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Recapping July 2016

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

Kristopher ’10 and Jamie Johnson ’13 Geiman


Les Hauser ’69 has been serving for the past three years as Adjunct Professor in the Communications Department of Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Mo. (near St. Louis). Receiving his Masters in Mass Communications 1974, he spent the bulk of his professional career as Vice President of Marketing for 3 separate companies/organizations in the Midwest.


Kathleen Paris Lehman ’78 moved back to Eureka 2 years ago to be closer to the grandchildren she babysits. She retired years ago on disability but stays busy maintaining a website for a quilt shop, teaching embroidery software classes, doing custom embroidery in her home and spending time with her family. Life is great!!!


Mark Darnall ’09 has accepted the assistant coach position at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Kris Geiman ’10 and Jamie Johnson ’13 were married on June 25, 2016. Alumni in the wedding party were Lizzie Stutzman ’09 and RaeAnne Yunker ’13.

Ben McCauley ’12  accepted a position on the Governor of Illinois policy team as a Junior Policy Advisor.

Mike Sain ’16 has been honored by the National Basketball Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for excelling academics during the past season. Sain earns the honors for the second season in a row after him and former Red Devil Seth Wickert were acknowledged last year. This award marks the ninth year at least one Eureka College men’s basketball player has been recognized under head coach Chip Wilde.

In Memoriam

Warren Cant  ’44  (10/13/1922 to 6/21/2016)

Edward Thommen ’47  (7/20/1922 to 6/26/2016)

Robert Yates ’49  (1/11/1924 to 6/26/2016)

Dale Lierman ’54  (5/13/1933 to 6/27/2016)

Rick Klaus ’70  (11/30/1948 – 7/9/2016)

Jeff Mountz ’86  (4/26/1963 to 7/2/2016)

Dr. Kevin Stillman  (6/9/1964 to 6/25/2016), Professor of Chemistry

Betty Schertz  (11/10/1924 to 7/17/2016)  EC Alumni Office 1960 – 1977

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