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CELEBRATION PHOTOS FROM SUMMER 2010 IWU MAGAZINE

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Lisa (Dellefave) Castillo ’95 married Ed Castillo on Aug. 8, 2009, in Arlington Heights, Ill. Many alumni guests attended the wedding and their reception in St. Charles.

First row (left to right): Michelle (Weihs) Vetter '96,; Michelle Chase '94, Leigh (Zawacke) Gary '94, the bride, the groom, Sara (Wible) Guido '95, Jennifer (Harms) Rusk '95 and Tracy (Listowski) Lee '96.

Second row: Leann (Westerhold) Foley '95, Sharon (Lewis) Claar '95, Jodi (VanDeursen) Bult '96, Jennifer (Pulsifer) Griffin '96, Julie (Petrow) Brautigam '96, Stacy (Richter) Secker '95, Julie (Blackwood) Totten '95, Cara (Pribble) Drexler '96 and Nancy (Nath) Tennicott '96.


Jean Mycynek ’96 married Donald Krepps on May 22, 2009, in Des Plaines, Ill. Three of her classmates served as bridesmaids.

Left to right: Meg (Bradley) Bunting ’96, the bride, Emily Chang ’96 and Sara Jokisch Lehmann ’96.


Rhonda Pettaway Ansier ’01 and Joel Ansier ’98 were married on Dec. 5, 2009, in Chicago. Several alumni were in attendance.

First row (left to right): Jeff Millies '96, the bride, the groom, Alicia Lange Bajt '01 and Rebecca Stoelinga '00.

Second row: Sarah Van Sickle Tipperreiter '98, Cheryl Applebee Eames '01 and Heather Meyers Spear '98.

Third row: Kara Burrow '01, Ty Adams '00, Karla Stoesser '01, Matthew McCauley '01, James Martello '99, Ike Spear '99 and Rick Lindquist '99.


Vera (Leopold) Miller ’05 wed David Miller ’05 on Sept. 27, 2009, in an outdoor ceremony at Bemis Woods in Western Springs, Ill. Several alumni guests joined them for a reception at Brookfield Zoo.

Front row (left to right): Joanna Byrne ’07, Kathryn Salo ’06, Jessica (Jones) Clancy ’06, mother of the groom Joanne Miller ’73, the groom and the bride.

Back row (on the stage, left to right): Marta (Haalboom) Mooney ’07, Laura Salo ’09, Erin Garibaldi ’07, Kathleen Garibaldi ’05, Angie Glasker ’05, Laura Kammes ’05 and Stefanie Keating ’05.


Joan (Teitelman) Cinquegrani ’06 and Patrick Cinquegrani ’06 were married on Nov. 7, 2009, in Chicago.  A number of alumni were guests of the wedding.

First row (left to right): Jeff Schwartz ’06, Mary Karson ’06, Casey McCarthy ’06, the bride, the groom, Samantha Dietz ’05, Sylvia Zukowski ’07, Mahera Tapia ’05, Hilary Barry ’06 and Jack Bentley ’08.

Second row: Ashley (Patten) Amelianovich ’05, Lauren Eigenbrode ’06, Tina Spears ’06, Adam Dauksas '06, Emily (Castner) Temkin '07, Tyler Sweeney '04, Kim (Wagner) Sweeney '04, Josh Bidzinski '07, Allison Diederich '07 and Brooke Halcott '09.

Third row: Ross Straseske '06, Marcelino Rivera '06, Sara Stockdale '08, Patrick Poston '05, Ricky Angel '08, Amy Slott '07, Lisa McKee '07 and Nate Rittenberry '08.

Fourth row: Bob Wierema '07, Keelan Amelianovich '06, Dan Pfeifer '06, Graeme Twanow '06, Drew Himes '06 and Nick Galasso '07.

Not pictured: Mark Tomasino '06, Courtney Gorrell '08, Matt Arnold ’06, Ann McMann-Kotze '85, Associate Professor of Music Sammy Scifres, Adjunct Faculty Maxie Scifres, Nick Heinz '04, Paul Teipe '07, Beth Lanza '07, Joanie (Wirig) Laux '05, Dan Lydigsen '04, Jennifer Landers-Lydigsen '06, Sara (Lockman) Miller '06, David Schwartz '80 and Jane (Louko) Schwartz '80.


Joline (Buege) Hegi ’06 married Kevin Hegi ’06 on Sept. 6, 2009. Guests included over 30 IWU alumni.

Front row, left to right: Maria Roth ’10, Drew Snodgrass ’07, Jeff Meador ’06, Adam Gray ’06, the bride, the groom, Adam Turk ’06, Amy Kowalski ’06, Steph (Olsen) McHugh ’06, Lea Panek ’05 and Taryn Hegi ’08.

Second row: Tim Van Dorn ’07, Maura Bates ’07, Deanna Mocchi ’08, Becky Kinnee ’06, Kristin (Demeyer) Rowland ’03, Chris Ballard ’06, Doug Rowland ’06, Levi Derber ’06, Jordan Bartle ’07, Becky Skupien ’06, Julie Salwierak ’06, Andrea Bulkley ’06 and Mike McHugh ’06.

Third row: Blair Hannah ’06, Caleb Griffith ’07, Christina Kucan ’07, Sarah Osborn ’06, Christine Knodle ’08, Lindsay Schelling ’06, Ben Campbell ’06, Emma Flaugher ’07, Dan Flaugher ’07 and Mark Samartino ’06.


Andrew Tharp ’08 married Brent Kane on May 22, 2010, in Beverly, Mass. Several joined them in celebrating the occasion.

Left to right are: Sarah (Zeller) Julian ’07, Beth Dennis ’07, the grooms, Brittaney Michalak ’08 and Amanda ReCupido ’07.


Megan Cullen Kling ’08 and Michael Kling were married on Oct. 24, 2009, in Madison, Wis. Several Wesleyan alumni were in attendance.

Front row (left to right): Christine White ’08 , Sara Stockdale ’08, Jennifer Knop ’08, Katie McCann ’10, Emily Chicoine ’08 and Steve Allhoff ’10.

Second row: Mike Wolf ’08, Chris Davis ’08, Marcelino Rivera ’06, Suzanne Rovani ’08, Ingrid Burrichter ’07, Chris Burrichter ’08 and Jack Bentley ’08.


Katie da Ponte ’06 wed Ricky Taranda ’05 on Sept. 27, 2009, in Arlington Heights, Ill. Several guests of the wedding were IWU alumni.

First row (left to right): Erin Lett ’06, Bridget O'Connor ’06, the bride, the groom, Kim Meltzer ’06 and Tina Mazzulla ’06.

Second row: Ryan Miller ’05, Emma Davidson ’06, Heather Benoit ’06, Ali Cascarano ’06, Alex Dorow ’06, Mike Stoll ’03, Meg Stoll ’03, Heather Geeser ’06, Karli Wiseman ’06, Marilyn Caldwell ’04, Jamie Mills ’98, Dea Foster ’07 and Lindsay Rich ’06.

Third row: Brian Lett ’05, Andrew Ziegler ’05, Ashton Hughes ’06, Ryan Kastilahn ’05, Mickey Stefan ’05, Chris Stoll ’00, Rob Moore ’06, Kari Reineke ’06, Matt Currie ’05 and James Nettleton ’05.


In March 2009, Theta Chi brothers Chuck Healy, John Hamilton, Rob Fazzini and Tom Samuelson, all graduates of the Class of 1962, visited Scottsdale, Ariz., as a group. John’s wife Donna wrote, “You can’t dispute the fact that friendships made at Illinois Wesleyan some 40 years ago last a lifetime!” Although Chuck lives in Moraga, Calif., Rob in Bloomington, Ill., and John and Tom in Wheaton, Ill., these alumni “stay in touch always,” wrote Donna.


Theta Chi brothers (left to right) Gregg Garofalo ’92, Craig Johnson ’75, David Stern ’87, Michael Komer ’08, Mark McConaghy ’63, Brian Coderre ’88, Richard Bakewell ’87 and Chris Murray ’91 attended the presentation “The Economy 2010 and Beyond,” which McConaghy delivered on April 21. The event was hosted by Illinois Wesleyan and PricewaterhouseCoopers.