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Monday July 24, 2023

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

BIG THANKS to Bob Miller who saved the day at the Alumni House. Alia Onaczynski was sent to pick up the Kewpee's Hamburgers & Fries for today's lunch - OOPS !!! Kewpee's was closed. Bob Miller suggested that we order the burgers & fries from Culver's, which we did. Bob not only went and picked them up but also paid for them. Can't thank Bob enough for saving the day.


Dan Horton brought a cake for Brenda's celebration. Tom Goebel brought a case of Coke.

MC Dan Bentz, Honoree Brenda White

Brenda White's Retirement Celebration Program

CW Welcomed and did Introductions

* Dan Bentz made a few remarks regarding Brenda's 30-plus years in Education

and wished her the best in her retirement. * Bobby Letsch Jr - FOA Treasurer - presented Brenda with a Retirement Card signed by the Monday gang and a bottle of Champagne.

* Frank D’Acquisto - FOA Vice-President presented Brenda with a dozen roses.

* Chris Gorman - FOA President was home baby-sitting two of his grandchildren.

Dr. Bob Jaklich came off the bench and presented Brenda a $300 Gift Card.

* Dan Bentz then asked the gang to raise their champagne glasses

Dan made a toast to Brenda and the gang joined Dan in toasting Brenda

(Champagne glasses of sparkling grape juice was at the tables for the gang)

The gang then raised their glasses, stood, and gave Brenda a standing ovation.

YES, the entire celebration did bring a tear to Brenda's eyes.


Frank D'Acquisto, Dr. Robert Jaklich, Honoree Brenda White, Bobby Letsch Jr.


Joining Us: Bob Miller, Frank D'Acquisto, Dr. Robert Jaklich, Bobby Letsch Jr, Rick Jones, Jack Kelley, Felicia (Alfano) Kelley, Dan Bentz, Joe Woitach, Dick Heidenreich,

Tom Konieczko, Dan Kovara, Jerry Jardina, John Miller, Kenny Kusters, George Gordon, George Oteman, Dave O'Brien, John Ketarkus, Cathy Poulsen, Joe Ingrasci,

Pat (ingrasci) Nielsen, Bob Broihier, Dave Benjamin, Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin,

Gary Schonert, Alia Onaczynski, Tom Goebel, Bill Dombrowski, Terry Toll, Bob Letsch,

Dan Horton, Chelsea Ostrov, Kimberly Gardner, Tom Krug, Rick Ropiak, Heather Ropiak,

Dr. Susan Savaglio-Jarvis, Gene Menden, Chris Gorman, Denny Montgomery,

Mary Jo (Anderson) Montgomery, Tom Scheller, Joe Macareno, Rob McKee, Del Alton


Brenda White pictured with her 1st Boss as President of Siena Catholic Schools of Racine,

Dan Horton


Educational Big Wigs !!!

Retired Superintendent in San Antonio Dr. Robert Jaklich, New President of Siena Catholic Schools of Racine Dr. Susan Savaglio-Jarvis, Retired President of Siena Catholic Schools of Racine Brenda White, Retired Superintendent of Schools Dick Heidenreich

• Special Guests:


* Visiting from Ogden UT and on their way to the EAA Show in Oshkosh.

They planned to attend a special class of '60 reunion but arrived a week early.

Denny takes full responsibility for their early arrival.

Mary Jo (Anderson) Montgomery & Denny Montgomery


Gene Menden '48 visiting from Pewaukee via Naples FL

Gene Menden, Brenda White

• Cribbage - Table 1:

Bob Letsch/ Bob Jaklich split games with Dave Benjamin/CWood 3-3. We agreed NOT to play a tie breaker because we agreed we didn't want Bob Jaklich going home a loser.........

• Table 2:

Dick Heidenreich/ Rick Popiak vs Terry Toll/George Gordon vs Bobby Letsch/Joe Macareno

No Report ????


* Great Opportunity for you, family member or neighbor....................

St. Catherine's is in need of the following coaches for this fall.

If interested please contact Tyson Tlachac at ttlachac@saintats.org

  1. Head Varsity Boys Volleyball Coach- Season begins on August 14th with regionals beginning on October 20th

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

  3. Assistant Girls Volleyball Coaches- Season begins on August 14th with reginals beginning on October 19th

  4. Assistant Boys Soccer Coach- Season begins on August 14th with regionals beginning on October 17th

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

• Angels Connecting..................


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


• Class of "65......

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

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

• Class of '78........



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An Awesome Extreme Talent - William "Bill" Suys '73


• 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.

  • Great to have Ken Kusters join the gang today.

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

  • Cintia Sanchez Bilingual Admissions Coordinator is back to work parttime.

  • 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 Ascension Living- Lakeshore at Siena. When able, he will move back to St Monica's - you are encouraged to visit.

  • Don Hansen dealing with COPD

  • Rob Gordon using braces on his legs

  • Victor Moreno difficulty walking - leg issues

  • Jeff DeMatthew had his 3rd Heart Ablation

  • Doug Andrewski is in need of a Kidney Transplant

  • Fr. Ron Crewe still in the hospital

  • Rick Cramer is up and out and about

  • Roger DeMark spent a few days in hospital with Covid. Now Home recuperating.


• Special Prayers needed for:

Dan DeMatthew who took a spill in his wheel chair near D'Acquisto Motors on Washington & Lathrop - 5 Broken Ribs, head bump and cuts.

Keep these is your payers as well:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Don Heck, Tom Konieczko, Rick Cramer, Tom Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willme s) 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:


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 Racine Tour of Alumni House - Sunday Sept 24th noon - 5:30pm


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



Angel Athletics - Off for the Summer


Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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