The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office
’61 Judith Klaske (EHS), who retired in 2002, lives in San Clemente, Calif. and enjoys visiting her grandchildren and scrap booking.
’67 Charles ‘Chuck’ Herro (EHS) enjoys summers at home in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and winters aboard his sailboat in San Francisco. He has three children and three grandchildren.
’68 Sandra (Hamachek) Ott (EHS) is retired and lives in Door County. She enjoys gardening, playing bridge, working with fused glass, visiting her four grandchildren and volunteering.
’71 Mary (Meyer) Strauss (EHS) and her husband Tom ’69 (EHS) became grandparents in 2010 and enjoy visits with their grandchild at their home in Fond du Lac.
’72 Robert Kerscher (B) is proud that his son, Gage, will be a freshman at UWO in fall 2011.
’73 Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ (Tolbert) Luecking (EHS), staff liaison for the Commission on Veterans Affairs and Disabilities for Montgomery County Government in Rockville, Md., introduced legislation to give hiring preference to veterans and people with disabilities.
’75 Dean Kuhlman (LS) and ’84 (MSE) retired from his 35-year teaching career at McKinley Middle School in Kenosha.
’77 Jon Wilsnack (LS), a criminal and civil attorney at his law office in Markesan, plans to run for Green Lake County Circuit Court Judge.
’78 Kevin Brown (LS) owns a woodworking business, Red Barn Woodcrafts, which supplies wood products to companies around the U.S. He also runs a woodcraft show room. He is secretary of the Berlin Rotary and served as past president of the Berlin Club.
’81 Timothy Dybevik (LS) is living his adolescent dream of owning a business that caters to people who winter in Florida and Arizona, and need their automobile to be driven back to their home elsewhere in the U.S. His business, Car Concierge Auto Delivery, began in fall 2009.
’82 Carol Bair’s (LS) youngest daughter, Maren, graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Mass., where she was awarded an academic scholarship.
’82 Gary Jahnke (B) started Huzzard Consulting, LLC, in August 2010 in Appleton. Huzzard Consulting is a process improvement company with special focus on using information technology hardware and software to help organizations meet compliance requirements.
’85 Richard Hubbell (LS) was awarded the Mequon-Thiensville School District’s Outstanding Educator award for 2010. He taught high school for more than 20 years.
’85 and ’92 JoAnna Richard (LS) is the deputy division administrator for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. She is campaigning to serve as Middleton’s district three representative on the city council.
’87 Ervin Carpenter (EHS) created Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia, after his own experiences with having dyslexia in his school age years. The institute offers students a multi-sensory approach to remediate reading, spelling, and other language deficits. WILDD has offices in Madison and Milwaukee.
’87 David Egerton (LS) graduated from Washington State University with a master of science in environmental science in December, just after his 50th birthday.
’89 Sheri (Theisen) Amidon (LS) is production coordinator for EP-Direct in Fond du Lac. She is responsible for overseeing all production employees as well as ensuring timely and efficient production and delivery of all products and services to customers.
’95 Daniel and Jason Golla (LS), brothers, perform on their new Dart 76, Red Vinyl Premium CD. The collection of 10 original rock songs was recorded and produced by Daniel, who also wrote eight of the songs. The CD can be purchased through iTunes and CD Baby.
’95 Shane Schuhmacher (LS) is director of Lafayette County Human Services. He also teaches classes at UW-Platteville in criminal justice and psychology and has his own mediation business.
’96 Carol (Dempsey) Hemauer (N) graduated in fall 2010 from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Racine, with a master’s degree in oriental medicine and a bachelor’s degree in nutrition.
’97 Carly (Amo) Dobson (LS) was elected president of the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce for 2011.
’99 Melissa (Meyers) Campbell (LS) is director of graphic design and creative services at Illinois College, in Jacksonville, Ill.
’99 Emily (Wirkus) Lund (LS) painted the 2010 Christmas ornament for the Rosendale Historical Society. It featured the building currently used as the Historical Society’s museum and headquarters.
’00 Karen (Roe) Kling (LS) and her husband, Nathan, were awarded the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Achievement Award in December 2010. This award goes to young farmers who excel in their production farming operation, understand current issues that affect agriculture and are involved in their local Farm Bureau.
’02 Britt Bushman (N) has been a nurse practitioner at Marshfield Clinic Phillips Center since 2006.
’02 David Rowe (EHS) is the Department of Natural Resources fisheries team supervisor in Poynette. He is responsible for managing the fishery resources and coordinating DNR fishery operations in Columbia and Sauk counties.
’02 Clay Veldt (B) is in business development at Hoffman LLC in Appleton. He has 15 years of industry experience.
’04 Bobbi Jo Allen (LS) received her master of science in administration of justice and security from University of Phoenix in 2008 and is enrolled in the doctorate of management in organizational leadership program with the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies.
’09 Kyla Morris (LS) returned to Random Lake High School to speak to students about her experiences as a production assistant for CBS TV’s “CSI: Miami.” She encouraged the students to work hard and shared her job duties, which include finding scene locations, communicating between the production office and set and picking up cast members from their flights into California.
’10 Adam Helms (MPA) was hired as the performance and information services administrator for Hamilton, Ohio, in November 2010. Previously, Helms was the assistant administrator for the village of Howard.
’10 Elizabeth Koeck (LS) is a reporter for the Dodge County Pionier, which covers the Brownsville, Lomira and Theresa areas.
’10 Ashley Seiler (N) is a nurse practitioner with Ministry Medical Group in Crandon and Laona.
• AAS — Associate of Arts and Science Degree
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing
• GMBA — Global Master of Business Administration
• MA — Master of Arts
• MBA— Master of Business Administration
• MPA — Master of Public Administration
• MS — Master of Science
• MSE — Master of Science in Education
• MSN — Master of Science in Nursing
• MST — Master of Science in Teaching
• MSW — Master of Social Work
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