Warren Myers has been working diligently to help the Committee locate and invite Teachers from our days at Forest View High School.  The following is a list of the teachers who have been invited: 
Gordon Aukerman Ray Cipriano Dave Theesfeld Bob Scherer
Valentina & Wally Bachir Rusty Dowell Ray Thibodeau Fred Schimmelman
Don Barrett Tom Hansen Mark Thorne Wendell Schwartz
Marcia Bennett Art Klein Pete Titre Tom Seidel
Galin Berrier Roho Llerandi Leroy Thomson Burton Showers
Erna Bringe Fred Lussow Doug Tolman Dick Stanowski
Dave Buchheit Warren Myers
Dick Person
Chuck Widlowski Joe Stein
Margaret Cadle Bruce Preo Al Umberger Bob Stelk
Bob Christiansen Tim Schaap Dorothy Zuzula Mike Stevens

Teacher Name: Valentina & Wally Bachir**

City, State and Zip: Crystal Lake, Illinois   60014
 
Education: Valentina: B.S. in Ed., M.S. in Ed., Wally: B.A., M.A.
 
Other Teaching Positions:  Wally: Driver Education
 
Other Occupations: Wally: 5 years active duty in U.S. Army
 
Children: Olga and Wally Jr.
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: “Dr. Zhivago” and “Star Trek”
 
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: “That’s Amore” by Dean Martin
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Live each day to the fullest or take one day at a time!
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: Wally: I was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army plus elected to the Illinois “Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame.”
Valentina: To my very pleasant surprise before graduation in 1970, I received a very thoughtful and caring “Thank You” letter and the enclosed “Belated Thanks” poem written for me by Michael Sullivan, class of 1970. I was so impressed by Michael’s remarkable talent, I had the poem transferred in calligraphy by George Wood. To this day I often think of Michael with fond memories and have proudly displayed the poem in our home library for over 40 years. 
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Teacher Name:  Galin Berrier 

City, State and Zip: Ankany, Iowa   50021-1956
 
Education:   B.A. Iowa 1956, M.A. Iowa 1961, John Hay Fellow, California, 1962-63
 
Other Teaching Positions: EGHS 1984-86 and JHHS 1986-1994
 
Other Occupations: Adjunct instructor, Des Moines Area Community College 1994-2010
 
Children: Erica Berrier (deceased 2002); Dr. David W. Berrier, M.D. (U of Chgo)
Grandchildren: Marissa Berrier (born 1/31/90), now a student at Beloit College, WI
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: Author of chapter on “The Underground Railroad in Iowa” in Outside In: African American History in Iowa, 1838-2000 (2001). Volunteer site interpreter, Living History Farms, Urbandale, Iowa since 1994. Docent at the Des Moines Art Center since 1997.
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: “Little Big Man” with Dustin Hoffman
 
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” by Simon & Garfunkel
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: The best is yet to be.

Teacher Name:  Dave Buchheit

City, State and Zip: Arlington Heights, Illinois   60004
 
Education: Masters plus 90 semester hours in science
 
Other Teaching Positions:  
 
Other Occupations: State of Illinois Chemist
 
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 2
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Star Trek
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Be good to people.

Teacher Name:  Margaret Cadle**

City, State and Zip: Arlington Heights, Illinois   60004
 
Education:   I have learned so much after Forest View. I hope all of you learned something from me.
 
Other Teaching Positions: WHS Assistant in Special Ed, I am still working in District 214.  
 
Children: Just the same old Kevin that I used to talk about.
Grandchildren: Shantel (17), Shannon (10), Kevin Jr., Shanelle (9)
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I have a full-time housekeeper and handy-man who take care of me and my four grandchildren. We also have two hedgehogs and two parakeets. Full house! 
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Smothers Brothers, Dr. Zhivago, The Lion in Winter, A Man for all Seasons.
 
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: The Hollies, “On a Carousel,” anything Elvis, Beatles and Michael Jackson.
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: I have learned to enjoy life every, every minute. One is only as happy as (he or she) makes up (his or her) mind to be. 

Teacher Name: Tom Hansen

City, State and Zip: Palatine, Illinois
 
Education: Masters & 72 hours
 
Other Teaching Positions: Taught and coached at St. Viators 62-66, Counselor (FV), Assistant Principal (WHS), Director Student Services (EGHS), Assistant Superintendent District 214
 
Children: Tom Jr., Kate, Matthew
Grandchildren: Tara 14, MJ & Mia (twins 4), Jackie 2
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: The “Falcons” were a great student body—lots of great kids.
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Peter Gunn
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Maintain a sense of “Humor” and nothing can get you down if you don’t let it. Keep smiling J.

Teacher Name: Art Klein**

City, State and Zip: Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
Education: Master of Science
Other Teaching Positions:   Rolling Meadows, Lake Park, St. Viator, and Hersey
Other Occupations: U.S. Army
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 4
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: My two hobbies were sailing and golf. I got to be a good sailor. My golf has never been good but I have a lot of fun doing it.
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Cool Hand Luke
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: These Boots were made for Walking—Nancy Sinatra
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: If you look for the positive, positive things tend to happen. 

Teacher Name: Rogelio Segura LLerandi

City, State and Zip: 1131 Tiverton Ct., Schaumburg, IL   60193
 
Education: BA Lawrence University, MA Northwestern, + 90 from everywhere else
 
Other Teaching Positions:  Spanish 1,2,3,4, AP
 
Other Occupations: Swimming coach, soccer coach, loafer
 
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 8
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: Teaching was the most rewarding pleasure. The students and faculty and administrators were fabulous.
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Los de Abajo
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Sincerity, caring, and considering the most needy an obligation to assist and aid.

Teacher Name:  Warren Myers**

City, State and Zip: Phoenix, Arizona   85041
 
Education: M.S. (Ole Miss)
 
Other Teaching Positions:  Adjunct Faculty Harper 1971-2001
 
Other Occupations: Clerk hardware store 1965-1968
 
Children: 3—Gary, Mike and Don
Grandchildren: 7—Dalton, Dan, Christian, Daryl, Laryssa, Mara and Ryan
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I still keep in touch with several Forest View Students.
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: MASH
 
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: Forest View Alma Mater
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Stay in touch with friends, you’ll never have too many.

Teacher Name:  Richard W. Stanowski 

City, State and Zip: Woodstock, IL 60098-2589
 
Education:   BA in Education Northwestern University 1950
MA in Guidance & Counseling University of IL. 1960
Advanced Certificate: Educational Administration N.I.U. 1965
                        Summer school at John Paul II University of Lublin, Pol. 2000
 
Other Teaching Positions:  1950-60 Lawrenceville Township H.S. Lawrenceville, IL
                        1960-1962 Prospect H.S. Mt. Prospect, IL
                        1962-1982 Forest View H.S. Arlington Hts., IL
                        July 2002 & 2004 UNESCO Torun, Poland taught English to H.S. students
 
Other Occupations: Worked as full time volunteer at Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, AK, College Fish Hatchery for 2 ½ years; Worked as full time volunteer at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC; Worked ½ year clerical work in maintenance department, 1 year as work supervisor, and 1 year as service-learning counselor. 
 
Children: Three sons; David 61, Daniel 58, Peter 51
Grandchildren: Scott 29, Kristie 26, Stephanie 25, Eric 22
Great Grandchildren: Ashley 7, Nolan 5, Wyatt 2, Owen 2 months
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: My wife and I retired in 1982 (FVHS & Wheeling Elementary), whereby we moved to our 40 acre farm in Urbana, Missouri and built our dream log home (and barn) with the help of two of our neighbors. We raised alfalfa and hay for our dairy farm neighbors, planted some 5,000 trees over an 11 year period. Meanwhile, we did volunteer work with Cambodian and Viet Namese children in Springfield, MO. After 11 years we sold the farm and most of our possessions and spent over five consecutive years doing full time volunteer work for the Presbyterian colleges in Alaska and North Carolina. In 1997, we returned to Illinois and settled in Woodstock. We have done volunteer work for our church, PADS (Homeless folks), DAP (Direct Assistance Program) helping local folks. I am presently a CASA worker (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for children. I have been working with the McHenry County Court as a CASA for more than three years. My wife also works at the local food pantry. In 2000, we spent five weeks studying at John Paul II University of Lublin (Poland). The months of July 2002 and 2004, we taught English to Polish high school students at Torun, Poland. This was a wonderful adventure for us. It was just like teaching in the 1950’s again! Each of us has written and self published our autobiographies for our children and grandchildren. We had these posted on our website:  www.dickandaudrey.com for friends and family. We have both been active in the Polish Genealogical Society of America for several years. I am presently acting as Vice-president of the PGSA Board of Directors. This year we both celebrated our 83rd birthdays by giving each other a cruise to Alaska. Neither of us knows what we will be when we grow up. ETC!
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970:  As Time Goes By  An English comedy
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Life is what happens while you are making other plans. Take a risk to make your dream(s) come true.

Teacher Name:  Joe Stein

City, State and Zip: Barrington, Illinois   60010
 
I am sorry, unable to attend.

Teacher Name: Mike Stevens

City, State and Zip: Barrington, Illinois   60010
 
Education: MS in Education
 
Other Teaching Positions:  Assistant Principal Prospect HS, Associate Principal JHHS, Principal Prospect HS, Co-Principal Waukegan & Libertyville HS
 
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 1
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I spent 18 years of my career at “The View”—it will always be special to me because of the great students, families and colleagues. 
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Life is too short to get your shorts in a bundle! Relax and enjoy those around you. 
Sorry, we are unable to attend. 

Teacher Name:  David Alan Theesfeld**

City, State and Zip: Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
Education: BS, MS, (both in Math Education), plus 36 hrs. towards Ph.D. (did not finish)
Other Teaching Positions: Taught Math, coached football and wrestling at FVHS. When FVHS closed, I went to RMHS. I also taught night school, part-time at Harper College. I retired from teaching in June, 1999 after 35 years of teaching, all in District 214.
Other Occupations: I taught the state hunter safety classes through Northwest Towns Sports Club. I taught these classes for 32+ years.
Children: Son Michael (married to Jenny), daughter Michelle (married to Billy)
Grandchildren: None    
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I loved my years teaching at FVHS. Carole and I have both been retired since 1999.  We are enjoying this newer part of our lives.  I love hunting and fishing and relaxing with my wife of 45 years and spending time with our children and friends. We have also traveled extensively, since retiring.
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Dirty Harry starring Clint Eastwood:  "Go ahead punk, Make my day"
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: Blue Suede Shoes
Teacher Name: Mark Thorne
City, State and Zip: Mt. Prospect, Illinois   60056
 
Education: Bachelors and Masters, Bradley University
 
Other Teaching Positions:  LZHS, RMHS, football, basketball and baseball coach
 
Other Occupations: YMCA Day Camp Director
 
Children: Randy, Becky and Debbie
Grandchildren: Madeline, Greta, Charlie, Lucie, Jacob and Sarah
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I taught 18 years at FVHS and 16 at RMHS. I retired in 2002.
 
Favorite TV Show or Movie from 1966-1970: Wild Wild West
Favorite Song from 1966-1970: Harper Valley PTA
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: All stages in life are wonderful—if you make the right decisions. 
I am sorry, I am unable to attend. 
Teacher Name: Douglas Tolman
 
City, State and Zip: Kissimmee, FL 34759
 
 
Education: BA, Luther College; MA, Northwestern
 
Other Teaching Positions:  Math Teacher at Fremd H.S. 1964-1968; Math Teacher at FVHS 1968-1985; Math Teacher at Elk Grove H.S. 1985-1999; Retired.
 
Children: My wife and I have been married for 45 years and have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
 
Information about yourself that you'd like to share: I enjoyed my teaching and coaching career and am enjoying my retirement.
 
The most important thing I learned thus far in my lifetime: Try to set goals and work hard to achieve them and don't forget to thank those who help you.
 
Thanks for the invitation and have fun at your reunion,
 
Doug Tolman