Entries tagged with ‘1970’

Bucky Zietz ’70

Bucky Zietz ’70 writes, “After retiring six years ago I began working part time at Snowbird Ski Resort so now I get to ski 100+ days each winter. I also work part time at Stonebrooke Golf Club so I can play many rounds of golf. To keep my mind active I have written the first […]

John Holt ’70

From a pool over nearly 3,000 proposals, John Holt ’70 and 177 other scholars and artists have been selected to receive fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation. Holt’s fellowship will allow him to research and write about Buddhist/Muslim tensions in Sri Lanka and Burma. Holt has written or edited 11 books and scores of articles about […]


Terri Ulku Behrends-Singer ’71 and Linda Jungck McMahon ’70

Terri Ulku Behrends-Singer ’71 and Linda Jungck McMahon ’70 joined a group from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for a combination church trip and safari in Tanzania in February. They spent 9 days in Bukoba, TZ (on the western shore of Lake Victoria) meeting with representatives of numerous church programs with the Northwest Diosese of the […]

Perry J. Schroeder ’70

Perry Schroeder ’70 retired from Watonwan County in St. James, MN, after nearly 34 years. Perry and his wife Linda will be moving to Brunswick, Georgia soon. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!


Sarah Timmerman Jean-Pierre ’04

Sarah Timmerman ’04 married her best friend, Garry Jean-Pierre, on June 1st, 2013 with 16 fellow Gusties in attendance! Pictured: Josh Timmerman ’14, Jane (Feddersen) Timmerman ’70, Jessica Timmerman ’16, Amanda Timmerman ’08, Sarah ‘Timmerman’ Jean-Pierre ’04, Dennis Timmerman ’71, Sandra Karow Timmerman ’74, Russ Timmerman ’76, Elizabeth (Andreson) Moe ’04, Jane (Stenehjem) Timmerman ’75, Andrea […]


Rob Lunz ’70

Four Gusties (l to r, Tad Marinac ’88 Minneapolis, Chris Halden ’78 Minneapolis, Rob Lunz ’70 Bloomington, and Lance Thorkelson ’73 Rochester) recently met at a Conference of the Appraisal Institute in St. Paul. All four have earned the MAI (Member, Appraisal Institute) designation for valuations of complex real estate interests.   This news was […]

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1971 Mini Reunion

A small group of Gusties from the early 1970s were able to catch up on campus! First Photo (from left to right): Kent Anderson ’71, Jim Lobdell ’71, Susan Kibler ’72 (skyping in), Dennis Timmerman ’71, Jane Feddersen Timmerman ’70, Janice Hartsook ’70       Second Photo (left to right): Janice Hartsook ’70, Dennis Timmerman ’71, Jane […]

Berta Lanterman Landin ’70

Berta Lanterman Landin ’70 lives in the Rocky Mountains in western Colorado. She is treasurer, records manager, one of the webmasters and a board member for Colorado Pug Rescue. For fun when she’s not working, Berta skis in the winter and does a little RV traveling in the summer. This news was submitted using our Submit […]

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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, […]


Jean Bjorling Young ’70

A group of 6 current Gustavus students visited and volunteered at the Saboba Medical Centre in Northern Ghana this January. The group traveled using contacts from Africa Partners Medical, a service organization founded at the Mayo Clinic. The medical director of the Saboba Center is a proud Gustie, Dr. Jean Young ’70. She came to […]

Homecoming 2010 

Class of 1970 – 40-Year Reunion Celebration

A great time was had by those from the class of 1970 on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010.  The day started casual in the Hospitality Tent reminiscing and getting reacquainted.  At the banquet, it was wonderful to see everyone and enjoy the quiet atmosphere with a great meal.

Jea Bjorling Young ’70

We’re still here in northeastern Ghana, manning Saboba Medical Centre, an 80-bed, soon to be 100 – bed mission hospital where I am the only doctor. (Go to Saboba Medical Centre on Facebook or check out Saboba’s Hope on the Net.) Sorry I won’t be able to join all of you but I’ll be thinking […]

Bonnie Weckworth Nelson ’70

I am teaching second grade in Litchfield, MN. with fellow Gustie Kris Zemek. He was there when the tornado hit and we just talked about it at our faculty Christmas party. I hope to retire in 2 1/2 years. My husband works for Landwehr Construction in St. Cloud and was happy with his bid and […]


Dan and Katie Melde ’04 ’04

Dan Melde ’04 and Katie Deschneau Melde ’04 were married 06/27/09. Lots of Gusties were in attendance, including: TOP LEFT TO RIGHT: Josh Kramer ’01, Molly O’Keefe Kramer ’02, Chris Deschneau ’01, Becky Neitzke ’05, Molly O’Donnell McFarlane ’04, Jill Robinson Bean ’04, Julie Miller ’05, Brian McFarlane ’04, Kaitlin Kinsella ’04, Brian Deschneau ’70, […]