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Rosemany (Darcey) Augsburger ’53 and her husband Dave are sad to announce the death of their son John Augsburger. John was 53 years old and a retired Lt. Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. The Augsburgers will appreciate your prayers.



Ginger Wagner, Gary Klein (V.P. for Institutional Advancement), Peggy (Huesinger) Brown ’68, Mary Johnson, Ph.D., ’68, Fran (Daspit) Klos ’68, Julie (Berschens) Endres ’68, Margaret (Berigan) McKinley ’68, President Scott Flanagan, Elizabeth (Sheridan) Topa ’68, Kathleen (Burke) Layo ’68, Catherine E. Lenz ’68, and Gail (Ferguson) Schwab ’68 reunited for their annual visit in Madison and spent time visiting campus.



Alumni from the classes of ’75-’76 joined together for a mini reunion in June. The group enjoyed a campus tour and reconnecting with one another during their time at their alma mater. (left)

Kevin Thompson ’77, Mary Goonan ’77, Karen (O’ Keefe) Bentall ’77, Thomas Hughes ’76, Gregory Hitchins ’76, Jill (Harris) Kuehn, MA ’91, Michele (Giangrasso) Skinner ’76, Robert “Zip” Raasch ’75, Agnes (Novinski) Hughes ’77, Thomas King ’76, Clare (Pandl) Bauer ’77, Therese Ryan ’76, Mary Condon ’77, Nicolette (Kokonas) O’Connor ’76, Darlene (Rohen) Calabrese ’76, Donna (Tortorello) Terry ’77, and Marilyn White ’78 gathered in Madison this past September, celebrating their friendship and time at Edgewood College. (right)



Leslie S. Chartier ’05 was ordained into the Unitarian Universalist ministry on July 16, 2017 in Corvallis, Oregon.  She is hoping to be a chaplain in hospice/end of life care. (far left)

Sara Myres ’05, MBA  ’09 and Ben Clary welcomed Colin Benjamin Clary into their family on July 16, 2017. (middle left)

Anthony Dix, MBA ’07 and his wife Amanda welcomed Grayson Joseph Dix into their family on July 27, 2017. (middle right)

Angela McDonnell ’07 was honored by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists as the 2017 recipient of the George R. Cooley Award. This is considered one of the most prestigious early-career honors offered in the field of plant sciences. (far right)

Pernille Ripp ’08 is excited of the release of her fourth book, Passionate Readers-The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child. The book was released in August from Routledge and is meant to help teachers create passionate reading communities.



Bridget Prendergast ’10 & Lawrence “Clint” Reed ’11 celebrated their wedding in July, 2017. They were joined in their wedding celebrations by many Edgewood College alumni. (left)

Kristen Raney, Ed.D., ’13 began a new role as Vice President of Academic Affairs for Saint Paul College in St. Paul Minnesota.

Amy (Swanson) Dillon ’13 and Thomas Dillon celebrated their wedding on August 12, 2017.

Suzie Chang ’15 began a position as Hall Director at UW-River Falls, supervising the Connections Living Learning Community. Connections supports first year students in their transition from high school to college by connecting students to academic, cultural, and social resources, providing opportunities for students to interact with faculty on campus, and by collaborating with the Aspire Program— a peer mentor program designed for students of color and/or low-income and first generation students.

Rebecca Galvan Ed.D. ’15 and her husband welcomed Hudson Galvan Monserud to their family on June 24, 2016. (right)

Lindsay Bingham ’17 was excited to begin a new job as a Registered Nurse at Unity-Point Hospital Meriter in Madison in the Obstetrics & Gynecology unit.

Delaney McGuire ’17 began a new job as a Financial Analyst at Babcox & Wilcox in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Diana Moran Thundercloud, MA ’17 began a new position at UW-LaCrosse teaching courses in the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Diana is also finishing up her Superintendent license through Viterbo University with the Tomah School District in Tomah, Wisconsin.

In Memoriam

Marie Claybaugh, O.P. ’60 – May 6, 2017
Alessandra Kubasta, O.P. ’48 – May 18, 2017
Mary James Griffin, O.P. ’67 – May 29, 2017
Mary Ellen (Burkhard) Maurer ’52 – June 3, 2017
Irene Saulan ’58 – June 10, 2017
Mary Ellen (McComish) Brennan ’53 – June 21, 2017
Mary Supple, O.P. ’62 – June 22, 2017
Joan (Cerny) McCarthy ’51 – June 26, 2017
Susan (Jernander) Bochler ’95 – June 27, 2017
Maura (Walsh) Stodola ’64 – July 7, 2017
Eric Goelzer ’12 – July 12, 2017
Patricia (Gale) Dudley ’52 – July 16, 2017
Lynn Welsh, O.P. ’65 – July 26, 2017
Anne Marie Mongoven, O.P. ’58 – July 29, 2017
Madeline (Farrell) Matuszeski ’55 – July 30, 2017
Anne (Pearson) Gerber ’68 – July 30, 2017
Lori (McHugh) Hensley ’84 – August 6, 2017
Marcella Guentner ’38 – August 9, 2017
Janel Oberle ’12 – August 27, 2017
Barbara Skolaski ’59 – August 29, 2017
Christopher McGrath ’95 – August 29, 2017
Loretto Wolff, O.P. ’58 – October 3, 2017
Ellen (Terry) Kohlhapp ’56 – October 11, 2017
Catherine (Chou) Chen ’51 – October 16, 2017
Lucille (Shelton) Matthies ’59 – October 19, 2017
Deborah (Loehwing) Refling ’71 – October 23, 2017
Marilyn (Libert) Van Wagenen ’53 – November 12, 2017
Lyman Woodman ’72 – November 15, 2017