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’69 Robert Keller (B), of Kaukauna, retired as chairman of the board of directors at J. J. Keller and is now the chairman emeritus.

’74 Bill Pratt (N), of Cedarburg, retired after 24 years at Wesley Willows in Rockford, Illinois where he served as the CEO.

’76 Deborah (Kelsey) Hamele (N), of Brooklyn, retired after working in the neonatal ICU at Meriter Hospital for 47 years. Hamele is now devoting her time to training her dogs to compete in agility, scent work, barn hunt, dock diving and dog therapy.

’76 Pamela (Senn) Corcoran (LS) and ’75 Timothy Corcoran (LS), of Custer, WI, continue to develop their permaculture small holding with chickens, sheep and two golden retrievers. Pamela owns Corcoran Puppets and continues to perform puppet shows at libraries and festivals.

’76 Pamela (Senn) Corcoran and puppets

’77 Art Rein (LS), of Waterford, released the second volume of his trilogy, The Red Wolf Chronicles. The novel A Flame Worth the Candle, was released in October as a sequel to Rolling in the Deep. Both novels are set in Wisconsin.

’80 Mary (Zodrow) Faltz (LS), of Montello, retired from the Marquette County Tribune after 43 years as general manager and editor.

’91 Michael Esslinger (LS), of Oshkosh, has published a photo book titled Oshkosh Quiet. Esslinger’s photos capture what his days looked like growing up in Oshkosh.

’94 Michael Stelling (EHS), of Erie, Colorado, was selected as the 2023 Colorado High School Counselor of the Year by the Colorado Council of High School and College Relations. Stelling is a counselor at Adams 12 Five Star School District.

’96 Joseph Capelle (LS) and (MSE) ‘99, of Fond du Lac, retired in March 2023 after working for 23 years as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for the state of Wisconsin’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Capelle is now planning a trip to Hawaii for his 50th wedding anniversary.

’97 Florence Siebert (LS), of Elkhart Lake, is the director of mission and equity at Lakeland University.

’01 Dan Granger (EHS), of Wauwatosa, wrote the children’s book Why is Sam so SAD? Granger is attempting to bring a compassionate conversation about seasonal affective disorder and depression to children.

’01 Megan (Bohm) Brouch (LS), of Kaukauna, and her husband ’99 Adam Brouch (B) have been married for 22 years and have three children.

’01 Megan (Bohm) Brouch and family

’02 Shane Carter (N) and ’10 (MSN), of Omro, is the president of Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh. Carter previously served as vice president and chief nursing officer at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

’02 Shawn Robinson (EHS), of Oshkosh, has been chosen for the Madison 365’s ninth annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders. Robinson is the co-author of the graphic novel Doctor Dyslexia Dude and a research affiliate with Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory at UW-Madison.

’03 Erin Krebs (EHS), of Appleton, was awarded the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Jazz Artist of the Year Award in 2023. Krebs performed three jazzy holiday concerts in the Fox Cities in December 2023.

’04 Ryan Haase (B), of Omro, is vice president of change management and marketing at Society Insurance. In his role, Haase supports employees on the marketing, change management, and corporate communications teams.

’04 Teri Grossheim (LS), of Arlington, Virginia, is an adjunct instructor at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, teaching entertainment technology drafting and Vectorworks SME.

’05 David Diekelman (MBA), of Stevens Point, is vice president of sales at Willamette Falls Paper Company and has worked in the paper industry for 30 years.

’05 Jeff Ehrike (LS), of Oshkosh, has opened an indoor pickleball and bags facility at the Oregon Trail Commerce Center in Oshkosh. He has extensive background in strength and conditioning and wanted to lean into pickleball’s allure.

’08 Margaret Brill (LS), of Oshkosh, is vice president of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Aviation Foundation. In her role, Brill designs and executes the Foundation’s year-round strategy for EAA’s numerous initiatives.

’09 John M. Erickson (LS), of West Hollywood, California, is the mayor of the City of West Hollywood. Erickson has a commitment to upholding the city’s “founding vision for a forward-thinking, diverse, and tolerant community” and is a member of the UW Oshkosh Alumni Board of Directors. Erickson welcomed the UWO Women’s Volleyball team while they competed in California.

’09 John Erickson with the UWO Women’s Volleyball Team

’10 Taylor Porter (LS), of Algoma, is the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the University of Oregon football team. Porter spent the past four seasons at Michigan State and brings 15 years of experience between the NFL and college football.

’12 Gerald Chatman (EHS), of Baton Rouge, LA, was hired as the defensive line coach for the University of Florida football team. Chatman’s previous school, Tulane, finished the year ranked eighth in the country in rush defense, fourth in turnover gains, and tied for 22nd in sacks.

’12 Jon Ellmann (LS) and ’14 (MS), of Neenah, was named NCAA’s Division III Coach of the Year. Ellmann led the UW Oshkosh Women’s Volleyball team to the Elite Eight this season. Ellmann is married to ’06 Jackie Munoz-Ellmann (EHS).

’13 Mikhaila (Weister) Riska (LS), of Appleton, opened a family and pediatric/perinatal practice in the Fox Cities after graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2016. Dr. Riska recently opened a secondary location in Oshkosh. Dr. Riska is married to ’14 Zachary Riska (EHS).

’14 Alison (Kerwin) Hughes (B), of Waukesha, and spouse ’12 Joshua Hughes (LS) welcomed a baby girl in November.

’14 Andrew Kohel (LS), of Denver, Colorado, is the new head coach of the Carroll University men’s soccer team. Kohel brings four years of head coaching experience at the NCAA Division-III level.

’15 Travis Teesch (LS), of Watertown, was named fire chief of Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue. Teesch started as a volunteer with the Valders Fire Department in 1993 and is now a 30-year firefighting veteran.

’17 Ashlynn Schreiner (LS), of Kaukauna, is the marketing and communications coordinator for the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce.

’17 Joshua Nave (MBA), of Appleton, is the vice president and director of information technology for Port Washington State Bank. Nave has more than 20 years of experience in the field.

’19 Michael Oldendorf (B), of Buffalo City, trained in logistics in Virginia before serving in Hawaii for three years as a quartermaster and in transportation. Oldendorf is now a first lieutenant in the Army where he works in the engineering branch.

’20 Ellie Barrera-Diaz (LS), of North Charleston, South Carolina, pursued a certificate in software development before relocating to South Carolina where she holds a position with Trustage as a software developer.

’22 Gabriella Keidl (LS), of Germantown, is a critical care technician at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and is planning to continue her education.

’22 Tory Jandrin (B), of Forestville, will be inducted into the Southern Door High School Athletic Hall of Fame in February. Jandrin works for Jandrin Refrigeration and coaches youth wrestling and high school football at Southern Door High School.