2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS

A color print of St George HS

by

Alumni Dennis O'Malley '56


Brother Bernard Richard, FSC, of the Midwest District, died September 4, 2013 at Resurrection Hospital in Chicago, IL.

 

Inurnment
Christian Brothers Cemetery
La Salle Institute Retreat Center
Wildwood, MO

MILESTONES:
Born Donald George June 19, 1934 in Argonne, Wisconsin, son of George and Hellen (House) Richard
Received the habit August 1953 in Glencoe, MO
Professed first vows August 1954 in Glencoe, MO
Professed perpetual vows June 29, 1959 in Beaver Island, MI
Died September 4, 2013 in Chicago, IL

ASSIGNMENTS:
St. George HS, Evanston, IL, 1956-1960, Teacher
St. Joseph HS, Westchester, IL, 1960-1962, Teacher
St. George HS, Evanston, IL, 1962-1964, Teacher
Collegio De La Salle, Chile SA, 1964-1965, Teacher
St. George HS, Evanston, IL, 1965-1967, Teacher
Driscoll Catholic HS, Addison, IL, 1967-1969, Teacher
St. Paul HS, Covington, LA, 1969-1971, Teacher
St. Joseph HS, Westchester, IL, 1971-1977, Teacher
Liceo La Salle, Chiquimula, Guatemala, 1977-1986, Teacher
University De La Salle/ Postulando, Bogota, Colombia SA, 1986-1989, Asst. Professor/ Formation Team
De La Salle, Santiago, Chile SA, 1989-1991, Campus Minister, Community Director
CB Center, Romeoville, IL, 1991-2002, District – Office of Development
Westmont Community, Westmont, IL, 2002-2004, Retired
Oak Creek, WI, 2004-2005, Retired
Benilde Community, Chicago, IL, 2005-2012, Retired
Resurrection Life Center, Chicago, IL, 2012-2013, Skilled Care


 

Long Time St George board Member Bill O'Leary 69' treasurer has tendered his resignation. Bill has been instrumental in maintaining the St George Scholar ship fund and keeping an watchful on the investments Bill will be missed. He is moving on to new opportunities but will continue to attend the annual banquet and will keep in touch.


From Len Strauch '69

I am sad to report the John Hoeppel, class of '69 was killed in a car accident on Wed.
He will be waked today. The funeral will be tomorrow.

Len Strauch '69

Here is the info:

http://www.glueckertfh.com/

He was on the yearbook staff. He came to the 40th reunion with Brian Allen (also gone). Please distribute.

Thanks,

Jim Habel


George High School Group.

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St. George


 High School in Evanston, Il

Jim Angsten 66'

 

Dear St. George Alumni:

 Jim Angsten is a 1966 graduate of St. George. While at St. George he was a standout student-athlete. He participated on the St. George football, basketball, baseball and track teams.  After graduating from St. George, Jim attended Western Illinois on a football scholarship where he starred on the gridiron for the Leathernecks and earned a Masters in Health Sciences.

Jim has been a teacher and coach in Catholic Education for 42 years.  His first seven years of teaching and coaching were at Montini Catholic in Lombard and for the last 35 years at St. Rita High School.  Jim is a member of the Catholic League Hall of Fame and has received numerous awards for coaching and teaching. 

 On April 1, 2013, Jim and the rest of the Angsten family received devastating news. Jim was diagnosed with ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease, a horribly debilitating, motor neuron disease. There is currently only one approved treatment for this disease and no cure.  Jim has been married to Pam since 1975. They have three children Tim, Jamie & Suzie. Jim and Pam are proud grandparents to 9 grandchildren.

 Over the last 25 years, "Coach Angsten" has become an avid Bike rider, last summer alone, he rode his bike 3500 miles. Despite his physical limitations, he still continues to ride every chance he gets. In honor of him, a benefit has been created to help offset the cost of the tremendous medical expenses he will incur. 

On Sunday, August 18, 2013, please join us for "Coach Angsten's Cruise" benefiting, "Coach Angsten's Cause". The ride will take place at the George W. Dunne bike trail, just south of Aurelios Pizza in Tinley Park. A reception will be held after the ride at Aurelios Pizza at 159th and Oak Park Avenue in Tinley Park. Please join us for food, drinks, music, raffles and fun. 

Please visit  www.coachangstenscause.com for more information and to register for this event. We will keep you posted on other events that are being planned in the very near future to help the family offset the medical costs that Jim and his family will incur.  If you have any questions or would like to help please contact:

James F. Segredo

President

Montini Catholic High School

(630) 627-6930 x174

jsegredo@montini.org

Please keep Jim and his family in your prayers.


New Boards Members

The Board of Directors would like to welcome two new board members Dennis LaLiberty '55 and Ron Steigerwald '61 to the Dragon Alumni Board! 


Mathematics teacher Gerald Pedretti Passes Away

Gerald “Jer” J. Pedretti, 72, of Chaseburg, and formerly of Genoa passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse Jer was a high school math teacher his entire career. Passionate about education, he was demanding, but tried to make math fun for students. Jer taught the bulk of his career at Cambridge High School in Cambridge, Ohio, from 1973 to 1995. He also had very fond memories of the first school where he taught, St. George, in Evanston Ill., from 1962 until it closed in 1969. While in Ohio, he also worked as a Park Ranger several summers, and taught evening university classes for Ohio University.

Click on the link below for more information.

http://lacrossetribune.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/gerald-jer-j-pedretti/article_cc447bb0-5b8d-11e2-9e0a-0019bb2963f4.html

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