Archive for Gustavus Alumni

Ralph ‘ Pudge’ Johnson ’63

Ralph ‘Pudge’ Johnson ’63 writes, “Still enjoying retirement with Bonnie in St. Petersburg, Florida for seven months of the year and the rest in a cabin in Aitkin, Minnesota as well as Lancaster, Pennsylvania (where Bonnie is from.) I just spent some time with my much younger sister Chellie Pingree who is in her 5th […]

John Dinsmore ’77

John Dinsmore ’77 writes, “I’m the proud grandfather of Ellinor, our almost-two-year-old granddaughter. Our sons Sam and Joe, both employed as health care professionals, will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary and return from a 16-month military deployment to Fallujah, Iraq. My wife, Judy, serves as a mental health professional and regional operating officer for Lakeland […]

Melissa Brasel ’05

Melissa Brasel ’05 is a client relations consultant at DST Systems.

Angela Janda ’04

Henry Lewis was born to Angela Janda ’04 and Ryan Dudley on November 5th, 2016.

Amanda (Mubarak) Brastad ’03

Hayden Cole was born to Amanda Mubarak Brastad ’03 and Grant Brastad on August 24th, 2016.

Thomas Klint ’00

Thomas Klint ’00 is an RN liver transplant coordinator at the University of Minnesota / Fairview in Minneapolis, MN. In 2016, he was nominated and selected as the top nurse educator by Minneapolis / St. Paul magazine. The details can be seen in the November 2016 issue:

Laura Danielson ’09

Laura Danielson ’09 is a human rights enforcement officer at Minnesota Department of Human Rights in St Paul, MN.

David Wold ’60

David Wold ’60 writes, “Myself, my wife Inger, and nine friends will travel in the footsteps of Martin Luther this April to celebrate the nailing of his 95 theses to the door of the Schlosskirche in Wittenberg, Germany. We will fly to Berlin and then travel by bus to Wartburg, Eisenach, Erfurt, Eisleben and Wittenberg, […]

Monica Neal ’82

Monica Neal ’82 is a program officer at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies in Eden Prairie, MN. She serves as the program officer for Animal Welfare, making grants to support efforts at companion animal shelters, wildlife rehabilitation centers, and educational programs at accredited zoos.

Aryn (Bell) DeGrood ’09

Zoey Elizabeth was born to Justin DeGrood ’07 and Aryn Bell DeGrood ’09 on February 22, 2017.