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Bob “Fritchie” and Julie Kirchoff Edstrom ’68 ’68 and Karen (Lind) Brazas ’68

Bob “Fritchie” Edstrom ’68 and Julie (Kirchoff) Edstrom ’68 recently visited Joe Brazas and Karen (Lind) Brazas ’68 at their home in Channel Islands Beach, California.

John Owens ’84

In this photo, John Owens ’84 was being interviewed on Inspiration radio in Lagos, Nigeria during his recent visit there to share experiences in mobile money from around the world. John was invited to the Mobile Money Show via a twitter colleague. From his extensive work in the field of mobile money, John is recognized […]

Katie Fillius McClave ’06

This is a photo of Katie Fillius McClave ’06 and Dr. Gregory Aune, director of Gustavus Choir, in San Diego, California on the first night of the Gustavus Choir West Coast Tour in February.  Katie heard the choir in San Diego in 2001 and as a result, made the decision to attend Gustavus.  She graduated […]

1971 Mini Reunion

A small group of Gusties from the early 1970s were able to catch up on campus! First Photo (from left to right): Kent Anderson ’71, Jim Lobdell ’71, Susan Kibler ’72 (skyping in), Dennis Timmerman ’71, Jane Feddersen Timmerman ’70, Janice Hartsook ’70       Second Photo (left to right): Janice Hartsook ’70, Dennis Timmerman ’71, Jane […]

Mark Rodgers ’78

Mark Rodgers ’78 was named Attorney of the Year! Learn more about this phenomenal honor online at

Jean Pearce ’05

On July 1, 2013, Dr. Jean Pearce ’05, currently chief resident at the U.C. Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento, California, will begin a three year fellowship in pediatric emergency and trauma medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The Level I Trauma Center at CHW in Milwaukee serves about 90,000 patients from Wisconsin, Northern Illinois, […]

Wendy Johnson ’79

Wendy Johnson ’79 was one of 5 artists jury-selected to participate in the 2012 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum outdoor installation exhibition “Dirt-O-Rama” (May-October, 2012). Her installation was titled “Earthly Coat”. It was a 7-foot tall, needle-felted, accessible wool coat that stood outdoors on the Arboretum grounds for the length of the exhibit. Wendy decorated it with needle-felted images […]

Thomas Adolphson ’80

Photos taken by Thomas Adolphson ’80 were featured in the New York Times. See the story and photos from his travels online at

John Carlson ’57

John Carlson ’57 passed away January 2, 2013. He was a Sr social worker in Chemical Health division of Hennepin County for many years. In retirement, he spent his time volunteering at church (Lutheran Church of the master in Brooklyn Center) and at Evergreen Elementary school in Brooklyn Center working with emergent readers. He was […]

Tri-Sigmas at a Wedding

Kathryn Lindstrand Clark ’07  was married on May 12, 2012 in Arlington, MN. She and her bridesmaids were all members of the Tri-Sigma sorority during their time at Gustavus. From left to right: Pamela Nguyen Murphy ’07, Sarah Hudson ’07, Kathryn Lindstrand Clark ’07, and Jill Mcduffee ’07.

Pamela N. Murphy, DMD ’07

Pamela N. Murphy ’07 graduated from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2012 and has been employed as a dentist at a medical and dental public health clinic in Benton, MO since obtaining her Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

Gustie Sisters!

Katie Phillippe Diechert ’03 was married on September 28, 2013. What a lovely photo of all 4 sisters – all Gustavus Alumni! Picture from left to right is: Emily Phillippe ’10, Melissa Phillippe ’06, Katie Phillippe Diechert ’03, Molly Phillippe ’05.

Gustavus Emeritus Professor of English Larry Owen and Cheryl Downey ’66 were married on November 14, 2012.  Forty-three Gusties were in attendance including 11 former students of Professor Owen, and flowers were designed by Liesl Batz ’90. Pictured with Owen and Downey is Downey’s daughter Ariel and son Christopher ’09.

Gusties at Healthsense

Healthsense is the fastest growing provider of aging services technology. The company leads innovation to help senior care providers reduce costs, increase independence, and enhance caregiver and senior experiences. Headquartered in Mendota Heights, Healthsense is home to 5 Gusties working to improve the lives of seniors around the country. Pictured Front L-R: Kate (Betcher) Bischoff ’13, Emily […]