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Winter 2013
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Class Notes

1950    1960    1970    1980    1990    2000    2010
Marriages & Engagements    Births & Adoptions    In Memoriam    


Theodore W. Johnson Jr. (MUS ’53) developed a line of clarinet mouthpieces that have been endorsed by music professionals and schools. He retired from the Cleveland Orchestra after 36 years and has been a conservatory professor for more than 50 years.


Thomas K. McBride (JD ’65) retired as chief intellectual property counsel of UOP LLC.

Shelly Waxman (JD ’65) had a number of papers archived at the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.

Paula L. DeBall (MUS ’67) celebrated 50 years as a music minister for various parishes in the Catholic Church on Nov. 4, 2012. The celebration included organ, vocal and instrumental concerts, followed by a dinner and reception.

John B. Simon (JD ’67, DHL ’12) has been named to the Illinois Appellate Court to fill a vacancy in the 1st District (Cook County). He is a partner at Jenner & Block LLP.

John P. Quirk (EDU ’68) is a professor of national security studies at the Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies in Paris and at Istanbul Commerce University in Istanbul.

John Peter Curielli (BUS ’69, JD ’72) was elected vice chairman of the Phi Alpha Delta International Endowment Fund.


  Reunion Years: 1970 and 1975

Russell W. Hartigan (BUS ’70) was elected to a six-year term as a circuit court judge for Cook County. He was reappointed to a one-year term for the Illinois Bar Foundation and serves on the Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governors. In addition, Hartigan was inducted into the St. Ignatius Athletic Hall of Fame.

Connie R. Curran (CSH MS ’72) was appointed to the board of trustees of Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Ill.

Stanley Wojciechowski (MUS ’72, MM ’75) is senior counsel for the division of banking’s anti-predatory lending unit at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. He also acts as Illinois liaison for the National Mortgage Licensing System & Registry.

Joseph G. Bisceglia (JD ’73) was listed in Best Lawyers in America and was named an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2013. He is a litigation partner at Jenner & Block LLP and a member of the Dean’s Council for DePaul’s College of Law.

Robert A. Clifford (BUS ’73, JD ’76, LLD ’03) received the Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year Award for 2012 and was selected as one of the Top 10 Illinois Super Lawyers for 2013. In October 2012, he spoke at the McGlothlin Leadership Forum and participated in the American Bar Association’s optimal jury trial. He is a senior partner at Clifford Law Offices in Chicago.

Jo Ann L. Fryer (EDU ’73) retired in June 2012 after teaching first grade for 39 years. She taught at Kildeer Countryside School District 96 for 25 years and also taught at Most Holy Redeemer in Evergreen Park, Ill., and St. Juliana in Chicago.

Mark J. Horne (JD ’73), Joseph A. Drazek (JD ’81) and Eric J. Fuglsang (JD ’97) have been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for 2013. All are partners at Quarles & Brady LLP.

Michael W. Kiss (MBA ’73) received the Jeremiah Milbank Gold Medallion from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for his service at a national level. Kiss is chairman of the Illinois Area Council for the Boys and Girls Clubs, as well as trustee and past president of the Union League Boys and Girls Clubs in Chicago.

Kenneth N. Paoli (MUS ’73) was an invited lecturer and composer at the International Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology held at National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu City, Taiwan. He lectured and performed “Phil-Harmonia II,” dedicated to former DePaul music professor Phil Winsor.

Judith M. Brawka (LAS ’75) was elected chief judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit of Illinois. She is the first woman to be elected to this position and will serve through Dec. 1.

David Cagigal (BUS ’76, MBA ’78) was appointed chief information officer for the State of Wisconsin in November 2012.

Marguerite E. McDermed (JD ’76) was elected to the Will County Board. She will serve a four-year term representing District 12, which includes Mokena and New Lenox, Ill.

Michael A. Procaccio (BUS ’76, MBA ’83) is the founder and president of Pro Financial Services Group Inc. in Roselle, Ill., which was founded in 1977.

Thomas D. Panos (BUS ’77, MBA ’80) joined The Private Bank as a senior portfolio manager and head of commercial administration.

Thomas M. Durkin (JD ’78) will fill a vacant judgeship on the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois. He was nominated by President Barack Obama and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Previously, Durkin was a partner at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago.??

Charles A. Hornewer (LAS ’78, JD ’81) founded the Hornewer Law Firm in Chicago. He has been recognized by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer, as a Top 1% Trial Counsel by MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.org, and as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in nursing home negligence and general personal injury law.

Rita M. Novak (JD ’78) is the 41st president of the Illinois Judges Association. She is an associate judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Thomas E. McClure (JD ’79) received the Service Initiative Award for 2012-2013 from Illinois State University. He also published a book chapter, “The Roberts Court and the First Amendment: the First Six Terms,” in “First Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia.”

M. Carol Pope (JD ’79) received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois Judges Association. Pope is a justice with the 4th District Appellate Court in Springfield, Ill.

Peter N. Silvestri’s (LAS ’79, JD ’82) final term as village president of Elmwood Park, Ill., will end on May 6. Silvestri was first elected in April 1989. He will continue as Cook County commissioner for the 9th District, where he has served since November 1994.


  Reunion Years: 1980 and 1985

Paulette J. Delk (JD ’80) received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award for outstanding achievement in the legal profession at the 33rd annual Association for Women Attorneys’ banquet and silent auction. She is a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the western district of Tennessee.

Alan M. Kaplan (JD ’80) spoke on the “Impact of the 2012 U.S. Elections on American Employment Law” at a program presented by the Osaka Chamber of Commerce of Japan. Kaplan is an equity principal and chair of the employment, labor and benefits practice group at Masuda, Funai, Eifert and Mitchell Ltd. in Schaumburg, Ill.

Elisabette M. Waichunas (BUS ’80) received the 2013 Walden Media Award for outstanding arts educator. She is the founding artistic director and an instructor at Theatre on the Green in Woodstock, Ill.

Gabrielle M. Buckley (JD ’81) will take over as chair of the international law section of the American Bar Association in 2013. Buckley is a shareholder at Vedder Price PC.

Michele Greco (BUS ’81) is vice president and chief financial officer of the Female Health Company.

James Carlini (MBA ’82) presented his white paper, “Intelligent Infrastructure and its Impact on Regional Sustainability,” at the International Wire and Cable Symposium in November 2012. Carlini also was re-elected chairman of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club’s Lake Michigan Region for 2013.

Orbert C. Davis (MUS ’82) composed and performed the score for the PBS program “Colorblind: ReThinking Race.” He also composed the score for “Home & Away,” the video tribute to veterans that premiered at the Chicago Bears game Nov. 11, 2012.

Ann S. Dowd (THE MFA ’82) received the best supporting actress award from the National Board of Review and a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for best supporting actress for her work as Sandra in the film “Compliance.”

David L. Kohn (CMN ’82) was appointed to the advisory board of Illinois Issues, a not-for-profit monthly magazine published by the University of Illinois at Springfield that covers Illinois government and politics.

Cheryl L. Anema (CSH ’83) received the DAISY faculty award from Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Ind. She is an assistant professor of nursing.

Scott A. Bremer (LLM ’85), Lisa J. Acevedo (JD ’95) and Anthony P. Steinike (LAS ’99, JD ’03) were named to the 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list. All are partners at Quarles & Brady LLP.

Kenneth W. Fields (BUS ’85) and his wife, Linda Scarver-Fields (SNL ’98), celebrated their 30th anniversary on Jan. 8 by appearing on “The Price is Right.” They also will celebrate the third anniversary of Capture Heart Ministries on June 30.

James V. Inendino (JD ’85) has been named partner at Roetzel & Andress in Chicago, where he will be part of the firm’s real estate and financial institutions groups.

Laura M. Dilallo (MBA ’87) is the director of benefits at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. She is responsible for approximately 60 different YMCA locations.

Michael A. Finch (LAS ’87) was promoted to president and chief operating officer of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles.

Jeffrey J. Kroll (BUS ’87, JD ’90) was selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America for his work in personal injury litigation - plaintiffs. He was also selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2013.

Kwame Raoul (LAS ’87) was honored by the African-American Alumni Association at the Illinois Institute of Technology for his civic engagement as an Illinois state senator. Raoul represents the 13th District and is a partner at the Chicago office of Quarles & Brady LLP in its labor and employment group.

James T. Ryan III (MBA ’87) was awarded the 2013 Business Advocate of the Year Award by the Association for Career and Technical Education in Atlanta.

Peter D. Decraene (EDU ’88, CDM MS ’97) received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Barack Obama in Washington in June. Decraene is the mathematics department chair at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Ill.

Joseph L. Kish (JD ’88) was named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list as a top attorney for 2013. Kish is a partner at Synergy Law Group in Chicago. He is a faculty member at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Rita D. Nitsche (BUS ’89) and her husband, Scott, opened the Soup Cup, a microsouperie, in Traverse City, Mich. The Soup Cup offers handcrafted soups, grilled cheese sandwiches and Belgian-style fries with dipping sauces.

Anne R. Pramaggiore (JD ’89, DHL ’11) received the Women with Vision Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. Pramaggiore also was elected to the board of directors for Motorola Solutions Inc.

Farrel H. Wilson (THE MFA ’89) is working as an artist-in-residence at several Chicago high schools for the School for Little Children and is assistant directing as part of the production team at Special Gifts Theatre.


  Reunion Years: 1990 and 1995

Michele M. Jochner (JD ’90, LLM ’92) joined the firm of Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck LLP as a partner.

Scott M. Settersten (BUS MS ’90) was appointed acting chief financial officer at Ulta Beauty. He has been with Ulta Beauty since 2005, serving as director of financial reporting and vice president of accounting.

Ellen M. Bartolozzi (MUS ’91) owns and teaches at Bella Angel Music in Chicago.

James F. Botana (JD ’92) was selected for inclusion in the 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Botana is a partner with the Chicago office of Jackson Lewis LLP.

John Colella (THE ’92) won an Indie Soap Award from WeLoveSoaps.com for best actor in a comedy for the Web series “Vampire Mob.” Reamy Hall (THE ’92), James E. Roof Jr. (THE ’92) and Vinnie Guastaferro (THE ’76, MFA ’76) are also in the series.

Stacy R. Janiak (BUS ’92) was honored as one of the 2012 Women to Watch by the Illinois CPA Society. Janiak is the central region managing partner of the audit and enterprise risk services practice and the Chicago office managing partner for Deloitte.?

Patrick S. Barnett (MM ’93) is the national chair of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, the international music honor society for middle/junior high and high school students. He is also the chair of the fine arts department at Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Ill.

Peter A. Beyer (BUS ’94) has been promoted to chief financial officer of Home Forward in Portland, Ore. He was previously the agency’s controller.

Brendan C. Curran (JD ’94) has been recalled to active duty in the U.S. Navy and will deploy to Afghanistan as part of the Department of Defense’s Criminal Investigations Task Force.

William W. Kim (CSH ’94) was promoted to partner in the intellectual property department at WilmerHale in Palo Alto, Calif.

Eileen M. Timmins (SNL ’94) published the book “The Forgiveness Fairy,” a modern fairy tale about the act of forgiveness.

Dirk Von Der Horst (MUS ’94) co-edited “Voices of Feminist Liberation: Writings in Celebration of Rosemary Radford Ruether,” a collection of essays by Ruether’s doctoral students in honor of her 75th birthday.

Edwin A. Anderson (JD ’95) was appointed to the Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) alumni advisory council. He also serves as the justice of the Knoxville, Tenn., alumni chapter of PAD and is in private practice in Knoxville.

Annemarie E. Kill (JD ’95) was selected as one of the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers for the second year. She was named an Illinois Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Susan M. Lewers (JD ’95) was named assistant dean for institutional advancement at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Coreen M. Dicus-Johnson (JD ’97) has become a member of the fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Dicus-Johnson is senior vice president of physician and revenue operations for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Milwaukee.

Damani Phillips (MUS ’97) released his third solo jazz album, “The Reckoning,” in December 2012. He is an assistant professor of music at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

Frank A. Sommario (BUS ’97, JD ’00) has been named to Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch for 2012. Sommario is an attorney with Romanucci & Blandin LLC.

Amy Crout Ziegler (CSH ’97, JD ’02) has been named a shareholder at Greer, Burns & Crain Ltd. She focuses her practice on intellectual property, Internet and technology law.

Michael T. Del Galdo (JD ’98) was chosen for the fourth consecutive year as a rising star for Super Lawyers magazine for 2013. He is the founding attorney and managing member of Del Galdo Law Group LLC. James Vasselli (JD ’00, MBA ’00), chair of the practice’s real estate and public finance practice group, was selected as a rising star for the second year in a row.

Keith J. Herman (JD ’98) accepted the position of shareholder at Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry P.C. In addition, he was appointed to executive secretary of the Illinois Self-Insurers Association.

Julia Manglano-Toro (JD ’98) opened Julia M. Toro Law Firm PLLC in July 2012, which is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses on immigration law.

Scott Matrenec (BUS ’98) has been appointed president of Fenwick Automotive, a remanufacturer and distributor of under-the-car products.


  Reunion Years: 2000 and 2005

Jason S. Chao (MBA ’00) was promoted to principal in the transaction advisory services practice for Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles office. Chao was previously a senior manager.

Christopher W. Goode (JD ’00) was designated a Kentucky Super Lawyer for 2012 and has been recognized as AV Pre-eminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Goode is a partner at Bubalo Goode Sales & Bliss PLC in Lexington, Ky.

Daniel J. Collins (THE ’01) was awarded the Jonathan Larson Grant for his work on the book/lyrics for the musical “Southern Comfort.” Collins also wrote the book for the new musical “When We Met.”

Juan C. Linares (JD ’02) was appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve on the board of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

Evan Graner (LAS MA ’03) is senior vice president and brand capability manager in the global public affairs group at Citi.

Jennifer L. Klinkhammer (MUS ’03) was promoted to director of education programs for the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, where she has worked as education coordinator since May 2011.

Tarell A. McCraney (THE ’03) wrote “Head of Passes,” which runs April 4 through June 9 at the Steppenwolf Theatre. Alana Arenas (THE ’02), Glenn Davis (THE ’04) and Jacqueline Williams (THE ’87) are in the cast.

Ryan P. Theriault (SNL ’03, JD ’07) was named partner at Meyers & Flowers LLC in January.

Olusola A. Oluwande (CDM MS ’04) published a memoir, “The Summer Called Angel,” in October 2012. The book provides intimate details about the complexity of preeclampsia and premature birth, as well as the emotional toll taken on parents.

Todd M. Glassman (JD ’05) was named a 2013 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Glassman is a partner at the family law firm of Ladden & Allen in Chicago.

Paula S. Kim (JD ’05) is president of the Korean American Bar Association of Chicago. She will serve through 2014.

Bhoomi Thakore (LAS MA ’05) successfully defended her thesis with distinction for the sociology Ph.D. program at Loyola University Chicago in December 2012. She is a research associate at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Eric Werner (CSH ’05) took over Morris Family Chiropractic in St. Louis, where he is a chiropractor. He offers non-surgical, drug-free health care with a specialty in sports chiropractic.

Courtney O’Neill (THE ’06) won the 2013 USITT Scene Design Award sponsored by Rose Brand Theatrical Fabrics.

Jessica H. Schulman (MST ’06) joined Topel Forman LLC as a tax manager. She will provide tax compliance and tax planning services to high-net-worth individuals and family limited partnerships.

Carmelita Sinkler-Pugh (CMN MA ’06) joined Special Counsel Inc., the largest legal staffing company in the United States, as its paralegal search director.

Kristen E. Strezo (SNL ’06) has been accepted to the journalism master’s program at the Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, Mass. She will begin her program in the fall.

Marko Beric (BUS ’07) was named Rookie of the Year?City by Chicago Agent Magazine in 2012. He is a real estate broker at Koenig & Strey Real Living in Lincoln Park.

Christine Conley (THE ’07) and Coral Gable (THE ’08) opened Penny Lane Hair Studios, a library-themed hair salon in Logan Square in Chicago.

Brion W. Doherty (JD ’07) was noted as a 2013 Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine.

Anna S. Kendall (LAS MA ’07) wrote “College PaperBuddy: The Quick, Friendly Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers.”

Shannalee Mallon (LAS MA ’07) published “Written Together: A Story of Beginnings in the Kitchen and Beyond,” about the journey of a 20-something girl and her recipes.

John M. Schneider (CDM ’07, MS ’08) accepted a consulting appointment as an information assurance subject matter expert on cybersecurity strategy and engineering in the Office of the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense.

Teresa M. Battaglia (LAS ’08) was promoted to assistant director of development at Josephinum Academy, a high school that serves underprivileged young women from more than 40 Chicagoland ZIP codes.

Sarah Baum (JD ’08) received The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Sun-Times Public Interest Fellowship. Baum is a staff attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.

Michael J. McCarthy (LAS MA ’08) had four poems published in the autumn 2012 issue of The Southern Review. McCarthy is a senior lecturer in the English department at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va.

Dynette A. Davis (SNL ’09) received a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in 2012 from Concordia University Chicago, where she is a doctoral candidate in higher education leadership.

Aara A. Johnson (LAS ’09) was honored as one of the 10 Outstanding Young Minnesotans for 2012 at a December ceremony hosted by the Minnesota Jaycees.


Dana R. Arvanites (LAS ’10) is the press assistant at the Democratic Policy and Communications Center in Washington, D.C., where she briefs Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on local, national and international news.

Shannon R. Matesky (THE ’10) received the Clare Rosen and Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists. Matesky was also named one of the Chicago Tribune’s Hot Faces of 2012: The 10 New Talents You Should Know in Chicago Theater, along with Tawny E. Newsome (THE ’06).

Anne Roubal (CSH ’10) received a Master of Science from the department of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is pursuing a Ph.D. and works for the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Stephanie M. Saia (MED ’10) became a certified alcohol and drug counselor. She is a practicing therapist at Urban Brain and Body LLC, a new wellness center in Lincoln Park.

Crystal Williams (SNL MA ’10) was featured as a face for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago in December 2012.

Jessica M. Wilson (SNL ’10) received her master’s degree in history and culture with a concentration in folkloristics and oral traditions from Union Institute & University in October 2012. She also published the play “Book of Anger: A Suite in Five Voices.”

Jeannie A. Andresen (CMN ’11) was named campus recruiter for the McTigue Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual. She will recruit individuals for internships and career opportunities.

Hannah E. Hoover (MPH ’11) was awarded a Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship in 2012 to work in the Ministry of Public Health and Population in Haiti.

Emily Czerniejewski (JD ’12) (left) and Jennifer A. Lev (JD ’12) (right) were sworn in as Cook County assistant state’s attorneys, pictured here with Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez (center).

Daren T. Freebing (BUS ’12) is an intern for the taxation department at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago. He passed all four parts of the CPA exam on his first attempt and passed the first level of the CFA exam.

Ameet C. Mehta (BUS ’12) is co-founder of Azadi, a feminine hygiene startup that manufactures and distributes biodegradable sanitary pads to women in India. Azadi was accepted into Impact Engine, a competitive 12-week accelerator program for businesses.

Patrick J. Ridge (SNL ’12) was accepted into the fast-track MBA program at Babson College in Babson Park, Mass.

Carl Schulte (MM ’12) won an audition with the Navy Band Southeast, stationed in Jacksonville, Fla. He will perform with the band for the next three years.

Dwight-Kuaika A. Thompson (CDM MS ’12) was promoted to vice president of development and production at Ocean Film Productions, where he has worked for more than 20 years.

Marriages & Engagements

Jeffrey J. Antonelli (JD ’00) married Laura Marie Hollinger on June 3, 2012, at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in Chicago. Antonelli is an attorney at the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Antonelli Ltd., and Hollinger is a campus engagement manager at Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago.

Tara (Doherty) Baker (MED ’08) married Patrick Michael Baker on Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Matthias Church in Chicago. She is a Chicago Public Schools teacher, and he works at INTL FCStone Inc.

Zoe (Soo Hoo) Huitink (BUS ’08) married Michael Huitink on Dec. 8, 2012, in Chicago. She is a senior tax analyst at Grant Thornton LLP.

Eric D. Leser (LAS ’08) married Kristen Mita in a private ceremony in Fiji in April 2012. Leser graduated from the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago in June 2012 and is a resident physician in the department of emergency medicine at the John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

Celeste (Mrdak) Vanduch (SNL ’08) married Justin Vanduch on July 7, 2012, in Elmhurst, Ill.

Katherine A. Cloutier (CSH ’09) is engaged to Maxwell E. Kirchhoff (LAS ’09). They will marry Aug. 10 in Bozeman, Mont. Cloutier received her master’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University in 2012 and is working on her Ph.D. Kirchhoff received his master’s degree in political science at Western Michigan University in 2012. He is in law school at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont.

Armando-Jay P. Dela-Cruz (CSH MS ’09) married Melissa Benemerito (CSH ’09) on June 24, 2012, in Chicago.

Lindsay E. Hoey (CMN ’09, MA ’10) married Clayton Lougee on Sept. 5, 2012, in Howth, Ireland. Hoey is a real estate broker for Sotheby’s International Realty, and Lougee is a senior consultant for The Claro Group LLC. They reside in Chicago.

James F. Hoff (LAS MS ’09) married Megan Moscato on July 7, 2012, in Darien, Ill. Hoff is an administrative assistant in the dean’s office at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Kristin M. Kupczyk (CSH ’09) is engaged to Maxwell Sexton. Kupczyk is a registered professional nurse in Chicago, and Sexton is co-owner of Clearwater Plant Harvesters in Crystal Lake, Ill. They will marry Sept. 28.

Deborah (Persson) Turner (LAS ’10) married Keenan Turner (LAS ’10) on July 7, 2012. She is a fifth- and sixth-grade English teacher at Avalon International Charter School, and he works at Intercall. They reside in Chicago.

Births & Adoptions

Darren J. Lenox (BUS ’95) and his wife, Kara Y. Hoover Lenox (MBA ’04), welcomed their second daughter, Natalie Ava, on Dec. 14, 2012. Natalie joins her big sister, Addison.

Jeffrey C. Dan (JD ’96) and his wife, Allison, welcomed their daughter, Madison Sophie, on May 5, 2012.

James E. Byron (LAS ’99) and his wife, Elizabeth, announce the birth of their second son, Brecken Patrick Byron. He was born Jan. 18 and is adored by his 2-year-old brother, Parker.

Danielle Parisi Ruffatto (LAS ’01) and James Ruffatto (CMN ’01) welcomed their first child, Samuel James Ryne Ruffatto, on Aug. 2, 2012.

Maranda C. Millard-Gary (CSH ’02) and her husband announce the birth of Mason James Gary on Nov. 14, 2012. He joins Tyler Ethan, 6. Millard-Gary is working on her master’s degree in nursing at the University of Cincinnati.

John R. Keigher (JD ’03) and Natalie Bergren Keigher (MED ’06) announce the birth of their son Thomas Nathaniel on March 21, 2012.

Karen (Falduto) Kopf (CSH ’04, JD ’07) and her husband, Seth, announce the birth of their first child. They welcomed a daughter, Isabella Grace Kopf, on Sept. 13, 2012.

Jeremy M. Roe (MBA ’04, JD ’08) and his wife, Stephanie, announce the birth of their second son, Colin Daniel Roe. He was born Aug. 1, 2012, and was welcomed home by his 2-year-old brother, Evan.

Emily Durrett (LAS ’06) and her husband, Joe, announce the birth of their second daughter, Annie Joe Durrett, on Aug. 8, 2012. She joins her older sister, Maggie, 2.

Sabrina I. Martinez (CSH ’08) announces the birth of her first child, Merrick Brandon, born Oct. 5, 2012.

In Memoriam

Lord, we commend to you the souls of our dearly departed. In your mercy and love, grant them eternal peace.

Frances Lange (EDU ’34)
Mary G. Oppenheim (JD ’34)
N.A. Giambalvo (JD ’35)
Frank O’Connell (BUS ’40)
Martin J. Wiora (LAS ’41)
Raymond J. Bayster Sr. (JD ’48)
Sister Margaret Duffy (LAS MA ’48)
Isabel V. Galgan (LAS ’48)
Ralph L. Harkenrider (LAW ’48)
James P. Hughes (JD ’48)
Marie E. Iversen (MUS ’48)
Jacob Baitman (BUS ’49, MBA ’50)
Robert E. Behr (BFA ’49)
Stanton W. Brody (JD ’49)
Mary P. Matesi (LAS ’49, MA ’63)
Helen A. Porten (LAS ’49)
Miley E. Hotchkiss (EDU ’50)
William M. Isett Jr. (BUS ’50)
James E. McShane (BUS ’50)
Sister Bernice Buescher (LAS ’52)
Thomas J. Carron (CSH ’52)
Frank G. Michelizzi (LAW ’52)
James C. Schmidt (JD ’53)
Albert F. Baldi (BUS ’54)
Floyd P. Sorquist (BUS ’54)
Rev. Father Thomas Glynn (LAS ’55, ?’58)
Ruth M. Harris (JD ’55)
Chester J. Lark (BUS ’55)
Lawrence F. Wilkas (BUS ’55, MBA ’66)
Guy S. Wuellner (MUS ’56)
Burton A. Hines Sr. (JD ’57)
Leroy J. Lodge (BUS ’58)
Nathan B. Swerdlove (LAW ’58)
Donald L. Kruczek (BUS ’59)
John L. McClanahan (LAS ’59)
Harold T. McNellis (BUS ’59)
Donald P. Ripoli (MBA ’59)
James S. Fasel (BUS ’60)
Laurie Orlich (CSH ’60)
Mario J. Perez (JD ’60)
Mary Ann Poprick (CSH ’60, MA ’64)
Ruth C. Wiesbrook (CSH MS ’60)
Thomas A. Curin (CSH ’61)
James A. Pawlus (MBA ’62)
Victoria M. Bollensen (CSH ’63)
Dennis E. Bugielski (BUS ’63)
Gerrild L. Page (BUS ’64)
Dennis E. Carlson (JD ’65)
Marvin E. Larsen (LAS ’66)
Harry J. Lux (JD ’68)
Sister Margaret A. Stechschulte (LAS MA ’68)
Jean E. Brown (EDU ’70)
Dorothy O. Tarantino (EDU ’70)
Alexander P. Edejer (LAS ’71)
John A. Hirner (MBA ’72)
Richard M. Niziolek (BUS ’72)
Therese L. Hughes (LAS ’73)
David Kafka (CSH ’73)
Gary J. Ozog (BUS ’74)
Mark D. Pearlstein (JD ’74)
Anthony G. Scariano (JD ’75)
Richard E. Bohlen (BUS MS ’77)
Lois I. Barnett (CSH MS ’79)
Lawrence M. Metzger (MBA ’79)
Sonya R. Fabiankovits (EDU ’82)
Thomas B. Graddy (MBA ’82)
Bruce E. Haney (BUS MS ’82)
Nasario B. Rodriguez (CSH ’87)
Paul J. Smith (MUS ’87)
Amadito S. Baniqued (CDM MS ’90)
Kathleen White Coult (LAS ’90)
Sheryl L. Hamann (MBA ’91)
Gary J. Heveran (CMN ’94)
Luis L. Garcia (SNL ’97)
Donald A. Meadows (SNL ’97)
Andrew C. Quainton (LAS ’98)
Elaine M. Hritsuk (SNL ’02)
Neill S. Townsend (JD ’08)
Matthew M. Rupsis (JD ’09)
Kelsey M. Myking (LAS ’11)

Bob Boylan
Joseph E. Brody
Frank G. Burchby
Joseph N. DuCanto
Daniel Edelman
Estella A. Faulk
Ruth Tucker Gannon
Charles E. Harper
Joan K. Hassel
Dave Heim
Benjamin P. Hyink
William Jauss
Catherine McCann
Patricia Monaghan
Jenny Morlan
Eloise M. Niwa
Helene Ramanauskas-Marconi
David B. Speer
Arthur W. Thurner
Bro. Augustine J. Towey, C.M.
Fred L. Turner
Rev. John W. Willets

Editor's Note: Due to space limitations, this memorial list includes only those alumni and friends who our offices have confirmed have passed away since the previous issue was printed.