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Class Notes are compiled by Betsy Holmquist '67, M.A.'83. Submit news to the Alumni Association, Brantly Hall, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812-0013. You may fax your news to (406) 243-4467 or e-mail it to Material in this issue reached our office by February 1.

Paul B. Lowney '39 published his childhood memories in "At Another Time-Growing up in Butte," his fourteenth book. Paul has written a weekly humor feature for The Seattle Times and authored a cartoon panel. He runs a small advertising agency and publishing company in Seattle.

The 60th reunion for the class of 1941 will be held on campus May 17-19, 2001.
Robert R. Zahn '43 is a Maryknoll priest missionary for the Catholic Church in Matsuzaka, Japan. He attended the October alumni reception at Toyo University. During the Allied occupation, Father Zahn worked in the Tokyo headquarters for the Supreme Command for the Allied Powers.
Stewart M. Brandborg '48 received the Robert Marshall Award, the American Wilderness Society's highest honor, at ceremonies in October. As former director for the Wilderness Society, Stewart was instrumental in the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act. Viewed by fellow environmentalists as the "patriarch of the conservation movement," Stewart and his wife Anna Vee Mather Brandborg '47, live near Darby. Stewart founded the Friends of the Bitterroot in 1988 and serves on the Montana Board of Directors for Wilderness Watch.
Wilbur E. Funk '48, M.M. '59, is minister of music emeritus at Central Lutheran Church in Portland, Ore. He was guest conductor of the Helena Symphony in May 1997, conducted the Mount Hood Community College string orchestra in May 1998, and recently sang with the Spats Big Band in Yakima, Wash. Will's son, Gary D. Funk, M.Ed. '68, is head of UM's choral activities.


The 50th reunion for the class of 1951 will be held on campus May 17-19, 2001.

Everett C. Chaffin '51, M.Ed. '57, writes that he and his wife, Frances Hagan Chaffin '54, have had a "rather nomadic life this past twenty-five years," visiting 65 foreign countries, all 50 states and nine Canadian provinces. The Chaffins spend autumn and spring at Lake Mendicino, Calif., and summers and winters in San Diego. "We plan to continue traveling for several more years, health permitting," Everett reports.
Ted Hilgenstuhler '50, a resident of Simi Valley, Calif., attended his 50th class reunion last May. Ted wrote the following after receiving his class photo and reunion yearbook: "Just wanted to thank everyone responsible for all the work put into the 50th Class Reunion bios and photos. My own bio was so good, I was wondering who you were writing about! Also, I have already contacted at least five fellow grads whose whereabouts were unknown to me. So you see, there are side benefits to all your labors."
Joel G. Roth '51, LL.B. '57, a resident of Great Falls, traveled with the Friendship Force to Brazil and Winnipeg, Canada, last year. He also attended Elderhostel programs in Texas and Boston.
Jack M. Dollan '54 retired after a 38-year career with the Forest Service and related outdoor professions including consulting for national parks in Taiwan. He currently consults for Glacier National Park, working to facilitate trail and boat dock handicap access. A cancer survivor, Jack and his wife, Helen, live in Whitefish and can be reached at "Thank you, U of M," Jack writes. "You launched me into a long rewarding outdoor career."
J.D. Coleman '56, a retired Lt. Col. and veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, has written "WONJU: The Gettysburg of the Korean War." A Kalispell resident, J.D. also authored "Pleiku: The Dawn of Helicopter Warfare in Vietnam" and "Incursion: From America's Chokehold on the NVA Lifelines to the Sacking of the Cambodian Sanctuaries."
W. Clark Hamor '58 attended the Kennewick, Wash., Griz-Cat satellite party hosted by Pat '50 and Don Campbell '51. "I had a great time," Clark writes. "Don was my history teacher in Libby back in the early '50s. One of the Bobcats who showed up was the older brother of one of my Libby High School classmates. We visited the whole time, and, occasionally watched the game!" Clark is a House of Delegates member and resident of Ontario, Ore.

Luise Wachtel Closhen '60, and her husband, Dieter, of Hanau, Germany, retired from teaching in April. They have traveled throughout Europe and Canada and are enjoying their three grandchildren. Future plans include revisiting Missoula and Montana State University, perhaps this summer.
Judith Blakely Morgan '60 attended her first class reunion at Homecoming. A travel writer based in La Jolla, Calif., Judith wrote a column on the reunion for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Judith's photograph of students walking near Main Hall accompanied her article, which highlighted this "dazzling autumn weekend of apple-red maples and golden poplars."
Douglas Gale Henriksen '61 and Patricia Maher-Henriksen '61 retired in 1994 and moved to Flathead Lake. Gale previously was in family practice in St. Maries, Ind.
Earl E. Morgenroth '61 is president of the Boone & Crockett Club, the nation's oldest conservation organization. Earl and his wife, Noella Nichols Morgenroth '60, live in Reno, Nev., where he is a principal in Western Investments. Earl is active in Western Financial, Inc., in Missoula; Times Square, Inc., in Great Falls; Morgenroth Music in Missoula and Billings, and J-Mar Music in Great Falls.
Douglas A. Kienitz '62 writes, "I retired in March 2000, as regional radio executive for the Associated Press in Dallas, following a 33-year career. I have also retired as a commander in the Naval Air Reserves, having flown some 2,000 hours as a navigator. I remain involved with the Texas Golf Writers Association, an association for all military officers to promote patriotic education." Doug and his wife, Sandie, reside at Georgetown in Sun City, Texas.
William L. Bouchee '63, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Big Sky YMCA region, which encompasses Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah. Bill was honored for 15 years of successful fundraising for the greater Missoula Family YMCA. Bill also received the Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award at Charter Day Ceremonies at UM in February.
George M. "Sonny" Gratzer '63, M.F.A. '76, received a second Silver Star for "gallantry in action" during the U.S. 1968 Tet Offensive in Vietman at ceremonies prior to the December 9 Grizzly-Appalachian State football game. A resident of Butte, Sonny previously received a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his actions with Team Bravo in the south jungles of Vietnam.
I. Claudette Morton '63, M.F.A. '64, D.Ed. '90, received the National Rural Education Association Service Award for her advocacy of rural education. Claudette, a Helena resident, is executive director of the Montana Small Schools Alliance.
R. Thomas Flynn, M.Ed. '64, was inaugurated in October as the fourth president of Monroe Community College, Rochester, N.Y. He has been with the college for 25 years, serving as its interim president since November 1, 1999. In January Tom received an honorary doctorate from Roberts Wesleyen College.
Dennis L. Stevens '64 received the 2000 Society Citation from the Council of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. An authority on toxins of gram-positive bacteria, Dennis is professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Juli Ann Karlsgodt Parker '65, M.Ed. '71, retired after 311/2 years as an educator in Montana and Nevada. Juli is an educational consultant in Sparks, Nev. She has plans to write and travel.
William C. Spratt '66 is senior vice president for First National Bank in Lewistown.
Samara L. Gilroy-Hicks '69 is principal of Mountain View High School in Vancouver, Wash. In 1997, Samara received Washington's Christa McAuliff Excellence in Education Award. Her school currently is involved in a $10,000,000 Gates Foundation grant to reinvent high schools. Samara invites e-mail to

A.C. Smid '72 is president of Bear Trust International, a newly-formed, non-profit organization dedicated to wild bear conservation. For further information, contact
John P. Garrity '72 retired after 271/2 years with the Federal Social Service, the last 22 as a claims and field representative for Missoula's Social Security Administration office.
Joan Kuder Bell '74 writes from Boulder, Colo., that she and her husband, Richard, have begun the 21st season of their classical theatre company, The Upstart Crow, and are preparing the second edition of their book, "Auditions and Scenes from Shakespeare." The Bell's daughter, Alexis, is a Persian Farsi translator for the U.S. Navy.
Douglas L. Koch '74 is a member of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Friends of the Library Board of Directors. The library has established the Susan M. Koch Library Research Scholarship in recognition of Doug's wife, Susan M. Puphal Koch '64, M.Ed. '76, who died June 20, 2000. A member of Theta Rho Chapter of Delta Delta Delta, Susan helped set up a trust for the chapter's assets. The trust designated UM's library as its primary recipient.
Barry F. Smith '74, J.D. '79, joined the National Labor Relations Board as special counsel to the general counsel in the Division of Operations-Management. Barry previously served as a senior attorney in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and taught public sector employment law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Barry and his wife, Judy, reside in Silver Spring, Md., with their children, Natalie and Toby.
James R. Comstock '75 directs business development for Mills-Peninsula Behavioral Health Services and the wellness program for the San Francisco Giants Baseball Club. Jim, his wife, Christine, and eight-year-old son, Drew, live in Pacifica, Calif.
Darla J. Bruner '76 education curator at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, is president of the Museums Association of Montana and member of the board of directors for the Garnet Preservation Society. Darla's daughter, Breanna, lives with her in Missoula. Son Casey "defected to MSU to pursue an engineering degree," Darla writes, "but I predict he'll be back!"
John B. Dwyer '76 of Dayton, Ohio, has written "To Wire the Word," Western Union's 1865-1867 North Pacific expedition that sent men to British Columbia, Alaska and eastern Siberia to survey and build a telegraph line connecting the United States with Europe via Russia. His book is published by Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
Robert L. Anderson, M. Ed. '78, is superintendent for the Winifred United School District. A Montana educator for 32 years, Jim served 14 years as the CEO for the Montana School Board Association. He and his wife, Bonnie, reside in Helena. They have two daughters and five grandchildren.
Erick Lee Erickson '78, an economics professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver, taught this winter aboard the Semester at Sea program, accompanied by his wife, Jeni, and daughter, Greta.
Gary R. Hoven '78 is general manager of ITW Plexus, a division of the Illinois Tool Works Performance Polymers group. Gary joined ITW Plexus in 1997; he resides in Crystal Lake, Ill.
Carolann M. Russell, M.F.A. '79, was visiting poet at the American Academy in Rome, Italy, last May. An English professor at Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minn., Carolann's recent work, Passeggiata, appeared in a bi-lingual edition of "Italia" published by The Quiet Crow Press.
William Daniel Edge '79, M.S. '82, Ph. D. '85, received the Ted Trueblood Communications Award from the Northwest Section of the Wildlife Society and the Wade Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. An associate professor at OSU, Dan is interim department head for the university's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. He and his wife, Sally Olson-Edge M.S. '84, reside in Corvallis, Ore.

Rhea A. Ashmore, Ph.D. '81, professor and chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in UM's School of Education, has published "Promoting the Gift of Literacy: 101 Lesson Plans for Oral and Written Language." Rhea uses the text in her literacy classes and recommends it for "caregivers, parents, educators and anyone who wishes to promote the gift of literacy." The book is available from Allyn and Bacon,
DeAnna Gross Poling '81 is a commercial relationship manager for U.S. Bank in Seattle. In 1987 Deanna received her M.B.A. from Seattle University. Last summer Deanna and her husband, Michael, built homes for Habitat for Humanity in Brooklyn, N.Y. DeAnna writes, "Building twelve homes in a week and meeting former President Jimmy Carter were incredible experiences." She serves on the board for Seattle Habitat for Humanity. "My favorite part of the Montanan magazine is 'Class Notes,' DeAnna adds. "I really enjoy reading about what my college friends are up to."
John M. Jemison '83 writes from Orono, Maine, "I have spent the past ten years as a water quality specialist for the University of Maine — sure enjoy the work — miss UM!"
Georell Copps Bracelin '85 writes from Bend, Ore., "I love receiving the Montanan! It helps keep my homesickness for Montana at bay." Georell is brand manager and marketing director for Chorus, a new snowboard/ product line designed by and marketed to women. "I'm lucky enough to telecommute for my new job," Georell explains, an arrangement that allows more time for her three-year-old son, Trey, husband, Gary, and nearby Mount Bachelor.
Susan B. Swimley '86, J.D. '89, is a partner in the Bozeman law firm Nash, Zimmer & Swimley.
Debra Rhodes Chuey '88 received one of four national Circle of Excellence awards presented by the American Red Cross to its top donor recruiters. A "one-person office," out of Kalispell, Debbie recruits donors from Flathead, Lincoln and Lake counties. She has been with the American Red Cross for five years and credits "phenomenal volunteers" for helping her win the award.
Jessica R. Woodall '88, originally from Lima, Peru, now a resident of Charlotte, N.C., attended the International Students reunion at Homecoming. She writes, "What a feeling to be back in Missoula! Although it has grown and there are quite a few new buildings at UM and around the city, the friendliness and warmth of the people still make this University so unique. I love Missoula." Jessica received her M.B.A. degree from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C., in 1996.

Lina Hassan Barakat '90 teaches fifth grade in Oakland, Calif. A native of Lebanon, Lina attended the International Students reunion at Homecoming and writes that the experience was "a wonderful walk down memory lane. UM is really engraved in my mind and heart forever." Lina, a resident of Dublin, Calif., received a master's degree in education from John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, Calif., in 1998.
Frank G. D'Angelo '90, is branch manager of D.A. Davidson & Company in Missoula. Frank and his wife, Rae Lynn McCarty-D'Angelo, announce the October 11 birth of their second child, Connor Richard D'Angelo.
Kin-Ming Liu '91 is general manager in charge of administrative and financial operations for Apple Daily in Hong Kong.
Anne McIntosh M.A. '91,, has published "Sometimes I Talk, Sometimes I Sign," a children's book written in English, Spanish and American Sign Language. Anne credits her UM years as instrumental in writing the book. "When I was working on my master's thesis I became familiar with the School for the Deaf and Blind in Great Falls and decided to make working with hearing loss a career focus." Anne lives in Davidson, N.C., where she owns a consulting firm, Communication Connection.
Cyndy Kaye Thorsen '91 and her husband, Eric, own and operate the Eric Thorsen Gallery and an outdoor sculpture gallery in Bigfork. Eric, a wildlife biology student while at UM, received the 2000 People's Choice Award for Best Sculpture at the C.M. Russell Art Auction and the 2000 Award of Excellence from the Society of Animal Artists. Visit their gallery at
Christine M. Hill '92 joined the Seattle firm of Bader Martin Ross & Smith, P.S., as a manager in the tax department. Christine resides in Federal Way, Wash.
Frances Rebekah Jackson '92 will be featured in a May exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History on a fossil dinosaur egg locality in Patagonia, Argentina. Frankie also has worked with the museum in China and with the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman where she is a research associate. "If you had asked me even a few years ago if I would be publishing in Nature and going to remote parts of the world, I would have thought you had lost your mind," she writes. "The site in Argentina is great. We camp in a ghost town in the desert and there are kilometers and kilometers of dinosaur eggs. Both trips have been sponsored by National Geographic. They did an article on Patagonia and will probably do something with our China trip when we finally get the fossils to the U.S. for preparation."
Sara Hagen Hull '93 writes from Billings, "I always love reading the 'Class Notes' portion of the Montanan to see what my friends have been up to. Having been an RA in Craig and Turner, a SPUR and an Advocate, I can't help but be an active alum." Sara and her husband, Todd Hull '94, have two sons, Tyler and David.
James G. Thomas '93 is a senior technical recruiter at MSX International in Detroit.
Catherine Betrand '94, J.D. '97, received an LL.M. degree in international and comparative law in June 2000, from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. Catherine, an import compliance specialist at the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, resides in Alexandria, Va.
Jeong-Kyu Lee, M.Ed. '94, is an associate research fellow at the Korean Education Development Institute in Seoul. An adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Education at Seoul's Hongik University, Jeong-Kyu teaches higher education policy. He received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Texas at Austin, and has had work published in domestic and foreign journals. Jeong-Kyu welcomes correspondence at
Kari A. Galle Peiffer '94 received Montana's Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Award. The $1,500 award and a trip to Washington, D.C., are presented to a first year teacher. Kari, her husband, Scott, and son, Grady, live in Kalispell where she teaches at Evergreen School.
Leslie M. Ryan, M.S. '95, received the 2000 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award, with which she plans to "build a writing studio and purchase a laptop computer." Leslie is writing a collection of linked essays drawing on the narrative of her family and the themes of identity and landscape. Some of her essays have been published in Northern Lights. Leslie also guides academic wilderness trips for the Sierra Institute at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She resides in Gordonsville, Va.
Joe W. Harlan, M.S. '96, is the head women's track and cross-country coach and an instructor in exercise physiology and coaching theory at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wis. Joe previously was the head track and cross-country coach at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash.
Aaron Bonginkoski Mthembu, M.P.A. '96, joined the national Parliament of South Africa in 1999 as manager in human resources. He writes from Cape Town, "South Africa is undergoing a process of transformation which affects all sectors. For me at Parliament, the major challenge is to transform the work force by creating opportunities for black people who were excluded in the past. I am so happy with my job, although there are problems due to the political environment." Aaron taught public administration and human resource management and served as human resource manager at the University of Zululand prior to his current position. He writes in praise of "the diversity of the UM community which prepared me on how to deal with diverse people in my present job. I learned a lot from the M.P.A. program and the interaction with students and faculty from other countries. I returned to South Africa with one goal: to serve my country with the knowledge and skills I acquired through my studies at UM. I have achieved that goal."
Catherine A. Jasserand '98, an exchange student from France in 1998-1999, obtained a master's degree in European law from the Sorbonne. She plans to return to the United States and study for a master's degree in intellectual property law.
Brian M. Simonson '99 is a fitness instructor and trainer at the Golden Door Spa in San Diego. A graduate in health and human performance, Brian teaches spinning, stretch, abdominal, fitball, body sculpting and water aerobic classes. He credits UM's Ask-An-Alum program for connecting him with alumni such as Sandra Lippert Orendain '88 of Encinitas, Calif., who helped him find employment with the spa.

New Life Members
A.E. Anderson '57, LL.M. '61, Fort Benton
Beverly Dale Anderson '56, Fort Benton
Leslie Berg '80, Missoula
Sylvia Wigen Carty '64, Montesano, Wash.
Brian E. Cockhill '64, M.Ed. '68, Helena
Bruce Crocker, Palo Alto, Calif.
Suzanne Moore Crocker '64, Palo Alto, Calif.
Shari Livingston Dayton '66, M.Ed. '71, Billings
Lamar P. Detert '81, Rogers, Minn.
Bruce L. Ennis '63, J.D. '66, Anacortes, Wash.
Albert R. Farrington '72, M.B.A. '81, Butte
Michele L. Garrihy '98, St. Ignatius
Julene M. Hall '83, Portland, Ore.
Daniel F. Hoheim '81, Missoula
Jon A. Jourdonnais '50, Missoula
Ernest L. Kradolfer, Missoula
Ruth A. Buzzetti Kradolfer '56, Missoula
Tiffany Gribble Madden '86, Billings
Heather Miceli, Winnetka, Ill.
Steven Miceli '99, Winnetka, Ill.
Otto J. Otnes '72, Missoula
Michael J. Sheldon '86, Los Angeles
Jenny R. Thompson '97, '98, Stevensville
Tony A. Wertz '65, El Macero, Calif.
Gary L. Wood '80, Lawerenceville, Ga.

In Memoriam
To be included in In Memoriam, the 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, friends and faculty.

Helen Kennedy Waters '25, Bozeman
Albertine Twitchell Hamill '27, Butte
Margaret Adele Keenan '28, Butte
Emmalou Neffner Baty '29, Bozeman
Dorothy J. Brading '29, Columbia Falls
Lois Miller "Betty" Hollingsworth '29, Hamlton
May Campbell Page '29, Lonepine
Marie L. Heyfron Stark '29, Missoula
Mary E. Fierce Black '31, Polson
Dee D. Cooper '31, M.Ed. '39, Helena
Dorothy L. Duval '31, Butte
Thelma Bjorneby Fox '32, Salinas, Calif.
Helen Putney Helms '32, Missoula
William J. Erickson '34, M.Ed. '54, Libby
Maureen Hayes Mansfield, M.A. '34, Washington, D.C.
Arnold S. Peterson '34, Portland, Ore.
Kenneth C. Duff '35, Bountiful, Utah
Willie Clary Gough '35, Helena
Ambrose Measure, J.D. '35, Kalispell
Dick Whittinghill '35, North Hollywood, Calif.
Lloyd N. Hovee '36, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Robert Joseph Moody '36, Yuma, Ariz.
Marie G. Christian Nelson '36, Great Falls
James W. Vicars '36, Livingston
Leo C. Maney '37, M.A. '38, Butte
Lawrence B. Thomas '37, Huntington Beach, Calif.
Marie Cook Carmody '39, Missoula
Charles J. Martin '39, Mead, Wash.
Ronald Alfred Sundquist '39, Great Falls
Barbara Conway VanDePete '39, Havre
Angela McCormick Weisel '39, Missoula
Dora M. Allen '40, Pocatello, Idaho
William P. "Penn" Cunningham '40, Frenchtown
Raymond D. Perry '40, Deer Lodge
Margaret Thorson '40, Tualatin, Ore.
Margaret K. Miller Boe '41, Walla Walla, Wash.
Helen M. Hyder Ellis '41, San Diego
Keith Lowder '41, J.D. '48, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Orville W. Robbins '41, Chandler, Ariz.
Robert C. "Cat" Thomson '41, Anaconda
Henry C. Davis '42, Renton, Wash.
Merle D. Drake '42, Missoula
O. Marshall Moy '42, Missoula
Lavina Hopkins "Sis" Rains '42, Townsend
Dean L. Vinal '42, M.F.A. '50, Hamilton
W. Wayne Jones '43, Helena
Robert Lincoln Conn '44, Kalispell
Jeanne Kelley Gaskill '46, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Alfred J. Grose '46, Ellensburg, Wash.
Leonard Melvin Spencer '46, Libby
Alfred H. "Bud" Wilkinson '46, Butte
Mary Friedt Balsam '47, Billings
Marie Joyce Mast Ryan '47, Missoula
Nels E. Turnquist '47, Tucson, Ariz.
Oliver F. Stone '48, Troy
Gordon T. White, J.D. '48, Helena
Robert A. Conitz '49, Jamestown, N.D.
Aubrey Leon Haines, M.S. '49, Tucson, Ariz.
Matilda A. Kuzara '49, Lewistown
Gareth Chappelle Moon '49, Polson
Roy B. Newton '49, Glendive
Everett LaVerne Selvig '49, Billings
Donald C. Whitman '49, Missoula
Betty Jo Oase James Wilborn '49, Murrieta, Calif.
Theodore C. Tabaracci '50, Great Falls
Charles A. Bacon '51, Longview, Wash.
Delores Maxine DonTigny '51, Missoula
Benjamin N. Forbes, LL.B. '51
Walter Kasberg '51, Kalispell
Lowell B. Swingley '51, M.F.A. '55, Canyonville, Ore.
Marjorie Semrau Akehurst '52, Phoenix
Donna M. Persons Gordon '52, Bigfork
Jesse Earl Wilcomb '52, Whitefish
Janice Weatherston Donnelly '53, Roswell, N.M.
Robert W. Gormley, M.Ed. '53, Choteau
Lawrence F. Wilkinson '53, Saratoga, Calif.
John Barton Michalson, M.Ed. '54, Lebanon, Ore.
Leo R. Bair '55, Littleton, Colo.
Walter R. O'Donnell '55, Spirit Lake, Iowa
Helen G. Robertson '55, M.Ed. '63, Boise, Idaho
Carma Babcock Twilde '55, Missoula
Eugena Brakovec Hill '57, Lompoc, Calif.
Robert V. Crane '58, Helena
Gwyneth Ellwood '58, M.Ed. '65, Campbell, Calif.
Duane C. Severson '58, Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Dale Dart, M.Ed. '59, Butte
William Arthur McCormick, LL.B. '59, LL.M. '60, Polson
Conrad O. Orr '59, Missoula
Raymond Dale Wilkerson '59, Boise, Idaho
Roy E. Bray '60, Missoula
John Charles Bryant '60, Havre
Anna Arthun Hollowell '60, M.Ed. '63, Joliet
Samuel R. Noel '60, Longview, Wash.
Frank A. Sandvig '61, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Richard K. Smith '61, Missoula
Ronald D. Wallace '62, Maple Valley, Wash.
Richard L. Nickel '63, Eatonville, Wash.
Stanley Riel, M.A. '63, Manchester, N.H.
Robert A. Wanago '63, Las Vegas
Helen Lenart Eckelberry '64, Columbia Falls
Mathew Mark Ferkovich '64, Whitefish
F. James Neumeyer '64, Floweree
Ruth C. Jansson Cain '65, Missoula
Diane Corette Simperman '65, Mercer Island, Wash.
Brett Clarke Asselstine '66, Great Falls
Vera Schoessow Riese '66, Billings
Pamela L. Ugrin '66, Petaluma, Calif.
Ethel F. Thoreson '67, Libby
Gillis Lee Lawrence '68, Greeley, Colo.
Donald H. Baugh '68, Helena
Ann Parke Ruegamer '68, Livingston
Kenneth A. Cranston '69, Billings
Patrick J. Rudolph '69, Marble Falls, Texas
Barbara Ann Hoberg Hanson '71, Missoula
Constance Johns '72, San Francisco
Jeffrey G. Cole '80, Seattle
Richard L.M. Ammons '83, Manvel, Texas
Allen Lloyd Hamel '84, Billings
Blue E. Tanttari '88, Missoula
Joyce Stetson Tower '89, Missoula
Deanna Cabe Clark '92, Spokane, Wash.
Gerald J. O'Hara '93, Fort Benton
Josephine Blumberg Loewen '94, Missoula
Kevin Allen Crough '97, Bigfork
Marla Walsh '00, Choteau
Richard Miles Elderkin '00, Coos Bay, Ore.
George Henry Barmeyer, Missoula
Leigh M. Besancon, Sterling, Va.
Harold William Black, Polson
Elsie Wiebe Boehler, Missoula
Mark J. Boesch, Hot Springs
Joseph Epes Brown III, Stevensville
Robert Miller Burgess, Missoula
Clarence L. Clevenger, Missoula
LaVere Thompson Devlin, Polson
Kathryn Heintz Fleming, Missoula
Paul Fritz, Boise, Idaho
Millie Haines , Missoula
Barbara Schloesser Hammen, Missoula
Leslie Gail Hanchett, Kalispell
Marsha Christine Maedche, Denver
Wenona McConnell, Missoula
J. Munroe McNulty, Hanover, N.H.
Fred R. Minear, Paradise
George Montgomery, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Mary Holden Nichols, Missoula
Daniel J. Pickrell, Burlingame, Calif.
Esther Marie Pickens, Missoula
Joann A. Reynolds, Pinesdale
Mel Ruder, Columbia Falls
Victor O. Sandberg, Sun City, Ariz.
June Schmautz, Brooklyn Center, Minn.
Eldon H. Smith, Bozeman
Lena "Lee" Stoianoff, Missoula
Bryan Batson Valett, Polson
Howard Harold Wacholtz, Missoula

Erin Elizabeth Watt to Amy Vanica Watt '85 and Patrick R. Watt, J.D. '89, June 22, 2000, Great Falls
Cole D. Rearden and Connor J. Rearden to Callie S. Kernaghan-Rearden '94 and Jeffrey D. Rearden '94, September 3, 2000, Great Falls
Jaden Soren Remington to Angela Harold Remington '99 and Joshua R. Remington '99, November 24, 2000, Somers
Aidan Ray Schmidt to Patrick John Schmidt '94 and Heather Ballard Schmidt, November 26, 2000, Las Vegas
Nicholas Alexander Adams to Peggy Tipton Adams '94 and Dean W. Adams '95, November 28, 2000, Boise, Idaho
Isabelle Brooks Melton to Cynthia Brooks Melton '89, J.D. '92, and Lance LaRue Melton '89, J.D. '92, January 23, 2001, Helena


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