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Class Notes–1960s

October 03, 2014

This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.


Arts & Sciences Reunion

June 25−28, 2015

Class Correspondent: Roger Adams

Francine Ireton Crockett B.A. lives on 20 acres near Redding, California. The property has a year-round creek that’s great for fishing and swimming. It gets lots of use when her nine grandchildren visit.

Phil Hector B.S and his wife, Brenda, have spent the past 44 years in Hermiston, Oregon. They are active in Inland Northwest Musicians, a regional symphony and chorale that performs in eastern Oregon and Washington. For their 50th anniversary celebration in 2012, several good friends from Phil’s Lewis & Clark years visited as a surprise.

Monty Vincent B.S. and his wife, Julie, live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and enjoy spending their winters in Mexico. With family and grandchildren scattered across the country, they are thinking of living in Mexico year-round. A retired corporate executive, Monty has recently been coaching football.


Kilburn Roby III B.S. and Shirley Rouse Roby B.S. ’64 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Kauai, Hawai‘i. Their daughter, Leslie Roby Ervin B.A. ’88, and her husband, Chris Ervin, joined them from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, as did their son, Kilburn Roby IV B.A. ’91, his wife, Diah, and their daughter, Cintya, from Bali, Indonesia. The senior Robys live in Santa Barbara, California.


Sue Ellen Markey Charlton B.A. retired in 2010 after 43 years as a professor of political science from Colorado State University. She recently finished two books, Women Navigating Globalization: Feminist Approaches to Development, with Jana Everett, and the fourth edition of Comparing Asian Politics: India, China, and Japan.

Robert Finch B.S. retired in 1997 after 23 years of working for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs in central Oregon, where Finch has lived for 40 years. He worked for 20 years as the Warm Springs tribal credit manager and for three years as acting general manager of business development.

Jon Ford B.S. is retired and living in Gualala, California. He did his graduate work at Wayne State University Medical School before starting a career in clinical toxicology, which took him to South Africa for eight years. He is married and has two sons.


Class Correspondent: Margi Crain Brown

Joan Heiserman Harris B.S. stays active as a substitute teacher at the local high school in Tacoma, Washington, when she is not busy babysitting a grandchild, taking harp lessons, or judging figure-skating competitions. She serves as a deacon for Parkway Presbyterian Church.

Lynda Sullivan B.A. taught grade school in Coos Bay, Oregon, for 30 years. She then retired and moved with her husband, Dave (a teacher and an administrator), to Black Butte Ranch in central Oregon. Their married son lives in Coos Bay.


Arts & Sciences Reunion

June 25−28, 2015

Jeananne Norris Bartleson B.S. moved to Denver to be near family after 32 years on the beautiful Oregon coast. She loves reconnecting with Lewis & Clark friends at college get-togethers.

Carol Bergseng B.M. became president of the Assistance League of Greater Portland in May 2014. The Assistance League is celebrating 50 years of philanthropic service in the greater Portland community.

Jim Mitchelmore B.S. recently retired from coaching track for 47 years, the last 30 of them at Churchill High School in Eugene, Oregon, where he also taught social studies. He proudly notes that his daughter, Kathy Mitchelmore B.A. ’89, was an outstanding distance runner who made nationals for the Pioneers in cross country in 1988. His daughter’s coach, David Fix B.S. ’70, was the son of his coach, Eldon Fix.

Herbert Swett B.A. lives in Salem, Oregon, and has too much fun as a freelance journalist to make any retirement plans. He contributes regularly to weekly newspapers in Sheridan and Keizer as well as to other publications.


Class Correspondent: Michael Homan

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