Class of 1969 Reunion

Class of 1969 Reunion

When:
June 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – June 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
2019-06-13T12:00:00-05:00
2019-06-16T12:00:00-05:00

Class of 1969 50th Reunion
News and Sign-up Page

The Prep Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on campus during Reunion Weekend 2019, June 14 – 16, and at a hosted Minneapolis reception the evening of Thursday, June 13.
On Friday Night, June 14 we will join the Monastic Community for Mass at 5:00 p.m, followed by a special celebration dinner and Twin Towers Society induction ceremony with classmates and
faculty. Keynote address will be given by Abbot John Klassen ’67.

To sign up for Reunion Weekend activities June 14-15, including the June 14 celebration dinner and Twin Towers ceremony, follow this link:

Register for Reunion

Thursday, June 13 Reception
From 5:30 – 8 PM, light hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and mineral water will be hosted at a reception for classmates and spouses/significant others in a private penthouse/rooftop setting in Downtown Minneapolis. Free parking! Watch for your Email invitation via Evite! If we do not have your email address, or you have questions about this reception, please email or telephone Tom Murtha at tmurtha@umn.edu, or (612) 963-7749.

Friday, June 14 Events

Join us for some very special events on campus on Friday, June 14. Please join us for a tour of the Liturgical Press hosted by Peter Dwyer. Please meet in the Lit Press showroom at 3:00 pm.  We’re also taking part in a tour of the cemetery tour hosted by Pat Held and Peter Dwyer. We will depart from the Prep School at 3:15 pm with Pat Held, or the Liturgical Press showroom at 3:30 pm with Pat Held and Peter Dwyer. We will visit the graves of Fr. Mark Thamert, Frs. Otto and Arnold Weber, returning to the Abbey Church by 5:00 pm for those who wish to attend Mass.

Please join us for the Twin Towers Dinner in the Quad, room 264. The room opens at 5:30 pm for cocktails. The dinner and program will begin at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, June 15 Events

Saturday’s events include everything from a morning nature walk, to a private tour of the Saint John’s Bible Gallery, great food and casino night games! Click here to see the agenda of events for Saturday.

CONSTRUCTION DETOUR
I-94 Bridge at Hwy 159 – Collegeville Exit (June 3 – late August)
Plan a few extra minutes of drive time for your visit to Collegeville. MnDOT will redeck and improve the bridge over I-94 at Stearns County Rd 159 (St. John’s Rd/135th Ave) in Collegeville, near Avon, in 2019. Motorists should follow detour signs along I-94 and local roads between Avon and Collegeville. Click here to see a detour map.

What would you like our classmates to know about you? Follow this link to fill out a questionnaire for our Class of 1969 50th Reunion Directory and Life Story book.

Survey for Questionnaire

 

Comments? Questions? Get in touch with one or more of us!

Your Class of 1969 50th Reunion Organizational Team:

Chuck Caturia (612) 839-7793   charles.caturia@cbre.com

Joe Dirksen (651) 260-3831   dirksen.joe@gmail.com

Peter Dwyer (320) 224-8967   pdwyer@litpress.org

Pat Held (214) 395-7948   pcheld@brainerd.net

John Koenig (320) 251-3887   kkoenig14@charter.net

Tom Mahoney (612 ) 810-0083   tjmahoney21@gmail.com

Tom Murtha (612) 963-7749   tmurtha@umn.edu

Henry Padgett (320) 492-6899   bjornesbror@hotmail.com

Current Registration List:
as of Wednesday, May 15

Twin Towers Dinner
Charles Caturia
Mary Caturia
Stephen Chalupsky
Gregory DeWitt
Joseph Dirksen
Peter Dwyer
Pam Elfering
Terry Elfering
William Femrite
Al Gmeinder
Barb Gmeinder
Joseph Hegel
Marielaine Hegel
Pat Held
Donna Johnson
Gary Johnson
John Koenig
Karla Koenig
Daryl Kohlhaas
Kathy Kohlhaas
Coby LaVenture
Martin LaVenture
Stefanie Lenway
Deirdre Mahoney
Thomas Mahoney
John Malusky
Marcene Malusky
Thomas Murtha
Henry Padgett
Mary Ann Padgett
Lois Roback
Robert Roback
Steven Smith
Gabriel Stenzel
Margaret Stenzel
Kevin Sweeney
Marijo Sweeney
Tom Tracy
Edward Vandrovec
Mark Ziegler

 

Saturday Picnic Lunch
Julie Begich
Steven Begich
Lois Bieganek
Ronald Bieganek
Annie DeBevec
Michael DeBevec
Gregory DeWitt
Joseph Dirksen
Peter Dwyer
William Femrite
Al Gmeinder
Barb Gmeinder
Joseph Hegel
Marielaine Hegel
Pat Held
Donna Johnson
Gary Johnson
John Koenig
Karla Koenig
Daryl Kohlhaas
Kathy Kohlhaas
Coby LaVenture
Martin LaVenture
Stefanie Lenway
Deirdre Mahoney
Thomas Mahoney
John Malusky
Marcene Malusky
Thomas Murtha
Diane Nolan
James Nolan
Kevin O’Malley
Henry Padgett
Mary Ann Padgett
Lois Roback
Robert Roback
Steven Smith
Debbie Shirber
James Schulzetenberg
Marcia Steyaert
Gabriel Stenzel
Margaret Stenzel
Kevin Sweeney
Marijo Sweeney
Richard Tabaka
Edward Vandrovec
Mark Ziegler

 

Saturday Dinner
Lois Bieganek
Ronald Bieganek
Annie DeBevec
Michael DeBevec
Gregory DeWitt
Joseph Dirksen
Peter Dwyer
William Femrite
Al Gmeinder
Barb Gmeinder
Joseph Hegel
Marielaine Hegel
Pat Held
Donna Johnson
Gary Johnson
John Koenig
Karla Koenig
Stefanie Lenway
John Malusky
Marcene Malusky
Thomas Murtha
Deirdre Mahoney
Thomas Mahoney
Kevin O’Malley
Debbie Shirber
Henry Padgett
Mary Ann Padgett
Steven Smith
Lois Roback
Robert Roback
James Schulzetenberg
Gabriel Stenzel
Margaret Stenzel
Marcia Steyaert
Kevin Sweeney
Marijo Sweeney
Jane Tracy
Thomas Tracy
Edward Vandrovec

 

Sunday Lunch in the SJU Refectory (pay at the door)
Karla Koenig
John Koenig
Kevin Sweeney
Marijo Sweeney
Gabriel Stenzel
Margaret Stenzel
Jane Tracy
Thomas Tracy
Stephen Chalupsky