Class Notes | Obituaries
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Gabriela Tchaga '07 married Paul Garces on August 20th, 2011. The wedding was held at Clos LaChance Winery in San Martin, CA. Bridesmaids include Carolyn Gregory '07 and Nina Stellini '07. Other Broncos in attendance include Christy Trombly '07, Brittany Glattly '07, Summer McCormick '08, Jessica Lindsley '08, Marilena Mahan '08, and Josh Higggins '07.
Daniel Soares '07 and Casey Butzberger '08 on Dec. 31, 2011 in Dallas.
SoHee Shin, RSCJ, MTS ’07 writes: “After I returned to Seoul from the Philippines, I have been invited to give retreats and workshops on spiritual direction or discernment for other orders. From time to time, I notice that their needs are shaping my life, which is consonant with my own vision/desire. I decided to do a doctoral program in Religious Studies (Area: Christian Spirituality) at Sogang University (Jesuit University in Seoul) starting in March, 2012. I continue to give retreats and workshops during school breaks.”
Laurel Sevier J.D. '07 has been appointed a co-chair of the Women Lawyers Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA). Associates in the firm’s Family Law Practice, Sevier’s appointment is effective immediately and runs through 2011. The Women Lawyers Committee is charged with studying issues and developing projects relating to women in the legal profession, as well as initiating several community service projects each year.
James Servino '07, Lauren Clyne '07, and Joshua Crosson '06 are all living in Washington, DC, and working for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, and Transgender Equality at the Human Rights Campaign.
Ashley Schweickart '07 and Kyle Stephenson '07 were married on April 23, 2011 at Palmdale Estates in Fremont, Calif. In attendance were fellow SCU alums Danielle Granieri '07, Sara Forrester '07, Seena Kallingal '07, Patrick Rugo '07, Matthew Cherry '07, Daniel Chance '07, and Reinhard Cate '07.
Boaz Ronkin MBA ’07 joined Ensighten, a Tag Management System provider, as senior director of product marketing. He brings in extensive background in marketing optimization, personalization, and web analytics.
Landon Reese '08 and Jacinth Meskers '07 were wed on May 22, 2010. The couple was married at her parents house in Aurora, Oregon. The wedding party included James Bickford '08, Ryan Shulz '08, Nick Leong '08, and Alix Bogehold '07. The couple resides in Boise, Idaho.
Landon Reese '08 and Jacinth (Meskers) Reese '07 announce the birth of their first baby girl, Kamari Sanne Reese, born on May 31, 2011. The family lives in Boise, Idaho.
Stacey Thiell '07 married Ian Ramskov on August 8, 2010 at the Mission Church.
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Anita L. Ellias '06 married Trevin J. Phillips '06 in Somis, CA on July 24, 2010. Toby Hardman '06, Broderick Smith '06, Vince Castro '06, Jennifer Gottschalk '08, Katrina Welch '06, Michelle Rhoney '06, and Diane Snodgrass '06 were all in the wedding party. Other Broncos in attendance: Melissa Diamond '06, Holly (Honnen) Smith '06, Christina Alexander '06, Alex Tosti '08, Michael Haro '05, Greg Berber '05, Vinnie DiCarlo '05, Ryan Kunkle '05, and Spencer Rand '05. Anita currently works as a United States History teacher at Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles, Calif., and Trevin works as a whole sale insurance broker in Los Angeles, Calif.
Teddy Patty J.D. ’07 and Kalila (Spain) Patty J.D. ’07 - a beautiful girl, Nailah Sarai on March 18, 2012. Nailah joins sister Arielle, 3. The family resides in San Jose.
Elizabeth Sandoval ’07 and Joewel Pascual on Dec. 17, 2011, at the Santa Clara Mission. The ceremony was presided by Father Matthew Carnes, S.J. Broncos in attendance were: Maria Sandoval ’98, Anna Carroll ’07, Kerry Vann ’07, Greg Phipps ’07, Omid Faghiri ’07, Ira Movshovich ’08, Virginia Suarez ’08, and Sara Garcia ’10. Liz works for XOOM Corporation in San Francisco, and Joewel is pursuing his doctorate in physical therapy. The couple resides in Newark, Calif.
C. Paige (Wilson) O'Donoghue ’07 married Colin O'Donoghue on Sept. 10, 2011.
Megan O'Connor Mershon ’07 writes, "On May 27th, 2012 Zach Mershon ’07 and I got married."
Jenny Moody '07, Assistant Director, Chapters and Groups for the SCU Alumni Association and Brian Sullivan were married on May 8, 2010. The ceremony was at Mission Santa Clara, presided by Father Jack Treacy, S.J. '77. The bridal party included Emily Wilcox '03 '10, Kate Hurley '09, and Julia Niles '07. Other Broncos in attendance: Craig '04 and Melissa Corica '04, Michael Ledesma '07, Andrea Nicholson '07, Emily Houdeshell '07, Daniele Gardner '08, Hector Guzman '07, Anthony Young '09, Joey Karp '09, Missy Reinhardt '08, Kristen Harvey '07, John Spieth '06, Tracy Silvey '07, Maggie Spicer '07, Carey DeAngelis '05, Maureen Muscat '91 '99, Kathy Kale '86, Arnie '86 and Maria von Massenhausen '87. Other SCU community members in attendance were Father Michael E. Engh, S.J. and Jim Briggs (President's Office).
Elisabeth Mineta ’88 was named by Gov. Schwarzenegger to the Monterey County Superior Court . Mineta has served the bench as a legal research attorney for the past five years, and she will become the 19th judge on the Monterey County Superior Court bench.
Brittany Dove '07 and Joey Melo '07 got married on July 17, 2010 in Dallas, Tex. They now happily reside in Monterey, Calif., where Brittany works as a registered nurse and Joey works as a doctor of physical therapy.
Mark Luedtke, S.J., MDIV '07 was ordained a Jesuit priest June 11 on the campus of Marquette University by Bishop Blase J. Cupich of the Diocese of Rapid City, S.D. As a Jesuit, Luedtke earned a master of arts in social philosophy from Loyola University Chicago in 2004, and most recently a master's degree in divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, California. His priestly formation has included service as a chaplain; with men's and women's volleyball teams at Loyola University Chicago; as an assistant with SPRED (a Catechism for the developmentally disable in Chicago); as a Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults co-director in Oakland; and as a retreat co-director at St. Theresa Parish in Oakland. Luedtke is eager to begin his next assignment, which will be a two-year cycle of preparation for service in high school administration.