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Chris R. Hardgrave ’99, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was a contestant last October on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? “Millionaire came to Tulsa and had tryouts at a tribal casino,” Chris explains. “Twelve hundred people showed up. Out of the people that passed the thirty-question, ten-minute test, I was one of four chosen. The ‘hot seat’ is surprisingly uncomfortable. If it were a Lazy Boy they would be giving away a lot more money. The bright lights and the two hundred people audience were also a little intimidating.” Chris “walked” at the $50,000 level and purchased his first computer with part of his winnings.
After graduating from UM, Chris hitchhiked to New Orleans where he waited tables at the Cajun Club on Bourbon Street and experienced Hurricane Katrina. He’s hiked 200 miles in Sierra Nevada on the John Muir Trail and snowboarded easily as many miles. Today he’s a waiter at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, where he’s rubbed elbows with some of the country’s greatest golfers. “For now I’m just sitting on [the rest of the money] until I can turn it into the million dollars,” Chris laughs.
Linda McCarthy - Montana Alumni Award Recipient, 2008
Linda Kay McCarthy received the Alumni Association’s Montana Alumni Award at Charter Day, UM’s 115th birthday celebration, held February 19. A Missoula resident since entering UM in 1985, McCarthy received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies in 1991 and her master’s degree in public administration in 1999. McCarthy worked as a student assistant for both UM admissions and sports information. She served as the assistant director of sports information from 1989 to 1999 and represented UM at several NCAA championships and USA Track and Field National Championships, including the 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials.
In 1999 McCarthy began her tenure as the executive director for the Missoula Downtown Association, an organization that has nearly tripled in growth and membership over the last nine years. MDA produces upward of forty membership and forty public events each year, many in conjunction with The University of Montana. McCarthy’s assistance with town-and-gown events involving the Alumni Association is legend. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Missoula Convention and Visitors Bureau and volunteers for UM’s Center for Leadership Development.
McCarthy’s husband, Tom Gallagher, is the program director for the computer technology program at the UM College of Technology. They have two children, Madelyn, six, and Samuel, four.
The following awards also were presented at Charter Day:
- ASUM Student Service Award: Senior Sean Gibbons, president, UM Students for Peace and Justice.
- Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award: Terry Payne ’63, president and chairman of the board, Terry Payne and Co. Inc., and chairman of the board of Payne Financial Group Inc.
- George M. Dennison Presidential Faculty Award for Distinguished Accomplishment: Professor Richard Bridges, UM Department of Biomedical Sciences.
- George M. Dennison Presidential Faculty Award for Distinguished Accomplishment: Regents Professor of Ecology Steve Running, UM College of Forestry and Conservation.
- George M. Dennison Presidential Staff Award for Distinguished Accomplishment: Juana Alcala ’96, director of marketing and recruitment, UM Enrollment Services.
- Montana Faculty Service Award: Professor Jeffrey Greene, UM Department of Political Science.
- Robert T. Pantzer Presidential Humanitarian Award: Professor Casey Charles, UM Department of English.
The eleventh Native American Lecture, ’’The Lost Boys’ and Buffalo Jumps,” was presented by Eldon Yellowhorn following Charter Day ceremonies. Yellowhorn is an assistant professor of First Nations Studies and Archaeology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and co-author of First Peoples in Canada.
Letter from the alumni director
The Alumni Association welcomes as many alumni as possible to participate in Homecoming 2008. For many people, Homecoming means purchasing a ticket for the Grizzly football game. Due to this year's increased season-reserved ticket sales and additional student seating, the Alumni Office only will have 550 tickets to sell for the game, down from the 1,350 available last fall.
This reduced number of tickets presents a challenge for alumni who want to watch the game in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. But with all challenges come opportunities. The Alumni Association is planning the largest tented tailgate party ever held on the UM campus. Giant TV screens inside the tent, plenty of tables, food, and beverages will allow alumni to enjoy game-day atmosphere without being inside the stadium.
The traditional Homecoming pep rally, bonfire, Singing On the Steps (SOS), and fireworks will be held on the Oval Wednesday evening. On Friday we will enjoy the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards, academic open houses, and the All-Alumni Reception at the Holiday Inn. Saturday’s Homecoming Parade, the largest parade in the state, will start at 10 A.M. and lead alumni and friends to campus.
We hope to see you at Homecoming 2008 making this year’s event the largest ever, whether you're inside the stadium or enjoying the Grizzly Tent Party.
We will keep you updated on details regarding the stadium ticket sales and the Grizzly Tent Party. We anticipate using news releases, special mailings to reunion groups, and postings on our Alumni Association Web page to keep you informed. We will work hard to make the sale of stadium tickets as equitable as possible. Tickets that we have available will go on sale Tuesday, July 1. The price per ticket has yet to be determined.
Homecoming 2008—September 17-20. See you there!
Alumni Association Director
UM Regents Professor of History Paul Lauren spoke about attending Slobodan Milosevic’s trial on the opening night of the 2008 Alumni Association’s Community Lecture Series. UMAA’s Community Lecture Series celebrated its tenth anniversary this year by having the first three lecturers from 1999 revisit their topics. The sold-out series, “Behind the Headlines: 10 Years Later,” also featured Department of History Chair Richard Drake and Associate Provost for International Programs Mehrdad Kia.
The Great Falls 2008 “Bringing the U to You Lecture Series,” co-sponsored by UMAA, featured William Marcus, UM’s director of Broadcast Media and host of Backroads of Montana, and Gary Hawk, UM Davidson Honors College adjunct professor.
The Alumni Association also sponsored two lectures in Helena showcasing UM’s biological sciences Professor Jerry Bromenshenk and chemistry Professor Garon Smith.
Dorothy Weinberg Arnold ’57, Anchorage, Alaska, had already taught elementary school for twelve years in Montana, Colorado, and Alaska before receiving her undergraduate degree from UM. A physical education major, Dorothy taught skiing and swimming while attending UM. She spent thirty-two years teaching before retiring, but soon realized she missed the kids too much. Dorothy signed up to substitute teach and her phone hasn’t quit ringing since. “By the time I am too old to substitute,” she explains, “I will have more years in the classroom than when I was a full-time teacher.” Dorothy substitutes most weekdays and, as a sixty-year member of the National Ski Patrol, works most winter weekends on the ski hill. In the summers Dorothy takes Benny, her pet skunk, to the state fair to teach Alaskans about skunks, an animal not native to the state. “I can only sit for a couple of hours playing pinochle,” Dorothy admits. “Then I have to get up and do something.”
Jerry L. Nordstrom ’60, Billings, enjoys his half-time psychotherapy practice in Billings and Red Lodge. He and his wife, Patti, a chemical dependency counselor, spent from 1998 to 2003 serving the Native Alaskan population of the North Slope. Jerry writes that his two loves, music and the outdoors, find him “singing in Billings with the Magic City Singers and skiing at Red Lodge Mountain.” The Nordstroms have two sons, Jace and Chris.
David Carpita ’66 invites UM alumni and friends traveling in France to visit his Seasons of Provence Cooking School and Mas de Cornud Country Inn in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. David and his wife, Nito, hold cooking classes and offer special events for their guests from May to October. Enjoy a virtual visit at www.mascornud.com
Larry M. Flanagan ’68 is one of fifty-one automobile dealers nominated for the 2008 TIME Magazine Dealer of the Year Award. President of Flanagan’s Mazda Jeep Lincoln/Mercury in Missoula, Larry began his automotive career in 1965. On the board of directors for Missoula Youth Homes since 2003, Larry also has served for many years as the president of Flagship, a program aimed at keeping children involved in safe and constructive afterschool activities. He and his wife, Bonnie, have two children and four grandchildren.
Bill Busta ’70, Great Falls, won the bet and enjoyed the winner’s spoils of a wheelbarrow ride around the Cascade County Courthouse courtesy of bet-losing Montana State University alum and best friend Eric Peterson. The men had wagered on the outcome of the 2007 Griz-Cat game with stakes that included Eric singing “Up With Montana” during the ride.
Paul R. Carlson, M.B.A. ’70, Lincoln, Nebraska, state comptroller for Nebraska, received the 2007 National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers President’s Award. Last summer Paul, his wife, Carol, and their son, daughter, and son-in-law visited Scandinavia in celebration of the Carlsons’ fortieth anniversary.
Margaret F. Johnson, M.F.A. ’71, has written The Drama Teacher’s Survival Guide: A complete tool kit for theatre arts. For thirty-seven years Margaret taught drama at Missoula’s Sentinel High School, directing nearly 200 productions with casts of up to 300 participants. Following retirement she continues to teach acting privately and often finds herself on the stage side of the lights in Missoula Community Theatre productions. Photos in the book are by Margaret’s husband, Ron Johnson ’66, whom Margaret credits for set design, costumes, scenery building and painting, wiring, and photographing all her productions.
Carol Bay Junkert ’71 and Glenn R. Junkert ’73, M.A. ’87, Missoula, write, “We have sold our business, Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters, Inc. in Lolo, Montana, after sixteen years of ownership and the jitters! Our next venture will be managing two blogs, grizzlyjournal.com and missoulajournal.com, as well as freelance writing, editing, and graphics work. Glenn has been involved in journalism his whole career, whatever the job, and now will have time to pursue what he really loves: Grizzly sports and Missoula lifestyle. Our daughter, Kendra Junkert Strand ’03, is in her second year of the Ph.D. program in Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on a five-year scholarship. Kendra’s thesis work centers on Japanese literature of the fourteenth century. She and her husband, Gregory Strand ’01, spent two years in Takamatsu, Japan, participating in the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) program as teaching assistants to elementary and junior high school English teachers in the Takamatsu public school system. Thanks for consistently producing such a top-notch magazine—the writing is interesting and the design is beautifully done. We always look forward to its arrival.”
Mary Jean Sappenfield Gilman ’72, Seattle, writes, “My husband, Bob (a Bobcat), and I were fortunate to stay in Bali, Republic of Indonesia, for a month last summer. We were following our decades-long interest in gamelan, the traditional music of Bali. I was able to do sixteen watercolors of Balinese scenes, which I now treasure. Our twenty-four-year-old son, Evan, is also in Bali, studying gamelan music at the invitation of the Darmasiswa Program of the Indonesian government.”
A.C. Smid ’72, Moose, Wyoming, president of Bear Trust International, announces the publication of The Bear Book, an anthology offering views of wild bear research, wildlife management, facts, and photographs. The book is available through the Bear Trust Web site—www.beartrust.org—with all proceeds going directly back into wild bear conservation.
Bradley W. Wenz ’72 retired June 30, 2007, from his position as senior vice president of Northwest Farm Credit Services after working thirty-five years. He and his wife, Sharen Mirehouse Wenz ’72, are making their home at the family ranch in Augusta. Brad writes that he is now “Shari’s No. 1 hired man, but insists she give him sufficient time off for golfing and fly-fishing. We miss the Missoula community after living there for twenty-eight years, but have kept our seats in Washington-Grizzly Stadium and return for all of the home Griz football games.”
Marnie McMeel Prigge ’73 writes, “Good day for the mother of an actor from Butte, Montana,” with news that her son, Richard “Rick” Prigge ’03, West Hollywood, California, was cast in the lead role of Brick Pollitt in the Montana Repertory Theatre’s 2008 production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Following his UM graduation, Rick attended the University of California, Irvine, where he received a graduate degree in 2006. Rick toured nationally with the Montana Rep from January 23 through April 27.
Weymouth D. Symmes ’73, M.A. ’75, Missoula, has written This is Latch, The Story of Rear Admiral Roy F. Hoffmann. Weymouth is a founder and first treasurer of the Swift Boat Sailors Association, the national treasurer for the Swift Boat Veterans and POWs for Truth, and serves on the board of the Admiral Roy F. Hoffmann Foundation. Enlisting in the U.S. Navy in WWII, Roy Hoffmann served in the Korean War and was the commander of Task Force 115 in Vietnam. For more information on the publication, go to www.warontherivers.com.
Michael R. Stevenson ’74, M.M.Ed. ’78, Dickinson, North Dakota, is in his seventeenth year as a faculty member at Dickinson High School. His concert choir was chosen Governor’s Choir for 2008 and will perform at government and capitol functions throughout the year. “It [UM’s School of Music] was the only place I went to,” Michael says. “I owe it all to them.”
Michael J. Pantalione ’75, ’77, won his 400th match as the head soccer coach at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona. Building their soccer program from the ground up, Mike admits he’s tried convincing prospective players that “Yavapai” is a Native American term for “winning soccer.” His Roughriders team has won five national championships, and Mike’s winning percentage of .923 is the best in men’s intercollegiate soccer history at any level.
Mary Anne Donovan, M.F.A. ’79, an art teacher at Cheviot Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio, received the 2007 Ohio Outstanding Art Teacher Award. Mary Anne has taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, the Fine Arts Department at Northern Kentucky University, the Contemporary Arts Center, and the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Dorothy J. Bridges ’80, president and chief executive officer, Franklin National Bank, Minneapolis, was elected to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for a three-year term beginning January 1. Dorothy has been with the Franklin National Bank since 1999 and is actively involved in a variety of community and professional activities.
Sheryl A. Manning ’81, Portland, Oregon, was elected to the board of directors of Capital Pacific Bancorp. As a CPA Sheryl has worked for several leading accounting firms and established her own independent accounting practice serving the needs of publicly held companies.
Laura Boykin Beck ’82, Seward, Alaska, received a $10,000 grant for Seward Middle School as winner of the 2007 Alaska Teacher of the Year Award presented by Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club. Laura began teaching in Alaska twenty-five years ago at the elementary level. Laura was responsible for raising money for the new library in her middle school when it separated from the high school. Noted for demanding excellence from her pupils, she’s also known for being their cheerleader, offering constant encouragement and support. Laura also coaches middle school and high school volleyball. Laura’s mother, Donna Brown Boykin, was a professor at UM’s School of Education when Laura was a student at UM. “I have always been proud of my teaching roots and the education Montana gave to me,” Laura adds.
Cynthia Hilyard Vitone ’87 writes, “After living in Tokyo, Japan, for three years, teaching English on NHK Television, and then traveling around the world with a backpack, I moved to the San Francisco area fourteen years ago. I am now a stay-at-home mom to two active little boys. My husband and I just finished building a house along the coast in Montara, California, twenty miles south of San Francisco.”
Susan A. Pendergrass ’88, Orlando, Florida, is director of business development for RFL, an architecture, engineering, and interior design firm.
David Hays ’92, received a master of science degree in rangeland ecosystem science through a distance learning program offered by Colorado State University. After leaving UM, Dave spent eleven years in Washington state as a park ranger and park manager. He currently works for the Bureau of Land Management in Winnemucca, Nevada, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peter C. Ellsworth, M.S. ’93, Missoula, is vice president for Amera Resources Corporation. Peter has more than twenty-two years of experience in mineral exploration, development, and mining throughout North and South America.
Kimberly A. Francis ’93, Austin, Texas, received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Texas, Austin, in 2007. She works as a research consultant for nonprofit organizations.
Thomas A. Sage, M.A.S. ’94, Houston, Texas, was recently named to the partnership at Vinson & Elkins LLP. Texas Monthly listed Thomas as a “Texas Rising Star” in bonds/government finance law in 2005 and 2006 and as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in public finance law, 2008. He is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers where he serves on the editorial board and is co-chair of the association’s Associate Network. A 1991 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Thomas received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 1994 from the University of Houston and served as an officer in the United States Air Force from 1991 to 1996.
David W. Sampedro ’94 and Bonnie Stober were married December 28, 2007. Dave is a pharmacist at the Great Falls Clinic Pharmacy.
Holly Rollins ’94, whose fall 2004 Montanan profile described her experiences with Cirque du Soleil, will graduate this spring from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. A student in the arts in education program, Holly explores how movement can support learning. In December she choreographed and performed Eat Pray Love at the Harvard-Radcliff Dance Company’s fall performance. “Rollins made the entire performance seem effortless,” reports the Harvard Crimson, describing her dance on a large metal hoop suspended from the ceiling. Prior to graduate school, Holly attended the National Institute of Circus Arts, an undergraduate department at Australia’s Swinburne University, where students can earn a bachelor’s degree in circus arts. “In Australia, contemporary circus is approached as an art form,” Holly said in an interview, likening the program to majoring in theater or painting. She has designed curriculum, taught movement improvisation to undergraduates, and choreographed several circus spectacles. Eventually Holly wants to return to Australia—to teach. “I want to use the resources of the university’s circus school to craft a program for children that would entail a classroom of students creating and planning their own small circus show,” she explains.
Erika Harrison Eskew ’95 has worked as an advertising sales representative for the Contract Publishing Division of Community Newspapers, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, for the past five years. She sells advertising for the Jewish Review and for magazines published by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland. Erika and Ethan Eskew were married in May of 2006, and their son, Ander, was born October 4, 2006. Ander’s two aunts, Sylvia Harrison Egan ’53 and Sheila Harrison Dougherty ’59, are UM alums, as are his grandfather, John Harrison ’65, his great-grandmother, Elizabeth Bower Harrison ’32, and his great-grandfather, Scott Hill Harrison ’32. “My aunts, grandmother, and I were also all members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority,” Erika writes. “We have a long UM history, and I am hoping that my little one is going to be a UM grad as well!”
Andrea L. Schmitt ’00, Olympia, Washington, graduated in June 2007 from the University of Washington Law School and is currently a law clerk for Justice Susan J. Owens of the Washington State Supreme Court.
Mark Aagenes ’01, Helena, is the conservation director for Montana Trout Unlimited. Previously, Mark worked for Lewis and Clark Expeditions on the Smith River and lobbied for Trout Unlimited in the Montana Legislature. A committed environmental and outdoors advocate, Mark hopes to provide “future Montanans the same opportunities I had to hunt, fish, and play outside.”
Andrea G. Shipley ’01, Boise, Idaho, is executive director of the Snake River Alliance, a nonprofit working toward energy solutions for Idaho and serving as the state’s nuclear watchdog. Andrea’s poetry has been published in Bend, Don’t Shatter: Poets on the Beginning of Desire by Red Rattle Books. “A while back, I saw an article in the Montanan that illuminated the things you can achieve with a liberal arts degree,” Andrea writes. “I feel like my time at UM helped me to get where I am today.”
Tyler J. Disburg ’03, chief administrative officer at Montana First Credit Union in Missoula, was elected to a three-year seat on the executive committee of the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council.
Bridget Lynn Dobrowski ’03, a first-year master’s student at the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara, was awarded a Jean and Barry Schuyler Prize for 2007-08. Prior to enrolling at Bren, Bridget was an agricultural water quality coordinator with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and a biological science technician with the Zion National Park Service. While at Bren Bridget will study conservation planning with an emphasis in water resource management.
Melissa Marie Ray ’03, M.A. ’07, writes from Sheridan, Wyoming, where she is a project archeologist with ACR Consultants, Inc., “I am getting married this fall to Bryan Gentry in my family’s field with lots of sunflowers and hay bales! Also, a synopsis of my thesis is in press with American Indian Rock Art Journal.”
Manda Beth Davis ’06 is attending Columbia University Teachers College in New York City where she is pursuing a doctoral degree in early childhood special education.
NEW LIFE MEMBERS
The following alumni and friends have made a commitment to the future of the UM Alumni Association by becoming lifetime members. You can join them by calling 877-862-5867 or by visiting our Web site: www.UMontanaAlumni.org. The Alumni Association thanks them for their support. This list includes all new lifetime members through January 31, 2008.
Duane B. Alley ’69, Great Falls
Nancy Wood Alley ’69, Great Falls
Jamie J. Anderson ’91, Medford, OR
Fred D. Appelman ’67, Missoula
Marjorie McGarry Appelman ’69, M.A. ’89, Missoula
Kim T. Ashwell ’04, Missoula
Julie Stewart Bishop ’77, Billings
L. Randall Bishop ’74, J.D. ’77, Billings
Megan Boehnke ’07, Missoula
Dennis R. Carollo ’73, Iron Mountain, MI
Edwin M. Cook ’75, Phoenix
Craig W. Crawford ’79, Darien, CT
Susan Swenson Crawford ’79, Darien, CT
Laura Thurston Daniel ’76, Butte
Steven M. Daniel ’76, Butte
Robert L. Dill ’64, Fountain Hills, AZ
John A. Ernst, Ph.D. ’83, Tacoma, WA
William L. Felix Jr. ’61, M.B.A. ’65, Tucson, AZ
Ellen Markus Fredrickson ’67, Murrysville, PA
Robert A. Fredrickson ’65, M.B.A. ’67, Murrysville, PA
Sonal Shah Frickle, Kalispell
Thomas J. Frickle ’00, Kalispell
William D. Gibson ’64, Bozeman
John Albany Gottula ’06, Missoula
Janet Fredrickson Grant ’62, Oak Park, CA
Judith A. Guenther, Billings
Robert E. Guenther ’74, Billings
Lynn M. Hansen Kipp ’76, Littleton, CO
Beverly Hawkins-Llewellyn ’83, Frenchtown
Beverly J. Hihnala, Helena
Jack E. Hihnala ’72, Helena
Jeffrey J. Howard ’81, Las Vegas, NV
Michael F. Kato ’86, Burien, WA
Marcia B. Kircher ’70, Gaithersburg, MD
Robert E. Kircher, M.S. ’70, Gaithersburg, MD
Roy E. Korkalo ’66, Livingston
Douglas J. Kueffler ’75, Missoula
Dianne E. Gee Lawrence ’65, San Antonio, TX
Kenneth R. Lawrence ’63, San Antonio, TX
Richard C. Lee ’63, Bozeman
Rosemary Mitchell Lee ’65, Bozeman
Callen R. MacConnel ’84, Forsyth
Stephen J. Mihina ’89, M.A. ’95, Monroe, WI
Judson N. Moore ’48, M.A. ’55, Missoula
Mary A. Kidd Moore ’48, Missoula
John R. Murphy, M.B.A. ’82, Jacksonville, FL
Lois F. Myers, M.M. ’96, San Diego
John R. Peterson ’81, Spokane, WA
Cristina E. Ross ’95, Grand Junction, CO
Eric P. Ross ’93, Grand Junction, CO
Carey Beaumont Schmidt, J.D. ’05, Missoula
Michael G. Shields, M.P.A. ’81, Arlington, VA
Charles J. Stein Jr. ’70, Great Falls
Margie Stein, Great Falls
Daniel J. Sullivan ’77, Butte
Mary Ann McElwain Sullivan ’77, Butte
Michael D. Sweeney ’87, U.S. Embassy, Vientiane, Laos
Kenneth W. Thompson Jr., Missoula
Robert R. Throssell ’80, Helena
Ellen Howe Victor ’79, Spokane, WA
Steve B. Victor, Spokane, WA
Burton D. Williams ’68, Fishtail
Opal L. Winebrenner ’74, J.D. ’81, Arlington, VA
Richard D. Winhofer ’75, Billings
RENEWED LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS
In December the Alumni Association asked lifetime members of ten years and longer if they would like to renew their membership commitment as a way to show their continuing support of the association. Lifetime membership renewal is completely optional, and all current life members retain their benefits regardless of their choice to renew or not. The following lifetime members have renewed their lifetime membership to the Alumni Association. We thank them. If you would like to renew your lifetime membership, please call 877-862-5867 or visit our Web site: www.UMontanaAlumni.org.
To be included in ”In Memoriam,” the UM Alumni Association requires a newspaper obituary or a letter of notification from the immediate family. We extend sympathy to the families of the following alumni, faculty, and friends.
Florence Jarussi Fairbanks ’31, Red Lodge
Margaret Lease Elliott ’32, Milwaukee, WI
Cornelia Clack Graham ’34, Kalispell
E.F. Cullerton ’35, Denver, CO
Dorothy Mary Sheets ’35, M.Ed. ’49, Butte
Edith Peterson Gronhovd ’36, Billings
Norma Edith Oakland ’37, Seattle
Jane Leonard Farrington ’38, Butte
Edwin Wallace Stein ’38, Peoria, AZ
Leonard Benjamin Weissman ’38, Great Falls
John Wing Black, J.D. ’39, Hinsdale
Paul J. Chumrau ’39, Missoula
Sig H. Jacobsen ’39, Lutz, FL
Donald Walton Lynch ’39, Riverside, CA
Judy Preston Perrault ’39, Ennis
Lucille Sweeney Chesbro ’40, Belt
Peter R. Nelson ’40, Billings
Richard A. “Dick” Wilkinson, J.D. ’40, Helena
Carl E. Spetz ’40, Tucson, AZ
Marie Johanne Askvold McGinnis ’41, Kent, OH
Robert J. Tubbs ’41, Helena
Allen Ernest Bond ’42, Billings
Leo F. Deegan ’42, San Diego
Jean Nichols Kuhn ’42, Scottsdale, AZ
Corinne Seguin Lea ’42, Federal Way, WA
Warren C. Lovinger ’42, M.Ed. ’44, Columbia, MO
Joann Marie Middleton Smith ’42, Kalispell
Lorraine Weidner Brown ’43, Troy
Earl Christensen ’43, Naples, FL
Lester S. Hansen ’43, Helena
Mary Margaret Marshall ’43, Burlington, WA
Paul E. Zuelke ’43, Warrenton, OR
Elaine Hoover Anderson ’47, Helena
William R. Anderson ’47, Ronan
Russell C. Gates ’47, Sun City West, AZ
Paul S. Rhoades ’47, Des Moines, IA
John Thomas Vance ’47, Portland, OR
Willis B. Jones, J.D. ’48, Billings
Donald W. McKenna, J.D. ’48, Hamilton
Thomas A. Walbridge, M.A. ’48, Blacksburg, VA
Chadwick H. Smith ’49, J.D. ’51, The Villages, FL
Robert J. Webb, J.D. ’49, Oakland, CA
Charles E. Beltzer ’50, Lafayette, CO
Diana Matson Ecton ’50, Bozeman
Thomas Edward Kelly ’50, Butte
Robert William Poesy ’50, Eugene, OR
Janet Blessing Schwengel ’50, Bowie, MD
Howard Gordon Stuart ’50, Butte
Juseph Augustine Wirak ’50, Helena
Donald G. Ashenbrenner ’51, Oklahoma City, OK
Donald W. Kind ’51, Arizona City, AZ
Malcolm “Scotty” MacCalman, J.D. ’51, Deer Lodge
Elmer E. Zanto ’51, Loma
James Ralph Cronin ’52, Billings
Lamoyne Berger Kinzell ’52, Palmdale, CA
James Harold Nichols ’52, Selah, WA
William Reynolds ’52, Eugene, OR
Byron J. Townsend, M.Ed. ’52, Columbus
Burton O. Bosch ’53, J.D. ’55, Mesa, AZ
Catherine Cotter “Kay” Doig ’53, Livingston
Richard Milne ’53, Littleton, CO
Louis F. Penwell ’53, Billings
H. J. “Jack” Pinsoneault ’53, J.D. ’54, Missoula
Francis Leonard Polutnik ’53, Helena
Robert Dewing “Bob” Graves ’54, Billings
Benjamin Myron Kramer ’54, M.A. ’56, Washington, DC
H. Richard Fevold ’56, Missoula
Alice Julia Smith Kraut ’56, Helena
Philip A. Stanley ’56, M.Ed. ’62, Turner, OR
Alan J. “Andy” Anderson ’57, M.M. ’65, Hillsboro, OR
Thomas “Doug” Egan ’57, Yuma, AZ
Raymond Louis Merwin ’58, Shoreline, WA
Leroy Henry Peterson ’58, Butte
Kenneth Maynard Gue ’59, Great Falls
Bruce L. T. Watkins ’59, Great Falls
Gail Marie Ward ’60, Portsmouth, RI
Edward L. Tisch, M.S. ’61, Port Angeles, WA
William “Bill” Dan Weidner ’61, Prosser, WA
David Marius Askevold ’62, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Jeanette Rose Vargo ’62, Billings
John P. Allison ’64, Salem, OR
George A. Danskin ’64, New Paltz, NY
Gary F. Demaree ’64, Helena
Barry Daniel Webb ’65, Helena
Sandra Marlene Stai ’66, Great Falls
Arthur J. Mautz ’69, West Linn, OR
Alfred F. Tamayo, M.A. ’70, Dickinson, ND
Neil E. Ugrin, J.D. ’70, Great Falls
Steven M. Elliot, J.D. ’71, Billings
Daniel Harold McCall ’71, Billings
Harold R. Knodel, M.Ed. ’72, Wilsall
Jerel S. “Jerry” Barnhart ’73, ’74, M.A. ’77, Forked River, NJ
Richard Harry Meehan ’73, M.B.A. ’74, Freeland, WA
Paul J. Burke II ’74, Saint Paul, MN
Bruce William Dobney ’74, ’81, Anaconda
Peggie Lou Kelley Wagy ’74, Lincoln, NE
Jerome P. Asich ’75, Kingman, AZ
Ralph F. Fulgham ’78, St. Michaels, AZ
Mark Eugene Kalanick ’78, Fairfield
Odette Guay Senkyr ’79, Baudette, MN
Lillian E. “Sissy” Smith ’79, Browning
Mark Alex Hattrup ’80, Dundee, OR
Carol Jean Clutis Morris ’83, Missoula
Kevin Paulson ’83, Plentywood
Ann Nancy Harrington, M.ACCT. ’84, Missoula
Carrie Brinkman McCann ’86, Seattle
Kate Fitzpatrick O’Keefe ’88, Shoreline, WA
Marilyn Hattleberg Smith, M.Ed. ’88, Helena
Robert G. Steele, J.D. ’91, Missoula
Kerri Leta Hodik ’95, Seeley Lake
Michael D. Prichard ’95, Birmingham, AL
Cathy Anne Clark Christensen ’96, Victor
Matthew Charles Kampshoff ’98, Cordova, AK
Matthew M. Sandler, M.S. ’01, San Marcos, CA
Alexander Maurice Hart, J.D. ’02, Missoula
David Landeck Jr. ’07, Missoula
Martha Luse Almen, Missoula
Barbara Farquhar Blumberg, Bigfork
Claire Carlson, Missoula
Alfredo Cipolato, Missoula
Bettie B. Collins, Spokane, WA
David S. Davidson, Great Falls
Dean G. Hanson, Missoula
Henry “Hank” Harrington, Missoula
Larry Sequist LaRocque, Simms
Marie McDonald, Citrus Heights, CA
Robert John Morrisette, Winston, OR
Karl Ohs, Helena
C. Lloyd Ostervold, Cathlamet, WA
Charles Richard Raymond, Butte
Perry F. Roys, Polson
Charlotte Simonich, Butte
Oliver Odes Steele, Butte
Jackson Bain to Kimberly R. Bain ’98 and Michael E. Bain ’98, July 9, 2007, Port Orchard, WA
Hadley Anne Smith to Beth K. Price ’93 and Lance L. Smith, October 9, 2007, Missoula
Mason McCarthy Weight to Kristy McCarthy Weight ’98 and Michael J. Weight, November 1, 2007, Arnold, MD
AnneShirley Avonlea Mangold to Tracy Townsend Mangold ’00 and Jess Mangold ’01, November 2, 2007, Combined Locks, WI