Alumni News

Chapter Grand

Paul A. Brooks ’69 entered Chapter Grand on August 10, 2013. Being a Phi Delt was very important to him and he would want to wish all brothers the best in their endeavors. Paul lived in Cedar Park, Texas.

Alumni Update

Alvin L. Wagner Jr. ’62 is retired and spends eight months of the year living in Ft. Meyers, Fla., and four months living in Flossmoor, Ill., and White Bear Lake, Minn. E mail:

Richard L. Linder ’63 retired after working as a pharmacist for 50 years. He is happy to have the same friends that he had in college. Richard lives in Palm Desert, Calif. E-mail:

John A. Mattern II, M.D. ’64 saw Tom Nowicici ’64 last February in Florida. He lives in Newport News, Va. E-mail:

Jack L. Erickson ’67 is a successful author and travel writer. He lives in Monterey, Calif. E-mail:

Dennis R. VandeVegte ’67 is celebrating his 40th year in business for Kingswood Home and Fireplace, which he owns. He lives in Minneapolis, Minn. E-mail:

Gary R. Maughan ’74 built a small business and sold it in 2007. He now works for Staples and is on the homestretch of work. Gary lives in Overland Park, Kan.

Douglas J. Koch ’85 is busy raising two teenage daughters with his wife of 15 years, Megan, at their home in Chanhassen, Minn. He looks forward to family vacations and sailing on Lake Superior. E-mail:

Patrick W. Kelly ’91 shares that his son, Michael, is a sophomore pursuing a finance and international business degree and is active in the Greek system as a third-generation bulldog at Drake. Patrick completed his first half marathon in October and also enjoys riding his motorcycle. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Windsor Heights, Iowa, with their daughters, Kate and Mary. E mail:

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