Entries tagged with ‘1978’

Dakota County Public Health

Dakota County Public Health is proud to have 5 Gustie nurses working in the department!  Gustavus nursing alumni and nursing students pictured: Front left to right: Amy Schilman Mimm ’95; Rose Omodt Jost ’63; Bonnie Madsen Brueshoff ’79; Mary Hassinger Retzlaff ’78; Sue Roos Spector ‘77 Back left to right; Lori MacKinnon ’82;  and nursing […]

Jane Swanson ’78

Jane Swanson of Carbondale, Illinois, will spend approximately three weeks partnering with African communities to provide fresh water sources to more than 2500 villages in remote areas of Malawi, Zambia & Tanzania. Swanson will leave for Africa on September 16th, her second mission trip with Marion Medical Mission. Forty U.S. volunteers will work in remote […]

Brent E. Larson ’78

Brent E. Larson ’78 was been elected the 2016-17 secretary-treasurer of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization, at its annual meeting in May. Dr. Larson is the Director of the Division of Orthodontics and associate professor of orthodontics at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.  He has […]

LORI LARSON ’78

Looking for adventure, two Gusties got a surprise as well as they traveled to Cuba this past January 2016. They were assigned as roommates shortly before the trip and didn’t discover their Gustie connection until unpacking the very first night. They are even sorority sisters in Alpha Phi Rho. Karen Noren Talle ’62 hails from Denver, […]

John Bergstrand ’78

Friends from the Gustavus class of 1978 met for breakfast recently in Minneapolis. Pictures from left are Jon Hachfeld, Bill Satterness, John Bergstrand, Brad Bostrom, and Eric Zilley. 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, […]

Bradford Johnson ’78

Bradford Johnson ’78, Director of Finance, Human Resources, & Operations for the Red Wing Public School District, retired on April 30, 2015. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Apple Valley High Gusties

Front row: Kristin Ganyo Larson '97, Claire Opsahl '10, Susi LeMay Yermishkin '89 Back row: Krista Larson Pawlicki '99, Steve Degenaar '78, Michael Bolsoni '94, Laura Norman Moy '96, Dan Peterson '94 Not pictured: Kim Angell Woods '90 Alumni sported Gustie gear at Apple Valley High School to celebrate IDS196 College Fair Day on Monday, […]

John Bergstrand ’78

Works at the 3M Plant in New Ulm, 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!

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 […]

Class of 1978 Gathering

Five members of the Class of 1978 visited John Bergstrand in New Ulm for a tour: (L to R) John Bergstrand ’78, Eric Zilley ’78, Bill Satterness ’78, Jon Hachfeld ’78, Brad Bostrom ’78 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us […]

Robert Ryan ’78

It is with great sadness that I write to let you know that Robert M. Ryan (Bob), a graduate of Gustavus Class of 1978, passed away at his home in Houston, TX on 6/22/2013. Attached is a photo of him and of him with his family. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News […]

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 […]