Archived Classnotes

Posted in 2015

1940s

Mason Dunkelburger, ’40 – Lives in Long Beach, Calif., (562) 427-7285.

Bessie (Hedges) Wheeler, ’40 – Lives in Olympia and is active in Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Church, sewing, quilting and helping at Union Gospel mission.

Ted Sthay, ’43 – Lives in Olympia, has two great grandchildren. He recently attended his grand daughter’s graduation from law school in Seattle.

Alice (De Lorin) Abreu,’44 – Lives in Hayward, California. She notes that she is getting older and slower.

Doreen (Carlson) Hoyt, Doreen, ’44 – Lives with her oldest daughter in Corona, Calif.

dnhoyt@aol.com

John Stentz, ’44 – Retired in ’88 after 30 years with Simpson Timber Co. He lives with his wife Jeri (’43) on Mercer Island.

stentzj@msn.com

Dale Rogers, ’45 – Had heart pass surgery last year and lives in Lacey

Vila (Hannaford) Narozonick, ’46 – Lives in Olympia and is keeping doctor’s calendar filled.

Gloria Pinard, ’46 – Taught school for 26 years mostly in North Thurston School District. She enjoys writing letters, listening to CDs and taking care of 91-year-old husband, Don (’41).

Charles Dwinell, ’47 – Lives in Tukwila and is restoring a 1941 Graham Hollywood car.

poolqcharlie@comcast.net

Barbara (Anderson) James, ’48  – Lives in Gig Harbor with husband, teaches piano and substitute teaches in grade school. She has been married 63 years.

dabajam@yahoo.com

Kathryn (Whitney) Looker, ’48 – She’s active with the Grange and her church, has 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Kathryn lives in Tacoma.

kathrynlooker@comcast.net

Harold Westman, ’48 – Is living in Arcata, Calif.

Shirley (Englehart) Cronk, ’49 – Worked at Office of Attorney General 1960-’83. She moved to to Mesa, Ariz. in 2005 and then to Port Ludlow in 2011. She enjoys square dancing.

scronk83@gmail.com

Jackie (Mullenix) Martin, ’49 – Is a member of Oly Strut Road Assn., and attends car shows. Vacations in Cabo and California annually, and lives in Olympia.

Irven Palmer, ’49 – US Navy veteran of the Korean War. Irven graduated from Puget Sound College and University of Idaho, 60 years an active pilot and lives in Rainier.

irvenpalmer@yahoo.com

1950s

Martin Denyer, ’50 – Enjoys living in Washington and Borrego Springs, Calif.

martydenyer@sbcglobal.net

Cliff Huntley, ’50 – Moved in 2013 to Quartzite, Ariz., where he and wife run an RV park.

Wayne McVey, ’51 – Was honored by the University of Alberta for his work, authored a college text in demography.

wmcvey@ualberta.ca

Helen (Stewart) ’51 Polthier – Worked on 63rd year OHS class reunion.

m.pothier@comcast.net

Ivy Johnson, ’52 – Retired from nursing, enjoys visiting with friends and lives in Seattle.

Donald Niemi, ’52 – Enjoys raising beef, fishing and traveling.

don76centralia@gmail.com

Gertrude Barbara (Sordahl) Amstutz,’54 – had surgery in Cancun for broken hip and femur in a fall, had back surgery in Seattle, now recovering from a broken pelvis.

bamstutz@charter.net

Judith (Mann) Anderson, ’54 – Retired as a nurse practitioner in 2006, lives with her daughter in Eugene, Ore, and enjoys traveling.

jamand123@gmail.com

Charles Cissna, ’54 – Healing from a stroke and living in Seattle.

Cleonne (Eubanks) Compton, ’54 – Keeping up with the grandkids in Alaska, lives in Shelton.

crcompton_9@msn.com

Marjolaine Grant, ’54 – Taking stained glass classes, enjoys golfing, and lives in Tigard, Ore.

Irene (Holden) Malin, ’54 – Still selling maps of Northwest waters.

sobaymaps@comcast.net

Muriel (Bryant) Swanson, ’54 – Enjoys traveling and attending theater with friends, and lives in Olympia.

Burnell (Flatau) Babcock, ’55 – Retired from teaching in 1997, RVd with husband for six years, enjoys scrapbooking, travels between Indiana and Arizona.

Robert Clinton, ’55 – Lives in Amelia Island, Fla.

unclerec37@aol.com

Frank Copeland, ’55 – Lives in Westport, Wash., where he enjoys yard work and painting.

Delores (Duke) Duke, ’55 – Retired bus driver who enjoys the big rigs still, driving his motorhome, and lives in Centralia.

didjanuary@aol.com

DeaAnn (Thompson) Fisk, ’55 – Has had MS for 19 years, and lives in Powell Butte, Ore.

deaannfisk@yahoo.com

Connie (Thietje) LaFond, ’55 – Lives in Olympia where she volunteers at church and at Roosevelt Elementary. Connie has six children,18 grandkids, and18 great grand children.

Mary (Jensen) Read, ’55. Lives in Redmond, Ore., on Eagle Crest Golf Course, and has three grandchildren.

randmread@bendbroadband.com

Lloyd Davenport, ’56 – Lives winters in Florence, Ariz., likes to fish in Alaska in July. They enjoys traveling with their trailer. He published his second book “The Path.” Lloyd lives in Olympia.

Jean (Snyder) Mack, ’56 – Has been married 58 years, enjoys good health in her retirement, has seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Jean crochets hats and scarves for the homeless.

jmack56@outlook.com

Enid Roberts, ’56 – Creating gardens on 30 acres that overlook the waterfront on Totten Inlet waterfront. She is building her eighth home at Downview Gardens. Her husband Harold has had insurance agency in Tacoma for 40 years, they live in Shelton

HandERoberts@comcast.net

Mary Lou (Swanson) Von Bargen, ’56 – Lives in Shelton and had a lot of downed limbs from recent storms.

Raymond Von Bargen, ’56 – Lives in Shelton and had a lot of downed limbs from recent storms.

Georgia (Lufkin) Welsh, ’56 – Active in the local Moose Club in Yuma, Ariz., and goes to the casino twice a month.

davegeorgia@msn.com

Dave Moorhouse, ’57 – Spends winters in Palm Springs and summers in Washington at Tokeland and Friday Harbor.

dfmoorhouse@gmail.com

Eugene Allen “Skip” Weir, ’57 – Enjoys RVing and riding Harleys with his wife, and visiting with family. They live in Olympia.

Jane (Stewart) King, ’58 – Lives in Glen Ellen, Calif., likes to garden and travel. She has eight granddaughters.

janegarden@aol.com

Bonnie Morimoto, ’58 – Retired from teaching biology in 2004.

treesmoto@aol.com

Sarah (Knox) Miyazaki, ’59 – Living in Berkley, Calif. She had a recent great visit with Hallie (Niemi) Moore, ’59, who’s living in Texas, and get together for tea with Nancy (Townsend) Betz, ’59, who’s living in Modesto Calif.

George Barner, ’59 – Serving his eighth year as Olympia Port Commissioner. George tinkers with his old automobiles and is hoping to get his ’49 Chevy truck back on the road. George enjoys scouring through 2nd hand stores. Married 1997, divorced 2007. Still loves to boogie to good old rock ‘n roll. George says God bless all those alums who’ve left us.

1960s

Martha (Sack) Kunkel, ’60 – Enjoys quilting, traveling and teaching.

martha_kunkel@hotmail.com

Livingston Wernecke, ’60 – is living in Seattle. He laments recently missing a lunch with a few classmates:  (awaiting email response)

Tamara (Sweeney) Ensign, ’60 – Lives in Olympia and likes to travel. She has visited all 50 states and their capitols.

Janet Franks, ’60 – Enduring numerous health issues, and lives in Olympia.

franksjanet@comcast.net

Sandra Lee (Vander Maas) Hanlin, ’60 – Is still fighting cancer, and lives in Everett.

William “Bill” Howden, ’60 – Lives in Port Orchard, is still working and doing well.

Barbara (Hoffman) DeVincentis, ’61 – Retired after 12 years with United Airlines. She winters in Tucson, Ariz., spends summers in Seattle, and travels to London to visit twin granddaughters.

bardav14301@earthlink.net

Barry Hawkins, ’61 – Accepted into the heritage organization “Sons of the American Revolution.” He lives in Middletown, NY.

bhawkins31@gmail.com

Herbert Jewell, ’62 – Retired and living in Tenino.

David Lindeblom, ’62 – Living in Lacey and is still building. He’s active in his church and learning tenor after years of bass. He still roots for Oly Bears and WSU Cougars. He’s still growing trees, driving and going strong. He and wife Gayle have 47 years together. For 14 years, David has “clowned around” with the Red Nose Brigade, he’s a club leader for scouting, and hires out as Santa Clause, (360) 456-5526. David enjoyed the 50th class reunion. His brother Harvey, ’57 and sister Joanna, ’53, live in Thurston County.  David’s email:

profbuzzy@netzero.net

R. Eloise (Neilson) Stolsig, ’62 – Lives in Cove, Ore., is expanding her artwork and marketing veggies from her organic garden.

Gary Pleasant, ’63 – Retired and likes to fish, travel and go to Seahawks games with his son.

g.p.pleasant@hotmail.com

Dennis Dawson, ’65 – Enjoys retirement.

dennisdawson1@comcast.net

Leslie (Storey) Struble, ’65 – Lives in Springfield, Ill., and is retired but teaches part time at the University of Illinois. Spends summers and falls in Wyoming.

John W. “Jay” Hunter, ’66 ¬ives in Olympia, likes to fish off of LaPush and horseback riding throughout the state. He drives to Florida in winters, and is president of Washington Outdoor Adventures.

jayhunter777@yahoo.com

Trudy (Frederick) Valdez, ’67 – Retired after a 40-year career as a veterinary technician. She lives in Port Orchard and enjoys her grandchildren.

Christine (Kloppmann) Warjone, ’67 – Lives in Sun Valley, Idaho, as a full time artist. She volunteers with Medical Teams International, for which she travels to Africa and Mexico.

cwarjone@mac.com

Gary “Michael” Johnson, ’68 – Retired from the Anacortes Police Department after 28 years, and 12 years in USMC. He earned his master’s degree in criminal justice from Kaplan University and a doctorate in psychology.

resovj6n@frontier.com

1970s

Bruce Karney, ’70 – Enjoyed having Mrs. Mary Campbell for English. Bruce lives in Mountain View, Calif.

Sarah Ormond, ’72 – Happily retired and lives with her husband and dogs in San Diego.

sarahormond@yahoo.com

Karen (Tveden) Caton, ’73 – Lives in Tomball, Texas, where she is expedites commercial construction permit.

ktcaton@gmail.com

Jim Plaquet, ’73 – Retired in 2011 from the Alaska Oil Industry, works part time for the Alaska Supports Industry Alliance, and lives in Fairbanks.

jandjplaquet@gci.net

Janet (Christian) Buechel, ’75 – Lives in Ashley, Ohio.

Stuart Miles-McLean, ’75 – Lives in Washington, D.C., and is a senior policy analyst in the office of the administrator at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. Recently celebrated his 31st wedding anniversary.

stuart.milesmclean@gmail.com

 

Laurie (Jessiman) Cayton, ’75 – Lives in Taylorsville, Utah, where he has three children, and has worked as an attorney for Department of Justice for past 26 years.

lauriecayton@yahoo.com

Jim Fetterly, ’75 – Lives in Woodlands, Texas, where he ha owned and operated Screamworld for the past 26 years.

jim@screamworld.com

Nancy Heinreich, ’75 – Owns Fun Junkin in West Olympia.

redun@comcast.net

Stuart Miles-McLean, ’75 – Is a solar policy analyst in the office of The Environmental Protection Agency. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Indiana University, and now lives in Washington, D.C.

stuart.milesmclean@gmail.com

Kelly Packard, ’75 – Vice resident of of Sales Trimed, Inc., which sells orthopedic trauma implant equipment. He lives in North Plains, Ore.

Nancy Muggoch, ’76 – Lives in Mill Valley, Calif., and plans to move back to Olympia on Totten Inlet in June 2015. Yay.

nmuggoch@sbcglobal.net

Martin Meyer,’77 – Lives in Olympia and reports the passing of his mother (OHS ’36).

martinmeyer84@hotmail.com

1980s

Leslie (Lindskog) Burrows, ’80 – Lives in Seattle. She enjoys snowshoeing, hiking, running, coaching and spending time with family.

Erika (Anderson) Anderson,’84 – Works as a software project manager in Denver where she has two children. She enjoys quilting, hiking and traveling.

eanderson412@gmail.com

Posted in 2013

1930s

Viola (Atwood) Pennypacker, ’37 – Retired as a cook at two hospitals in Alaska, and now lives in a retirement apartment in Chehalis.

Dolores (Stebbins) Bloch, ’39 – Still plays bridge and exercises at the gym.

1940s

Mason Dunkelberger, ’40 – Had bypass surgery in 2005 and had to give up fishing. Mason now grows tomatoes and a few flowers, and lives in Long Beach, Calif.

Lula (Kelly) Mathews, ’40 – Would enjoy hearing from classmates.

Gene Vannoy, ’42 – Married to Terry 67 years ago, and has worked for the same company 37 years. He lives in Chelan, Wash., and likes to travel.

Arleda (Getman) Broad, ’43 – Retired and enjoys traveling. She has been married 65 years and lives in Pasadena, Calif.

leebroad@yahoo.com

Leonard Challain, ’43 – Was commissioned as a Navy ensign in 1945, and served in WWII and the Korean War. He retired as a captain after 32 years of service. He graduated from Georgia Tech with bachelor’s then master’s degrees in textile engineering. He was involved in the development of wash and wear non wrinkle clothing. He also formed Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters based in Olympia.

Gilbertina (Broostrom) Dethlefs, ’43 – Married Neil Dethlefs, class of ’42, they live in Tumwater and have three daughters and a son.

Ted Sthay, ’43 – Retired from Continental Can in Olympia as quality control supervisor. Ted’s wife died 12 years ago.

tdsthay@comcast.net

Jean (Stone) Challain, ’44 – Attended the University of Colorado. She married Leonard, class of ’43, they have seven children and four great grandchildren. She spent 32 years traveling where Leonard was stationed, enjoys golf and painting china.

nineseas@comcast.net

Robert Engstrom, ’44 – Attended Burnley’s Art School, and has been involved in art for 65 years. Robert lives on Bainbridge Island.

Doreen (Carlson) Hoyt, ’44 – Is widowed and lives with a daughter in Corona, Calif. She has three daughters, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren. dnhoyt@aol.com

Gloria (Woodward) Pinard, ’46 – Raised four boys who all graduated from college.

Gail (Tremper) King, ’47 – Is recent widowed, and lives in Fair Oaks, Calif. Gail enjoys plays, concerts, movies, reading and playing bridge.

Margorie (Carlson) Craig, ’48 – Retired from Wash State House of Representative Accounting Office. Her husband Jerry, class of ’50, died in 2006. They had two sons and two daughters.

Barbara (Anderson) ’48 – Teaches piano at Harbor Montessori in Gig Harbor and does substitute teaching.

dabajam@yahoo.com

Duane Day, ’49 – Worked 50 years as sales manager for four printing companies, retiring in 2009. He is recovering from a stroke.

laday@surewest.net

James DeGarmo, ’49 – Is a new life member of the OHSAA. marina.1775@comcast.net

Charles Gruning, ’49 – Served as a Marine in Korea and two tours in Vietnam, retiring in 1980. He has five children, 14 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Mary (Horne) (Turner) Nolting, ’49 – Lives at Wesley Gardens in Des Moines; and enjoys gardening crafts.

Ross Tabor, ’49 – Lives in Federal Way, Wash.

1950s

Walter Berschauer, ’50 – Retired from URS & Parametrix Engineers. He and his wife Deanne live in Seabeck, Wash, and enjoy RV traveling.

Ivan Budd, ’50 – Worked as a medical technologist at Western State Hospital and Swedish Hospital until 1970. He was vocational chairman and then associate dean at North Seattle Community College for 24 years before retiring in 1994. He also retired in 1984 as a Medical Service Corps colonel. Ivan and his wife Diane lives in both Union, Wash. and Palm Springs, Calif.

idbudd@hctc.com

Martin Denyer, ’50 – Retired and plays golf in Borrego Springs, Calif. martydenyer@sbglobal.net

Joan (Pringle) Bambee, ’50 – Has been married to Max for 60 years, they have six children and 12 grandchildren. Joan sold real estate in Portland for 30 years.

gambee@gmail.com

Judy (Campbell) Evans, ’52 – Lives in Olympia and likes to paint and decorate birdhouses.

beazleyjk@comcast.net

Joann (Christanson) Haley, ’52 – Lives in Fife, has five children and 21 grandchildren.

joann.haley@yahoo.com

Gordon Osberg, ’52 – Was a CPA for 51 years. He and his wife of 56 years, Esther, live north of Shelton and have five children, nine grandchildren.

gtosberg@hughs.net

Brenda (Hughes) Wuerch, ’52 – Lives in Anchorage, Alaska, but spends time on Fox Island, Wash.

wuerch@alaska.net

Warren Ferguson, ’53 – Retired as a school principal. He lost his wife, Harriet, class of ’52, in 2008. Married Denise in 2008 and moved to Palm Desert, Calif.

w-hferguson@msn.com

G. Barbara (Sordahl) Amstutz, ’54 – Enjoys retirement, walks three miles each day, has seven children, 15 grandhildren, and keeps busy with church.

Judith (Mann) Anderson, ’54 – Lives in Eugene, Ore, and enjoys traveling which has included trips to Turkey, San Diego and Maui.

Joyce (Johnson) Asimus, ’54 – Retired as a nurse practitioner in 2003, lives in San Ramon, Calif., and Sun City West, Ariz., and has four children, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren.

djasimus@aol.com

Richard Asimus, ‘54

djasimus@aol.com

Don Beatty, ’54 – Lives on Pattison Lake near Lacey, and has traveled to Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, France, Portugal, Spain, Sardinia and Turkey. dabpeb@comcast.net

Carolyn (Garard) Constantine, ’54 – Retired as an accountant for Grossman Community College District after 20 years. She plays piano and organ, enjoys family and traveling.

Irene (Holden) Malin, ’54 – Still markets Sobay maps, but is enjoying retirement at Johnson Point.

Elvine (Jensen) Sandefur, ’54 – Enjoys RV camping, church activities, sewing, quilting, embroidering and gardening. She has been married 52 years andcares for a 12-acre farm in Illinois.

Robert Smith, ’54 – Retired after 65 years working for Trailblazer Organization, D Sands Motel and seven other careers. He enjoys gardening and hiking.

lsmith9766@charter.net

Val Valentine, ’54 – Retired from Boeing as a machine riveter in 1995, and lives in Ashford, Wash.

Dolores, Duke, ’55 – Likes to race on the sand dunes in Oregon, and lives in Centralia.

didjanuary@aol.com

Andrew (Wes) Nibergall, ’55 – Joined the Navy in ’55 but never served aboard a ship in his 21-year career. He became a flight medic assigned to Marine Corps, graduated from the University of Oregon in community service and public administration. He’s a life member of the Grange and Kiwanian. He and his wife live with wife in Veronia, Ore., they have 10 children, 25 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

1312cerezabasura@gmail.com

Carole Boe, ’55 – Lives in Cathedral City, California nine months a year and in Olympia for three. She enjoys golf and bridge. Her husband, Barney, class of ’55, died in 2009.

BGCSBoe@aol.com

Richard Holmes, ’56 – Lives at an assisted living community in Olympia.

Carol (Tamblyn) Carlson, ’56 – Married to Jim for 56 years. He died this past year. Carol is retired from teaching piano. She has two daughters and  four granddaughters.

jrccrat@msn.com

Enid (Culp) Roberts, ’56 – Teaches garden design, plant selections and art. She lves at Dawnview Garden Estates in Tacoma, where she is preparing Dawnview Gardens for grand opening and a master gardeners dream tour in July.

EandHRoberts@comcast.net

Larry Willits, ’56 – Lives in Spring, Texas, and enjoyed a recent visit to Olympia to visit friends and relatives.

l-jwillits@sbc.global.net

Raymond Von Bargen, ’56 – Enjoys fishing and hunting/

Mary Lou (Swanson) Von Bargen, ’56 – Enjoys gardening, hiking, backpacking and running.

Robyn (Stephens) Tsuji, ’57 – Enjoys traveling to Alaska to see her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

rtsuji60@comcast.net

David Belcher, ’58 – Enjoys wine meals, beer tastings, hiking and reading.

William Brenneis, ’58 – Worked for J.C. Penney and the Olympia Brewing Company. He lost wife of 48 years in 2007, and 47 year old son in 2010.

blbrenneis@comcast.net

Dan Eason, ’58….has homes in Olympia, Arizona and Mexico. He enjoys daily happy hours and visiting with friends.

daddio.eason@gmail.com

William Frank, ’58 – Enjoys bowling, hunting and traveling. He vacationed in Baton Rouge and Hawaii last year.

bandc60@msn.com

H Lynn Jessop, ’58 – Lives in Orem, Utah, has been married 46 years and has 20 grandchildren.

jessjab@gmail.com

Carla Lemons, ’58 – Attended the University of Washington, worked for Allstate Insurance from 1961 to 1993, then worked 10 years for Disney, and lives in Seattle. She has cruised to Mexico, Alaska, Antarctica, New Zealand, Australia,Tazmania, Tahiti, Fiji Islands, Amazon, Greece, France, Italy, The Baltics, Russia and the Caribean Islands.

Kathleen (Risner) Shelton, ’59 – Is widowed and struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.

1960s

Richard Bever ’60 – Serves as Lieutenant Colonel in the Virginia Defense Force and commands 33rd Battalion in Winchester, Va.

beverrd279@comcast.net

Sandra (Vander Mass) Hanklin, ’60 – Lives near her daughter in Everett, and has been dealing with cancer for a number of years. She would like to hear from classmates.

Lawrence Millam, ’60 – Lives in Kent, Wash.

lmillam@aol.com

Rudi Weiss, ’60 – Married 50 years to Carol, they have two children. rudi.weiss@wwu.edu

Bill Fosbre, ’61….SMHS ’61 – Retired five years ago and moved to Napavine, Wash.

bfosbre@hotmail.com

Gerald Malleck, ’62 – Retired in 2007 as a real estate appraiser, and has been married to Kathy Holm, class of ’63, for 47 years.

gmappr@olywa.net

John Polhemus, ’62 – Retired from Goodyear in 2003 and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in 2004. He is married to Marka (Moran) Polhemus, class of ’65.

Karen Ryan, ’62 – Owned business for past 30 years and is involved in Rotary. She enjoys traveling.

Rotary….karen-ryan@comcast.net

Carol (Johnson) Dennis, ’63 – Lives in Arlington, Texas.

carol_dennis@sbcglobal.net

Grace Crary ’63 – Graduated from Emanual Hospital School of Nursing in ’67 and the Oregon Health Sciences University of Dentistry in ’80. She works full time at the Dental School at Oregon Health and Sciences University.

craryg@reagan.com

Rodney Hansen, ’64 – Lives in Amherst, New Hampshire, and enjoys swimming, tennis, boating, fishing, motorcycling, old cars and his grandchildren’s activities.

rhansenjr@aol.com

Jim Rensel, ’65 – Owns a market research firm specializing in financial institutions. He and his wife of three years, Brigitte, enjoy traveling.

jimrensel@att.net

Diane (Digiovanni) Gray, ’66 – Retired and now lives in Seattle. digray@earthlink.net

Joane (Goforth) Baumer, ’68 – A life member of the OHSAA, Joane works as a teacher and family physican, living in Olympia.

dvjoane50@gmail.com

Gary Johnson, ’68 – Completed three degrees in criminal justice and a doctorate in psychology. He’s retired from Anacortes Police Department, and a member of a variety of criminal justice organizations.

resovj6n@frontier.com

1970s

Kevin Smith, ’71 – Manages the Los Alamos National Laboratory, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy.

kdsmith009@comcast.net

Jim Plaquet, ’73 – Retired after 38 years in the Alaska oil company. Jim has been married 31 years and has three children.

jandjplaquet@gci.net

Betsy (Lynch) DeLay, ’74 – Graduated from Washington State University in ’78 in theater arts. She and her husband Michael have four children and two grandchildren. Betsy works for Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Neuroscience Division. She moved to Olympia from Bothell.

delay10615@comcast.net

Vivian (Kay) (Hinton) Munson, ’74 – Serves as business manager of BLRB Architects, where she has worked 28 years. Vivian lives in Rochester, Wash.

bkjmunson@msn.com

Steven Vipond, ’75 – Manufactures and recycles pallets with facilities in Puyallup and Elma. He moved to University Place in 2010, and enjoys skiing.

Dan Lawty, ’76 – Lives in Seattle and works with churches in Washington, Idaho and Alaska. He has traveled to Australia and New Zealand.

danlawty@gmail.com

Tim O’Connell, ’77 – Earned his master of business administration and law degree from Willamette University. He is partner in a law firm in Seattle, and lives on Mercer Island with wife and two sons.

tjoconnell@stoel.com

1980s

Christi Johnson, ’85 – Lives in Tumwater and works for the State of Washington.

Maree (Graham) Benner, ’94 – Married in 2007, has a son and a daughter. Maree has worked for a credit union but now works at home as bookkeeper for husband’s business.

mareeg@gmail.com

Posted in 2012

1930s

Viola (Atwood) Pennypacker –  ’37, retired as a cook at two hospitals in Alaska. She now lives in a retirement apartment in Chehalis.

Delores (Stebbins) Bloch –  ’39, plays bridge and exercises at the gym.

1940s

Mason Dunkelberger – ’40, had bypass surgery in 2005 and had to give up fishing. He now grows tomatoes and a few flowers, and lives in Long Beach, Calif.

Lula (Kelly) Mathews – ’40, would enjoy hearing from classmates.

Gene Vannoy – ’42, has been married to Terry 67 years, and has worked for same company for 37 years. They live in Chelan, Wash. , and enjoy to traveling.

Arleda (Getman) Broad – ’43, retired and is enjoying traveling. She has been married 65 years and lives in Pasadena, Calif. leebroad@yahoo.com

Leonard Challain – ’43, was commissioned as a Navy ensign in 1945, he served during WWII and the Korean War He retired from the Navy as a captain after 32 years of service. He earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree from Georgia Tech in textile engineering. He was involved in developing “wash and wear” non-wrinkle clothing, and formed the Olympia-based Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters company.

Gilbertina (Broostrom) Dethlefs – ’43, married Neil Dethlefs of class of ’42. They have three daughters and one son, and live in Tumwater.

Ted Sthay – ’43, retired from Continental Can as quality control supervisor. His wife died 12 years ago. tdsthay@comcast.net

Jean (Stone) Challain – ’44, attended the University of Colorado. She married Leonard Challain, ’43. They have seven children, four great grandchildren, and spent 32 years traveling where Leonard was stationed during his Navy service. She enjoys golf and painting china.
nineseas@comcast.net

Robert Engstrom – ’44, attended Burnley’s Art School, and has been involved in art for 65 years. He lives on Bainbridge Island, Wash.

Doreen (Carlson) Hoyt – ’44, is widowed and lives with a daughter in Corona, Calif. Doreen has three daughters, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren. dnhoyt@aol.com

Gloria (Woodward) Pinard – ’46, raised four boys who all graduated from college.

Gail (Tremper) King – ’47, is recently widowed and lives in Fair Oaks, Calif. She enjoys attending plays, concerts, movies, reading, and playing bridge.

Margorie (Carlson) Craig – ’48, retired from the Washington State House of Representative Accounting Office. Her husband Jerry (OHS class of ’50) died in 2006. They had two sons and two daughters.

Barbara (Anderson) James – ’48, teaches piano at Harbor Montessori in Gig Harbor, Wash., and serves as a substitute teacher.  dabjam@yahoo.com

Duane Da –  ’49, worked more than 50 years as sales manager for four printing companies, retiring in 2009. He is presently recovering from a stroke. laday@surewest.net

James DeGarmo, James – ’49, recently became a life member of the OHS Alumni Association. marina.1775@comcast.net

Charles Gruning – ’49, served as a Marine in Korea and two tours in Viet Nam, and retired in 1980 as a lieutenant colonel. He has five children, 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Ross Tabor – ’49, lives in Federal Way, Wash.

1950s

Walter Berschauer – ’50, retired from URS & Parametrix Engineers. He and his wife Deanne live in Seabeck, Wash., and travel in their RV.

Ivan Budd – ’50, worked as a medical technologist at Western State Hospital and Swedish Hospital until 1970. He served as vocational chairman and then associate dean at North Seattle Community College for 24 years, retiring in 1994. He also retired from the Army Medical Service Corps as a colonel in 1984. Ivan and his wife Diane are snowbirds, living in both Union, Wash. and Palm Springs, Calif.
idbudd@hctc.com

Martin Denyer – ’50, is retired and plays golf in Borrego Springs, Calif.
martydenyer@sbglobal.net

Joan (Pringle) Gambee – ’50, has been married to her husband Max for 60 years, and has six children and 12 grandchildren. She sold real estate in Portland for 30 years. gambee@gmail.com

Judy (Campbell) Evans – ’52, likes to paint and decorate birdhouses, and lives in Olympia. beazleyjk@comcast.net

Joann (Christianson) Haley – ’52, has five children and 21 grandchildren. She lives in Fife. joann.haley@yahoo.com

Gordon Osberg – ’52, has been married to his wife Esther for 56 years. They have five children and nine grandchildren. Gordon served as a CPA 51 years and lives north of Shelton. gtosberg@hughs.net

Brenda (Hughes) Wuerch – ’52, lives in Anchorage, Alaska, but also spends time on Fox Island, Wash. wuerch@alaska.net

Warren Ferguson – ’53, lost wife Harriet (OHS class of’52). He remarried in 2008, he and his wife Denise live in Palm Desert, Calif. Warren is a retired school principal. w-hferguson@msn.com

G. Barbara (Sordahl) Amstutz – ’54, enjoys retirement, has seven children, 15 grandchildren. She walks three miles daily and keeps busy with church activity.

Judy (Mann) Anderson – ’54, enjoys traveling, including trips to Turkey, San Diego and Maui. She lives in Eugene, Ore.

Joyce (Johnson) Asimus, ’54, has been retired as a nurse practitioner since 2003. She has four children, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren. She lives in San Ramon, Calif., and Sun City West, Ariz.
djasimus@aol.com

Richard Asimus –  ’54. djasimus@aol.com

Don Beatty – ’54, has traveled to Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, France, Portugal, Spain, Sardinia and Turkey. He and his wife Paula live on Pattison Lake near Lacey. dabpeb@comcast.net

Carolyn (Garard) Constantine – ’54, retired as an accountant after 20 years with the Grossman Community College District. She plays piano and organ, enjoys family and traveling.

Irene (Holden) Malin – ’54, is still marketing decorative maps of the Northwest for Sobay Company. She is enjoying semi-retirement on Johnson Point in the Olympia area.

Elvine (Jensen) Sandefur – ’54, enjoys RV camping, church activities, sewing, quilting, embroidering, and gardening. She has been married 52 years, and cares for a 12-acre farm in Illinois.

Robert Smith – ’54, is retired after 65 years working for the Trailblazer Organization, D Sands Motel and in seven other careers. He enjoys gardening and hiking.  lsmith9766@charter.net

Val Valentine – ’54, retired from Boeing as a machine riveter in 1995, and lives in Ashford, Wash.

Dolores Duke – ’55, likes to race on the sand dunes in Oregon, and lives in Centralia. didjanuary@aol.com

Andrew “Wes” Nebergall – ’55, joined the US Navy in ’55 but never served aboard a ship during his 21-year career. He was a flight medic assigned to the Marine Corps. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in community service and public administration. He is a member of Kiwanis, and a life member of the Grange and lives with wife in Vernonia, Ore. They have 10 children, 25 grandchildren, three great grandchildren.  1312cerezabasura@gmail.com

Carole Boe – ’55, is a snowbird, living in Cathedral City, Calif., for nine months and in Olympia for three. She enjoys golf and bridge. Her husband, Barney (OHS class of ’55) died in 2009. bgcsboe@aol.com

Richard Holme – ’56, is now living at an assisted living community in Olympia.

Carol (Tamblyn) Carlson – ’56, has been married to Jim Carlson for 56 years. They have four granddaughters. Carol is retired from teaching piano. jrccrat@msn.com

Larry Willits – ’56, lives in Spring, Texas. He recently enjoyed a visit to Olympia to visit friends and relatives. l-jwillits@sbc.global.net

Raymond Von Bargen – ’56, enjoys fishing and hunting.

Mary Lou (Swanson) Von Bargen, ’56, enjoys gardening, hiking, backpacking and running.

Robyn (Stephens) Tsuji – ’57, enjoys traveling to Alaska to see her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. rtsuji60@comcast.net

David Belcher –  ’58, enjoys wine meals, beer tastings, hiking and reading.

William Brenneis – ’58, worked for J.C. Penney and Olympia Brewing Company. He lost wife of 48 years in 2007 and his 47-year-old son in 2010. blbrenneis@comcast.net

Dan Eason – ’58, has homes in Olympia, Arizona and Mexico. He enjoys visiting with friends. daddio.eason@gmail.com

William Frank – ’58, enjoys bowling, hunting and traveling. He vacationed in Baton Rouge and Hawaii last year. bandc60@msn.com

Lynn H Jessop – ’58, has been married 46 years, has 20 grandchildren, lives in Orem, Utah. jessjab@gmail.com

Carla Lemons – ’58, attended the University of Washington and worked for All State Insurance from 1961 to 1993, then for the Disney Company for 10 years. She has cruised to Mexico, Alaska, Antarctica, New Zealand, Australia, Tasmania, Tahiti, Fiji Islands, Amazon, Greece, France, Italy, The Baltics, Russia, Caribbean Islands. She lives in Seattle.

Kathleen (Risner) Shelton – ’59, is widowed and struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.

1960s

Richard Beve – ’60, serves as lieutenant colonel in the Virginia Defense Force and commands the 33rd Battalion in Winchester, Va.
beverrd279@comcast.net

Sandra (Vander Mass) Hanklin – ’60, lives near her daughter in Everett. Sandra has been dealing with cancer for a number of years, and would like to hear from classmates.

Rudi Weiss – ’60, has been married to his wife Carol for 50 years. They have two children. rudi.weiss@wwu.edu

Bill Fosbre – ’61, SMHS ’61, retired five years ago and moved to Napavine, Wash. bfosbre@hotmail.com

Gerald Malleck – ’62, retired in 2007 as a real estate appraiser, and has been married to Kathy (Holm, OHS class of ’63) for 47 years. gmappr@olywa.net

John Polhemus – ’62, retired from Goodyear in 2003 and moved to Scottsdale, Ariz., in 2004. He married Marka (Moran, OHS class of ’65).

Karen Ryan – ’62, has owned own a business for 30 years. She enjoys traveling, and is involved with Rotary. karen-ryan@comcast.net

Carol (Johnson) Dennis, ’63, lives in Arlington, Texas.  carol_dennis@sbcglobal.net

Rodney Hansen – ’64, lives in Amherst, NH.  He enjoys swimming, tennis, boating, fishing, motorcycling, old cars, and his grandchildren’s activities. rhansenjr@aol.com

Jim Rensel – ’65, owns and runs a market research firm specializing in financial institutions. He married Brigitte three years ago. They enjoy traveling. jimrensel@att.net

Diane (Digiovanni) Gray – ’66, is retired and lives in Seattle.  digray@earthlink.net

Joane (Goforth) Baumer – ’68, is life member of OHSAA. She lives in Olympia, and works as a teacher and family physician.  dvjoane50@gmail.com

Gary Johnson – ’68, completed three degrees in criminal justice and a doctorate in psychology. He retired from Anacortes Police Department, and is a member of a variety of criminal justice associations. resovj6n@frontier.com

1970s

Kevin Smith – ’71, is manager of Los Alamos National Laboratory, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. kdsmith009@comcast.net

Jim Plaquet –  ’73, retired after working 38 years in the Alaska oil industry. He has been married for 31 years and has three children.
jandjplaquet@gci.net

Betsy (Lynch) DeLay – ’74, graduated from Washington State University in 1978 in theater arts.  She and her husband Michael have four children and two grandchildren. She works for Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Neuroscience Division, and has moved from Bothell back to Olympia. delay10615@comcast.net

Vivian “Kay” (Hinton) Munson – ’74, has served as business manager of BLRB Architects for 28 years. She lives in Rochester, Wash. bkjmunson@msn.com

Steven Vipond – ’75, manufactures and recycles pallets with facilities in Puyallup and Elma. He enjoys skiing, and moved to University Place in 2010.

Dan Lawty – ’76, lives in Seattle and works with churches in Washington, Idaho and Alaska. He traveled to Australia and New Zealand. danlawty@gmail.com

Tim O’Connell – ’77, earned a master of arts and law degrees from Willamette University. He is partner of law firm in Seattle, lives on Mercer Island. He and his wife have two sons.  tjoconnell@stoel.com

1980s

Christi Johnson – ’85, lives in Tumwater and works for the State of Washington.

Maree (Graham) Benner, ’94, married in 2007. She has one son and one daughter. She has worked for a credit union but now works at home as a bookkeeper for her husband’s business.  mareeg@gmail.com