Alumni Blog

Get to Know a Gustie: Jessica Martinez ’15

Current Company/Organization: Cristo Rey Jesuit High School- Twin Cities Job Title: Academic Dean for Grade 9 Grad Year: 2015 Major: Sociology/Anthropology major, GWSS Minor Hometown: St. James, MN Current City: Minneapolis, MN What is your first Gustavus memory? My first memory on campus features my first floor Pittman ladies during orientation. While walking through this […]

Jeanne (Karp) Oelfke ’80

Jeanne (Karp) Oelfke ’80 is a Supervisory RN Specialst at US Dept of Health & Human Services, National Disaster Medical Systems, MN-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team in Washington, DC. Also, need to add: In addition, has worked in various roles @ Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, MN for the past 40 years. Disaster medicine, national security […]

Kiley (Cannon) Sather ’07

Sibley Kay to Kiley (Cannon) Sather ’07 and Dan Sather ‘, 07/15/2019 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Cory Starkweather ’02

There are many Gusties who work at Be The Match. We recently had a lunch and took a group photo. We thought we would submit it as a possible picture to go in the Quarterly. The photo represents about half of the Gusties who work at Be The Match. This news was submitted using our […]

Whitney (Willaert) Krebs ’16

Hudson Dean to Whitney (Willaert) Krebs ’16 and David Krebs ’14, 01/31/2020 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Sarah (Demke) Fogderud ’07

Grace Elisabeth to Sarah (Demke) Fogderud ’07 and Chris Fogderud ’07, 02/24/2020 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Scott Olson ’76

Scott Olson ’76 is a Rev. Dr. (Pastor) at Grace Lutheran Church in Waseca, MN. Grace Lutheran Church in Waseca MN is a congregation of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). As of October 1, 2019 I transitioned from a settled call at Grace Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN to […]

Karen de Boer ’94

Karen de Boer (’94) completed a multi-year section hike of the Appalachian Trail with her father, Sipke (who is 75) in 2019. The two summited Mount Katahdin in Maine on August 30th, 2019. They began their hike at Springer Mountain in Georgia in 2008. Completing the 2,192-mile long hiking trail took them nine separate trips […]

Breanne (Staples) Stuckey ’07

Leo William to Breanne (Staples) Stuckey ’07 and Mark Stuckey ’08, 11/13/2019 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Pamela (Bechtle) Jacobson ’07

Seth Robert to Pamela (Bechtle) Jacobson ’07 and Allen Jacobson ‘, 02/03/2020 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Ruth Robinson ’02

Benjamin Francis to Ruth Robinson ’02 and Larry Holmgren ’00, 08/08/2019 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Susan (Soldin) Thorsheim ’57

Susan (Soldin) Thorsheim, Class of ’57, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2020. Upon graduating from Cambridge High School, she attended Gustavus Adolphus College on a scholarship and graduated in 1957 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She became a high school English teacher in Minneapolis for several years before she married Duane Thorsheim […]

Amy Anderson ’10

Rhyan Rusk to Amy Anderson ’10 and Michael May ’10, 01/02/2020 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Grace (Balfanz) Starns ’14

Ben Starns and Grace Balfanz ’14, 08/08/2020, Nisswa, MN Because of the COVID pandemic, Grace and Ben got married outside at a cabin in Nisswa, MN with only 32 guests. Grace is a 7th grade math teacher at Pequot Lakes Middle School. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have […]