Entries tagged with ‘1968’


Walt Awada ’68

Gustie Phi Alphs gathered to celebrate the induction of Walt Awada ’68 into the Humboldt Hall of Fame. Pictured with Walt (front center) are (from left) Jay Fogelberg ’67, Dave Showalter ’69, Alan Dale ’67, Rube Kompelien ’68, Rick Rosen ’68, Bob Appleton ’67, John Ahlstrom ’68, Bobby Wright ’69, Dana Marcelius ’68, Stan Amidon ’69, Bruce […]

Steven L. Nelson ’69

In Memoriam… Steven L. Nelson ’69, Golden Valley, MN on April 20, 2014.Steve practiced for 30 years at NorthPoint Heathcare Center in Minneapolis, serving as a dentist, mentor, and department chair. Upon retirement, he worked at the U of M Dental School as an adjunct professor supervising students. Steve is survived by his wife, Janet […]

Joyce Anderson DeGrande ’68

After 31 years of their family owned unfinished wood furniture store, Joyce Anderson DeGrande ’68 and her husband Skip are retiring. This May is the anniversary of Joyce’s brain surgery, which has proven to be benign… and continues to. “Time for Carpe Diem.My head may be lumpy from my titanium bolts, but I am alive […]

Ruth “Kelly” Hammargren ’68

Kelly Hammargren ’68 Exhibitions Chair for Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art (NCWCA) is looking to the culmination of nearly a year of immersion in bringing Choice An Art Exhibition of Women’s Reproductive Rights from concept to completion. The landmark juried national exhibition opens in San Francisco at the Arc Studios and Gallery December 12, […]

Ruth Olson ’68

Ruth Olson ’68 is retiring as a health psychologist, recently working at Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. She will be moving to Yachats, OR to enjoy retirement years. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

James Krieger ’68

Dear Class Of ’68 Brothers and Sisters, I only got to the Saturday events of the reunion, living now so far away, in Silver Bay, MN , on the Lake Superior North Shore, with no scheduled airport, but loved it nonetheless, and cherished it all the more for the short time I did get to […]


Jim Krieger ’68

  I have moved from Edina, MN, a suburb of the Twin Cites, to Silver Bay, MN, above the North Shore, so every day I wake up with a clear view of Lake Superior out my southeast windows, deer all around, sometimes a wolf and 50 miles of wilderness out my northwest windows. The extra […]


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.

Todd Jacobson ’68

Todd Jacobson ’68 retired from Travelers after moving back to St Paul from CT. He now spends his time enjoying the Mississippi River just outside his front door, volunteering weekly at the Minnesota Historical Society, and traveling to interesting corners of the world. Todd says “It has been fun!” This news was submitted using our Submit […]


Gusties Gather

A cottage meeting was held at Brad Hanson’s ’76 on Wednesday, August 21. It was a fun gathering. Attendees are listed from left to right: Front Row:  Jacque Brunsberg ’81, Rad Royer ’77, Tina Wold Royer ’78, Susan Hanson, Craig Nelson ’70, Doug Scheunemann ’68 Back Row:  Brad Hanson ’76, Morgan Schlief ’78, Shannon Schlief, […]


DC Area Wine Tasting Event

  Gusties in the Washington DC area met on Saturday, April 14 for a Wines of the World Event at the home of David Magee ’83. Pictured: Dawn Nelson ’68, Anne Johnson ’84, JanaLee Sponberg ’68, David Magee ’83, Melissa Barkalow ’02, and Brittany Bauer ’11.


Peter Millon ’68

After having retired, Peter Millon ’68 has successfully un-retired to Park City Utah and gotten back into the ski business. After all, it’s all about fun and old friends. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Linda Soderquist Rosen ’68

Linda Soderquist Rosen ’68,of Ireland On My Mind.com, has recently been named Director of “7 Heavenly Nights in County Clare”, a Spiritual, Cultural and Adventure Retreat for Women to be held in Doolin, Ireland in May of 2012. This Irish retreat, which also includes daily sight-seeing adventures, is designed to give women what they desire […]


A Hamlet Reunion This May

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus presented the timeless classic Hamlet in Anderson Theatre this May 5-14, 2011. The matinee on May 8th was a particularly special performance because a few alumni and members of the cast from the 1966 performance of Hamlet attended that performance. Linda Gulder Huett ’66 played the role […]