Tag Archive for 1958

CLASS OF 1958 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

I received 16 responses to my latest pleas for items of interest. David Hild wrote of a visit to Colorado. His oldest grandson was married in Vail. He and Alyce are well, but his travel is limited due to a bad hip. Mel Cote has purchased a new condo and is staying in Art Geltzer’s…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

My first respondent was Bill Higgins, who is now fully retired from his career as a psychologist. He moved from Connecticut to Weaverville, N.C., just outside of Asheville. Dave Hild and his wife, Alyce, just returned from Vail, Colo., where they attended the marriage of their oldest grandson. The last leg of the trip was…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

An optimistic note from Dick Seabury. All is well and he feels more like 70 than 80. He has four employed children and is expecting a ninth grandchild. He is about to serve a tenth term on the Morris County Park Commission. And he urges the class to make the Reunion in 2018. Pirkko and…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Art Geltzer’s research with new imaging equipment has looked at macular and retinal changes as an early marker for Alzheimer disease. He will travel to Naples, Italy, and Capri for vacation. Kay and Bob Terkhorn are doing fine. They sold their Arizona house and will winter in Denver. Bob is amazed that it is 20 years since…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Bill Barnes and his wife, Pat, met Rick Pank and his wife, Brenda, at the Music Shed at Tanglewood this summer. This means that Rick has been visiting Tanglewood for 50 years. Bill also had lunch with Bob Mansfield, who was about to embark on a week-long sailing cruise on a three-masted schooner operating out of Rockland, Maine. The passengers…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

In early April, Charley Denny, Bart Bolton, Ed Kerschner and I enjoyed a lunch/golf date in Naples. Ed and Bart drove down from Sarasota to Naples, where Charlie and I reside. We gathered for lunch and then nine holes of golf. Mercifully, we did not record the scores, but the company and conversation were first-rate. Since Randy Johnson left Wesleyan for…

ELIECER E.F. MENDIA ’58

ELIECER E.F. MENDIA, an automobile executive, died Nov. 12, 2014, at age 77. He was a member of Sigma Nu and received his degree with distinction. After starting his career with Chrysler International in Havana, he eventually owned and managed several businesses in the automotive and hydraulic sectors. Survivors include his wife, Gloria Garcia Mendia,…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Class of ’58, perhaps our class was hibernating for the winter. Not much activity, which can be good or bad. Here goes. Mel and Polly Cote spent a week in Paris last September and then another 10 days in Alsace to visit Polly’s ancestral region and observe and taste the new wine harvest. Another Provincetown…

CLASS OF 1958 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Well, my latest plea elicited 15 responses. Ezra Amsterdam is still Distinguished Professor of Cardiology and Master Clinician Educator, at the School of Medicine, UC–Davis. And he continues to play tennis every weekend and is still a loyal Yankees fan. A long note from Roger Van Tassel covers the 56 years since we graduated. He studied…

THOMAS A. DUKE, MAT ’58

THOMAS A. DUKE, a teacher in the Rocky River (Ohio) schools, died Jan. 9, 2014, at age 79. A graduate of Kenyon College, he received an MAT in 1958. He was very involved in the American Field Service and the Cleveland International Film Festival. Survivors include his brother and several cousins.