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Rollie Prawer (Butler)
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September 26, 1944 Boulder CO US Social Worker/Office Manager Married 2 Randolph Hts.
I've lived in Colorado for 39 years, in Denver & now Boulder.  Graduated from U of M in 1966, was in VISTA & worked a couple of years, and then graduated from School of Social Work at U. of Louisville, KY,  in 1971 where I met my husband Richard.  After graduation, we worked in Guatemala, and then lived for a couple of years in MN, where our first daughter, Eleana, was born.  Weather being too cold for a Texan, & Texas too cold for a MN, we settled between our families in Colorado, just right!  Our second daughter, Shawna, was born in 1976.  I worked as a social worker for over 25 years; when we moved to Boulder I became Office Manager for the domestic violence/social justice program where I've worked for almost 25 years.  We love the mountains & lakes, and spending time with our daughters, family & friends. 
I won't be at the reunion, but hope you all have a fabulous time. 
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John Pritchard
January 30, 1944 stillwater MN US retired Married 2 Randolph Heights
 I am retired, happily married, two children, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren! I am in the process of restoring a 1928 Model A Ford Leatherback.  I also spend a lot of time babysitting my great-grandchildren. 

Feel free to contact me. Looking forward to the reunion. 
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Susan Pritchard (Pritchard (Weinberger))
January 30, 1944 The Villages FL US retired R.N. Married 4 Randolph Heights

Living in The Villages - the  Disney World for adults.  I'm sure it's also the largest geriatric community in the world!  Remarried for 36 years in June, raised four boys so now it's time to play.  Looking forward to the reunion.



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Jan Quilling (Munson)
October 18, 1944 St. Paul MN retired teacher Married 2 Highland Junior High
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Cynthia (Cindy) Raitt (Devereaux)
July 02, 1944 La Crosse WI US Mentor Teacher in Early Childhood Education Married 2
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Paul Ratwik
December 21, 1944 St. Paul MN US retired Married 3 MattocksE
Contrary to the statement in the twenty year reunion pamphlet, I was not then, nor am I now, divorced.  Anita and I have been married for 44 years.  We have three children and three grandsons, all of whom live nearby.  Spending time with the grandsons has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

I attended the University of Minnesota, as did all five of my sisters, and then the U of M Law School.  After graduation I served three plus years as a Law Officer in the Coast Guard, stationed in Miami, Florida.

After returning to Minnesota I joined a trial defense firm in St. Paul and two years later moved to a lawfirm that concentrated  its practice on the representation of school districts.  In 1987 three other attorneys from that lawfirm and I formed our own lawfirm (Ratwik, Roszak and Maloney, P. A,) and I practiced there for twenty-three years until retiring at the end of 2010.

I am still adjusting to the idea that it is okay to not be sure just what day of the week today is.  I no longer have the urge to tell midday grocery shoppers to get back to work. 
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Nancy Resnick (Kiefer)
August 07, 1944 San JUan Capistrano CA US Retired Married 3 Horace Mann, Groveland, Highland Park
My husband Bob, (retired sheriff) and I (retired real estate broker) have been married 46 years and have six grandchildren. Three grandsons live next door, one grandaughter lives with us and two live nearby in Carlsbad. We enjoy being close to the beaches and quaint beach towns around us. My husband surfs almost daily while I walk the harbor or beach trails. We keep it pretty simple with family and friends and travel whenever we can.
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Arlene Risedorph (Oium)
December 09, 1944 St Paul MN US Retired Divorced 3 Randolph Heights
Retired almost three years ago after 35 years as Office Manager / Executive Assistant for a national out-of-home advertising company.￿ I
have three grown children and seven grand-
children ages 20 - 5.￿ Life is good and retirement
is better.
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Arthur Ritter
March 05, 1944 Las Vegas NV US Consultant Married 2 Mattocks Elementary, Highland Parl Jr. HS
Still crazy ... after all these years.


Arthur W. Ritter
Art grew up in St. Paul Minnesota, the oldest of three boys. Each went through the public school system – Mattocks Elementary, Highland Park Jr HS, Saint Paul Central (his Dad’s alma Mater) and on the University of Minnesota (both Dad’s and Mom’s Alma Mater).  Each grew up in Macalester Presbyterian Church, on the edge of Macalester College.  Each went through Scouting from Cubs to Explorers, and each become an Eagle Scout.  Their Dad would have received the “Silver Beaver” Award for service to Scouting on behalf of his boys – except for the one-year break between the two older brothers finishing with the Explorer Post and their younger brother beginning with the Pack.  Mom’s family hosted the summers at their lake cottages in Northern Wisconsin – where these Minnesotans learned to fish, swim, water ski – and drive the power boats they built at home over the winters.
Graduation from the University of Minnesota sent the boys three ways: the youngest into journalism (he is now one of the five science writers for the Associated Press in New York), the middle into teaching and then in to the ministry (having served in the pulpit, at his seminary, and at the Presbyterian Foundation as its Vice President for Development, he now owns a private fund-raising firm serving non-profits around the world, and is the Development Director for Eastside Neighborhood Services in “nordeast” Minneapolis), and Art (the Electrical Engineer who “majored in ROTC,” according to the Dean of Electrical Engineering) to the United States Air Force.  

Art flew in combat in Viet Nam, served wing and major command staffs, and commanded a squadron that brought a new weapon system from full-scale development to operational status.

During his military career, Art served under men on their way to become, for example, the first head of the Department of Defense Test and Evaluation (upon its creation), the Commandant of the Air Force Academy, The Commander of the Tactical Air Command, the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.  This “school in residence” provided unparalleled insight into how great leaders develop – and into how very large organizations operate in the clash of competition for and allocation of scarce resources with which to achieve missions of national importance.
He also earned Master’s Degrees in both Public and Business Administration (Troy State and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, respectively), served on the Board of Directors of the Quality and Productivity Institute in Nevada, and on the faculty of the US Senate Productivity Award, both teaching the examiners and participating with them in business, health care, and academic applicant examinations for this Malcolm Baldrige-based award.

With these experiences and upon retirement from the Air Force, he launched his private management consulting practice , serving both public sector and private sector clients – from one-deep product businesses to major research public institutions.
He returned full-time to Nellis Air Force Base as a contractor after 911, providing six years of technical writing services and advice on Air Force weapons test design, planning, and reporting.  While there as the task lead, he provided technical proposal consulting to the $26+ Billion technical services company (Anteon - and then General Dynamics) and ran the recruiting and selection processes to staff the contractor support to the client’s five fighter test teams (A-10, F-15C and F-15E, F-16, and F-22).  Several of these teams have won national awards.

Today, his consulting company provides management and business start-up, tune-up, strategy, process design, and owner-exit strategy advice to owner-entrepreneurs, non-profit Boards, churches and faith-based services ministries, the defense industry and government (on operational test issues), and other consulting services for clients, primarily in Nevada. Through an associate, he also provides professional website content expression advice to executives looking for work in the 6 to 7-figure range across the country.

He and his family have remained involved in their church throughout Art’s military career – across the country and around the world.

A Presbyterian all his life, Art is has been ordained and has served both as an Elder and (with his wife) as a Deacon in his local church. He is an Elder-Commissioner from his local church to the Nevada Presbytery, serving the Presbytery as: its Southern Nevada delegate to the Religious Alliance In Nevada, its Committee on Preparation for the Ministry, its Personnel Committee, as its Vice Moderator and, this year as its Moderator - and as one of its Commissioners to the Synod of the Pacific which he also serves as a member of the Nominating and Mission Personnel Committees.

Art is married to his college sweetheart (some may remember the Arch of Sabres in their wedding just after his graduation), Georgia (Cossor - White Bear Lake HS, '63), who runs the gift shop she has owned (and moved as the Air Force transferred Art) for 34 years - Le Melange GIFTS & Collectibles. They have two married daughters (one a high school English English-Yearbook teacher, the other a sign-language interpreter for the deaf), two great sons-in-law (one a high school Vice-Principal, the other (a retired military inspector and trainer of Air Force ammunition units - now a warehouse receiving supervisor), and three grandchildren in high school and college (!) and who are just the lights of their grandparents' lives.  For even more, see
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Don Roberts
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March 20, 1944 Fairfax VA US Middle East Analyst Widowed 3
After graduating from Central, I attended Hamline University, majoring in Political Science but actually taking more language courses than Poli-Sci courses. Between my Sophomore and Junior years, I spent the summer in South America, mostly Colombia, on the SPAN program.   I was on the staff of the university’s newspaper, the Oracle, all four years at Hamline and was Editor-in-Chief in my Senior year. From Hamline I went on to two years’ graduate study at Princeton University, majoring in International Relations. I spent the summer between my two Princeton years in Rabat, Morocco, as an intern in the U.S. Agency for International Development.
After leaving Princeton in 1968, I joined the Peace Corps, and spent  two years in the Philippines, setting up and running the Provincial Development Staff in the office of the Governor of Aklan Province. Back in the U.S., I was on the campaign staff of the Republican candidate for Attorney General in the 1970 elections. Starting in January, 1971, I was a staff assistant for the Minnesota Senate Committee on Elections and Reapportionment.
In mid-1971 I joined the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) and spent nearly 30 years in that profession, serving not only in Washington, DC, but also in U.S. embassies in Pakistan, Turkey, Colombia, Mali, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrain. A misdiagnosed congenital heart ailment forced me into retirement in 1998, and then, a few months later, a mild heart attack led to an artificial heart valve and a lot of new energy. After a few short post-retirement jobs, in late 2005 I ended up back in the State Department in Washington, and worked on several jobs there until 2009, when I joined a private company called Pluribus International, through which I have been working until the present as a contractor (Middle East Analyst)  in the Department of Defense.
I met my future wife, Hadia, while I was on my first diplomatic assignment in Pakistan, and we were married in 1975. We have three sons – the oldest is a lawyer in Boston, working for a company in the health field; the second is a linguist in Washington, specializing in Central Asian and Middle East languages; and the youngest is a captain in the U.S. Army, now posted in Ft. Hood, Texas, after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. After 32 years of marriage, my wife died of cancer five years ago, not quite 57 years old.        
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