Milne Alumni July Newsletter
July 15, 2008

by Judy Koblintz Madnick, '61

Milne Alumni homepage:

Dear Milne Alumni and Supporters,

In this issue:

* Class News
* Dr. Theodore H. Fossieck – Milne School Scholarship
* Alumni News
* Sad News


According to Brud Snyder, '58, the 50th reunion of the Class of 1958 will take place July 25-27 in Albany.

 Friday evening: Cash bar and buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Wolf Road Marriott, where many members of the class will be staying. There will be a Milne trivia contest to see who can remember anything from 50 years ago, with Brud Snyder as the class's answer to Alex Trebek. (Friday night would be the best time for members of other classes to visit the Class of '58.)

  Saturday: Breakfast on your own. Meet at Milne for lunch and a walking tour of the ol' alma mater (noon to approximately 2:30 p.m.). Dinner at Wolferts Roost Country Club (cash bar at 6 p.m., then hot hors d'oeuvres followed by dinner, with pianist playing tunes we used to hear on the jukebox at Eddie's).

   Sunday: Breakfast on your own. Meet at approximately 9:30 a.m. at the Albany Aqua Duck Tours, board an amphibious vehicle for a 45-minute trip up and down the Hudson River, and then enjoy a 45-minute tour of Albany. We will then bid farewell until the next reunion.

A note from Martha Kimball, '64: The class of 1964 will meet in the early fall to plan our 45th reunion, tentatively scheduled for July 2009. All input is welcome, as is the participation of classmates of other graduating years who attended Milne with us.


The following students are the recipients of the 2008 Dr. Theodore H. Fossieck Scholarship. Each received $1,000!

Nicole Branchini (whose mother graduated from Milne). Nicole also received this scholarship in 2007.
Evan Felitte (whose grandfather graduated from Milne). Evan also received this scholarship in 2007.
Rose Skladanuk (whose mother graduated from Milne).

Dr. Theodore H. Fossieck, principal of the Milne School from 1948 to 1972, established an annual scholarship to the University at Albany for a student who is a descendent of a Milne School graduate or faculty member. Applicants must fill out an application and submit documentation that they are direct descendents of a Milne School graduate or a Milne School faculty member. Both incoming and present undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

Congratulations to Nicole, Evan, and Rose!


Well, I have some personal news. I have come out of retirement to (again!) become a Tupperware® Consultant. I sold Tupperware® when
my daughters were young and I wanted to earn extra money for the household. As my children grew, I pursued other careers and retired in 2003. It is now 2008, and I am very excited about the new Tupperware® options, including the ability to own a Tupperware® website.


The following Milne alumni, attendees, or family members passed away recently. Please note that I rely upon the Albany Times Union and input from other alumni for this information, so if you become aware of someone who has passed away, please let me know. If a name is underlined, it represents a link to the obituary. The Times Union links are available free for 365 days after the initial posting. Other newspapers may have different timetables.

David Stegmann, Class of '58 (non-grad) and brother of Sandra Stegmann Alverson, Class of '55, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2008
- Times Union.

Jane Aiken Edwards passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2008. She was the mother of Virginia Edwards Tosko, Class of '54; Constance Jean EDWARDS Hagar, Class of '56; and Warren EDWARDS, Class of '68
- Times Union.

Annette Cohen, mother of Michael Cohen, Class of '55, and James Aronson Cohen, Class of '57, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2008
- Times Union.

Dr. Douglas Alan Pohl, Class of '69, and brother of Christine Pohl Cutter, Class of '70, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2008 -

Dora R. Reed, mother of Diana Reed Slatterly, '58, and the late Eileen Bonnie Reed, '61, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2008
- Times Union.

Thanks to all of you for your interest in Milne Alumni activities.

Judy (Koblintz) Madnick, '61

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