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Recapping June 2015

Here are EC Class Notes for June 2015. Be sure to send us your news and we’ll publish it in the next issue of Maroon & Gold. Enjoy!

Shellie Schwanke ’87
Director of Alumni Relations

C.T. "Tom" Long '80

C.T. “Tom” Long ’80

Jeff Ewins '82

Jeff Ewins ’82

Molly Whitecotton Logan ’96

Molly Whitecotton Logan ’96


Charleta Beebe Affeidt ’52 and her Husband Rollyn celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21, 2014


C.T. “Tom” Long ’80 married Christine Wiegand May 12, 2015, at the Wedding Pavilion of Disneyworld, in Orlando, Florida. A reception was held later in LaPorte, IN. In attendance were Peter Dyslin ’80 and Tim Studer ’82. The Longs reside in Michigan City, IN.

Sandy Bushue ’82 former acting administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), is the head of B&I Transportation Consulting, She is a governor’s appointee on the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Sandy recently had an article published in USA Today, “Amtrak should outsource for safety and savings: Column.”

Jeff Ewins ’82 is current 2015 President of the Minnesota Chapter CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters) Society. He is manager, commercial underwriting for COUNTRY Financial. He resides in Coon Rapids, MN, with his wife Teresa and their children.

Allan Bathon ’83 was elected President of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 335. The Local represents 358 members at Missouri American Water in St. Louis County. He previously served as President from 1991 to 1995. The last 14 years he has served as Financial Secretary/Treasurer. He is a thirty‐year employee of MO AM Water.


Molly Whitecotton Logan ’96 won the 2014-2015 College of Applied Science and Technology Outstanding Teaching Award at Illinois State University. She resides in Eureka with her husband Pete ’95 and their children.

Anthony Buecker ’99 is an emergency physician for Anthony J. Buecker M.D. He resides in Metamora, IL, with his wife Brooke and their children.

In Memoriam

  • Cliff Parke ’58 (1/24/1936 ‐ 5/30/2015)
  • Marla Kylander Hershberger ’64 (12/22/1941 ‐ 6/11/2015)
  • Terry Newburgh ’70 (1/8/1948 ‐ 6/17/2015)
  • Ed Lewaniak ’86 (1/9/1964 ‐ 1/22/2015)
  • Justin Brewer ’01 (3/4/1979 ‐ 5/16/2015)
  • Kelly Naborowski ’09 (8/11/1987 ‐ 5/30/2015)
  • Friends
  • Leonard Erickson (12/17/1946 to 5/19/2013)
  • June Huschen (6/5/1925 to 6/6/2015)