SPU is wrapping up the
century with the last SPU Homecoming and Family Weekend of the millennium.
Alumni, parents and friends are invited to bring their
talents and memories to campus January 28-30 for
a fun-filled weekend.
Now, places everyone -
and roll film!
Now, places everyone - and roll film!
Reunion: Friday and Saturday,
June 11 and 12.
SHELDON ARNETT describes himself as "self-employed." He has owned oil distributorships, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and has bought and sold airplanes and real estate. Sheldon has six children, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He lives in Redmond, Oregon, with his wife, Barbara.
MARKY BARRETT and his wife, Dorothy, live on Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, near the SPU campus. Marky writes, "We have daily contact with the University via the senior pre-med student from Iran who is living with us." Seven grandchildren keep Marky and Dorothy very busy. "We look forward to seeing the class of '49 in June," Marky says.
HAROLD BLACKWELL writes from Mesa, Arizona, "Hi to all fellow '49ers! Hope to see you at our 50th reunion."
JERRY BOHN and his wife, WILMA ROBB BOHN '46, live in Port Richey, Florida, where they are active volunteers at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church. Before his retirement, Jerry, a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, served as pastor for congregations in New Jersey, Ohio, Missouri and Illinois. Wilma worked as a public school teacher. The couple has two children and four grandchildren. Jerry and Wilma write that they "look forward to a great and festive celebration" at the class reunion in June.
ELSIE HORRELL CARLSON is retired after teaching junior high school and high school for the Seattle Public School District. She lives in Seattle and has four children, three of which attended SPU: MERILEE CARLSON KING '74, CINDY CARLSON BREDIGER '81 and LARRY CARLSON '82.
VIRGIL DORSETT and his wife, Marie, are enjoying retirement in Mulino, Oregon. He writes, "I fish and golf a lot. I still have the opportunity to preach occasionally. I'm thankful for feeling so good since I am over 80 years old." The Dorsetts have six children.
JOEL FISHER lives in Yucaipa, California. He taught eighth grade through high school and worked as a high school counselor until he retired in 1981. Since then, he has worked in the recording business and in the Methodist Church. Joel received BA and MA degrees from Fresno State College after attending Seattle Pacific College and Greenville College.
ROBERT HARRIFF suffered a stroke in 1996 that has left him confined to a wheelchair. From his home in North Chili, New York, he writes, "My full-time nurse is Jane, my wife. We get to church and our cottage, but can't travel to Seattle [for the class reunion]."
HELEN LONSBERRY moved to Prescott, Arizona, after retiring in 1987. She keeps very busy with musical activities such as accompanying young students in competitions and playing viola in a couple of community orchestras. Helen also sings in her church choir.
EDWIN LYLE taught for 17 years at three Free Methodist colleges (Central, Greenville and SPU). Before his retirement, he worked for 19 years in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Olympia, Washington. Ed and his wife, JEAN LONG LYLE '48, live in Seattle. They have four children and four grandchildren.
ROGER MUISINER writes that he remembers "SPC and its outstanding staff with great regard." He is retired after serving as a minister in the Presbyterian Church for 29 years. Roger and his wife, Alameda, now live in Harrington, Washington, and spend the winter months in Peoria, Arizona.
MAE KONISHI PRENTICE lives in Hamilton, Ohio, and continues to work as a substitute teacher after retiring from teaching in 1986. She spends her winters in Hawaii to be with family and friends and to escape the "miserable Midwest winters." Mae has two granddaughters.
VIRGIL RALEY is improving in health after a 1995 heart attack. He writes about his wife, Laura: "She gave me wonderful, loving care. She wanted to be a nurse before I married her. I have given her plenty of opportunity to be one without the portfolio. God is good!" Virgil lives in Turlock, California, and is currently serving as missions coordinator for the local Free Methodist Church. This year, he and Laura visited a relative in Ohio, and attended family camp and a SCAMPS (Senior Citizens Are Marvelous People) retreat. The Raleys have three children.
JUNE EDMAN RASMUSSEN and GORDON RASMUSSEN '57 live in Turlock, California. They are retired after serving as missionaries with the Pocket Testament League in Japan and Africa, and pastoring churches in the US for many years.
FRANCES BARBEZAT REYNOLDS and JIM REYNOLDS '50 are retired and live in Edmonds, Washington. Frances worked for many years in SPU's Office of Campus Ministries and was a part-time bookkeeper for the First Free Methodist Church near campus. Jim retired from a position in SPU's Office of Planned Giving. The couple has made several trips to Europe and enjoys visiting national parks. They have three sons, two of whom attended SPU: GREG REYNOLDS '78 and BRIAN REYNOLDS '76. Greg's wife, BRENDA BOYE REYNOLDS '80, also graduated from SPU. Frances writes, "I love the Lord, and I enjoy doing his work."
AVIS RONCO writes, "Both of us are still alive and walking (but not walking too well). In 50 years, we have added twelve descendants, and lost only one. Our heavenly Father has blessed us richly in many ways and we are thankful." Avis and her husband, JOHN RONCO '51, live in Stanwood, Washington.
STEPHEN ROOT and LAURA ELMER ROOT '48 began teaching the children of American missionaries at Kodaikanal School in South India in 1950, following their graduation from SPC. Three years later, they returned to Washington state to teach in schools in Seattle, Lebam and Issaquah before going back to Kodaikanal School in 1960. Steve's last career change came in 1973 when he left his position as principal of Kodaikanal School to become assistant superintendent of the Battle Ground, Washington, School District, where he served until his retirement in 1982. He remains active today as a flight instructor, and he and Laura are involved in the community of Battle Ground and the local Methodist church. The Roots have four sons and 15 grandchildren.
ROY SMITH retired from teaching in June of 1975. He writes that he is "88 now and not as lively as I used to be." In July, Roy moved into a retirement home in Normandy Park, Washington.
JAMES SPRINGER practices part-time in Glenoma, Washington, as a doctor of osteopathics. His wife, EVELYN BORDEN SPRINGER '48, died on December 6, 1997.
DON STOOPS and DELORES LINDBERG STOOPS '48 are both active at the Ephrata, Washington, First Baptist Church as committee members and adult Bible class teachers. The couple is also involved in supporting and working at Camp Bighorn in Montana. The Stoops' four children honored them with a golden wedding anniversary celebration in August.
LEON STRUNK is retired after serving as a Methodist missionary in Brazil with his wife, Martha. In Brazil, he was involved in church planting, church building and theological education. Leon and Martha now live at the Brooks-Howell Home retirement community in Asheville, North Carolina. They have three children and three grandchildren.
HORACE THULINE lives in Renton, Washington. He retired in 1988 after 32 years with the State of Washington Department of Social and Human Services. He has been married for more than nine years to Janice Tessin-Thuline and between them they have 24 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
DON WILSON writes that he is enjoying retirement, half of which he is spending in Coupeville, Washington, on Whidbey Island; and half in Arizona. In both locations, Don volunteers in elementary school reading programs. The Wilsons have 10 "wonderful" grandchildren.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Dinner.
ROY BOETTCHER and LONITA CLEVELAND BOETTCHER '48 live in Bothell, Washington, and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past summer. Roy retired in June 1997 after several years of full-time and part-time work in SPU's Office of Planned Giving. He continues to enjoy singing, as he has throughout his life.
DONNA COHAGAN has been retired for five years. She spent two years teaching in Taiwan and now enjoys traveling and volunteering in the local Free Methodist Church. "I appreciate my SPU heritage," she writes from her home in Modesto, California.
MARGARET STUCKY DICK finished her MA degree at Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado, in 1960. She married Willard Dick in 1966 and both taught school in Kansas until they moved to the Dick Family Farm in Bingham Lake, Minnesota, in 1970. There they run a dairy and raise soybeans and corn. The Dicks have two children.
DELORES DIETZ FINKBEINER teaches second grade at Kingsview Christian School in North Bend, Oregon, where she also makes her home. She has four grown children.
KAY JOY is retired in Seattle after working as a counselor for the Seattle Public Schools. His wife, JEAN JOY '84, is a retired piano teacher. Both attend First Free Methodist Church and enjoy music, traveling and camping. They have two children and two grandchildren.
AGNES CUNNINGHAM LAWLESS and her husband, John, have written a book titled The Drift Into Deception that was published by Kregel. Regal has republished the couple's Bible study titled God's Character this year. Agnes, who lives in Bellevue, Washington, is also a copy editor for Hendrickson Publishers.
MYRTLE OGDEN MOLLER retired in June after 21 years as a nurse at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds, Washington. She lives in Brier, Washington.
MARYLIN BESELIN NISTLER has retired after a career as a public health nurse for Santa Clara County in California. Marylin and her husband, a retired engineer, live in Saratoga. They have three children.
HENRY PEARSON is living in Eagle River, Alaska, with his wife, Lillian. He is retired after serving as a pastor and field director for the Evangelical Covenant Church in Alaska. Henry and Lillian are active in a new and growing congregation, the Community Covenant Church.
KIYOKO KAY TSUCHIDA TAKENAGA has survived major cancer surgery and three eye surgeries. She has five children. Writes Kiyoko from her home in Fullerton, California, "God is good to me. . . . I have happy memories of Seattle Pacific College back in the '50s!"
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 10:00 a.m. Continental Brunch.
PRISCILLA EKLUND ANDERSON retired in June 1998 after 40 years of teaching. She lives in Lynn Haven, Florida. Priscilla says that the highlights of her career included teaching in Venezuela for four years, and recently working as an exchange teacher in Russia and Kazakhstan for six weeks.
VIRGINIA CHASE taught physical education for 30 years in Seattle's Shoreline School District, and served as head of the physical education department for many of those years. Virginia received the Golden Acorn Teachers Award in 1989. Now that she is retired, she travels frequently, spending six months at her condominium in the Ballard district of Seattle, and the rest of the year in California.
VIVIAN FORSBERG has worked with SIL in the Philippines since 1953. She helped to translate the New Testament for the Tboli of South Cotabato, Mindanao, and is currently working with a Tboli translation team on an abridgment of the Old Testament.
JAMES LINDE is enjoying golf, travel and spending time with his grandchildren after 36 years as a teacher. A resident of Wapato, Washington, James is the father of "four wonderful daughters."
PHILIP OGDEN has returned to full-time teaching at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York, after chairing the Division of Natural Science and Mathematics for 24 years. He lives in North Chili.
STEPHANIE SCHOENHALS RADCLIFFE retired in April 1998 from a teaching career in public schools. She resides in Portland, Oregon. Stephanie enjoys sewing, reading, travel, discipleship and spending time with her grandchild.
ARLENE HAVERLAND SCHREDER lives in Lake Forest, California, and has taught elementary school since her college graduation. Active in the Music Teachers' Association of California, she has served as president of her local branch. Arlene is also a church organist, and currently holds the position of registrar of membership for the Orange County chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Her husband, Ken, works for the Boeing Space Division as an electrical engineer. The Schreders have two sons and four grandchildren.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Dinner.
STEVE ANDERSON and MYRNA AXELSON ANDERSON '61 are in Shanghai, China, working with American Joint Ventures in Leadership and Management Training. The couple spent last year teaching business and English at Harbin Engineering University in northeast China. Steve chairs SPU's Board of Trustees.
MARGUERITE WATKINS BLUE retired in July 1997 after teaching in the Edmonds, Washington, School District for 30 years. She writes, "I'm keeping busy spending time with my grandchildren, keeping up my flower beds, participating in many activities at our church, and working at a five-district Assessment Center scoring new student assessments." Marguerite's husband, Bill, works out of their home in Everett as a sales representative for Valley Press.
JEFFREY BUSBY and CHERYL JOHNSON BUSBY '63 celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary in December. The Busbys have eight grandchildren and are caregivers for Cheryl's mother in Seattle.
WILLIAM BUSH is retired, but still active in the community of Rockaway Beach, Oregon. One of his hobbies is desktop publishing. William's wife, LAVONNE BRUSCH BUSH '68, is superintendent of Neah-Kah-Nie School District. She also serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Council, is vice chair of the Tillamook County Commission on Children and Families and a regional director for the Oregon Association of School Executives.
PATRICIA PALMER COE has retired from her work as an adoption counselor. She is raising "the last of six children," including four adopted children. She enjoys painting on silk, quilting and silk ribbon embroidery. Pat's husband, Lance, owns Cozi Homes Construction in the family's hometown of Port Angeles, Washington.
LILLIAN HANCOCK is retired and lives in the Shoreline district of Seattle.
AL HULTEN is pastor of the Valley Assembly of God Church in Spokane Valley. Al and MARY ANNE OTTMAR HULTEN have two children and three grandchildren, and live in Veradale, Washington.
WANDA PACE is in her 33rd year of service with Wycliffe Bible Translators. She spent her first 11 years in Mexico and the past 22 in eastern Africa. Wanda now lives in Nairobi, Kenya, and supervises Wycliffe's language work with displaced Sudanese.
MARY MCKEAN SCHAEFER worked from 1992-1996 at Kentwood High School in Kent, Washington, where she founded and chaired the English as a Second Language Department. She lives in Kent and has traveled on four missionary trips to the Ukraine and Magadan, Russia. Mary's husband, Charles, died in July 1997.
DENNIS YULE has served as a superior court judge for Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state for 12 years. He and LYNDA RANDALL YULE '63 live in Prosser, Washington, and have been married for 29 years. They have four children and three grandchildren. In addition to time spent with his family, Dennis enjoys travel and hiking.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 10:00 a.m. Continental Brunch.
JANIS PASHLEY BIRT lives in Seattle and is a school nurse in Seattle's Shoreline School District. Her husband, Jerry, has worked for the Seattle Fire Department for 30 years. The couple has three sons. Writes Janis, "It's hard to believe 30 years have passed."
FRANCES BLAHOVICH taught school for 40 years. During her last 20 years, she taught small groups from grades K-8, attempting to meet the needs of advanced learners. In 1994, she was included in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. "I thank the education classes at SPU for their creative teaching ideas that stimulated me," she writes. Frances and her husband, Joseph, a minister, have been married for 48 years. They live in Vancouver, Washington.
KAREN ZELLMER BURROUGHS spent a vacation in Kazakhstan as a medical missionary, and is now in Slovenia on a five-month tour for the Defense Language Institute. Her husband, PAUL BURROUGHS '68, is a retired Air Force chaplain. He remains at their home in San Antonio, Texas, finishing his second master of arts degree in English as a Second Language and teaching at International Bible College.
JOAN LEE FRANK lives in Spokane, Washington, and is teaching sixth grade at a "high-risk" school. She earned a master's degree from Whitworth College in Spokane and spent two years teaching in Japan, where she survived the Kobe earthquake. "Freelance writing, speaking and storytelling are pastimes that have netted many friends worldwide," she writes. Joan has published articles on Christian living and is now mentoring Japanese interns. She is single and has eight grandchildren.
ANDREA WHITMAN FRANKLIN lives in Auberry, California, with her husband, Bob, a high school math teacher. Andrea is active as the Christian education director for her church and as an advocate for parents'/children's rights in education. The Franklins have two sons.
LINDA MICKELSEN GRAHAM is employed as a school nurse in Mukilteo, Washington. Her husband, JASON GRAHAM '72, works at Boeing. The couple has three children and four grandchildren. Daughter ANNE GRAHAM is a senior at SPU.
MIKE HAZEN is a professor and chairman of the Department of Communication at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is serving as president of the University Senate this year. Mike and his wife, Penny, have two children. He is active in church, PTA and Little League baseball.
ALAN HOUCK is a partner in Kernutt Stokes Brandt and Co. LLP CPAs in Eugene, Oregon. He received his MA in math and BBA in accounting from Cleveland State University. Alan married KATHY ELWOOD HOUCK '70 and the couple has three sons, two of whom currently attend SPU: senior ERIC HOUCK and freshman MARK HOUCK.
EDNA HAGE HOWE teaches music to grades 4-12 in the Chenowith School District in The Dalles, Oregon. Her husband, Roger, is an agent/owner in the insurance industry. They have two sons.
DONALD LINDBLAD is the pastor of Trinity Reformed Baptist Church in Kirkland, Washington. Attending SPU is a family affair for the Lindblads: Don's wife, CHRISTINA GIBSON LINDBLAD '67, teaches English at Seattle Christian School with their son, ERIK LINDBLAD '98, who was recently hired to teach middle school there. The Lindblads' daughter, KAREN LINDBLAD '98, graduated with Erik last spring. Their third child, STEPHEN LINDBLAD, and his wife, JO LINDBLAD, are seniors at Seattle Pacific. Don and Christina live on Mercer Island, Washington.
SUSAN LANDIS MARTINEAU worked at the SPC library while a student in order to help pay tuition. Now she is a librarian in Leawood, Kansas. She married Don Martineau in 1971 and the couple has two children. Susan writes, "We move frequently because of Don's job, but we enjoy the experiences that come with each new locale."
DEAN NOMURA practices dentistry in the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia, Canada. He is president of the Haida Gwaii Museum Board.
CAROL SIZER REED and DENNIS REED '67 celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in 1998. They have lived in Marysville, Washington, for 28 of those years. Carol enjoys her work at a retail store, which, she says, is "much better than substitute teaching." The couple's daughter, ALISHA REED, is attending SPU. Their son died four years ago of cancer. The Reeds are actively involved in the Marysville Free Methodist Church.
LOELLA (LOIE) SMITH ROHRBACKER lives in Wellington, Colorado, with her husband, Bob. Loie is a site administrator with Big Thompson Medical Group in Loveland. She and Bob have three children.
BONNIE BERGQUIST SHATTENBERG and her husband, Rich, have been in Madagascar with Conservative Baptist International since 1975. They have a school in their home devoted to building relationships with Malagasy young people while building a church together. Bonnie and Rich have four children: MERILEE SHATTENBERG CARTER '95, KARI LYNN SHATTENBERG '98, and current students JAMIE SHATTENBERG and SHELLY SHATTENBERG.
CAROL STRONG TOULOUSE teaches at Kalles Junior High School in Puyallup, Washington, while her husband, Dick, teaches at Evergreen High School in Burien. They have three children, one of whom, JENNIFER TOULOUSE, is currently attending SPU.
CAROLYN SMITH WEAKLEY lives in Tacoma, Washington, where she teaches special education at Baker Middle School. She completed her master's degree in educational technology from City University in August 1997. RICK WEAKLEY '72 works at Seattle's Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center as a systems analyst and programmer. The Weakleys have one son and one daughter.
MARILYN KENT WHITFORD teaches drama, music and art at an elementary school in the Everett School District. She also makes her home in Everett.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Refreshments.
GREG ASIMAKOUPOULOS is the director of creative communication for The Chapel of the Air Ministries in Wheaton, Illinois. He is a frequent contributor to Christian periodicals and recently published a Bible study guide on the life of Moses. Greg is also the host of two monthly tape clubs for ministers: "Preaching Today" and "The Pastors Update." Greg and WENDY STEVEN ASIMAKOUPOULOS have three daughters and live in Naperville, Illinois.
NANCY CROZIER BOWERMAN has taught in Seattle's Shoreline School District since 1978. Her husband, Mike, works at Boeing. The Bowermans live in Seattle and are the parents of three children.
CAROL STROBECK BUCHANAN lives in the mountains of North Carolina in the town of Sylva. She works full-time as a labor and delivery nurse, wife and mother of four children.
(JUANITA) BETH GOODWIN FORBES works as the case administrator for Judicial Dispute Resolution in Seattle. Beth and her husband, Skip, live in Snohomish, Washington. They have four sons.
KELVIN FRIEBEL is an associate professor of Old Testament literature at Canadian Theological Seminary (CTS) in Regina, Saskatchewan. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989 and began work at CTS in 1990. Kelvin's work titled Jeremiah's and Ezekiel's Sign-Acts: Rhetorical Nonverbal Communication will soon be published with Sheffield Academic Press as part of the Journal for the Study of Old Testament Studies Supplement series. He has dedicated this work to the late SPU Professor Emeritus Joe Davis, who "communicated to me a contagious passion for the study of Old Testament scripture, as well as reflected a genuine spirituality based on that scripture."
JANIECE MCDONALD GWYNN teaches high school math in Canby, Oregon, and is division leader of the math and science department. Her husband, Matthew, works for the city of Woodburn. The couple has two children, and Janiece writes that her entire family is active in the Canby CMA Church.
JANICE PORTER HAMILTON married Max Hamilton in 1996 and is now living in the Monterey area of California.
DOUGLAS HUSTON and JOY GRIGGS HUSTON have held positions throughout the Pacific Northwest since Doug's graduation from Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, in 1978. They now live in Kennewick, Washington, where Doug has served as pastor of West Highlands United Methodist Church for six years. Joy teaches history at Southridge High School and is active in the "Sweet Adelines," singing with the award-winning "Rolling Hills" chorus. Joy and Doug have a son and a daughter.
KATHY GERING LUTE and MIKE LUTE live in Shoreline, Washington. Kathy works for Group Health on an extended observation unit and Mike owns a computer consulting business. They have two children.
MICHAEL LYNCH is the chaplain for the Alameda County Sheriff's Department at Santa Rita, a 4,000-inmate facility in California. JANE LUST LYNCH teaches first grade in the Tracy Unified School District. The couple lives in Tracy, California, and has three daughters.
CINDY OSTRANDER lives in Laurence, Kansas, with her husband, Rick. Cindy is a registered nurse in same-day surgery at Laurence Memorial Hospital. She writes, "I continue to adapt to changes in the health care profession and enjoy the people I serve." Rick is an administrator for a chemical dependency recovery center. The Ostranders have two sons.
JUDY SANDOVAL is department head for counseling, guidance and special services at Gresham High School in Gresham, Oregon.
VICKY WICK STONE and JEFF STONE and are both teachers for the Oak Harbor, Washington, School District. Vicky teaches middle school family and consumer sciences, while Jeff is the athletic director and boys' basketball coach for Oak Harbor High School. They have three children. Their oldest son, BRANNON STONE, is a freshman and varsity basketball player at Seattle Pacific.
GARY WINCKLER is head coach of the women's track and field team at the University of Illinois (UI). VIRGINIA (GINGER) EVANS WINCKLER '76, is the assistant director of an engineering research laboratory at UI. They have two children and have resided in Monticello, Illinois, for 14 years.
KAREN STRAND WINSLOW taught childbirth preparation, New Testament Greek and composition in Oregon before moving to Washington in 1985. Since then, she has taught Bible courses at SPU and the University of Washington (UW). She is currently studying Judaism and early Christianity in a Ph.D. program at the UW. Karen and her husband, DALE WINSLOW '73, have three children. Their daughter, KARMELLE WINSLOW, is a student at SPU.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Refreshments.
KIMBERLY HUNTER BOWSER lives in Kent, Washington, with her husband, Bill, and their three children. She recently began teaching second grade full-time at the Maple Valley Christian School, after working as a substitute teacher for 11 years. Kimberly and Bill help lead worship at New Heights Christian Church in Kent.
JUNE MITTON BREDIN works as a family physician for Medalia in Redmond and Issaquah-Pine Lake, Washington. She is also active in music at the Lynnwood Nazarene Church. June and her husband, DUANE BREDIN '78, have one son and live in Edmonds.
JAN MILLARD DOWNS and MIKE DOWNS '77 live in Kirkland, Washington, with their four children. Mike teaches and coaches at Bellevue Christian School. Jan is a private tutor to home-schooled children. The couple is active in church and their children's sports and school activities.
WARREN DUECK recently left Ernst and Young, where he worked as the company's tax partner for Western Canada, to establish his own practice. Warren specializes in US taxation of Canadian business and investment in the US, and US investment in Canada. Warren, KAYLEEN BALTRUSCH DUECK '80 and their three children live in Richmond, BC.
GARY GAMBLE has taught economics and journalism at Roseburg High School in Roseburg, Oregon, since 1984. Gary and his wife, Jayme, are currently on a year-long sabbatical until the fall of 1999. They are traveling throughout the South Pacific, as well as attending the University of Washington for a term.
JO DUTCHER HASLUND lives in Missoula, Montana, where she says she enjoys teaching her three children outdoor sports. Jo writes, "We are blessed with many lovely mountains and lakes to enjoy! We praise God for His mighty power and merciful goodness, available to us all."
JOY EILEEN POWELL MCCALL and her husband, John, are missionaries in Bonne Fin, Haiti. At the hospital where they both work, Joy translates for visiting doctors, and teaches English as a second language to the nurses. John is a pharmacist. The McCalls have two children.
LISA ANDERSON NOLLAND lives in Bristol, England, with her husband, John, and their daughter. In addition to being a mother, Lisa is pursuing a Ph.D. in history. Her thesis centers on Josephine Butler, a Victorian feminist and Christian social reformer and activist.
JOAN HICKLING PERRY stays busy running a gift basket business, volunteering in the community and conditioning for her annual summer backpacking trips through the Sierra Mountains. Joan and her husband, Alan, have been married for 16 years and have "two beautiful daughters."
BILL STEWART is now working full-time as a freelance artist and graphic designer after 17 years in the timber industry. He lives in Ketchikan, Alaska, with his wife, Gwenda, and their two daughters.
JOHN SWINGLE and MARY ANN RICHARDSON SWINGLE are both active in their church and leaders in the AWANA program. They live in Seattle with their three sons, two of whom sing in the Northwest Boys' Choir. John works for Sears as an appliance technician, while Mary Ann is a homemaker.
JANIS TUCKER TODA lives in Bend, Oregon, with her husband, Bryan, and their daughter. Janis is involved in trust work for US Bank, while Bryan is a flooring salesman. Both were involved in directing the Christmas Dessert Theater at their church, First Baptist of Bend.
DAVID VAUGHN is working on vaccine development and infectious disease research in Washington, D.C, after completing six years of research in Bangkok, Thailand. He married Marcelle Gober during his pediatric residency, and the couple has two sons.
JANET JOHNSON WASHBURN says she is using her theatre degree by "acting for my [two] children everyday." Janet enjoys floral design and works part-time at DeLaurenti's Flower Shop in Bellevue, Washington. "My husband, Bob, is a real clown, running our business, Clowns Unlimited, Inc.," she writes. Janet and Bob live in West Seattle.
WILLIAM WATERMAN is pursuing his master of divinity degree at Western Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He lives in Portland with his wife, Rae.
PAM MATTSON WIEST and PAUL WIEST are living in Johnson City, Tennessee. Paul is a purchasing agent for Siemens Energy and Automation, and Pam is a stay-at-home mom for their two daughters.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Refreshments.
JON CASEBEER completed his medical training in family practice, and is now with Providence Health Systems in Yakima, Washington. KELLY JESSUP CASEBEER earned a teaching degree in 1987 and taught in Portland and Southern California schools until the birth of the couple's two sons. She is now home-educating the boys.
CYNTHIA EADY-PAULSON earned an MA from SPU in 1984 and her principal credentials from SPU in 1996. She is teaching for South Kitsap, Washington, Schools and pursuing a position as a school administrator.
DAN GEORGE teaches biology and environmental science at Lakes High School in Lakewood, Washington. His wife, Ellen, teaches music at Pierce College. Dan writes that they are "blessed with two magnificent children" and that the family attends Lake City Community Church.
KYLE MICHAEL GOOD is on special assignment as an assessment teacher for the Kent, Washington, School District. He is working toward his Ph.D. in adult learning at the California Institute of Integral Studies.
KEITH HAMILTON and his wife, Debbie, live with their two children in Arvada, Colorado. Keith serves as associate pastor to students at Arvada Covenant Church.
KIRK HAVER is a stay-at-home dad for his two children. BECKY BLAKNEY HAVER '85 teaches special education preschool in the Renton, Washington, School District. The family lives in Seattle.
GRACE HARRIS HEFFLINGER lives on Whidbey Island in Washington state and says her family "enjoys SPU's Casey Campus pool in the summer." She has five children, all of whom she home-schools. Grace's husband works for Boeing in Everett.
JANA BURGESS-HOBERG is a stay-at-home mother for two daughters and newborn twins. Her husband, CHESTER HOBERG '86, works for US West in Spokane. The family resides in Liberty Lake, Washington, where they attend Liberty Lake Community Church.
ANDREW JEFFERY received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1994. Since then, he has taught philosophy at various local community colleges, and occasionally at SPU. He is married to MAYA VALLADAO JEFFERY '72 and the couple has two children.
NATALIE CAMPBELL JOHNSON writes that her family has "experienced a lot of change this year." Natalie and Tim, her husband, moved from Phoenix, Arizona, to Sunnyvale, Louisiana, where he is teaching at Mission College. Just before the move, Natalie gave birth to their second child. She continues to stay at home with their children and freelances as a medical illustrator.
BRENT LINCE is a design engineer for Intel, while KAREN PINNEO LINCE is a homemaker. Brent and Karen have a daughter and reside in Hillsboro, Oregon.
NADINE "DINA" VASQUEZ MYERS is teaching band, chorus and general music at Judkins Middle School and three elementary schools on the central coast of California. She lives in Arroyo Grande.
KIM KULLE NESS is in her 12th year of teaching for the South Kitsap, Washington, School District. Her husband, Dave, is a territory manager for Ecolab, and the couple has two children. Kim and family attend Harper Evangelical Free Church, where she is on the women's ministries team. "I also keep busy as a 'carpool mom,'" she writes.
ELLEN PINNT writes that she has acquired seven grandchildren since graduating. She writes, "We built a 'downsized' retirement house in Redmond [Washington] and are enjoying traveling."
ROBERT QUACKENBUSH and ALICIA JOHNSON QUACKENBUSH '85 have three sons and are living in Durham, North Carolina. Bob is completing the last year of a medical fellowship in hematology and oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Alicia is staying at home with the boys and is active in PTA and church.
CARL SUPPLEE is serving as a chaplain in the Air Force Reserves, and works in regulatory affairs at Siemens Medical UltraSound. Carl owns a house in Maple Valley, Washington, and has a master's degree in theology and counseling.
RAY TSE is the senior source manager for Disney, providing products for 600 stores as well as Disneyland, Disneyworld, EuroDisney and Disneytokyo. He and his wife, Jennifer, live with their two children in Los Angeles, California.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Refreshments.
LAURIE TIMMERMAN BEAVERS writes that she and her husband of five years, Greg, have two children. Laurie works for the Stanwood, Washington, School District as a kindergarten teacher, while Greg is a wood shop teacher at Snohomish High School. Laurie also received her master's degree from SPU in 1994.
ED BLAHOUS and HEATHER SHAW BLAHOUS '90 were married in August 1998. Ed is a podiatrist at the Ballard Sports Medicine Clinic in Seattle, while Heather is a teacher at Garfield High School.
KRISTINA BENNETT BOEWE and TODD BOEWE live in Bremerton, Washington. Tina is a full-time mom to their two children, while Todd is a data warehouse administrator for the Ackorley Group in Seattle.
RANDALL BORN is a senior imaging specialist at Corbis Corporation in Bellevue, Washington.
BECKY COCHRAN CALDER is a stay-at-home mom for her two daughters. She also occasionally fills in as a substitute teacher for the North Kitsap, Washington, School District. Becky lives in Poulsbo with her husband of seven years, Rudy.
CHERYL HOEFER CARLSON lives in Monroe, Washington, and is an eighth grade teacher for the Everett School District. Her husband, Darren, is a furniture buyer. The couple recently had their first child, a daughter.
TAMI HOLMER CASHDOLLAR is now a stay-at-home mom after teaching sixth grade in Seattle's Shoreline School District for six years. Tami and her husband, who works for the FAA, make their home in Lynnwood. They have two children.
LESLIE BOTTCHER COLBERT graduated in June 1998 from the University of Phoenix-San Diego with a master's degree in organizational management. She works for a medical manufacturing company, PYXIS, that makes drug dispensing units for hospitals as well as other products. Since she received her master's degree, she was promoted to supervisor of database administration after a nine-month position in marketing.
AMY GORDER COSGROVE lives in Spokane, Washington, with her husband, Rod, and three daughters. Rod works as an associate pastor and as a part-time navigator with the Washington Air National Guard.
CHRISSIE AUSTIN DRAPE is currently on a leave of absence as finance manager for Emerald City Outreach Ministries in Seattle's Rainier Valley. Her husband, Chris, is a high school teacher. The Drapes have two sons.
ERIC FAIRCHILD and LINDA BARTLOW FAIRCHILD live in Seattle and have one son.
CURTIS FINCH is a principal of Sault Ste. Marie High School in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He and his wife, Angie, have been married for eight years and have two children.
PJ GLASSEY purchased the X Gym in the Belltown area of downtown Seattle in July. The gym, he writes, "is the home of the 20-minute workout . . . and the founder of the triple sevens exercise techniques."
CAMELA SAMPLEY GOODMAN lives in Wichita, Kansas, with her husband, Troy, and their three children. Camela is involved with women's ministries at their church, and works as a school volunteer. Troy holds a position with KOCH Industries.
LYNDY HELSEL REYS and her husband, Mark, live on Queen Anne Hill in Seattle. They have an infant daughter.
KEVIN M. JOHNSON is a middle school science teacher for the Fife, Washington, School District. Named the 1998-99 Fife School District Teacher of the Year, Kevin recently wrote an on-line program called "GradeChecker" that allows parents and students to check grades and missing work on-line. MARCI HULL JOHNSON is an assistant preschool teacher for First Presbyterian Church Preschool in Tacoma. The couple lives in Tacoma and has two children.
CAROLYN MORSE JUDD is a private piano teacher. STEVEN JUDD is a partner at Finney, Neill and Company, a CPA firm. The Judds have one son.
MARY MCCULLOUGH KUDENCHUK and her husband, Peter, have one daughter. Mary is a full-time mom, while Peter is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington.
ADOLF MAAS recently moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where he is attending the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. He is working on a doctor of veterinary medicine degree with a specialization in exotics and zoo medicine.
SANDY MCDOUGALL and her husband, Alec, live in Mount Vernon, Washington. Sandy, who earned her master's degree in education at SPU in 1989, is a counselor at North Middle School in Everett. Alec was a democratic candidate for Washington State Representative for the 10th District, and missed being elected by 300 votes. The McDougalls have twin daughters.
ANTOINETTE MCMONAGLE returned to SPU after graduation for additional classes to complete the registered dietician requirement and a nine-month internship. Antoinette lives in Seattle and is now employed at Emeritus Assisted Living as a corporate dietician.
HEIDI ANNELIES MONROE worked as a registered nurse on the inpatient adolescent unit at Children's Hospital in Seattle for two and a half years. She is now a nurse clinician for the Hospital's Department of Gastroenterology. Heidi and JOE MONROE '88 celebrated their 11th anniversary this fall. They have "two wonderful boys."
LEE MONTGOMERY works as a probation counselor at Lewis County, Washington, Juvenile Court. He and his wife, ROBIN YOUNG MONTGOMERY '91, have two children and make their home in Centralia.
ALYSSA SCHULTZ PETRIE is enjoying being a full-time mother to her daughter. She lives on Queen Anne Hill in Seattle with her husband, George, and is involved with the SPU crew team and Mercer Island Covenant Church.
KRISTENE DREES PROVO and her husband, Daniel, live in Olympia, Washington, with their son.
DAVE STROHMAIER and GRETCHEN SAUL STROHMAIER '91 live in Missoula, Montana, where Dave is finishing a master's degree in environmental studies and working for the US Forest Service. Gretchen is employed by the Missoula Demonstration Project, an organization that does research and community education on issues of death and dying.
LISA WELLS TURNER has a master's degree in psychology and is working in private practice as a licensed psychological associate. Lisa and her husband, Paul, are "enjoying life" in Kenai, Alaska.
DAWN MCCLOUD VAIL and her husband, Ted, reside in Everett, Washington, with their two daughters. Dawn works with Ted, who is the college pastor and missions director at New Life Center Foursquare Church in Everett.
JULI VAN PELT and her husband, Morlin Elias, live in Seattle. Juli teaches seventh grade at Einstein Middle School in the Shoreline School District, and also coaches track and field at Shorecrest High School. She is active in the Seattle Mennonite Church, where she works with the youth group.
Reunion: Saturday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Pizza.
LORALYNN WILSON ANTIN married Ernie Antin in 1994. She now works as a nurse at the University of Washington Medical Center in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Antins live in Renton and have one son.
LAURA ASHLEY lives in Federal Way, Washington, and works in customer service for American Mail-Well Envelope. Her husband, Terry, is employed by Secure Services in Seattle. The couple was married in May of 1997.
JOELLE BELANGA has a career as a social worker, and recently returned to SPU to complete her master's degree. She lives in Edmonds, Washington.
CAMERON BOSWELL works in advertising for TMP Worldwide in Portland, Oregon, where he also lives with wife, HILARIE HOLSTROM BOSWELL '95. Hilarie teaches first grade at Ardenwald Elementary located in Milwaukie.
DEONNE BROWN completed her master's degree in nursing at the University of Florida in 1996. She now works in the Shoreline district of Seattle as a family nurse practitioner with an interest in women's and children's care. Her article on antioxidant vitamin therapy was published in January 1998 in Clinical Excellence for the Nurse Practitioner.
MICHELLE CANNON graduated with a master's degree in theological studies from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia, in May 1998. She lives in Atlanta.
MICHELLE SPEICHER CARLONE and her husband, Frank, celebrated their daughter's first birthday in August 1998 and their 10th wedding anniversary in October 1998. Michelle is now a tax manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she has worked since graduation. The family lives in Renton, Washington.
SHELLEY COLLINS is a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado-Boulder after earning a master's degree at Arizona State University in 1997. She is pursuing her doctorate in flute performance and pedagogy. Shelly teaches private flute lessons and conducts a flute choir in Denver.
STEPHANIE ANDERSON CRANDALL will be moving from Puyallup, Washington, to Georgia in March 1999 with her husband, Doug, who is in the US Army. The couple has two sons.
RICK DULAINE writes that he's experienced success in his job at Raytheon, formerly Hughes Aircraft, thanks to the "Lord providing [my] BSEE degree at SPU!" Since graduation from SPU, Rick's received "a promotion, more challenging work and better recognition." He lives and works in Aurora, Colorado.
HEATHER DUNKERTON teaches middle school language arts and drama at Rosslyn Academy in Nairobi, Kenya. She writes, "Stop by if you're ever visiting Africa!"
ANTON FAULK married MELANIE PRESTON FAULK '97 in April 1998. The couple lives in Bellevue, Washington, with their two Maine Coon kittens.
SARAH NELSON FRIESEN writes that she "married a Canadian and got 'stuck' in Calgary, Alberta." She is working as a staffing consultant for a human resources firm and hopes to return to Seattle within a few years.
SHANNON SCHMOLLINGER JENSEN is pursuing a master's degree at SPU while her husband, DARIN JENSEN '93, is attending law school at Seattle University. Shannon teaches third grade at Cougar Ridge Elementary in Issaquah, Washington. The Jensens live in Bellevue.
ANDREA LINDE is a graduate student at Antioch University in Seattle while working full-time in the mental health field as a communications liaison for the Washington state chapter of the American Dance Therapy Association. Andrea recently became a published poet and enjoys running triathlons annually.
KAREN ANUNSON LOWDER and JEFFERY LOWDER '95 live in Denver, Colorado, where Karen works as an information management consultant for Berger and Company.
JENNIFER MATTHEWS is production manager for the Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle.
KELLI ROBINSON traveled after graduation to Zimbabwe, Africa, with an SPU SPRINT team, and then on to South Africa. When she returned to the US, she worked at a law firm and then joined the Peace Corps, where she worked with at-risk youth in South America. In the fall of 1998, she traveled to Tanzania, Africa, to work with village youth and to get married. The couple plans to live overseas for the next 2-5 years working with the Peace Corps in a training capacity.
ROGER STEPHAN works for the Seattle Public Schools and Bartell Drugs. He hopes to publish a paperback soon titled Youth Violence: A Prevention Guide for Parents. He lives in Everett, Washington, and has one daughter.
TAMARA TETIRICK DOWD and her husband, Bob, live in Edmonds, Washington. They have an infant son.
CARMEN WALL received a master's degree in mathematics at the University of Oregon in 1996. She is currently working on a Ph.D. in mathematics education at Portland State University.
ADAM WALTER and MICHELLE STOA WALTER '95 reside in Lynnwood, Washington. Adam works for amazon.com, while Michelle is employed at AA Party Rentals.
JULIA WATKINS graduated from Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in May 1998. She began her family practice residency in Janesville, Wisconsin, in July 1998.