Class Notes Fall 2020


12/09/2020

The Seventies
Frank Delaney '70 retired from Two Rivers Bank and Trust and is currently chair of Two Rivers Financial Group in Burlington, Iowa.
Kenneth Jaeke '70 retired after 41 years with the Rock Island (Illinois) School District as director of Instruction and Assessment. He currently is working as a consultant and director of 21st Century Programming for the Rock Island Regional Office of Education and the Illinois State Board of Education.

The Nineties
Allen Pettis '94, '08 MBA retired from Deere & Company in 2018 after 31½ years. He is now a technical communicator for Doggett Heavy Machinery Services, Deere & Company's largest construction and forestry equipment dealership in the nation, in Houston.
Scott Naumann '97 was named director of business development for commercial construction with Point Builders in the Quad Cities.
Coleen Griffin '99 is the enterprise architect director of data and analytics for Stericycle in Chicago. She was also featured in the June 1, 2020 edition of Crain's Chicago Business Magazine as a "Notable Woman in STEM."

The Zeroes
Ruben Alejandro Castillo '01 is the chief human resources officer for Fidelity and Guaranty Life in Des Moines, Iowa.
Chris Stone '02 MEd is the director of disability resources for Washington University in St. Louis and the director at-large on the Board of Association of Higher Education and Disability. He traveled to Ecuador as a keynote speaker and a featured presenter at the 1st Annual Inclusion School Conference. He earned a doctorate of education from George Washington University.
Marisa Quinn '03 is the assistant vice president for student life at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona. In May 2020, she earned a doctorate of education at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Gay Barry '04 is a logistic management specialist for the Department of Defense for the U. S. Army Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan.
Rachel (Ade) Koziczkowski '06, MD, is a medical dermatologist for Grand River Medical Group in Dubuque, Iowa.
Deborah (DellaBetta) Elliott '07 is a reliability engineer for Musco Lighting in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Rachel (Mills) Gibson '07 is assistant vice president of client services for Sedgwick Corporation based in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Tens
Andrew Parks '10 is an assistant professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.
Sean Eston '12 is a supply management specialist for Deere & Company in Springfield, Missouri.
Kyle Wehr '12 is a manager of asset value risk at John Deere Financial in Johnston, Iowa.
Mark Brauweiler '13, '15 DPT is a staff physical therapist for Edward-Elmhurst Health in Plainfield, Illinois.
Amanda (McClure) Brauweiler ‘14 is a registered nurse for the Aurora East School District, in Aurora, Illinois.
Karina (Thompson) Conner '13 is an Army veteran.
Erik Johnson '14 is principal of Sageville Elementary for the Dubuque (Iowa) Community School District.
Melanie Feilen '17, '20 OTD is an occupational therapist for Achievement Balance Community, LLC in Flower Mound, Texas.
Andrew Marcum '17 earned a Juris Doctorate degree at Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing.
Kelly Wertenberger '17 is a staff nurse for St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis.
Katharine Newhoff '19, '20 MCJ is a federal probation officer for United States Courts for the Southern District of Iowa in Davenport.
Megan (Greenwood) Tarasi '19 MBA is the director for the St. Ambrose University Professional Development Center.


The Twenties
Darcy Ratermann '20 is a human resource coordinator for BITCO Insurance Companies in Davenport.

Marriages
Allen Pettis '94, '08 MBA and Cynthia Weaver, Kemah, Texas
Lucas Murray '08 and Catherine Peuvion, Palatine, Illinois
Shelley Tuntland '09 and Christopher Galloway, Ottawa, Illinois
Paul Magnafici '10 and Sara Hannan, Rockford, Illinois
Sean Eston '12 and Courtney Anderson, Silvis, Illinois
Max Duncan '13 and Lauren Metts '15, Dallas, Texas
Kristen Jett '13 and Heath Lee, Glenview, Illinois
Kirsten Rex '13 and Sean Tipton, Bradley, Illinois
Andrew Sibenaller '13 and Becca Payne '15, Algonquin, Illinois
Cady Windish '13 and Matthew Nosbisch, Peoria, Illinois
Kelsey Saelens '14 and James Bertling, Port Canaveral, Florida
Colton Anderson '15 and Sydney Oppelt '16, Davenport
Tara Goehrke '15 and Adam Parr, Davenport
Nicholas Lynch '15, '17 MBA and Alyssa Miner '16, Davenport
Shelby Shepherd '15 and Ryan Leabo, Davenport
Katie Killelea '16 and Jack Donahue, Ottawa, Illinois

Births
Ruben Castillo '01 and wife, Molly, are proud parents of son Maximo, born March 11, 2020. Maximo joined brother Mateo at home.
Jim Putnam '01 and wife, Katie, are happy to announce the birth of their son Owen, born May 14, 2020. Owen's siblings include Jack, Tyler, and Callen.
Kerri (Cooper) Moye '02 and husband, Parker, are proud parents of daughter Karlee Jo, born Oct. 9, 2017. She joined siblings Olivia and Cooper.
Jayne (Lunz) '05 and Ryan Antonik '05 are proud parents of son Theodore, born March 30, 2020. Theodore was welcomed home by big sisters Morgan, Faye, and Polly.
Jessica (Imm) Hahn '06 and husband, Griffin, are happy to announce the birth of son Issac, born July 15, 2019.
Chris Raap '06 and wife, Abbey, welcomed son Calvin, born July 13, 2020. Calvin joined siblings Noah and Gracelyn at home.
Beth (Baars) Colón '07 and husband, Edwin, welcomed twins Lilyana and Lux, born Sept. 17, 2018.
Jim Finn '07, '09 MBA and Amy (Orendorff) '09 are proud parents of daughter Piper, born Feb. 27, 2020.
Jill (Badrick) Hipskind '07, '08 DPT and husband, Jeff, welcomed daughter Hailey, born Jan. 3, 2020. Hailey joined older sister Lauren in the household.
Matt Allred '08 and wife, Giselle, are excited to announce the birth of their daughter Scarlett, born March 12, 2020.
Jill (Glenzinski) Vaughan '08 and husband, Ryan, welcomed daughter Charlotte, born June 15, 2019.
Paul Magnafici '10 and wife, Sara, are proud parents of daughter Mary Jo, born April 8, 2020.
Michelle (Eberhart) Braswell '11 and husband, Tyler, welcomed daughter Kenzie, born March 14, 2020.
Kari (Lyphout) Miller '11, '12 DPT husband, Nathan, are proud parents of son Kayden, born June 5, 2020.
Nakia (Schmidt) '11, '13 MOT and Benjamin Tuttle '12 are proud parents of daughter Carly, born Sept. 15, 2019. Carly was welcomed home by her sibling Payton.
Michelle (Charvat) Bancroft '12 and husband, David, are excited to announce the birth of their son Hayden, born Dec. 28, 2019. Hayden joined sibling Silas at home.
Ryan Buchanan '13 and Meghan (Retternmeier) '14, '15 DPT welcomed daughter Meredith, born July 22, 2020.
Kristen Jett Lee '13 and husband, Heath, welcomed daughter Lois, born Aug. 5, 2019. Lois joins siblings Braden, Kai, and Carter at home.
Victoria (Ohrstrom) Stewart '14 and husband, Chance, are excited to announce the birth of their son Colton, born Aug. 7, 2018. Colton joined his sister Brooklyn at home.
Olivia (Rush) Stoffels '14 and husband, Zac, brought home son Finnley, born July 2, 2020.
Morgan (Weaver) '14 and Ryan Giesemann '15 are proud parents of daughter Emerson, born June 2, 2020.
Mitchell Godfrey '15 and wife, Nicole, welcomed son Brett, born April 22, 2020.
Megan Tarasi '19 MBA and husband, Dennis, are excited to announce the birth of their son Dillon, born May 12, 2020. Dillon was welcomed home by sister Michaela.
Madeline Lane '20 is excited to announce the birth of her son Jacob, born Oct. 14, 2019.

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Deaths
Eugene Shewmaker '44, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Feb. 16, 2020
William "Bill" Bredar '46, Denver, April 24, 2020
Joseph "Joe" Blough '47, Davenport, Feb. 5, 2020
Howard Hoenig '49, Fort Worth, Texas, Aug. 28, 2019
Lawrence McCaffrey '49, Evanston, Illinois, May 15, 2020
Harry Taylor '49, Evanston, Illinois, Feb. 15, 2020
Merle Hoye '50, Lafayette, Colorado, Nov. 5, 2019
William "Bill" Sueppel '50, Iowa City, Iowa, Feb. 23, 2020
Paul Gebhardt '51, Boulder, Colorado, Aug. 7, 2020
Clayton Sherwood '51, Fulton, Illinois, Aug. 9, 2020
Nicholas Glasnovich '52, Sun City Center, Florida, Feb. 24, 2020
Leo Magrini '52, Oak Brook, Illinois, March 11, 2020
Richard Martin '52, Ankeny, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2020
Lee Matera '52, Overland Park, Kansas, Dec. 2, 2019
Edward Stachovic '52, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Feb. 22, 2020
Bruno Mikrut '53, Oak Lawn, Illinois, March 31, 2020
Msgr. W. Robert Schmidt '53, Davenport, May 5, 2020
John Nolan '54, Port Byron, Illinois, May 19, 2020
Thomas "Tom" Noonan '54, Heber City, Utah, March 10, 2020
Dean Whitcomb '54, Rockford, Illinois, Sept. 29, 2019
Donald "Don" Berkley '55, Victor, Montana, Jan. 17, 2020
R. Leo Cunningham '55, Springfield, Illinois, June 22, 2020
Carl Pflug '55, Keokuk, Iowa, Dec. 21, 2019
Louis Sacco '55, Bettendorf, Iowa, Nov. 23, 2019
Mitchell Ware '55, Chicago, April 19, 2020
Charles Clarahan '56, Iowa City, IowaJune 11, 2020
Roy Douglas '56, Barrington, Illinois, June 15, 2019
Donald Kelly '56, Johnston, Iowa, April 16, 2020
Laverne Linnenkamp '56, Silvis, Illinois, Sept. 30, 2019
Helen (Deering) Riedesel '56, '59, Davenport, Dec. 13, 2019
Mary (Braun) Smith '56, '59, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Aug. 22, 2020
James Beeftink '57, Chapin, South Carolina, Dec. 25, 2019
Francis Kickel '57, Peoria, Illinois, Jan. 12, 2020
Dudley "Steve" Stevenson '57, Le Claire, Iowa, March 1, 2020
Robert Voelcker '57, Walcott, Iowa, May 28, 2020
Edmund Hausch '58, Blue Grass, Iowa, March 5, 2020
Roy Owen '58, Naples, Florida, July 24, 2020
James Weintraut '58, Blue Grass, Iowa, Dec. 29, 2019
Joseph "Joe" Garvey Jr. '59, Windsor Heights, Illinois, July 20, 2020
Anthony Leon '59, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, Dec. 11, 2019
Lawrence Lorenson '59, Moline, Illinois, Oct. 6, 2019
Mary (Blount) Murtha '59, Walton Beach, Florida, Aug. 7, 2020
Joan (Kay) Tarnawski '59, Broomfield, Colorado, April 4, 2020
Thomas Kenney '60, Scottsdale, Arizona, Feb. 21, 2020
Sally (Schwak) Peters '60, Homewood, Illinois, Aug. 3, 2020
Clement Goeken Jr. '61, Loudon, Tennessee, Dec. 6, 2019
Constance "Connie" (Zahn) Montover '61, Marshalltown, Iowa, April 30, 2020
Donald "Don" Newman '61, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, Jan. 24, 2020
Ronald Best '62, Frederick, Maryland, Oct. 27, 2019
Mary (Martin) Bleuer '62, Davenport, Jan. 29, 2020
Jay Van Dyne '62, Jefferson, Texas, April 12, 2017
Hugo Burdt '63, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Feb. 22, 2020
Ronald Dura '63, Rockaway Park, New York, Jan. 29, 2019
James "Jim" Fitzjarrell '63, Broomfield, Colorado, June 9, 2020
Bernard Hickey '63, Edelstein, Illinois, March 10, 2020
Charles "Chuck" Sladek Jr. '63, East Moline, Illinois, Nov. 6, 2019
Raymond Hart '65, East Moline, Illinois, May 27, 2020
Ronald Milder '65, Iowa City, Iowa, Feb. 4, 2020
Richard "Dicky" Yannantuono '65, Arlington, Massachusetts, Aug. 5, 2020
Donald "Don" Miller '66, Arlington, Texas, Dec. 26, 2019
Joseph Orera '66, Long Island City, New York, Dec. 23, 2019
Robert Sprosty '66, Bettendorf, Iowa, April 8, 2020
George Aussem '67, Ottawa, Illinois, Jan. 16, 2020
Louis Kaiser '67, Rock Island,Illinois, April 8, 2020
John "Jack" Kane '68, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Dec. 6, 2019
Timothy "Tim" Canavan '69, Forest Park, Illinois, Aug. 17, 2019
Michael "Mike" Gallagher '69, Davenport, April 12, 2020
James Roberts '69, Fifield, Wisconsin, Nov. 6, 2019
Michael Barnes '70, South Bend, Indiana, May 22, 2020
Sr. Janet Dalton, FSPA '70, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 1, 2015
Terrence "Terry" Dell '70, Bettendorf, Iowa, Jan. 26, 2020
Dwight Murdy '70, Janesville, Wisconsin, July 9, 2020
Msgr. John Prendergast '72, Peoria, Illinois, March 18, 2020
Russell Hall '73, Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 17, 2019
Stephen Koch '73, Davenport, June 9, 2020
Lauralie Salter '73, Bettendorf, Iowa, April 15, 2020
Thomas "Tom" Shrader '73, Gilbert, Arizona, Jan. 13, 2019
Daniel "Dan" McWard '74, Laguna Niguel, California, June 16, 2020
Larry Guy '75, Blue Grass, Iowa, Jan. 14, 2020
Timothy "Tim" Myers '75, Seymour, Wisconsin, Oct. 6, 2019
Bruce Bakrow '76, Quincy, Illinois, March 10, 2020
Kevin Seward '76, East Moline, Illinois, May 15, 2020
Linda (Roemer) Sanderson '77, West Palm Beach, Florida, April 11, 2020
John Allen '79, Nauvoo, Illinois, Sept. 24, 2019
William "Will" Hanson '80, Bettendorf, Iowa, July 31, 2020
Clyde Mayfield '80, Hon. 08, Davenport, Aug. 5, 2020
Brian Griebel '81, Davenport, Sept. 3, 2020
Richard Ellsworth '82, Durant, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2019
James Van Hyfte '85 MBA, Los Osos, California, March 1, 2020
Connie VanDerkerckhove '85, Rock Island, Illinois, Oct. 4, 2019
Ruth Bowers '86, Bettendorf, Iowa, March 28, 2020
John Kreider '86, Bettendorf, Iowa, Aug. 10, 2020
Randy Lynn '87, Coal Valley, Illinois, Feb. 7, 2020
Thomas Zimmerman '88 MBA, Burlington, Iowa, Jan. 13, 2020
Michael Paidar '89, Maple Grove, Minnesota, Aug. 26, 2020
Barry Jenkins '90 MBA, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Dec. 6, 2019
Jeffrey Young '93 MBA, Rock Island, Illinois, Feb. 28, 2020
Deborah (Freyberger) Gibbs '95, Coal Valley, Illinois, Oct. 26, 2019
Ann Hinkhouse '95 MBA, Tipton, Iowa, May 5, 2020
Michelle Neels '95 MBA, Davenport, Jan. 26, 2020
Sam Brown '95, '01 MBA, East Moline, Illinois, March 18, 2020
Sean Edwards '95, '01 MBA, Burlington, Iowa, Oct. 23, 2019
Mary (Nokus) Rasmussen '97, Bettendorf, Iowa, May 27, 2020
Shaun Jacob '97, '00 MBA, Chicago, Dec. 2, 2019
Suzanne (Harris) McGregor '00, Moline, Illinois, March 10, 2020
Nancy Olson '00, Davenport, Aug. 15, 2020
Ronald Werner '00, Austin, Texas, Aug. 17, 2020
Laura Hogan '00, '02 MSW, Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 30, 2019
Gregory "Greg" Wierenga '01 MBA, Moline, Illinois, April 10, 2020
Eddie Horton '04, Atlanta, Georgia, July 20, 2020
Arlene Melson '08 MEd, Muscatine, Iowa, Oct. 4, 2019
Mark Border '13 MBA, Rock Island, Illinois, Nov. 25, 2019
Richard "Ricky" Connor '20, Savage, Minnesota, Aug. 20, 2020

Faculty/Staff
Thomas Anderson, Davenport, Sept. 24, 2020
Shirley Easler, DeWitt, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2020

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