|Name & Grad. Year
||Past / Present Place of Employment
|Alsie Corn-Nesbit - 1937
||Butler University Post Office
||After graduation, Alsie continued working in the university
post office. After five years she left to start a family. She and
her husband, Joe (also a Butler alum.), are still enjoying an
active life in Indy, camping, walking the canal, painting,
traveling and reading.
|Mary Jane Laatz - 1938
||I.U. School of Medicine Library, Director - Retired as
Associate Professor Emeritus
||Case Western Reserve University School of Library Science
||Mary Jane served as Director of the Library for 26 years
retiring as Emeritus Associate Professor of Medical Literature and
Librarian. She was the Indiana University representative to the
Educational Communications Network Study of EDUCOM in 1966. From
1968-70 she was Chairman of the Council of Midwest Regional Health
Sciences Libraries and Cooperative Information Services. Following
retirement she volunteered for 15 years at the Indianapolis/Marion
County Public Library Book Sale, as a greeter at the Eli Lilly
Pavilion and clerk in the Gift Shop at the Indianapolis Museum of
|Marjorie Kaser-Disborough - 1939
||Evansville, IN regional office of the federal government
||Marjorie's first job was in Evansville, IN where she was a
social worker in the regional office of the federal government.
After a job transfer w/her husband's company, they moved to Iowa
where Marjorie began her volunteer service for the next 60 years
serving in youth organizations, church positions/committees, Div.
of Health & Human Svcs., Museum volunteer in Wilmington,
Delaware, American Association of University Women (AAUW) and
Council for International Visitors all the while raising her 2
children. Marjorie is now a grandmother of 4 and continues to
reside in Wilmington, Delaware.
|Deotis Hardeman - 1939
||Crispus Attucks Evening School - Indiana Employment Security
||Butler University and I.U. School of Social Work
||Deotis earned his Master's in counseling at Butler in 1969. He
then entered graduate school at I.U.'s School of Social Work. He
went on to teach sociology at Crispus Attucks for 1 year and then
for the Indiana Employment Security Division for 32 years as an
employment interviewer, counselor, civil rights specialist, state
counseling supervisor. He retired in 1977. He is a member of
several professional and community associations and
|Doris DuValle-Rasdall - 1940
||General Hospital (Wishard) - Flanner House - Indianapolis
||Masters equivalency from I.U. School of Social Work - M.S.
degree in Education from Butler
||While working for Wishard Doris was a Social Service Worker.
She then went on to become a Nursery school intake worker at
Flanner house. From there she acted as supervisor and teacher for
their nursery school. She then became a first grade teacher for
I.P.S. before serving as Educational Consultant for 14 years. In
this capacity she organized and directed Operation S.M.A.R.T.,
Aspirant Teacher program, workshops for all inner city personnel.
She was on loan for 2 years from I.P.S. to cooperate with other
city agencies to develop the Mapleton Fall Creek Parent Child
Center to develop a home curriculum for parents of prenatal to age
5 year-old children. She retired in 1980. She was a Sunday school
teacher and choir member; a member of AKA and the Fortnightly Book
Club. She married Walter E. Rasdall, Sr. and has one son, three
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
|Marian Stone-Crimans - 1947
||Butler Univ. College of Education. - Ball State University
||Marian took a graduate assistantship in the sociology dept. at
Butler and opted to take education courses to get her secondary
school teacher's license. She then took a course at I.U. to convert
her secondary license to an elementary. She and her husband then
started a family. Many years later she was lead into the field of
social work, working for a school system for 3 years on a grant
program. When the program ended she decided to stay in the school
system. She went to Ball State for 1 year to get her certification
as an English teacher. She retired 12 years later (1982).
|Harriette Elder-Aichele - 1949
||Butler University, Teacher Placement and Certification Office -
||Butler University, College of Education
||While employed in the Teacher Placement and Certification
office at Butler, Harriette began working toward her Master's in
Education. She taught briefly in Indianapolis and then moved to
Speedway, IN as a second grade teacher. She returned to Butler to
earn her license in Library Science and retired from Speedway in
1992 as a Junior High Librarian. Following retirement she became
active in Oasis, taking classes and working as a volunteer.
|Deborah-Dorman Yocum - 1953
||After graduation Deborah held positions as a Reporter,
substitute teacher and assistant in her husband's medical office.
She also worked in a hospice. She was the first woman in Indiana to
serve on a Liquor Board. After raising her 5 children, she attended
law school for 1.5 years. Her primary past-time these days is
duplicate bridge. She also taught bridge.
|Booker Hughes - 1955
||Pastor until 1959 - Department of Defense and Indianapolis Post
Office - Bureau of Census at Jeffersonville, IN.
||Catholic University of America with M.A. in Sociology of
||Booker pastored and worked at the Dept. of Defense and the
Indianapolis Post Office. In 1960 he became employed at the Bureau
of Census at Jeffersonville, IN and then transferred to Washington,
D.C. in administration. At the end of his tenure there he was
rehired at the new Dept. of Defense administration from which he
retired in 1983. While in Washington, in 1963, he became co-pastor
until 1989. Though he retired in 1989 he remained an active member
of the staff. He and his wife and family remain in the Washington,
|Bob Whitehurst - 1959
||Bowling Green State University. - IUPUI in Ft. Wayne -
University of Windsor, Ont.
||M.S. in Sociology from Purdue University - Ph.D. from Bowling
Green State University
||Bob retired from the University of Windsor, Ont. in 1988 and
became Emeritus professor after collaborating on or writing four
books in the areas of sex, gender and family.
|Mary Jane Hartwick-Norman - 1961
||Mary Jane graduated from law school in 1985 after staying home
to be a full-time mother of her 2 children. She returned to Marion
County Dept. of Public Welfare as a staff attorney. She previously
worked there as a child welfare caseworker. In 1990 she became
their Chief Counsel. She left in 1993 to open her own practice. She
is now a Certified Family Law Specialist and continues to help
families and children.
|Clarice Bea Stanfield-Overton - 1962
||State Department of Correction - Chairperson of the State Work
Release Program - Department of Justice - Department of Defense -
||Upon graduation, Clarice became a Senior Parole Officer for
several years. While taking time to have a family, she continued as
volunteer and Chairperson of the State Work Release Program. In
1971 she headed a Dept. of Justice 2-year grant program to help
ex-offenders find employment. The DOJ placed the final report on
her project in the U.S. Congressional Record as an example of
excellence. She was then recruited by the DOJ to be a member of an
elite behavioral science research team where she served as a
Research Sociologist for the next 23 years. She wrote military
doctrine and briefed military Generals regularly. Much of her time
was spent in Combat and Training Developments and some in directing
a social service center as a research lab. She retired in 1996. She
is a published author and was honored as the Federal Employee of
the Year for Central Indiana. She is currently a securities broker
and owns her own business.
|Lucille "Lu" Dick-Sherman - 1963
||University of Arizona - Law school in Tucson
||Lu and her husband have 2 children, Gregory and Stacia. Their
work has taken them to a Navajo reservation in Window Rock,
Arizona, Bisbee, Arizona, where her husband was deputy county atty.
and she worked as a transcriber with a court. They returned to
Tucson where Lu went to law school and made Law Review and then
became a Law Review editor during her 2nd and 3rd years of law
school. She graduated magna cum laude and passed the bar on her
first try. She formed her own practice and then later her husband
and she established their own firm.
|Judy Derr - 1964
||Senior Paralegal with Van Winkle Law Firm
||Judy and her husband reside in North Carolina and are looking
forward to retirement in Western North Carolina.
|Jack Glazier - 1965
||Professor and Department Chair of Anthropology at Oberlin
||University of California at Berkeley
||Jack received his Ph.D. in 1972, with a year and half out for
field research in East Africa. He has continued his work there and
in addition has done ethno-historical research on Sephardic Jews in
Indianapolis and, currently African American life in western
|Cynthia Springer-Harbold - 1965
||Marion County Dept. of Welfare - Aon - CNA
||MBA University of Notre Dame
||Cyndy worked for the Marion Co. Dept. of Welfare before
pursuing her MS in Organizational Development and then her MBA from
Notre Dame. She attained executive level positions in divisions of
Aon (intl. insurance broker) and CNA (intl. insurance carrier). She
is now a managing consultant usually in the healthcare field.
|Thomas Owens - 1965
||Bob was a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist for the V.A. He
served many vets with combat related injuries and misdiagnoses
prior to recognizing PTSD. He was one of only three counselors for
the entire state at that time. He retired as a GS-12 in 1995 after
28 years. Bob's advice is not to overlook the Federal Govt. as a
|Robert Oyler - 1966
||University of Wisconsin-Madison
||Bob received his Master's degree and stopped just short of
prelims for the Ph.D.
|Judy Martin - 1967
||Judy went back to school to gain certification to teach primary
age children. When she retired she became a substitute teacher in
the area of special education.
|Owen Field - 1973
||Miami University (Ohio)
||Owen went on to graduate school to earn his MA in Sociology,
with a concentration in Sociology of Knowledge.
|Jay Ruklic - 1973
||J.P. Ruklic Screw Co.
||After working for the Indiana Compensation Rating Bureau, Jay
decided to leave and move back home to the Chicago area and join
the family business. Jay and his brother are now co-presidents. Jay
and his wife rarely miss a Butler homecoming.
|Patty Wachel - 1973
||Patty went straight in to the workforce as a Counselor at
Goodwill Industries and later as a drug and alcohol counselor at
Fairbanks Hospital. She has been in Human Resources for the last 12
years as a Director of Training and Recruitment and now as a Human
Resources Manager for a manufacturing plant.
|Robert Wolstein - 1974
||Bob is currently serving on the Butler University Alumni Board
|Barbara Landon - 1975
||CETA - Self Employed
||Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA - Antioch New England
||Barbara went directly into the workforce in CETA programs for
several years, in Virginia and California. She then married and
started a business and a family. In 1995 she went back to school
and received her Master's in Community/Clinical Psychology. In '98
she enrolled in a doctoral program and graduated in 2003. She is
now a licensed psychologist in Maine, with specialties in trauma
and neuropsychology. She teaches neuropsych and does research at
the National Center for PTSD in White River Junction VT.
|Jean Valentine Corcoran-Wenzler - 1976
||State of Indiana
||MD from Georgetown. MPH Medical College of Wisconsin -
||Upon graduation Jean went on to receive her MD degree from
Georgetown. She completed her internal medicine training at IU and
her MPH from Medical College of Wisconsin. She then returned to
Indy in 1988 and is currently a medical consultant for the
|Mary Jo Moldraski-Bookwalter - 1977
||Indiana Dept. of Welfare - School teacher
||Butler and Indiana State University
||After graduation Mary Jo worked as a caseworker and quality
control reviewer for five years and resigned after her first child
was born. She later returned to Butler and earned a degree in
elementary education. She has been teaching for the last 13 years.
She received her MA in May 2006.
|Jeanne Gardner - 1978
||Federal Aviation Administration
||University of Colorado
||Jeanne has been an Air Traffic Control Specialist since 1982.
She completed her MA in Business Administration in 1993. She is a
member of the board of directors for Bangladesh Christian
|Kathy Martin-Harrison - 1979
||Co-Owner of Ed Martin Automotive Group
||Kathy went directly into the work force and became a director
of Jordan YMCA in Indy. She then went on to become an Interior
Designer and owned her own operation called K.A.H. Designs. Since
the passing of her father, Ed Martin, Kathy and her sister are now
co-owners of the dealership. She has stayed very busy over the
years serving on several boards and volunteering.
|Nora Shybunko-Holland - 1982
||Butler Univ. in Marriage & Family Therapy. Currently
pursuing a degree in Nursing
||Nora is currently a midwife, childbirth educator, lactation
counselor and Community Health Educator.
|Angela Ohmer-Dunaway - 1986
||Wright Patterson Airforce Base
||University of Dayton Law School
||Angela went straight to law school. She became a contract
attorney with Wright Patterson. She stays home now with her 4
|Mindy McIntire-Todd - 1986
||Accounting Firm in South Bend
||About a year after graduation Mindy started working for the
State of Indiana where she created the state's first
multi-jurisdictional drug task force, then anti-drunk driving
campaigns, domestic violence programs, public awareness of the
value in volunteering and then finally the Dept. of Commerce. She
now works part-time as a business development director for an
accounting firm while spending time with her two young
|Richard Tewksbury - 1986
||University of Louisville
||Ohio State University (MA & Ph.D.)
||Richard was a double major in sociology and psychology. After
graduation he went to graduate school in the Dept. of Sociology at
The Ohio State University, where he received his MA in 1988 and PhD
in 1991. He is currently Professor of Justice Administration at the
University of Louisville.
|Pamela Peach-Butterfield - 1987
||Pam went straight to work for a federal program that helps
underprivileged teens gain and keep summer jobs in Indianapolis.
She is currently a full-time mother of 3 now.
|Carol Brainard-Jones - 1987
||NRECA, Washington D.C.
||Carol worked in Ann Arbor, MI for 2.5 years in a personnel
agency before she and her husband moved to Maryland. She then
worked for NRECA, in Washington, D.C. where she was a Compensation
& Benefits Analyst for 5.5 years. Her family relocated to
Virginia and she decided to stay home with her children.
|Kathryn Ambler-Sebo - 1988
||University of Illinois in Chicago - Jane Addams School of
||After graduation Kathy went straight to graduate school at
University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams School of Social
Work. She completed her Masters in Social Work in two years. Since
that time, she has been doing counseling. Currently she has a
private practice in Zionsville and is also working at Carmel St.
Vincent and at TLC, a home health agency.