Ken Hufford '34, a retired accountant, lives in Lafayette, Calif., where he plays clarinet and saxophone with his musical group, "Oldies But Goodies."
Ethel Bond '35 lives in Terry. This summer she was named First Lady of Prairie County by the Beta Mu and Xi Alpha Xi for her community service.
Edith Peterson Gronhovd '36 lives in Billings. Her grandson, Tom Spaulding, is completing a master's degree at UM.
Byron Lee '39 writes: "My wife, Lois, and I are enjoying retirement on the banks of Puget Sound in Seattle. We also enjoy traveling to visit our family and friends. In June we traveled all around France. I had to show Lois where a lot of us spent 1941-45--especially Normandy."
William James Spears, J.D. '52, retired after 15 years as district judge. He and his wife, Shirley, live in Billings.
Tom Cotter '53 is a retired stockbroker living in Palo Alto, Calif. Recently Tom and his wife, Neva, were honored in Townsend for contributing to the community. May 13 was declared Tom and Neva Cotter Day, and the mayor gave them the key to the town.
Larimore '49 and Elaine Ungherini Howard x'53 live in Colorado Springs, Colo., where Larimore, a retired forensic scientist, is a consultant.
Lee Woodward '53, a professor of geology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, recently published Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Judith Mountains, Central Montana.
Dick '54 and Jane Seely Solberg '57, M.A. '74, spent the autumn teaching advanced English at the Zentrales Sprachlabor of Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat in Heidelberg, Germany. They taught nearly 50 students from countries such as Hungary, Russia, Japan, China and Germany. After teaching, Dick and Jane traveled in southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland with their grandson, Austin Willis, of Billings. Jane is a speech therapist and Dick was a former associate provost at UM. They live in Whitefish.
John F. Kavanaugh '61 of Shelby recently sold his newspapers, the Shelby Promoter and the Cut Bank Pioneer Press, to his son and daughter-in-law. He lives in Shelby and maintains an office at the Promoter.
Michio Kitahara '61 recently wrote The Entangled Civilization: Democracy, Equality and Freedom at a Loss. He is director of the Nordenfeldt Institute in Goteborg, Sweden.
David Dale '62, M.Ed. '69, M.F.A. '91, and his wife, Donna, live in Big Arm. David is a poet and teaches Spanish at Ronan High School.
Jack Gilluly '62 recently ended his job at the Montana Power Co. He was a reporter and photographer for daily and weekly newspapers before joining the MPC, where he was in charge of the employee publications and editor of a daily news publication for 18 years. Jack and his wife, Carol, live in Anaconda. They have two children.
Bobbin Field Maki '63, M.A. '95, lives in Great Falls, where she is a psychotherapist with Crossroads Counseling Services Inc. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the College of Great Falls.
Jan Thruston Schwartz '63 and her husband, James, live in Bozeman, where she is a residential real estate specialist with Coldwell Banker Realty. She was honored as realtor of the year by the Montana Association of Realtors at the annual joint convention of Montana and Idaho realtors in Coeur d'Alene.
Charles R. Hatch '64 is dean of the College of Forestry at the University of Idaho in Moscow.
Dale Huhtanen '65 is an administrative assistant at Hamilton City Hall. He and his wife, Dianne, have two children.
Curt McMarrell '65 of Eureka recently wrote a book, Investments for Low Incomes and Understanding Interest.
David Carpita '66 and his wife live in Saint Remy-de-Provence, France and operate a cooking school and private country inn from a 200-year-old stone farm house. They are located near Roman ruins and the settings for many of Vincent Van Gogh's paintings.
Bill Ruegamer '66, president of First Interstate Bank of Commerce in Billings, was recently elected president of the Montana Bankers Association.
Craig Pierson '67 worked at the Billings Exxon refinery for nearly 20 years after completing a doctorate in chemistry at Penn State in 1973. With Exxon's matching gift program, Craig helped the Law School install a wheelchair lift as a memorial to his father, Dalton T. Pierson, who practiced law in Missoula until 1970. Craig, who lives in Billings, now choreographs and teaches round dancing and operates a service preparing cue sheets for dance leaders nationwide. He has released two dances on Grenn Records--"Double Eagle Polka" (on Missoula's carousel) and "Columbia Quickstep." He taught dancing at a national convention in Portland, Ore.
Helen Bailey Bradley '68 is a certified election administrator in Yakima, Wash.
Gary Nelson '68, M.Ed. '72, is athletic director at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, Ore.
Sandra Pramenko Kravik '69 and her husband, Jim x'67, live in Hayden Lake, Idaho. A government and history teacher at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene, Sandra received the University of Idaho Alumni Teaching Excellence Award in 1994. Jim also teaches at the high school and is a collegiate football official.
William McRae '69, M.A. '72, lives in Cookville, Tenn., where he
teaches English at Tennessee Technological University. As a
1995-96 Fullbright Scholar, he will travel to Oman, along the
southeastern Arabian Peninsula, to teach and conduct research at
Sultan Qaboos University.
Robert Thornburg '69 is a research analyst in the research department of D.A. Davidson and Co. in Great Falls.
Ted Wold '70 of Winnfield, La., was granted a patent from the U.S. Patent Office for forming articles of reinforced composite materials. He works at Riverwood International.
Alexander (Zander) Blewett III, J.D. '71, an attorney with Hoyt and Blewett in Great Falls, was named a fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is one of four Montana attorneys in the academy.
Nik Carpenter, M.F.A. '71, is an artist and lives in Bridger. Recently, his work was displayed at the Upper Musselshell Museum in Harlowton.
Emma M. Joki Gebo '71, chief operating officer for Super Save of Idaho in Pocatello, was recognized as one of eight national leaders by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Andrea Malyevac Mungas '71 received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Elementary Mathematics in Washington, D.C. Andrea is implementing a new math program in the DODDS Schools in the Wuerzburg District in Bavaria, working in 13 schools with 300 teachers. She and her husband, Bob, live in Ansbach, Germany. They have two grown children, Nicholas and Jeannette.
Julie Duncan Robbins '71 is vice president, service manager and bank secrecy officer at First Bank Helena.
Roy Robinson '71 is a supervisor at Stimson Lumber near Missoula. He and his wife, Sandi, have two daughters, Claudine and Morissa.
Challen "Rusty" Wells '71 writes: "After 17 years of guiding backpacking and mountaineering trips for the National Outdoor Leadership School in Wyoming and the Wilderness Treatment Center in Montana, I've quit carrying a pack for a living and now work in a flyfishing store in Whitefish. I'm also an active member of the National Ski Patrol. "By the way, I was happy to notice in my latest issue of the Montanan (spring 1995) that the Forestry School now offers five discrete master's degrees. I remember during my years in school nothing at all discreet about UM forestry students (especially at the convocation!)."
Randall R. Herzberg '72 is the district ranger at the Beartooth Ranger District in Red Lodge. He and his wife, Janet, have one daughter.
Ron Campbell '73, a pharmacist from Cut Bank, was elected president of the Montana State Pharmaceutical Association.
Barbara Barker Parker '73, M.Ed. '82, lives in Havre and is superintendent in the Turner School District in Harlem.
Phill Guay '73 is sales and marketing manager for the northwest region of the First Interstate Bank's Trust and Private Client Services Group in Portland, Ore.
Philip X. Navin Jr. '73 is the commander of an airborne medical battalion at Fort Bragg, N.C. He was recently promoted to colonel in the Army Medical Department.
Suzanne Small Trustler '73 and her husband, Tom, own Morning Start Enterprises, a construction firm in Lame Deer.
Patricia L. Andrews '74, fire behavior project leader at the Intermountain Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, received the U.S. Forest Service's Superior Science Award at a recent ceremony in Arlington, Va.
Sarah Emerson Crowley '74 and her husband, Russ Baxter, live in Lewistown, where she writes for the Lewistown News-Argus. She published a novel, The Foretelling and is working on a second.
John Schaffner '74 of Los Angeles writes: "I'm designing sets for five sitcoms this season with my partner, Joe Stewart: "Friends," "Hope and Gloria," "The Drew Carey Show," "Partners," and "Too Something." This spring we received a daytime Emmy nomination for "The Leeza Show, "and we received two prime time Emmy nominations, for "Friends" in the series category, and "Magic of David Copperfield" in the variety special category. We've launched two new talk shows, "George and Alana" and "Tempest" and designed the "MDA/Jerry Lewis Telethon" for the fifth time. "We're currently working on designs for Michael Jackson's HBO special and TTN's 'Music City Tonite.' In September, I was elected to the Board of Governors of the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences for a two-year term."
Patrick Zentz, M.F.A. '74, who lives in Laurel, was one of two artists selected to design artistic elements for Westside MAX light rail stations, a 12-mile project in downtown Portland, Ore.
Dave Manovich '75, M.B.A. '79, lives in Burlingame, Calif., and is vice president of consumer/retail sales for Apple Computer Inc.
John Hedge '76 is a certified public accountant at Merrill Lynch in Billings.
Thomas Pelletier '76 is an account executive for CommNet Cellular Inc. of Great Falls.
Mark Osteen '77, M.A. '82, associate professor of English at Loyola College in Baltimore, Md., published The Economy of Ulysses: Making Both Ends Meet.
Ken Paul '77, assistant fire manegement officer on the Diamond Lake Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest, lives with his wife and two sons in Toketee, Ore.
Ken Egan Jr., M.A. '78, professor of English at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, was recently elected chairman of the faculty.
Teresa Ventrell Longo '78 was one of five recipients of the 1995
Alumni Fellowship Award from the College of William and Mary's
Society of the Alumni. She has taught Spanish language,
literature and culture classes at the college since 1988. Teresa
lives in Williamsburg, Va.
James Lortz '78, a drama teacher at Western Washington University in Bellingham, received Western's Excellence in Teaching Award last spring.
Roger A. Noble '78 is staff hydrologist for the Kalispell Water Resources Regional Office of the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. Roger, his wife and two children live in Kalispell.
Suzanne Bradley '79 earned a juris doctorate at South Texas College of Law. She and her husband live in the Houston area. They have two children.
Stephen D. Huntington'79 is a general partner of Helena's Mountain West Management and Northern Rockies Venture Fund. He also manages corporate development and finance at Montana Technology Companies of Butte. Stephen, who lives in Helena, was elected to the board of directors of Big Sky Transco.
Kenneth D. Myers '79 recently wrote False Security, Greed and Deception in America's Multibillion-dollar Insurance Industry. He divides his time between his family's farm near Glasgow and New Orleans.
Dennie Siegle '79 lives in Missoula, where he is sales manager for Affordable Home Center.
Bradley W. Butler, M.B.A. '81, recently graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. He was promoted to colonel in the U.S. Air Force and is logistics wing commander and U.S. senior national representative at the NATO E-3A Component at Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany.
David N. Wear '81, Ph.D. '87 is project leader of the economics of forest protection and management research work unit in Research Triangle Park, N.C. He is also an adjunct assistant forestry professor of the at Duke University and North Carolina State University.
Milt Thomas, M.A. '82, assistant professor at Metropolitan State University in the Twin Cities recently received its Excellence in Advising Award for 1994-95. Milt lives in South St. Paul.
Bret Bennett '83 is a personal accounts representative at Roybal Insurance Agency in Billings.
Ken Gutowski '83 is a representative of Prudential Preferred Financial Services in Missoula. He and his wife, Dalene, live in Bonner.
Steve Hamilton '83, an accounting manager for Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, Wash. has three children with his wife, Ilene: Graham, Elizabeth and Madelyn. They live in Bothell.
William Higgason '83 is a commercial loan officer at Mountain West Bank in Helena.
Timothy Waldo '83 is assistant vice president of First State Bank in Fort Benton.
Renee J. Fontenot de Amado '84 writes: "I received my M.B.A. from Gonzaga University, Spokane, Wash., in 1993 and married Mauricio Amado that same year. We are living in Baton Rouge, La., while I attend Louisiana State University, working on my doctorate in marketing. I've started my own marketing firm, MRM Associates, specializing in small business marketing. Mauricio and I have one daughter, Maria Louise."
Annie M. Bartos, J.D.'84, is a registered nurse and an attorney in Helena. Recently elected to the nominating commission by the National Board of Directors of the American Lung Association, she represented Montana at its annual meeting in Seattle.
Steve K. Waldron '84 is executive director of the Arc of Virginia, a statewide organization which provides services for and advocacy on behalf of persons with mental retardation. Steve lives in Richmond.
Scott Bower '85 writes: "I married Danna Blachly-Bower x'87 and we now have three daughters: Brianne, five, and twins, Savannah and Paige, three. I own a general contracting business and my wife is a mechanical engineer."
Darcy Hoffman Crum, J.D. '85, and her husband, Dave '85, live in Great Falls, where Darcy is in-house counsel with Crop Growers Inc. and Dave is a research, support and development officer for McLaughlin Research Institute. They have two daughters, Ellie and Mollie.
Marvin J. Knapstad '85, J.D. '88, lives in Butte, where he practices law.
Jamie McCann '85, western regional marketing manager for Domino's Pizza in Orange County, Calif., will travel to major west cost markets. Jamie lives in Aliso Viejo.
Dixie Goeres McLaughlin '85 is program coordinator for the Institute of Medicine and Humanities, a cooperative venture of St. Patrick Hospital and UM.
Jack Oberweiser '85 is a math teacher at Helena's Carroll College.
Chuck Stearns, M.P.A. '85, is town manager in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo. He encourages UM alumni to call and visit when they are in the area.
Carson Krook '86 married Carol Sachs on May 16, 1995, in Brownsville, Texas. They live in Flagstaff, Ariz.
David R. Nicholson '86 is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. He lives with his wife, Jeanmarie LoCoco, in Alexandria, Va.
Tami R. Lanning '87 and her husband, Mark Bruno, live in Helena, where Tami is a marketing officer for the Montana State Dept. of Commerce. They have two children, Khalina and Kyler. Tami writes: "I just completed a one-year assignment as the representative for the state of Montana in Japan. It was a great learning experience for my husband and kids!"
Ty Rembe '87 and his wife, Laura, own Printers Plus in Great Falls.
William A. Squires, J.D. '87, a shareholder in the Great Falls law firm of Matteuci, Falcon, Squires and Lester, received the 1995 Alumni Recognition Award from Montana Tech of The University of Montana.
Lisa Grossman '88 is a physical therapist and certified athletic trainer at Luckman Therapy Clinic in Great Falls.
Patricia Parobeck '88 teaches learning disabled and emotionally disturbed children at Reece School in New York City. She pursuing a graduate degree in special education at Hunter College.
Laura L. Tayer '88 earned her doctorate in chemistry from Arizona State University in Tempe.
Lance Clark '89 is a graduate student in the public
administration program at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Suzanne Curtis '89 lives in LaCrosse, Wash., where she teaches English for LaCrosse Schools. She earned her graduate degree in literature and writing at the Breadloaf School of English at Middlebury College in Vermont and was awarded a scholarship to study in Oxford.
Joe Whittinghill '89 works with a management consulting firm on Whidby Island, Wash. He is a graduate student at Pepperdine University's School of Business and Management.
Mike Rankin '90 lives in Missoula and works at the Courthouse Racquetball and Health Club, where he oversees the personal trainers.
Emily Hazeltlon '91 is state and regional sales manager for the Red Lion Hotel in Portland, Ore.
Raymond S. Nordhagen '91 graduated from the Border Patrol Training Academy in Artesia, N.M., and has been assigned to the Laredo, Texas, sector.
Marge Wilson, M.Ed. '91, lives in Changchun, China, where she teaches at Jilin Institute of Technology.
Greg Yockey '91 is a retail loan officer at Mountain West Bank of Helena.
Mark Albert '92 is the boy's basketball coach at Darby High School.
Tony Campeau '92 is an admissions counselor for Montana Tech of The University of Montana in Butte. He is also a volunteer coach of a developmental soccer team.
Brad T. Fasbender '92 is an investment executive for Dain Bosworth in Spokane.
Lt. Kimberly A. Lewark '92 was inducted into the 1995 Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Hall of Fame. She lives in Waynesville, Mo.
Julie McAllister '92 is a news reporter at KIMA-TV, a CBS affiliate in Yakima, Wash.
Dianna Tickner, M.B.A. '92, is vice president of contracts and planning for Western Energy Co., which operates the Rosebud Mine near Colstrip.
Anne Lear Whitson '92 is a legal assistant to a real estate development firm in Tempe, Ariz. She lives in Mesa with her husband, Matt, and their son, Jake.
Sgt. William Asher '93 was selected as the Washington Army National Guard's 1994 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. He serves with Company C, 181st Support Battalion based in Seattle.
Robert Cameron, J.D. '93, is a principal and shareholder in Gregory O. Morgan, P.C. in Bozeman.
Greg Fine '93 is director of front office services at the Red Lion Bay Shore Inn in Port Angeles, Wash.
Mark Heinz '93 is a reporter and photographer for the Sidney Herald. He and his wife, Marie, have two children.
Rich Hickel, M.B.A.'93, is an associate in the law firm of French, Mercer, Grainey and O'Neill.
Julie Opitz '93 is director of sales at the Colonial Inn in Helena.
Elizabeth Almond '94 is the alumni director and development associate for the Billings Catholic Schools and for Billings Central.
Chad Lembke '94 is a loan officer for Capital Family Mortgage in Missoula.
Thomas Nybo '94 is a general assignment reporter and photographer for the Acantha in Choteau.
Janet Skeslien '94 lives in the Ukraine's Odessa and teaches high school students through UM's Soros English Language Teaching Program.
William John Speare, J.D. '94, practices law with Herndon, Sweeney and Halvorson in Billings.
Holly J. Fisher, M.F.A. '95 has an art studio in Basin. She recently held a showing of her work, "Rotating Around the Axis."
Erika Harrison '95 lives in Cashmere, Wash., and works as a reporter and photographer for both the Cashmere Valley Record and the Leavenworth Echo.
Michelle Stephens Teske '95 is a pharmacist for Walgreen Drug in Prescott, Ariz.
Teresa Timm, M.B.A. '95, is vice president of finance and administrative services for Bigsky Transco in Billings.
Cheyan Towne '95 is the junior volunteer coordinator at Columbus Hospital in Great Falls.
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