Reunion: Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10.
THIS IS THE ONLY CLASS THAT WILL HOLD ITS REUNION IN THE SPRING.
LETTIE SUTHARD BANG retired from teaching in 1984. She is the mother of two sons and widow of John Bang, former owner/manager of Suthard and Bang Jewelry, president of Offshore Industries Inc., and owner/manager of a timber farm. A resident of Castle Rock, Washington, Lettie enjoys gardening, politics, world travel and continuing studies. She writes, "I live a life of deep contentment."
WALLACE BAYS, who holds three degrees from SPU, writes that he is not retired -- "yet!" He is currently responsible for follow-up with alumni of the high schools and Bible schools operated by InterAct Ministries in Alaska and British Columbia. His goal is to encourage alumni as they follow and serve the Lord. Wallace is a resident of Richland, Washington.
ROBERT CRANDALL is a retired Free Methodist minister living in Salem, Oregon. He and his wife, Marcile, have six children and 11 grandchildren. Robert writes, "I had the honor of performing the wedding of my grandson Matthew McPeak (son of SARA CRANDALL MCPEAK '75) this past summer."
FRED DOERFLEIN says he "shares God's good news throughout the world" as a businessman. He makes his home in Kenmore, Washington.
CHARLES DOHNER, SPU's 1990 Alumnus of the Year, is a professor in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He previously chaired the Department for 28 years. Chuck's wife, BARBARA DOHNER '61, is a frequent speaker for Christian Women's Club. The couple lives in Shoreline, Washington, and has three children and seven grandchildren.
BUD HANSEN and RUTH DENISON HANSEN are retired after careers in education. Bud was director of elementary education in the Shoreline, Washington, School District, and Ruth supervised teaching interns in SPU's School of Education for 26 years. Bud also served as president of the SPU Alumni Association and as a member of the SPU Board of Trustees for 33 years. The Hansens, including children LYNNE HANSEN HALL '76, JILL HANSEN BARRETT '78, DIRK HANSEN '80 and SUE HANSEN MCPEAK '82, "have earned a total of 10 degrees from SPU." Bud and Ruth live in Seattle.
ROBERT HASLAM lives in Browns- burg, Indiana, and is pastor of friendship ministries at the John Wesley Free Methodist Church in Indianapolis. The former editor of Light and Life magazine has published numerous articles in Christian periodicals.
ALBERTA (BERT) WHITE JOHN-SON writes that she and her husband, ROYAL JOHNSON '49, were married on television in Hollywood, California, in 1950. Bert taught grade school for 30 years, two in Republic, Washington, and the rest in Kelso, Washington. She retired in 1985. Bert and Royal live in Kelso and have three children and four grandchildren.
DORY HURST KEARNEY and her husband, JOE KEARNEY '52, have five children and 11 grandchildren. They have been retired and living in Tucson, Arizona, since 1994.
WESLEY KING and his wife, Mary, are retired after 47 years in the pastoral ministry, 30 of which were spent as missionaries in Brazil. In retirement, Wes served for three years as associate pastor for evangelism at Living Hope Community Church in Lakeland, Florida. He is now spearheading church planting among Brazilian immigrants in Florida. The Kings have one daughter and one granddaughter.
BETTY JO MINCHER MACPHEE and DONALD MACPHEE, SPU Alumni of the Year in 1994, have retired in Kirkland, Washington, and are enjoying their involvement with the SPU Board of Trustees and Alumni Association. They write, "It is rewarding to be back working on projects with friends from the class of 1950."
BOB MCFARLANE and his wife, Marjorie, live in Billings, Montana, and are active in their church seniors group and in other community and family activities. Bob writes, "Stop by when in Montana and enjoy the fresh air!"
KENNETH MILES writes, "At 87, I look back upon SPU days as among my very best." Over the years, he has spent half of his time teaching and the other half pastoring churches. Now retired in Bothell, Washington, he plays violin in senior centers "where there is appalling loneliness."
GRANT MOORE has been retired since 1987 but returned to teaching French at Oral Roberts University between 1997 and 1999. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and traveled to Africa in August and September of 1999.
RICHARD NAGLE is serving as a pastor after 24 years in teaching and school administration, four years as a chamber of commerce manager, and four years as a radio representative for KICY in Nome, Alaska. He now makes his home in Reedley, California.
MARIAN FREEMAN REIMER and her husband, Herb, have five children, three of whom attended SPU: DAVID REIMER '92, MARLYNN REIMER HARTLINE '81, and RONN REIMER '79. They also have 12 grandchildren. The Reimers live in Federal Way, Washington.
JOHN RICHEY retired in 1995 from private practice as a radiologist. He and his wife, NAOMI MONETTE RICHEY '51, live in Orange County, California. They travel much of the time, often visiting their three sons and nine grandchildren.
RUTH WILSON SQUIRE has five daughters, 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren on the way. Her husband, Sam, worked for Boeing for more than 30 years. The Squires make their home in Bellevue, Washington, and have sponsored Southeastern Asian refugees and hosted several students from Japan and Thailand. Writes Ruth, "God is faithful!"
LLOYD TREMAIN lives in Seattle and was an educator in the Seattle Public Schools until his retirement in 1982. He was given the Valley Forge Founders Education Award, and the Principal of the Year Award from the Washington Education Association. He and his wife, June, have two sons.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
DINNER. FIRESIDE LOUNGE, STUDENT UNION BUILDING.
MARIETTA ALICE-WATKINS completed 39 years of teaching before retiring three years ago. "Now I substitute teach and find it a pleasant balance to retired living," she writes. Marietta makes her home in Los Angeles, California.
GRACE STEWART BATES retired in 1989 after a "much enjoyed" career in teaching. She recently sold her home of 37 years and moved to the Warm Beach Senior Community in Stanwood, Washington. Grace has two children and four grandchildren. R. BROOKS EAKER is retired, but he remains active in public education through substitute teaching in South Kitsap, Washington, Schools and supervising student interns for local universities. As a part-time faculty member in the SPU School of Education, Brooks writes that he has come full circle and is "returning some of the blessings received at SPU." He and his wife, Eileen, live on Horseshoe Lake in Kitsap County.
LOIS MCCUISTION GRASMICK retired from Shoreline, Washington, School District after teaching special education for 30 years. She and her husband, Robert, have three children and four grand- children. They live in Shoreline and are active in Ballard Baptist Church.
GARY HIGBEE has served as the interim senior pastor of North Seattle Alliance Church for the past two years. He and NOLA WHITTAKER HIGBEE '57 make their home in Kirkland, Washington. The couple has two children, MIKE HIGBEE '82 and JAN HIGBEE '85, and three grandsons.
KENNETH "ROCKY" MUNSON was inducted in 1999 by United Seminary into the Ecclesiastic Society as a recognition of 40 years of ministry. In 1993, he received an award for youth work from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Ken lives in Buffalo, New York, and hosts the television program, Ask the Pastor.
DICK OTTOSON and NITA HUGHES OTTOSON retired in June 1998 after more than 40 years of ministry, most recently at First Baptist Church of Gresham, Oregon. They now live in Anacortes, Washington, where Dick is part-time staff at First Baptist Church of Anacortes, working with people over the age of 50.
DENTON PALMER retired in 1992 as superintendent of schools in Turlock, California. He and his wife, EVA MCCLEEREY PALMER '56, live in Oak Harbor, Washington, where they are active in the First Reformed Church, property management, travel, running and biking. Denton and Eva celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in September 1999.
LILLIAN LAMSON SARVIS retired in 1992 after more than 34 years of teaching. A resident of Edmonds, Washington, she and her husband, Brad, entertain, golf, travel and visit their four children and seven grandchildren. Lillian is also active in Delta Kappa Gamma and Sigma Rho.
DOUG STAVE lives in Puyallup, Washington. He is semi-retired and works as a telemarketer. Doug is employed by Wayne Clugston, for whom he first worked in the SPU Development Office in the 1970s and 1980s.
PAUL STEWARD and LOIS HODSON STEWARD retired in 1997 from the Bolivia mission field through World Gospel Mission. They now volunteer at WGM headquarters in Marion, Indiana, and are active in their church.
LAURENCE SUTHERLAND and his wife, SHIRLEY SUTHERLAND '53, are celebrating 42 years in the ministry and 40 years in mission work in Western and Eastern Europe. Laurence writes from Coon Rapids, Minnesota: "Our training at SPU has contributed formidably toward our duration and effectiveness in ministry."
DON WALKER retired from the Snohomish, Washington, School District, in 1987. He now raises purebred Limousin cattle and is involved in embryo transplanting and developing breeding stock. He and his wife, Ella, live in Monroe, Washington, and attend the Monroe Community Chapel.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. SECOND FLOOR SEMINAR ROOM, SPU LIBRARY.
HAL CHRISTENSEN is pastor of Nanuet Lutheran Brethren Church in Nanuet, New York. He and EVELYN BENNER CHRISTIAN-SEN '61 live in Nanuet.
RON DETRICK and JOAN BARNHART DETRICK '57 write, "We are attempting to retire, now working one to two days a week." The couple lives in Tacoma, Washington, where Ron works with NW Leadership Foundation, and Joan with Heritage Bank. They have three children and four grandchildren.
DAVID GRAFFENBERGER and MARILYN CHAMBERS GRAF-FENBERGER have been missionaries with OMS International since 1963. They served in administration at OMS headquarters in Haiti until 1988; supervised the OMS CoMission program from 1993 to 1998; and directed the OMS "Every Creature Crusade," a church-planting program in 28 countries, in 1999. The Graffenbergers now live in Albany, Oregon.
ROBERT HATHAWAY practices internal medicine in Bozeman, Mon- tana. He and his wife, MARILYN SNYDER HATHAWAY '61, have been married 35 years. They have three children and one grandchild.
HERB HELSEL and MARILYN CANNON HELSEL are retired and live in Langley on Whidbey Island, Washington. There, they write, they are "renovating an old building in the middle of this delightful community." They are also enjoying their new granddaughter.
AVENA JONES is retired after teaching fourth through sixth grades in Modesto, California. Following retirement, she taught English in Taiwan for two years through the VISA program of the Free Methodist Church. Avena, who lives in Modesto, writes, "I've been in all 50 states and many foreign countries." She owns and enjoys traveling in a motorhome.
ANDREW LAMBERT is retired after being a pastor in the Pacific Northwest Conference of the Free Methodist Church for 35 years. He and his wife, PHYLLIS LAMBERT '59, live in Puyallup, Washington, and have three children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
JULIA (JAKEY) RICH ROSS has retired from the Salem-Keizer School District in Oregon, but she continues to substitute teach. Her interests include hiking, biking, skiing, travel and choir. Julia makes her home in Salem.
PAULINE WOOLSEY ROUND teaches piano, plays the accordion and organ, and sings. At her church, Pauline is an elder, church clerk and substitute teacher. Her other outreaches include being an apologist and book reviewer with Reasons to Believe, and recently developing a public relations effort on the Internet for Gospel Recordings. She is currently refurbishing her ranch rambler in Tacoma, Washington.
ALLAN THOMPSON retired after 35 years in the public school system of British Columbia, Canada. A former mayor of Kamloops, British Columbia, he presently works there as a marriage commissioner.
RITA TOGUT enjoys retirement and remains active in Bible study groups and at her church. She is also a community volunteer, and is "learning new skills and making new friends." "But," writes the resident of Bellevue, Washington, "most of all [I am] praising God for all his blessings in my life."
SANDRA FREEBERG WESTERN teaches kindergarten in Park City, Montana. She lives with her husband, Bob, a retired elementary principal, in Laurel. Sandra's interests include camping, travel and "flying with Bob in our small plane." She is also active in their church, Laurel First United Methodist Church. The Westerns have two sons and one grandson.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 2:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. ROBERT M. FINE CENTER, SECOND FLOOR, FIRST FREE METHODIST CHURCH (ON CAMPUS).
DANIEL ADAMS is a professor of theology at Hanil University in Chonju, Korea. He was editor of From East to West: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Bloesch (University Press of America 1997). He attended the Eighth Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Zimbabwe in 1998, and the Seminar on Celtic Spirituality and Mission at the University of Durham in the United Kingdom in 1999.
BOB BARTA retired from the State of Washington Attorney General's Office in 1994. His wife, Paula, is a professional pipe organist and Bob serves as her "administrative secretary." He enjoys hiking, ham radio, gardening and volunteer work. The Bartas live in Everett, Washington, and are members of Mukilteo Presbyterian Church.
REX BELL is the executive director of Encouragement Counseling Service, a Christian counseling center in Auburn, Washington. He and his wife, DEANNA COX BELL '69, have been married for 30 years and have three children. They live in Auburn.
MERLE BRADFORD retired last July after 34 years with the Portland, Oregon, Public Schools. His last assignment was as assistant superintendent of operations. Merle's wife, Leanne, works at Emanuel Hospital in Portland. His retirement plans include travel, golf and grandchild.
GARY BROWNLEE works for the U.S. Postal Service in Eugene, Oregon. His wife, MARGARET RICHARDS BROWNLEE '66, is a respiratory therapist. Both previously had long teaching careers in Christian schools. The Brownlees live in Eugene and have three children and one grandchild.
JOHN FORBING lives in Pomona, California, and serves as a State Farm Insurance agent and member of the Board of Trustees for Western University of Health Sciences. He is the past mayor of Diamond Bar, California. John and his wife, Dianne, have a daughter, STACY FORBING, who is a senior at SPU.
EVA GLAZENBURG GATTERMAN teaches first grade in Olympia, Washington. Her husband, DON GATTERMAN, is retired. The couple lives in Olympia and writes, "We like to travel in the summer, and went to Holland this year to see Eva's family again."
PAMELA LINDSTROM HABERLIN is a substitute teacher. Her husband, JOHN HABERLIN '63, became pastor of Centralia First Presbyterian Church in Centralia, Washington, in November1999. Writes Pamela, "It is good to be near our married children and two grandchildren." The couple's three children include KARALON HABERLIN, a junior at SPU.
PATRICIA NELSON KLUD is president of the Springfield, Virginia, chapter of Women's Aglow. LEON KLUD '63 left the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation on December 31, 1999, after 32 years of working on the non-partisan staff on federal tax legislation. The Kluds live in Springfield.
WARREN LAND is the director of the Free Methodist Bible Institute in Haiti. His wife, Della, directs a national program that trains people to make and use solar cookers. Both of the Lands' children are SPU alumni: LISA LAND SWEN-SON '89 and DARIN LAND '90.
GLORIA DECKERT LANGER is vice president of regional marketing with the Internet firm Safari Media. Her husband, ART LANGER '66, has retired after 33 years with Hughes Aircraft Co. and Raytheon Systems Co., where he held the positions of principal scientist and senior manager of system engineering. He is now senior vice president of Safari Media. Gloria and Art live in Aurora, Colorado, and have five children.
GAIL STARK LUNDQUIST is the administrative assistant for the Northwest Regional Office of OMF International (formerly China Inland Mission) in Portland, Oregon. She is also a leader in the Portland Evening Women's Bible Study Fellowship. Gail and her husband, Lynn -- an electrician and author -- have one daughter.
JEAN MOORE PEARSON lives in Seneca, South Carolina, and works in a tutoring ministry. Her husband, L. Wilson, is a professor of electrical engineering at Clemson University. The Pearsons have two college-aged children.
BOYD SMITH and GAIL SMITH '66 live in Central Kitsap County, Washington. Boyd works for the Boeing Company on the International Space Station in the field of electromagnetic technology. Gail is a substitute public school teacher. They write that last summer they had "great fun and many exciting experiences" on a 30-day, 6,664-mile automobile vacation through the Southern and Mid-Western states of the U.S.
ERNA THOMPSON has published a book of poems and plays piano at a senior center each week. She also plays piano at her Women's Guild at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, where her poems about "God and faith" are published in the monthly newsletter. Erna and her husband of 47 years, Jim, make their home in Seattle.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. WETER LOUNGE, WETER HALL.
NORMA HERRICK BARNET is a counselor in Bremerton, Washington. She has nine children and is active in Peninsula Bible Fellowship. She also enjoys quilting, writing praise music, playing piano and traveling.
KEN BECKER moved from Seattle to Salem, Oregon, where he is chief financial officer for Puentes Bros. Manufacturing/Don Pancho Foods. He is also backpacking chairman for the Trails Club of Oregon.
DAVE FISKUM and his wife, Nancy, have two children. The youngest, MELISSA FISKUM, is a sophomore at SPU. Dave lives in Salem, Oregon, and works as a partner in Conkling Fiskum McCor-mick, a lobbying, public affairs and public relations firm. His partner is GARY CONKLING '69.
STEVE GOUGH and PAULA EVANS GOUGH live in Renton, Washington. Three of their four sons, BRYAN GOUGH, CHRIS GOUGH and JEFF GOUGH, are currently enrolled at SPU. Son KYLE GOUGH graduated from SPU in 1999.
DAVE LAUBE and PAT ROE LAUBE live near Denver, Colorado, where Dave is the vice president and chief information officer for US West. He is responsible for leading the company's large information technologies organization. He also serves on the Executive Advisory Council of SPU's School of Business. Pat holds a leadership position in Bible Study Fellowship. The Laubes are active in their church's vocal and instrumental music programs. Of their two daughters, STEPHANIE LAUBE '98 is an SPU graduate, and STACY LAUBE is a current SPU student.
ROBERT MILLER is director of the Catholic Community Family Centers in Oak Harbor and Mount Vernon, Washington, and the clinical director of CCS Family Center in Everett. He and his wife, Karen, make their home in Coupeville.
KAREN FLOWERS ROTH and her husband, GARY ROTH '69, have started their own company, Sensorlink Corp. Before they began Sensorlink, Karen worked as a nurse for 20 years and Gary as a researcher. They have two children, one of whom, TENAYA ROTH '99, is an SPU graduate. The Roths write, "God has been blessing us greatly!"
LINDA GRAHAM STEVENS lives in Lynnwood, Washington, and has four children and four grandchildren. She and her husband, Dean, own A-1 Bark & Firewood, and have been Shaklee supervisors for more than 20 years. Linda is active in Alderwood Manor Community Church and homeschooled her youngest child. She writes, "My Christian education has served me well as a stay-at-home mom."
ROBERT WHITLOW and BEULAH PAULSSON WHITLOW '62 returned to Whidbey Island in June 1998 when Bob retired from the presidency of Eugene Bible College in Eugene, Oregon. For the past 15 years, the Whitlows have owned the Colonel Crockett Farm Bed and Breakfast Inn in Coupeville, Washington.
STEVE WITHAM, an ordained minister, works as a mental health counselor. He lives in Vancouver, Washington, and has five grandchildren.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. FALCON LOUNGE, ROYAL BROUGHAM PAVILION.
GERALD "JERRY" BROWN lives in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife, Jo, and their two teen-age children. He writes that he "enjoys golf, tennis, water sports, reading and family activities."
DENNIS CARLSON has been pastor of congregational care at Salem Covenant Church in New Brighton, Minnesota, since 1997. Before that time, he and his wife, Mary Lynn, served for six years as missionaries in Zaire. They were forced to leave due to civil war. The Carlsons have two children.
DEBRA ENSEY CLINE lives in Orange County, California, with her husband of 19 years, Kim, and their two daughters. The Clines own a women's shoe company.
KIRSTEN JACOBSON COOK lives in Medical Lake, Washington, where her husband, Winston, pastors Medical Lake Community Church and serves as a police chaplain. Kirsten teaches piano and homeschools two of the couple's three children.
JOAN MURDOCK FERIANTE is the wife of a pastor and the mother of two teen-age daughters. The family lives in Puyallup, Washington.
DAVID HANSEN and JANICE WALTERS HANSEN are residents of Reedley, California. Both work at Immanuel High School, where Dave serves as chaplain, teaches Bible and coaches the varsity football team, and Janice teaches Bible, computer and English. The Hansens have four children.
NANCY HILL HOFFMAN teaches kindergarten at Jefferson Elementary School in Mt. Vernon, Washington. She is a member of Bethany Covenant Church, where she is active in children's ministry, choir, worship team and summer missions. She has two children.
KATHY FREDRICKSON HULET received her master of nursing degree from the University of Washington in June 1999. She is community health educator at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington. SCOTT HULET was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in January 1999. He is executive director of Narrows Glen Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Tacoma, and temporary supply for pastoral care at University Place Presbyterian Church. Their daughter, SARAH HULET, graduated from SPU in December 1999.
L. SUE NOWITZKI HOFFMAN lives in Renton, Washington. Sue teaches seventh and eighth grade history and language arts at Renton Christian School while her husband, Don, works in insurance and investments. The couple has three children.
VICKI ANDERSON JOHNSON and her husband, Erik, live in Ferndale, Washington, with their five children. The couple home-schools their three youngest children, and Vicki teaches art to other homeschooled children in Whatcom County. Erik is president of Family Challenge Ministries.
GLENN JONES teaches physical education at Sacajawea Elementary School in Vancouver, Washington. In the summers, he camps, hikes, boats and coaches at basketball camps. Glenn and his wife, DEBBIE VAN CLEAVE JONES '78, have two daughters and they attend Glenwood Community Church in Vancouver.
MARDI HENDERSON MYRE and her husband of 22 years, Tim, are on the Warm Beach Marriage Encounter team. Residents of Bellevue, Washington, they are the parents of four daughters and have homeschooled their children.
TOM OINES and SYLVIA NOREIDE OINES live in Lynnwood, Washington. Tom works for the Safeco Corporation, and Sylvia plays organ at Bethel Lutheran Church. They have three sons, the oldest of whom is an SPU student.
CORINNE LARSON PEARCE writes that two of her three daughters, AMBER PEARCE and ELAINE PEARCE, currently attend SPU. The Pearce family lives in Chehalis, Washington.
BECKY PILLMAN RICHARDS and her husband, Mike, live in Austin, Texas, with their four children. Mike works for AT&T and Becky owns a collectibles business. Both are actively involved in their church.
TERRI FORD RONK teaches music part-time in the Marysville School District in Marysville, Washington. Her husband, Fred, works for the Washington State Department of Transportation. The couple teaches Sunday School at Marysville's Grace Baptist Church, and their two children attend Grace Baptist Academy. The Ronks also have four grandchildren by Fred's two older daughters.
TERRI HAMMER SCHELL lives with her husband, Alan, in Oak Harbor, Washington. Terri homeschools her five children.
DAWN SEAGO SEYMOUR is a foster care licensor for Catholic Community Services. A resident of Tacoma, Washington, she attends and works with youth at Highland Hill Baptist Church. Dawn and her husband, Joe, have a teen-age daughter.
DEBBIE PETERS SMITH and her husband, Scott, have served in Hong Kong as church planters with the SBC-International Mission Board since 1986. The couple has two daughters.
STEPHEN SQUIRE earned his master's degree in 1990 from California Lutheran University. He is a sixth grade teacher in the Palmdale, California, School District, and was named the 1999 Palm Tree School Teacher of the Year. Since 1995, Stephen has been a mentor teacher and beginning teacher support provider.
CAROL BIGELOW THOMPSON lives on five acres near Oregon City, Oregon, with her husband, Gary, and their two daughters. She teaches first grade at Damascus Christian School.
NANCY WONDER is a registered nurse in an emergency clinic. Her husband, PETE WONDER '78, works as a nurse practitioner in the same clinic. The couple has two children, PHILIP WONDER and SHARLA WONDER, who both attend SPU.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 2:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. FIRESIDE ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING.
PAULA ALEXANDER AQUINO works in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, teaching secondary home economics. She and her husband, Paul, have two children.
JAMES BOLM is the organist for St. James Lutheran Church in Seattle. He is also a piano accompanist for ballet with the Evergreen City Ballet Academy in Auburn, Washington, and the Washington Academy of Performing Arts in Redmond.
CATHY CRAIG-LANG has spent the last three years adapting Montessori curriculum and working one-on-one with a visually impaired student. Her husband, Rich, is pastor of Central United Methodist Church in Spokane, Washington. They have two sons.
ELLEN LONG DONNELLY works in education administration, and her husband, KURT DONNELLY '81, is a diplomat with the US State Department. They have three children. The Donnelly family is currently living in Herndon, Virginia, while Kurt is attending Princeton. They have lived in Bonn, Germany, and Moscow, Russia, and this year will move to Budapest, Hungary.
DIANNE HATHAWAY EGBERT lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her husband, David, and their three children. She writes, "I'm a stay-at-home mom, rounding out my spare time with volunteer activities at my children's schools, Bible Study Fellowship and church."
KAREN ROSENBERG EVANS is the accounting manager for Aptech Systems, Inc., a software company in Maple Valley, Washington. She is also a part-time accountant for their church, Mountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship. Karen and her husband, Rick, a Boeing engineer, have three children.
CATHY BARTO HARRISON and STAN HARRISON '79 have moved to Solihull, England, to oversee Family Life Ministry in the United Kingdom and to work with Campus Crusade's "Jesus" video project. They have two children.
COLLEEN WADDELL HARRISON and her husband, Jay, and their three children live in Snohomish, Washington. They attend Overlake Christian Church in Redmond. Colleen writes that "returning home in November '98 to be a full-time mom was a highlight for me after almost 20 years of nursing."
SUSAN HENRY-HOYT is studying for her master's degree in nursing. She plans to graduate in 2001 as a family nurse practitioner. Susan and her husband, Jim, have two daughters.
RANDI CHRISTIANSEN HUNTER writes that she "recently moved six kids, two cats, one dog and three chickens to a ‘new' house in Everett, Washington." The family is now settling in, and Randi is busy homeschooling the children.
LAURIE HARRIS JOHNSON describes herself as a "soccer mom" to four children. She and her husband, JOHN JOHNSON '78, worked with an international legal ministry in Albania in 1995, and in Washington, D.C., in 1996-97. They are presently "back at home" in Poulsbo, Washington.
BILL LARSON and SHARLEEN TIMM LARSON live in Muir Beach, California, where Bill is employed by Hines Interests, managing high-rise office buildings. The Larsons have four children and write that they "will celebrate 20 years of marriage in November of 2000!"
JANICE LEVESQUE and her family have moved to South Lake Tahoe, California, where they "are enjoying the beauty of the lake and mountains." Janice and her husband, Steven, work in a group of family physicians. They have two children.
LAURI CLARK LONGORIA has two children "who keep me busy with all their scouts, sports, etc." She also attends Western Evangelical Seminary, working on her master of divinity degree, which she plans to complete in May 2001. She and her family live in Hillsboro, Oregon.
SCOTT PETERSON has worked with All State Insurance for 24 years and is a senior account agent in the Ballard district of Seattle. In 1994, Scott married Teresa Thomsen and they live in Seattle with their infant daughter.
SUSAN WILLIAMS PIAKAK is a registered nurse with the State of Alaska's Division of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, providing Medicaid services to medically fragile children. She's also a single parent to a teen-age daughter. Writes Susan, "Christina Chesalee, our beautiful angel girl, went to heaven in 1988 at age 4."
RICHARD RICHARDSON reports from Deering, Alaska, that he spoke at the International Space Development Conference in May 1998 regarding the utility of cooperative businesses in the effort to develop "the outer space frontier." Since 1986, Richard has been involved in designing and building a low-energy, low-maintenance model home in Bend, Oregon.
JIM ROSENBERGER and KRISTI HOLTGEERTS ROSENBERGER live in Mukilteo, Washington, with their three children. They work together for Windermere Real Estate/H.H. Inc. in Mukilteo, where Jim is an associate broker and Kristi is a sales associate.
SUE HUTCHINSON STONE and RON STONE make their home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, with their four children. Ron has taught elementary school for 20 years and Sue is a stay-at-home mom. They write, "Our family is very active in the Hayden Lake Friends Church."
KAREN BOSCHULT VAN SICKLE lives in Olathe, Kansas, where she teaches private piano lessons and is an assistant to music teachers at the local junior high school. She also teaches piano at Mid America Nazarene University. Her husband, BRUCE VAN SICKLE '81, is associate pastor of worship at Grace Fellowship Church in Overland Park, Kansas. The couple has three children.
GORDON WERKEMA is executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He lives in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife, Barbara Purcell, and their four children.
ANDREW "ANDY" WONG spent 15 years in higher education before becoming the strategic accounts relations coordinator at Infocus Systems, an Oregon-based world leader in manufacturing data/video projectors. He and his wife, Kelley, have two sons and live in Portland, Oregon.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 2:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. SECOND FLOOR SEMINAR ROOM, SPU LIBRARY.
PETER ANDONIAN and KRIS-TINA BURLING ANDONIAN '87 run a manufacturing company and a landscaping operation. They have three children and live on Mercer Island, Washington.
MATTHEW BELL is director of computer services at the Domain Group, a Seattle advertising and marketing agency for Christian and nonprofit organizations. He and his wife, JILL DAVIS BELL '87, a stay-at-home mom, have two children and live in Seattle.
CINDY AUFRECHT BROCK is a stay-at-home mother for her two young daughters. She makes her home with her husband, Dan, in Portland, Oregon.
CANDACE SELTZER CARTER is taking the year off from her interior design business, which serves commercial and residential clients, to homeschool her two sons. She writes, "My husband, Philip, and the boys and I are going to travel around the U.S. during the months of May and June 2000."
MARK CHRISTENSEN is a 727 pilot with DHL Worldwide Express. His wife, LYNN WAGONER CHRISTENSEN, has retired after 12 years as a flight attendant with Delta Airlines to stay at home with their two young daughters. The Christensen family attends the First United Methodist Church of Eugene, Oregon.
MARY HUGHSON ELMORE lives in Ocean Shores, Washington, with her husband, JEFF ELMORE '83, and their three children. Jeff is a police officer in Ocean Shores, and Mary is a homemaker and volunteer in an elementary school.
GWEN GARRISON is working on a Ph.D. in education, with an emphasis in higher education and education reform, at Claremont University in Claremont, California. She also works as an educational research specialist.
TIM HANSTAD is executive director of the Rural Development Institute, an international legal research and consulting organization. He is also an affiliate assistant professor of law at the University of Washington. Tim and his wife, Chitra, have three children.
RUTH STEVENS HILBORN worked at Pacific Sportswear and Glant Textiles Corporation before she became a mother. Now she is a stay-at-home mom and volunteers in her two sons' classrooms and at PTA. From her home in Seattle, she writes, "I'd love to hear from any classmates: firstname.lastname@example.org."
JEFF HORTON is in his 12th year as associate pastor for Warm Beach Free Methodist Church in Stanwood, Washington. He and his wife, PAMELA HAIGHT HORTON '86, have three children.
KAREN JOYCE HUDSON writes that she brings God's "word of reconciliation" to international students through the ministry of Salaam International. Her primary outreach is to SPU students, although she also reaches other students through Salaam's weekly International Student Fellowship. Karen lives in Seattle.
JAMES KOVARIK is an investment banker in the Bellevue, Washington, office of US Bancorp Piper Jaffray. He makes his home in Kirkland.
JOHN MENDOZA lives in Andover, Maine, where he teaches eighth graders by day and adults by night at a community college. His wife, Carmen, directs the art program at a small private school. The Mendozas have two daughters.
CARA KIBBLE MOON lives in Enumclaw, Washington, with her husband, PAT MOON, M.Ed. '93, and their baby daughter. Cara, who went on to earn an M.Ed. from SPU in 1990, is taking time off from teaching first grade in Auburn to be a stay-at-home mom. Pat is principal of Rainier Middle School in the Auburn School District.
LAURIE BANNINK PETERSON works part-time as a school nurse for White Pass School District in Washington. Laurie and her husband, Rick, have two children, and she writes, "I love not working weekends and having the whole summer off with my kids."
TODD REICHERT and TANYA BALZER REICHERT '87 live in Gales Ferry, Connecticut, with their two children. Todd works for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals as a professional health care representative.
TOM ROUSH graduated from Ohio University in 1989 with a master's degree in photojournalism, and he worked as a photojournalist and photographer for 10 years. He now works for Microsoft as a database administrator. Tom and his wife, Cindy, live in Seattle with their two children.
SYLVIA SMITH SARGEANT has been a full-time stay-at-home mom to her two sons since 1997. Her husband, Rob, is vice president of national accounts at Stewart Title Guaranty. The Sargeants make their home in Seattle.
MANYA SCHILPEROORT lives in Seattle with her husband, Jeff Stilwell. She writes, "We met in Taiwan while teaching English there." Manya is a jewelry designer, and Jeff is a seminary student at Seattle University.
JIM SKINNER and his wife, Holly, and their two sons live in Alpharetta, Georgia. Jim is the vice president of customer development for Paragon Trade Brands.
ROBERT STOPPA received an MBA degree from Indiana University in 1991 and then went to work for Intel Corporation in Portland, Oregon. He and his wife, Debbie, have a daughter and live in Tigard. They are active in Countryside Community Church.
CHERYL PAHL WABLE resigned in 1998 from her position as a nurse at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle in order to care for her infant son. Cheryl's husband, Dean, continues to work as a registered nurse at the Twin Rivers Correctional Facility.
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 10:00 a.m.
COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BRUNCH. ROBERT M. FINE CENTER, SECOND FLOOR, FIRST FREE METHODIST CHURCH (ON CAMPUS).
ERIN STUART ANDREWS has worked for the YMCA since graduation and is presently the executive director at Taylor YMCA in Elgin, Illinois. She and her husband, Dave, live in Huntley, Illinois.
JENNIFER GRIFFIN AUFRECHT and her husband of 10 years, RANDY AUFRECHT '88, live in Duvall, Washington, where she is a stay-at-home mom for their two children.
SCOTT BRYANT is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in business management. He and his wife, KRISTIN BLAIR BRYANT, live in Eugene, Oregon, with their two children.
KENDALL CLEMENTS and LYNN ROHRIG CLEMENTS '84 live in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, with their two daughters. Ken is a school psychologist with the Mukilteo School District, and Lynn is a department specialist with Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts.
CONNIE AUSTIN COBB and GEOFFREY COBB '88 are elementary school teachers and part-time youth coordinators for the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles, Washington. They live in a small country home with their two beagles.
CARLINE LUNDMARK DALLY lives in Tumwater, Washington, and is employed by the Christian Coalition of Washington and Evergreen Christian Center. She is pursuing a master's degree in counseling at Western Seminary-Seattle. Carline and her husband, Ralph, a freelance sign language interpreter, also pastor a deaf church in Olympia.
VIRGINIA SAUERBRUN EVERETT is a certified counselor in the King County, Washington, Public Health Department. She is also a researcher for the King County Perinatal Treatment Program. Virginia lives in Bellevue.
PAUL FINCH and VICKI JO BRENEMAN FINCH live in Thousand Oaks, California, with their three children. Vicki Jo is a stay- at-home mom, and Paul is the chief financial officer for CLS Transportation.
KRISTIE THOMAS GARRETT completed her master's degree in business administration in August 1998, two weeks after her first child was born. She now works for American Express as director of financial planning and technology. LARRY GARRETT is an attorney and partner at the firm Holman Cahill & Garrett in Seattle, where the Garretts live.
DEBBIE GEHRKE-AIROLDI is an admissions representative for Blue Mountain Community College. She and her husband, John, a physical therapist, live in Pendleton, Oregon.
SHELLEY ROURKE GEIL graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing in 1991. She is working toward a master's degree in nursing at Washington State University-Vancouver, with plans to become a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Shelley lives in La Center, Washington, with her husband, Matt, and three young children.
CHRIS HOLTERMAN earned a master's degree in education in 1988. He is now a middle school science teacher, high school wrestling coach and high school girls' track coach. Chris and his wife, Jana, live in Rainier, Washington.
ANGELA HORN LINDER is a stay-at-home mom to her two preschool children. A resident of Marysville, Washington, she also serves as an area coordinator for the MOMS Club. Angela's husband, Edward, is a design engineer.
BRENDA SIMMONS MARTIN lives in Des Moines, Washington, and teaches kindergarten. Her husband, Kyle, is a carpenter and they have two young children.
KEVIN MCCABE left Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation in 1998 to work for the National Conference for Community Justice, "a nonprofit organization that fights bias, bigotry and racism by providing diversity training to schools and corporations." Kevin lives in Los Angeles, California.
STEPHEN MCCRATH is in his second year as men's head soccer coach at Barry University in Miami, Florida. In October 1999, his team played the SPU Falcons led by his father, Coach Cliff McCrath.
COREY MURPHY and VALERIE ZECCHINO MURPHY '91 live in Spokane, Washington, with their two children. Corey is an insurance agent for MetLife Auto and Home, and Valerie is a stay-at-home mom.
RANDALL OWEN graduated from Columbia Medical School in 1994, and from a general surgery residency at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York, in 1999. He is currently doing a head and neck surgery fellowship at Montefiore. Randall's wife, Jane, is a medical student and physical therapist.
BECKY WIERSMA PACKARD lives in Brentwood, California, and has her own business, teaching private swimming lessons full-time in the summer. She also coaches a swim team and youth basketball. Becky's husband, Darrell, works for associated lighting in Oakland and San Francisco. The mother of two writes, "I probably won't make it to the reunion, so hello to everyone -- especially women's basketball players!"
KATHY PITCHARD ended four years as the owner of Madison's Café and Music House, and she is now working for Edmonds Home and Loan, where she specializes in assisting homebuyers. She and her daughter live in West Seattle.
JENNIFER HAWKINSON RHOADARMER is a part-time bookkeeper and involved in MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). She and her husband, TROY RHOAD-ARMER '91 -- who completed his Ph.D. in optical sciences in April 1999 -- have purchased their first home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They have two children.
DIETRICH SACHS writes that he's "pretty much the same as the last time you saw him, except a little older and leaner."
JIM SCHULTZ and PAM VASEY SCHULTZ '86 are missionaries with Helimission, a helicopter mission aviation organization. They are living with their three children in Grand Canyon, Arizona, while Jim gains maintenance experience at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters. In the summer of 2000, the family will be assigned to an overseas base where Jim will help transport missionaries, doctors and nurses, and famine and relief assistance. Jim served as SPU varsity crew coach from 1982 to 1990.
SHELLY THULINE SEHMEL and her husband, Tom, live in Redmond, Washington. She is the nurse manager for the Veterans‘ Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System.
JULIE ELVIG SNOW and ANDREW SNOW '91 live in Seattle with their infant daughter. Julie is the director of women's design and merchandising for Cutter and Buck Sportswear for Women.
SHANNON STOWELL left North Creek Analytical after nearly eight years to help found Altrec.com, an e-commerce site devoted to the outdoor and active travel enthusiast. His wife, SHELLY STERN STOWELL '91, taught first grade at The Bear Creek School until the birth of the couple's daughter in 1997. She returned to teaching art there in Fall 1999. The Stowells live in Monroe, Washington.
DAVID THOMPSON is an electronics design engineer for Telect in Spokane, Washington. He and his wife, KAREN HARRISON THOMPSON '91, have two young daughters.
MARGARET WELCH works with New Horizons, a ministry to homeless young people in Seattle.
JEANNIE AUSTIN WENNDORF taught biology at Lindberg High School in Renton, Washington, for six years. She is now a stay-at-home mom for her son, born in 1998. Jeannie and her husband, Mike, live in Renton.
CORINNE GILFRY WHITE works part-time in the intensive care/critical care unit at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds, Washington. She and her husband, Patrick, live in Snoho- mish and adopted "a beautiful newborn daughter" in February 1999.
MIKE WOOD and WENDY WALSTROM WOOD '87 live in Burien, Washington, and have a preschool son. Mike is in the second year of the master of divinity degree program at the Seattle extension of Fuller Theological Seminary. Wendy has taught fourth grade for 10 years in the Kent School District. They write, "We are on track to become missionaries to Asia, God willing."
Reunion: Saturday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS. LOUNGE, MILLER SCIENCE LEARNING CENTER.
DORIS AHRENS completed her master of education degree and is in her fifth year of teaching at Wishkah Valley Junior/Senior High School in Aberdeen, Washington. She has two children, one married and one in high school.
SHARON BARR-JEFFREY earned a master's degree in clinical counseling at Eastern College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in May 1999. She now lives with her husband, Anthony, in Seattle, where he attends SPU's graduate psychology program. Sharon is a counselor for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.
JEFF BRADY teaches and coaches in the Tahoma School District in Maple Valley, Washington. His wife, SARAH BEAN BRADY '93, teaches first and second grades in Kent, Washington.
ANGELA WHITE BURI lives in Colfax, Washington, with her husband, Blake. They own a medical equipment store, and Angela also works as a substitute teacher.
KAREN CRABTREE is the news editor for the Daily News-Sun in Sun City, Arizona. She and her husband, ELTON ARAKI '96, live in Phoenix.
CHRISTA MOORMEIER DE GRANDA and her husband, Christopher, and their infant son live in Greenville, South Carolina. Christa is a registered nurse for Matria Healthcare.
HEIDI EGGERS lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, and just completed her bachelor of science degree in nursing. She plans to pursue a pediatric nurse practitioner license.
CHAD FORCIER and KIM DALRYMPLE FORCIER '92 live in Corvallis, Oregon, where Chad is an assistant men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. Kim recently earned her master's degree in counseling at Oregon State and is now teaching freshman orientation courses at the University.
W. CHRISTIAN HILL writes that he and his wife, KATHLEEN BROWN HILL '96, "can't wait" till their new son can attend SPU. He adds, "This will be my ninth Homecoming in a row since my freshman year. Wouldn't miss it for anything! See y'all there."
TRACEY HUFF spent two "adven- turous" years in full-time youth min- istry at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle. She now works as adolescent activities coordinator for recreational therapy at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle. "I am also prayerfully considering a launch into seminary in the next year or so."
LYNN JOHNSON has returned to her hometown of Portland, Oregon, after working for more than four years as a registered nurse at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle. "I am happy to be near my family again and I am enjoying my new job in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Emanuel Children's Hospital," she writes.
MARGARET "GINGER" SEGER KARNES is a registered nurse in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California. Her husband, Jonathan, is a C-5 pilot stationed at Travis.
KATARINA LINDBERG KELLER is a fourth-year graduate student in the economics Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame. Her research is in the field of development economics. Katarina is married to STEPHEN KELLER '91.
MATTHEW LAMSMA and his wife, DANIELLE DOMERGUE LAMSMA '96, live in Waco, Texas, where he is the residence hall director at Baylor University. Matt writes, "Hi to everyone in the great Northwest!"
ALI LINDBERG just completed a master's degree in zoology at Colorado State University.
JEFF LOWDER separated from the U.S. Air Force in July 1999 and is now working as a senior consultant in the Network Security Division of Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His wife, KAREN ANUNSON LOWDER '94, works as a software engineer at US Interactive.
HEATHER LAMAS MAYER lives in Casper, Wyoming, with her husband, Jason. She is the assistant director at the Caring Center, a Christian pregnancy center there.
KRISTIN LOHSE MCGEE and DONALD MCGEE '94 live in Seattle, where Kristin is a physical education teacher in the Seattle Public Schools, and Don is a timekeeping systems analyst for Nordstrom Corporate.
KRISTINA REID MITCHELL is married to James Mitchell, a captain in the U.S. Army, stationed in Kitzingen, Germany.
KRISTI RUSSELL MOUTTET lives in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, where she is working on a master's degree in marriage and family therapy and professional counseling. Her husband, Nathan, is director of admissions at John Brown University in Siloam Springs.
KARI LYNN NEWBILL is enrolled in the Fuller Seminary psychology clinical Ph.D. program. She makes her home in Pasadena, California, and plans to marry Daryl Bryant in July 2000.
ANGELA OLSON recently accepted a new position as communications specialist for Washington Health Care Association in Olympia, Washington.
JAMES POYSKY and his wife, Rachel, are students at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California.
ELIZABETH THORNDIKE RULFFES worked for three years as a registered nurse at Seattle's Virginia Mason Hospital, leaving in 1999 after the birth of her daughter. Elizabeth is a stay-at-home mother and works in youth ministry. She and her husband, Rodney, live in Seattle.
AMY GRANT SCHERRER and TONY SCHERRER '94 write, "We are now a family of four!" The parents of two preschool children, they live in Seattle.
CATHERINE HERRICK SEGUIN is as an admissions counselor at SPU after two years as a video production coordinator in Nashville, Tennessee. She and her husband, Gene, live in Seattle.
KELLY TAINIO STEPHENS lives in Spokane, Washington, with her husband, Rob. She is a substitute teacher and they are expecting their first child in February 2000.
DANIELLE DAVIES WOOD had a baby boy in 1997. She writes, "I am staying at home to raise our son and loving every minute of it."