Entries tagged with ‘1966’

Life Update

Kathryn Wellington ’66 retired in 2010 from working in Canadian Healthcare as a health and safety officer. She has been living in Canada since 1980 and in the Vancouver BC area since 1999. She enjoys seeing events in the US through the eyes of a Canadian and she love living in this beautiful area of […]

Stephen Otto ’66

Recently retired, Stephen Otto ’66 is now a world traveler with experience in over 55 countries as a Minister and Volunteer at UCC. In addition to spending time with his grandkids, Otto is a facilitator for Community Circles of Support for recently released felons in the community. Before retiring, Otto was an educator of 40 […]

Pat (Gabrielson) Thomas ’66

Pat Gabrielson Thomas ’66 is planning to retire at the end of the year after 20 years as director at southwest Adult Education at ISD 413 in Marshall, MN. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Bill Laumann ’66

Bill writes, “I am the Communications Chair for the class of 66 and received this communications from classmate Les Kroeger, a Vietnam veteran. I thought it was a very unique and moving experience and something Gustavus Alumni would like to read,. so I’m, sending it your way in case you are interested for publishing in […]

Nancy Eddy ’66

Nancy Eddy writes, “Though “retired” from teaching I still sponsor an after-school Geography Club (this year the largest, 17 boys, 3 girls) for which I write a weekly world news quiz and also questions for various world regions that require the students to use the atlas to search out specific answers. Each week I cook […]

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 […]

Roberta Laumann ’66

Left to Right: Tom Christenson from Tallahassee, FL; Dave Dovenberg from Minnetonka, MN; and Tom Tomfohr from Seattle, WA. They recently met at Dave’s winter “retreat” in Fort Myers, FL for some sun, fun, and a little golf. The three have been friends for over 50 years, and this is their fourth gathering over the […]

Bill Laumann ’66

I attended the Basketball fundraiser at the LeSueur Country Club July 25, 2016, where I met many past Gustie basketball athletes and supporters. What a fun day.  Picture shows the group I was with on the course that day; L-R Larry Wohl, current Gustavus economics professor, Steve Kagol ’68, Tom Thorkelson ’70, Bob Berg ’67, […]

Emily Tremain ’03

Emily Tremain ’03 (right) and Nancy Eddy ’66 and bonded over yarn and reminisced about Gustavus at Natural Stitches in Pittsburgh, PA. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gustavus Choir Alumni

The Gustavus Choir toured the heartland and Texas on their 2016 tour. At many of the locations, they were greeted by Gustie alumni. Photos courtesy of Julie Aune. At Redeemer Lutheran Church in Austin, TX, on February 1 were Hannah Enright ’15, Bob Karli ’67, and Karin Hogberg Schatte ’98.       At Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, […]

John Buschagen ’66

IN MEMORIAM John Buschagen ’66, Sequim, WA on July 31, 2014. A Vietnam War veteran, he retired from his own business as a manufacturer’s representative for commercial lighting lines and lighting consultant. He also drove paratransit vehicles for the Seniors Resource Center, in Wheat Ridge, CO, prior to moving in late 2013 with his wife, […]

Theta sisters from the Class of 1966

Cheryl Downey ’66 hosted Theta sisters from the Class of 1966, Kirstie Lewis ’66, Nancy Eddy ’66 and Donna Gabbert Beck ’66 at her home in Santa Monica, CA in April. The roommates spent four action-packed days visiting amazing sites in the Los Angeles area, remembering good times at Gustavus, solving world problems, and eating […]

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.

Pictures from the Class of ’66 Reunion

Pictures submitted by Bill Laumann, taken from the Class-Of-66 Reunion. We had a wonderful time, and it was great to see everyone! Picture 1. Julie Hagen Accola ’66, Bill Laumann ’66, Sue Tillman ’66                 Picture 2. Bruce Haugland ’67, Bill Laumann ’66, Gary Engen ’66, Al Molde […]