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Happy 100th, John!

He met the love of his life, Ione, and they spent 60 years together. He is the father of six, a grandfather of 16 and great grandfather eight times over. He is a veteran of WWII and the Korean War, retiree, and civic and philanthropic leader. This year, John Schoonenberg, Bus Ad ’36, celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends. John lives in West Allis, Wis., and attends every Marquette men’s basketball home game. But the best accolade comes from his sons: “He is a heck of a guy. We’re glad he’s our dad.”

A message home

Capt. Stephanie Grunze, Arts ’08, serves in the U.S. Air Force. When she reached this peak in the terrain in Bala Hissar, overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan, she figured it was the perfect spot to send home a familiar message.

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