Spring 2014 Class Notes: 1982–2014

cover-photoBetty Miles Sater ’82 passed away October 17, 2013. She was a retired registered nurse from St. Francis Hospital.  Survivors include her husband, Gary; sons, Gary and Danny; daughters, LeAnn, Christie, and Angie; brothers, Jack and Charles; sisters Linda, Evelyn, and Levenia; 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mayme; brother, Buddy; and sister, Shirley. She lived in Greenwood, Ind.

Charles Beaven ’83 passed away November 26, 2013. He was a physical therapist at Southwest Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Cecilia. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; sister, Mary Franklin; brothers, Joseph and John; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth; and nieces and nephews. He lived in Louisville.

Carol Donohue Watt ’83 died on October 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Arlene. She is survived by her husband, Andrew; children, Will and Alicia; and sister, Jeanne. She lived in McCordsville, Ind.

Mary Ann Schwartz Sheeks ’84 passed away November 16, 2013. She was an accountant at Sheeks and Ittenbach in Indianapolis. She is survived by three sons, Rod, Mike, and Dan; and six grandchildren. She lived in Fishers, Ind.

Dr. David W. Wantz ’84, was named to the Keep Indianapolis Beautiful board of directors. In January he received the Sagamore of the Wabash award for his extensive record of community service in Indianapolis.

Robert Schindler ’85 has released the newest installment in his award- winning book series, Montooth 3: Red Cross of Gold. The book is now available nationwide.

Julie Seward ’89 and Tom Lazaraton married on October 12, 2013, in Monticello, Ind. The couple lives in Indianapolis.

Glenn and Julie (Van Deman) Rice ’90 are proud to announce that they are celebrating 20 years of business as owners of All Occasion Tent Rental, Inc. in Greenwood, Ind. Glenn and Julie, their father Dr. William Van Deman ’88, and their four children all work as owners/employees of the family-owned, Christian-based rental business.

Carol A. Gilkerson ’93 died January 28. She graduated from UIndy, with an associate’s degree in nursing and worked as a critical care nurse. Survivors include her son, Justin; sister, Sheri; aunts, Carolyn, Martha, and Jean Crawford; and close friend, Linda. Carol was preceded in death by her parents and her grandmother, Georgia. She lived in Indianapolis.

Richard Graves ’95 is on the board of directors for Westminster Village North in Indianapolis. He lives in Indianapolis.

Tina Sue Hageman ’97 died on January 13. She was the owner of New Dimensions Consulting in Seymour, Ind. She lived in Seymour.

Brad E. Harvey ’98 died on January 19. He is survived by his wife, Tori; sons, DezmonD Rhodes and Bryce; parents,  William and Betty; and siblings, Sherri, Derrek, Kim, Skyler, Kelly, Brooke, William, Jaime, Jason, Joshua, and Michelle. He lived in Indianapolis.

Matt Holmes ’02 has been named the assistant director of championships and alliances for the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the media coordination and statistics group. He lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Evan was born to Ryan and Stephanie King Abbott ’03 on March 31, 2013. Evan joined big sister, Kara, at the family’s home in Avon, Ind.

Alice was born to Emily ’03 and Evan Gottschalk ’02 on October 24, 2013. Alice joined big sister, Jane, and big brother, Luke, at the family’s home in Rochester, Ind.

Randall J Hooper ’03 has been promoted to director at Katz Sapper & Miller.

Cara Silletto ’03 married Michael Bauchman on September 1, 2013. Cara is a business consultant for her own company, Crescendo Strategies. The couple lives in Louisville, Ky.

Matthew J. Botsford ’04 was named the new volleyball and sand volleyball coach at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla.

Amy Wisser Rohrer ’05 is a senior specialist of distinguished events for the American Cancer Society, in Madison, Wis. She lives in Madison.

Krissy (Robbins) Sullivan ’06 and Justin Sullivan ’08 were married on July 13, 2013, in Indianapolis. Members of the bridal party included Maggie (Miller) Bradley ’06, Michelle (Sovern) Boyer ’06, Cody Robbins ’12, Michael Crane ’09, and Brian Irk ’07.

Jennifer White Wilson ’06 is now the production director for Entercom Indianapolis.

Keith D. Hatfield ’08is the new varsity baseball coach at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Ind.

Tiffany J. Spudich ’08 has been promoted to director of client relations at Capital Cities in Indianapolis.

Ryan Hallett ’09 is a Real Estate Transactional Closing Specialist at the law firm Rutan & Tucker located in Costa Mesa, Calif. Ryan resides in Orange County, Calif.

Shane Minix ’09 is the director of nursing at Rosegate Assisted Living in Indianapolis. He lives in New Palestine, Ind.

Beverly Alexander ’09 passed away on November 11, 2013. She worked as a registered nurse for IU Health–Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Catherine; and her siblings, Casby Alexander III, Belinda, Pamela, Jacqueline, and Frieda. She lived in Avon, Ind.

Rachel Holcomb ’09 is an outpatient specialist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She lives in Batesville, Ind.

Michelle Dincecco ’10 was a part of a ground-breaking procedure at the University of Utah Hospital Burn Center, where she served as an occupational therapist to Sam Matagi, a double-hand amputee. Michelle helped him learn to use his prosthetics and encouraged him to create a YouTube channel with his videos that uplift other amputees.

Emily (Leas) Thurman ’10 and husband, Eric, welcomed their son, Tyler Keith Leas, on December 3, 2012.

Breyanna Shirley (Urquhart) ’11 was crowned Mrs. Indiana United States 2014. She will be competing for the Mrs. United States title in July in Las Vegas, Nev.

Ryan Dyer ’12 is a Marketing Executive at WTWO-NBC 2 in Farmersburg, Ind.

Robert N. Hedges ’12 has been named to the annual list of “Forty Under Forty” by the Indianapolis Business Journal. He is the fleet and facility manager at Monarch Beverage.

Joseph Paul ’13 is now a federal tax associate at CliftonLarsonAllen in Indianapolis.

Natalie (Thompson) Milakis ’14 married Josh Millakis on January 18.