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1970 Dave Soderberg is retired after 30 years in data analysis, data processing and technical writing. He lives in Moscow, Idaho, where he is a writer, artist and sculptor. Robert Ensign teaches at Bauder College, in Atlanta, Ga.; he preached an award-winning sermon, Eve's Dream, on June 25 and was a runner up for Day 1's 2005 Sermon of the Year Award.

1972 Sandra Faye Oertli lives in Bozeman, Mont., and has been a librarian at Montana Bible College for the past 18 years. She also volunteers with international students who attend Montana State University, in Bozeman.

1973 Robert Yinger is the national research director of the Teacher Quality Partnership. Lance Brown serves as director of counseling, marriage and recovery ministries at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, in Gig Harbor, Wash., where he lives with his wife, Susan. Brett Webb-Mitchell has published a book, Follow Me: Christian Growth on the Pilgrim's Way, a compilation of essays that he wrote during an around-the-world pilgrimage.

1974 Bob Sisson and his wife, Mary (Wolford, '75), recently opened Kazoodles, a specialty toy store, in downtown Vancouver, Wash. Visit them online at www.kazoodlestoys.com. In 2004, George Perry was inducted as a coach into the Southern Nevada Football Hall of Fame. Les Hyder has been selected to be the new deputy chief for the Air National Guard Chaplain Service, in Washington, D.C., and his wife, Patti (Cook), is retired. Kathy (Nelson) Ingles teaches ninth-grade modern world history at Olathe School, in Overland Park, Kan., where she also sponsors the recycling club and plans freshman field trips and farewell parties.

1975 Jim and Joan (Ryder, '76) Barlow live in LaConner, Wash., where Jim works for Aggresso, an international computer consulting firm, and Joan is an esthetician. The Barlows have been married for years and have two adult children.

1976 Tom Baker and his wife, Salli, live in Bangkok, Thailand. Tom is the deputy head of school improvement at International School Bangkok, and Salli is a middle-school counselor. Mark and Virginia (Ritchie) Dixon live in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, where Mark owns a construction company and Virginia is in real-estate sales. They have two children, Elizabeth (13) and Mark (9).
1978 After 22 years spent working in higher education, Karen Irwin is now the payroll processor at a small rural hospital.


Michael Glodt, '72, died Aug. 2. He received two master's degrees from Western Baptist Seminary, in Portland, Ore., and was a pastor of Calvary Bible Church and a salesman for several companies. He is survived by his son, sister, mother, and former wife. Gladys (Giland) Lenke, '73, died Oct. 17. She taught for 27 years in Spokane-area elementary schools. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, two sisters, and 11 grandchildren.

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