Sunday, May 30, 2010


Bobby Lumina and his wife Beth are living in Madison, WI. They have two children: Alix is 23 and Tony is 21.

Bobby is a bartender at Alt n' Bach's - he has been "Working at a great place for the last 23 years and enjoying it very much."

His favorite memories of EHS ?- making great friends "remembering all the people I made friends with at Edgewood and what a great school Edgewood is."

Thanks Bobby! See you in July ?

Friday, May 28, 2010


DJ Sweeney and his wife Dana are living in Madison . They have three grandchildren - so I am assuming there were some children in the mix as well.

Dan is working - and is saving all the other details for sharing when he sees us in July.

WOOHOO - see you then DJ!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Tom Balousek and his wife Gail are living in Houston, Texas. They have two children: Michelle is 25 and Melanie is 18.

Tom is working as an "Executive, Air Routing International" and his years have been spent doing just that -" working and traveling".

His favorite memories? "Sports & Teammates".

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Everyone have their invitation ? Just get the scissors, the checkbook , an envelope and a stamp and you are on your way !!.We have had such a wonderful response...I do hope all those "Maybe's" will turn to "Yes".

I am still posting profiles, so stay tuned for the latest scandalous reveal..........

Monday, May 24, 2010


Stephen Mueller and his wife Elizabeth are living in Tampa, FL. They have a son,
Michael, who is 21 years old.

Stephen is working as an accountant and tax preparer...and is also an author.

"I wrote my first book called 'Hermie and Bernie'. It's published by Publish America and on the internet. I'm almost finished with my second book. During tax season I work for HR Block"

Favorite EHS memories? "Of all the friends I've made especially when in the Glee Club and on the golf team."

thanks, Steve. I'm going to want more info on these books !!

Sunday, May 23, 2010


Deborah Murphy and her husband Bruce Cabow are living in Basalt, CO. They have two children: Kyra is 17 and Kalen is 14.

Deborah is the Conference Director for the Aspen Institute.

Thanks Deb, I know it's a long shot - but we would love to see you this summer !!

Saturday, May 22, 2010


Peg Zweifel Martin and her husband Steve are living in Middleton, WI. They have two children : Matt is 25 and Jason is 23.

Peg is a Project Consultant at Ceridian Corporation. They have just recently moved back to the Madison are after living around the country for 30 years.

Thanks Peg - I do hope we see yu in July.

Thursday, May 20, 2010


Bill Wiedholz and his wife Cindy are living in Madison, WI and have three children: Amanda is 19...Audra is 17 and Matt is 14.

HMMMMMM......... a man of few words. Hopefully they will join us in July.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Judith Choles is married to Pat Phelan(EHS '69) and they are living in Madison.

Judith is retired from the State(JEALOUS) and is now working part time at Yorktown Estates.

She has spent these last years "Working, going up to our cabin, and remodeling our house. "

Her favorite EHS memories ? "Going to Denise's house and horse back riding, and hanging at McDonalds - kissing Joe Cooper."

Monday, May 17, 2010


Kenneth Wagner and his wife Nancee (Bewick EHS '69) live in Waukesha, WI and have three children: Scott,32 Jeff, 29 and Scott 27. If you are having deja vu ....check the previous far I think their answers match. They have one grandchild - yep - got that one right too.

Ken is working as the Controller at Colder's Furniture.

Has he been up to the same things as Nancee?
Running & working out
Attending UW Football, Basketball & Hockey games"

GOOD ANSWERS hope we see you both this summer!

Sunday, May 16, 2010


Nancee Bewick Wagner and her husband Ken (EHS '69) are living in Waukesha, WI and have three children : Scott, 32 - Jeff, 29 and Andy,27. They have one grandchild.

Nancee is working part time as the payroll manager for a civil engineering firm.

How has she been spending the "other part-time" ? "Attending Wisconsin Hockey, Basketball and Football games.
Enjoying our 1st grandchild (5 months old).
Weddings (our boys all got married within 15 months).
A little traveling."

Hope we see you both in July!

Saturday, May 15, 2010


Mark Manion and his wife Rita are living in Leesburg, VA. They have three children : Meghan, 32 - Katie, 29 - and Patrick, 22.

Mark is currently employed by BAE Systems, Inc in the DC area.

So - what else has he been doing? "Currently overseeing all of the Company's risk management and insurance activities in the US.

Beyond that, enjoy family, boating, cars, squash and traveling.

Married an Edgewood College gal, Rita, from Chicago.

Have two daughters out in the working world, and one son, who is a senior at VA Tech. This effort is almost finished!

It's fun to catch up with EHS classmates on FaceBook. "

Favorite EHS memories? "The day that I set-off the fire alarm, before home-room at EHS, and had to deal with Sister Seraphica, thereafter.

Does anyone know what happened to Roberto Garcia or Pedro ??? after EHS?"

Thanks Mark - hope to see you this summer.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Glen Birrenkott, Jr. and his wife Marion live in Seneca, SC. They have a daughter Anna who is 31 and they have two grandchildren.

Glen is currently employed as a Professor of Animal & Veterinary Sciences at Clemson University.

How has he been filling his days? "Teaching, advising and research for 32 years in poultry, animal and veterinary sciences".

His favorite memory of his EHS days: "Learning to play the trombone in the "attic" above the band room and the patience of the band director and peers".

Love that Glen ...I'm starting to wish I had been in the band !! Hope we'll see you this summer.

Monday, May 10, 2010


David Lemanski and his wife Ellen are living in Mt. Horeb, WI. They have four children: Alex (Kristi) 29, - Aniela, 27 - Matthew , 21 - and Laura, 15. No grandchildren yet "What are grandchildren, you think I am that old or what!! You trying to hustle geezers!!!!!"

Dave thinks he is still working: "Last I knew I had a job. The boss has not fired me yet. Attorney in sole practice. Does that mean I can fire myself? Can I get unemployment? "

And how has he been spending his leisure time? "Raising kids and paying bills. Being a den leader, a cub master, a popcorn kernel, an explorer post advisor, teaching religious ed, going to band concerts (probably hundreds), choir concerts, orchestra concerts, band shows, solo-ensemble festivals, basketball games, swimming meets, soccer games, track meets, high school football games to see the band perform, college football games to see the band perform, parent teacher conferences (at least 150), high school musicals (6 and counting), college musicals, high school plays, college art shows (eldest son), senior college music recitals (eldest daughter 2), numerous college band concerts, college orchestra concerts, college choir concerts, traveling from Pasadena CA to Boston MA and dozens of places in between to see drum corps shows, running a Bingo hall on Friday nights and doing yearly car washes so my kids can go from Pasadena CA to Boston MA to do drum corps shows. In my spare time I try to serve a a commission or two, rehab two turn the century era (1899 to 1900) buildings (this was and is never-ending). When I really feel the urge I play with my woodworking tools, cut the grass, try my hand at growing flowers and veggies, and once in a while pull out my camera and take pictures. Monday through Sunday I try to represent my clients. "

How about some favorite memories.......

"I am still making my favorite memory. From High School: Watching John Staley "edge up Edgewood", the senior homecoming barndance and taking Denny McKinley's picture with a music baton stuck up his nose and wearing a couple of bunny ears from one of my confederates. I tell my kids during our senior year Sharon Gallagher and I had a Flute-French Horn duet which we (really Sharon) took to the state solo-ensemble festival. I played whole notes and Sharon got to star."

Thanks Dave - this was such fun to read - and happy to know we will see you in July.

Sunday, May 9, 2010


Denise L'Heureux is living in Bradenton, FL. She has two sons : Tristan and Nicholas - both 18.

Presently going through some major changes in her life - Denise has been a "Stay at home mom" but is currently looking for work.

Denise - we wish you the best - and hopefully we'll see you this summer.

Saturday, May 8, 2010


Jim Ries and his wife Mary (Kennedy '69) are living in Austin, Texas. They have five children: Eric, 31 - Joe, 30 -Dave, 29 - Phil, 28 and ( a girl !! ) Emily, 25.

Jim is a CFO and Mary is teaching second grade.

They have spent their years living all over the country.

Jim's best memory of EHS? "The senior fraternity "

Friday, May 7, 2010


Steve Riederer and his wife Marilyn live in Rochester, MN. They have two children: Julie is 25 and Christopher is 21.

Steve is working - "Professor, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic"

Wondering what Steve has been up to in the last few years? "I direct the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. We are developing ways to make MRI faster, cheaper, more accessible, more accurate, and more general purpose. Several of the specific techniques I have developed over the years are now used routinely on commercial MRI scanners every day. In addition to research I do a lot of teaching, and have been the Ph.D. advisor to over 20 students. Presenting my research at professional meetings has taken me all over the world, and my family has often accompanied me. My hobbies are piano, fishing, bridge, tennis. and gardening. (The piano and bridge go back to EHS days!)"

and his favorite memory? "Barbershop quartet: Sharpe and the Three Flats"

Thanks Steve - I do hope you'll make it this summer.

Thursday, May 6, 2010


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David and his wife Connie are living in Verona, WI. They have four children: Kenda, 41 - Tara, 38 - Kent, 30 and Dana, 28. They also have 3 grandchildren.

David is now retired (JEALOUS)

SO - what has he been up to and how does he fill those idle hours? "Music clinics, writing, arranging, adjudicating-Golfing-Traveling; I am on the Board of Directors for the UW School of Music AA and The Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps- Currently have 30 private percussion students"

Happy to know we'll see you in July and "Thank You" again for arranging our golf outing.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Curt Carpenter and his wife Cindy are living in Aspen Colorado. They have two children: Cornelia is 20 and Fritz is 15.

Curt is a self employed graphic artist.

And just what has he been up to ? "I have a small design studio in this little town in the mountains designing maps, books, and illustration, for interesting clients, like the 10th Mountain Hut System, the Aspen Music Festival, a big, wood, 18th-century tall-ship called Lynx, and a couple of small natural history publishers. I also coach nordic combined (cross-country and ski jumping) for the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard club. Been married for 22 years to Cindy Caster whose family made Caster Surfboards in Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA. Cornelia's a junior at Denver University majoring in art and geography. Fritz is a sophomore at Aspen High School."

Favorite EHS memories? "Working on the yearbook—was Gregg Shamanski really the editor?, sharing locker space with KC Conlin, and walking through the Zoo to go to my grandmother's house after school to either mow her lawn, or shovel her sidewalk."

Thanks Curt - I do hope we will see you this summer !!

Monday, May 3, 2010


Richard Clayton is living in Oshkosh, WI with his wife Jacqueline. They have five children: Andrew, 30 - Philip, 26 - Daniel, 23 - Joseph, 20 and Anna, 18. And they have one grandchild.

Richard is working as the Associate Pastor and Principal of Wyldewood Christian School .

"I have been a teaching principal here for 34 years"

His favorite EHS memories ....... "Going on band outings !"

I really missed out with this band - in my next life I'm playing an instrument!

Hope we see you this summer.

Sunday, May 2, 2010


Janice Thurber Sable and her husband Charles are living in Oconomowoc, WI. They have three children: Scott, 26 - Patrick, 22 - and Mary Clare, 18.

Janice is teaching Elementary General Music in Oconomowoc.

What else has she been doing? "I have my degrees from UW-Madison and have taught elementary music, secondary math, and gifted and talented. I have three children and, until the youngest went off to college last fall, I did all the requisite Mom-with-minivan stuff. My husband, who recently retired, is a train enthusiast so our summer vacations invariably include train travel. "

How about her favorite guessed it


Thanks, Janice - I do hope we will see you in July.

Saturday, May 1, 2010


Dennis Farrell is single and is living in Middleton, WI.

He is working and will be joining us this summer.

Thanks, Dennis - see you there!