Class Notes

Class Notes

After 50 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Earl A. Schulte, Greenville, S.C., has retired. His specialty was cardiovascular anesthesiology.

Jim Martin, North Canton, Ohio, was inducted into the Vanlue High School Athletic Hall of Fame in December and the Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame in April. He coached football, basketball, track and volleyball at Rittman and Akron Springfield high schools before retiring in 2000.

Nancy L. (Horn) Baker, Las Vegas, retired in 2012 after working as a ticketing specialist at MGM for 16 years. She is active in ballroom dancing with her husband, Paul, and also is an ice skater.

Roberta (Thomson) Pittman
, Falls Church, Va., retired for the third and final time. She taught elementary general music in Fairfax County, Va., for 26 years and was a technology resource specialist in Fairfax schools for five years. She then worked for Blackboard Inc. as a trainer and consultant. She also was the founding director of Redeemer Renaissance After-School Program at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean, Va.

Margaret (Lathan) Everett, Haymarket, Va., retired in September 2016 after 24 years teaching general music and chorus. She is married to Tim L. Everett, ’70.

Jesse Ramey, Hilliard, Ohio, began classes at the University of Antigua College of Medicine in August.

Rev. Daniel Corretore III, Webster, N.Y., retired June 30 after serving as a United Methodist pastor for 37 years, most recently for 19 years at North Rose UMC.

Mike and Barbara (Sprague) Roberts, Norwalk, Ohio, celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary May 23. He is a retired teacher from Norwalk City Schools and she retired from Monroeville Schools.

Jeffrey Ellsworth, Brewster, N.Y., is a horticulturist for the New York City Parks in the Bronx.

Laurie (Clayton) Haughawout, Monroeville, Ohio, has retired after 31-1/2 years as a physical education teacher with Norwalk City Schools. She recently was named Teacher of the Year by the Norwalk Teachers Association.


Dr. Grant Cook, Alliance, Ohio, received the Great Teacher Award at The University of Mount Union Honors Convocation in April. Grant is a professor of music and director of choral activities at UMU, where he conducts the Concert Choir and Cantus Femina, teaches choral conducting and literature and administers the university’s choral program. (Pictured with Grant is John Frazier, ’93, the vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students at UMU.)

Eduardo Hernando, Miami, was recently honored as one of “12 Good Men in 2016” for the Ronald McDonald House of South Florida charity. He serves as a big brother and is involved with the Make a Wish Foundation. For eight years, he has biked cross country to raise funds for cancer research.

Karen (McKinney) Irving, Tiffin, is working in the Junior Department of the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. She received her master’s degree in education from Heidelberg in 1999.

Arika (Bleininger) Crawford, Dennison, Ohio, is a nurse at Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio.

Russell and Margaret (Russell) Rutherford, Fremont, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Callan William, born Nov. 25, 2015.

Karla (Kocab) Wood, Parma, Ohio, earned her MBA in human resources from Baldwin Wallace University in May.

Jeremy Harrison
, Ashland, Ohio, is the founder and owner of Spire Advertising, which creates websites, marketing campaigns and systems to help small businesses grow. He is married to Kimberly (Crawford), ’00.

Ty and Sheryl (Scanlon) Schwamberger, Copley, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Preston, born April 8, 2016.

Jeffery Huston, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, was promoted to senior lecturer at Kent State University, where he is the program director for the graduate and undergraduate athletic training education programs. He is married to Michelle (DiVito), ’01.

Bill Mayer, Surprise, Ariz., the athletic director at Paradise Honors, was honored with the 2015-16 Zig Kwiatkowski Rookie “Step to the Plate” Award. Bill supervised the inception of JV teams in football and boys and girls basketball at Paradise Honors.

Aaron and Heather (Hart) Powers, Columbia Station, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Rory Bray, born May 4, 2014.

Monica Moszkowicz, Fort Worth, Texas, was promoted in June 2015 to marketing senior sign specialist at Michaels Stores Inc. Support Center in Irving. She has been with Michaels since 2013.

Ryan ’08 and Whitney (Harkcom) Bowers, Akron, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Luke Alexander, born Nov. 28, 2015.

Brett ’07 and Kimberly (Glase) Peeples, Eastlake, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Everett Alan, born March 13, 2015.

Emily (Sendelbach) Rinaman, Tiffin, received her master’s degree in information and library science from the University of South Carolina in December 2015. She is the extension and outreach manager for the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library.

Maryann Fremion and David Thomas were married May 16, 2016. She is an attorney with Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell, LLP. The couple resides in Rocky River, Ohio.

Dr. Megan Orloski, Raleigh, N.C., is a veterinary medical officer at the Miami Animal Import Center in Miami, Fla. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May.

Jennifer Estes
married Tanner Ellis Oct. 10, 2015. She is pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in nursing at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, where the couple lives.

Neal D. Wears married Caitlin McCall on July 3, 2015. They live in Coshocton, Ohio.

Morgan Anderson married Matthew Riley on April 9, 2016. They live in Columbus, Ohio.

Samantha Schaffner and James Gessler were married July 8, 2015. They reside in Richwood, Ohio.

Ben and Jessica (Pavelka) Schwarz ’10, Columbus, Ohio, are the parents of a son, William Joseph, born April 8, 2016.

Autumn Arp
, Fremont, Ohio, is preparing for a move to Papua New Guinea in two years, where she will work as
a missionary for New Tribes Mission.

Aaron Jonhenry married Melissa Mihalek on June 25, 2016. They live in North Canton, Ohio.

Allison Legge married Travis Brosh on Oct. 10, 2015. They reside in Shiner, Texas.

Jared Lizzi, Huron, Ohio, received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Ohio University on May 7. Jared is a resident in emergency medicine at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Dennis LoConti, Springfield, Ohio, is an area coordinator in residence life at Wittenberg University. He also is working as the coordinator for leadership programs at Wittenberg and serves on the executive board of the Ohio College Personnel Association.

A son, Dexter, was born Jan. 15, 2016, to Kari Simms, Canton, Ohio.

Allyson Stanton married Josh Gates on Nov. 28, 2015. She is a teaching assistant and Ph.D. candidate at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where the couple resides.

Nathan Boggs and Sarah Stump were married Aug. 30, 2014. They reside in Loveland, Ohio.

Elizabeth Cantley married Will Marshall on Nov. 7. They reside in Tiffin.

John Huenemann, Gahanna, Ohio, received his master’s degree in music composition from The Ohio State University in May. He is married to Liesl (Barth), ’12. 

Alexandra Kirchner and Joe Chiarappa ’14 were married May 7, 2016. They reside in New Franklin, Ohio.

Laura Van Valkenburgh, North Royalton, Ohio, is a technical writer for Software Answers. She writes user manuals and release notes and online help for Books Progress, a suite of apps that supports student achievement and classroom management. 

Sebastian Williams, Tiffin, received his master’s degree in English from Wright State University. He was appointed managing editor for the Emily Dickinson Journal in its new location at Wright State.

Elaine Fowler, Nacogdoches, Texas, is a graduate assistant, pursuing her master’s degree in environmental science at Stephen F. Austin State University under the direction of Dr. Stephen Wagner, ’82.



Im Memoriam

Evelyn (Guinan) Dray
, Norcross, Ga., May 28, 2015.

Eleanor (Stibitz) Billmyer
, Fayetteville, N.Y., March 26, 2016.
Robert J. Mohler, Yucca Valley, Calif., May 17, 2012.

Rev. Robert F. Beck
, Canal Fulton, Ohio, Dec. 25, 2015.
William T. Bell, Aurora, Ohio, June 8, 2012.
Mary E. (Eldridge) Smith, Jamestown, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2012.

Ruth (Nagle) Daniel
, Dallas, April 22, 2016.
Willard C. Hosic, Seneca, S.C, April 11, 2016.

Evelyn M. (Rogers) Brown
, Van Wert, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2015.

Dr. Thomas Stinchcomb
, Cincinnati, April 10, 2016.

Rev. Dorothy (Stinchcomb) Boroush
, Englewood, Colo., June 14, 2014.
​Marijane (Martin) Cole, Sycamore, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2016.
John M. Haberman, Westlake, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2016.
Rev. Richard L. Lammers, Pleasant Hill, Tenn., Feb. 2, 2016.
Helen L. (Firestone) Murphy, Marietta, Ohio, June 5, 2016.

Gunther H. Doerfert
, Kingsport, Tenn., Nov. 17, 2015.

Herman C. Ahrens Jr.
, Lansdale, Pa., Feb. 24, 2016.
Franklin G. Bissell, Salina, Kan., Jan. 28, 2016.
Dorothy M. (Hedges) Eberts, Kalamazoo, Mich., Feb. 9, 2016.
James J. Hale, El Dorado Hills, Calif., Aug. 10, 2014.
Robert Lingswiler, Berea, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2016.

Lowell K. Good
, Lakewood, Ohio, May 29, 2016.
Jan (Zellner) Leake, Sandusky, Ohio, Feb. 14, 2016.
Norman McElheny, Hilliard, Ohio, May 8, 2016.
Harvey L. Meyers, Beecher, Ill., Dec. 1, 2015.
Charles L. Miller, Barberton, Ohio, Feb. 21, 2016.

Dorothy M. Bottjer
, Hendersonville, N.C., April 12, 2013.
Richard M. Butdorf, Tiffin, March 10, 2016.
Roger M. Doering, Richmond, Va., Dec. 17, 2015.
Fred D. Hoerger, Midland, Mich., March 5, 2016.
Dr. Paul Morrison, Flagler Beach, Fla., Jan. 30, 2016.
Carl F. Rothe, Indianapolis, Feb. 1, 2016.

Dr. Eugene W. Brickner
, South Bend, Ind., Jan. 27, 2016.
Roland R. Hasek, Oil City, Pa., Jan. 6, 2016.
Edward Masak Jr., Appleton, Wis., April 29, 2016.
Luella M. (Herr) Stewart, Hendersonville, N.C., March 26, 2016.

Louise E. (Clausing) Anthony
, East Canton, Ohio, May 31, 2016.
Arthur F. Graham, Tiffin, Feb. 19, 2016.
Virginia (Grau) Meyer, Rochester, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2013.

John C. Brinkman
, Lakewood, Ohio, Jan. 1, 2016.
Anita J. (Antles) Griesinger, Doylestown, Pa., Jan. 26, 2016.
Marlene A. McKillip, Sagamore Hills, Ohio, May 13, 2016.
Dr. James R. Somerville, Marietta, Ohio, March 8, 2016.

Verna E. (Kessler) Field
, Toledo, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2016.
Bonnie L. (Cherp) Gilliom, Upper Arlington, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2016.
R. George “Bo” Lehman, Barberton, Ohio, April 25, 2016.
James W. Schlosser, Dover, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2015.
Bruce M. Shoffner, Avon Lake, Ohio, March 23, 2016.

Jon P. Cobes
, Douglas, Wyo., Aug. 18, 2015.
Peggy (Gundlach) Issler, Leesburg, Fla., March 17, 2015.
Thelma L. Lohr, Lawton, Okla., Sept. 13, 2015.

Mary E. (Garber) Eichof
, Denver, April 7, 2016.

Robert A. Overholt
, Tiffin, Feb. 22, 2016.
Victor C. Rowley Jr., Largo, Fla., May 13, 2016.
Charles Scheid Jr., Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 16, 2016.

Carol J. Gordon
, Columbus, Ohio, April 22, 2016.
W. Barclay Rohrbaugh, Bucyrus, Ohio, May 22, 2016.

Larry L. Fish
, Toledo, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2015.

Frank DeLuca
, Ravenna, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2016.
Rudolph M. Susel, Mentor, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2016.

Peggy J. (Merriam) Kelbley
, Nashport, Ohio, Dec. 29, 2015.

J. Patrick Penrod
, Aiken, S.C., Jan. 15, 2016.

Linda S. (Barth) Seling
, White Lake Township, Mich., March 11, 2016.

Carole S. (Harper) Hunter
, Westport, Conn., Dec. 13, 2015.
Jacqueline K. (Cox) Neat, Taylorsville, Ky., May 30, 2016.

Ronald W. Lessick
, Farmers Branch, Texas, Feb. 10, 2016.
Virginia C. (Stewart) Wolf, Alliance, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2016.

Duane A. Belknap
, New Philadelphia, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2015.
Edward S. Brown Jr., Elyria, Ohio, March 13, 2016.
Charles Shambarger, Lincoln, Neb., April 3, 2016.

Wallace T. Grube
, Coventry, Conn., Jan. 25, 2016.
Judith A. (Gaiser) Latham, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, April 15, 2016.

Emmett D. House
, Phoenix, April 12, 2016.

Ronald J. Mace
, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 2, 2011.

Douglas M. Beaver
, Marion, Ohio, March 1, 2016.
William R. Homeister, Pleasant City, Ohio, April 5, 2016.

David K. Eldridge
, Crystal Lake, Ill., Feb. 5, 2016.
Tom Krammes, Canton, Ohio, May 29, 2016.

Richard Armstrong
, Charleston, W.Va., Dec. 25, 2015.

Karen M. (Kruse) Allen
, Hampton, Va., April 14, 2016.

Gerald “Joe” Dowell
, Crestline, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2016.

Mary M. (Earl) Maurer
, St. Marys, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2016.

Daniel W. Roberts, Beavercreek, Ohio, April 20, 2016.

Cynthia J. (Bulger) Brickner
, Tiffin, May 26, 2016.

​Terrelle A. Tanton, Woodbridge, Va., Feb. 27, 2016.

Marjorie Aigler
, Bellevue, Ohio, April 21, 2016.
Barry S. Kirkwood, Deerfield, N.H., Dec. 9, 2015.
John A. Reinhart, Tiffin, Jan. 23, 2016.
Forrest Dean Robinson, Macomb, Ill., March 27, 2016.
Thea J. Scott, Tiffin, April 10, 2016.
Dr. Aditya K. Singh, East Lansing, Mich., Dec. 11, 2015.
Dr. Phillip A. Whitner, Perrysburg, Ohio, May 22, 2016.



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