STOUT OUTLOOK SUMMER 2006
Louise Reseld Wakem ’63, Phoenix, Ariz., has been promoted to the position of urban and community forester for the state of Arizona. She has been with the Arizona State Land Department-Urban and Community Forestry for more than six years, and was previously the project and volunteer coordinator.
Eugene Miller ’47 has published four books in his retirement, the latest a recent book of 150 poems. His poems, originally communications with friends and family, reflect on his life with horses, flying, and life’s events and philosophy. In 1946–47, Miller wrote the sports column, “From The Bleachers,” for the Stoutonia. He retired from the University of Minnesota, Crookston, with 34 years in agricultural engineering.
Keith and Rose Peper Nelson BS ’55, MS ’74, Rhinelander, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2005.
Joanne Bowe Leonard ’64, was elected as a supervisor on the Marathon County Board, Wausau (Wisc.) District.
Susan Vasey Miller ’64 has recently retired as department manager, Pinellas County Government, Clearwater, Fla.
Ruth Pabst Sundback ’65, Las Vegas, Nev., has published a children’s book, “Where does my food go?” She is a retired clinical dietitian.
Charles ’66 and Karen Anderson Bernath ’67 have opened their fourth Curves Fitness Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
Darlene Bohle BS ’69, MS ’85, Ontario, has retired from the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District.
Nina Jo Look BS ’70, MS ’71 has retired from Milwaukee Area Technical College after 20 years of working in administration. Future plans include traveling the U.S. and Canada on a Harley with spouse, Frederick Derr ’67.
Peter Castrilli ’71, is a business development executive with Halliburton Corp. He is in charge of Pacific Rim military sales and worldwide Navy support services.
Rebecca Wright ’71, Arlington Heights, Ill., is a project manager for Tragon, a consumer market research company.
Larry BS ’72, MS ’76 and Lois Wosick Berg BS ’70, MS ’79 reside in Burlington. Larry is retiring July 1, 2006, as principal of Waterford Union High School after 34 years in education; Lois is director of administrative services for The Johnson Foundation, Racine.
Rosanne Cuda Weber BS ’72, MS ’79, Wausau, retired in June 2005 after 33 years as an educator. Weber was a building administrator the past 10 years.
Jeffrey Gove ’74, Mason, Ohio, has retired after 31 years in health care food service management. Jeff and
his wife, Patricia, are planning to move to Colorado Springs.
Marilyn Irwin Catlin MS ’75, Appleton, a family and consumer education teacher at Appleton East High School, received Lawrence University’s 2005 Outstanding Teaching in Wisconsin Award. The award recognizes Wisconsin secondary school teachers for education excellence.
Catherine Furay MS ’75, Middleton, an attorney for Murphy Desmond S.C., was named one of “Wisconsin Super Lawyers” for 2005. Only 5 percent of active licensed attorneys in Wisconsin are given this honor. In addition, Furay was named a “Top 25 Female Wisconsin Super Lawyer” for 2005. Furay earned this title by the high number of points she received in the Super Lawyer ballot, research and review process.
Debra Torgerson King BS ’75 is dean of Student Services at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Superior.
Marie Kraska Miller MS ’75, Auburn, Ala., has been appointed to an endowed professorship in the vocational and adult education department at Auburn University. She teaches research and statistics courses.