1950

William (Bill) Richard Veale ’50 was born on Feb. 5, 1923, in San Francisco to Richard Veale and Zona May Hodges. As an only child growing up near Turlock, California, he graduated from Turlock High School in 1940. After receiving an associate’s degree from Modesto Junior College, he served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946 […]

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1950

William Henry Striegel ’50 was born In San Francisco on Dec. 30, 1927, to his parents Harry and Marie Striegel. After Bill graduated from Chico State University, he began working at Pfeiffer Electric Company in San Jose before joining the Air Force in July of 1948, where he was stationed at Mather Air Force Base. […]

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1950

Born on July 21, 1928, to Albert and Georgia Ravizza, Eugene A. Ravizza ’50 was raised in Sunnyvale with his sister Aline and brother Armand Ravizza ’62. As a child Gene learned the value of hard work, helping his parents at their ranch on Wolfe Rd. He attended Fremont High School and SCU, graduating as […]

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1950

Ernest Lowell O’Banion ’50 was born on Feb. 2, 1929, to Ernest L. and Bernice O’Banion. He spent his childhood in Oakland where his love of singing began. He attended St. Mary’s High School and SCU and spoke fondly of his time at the University, looking forward to visits with former classmates at school reunions […]

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1950

Born in the old St. Joseph’s Hospital in Eureka on June 28, 1926, to Clark and Mae Bugbee, James Bugbee ’50 was raised in Ferndale, California. He attended Grizzly Bluff School and graduated from Ferndale High School in 1944. He married Marie Martin in 1949, and they moved to Eureka, where they raised their family […]

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1950

Donald Keith ’50 was born in Pasadena to beloved parents Percy and Anna Keith. He graduated from Cathedral High School in Pasadena and SCU on a baseball scholarship. He married Marilyn Boler in 1952 and in 1954 earned his DDS from USC. In 1955, Don joined the Navy as a medical officer (lieutenant) and moved […]

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1950

Robert Louis Shindler ’50 was born in Milwaukie, Oregon, on Feb. 14, 1925, to Augusta (Senko) Shindler and Louis H. Shindler. He attended Central Catholic High, SCU (where he was valedictorian), and the University of Washington. Robert served as an Air Force navigator in the Pacific Arena during WWII, in the Korean War, and in the […]

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1950

Born in Santa Ana and raised in Anaheim, California, Edward Oswald Stoffel ’50 was a longtime resident of San Luis Obispo. He graduated from Anaheim Union High School in 1943 and earned a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from SCU and a master’s in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University in 1968. Ed was drafted into […]

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1950

Born on Sept. 16, 1928 in Santa Ana, California, Robert Eugene Stoffel ’50 was a longtime resident of Anaheim and then Fullerton. He attended St. Boniface School and Anaheim High School and graduated from St. Anthony High School in Long Beach. He earned a B.S. in education from SCU and a Master of Arts in […]

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1950

Vincent “Vince” Sevely ’50, J.D. ’54 was born in a ranch house in Mountain View in 1929 to John and Anka Sevely, who had emigrated from Yugoslavia (now Croatia) in search of a better life. His parents, after saving enough money, had bought their own ranch in Mountain View where they raised apricots, plums, and […]

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1950

John “Jack” Lucier ’50 was born on April 19, 1928, in Millbrae. He attended Bellarmine College Preparatory before attending SCU, where he earned a bachelor’s in business and economics. He joined Levi Straus and Company as a designer in 1952, where he met his wife of 57 years, Judith “Judy” Roche. In 1961 Jack and […]

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1950

Joseph Barkett ’50 was born in Serhel, Lebanon, on May 1, 1928, to Sadia and Anthony Barkett. He arrived in Stockton, California, at age 9. Initially unable to speak a word of English, he quickly assimilated into American life and culture, excelling academically, completing his undergrad at SCU and his medical degree at Creighton University […]

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1950

Thomas Moore J.D. ’50 served as a fighter escort for bombing missions in the European theater during WWII. After law school he returned to Oregon and opened his own law office. He wed Mary Ellen, and they moved to Hillsboro, Oregon, where Tom began practicing law for the next 33 years, retiring from his practice […]

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1950

Originally from Sacramento, California, Earl Howsley ’50 was born to Earl and Louise (Inderkum) Howsley. Upon graduation from Christian Brothers High School, he attended SCU, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business. In April 1951, Earl married the love of his life, Rose (Rodriquez) Howsley, and they spent the next 67 years together in a […]

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1950

Daniel Joseph Liefgreen ’50 was born in Phoenix on March 28, 1926, and was a longtime resident, having worked with his father, Albert, at Liefgreen Seeds before starting his own company in Glendale, Arizona. He attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles and graduated from SCU, where he was senior year class president. He joined […]

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1950

Thomas Henry Clarke ’50 was born on April 29, 1925 in San Jose at O’Conner Hospital and was a lifetime resident of Saratoga. He served with the 70th Infantry Division in the Anti-Tank Company of the 274th Regiment during WWII. Henry attended SCU and later owned and operated Clarke Co. Plumbing and Heating in Saratoga. After […]

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1950

Joseph Greenbach ’50 was born and raised in San Francisco until age 13, when he moved to Atherton with his parents and siblings, regretting that he never got to attend Lowell High School in San Francisco. At Sequoia High School in Redwood City, he was a natural athlete, playing on championship football and basketball teams. […]

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1950

Joseph “Joe” Richard Dunlap ’50 was proud to be born on the South Side of Chicago on June 25, 1920. He was raised by his mother, Madeline, aunts Laura and Florence, and uncle Joe. He loved sharing his memories of Chicago: getting Babe Ruth’s autograph and delivering the morning paper to Al Capone were some […]

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1950

Born June 24, 1928, in Viareggio, Italy, Arthur John Micheletti ’50 immigrated with his parents to San Francisco, meeting his future wife, Janice Botting, in eighth grade at St. Catherine Grammar School in Burlingame. They were married for 59 years until her passing in 2008. He was a graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory, Class of […]

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1950

Born on Dec. 12, 1923, Joseph C. Santana ’48, J.D. ’50 was raised in Santa Clara County and attended Bellarmine College Prep, graduating in 1941. At Santa Clara, he excelled as captain of the golf team, graduating with a degree in political science. He served in WWII before attending Santa Clara Law School. Joe spent his […]

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