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Class Officer Spotlight: Owen “Sam” Sammelson ’58

By Jane Norman Leitzman ’69 An Adirondack chair beside a garden of flowers seems an appropriate setting for this humble Gustavus pillar, Owen Sammelson ’58. Known by many in our community as “Sam,” this man has had much to do with charting the course of alumni giving. When my daughter Karla went to work for […]

Harold LeVander, Jr. ’62

Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Harold P. LeVander Jr. ’62, a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. LeVander celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As […]

Elizabeth Wojahn Feltes ’05

Elizabeth Wojahn Feltes ‘05 and Michael Feltes welcomed Jonathan Richard (6lbs 7oz) and Vivian Janet (7lbs 1oz) to their family on March 30th, 2017. Big Sister, Gwendolyn (3 years old) loves them so much!

Katelyn Johnson Hollaway ’10

Bryan and Katelyn (Johnson ’10) Hollaway welcomed their son, Landon John, born on September 1, 2017.

Chad and Kasey (Stecker) Paulus ’03 ’03

Chad and Kasey (Stecker) Paulus ’03 ’03 announce the birth of their son, Andrew John, born on 9/27/17.

Houston area alumnus – Travis Garms ’97

Just wanted to let you know that Travis Garms class of 1997 and his wife Amy and sons have been been deeply affected by Hurricane Harvey. Their home flooded and they lost most of their possessions including Travis’ car.  They are safe and have each other and family and friends who care. Please share with […]

Carmen Mayo Johnson ’03

Aaron and Carmen (Mayo ’03) Johnson announce the birth of their son, Timothy Johnson, born on 10/10/16.

Class Officer Bill Laumann ’66 Connects Alumni in the Digital Age

By Jane Leitzman ‘69 Bill Laumann ’66 might be a relative newcomer to the role of class officer with four years of service, but he definitely stands out as resourceful and creative. When Bill noticed the lack of information about his class in the Gustavus Quarterly “Class Notes” section, he contacted Philly Kauffmann (whom he […]

Eric Slagle ’98

Eric Slagle ’98 and his wife, Tess, had a baby boy, Sage Alexander, born on 4/6/17 and weighing in at 8 lbs. 5 oz.  Mama and baby (and papa) are all doing well.         

Rena Hartman Rothauge ’74 and Claire Friberg Hartman ’74

Rena Hartman Rothauge ’02 with her mother Claire Friberg Hartman ’74 on Rena’s wedding day, October 17, 2015.

Ethan Armstrong ’09

Gusties in New Orleans to celebrate the wedding of Ethan Armstrong ’09 and Anna Conroy on 11/12/16.

1967 and 1968 Chieftains (Chi Iota Kappa) gather

Chieftains of 1967 and 1968 Gather in the Grand Teton National Park near Jackson Hole in September 2016: Front Row:  Ken Biederman ‘68, Bob Karli ‘67, Ron Malmquist ‘68, Larry Ortloff ‘68, Arv Zenk ‘68, Todd Jacobson ’68.  Back Row:  Paul Nerothin ‘67, Tom Toftey ‘67, Larry Trued ’67.

Hans ’03 and Rachel (Schwingler ’04) Sviggum

Birth, Leif James Sviggum, born to Drs. Hans ’03 and Rachel (Schwingler ’04) Sviggum, born on 1/23/17.

Joel Walters ’80 named head of the Missouri Department of Revenue

Gov. Eric Greitens named Joel Walters ’80, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, as the new head of the Missouri Department of Revenue Tuesday morning.  Walters currently serves the global business auditing firm’s tax leader on inbound tax practices where he helped non-American businesses operate within American tax schemes. He previously worked as the corporate finance director for Vodafone, overseeing […]