Entries tagged with ‘1974’

John Sandstrom ’74

John R. Sandstrom ’74 is working as Manager of Organizational Effectiveness at Mt. Milligan, a $1.7 billion gold and copper mine in Northern British Columbia. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!


Susan Johnson Fox ’74

  Late Boomer aka Bloomer-my Late “bloomer” Boomer – my kids are 16 and 18. Yes, I was 46 years old with the last child now a sophomore in HS. Daughter a Sophomore at Gonzaga University in Spokane WA. Duh she was not interested in our infamous winters…couldn’t even get her to tour MN! How […]

Nancy Egeberg Kukovich ’74

Nancy Egeberg Kukovich ’74 assumed the CEO job of Adelphoi USA on Jan 1. Adelphoi is a $40m/840 employee, 40 yr old non-profit organization serving delinquent, abused and neglected children -located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Home of the banana split, Mr. Rogers and Arnie Palmer! This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If […]


Gusties at Maranatha Christian Academy

Maranatha Christian Academy is not a big school. As a matter of fact, there are only about 650 students in pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. While this is true, this school, located in Brooklyn Park, MN, has four Gusties on staff. – Steve Higley, High School Science, Class of 1974 – Paul Obinger, High School Social […]


Pastors of South Central Synod of Wisconsin Synod Assembly

At the South Central Synod of Wisconsin Synod Assembly, Rev. Erik Jelinek ’93 was installed as the Director of Evangelical Missions and Rev. Steve Kottke ’74 was installed as Assistant to the Bishop. In the picture is also Rev. Rob Carlson ’78 and Rev. Rebecca Ninke ’94. They are both pastors in the Synod. This […]


Connor Ziegler ’08 and David Lewallen ’74

Connor Ziegler, M.D. Class of 2008, current 2nd year orthopaedic surgery resident at University of Connecticut Health Center. Pictured with Connor is David Lewallen, M.D., from the Gustavus class of 1974, Chair of Adult Reconstruction at Mayo Clinic – Rochester Chair, American Joint Replacement Registry, 2000-present. Picture taken at University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, […]


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 […]

James C. Kunelius (Korny) ’74

James C. Kunelius (Korny) ’74 passed away on June 28, 2013. He was a planner at RR Donnelley. He is survived by his wife, Mary Anderson Kunelius ’77 and daughter, Leigh (Kunelius) King ’02 as well as two sons, John and David. He is also survived by a brother, Donald Kunelius ’72 This news was […]

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 […]


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, […]


Chris and Brittany Krusemark Ward ’08, ’08

Chris ’08 and Brittany Krusemark Ward ’08, gave birth to their son, Connor Christopher, on June 18, 2012. Connor’s grandparents are also Gustie graduates. Grandma Annette Bruss Ward graduated from Gustavus in 1974 and grandpa Mike Ward graduated from Gustavus in 1975. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any […]


Christopher and Eva Cornell Stark ’08, ’08

Eva Erickson Cornell ’08 and Christopher Stark ’08 were married at the McNamara Center, Minneapolis, MN. Gustavus attendees included (left to right): (Back row) Tom Anderson ’73, Kim Erickson ’76, Nancy Frinkman ’76, Mike Phillips ’06 (Second row) Shawn Mai ’86, Becky Eggert Thoen ’84, Jim Cornell ’83, Becky Anderson ’76, Kate Leibfried ’08, Josh […]


Sarah Kappel ’10 and Amy Miller ’74

Gusties in Mongolia Sarah Kappel ’10 and Amy Miller ’74 met in Mongolia through Peace Corps. Sarah served as a Peace Corps TEFL Volunteer in Dariganga soum, Sakhbaatar aimag for the last two years. Amy lives and works in Ulaanbaatar as a Peace Corps Medical Officer providing health care to the Peace Corps Volunteers in […]


Gustie Picnic in Eden Prairie

Over 75 Gusties got together to enjoy the sunshine, warm weather, great food, and an update on life at Gustavus.