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Homecoming 2015

Homecoming 2015 
 
Mark your calendars for October 16-18, 2015 to "Come Home" for another great Homecoming weekend!

Graceland is excited to announce a new way for you to stay connected to your Graceland family. With a sign-on to My Graceland you will be able to access your Graceland information such as your unofficial transcript for post-1988 alumni, your giving history, and your biographical data on file. The Social Networking page allows you to search for your friends and classmates. You'll also be able to view and/or subscribe to announcements and calendars.

If you have a My Graceland username and password, you have access to this information already! Explore the "My Personal Info" and "Social Networking" links on the left side of this page.



To request a sign-on, complete and submit the form below. You will receive an email from the Alumni Office (alumni@graceland.edu) within 3 days. You will then receive a confirmation email with your sign-on and password to sign on to My Graceland.
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To submit Class Notes and News to be published in Horizons, please complete the Class Notes form. These notes may be viewed online until press time for our next Horizons.
 
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Enjoy these Class Notes before publication in the next HORIZONS. Please use the Submit Class Notes portlet to submit your news for publication.

Class notes are collected in the Alumni Programs office between publications, edited for content and then released.
 
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Phillip De Wright Hernandez '99
and Anthony Wright, St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 12, 2014. 
       
Martin Ray '78
and Valerie Mathey, Alliance, Ohio, June 11, 2014.
 
Kelly Everett '77 and Teri Portz, Lamoni, Iowa, March 7, 2015. 
Carl and Ruth Hall '56 Blumer celebrated their 50 wedding anniversary on August 23, 2014.
 
Don '53 and Jan Van Boskirk '54 Keairnes celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on January 16, 2015.

Al and Bonita Gates '53 Christensen celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on March 23, 2015.
 
Gary '59 and Jean Tickemyer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversity on March 27, 2015.
 
 
 
  
Jeremy '98 and Mendi Graybill, Littleton, Colorado.  Caden Bailey, born February 13, 2013 and Chase LaRue, born March 10, 2015. 

Austin '09 and Jennifer Stone '08 Isham, North Liberty, Iowa.  Evie Lila, born August 4, 2013.
 
Brian and Karis Davis '99 Townsend, Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Cameron Alexander, born September 26, 2013.
 
Valerie Oden '00 Bishop, Leon, IA, Leon, Iowa. Nyle, born May 27, 2012.
 
Donn and Susan Nelson '93 Breshears, Kansas City, Missouri.  Michael, born July 13, 2013.   
 
Tyler '05 and Kelsey Combs '05 Hosie, Lamoni, Iowa.  Cooper Steven, born December 13, 2013.
 
Caleb and Rebekah Troyer '02 Billings, Grain Valley, Missouri.  Elijah Paul born October 22, 2014. 
 
Travis '03 and Rachel Lamble '03 Johnson, Brooklyn, New York.  Kenneth Gunner born January 8, 2015.
 
Matthew '08 and Rebecca Cain '08 Mogg, Castle Rock, Colorado.  Harper Olivia born January 19, 2015.
 
Billy '11 and Alyssa Bledsoe, Wichita, Kansas.  Leo David born February 28, 2015.
 
 
     
K. Alan Zimmerman '68
, Independence, Missouri, March 25, 2009.
 
Damon N. Hillery '57, Casa Grande, Arizona, April 30, 2010.

Esther Morrison '48 Galloway, Des Moines, Iowa, December 13, 2010.
 
Forrest G. Landes '37, Niagara Falls, New York, March 3, 2012.
 
Beverly Gelhorn '71 McCaig, Tempe, Arizona, October 21, 2012.
 
Amber Johnson '98 Mordini, Grimes, Iowa, March 3, 2013.
 
Eric G. Varner '92, Unionville, Missouri, March 22, 2012.
 
Robert A. Robinett '75, Benica, California, July 25, 2012.
 
Kenneth R. Gaither '54, Poteau, Oklahoma, February 1, 2013.
 
Bruce T. Boeckman '68, Springboro, Ohio, February 13, 2013.
 
Richard K. Turpen '69, Ankeny, Iowa, August 30, 2013.
 
Norma J. Weekly '95, Crumpler, North Carolina, November 17, 2013.
 
Mark G. Swenson '78, Kenmore, Washington, December 19, 2013.
 
Mary Lou Barnes '47 Zimmerman, Blue Springs, Missouri, February 5, 2014.
 
Marion McDowell '37 Wise, Paso Robles, California, February 18, 2014.
 
Emma M. Kaawakauo '46, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 16, 2014.
 
Margaret "Peggy" Smith '48 Henson, Independence, Missouri, March 8, 2014.
 
Cecil V. Robbins '50, San Jacinto, California, March 20, 2014.
 
L. Sharon McCormick '58 Kelley, Mandeville, Louisiana, April 7, 2014.
 
Robert L. Tilden '71, Duluth, Minnesota, May 10, 2014.
 
Lyle F. Steede '49, Independence, Missouri, May 12, 2014.
 
Larry P. Lee '65, Saint Petersburg, Florida, June 1, 2014.
 
Merle B. Matheson '48, Kearney, Nebraska, June 23, 2014.
 
Iris McBride '46 Sage, Brookline, Missouri, July 3, 2014.
 
Ginny Tsoutsouvas '72 Cummins,  Ridgewood, New Jersey, August 18, 2014.
 
Rebecca Newcom '70 Belcher, Independence, Missouri, August 29, 2014.
 
Myron W. Curry '39, Apple Valley, Minnesota, August 31, 2014.
 
Ruth Gleazer '40 Marquett, Aurora, Colorado, October 3, 2014.
   
Clayton G. Henry '43, North Liberty, Iowa, October 14, 2014.
 
Jack A. Seilheimer '58, Pueblo West, Colorado, October 26, 2014.
 
Jeanne Engel '55 Rossman, Owosso, Michigan, October 28, 2014.
 
Ruth Allen '42 Barr, Sacramento, California, November 1, 2014.
 
James E. Elliott '48, St. Louis, Missouri, November 18, 2014.
 
Lyle B. Moneymaker '55, Blue Springs, Missouri, November 23, 2014.
 
Vivian Muirhead '45 Provost, Independence, Missouri, December 3, 2014.
 
Harold N. Hawley '49, Independence, Missouri, December 5, 2014.
 
Leon A. Wilson '49, Brewer, Maine, December 7, 2014.
 
Todd W. McLarty '83, Kingman, Arizona, December 11, 2014.
 
Mabel Hyde '39 Curry, Apple Valley, Minnesota, December 12, 2014.
 
E. Gail McLean '67 Post, Saint Paul, Minnesota, December 14, 2014.
 
Ilene Sheehy '51 Wendell, Greeley, Colorado, December 22, 2014.
 
Cheryln Smith '65 Jordan, Carthage, Illinois, December 25, 2014.
 
Forrest L. Swall '51, Lawrence, Kansas, December 30, 2014.
 
E. Jane "Janie" Culbertson '53 Calloway, Pueblo, Colorado, January 2, 2015. 
 
Earlene Dobbin '42 McFadden, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, January 3, 2015.
 
Betty Walker '45 Stephens, Independence, Missouri, January 3, 2015. 
 
Richard H. Callan '68, Davidson, North Carolina, January 5, 2015.
 
Martha Jones '39 Spillman, Independence, Missouri, January 10, 2015.
 
Shirley Miller '50 Etzenhauser, Independence, Missouri, January 16, 2015.
 
Malcolm L. Ritchie '47, Dayton, Ohio, January 20, 2015.
 
Ruth Lewis '41 Hutchcroft, Seattle, Washington, January 21, 2015.
 
June Lambkin '46 Schroeder, Midlothian, Virginia, January 24, 2015.
 
Bruce C. Jones '62, Pensacola, Florida, January 26, 2015.
 
A. Jewell Bowman '60 Fortman, Independence, Missouri, January 29, 2015.
 
Rudolph L. Leutzinger '42, Independence, Missouri, January 30, 2015.
 
Beth Reimer '43 Boles, San Francisco, California, February 1, 2015.
 
Robert A. Kean '53, Hemet, California, February 1, 2015.
 
Dorothy Resch '39 Mossman, Iowa City, Iowa, February 10, 2015.
 
Lee O. Hart '48, Independence, Missouri, February 11, 2015.
 
Ammon D. Roberson '34, Independence, Missouri, February 14, 2015.
 
Dan J. Nyanjom '05, Nairobi, Kenya, February 16, 2015.
 
Lacy A. Faherty '00, Independence, Missouri, February 18, 2015.
 
Patricia Pointer '55 Marks, Castle Rock, Colorado, February 21, 2015.
 
Linda Loving '01 Stout, Minco, Oklahoma, February 23, 2015.
 
Nelma Maxwell '47 Andrew, Grain Valley, Missouri, February 25, 2015.
 
Raymond L. Gunn '48, Independence, Missouri, February 25, 2015.
 
Trula Mott '96 Foughty, Ankeny, Iowa, February 28, 2015.
 
Michael J. Bailey '90, Oakland, California, March 3, 2015.
 
Myra Gold '41 Steinbrink, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 3, 2015.
 
Daniel B. Kelley '58, Houston, Texas, March 10, 2015.
 
Arthur B. Greathouse '57, Mountain Home, Arkansas, March 11, 2015.
 
Nancy Firby '62 Medlock, Acushnet, Massachusetts, March 12, 2015.
 
Deborah Ann Cato '82, Overland Park, Kansas, March 15, 2015.
 
G. Elaine Friend '47 Wells, Medford, Oregon, March 18, 2015.
 
Z. Charleen Thompson '51 Sellers, Independence, Missouri, March 21, 2015. 
 
William W. Ely '60, Tucson, Arizona, March 23, 2015.
 
Hollis C. Olson '48, Rosemount, Minnesota, March 23, 2015.
 
C. Rex Wildermuth '51, Independence, Missouri, March 28, 2015.
 
Louise Blaisdel '42 Minton, Kailua, Hawaii, April 1, 2015.
 
E. Elaine Martin '50 Cochran, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2, 2015.
 
Cathy Swanson '73 Hedrick, Indianola, Iowa, April 4, 2015.
 
Robert D. Calhoon '47, Vista, California, April 6, 2015.
 
Alan B. Slayton '51, Lee Summit, Missouri, April 8, 2015.
 
Alfred "A.J." Goodwin '41, Independence, Missouri, April 12, 2015.