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December 21, 2008

Find out where Wakefield graduates are or get in contact with an old friend. If you have not registered your information, click here. This was last updated on April 20, 2009. To view this information in a easier to read format, click here.

Graduation Name (Maiden) [Spouse] Contact Information
1949 Ralph Conner [Jan] rlcjec@comcast.net
817 Cincy St.
Venice, FL 34285
Attended Wayne State 1949-51;enlisted in USAF in 1951:became pilot 1955; Flew combat in Vietnam 1969-70;retired 1972 from Offutt AFB, NE. Have lived in FL since. Two grown children, one grandchild;celebrated 50th wedding anniversary this year in Albuquerque. Interested in receiving e-mail from any former graduates.
1957 Rich Van Valion [Lynne] lrvanvalin@gmail.com
301 Westbrook Lane
Ames, IA 50014
BA, Wayne State, 1961.  Taught Science & German in O'Neill, then held positions as chemist and Laboratory Supervisor.  Retired.
1960 Larry Becker [Kim] lbecker42@hotmail.com
644 Parkdale Blvd
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
1964 Barbara (Bard) Stout [Jim] stout@ptflash.net
58351 855 Rd
Wakefield, NE
I live on a farm 3 miles from Wakefield with my husband of 40+ years. We have 3 grown daughters and 7 wonderful grandkids. I am a part time church secretary, a fashion coordinator for Weekender clothing andhave a Catering business called Chef's on the Go. I am the Wakefield Alumni historian and would love to hear from any alumni who have new address in the last year.
1964 Charles Turney 5875 W. Turning Mt. Ln
Prescott, AZ 86305-1563
Retired FAA, Air Traffic Control, Denver Stapleton and DIA 35 years
1966 Bruce Dunning [Janet]


2030 E. Larkwood St
West Covina, CA

1966 James Ring [Lorna] jring@moscone.com
1284 Mayfield Circle
Suisan City, CA 94585
1967 Marcia (Doescher) Kratke [Gene] mkratke@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
Married with 3 children; 3 grandchildren; live on an acreage close to Wakefield.
1968 Ruth (Mallum) Simpkin [Tom] frogy@netonecom.net
9148 W. 30 Rd.
Harrietta, MI 49638
2 children, both married and living in Wakefield, 4 grand-daughters.  I work for Meijer, Inc and Tom is in industrial maintenance
1969 Kathryn (Carlson) Gannon [Tom]


2306 Beverly Blvd
North Platte, NE 69101

25 years in North Platte,NE
3 grown children-1 daughter at Ulysses,NE 2 sons in Omaha --- more importantly---1 granddaughter---1 on the way! Plan to be in Wakefield for Alumni banquet July 3rd!
1969 Brad Kurtenbach buckwave@aol.com
306 E 9th Street, #2
Wakefield, NE
1969 Rae (Johnson) Brown [Gene] rbrown@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
I teach Fourth Grade at Pender, and facilitate Master's Degree coursework at Wayne State College.
1970 Kay (Ogier) Stolinski kcrochetit@hotmail.com
Tulsa, OK
Certified Paralegal specializing in the Bankruptcy field. Single. One Child - Benjamin, age 21. Divorced.
1970 Pam (Utecht) Hansen [Kerry] phanson@amfam.com
Maricopa, AZ 85238
We live oustide of Phoenix, married 34 years to Kerry who is from Stromsburg NE. We have two grown sons, one lives in Tempe AZ and one in Murrieta CA. Kerry and I have owned an American Family Insurance Agency for 21 years in Scottsdale AZ. 
1971 Mary (Kaufman) Holt [Marvin]


5010 W Seldon Ln

Glendale, AZ 85302

I taught special education in the Phoenix area from 1975-2006.  I am retired from teaching, but, continue to substitute.  I have 2 step children.  Our son and his family live near Knoxville, TN and our daughter and her family live near Ft Myers, FL. 
1971 Deb Heckens heckens@cse.unl.edu
Lincoln, NE
I attended Wayne State 1971-72.  I worked at the Nebr. Dept. of Labor May 1972 - April 1978.  I have been employed by the Computer Science & Engineering Dept. at UNL, since April 1978.
1971 Barbara Turner 2749 A. Street
Lincoln, NE
1974 Dawn (Peters) Lubberstedt [Bob] dlubbers@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
Married, 1 Daughter, 2 Grandchildren, Employed at Wakefield Community School
1974 Diane (Tullberg) Row [Michael]


920 Road Y

Bruning, NE 68322

I am a K-12 Art teacher at Deshler Public School. My husband farms. Three children: Lindsey, married and getting PhD at Univ of Iowa. David working on Masters in Choral/Vocal Music at Univ Missouri at Kansas City. Danny, junior at Deshler High.
1976 Scot Keagle [Michelle] keagle@huntel.net
Wakefield, NE
1977 Renee (Wilson) Kindschuh rrbartels@hotmail.com
Wakefield, NE
1977 Robyn (Beller) Dalton [Michael] newriter95@yahoo.com
235 West Linden
Fremont, NE
1977 Brooks Myers [Anita] brooksmyers@sbcglobal.net
13626 Vermarion
Houston, TX 77070
1977 Chuck Wageman [Connie] wageman5@earthlink.net
Emerson, NE
I have 3 children that attend Wakefield Community School. Jessica (junior), Kristina (freshman), Scott (7th grader). I farm and own a small dairy farm near Emerson.
1978 Lauri Sampson huskerlo@yahoo.com
4839 Beaconsfield St
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Working in Vegas as Controller for a R.E. Developer.  Enjoy bowling and watching the Nebraska games with the Vegas Club.  Let me know if you're ever in the area.
1978 Joy (Myers) Johnson [TJ] jec@tjjphoto.com
21410 Wildcroft Dr.
Katy, TX 77449
1978 Brent Meyer [Judy] bdmeyer@charter.net
3375 West 56th Street
Kearney, NE
Graduated from University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy in 1983. Married Judy Wilson (1981 Central City graduate) in October 1985. We have 4 children. You can usually find me at Walgreens Pharmacy in Kearney.
1979 Vicki Foote mknm_1@yahoo.com
206 Michener St.
Wakefield, NE
Single mom raising one son, 17 yr. Alex.
1979 Nancy (Taylor) Vosteen [Les] nvosteen@telebeep.com
34331 2nd Street
Cornlea, NE 68642-5139
1980 Doug Phipps, Sr. Wakefield, NE
Sep. 2007, my youngest will graduate this year. My son Doug jr. will be 20 next month. Still living in Wakefield, divorced been raising my two kids on my own. Disabled in a car accident in 1989.
1981 Doug Carlson [Elizabeth] carlson3@nntc.net
85617 Hwy. 35
Wakefield, NE
1981 Terri (Schwarten) Sahs [Roger] teri.sahs@oscn.net
610 West Ute Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74075
I married Roger in 1992, and have lived in Oklahoma since then.  Roger is originally from Wayne, NE.  We have 2 boys, Nicholas, 8 years; and Nathaniel, 4 years.  I work for the Payne County Oklahoma Court Clerk's office as the first deputy clerk.
1981 Dwight Vander Veen [Pam] dpgvanderveen@msn.com
Wakefield, NE
1981 Scott Obermeyer
Wakefield, NE Melissa works at Wakefield Schools and Behavioral Health Specialists Inc in Norfolk. Scott works at Thurston Manufacturing in Thurston. Kelsee is 15, a sophomore and Theresa is 6, a 1st grader.
1982 Holly (Meyer) Coenen [Mark] coenen757@hotmail.com

Laurel, NE
I have three children from my first marriage, Kayla, who is married to Erik Haglund and they live in Wakefield, Kari who lives in Wakefield also, is a cosmetologist in So Sioux City and The Cutting Edge in Wakefield with Kristen (Preston) Walsh, and Matt Erwin. I currently work at The Dixon County Feedyard north of Allen.
1982 Lisa (Hallstrom) Johnson [Val] ljohnson@esu1.org
P.O. Box 215
Pender, NE 68047
3 children: son Jamie, 25 years, son Jesse, 20 years and daughter Asia, 18 years
1983 Jean (Lunz) Krusemark [Duane] jeanlk13@yahoo.com
8208 North 281st Avenue
Valley, NE
1985 Darla (Hartman) DuRee [Travis] darla@pti-nps.com
1609 South 175th Ave
Omaha, NE
1985 Cindy (Jeppson) Brown [Mike] cindyb@neb.rr.com
2461 Sewell
Lincoln, NE
My husband and I live in Lincoln and we have two children, Gavin (6) and Lydia (2). I work as a claims examiner at Farmers Mutual and Mike is a salesman for Gusto out of Chicago. Hello to the class of 1985!
1985 Jody (Wilkerson) Obermeyer [Clay] jody@concordcomponents.com
Laurel, NE
I am the Sales Manager at Concord Components in Wayne, NE, and my Hubby is a truck driver. We have 2 daughters, Becky 21, who lives in Chicago, and Jacque, 14.
1987 Tammy (Nicholson) Keadle [Mike] tnicholson6@hotmail.com
Apex, NC
1989 Apryl (Ellison) Delclos [John] ajdelclos@hotmail.com
2812 Calkins Place
Broomfield, CO 80020
1989 Mike Tuller mituller@gmail.com
18230 Warbler Ln
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
1989 Stuart Clark [Tegan] sclark@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
1989 Tiffany (Nelson) Foxx foxxe2is@yahoo.com
Monterey, CA
1989 Michelle (Otte) Keagle [Scot] keagle@huntel.net
Wakefield, NE
1989 Bobbi (Weiershauser) Rott [Tim] momminut@yahoo.com
Las Vegas, Nevada
1989 Christine (Woods) Davis [Chad]


6501 Independence Pkwy #3104

Plano, TX 75023

1990 Helle (Asmussen) Lindsted [Thomas] helle_lindsted@yahoo.dk
Ryesgade 75, 1.mf.
Copenhagen, Denmark 2100
Work for US-based software company SAS Institute. Have two sons: Andreas (2004), Johan (2006).
1990 Brian Lundahl [Sherri] ihpower@q.com
58326 Hwy 35
Wakefield, NE
We have 2 sons, Cole & Walker
1990 Chris Loofe [Kim] 1622 S. 179th St
Omaha, NE
High School Administrator - Omaha Burke High School

Kim is an elementary resource teacher for Dist. 66.
1990 Jennifer (Lunz) Cerny [Greg] gregjenn@comcast.net
17740 SW Dodson DR
Sherwood, OR 97140
Working as Lead Registered Nurse in large Portland Hospital in Diagnostic Imaging. Greg works for a nursery nearby. Love the Pacific NW - mountains, ocean, hiking etc. Get back to Wakefield about once a year.
1990 Pam (Rusk) Vander Veen [Dwight] dpgvanderveen@msn.com
Wakefield, NE
Have one son, Garett.
1990 Melissa (Oetken) Obermeyer [Scott] mobermey@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
Scott and I have 2 daughters Kelsee, a senior and Theresa a third grader. I work at the school in Wakefield and Scott works at Thurston Manufacturing.
1990 Shawn Meyer [Janna] meyer9t@aol.com
Raymond, NE
1990 Jess Robins-Ensminger
1532 Lake Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
1991 Matt Bartling [Pam] matthew.d.bartling@us.army.mil
5543 NW Fairway Dr
Lincoln, NE
AGR in the Nebraska National Guard. Married Pam Ronspies in 2001. Have two kids Emma(5) Jakson(2)
1991 Renee Nixon rcnixon@huntel.net
Wakefield, NE
Recently moved back to Wakefield. Working in Thurston. Missed Northeast Nebraska.
1991 Christopher Torczon Ktor91@hotmail.com
Henderson, Nevada
Not Married, Moved out here a year ago. Cadet in police force. Don't miss the snow hah! hah!
1992 Scott Johnson [Kristin] huskerducks@gmail.com
4020 Toronto Street
Ames, IA 50014
I graduated from UN-L in 1998 and Luther Seminary in 2003.  I have been a Lutheran pastor for almost five years now.  Presently I'm the campus pastor at the University Lutheran Center, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.  My wife Kristin and I have been married four years and we have a one year-old, Ainsley, and another on the way!
1992 Matthew Stanton mattstanton@cox.net  
1994 Mandy (Walsh) Christensen [Tim] timmandyc@msn.com
Sioux City, IA
Stay at home mom, with a 5 year old son.  Husband is a Pilot with the 185th ARW in Sioux City
1994 Kathy (Otte) Lewis [Carl] PSC 37 Box 1377
APO; AE 09459
Currently living in England
1996 John Green onemaninblack@hotmail.com
102 Michener St
Wakefield, NE
1997 Jason Thiel cpjt@comcast.net
Fort Collins, CO
Living in Colorado. Loving life.
1997 Amanda Wirth awirth@esu1.org
Wakefield, NE
Working at the school as a paraprofessional and loving it.
1998 Brian Mattes [Laci] brian@bdmattes.com910 Winter St
Wakefield, NE
Nationally Registered Paramedic
1999 Javanah Bebee scootersgirl_04@yahoo.com
Wayne, NE
1999 Laura (Evers) Lamp [Kelly] ktllamp@yahoo.com
Wakefield, NE
Work at Tyson as a Work Comp Claims Examiner. My husband has his own Construction business and is in the Army Reserves. We have a 5 year old daughter named Taylor - she is our pride and joy!!
1999 Lindsay Jensen linzsu@rocketmail.com
Columbus, NE
I am the Asset Management Assistant for Nebraska Public Power District and live in Columbus, NE.
1999 Chad Mackling chadmackling@hotmail.com
15349 Davenport Circle
Omaha, NE 68154
In Omaha, bought a landscape company called Emerald Lawn and Landscape in 2005 and been growing ever since.
1999 Jon Ulrich jd69992004@yahoo.com
Emerson, NE
Currently working as assistant kitchen manager at the emerson nursing home. Going to college in the winter to study Culinary Arts.
2000 Shanda (Miner) Geiser [John] shandarae_2000@yahoo.com
204 W 2nd St
Wakefield, NE
I lived in Utah for 2 years, but we have been back in Wakefield for awhile and have a wonderful son Camden!
2000 Jesse Kaufman [Jenna] pilotnteacher@yahoo.comWakefield, NE  
2000 Michelle (Schwarten) Oppliger [Jeff] m_s_f34@hotmail.com
Columbus, NE
I am beginning my fourth year teaching 5th grade in Schuyler, NE.

Jeff works as a salesman for Sahling-Kenworth.
2000 Lisa (Potter) Sievers [Steve] lipott01@wsc.edu Teach Special Education at Wakefield Community School
2001 Leslie (Boeckenhauer) Johnson [Brian] lesliejane01@hotmail.com
57472 863 RD
Wayne, NE
I'm working at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Concord, NE as a Research Technologist in the Animal Science Department. I have one child, Brett (born Dec of 04) and another one on the way (due May of 09). Brian and I farm outside of Wayne with his family as well as working at our regular jobs.
2001 Nikki (Kay) Eckley [Jon] nikkieckley@hotmail.com
Andrews AFB
My husband is in the US Air Force.  We've been living in Maryland for almost 3 years now. I work at a printing company outside of Washington DC.
2001 Amy Leonard Amy_Leonard83@hotmail.com
Pender, NE
I work in retail sales in Norfolk. I have a 2 year old son, Zane Michael Moore. Ian, Zane, and I are currently living in Pender.
2001 Kasci Scott kas_lynn@yahoo.com
Stanton, NE
I am working as a security officer in Norfolk. I recently lost my 20 month old daughter, Mariah. She was my only child. I am going back to college to get into the criminal justice program so I can become involved in child protection fields.
2001 Elisabeth Zulkosky elisabethzulkosky@hotmail.com
Omaha, NE
I am currently living in Omaha, Ne. I am a 4th grade teacher at Dundee Elementary School.
2002 Alisha Johnson johnson_alisha@yahoo.com
912 Logan Street
Norfolk, NE
2003 Andy Jensen jensenap68784@yahoo.com
7310 candle tree lane Lincoln, NE
2003 Mia (Slama Eichelberger) Hough Edmond, OK
I am now living in Oklahoma and occasionaly travel back to Wakefield. Im an administrative assistant. I have two little girls. Would love to catch up with old classmates. Contact me anytime.
2004 Janna Erickson ericksjc@uwec.edu212 Fulton Street Apt 8
Eau Claire, WI 54703
2004 Christian Harder Wakefield, NE
2004 Nakita (Davis) Tello Wakefield, NE
I am moving to Texas and have a daughter and son.
2004 Ulrich Soeffing ulrich_soeffing@gmx.de
Dorfstrasse 60
Blandikow, Germany 16909
Phone number 011493396280575
I was a foreign exchange student at Wakefield high school in 2003/04.
2004 Clinton Roberts clintron_rontron25@hotmail.com
1000 S Crawford Rd, Apt 14
Vermillion, SD
I recently graduated from Wayne State College with a degree in Sport Management.  I live in Vermillion, SD and work at Prairie Lanes and at the DakotaDome. 
2004 Kami Roberts kirobert@usd.edu
Vermillion, SD
Studying elementary and special education. I work with adults with disabilities.
2004 Rachel Kaufman kaufman2295@evangel.edu
Springfield, MO
2004 Dario Vazquez dvazquez@iastate.edu
Ames, IA
2005 Thomas FREUDIGER >5, Ch. Vi-Longe
Foreign exchange student.
I have a wonderful experience at Wakefield High School.
2005 Christy Witt Wayne, NE
I am in my second year at Wayne State, and I am majoring in Human Service Counseling
2005 Ashley Anderson ashley_anderson005@hotmail.com
Sioux Falls, SD
2005 Zach Sherer El Paso, TX 79916
Enlisted into US Army in 2003 finished training by August 2005, deployed to Ft. Bliss, TX where I'm currently serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Plan to return October 2007 and start college at Northeast Community College, major in Criminal Justice.
2007 Diana Ramirez dianaramirez_89@hotmail.com
Wakefield, NE
Wayne State College
2007 Yancey Sherer yanyan_taliban11@hotmail.com Student at Northeast Community College; Criminal Justice Major

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12/19/2005 Love your Alumni database, except I can't figure out how to find new information regarding someone who's not listed on the current page, for example I sent in George Larson's (my uncle) new address awhile back (& gave his class year, about 1930). Also I wanted to look up Florence (Miner) Swanson who called me in Oct. when she learned that I too live in WA. Annette (Borg) Kenyon maddysgpaandgma@juno.com Puyallup, WA retired teacher
08/20/2006 I am not a graduate but want to send information to everyone about the museum and see if they have things to share to us. thank you sooo much this is awesome. I do have 6 children that all graduated from here so will tell them about this website. Thank you sooo much. Eileen Petit epetit@huntel.net Wakefield Secretary

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