Archive for 1955

Hildy Everson Vallevand ’55 update

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hildy Everson Vallevand is living at Oak Park Assisted Living in Albert Lea, Minn. She is active in First Lutheran Church, civic music, community theatre, book club and she enjoys each day. She can be reached at HildyVallevand@outlook.com

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Janice Teigland Smith ’55 update

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Janice Teigland Smith and her husband, Donald, enjoy their winters in Arizona after 28 years of teaching in Lake Mills, Iowa, where they still reside when they are not in Arizona. Janice can be reached at donaldphnx@yahoo.com.

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Corwin Jacobson ’55 update

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Corwin Jacobson lived on a farm west of Lake Mills, Iowa. His brother, Marvin, was a mechanic and found a 35 Chevy for $50 which Corwin drove to Waldorf College daily for one year before attending Iowa State University to become a mechanical engineer. From 1957 to 1977 he was an engineer at Honeywell Military Products […]

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LaVelle Kauffman Swenson ’55 dies

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

LaVelle Kauffman Swenson died March 8, 2015 at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, Iowa. LaVelle taught fourth grade for two years in Buffalo Center, Iowa, before marrying her husband, Larry Swenson ’56 in 1957. After they were married, she taught in Radcliffe, Iowa, until 1959, when her first son, Terry was born. In 1960, their second […]

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Bruce Kingland ’55 dies

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bruce Kingland died September 1, 2014 in Friday Harbor, Washington. Following Waldorf, Bruce attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He then headed to the Pacific Northwest for the next 57 years. The mountains were his passion. He enjoyed skiing, hiking, climbing, cutting fire wood and more. He met his wife, Mary, at White Pass Ski Resort. […]

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Lenore Anderson ’55 dies

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lenore Anderson died January 3, 2015. After Waldorf, Lenore graduated from Concordia College in 1957 and received her masters in social work from Washington University. She worked as a social worker with U.C. C. for over 20 years, most recently as a counselor for Psych Care Consultants.  

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Virgil Roznos ’55 dies

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Virgil Roznos ’50 lost his battle with pancreatic cancer and liver cancer on May 21, 2014, at his home in Garden Grove, Calif. After Waldorf, Virgil graduated from Iowa State University. One week later he married Karen in Boone, Iowa, then headed west to California to pursue his career as an aeronautical engineer. Their early […]

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Evelyn Cody Baker ’55 dies

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Evelyn Cody Baker ’55 died Feb. 7, 2015 at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa, after a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer that she faced with strength and grace. After earning her two-year teaching degree at Waldorf in 1955, Evelyn later earned her bachelor’s degree at Drake University in 1973. She taught one year in […]

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LaVonne Hanson Sorensen ’55 dies

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

LaVonne Hanson Sorensen ’55 died October 28, 2014 in Beloit, Ill. LaVonne spent her professional career with the Beloit Public Schools, from teaching business education at the high school to eventually becoming the vocational career education supervisor. She participated in several professional and service organizations such as: Rock County OIC Mission, Blackhawk Human Resources Association, […]

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Verna “Joyce” Brueland Klatt ’55 dies

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Verna “Joyce” Brueland Klatt ’55 died January 28, 2014 in Holloway, Minn. Joyce worked at Bertha Hospital until it closed, Wood and Conn in Moorhead, Minn., and Todd County Social Services. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Lioness, and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, where she was involved in ladies aid and choir. […]

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