Class Notes, Fall 2012

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.


Lynn Meredith 1944

Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.

P.J. Pitts 2009

P.J. Pitts 2009

P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

General Comments

Ana (Dupuis) Soulia PT

Ana (Dupuis) Soulia PT has joined Alpine Physical Therapy in Missoula, Mont. Her clinical interests include general orthopedics, Pilates-based rehabilitation, movement impairment evaluation and treatment, hip and pelvic girdle dysfunction, and working with ballet and modern dancers.

Clara Grace Albers

Emily (Smith) Albers '05

Emily (Smith) Albers and husband Calvin welcomed daughter Clara Grace on July 30, 2014. 

Rob DeCou '05

Rob DeCou and Kristin Brown were married on June 7, 2014. They enjoyed honeymooning in Mexico and later visited South Africa. They also recently moved to Los Angeles, where Rob has transitioned from teaching to starting a business, Lux Virtual. He also enjoys cycling and recently completed the 400-mile Oregon Cycling Challenge. 

Katri Laukkanen '05

Katri Laukkanen and husband Nate Jones welcomed son Leif Gustaf Jones on Sept. 4, 2014. He weighed 9 pounds, 4.5 ounces and measured 21 inches. He is the first grandchild of Hannu Laukkanen ’83, OD ’84, MEd '94 and a great-grandchild of the late Carl F. Erickson ’39.

Adam Schwend '05

Adam Schwend directed Handel’s Messiah in December 2014 in Tillamook and Lincoln City, Ore. A vocal performance major at Pacific, Schwend received a master’s of theology in sacramental theology and has directed Handel’s Messiah 10 times with various choirs and choruses. He also is a broker and partner at Coast Real Estate Professionals.

Eva Diane Lloyd

Robert Lloyd and Erin (Kemper) Lloyd PT ’09

Robert Lloyd and Erin (Kemper) Lloyd PT ’09 welcomed Eva Diane Lloyd on Sept. 2, 2014. She weighed 7.4 pounds and measured 20 inches. 

Clint Rodreick ’06, MAT ’08

Clint Rodreick ’06, MAT ’08 was named Oregon History Teacher of the Year. He is a high school history teacher in Phoenix, Ore. He and his wife, Katie, have a young son, Drew.