Elmhurst College - Elms Yearbook (Elmhurst, IL)

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I. All Through the Year . . . Elmhursl College presents a different face I " students, to instructors, and to ad- ministrators. Elmhursl presents vet another face, nature ' s face, symbolizing the growth and change oi people throughout college and all of life. In the fall leaves tumble down helter skelter toward the earth from parent branches. I r hardlv reach tin- ground before huge white fluffs of snow are seen slowly setting, seeming!) from eternity, and into oblivion anion- thousands of other snowflakes; vvintei has come. No sooner has the -now settled, it seems, than screen leaves push eagerlv upward: suddenly, it is spring. In fall, like the leaves, students and faculty -tail out for theii new home, school, to learn more aiM.nl their world, about fellow men. I pon arrival, almost immediately the process ol change hegins with renewed vigor, as it has in years past, and will continue for countless future years. Like snowflakes countless papers fl to and fro. each different, each special. Jusl a- suddenly a- spring. students and faculty emerge triumphant, a year older, a year wiser, changed from strangers of Septembei into the collegiate family looking forward to graduation in June or a future June. All through the year, then, i- out theme, presenting the ston ol that change taking place between tall and spring. 1 The Campus Dominated by the beautiful Hammer- schmidt Memorial Chapel, the campus re- volves around the Sunken Gardens. Huge elms, giving the college and town their name of Elmhurst, are planted around the gardens, where students study and play while construction continues on the new men ' s dorm. Old Main, bu It in 1878, has been renov tied and modernized. It contains classrooms, laboratories, and the campus store. Kranz Hall, built in 1873, contains the speech clinic, clussrooms, jaculty offices, student union, and JP.RS.E. 7 The 1961 Elms is Dedicated to you: Dr. Arthur Mertzke When in the course of our college experience we encounter a professor whose intellectual achieve- ments are outstanding, whose practical knowledge of the everyday world is extensive and whose re- fined conduct is an inspiration to all around him, it is altogether fitting that we should show our appreciation of his example by bestowing upon him a high honor. You are especially deserving of such honor, Dr. Arthur J. Mertzke, for the vast knowledge you have imparted to your students as visiting profes- sor of business administration, for your under- standing guidance as head resident of Lehman Hall, and particularly for your wholesome influence on this campus, for the past three years. As you retire now from Elmhurst, you can look back upon a distinguished career in education and bus ' ness. You have taught and worked across the United States, concentrating your work in the mid- west. In between working as a director of research for the National Association of Real Estate Boards and as director of media for Batten Barton Durs tine and Osburn of Chicago, you have lectured at various colleges, among them Cornell, North- western, and DePaul Universities. You were listed in Who ' s Who in America, and are now in the Who ' s Who in the Midwest. Moreover, you can remember the many friends you have made here and elsewhere through your friendly understanding of others. During and after classes, Dr. Mertzke is willing to explain terms and concepts with any interested students. As a mere token of our deep-felt appreciation and best wishes for a happy future, to you, Dr. Arthur J. Mertzke, we dedicate the 1961 ELMS. The classroom is the familiar setting where most students remember Dr. Mertzke. In the Fall As the leaves tumble down in their riotous colors and the students gather, nature provided a backdrop of color for innumerable blue and white beanies. Everywhere was to be seen the smiling excitement of the new students caught up in the spirit of the season. Among the falling leaves also appeared those people who were to lead the newcomers. The enthusiasm of the campus was there too, expressed in the all-out, carefree exhiliration of fall. There, too, was the preparation for the coming season, for the cold winter and the coming studies; for over all the en- thusiasm was the serious work, the knowing look of what lay ahead. They knew the autumn is only the beginning, the crashing cymbol before the great action begins of self realization and social concern. Dr. Stanger, the president of Elmhurst College completed his third year as head oj our rapidly growing liberal arts college. Inaugurated in ]958, he has become recognized as the official representative of the Board on campus. The President and Board of Directors Dr. Robert C. Stanger is the president of Elmhurst College. As president, it is his duty to perform the innumerable tasks which form the policy of the college and to lead the administration in all the many and varied activities which go into running such an organization as a college. As president, Dr. Stanger is the religious and educational leader of the institution. An important part of the college is found in the body of the Board of Directors. The men and women on the board meet during the year to decide the major func- tional policies that the college will follow in the forth-coming school year. Meetings of the board are held three times a year. This year the board voted to increase tuition, room, and board to meet the current expenses. The members, who are leaders in their respective communities, come from all over the country. Row 1- to t Mr P. Wirth, Dr. R. Stanger, Dr. E. Goebel, Chairman, Dr. L. Hammerschmidt, Dr. N. Zulaf Mrs man. Row 2: Dr. R. Fauth, Mr. L. Goebel, Dr. F. R. Daries, Dr. M. Baas, Rev.H. Wintermeyer, Dr E Koch. Ron Studt, Mr. P. Kaiser, Mr. F. Kixmiller, Mr. A. Morstadt, Dr. E. Brueseke, Dr. A. Gonsor, Rev. F. Alinck. Director of Evening School Another important assistant on campus is Mr. Roger L. Baumeister. This busy man serves Elmhurst as a speech instructor, as the Head Resident of Irion Hall, men ' s dor- mitory, as the assistant to the Dean of the College. Dean Friedli, and as the Director of the Evening College Session held each semester. Administrative Assistant A new addition to the administration is Mr. Soma, who has completed his first year as Administrative Assistant for the college. Working exclusively with the traffic situa- tion and available parking facilities he has accomplished much to alleviate this situa- tion. Traffic signs and parking areas are now heeded on campus because of the effec- tiveness of Mr. Soma and his staff. Director of Development Always ready to stop and talk about Elm- hurst is Mr. Darl E. Snyder, Director of Development, including public relations and fund raising. Through Mr. Snyder ' s efforts, Elmhurst College gets in the news, keeps in touch with alumni, and recruits new students. Representing the college, he meets with many business executives and committees, and plans the pamphlets and articles which con- tain information about Elmhurst all over the nation. Director of Admissions Representing the college in another area is Mr. Gus A. Gruenewald, the Director of Admissions. All through the year he may be seen conducting interested prospective students and their parents around campus to give them an idea of just exactly what Elm- hurst College is like. As Director of Admis- sions Mr. Gruenewald goes to " college nights " and visits high schools to answer questions about the college. Much of his work includes writing letters in answer to requests or to names of students who may be interested in Elmhurst. ■Mired Friedli, Dean of the College and Registrar. Genevieve Staudt. Dean of Students. Through the capable hands of Dean Genevieve Staudt. Dean of Students, go the problems and requests of the students. Her office is the center of counseling, a place where any problem will be worked out. whether it be personal, scholastic, or con- cerning a job on or off campus. Because her office is open any time of day. students may stop in at any time to visit, or find the answers they are seeking. As the registrar, instructor of education, and dean of the College. Dean Alfred Friedli seems, and is a busy, friendly man. It is his duty to arrange schedules for classes and for exams. Busy as he is. Dean Friedli is always ready to chat with the students as he goes about campus. The two deans work together to keep Elmhurst college running smoothly with the help of the faculty, the instructors and the department heads who hold classes m the many fields offered by Elmhurst. Being a small college, Elmhurst has the distinction on enabling students to know their professors on a first-hand basis, which contributes to the general friendly atmosphere which surrounds the whole campus, both students and faculty together. - Faculty William R. Barc lay, Ph.D., 1953— Associate Professor of English B.A., M.A., Michigan State College; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin. Latham Baskerville, M.A., 1947— Assistant Professor of Art B.F.A., M.A., Sschool of the Art Institute, Chicago. E. Viola Bloom, Ph.D., 1960— Associate Professor of Psychology B.A., University of Akron; M.A., Ph.D., Western Reserve University. Neal R. Blum, M.A., 1959— Assistant Professor of History B.S., M.A., University of Minnesota. David B. Brittain, M.A., 1955— Assistant Professor of Biology B.A., M.A., DePauw University Robert J. Clark, A.M., 1957— Assistant Professor of Philosophy B.A., Elmhurst College; B.D., Chicago. A.M., University of Gordon W. Couchman, Ph.D., 1958— Professor of English B.A., Ioiva State University; M.A., B.S., Columbia Uni- versity; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Elizabeth M. Craney, M.A., 1955— Lecturer in Education B.E., Pestalozzi Froebel Teachers College; M.S., North- western University. Frederick K. W. Curry, M.A., 1960— Instructor in Speech B.A., Denison University ; M.A., Northwestern University. James L. Davis, M.A., 1960— Assistant Professor of Geography A.B., M.A., Marshall College. 17 Robert Francis DeRoo, Ph.D.. 1950— Professor of Psychology B.S., North Central College; M.A., Ph.D., Northiuestern University. Robert C. Eaton, M.S., 1954— Assistant Professor of of Economics B.S., Northern Illinois State Teachers College; M.S., University of Wisconsin. J. W. Fiegenbaum, B.D., 1954— Assistant Professor of Religion; College Chaplain A.B., Drury College; B.D., Eden Theological Seminary. Joesph Gorsic, Ph.D., 1959— Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Donna Glyndon Gras, M.A., Willi 1954— Assistant Professor of French B.E., Northern Illinois State Teachers College; M.A., Northwestern University. J. Hal fter, Ph.D. 194S— Professor of Philosophy A.B., Elmhurst College; B.D., Eden Theological Seminary; M.A., Washington University ; Ph.D., Yale University. The Faculty 1960-61 Miriam Bonifield Jones, M.A. 1950— Assistant Professor oj Spanish B.A., M.A., University of Illinois. John A. Jump, Ph.D., 1958- Professor of Biology B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. William L. Holladay, Th.D., Mary W. Johnston, M.A., 1960— 1954— Assistant Professor of Assistant Professor of English Religion B.A. Parsons College; M.A., B.A., University of California. University of Chicago. Berkeley; B.D., Pacific School of Religion; Th.D., State University of Leyden {Holland) Noretta Koertge, M.S., 1960— May belle Kohl, Ph.D., 1956— Instructor in Chemistry B.S., M.S. University of Illinois. Professor of Business Administration B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., North- western University ; Ph.D.. 18 Carl E. Kommes, Ph.M., 1944— Associate Professor of Chemistry B.E., Superior State Teachers T. Howard Krueger, Ph.D., 1950— Associate Professor of Music B.M., University of Wisconsin; M.M., Eastman College; Ph.M., University of School of Music; Ph.D., State Wisconsin. University of loiva. Oliver M. Langhorst, M.S., 1933— Professor of Physical Education B.S., M.S., University of Illinois John Leo Lewis, M.A., 1948- lnstructor in Music B.A., M.A., DePaul University, F.A.G.O. Armin H. Limper, Ph.D., 1954— Associate Professor of Christian Education A.B., Elmhurst College; B.D., Eden Theological Seminary ; Ph.D., University of Chicago. Frances E. Lohr, M.A., 1955— Assistant Professor of Speech Correction B.A., Michigan State College; M.A., Northivestern University Donald R. Low, Ph.D., 1953— Associate Professor of Speech B.A., M.A., State University of Iowa; Ph.D., Northwestern University. Arthur J. Mertzke, Ph.D., 1958— Visiting Professor of Business Administration B.A., Ph.D., University of W isconsin. Maude J. Meyer, M.S., 1939— Assistant Professor of Physical Education B.E., Northern Illinois State Teachers College; M.S., University of Wisconsin. Theophil W. Mueller, M.A., D.D., 1921— Professor of Sociology B.A., Adelbert Col ege; M.A., Western Reserve Univers ' ty ; D.D., Catawba College. Harold P. Owen, A.M., 1956— Assistant Professor of Physical Education A.B., Wm. Jewell College; A.M., University of Missouri. Mary R. Piech, M.A., 1955- 1956, 1960— Instructor of Psychology B.A., M.A., University of Illinois. Rudolph G. Schade, Th.D., 1946— Professor of History B.S., M.A.. Columbia University; B.D., S.T.M., Union Theological Seminary; Th.D., Northern Baptist Seminary. Royal J. Schmidt, Ph.D., 1948— Professor of Political Science and History B.S., Lewis Institute; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. Tekla Story, M.A., 1946— Assistant Professor of English B.A., Lake Forest College; University. Robert Wesley Swords, M.A., 1952— Assistant Professor of English B.A., M.A., University of Chicago. M.A., N orthivestern Dorthea S. Thorpe, B.Ed., 1957— Instructor in Physical Education B. Ed., University of California. Gertrude M. Tripp. B.A., 1957— Instructor in Secretarial Training B.A., University of Wisconsin. Walter Wadepuhl, Ph.D., 1946— Professor of German B.A., College of City of New York; A.M. Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Fellow of the International Institute of Arts and Letters. Alice M. Walker, M.A., CP. A., 1958— Associate Professor of Business Administration B.S., Iowa Stale University; M.A., University of Chicago; CP. A., University of Illinois. 20 Marie A. Wellington, Ph.D., 1954— Associate Professor of Spanish A.B., St. Mary-oj-the-Woods College; M.A., Ph.D., North- Western University. Harold Paul Wukasch, M.A., 1954— Assistant Professor of Education B.A., Valparaiso University; B. Music Ed., A men ' cm Conservatory of Music; M.A., Teachers College, Col- umbia University. FACULTY NOT PICTURED C. C. Arends, Projessor of Speech Herschel E. Aseltine, Assistant Projessor of Sociology- Oscar Bollmann, Supervisor of Christian Education David Brunton, Librarian Parke C. Burgess, Lecturer in Speech Garry Colburn, Instructor in Speech Marguerite Ekren, Assistant Professor of English Shirley Grobe, Assistant Librarian Walter Haggerty, Instructor in Mathematics Homer Helmich, Professor of Chemistry Isabel Johnson, Lecturer in Education Harold Mohamed, Instructor in Geography Elton Moore, Instructor in Physics Pauline Rosaire, Instructor in English Walter Schousen, Assistant Professor of Physical Ed. Walter Schwab, Professor of German and French Barbara Swords, Instructor in English Charles Taggart, Lecturer in Education James Williams, Instructor in Greek and Religion Marvin Zastrow, Instructor in Mathematics Mary Zink, Assistant Projessor of Mathematics Row 1: Mrs. L. Dalla, Mrs. M. MacKenzie, Mrs. W. Goldsborough, Row 2: Mrs. E. Christie, Mrs. A. Sch Reid, Mrs. E. Cullum, Mrs. A. Gaulke, Mrs. E. Workman. Row 1: Mr. A. Johnston, Mr. A. Berwel, Mrs. B. Mooney, Mrs. J. Deike, Mr. E. Perigo. Row 2: Mr. 0. Johnson, Mr. L. Balazs, Mr. P. Meyer. Elsie Bock. Miss Ober. Student Government Cabinet Seated I to r: Erik Hagen, Jerry Schriver, John Pecoul, Barbara Shingu, David Schleuter. Standing I to r: Thomas Eddy, Paul Westemeyer, Robert Stevens, Charles Mittler, Patricia R-oll, Thomas McGary. Social Life Committee Seated I to r: Ronald Koeppl, Ruth Young, Charles Mittler, Richard McCracken, Mr. Brittain, Mr. Davis, Edwin Hoefer, Thomas Burke, Diane Eddy. Standing I to r: David Gron- neman, Verm Schaejer, Rosalie Biljes, Frank Dietz. Religious Life Committee Row 1: Paul Rucker, Kenneth Press, Ruth H ' innecke, Sally Young, Jan O ' Rillion. Row 2: Mr. Baumeister, Mr. Aseltine, Rev. Fiegenbaum, Dr. Limper, Curtis Surkamp, Row 3: Dr. Holladay, Dennis Stock, Rev. Williams, Paul W este.rn.cyer. Athletic Committee Patrick Moritz, Ronald Riemer, Thomas Eddy, James Dancy. Sub-Committee Chairmen Richard Wohlschlager, Ellen Rasche, Kay Stinchcomb. Senate The student governmental body on campus is the S. U., or Student Union. The senate and the execu- tive cabinet meet to solve problems which arise for the student body, and to represent the students in dealing with the administration. A third division of the S. U. is that comprised of the whole student body, which meets only once each year at election time. Among the significant accomplishments of the Student Union this year is the affiliation with the National Student Association. In connection with this a new office was created, NSA co-ordin- ator. Another office created this year is the com- muter representative who is elected in addition to the non-dorm senators elected from each class on a set ratio. 24 Rose Osinski, Cynthia Bloesch, Mary Broadhead. Charles Kreichelt, Marvin Lang, Charles Kindermann. Each fall the students who have come to live on campus meet to select the people they wish to represent them in their dorm council. A president and a representative from each class is selected in each dorm to meet once a month to decide policy and dorm issues that may come up. The dorm coun- cil- also discusses dorm projects, such as homecom- ing decorations and parties, given to welcome fresh- men, say good-bye to seniors, or devotions al special times of the year, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Interdorm Council is made up of the presi- dent of each dorm, each head resident, and Dean Staudt. Its purpose is to solve problems the in- dividual dorm councils cannot handle or of sig- nificance to all dormitories and the administration. Beverly Stebel, Jane Radspieler, Doreen Tuxbury, Jan O ' Rillion, Sandra Becker, Sylvia Zeller. James Leamon, Edwin Hoefer, James Bauer, Phil Baewer. Judith Boese, Wilma Reinwald, Rosalie Biljes, Virginia Szaniszlo, Betsy Heppner, June Nessel. ,25 The fall is anticipated most, perhaps, hy the freshman coming to college for the first time. For them especially the scene is set with the vibrant colors of autumn. As the ivy turns fire red, the blue and white beanies of the freshmen, this year in a record breaking enrollment of more than 300, pop up all over campus. The frosh look forward to four vears of study and a degree; however, there is more to their first year than study. In the coming year they will make their most lasting friend- ships, and will form new ideals; serious thinking and wholehearted fun fill the year as the fall grows from the games of Freshmen Week into that nerve-wracking first exam. Yes, the fall is for freshmen, for their entrance into college life. The campus greets the beanies with a welcome and a smile. Row 1: Ralph Cooper, Cynthia Bloesch, Barbara Cooper, Marsan Beehler, Carla Bastion, Dianne Reschke. Row 2: Donna tt ' olbing, Joanna Schierloh, Kathy OWeill, Wide Ambacher. Row 3: Robert Bonesteel, Dee Mott. Jerry Baxter, William Sir, Larry Frank, Ralph Redwine. Row 1: Barbara Streiff, Carol McKeough, Kyra Rasche, Barbara Giltzow. Row 2: Carol Long, Joyce Nussmann, Ruth Renken. Row 3: David Kinsman, Dorothy Heuermann, Richard Jungfer. Ron 4: Gil Johnson, Dona ' d Maysack, Mary Broadheid, Philip Hahn. Row 1: Patricia Brown, Anita Anderson, Robert Kendall, Marcia Lavery. Row 2: Jean Edgar, Stephen Furman, Daral DeNormandie, Mary Lou Ring. Row 3: James Osberg, John Koshko, Paul Komada, James Busby. Roiv 4: Richard Preuhs, David Naeje, Edward Long, Richard Behringer, Ted Sheldon. Row 1: Alvina Yoerges, Virginia Weier, Kathy Uthtaut, Pat Wszolek, Susan Todd, Susan Voile, Arle ' ne Laufer, Dorothy Weselman, Muriel Roesch. Row 2: Larry Urbaniak, John Kutuchief, Ted Peterson, Ronald Vruble, Dennis O ' Brien, Richard Sharpnack. Row l-.Carolyn Thorsen, Karen Frink, Verna Clark, Barbara Mowchan, Susan Fraser, Loralee Schwegler, June Nessel, Lynne Price. Row 2: Mary Martin, Joanne Gunnemann, Bonnie Burket, Phyllis Rosenberg, Dorothy Lammert, Carole Gabler, Parn Streich, Ruth Dauster. Row 1: Anthony Fitzgerald, Charline Hildebrctnd, Monique Boyd, Carrie Rusiecki, Barbara Nuss- mann, Sandra Suhrbier. Row 2: Donald Duhan, Ronald Smalley, Richard Setchell, Donald Bergh- man, Robert Melone, Richard Tisdale, James Schmitz. Roiv 2: Joanne Preuss, Rose Osinski, Barbara Cool, Shirley Ritschard, Michael Dew, Dennis Se- crease. Row 3: Kenneth Hansen, James Carlisi, Norman Johnson, Kenneth Ross, James Tschudy, Dale Speckman. 28 Class of 1964 Row 1: Judith Jackson, Laurel Cobb, Judith Graham, Kristine Reiser. Row 2: Karen Buch- holtz, Robert Humphrey, Jean Indermark, Robert Tingler. Row 3: Robert Bron, Charlotte Edinger, Bonnie McDougall, Martin Thomen. Row 1: Thomas Schloegel, James Lieb, Steven Ringhofer, Barbara Kearney, Karen W ojahn, Lynne Rodriquez, Bruce Winge, Lester Bieh- mann, Hans Maier. V • ' — ' i Row 1: Jerome Gorny, Marcella McLester, Rhetis Ann Riskc, Vinni Maria Wheeler, Shirley Shingu, Richard Hoglund. Row 2: Allan Gormin, Dorothy Ogilvy, Douglas Rose, John Olson, Dav ' d Kremer, Diana Backer. Row 3: James Jess, Richard Friese, Peter Plinske, Michael Laskowski, Lee Lantz. I Row 1: Sharon Sather, Martha Pons, Barbara i Skopek, Rita Johnson. Row 2: Janet Cloke, Con- t stance Koch, Gene Nides, Sandra Manning. Row 3: Vicki Jo Yoder, Joyce Lehker, Charleen John- son, Julia Witburn. Row 4: Michelle Atkins, B. Sharon Maples, Linda Thompson, Jane Tradewell. Barbara Thaler, Gloria Johnson, W ' ilma Ruhl, Diane DiDomenico, f Row 5: Ruth Anne Folk, LaVerne Elda Stroetker, Bonita Bakken. Row 2: Toni Haas, Paul Kalkbrenner, Dennis I to r: Patricia Fritz, Barbara Bertke, Phyllis Love, Karen Hodge, Charlean Dubsky, Marilyn Lammert, Mary Kay Glenn, Lillian Roberts, Phoebe Appleton, Marilyn Ryan, Beverly Stebel, Carol Follett, Virginia Porter. Row 1: Joan Aldrich, Elke Stauss, Carol Anderson, Carol Langos. Roto 1: Janice Boone, Susan Kretschmer, Karen Row 2: Dale Milawski, Robert Hughes, Barry Wilson, ISeal Novarro. Row 2: Katherine Waltz, Ruth Kolze, Morrison. Row 3: Warren Johnson, Peter Lombardo, Donald Win- Jeannette Degelmann, Kathy Kratzer, Carolynn kelmann, George Klaus, Robert Panfil. Row 4: Robert Carlquist, Ott. Row 3: Fred Robnett, Charles Sands, Peter Bruce Adams, Ronald Wiemerslage, Robert Muir, Charles Boden- Maxwell. stab. Row 1: Thomas Gibbons, Jane D ' Isa, Carolyn Row 1: Kent Mermeyer, James Koob, Warren Renken. Row 2: Willey, Kathryn McSweeney, Douglas Snediker. Allan Dempsey, John Colando, James Mennerick. Row 3: Edward Row 2: Gerald Stolt, Craig Steging, John Wander, lborg, William Bretall, Robert Randall. Russ Weigand. Row 3: James H. Snyder, Martin Brackin, Forrest Robinson, Roger Schwagmeyer. Row 4: David Field, Drake Sladky, Don Taylor, Ralph Stahlhut. Row 1: Robert Hein, Thomas Kuepers, Howard Lindberg, Charles Kelch. Row 2: Robert Krisch. Steven Rex, Robert Mills, John Dawson, Larry Delgaro, Keith Paulson, David Bowers, Loyd White, Robert Wittick. Row 3: Walter Nowicki, George M alone, Thomas Riess, Thomas Hansen, Dennis Bartlett. Class of 1964 Row 1: Kenneth Nelson. Row 2: Dean Hackett, Michael Carrao, Thomas Potrykus, Gary Wilson, Donald DeFoe, Gerald Frick, Jack Kosson, John Wiegand, Edward Kurmann, David Hanwell. Row 1: Keiko Tajii, Pam Hess, Barbara Sullivan, Susan Bowers. Row 2: Joyce Martina, Aurie Weislo, Polly Leonhardt, Rita Ann Harnack. Row 3: Sharon Heimburger, Diane Macdonnell, Nancy Tepas. Row 4: Shari Switall, Nancy Jamieson, Susan Davies, Judith Hanson, Bonnie Hoffmann. Freshman Week Committee vocalizes jor incoming Frosh. Freshmen Week Impossible as it seems, into Freshman Week is put the essence of college life. All the deep concen- tration, the accelerated pace, the probing examin- ations, the fellowship and the tradition that college offers are there. In their spare time from tests, the freshies, wearing beanies, make friends, attend convocation and chapel, meet professors at fire- sides, go to games, on tours, to lectures on study and college life in general. At night they have dances, games, dorm meetings, and bull sessions till the wee hours of the morning. All week the students on the Freshman Week Committee plan activities to unite, entertain, and acquaint freshmen with their new surroundings. Matins start the day right. Bab) sillers? or a discussion of " Brave New World? " • How ' s the water? Freshmen Week Activities 4 ivarm fire to end the day. Because it is the privilege of the sophomores to challenge fresh- men on their knowledge of the E Book and the fight song, freshies are given a chance to retaliate in a tug-of-war across a water-filled pit. This year the freshies had their tug-of-war during Freshman Week with the Freshman Week- Committee, in which the commit- tee girls won, and the committee boys lost to the freshman teams. 0 I ft 38 Parent ' s Weekend Under the direction of Mr. James Thatcher and a student committee, parents were invited to the campus for a two day program. The weekend enabled parents to see Elmhurst and its faculty. During this time activities were planned to acquaint parents with college life. Faculty members ex- plained the academic life; students entertained; and parents toured the dorms and buildings. In preparation for the event, dorms were scoured and students looked forward to seeing families whom they left in September. A unique advantage the weekend provided was to enable town students and parents to participate with dorm students ' parents in becoming acquainted with the campus to which their sons and daughters travel daily. Parents gather in Hammer schmidt Chapel. Students handle registration for the Elmbark Karen Pantermeuhl, Charles Car- penter, Judith Campanella, Den- nis Klass, Glenn Trost, John Sallstrom. Richard Hemann. Under the editorship of John Sallstrom. the Elmbark had one of its most success- full years to date. Expanding the news and feature staffs and joining several intercollegiate press services enabled the paper to present a wider variety of news than had been formerly possible. The Gadfly also stimulated thought with his challenging comments. The sports staff expanded to give all sports and intramurals better coverage as well as trying to have a provocative column on the page. Editor Sallstrom was asked to speak on a panel at a college newspaper conference at Mac Murray College on the problem of censorship by the administration. This conference was attended by delegates from over 300 schools and is considered the best in the state. The paper also sent several staff members to this and other conferences. Row 1: John Sallstrom, Judith Camp ' inella. Row 2: Mary Glenn, Jean Indermark, Barbara Steh- man, Sandra Cone. Row 3: Dennis Klass, Charles Carpenter, Robert Tingler, Karen Pantermuehl, Carolyn Johns, Glen Trost. Chapel and Assembly Bishop ' s Players arrive for presentation of " The Devil and Once a week, Assemblies are held in the Ham- merschmidt Memorial Chapel. Different guest speakers lecture on the arts or social sciences so that the students may broaden their cultural hor- izons. On November 21, 1960, for example, the pianist Soulima Stravinsky, appearing under the auspices of the Arts Program of the Association of American Colleges and Student Union of Elmhurst College, gave a concert. And in the month of March, the annual college lecture series was held. Daniel Webster " in assembly. Each Wednesday, the college family takes time from its schedule of classes, studies and adminis- trative activities and meets in Hammerschmidt Memorial Chape] for worship services. The wor- ship services are conducted by the college chaplain. Rev. J. W. Fiegenbaum and is assisted by one of the three vocal groups on campus, Chapel Choir, Polyhymnia, or Men ' s Glee Club. Each week theiv is a speaker who may be a member of the faculty, a pastor of the community, or a special guest on campus. A brief hour for a renewal of faith. ■- " • ■ ; % 4fW A 41 The Polyhymnia Polyhymnia, the women ' s choral group, lakes its name from the Greek muse of that name, the muse of lyric poetry and inventress of the lyre. The Polyhymnia of Elmhurst College is open to any woman on campus, and has 27 members this year. " Poly " , as it is called, sing sacred and secular music under the direction of Mrs. Viola Repp. Each spring. Poly goes on tour, presenting con- certs to churches and organizations in the United States. This year Poly toured the east, including the states of Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Each tour is highlighted by visits to antique shops " just to look around. " Back at the college, Poly presents concerts at local churches and at campus func- tions. Their tradition in campus life is caroling at dawn before Christmas vacation. At this time, carrying lighted candles through the halls of the dorms, Poly sings the praises of Christ ' s birth. Row 1 : Sandra Gloss, Martha Leonhardt, Wilma Ruhl, Carol Hedl. Joanne Preuss, Darol DeNormandie, Jo Ann Tomsovic, Virginia Cooper, Dorothy Bratton, Marsan Beehler, Ruth Winnecke. Row 2: Cynthia Bloesch, Lorelei Collins, Judith Gass, Helen Murdoch, Katherine Waltz, Joan Tschudy, Mary Martin, Janet Cloke, Sue Seymour, June Nessel, Karen Spreiter. Row 3: Sandra Holtman, Catherine Preuss, Anne Geadelmam, Sandra Hollzscher, Diane Gayle, Joanne Bucher, Judith Barntis, Sally Jo Weiss, Judith Frohel. Mrs. Repp assumes her " directing stance ' as Poly Every rehearsal means that tour is one day closer, begins a number. Of Service of § 0 God Our Kelp In Ages Past St. An The Lord is My Shepherd ere domine ike a Shepherd ltate jubilate: Alleluia lelection Three Sacred Choruses for the Christmas Season Now Come the Heathen ' s Savio Franz Peter Schubert C. S. Lang ..... Johann Sebastian Bach . Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ..Johann H Johann Schein (1586-1630) i seventeenth century. Thes makes them a good tnti J. S. Bach in succeeding - All Praise Be Thine - From Heaven On High of the most important Protestant composers of the early are based on three well-known chorales. Their form the Baroque chorale cantata, so richly cultivated by i Narrative Carols . Lloyd Ffautsch Adam Lay YBounden (English) 0 Little One (German) Coventry Carol (English) Torches (Spanish) Patapan (French) Mary Martin and Wilms Ruht, sopranos nterpretive Cho Joan Tschudy, mezzo-soprano h, Lorelei Collins, Judy Cass, Diane Cayle, Sandra Gloss, Ruth Winneckc Cynthia Dtoe: isdom Exalteth Her Children (Double Chorus) Lionel No )ffertory •election oruj Art Thou Troubled? George Frederick Handel Love Songs Johannes Brahms A Tremors in the Branches From Yon Hills the Torrent Speeds Nightingale Thy Sweetest Song Locksmith, Ho! Bird in Air Will Stray Afar Now, Ye Muses Be Hushed C ,,j.lv l.h-bu Go Tell it on the Mount ai Roll, Chariot Spiritual Spiritual Selections from the Sound of Mu Preludium The Sound of Music ALMA MATER Rodgers and Ha Climb Every Mountai Recessional: All Glory Laud and Honor St. Theodolph Benediction Res ponse Alternate Numbers How Excellent Thy Name ... Howard Hanson Crucifixus Antonio Lotti The Fire Came Down Robert Elmore Joanne fiucJier and Sue Seymour, Cran. Flower of Dreams ■ special numbers by soloist or group Joseph Clokey The officers decide all the major policies. Those 7:00 A M. rehearsals are revealing for everyone. " Olga from the Volga " , an original production set the tone ) With homecoming the campus reverted to the Gay Nineties. Since September the men let their sideburns and beards grow in order to compete in the beard contest.. Around campus, beards in all stages were to be seen, with the moustaches and beards of last year gaining their due acknowledge- ment. Meanwhile the girls busied themselves with the dresses their great grandmothers wore, floor-length gibson-girl styles, and frilly pantaloons and shori dresses for the younger set. Everything from bath- ing suits covering the knees to waist-cinching Irion Hall flew away with the trophy. the weekend. walking suits with bouncing bustles were shown in the dress contest. A traditional event, the Fresh- men Torch Parade, then lit up the Sunken Gardens as the freshmen, carrying lighted flares, sang the Alma Mater. Then followed the homecoming show, a student created and produced play, " Olga from the Volga. " parodying E.C. life. When Olga. an athletic Russian young lady, takes over campus activities, success goes to her head, and the students plan revolt by tempting Olga with love. Everything turns out fine for all concerned in the laugh-filled comedy. Since when are kisses sold here? Homecoming The student body selected their queen from all the girls on campus. The reigning beauty presiding over homecoming this year was Judy Gass, senior, from Madras State, India. In her court were seniors Joyce Chum, Elmwood Park, Illinois, and Ruth Young, Elmhurst, Illinois; juniors Rosalie Biljes, Parma, Ohio, and Karen Dorn, St. Louis, Missouri ; sophomores Diane Eddy, Melrose Park, Illinois, and Jennie Fong, Chicago, Illinois; freshmen Sue Bowers, Chicago, Illinois, and Jane DTsa, Spring Grove, Illinois. Each student selects his favorite. Commons releases steam with its engine. Isn ' t this 1890? wonder if it will ever get finished. The queen and her court appeared three times during the homecoming activities. They attended the pep rally, and rode around the football field in separate convertibles for each class and the queen. Later they were presented at the dance where the queen led her court in a dance in their honor. Judith Gass, Queen Rosalie Biljes Karen Dorn Diane Jenny- Eddy Fong Sue Bowers Jane D ' Isa Football After a twelve year lay-off, " Uncle Pete " again took the reins as head coach of the Elmhurst College gridiron squad. Relying mostly on a ground attack, Coach Langhorst concentrated on the line. He used a straight " T " formation with variations in the slot backs. Neal Blum, who started his sophomore year of college coaching worked mainly with the men in the backfield. Returning again to an independent team, the 1960 Elmhurst Blue Jays looked very improved over last year. They still lacked experience, for the Jays had only eight returning lettermen in the thirty-seven man squad. The line, both offensively and defensively, was the most improved part of this year ' s team. Still rather lijht, the front wall had much more depth this year. Six seniors saw their last action this year on the football field. Tom Eddy, co- captain, played quaterback and was the team ' s leading ground gainer. Halfback Lucky Crawford was the team ' s second ground gainer. Bob Reinecke played for the Jays for the first time this year, and found a spot at halfback. Jack Fielding played regularly in the defense end slot. Joe Podpora, co-captain, played in the halfback position. Marv Lang experienced the misfortune of injuring his knee before the North Park game and was unable to finish out the year. Row 1: Hans Maier, Michael Carrao, Robert Humphrey, Thomas Gibbons, Thomas Eddy, Joseph Podpora, Neal Morrison, Dean Hackett, Philip Hahn, Michael Dew, Dee Mott, Jerry Schriver. Roiv 2: John Nagy, Donald Wintermeyer, Marvin Lang, William Shijjer, Roger Scott, Thomas Kuepers, Michael Laskowski, Robert Reinecke, Bruce Robertson, Robert Hoff- meyer, William Anderson, Lester Viehmann, Robert Rotgers, Richard Zimmermann. Row 3: Coach 0. E. Langhorst, Boyd Bender, Jack Fie ding, Ralph Redwine, Phil Baewer, Ladell Crawford. Phil Baugh, Robert Smith, James Leamon, Patrick Moritz, Lawrence Etter, Kenneth Brickman, Dennis Bilen. Cross Country 49 In The Winter The serenity of the first snowfall brings one to the realization that winter is at hand. The peaceful appearance of the campus is deceptive, for it is at this time that all of the many activities associated with winter come into full swing. The gym echoes with the practice of the basketball team, while the wrestling team works out in I.H.A. The results of these practice sessions, games and meets, are open to all students. Winter brings with it the Christmas season, and this spirit always emerges on campus. There are times for gaiety and solemnity as the spirit of the season manifests itself in the expression of the students — dances, parties, and concerts. Activity reaches a feverish pitch on campus those last few days before Christmas; then, that long awaited vacation comes and serenity again claims the campus. Baur, James, Fulton, Missouri Becker, Sandra, St. Louis, Missouri Benson, Stewart, Elmhurst, Illinois Benuska, Gail, Lombard, Illinois Benz, Virginia, Chicago, Illinois Bergstrom, John, Broadview, Illinois Bobzin, William, Peotone, Illinois Boys, Douglas, Elmhurst, Illinois Brettmann, Janet, Elmhurst, Illinois Brunner, Elaine, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Burke, Thomas, Bensenville, Illinois Bush, Loretta, Menominee, Michigan Carter, Sharon, River Grove, Illinois Christopher, Alexander, River Forest, Illinois Clark, Susan, W aukegan, Illinois Clarke, James, Elmhurst, Illinois Collins, Lorelei, La Grange Park, Illinois Cone, Sandra, Buffalo, Neiv York- Cooper, B. Virginia, Greenville, Pennsylvania Cupp, Ed, Franklin Park, Illinois Daly, Gerald, Addison, Illinois Ditzler, Jean. Landsdale, Pennsylvania Dobrowski, Chester, Chicago, Illinois Doerr, Karla. Pinckneyville, Illinois Dressel, Mary Ann, St. Louis, Missouri Dvorak, John, Belwood, Illinois Eddy, Dianne, Melrose Park, Illinois Epple, Ronald, Chicago, Illinois Essebaggers, Ted, Northbrook, Illinois Fanter, Barbara, Maywood, Illinois 54 Fong, Jennie, Chicago, Illinois Forke, Sharon, Elmhurst, Illinois Foss, Robert, Blue Island, Illinois Fristad, Kenneth, Kewanee, Illinois Gayle, Diane, Aurora, Illinois Ge.adelma.nn, Anne, Mapleton, Iowa Geissinger, Daena, Orland Park, Illinois Genteman, Jacqueline, Chicago, Illinois Gibbs, Charlene, Maywood, Illinois Gillon, Margaret, Arlington Heights, Illinois Gloss, Sandra, Chicago Heights, Illinois Gonzales, Paula, Louisville, Kentucky Groenemann, David, St. Charles, Missouri Groeneveld, Ellen, Bellivood, Illinois Groennert, William, Nashville, Illinois Gronemeyer, Judith, Crestwood, Missouri Gruel, Marian, Port Huron, Michigan Grundke, Elaine, Forest Park, Illinois Gutzmer, Ronald, Berkeley, Illinois Hansen, Alan, Elmhurst, Illinois Hedl, Carol, Chicago, Illinois Hemann, Richard, Burlington, Iowa Hensiek, Karen, Des Plaines, Illinois Heppner, Betsy, W ' aukegan, Illinois Heraty, Linda, Jerseyville, Illinois Hoejer, Edwin, Elgin, Illinois Hoejer, Helen, Pearl City, Illinois Hojjmeyer, Robert, Ann Arbor, Michigan Holtman, Sandra, Quincy, Illinois Hostetter, Carol. Palos Park, Illinois 56 Jay, John, River Grove, Illinois Jenkins, Sharon, Chicago, Illinois Johns, Carolyn, St. Louis, Missouri Johnson, Donald, Forest Park, Illinois Johnson, Gayle, Elmhurst, Illinois Johnson, Joseph, Elmhurst, Illinois Juday, Donald, Mishawaka, Indiana Knutson, Lynn, Elniicood Park, Illinois Kraus, Faralyn, Belleville, Illinois Krieger, Jacqueline, St. Paul, Minnesota Kroehler, Sharon, Jackson, Michigan Landwehr, Harold, Chicago, Illinois Leamon, James, Easton, Pennsylvania Leibner, Kenneth, Afton, Missouri Leisher, Sandra, Spring Valley, Illinois Lindquist, Robert, Elmhurst, Illinois McClain, Ronald, Indianapolis, Indiana McGurrin, Thomas, Noruood, Ohio Millard, Mary Ann, E. St. Louis, Illinois Miller, Kenneth, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin Miller, Jerold, Glen Ellyn, Illinois Monson, Jack, Elmhurst, Illinois Mortiz, Patrick, Chicago, Illinois Mudgett, Frances, San Pedro Sola, Honduras Mueller, Louanne, Evansville, Indiana Niehaus, Kenneth, Elmhurst, Illinois Nilsen, Bonnie, Oak Park, Illinois Olsen, Darrell, Wheaton, Illinois O ' Rillion, Janet, Metairie, Louisiana Orr, Robert, Addison, Illinois 58 Oiven, Suella, Maywood, Illinois Pantermuehl, Karen, New Orleans, Louisiana Parris, Patricia:, Dyer, Indiana Paul, Alfred Ann Arbor, Michigan Pemberton, Virginia, St. Louis, Missouri Pfister, George, Oak Park, Illinois Phillips, Gary, Villa Park, Illinois Pique, Ron, New Orleans, Louisiana Powers, Herman Thomas, Wheaton, Illinois Pscherer, Roger, Elmhurst, Illinois Radspieler, Jane, Grand Haven, Michigan Rasche, Ellen, Belleville, Illinois Reed, Linda, Miami, Florida Riegel, Beverly, Peotone, Illinois Roberts, Ronald, Kahoka, Missouri 59 Roeske, Carole, Arlington Heights, Illinois Rubi, Elaine, Monroe, Wisconsin Ruff, Bonnie, Buffalo, New York Schaefer. Verna, Edwardsville, Illinois Scheer, Barbara, Monee, Illinois Schmidt, Jean, Grand Haven, Michigan Schneider, Joann, University City, Missouri Schuldt, Nan, Chicago, Illinois Schumacher, Richard, Grand Rapids, Michigan Schuind, Alice, Kewaskum, Wisconsin Scott, Patricia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Scott, Roger, Weaton, Illinois Shiffer, William, Grove Village, Illinois Sinclair, Don, Elmhurst, Illinois Smith, Janet, Lombard, Illinois Speekmann, Carol, University City, Missouri Spreiter, Karen, West Concord, Minnesota Stark, Peter, Franklin Park, Illinois 60 Steben, William, Lombard, Illinois Stroetker, Shirley, Washingon, Missouri Suedmeyer, Frederick, Baltimore, Maryland Tennyson, Alfred, Elmhurst, Illinois Trosl, Glenn, St. Louis, Missouri Tuxbury, Doreen, Manchester, New Hampshire Van Faasen, South Bend, Indiana Van Hoose, Gerald, Elmhurst, Illinois Veale, Patricia, West Chicago, Illinois Veitmanis, Elga, Chicago, Illinois Walch, William, Buffalo, New York- Weiss, Sally Jo, Benton Harbor, Michigan Weller, Carolyn, Louisville, Kentucky Willie, Carol, Palxtihe, Illinois Wohlschlaeger, Richard, St. Louis, Missouri Yokel, Joan, Creve Coeur, Missouri Yunker, Lee, Mokena, Illinois Zimmermm, Richard, Louisville, Kentucky 61 Sophomore Activities The returning veterans, the sophomore class of 1963, pick up campus life where they left it last spring. They must plan their function, they must check the new freshmen on their knowledge of the " E " Book; and they will remember friendships and look deeper into themselves as they continue the process begun in their own freshman year. Having had a start in college, yet still with much to look forward to, the sophomores found a year full of challenges and surprises. As a fund-gathering move, they sponsored the " Sophomore Sun-up, " a breakfast for sophomores held in the S. U. Grill. Later they planned and presented " Autumn Gold, " the sophomore semi-formal, in which they used an original decoration method by putting the band along the wall on a platform. What do you want, little boy? Santa Clam and his reindeer in a beat fashion. Christmas Vocalizing about Christmas. The Barracks quartet share their Christmas carol. Striving once more to prepare for Christ ' s birthday in an appropriate manner, campus activities center around the Christmas story. Traditional events on campus are planned with much the same care and attention as a family celebration. In cooperation with the Elmhurst community. Elmhurst College participated in the Santa Lucia Festival. Every year the Student Union also sponsors a Christmas party where gifts are given to faculty members by " Santa Claus. " Later, the candlelight service by the Chapei Choir celebrated the prophecy and coming of Christ as shown throughout the Rible. Particularly for the dorm stu- dents is the Inter-dorm Parly which had a record attendance this year. Various acts were pre- sented by the dorms, from a beat- nik rendition of the " Night before Christmas " to a chorus of girls singing the well-known carols. A Christmas gift for you and you and you and you from the bag of St, Nick. Then Dr. Stanger presented the story of the gifls of the Magi, after reading the story of Christ ' s birth. The individual dorms also have Christmas de- votions led by the students. At dawn the morning before everyone leaves for home, Polyhymnia comes through the dormitories caroling the birth of Christ in an angelic chorus. As the girls pass through the halls, sleeping students awake, lie quietly, or open their doors to listen. When day comes, there is the hustle and bustle of last minute preparations to return home and to celebrate Christmas with the family. Andy receives a Christmas gift from the men of Irion Hall. M I Tell us about it, old man Church Vocations For all those interested in investigating the possibilities of applying Christian beliefs to their chosen vocation, a new organization, the Church Vocations group has been formed this year. The purpose of the group is to explore the areas open to those interested in church work, and to relate Christian beliefs in a significant way in other areas of life. This deals with the problems of truly liv- ing Christian principles in everyday life. The group is lead by a steering committee con- sisting of two members from each class and a fac- uly advisor. The present group is an outgrowth of the Pre-the and Christian Education Society of previous years. Throughout the year, in keeping with the pur- pose. Church Vocations presents a variety of pro- grams open to all students including speakers, dis- cussions, movies, and tours. Kenneth Ross, David Kinsman, William Groennert, Doreen Tuxbury, Bela Angi, Judith Frobel, Charles Kindermann, If ilma Reinuald. 68 CCF Officers : I to r: Carole Haas, Ruth Winnecke, Elsie Bock, Dennis Stock, Dr. Holladay. Social Responsibility Com. Christian Heritage: Row 1: Gail Schreiber, Carol Gabler, Carole Haas. Row 2: Richard Schnelle, William Groennert, Glen Trost. Row I: Carol Sutter, Charles Kinderman, Elizabeth Kloep- ping, Larry Urbaniak. Row 2: Edwin Hoejfer, Charles Kelch, John Colando, Carta Bastian, Carol Hostetter. Campus Christian Fellowship is open to all stu- dents, who may join any of its four commissions in order to promote an active concern about the relevance of Christianity in their lives as students and faculty. In keeping with this purpose the World Relatedness Commission ' s purpose is to create an awareness of problems of world society today and to answer them as a Christian. The Christian Heri- tage Commission presents programs to help mem- bers realize what their Christian heritage is. The third Commission is the Social Responsibility Com- mission which investigates modern social problems in light of Christian beliefs. The fourth, the Per- sonal and Campus Affairs Commission, works with the campus fellowship, activities, and programs of interest to the campus as a whole. Personal and Campus Affairs: Ruth Winnecke, Lori Bush, Vinni Wheeler, Judith McCall, Karen Pantermuehl. Planning Committee: Row I: Bela Angi, Eva Augustin, Karen Pantermuehl, Kenneth Press, Ellen Rusche. Row 2: Richard W ' ohlschlae- ger, Edwin Hoejer, Richard McCracken. Retreat The Retreat is an annual event sponsored by the Campus Christian Fellowship during the semester break after exams are over and before the new semester begins. This year the retreat was held at Green Lake, Wisconsin, at the American Baptisi Assembly, where the retreaters had a whole hotel to themselves. The theme chosen for the retreaters ' discussions was " Does the Bible still speak, ' ' to give students some insight into the Bible ' s relevance for the present day Christian. After the retreaters got acquainted and went on the traditional midnight hike Sunday night, Mon- day morning they went to a lecture and discussion on international affairs, and then in the afternoon a discussion of national affairs as related to their theme. In their free time they went sledding, ice skating, and hiking. Monday night a huge bonfire was built on the lake and retreaters stayed out till the wee hours of the morning. The high point of the retreat came in the last activity, Tuesday, when they held a communion service where everyone sat at a long table and broke bread from a large loaf. Early that afternoon they headed back to the college, ready to begin the new semester. And music drifted across the clear night air. Green Lake, Wisconsin The discussions really became involved and perplexin Men ' s Intramurals The men ' s intramural program, under the direction of the athletic chairman of the Student Union, is designed to offer a program of athletic competion for those who are not engaged in intercol- legiate sports .The program varies with the season; football in fall, basketball during the winter months, and baseball in the spring. Also included in the spring is an intramural track meet with the four classes competing against each other. All in all, the intramural pro- gram offers a chance for men to release all the extra energy left over from studying. In the Fall, the program got its start with football. Six teams participated in this sport with the Pie Omegas emerg- ing as victors. It was a relatively hard struggle with most of the teams being evenly matched. Winter came and so did intramural basketball. The gym rang with the bounce of basketballs as the men en- tered into tough competition. The Un- touchables proved worthy of their name as they romped through the sea- son with an undefeated record. Then came Spring and the intra- mural baseball season. This year there was formidable competition from two sides, on the baseball field and from the weather. Many of the games were played in a temperature that was far below average. The Untouchables again proved their ability to remain champ- ions as they wound up the season with another undefeated record. In a post season game, they were defeated by the all star team, comprised of the best players from the other teams. The intramural track meet was run off, giving men an opportunity to par- ticipate in the various events. Sympathy is extended to those who ran the two mile. Intramurals were a success this year with many of the men as active partici- pants. Hp ■ Mm mmm Women ' s Intramurals The intramural program for women, sponsored by the Women ' s Union, en- joyed one of its most successful seasons this year. The program was expanded to include participation by more of the dorm and town co-eds. The greater num ber of co-eds participating in intra- murals meant that the gym was more in demand. Due to a lack of facilities many volleyball and basketball games were played during rehearsals for theatre productions. The theatre crews especially objected to this arrangement for actors ' lines were barely audible over the screams and shouts of protest and glee in close games. Besides ex- panding the number of participants in intramurals two new sports were added to intramural competition. These two sports were ping-pong and baseball. The intramural year began with a round robin competition in volleyball; twelve teams competed for the title of volleyball champs. The sophomores emerged victorious. Attention next shifted to basketball. Here again round robin competition was followed, and the sophomores emerged victorious. Many men on campus would spend their evenings at the gym watching with astonishment the attempts of the co-eds to play a good basketball game. Many of the games were played haphazardly but each girl did her utmost to help her team win, even if it meant fouling out or falling on one ' s opponents. The competition in badminton was keen, and the senior combination of Judy Gass and Sally Young became the EC badminton doubles champs. Spring arrived and with its arrival women ' s baseball competition hit the college. Teams were formed and the girls eagerly swung into competition. Throughout the year, matches of doubles in ping-pong were being played and once again a sophomore combina- tion was the champion. All the intramural games were char- acterized by lots of fun and many bruises as each girl played her best. The Chapel Choir One of the highlights of college years for a number of Elmhurst College students is the opportunity to sing in Chapel Choir. The Choir consists of approximately forty members who, under the direction of Dr. T. Howard Krueger, prepare music to sing in the college chapel services, in concerts in the surrounding Elmhurst area, and in the concerts which are sung on the annual spring tour. The selection of music this year ranged from music written in the thirteenth century up to modern time. One of the major works prepared was Johann Sebastian Bach ' s " Jesu Meine Freude. ' 1 During tour, the Choir members have the opportunity to inform prospective stu- dents and others about Elmhurst College and to join many church congregations in worshiping God through song. This year Choir toured parts of Illinois. Indiana, Ohio, Virginia. Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Among the churches visited was an inter-city church, a new mission church, and a rural church. The officers of Chapel Choir this year are Paul Westermeyer, president; Edwin Hoefer, vice-president; Ellen Rasche, secretary-treasurer; Dennis Stock, business manager; and Robert Randall, assistant business manager. Donna Fitch, Patricia Kroll, and Paul Westermeyer are the assistant directors, and Dianne Reschke is the accompanist. Row 1: Carol Willie, Dennis O ' Brien, Donna Fitch, Erik Hagen, Judith Campanella, Dennis Stock, Barbara Shingu. Roiv 2: Joan Helrners, John Stange, Rosalie Biljes, Curtis Surkamp, Louanne Mueller, Alfred Paul, Pamela Streich, Charles Sands, Carol Lillard. Row 3: Dianne Reschke, Robert Randall, Jan VanFaasen, Bela Angi, Ellen Rasche, Paul Westermeyer, Judith Klean, Allan Dempsey, Dennis Secrease, Joyce Burnham. Row 4: Kathy O ' Neill, Judith McCall, Robert Bron, Lorene Burrichter, Donald Taylor, Marlene Dettmer, Richard Miller, Elnora Maycrojt, Edwin Hoefer, Sally Young, Guy Crasher, Patricia Kroll. Processional Hymn: Lord We Thank Thee for our Brothers dotet Number 3: Jesus, dearest Master (Jcsu, mcine Freude) .... ...Johann Sebastian Bach Albert Schweitzer has called this Bach ' s sermon " upon life and death. " Bach has used Johannes Franck ' s text for six verses of Ihe work, settinc it to Johann Cr ' ucer ' s chorale melody. Alternat- ing with these verses are those from the eighth chapter of Romans. rale: Jesus, dearest Master, Thou my spirit ' s Pastor, Shepherd ol my sou . ' Ah, how long in anguish must my heart (has languish, ' til 1 gain my goal ' Beacon bright, my heart ' s delight, tar beyond ail earthly treasure, Thy regard measure. Chorus: So (here is now no damnation for the spirits who to Jesus Christ true: thev who s ' -et- n.it aln-r nmmwn sf. ' t i. r Him alone. . . Romans 8: 1 Chorale: Under Thy protection, irom the foe ' s subjection I am ever free. Though Ihe fiend assail me, nor aught else avail me, JesllS stands hy me. Though in life the storm and strife high with hellish horrors heap me, Jesus safe Will keep me. e free beyond t! - la sin and dissolution. . . Romans 8: 2 Trio: So now Chorus: Men thou (ear and cease ' Raging Ice s m.n rl.r.-al me, hut aghast; earth ' s abysses may not mumble, though they loud would Fugue: Ye are not in the flesh but in the spirit, it there the Holy Spirit abideth; whoso the Spirit doth not have is not ol Christ. . . Romans 8:9 Chorale: Hence ye earthly riches, wealth that so bewitches, Jesus, Thee I crave. Hence, o empty splendor. I o,,l surrender, never be thy but that Jesus leave me. Trio: ff Jesus Christ abide in thee, the body then is dead lor thine evil- doing; the Spirit in thee is living because ol righteousness in thee O pleasure thai we mortals freas ' are thee well wrong-doing, I will c tee. Fare thee well, thou empty sh , Care thee well forever. Romans 8: 10 thou art Chorus: ff in your hearts yet God ' s Spirit that hath raised up Jesus from the dead is now dwelling, so will He, the God who thus bath raised our Lord and Saviour Jesus from the dead quicken by this same Snirit vnur mortal bodies, hy His- Spirit that doth dwell in you always. Romans 8: 1 1 Morale: Hence thou imp ol sorrc hand! By my tribulation, aster, Jesus, dearest Ma; will com Sacr ed C oncer Church Sonata in B minor Tomosso Vitati Largo e spkxato Allegro Grave Allegro . Violins: Paul Westermeyer and Judy Klean; Violoncello: Dennis Stock; Adoramus te Giacomo A. Fcrti Christ, we adore Thee, and bless Thee: who by Thy Holy Cross host re- deemed the world. 0 admirabile eommercium (for Double Choir) .... .. .Giovanni PierlttiRi l:i Pak-stnna O wondrous exchange! The Creator of mankind, taking upon Himscll a human body has deigned to be born of a virgin; and thus, becoming man, albeit without seed, He has made us sharers in His divinity! In Mirth and in Gladness Friedrich Erhardt Niedt In mirth and in gladness and joyance be all they that seek Thee, loving Th healing; Let them praise Thee, ever saying: The Lord be ever rvaised! He praise Thee, O Thou Jesu Christ, Who as man art sacrificed, of maiden mother born tonight mid joy in Heav ' n of hosts of Light! Have mercy, Lord! Carol of the Drum . ;; y... . K WM K Doyia esu, ' I ' m a ' poor °boy, too. thave no gill to bring, that ' s tit to give a Kind. Shall I play tor you, on my drum? " Mary nodded; ox and ass kept time. I played my best for Him. Then He smiled at me, me and my drum! Nativity Morn (with handhell choir) - John La Montaine This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of Heav n s eternal King, ol wedded maid and Virgin mother born, our great redumption from above did bring; torsothe holy sages once did sing, that He our deadly forfeit should release, and with His Father work us a perpetual peace. Ring out ye crystal spheres Once bless our human ears, if ye have power to touch our senses so, and let your silver chime move in melodious time; and let the bass ol Heav ' n ' s deep organ blow; and with your ninefold har- IVI I KMISSION To be announced Laud Him! E ™st Pepping Laud Him, laud ye His Holy name. O praise ye the name of the Lord. Praise ye the Lord of all. He maketh known His will to all nations. He alone provideth the needs of all His children; He doth provide salvation. Thou-O Lord art the King; we trust in Thee, as our Fathers trusted in Thee. Tenebrae: Ecce vidimus eum Edmund Rubbra Behold, we have seen Him disfigured and without beauty: His aspect is gone from Him: He has borne our sins and suffered lor us: and He was wounded for our iniquities, and by His stripes we are healed. He has truly home our infirmities, and carried our sorrows, and by His stripes we are St. Matthew Passion: Christ, To Thee be Glory Hemrich Schiitz Christ, to Thee be glory. Thou bast suffered death, on the cross so shame- lul. For us was Thy last breath. And Thou reignest with the Father in eternity. Hear the supplication that we raise to Thee. Kyrie eleison. Christe, eleison. Kyrie eleison. Who crucified My Lord? Ralph R. Belcher Mho crucified my Lord? Who nailed Him to the cross 7 Who crowned Him with a wreath ol thorn 7 Nobody knew Him, His sult ' ring and sham " , when He hung on the cross all torn with pain. O Lord, my Lord, my Lord 7 Who Psalm 150 Jean Berger Praise ye the Lord, Praise God in His sanctuary. Praise Him in the firma- ment of His power. Praise Him (or His mighty acts: praise Him according to His excellent greatness. Praise Him with the sound of trumpet. Praise Him with the psalterv and h.ir r . Praise Him with the timbrel and dance. cymbals, and upon the sounding cymbals. Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord! ALMA MATER Benediction and Choral Response ALTERNATES Tenebrae: In monte Oliveti Edmund Rubbra He pra yed to his Father on Mount Olivet: Father it it be possible, let this cup pass Irom me: The Spirit indeed is ready but the (lesh is weak. Watch and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation. Tristis est anima mea. My souf is sorrowful fo dearh; stay here and watch with me: now ye shall see a multitude that will surround me: ye shall run away, and I will go to be sacrificed (or you. Behold the time draws near, and the Son of Man shall be delivered into the hands ol sinners. On the Wood His Arms are Stretched Melchior Vulpius The Creation Tom Scott Who do we watch now, the director or the music? It ' s a happy group that leads Chapel Choir. Row 1: Eva Augustin, Mrs. Story, Mr. Swords, Dr. Stanger, Joann Schneider. Row 2 start, John Bock, Dr. Holla day, Dr. Schmidt, Dr. Barclay, Dr. Schade, Frank Dietz. Lecture Series The eighth annual lecture series, sponsored jointly by the Student Union and the College chose the theme. Communications in a Free Society. The lectures in the morning and the discussions in the afternoon considered the roles of the newspapers, television, and the stage in molding taste, opinion, and values in American life; their responsibility to the society of which they are a part; and the kinds of contributions they can make to its pro- gress. Mr. Tom F. Driver, contributing editor and drama critic for the Christian Century, a member of the faculty of Union Theological Seminary, and author, opened the 1961 Lecture Series. His lec- ture, " The Tongues of Men and Angels: Truth. Power and Love in the Act of Communication - " gave a general perspective to the theme. 76 Mr. Douglass Cater, Washington editor of The Reporter Magazine, contributor to the New York- Times Magazine and author, addressed his audi- ence on " The Press as a Fourth Branch of Govern- ment " . Mr. Cater is respected both as a serious analyst of the American press and as a practicing reporter and editor. The Television and Radio critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, Mr. Paul Molloy, lectured on the sub- ject " Television, Friend or Foe " . He has produced more than sixty radio and television programs, and he has written his first book which will be pub- lished next summer. He is the 1960 winner of the National Headliner Award as the nation ' s out- standing TV-Radio critic. The final lecturer, Mr. Harold Clurman, is one of the most distinguished names on the contemp- orary theatrical scene. His lecture concerned " The Theatre in American Society " . He has directed numerous plays, served as theatre critic for many magazines and is the author of three books. 77 1 1 i:l 1 Theatre The Elmhurst College Theatre and the Elmhurst College Theatre Guild, the auxil- iary organization to the Theatre, are two very active organizations on campus. The E. C. Theatre presented four major theatre productions this season under the direction of Mr. C. C. Arends. The first production, Olga From The Volga, was an original musical comedy written by four students, Gretchen Scherzer, Robert Cetera, Rose Ann Lemark. and Douglas McVey with the help of Mr. Arends. Walter Snad- ner and Frank Morgan. This Homecoming show told the story of Olga, the Russian Amazon, and how she finally brought a winning streak to the E. C. football team. Her downfall however, was her dimple. She fell in love and that was the end of that. One of the highlights of the show was a trio known as the Development Boys who wanted " crisp money, cool money, green money, money-money. " The second production was George Kelly ' s satire of " Dramatics " The Torch- Bearers given December 8, 9, 10. The play dealt with the activities of Mrs. Pampinelli and her " elite " drama group and their re- hearsals and humorous presentations of their " play. " Linda Heraty, Jacqueline Genlemann, Thomas Reimer, Bruce Carlson, Linda Thompson. Carolyn Thorsen, Steven Polcyn, Marilyn Ryan. Row 2: Toni Haas, Vinni IF ' heeler, Susan Davies, Linda Thompson. Row 1: Robert Cetera, Bruce Carlson, Gretchen Scherzer, Philip Darling. Row 2: Mr. Colburn, Steven Polcyn, Mr. Arends. w 78 mt Two short contemporary operas. Mark Bucci ' s The Dress and George Klinsinger ' s and Joe Darion ' s Archy and Mehilabel were the next feature attractions given March 2, 3, 4. The Dress told of a dress, naturally, a lost key without which the dress could not come off, and a husband who returned home unexpectedly. Archy and Mehitabel was a " back-alley opera " ' about the writing of Archy, a cockroach poet, and the toujours gai activity of his cat-friend Mehitabel, the Queen of Shin- bone Alley. The last production of the season was Maxwell Anderson ' s romantic drama Eliza- beth the Queen presented April 13, 14, 15. The play was the story of Elizabeth and Essex, their love and quarrels, their trials and separations. In addition to the regular four produc- tions the Theatre in association with the Theatre Guild presented four Studio Theatre Productions. These productions were for the purpose of offering twice the number of acting opportunities otherwise available and of discovering new talent on the campus. The plays were directed by members of the Theatre Board and in- cluded " Pantomimes " directed by Mr. Garry Colburn; Saroyan ' s Hello Out There directed by Mr. Frederic Curry; The Riv- alry by Norma Corwin, directed by Mr. Donald Low; and The Little Prince by Antoine DeSaint-Exupery, directed by Miss Frances Lohr. The Theatre and Theatre Guild are organizations which need leaders. In order to be a member of the Guild a year ' s ap- prenticeship under the leadership of the Vice-President is necessary. During the first year the title of " Guppy ' " is given each prospective member. All of the crews. . .lights, costumes, props, sound, scenery, publicity, and make- up all have important jobs to do for the Theatre and the Guild. 79 Theatre Guild Members: Row 1: Mr. Colburn, Bruce Carlson, Robert Cetera, Jack Dawson, David Field, William Kish, Steven Polcyn, Robert Panfil. Row 2: Mr. Arends, Gretchen Scherzer, Toni Haas, Betty Prokop, Marcella McLester, Eva Augustin, Mary Martin, Janet Brettman, Elizabeth Kloepping, Rose Anne Lemak. Row 3: Linda Heraty, Trina Dunne, Wendy Huntley, Donna Dent, Linda Thompson, Susan Voile. Row 4: Denis Galling, Philip Darling. The Theatre Guild is sponsored by Mr. C. C. Arends for those students interested in working on a production either as actors or backstage. Prospec- tive members begin as " Guppies 1 ' in the area of their choice, and remain so for a year, after which time they are accepted as members. This year " Guppies " were given an initiation and wore pla- cards with the initials of the Elmhurst College Theatre Guild on them. Each year officers are elec- ted, and the Guild works on settings for the college productions. Advisory Board : Dr. Low, Mr. Colburn, Mr. Curry, Mr. Arends, Chr. Cheerleaders In the fall the cheerleaders are selected from the group who wish to try out. Though the squad is open to anyone, only the best are selected after the practice sessions. Some practice even begins the spring before selec- tions are made — as everyone can tell from the groans and stiff muscles of the hopefuls. At the games both home and away the cheerleaders may be seen leading E C fans, urging the teams to victory. Even cheerleaders are led, though, and the captain of the squad this year is Ruth Young. The results of selec- tion and practice may be seen at the football and basketball games. The two requisites of the cheerleaders seems to be vocal volume and hand-clapping experience, not to mention high jumping! In the end it is practice that makes the difference, that and creating new cheers. Whether it is to make the squad or to keep those leaps, exercise is continual. Cheer- leaders may be seen in the recreation room of Dinkmeyer Hall or out in the mall working out so that, win or lose, they will do their best come the next game. Basketball The sooner the 1960-61 basketball season is for- gotten, the better off Elmhurst College will be, as the Jays tabbed a horribly disappointing 3-18 record. But even within this overall drab showing there were a few individual bright spots, promising work of Bill Sir and other freshmen, Moe Dobrow- ski ' s high field goal and free throw percentages, and Phil Hann ' s half court set shot at North Park. The season started off on the wrong foot with a loss to Lake Forest and pretty well stayed that way. The Birds took their first win the second game of the season, beating Rockford 62-48 on the strength of Dobrowski ' s 20 points. The Jays then embarked on a seven game losing streak, which, however, was not without its moments, such as the close losses to Illinois Wesleyan 64-57, Augustana 59-56, and North Park 66-58. The latter was followed by one of the season ' s four best games, a 59-57 loss to Concordia on the Jay ' s " home " court. The cagers finally broke the streak with a 52-51 victory over Whitewater in which the Jays failed to score a field goal in the last seven minutes but managed to hang on with free throws. Does he use springs ' : The Jays slumped even more during the last half of the season, as they found themselves down by hopeless margins time and again. The only bright spots were the other three " best " games, a 63-62 loss to Concordia, which the cagers sealed Basketball Squad: Row 1: Walter Lueder, Richard Darter, Richard Luzietti, Earl Collignon, William Sir, Lee Yunker, Steven Blischke. Row 2: Coach Blum, Steven Furman, Kenneth Riemer, Ralph Cooper, Phillip Hahn, Chester Dobrowski, Paul Kalkbrenner. Coach Schousen. up with 5 seconds remaining on a pair of free throws, an 81-78 overtime hearthreaker loss to North Central, and the 92-83 overtime victory over Millikin in the final game. In the final game Earl Collignon scored 37 points and pulled down 32 rebounds, both of which may be school records. The team will be hard hit this year by the loss of co-captains Earl Collignon and Rich Luzietti, who accounted for 705 of the 1224 points. Hopes for this next season rest upon continued improve- ment of sophomores Bill Sir (6 ' 6 " ) Ralph Cooper, and Paul Kalkbrenner: up-to-par years by veterans Lee Yunker, Walt Lueder, and Dick Darter; and a good crop of freshman. It ' s rougher than it looks. What do I do now? It ' s anybody ' s ball. It ' s my turn this time. Wrestling Squad: Roiv 1: Paul Rucker, James Leamon, Jeremy Baxter. Row 2. Robert Reinecke, William Anderson, Donald Frandsen. Wrestling Coach Langhorst coached wrestling on the varsity level for the third year. This year wrestling was recognized as a permanent varsity sport. Thirteen candidates attempted to better last year ' s record and the eight lettermen formed the nucleus of the squad. Having only four returning letterman, the Jays relied on freshman for many of the positions. Captain Bob Reinecke at the 147 slot was the anchor-man of the team. Two juniors, Paul Rucker, and Bill Ball, both two year lettermen filled the 177 and 130 divisions, respectively. Sophomore letterman, Jim Leamon wrestled in the 167 division. The coach also had several promising freshm an out for the squad. Dee Mott, as heavyweight, and Jerry Baxter, at 123, both had three years of high school experience. Both of these divisions had been sources of preseason worry to the coach. Marty Thomen, 147 pounds, had one year of high school experience while Dale Keller, 123 pounds, and Mike Martin, 137 pounds were new to the sport. Ugh! But I ' m trying! In the Spring Spring means Graduation Day A stepping stone of Life into The golden dreams of years of study, Work, and . . . yes ... of play . Yet Spring means more; it is the Junior Prom, Exams, and Going Home, and all the firsts: Warm days, first flower, and The slowly dripping Rain .... Mind, Heart, Life awaken to a dream of Spring. Of all poetry, the happiest, the most soaring poems seem to be written about love, and love, as everyone knows, is at its best in spring. Nature ' s face is brand new after a long winter. Spring is the reward for all the rest of the year, both for nature and the academic world. Spring is the setting for exams, for giving honors, and for receiving them, for campus queens and kings. Spring is happiness in circus merriment and just plain fun. It is winding up the old school year that somehow just got started. Judith Barnes, Karen Dorn, Diane Eddy, Queen, Charlotte Edinger. Record Jump Ell Court A new record in the high jump. Every spring for the last 27 years the college has sponsored the E.I.I. Track Meet, or the Elm- hurst Intercollegiate Invitational. T he competing colleges are invited to Elmhurst. The meet this year took place on a beautiful sunny clay in spring. Out on the football field a riot of colors representing the various schools blazed in all their splendor. Better than a circus, the athletes milled around waiting for their events, or waiting for the final results. The events include javelin and discus throwing, track, highjumping, broad jumping, and pole vault. As the events went on all around, the afternoon wore on until the trophies were given when all the events were over. In the midst of all the colorfully-clad athletes, the feminine half of campus made a showing, too, in the form of the E.I.I, queen and her court who were chosen from the Elmhurst Co-eds by the mem- bers of the " E " Club. This year the queen of the conference was lovely sophomore, Miss Diane Eddy. Track Events Track is, perhaps, one of the most popu- lar spring sports on the Elmhurst Campus. From the diversity of activity and events, one is bound to find something that especi- ally interests him. The color and excite- ment of a track meet captivates almost any student, whether he be in the stands or actively participating on the field. " Uncle Pete " Langhorst had his boys working at the first opportunity. Many a student will atest to the fact that runners were trotting around the quadrangle while the snow was still ankle deep on the track. The result was an excellent track team. Track is always a thrilling event to watch. Anyone who has not taken the time to watch the coordination of a runner in perfect stride as he rounds the turn of the track is missing something. In order to participate in any event, an athlete has to have perfect timing and coordination. A distance runner has to know how to pace himself accurately in order to have enough wind left for the finish. The short distance runners have to be able to get a quick start, while the hurdlers have to be able to space their strides in order to clear that next barrier. There is coordination required, almost to precision in both the high jump and the pole vault. To be able to clear the bar, whether it is six feet in the high jump or eleven feet in the pole vault is quite an accomplishment. Those who throw the javelin, discus, or shot also require a skill that is interesting to watch. The Bluejay thinclads had a good season this year. In the smaller meets, the track- men had more difficulty, but in the larger meets, they met with considerable success. The Jays placed high in the Elmhurst In- tercollegiate Invitational Meet in the small school division and placed second in the First .Annual Independent College Track Meet, losing first place by just 3Vi points. This track meet was an innovation of Pete Langhorst, the first time a meet of this nature has been held. Much credit goes to those men who participated in track this year for the time they spent in practice and actual competition. " E " Club Members: Row 1: Han Soo-Oh, Donald Sinclair, Dean Hacket, Clyde Schell, William Anderson. Row 2: James Leamon, John Bock, Bruce Baumunk, Ronald Riemer, Donild Frandsen. Row 3: Marvin Lang, Dennis Bilen, William Ball, Arthur Buikema, Robert Ruse. Row 4: Robert Hammed, Richard Luzietti, Keith Paulson, Gary Phillips, William Cordell, Thomas Riess. Row 5: Patrick Moritz, Jerry Sch river, James Dancy, Earl Collignon, James Kalkmeyer, Richard Darter. " E " Club Though sports may not be their strong point, they still honor the athletes, and the special club recognition for athletic prowess in basketball, foot- ball, and track events is the " E " Club. This organi- zation is designed especially for those who have earned a letter in a sport, but entrance every year traditionally involves an initiation. This year in- itiates more resembled the fairer sex than their usual masculine selves, though all the girls agreed they did have a certain air about them that made for a second look. Once in. the members of " E " Club have, as one of their more pleasant duties, the selection of the E.I.I, queen and her court from the women on campus. Thinclads : Row 1: Michael Shewchuk, William Bauer, Thomas Riess, Lee Yunker, Frederick Suedemeyer, Robert Smith, Steven Blisch- ke. Row 2: Kent Niermeyer, Robert Mills, Ladell Crawford, James Jensen, Keith Paulson, Richard Winkelman, Richard Brandon, 0. M. L,anghorst. Tennis Elmhurst ' s 1961 Tennis Team encountered a season of needed experience. The record will show a total of three matches won and six matches lost, but the heart of the season was a 6-3 defeat of Illi- nois Wesleyan after a 9-0 reversal earlier in the season. A strong nucleus of returning lettermen give hope to a winning season in 1962. Returning in 1962 will be Dave Naefl, Han Soo Oh, Ted Esse- baggers, and a freshman who shows great promise Bill Sir. Other returning lettermen include Bob Hughes and Larry Frank. The lack of Elmhurst tennis courts will again prove to be a handicap t j the tennis team. Despite this handicap Coach C. C. Arends expects to have a winning season next year with the asset of experience to provide the winning margin for the basically sophomore team. What grace, what form, what style! It ' s all in the arm movement. Two heads are better than one. 91 Baseball Team: Row I: David Baur, Richtrd Winkleman, Chester Dobrowski, Ralph Cooper, Steven Rex, Howard Lindberg. Row 2: Wil- liam Cord ell, Warren Renken, William Biasing, Robert Krish. Earl Collignon, Donald Quist. Row 3: Steven Furman, John Nagy, William Grilli, Donald Frandsen, Gary Philips, Steven Grande, Thomas Eddy, Coach Schousen. Baseball Baseball, the national sport, is also an active sport on the Elmhurst campus. When spring was in the air. the men were out on the diamond, sharpen- ing their batting eye and practicing their fielding. Pitchers and catchers had been working out al- ready in the colder weather in the gym. The result was a unit that functioned as a team. The Bluejay sluggers faired well this season with a winning record, the first in several years. Coach Schousen ' s boys were ready and able to meet their competition. Able fielding and hitting combined with the more than capable pitching staff brought the Bluejays to the position of a formidable op- ponent for any team they faced. The Jays ' compe- tition was not the easiest, but the record shows they were able to come out on top. All in all, the team had an excellent season. Ready The pitch. Swing. The Duffers: Coach Owen, Ronald Rierner, James Larsen, Robert Nikodem, Robert Hammer!, Edward Shevehon, Kenneth Rierner. Golf The 1961 Bluejay golf team, under the direction of Coach " Spud " Owen, ended the season with an impressive record of 8 wins against 12 losses. Re- turning lettermen Ron Riemer, Jim Larson, Bob Nikodem, and Bob Hammerl, along witb new- comers Ken Riemer and Ned Shevelson formed this year ' s squad which averaged 88.87 strokes per match. The high point of the season was the upset of highly regarded Lake Forest by the slim margin of 9% points to 8% points for the Foresters. In- dividual honors were accorded to Jim Larson on being elected as most valuable; Ken Riemer on winning the annual putting trophy; and Ron Riemer for his 3 under par buzzard. Only one year ago the linksters were unable to win a single match; which makes this year ' s improved record all the more outstanding. Cons : stent golf by all the members of the squad made the 1961 Bluejay goli season truly a team effort. The stance is right, now the swing. Out on a limb for this shot. But 1 didn ' t tee the ball. Giving money to worthy causes can be fun as the students of Elmhurst College found out during Campus Chest Week. The goal this year, a full tuition scholarship for a foreign student, was more than adequately met. Next year, the students of Elm- hurst will see the fruits of their efforts, for a foreign student from the Near East will be on campus. Students this year found it fun to give in return for what they received. Those who had ever had trouble with their own cars found they could take their animosity out on a car with a sledge hammer, provided for them by the committee, for a small donation of course. This event drew many people who wished to release their frustrations. Those who had artistic talent found an outlet for their ability in painting house numbers on curbs, this, too, for a donation from the towns Campus Chest The artistic touch. Woodsman, spare that tree. A hot tune. Those legs with those faces? Look what I bought. people. It ' s hard to determine which received the most paint, the curb or the painter. In any event, many of the curbs around Elmhurst are now decor- ated with their house numbers. A variety show, featuring the finest talent oJ Elmhurst College, was presented for the entertain- ment of the student body. Musical numbers, a comedy routine, and a classic dance were the fare for the night. Climaxing the week ' s activities was the auction. A variety of articles and services were auctioned to the student body, including the privilege of shaving off the courageous Dr. Barclay ' s bushy, eight month old beard. Bidding was at a high pitch as auctioneer Ray Miller brought forth each item. Opportunities were also given for students to make individual contributions to the Campus ChesL Drive. Master of demolition. Not me, the car! Did anyone survive: Women ' s Union Women ' s Union Officers: Dorothy Gewecke, Joyce Chum, Verna Schaefer, Judith Frobel, Dr. Wellington, Carol Sutter, Jane Radspieler, Verla Kistner. Organized to provide activities for all women students is the Women ' s Union, which is active in many areas of campus life. The fall ot each year officers are elected from the women students. In 1960-61 the officers were Dorothy Geweche, presi- dent; Joyce Chum, vice-president; Judy Frobel; secretary; and Jane Radspieler, treasurer. Traditional activities are planned each year. ant the most actively participated event is the Co- rnells Union Circus which takes place to provide some fun for orphans and underprivileged children. and incidentally, for the students, too. who act as parents for the evening. For the sports minded coeds Women ' s Union sponsors a women ' s intramural program in softbali, basketball, volleyball, and ping pong. While some are tossing the balls around, others are interested in making plans, among them those for the annual Women ' s Union Christmas Tea, a formal tea for all women on campus, including faculty wives as well as students. Traditionally at the tea Christmas carols are played on the piano while tea is poured. The The receiving line aivaits the guests. Fresh strawberries are really tops for breakfast. Christmas atmosphere pervades as the decorated tree glows and outside the snow sifts down from leaden skies. Not tea but breakfast is supplied in spring when the Women ' s Union Strawberry breakfast is held. Here the girls gather and nibble on strawberries from huge pans. Rolls, coffee, and milk round out the meal which was followed this year by an orig- inal " ballet, " " The Lady Takes A Strawberry. " Also at this breakfast the awards of letters and pins are given, earned through participation in the W. U. activities. To round out the meals courses, each fall the Union also sponsors a picnic, for all women on campus, games and entertainment a la picnic style are planned to open the year ' s activities of sports and events. Candidates for the court are individually presented. II 1 Co-Ed King and Queen A traditional event on campus is Bachelor ' s Holi- day during which time the girls do a change-about with the boys, opening doors, carrying books, and carrying lunch trays for their chivalrous fellow students. The theme this year was Mardi Gras, with a dance theme of " Mardi-Gras Mood. " As the girls called for their dates and picked up the tab later, the dance, too, was a turn-about, at which the king of Mardi Gras, chosen from the male students by the girls, was presented. Earlier. Thursday night, the boys were serenaded by the girls, who came out in a record number with masks and head dresses and a gamboling leader in shocking pink, a plump, mysterious sprite in the Mardi-Gras mood. Friday evening was a mixed swim and an informal get-together in the Student Union Lounge. 9!; Circus What is a circus? A circus is laughter; a circus is wide-eyed children and gamboling clowns and side-shows and a big top. Add a liberal portion of merry-making, a handful of glee and a dash of good old fashioned wonderment, and a circus is underway. What a circus? The campus knows. The glow in the children ' s eyes, the pleasure of giving to other less fortunate people, leaves them all, students and faculty and youngsters, with a warm glow. And that glow spreads not only to the participants. It is also known to those who work behind the scenes, to those who planned and labored to produce the circus. Say, there ' s a clown. Let ' s start the show! clown is a sign for laughter and gaiety from everyone. Class of 1962 Class Officers: If alter Lueder, Pres., Terence Bachus, Vice-pres., Dorothy Bratton, Sec, Kenneth Riemer, Treas. Adams, Herbert, Elmhurst, III.; Bus. Ad. Allrich, Barbara, St. Louis, Mo.; Christian Ed. Anderson, Gene, Lombard, III.; Eng. Angi, Bela, Dayton, Ohio; Pre-The Armentano, John, Northlake, 111.; Pre-Law Awe, Nila, Genoa, 111.; Christian Ed. Bachus, Terrance, Bennett, Iowa; Education Ball, William, Oak Park, III.; Bus. Ad. Belan, Edward, Villa Park, 111.; En£ Berges, John, Oak Park, III.; Philosophy Biljes, Rosalie, Parma, Ohio; Education Blaesing, William, Wood Dale, III.; Bus. Ad. Blame, Ralph, Arlington Heights, III.; Chem. Bock, Elsie, Lincoln, III.; Pre-Nur. Bose, Henry, Chicago, III.; Biology 101 102 Bratton, Dorothy, Wheeling, W. Virginia; Education. Brickman, Edward, Northlake, III.; Pol. Sci. Broun, James, Des Plaines, III.; Bus. Ad. Buchanan, Jem, Bloomingdale, III.: History Bucher, Joanne, Harleyville, Pa.; Eng. Buikenui. Arthur, Beecher, 111.: Biology Burrichter, Lorene, New Albin, Iowa; Education Campanella, Judy, Hillside, III.; Education Campbell, Bruce, Des Plaines, III.; Math. Darter, Richard, Des Plaines, III.; History Dexheimer, Georjan, E. St. Louis, III.; Med. Tech. Dieringer, Charles, Elmhurst, 111. Christian Ed. Dietz, Frank, New Orleans, La., Phil. Dimmer, Paula, Lombard, 111.; English Doe, Juanita, Marshalltoivn, Iowa; Christian, Ed. Dorn, Karen, St. Louis, Mo.; Spanish Egyed, Susana, Caracas, Venezuela; Chem. Ferguson, Sharon, Wheaton, III.; Education Frobel, Judith, St. Joseph, Mich.; Christian Ed. Gasper, Robert, Bensenville, III.; Bus. Ad. Grief, Dalton, Wood Dale, III.; Hist. Grimm, Dave, Elmhurst, III.; Chem. Gruenewald, Gary, Bensenville, III.; Psych. Hardt, Charlotte, Wood Dale, III.; Education 103 Hesler, George, Elmhurst, III.; German Hewlett, Mary Jane, Lombard, III.; English Heymann, Judith. Lombard, III.; History Hoffman, Wayne, St. Charles, Mo.; History Holzkarnper, Henry, Chicago, 111.; Bus. Ad. Ivancovich, John. Lombard, III.; Bus. Ad. lvarson, Carol, Chicago, III.; Education Jones, Carolyn. Northlake, 111.; Education Kenney, Priscilla, Chicago, III.; Pre-Nur. Kish, Attila, Chicago, III.; English Klass, Dennis, W ' r aukegan, III.; Psychology Kossmann, Randolph. St. Louis, Mo.; Bus. Ad. 104 Kraly, Karen, Cicero, III.; Spanish Kramme, Harvey, Marthasville, Mo.; History Larson, Eric, Lombard, III.; English Litturi, Anthoni, Elrnwood Park, III.; Biology Lueder, Walter, Indianapolis, hid.; Pol. Sci. MacEachern, Bernard, Elmhurst, III.; Pre-Med. Marxen, Paul, Prospect Heights, III.; Spanish McCall, Judith, Oak Park, III; Sociology Menconi, Carole, Melrose Park, III.; Education Miller, Raymond, Maywood, 111.; Pol. Sci. Oh, Han Soo, Seoul, Korea; Econ. Olson, Judith, East Gary, Ind.; Education Parker, Betty, Evergreen Park, III.; Education Polcyn, Steven, Mt. Prospect, III; Bus. Ad. Poor, Wesley, Bensenville, III.; Bus. Ad. Porter, Florence, Bellwood, III.; English Press, Kenneth. Ferguson, Mo.; Phil. Rausch, Darleen, Forest Park, III.: Education Rodriguez, Jack, Dundee, III.: Biology Rosene, Bruce, Chicago, III.: Pre-Law Ruckcr, Paul, Bensenville, III.; English Scheib, Marilyn, Lombard, III.: English Schmiechen, John. Pekin, II .: Bus. Ad. Schriver, Walter, Louisville, Ky.; Hist. Schuessler, Allen, Boonville, Ind.; Biol. Smalley, Ruth, Chicago, III.; English Stehman, Barbara, Prospect Hts., III.; Education Stevens, Robert, Affton, Mo.; Pol. Sci. Stinchcomb, Kay, St. Louis, Mo.; Education Thompson, Carol, Berwyn, III.; Biology VanHooser, Janice, Edwardsville, III.; English Walter, Leonard, Orland Park, III.; Speech W estermeyer, Paul, Cincinnati, Ohio; Music Westrom, Ronald, Glen Ellyn, 111.; Bus. Ad. Yamani, Abdulla, Chicago, III.; Econ. Yoshida, Tokuji, Chicago, 111.; Chemistry Junior Prom The major event before graduation is the spring formal, the junior prom. Presented by the Junior class, the prom is for the whole school, and is planned from the beginning of the school year. ' 61 prom-goers drifted along to a French theme, " Bal Gaitie Parisienne. " The setting was the Glendale Country Club, with music by Lou Browne and his orchestra and the Del Rene combo. A new feature was the buffet supper included in the bid price. While the juniors labored, the rest ol j the school anticipated the event. In some dorms, the formals hung away in September came out for a pressing. In homes and dorms coeds decided whethei I they would " wear this one or buy a new one, " while their dates took care of the I I thousand details that go into an evening 5 I out. I Judith McCall, Queen. I 108 Dinner is served at the prom for the first time. Attention centers on the new queen! A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the prom queen and her court selected from the girls of the junior class. This year Judy McCall was queen with Rosalie Bilges. Judy Campenella, Karen Dorn, and Dottie Bratton in her court. After the crowning and the queen ' s dance, the prom went on with dancing and dining until the evening was late. 109 Elms Staff Another masterpiece emerges from the darkroom. Under the careful management of the editor, the college yearbook, the Elms, slowly takes shape. Be- ginning in September as what seems to be a monu- mental task that will never be finished, the pictures and copy start trickling in. content is planned, pages laid out, and somehow by the end of the year it is all put together into the 1961 Elms. How it becomes an entity all its own is known perhaps only to the faculty advisor Mr. Swords, and the editor. J. T. The photographers, the writers, the typists all contribute until the yearbook be- comes a sampling of the work of a student body, both of their activities and of their labors to record those activities. The result? A volume which will be thumbed through the years when students look back on their college days and all that happened all through this year 1961. Hank Holzcainper, Dennis Galling, Karen Hensiek. Erla Sharer, Shirley Shingu, Jo Ann Tomsovic. 110 Row 1: Nancy Behrens, Ruth Young, Joan Schleuter, Veda Kistner, Ann Temple, Joyce Chum. Row 2: Phylis Rosenberg, Mary Lou Ring, Alvina Yoerges, Marian Gruel, Carol Ivarson, Judith Olsen. Row 3: Barbara Shingu, Dorothy Gewecke, Judith Scheu, Miriam Meyer, Joan Schmitz, Joan Helmers. Row 4: Dorothy Bratton, Donna Griffiths, Corrine Saicic, Jorinne Bucher. Row 5: Wil- liam Panici, Ronald Koeppl, Margo Stefan. SNEA The Student National Education Association, or SNEA as it is called, is the pro- fessional association of college students preparing to teach. It is associated with the state and national educational organizations for professionals. The purpose of SNEA is to acquaint its members with different aspects of the teaching profession. At the monthly meetings, speakers from local schools and school districts are presented. The officers this year are Nancy Behrens, President: Judy Scheu, Vice president; and Mimi Meyer, Secretary -treasurer. Reactions to the numerous artistic works vary at the First Elmhurst College Art Festival. Row 1: Thomas Wolf, William Panici, James Koob, Richard Wohlschlaeger, Walter Sch river, John Pecoul, David Groeneman, John Hubert. Row 2: Allen Schuessler, Charles Kinderman, James Battr, David Knicker, Dale Speckman, Delbert Miller, Ted Essebaggers. Row 3: Hans Spernal, Gary Balgemann, Richard Hemann, Ronald Koeppl, James Tschudy, Kenneth Ross, David Schlueter, Pianist-Herbert Adams. Glee Club rehearses a new song. Glee Club The sound of deep men ' s voices singing in har- mony is a thrill indeed. Dressed in navy-blue jackets and grey slacks the men in Glee Club have the oldest organization on campus, for it was be gun in 1894. Though designed especially for the men, Glee Club like the other two singing groups is a volun- teer organization. The music that is sung is both secular and sacred. Each spring all the singing groups go on tour to various parts of the United States; this year Glee Club went to the southwest and midwest. During the major part of the year Glee club members spent their time practicing, giving local concerts, and serenading the girls ' dorms — oblig- ingly keeping their eyes turned as curler-studded heads take a peek. In spring Glee Club presented a much anticipated concert in assembly, while in- dividuals of the group presented solos and sang in a barber shop quartet at various functions on campus, including the Campus Chest drive and Wo- men ' s Union Strawberry Breakfast. . . 112 Support those tones! What?!? Ladies don ' t drink? Since 1884, the Men ' s Glee Club of Elmhurst College has been bringing pleas- ure and inspiration to audiences throughout the country. The young men who appear before you today, and their alumni predecessors, have sung in the tiniest rural communities and on the nation ' s most powerful radio networks spreading the word of Elmhurst College far and wide. They and the members of the Elm- hurst College Chapel Choir and Elmhurst ' s Polyhymnia (the Women s Glee Club), share in providing music for the regular chapel services on campus as well as for other college activities. There are no rewards other than the satisfactions which accrue from per- forming works of the great masters of music and the strong bonds of fellowship welded D through working together toward a common goal. Membership is open to anyone who can meet the requirements of dedication and scholastic eligibility. Four and one half hours each week are devoted to rehearsal, and much addi- tional time is given to the presentation of concerts throughout the school year, both on and off campus. The Glee Club is self-governing. Through its own student officers and manage- ment it arranges its own concert schedule, itinerary, transportation and fi- nancial dealings. Items such as advertising and publicity are handled entirely by its own personnel, and the only faculty participation is advisory, with the ex- ception of musical direction. Members provide their own uniforms and all articles of clothing necessary, and their continuing membership is determined by their ability to maintain their academic status and their sincere desire to work together. Members who appear as soloists are chosen by the director through competitive audition. . . All of these activities are made possible through the cooperation and enthusi- asm of sponsoring organizations such as your own. Thank you. r The Men of the Glee Club CONCERT REPERTOIRE Processional: " All The Saints In Heaven Adore Thee " - Austm ' ■Arise In Us " - - st,aw " Behold Now Praise The Lord " Tilcomb . Hassler Schuelz Bennett arr. Ehret " Cantate Domino " — — " Christ, To Thee Be Glory " " Dance, My Comrades " " Dunderbeck " " The God Who Gave Us Lite " ( ' The Thompson Peaceable Kingdom " ) " Good Fellows, Be Merry " ( " The Peasant Cantata " ! Bach " Home On The Range " - arr. Guion " Jubilate, Amen " Kjerulf " Lacrymosa " ( " Requiem in D " ) Mozart " 0 Bone Jesu " - Palestnna " 0 God, Our Help " - arr. Davis " Omnipotence " - Schubert " Polly Wolly Doodle " arr. Kubik " Rataplan " ( " The Daughter of the Regiment " ! - - - Donizetti " Ride The Chariot " (Spiritual) . - arr. Smith " Sing Praises " Glarum " Soon Ah Will Be Done " (Spiritual) arr. Dawson " Steal Away " (Spiritual) arr. Waring " Talisman " — - Schumann " What God Does, That Is Nobly Don nali " You ' ll Never Walk Alone ( " Carousel " ! Concentration is needed in this game. But I am old enough ' . Dr. Schade makes the assignment ; work begins Photo Essay on Study Fall, winter, or spring there is one activity thai is ever present, year after year, at desks, in the library, the S.U., and its lounges; it is found a common sport of all college students, in fact, study. In almost any position — try a dorm almost any night — students will be found preparing tomorrows- assignments. Some seek out good light, a soft couch, or a rug; some durl around a chair; a deep silence prevails as the student absorbs the printed pages through notes from texts, underscoring a book, or a photographic memory. Some attempt osmosis. The result? They all hope the material shall ultimately be transfered from the mute page to some portion of their mind, tagged, initialed, and filed away for future use. The librarian is always willing to lend as ssistance. 114 The books are check ed out and study begins in earnest. The Test: was there enough studying done? 115 Everything is ready for the presentation of scholarships. Honors Day All through the year they worked and labored and the end seemed far away, and so it was. Labors are never in vain, as they found, for their efforts were rewarded soon in various ways, known only to themselves, perhaps. Still, secret is not always the ease, and there are those who are openly ac- claimed for their efforts here at Elmhurst. Such acknowledgment is. of course, fitting and proper, and so it is proper that a certain day be set aside for the recognition of these efforts. Each year the second Sunday in May, which is Mother ' s Day, is set aside for Honors day. This im- portant event is designed to honor those students who have received awards and scholarships for their work during the school year and for continu- ing that work next year. This year the sun shon " brightly as the campus put on a new face for the many parents and visitors who attend the ceremony and later take a tour of campus and dorms. Scholarships are awarded for both academic and extra- curricular excellence. The Elmhurst College Scholarships are awarded by Dr. Stanger. Dr. Arthur J. Mertzke was the surprised and proud recipi- ent of the Elms Dedication for 1961. In the ceremony numerous scholarships are given, the winners of the Shick Speech contest, and those nominated to Who ' s Who are recognized. In this finale for the year all the honors so well deserved were received in a program including music by both Chapel Choir and Polyhymnia. W. R. S. E: W.R.S.E., the Wireless Radio Service of Elm- hurst, began a program of reconstruction this year which extended from their physical facilities to a change in programming, format and time. The student operated radio service of Elmhurst College was organized in 1947, making this the campus " youngest publication. The radio station, located on the second floor of Kranz Hall, serves the campus community. This year the station was managed by Director, Dave Knicker; Assistant Director. Al Pons; Busi- ness Manager, Guy Grasher; Sports Director, Ken Press; and Faculty Advisor, Dr. Donald Low. The many hours of scheduling, programming, and rehearsing which constituted Terry Riem ' s show were nationally recognized and rewarded by the national judges. His show. " Inside E.C. " was rated first place with a Yale University show by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. This honor and distinction has served as an incentive for a continuance of quality programming. Terry Reim, Donald Juday, Ralph Stahlhut, David Knicker. Frederick Suedmeyer, Randolph Kossman, Kenneth Press. Ha! Landwehr, Allan Pons, Priscilla Kenney. Robert Muernberger, Virginia Pemberton. Who ' s Who Six outstanding seniors were selected as members of the national Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities this year. The six seniors, Eva Augustin, Sonja Conrad, JoAmi Tomsovic, John Pecoul, John Sallstrom and Dave Schlueter, were selected on the basis of four criteria, their scholarship, leadership, service, and character. In this way both aca- demic and extra-curricular life is taken into consideration by the two secret election committees appointed by the Stu- dent Union Cabinet. Election to Who ' s Who is a recognition of general ex- cellence in college life; elections are made from all seniors with a grade-point average of 1.8 or higher. Eva Augustin, Sonja Conrad, John Pe- coul, David Schlueter, Jo Ann Tomso- vic, John Sallstrom (not pictured). Who ' s Who Committee Chairman Ann Finkle, Frank Dietz. Elmhurst College Elmhurst, Illinois OFFICE OF HE PRESIDENT To the Members of the Class of 1961 Dear Seniors: My first word to you is one of congratulations and good wishes on the completion of your course at Elmhurst College. These four years on the campus represent one of the most significant experiences of your life. At the time of graduation we are able to see our course in perspective. You have become a part of Elmhurst, and Elmhurst, we trust, has become a part of you. Your education in the liberal arts and in Christian values has given you a broad background and a keen training. We wish you joy and fulfillment in the next phase of your experience. For some of you this means the graduate school, for others the world of business or the professions. Whatever it may be, we hope that you will look upon it as an opportunity for growth and for service. You will be enrolled among the alumni of Elmhurst College. We welcome you to this group. In this day of new demands upon the colleges, with the pressure of increasing enrollments, we ask you to continue your interest in the cause of higher education in general and of Elmhurst in particular. The small, privately supported college faces great challenges and great problems in the years ahead. We recognize that our alumni are our greatest asset as we face these concerns. We hope that you who have received a college education at Elmhurst will help to guarantee the continuance of this opportunity for those who come after you. As Elmhurst now faces its " Decade of Development " , looking towards our Centennial in 1971, we ask for your loyalty and cooperation. The prayers and good wishes of the faculty and the administration of Elmhurst College accompany you, the members of the Class of 1961, on your onward way. Robert C. Stanger Pr e sident Class of 1961 Class Officers: Donna Fitch, Treas., Marlene Dettmer, Sec. Row 2: David Martens, Pres., Ronald Koeppl, Vice-pres. Eva E. Aligustin, New Orleans Louisiana, English, Teaching. Activities: Theatre, 1, 2, 3, 4; Theatre Guild, 1, 2, 3, 4; C.C.F., 2, 3, 4, Cabinet, 3; JF.E .S. Co-chairman, 2; Homecoming committee, 2; Socmz Zi e committee, 2. 3: Lecture series committee, 3. 4; Freshman week chap- man, 3; Student development committee, 3. 4; £7m Bar , 4; JWs F )o, 4, James R. Bass, Jr., Hillside, Illinois, Business Admini- stration, Gas Products Engineer, Transferred from David Lipscomb College, Nashv : lle, Tennessee. Brenda Rose Baumbich, Norridge, Illinois, Speech Correction. William C. Baur, Broadview, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration, Accounting. Activities: Bowling league, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President, 4; Intramurals 3, 4; Track, 4. 121 Franklin E. Beavers, Franklin Park, Illinois, Business Administration, Industrial Management. Activities- S.N.E.A., 3. Nancy Jean Behrens, St. Louis, Missouri, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Women ' s Union, 1, 2, 3. 4; Badminton, 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball, 2, 3. 4; S.N.E.A., 3, 4, President, 4; Pingpong, 4; S.V. Senate, 4. Kendal E. Berkes, West Chicago, Illinois, Mathematics. Marco Ann Bernero, Chicago, Illinois, Psychology, Personnel Management. Joseph C. Bicchinella, Lombard, Illinois, Business Administration, Accounting Service, Transferred from Lyons Township Junior College. John Charles Bihler. Elmhurst, Illinois, Economics, Industrial Relations. Activities: Theatre. 2; Prom Publicity Chairman, 3; Women ' s Union Circus Decor- ation Chairman, 3. Margery E. Blinstiiup. Berwyn, Illinois, Speech Ther- apy, Speech and Hearing Therapist. Activities: Choral Union, 1; Theatre, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 3; Radio Players, 1, 2. 3. Publicity Chairman, 3; W.R.S.E. Pro- gram Engineer. 1, 2; C.C.F., 2; Elm Bark, 2, 3; Bowl- ing Te tm Captain, 3; Elms, 3. John W. H. Bock, Lincoln, Illinois, Philosophy, Minis- try. Activities: Theatre, 1, 2; Pre-The-Christian Educa- tion Club, 1. 2, 3, 4; Dorm Councl, 1, 2; W.R.S.E., 1; Cross Country Letters, 1, 2, 3, 4; Track Letter, 1, 2, 3; Sophomore Dance Co-chairman, 2; Prom Bids Co-chair- man, 3; " E " Club, 2, 3, Secretary, 4; Athletic com- mittee, 3; Lecture series committee, 3, 4; Recognition Day Co-Chairman. 3; Intramurals, 1, 4; Freshmm In- itiation committee. 4. 122 Forest Park, Illinois, Education, Activities: C.C.F., 1, 2; Choral 1, 2, 3, 4; W.R.S.E., 2; Religion in Life Week Secretary, 2; Prom committee chairman, 3; Women ' s Union Publicity Chairman, 3; £ orm Coun- ci President, 4. Judith Alyce Boese, Elementary Teaching. Union, 1 ; lntramurals, Richard W. Brandon, St. Louis, Missouri, History, Ministry. Activities: " E " Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Football, 1, 2, 3; TrflcA-, 1, 2, 3, 4; £ m Bar r, 2; Firesides, 2; £ orm Council, 3: PTjo ' s FAo committee, 3; S.t . Cabinet, 3; Athletic committee, 3; C.C.F., 4; S.t . Senate, 4. Barbara Ann Braun, Elmhurst, Illinois, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Theatre, 1; Theatre Guild, 1, 2; S.N.E.A., 2, 4. Jacqueline Bummert, Elmhurst, Illinois, Biology, Re- search Work, Transferred from Carthage College, Car- thage, Illinois, 2. Joyce Burnham, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sociology and Christian Education, Church Social Work. Activities: Chapel Choir, 1, 2, 3; C.C.F., 2, Secretary, 3. Bruce L. Carlson, Elmhurst, Illinois, Psychology, Transferred from DePauw University, 2. Activities: Town Council Chaplain, 2; Theatre, 2, Business Mana- ger, 3, 4; Theatre Guild, 2, 3, Vice-President, 4; Who ' s Who committee, 3; Student Development committee chairman, 3, 4; S.U. Senate, 3, Parliamentarian, 4; Parent ' s Day committee, 4; Homecoming Show chair- man, 4. Charles Carpenter, OaA; Par c, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration, Accountant, Activities: Elm Bark Busi- ness Manager. Robert John Cetera, Elmhurst, Illinois, Speech. 123 Joyce Vivian Chum, Elmwood Park, Illinois, Elemen- tary Education, Teaching. Activities: Elms, 1; Bowl- ing Club Secretary-Treasurer, 1; Rel ' gion in Life Week, 1; lntramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Tre isurer, 2; Homecom- ing Court, 2, 4; Student Development committee, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 3, 4; Prom Court, 3; Women ' s Union Vice- President, 4 ' . Earl Collicnon, Elmhurst, Illinois, Business Admin- istration, Management and Sa ' es Work. Activities: Basketball, I, 2, 3. Co-captain. 4; Baseball, 1; Track, 3, 4; " E " Club President, 4. SoNJA Jolane Conrad, CI irence, Iowa, Christian Edu- cation, Direc f or of Christian Education. Activ : ties: Elm Bark, 1, 2; Theatre, 1: C.C.F.. 1, 2, 3, 4, Officer, 1. 2. 4; Pre-The-Christian Education Club. 1. 2, 3, 4, Officer, 1: Oratory, 1. 2; Schick Contest First Place Winner, 2; Homecom ' ng committee chairman. 2: Debate Team, 3; Who ' s Who. 4. Marilou Cosgrove, Elmhurst, Illinois, B.S. in Nursing. Registered Nurse. Activities: Theatre, 1. William M. Cozzens, Jr., Elmhurst, Illinois, Business Administration, Marketing. Activities: Boivling Club, 2. 3. 4. Connie Craig, Oak Park, Illinois, Speech Correction, Speech Therapist, Transferred from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Ladell Crawford, St. Louis, Missouri, Chemistry, Re- search Chemist. Activities: Spanish Club, 1; Bowling Club. 1; Cross Country, 1; lntramurals; Track, 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 1. 2. 3: Football, 3, 4; " E " Club, 4. James E. Dancy, Chicago, Illinois, Mathematics, Second- ary Education, Transferred from Wilson Junior College, Chicago. Illinois. Activities: lntramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; " E " Club, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 2, 3; Dorm Council, 2, 3; Track 3: C.C.F. Christian Heritage chairman, 3; Ath- Marlene Ruth Dettmer, Edwardsville, Illinois, Eng- lish. Secondary Education. Activities: Choral Union, 1. 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Chapel Choir, 2, 3, 4, Secretary -Treasurer; C.C.F., 1; Women ' s Union Circus committee chairman, 3; S.£7. Senate, 3; C rrss Secretary. 4. Judith Ann Dickman, Lincoln Park, Michigan, Politi- cal Science, Secondary Education, Transferred from University of M ' chigan. Activities: Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 4. Thomas Eddy, Melrose Park, Illinois, Business Admini- stration, Business Management. Activities: " E " Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4: Football, I, 2, 3, 4; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3. 4; S.U. Cabinet, 4; Athletic com- mittee, 4. Francis M. Fielder, Jr., Franklin Park, Illinois, Busi- ness Administration, Accountant. Jack Fielding, Blue Island, Illinois, Business Adminis- tration, Business Management. Activities: W.R.S.E., 1, 2; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling, 1; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; " £ " Club, 2, 3, Vice-President, 4. Donna Fitch, Batavia, Illinois, English. Activities: S.U. Senate, 1; Choral Union, 1, 2, 3, 4; Chapel Choir, 1, 2, Vice-President and Assistant Director, 3, Assistant Di- rector, 4; C.C.F., 2, 3, 4; Theatre, 2, Business Manager, 3; Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Shoiv, 2; Sophomore Hazing committee, 2; Prom committee chairman, 3; Who ' s Who committee, 3; Women ' s Union Circus clown, 3; Homecoming committee chairman, 3, 4; Dorm Coun- cil, 4 ; C ows Treasurer, 4. Don Frandsen, Westchester, Illinois, Business Adminis- tration. Activities: Basebrll, 1, 2, 3, 4; Football, 1, 2, 3; Wrestling, 1, 2, 3; Basketball Intramurals, 1, 2; C u6, 2, 3, 4. Roland Matthew Frey, Chicago, Illinois, Speech Cor- rection, Speech Therapist. William L. Gant, LaPlata, Missouri, Business Adminis- tration. Judith Clam Gass, Vellore, India, Elementary Educa- tion, Teaching. Activities: Band, 1; Polyhymnia, 1, 2, Secretary, 3, President, 4; S.N.E.A.; Intrarnurals. 1, 2. 3. 4; Social Life committee, 2, 3; Dorm Council, 2; Choral Union, 2: Homecoming Court, 2, 3, 4; Prom Court. 3: C ass Secretary, 2. Wayne Arthur Gatzke, Chicago, Illinois, Philosophy. Dorothy Gewecke, Milledgeville, Georgia, Education, Teaching. Activities: Intrarnurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Homecom- ing Skit, 1; Z)orm Council, 1: Bowling League, 2; Women ' s Union Treasurer, 2, President, 4; Athletic committee, 2: S.N.E.A., 3, 4; Junior Concessions co- chairman, 3; S.f . Cabinet Publications, 3; £ ms Publi- cations chairman, 3; Social Life committee, 4; Fresh- man Week chairman, 4. Peter N. Gianacopoulos, Maywood, Illinois, Psychol- ogy, Sales. Guy John Crasher, Bellwood, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration, Management and Public Relations. Ac- tivities: ff ' .R.S.E., 1, 2, Business Manager, 3, 4; Choral Union, 1, 3; Spanish Club, 2; Chapel Choir, 2, 3, 4; Theatre, 4. Donna, Griffiths, Des Plaines, Illinois, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Choral Union, 2; S.N.E.A., 2, 4: C.C.F., 3. Carole Pauline Haas, Browntown, W isconsin, History, Secondary Education. Activities: Choral Union, 1, 3; Elms, 2; S.N.E.A., 3, 4; C.C.F., Assistant Chairman, 3, Secretary, 4; Homecoming Queen and Court chairman, 4. Lars Erik Hagen, Webster Groves, Missouri, History, Secondary Education. Activities: Chapel Choir, 1, 2, 3, President, 4; Choral Union, 1, 2; C.C.F., 3; S.C . CffW- net, Business Manager, 3, Treasurer, 4; F reshman Week committee, 3, 4. Hal Stephen Hall, Elmhurst, Illinois, Political Science, Laiv. Activities: German Club, 2; Football, 1, 2; Football. Intramurals, 3; Principia Public Affairs Conference. Richard Ellis Halvorsen, Chicago, Illinois, Sociology, Ministry, Transferred from Wright Junior College, 2. Activities: Pre-The-Christian Education Club, 2; Foot- ball, 2; Intramurals, 2. Joan Eleanor Hansen, Elmhurst, Illinois, English, Secondary Education. Activities: S.U. Senate, 3, 4. James H. Hassels, Chicago, Illinois, Economics, Market Research Analyst. Activities: Golf, 3, 4. Joan Louise Helmers, Owensboro, Kentucky, Elemen- tary Education, Teaching. Activities: Chapel Choir, 1, 2, 3, 4; Choral Union, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom Court, 3; S.N.E.A., 4. Kenneth M. Hensiek, Des Plaines, Illinois, History, Ministry. Activities: S.U. Senate, I, 2, 3; Dorm Coun- cil, 2; Homecoming committee chairman, 3, 4; Social Life committee, 3; Campus Chest committee chairman, 4, Elms, 4. Nancy Klusmeyer Herter, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Women ' s Union Bachelor ' s Holiday chairman, 2. 127 Norman Ellison Ad mini strati on. Hill, Franklin Park, Illinois, Business John August Hubert, St. Chirles, Missouri, Sociology, Church Social Work. Activities: Band, 1, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3, Assistant Business Manager, 4; Homecoming Show, 3, 4: If omens Union Circus clown, 3. 4; Dorm Council, 4. Camillf. Janopoulos, Northluke, Illinois, English, Sec- ondary Teaching. Activities: C.C.F., 1; Women ' s Union ofjice, 1, 2; £ m fiar f, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1. 2, 3; 7 ' cwn Council, 1, 2, 3; S.C.A., 1; Campus Store. 1. 2; C i pe CAoi ' r, 2; Bowling Club Secretary-Treasurer, 3: S.E . Senate, 3. George Victor Kallal, Hinsdale, Illinois, History, Transferred from Carleton College, Northfield, Minneso- ta. 3. Activities: Elms sports writer, 3. Ken Karnstedt, Elmhurst, Illinois, Business Adminis- tration, Business Management. Charles William Kindermann, Boonville, Indiana, Sociology, Ministry, Transferred from Indiana Univer- sity, 3. Activities: German Club, 3; Sociology Club, 3; Pre-The-Christian Education Club, 3. 4; C.C.F., 3, 4; Glee Club accompanist, 3, 4; Lehmmn Hall Dorm Council Secretary-Treasurer, 4. Verla L. Kistner, Blue Island. Illinois. Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: C.C.F., 1; Intramurals, 1, 2. 3, 4; Athletic committee, 2, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 3, 4; Women ' s Union athletic chairman, 3, 4: Class Treasurer, 3. Elizabeth Ann Kloeppinc, Pearl City, Illinois, Chris- tian Education, Missionary. Activities: Majorette, 1; C io W [ lion, 1; Banc?, 1, 4; Pre-The-Christian Educa- tion Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; C.C.F., I, 2, 3. 4: Theatre. 3, 4: fWre GaiM, 3, 4. Richard James Knakal, Elmhurst, Illinois, Chemistry. David F. Kniker, Okawville, Illinois, Sociology, Ministry. Activities: Basketball lntramurals, 1; W.R.S.E., 1, Chief Engineer, 2, 3, Director, 4; Band, 1, 2; CAoraJ t m ' on, 1, 2; G ee C u6, 1, Librarian, 2, Business Mana- ger, 3, President, 4; Pre-The-Christian Education Club, 2, 3; ' Sociology Club President, 3; Women s Union Circus Music chairman, 3; S.t . Senare fays and Means committee, 4. Ronald Frank Koeppl, Chicago, Illinois, History, Secondary Teaching. Activities: Glee Club, 1, 2, 4; Theatre, 2; Women ' s Union Circus clown, 2, 3, 4; Function chairman, 2; Homecoming committee chair- man 3, 4; from publicity chairman, 3; Firesides, 3; C7a5s Vice-President, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 4; Soaa Li e committee, 4. Sharon Elaine Roller, LaGrange, Illinois, Elemen- tary Education, Teaching. Activities: lntramurals, 1, 2, 3; Prom committee, 3: S.N.E.A., 4. Russell Fred Krase, Lombard, Illinois, Mathematics. Charles P. Kreichelt, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michi- gan, Business Administration, Retail Management. Ac- tivities: Religion in Life Week Dorm Devotions, 2; Homecoming Chaperone committee chairman, 2, 3; Irion Hall Dorm Council Secretary-Treasurer, 2; Class President, 3; Elms Business Manager, 3, 4; Prom committee, 3; Lehmann Hall Dorm Council President, 4; Inter Dorm Council chairman, 4. Patricia Ann Kroll, Ackley, Iowa, Secondary Music Education, Teaching. Activities: S.U. Senate, 1, 2, 3; Choral Union, 1, 2, 3; Elms, I, Associate Editor, 2, Editor, 3; Chapel Choir, 1, 2, Business Manager, 3, Stu- dent Conductor, 4; S.N.E.A., 2; Homecoming Booklet chairman, 4; S.U. Cabinet, 4. Ronald A. Kryca, Chicago, Illinois, Business Adminis- tration, Industrial Sales, Transferred from Wright Junior College. Activities: Baseball, 3; lntramurals, 3, 4. James D. Kuchenbecker, Chicago, Illinois, History, Sales Management. Activities: Football, 1, 2; Intra- murals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Town Council, 2; " E " Club, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 3, 4. Richard J. Lammert, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Psy- chology, Ministry. Activities: Track, I; Band, 1, 2; Intramura s, 2; Tennis, 3. C. Marvin Lanc, Chicago, Illinois, Chemistry, Chemi- cal Research. Activities: Town Council, 1; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; " E " Club, 2, 3, 4; E.I.I. Court Escort, 4; Dorm Council, 4; Alumni Scholarship, 4. James W. Larson, ?i " wr Forest, Illinois, Political Science, Law, Transferred from Beloit College. Activi- ties: Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; Golf, 3, 4. Nancy Loraine Latta, Elmhurst, Illinois, English, Ad- vertising. Rose Ann Lemak, Berkeley, Illinois, Speech. Activities: Theatre, 3, 4; Radio Players, 3; Theatre Guild, 3, 4. Salvatore John Licata, Forest Park, Illinois, Business Administration. Activities: Town Council Vice-President, 3. Dennis E. Luecke, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Sociology, Youth It ork. Activities: Elms, 1; Chapel Choir, 1, 2; Spanish Club, 2. Richard G. Luzietti, Elmwood Park, Illinois, Chemis- try, Medicine. Activities: Tennis, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basebill Intramural;, I, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 1, 2, Captain, 3, Co-Captain, 4; " E " Club, 2, 3, 4; Athletic committee, 4. Ralph Marco, Maywood, Illinois, History, Business Management. Activities: Spanish Club, 2; S.U. Senate, 4. David H. Mahtens, Le Sueur, Minnesota, Sociology, Ministry. Activities: Track, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 1, 2; Sociology Club, 3; wrc or Conces- sions chairman, 3; CZass President. 4. Patricia Martin, OaA- VA Illinois, Elementary Edu- cation, Teaching, Transferred from University of Illinois, 3. Activities: Boioling Club, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 3, 4. Richard E. McCracken, Edwardsville, Illinois, Biology, Secondary Teaching. Activities: Band, 1, 2; Choral Union, 1; Dorm Council Secretary for Barracks, 1; Religion in Life Week chairman, 2; C.C.F., 3, 4, Presi- de if, 3; Social Life committee, 4. Thomas H. McGary, Maywood, Illinois, History, Law, Transferred from Murray State College, Murray, Ken- tucky, 3. Activities: Theitre, 3; S.U. Senate, 3; Carlson Creative Waiting Contest, 3; W.R.S.E., 4; S.U. Cabinet, 4; Santa Lucia committee, 4 ; Campus Chest, 4; Theatre Studio Productions, 4; Women ' s Union Circus Publicity chairman, 4: Chairman of First Annual Art Exhibit, 4. Robert J. McHone, Villa Park, Illinois, Psychology, Educational Psychologist, Transferred from University of Illinois, 3. Activities: German Club President, 3; Student Union, 4. Douclas Keith McVey, Maywood, Illinois, Speech, Radio and Television Work. Activities: W.R.S.E. Disk Jockey, 1, 2, 3, 4; Bowling Club, 2, 3, 4; Theatre, 3, 4; Homecoming Show co-writer, 4. Paul Meister, Chicago, Illinois, Sociology, Ministry. Miriam Ann Meyer, Chicago, Illinois, Elementary Ed- ucation, Teaching. Activities: Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Elm Bark, 2; E.I.I. Court, 3; Prom Court, 3; Homecom- ing Court, 3: S.N.E.A., 3, Secretary-Treasurer, 4. Charles C. Mittler, St. Louis, Missouri, Psychology, Ministry. Activities: Class Vice-President, 1; Intra- murals, I, 2, 3, 4; Track, 2, 3; German Club, 3; Psy- chology Club, 3: Sociology Club, 3; Ao ' s 7zo com- mittee chairman 3; S.E . Senate, 3; Athletic committee, 3; Social Life committee, 3, chairman, 4; S.C . Cabinet, 4. Paul William Muser, Sr. loais, Missouri, Psychology, Pre-Theological Work. John R. Nacy, Carteret, New Jersey, History, Teaching and Coaching. Activities: Baseball, 1, 2, 3, Captain, 3, Leading Team Hitter, 3, Second Best Team Hitter, 2, Pitching Second in C.C.I., 1, 2, Pitching Fourth in C.C.I. , 3; Football, 1. 2. Assistant Coach, 3; JF io ' s IF jo Basketball Champs, 3: Pi-O-Mega Football Champs, 4; Hungarian Club. 1. Roger L. Nauta, G e z £7 yn, Illinois, Economics, Indus- trial Management, Transferred from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Robert I. Nuernbercer, Eduardsville, Illinois, Psy- chology, Ministry. Activities: Band, 1; Glee Club, 1; Pre-The-Christian Education Club, 1; Theatre, 2; Dorm Council, 3. Roger C. Pai.dauf, Elmhurst, Illinois, Speech, Secon- dary Education. Activities: Theatre, 1, 2, 3, 4; Home- coming Campus Decorations, 2: Theatre Guild, 2, 3, 4. William Frakk Panici, Ch ' cago Heights, Illinois, French, College Professor. Activities: Glee Club, 1, 2, 4; Dorm Council, 2; S.U. Senate, 2; Theatre, 2; tfome- coming committee, 2, chairman, 4; Year af Institute for American Un ; versities in Aix-en-Provence, France, 3: S.N.E.A., 4; Campus Chest committee chairman, 4. David E. Paiske::, Addison, Illinois, Business Adminis- tration. John Albert Fecoul, New Orleans, Louisiana, Phi- losophy, Ministry. Activities: W.R.S.E., 1, 2. Assistant Director, 2; S.£7. Sena?e, 1, 2; C.C.F., 1; Social Life committee, 2; Class President, 2; now a. ' Dorm Council Vice-President, 2; S.J7. Cabinet First Vice- President, 3; S.U. Cabinet President, 4; G ee Club, 4; £ m BarA, 4 ; Who ' s Who, 4. Charlene Peters, Chicago, Illinois, Education, Teach- ing. Activities: S.N.E.A., 4. Holly Bawden Petsche, Elmhurst, Illinois, English, Transferred from Denison University, 3. Activities: Theatre Guild, 4. Sandi John Pinio, Woodale, Illinois, Psychology, Per- sonel and Industrial Psychology. Joseph Stephen Podpora, Chicago, Illinois, Psychology. Allan A. Pons, Brookjield, Illinois, Sociology, Ministry. Activities: W.R.S.E. Chief Engineer, 1, 2, 3, 4; W.R.S.E. Assistant Director, 2, 3, 4. Robert John Potrykus, Skokie, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration. Activities: " E " Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Football, 1, 2; TYacA-, 1, 2. Robert Carl Reinecke, Elmhurst, Illinois, Economics, Business Administration. Activities Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Track, 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 2; Wrestling, 2, 3, Assistant Coach, 4; " E " 3, 4; Tcwn Council Social chairman, 3; Tennis Manager, 3; Intramurals, 3: Football, 4; Theatre Homecoming Review, 4; Theatre Guild, 4. Ronald R. Reinecke, Elmhurst. Illinois, Psychology, Psychologist. Activities: Theatre, 1, 2; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3: TracA " , 1. 2, 3, 4 ;Football, 1, 2, 3; G ee C7it . 1, 2, 3; C u6. 2, 3, 4. Wilma (Willie) Reinwald, Defiance, Missouri, So- ciology, Sociil Work. Activities: Choral Union, 1. 2; Do - ?; Council, 2, Secretary-Treasurer, 4; Pre-The- Christian Educition Club Steering committee, 4. Ronald D. Riemer, Chicago, Illinois, Psychology, Sales. Activities: Baseball, 1; Intramurals, 1. 2, 3. 4; Golf, 3, 4; Athletic committee, 3, 4. Arthur H. Robinson, Jr., Elmhurst, Illinois, Business administration. Business. Activities: Football, 1; Elms Photographer, 1. 2; EZm Bark Photographer, 1, 2; Bowling Club, 4. William F. Rowen, Lombard, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration, Sales. Paul William Sack, Elmhurst, Illinois, Economics and Business Administration, Corporate Finance, Trans- ferred from Saint Joseph ' s College, 2. Activities: Ger- man Club, 2, 3; Bowling Club, 2; Theatre, 2; Town Council committee, 2, 3. 4; Basketball, Football, Base- ball Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; Football, 3. 134 Corrine L. Saicic, Jennings, Missouri, Elementary Ed- ucation, Teaching. Activities: Intramurals, 1; C.C.F., 3; S.N.E.A., 3, 4. Gretchen Louisa Scherzer, Evansville, Indiana, Speech, Secondary Education. Activities: Choral Union, 1, 2, 4; Theatre, 1, 2, 3, 4; Theatre Gur7 f, 1, 2, Vice- President, 3, President, 4; Chapel Choir, 1, 2, 3, Secre- tary-Treasurer, 2; Intramurals, 2, 3; Homecoming Pageant, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s Union Circus Make-up com- mittee chairman, 2; Homecoming Dance Refreshments chairman, 3; S.N.E.A., 4. Judith Scheu, Burlington, Iowa, Elementary Education, Elementary Teaching, Transferred from Burlington Col- lege, 3. Activities: Intramurals, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 3, Kice- President, 4. David Paul Schlueter, Belleville, Illinois, Chemistry, Medicine. Activities: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Religion in Life W eek committee, 1 ; Baske tball and Softball Intra- murals, 1, 2, 3; CZoss Vice-President, 2; Social Life committee, 2, chairman, 3; S.C . Senate, 3, 4; S.t . Cabinet, 3, Second Vice-President, 4; Who ' s Who, 4. Joan Ruth Schlueter, Si. Louis, Missouri, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; £Ym Bark, 2; FAo ' s rAo committee, 3; S.N.E.A., 3, 4. Marion Joan Schmitz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Elemen- tary Education, Teaching. Activities: C.C.F., 1; Wo- men ' s Union Intramurals, 1, 2, 3; S.N.E.A. Program chairman, 3, 4; Prom Court Attendant, 3; S.N.E.A. Function co-chairman, 3. Richard M. Schnelle, Loveland, Ohio, Sociology, Ministry. Activities: Pre-T he-Christian Education Club, 1, 2, 3, 4, Steering committee, 3 ; C.C.F., 4. Isabelle Gail Schreiber, Chicago, Illinois, Sociology, Social Work. Activities: Chora! Union, 1; S.N.E.A., 2; Elms Associate Editor, 2; S.U. Senate Service com- mittee, 3; Campus Chest committee chairman, 3, co- chairman, 4; C.C.F., 3, committee chairman, 4. 135 John E. Schcltz, Chicago, Illinois, Political Science, Lawyer. Activities: Bowling, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; German Club, 2. Philip R. Schwarz, Addison, Illinois, Psychology, Public Relations, Transferred from Concordia College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Robert Sheridan, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Business Ad- ministration. Activities: Sociology Club: Bowling Club; Football. Basketball, Softball Intramurals. Barbara R. Shingu, Webster Groves, Missouri, Educa- tion, Elementary Teaching. Activities: Elms, 1; Intra- murals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Chapel Choir, 2, 3, 4; Choral Union, 2; S.N.E.A.., 3, 4; Who ' s Who committee co-chairman, 3: S.U. Senate, 3; Bachelors Holiday chairman, 3: Freshmm Week committee, 4; S.U. Cabinet Secretary, 4. Gloria Jo Snopko, River Grove, Illinois, Mathematics, Secondary School Teaching. Activities: Town Council, 1. 2, 3; S.N.E.A. John L. Stance, Schererville, Indiana, Chemistry, Re- search Chemist. Activities: German Club, 1, 2; Science Club, I. 2, 3. 4; Bowling Club, 1, 2; Chapel Choir, 1, 2, 3, 4; Choral Union, 1, 2, 3; W.R.S.E., 2, 3. Marco E. Stefan, Riverside, Illinois, Elementary Edu- cation, Teaching. Activities: Hungarian Club, 1, 2, and Secretary, 3; S.N.E.A., 1, 2, 3, 4; Theatre, 1, 2; Theatre Guild, 1, 2; Womens Union Circus Publicity committee chairman, 2; Lecture Series Publicity com- mittee chairman, 2. Janet Sucden, River Forest, Illinois, English, Secondary Education, Transferred from Macalester College. Activi- ties: Pre-The-Christian Education Club, 2, 3; C.C.F., 2. 3; Theatre One Act Plays and Crews, 2; Choral Union, 3; Theatre Guild Secretary-Treasurer, 4. Curtis Joseph Surkamp, St. Louis, Missouri, Phi- losophy, Ministry. Activities: Chapel Choir, 1, 3 4; Choral Union, 2; Religious Life committee, 3, 4; es- pers chairman, 4; Homecoming Sunday Service chair- man, 4; Women ' s Union Circus Music chairman, 4. Carol Ruth Sutter, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, Sociology-Psychology, Social Work, Transferred from Michigan State University, 2. Activities: C.C.F., 1, 2, 4; Elm Bark, 2; Homecoming Booklet committee, 3; Women ' s Union Circus Booth Chairman, 3; Elms Copy Editor, 3; Women ' s Union Social chairman, 4. Doris Ann Tempel, Higginsville, Missouri, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: lntramurals, 1, 2, 3. 4; Prom committee chairman, 3; Dorm Council, 3; S.N.E.A., 3, 4. William J. Thiele, Melrose Park, Illinois, Business Administration, Business Management. JoAnn Marie Tomsovic, Hinsdale, Illinois, Spanish, Secondary Education. Activities S.N.E.A., 1, 2, 3; Women ' s Union lntramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Choral Union, 2; Women ' s Union Circus Coatcheck, 2; Polyhymnia. 2, 3, mrf Secretary, 4; £7ms, 2, Liter iry Editor, 3, Zufrfor, 4; Homecoming Booklet committee chairman, 3; Student Development committee, 3, Secretary, 4; Firesides Discuss : on Leader, 3; 67ass Secretary, 3; Women ' s Union Publicity chairman, 3; Homecoming Committee Secretary, 4; Women ' s Union Dance chair- man, 2; Who ' s Who, 4; Parent ' s Week-end Committee, 4, Georce Tormohlen, Edwardsville, Illinois, Political Science, Law. Activities: Tennis, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 1 2; Intramural Basketball, Baseball, and Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; " £ " " C ai, 2, 3, 4. Virginia Sue Trendel, Chester, Illinois, Music Teaching, Transferred from Carthage College, 4. Joan Carol Tschudy, New Glarus, Wisconsin, Chris- tian Education, Director of Christian Education. Activi- ties: Choral Union, 1, 2, 3; Pre-T he -Christian Educa- tion Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Polyhymnia, 1, 2, Librarian 3, Publicity chairman 4; Firesides Hostess, 3; C.C.F. 3, 4; C.C.F. Socio Responsibility Commission, 3; Campus Chest Publicity committee chairman, 3; Women ' s Union Circus Booth chairman, 3; Lecture Series Publicity, 3; Religion in Life Week Book Table, 3; Commons Co- Heid Resident, 4; Homecoming Elections Committee chairman, 4. Gayle Twilbeck, New Orleans, Louisiana, English, Secondary Teaching. Activities: S.U. Senator, 1; Intra- mural Volleyball, Basketball, and Badminton, 1, 2, 3, 4; S.N.E.A., 4. Patricia Wernick, Elmhurst, Illinois, English, Secon- dary Teaching. Activities: Freshman Talent Shoiv, 1; Homecoming Show, I. William S. Wilson, Jr., Elmhurst, Illinois, Economics, Marketing. Activities: Town Council President, 2, 3. Ruth Carol Winnecke, Hartsburg, Missouri, Elemen- tary Education, Elementary Teaching. Activities: Band, 1, 2, and Secretary, 3; Choral Union, 1, 2; C.C.F., 1, 2, 3, and Vice-President, 4; Intramurals, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2; S.N.E.A., 2, 4; Elms Identification Editor, 3; Polyhymnia, 3, 4; Religion in Life W eek committee, 4. Ruth Louise Young, Elmhurst, Illinois, Elementary Education, Teaching. Activities: Dorm Council, 1; In- tramurals, 1, 2, 3. 4: South Hall Dorm President, 2; Cheerleader, 3, 4, Captain, 4; S.N.E.A., 4; Homecom- ing Court, 4; Social Life committee, 4, Concert com- mittee chairman, 4. Sally Ann Young, Union, Missouri, Elementary Edu- cation, Teaching. Activities: Choral Union, 1. 2; Band, 1: Intramurals, 1, 2, 3: Homecoming committee Sec- retary, 2: Chapel Choir, 2, 3, 4; Prom Flower committee chairman, 3: Dorm Council Officer, 3; Religion in Life Week, 3, 4: Religious Life Secretary, 4. 138 SENIORS NOT PICTURED: Frey, Carl Richard, Speech Correctionist, Chicago, III. Hasselbacher, Helen, English, Downers Grove, Illinois Horner, John, Economics, Elmhurst, Illinois Jelinek, Edivard, Business Administration, Evanston, III. Johnson, William, History, Escanaba, Michigan Jusko, Marilyn, Education, Lombard, Illinois Kanute, Charles, History, St. Charles, Illinois Knapp, Richard, History, Hinsdale, Illinois Marshall, Bruce, History, Lombard, Illinois McPeek, Donald, History, Oak Park, Illinois Murdock, Helen, Christian Education, Chicago, Illinois Nikodem, Robert, Chemistry, Elmhurst, Illinois Ren, Elizabeth, Nursing, Villa Park, Illinois Robertson, Burton, Business Administration, Elmhurst, Illinois Sallstrom, John, Philosophy, Quincy, Illinois Schearer, Judith, Education, Elmhurst, Illinois Scheurer, Charles, Economics, Palos Park, Illinois Shrantz, G. Mons, Business Administration, Villa Park, Illinois Spunar, Ronald, Chemistry-Math, Chicago, Illinois Stelzer, Frank, Business Administration, Forest Park, Illinois White, Nancy, Speech, Downers Grove, Illinois Winkelman, Richard, English, LaGrange, Illinois Young, Betty, Speech, Lombard, Illinois Zochert, Donald, English, Maywood, Illinois Senior Specials The cry from back-stage came; " Come on you: guys, let ' s shake it " . This was direc- ted at the Senior lovelies who comprised the hula dance team of Richard Schnelle, Richard Brandon, Bill Panici, Erik Hagen, Charlie Krieohelt, and Ken Hensiek. Thus the entertainment for the Senior Dance had its kick-off. Also featured in this once omy regalia of entertainment were Gretchen Scherzer, poetry reader of sorts, and Lhe singing group of the year: Gail Twilbeck, Joan Schlueter, Joan Helmers, Verla Kist- ner, Judy Scheu, Ann Temple, and Dorothy Gewecke. These acts were the best from the previous years of college. As the year reached its conclusion, the seniors were engaged in many activities Recognizing the seniors, the last Chapel session of the year was designated as Senior Chapel. At this time, the Senior class joined together for the last worship service of their college career. During the days after final examina- tions were over, the Class of 1961 partici- pated in several other activities. There was the Senior Tea at President Stanger ' s home, to which all were invited. On a pleasant Sunday afternoon the Seniors mingled for the last time with the members of the administration and class advisors. At the Alumni Banquet, the Senior Class enjoyed a delicious meal of prime rib. After the meal, entertainment was pro- vided by talented members of the class. Dr. Frank E. Myers, Associate Laboratory Di- rector for Education at Argonne National Laboratories addressed the group. Work-day gave the Seniors an oppor- tunity to beautify the campus for their out-door graduation : such things as sweep- ing the driveways and whitewashing rocks ; the campus was considerably improved. One fine morning, during Senior Week at 7:00 A.M., the senior men in Lehmann Hall were rudely awakened by a musical invitation by the fairer members of the class. They extended a challenge for an illegal softball game in the mall. The more hardier members of the males responded, and the game was played with the stronger but sleepier of the species emerging as victors. The fine spirit of the Class of 1961 will long be remembered on the Elmhurst College campus. f£3S J 1 ■a Graduation and Baccalaureate Cap and gown and solemn tread. For most of them this is the third graduation exercise they have participated in. How much more this one seems is realized only when the sacrifices made and the labor of years that go into a bachelors degree are listed one by one. All through this year and for years past ihese students have worked to reach this, their goal. The day? June 4th, a proud day, held in the mall, they hope, from which the chapel spire and the familiar buildings may be seen circling the sunken gardens. Overhead is a blue sky and in front are the speakers and diplomas. Yes, it is a proud day, but it is only the beginning. The college and the world salute all the grads who will be step- ping out to help others achieve fulfillment of life. • S S 5? ft? ; J «. ..; $5 . r. 5! ' ' ' Z 2v : J » ? itudent A Adams, Bruce 31 Adams, Herbert 100, 112 Adolf son, Robert 52 Agnes, Bonnie 30 Aldrich, Joan 31 Allrich, Barbara 100 Ambacher, Hilde 26 x nderson, Anita 27 Anderson, Carol 31 Anderson, Gene 100 Anderson, William 48, 85, 90 Angi, Bela 68. 70. 74. 101 Appleton, Phoebe 31 Armentano, John 101 Assim, Angela 52 Atkins, Michelle 30 Augustin, Eva 70, 76. 80. 119. 121 Awe, Nila 101 B Bachus. Terence 100. 101 Backer. Diana 30 Baer, Susan Baewer, Phillip 25, 48 Bailey, Trevor 52 Bakken, Bonita .••• 30 Balgemann, Garv 52. 112 Ball. William 90. 101 Barger, Marjorie .52 Barnas, Judith 42, 88 Bartlett, Dennis 32 Bass, James 121 Bastian, Carla 26, 69 Bauer, Thomas 5z B.iugh, George 48 Baumbich, Brenda 121 Baumunk, Bruce ...90 Baur, James 25, 52, 112 Baur, William ■ ■ 121 Baxter, Jeremy 26, 85 Beavers, Franklin ..122 Becker, Sandra 25, 52 Beehler, Marsan 26. 42 Belirens, Nancy HI- 122 Behringer, Richard 27, 49 Belan, Edward 101 Bender, Boyd 48 Benson, Stewart 52 Benuska, Gail 52 Benz, Virginia 52 Berges, John 101 Berghman. Donald 28 Bergstrom, John 53 Berkes, Kendal 122 Bernero, Margo 122 Bertke, Barbara 31 Bicchinella, Joseph 122 Bihler. John 122 Bilen, Dennis 48, 90 Biljes, Rosalie 23, 25, 46, 74, 101. 108 Bhesing, Bill 92, 101 Blinstrup, Margery 1 — B lischke. Steve 83, 90 Bloesch, Cynthia 25, 26, 42 Blume, Ralph 1°1 Bobzin, William 53 Bock, Elsie 22, 69. 101 Bock. John 49. 76. 90, 122 Bodenstab, Charles .31 Boese, Judith 25. 123 Bomberger, Dale 30 Bonesteel, Robert Boone. Janice 31 Bose, Henry 101 Bowers. David 32 Index Bowers, Susan 33, 46 Boyd, Monique 28 Boys, Douglas 53 Brackin. Mar: in 32 Brandon, Richard 90, 123 Bratton, Dorothy 42, 100. 102, 108, 111 Braun, Barbara 123 Bretall, William ...32 Brettmann. Janet 53, 80 Brickman, Edward 48, 102 Broadhead, Man ' 25, 26 Bron, Robert . 29, 74 Brown, James 102 Brown, Patrici i 27 Brunner, Elaine 53 Buchanan, Jean 102 Bucher, Joanne 42. 102, 111 Buchholtz, Karen 29 Buikema, Arthur 90, 102 Bummert, Jacqueline 123 Burke, Thomas 23, 53 Burket, Bonnie 27 Burham, Joyce 74, 123 Burrichter, Lorene 74, 102 Busby, Ken 27 Bush, Loretta 53, 69 C Campanella. Judith 40, 74. 102, 108 Campbell. Bruce 102 Carlisi, James 28 Carlquist, Robert 31 Carlson, Bruce 78, 80, 123 Carpenter, Charles 40, 123 Carrao, Michael 33, 48 Carter, Sharon 53 Cetera, Robert " 8, 80, 123 Christopher, Alexander 53 Chum, Joyce 46. 96, 111. 124 Clark, Susan 53 Clark, Verna 27 Clarke, James 53 Cloke, Janes 30, 42 Cobb, Laurel : -.29 Colando, John 32, 69 Collignon, Earl 83. 90, 92, 124 Collins, Lorelei 42, 53 Cone, Sandra 40, 53 Conrad, Sonja 119, 124 Cool, Barbara 28 Cooper, Barbara 26 Cooper, Virginia 42, 53 Cooper, Ralph 26, 83, 92 Cordell, WiIH-.Mii 90, 92 Cosgrove, Marilou 124 Cozzens, William 124 Craig. Constance 124 Crawford, Ladell 48, 90, 124 Cupp, Eddie D Daly, Gerald 54 Dan ' cv, James 23, 90, 124 Darling. Phil 78, 80 Darter, Richard 83, 90, 102 Dauster, Ruth 27 Davies Susan 33, 78 Dawson, John 32, 80 De Foe, Don 33 Degelniann, Jeanette 31 Del Garo, Laray ...32 Dempsey, Allan 32, 74 DeNormandie. Daral 27, 42 Dent, Donna 80 Dettmer, Marlene 74, 121, 125 Dew, Charles 28, 48 Dexheimer, Georjan 102 144 Dickman, Judith 125 DiDomenico, Diane 30 Dieringer, Charles 103 Dietz, Frank ' 23, 76, 102, 119 Dimmer, Paula 103 D ' Isa, Jane 32, 46 Ditzler, Jean 54 Dobrowski, Chester 54, 83, 92 Doe, Juanita 103 Doerr, Karl a 54 Dorn, Karen 46, 88, 103, 108 Dressel, Mary Ann 54 Dubsky, Charlean 31 Duhan, Donald 28 Dunne, Petrina 80 Dvorak, John 54 E Eddy, Dianne 23, 46, 54, 88 Eddy, Thomas 23, 48, 92, 125 Edgar, Jean 27 Edinger, Charlotte 29, 88 Egved, Susana 103 Ep ' ple, Ronald 54 Esseba ggers, Ted 54, 112 Etter, Lawrence 48 F Fanter, Barbara 54 Ferguson, Sharon 103 Field, David 32, 80 Fielder, Francis 125 Fielding, John 48, 125 Finkle, Ann 119 Fitch, Donna 74, 121, 125 Fitzgerald, Anthony 28 Folk, Ruth 30 Follett, Carol 31 Fong, Jennie 46, 54 Fons, Martha 30 Forke, Sharon 54 Foss, Robert 54 Frandsen, Don 85, 90, 92, 125 Frank, Lawrence 26, 91 Fraser, Susan 27 Frey, Roland 125 Frick, Jerry 33 Friese, Richard 30 Frink, Karen 27 Fristad, Kenneth 54 Fritz, Patricia 31 Frobel, Judith 42, 68, 96, 103 t urman, Stephen 27, 83, 92 G Gabler, Carole 27, 69 Galling, Dennis 30, 80, 110 Gant, William 126 Gaspar, Robert 103 Gass. Judith 42, 46, 126 Gatzke, Wayne 126 Gayle, Diane 42, 54 Geadelmann, Anne 42, 55 Geissinger, Daena 55 Genteman, Jacqueling 55, 78 Gewecke, Dorothy 96, 111, 126 Gianacopoulos, Peter 126 Gibbons, Thomas 32, 48 Gibbs, Charlene 55 Gillon, Margaret 55 Giltzon, Barbara 26 Glenn, Mary 31 Gloss, Sndra 42, 55 Gonzales, Paula 52, 55 Gorman, Allan 30 Gorny, Jerome 30 Graham, Judith 29 Grasher, Guy 74, 124 Grief, Dalton 103 Griffiths, Donna Ill, 126 Grimm, David 103 Groenemann, David 23, 55, 112 Groeneveld, Ellen 55 Groennert, William 55, 68, 69 Gronemeyer, Judith 55 Gruel, Marian 55, 111 Gruenewald, Gary 103 Grundke, Elaine 55 Gunnemann, Joanne 27 Gutzmer, Ronald 5o H Haas, Carole 69, 126 Haas, Toni 30, 78, 80 Hackett, Dean 33, 48, 90 Hagen, Erik 23, 74, 127 Hahn, Philip 26, 48, 83 Hall, Hal 127 Halvorsen, Richard 127 Hammerl, Robert 90, 93 Hansen, Alan 55 Hansen, Joan 127 Hansen, Kenneth 28 Hansen, Thomas 26, 32 Hanson, Judy 33 Hanwell, David 33 Hardt, Charlotte 103 Harnack, Rita 33 Hassels, James 127 Hedl, Carol 42, 56 Heimburger, Sharon 33 Hein, Robert 32 Helmers, Joan 74, 111, 127 Hemann, Richard 40, 56, 112 Hensiek, Karen 56, 110 Hensiek, Kenneth 127 Heppner, Betsy 25, 56 Heraty, Linda 56, 78, 80 Herter, Nancy 127 Hesler, George 104 Hess, Pamela 33 Heuermann, Dorothy 26 Hewlett, Mary Jane 104 Heymann, Judith 104 Hicks, June 26, 28 Hildebrand, Charline 28 Hill, Norman 128 Hodge, Karen 31 Hoefer, Edwin 23, 25, 56, 69, 70, 74 Hoef er, Helen 56 Hoffmann, Bonita 33 Hoffman, Wayne 104 Hoffmeyer, Robert 48, 56 Hoglund, Richard 30 Holtman, Sandra 42, 56 Holtzscher, Sandra 42, 110 Holzkamper, Henry 40, 104 Host etter, Carol 56, 69 Hubert, John 112, 128 Hughes, Robert 31, 91 Humphrey, Robert 29, 48 Huntley, Wendy 80 I Iborg, Edward 32 Indermark, Jean 29, 40 Ivancovich, John 104 Ivarson, Carol 104, 111 J Jackson, Judith 29 Jamieson, Nancy 33 Janopoulos, Camille 128 Jay, John 56 Jenkins, Sharon 56 Jess, James 30 Johns, Carolyn 40, 56 Johnson, Charleen 30 Johnson, Donald 56 Johnson, Gayle 56 Johnson, Gilbert 26 Johnson, Gloria 30 Johnson, Joseph 57 Johnson. Norman 28 Johnson, Rita 30 Johnson, Warren 31, 49 Jones, Carolyn 104 Juday, Donald 57, 118 Jungfer, Richard 26 K Kalkbrenner, Paul 30, 83 Kalkmeyer, James 90 Kallal, George 128 Karnstedt, Ken 128 Kearney, Barbara 29 Keiser, Kristine 29 Kelch, Charles 32. 69 Keller, Dale 28 Kendall, Robert 27 Kenney, Priscilla 104, 118 Kindermann, Charles 25, 68, 69, 112, 128 Kinsman, David 26, 68 Kish, William 80, 104 Kistner, Verla 96. Ill, 128 Klass, Dennis 40, 104 Klaus, George 31 Klean, Judith 74 Kloepping, Elizabeth 69, 80. 128 Knakal, Richard 129 Kniker, David 112. 118. 129 Knutson, Lynn 57 Koch, Constance 30 Koeppl, Donald 23. Ill, 112. 121. 129 Koller, Sharon 129 Kolze. Ruth 31 Komada, Paul 27 Koob, James 32. 112 Kosliko, John 27 Kossmann, Randolph 104, 118 Kosson, Jack 33 Kraly, Karen 105 Kramme, Harvev 105 Krase, Russell ' 129 Kratzer. Kathy 31 Kraus, Faralyn 57 Kreichelt, Charles 25. 129 Kramer, David 30 Kretschmer, Susan 31 Krieger, Jacqueline 57 Krisch, Robert 32, 92 Kroehler, Sharon 57 Kroll, Patricia 23, 74. 129 Knca. Konald 129 rviichenbecker, James 130 Kuepers, Thomas 32, 48 Kurmann, Edward 33 Kutuchief, John 27 L Lammert, Dorothy 27 Lammert, Marilyn 31 Lammert, Richard 130 Landwehr, Harold 57, 118 Lang, Marvin 25, 48, 90, 130 Langos, Carol 31 Lantz, Lee 30 Larson, Eric 105 Larson, James 93. 130 Laskovvski. Michael 30, 48 Latta, Nancy 130 Laufer, Arlene 27 Lavery, Marcia 27 Leamon, James 25, 48, 57, 85, 90 Lehker, Joyce 30 Leibner, Kenneth 57 Leisher, Sandra 57 Lemak, Rose 80. 130 Leonhardt, Martha 33. 42 Licata, Salvatore 130 Lieb. James 29 Lillard, Carol 74 Lindberg, Howard 32, 92 Lindquist. Robert 57 Litturi, Anthoni 105 Lonbardo. Peter 31 Long. Carol 26 Long, Edward 27 Love, Phyllis 31 Luecke, Denny 130 Lueder. Walter 83, 100, 105 Luzietti. Richard 83, 90, 91, 131 M Macdonnell, Diane 33 MacEachern, Bernard 105 Maier. Hans 29, 48 Malone, George 32 Manning, Sandra 30 Maples, B. Sharon 30 Marco, Ralph 131 Martens. David 121, 131 Martin. Marv 27, 42, 80 Martin, Patricia 131 Martino. Joyce 33 Marxen, Paul 105 Maxwell. Peter 31 Maycroft. Elnora 74 Maysack, Donald 26 McCall. Judith 69, 74, 105, 108 McClain. Ronald 57 McCracken. Richard 23, 70, 131 McDougall. Bonnie 29 McGary, Thomas 23, 131 McGurrin. Thomas 57 McHone. Robert 131 McKeough. Carol 26 McLester, Marcella 30, 80 McSweeney, Kathrvn 32 McVev, Douglas . ' 131 Meister. Paul 132 Melone, Robert 28 Menconi. Carole 105 Mennerick. James 32 Meyer, Miriam 111. 132 Milawski, Dale 31 Millard, Mary Ann 57 Miller. Delbert 112 Miller, Jerold 58 Miller. Ken 57 Miller. Raymond 105 Miller. Richard 74 Mills, Robert 32, 90 Mittler. Charles 23, 132 Monson. Jack 58 Moore. Linda 58 Moritz, Patrick 23. 48, 58, 90 Morrison, Neal 31, 48 Mott. Wheeler 26, 48 Mowchan, Barbara 27 Mudgett, Prances 58 Mueller, Louanne 52, 58, 74 Muir, Robert 31 Murdock, Helen 42 Muser, Paul 132 N Naefe. David 27, 91 Nagv, John 48, 92, 132 Nauta, Roger 132 Nelson, Kenneth 33 Nessel, June 25, 27, 42 Nides, Dorothy 30 Niehaus, Kenneth 58 Niermeyer. Kent 32, 90 Nikodem, Robert 93 Nilsen, Bonnie 58 Novarro, Karen 31 Nowicki, Walter 32 Nuernberger, Robert 118, 132 J 16 Nussmann, Barbara 28 Nussmann, Joyce 26 0 O ' Brien, Dennis 27, 74 Ogilvy, Dorothy 30 Oh, Han Soo 90, 91, 105 Olsen, Darrell 58 Olson, John 30 Olson, Judith 105, 111 O ' Neill, Kathleen 26, 74 O ' Rillion, Janet 23, 25, 58 Orr, Robert 58 Osberg, James 27 Osinski, Rosalie 25, 28 Ott, Carolyn 31 Owen, Suella 58 P Paldauf, Roger 132 Panfil, Robert 31, 80 Panici, William Ill, 112, 133 Panteimuehl, Karen 40, 58, 69, 70 Parker, Betty 106 Parker, David 133 Parris, Patricia 58 Paul, Alfred 58, 74 Paulson, Carl 32, 49, 90 Pecoul, John 23, 112, 119, 133 Pemberton, Virginia 59, 118 Peters, Charlene 133 Peterson. Ted 27 Petsche, Holly 133 Pfister, George 59 Phillips, Gary 59, 90, 92 Pinio, Sandi 133 Pique, Ronnal 59 Plinske, Peter 30 Podpora, Joseph 48, 133 Polcyn, Steven 78, 80, 106 Pons, Allan 118, 133 Poor, Wesley 106 Porter, Florence 106 Porter, Virginia 31 Potrykus, Robert 134 Potrykus, Thomas 33, 49 Press, Kenneth 23, 70, 106, 118 Preuhs, Richard 27 Preuss, Catherine 28, 42 Preuss, Joanne 28, 42 Price, Elizabeth 27 Prokop, Betty 80 Pscherer, Roger 59 R Radspieler, Jane 25, 59, 96 Ramsay, Marianna 30 Randall, Robert Lee 26, 32, 74 Rasche, Ellen 24, 59, 70, 74 Rasche, Kyra 26 Rausch, Darken 106 Redwine, Ralph 26, 48 Reed, Linda 59 Reim, Terry 118 Reimer, Thomas 78 Reinecke, Robert 48, 85, 134 Reinecke, Ronald 134 Reinwald, Wilma 25, 68, 134 Renken, Ruth 26 Renken, Warren 32, 92 Reschke, Dianne 26, 74 Rex, Stephen 32, 92 Riegel, Beverly 59 Riemer, Kenneth 83, 93, 100 Riemer, Ronald 23, 90, 93, 134 Riess, Thomas 32, 49, 90 Ring, Mary Lou 27, 111 Ringhofer, Stephen 29 Riske, Rhetis 30 Ritschard, Shirley 28 Roberts, Ronald 59 Robertson, Bruce 48 Robinson, Arthur 134 Robinson, Forrest 32 Robnett, Fred 31 Rodriquez, Jack 106 Rodriquez, Lynne 29 Roehm, Earl 28 Roesch, Muriel 27 Roeske, Carole 59 Rose, Douglas 30 Rosenberg, Phyllis 27, 111 Rosene, Bruce 106 Ross, Kenneth 28, 68, 112 Ross, Penelope 30 Rotgers, Robert 48 Rowen, William 134 Rubi, Elaine 59 Rucker, Paul 23, 85, 106 Ruff, Bonnie 59 Ruhl, Wilma 30, 42 Ruse, Robert 90 Rusiecke, Carolyn 28 Rvan, Marilyn 31, 78 S Sack, Paul 134 Saicic, Corrine, HI, 135 Sallstrom, John 40 Sands, Charles 31, 74 Sather, Sharon 30 Schaefer, Verna 23, 59, 96 Scheer, Barbara 60 Scheib, Marilyn 106 Scherzer, Gretchen 78, 80, 135 Scheu, Judity Ill, 135 Schierloh, Joanna 26 Schloegel, Thomas 29 Schlueter, David 23, 112, 119, 135 Schlueter, Joan Ill, 135 Schmidt, Jean 60 Schmiechen, John 106 Schmitz, James 28 Schmitz, Joan HI, 135 Schneider, Joann 60, 76 Schnelle, Richard 69, 135 Schreiber, Gail 69, 135 Schriver, Walter 23, 48, 90, 112, 106 Schuessler, Allen 112, 107 Schuldt, Nan 60 Schultz, John 136 Schumacher, Richard 60 Schwagmeyer, Roger 32 Schwarz, Phillip 136 Schwegler, Loralee 27 Schwind, Alice 60 Scott, Patricia 60 Scott, Roger 48, 60 Secrease, Dennis 28, 74 Setchell, Richard 28 Seymour, Sue 42 Sharer, Erla 28, 110 Sharpnack, Richard 27 Sheldon, Ted 27 Sheridan, Robert 136 Shevelson, Edward 93 Sniffer, William 48, 60 Shewchuck, Michael 90 Shingu, Barbara 23, 74, 111, 136 Shingu, Shirley 30, 110 Sinclair, Don 49, 60, 90 Sir, William 83, 91 Skopek, Barbara 30 Sladky, Drake 32 Smalley, Ronald 28 Smalley, Ruth 107 Smith, Janet 60 Smith, Robert 48, 90 Snediker, Douglas 32 Snopko, Gloria 136 Snyder, James 32 147 Speckman, Dale 26, 28, 112 Speekmann, Margaret 60 Spernal, Hans 112 Spreiter, Karen 42, 60 Stahlhut, Ralph 32, 113 Stange, John 74, 136 Stark, Peter 60 Stauss, Elke 31 Stebel, Beverly 25, 31 Stefan, Mar go Ill, 136 Steging, Craig 32 Stehman, Barbara 40, 60, 107 Stevens, Robert 23, 107 Stinchcomb, Kay 24, 107 Stock, Dennis 23, 52, 69, 74 Stolt, Gerald 32 Streich, Pamela 27, 74 Streiff, Barbara 26 Stroetker, LaVerne 30 Stroetker, Shirley 60 Suedmeyer, Frederick 60, 90, 118 Sugden, Janet 136 Suhrbier, Sandra 28 Sullivan, Barbara 33 Surkanip, Cutris 23, 74, 137 Sutter, Carol 69, 96, 137 Switall, Sharon 33 T Tajii, Keiko 33 Taylor, Donald 32, 74 Tempel, Doris Ill, 137 Tennyson, Alfred 60 Tepas, Nancy 33 Thaler, Barbara 30 Thiele, William 137 Thomen, Martin 29 Thompson, Carol 107 Thompson, Linda 30, 78. 80 Thorssn, Carolyn 27, 78 Tingler, Robert 29 Tisdale, Richard 28 Todd, Susan 27 Tomsovic, Jo Ann 42, 110, 119, 137 Tormohlen, George 91, 137 Tradewell, Jane 30 Trendel, Virginia 137 Trost, Glenn 40. 61, 69 Tschudy, James 28, 112 Tschudy, Joan 42, 137 Tuxbury, Doreen 25, 61, 68 Twilbeck, Gayle 138 U Urbaniak, Larry 27, 69 Uthlaut, Kathryn 27 V Van Faasen, Jan 61, 74 Van Hoose, Gerald 61 Van Hooser, Janice 107 Veale, Patricia 61 Veitmanis, Elga 61 Viehmann, Lester 48 Voile, Susan 27, 80 Vruble, Ronald 27 W Walch, William 61 Walter, Leonard 107 Waltz, Katherine 31, 42 Wander, John 32 Weier, Virginia 27 Weigand, Russell 32 Weislo, Aurelia 33 Weiss, Jally Jo 42, 61 Weistart, David 76 Weller, Carolyn 61 Wernick, Patricia 138 Weselman, Dorothy 27 Westermeyer, Paul 23, 74, 107 Westrom, Ronald 107 Wheeler, Vinni 30, 69, 78 Whitburn, Julia 30 White, Aubrey 32 Wiegand, John 33 Wiemerslage, Ronald 31 Willey, Carolyn Willie, Carol 61, 74 Wilson, Barry 31, 91 Wilson, Gary 33 Wilson, William 138 Winge, Bruce 29 Winkelman, Richard 90, 92 Winnecke, Ruth 23, 42, 69, 138 Wintermeyer, Don 48 Wittick, Robert 32 Wohlschlaeger, Richard 24, 61, 70, 112 Wojahn, Karen 29 Wolbing, Donna 26 Wolf. Thomas 112 Wszolek, Patti 27 Yamani, Abdulla 107 Yoerges. Alvina 27, 111 Yokel, Joan 61 Yoshida, Tokuji 107 Young, Ruth 23, 46, 111, 138 Young, Sally 23, 74, 138 Yunker, Lee 61, 83 Z Zeller, Sylvia 28 Zimmerman, Richard 48, 61 148 ELMHURST-CHICAGO STONE CO. ELMHURST - WINFIELD - WARENSVILLE - BARBERS CORNER CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1961 PRODUCERS OF CRUSHED STONE WASHED SAND AND GRAVEL CONCRETE BUILDING UNITS READY-MIXED CONCRETE Serving the Community Since 1 894 With Complete Banking Service ELMHURST NATIONAL BANK 105 South York St. Elmhurst TE 4-2100 OPEN FRIDAY EVENING Member of FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ELMHURST ' S FINEST MEN ' S STORE LEONARDS 167 NORTH YORK STREET TE 4-6370 MUSIC MART OF ELMHURST 155 N. YORK STREET ELMHURST TE 2-1221 ELMHURST TRUCKING CO. 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