Class NotesSpring 2015

Spring 2015 Class Notes: 2010s–1980s


Megan Matthews ’14 and Tim Mosier ’14 were married on August 9. The wedding party included Rachel Nielsen ’14 (maid of honor), Carlee Green ’14 (bridesmaid), Hannah Duncan ’14 (bridesmaid); Bryan Sullivan ’13 (groomsman), Phil Hassman ’13 (best man), Ryan Matthews ’12 (groomsman). Tim is the son of Nancy Mosier ’81. Tim is an accountant in the federal tax department at KPMG in Indianapolis. Megan is a full-time Master of Occupational Therapy student at UIndy, class of 2015. They live in Indianapolis.

Kimberly Minner ’14 accepted a new position at the Children’s Bureau as Father Engagement Case Manager for Region 9 & 10, Marion and Morgan Counties. She lives in Camby, Ind.

Dr. Debra L. Gray ’13 PT, DHSc, DPT, MEd, manager of Flexible Doctor of Physical Therapy programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, received an Outstanding Service Award from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, the organization that administers the national physical therapy licensure examinations. She is an adjunct faculty member and lives in Jacksonville, Fla.

Bryce Givens ’13 a two-time national qualifier for the UIndy wrestling team, passed away November 18. He will be remembered for his humor and positive attitude, and has been memorialized by the UIndy wrestling team with an inspirational photo that hangs in the UIndy wrestling room, as well as one at Givens’s high school. He was employed as a customer service representative by Apac Inc., and as a wrestling coach for two years with Hononegah High School. Bryce leaves his loving parents, Stevie and Virginia; brother, Tyler Givens; maternal grandmother, Lucille Jones; paternal grandparents, Ceotias and Thelma Givens; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and friends, including his girlfriend, Kaitlynn Marie Paul. Read more about Bryce at

Tobin Dunigan ’13 recently was named to the Executive Team of American Copper & Brass, LLC in Hillsdale, Mich., where he has been working as an Operations Analyst since January 2014.

Kara Heichelbech ’12 a digital communications teacher at Clark-Pleasant Middle School in Greenwood, Ind., has been named Outstanding Middle Level Teacher by the Indiana Business Education Association. She lives in Greenwood.

Cassandra Gardner ’12 is employed as a payroll tax analyst with Ascension Health Ministry Service Center. She lives in Indianapolis.

Andrew J. Wagner ’11 and Cara M. Horn ’12 were wed September 6 in Napoleon, Ind., in front of family and friends. They live in Indianapolis.

Jared Shue ’11 married Sarah McGary November 8. They live in Fishers, Ind.


Mark S. Johnson ’08 and Jessica L. Gould ’10 were married October 12. Their dear friend, Simon Peter Swartzentruber ’07, was in the wedding party. The groom works as a broadcast technician at CaptionMax in Minneapolis, Minn., and the bride works for the Minneapolis Public Schools. Jess is planning to pursue her master’s of education in ESL at St. Mary’s University in Minneapolis.

Ronda D. Freije ’08 has been appointed director of pharmacy services at Franciscan St. Francis Health. She lives in Indianapolis.

Anthony M. Bova ’08 has been promoted from operations manager to vice president of produce and beverage at Spot Freight Inc. in Indianapolis. He resides in Whitestown, Ind.

Briana Berman Mason ’05 and Tim Mason ’03 welcomed Declan Charles Mason on October 11. He joins big brother, Parker, and big sisters, Mckenna and Gracie, at home in Mokena, Ill.

Teresa Voorhees ’05 started a new position as a clinical social worker at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Ind. She lives in Bargersville.

Stephanie R. Dunn ’03 has been promoted to business advisory manager at Katz Sapper & Miller in Indianapolis. Previously, she worked as a tax manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She lives in Zionsville.

Sarah Morrison ’00 ’03 was recently named vice president of Health Centers for RepuCare OnSite. She has been with the company since 2013. She lives in Lebanon, Ind.

Jeffrey L. Hudson ’01 is on the Indiana State Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society board of directors. He lives in Carmel, Ind.


Graydon Cardone Smith was born June 28 to John G. Smith ’96 and his wife, Kimberly.  Graydon joins big sisters Reilly and Reeve at home in Wyomissing, Penn.

Mindy J. Kantz ’95 has been named executive director of the Hoosier Village Retirement Com-munity in Indianapolis. She lives in Carmel, Ind.

Patricia A. Booher ’92 died November 16. She lived in Indianapolis.

Pamela Ann Rissler Mason ’92 passed away  December 24. She had worked in nursing for the past 20 years, retiring in March 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Brandi; son, Michael; sister, Debbie Rissler-Baker; brother, Charlie “Mike” Rissler; grandchildren, Nicholas, Nolan and Brady; seven first cousins, and many in-laws, friends, and former patients. She lived in Venice, Fla.

Brian Sheehan ’93 was named the City of Rushville (Indiana) Citizen of the Year.

Dennis E. Schnepp ’91 has been appointed administrative director of behavioral health and rehabilitation at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette, Ind. He lives in Indianapolis.


Kate (Shrake) Kuehn ’88 ’89 has moved her law practice to Danville, Ind., and is now working at Hinkle, Gooch & Kuehn, P.C. She lives in Plainfield.

Shane M. Harden ’87 died November 24. He lived in Greenwood, Ind.

Janice E. Murphy ’86 passed away November 23. Janice is survived by six children, David, Mike, Jim, Gina Miller, Janella Pryor, and Tim; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Janice is preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Mima Fornear; husband, Troy; and two brothers, James and Jack Fornear. She lived in Indianapolis.

Dr. Brandt Dodson ’84 will serve as writer-in-residence at Taylor University in Upland, Ind., during the spring semester of the 2014–15 school year. Dr. Dodson is an often-published novelist, short story writer, and playwright. He will be teaching “Writing the Thriller.” A frequent lecturer of creative writing at conferences around the country, he lives in Newburgh, Ind.

Dr. Samuel Juett ’82 traveled from Kabul to Missio and submitted a photo essay of life in the area to the Washington Institute of Faith, Vocation & Culture. View his photos at He lives in Indianapolis.

Charles A. Blake ’81 passed away November 13. He was a teacher at Whiteland Community High School from 1981 until 1995, where he also worked as a cross-country and track coach. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; children, Brent M. Sisson, Ginnie York, and Bradley Sisson; sister, Mary Shelley; brother, Richard; five grandchildren; a niece and two nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Ruth Ann and his parents. He lived in Greenwood, Ind.

William R. Valentine (former trustee, HD 1980) passed away on February 20. After high school, Bill was ordained an elder in the Methodist Church in 1954. He served congregations in Wakefield and East Longmeadow, Mass., and in Franklin, Speedway, and Frankfort, Ind. He also served as district superintendent of the Indianapolis Southeast District of the United Methodist Church. He received an honorary doctorate in 1980 from UIndy. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Mona; his sister, Janet; and grandson, Paul. He is survived by his sister, Margaret Anne; his son, Russell; his daughter, Linda Valentine Bryant ’80; grandchildren Matthew, Rachel, and Daniel ’10; and two great-grandchildren.

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