The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office:
’59 Diane (Lemke) Raddatz (EHS) is a retired librarian/media specialist for Grafton Schools. She lives in Green Valley, Ariz., and enjoys visiting her sons and grandchildren.
’64 Charles Krumbein (LS) is a retired college English instructor. He taught English and humanities courses for Eastern Iowa Community College in Clinton, Iowa. Prior to that, he taught English at UW-Whitewater, UW-Platteville, University of Maryland-Overseas Division and University of Asmara in Eritrea, East Africa.
’65 Raymond Neveau (LS) was inducted into the Wisconsin Handball Hall of Fame on March 17, 2009. He has won four National titles and was a finalist in open singles. He won the Canadian national open doubles title and was a finalist for the world open doubles title. In addition, he won 27 Wisconsin open division titles and 20 state YMCA open division titles.
’65 Robert Selk (LS) is the retired assistant attorney general for the Wisconsin Department of Justice. He volunteers as a Spanish interpreter in Dane County Circuit Court and serves on the Southern Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited executive board.
’69 Gail (Dombroe) Azinger (EHS) teaches ceramics class at the Centre of Elgin in Illinois. She taught art for 23 years at Elgin High School.
’69 William Bestor (B) retired as president and CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls after 32 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Healthcare Financial Management Association, a Board member of the Wisconsin Hospital Association and has served on various committees, including the Voluntary Hospitals of America. He is active in the community through the Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce, Greater Menomonee Falls Adult Day Care and others. He and his wife, Mary, have four children and two grandchildren.
’69 Bonnie (Broehm) Jacobsen (EHS) and husband, Jon, have four children, all of whom are successful in their professional endeavors. They also have one grandson, Max. They keep busy with their company, United Hydro Services, LLC in Stillwater, Minn., where Bonnie serves as president.
’70 Donn Williams (LS) is the advertising and marketing director for Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust in Peshtigo. He is responsible for the bank’s newspaper and radio advertising programs, as well as other promotions.
’72 James Maas (LS) is retired president and chief executive of Maritime Savings Bank of West Allis. He has spent his entire career at Maritime, starting as a teller at the Bay View branch in 1971.
’75 Dennis Crowley (LS) is the director of business development for National Healthcare Payers Network, LLC in Wayne, Pa.
’75 Mary McAsey (LS) and ’79 (MS) is an outstanding scholar at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she is an assistant professor in obstetrics and gynecology.
’76 Barbara (Williams) Thompson (MSE) is the superintendent of the New Glarus School District.
’79 Louanne (Stuebe) James (EHS) sells and markets an aromatherapy product line for cats and dogs called Aromodog, as seen at www.aromadog.com. She also consults on custom trade show exhibits and services.
’79 Carrie (Olson) Macy (EHS) is principal of Sea View Elementary, which has transformed from a program improvement school as designated by the state of California to a center of educational excellence. Sea View Elementary had the third-highest state test score gains in Riverside County, one of the largest counties in the United States. She also is an adjunct professor at the University of California.
’82 Mark Skaleski (MBA) is the senior manager of Specialty Programs at Medco. He is enjoying life with his wife and two children in N.J. He enjoys fishing and golfing in the great Northwest. He would like to hear from other alumni in the N.J./N.Y. area.
’89 Lori (Noffke) Hewitt (LS) is a social worker for the Outagamie County Dept. of Health and Human Services, where she has worked for 16 years. She works with the Parent Resource Program and Pals Program. She is married with two daughters.
’91 Matthew King (LS) is the owner of Game Show America, a business based in Baraboo, Wis., which has taken him around the country doing corporate trainings and parties for the last 13 years. Games can be similar to Family Feud, Hollywood Squares and Jeopardy and serve to teach new techniques and information about products to employees and managers.
’95 Melissa (Braun) Markel (LS) is a part-time officer with the Princeton police department.
’96 Eric Blumreich (LS) is the bass player in a band called The Willis, which may be performing their original song “Jimmy Fallon: The Plan” on the show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. They performed a test show in February.
’97 Deanna (Behling) Jaeger (B) and husband, Daniel, welcomed their first child, a boy named Brady William, on November 21, 2008.
’98 Julie (Miller) De Zeeuw (MSE) is interim assistant dean for student services for the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc.
’01 Paul (Nick) Behnke (LS) is assistant vice president in the Ripon branch of M&I Bank. He has been with M&I since 2005. He also is the offensive coordinator for the Oshkosh Lourdes High School football team and a public address announcer for the school’s boys’ basketball games.
’01 Benjamin Larson (LS) is the Kansas City T-Bones’ baseball radio announcer.
’02 Ann Paul (LS) was filmed in the television show The Unusuals and has been cast in the production of Wait Until Dark at the Human Race Theatre in Ohio.
’05 Jessica Krause (EHS) was the Fort Atkinson Rotary Club’s Educator of the Month for March. She works with English language learner students at the high school.
’08 Molly Hopkins (LS) is a billing and enrollment specialist with Humana and will be married on June 26, 2010.
’09 Eric Gumz (LS) is a second lieutentant in the U. S. Marine Corps. In June, he will be stationed at Quantico, Va., as an active duty marine officer.
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing
• AD — Associate Degree
• MA — Master of Arts
• MBA-Master of Business Administration
• MS — Master of Science
• MSE — Master of Science in Education
• MSN — Master of Science in Nursing
• MPA — Master of Public Administration
• MST — Master of Science in Teaching
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