color print of St George HS
Brother Bernard Richard, FSC, of the Midwest District, died
September 4, 2013 at Resurrection Hospital in Chicago, IL.
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
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:
He was on the yearbook staff. He came to the 40th reunion with Brian Allen (also
gone). Please distribute.
George High School Group.
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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
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
Montini Catholic High
(630) 627-6930 x174
Please keep Jim and his family in your prayers.
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.