Entries tagged with ‘1978’

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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 […]

Mark Rodgers ’78

Mark Rodgers ’78 was named Attorney of the Year! Learn more about this phenomenal honor online at http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/content/bemidji-lawyers-named-attorneys-year

Eric Zilley ’78

Eric Zilley ’78 was recently promoted to Lead Intellectual Property Specialist in the Office of Intellectual Property at 3M Company. “Last fall I got together with classmates Brad Bostrom, John Bergstrand, Jon Hachfeld, Bill Satterness, and Ralph Bergh (x78), and Bill’s honorary Gustie brother Neil to spend a long weekend next to the Porcupine Mountains State […]

Jon Bakken ’78

Jon Bakken ’78  is following another Gustie Jeff Weiland ’89 as President of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

1978 Dormmates

Old 1978 dormmates, Scotty Johnson, “Rube” (Rob) Anderson, Jim Johnson,  and Steve Ledin, met up at the Northeastern Bar in Cloquet, MN on 18 Aug 2012. Jim retired in May 2012 from the FAA after 20 years as an air traffic controller and is an ’empty nester’ with his wife Nancy Miller Johnson ’79 in […]

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, […]

Gusties Gather

Gusties gather at the 7th annual LA/SB Wine Tasting and Pool Party. Row 1: Dan Balach ’83, Ben Resman ’87, Marc Tennis ’91; Row 2: Prassana Guneratne ’85, Jackie Hunt Christensen ’86; Row 3: Joanie Balach ’78; Row 4: Kelli Koob ’86, Alison Madson ’86, Becky Holt Guneratne ’86. This news was submitted using our […]

Sarah Purnell Wakefield ’09

Sarah Purnell ’09 Wakefield and Tyler Wakefield were married on May 19, 2012 in Minneapolis, MN. Gustavus alumni in the wedding party included Carly (Johnson) Erickson ’09, Matt Stewart ’09, along with CJ Erickson ’09 (not pictured), Bruce Purnell ’78 (not pictured) and Kathy (Duling) Purnell ’78 (not pictured). This news was submitted using our […]

Barbara Cobb St. Marie ’78

Barbara Cobb St. Marie ’78- The March of Dimes 2011 Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year The advanced practice registered nurse works throughout the entirety of health care. Health promotion, disease prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment to prevent and limit disability are hallmarks of their holistic care model. This group of nurses with advanced education […]

Melinda (Mindy) Skoog Ellingson ’78

Mindy Skoog Ellingson ’78 was married to Bruce Ellingson on April 2, 2011. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!