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Sydney Mosher
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Roger Muller
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Retired - Information Technology Married 3
Spouse: Lana Jensen (Class of 1961)
Children: 2 Sons, 1 Daughter   
Grandchildren: 2 Grandsons, 3 Granddaughters
Activities/Hobbies: Retired runner after 25 years/40K miles, bicycling, fishing, boating, gardening, traveling, investing
 
Attended WSU from 1959-63 receiving a BA in Business.   During my last year at WSU, I married Lana Jensen, Wa-Hi Class of 1961. After graduating from WSU I accepted a position with Old National Bank in Spokane and was later transferred to the Tri-Cities where I worked as a loan officer for a year. I decided to pursue computer programming  and in 1966 I accepted a systems analyst position with Boeing in Seattle.   After working in software development for five years at Boeing, I rejoined Old National Bank in Spokane as a programmer/analyst.   During my 17 years with Old National Bank, I advanced to senior vice president responsible for overall management of information technology and two regional processing centers.   Life changing events started in 1987 when banks decided to build empires through acquisitions.   Old National was acquired by US Bank in Portland and duplicate technology positions were eliminated. I accepted a management position in information technology with West One Bank in Boise. After eight years, West One bank was acquired by US Bank in Portland.    Going through two acquisitions was enough and I retired in 1996. Continued to live in Boise for the next nine years and worked part-time during four winters at a local ski resort as the payroll administrator.   I returned to Walla Walla in April of 2006. 
Traveled throughout Europe three times and look forward to returning in the near future.  
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Mary Munkres (Edy)
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Ralph Myrick
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Don Newbill
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Jerry Nielsen
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Retired - Banker Married 2
Spouse:  Janice (Wa-Hi class of 60')
Children:  1 Son and 1 Daughter
Grandchildren:  1 Grandson & 1 Granddaughter
Activities/Hobbies:  Hunting, fishing, Gardening, Woodworking & traveling.
Donna Niemeyer (Reistad)
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Retired - Title & Escrow Married 6
Spouse:  Lowell
Children:  1 Son & 5 Daughters
Grandchildren:  9 Grandsons & 15 Granddaughters
Great Grandchildren:  2 Great Grandsons & 8 Great Granddaughters
Activities/Hobbies:  Caregiving, Crocheting, Nascar

I married Gene McDaniel,  my high school sweetheart. We were married 10 years,  then divorced. We had three girls and one boy.
 
Gene was killed a few years after our divorce in a private airplane crash.
 
In 1969 I came back to Walla Walla and worked at the Walla Walla Cannery - nights and Red Apple - days.
 
I met my second husband, Vern Fuge, and he had two teenage girls. He passed away in 2002. We were married for 34 wonderful years.  We were married one day and had all six children in our home.
 
When I married Gene he was a Navy man and we had some wonderful travels – California, Japan (my son was born in Yokosuka, Japan), Guam, Philippines, Maryland, and back to Washington.
 
When Vern and I moved to Yakima I went to work for an attorney’s office, then a title company. I retired 25 years later in 2008.
 
As a result of our six children, I have 24 grandchildren and 10-1/2 great grandchildren.
 
I have had many blessing in my life and many ups and downs, but I am very thankful for my life. I am very blessed.
Nancy Niemi (Jewell)
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Retired Married 2
Departed Walla Walla fall, 1959 for Ellensburg, WA and Central Washington State (now University).  Graduated 1963 with degree in Elementary Education with specialties in Reading and Art Education.
Married Michael D. (Mike) Jewell (also a CWS grad), December, 1963 and celebrated our 50th anniversary with family and friends in Las Vegas, December 27-28, 2013.
Two daughters: Aili (Seattle) and Dana (Peoria, AZ) and her husband, Brian and a very special granddaughter, age 10 yrs.
Taught as a Reading Specialist in both Pasco, WA and Federal Way, WA until the teachers' unions began dictating what teachers were and were not to do.   Nancy left the teaching profession at that time to raise both daughters. Husband, Mike, was with GECC during those years transferring him (us) to various locations in the western US. (Seattle/Bellevue, WA, Everett, WA, Tri-Cities, WA, Tacoma, WA, Portland, OR, Pasadena, CA, and back to Seattle/Redmond, WA).
When we relocated to Spokane, WA area in mid-70s we built a home and horse facility in Liberty Lake, WA.   While Mike continued in the lease/finance industry, he was busy collecting, rebuilding and showing muscle cars (GTOs specifically). Nancy continued her interest in Morgan horses which was a childhood dream growing up in Walla Walla and knowing two great foundation Morgan breeders in that area.  Relationships with those two Morgan mentors were built during her years riding with the Walla Walla Wagonettes on her part Morgan mare.  Over the years we bred, raised, and showed many registered Morgan horses beginning in the late 1960s
Managing this facility was almost a full time job, but Nancy worked as Administrative Assistant to a financial consultant for 15 years.  When daughter, Dana, graduated with degree in Marketing and Merchandising, and sharing interest in the equine show ring, we partnered to open a successful tack and equestrian business in the Spokane Valley, WA.  Almost 14 years later, when Dana's husband took a job in his field in Arizona, the store was sold.  After retiring from our large equine facility in Liberty Lake, WA, we downsized to a smaller farm in nearby Post Falls, ID.  Nancy, as owner of Jazztime Morgan Farm, received the national award from American Morgan Horse Association; Hall of Fame 2009. Cold and snowy winters began to wear on us.  After Dana and Brian's move to warm, sunny Arizona and many visits to their home, we decided to downsize once more.  We were fortunate to find a two acre property in Desert Hills, AZ and April, 2010 found us Arizona residents.  We have retained a core group of six show Morgan horses here in Arizona.
Another great interest for us has been the fabulous canine, the Standard Schnauzer.  Our first, over 15 years ago, was the beginning of our breeding program specializing in the rare black color.  Having shown several to AKC Champion and/or Grand Champion titles, we have imported a lovely black pup from Poland and we hope he will bring home numerous titles in the show ring and expand our breeding program in the US.  Having received AKC Breeder of Merit status in 2011 was a big honor for Jazztime Standard Schnauzers.
We continue to stay busy developing this property, also as support to Dana and her family, with the horses, and dogs. Mike continues to work part-time as a consultant in the lease and finance business which he loves.
Here in Desert Hills, our home includes a guest house which is available to family and friends vacationing in Arizona.  You can find me on FaceBook if you wish to get in touch.
 
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Ray Nixon
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John (Noal)
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retired birdseye foods Single 1

Activities/hobbies: antiquing,car show,Yankees
and Notre Dame games

1959-1962. I went to work for general foods [birds eye] and became production team leader.

1962-1964. I volunteered for the military. After basic training. I was assigned to 210th Group in germany. There I turned out for the 210th Group baseball and basketball teams. I was lucky enough to make the traveling team and traveled most of Germany. At least it got me out of most of the field maneuvers.

1964-1976. After my discharge,I went back to work for general foods [birdseye] in walla walla.

1976-1986. General Foods sold the walla walla facility and I was transferred to a new facility in Quad City, IA. I worked there 10 years as production supervisors

1986-2006. General Foods sold to Phillip Morris and i was again transferred to a new facility in Fulton, New York near syracuse.

September 2006-present.
After 46 years 5 months,I decided it was time to retire. Even though I liked New York, the winters were long and tons of snow to cope with. On August 2006. I purchased a new home and moved back to Walla Walla. Where they have 4 great seasons and less traffic.

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