Class NotesWinter 2011

Classnotes: 1970 to 1999

Phyllis Harover Finchum ’70 died August 24. Survivors include daughter Cheryll Martin; son Richard Finchum; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Glesing. She lived in Indianapolis.

Lela Neff Nelson ’70 passed away on July 26. She taught in the Perry Township School District in Indianapolis. Survivors include her daughters, Juanita Vrana and Margaret Crail ’82; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She lived in Indianapolis.

Kimberly Englebright Schuffert ’79 is the director of nursing at In Touch Pharmaceuticals, Valparaiso, Indiana. She lives in Westville.

Jerry Heaton Snyder ’86 passed away on September 4. Survivors include three children, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two nieces. She lived in Noblesville, Ind.

Judith Schreiner Carnine ’87 retired from teaching seventh grade social studies at Franklin Township Middle School in Indianapolis. She lives in Indianapolis.

Blake Fuller ’90 is an associate nursing program student at UIndy. He lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Darla Powell ’90 passed away August 19. She was employed as a systems analyst at Eli Lilly. She is survived by cousin Jerry and sister-in-law Rosalie Powell. She lived in Indianapolis.

Kelly Dunwell McWilliams ’91 is the athletic director at Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis. She lives in Greenwood.

Nicholas Todorovich ’91 is an agent at ISU Bright Insurance Services. Nicholas lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Roxanne Vargo ’92 died September 13. She is survived by son Anthony; brother Frederick Gough; two nieces; one nephew; three great-nephews; one great-niece; and several cousins. She lived in Martinsville, Ind.

Joseph Harbouk ’93 ’96 is the vice chancellor for administration and finance at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Joseph lives in Woodbury, Minn.

Michael Zimmerman ’94 has earned his master of arts in education from Ball State University in administration and supervision. He was in the Indiana Career and Technical Education Leadership Academy, where he also earned certification as a career and technical director. He is a career pathway specialist for Area 31 Career Programs at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. He lives in Brownsburg.

Cheryl Morefield ’95 is a desktop publisher at Covance Central Laboratory Services. She lives in Greenfield, Ind.

Shane Blake Steimel ’95 ’97 is the regional vice president of Physio-therapy Associates in Indiana and Kentucky. He is also chief financial officer at RehabEdge, LLC. Shane serves on the UIndy alumni board of directors. He lives in Lebanon, Ind., with his wife, Kristin ’96, and daughter, MaKenna.

Peggy Block ’96
is dean of allied health & personal services at West Kentucky Community & Technical College. Peggy lives in Paducah, Ky.

Lucie Cassinelli ’96 received the 2010 UIndy Staff Achievement Award. Lucie is the coordinator for enrollment computing services in the University Admissions Office. She lives in Indianapolis.

Wendy Walker Grant ’96 is a teacher at Stephen Decatur Elementary School in Indianapolis. Wendy is a director on the UIndy Alumni Association Board. She lives in Martinsville.

Valerie Strunk ’96 ’98 received the 2010 Emerging Leader Award from the APTA Indiana chapter. She is a physical therapist at IUPUI’s School of Allied Health Sciences and lives in Greenwood, Ind.

Stephanie Miller Combs ’99 was recognized in August with a 2010 UIndy Faculty Achievement Award. She is an assistant professor in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy and lives in Fishers, Ind.

Stacey Round Davis ’99 is an assistant director in the anesthesiology & critical care unit at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her husband, Craig Davis ’98, is an occupational therapist at Mentis Neuro Rehab. They live in Humble, Tex.

Amelia Reese Emrich was born to James Emrich ’99 and his wife, Heather, on September 13. Jim is a helicopter pilot stationed at a Coast Guard Air Station in Savannah, Ga. Amelia joins her sister, Gracie, at their family home in Savannah.

Camden Wray was born to Brent Thoman ’99 and his wife, Amanda, on June 11. Camden joins his brother, Cooper, at the family home in Shelbyville, Ind.

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