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Volume 14 • Number 1 • Winter 1997


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ALUMNI REUNION

 

UMD's new alumni director, Helen Smith Prekker '83 with the William J. Hinderks '80 family from Eagan, MN. Looks like a couple of future Bulldogs!

 

 

 

 

Melody Oquist '91, Minneapolis, MN, and Anne L. Williamson '85 of Morenci, AZ share a cup of coffee in the Kirby Student Center lounge...just like old times

 

 

 



Bradley L. Swenson '78, Bemidji, MN, gets a big hug from "Killer" UMD's mascot (UMD student Jamey Mills)

 

 

 

Its the Short Hair Quartet: Barbara Jeffus '68 of Sacramento, CA, with sister LeAne Rutherford '59/'66, Duluth, Carole Achterhof '65 of Spirit Lake, IA and alumni director, Helen Smith Prekker '83

 

 

 


June Hendrickson '51 of Hibbing, MN, and Robert J. Williams '43 of Duluth proudly wear their reunion t-shirts, designed by UMD student Jeff Ruprecht and printed by alumnus Bill Butkovich '90, Chisholmn, MN

 

 

 

 


Mary Morse '92 performed at the reception for retired and current faculty. She's pictured here with Mary Jane Owens

 

 

 

 

The UMD International Club alumni and students with student advisor, Karin Robbins, and retired director, Bruce Rutherford

 

 

 

 

Kathy Tezla, Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin, and Olive Tezla at the Tweed Museum of Art

 

 

 

 

The 5-K Fun Run/Walk was a hit! Runner #165, Duane W. Long '70, was a member of the All-Class Reunion Committee. Go Duane!

 

 


UMD Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin with All Class Reunion Chairperson, Harry Oden '64 of Milwaukee, WI

 

 

 

Brian J. Swanson '94, Darland All-American Scholar, enjoys a reunion conversation with alumna Mary Ann Weber and Ron W. Weber '52/'80 alumna of Edina, MN

 

 

 

Highlights from the All-Class Reunion: July 26-27, 1996


 

 

 

Lois P. Rynning '43 enjoys a visit with friend Gerry Heller, wife of deceased Provost Emeritus Robert Heller

 

 

 


 

 


Albert Stoltz and June Hadlund Stoltz '48, Glen Ellyn, IL, check through the reunion schedule

 

 

 


Cliff Sjolund '74, reunion co-chair, with Jack Hautoluoma '55 of Fort Collins, CO, and Frank Mason '54, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

 


Robert Bridges '49, Jeanette Darland Solie '59 and Mrs. Robert (Grace) Bridges reconnected at Saturday's Meet the Chancellor/Alumni Recognition Program Luncheon

 

 

 

Ann Anderson '57, former Alumni Association board president, visits with Gilbert E. Stenberg '43, Golden Valley, MN, and Vicki Beaupre '74, current UMDAA president and co-chair of the reunion

 

 

 

 

Donald Cook '51 of San Marino, CA, had not been back to campus for many years. We caught him swapping UMD stories with Rob Leestamper '52 of Waterloo, IA

 


 


Good teachers know how to line up: Mary Jo Armstrong '53, Lindeborg Birkeland '53, Elaine M. Hall '53, Evelyn D. Johnson '57, Virginia Murray '53/'81 and Dean of CEHSP, H. Mitzi Doane '70. Don't they look great together?

 


 


Joanne M. Wilson '58/'66 and Alice Wilson '80 enjoy the company of Dr. Ellis N. Livingston, faculty emeritus and Alexis E. Pogorelskin, head, UMD Department of History

 

 


Lynn Owens and Thomas R. Owens '64 made the trip from Melborne, FL. We caught up with them here at the Tweed Museum, attending the reception with retired and current faculty

 


Dorcas MacPhail Johnson '26, Lillian Dimarco '27, and Cecil Elmgreen '29 attended the Duluth State Teachers College Reunion at Glensheen Estate. In addition to reunion activities, Dorcas celebrated her 90th birthday on July 26

 

 

Almost 100 alumnae attended the Home Economics Reception at the Duluth Woman's Club Pictured here (l to r). Row 1: Charlotte McGrew Patchett '68, Cathy Wilcox Johnson '68, Patricia Morgan Wille '68, and Carol Monroe Wild '68. Row 2: Muriel Lehman (Instructor 1959-1968), Elanor Collins (Instructor 1962-1965) and Jane Nicholas Slade '67. Row 3: Karen Bodin Hotop '68, Wanda Sabinash Gerard '68, Suzanne Hendricks (Instructor 1965-1967) and Elizabeth Wolff Maida '68

 

 
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