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Monday July 10, 2023

Updated: Jul 11, 2023

BIG THANKS to Class of '73: Mike McDaniel, Victor Moreno, Rob Gordon, Don Hansen & Jimmy Rammelt '74 along with a number of classmates who sponsored lunch today. The menu was DeRango's 5 sheet pizzas: 2 Cheese & Sausage, 2 Cheese & Pepperoni &

1 Veggie.

Dan Horton brought an O&H Sheet Cake for dessert.


L-R '73 Classmates - Back Row: Mark Albertini, Bill Suys, Gary Meier, Mike McDaniel,

Rob Gordon, Jim Jensen, Doug Andrewski, Jeff DeMatthew, Don Hansen, Victor Moreno, 2nd Row: Heidi (Ruilmann) Kappa, Darlene (Mennen) Karzcewski, Patti (Kuzia) Meier,

John Becker, Kneeling: Dan Horton, Mike Kroes - Not Pictured Jamie Kaufman


Joining Us: Mike McDaniel, Victor Moreno, Rob Gordon, Don Hansen, Jimmy Rammelt, Dan Horton, Tom Konieczko, Jack Kelley, Dan Bentz, Joe Woitach, Dick Heidenreich,

Bobby Letsch Jr., Terry Kovara, Jerry Jardina, Rick Ropiak, Heather Ropiak, George Gordon, George Oteman, John Ketarkus, Ed DeMeulenaere, Cathy Poulsen, Joe Ingrasci, John Ketarkus, Joe Macareno, John Busey, Roger DeMark, Gary Schonert, Terry Toll, Jeff Pulda, Mark Albertini, Bill Suys, Gary Meier, Jim Jensen, Tom Pulda, Bill Drummond, Jamie Kaufman, Doug Andrewski, Jeanne Andrewski, Jeff DeMatthew, Heidi (Ruilmann) Kappa, Darlene (Mennen) Karzcewski, Patti (Kuzia) Meier, John Becker, Mike Kroes, Craig Savage, Chris Sosnay, Marie Welsh & granddaughter, Dick Graceffa, Jim Rasmussen, Dave Olley, Dan DeMatthew, Rick Jones, Pat Diem, Deb Yale, Dave Benjamin, Jim May, Rob Zirbel, Dan Peterson, Ed DeMeulenaere, Tom Goebel, Tom Krug, Kory Borek


• YEAH !!! The Angels defeated the '73 Horlick Rebels in their Pickle Ball Match


• 80th Birthday Celebration:

Bob Letsch celebrated his 80th birthday Sunday with family and friends.

Dick Graceffa provided an O&H cake today for Bob. Jim Rasmussen delivered the cake.

L-R Jim Rasmussen, Birthday Boy, son Bobby Letsch Jr., Dick Graceffa

The Cake had a picture of Coach Bob Letsch holding the State Championship Trophy



• Special Guests:


Great to have Tom Pulda '72 join us as well.


• Cribbage - Table 1:

Dick Heidenreich/ Rick Ropiak 1-1, Bob Letsch/ Joe Macareno 1-1, George Gordon/ CWood 0-2 - CW left to take Rob Zirbel to the bus back to Milwaukee

• Table 2:

Bob Letsch Jr/ Dave Benjamin beat up on Dan DeMatthew/Rob Zirbel 2-0


Great Opportunity for you, spouse, son, daughter, nice, nephew, neighbor ...............

St. Catherine's is in need of the following coaches for this fall. If interested please contact Tyson Tlachac at ttlachac@saintcats.org

  1. Head Girls Golf Coach - Season begins August 7th with regionals beginning on September 27th

  2. Assistant Girls Volleyball Coaches - Season begins on August 14th with regionals beginning on October 19th Tyson Tlachac Activities and Athletic Director, M. Ed., CAA 262-632-2785 ext. 408 ttlachac@saintcats.org 1200 Park Avenue; Racine, WI 53403 www.saintcats.org* FYI - Did you know ???


* Angel Golf - Every Thursday during Golf season, Angel Golfers and Friends tee off at 8:30 at Ives Groves for 9 holes of golf and a few laughs.

It is a scramble for mat - whoever shows is teamed with a foursome.

* Record setting foursome of Jim Dorlack, Bobby Letsch Jr., Chris Gorman & Dave Olley shot a Record 7 Under Par for 9 Holes. Dave Olley '70 also recorded the Angel Golfer's

1st Eagle on #4 White Course. - He was 155 yards from pin and dropped the 2nd shot.

Dave used a 5Wood Hybrid - According to Dave, shot was never in doubt - Ho Hum !!!


• GREAT JOB ANGELS: Jack Kelley constructed a shelving case for the front of the Alumni House and Dan Bentz & Dave Benjamin painted the new book shelving.

THANKS for a REALLY GREAT JOB GUYS..............

On Display: SCHS Year Books, Scrap Books, Photo Books, Record Books, Historical Books,

Memorabilia - i.e: Nun Doll, McGuire Chair, Homecoming Float Trophy,

a Marble Piece form Acquin Hall Altar



• Angels Connecting..................


* The Class of '65 will be golfing............

STILL CRAZY - Greensboro Sunday, Sept. 17th -- Thursday, Sept. 21st, 2023

* Class or "78 -


• Class of '60 - Reunion at Infusino’s Banquet Hall on Friday, July 28, 2023, 4-8 pm

SCHS Class of 1960 our 63rd Year. The menu will include pizza, bread, salad, other snacks and beverages with a cash bar. Cost $25 each.


• SPREAD THE WORD............



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• Angels In the News.........


Joe O'Brien won the Racine Tri Course Tourney - details to follow.


• Racine News...........




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


• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Tom Clazmer's received Pacemaker early this coming week, also dealing with other heath issues.

  • Ken Kusters no longer driving related to health issues.

  • Barb (Bohn) Jarapko '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Cintia Sanchez Bilingual Admissions Coordinator had a baby boy and is now home with her baby - both are doing well,

  • Joe Ingrasci dealing with a new heart issue. - scheduled for MRI mid July.

  • Former SCHS Golf Coach Dave Arkenburg - led them to 2nd place at State Golf in 2018. Dave is dealing with serious health issue. Sarah Busey '18 led the Angels and won Individual State honors.

  • Jim Poulsen doing better and has been moved to Oak Ridge Care Center in Union Grove - you are welcome & encouraged to visit.

  • Keith Ruelle is dealing with a rare Blood Disease

  • Don Hansen dealing with COPD

  • Rob Gordon using braces on his legs

  • Victor Moreno difficulty walking - leg issues

  • Jeff DeMatthew had his 3rd Heart Abrasion

  • Doug Andrewski is in need of a Kidney Transplant

  • Fr Ron Crewe is in the hospital


• Special Prayers needed for:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Tom Pulda, Don Heck, Tom Konieczko, Rick Cramer, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Del Alton's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger


Important Dates:


Eleven-Player All-Star Game - Saturday July 15th, 12:00 Noon

Coach Dan Miller was chosen to be the head coach for the WFCA All-Star Game. https://www.wissports.net/news_article/show/1249639


* Angel Golf Classic Racine CC - Monday July 17th

Register at: saintcats.org


Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday August 14th - Alumni House Closed

4516 Harvest Ln. - North of 5 Mile - South of 6 Mile off HWY 31 or HWY 32

• Labor Day - Monday Sept 4th - Alumni House Closed


* Preservation Tour of Historic Places (Alumni House) -

Sunday Sept 24th - Noon-5:30


* McGuire/Letsch Scramble - Ives Grove - Friday Sept 29th



Angel Athletics - Off for the Summer


Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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