Entries tagged with ‘1957’

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 […]

Marcia Halgren Dale ’57

Michael Dale ’58 delivers flowers for Weber’s Westdale Florist and studies woodcarving at American Swedish Institute and Vesterheim in Decorah, Iowa. In the photo here, he is shown with grandson, Adrian Dale, at the Decorah location. Marcia ’57 is organist/pianist at Good Shepherd Lutheran, Navarre, and after Vesterheim classes, is Dala painting and rosemaling. She […]

Susie Eddy Halvorson ’85

The Eddy/Halvorson family at Graduation 2015. From left are Sandy Nuebel Eddy ’79, Michael Eddy ’80, Sharon Johnson Eddy ’57, Ben Halvorson ’15, Susie Eddy Halvorson ’85, Gus the Mascot. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Anna Mae Backlund Peterson ’49

Anna Mae Backlund Peterson, Class of 1949, passed away on April 8th, 2013. Her obituary appeared in the April 10th Minneapolis Star Tribune. She served on the Alumni Board for several years. Family members who also attended Gustavus are: Emily Louise Backlund Cole ’57 – Music (organ) Jane Ellen Peterson Holmquist ’73  – Biology Ann […]

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 […]

Judy Lund Erdman ’57

Judy Lund Erdman ’57 is in New York City, trying hard to get her best notion of what it would be like to live in NY! Seeing plays and visiting museums are the activities she prefers so concentrates on that. She will be here for a month–July 10-Aug. 7. Granddaughter Lauren Young works here but […]

DC Gathering Photos

Around 40 alumni, parents and friends gathered at the Corporate Executive Board headquarters in Arlington, VA, November 19.  President Jack Ohle presented a campus update and a summary of Commission Gustavus 150.