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July 1, 2024

Updated: Jul 2

BIG THANKS to George Oteman & Bob Letsch who sponsored today's luncheon.

Kewpees Hamburgers and Fries were the menu. O&H Kringle served as dessert.

Dr. Ron Kraus brought a 12 pac of Diet Coke.

Bob Letsch, George Oteman

Joining Us: George Oteman, Bob Letsch, Don Klemt, Lloyd Tremmel, Roger DeMark,

Joe Woitach, George Gordon, Cintia Sanchez, Kory Borek, Bobby Letsch Jr, Dr Ron Kraus,

Dan DeMatthew, Dan Kovara, Terry Kovara, Gary Schonert, Rick Ropiak, Cathy Poulsen, Bill Dombrowski, Chris Gorman, Jerry Jardina, Joe Ingrasci, Mark Mano, Dave Benjamin, John Ketarkus, Tom Konieczko, John Miller, Dan Miller, Jose Ramirez, Kimberly Gardner,

Chelsea Ostrov, Gabby Imburgia, Kim Stanton, Marie Welsh, Jeff Pulda, Marty Defatte,

Alia Onaczynski, Joe Macareno  


  • Photos Compliments of Lloyd Tremmel.............

               The Tables...............

Friends of Angels President Chris Gorman - Treasurer Bobby Letsch Jr

Absent Vice President Frank D'Acquisto

*Congratulations are in order for Dan Miller, SCHS new Athletic/Activities Director

Dan Miller AD and asst Football Coach Jose Ramirez '16

  • New Faces................

Kimberly Gardner, Gabby Imbrugia, Kim Stanton, Chelsea Ostrov

It was Kim Stanton SCHS the new Major Gift Director 1st day

The Gang welcomed Kim on Board


  • A Trip Down Memory Lane.................

The Good Old Days..........Downtown USA !!!

On Main St: Scooping the Loop - Pool Hall - JC Penny - Arcade - Woolworth 5 & 10 - Eitel's - Pokorny's - Venetian & Rialto Theaters - American Bank - Sears - Racine & Nelson Hotels - Post office

On the Square: Fanny Farmer - Joe Lawerence - Zahn's

On 6th: Bridal Shop: - Bridal Shop - George & Lester's - Miller's Flowers - Traeger's Jewery - Rahl's Cigar Store - Porter's - Red Cross Drugs Store - Ala Rugs - Sander's Paint - Schaffer Motors - Pet Shop - Fire Station - Danish Brotherhood

Plus: Mohr & Jones - Kewpees - YMCA - Hutson Chey Dealership - Police Station

Wind Point (Shoop parking lot - watching the Submarine Races) & MORE !!!

  • Today's Laugh.............................Ha Ha Ha !!!

  • A Part of HIstory..........

Nicole May is the daughter of Kevin May & granddaughter of John May '57.

She pitched for Oklahoma U 4 time NCAA Softball Champions- '21, "22, '23, '24

Nicole displays her 4 National Title Rings....not sure what #5 is for ???

  • Cribbage Results.........almost Accurate !!!

Table #1 Bill Dombrowski/Chris Gorman 3 - 2 vs Bob Letsch/CWood 2 - 3

* 6 Handed: Don klemt/Bob Letsch 3 - 1, Bobby Letsch Jr/CWood 1 - 3,

Lloyd Tremmel/ Joe Macareno 0 -4

  • Bobby Letsch Jr/ CWood 2 - 1, Don Klemt/ Bob Letsch 1 - 2,

George Gordon/ Lloyd Tremmel 0 - 3

Table #2 Lloyd Tremmel/ Bobby Letsch Jr 4 - 4 vs Don Klemt/Joe Macareno 4 - 4

Table #3 Mark Mano/George Gordon 4 - 3 vs Dave Benjamin/Dan DeMatthew 3 - 4

Canadian Cribbage

  • Golf Outing............

  • Angels Connecting..................

• Class of '74 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Racine Country Club, 2801 Northwestern Ave. BBall Team members sponsor lunch Monday July 22nd

at the Alumni House......................

For more information, visit the St. Catherine's High School Class of '74 Facebook page, or the "Alumni" tab on the St. Catherine's High School website.

Contact Barb Porcaro (Suprak) - or

Jim Rammelt -

• Class of '75 Reunion Committee - $75.00

Mary Michel, Peggy Smithana (Henkes), Gina Derderian (Rupsch), Nancy Rittgers (Small)

Dan DeMatthew, Joanne Balestrieri (Koleske),Yvonne Anton-Hartl (Anton) 

  • Not pictured but attended in person: Dennis Mikulecky

via ZOOM: 

Grace LeRose, Dennis Andrewski, Vivian Dominici-Sacripanti (Dominici), Billy Wells

• Class of '79 July 27, 2024 Reefpoint Brew House2 Christopher Columbus Causeway Racine, WI Cocktails: 5:30 pm Dinner: 6:30 pm $45 per person, including dinner Cash Bar   

Questions? Email us at 


• Class of '60 meets the last Wednesday of each month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin for details - 

• Class of '59 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Castlewood restaurant

- contact Mary (D'Acquisto) Woitach for details - 

• Class of '58 meets 1st Tuesday of the month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Karen (Petersen) Verbeten for details -

• Purchase your Angels Items online. Click on......

  • Angels in the News...............

Racine native Ben May '00 named an umpire

for 2024 MLB All-Star Game.

NEW YORK -- James Hoye will be the plate umpire and crew chief for the All-Star Game on July 16 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Hoye was the left field umpire for the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati. The 53-year-old made his major league debut in 2003 and worked the World Series in 2019 and 2022.

His crew includes Bruce Dreckman at first, John Tumpane at second, Nic Lentz at third, Ben May ’00 in left and Texas resident Nestor Ceja in right, Major League Baseball said Tuesday. Dreckman will be working his second All-Star Game and the rest of the crew their first.

Rob Drake will be the replay umpire at MLB's office in New York.

Ben is the son of Jim & Carol (Rabe) May '59

Friday Sept 27th - McGuire/Letsch Annual Golf Scramble

Register online at

  • Racine News.........

• Prayers for the families of departed Angels and Friends......

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  

  • Joe Ingrasci has finished radiation treatments and will now start chemo treatments for his lung cancer, Pat

  • Marcia Pfost '66 H (Pat Nielsen's good friend) dealing with MAC infection (lung disease along with fluid in her lung) and edema in her legs & heart issues.  

  • Jim Poulsen is he's upbeat and willing to visit. He hopes friends will call as well. 262-497-9249

  • Terry Toll has Blood Sugar Level got and OK from his Doc.

  • Walt Strini working out at Razor Sharp Fitness Center and getting stronger.

  • Terry Kovara Surgery on his Plumbing was a success - on the mend

  • Jack Kelley's Cancer has returned - dealing with Chemo treatments.

Special Prayers needed for: 

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Rick Jones, Walt Strini, Jim Poulsen, John Hansen, Tom & Mama Clazmer, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, Dan Bentz, Tom Konieczko, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Jeff Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Mickey Postorino, John Miller, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Marty Defatte's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger, Dick Graceffa's wife Peg


  • Important Dates.................................

Independence Day - Thursday July 4th, 2024

Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday Aug 26, 2024

Labor Day - Monday Sept 2nd, 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED

  • Friday Sept 27th - McGuire/Letsch Annual Golf Scramble -  Register online at

St Catherine's "ANGEL" Athletics.................

2024 Summer Camps

Are you looking for something for your child to do this summer? If so, checkout some of our summer camp offerings at All registration and payment is completed through website.

  • Boys Speed and Strength Camp- Open to boys entering grades 4th-8th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from June 11th-July 18th. Registration deadline is June 9th, 2024

  • Boys Basketball Camp- Open to boys grades 4th-9th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from June 17th-June 20th. Registration deadline is June 12th, 2024

  • Girls Basketball Camp- Open to girls entering grades 4th-9th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from July 15th-July 18th. Registration deadline is July 10th, 2023

  • Speed and Strength Summer School Class- This class is offered during summer school for .25 credits. It is open to any students that will be in 9th-12th grade at St. Catherine's for the 2024-2025 school year. Sign up for the class at this link

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events

There are no more Angel athletic events for the 2023-2024 school year. Thank you to all parents, coaches and athletes for their time and effort this year. A special thank you to all of our seniors for their years of dedication to the athletics program. We wish you nothing but the best in your future.

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive - God Bless



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