Phi Kappa Theta - Iowa State University

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Iowa Xi Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta at Iowa State University

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FKQ ATTENTION: This newsletter is intended for alumni and parents. If your son is still attending Iowa State University, he will receive a copy at the chapter house. If he has graduated, please e-mail Paul Peterson '01 at to update our records. Thank you. CLONE Ames Phi Kappa Building Company P.O. Box 393 Ames, IA 50010-0393 Address Service Requested Save the Date Phi Kap Open Golf Tournament P lease join us for our 29th annual golf outing on Saturday, August 13, at the Veenker Memorial Golf Course. We will tee off at 10 a.m. More information will be announced as it becomes available. Visit Us Online - f ISUphikaps l @ISUPhiKap If you are not receiving periodic e-mails from the alumni board with event updates, please e-mail Paul Peterson '01 at paulpeterson13@ to be added to the list. CHAPTER ETERNAL Richard T. Johnson '57 entered Chapter Eternal on July 4, 2014, as a resident of Brookfield, Wis. He worked for Merrill Lynch and Kidder Peabody, serving his clients with diligence and unwavering integrity. His most outstanding job was as a husband, father, and grandfather. He spent 53 years married to his wife, Mary. He was an exemplary father to Bruce, Jeanne, Jackie, Anne, Dan, and Mike, and grandfather to Samantha, Erin, Matt, Mike, Daniel, Kevin, Theo, Sophie, and Callie, all of whom brought him considerable joy. His sister-in-law, Helen, cousin, Cy, numerous nieces and nephews, and a plethora of friends hold him dearly in their memories. ALUMNI NEWS Dr. Cletus R. Mercier '57 is happy to see Iowa Xi accomplishing great things, and is looking forward to seeing the remodeled chapter house. Cletus and his wife, Joyce, have three children and reside in Ames, Iowa. Email: W. Jay Conover '58 moved to the department of mathematics and statistics after 37 years in the College of Business, and is working on getting on a Ph.D. program approved in statistics. William enjoys spending time with his six children and 15 grandchildren in Lubbock, Texas. Thomas E. Rastrelli '69 was unable to join his Iowa Xi brothers at Homecoming, but is looking forward to alumni events and gatherings in the near future. Email: Kirk Thomas '76 looks forward to receiving the XiClone and reading about the successes of his brothers. Kirk is retired and lives in Clintondale, N.Y. Email: Joseph M. Swank '84 has enjoyed a fulfilling 27-year career with Clark Construction in Washington, D.C. The company is nearing completion of a $400 million National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Smithsonian Institute. Joseph and his wife, Amy, have two children, Victoria and Colton, and live in Davidsonville, Md. Aaron A. May '12 completed three years of his five-year program for his Ph.D., and received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the remaining two years of research. Aaron resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. A L U M N I U P D A T E

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