.

RONDA (STENSRUD) KENT, ’96, Alexandria, MN, is a community education adult enrichment coordinator with the Alexandria School District.

DARYL SCHULZ, ’98, Rochester, MN, is the branch manager for Stifel Nicolaus.

GAIL LEWIS-MILLER, ’98, ’99, Savage, MN, is an elementary principal within the Hopkins School District.

LAUREL ENGHOLM ANDERSON, ’98, ’00, Escondido, CA, is a professor at Palomar College.

STACY (BRUNS) PEARSON, ’99, Savage, MN, recently was awarded a Key Woman award from the Minnesota Women of Today.


NATALIE (RUTER) ALBERS, ’00, Rosemount, MN, is the manager, employee communications, for Best Buy Co., Inc. She and her husband, SCOTT ALBERS, ’99, a captain with Compass Airlines, have three young boys.

JAMES MULLENIX, ’01, Esko, MN, and his wife, Jennifer, welcomed their first baby, Mil Beck, in May.

JASON DIXON, ’01, Bemidji, MN, is a doctor of chiropractic with Chiropractic Professionals. He also started his own business, Dixon Animal Chiropractic. Prior to this, he served in active duty with the Army National Guard for 30 months.

JILL (KLEMMENSEN) LINDEMAN, ’02, Blooming Prairie, MN, and her husband welcomed a second daughter, Isabel Marie, to the family March 17.

LAURA HESS, ’03, Oviedo, FL, is a scientist analyst in the research and development department at Coca-Cola/Minute Maid. She and her husband and their two sons have lived in Florida for the past five years.

JOSHUA LARSON, ’04, Newbury Park, CA, is a network relations consultant with WellPoint. He earned his master’s in business and currently is working on his doctorate.

TIFFANY (GERHOLZ) PERRIN, ’04, Monticello, MN, married her husband, John, on July 5, 2008. The couple welcomed their son, John William, on March 9, 2011.

ANDREA (PIKE) TIMMERMAN,’ 04, Rochester, MN, is a kindergarten teacher who married her husband, Adam, in February.

CHRISTINA (LeCLAIRE) WALTERS, ’05, Prior Lake, MN, is an associate attorney with Tuttle Bergeson Petros in Shakopee.

LISA (MOCOL) ROBERTS, ’05, Henderson, NV, is a community association manager with RPMG, Inc.  She recently received her CMPCAP and AMS designations for community association management through CAI. She and her husband have two young sons.

JESSICA (MANTHIE) WOODS, ’06, San Antonio, TX, now is a stay-at-home mom with three young children.

PHILIP WACHOLZ, ’06, Albert Lea, MN, is a civil engineer for Zenk, Read, Trygstad. His wife, AFTON WACHOLZ, ’05, is an athletic trainer. The couple has two young children.

LAURA (RIBBE) GOLDING, ’07, West Des Moines, IA, is an assistant manager with Jordan Creek Century 20. In June she received her medical transcription certificate; her husband, Craig, will begin medical school in August.

DREW SCHEEVEL, ’07, White Bear Lake, MN, is a test engineering technician with Cummins Power Generation in Fridley.

STACY (GRAMENTZ) COLLINS, ’08, Waseca, MN, teaches 6th grade in the Waseca school district. She and her husband, Kyle, welcomed their first child, Keenan Axel, on St. Patrick’s Day.

JANICE DUNLAP, ’08, Chaska, MN, is an adjunct online English instructor at New Mexico State University. Her book, Falcon Finale, is the fourth in her Birder Murder Mystery series and will be available September 2011.

ALAN SHRODE, ’08, Plymouth, MN, is a police officer with the Plymouth Police Department.

TRAVIS O’BRIEN, ’09, Rochester, MN, is a registered nurse with the Mayo Clinic who recently accepted a position in the neurology intensive care unit.

CHRISTINA (MATTICK) DEGLER, ’09, Chanhassen, MN, is a certified athletic trainer with St. Francis Regional Medical Center.

ANN LE OELKERS, ’09, North Mankato, MN, is an assistant manager of grocery at Hy-Vee. She and her husband welcomed a baby girl, Bryhlee Aubrin Kruse, on October 9, 2010.

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