Class of 1999 Summer 2019 Letter

Summer 2019


Luther’s Homecoming is just around the corner and we will soon be celebrating our 20-year class reunion. Please make plans to join us Saturday, October 5th at the Winneshiek Ballroom in Decorah’s historic and beautiful Hotel Winneshiek. Our gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and hearty hors d’oeurves will be served beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The cost of the event is $25 per person and can be paid when reservations are made online at: Please make your reservations by the deadline of Friday, September 13th.

We hope that you will make plans to join us for Homecoming! There are plenty of activities planned for the weekend. The Distinguished Service Awards will be presented at the Alumni Dinner in the Dahl Centennial Union Cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 4th. We are excited to announce that our classmate, Mike Anderson, will be receiving the Distinguished Service Award from the college this year.  On Saturday, October 5th, the Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the Jenson-Noble Recital Hall. Our classmates, Jami Severson and Alycia Ashburn, will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Mike, Jami, and Alycia! 

For a complete schedule of events for the weekend, please visit: To connect with your Luther friends, please use the Online Alumni Directory at If you need a username and password, please contact the Luther Technology Help Desk at 563-387-1000. To reminisce about our years at Luther, you can find archived copies of the Pioneer yearbooks and the College Chips at:

We look forward to celebrating our 20-year class reunion with you! It will be a great opportunity to reconnect with each other and enjoy some time back on campus and in Decorah. 

Warm regards,

Jen (Larsen) Newburg
1999 Class Agent
1961 James Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105
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Sarah Tofte
1999 Class Agent
20 Sickles Street, Apt. 3D
New York, NY 10040-1859
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