Fall 2006 Currents > 2000-Present
Cynthia (Nelson) Blume '00 (Roseville, Minn.) married Ryan Blume in June, 2006.
Paula Heyer '00 (Mankato, Minn) is employed as a national account manager at Label Works in North Mankato. She is currently finishing her M.B.A. at Minnesota State University Mankato. She is an active member of the Mankato Area Jaycees.
Gina (Stokes) Johnson '00 (Goodfellow A.F.B., Texas) married Jeremy Johnson in 2001. They welcomed daughter Jeramyah Elizabeth in December, 2005. Gina graduated from the University of Missouri, College of Optometry, in 2004. She is currently a captain in the U.S. Air Force and is working as the only optometrist at Goodfellow Air Force Base.
Nicole (Bogenschutz) Kronebusch '00 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) married Jason Kronebusch on April 24, 2006. Nicole is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard. Jason attends Pikes Peak Community College and is a member of the U.S. Army.
Teresa (Walker) Marion, '00 (Sun Prairie, Wis.) is an application administrator at Covance Clinical Research Unit in Madison.
Jennifer (Sellner) Melberg '00 (Otsego, Minn.) married Ray Melberg on September 27, 2003. Jennifer is employed as a paralegal in the Family Law Department at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. in Maple Grove.
Tanya (Pederson) Simmonds '00 and '01 (Washington, D.C.) and husband Keevan had a baby boy on May 25, 2006. Tanya works as a fifth grade teacher for the public school system in Arlington, Va.
Karla Bigham '01 (Cottage Grove, Minn.) is a paralegal on the Property Crimes Team at the Hennepin County Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. Karla was elected to the Cottage Grove City Council in November 2004. She is currently running for the State House of Representatives in House District 57A.
Bonnie (Plekkenpol) Derendal, '01 (Shakopee, Minn.) works as a case aide for Scott County.
Daniel '01 and Sarah (Myhre) Heins '01 (Hopkins, Minn.) were married on June 25, 2005. Daniel and Sarah were friends and roommates during their junior and senior years at WSU and began dating a month before graduation. They have been together ever since. Daniel manages several Subway sandwich stores in St. Paul and St. Cloud. Sarah conducts investigations for the U.S. government.
Kristine Radloff '01 (Winona) is director of rehabilitation at Winona ORC.
Sara (Weinzetl) Reinke '01 (Ellendale, Minn.) and husband Jeremy welcomed daughter Jamie Lynn Reinke on May 22, 2006. Sara works for Lyle Public Schools. Jeremy is a machinist at Cybex in Owatonna.
Alex '01 and Jill (Deck) Rockwell '02 (Fountain City, Wis.) were married on July 15, 2006. Alex works for the Elmwood Police Department; Jill works at the Waupaca Middle School.
Grzegorz Ziemian '01 (St. Paul) works for Citigroup Derivatives Markets in Minnetonka.
Becky Blaul '02 (Appleton, Wis.) is Eastern Wisconsin district manager for Valley News Co. in Mankato, Minn. Becky and Tim Sliva will be married in Door County in September 2006.
Logan '02 and Megan (Bondeson) Carstensen '02 (Hudson, Wis.) welcomed daughter Ella Kathryn on July 4, 2006. Logan teaches eighth and ninth grade science in the South Washington County School District. Megan sells new construction real estate for BrightKeys Building and Development.
Christina (Walski) Foss '02 (Winona) married Keith Foss on February 2, 2006. Christina works at Fed Ex Freight. Keith works at Equality Die Cast.
Julie Hawker '02 (Richfield, Minn.) worked for three years following graduation as a litigation paralegal at Wendland, Utz, Stahl, and Mintz, Ltd. in Rochester. Julie currently works as a paralegal for McGrann, Shea, Anderson, Carnival, Straughn & Lamb, Chartered, in Minneapolis.
Kathryn (Hoffman) King '02 (Kansas City, Mo.) is a police officer with the Kansas City Police Department.
Lisa (Pease) Hansen '02 (Hartland, Wis.) and husband Steve welcomed their first child, daughter Miriam Joan, on April 8, 2006. She's called Mia for short. Lisa works for Deloitte Tax L.L.P. in Milwaukee. Steve is a cabinet maker at Plank Road Cabinetry in Nashotah, Wis.
Stacy (Cordes) Laschenski '02 (Winona) and her husband, Edward Laschenski, welcomed daughter Mckenna Lynne, born on May 27, 2006.
Kari Reinbold '02 (Minneapolis) is a registered nurse at Park Nicollet Infectious Disease Clinic in St. Louis Park.
Brian Sigfridson '02 (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) is a home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Minneapolis.
Mara (Havelick) '03 and Brent Danz '05 (Rochester, Minn.) were married on October 16, 2004.
DeAnna Goddard '03 (New Haven, Conn.) is a career counselor at Yale University.
Jessica Hollerich '03 (Mankato, Minn.) is office manager for the Nicollet County Historical Society.
Tiffany (Thomes) Humble '03 (Rushford, Minn.) married Seth Humble on May 20, 2006. Tiffany works as an administrative assistant to Discharge Planning in the Nursing Department at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Pamela (Kaehler) '03 and Jason Leiran '04 (Fountain City, Wis.) were married on July 8, 2006. Pamela works at Rum River Elementary and Jason works at Boston Scientific.
Mary (Martinez) McElmury '03 (Minnesota City, Minn.) and husband Brandon welcomed son Justice Lee on May 4, 2006.
Emily (Heiden) Michaelis '03 (Minneapolis) and Sean Michaelis were married on July 1, 2006. Emily works for the Minneapolis Public Schools; Sean served with the U.S. Marine Corps and works for Regis in Edina, Minn.
Suzanne '03 and Matthew Peterson '03 (Houston, Minn.) welcomed a new son on May 20, 2006.
Matthew Ryan '03 (Plainfield, Ill.) is employed as a cardiovascular specialist for KOS Pharmaceuticals, based in Cranberry, N.J.
Lisa (Ricke) '03 and Jesse Valley '04 (St. Louis Park, Minn.) were married on April 23, 2005. Lisa works as a production artist at Penn Garritano in Minneapolis. Jesse works in production and photography at Flash! Digital Portraits. They also own their own business, Jesse Valley Photography, photographing weddings, portraits and fine art.
Brian Bentler '04 (Andover, Kan.) is materials and processes engineer for Spirit Aero Systems in Wichita.
Carrie (Semling) Bork '04 (Arcadia, Wis.) married Michael Bork on May 6, 2006. Carrie works for Merchants Financial Group; Michael works at Gold 'N Plump.
John '04 and Samantha (Ruppert) Conway '05 (Winona) were married on June 17, 2006.
Neil '04 and Erin (Raverty) Erickson '04 (Burnsville, Minn.) were married on May 5, 2006. Neil currently works for the Burnsville School District as aquatics coordinator; Erin is employed at ShopNBC as Cosmetics Coordinator. They are expecting their first child, a daughter, in October.
Hannah '04 and Bradley Hilton '04 (Trempealeau, Wis.) welcomed a new son, born on May 15, 2006.
Nick Jaeger '04 (Winona) is an assistant athletic director at Winona State.
Leah Kindem '04 (Apple Valley, Minn.) is a human resources coordinator at Champion Air.
Miranda (Stevens) Manley '04 (Mosinee, Wis.) married Eric Manley on June 17, 2006.
Robin Miller '04 (Wildomar, Calif.) graduated from Loma Linda University with a master's degree in public health in global health. She is currently working with a refugee resettlement agency.
Anthony Schwab '04 (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) is marketing manager for Factory Motor Parts Company in Eagan, Minn.
Allison (Bergeth) Vail '04 (Rochester, Minn.) married Travis Vail on April 22, 2006. Allison is a business analyst for Olmsted Medical Center, while Travis works at Pace Dairy.
Shayna (Kolff) Walenga '04 (Loves Park, Ill.) married Andrew Walenga in Rockford on July 1, 2006. Shayna and Andrew met while attending Winona State. Shayna teaches business at Harlem High School in Machesney Park. She is currently working on her master's degree. Andrew, who transferred schools to be with Shayna, is employed at Shopko while working on his degree in information technology.
Shane '04 and Jessica (Stevenson) Whalen '04 (White Bear Lake, Minn.) were married on June 17, 2006. Shane works at Willow Lane Elementary School in the White Bear Lake School District. Jessica works at HLB Tautges Redpath, Ltd.
Brian Barbour '05 (Rhinelander, Wis.) works for Oneida County.
Ace Chang '05 (Rochester, Minn.) is an M.H. Practitioner in St. Paul.
Melissa Christofferson '05 (Rochester, Minn.) is social service director at Whitewater Healthcare Center in St. Charles.
Adam '05 and Megan (O'Connell) Crowson '05 (Cheyenne, Wyo.) were married on November 5, 2005. Adam works for the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle.
Sarah Dauk '05 (Madison Lake, Minn.) is employed at Taylor Corporation in North Mankato, Minn.
Alicia Dean,'05 (Winona) is a health educator at Winona State.
Alissa Dvorak '05 (Hopkins, Minn.) is a therapeutic recreation specialist at Beverly St. Louis Park Plaza Healthcare Center in St. Louis Park, Minn.
David Erickson '05 (Winona) married Andrea Bergler on June 3, 2006. David works at Two Brothers Honda in La Crosse, Wis.; Andrea works at Community Memorial Hospital in Winona.
Matthew '05 and Jennifer (Reger) Geiger '05 (Winona) were married on May 6, 2006. Matthew works for the Winona Daily News and K-Mart, and Jennifer works at the Engle Law Office.
Jennifer Grinwald '05 (Fond Du Lac, Wis.) is an artist with Lin Rich Murals.
Amanda (Evans) Kinzenbaw '05 (Ankeny, Iowa) is a fifth grade teacher at Terrace Elementary School.
Kellian (Burke) Kronebusch '05 (Winona) married Nicholas Kronebusch. Kellian works at the Quality Inn, while Nicholas attends Winona State and works at HyVee and the Winona Eagles Club.
Jeffery Lichner '05 (St. Paul) is a real estate investment accountant with St. Paul Travelers Insurance.
Kongmo Nsameluh '05 (Rochester, Minn.) is a nurse at the Mayo Clinic.
Roberta Phillips '05 (Las Vegas, Nev.) works as a designer for Classy Closets.
Tiffany Prenot '05 (Kasson, Minn) is an associate accountant at Federated Insurance in Owatonna, Minn.
Danielle Rivard '05 (Vadnais Heights, Minn.) is employed at Park Nicollet Clinic in Minneapolis.
Sarah (Diethelm) Rivers '05 (Minnesota City, Minn.) married Ryan Rivers on August 6, 2005. Sarah is an insurance specialist at Winona Chiropractic Center and Ryan is assistant manager at Menards.
Jamie Rowe '05 (Rochester, Minn.) works at Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd.
Marjana Rudberg '05 (Becker, Minn.) is the SEMAS Laboratory Coordinator at Winona State.
Kimberly Schammel '05 (Owatonna, Minn.) is an elementary school teacher in the Austin Public Schools.
Michael Slagenweit '05 (Winona) is employed at WinCraft, Inc. as a warehouse stock clerk. He is also campus minister for United Campus Ministry and is young adult ministry coordinator for Central United Methodist Church. Michael plans to attend the seminary to work toward ordination in the United Methodist Church.
Emily Srock '05 (Hollandale, Minn.) is employed at DHS.
Jason Steinmetz '05 (Bloomer, Wis.) is a special education teacher at Bloomer High School.
Elizabeth (Elcombe) '05 and Aaron Thielen '06 (Winona) were married on May 21. Elizabeth works at the Book Shelf in Winona.
Timothy Urbanek '05 (Omaha, Neb.) married Melissa Keller on April 1. Timothy works for the Omaha Public Schools, and Melissa works for Climate Control, Inc.
Melanie Lindgren '06 (Norfolk, Va.) is employed as a registered nurse at Sentara Healthcare.
Last Modified: Monday, November 26, 2007 14:35 by Heather Alt