2012-2016 ABI Alumni News

In Memoriam


Scott Webster '1987 of Indianapolis, IN, received his RN license.

Bishop T.F. Tenney, Alexandria, Louisiana, opened the United States Senate with prayer December 6, 2016. Find the event at Bishop TF Tenney c-span.org. Bro. Tenney received an honorary doctorate from ABI in 1992.

Donald and Joanne Sjostrand from Loanoke, Arkansas celebrated 50 years of pastoral service November 4-6, 2016.

George, 1985, and Beth Sievers, are pastoring in Llano, TX.

Chris, 2010, and Michelle Nicholson are pastor and wife at Fulton, KY, July 17, 2016.

Noel Johansen Willis, 1994-1995, Received her Bachelor of Science in Community Psychology at St. Cloud, MN State University, May 6, 2016.

Evelyn Drury '1970 received her Doctorate in Education from Oral Roberts University on April 30, 2016. She was also selected to receive the "College of Education Overcomer Award" from ORU.

Stephanie Barcus '1997 St Paul, MN., went to South Korea as an Associate in Missions in March 2016.

Joel Roach '2003 was elected pastor at Madill, OK, January 2016.

Mark and Glenda (Sword '1987) Alphin, missionaries to Finland and Iceland held a deputation service at ABI/First UPC, January 2016.

William Chapman, 1987, has been installed as pastor in Noblesville, Indiana.

'Still Flying Full Throttle,' by Bennie Demerchant, 1962, and Dolly McElhaney, 1958, is a sequel to 'Full Throttle' telling the continuing story of Missionaries DeMerchancnts in te Amazon. It is sold at the Pentecostal Publishing House.

Over 10,000 people gathered at Manaus, Brazil, in July, 2015, for a 50 year celbration honoring missionaries, Bennie, 1962, and Theresa, 1957, DeMerchant. Their work has produced 1,300 churches and 124 Bible schools in Brazil. Look what the Lord has done!

Wausau, WI, Lighthouse Pentecostal Church, had a 50th anniverary, October 2015. The church was founded by John (Jack), 158, and Shirley, 1957, Leaman in 1965. Manuel, (1956, and Mary, 1954-1955 followed pastoring 1971-79. Paul Bennet, 1978, followed from 1997-2005. Finally, Derrald, 1972, and Barbara, 1974, Hilderbrand have been pastoring from 2005 to the present.

Joseph, 1972 and Linda (Bess) Clark retired as pastor from the Church of Pentecost Brunswick, Ohio on August 12, 2014.

Linda Gleason, 1971, Oregon City, Oregon, is the newly appointed UPCI Ladies Ministry President.

Lee Stoneking, 1967, gave his testimony to the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City, April 22, 2015. It was translated on live UN web tv in 200 countries and in multiple languages.You can see it here. There will be an advertisement you can skip after 3 seconds.

Brad Wallace, 1992, is now the senior pastor at Spencer, Iowa, April, 2015. His wife Ruth (Hodges) 1989 and their six children join him.

Andrew Lucas, 2012 is the youth pastor at Dallas First Church, Dallas, Texas.

Christopher, 2010 and Michelle Nicholson moved to Bloomington, IN where Christopher will be the student ministry pastor at Highland Village Church.

Else Lund, 1962, Dryden, ON Canada, was inducted into The UPCI Order of Faith for her outstanding 42 years of missionary service primarily on the continent of Africa, Sept. 29.2014.

Jason Lucas, 2013 is an AIMer in Japan.

Bethany Sievers, 2012, Brownsburg, Indiana received her ministerial license. She recently returned after 9 months of assisting in Paraguay as an AIMer.

Matthew and Kayla Martin ministered in Kosice, Slovakia with missionaries Steve and Jean Tir., August 2014.

Richard Young, 1966, New Lexington, OH, retired after pastoring the United Pentecostal Church for 46 years. July, 2014.

James Booker, 1979 celebrated 30 years of ministry in West Bend, Wisconsin.

Brad Wallace, 1992 was appointed chaplain for the Iowa State Patrol District 6.

Ivor, 1962, and Norma, 1957, Reuter, Spencer, IA, are in their third extend stay in Kenya, East Africa as short-term Associates In Missions. They are teaching and assisting Missionaries Bro. and Sis. Crumpacker.

Matthew Martin, 1982, Oklahoma District Superintendent, gave the opening prayer at the House of Representatives at the capitol in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 2, 2014.

Brianna Hall, 2010, Wheaton, IL. leaves April 3 as an AIMer to Greece for one year.

Graduates recently given UPCI General License:

Andrew Lucas, 2012, Dallas, TX.

Andrew Reece, 2010, St. Paul, MN.

Graduates recently given UPCI Local License:

Ashley Dixon, 2003, Loveland, OH.

Jonathan Reece, 2008, Ames, IA.

Timothy Priessler 2009-2010, Bloomington, MN.

Timothy Lucas, 2011, Chula Vista, CA.

Amede Lucas, 2008 Chula Vista, CA. Southern California District Senior Quiz Coordinator/Quizmaster.

Jason Lucas went to Japan as an AIM worker after graduating in June, 2013.

Johanthan Devall, 2011 went to Manaus, Brazil as an AIM worker January, 2014. He will assist Missionary Bennie DeMerchant.

Bethany Sievers, 2012, Brownsburg, IN, AIM worker to Paraguay begins her service February, 2014. Her grandparents are Rev and Mrs Bennie DeMerchant.

Rev. George R. Sievers III 86, Brownsburg, Indiana, received his Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota, May 18, 2013.

Rev. Edward Goddard 9/67-6/69, Anderson, South Carolina, has been appointed South Carolina District Secretary.

Rev. Larry G. Sims, 1976, Naples, Florida, preached at the National Convention of Brazil in Manaus, April 2013 for Rev. Bennie DeMerchant, Superintendent.

Rev. Robert Frake, 1985, Oakwood, Ohio, was elected as an Ohio District Presbyter.

Rev. Richard Clark, Jr. 2002, Wellston, Ohio, was elected as an Ohio District Presbyter.

March 10, 2013, was the 20th anniversary celebration of the DeKalb, Illinois, church. The pastor is Rev. Greg Davis, 1984, and his wife is Julie (Cline) 1984 Davis.

January 31, 2013, Rev. Travis Miller 87 accepted the pastorate at Living Faith Tabernacle, Everett, Washington. He and his wife, Rebecca (Adkins) 1986 Miller are both graduates.

Chaplain Raymond Robinson, Jr., 1988, was made a Colonel on April 1, 2013, at the US Military Academy, West Point, New York. Louis Brown, 2006 was the emcee at the ceremony.

Rev. Robert Frake, 1985, Defiance, Ohio, is teaching Ezekiel and Daniel in Glasgow, Scotland, at the Harvest Bible College in February 2013 for Missionary Robert Kelley.

Rev. Arlo Moehlenpah, 1961, Poway, California, is teaching in the Brazilian Bible schools for Missionary Bennie DeMerchant, 1962 in February.

Rev. Alonzo Dummit, 1980, Ontario, Canada, District Superintendent, preached in Manaus, Brazil, for missionary Bennie DeMerchant in January 2013.

Rev. James 1972 and Jelaine (West) 1972 Lumpkin, Little Rock, Arkansas, are celebrating 21 years of Pastoral ministry, February 17, 2013.

Brianna Hall, 2010, Wheaton, Illinois, left January 25, 2013, for Athens, Greece as an AIM worker.

Rev. Roger Buckland, 1975 has been appointed the new Regional Director for the Pacific Region as of January 1, 2013. He and his wife, Becky (Hilderbrand) Buckland 1975 have served as missionaries to the Czech Republic for 17 years and missionaries to the Philippines prior to that.

Rev. James King, 1995, Bentonville, Arkansas, was ordained July 2012.

Ashley Dixon, 2003, Loveland, Ohio, received his UPCI ministerial license.

Rev. Michael Faulk, 2000, and his wife, Susan (Faber) Faulk, 1997, are opening a daughter work in New Palestine, Indiana.

Rev. Stephen Hatter 9/89-5/92 has been elected the new pastor in Hastings, Minnesota. Former pastor of 25 years, Rev. Keith Leaman, 1975, went to be with the Lord in October 2012. Stephens wife, Tammy (Lewis) Hatter attended ABI 9/87-6/90.

Shelly Milby 2002, Arkansas City, Kansas, uses her 100 puppets to teach Sunday school and youth church. She teaches business/computer/finance in the local high school.

Rev. Matthew Martin 1982, Oklahoma District Superintendent and his wife, Kala (Phillips) Martin 82 spent a week in Serbia with Missionary Steven Tir 81. He was the speaker at their Bible College graduation and conducted a Leadership seminar.

Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth (Shelba) Reed 1962 have been appointed the new pastor/wife at Douglas WY.

Rev. and Mrs. Michael Clem II, 2005, were installed as the pastor to Apostolic Gospel Tabernacle, Maquoketa, Iowa, March 10, 2012.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry, 2006 and Lindsay (Micklas), 2008 Simmons, Administrative Pastor in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Daniel James Anderson, son of Stuart and Nicola of Bayport, MN, was born January 23, 2017.

Judah Nathaniel Harland Gillet, was born July 30, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Seth '2014, and Leticia '2104.

Zachery Joel Bryson, son of Joel '2007 and Stephanie, was born November 28, 2016 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada.

Adalynn May was born October 25, 2016 to Brian and Lacey Beth Roth '2008 York, of Wichita Falls, Texas.

Charlotte Eileen Lucus was born July 18, 2016 at Chula Vista, CA. to parents Tim, 2011, and Amede, 2008, Lucas.

Harrison Miles Feustel was born on April 14. He is the son of Alex '2014 and Jennifer '2011 Feustel of St. Paul, MN.

Timothy '2010 and Jordan (Reece) Priessler, of Detroit, Michigan welcomed a daughter, Arwyn Raya, on February 25, 2016.

Ethan Ali, son of Nigel '2011 and Tamra '2010, of Granbury, Texas was born February 23, 2016.

Eric and Kimberly '2012 Hill's second son, Peter Bradley was born February 9, in Maple Grove, MN.

Hope Haven Haner was born to Phil and Alyson Haner, class of 2009.

Matt 2014 and Lauren Shoop's son, Luke Rapel was born December 8, St Paul, MN.

Zion Thomas Morrison, Born August 13, 2015, is the son of Marc and Stephanie Morrison. Marc and Stephanie are from the class of 2008.

Phil and Bethany 2011 Pederson, St. Paul, MN, were blessed with twins, Nora Grace, and Landon Jacob, July 5.

Louis 2006 and Marie 2004 Brown, New Britain, CT, have a daughter, Luz Esmeralda Frances, born June 18, 2015.

Ryan 2014 and Zsnanine 2014 Goff, of Portland, OR had a son, Asher, June 4 2015.

Kirk and Nicole (OHern) Kaske, 2011, Rochester, MN, a daughter, Valerie Danay, May 16, 2015.

Stuart, 2012, and Nicola, 2012, Anderson of St. Paul, Minnesota welcome Elizabeth Joy, born on April 22, 2015.

Jachin Jeffery, Son of Joel 2007 and Stephanie Bryson, was born December 3, 2014 at Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Joel is Co-pastor there.

Eli Christopher Nicholson was born on March 17, 2014. His parents are Christopher and Michelle.

Elliot Thomas, born Oct. 10, 2014 is the son of Tucker 2009 and Leah Johnson, Plover, Wisconsin.

Gisselle Mallory Dixon, born Oct 11, 2014 is the daughter of Ashley 2003 and Desiarae 2005, Loveland, OH.

Timothy 2011 and Amede 2008 Lucas, Chula Vista, CA, are the parents of Judah Nathaniel, born Sept. 1, 2014.

MacKenzie Jean Feustel, Born July 1, 2014, daughter of Alex 2013 and Jennifer 2011 Feustel.

Ella Lee Anne, Born June 2, 2014, Lone Grove, Oklahoma, daughter of Joel 2003 and Misty Roach.

Eli Christopher Nicholson, born March 17, 2014, Signal Mountain, Tennessee, son of Christopher 2007 and Michelle Nicholson.

John Michael Anderson, Born January 8, 2014, St. Paul, MN, son of Stuart 2012 and Nicola (Kuehn) 2012 Anderson.

Aniah Beckett, daughter of Marta (Dilks) 9/3/2009 to 6/5/2011 and Michael Beckett 1/10/2011 to 6/3/2012. Las Crus, New Mexico, December 26,2013.

Brandon and Janie (Norris) 9/94-5/95, Somerset, Wisconsin, a daughter, Natalia Gabrielle Milles, February 5, 2013.

Rev. Phillip 2006 and Michelle (Hamil) 1/2006-10/2008 Frankford, Jr., Knoxville, Iowa, a daughter, Autumn Dawn Frankford, January 14, 2013.

Tucker 2009 and Leah Johnson, Plover, Wisconsin, a son, Emery Tucker Johnson, December 17, 2012.

Nicholas 8/2006-6/2008 and Krista (Carter) 8/2006-12/2007, Caflisch, Wyoming, Minnesota, a son, Maxwell Allan Caflisch, December 4, 2012.

Marc 2008 and Stephanie (Larlee) 2008 Morrison, Sikeston, Missouri, a son, Ethan Marc Morrison, October 10, 2012.

Michael 2000 and Susan (Faber) 1997 Faulk, Indianapolis, Indiana, a son, Jonah Michael Faulk, October 10, 2012.

Eric and Kimberly (Kreibich) 1/2009 - 12/2010, Hill, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, a son, Noah Wesley Hill, August 24, 2012.

Seth 2004 and Jessica (Wojciehowski) 2005 Volz, Paw Paw, Michigan, a son, Nicholas Wesley Volz, July 6, 2012.

Nathan 8/2008-5/2009 and Rachel Arney, Weatherford, Oklahoma, a daughter, Kaylia Faith Arney, May 21, 2012.

Robert 2007 and Miranda (Bailey) 2006 Rubinate, Colona, Illinois, a daughter, Carsynn Jean Rubinate, May 18, 2012.

Michael 1/2011-present and Marta (Dilks) 9/2009-6/2011 Beckett, Oakdale, Minnesota, a daughter, Olivia Rose Beckett, April 29, 2012.

Calvin, Jr. 9/2000-3/2001 and Cassandra (Dehmlow) 9/2000-3/2001 King, Minneapolis, Minnesota, a daughter, Evangeline King, April 17, 2012.

Christopher 2010 and Michelle (Wojciehowski) 8/2003-6/2004, Signal Mountain, Tennessee, a daughter, Annetta Nicholson, April 16, 2012.

Michael 8/2000-6/2001, 1/2005-6/2007 and Shawna (Pio) 9/2000- 6/2001,9/2005-6/2007 Torntore, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter, Shayla Mae Torntore, April 11, 2012.

Aaron and Sarah (Behnke) 9/2005-6/2007 Van de Bogert, Delavan, Wisconsin, a son, Zadok Emmanuel Van De Bogert, April 10, 2012.

Ronald and Connie (Freeburg) 2007 Kabugo, Lincoln, Nebraska, a son, Sean Russell Kabugo, March 30, 2012.

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In Memoriam

Elton Sermon '1964, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away February 8, 2017.

Bennie Leigh DeMerchant '1961, missionary to Brazil, went to be with the Lord February 8, 2017.

Alfred Asarisi '1958 of Philadelphia, Mississippi went to be with the Lord February 8, 2017.

Curtis O'Neal Pierce '1956 of Elgin, Illinois went to be with the Lord February 6,2017.

Gary Carter '1972 of Panama City Florida passed away October 3, 2016.

Edwin H. Caldie, '1943, St. Paul, Minnesota went to be with the Lord, December 17, 2016.

Kenneth Phaiah(2004-2006), passed away December 16, 2016 at Oneco, Connecticut.

Lois Newstrand, of Newark Ohio, and Franklin, Tennessee, former ABI piano teacher, went to be with the Lord, December 14, 2016.

Joyce Latta (1954-1955), Stockbridge, Georgia, joined the Lord December 13, 2016.

David Hudson '1969-1970 from West Virginia passed away October 26, 2016.

Jaron Hollingsworth, LaSalle, IL, just completed his first year at ABI, June, 2016. He was killed in a car accident on July 21, 2016.

Jeffery Merz, 1969, passed away in a vehicle accident, July 12, 2016.

Grace H. Ball, 1939, of Kokomo, Indiana went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2016.

Russell William Walters, 1944, of Barron, WI passed away January 9, 2016.

Melvin Amundson, 1945, Minneapolis, MN passed away March 14, 2016.

Nellie (Mrenca) Bolinger, 1968, Noblesville, Indiana, passed away March 10, 2016.

Joy Kellick-Moehlenpah '1961 wife of Donn of Lavergne, Tennessee passed away February 19, 2016.

Dennis Hollowell '1964 of Wichita, Kansas passed away February 9, 2016.

Lee Cook '1955 Jackson, Missouri went to his heavenly home February 5,2016.

Kay Hopwood, 1977, of St. Peters MO, died Saturday, January 9, 2016.

Rodney Charles Hopwood, 1978, of Virden, IL, passed away December 2, 2013.

Pauline Gardner 1948, of Winter Haven, Florida, went to be with the Lord on November 8, 2015.

William Whitsett (attended 1969-1970) from Bloomfield, CT, passed away November 9, 2015.

John Carroccio (attended 1969-1970) from Woodbury, MN, passed away December 7, 2015.

Glenn Leo Cox, 1964, passed away September 21, 2015 at Mabelville, Arkansas.

Lorraine Churchill, 1941, Kenai, Alaska, went to her heavenly home, September 8, 2015.

Dorothy Kuhtenia, class of 1958, of Columbus, Ohio, went to her heavenly home, August 25, 2015.

Terence Lawrence, 1963, Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away July 25, 2015.

Enoch Arnold, 1968, Urbana, Illinois passed away July 21, 2015.

Robert Molberg, 1950, Redwing, MN, passed away July 7, 2015.

Bernie Tighman Cupoli, 1970, El Monte, CA, went to be with the Lord, June 12, 2015.

William Brott, 1949, Ruthven, IA, went to his heavenly home on June 4, 2015.

Jenny (Baer) Davis, 1974, Columbus, OH, passed away May 5, 2015. She was the wife of James Davis.

James E Sabin ,1956, Bossier City, LA, passed away April 26, 2015.

Arthur E. Hodges, Jr., 1956, of Chula Vista, California, took his heaven-bound flight April 17, 2015. This is the father of Arthur E. Hodges, III.

Frank Campbell, 1970, Columbus, OH, passed away April 9, 2015.

Donna Wickett Lilley, 1993, Old Town, Maine, went to her heavenly home April 3, 2015.

Vicki Kroh, 1977-1979, Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away February 17, 2015.

Kathleen Larson 1968, St. Paul, Minnesota passed away January 15, 2015.

Jack Yonts, 1947-1949, Bartlett, Illinois, "Mr. Christmas for Christ," went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2014.

Larry Evans, 1962, Eminence, Kentucky, passed away December 22, 2014.

Marvin Hicks, 1946-1947, DeQuincy, Louisiana, passed away December 22, 2014.

Charles Allen King, 1955, Lakeland, Florida, passed away October 29, 2014.

Robert A. Sabin,1953, St Paul, MN, passed away Oct. 15, 2014.

Renee Quist Lyman, 1991, Spencer, IA, passed away Oct. 21, 2014.

Lanette (Harris) Gonzales from Parsons, TN passed away September 7, 2014.

Catherine Tucker Webster from Oak Ridge, TN went to her heavenly home on July 24, 2014.

Cheryl Diann Moffet, 1970, Savannah, Tennessee, passed way June 23, 2014.

James Edgar Johnson, 1950, Marriana, Florida, passed away June 23, 2014.

Elsie Norris, 1945, St Paul, MN, passed away February 3, 2014

Lily Faith Boots Guidroz Bunch, 1952, Pasadena, TX, passed away December 27, 2013.

Mark Norris, Woodbury, MN, (Husband of Eunice); former UPCI missionary to Brazil, went to his heavenly home, 11-12-13.

Vicki Tabor, 1970, Tucson, AZ went to be with the Lord November 6, 2013.

Cullen (Bud) Warren, 1955 Gladewater TX, went to his heavenly reward November 18, 2013.

Carol Harshman-Rodriguez, 1969 Lafayette IN, passed away November 12, 2013.

Jo Ann Yonts (Mrs Jack E, Sr.), Bartlett, IL., 1948 went to her reward October 12, 2013.

Curtis Wheat, 1971 St Cloud, MN, passed away October 12, 2013.

Paul H. Cook, 1949, Sterling Heights, Michigan, passed away, April 30, 2013.

Josephine Starks 9/64-6/65, Alexandria, Louisiana, passed away, February 24, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dale Starks 9/64-1/66, and mother of John Starks 9/84-5/87.

Mary Alice Gregg 73, Charleston, Illinois, passed away, March 30, 2013.

Glenna (Tanner) Brott 49, wife of Rev. William Brott 49, Ruthven, Iowa, went to be with the Lord, March 21, 2012.

Bill George 54, Texas, passed away, February 8, 2013.

Rev. Steve Willoughby 82, missionary to Singapore, passed away February 8, 2013 at Mattoon, IL. His wife, Barbara 82, preceded him in death. He is survived by their children: Meghan, Barak and Mikayla.

Mrs. Rea Gleason, Florissant, Missouri, passed away, January 23, 2013. She was the widow of Rev. Wendell Gleason 49, and mother of Rev. Gary Gleason 68, Pat (Gleason) Bollman 70, Pamela (Gleason) Blaszyk 73, and Rev. Stanley Gleason 78.

Mr. Merlyn Bjorklund 58, Mankato MN, went to be with the Lord, Nov. 8, 2012.

Rev. D. Keith Leaman 75, went to be with the Lord, October 7, 2012.

Rev. Louis W. Wasmundt, 49, went to be with the Lord, August 6, 2012.

Mrs. Lillian (Colegrove) Hammond 10/44-2/46, passed away July 25, 2012.

Rev. Barrett Church 61, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, went to be with the Lord, July 21, 2012.

Mr. Arnold (Butch) Sawyer 2/66-2/68, Oakdale, Minnesota, passed away, April 17, 2012.

Rev. Roy Moorman 58, Kirbyville, Texas, passed away, February 22, 2012.

Rev. Franklynn Sanders, Jr. 78, Woodbury, Minnesota, went to be with the Lord February 17, 2012.

Ms. Dolores LaPenna, Former Girls Dorm Supervisor, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, went to be with the Lord January 24, 2012.

Rev. Robert D. Trapani 9/57-1/59, Akron, Ohio, went to be with the Lord, January 18, 2012.

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Steve and Evelyn Drury celebrated 44 years on December 17, 2016.

David 1973 and Jerilyn (Buckli) celebrated 43 years of marriage on February 3, 2016

Arturo 1991 and Irma 1990 Rodriguez renewed their vows for their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, August 29, 2015, St. Paul, MN.

Derrald, 1972 and Barbara, 1974 Hilderbrand, Wausau, WI celebrated 43 years of marriage in August, 2015.

Jim, 1955 and June, 1956, McCoy, Ceder Rapids, IA celebrated 61 years of marriage in August, 2015.

Lloyd 1964 and Nancy 1964 Shirley, Mayflower, AR, said "I Do" August 24,52 years ago.

Roger 1975 and Becky 1975 Buckland, Missionary Regional Supervisors to the Pacific, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary July 6, 2015.

Duane 1967 and Bonnie 1967 Wallace, Checotah, OK, celebrated 50 years of marriage, July 3, 2015.

Dale 1962 and Dorothy 1965 Hodges, Spencer, IA, celebrating 49 years of pastoral ministry and 50 years of marriage, June 27, 2015.

Sam 1957 and Joyce, 1957 Latta, Stockbridge, GA, celebrating 60 years, June 25, 2015.

Rodger, 1967, and Margaret, 1967, White, Missionaries to Malaysia are celebrating their 47th anniversary in September, 2014.

John (Jack) 1958 and Shirley 1957 Leaman, Bridgeton, MO are celebrating 57 years of marriage, September, 2014.

David 1988 and Roma 1988 Ferrell, Perth-Andover, NB , Canada celebrated 21 years of marriage , August, 2014.

Kenneth 1962 and Shelba 1962, Casper, WY, celebrated 50 years of marriage, August 2014.

Lloyd 1964 and Nancy 1964 Shirley, Mayflower, AR,have been married 51 years, August, 2014.

Steve 1981 and Jean Tir, missionaries to Slovakia, were married 20 years ago, Aug. 13.

Tony 1993 and Shasta Miller, missionaries in Lithuania were married twenty years ago, July 2014.

Roger 1975 and Becky (Hilderbrand) 1975 Buckland vowed in July, 39 years ago "Whether thou goest."

Rev. Matthew 1982 and Kala 1982 Martin of Morris, OK, celebrated 32 years of marriage, July 2014.

Rev. Lee 1955 and Dorothy Cook, Jackson, MO, are celebrating 60 years, July 2014 .

Rev. Duane 67 and Bonnie 68 Wallace, Checotah, OK, are celebrating 49 years, July 3, 2014.

Rev. Greg and Suzie Joki, Dewar, OK, are celebrating 25 years, June 2014.

Rev Don and Michele Martin, Collinsville, OK Celebrated 40 years of marriage, November 2013

Rev Lester 1964 and Sandra 1964 Lear, Mankato, MN celebrated 50 years of marriage, August 2013.

Andrew 86 and Christene (Zeck) 9/86-5/87 Weisbrod, Woodbury, Minnesota, celebrated 25 years of marriage on May 6, 2013.

Rev. Richard 62 and Esther (Perry) 60 Eastman, Onalaska, Wisconsin, celebrated 50 years of marriage in April 2013.

Gary 79 and JoElla Day, Sandwich, Illinois, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on April 7, 2013.

Scott 87 and Tammy (White) Webster 86, Indianapolis, Indiana, celebrated 27 years of marriage, February 14, 2013.

Philip and Bethany (Lawrence) Pederson 2010, Eagan, Minnesota, celebrated 2 years of marriage on January 29, 2013.

Arlo 61 and Jane (Medlin) 61 Moehlenpah, Poway, California, celebrated 54 years of marriage on December 26, 2012.

Stephen 69 and Evelyn (Ratcliff) 70 Drury, Florissant, Missouri, celebrated 40 years of marriage in December 2012.

Clinton 83 and Camela (Mendenhall) 2/83-6/83 Walker, South Bend, Indiana, celebrated 29 years of marriage on November 19, 2012.

David 81 and Martha Bault, Meadville, Pennsylvania, celebrated 38 years of marriage on December 21, 2012.

Rev. Bennie 62 and Theresa (Shomberg) 57 DeMerchant, Manaus, Brazil, celebrate their 51st anniversary on June 25, 2012, in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Angela Harwood, '2007 married Rev. Mike Overton, December 17, 2016 in Lisle, Illinois.

Brenden Taylor and Veronica Silva, current Students at ABI, were married at Duluth, Minnesota, August 20, 2016.

Jordan Fitzgeral and Jennifer James, current Students at ABI, were married August 24, 2016 in Ashland, Wisconsin.

Andrew Leaman and Andrea Millen 2016 were married September 10, 2016 at Madison, WI.

David McCuan, 2016, and Destiny Mitchell, 2016, were married at Silvis, IL, June 24, 2016.

Nathan Bynum, 2016, and Markie Kilcollins, 2016, were married at St. Paul, MN, June 7, 2016.

Jarvis Yang, Class of 2018, and Kayla McGillan, Class of 2017, were married in St. Paul, MN, June 11, 2016.

Heather Hilderbrand '2013 married Scott Little on April 16, 2016.

Justin Bishop, 2015, and Rebekah Reece, 2013, were married March 12, St. Paul, MN.

Wes Conway '2010 and Tracy-Ann Leard, February 6, 2016, New York, NY.

Rebecca Orvis, 2013, and Tyler Ingram (attended Fall 2013) were married October 17, 2015, at Fon du Lac, WI.

Jeremiah Alwardt, 2015, and Jennifer Albertson, 2015, St. Paul, MN, July 25, 2015.

Jonathan Devall 2011 and Lauren Simoneaux were married June 27, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Andrew Lucas 2012 and Cassandra Gonzalez were married in Dallas, TX, March 14, 2015. Andrew is the youth pastor at Dallas First Church.

Matthew Shoop 2014 and Lauren Wade (present student) were married in Padi, Oklahoma, December 13, 2014.

Timothy Priessler 2009-2010 to Jordanna Reece, Bloomington, MN., January 2, 2014.

Susan Fuller 1966 and Daniel Seagraves, Hazelwood, MO, Sept.28, 2013.

Klarissa Aldridge 8/2011-5/2012 to James Loupee 12, Litchfield, Illinois, April 13, 2013.

Anita Corbitt 1990 to Monte Henderson, Redfield, Arkansas, March 2, 2013.

Nicola Kuehn 2012 to Stuart Anderson 2012, Oakdale, Minnesota, September 22, 2012.

Kerri Bishop 9/2010 - 6/2011 to Ian Johnson 9/2010 - 6/2011, Morden, Manitoba, Canada, August 4, 2012.

Christina Kuehn 9/2009 - present to Robert Hutchinson 9/2009 - present, Oakdale, Minnesota, June 9, 2012.

Janelle Thompson 8/1996-5/1998 to Stanley W. Gleason, Andover, Minnesota, May 26, 2012.

Nicole OHern 8/2008-6/2010, 4/25/2011-4/28/2011, to Kirk Kaske, Rochester, Minnesota, May 11, 2012.

Janina Pinsonnault 2007 to Jonathan Thompson, Oakdale, Minnesota, March 3, 2012.