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April 2007

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Along the South Fork

Alumni News

Alma Maters

About People


Future Falcons

Christina (Gustafson) Bergman 1988
and Brian welcomed a son, Vaughn, born Nov. 20, 2003. They reside in Vadnais Heights, Minn.

Tim and Brenda (Tomaszewski) Yost 1988; 1990
welcomed a son, Theodore Robert, born March 25, 2006. He joins sister Rachel Rose. They reside in Wadsworth, Ill.

Clifton and Jennifer (Swavely) Johnson 1990, 2000; 1996
welcomed a son, Braden Joseph, born March 7, 2006. Cliff is a teacher and real estate agent. Jennifer is a show room manager. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Amy (Nordwall) Ewan 1992
and Jim welcomed a daughter, Madeleine Frances, born Dec. 28, 2005. She joins brother, Mitchell. Amy is a French teacher in Rhinelander, Wis. They reside in Rhinelander, Wis.

Michelle (Tomsich) Feller 1992
and James welcomed a son, Bryce Theodore, born Feb. 16, 2006. He joins sister, Grace, 2. They reside in Apple Valley, Minn.

Dana (Derks) Conrad 1993
welcomed a daughter, Lauren, born November 2005.

Craig and Jennifer (Aronson) Deschene 1993
welcomed a son, Luke, born March 8, 2006. Craig is a business analyst at RBC Dain Rauscher. Jennifer is a business analyst at St. Paul Travelers. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Reid Stransky 1994
and Daria welcomed a son, Darian Robert, born Aug. 7, 2006. He joins brothers, Joe, Zach, and Jerome. They reside in Owatonna, Minn.

Bernard Wenzel and Jennifer Bushman-Wenzel 1994; 1996
welcomed a daughter, Kressa Opal Elizabeth, born Nov. 19, 2005. She joins sister, Kylah, 6, and brother, Benno, 3. They reside in Stratford, Wis.

Dave Ruesch 1995
and Becky welcomed a daughter, Calley Ann, born April 12, 2006. She joins Logan, 5, and Mya, 3. They reside in Abbotsford, Wis.

Elizabeth (Hampton) Sausker 1995
and Justin welcomed a boy, William, born Feb. 11, 2007. They reside in Jamison, Pa.

Jennifer and Jesse Swanson 1995; 1996
welcomed a daughter, Shay Elise. She joins brother, Samuel, 1, and sister, Nyah, 4. Jesse is a fifth-grade teacher for Warrick County School District. Jennifer is associate director of human resources for Mead Johnson in Evansville, Ind. They reside in Newburgh, Ind.

Laurenda (Jelinek) Easterlund 1996
welcomed a son, James Allen, born May 4, 2006. They reside in Richfield, Minn.

Melinda (Bohlinger) Goplin 1996
and Shane welcomed a daughter, Brinna Paige, born Nov. 15, 2006. She joins sisters, Kendra, 4, and Vaida, 1.

Chad and Carey (Sturm) Johnson 1996; 1997
welcomed a son, Cameron, born June 12, 2006. He joins sister, Fallon, 3. Chad owns his own business and Carey is a science teacher in Manitowoc, Wis. They reside in Manitowoc, Wis.

Brad and Heidi (Hinckley) Meier 1996; 1996
welcomed a daughter, Laken Anne. She joins brothers Braeden and Preston.

Bryan Prince 1996
and Mary welcomed a daughter, Megan, born Dec. 16, 2005. She joins sister, Haley, 2. Bryan is employed by 3M. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Ali (Witt) Brown 1997
welcomed a son, Owen James, born July 6, 2006. He joins brother, Ethan. They reside in Cologne, Minn.

Adam Christensen 1997
and Marcy welcomed a daughter, Morgan Ann, born March 6, 2006. She joins brother, Riley, 4. Adam manages a grain and livestock farm in Belmont, Wis.

Trina (Arend) and Jesse Egner 1997; 2000
welcomed a son, Trey, born April 19, 2006. He joins brother, Kyler, and sister, Keely. They reside in Farmington, Minn.

Jennifer (Foss) Jaros 1997
welcomed a son, Jack, born June 23, 2006. He joins sister, Jillian. They reside in Royalton, Minn.

Ryan Lamb 1997
and Meara welcomed a son, Zachary Martin, born Aug. 11, 2006. He joins sister, Maddie, 3. They reside in Edina, Minn.

Lisa (Grundfeldt) Larsen 1997
and Travis welcomed twin boys, Boden Robert and Jacob Keith, born Aug. 17, 2006. They join brother, Quinn, 3. They reside in Winona, Minn.

Chad and Jennifer (Corrigan) Laux 1997; 1997
welcomed twins, Owen Jacob and Sophia Grace, born April 19, 2006. They join brother, Ryan, 2. They reside in St. Louis Park, Minn.

Sherry (Frisch) and Eddie MacDonald 1997; 1998
welcomed a son, Owen Reagan, born March 28, 2006. He joins brothers, Evan, 6, Braden, 4, and Landon, 2. Eddie is a market sales manager for Cintas Corporation. Sherry is a fifth-grade teacher turned stay-at-home mom. They reside in Traverse City, Mich.

Jennifer (Pieper) Zecher 1997
and husband, Brandon, welcomed a son, Jarek, born May 16, 2006. He joins big sister, Abigail. They reside on Fox Island, Wash.

Michelle (Pinc) Bressler 1998
welcomed a daughter, Sophie, born June 21, 2005. She joins sister, Claire. Michelle is a business analyst for Boston Scientific Corporation in Arden Hills, Minn. They reside in Somerset, Wis.

Chad Broton 1998
and Sarah welcomed a son, Troy Alexander, born June 19, 2006. Chad works in sales at KSTP-TV, Channel 5. They reside in Blaine, Minn.

Ellen (Recklberg) Cleath 1998
and Jeff welcomed twins, Katherine Elizabeth and Andrew Michael, born June 10, 2006. They reside in Chaska, Minn.

Michele (Johnson) Gordon 1998
welcomed a daughter, Ashley Rose, born July 19, 2006. Michele works for American Family Insurance in Hudson, Wis. They reside in Deer Park, Wis.

Geoff and Leah Johnson 1998; 2001
welcomed a daughter, Elisabeth, born in March 2006. She joins brother, Noah, 2. They reside in River Falls, Wis.

Julie (Asselin) and David G. Johnson 1998; 1985
welcomed a son, Will David, born Dec. 26, 2006. They reside in Rice Lake, Wis.

Kevin Mitties 1998
and Becky welcomed a daughter, Audrey Marie, born May 24, 2006. They reside in Shoreview, Minn.

Michelle (Skorjanec) and Brian Reich 1998; 1999
welcomed a daughter, Sophia Grace, born July 14, 2006. Brian is employed by NC State University. Michelle is a teacher. They reside in Durham, N.C.

Michele Stemwedel 1998
and Akim Islam welcomed a daughter, Sophia Linessa, born April 5, 2006. Michele is an educational speech language pathologist at Northern Voices Oral School for the Deaf in Roseville, Minn. They reside in West St. Paul, Minn.

Chad Allen 1999
and Annie welcomed a son, Connor David, born Feb. 27, 2006. They reside in Reedsburg, Wis.

Phil and Marie (Ave’Lallemant) Bollman 1999; 1999
welcomed a son, Jack David, born April 2006. He joins brother, Benjamin, 2. Phil is a sales and marketing manager at VetsPlus in Knapp, Wis. Marie is a stay-at-home mom who was a special education teacher. They reside in Eau Claire, Wis.

Gretchen (Westergard) and Stephen Boulka 1999; 2000
welcomed a daughter, Stephanie Marie, born March 30, 2006. They reside in Ramsey, Minn.

Teria (Blagg) Hoffman 1999
and Matt welcomed a son, Connor Andrew, born Feb. 20, 2007. He joins his 18-month-old brother, Matthew. Teria is a clinical research associate for Abbott Laboratories in Abbott Park, Ill.

Amy (Wagner) Kohn 1999
and Casey welcomed a son, Jack Dennis, born July 7, 2006. They reside in Hastings, Minn.

Brian J. and Kelly R. (Irwin) Kuhl 1999; 2000
welcomed a son, Keagan James, born Oct. 5, 2006. Brian is placement and business development manager with CHS-Land O’Lakes Member Services. They reside in Prescott, Wis.

Andy and Melanie (Barta) Lucht 1999; 2000
welcomed a son, Gordon August, born Sept. 8, 2006. He joins sister, Gretchen, 2. They reside in Antigo, Wis.

Paul and Jodi (Johnson) Rammer 1999; 2001
welcomed a daughter, Anneliese Elisabeth, born Nov. 29, 2006. She joins brother Garin Kristoffer, 3. Paul is a loan servicing associate with CLC Servicing in Woodbury, Minn. Jodi is a licensed social worker with Serenity Care Center on Dellwood Place in St. Paul, Minn. They reside in Cottage Grove, Minn.

Amanda (Fredrick) Schradle 1999
and Jeremy welcomed a son, Alexander Fredrick, born Oct. 24, 2006. He joins brother, Andrew, 6, and sister, Abigail, 4. They reside in Clayton, Wis.

Andrea (Romsos) Allington 2000
and Jason, welcomed a daughter, Sophia Christine, born July 11, 2006. Andrea is a choir teacher at Urban Middle School in Sheboygan, Wis. They reside in Two Rivers, Wis.

Sadie (Rasmussen) Beery 2000
and Brian welcomed a daughter, Nora Elizabeth, born Feb. 18, 2006. She joins sister, Ruth, 3. They reside in Frankfort, Ohio.

Terri (Schroeder) and Steven Boos 2000; 2001
welcomed a son, Nathaniel Steven, born Aug. 2, 2006. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Chad and Melissa (Gilles) Crowley 2000; 2002
welcomed a daughter, Jessica Abigail, born June 20, 2006. She joins brother, Dylan, 3. They reside on a dairy farm in LaCrescent, Minn.

Peter and Erin (Elrod) Harrison 2000; 2000
welcomed a daughter, Olivia Rose, born March 7, 2006. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Matt and Joliene (Pieper) Lee 2000; 2001
welcomed a son, Colton Matthew, born May 2, 2006. Joliene is an office manager for the Northland Group Mfg. Matt is a production supervisor for Supoto Cheese USA. They reside in Mauston, Wis.

Jason and Becky (Kukacka) O’Leary 2000; 2001
welcomed a daughter, Mariah, born Oct. 4, 2006. She joins sister, Liliana, 2. They reside in Brillion, Wis.

Theresa (Thompson) Strand 2000
and Nick welcomed a daughter, Ashlyn, born in July 2005. They reside in Mondovi, Wis.

Jacques and JoLynn (Sieburg) Baumer 2001; 2001
welcomed a daughter, Kasey, born in August 2005. She joins brother Wylie, 3. They reside in Hudson, Wis.

Amanda (Sullivan) Finch 2001
and Kevin welcomed a son, Joseph Kevin, born June 26, 2006. He joins sister, Mia, 3. They reside in Cottage Grove, Minn.

Adam and Christine (Johnson) Hady 2001; 2003
welcomed a daughter, Emma Christine, born Jan. 26, 2006.

Melissa (Utecht) Heise 2001
and husband, Lowell, welcomed a son, Mason Mayward, born Jan. 10, 2007. They reside in Marathon, Wis.

Paul Luehmann 2001
and Katie welcomed a daughter, Olivia Grace, born Sept. 5, 2006. She joins sister, Laurel, and twin brothers, Jackson and Peyton. They reside in Lewiston, Minn.

Jason and Emily (Muellenbach) Saffert 2001; 2002
welcomed a daughter, Hailey Elizabeth, born May 20, 2006. They reside in Rice Lake, Wis.

Katie (Lodermeier) Schafer 2001
welcomed a son, Gavin Jeremy. He joins brother Dylan, 2. They reside in Goodhue, Minn.

Kris and Kirsi (Bergman) Wilkens 2001; 2001
welcomed a daughter, Skyler Joy, born Sept. 20, 2006. They reside in St. Paul, Minn.

Tiffany (Hill) and Jared Barnes 2002; 2003
welcomed a son, Braden Brooks, born April 17, 2006. He joins brother, Jace Caden, 2. Tiffany and Jared own and operate Big-Time Holsteins in Hillsboro, Wis., where they reside.

Sarah (McGee) Dodge 2002
and Adam welcomed a son, Matthew Dodge, born Aug. 30, 2006. He joins brother, Adam Jr. They reside in Woodville, Wis.

Scott Fowler 2002
and Kristie welcomed a son, Collin Scott, born Dec. 24, 2005. They reside in Kenosha, Wis.

Tiffany A. (Teuber) Hanson 2002
and husband, Troy, welcomed a daughter, Olivia Lynn, born Aug. 31, 2006.

Kelly (Motz) Humphrey 2002
and Mark welcomed a daughter, Victoria Mae, born April 14, 2006. Kelly is a second-grade teacher in White Bear Lake, Minn. They reside in Maplewood, Minn.

Justin and Sarah (Thull) Peissig 2002; 2003
welcomed a son, Brody Andrew, born May 14, 2006.

Jamie (Lintner) Beyer 2003
and Reed welcomed a daughter, Emma Marie, born Aug. 31, 2006. Jamie is an agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor at Random Lake High School. They reside in New Holstein, Wis.

Ryan and Jody (La Motte) Brinks 2003; 2003
welcomed a daughter, Juleah Raelee, born Jan. 6, 2006. They reside in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Tiffany Shelman 2004
welcomed a daughter, Audrey Madison Hart, born Nov. 10, 2006. They reside in Milwaukee, Wis.

Sarah Early-Baar 2004
and Brian welcomed a daughter, Michaela Burke, born May 3, 2006. She joins brother, Connor, 3. They reside in Hammond, Wis.

Andrea Peterson 2004
and Josh Young welcomed a daughter, Emma Sophia, born July 15, 2006. They reside in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

Martine Bredl 2004
and Matt Lueck welcomed a son, Carter Matthew, born Oct. 3, 2006. They reside in Stratford, Wis.


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