Reunion 2014, Class of 1974


Pictured above: members of the class of 1974 recreate a photo from their college days while attending Reunion in June 2014. Photo by Rebecca Zenefski '10

Renew friendships, reconnect with classmates, remember your time at St. Catherine, and attend Reunion. We offer many ways to celebrate your education and memories through social, spiritual and educational events.

Reunion 2014 Recap

We were thrilled to welcome more than 450 Reunion participants to campus for Reunion 2014!

Reunion 2014 celebrants included Katies in the following groups:

  • Athletics affinity group (anyone who was a student-athlete during her time at St. Kate's, all years) OR
  • Occupational therapy affinity group (anyone who is an OTA or MAOT graduate, all years) OR
  • Those who graduated in a year ending in 4 or 9 

List of Reunion 2014 Attendees

Reunion Photos

Reunion photos are available to view on our Flickr site at the link below.  

View Reunion photos

Instructions for downloading photos from Flickr for your own use:

1. Click any photo to open it
2. Click the Download icon (arrow pointing down)
3. Click the size that you want and the photo will download to your computer or mobile device

Class Booklets

Class booklets were given to all Reunion 2014 attendees. If you would like an additional copy, or would like a copy even though you were not able to attend Reunion, you may order one at the link below.

Order Class Booklets

25-year and 50-year Class Photos

Photographs of the 25-year (1989) and 50-year (1964) class photos are available for purchase. If you did not order a class photo at the time of registration, you may do so at the link below. 

Purchase Class Photos

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The Class of 1964 celebrated its 50-year Reunion in 2014. 

Front row, L to R: Linda Pepelnjak Jarmer, Patty Toohey Flaherty, Marcia Gans, Patty Carroll Byrne, Karen Sherlock Middleton, Beverly Bartlett Martin, Judy Pappenfus, Sheila Aageson Drometer, Diane Oren Koughan, Ann Skiba Canis. Second row: Mary White, OSB, Mary Seifert McIntyre, Cecilia Iacono Lieder, Paula Bendry Larsen, Mary Haskamp Hurley, Pat Wendel, Joanne Klinnert, OSF, Monica Dauer Swleringa, Joan Ryan Cardinale, Judy Verschoor Burich, Rosemary “Bunny” Moneta Rosengren, Mary Desmond Housley. Third row: Joyce Friedland Holliday, Janet Billion Scheurer, Frances Kwiatkowski Ostertag, Mary Jo LaBonte Leier, Joanne Schmid Seip, HelenAnne McCarthy Pearson, Lucy Dargen Anderle, Marge Cernohous Ahrens, Mary Devoy Gilbert, Julie Jeffrey Bach. Fourth row: Judy Merchant Nelson, Milli Smorstok-Gorecki, Sheila Whalin Thompson, Suzanne Schulte Cattoor, Mary Kay Donahugh Perron, Mary Pat McCarter Lebens, Jo-Ann “Jo” Kling Murdach, Janice Gallus Hoelscher. Fifth row: Mary Ann Blechinger, Sandra Himlie Matusko, Roz Lendacky Whalen, Helen Patrick Varner, Peggy Kilpatrick Reade, Marcia Finnegan Rehkamp, Kathy Hayes Coppo, Joanne Routzahn, Pat Ryan Hanf, Margaret “Muggsy” Christensen Ferber, Mary Beth Sitzer Johnson. Sixth row: Bobbie Ganas Ackley, Mary Beth Olson Spring, Gail Retka Angiulo, Michaelina “Mike” Kosiba Brown, Julie Ellenbecker Roche, Gloria “Mickey” DeVore. Seventh row: Mary Palmer Riordan, Eileen Baumgartner, Judy Koch Brass, Mary Budke Cramer, Karen Kompelien Chalmers, Jody Barrow Farrell, Carole Nuese Martin, Karol Voight Moorman, Jean O’Brien Middleton. Back row: Gert Maus Schroer, Helen Wegner, Carolyn Maertens Larson, Bernice Koppy Christian, Bonnie Blaser, Lorraine Palkert, Helen Baird Malby, Kathleen Scanlan Tschida, Susan Lohmann Kellerman.

Alumnae Awards

Alumnae award winners were honored at the President's Luncheon as part of Reunion 2014. Our 2014 Alumnae Award winners were Gloria (Mickey) Devore '64, Nancy Jamieson '80, and Paula Bendry Larsen '64. Read more about the 2014 award winners on our news website. Find an all-time list of award winners and a nomination form on our Alumnae Awards page

Piano Performance: In Case You Missed It

Bea Van Demark Isaak '59 treated Reunion participants to a piano performance and commentary on Friday, June 20. Video is available for those who wish to watch the performance.

Reunion Giving

Congratulations on your Reunion giving accomplishments! Some highlights include:

  • Nearly 900 Reunion celebrants supported St. Kate’s financially this year.
  • 168 Reunion celebrants are members of the President’s Forum, the Mother Seraphine Ireland Society, or the Mother Antonia McHugh Society. Some of you belong to more than one of them!
  • Reunion classes combined for 20% of the total dollars contributed to the University this year.

Through the generous support of outright gifts to the Annual Fund, as well as major and planned gifts to scholarships and special programs and projects, this year’s Reunion All-Class Gift totaled $2,798,784. Thank you for your support.

Katies Connecting Online

Find your class or affinity on Facebook. Below is a list of Facebook groups related to Reunion 2014 celebrants that we're aware of. If there are groups or pages missing from the list, please email Sara Berhow at to be added to the list. 

Class of 1979
Class of 1999
Class of 2004
OT Class of 2002
OT Class of 2008
OT Class of 2012
OT Class of 2013
St. Kate's Alumnae (group)
St. Catherine University Alumnae (page)
St. Kate's Athletics
St. Kate's Basketball
St. Kate's Cross Country/Track & Field
St. Kate's Dance
St. Kate's Golf
St. Kate's Hockey
St. Kate's Soccer
St. Kate's Softball
St. Kate's Swimming & Diving
St. Kate's Volleyball

Read more about Reunion 2013