Class Notes

Class Notes

1961
Rev. Armand Weller, Willow Street, Pa., recently published his ninth book, Spiritual Lessons from the Body. He is a retired pastor.

1972
Rev. Thomas Bartha, East Stroudsburg, Pa., retired after 35 years of ministry with the Reformed Church in America, serving churches in Illinois, Michigan and New Jersey. After a year of travel, he plans to serve as interim minister for churches seeking a pastor.

1977
Marianne Henry, South Plainfield, N.J., retired in June 2015 after 37 years as a high school educator, teaching business education, French and ESL. She continues to teach as an adjunct professor in classroom and online graduate courses for TCNJ and LaSalle University. She designed and copyrighted her graduate course, The Culturally Distinctive Classroom.

1978
After 30 years in the lodging industry, Charlie Frankel, Ball Ground, Ga., now oversees one of the largest residential estate gardens in the nation. Gibbs Gardens has been featured in TV documentaries and has served as the backdrop for TV series and major motion pictures.

1983
Melinda Quellhorst married Jeff Davis on Aug. 13, 2016. Her father, Rev. Dr. Ralph Quellhorst, ’59, performed the ceremony. They live in Lancaster, Ohio.

1984
Daniel L. Andrew, Medina, Ohio, was president of InfoAccess.net for 16 years before selling the company to Corcentric Collective Business Systems Inc. in October.

1990
Chip Berry and his wife, Maura, Cincinnati, are the parents of a son, Trey, born May 9, 2016.

1994
Maureen (Russell) Harper, North Olmstead, Ohio, relocated back to Cleveland from Denver in July to lead the Government and Public Affairs Practice for Falls Communications.

1995
For the past 13 years, Donald Smith (MAC), Sun City Center, Fla., swam laps on his birthday to raise funds for children with Type 1 Diabetes in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. In 2009, he retired from the Putnam County Court following a distinguished career as a probation officer. He continues to be an avid volunteer.

1996
Bryan Benham, Akron, is a North American transformer specialist with GE Industrial Solution.

1999
Karen (McKinney) Irving remarried her ex-husband, Joseph Irving, on July 14, 2016. They reside in Tiffin.

After 14 years as a fisheries biologist studying Lake Michigan for the Illinois Natural History Survey, Sara (Creque) Thomas, West Bloomfield, Mich., was promoted to the Lake Erie unit manager for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Waterford, Mich. Sara oversees all of Michigan’s inland waters in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair watersheds, along with those two large waterbodies.

2000
J. Corey Sucher, Andover, Kan., received his Master of Laws degree from the Judge Advocate General’s School in 2016. He is an active-duty Army lawyer and served in Iraq in 2010. He has his JD degree from the University of Miami School of Law.

2002
Jason ’03 and Heidi (Barth) Clemens, Mentor, Ohio, are the parents of a daughter, Adelaide Joy, born June 11, 2016.

Steven Hessler, Bellevue, Ohio, was recently appointed a District Deputy Grand Master for the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio.

Errin (Smith) Jackson, Grove City, Ohio, recently accepted a position with George K. Baum & Company as vice president in the Municipal Finance Division. Errin’s focus is on funding housing for low- to moderate-income families.

Jeff and Kasey (Krawulski) Lough, ’05, Concord, N.C., are the parents of a son, Finnick Patrick, born Sept. 11, 2016.

2003
Toby Boyce (MBA) and his wife, Gretchen, Delaware, Ohio, adopted a daughter, Olivia Grace, born Sept. 29, 2016.

Dr. Wesley Renfro, Rochester, N.Y., was recently tenured and promoted to associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Legal Studies at St. John Fisher College. Additionally, Wes was elected department chair and appointed program director for the college’s Core (general education) program. 

2005
Krystal Jones, San Antonio, Texas, is now the city of San Antonio’s Film & Music Commissioner.

Shelby Schutt, Richfield, Ohio, received her second master’s degree in educational leadership and supervision from Nova SouthEastern in June 2015. She is employed by Cleveland Metro Schools as a standards-based “aspiring principal,” preparing future teachers to transform under-performing schools in Cleveland.

Jenny Wittstock married Brandan Garrison Oct. 8, 2016. They reside in Evansville, Ind.

2006
Christina Hoehn married Eric Shackelford on May 29, 2016. They reside in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

2008
Jesse and Lisa (Bunn) Brown, ’12, Ashland, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Wyatt Lee, born Aug. 18, 2016.

Nikki Locker married Josh Claverie on June 3, 2016. They live in Cleveland.

2010
Nolan Baum, Bellevue, Ohio, is the author of his second book, Dream Big Live Bigger.

Holley Quisenberry, Springfield, Ohio, recently returned from teaching English in Colombia for six months.

2011
Jeremy Bowersox, Fort Myers, Fla., is the assistant director of residence life at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.

2012
Danielle Pike, Columbus, Ohio, received her master’s degree in professional studies, Homeland Security from The Pennsylvania State University in May 2016.

2016
Donald Hoover is enrolled in the doctoral program at the Max Planck Research School for Computer Science at Saarland University in Germany.

 

In Memoriam

1942
Milton J. Rhoad, Akron, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2016.

1943
Helen E. (Mohr) Reynolds Everett, Saline, Mich., Aug. 25, 2016.
Nevin C. Roeck, Detroit, Aug. 16, 2016.

1944
Eileen M. (Rhoad) Chaney, Defiance, Ohio, July 4, 2016.

1948
Bernard P. Izzo, Lombard, Ill., Aug. 5, 2016.
Doris E. Wiegand, East Aurora, N.Y., July 18, 2016.

1949
Luther “Lou” Tully, Lorain, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2016.

1950
Ruth (Goodin) Amiet, Canton, Ohio, Nov. 26, 2016.
Lorin “Burt” Beaber, New Philadelphia, Ohio, June 16, 2016.
Glen Barmoy Engle, Surprise, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2016.
George A. Friedley, Sheboygan, Wis., June 27, 2016.
Lois M. (Ziegler) Pippert, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2016.
Eugene P. “Doc” Sanders, Vermilion, Ohio, July 3, 2016.
Jack Singerman, Dayton, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2016.
Welton G. Stein, Sugarcreek, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2016.
Calvin H. Tritt, Norton, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2016.
Margie A. (Welter) Troyan, Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 5, 2016.

1951
Anita L. (Kohl) Canfield, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 28, 2016.
Clement F. Decker Jr., Tiffin, Sept. 24, 2016.
Rev. Richard W. Hurdiss, Granville, Ohio, June 30, 2016.
Harry W. Keppeler, East Wenatchee, Wash., Nov. 23, 2016.

1952
Arline E. (Wulf) Holt, East Claridon, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2016.
Alice L. (Herr) Rothrauff, Cleveland, Sept. 25, 2016.

1953
Dr. Patrick F. D’Agostino, Canfield, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2016.

1953
Paul R. Eberts, Issaquah, Wash., June 23, 2016.

1954
Bernard D. Falor Sr., Monroe, Mich., Sept. 4, 2016.
James F. Lambert, Nashville, Tenn., March 10, 2016.
​Elden Miller Tritt, Barberton, Ohio, June 1, 2016.

1955
Chalice A. (Zwald) Taylor, Hilliard, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2016.
Richard S. Tennant, Port Charlotte, Fla., Nov. 13, 2016.
James E. Wenner, Bucyrus, Ohio, Aug. 24, 2016. 

1956
Dolores “Dee” (Tirabassi) Romaine Bird, DuPont, Wash., Sept. 5, 2016.

1958
Donna L. (Seidel) Beck, Mansfield, Ohio, Nov. 28, 2016.
Beverly J. (Hoffman) Littlefield, Jamestown, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2016.

1959
David Keller, Hamilton, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2016.

1960
Frank Gallagher, Fallbrook, Calif., June 8, 2016.

1961
Joel E. Williams, Nicholasville, Ky., Aug. 21, 2016.
Selden William “Bill” Anderson III, Hudson, Ohio, July 20, 2016.

1962
Johnny W. Miller, Wooster, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2016.

1964
Delores “Lori” Wells, Rochester, N.Y., July 24, 2016.

1965
David S. Deemer, Howland, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2016.

1966
Ned Allen Miller, Portland, Ore., Oct. 16, 2016.

1967
Janet (Tucker) Martin, Broad Run, Va., Oct. 22, 2016.

1970
William M. Might, Sebring, Fla., Nov. 22, 2016.
Thomas H. Zipf, Dayton, Ohio, July 29, 2016.

1971
David M. Harsh, Crossville, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2016.

1972
Gary A. Ellis, Marion, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2016.

1973
Jerry L. Swaisgood, Helena, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2016.
Charlene Z. (Warren) Harmount, Bloomville, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2016.

1975
Steven Mitchell, Delaware, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2016.

1977
Rodger “Rod” Richardson, Bellevue, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2016.

1979
Pat (Polchuck) Tubbs, Massena, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2016.

1984
Robert E. Columber, Marion, Ohio, Nov. 24, 2016.

1995
Robert K. Gatewood, Oregon, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2016.
Cynthia Rae (Behrens) Sendelbach, Tiffin, June 21, 2016.

1996
Angela M. Ceo, Cleveland, Oct. 12, 2016.

1997
Manuel Robles, Amherst, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2016.

2016
Nicholas W. Adelberger, Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2016.

FRIENDS
Jacquelyn (Theis) Alexander, Mansfield, Ohio, July 12, 2016.
Martha A. Elchert, Republic, Ohio, Nov. 28, 2016.
Alice M. Luhring, Sycamore, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2016.
Paul W. Platt Sr., Tiffin, July 16, 2016.
Juanita M. (Sherman) Wadsworth, Tiffin, Sept. 19, 2016.
Ruth Ann Wiese, Gibsonburg, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2016.

 

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