Class Notes


Amy Roesler ’05 and Darin Sonnek ’09 – August 11, 2012. Amy works at Kid’s World Learning Center in Brookings. Darin farms and is a farmhand for Davis Farms. They live in Elkton, SD.

Andrea Hoogendoorn ’06 and William Murphy – September 20, 2013. Andrea is an account executive for Year Round Brown’s wholesale and distribution. William is an insurance representative and director of the agent development division for Innovative Employer Solutions. They live in Sioux Falls, SD.

Angela Miles ’04 and Michael Pickett – June 29, 2013. Angela is employed in the Vermillion School District. Michael attends law school at USD. They live in Vermillion, SD.

Anne Koepp ’11 and Brandon Lindstrom ’10 – September 21, 2013. They live in Burnsville, MN.

Daniel Harders ’06 and Tiffany Dickinson – September 21, 2013. Daniel is a pastor at St. Peter and Zion Lutheran churches in Holyrood and Claflin, KS. Tiffany is a radiology technologist at Salina Regional Hospital in Salina, KS. They live in Holyrood, KS.

Erin Engel ’95 and Bryan Gleis – March 15, 2013. Erin is a family law legal assistant in Marshall, MN. Bryan works for CHS in Tracy, MN and farms in Murray County. They live near Balaton, MN.

Leah Hansen ’10 and Michael Murray ’11 – August 25, 2012. Leah is employed at Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop in Letcher. Michael works at Innovative Systems in Mitchell. They live in Letcher, SD.

Perry Olson ’02 and Rhiannon Baladez – August 10, 2013. Perry owns two State Farm insurance agencies in Las Vegas, NV. Rhiannon works as his marketing manager. They live in Henderson, NV.

Sarah Hertz ’10 and Dustin Belden ’11 – September 1, 2013. Sarah is a nurse at Pella Regional Health Center. Dustin is a product design engineer at Pella Corporation. They live in Pella, IA.

Stephanie Liebel ’08 and Brett Logue ’10 – August 31, 2013. Stephanie is a marketing coordination at HDR Engineering. Brett is a hospice nurse at Sanford Health. They live in Sioux Falls, SD.


Andrea (Mathis) ’06/PharmD ’08 and Nathaniel Fuhrer, a boy, Logan Dean, born September 21, 2013. Andrea is a clinical pharmacist for Cigna. Nathaniel works for Malloy Electric. They live in Sioux Falls, SD.

Courtney (Anderson) ’07 and Sterling ’09 Eschenbaum, a boy, Ryker John, born August 15, 2013. Courtney is a lead family services specialist for Child Protection Services in Brookings. Sterling farms and raises cattle on the Wienk Charolais Ranch. They live in Lake Preston, SD.

Jessica (Reichling) ’05 and Rich ’02/MS ’05 Uckert, a girl, McKenna Elaine, born August 1, 2013. Rich is a civil engineer for Banner Associates. They live in Clear Lake, SD.

Margaret (Kaellemeyn) ’04/PharmD ’06 and Drew ’03 Anderson, a boy, Reid David, born August 15, 2013. Margaret is the pharmacy manager at Sam’s Club. Drew is employed with the USPS. They live in Rapid City, SD.

Scott ’93 and Jen Wittnebel, a boy, Aidyn Scott, born October 29, 2013. They live in Nassau, MN.


Ariy-El S. Boynton ’11 recently earned his master’s from American Intercontinental University. He works in a managerial position at SmarteCartie Inc. He lives in Redmond, WA.

Barbara A. (Renner) Levenson ’70 retired after 27 years as a staff pharmacist at Atascadero State Hospital. She lives in Atascadero, CA.

Christie L. Chicoine ’88 recently became the news editor of “Catholic New York,” the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of New York, headquartered in New York City. She lives in New York, NY.

David C. Grieser ’69 has written a book titled “Survival on the Rosebud Indian Reservation” published by Strategic Book Publishing in August 2012. He lives in West Des Moines, IA.

Gregory P. Culling ’68 recently retired after 25 years of working at nonprofits; including the Dramatist Guild, National Audubon Society and the Population Council. He lives in Jackson Heights, NY.

Harvey R. Levenson MS ’68 retired from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, after 30 years of continuous service as a professor and department head of graphic communication. He was the longest ongoing department head or chair service in the more than 100-year history of Cal Poly. He lives in Atascadero, CA.

Jeffrey C. Nolz ’03 is the new assistant professor in the microbiology and immunology department at Oregon Health and Science University. He lives in Portland, OR.

Kenneth J. Hellevang ’78/MS ’79 was named to the class of 2013 ASABE Fellows by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. He was inducted at a ceremony on July 21-24 during the 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting held in Kansas City, MO. He lives in Fargo, ND.

Kevin D. Tetzlaff ’91 was recently elected chairman of the South Dakota Bankers Association (SDBA) Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 term. He lives in Brookings, SD.

Larry J. Stevens ’74, P.E., PWLF, was recently elected president-elect of the American Works Association (APWA) for 2013-2014. He lives in Ankeny, IA.

Lori L. Winkelman ’90 has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in American 2014. She lives in Tempe, AZ.

Paul G. Johnson ’09 earned first place in the Clinical Research/Public Health Category at the 54th American Dental Association/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program at the American Dental Association Annual Session in New Orleans on Nov. 2, 2013.

Raymond A. Harris ’03 was recently elected to the board of directors of the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Ray was also recently named to serve on the State Bar of Michigan’s Probate and Estate Planning Section Guardianship and Conservatorship Committee. He lives in Holt, MI.

Rosaline C. Guastella ’80 was crowned Ms. Senior Michigan on July 17, 2013, and will go on to compete at the national level in Atlantic City, NJ. She lives in Plymouth, MI.

Sheryl A. (Doering) Meshke ’88 was the recipient of the 2013 H.E. Klinefelter Award, CCA’s highest honor for a career cooperative communicator. She lives in Lake Crystal, MN.


1941 Carol J. (Flint) Warner
1940 Glenn T. Hicks
1940 Raymond Nelson (Aggie)
1941 Dorothy M. (Johnson) Klosterman
1941 Gerald S. Natvig
1941 Paul P. Kleinsasser
1942 Jean E. Breckenridge
1945 Margery (Durrstein) Herrmann
1946 Dorothy M. Olson
1947 Evangeline (Anderson) Renshaw
1947 Thomas F. Crusinberry
1947 Warren E. Bastian
1948 Barclay J. Allibone
1948 Margaret A. (Petersen) Rasmussen
1949 Spencer R. Smith
1950 Doris M. (Pipe) Peterson
1950 Francis J. Horacek
1950 John R. Vander Aarde
1950 Mary L. Marten
1950 Robert L. Eng
1950 Ronald R. Park
1951 Faith M. (Martens) Cahalan
1951 Gerald E. Marousek
1951 Grace L. (Wennblom) Joyce
1951 William T. “Ted” Welchert
1952 (MS) John H. Nash
1952 Margaret A. Pitts
1953 Donald C. Asbjornson
1953 Verlyn G. Howe
1954 Stewart L. Kaufman
1955 Clark R. Hoffman
1955 Harold J. Schultz
1955/MS ’64 Roger D. Kerns
1956 Delores K. Dawley
1956 Harlan W. Tlustos
1957 Eldon N. Horsted
1957 John W. Cimburek
1957 Kenneth E. Freitag
1957 Marvin E. Foss
1958 James A. Rist
1958 James F. Feldhaus
1958 James K. Christiansen
1959 Carole A. (Nygaard) Timmons
1959 Constance “Connie” S. (Serie) Gill
1959 John R. Tilstra
1960 Philip R. Lundquist
1961 Doug Arns
1962 (MS) Jane R. (Po) Chen
1962 Jay L. Duenwald
1962 Kenneth C. Brown
1962 Lowell W. Anderson
1962 Paul E. Ove
1963 Morris R. Heinzen
1963/MS ’69 Clarice E. (Manwiller) Shank
1964 Jerry L. Ferguson
1964 Layne C. Windedahl
1964/MS ’70 David A. Wahlstrom
1965 Roger G. Hanson
1966 (MEd) Don W. Holm
1966 Curtis C. Chester
1967/MS ’69 Rudy R. Unruh
1968 (Ph.D.) Herbert R. Allen
1968 Thomas C. Barrett
1970 (PhD) Burton D. Cardwell
1971 Donald W. Grosz
1971/MS ’77 James A. Behm
1972 Carol J. Janas
1972 Richard G. Sample
1975 (MEd) Gemma M. (Schatz) Poncelet
1976 Charles M. “Mike” Larsen
1977 (MEd) Conrad W. Burchill
1977 Wayne L. Hodson
1980 Dennis U. Anderson
1980 Donald D. Thorson
1980 Rebecca R. (Nelson) Assid
1980 Ronald D. Johnson
1981 (MEd)/(MA) ’87 Jane F. Sundal
1981 Chadwick E. Martin
1982 Denise G. (Anderson) Jameson
1983 Jon D. Jorgenson
1987 MEd/MS ’92 Gwenn G. (Harms) Johnson
1990 (MS) Michael J. Freidel
1990 Tamara M. (Nielsen) Vollrath
1991 Todd V. Monson
1993 (Ph.D.) Thomas E. Allen, Jr.
1994 Trish M. (Kelly) Jacobson
2007 Mindy K. Rumbolz
2012 Doris M. Newman
Joye Ann Billow (Faculty)
Robert B. Morse (Aggie)
W. Lee Tucker (Faculty)

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  1. Patty Dittman at

    William Dittman ’68 died July, 2013

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