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Class Notes for Fall 2012

November 2012

40 The Forties

Rev. George "Pat" Thompson '48 of Moline, Ill., celebrated his diamond jubilee, 60 years with the priesthood, in July.

60 The Sixties

Rev. Dennis Martin '63 of West Liberty, Iowa, retired from the priesthood after 45 years.

Jim Maher '68 of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., was appointed as a financial management officer for the United States Department of State in Brazil. It is his thirty-eighth State Department post, covering 36 countries.

70 The Seventies
Msgr. Thomas Mack '74 was assigned to Immaculate Conception Church in Monmouth, Ill. It will be his second time overseeing the church.

80 The Eighties

Renee (Eherenfeldt) Citera '81 has been appointed vice president of ALM, an integrated media company, in New York City. ALM is a leading provider of specialized business news, research and information, focused primarily on the legal services industry and commercial real estate.

Rev. Kevin Emge '81, MD, was ordained to Holy Orders in July at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Grinnell, Iowa. Emge will continue as the Section Chief of Anesthesiology at Grinnell Regional Medical Center.

Kriz Ketz '83 of Kansas City, Mo, was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Mid-America Chapter, to join the organization's Emmy Silver Circle. The award is given to members of the media who have made a significant contribution to television over the past 25 years or more.

90 The Nineties

Robert Kent '91, MD, was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 for his innovation and success in health care. He is currently president and CEO of Summa Western Reserve Hospital located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

Terry Seligman '91 MBA was named Professional of the Year in Pharmaceutical Services by Worldwide Who's Who. Seligman is currently president and CEO of Navitus Health Solutions, LLC, located in Madison, Wis.

Lisa Winterlin '91 has joined the American Bank and Trust Company in Davenport as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Julie Wayland '92 is the new director of the Princeton (Ill.) Public Library.

Kurt Rouse '97 MBA was elected as a member of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry's Board of Directors. Rouse is factory manager at Nestle Purina PetCare in Davenport.

Amy Coulthard-Atwater '99, MD, is a family medicine physician at Aurora Medical Group in Kaukauna, Wis.

00 The Zeros

Mary Jekel '00 has joined American Bank and Trust Company, Davenport, as vice president, director of human resources.

Jim Fox '01 was named group sales manager by the Peoria Rivermen Hockey Club, located in Peoria, Ill.

Jason Schroeder '02, '10 MEA is the new athletic director at North Scott High School, Eldridge, Iowa.

Michon Jackson '03 is serving as the first city administrator for Tiffin, Iowa. Jackson, who has a Master of Public Administration degree from Drake University, is also the city clerk.

Tony DeCarlo '05 teaches AP Economics at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., where he also coaches baseball and football. He and his wife Julie live on the south side of Chicago with their daughter, Madison.

Samuel Bailey '06 is an associate with the Law Offices of Hopkins & Huebner, P.C. He will practice in the firm's Quad Cities office in the area of liability defense.

Catt Foy '06 had her first book published "Psycards-A New Alternative to Tarot," and currently is a distributor for Psycards, a 40-card oracle deck. She recently received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Spalding University in Louisville, Ky., and completed her first novel "The Scrivener's Tale."

Christina (Ricci) Hustedde '06 was promoted to software developer at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in Orlando, Fla.

Jake Heins '08 has joined Cottingham & Butler in Dubuque, Iowa, as an insurance marketing specialist in the Risk Management Division.

Marc Heinzman '07 was named the new director of Niabi Zoo in Coal Valley, Ill.

Ann Lamb '08 earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University. She plans to return to the Quad City area to practice dentistry.

Kevin Walden '08 MOL has been named head men's basketball coach at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.

10 The Teens

Nicole Rowold '10, '11 MOT has joined the rehab department at Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo, Ill. Rowold will provide pediatric services in occupational therapy.

Dustin Renwick '10 earned his Master of Arts degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and was inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha journalism honor society. Renwick accepted a position in Washington DC, with the United States Environmental Protection Agency as part of an innovation communication team.

Kyle Condon '11 was named Davenport Assumption High School's head women's volleyball coach.

Sara Gahn '11 MBA was awarded the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. She is currently an assistant trust officer at Farmers and Merchants Bank & Trust, Burlington, Iowa.

Brent Holcomb '11 DPT has joined the therapy team at Marengo Physical Therapy located in Marengo, Ill.

Adrian Leal '12 has joined Cottingham & Butler in Dubuque, Iowa, as a sales executive in the National Specialized Transportation Division.

Emily Meier '12 MSLP has accepted a position as a speech language pathologist for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, Iowa.


Julie Arnold '95, '00 and George Nazarenus, Rock Island, Ill.

Amy Coulthard '99 and Scott Atwater, Kimberly, Wis.

Kelly Stadel '05 and Ryne Scott, Henry, Ill.

Heather Venema '06, '08 MBA and Alan Hartley '11 MEA, Davenport

Daniel Schmidt '09, '11 MBA and Alyse Pohlmann, Davenport

Kelsey Nervig '10 and Joseph Vukov, Rochester, Minn.

Paul Bayer '11 MAcc and Michelle Bollaert, Moline, Ill.

Andrea Bristol '11 MBA and Jason Gentry, Geneseo, Ill.

Adam Costas '12 and Kaitlyn Dunteman '12, Moline, Ill.


Margaret (Speer) Curtin '89, '96 and her husband Dana celebrated the birth of son Gabriel Reynolds on June 13, 2012. Gabriel joins siblings Megan and Nathaniel in the Curtin family.

Paul Taylor '97 and his wife Kim celebrated the birth of a son, Ryan Daniel, on July 22, 2012. He was welcomed home by big brother Charlie.

Tom '98, '01 MEd and Elizabeth (Jensen) Furlan '00 are proud to announce the birth of their son, John "Jack" Thomas, on July 16, 2012. Jack is a little brother to Elissa and Mia.

Ryan '99 and Amanda (Giger) Kelly '01 celebrated the birth of their daughter, Addison, on Jan. 3, 2012. Siblings Mia and Andrew welcomed their little sister home.

Paul '02 and Breann (Malik) Thompson '05, '05 MAcc added a son, Nolan, to their family on April 28, 2012. He joins big sister Kenzington in the Thompson family.

Dan '04 and Jessica Rairdin-Hale '04 welcomed daughter Daisy Prudence Rairdin-Hale on July 20, 2012. She joins brothers Linus and Crosby.

Michael '08 and Jill (McCarthy) Tandy '08 are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Norah, on Jan. 10, 2011.


Ruth (Herrick) Judd '39, Washington DC, Sept. 8, 2012

Don Mosher '42, Boulder, Colo., July 22, 2012

Philip Corboy '46, Chicago, Ill., June 12, 2012

John Kelly '47 Academy, Tucson, Ariz., June 25, 2012

Rev. Msgr. William Bevington '48, Hendersonville, Tenn., June 20, 2012

Gerald "Jerry" Cooney '49, Denver, Colo., July 10, 2012

Richard Moravek '49, Baytown, Texas, July 20, 2012

Richard Myers '51, Pinehurst, NC, Aug. 18, 2012

Msgr. William Davis '52, Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 26, 2011

George Forbeck '52, Lake Geneva, Wis., Dec. 28, 2011

Anthony Kuchan '52, Brown Deer, Wis., June 14, 2012

Howard Wells '52, Keokuk, Iowa, July 11, 2012

Richard Zielinski '52, Twin Lakes, Wis., May 2, 2010

Vincent Green '53, Morton, Ill., April 6, 2012

E. Donald Kern '53, Germantown, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2012

Robert Condon '56, Davenport, July 25, 2012

Sr. Germaine Cupp OSB '56, Rock Island, Ill., Sept. 3, 2012

John "Jack" Dietz '56, Rock Island, Ill., July 17, 2012

Peter Roemer '56 Academy, Davenport, Sept. 13, 2012

Rev. John Atkinson '57, Memphis, Tenn., June 7, 2012

Jerry Kinser '59, Davenport, Feb. 18, 2011

Kenneth Marner '59, Rockford, Ill., July 12, 2012

Vanner Marland "Marty" Bloomberg '60, Janesville, Wis., May 30, 2012

Judith (Coleman) Hancock '61, Jefferson City, Mo., Sept. 15, 2012

Edward Van Horn '61, Urbandale, Iowa, Aug. 2, 2012

John Henseler '62, North Kingstown, RI, June 28, 2012

Thomas Wolfe '62, Davenport, Aug. 4, 2012

Leonard Hart '63, Davenport, Sept. 4, 2012

Lt. Col. Carmen Luisi Jr. '63, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., Nov. 19, 2010

Donald Meismer '63, Louisville, Ky., Sept. 24, 2012

Howard Misener '63, Joliet, Ill., April 27, 2012

William Walz '63, Romeoville, Ill., Oct. 4, 2010

Paul Taets '64, East Moline, Ill., Sept. 6, 2011

Michael Blankenheim '65, Hartland, Wis., Jan. 3, 2010

Sr. Margaret Jenot '65, Springfield, Ill., April 30, 2011

Sr. Anna Mehigan '66, Springfield, Ill., Jan. 7, 2011

John Gallagher '67, Romeoville, Ill., March 30, 2012

Thomas Halfpenny '67, Oak Park, Ill., July 3, 2011

John Dulin '71, Sun Prairie, Wis., Jan. 18, 2012

Stephen Shendelman '71, Irvine, Calif., Aug. 17, 2012

Jack Snyder '74, LeClaire, Iowa, Aug. 12, 2012

Michael Faye '78, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 7, 2012

Matthew Noah '86, Chester, Va., June 4, 2012

Richard Hebbel '89, '96 MBA, Davenport, Aug. 5, 2012

Todd Mayberry '93, '00 MCJ, Detroit, Mich., June 13, 2012

Thomas Grady '94, Peoria, Ill., Aug. 3, 2012

Edie Schnack '94, Eldridge, Iowa, Sept. 10, 2012

Amelia Parenza '11, Melrose, Iowa, July 14, 2012

Faculty and Staff
Beverly Paulsen, Moline, Ill., July 15, 2012. She was an adjunct instructor of nursing from January 2008 to May 2009.

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