Entries tagged with ‘1950’

Briana Hewitt ’09

For the last few years I have attended, First Lutheran Church in Redlands, California. At the Mother’s Day brunch this year, I randomly sat down with a Gustie!  Beverly Cromwell Chovick is a 1950 graduate and has been a member of the church for nearly 30 years. Over muffins and egg bake we swapped stories […]

Harold Lois Dickhart Skillrud ’50

Harold ’50 and Lois Dickhart ’50 Skillrud were both honored at a special Open House and Program at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Illinois, in recognition of the 60th Anniversary of Harold’s Ordination (June 20,1954) and their arrival in Bloomington on July 4, 1954, to begin a 25 year ministry there. Subsequently, they lived in […]

Carol Jean Swenson ’50

Carol Jean Becker Swenson ’50 Carol passed away peacefully on December 14, 2013. She was 85. She was born to Lyle and Linnea Becker in Welcome, MN on March 11, 1928. Carol received her BA in English & Teaching from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. She taught elementary school briefly in Baltimore, MD. […]

Three Generations of Gusties!

Three generations of Gusties gather in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Back row: Audrey Joslin ’06, Anna (Shallue) Olson ’06, Johanna Johnson ’05, Kari Lipke ’98, Rev. Peter Ruggles ’78 Middle row: Sharon Jaffe ’06, Dorea Ruggles ’06, Betsy Appleton ’05, Amy Janssen ’06 Front row: Rev. Donald Conrad ’50, Ann Ruggles (attended 1953-54), Howard Ruggles ’54 This […]

Family Gathers for First Decade Award

Brian Smith ’00 and Kelly Colvin Smith ’00 enjoyed a return to campus during the Alumni Reunion Weekend. Brian was the male recipient of the Alumni Association First Decade Award and was able to share in his recognition with former physics professors and family. Proud Gustie family members attending the ceremony include: Melinda Moen Batz […]