Entries tagged with ‘1969’

Gusties Gather – Dallas – Dec. 2

On December 2, Gusties in the Dallas, TX area gathered at the home of Deborah Hanson McMurray ’75.  Pictured L to R:  Joe Huff ’18, Adam Vahl ’02, Bruce Johnson ’69, Carl Malmberg ’77, Deborah Hanson McMurray ’75 and Shawn Wescott ’08.

Thomas Koch ’69

Thomas Koch ’69 recently retired from his career as a trial attorney, and celebrated by hiking around Mont Blanc and a trip to New Zealand. He is busy with volunteer work, four terrific grandchildren and is looking forward to a mission trip to Guatemala. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Jane Norman-Leitzman ’69

Grad Year: 1969 Major: English Hometown: Minnetonka, MN Current City: St. Joseph, MN What is your first Gustavus memory?  Probably move-in time. Mr Knautz trying to teach us the Gustie rouser! What was your favorite class and/or professor and why? Esby, Dr. Alexis, Dr Suderman, Larry Owen, Dr. Clark. What do you miss most about your […]

Lynn (Sundquist) Fox ’69

After 45 years of nursing and teaching nursing, I am developing my artistic side by making lampworked glass beads and designing fine silver and copper jewelry. My husband Bob Starck, who makes walking sticks, and I had our first outdoor display at the Desert Botanical Garden. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. […]

Neil Fenske ’69

Neil Fenske ’69, Professor and Chair of the USF Health Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery in recognition for his “Outstanding Leadership, Dedication and Extraordinary Contribution to the FSDDS and the Dermatology Profession in Florida.” This news was submitted […]

Gregory Benson ’69

Gregory Benson ’69 writes, “Still living in Scandia with my wife, Mary; going on 47 years. 2 sons and 3 grandkids living nearby and one son in Tampa, Florida, they are expecting their first child in April. I have been retired from banking for 9 years but stay very busy working on a few profit […]

Diane Sather Gramstad ’69

Diane Sather Gramstad ’69 writes: “We continue to enjoy the lake life in Alexandria and have had some wonderful adventures this year in Norway and Iceland. In 2016 we will add grandchild #11, spend the winter in Palm Springs, and attend a dear friend’s wedding in Cuernavaca, Mexico, as well as …..tbd……” This news was […]

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 […]

David J Benson ’69

An update from David J Benson ’69: Still in Colorado and live part of the time in Frisco in the middle of ski country at 9,100 feet. 280+ inches of powder so far this year. The road bike logs thousands of miles up here in the summer. Helped Annie Lundholm/LIeben’s son get started with skiing […]

Cynthia Blomquist Gustavson ’69

Cynthia Blomquist Gustavson ’69 has been elected to a 6 year term on the church wide ELCA church council. She will also be the Church Council liaison to the Lutheran magazine . This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Jack and Judith Jagusch Johnson ’65 ’69

While visiting Skansen Park in Stockholm this past August, Jack Johnson ’65 and Judith Jagusch Johnson ’69 just happened upon the Jussi Bjorling Memorial Concert. What a delightful surprise! After Sweden, they went on to tour Denmark and Norway, but the Bjorling concert was one of the highlights of their trip. This news was submitted […]

Dianne K. Johnson ’69

Dianne K Johnson, ’69 married Eugene Hallberg, March 27, 2013, in Park City, UT. Residing in Forest Lake, 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!

Dianne Johnson ’69

Dianne K Johnson, ’69, and Gene Hallberg were married on March 27, 2013, in Park City, UT. Gene’s daughter, Melissa, was a 1996 graduate of GAC and grand daughter, Nicole Tetrault, graduated in 2011. Dianne’s parents, Edsel ’42 and Mignon Carter met at Gustavus and each of them had a parent who went to Gustavus […]