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Class Notes

Notices as of Jan. 5, 2022

1971

Don Madelung and Tyler Wright '04 recently completed their fifth record-setting enrollment at the three non-profit colleges in the Pierce Mortuary College, Inc., system. They are the corporate administrators for the funeral director and embalming colleges in Atlanta, Ga.; Dallas, Texas; and Jeffersonville, Ind.

Harris

Kenneth Harris '86

1986

Kenneth Harris resigned from the Will County Board after nine years serving the voters of District 4 (Bolingbrook, Ill.). He has assumed the duties of DuPage Township assessor.

1987

Michael Morkin joined Venable LLP as a partner in the litigation practice in the Chicago office.

1991

Chris Harrison operates a particle size analysis lab near Hillsboro, Ore.

1995

Carl Johnson is the superintendent of Sherrard Community Schools, effective July 1, 2022.

Amy Larson

Dr. Amy Fleisher '95 Larson

Amy Fleisher Larson joined OSF HealthCare in Galesburg, Ill. Dr. Larson has worked as a pediatrician for more than 20 years.

1998

Nathan Scott was named town clerk of Green Mountain Falls, Colo. He had served temporarily as town clerk and treasurer from March-June 2020. He is a member of the town's Planning Commission and Fire Mitigation Advisory Committee.

2001

Chad Johansen was named a brand ambassador for Callaway Golf. He is the head golf pro at Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol, Ill., and founded the Chad Johansen Golf Academy in 2006.

2004

Tyler Wright and Don Madelung '71 recently completed their fifth record-setting enrollment at the three non-profit colleges in the Pierce Mortuary College, Inc., system. They are the corporate administrators for the funeral director and embalming colleges in Atlanta, Ga.; Dallas, Texas; and Jeffersonville, Ind.

2005

Melissa Johansen graduated in June 2021 with an M.Div. from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. In October 2021, she was ordained as a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She is serving as pastor at American Lutheran Church in Livingston, Mont., and as a chaplain at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman, Mont.

2013

Rachel Lenke was promoted to associate director at Kivvit, a public relations and communications firm in Chicago.

2014

Hannah Bohn was promoted to senior sustainability specialist at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.

Hyatt

Alison Hupfer '15 Hyatt and family

2015

Alejandra Campos was promoted to associate director of admissions and director of multicultural recruitment at the University of Chicago.

Alison Hupfer Hyatt and her husband, Josh, had a son, Henry, on Nov. 12, 2021.

2018 and 2020

Kelsey Conley ’18, Kyle Barkalow '20 and Haley Clebenoff '20 worked on-set for the TV series, "The Now," produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg (Dreamworks Animation) and directed by Peter Farrelly (Oscar-winning director of "The Green Book"). The three were part of the production crew for four days while the production filmed in Moline, Ill. "The Now," which is set in the Quad Cities, stars Dave Franco and Bill Murray and is available to watch on Roku. 

2020

Ruth Nwatu was selected for the Public Health Association Program, a two-year paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2021

Neil O'Shaughnessy is pursuing a Doctor of Psychology (clinical psychology) at Midwestern University.

Deaths

Notices as of Jan. 5, 2022

Harvey Coleman ’49 on Nov. 5, 2020. 

Marvin Schiess ’49 on Dec. 16, 2021. 

William Nelson ’50 on June 30, 2017. 

Gerald Evans ’52 on Nov. 23, 2021. 

David Patterson ’53 on Dec. 28, 2021.

Marilyn Swanson ’54 Johnson on Nov. 30, 2021.

Norvin Lanz ’54 on Dec. 10, 2021.     

Joan Nelson ’56 Anderson on May 13, 2021.     

Darlene Miller ’56 Nelson on Aug. 28, 2021.      

Henry Hemmen ’61 on Dec. 21, 2021.     

Myron Price ’61 on Nov. 14, 2021.    

Olof Johnson ’62 on Dec. 12, 2021.    

Richard Franing ’63 on Dec. 16, 2021.    

Beverly Rada ’64 Gray on Dec. 11, 2021.    

Richard Eveleth ’70 on June 9, 2016.    

Donald Neifer ’70 on Nov. 24, 2021.    

Nancy Williams ’70 Nichols on Jan. 1, 2022.    

Allan Fiscus ’74 on Dec. 17, 2021.     

Mark Ericson ’77 on June 8, 2021.

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