Content | Navigation |

Class Notes


  • Paul J. Onstad, 78, BA ’65 English, spent his entire career with the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. He was an architectural historian with the Office of Historic Preservation, and later was a leasing officer with the Public Building Service. He also was a semi-professional musician, playing piano, organ, harpsichord, viola, bassoon and recorder. He lived in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Ruth Steen, 60, AD ’81 nursing, was a registered nurse at Dakota Hospital, Fargo, and later was a homemaker and leader in Stephen Ministry and Beyond Bread Food Ministry. She lived in Springfield, Illinois.
  • Gordon Buzalsky, 88, BS ’55 mechanical engineering, was an aeronautical and electro-mechanical engineer for more than 50 years. He worked on the guidance system for the first Apollo mission at Honeywell in Minneapolis. He was an Army veteran who lived in Hanover, Massachusetts.
  • Seth Twichell, 85, BArch ’58 architecture, was a partner in Mutchler, Twichell and Lynch Architects and Engineers and eventually he started his own firm, Twichell and Associates. He was active in the North Dakota chapter of the American Institute of Architects and served as chapter president. He was an Army veteran who lived in Peoria, Arizona.
  • Shawn Hegvik, 46, BS ’96 business administration, worked for Border States Electric, Fargo, for 12 years before moving to Colorado. He lived in Denver.
  • Hazel Hiemstra, 97, BS ’48 arts and sciences, retired from the State Laboratory of Hygiene as supervisor for the virus isolation unit. She lived in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Dolores (Bruschwein) Rosin, 96, BS ’45 home economics, was a teacher, substitute teacher and 4-H leader. She was active in the North Dakota Farm Bureau, Driscoll Homemaker’s Club and Burleigh County Senior Citizens. She lived in Steele, North Dakota.
  • Dr. Robert Colliton, 89, BS ’52 arts and science, was a physician at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, for 30 years. He was a Navy veteran who lived in Vernon, Connecticut.
  • Thomas Mensing, 83, BS ’58 pharmacy, co-owned Thompson Drug, Miles City, Montana, for 27 years, and later was a compliance specialist for the Montana Board of Pharmacy. He lived in Missoula, Montana.
  • Larry Kindseth, 72, BS ’76, MBA ’97 business administration, held several management positions with Sears Roebuck and later was chief financial officer for the Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen, Minnesota. He was an Army veteran who lived in Fargo.


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

Follow NDSU
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • Google Maps

Vice President for University Relations
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-6101 - Fax: (701) 231-1989
Campus address: Library 16
Mailing address: Dept 6020 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Steve Bergeson

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 20, 2023 7:18:28 AM
Privacy Statement