Boxer Love Stories

Boxer couples

Hundreds of alumni and friends have found or nurtured a lifelong love at Pacific University. Read more about the couples and their Boxer love stories.

To submit your own Boxer love story please send it to the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@pacificu.edu.

1930s

James W. Bushong '34 and Vicky (Seymour) Bushong '32

1940s

Rosemary (Joubert) Bump '60 and Forrest Bump '42
Dale Edwards '51 and Margaret M. (Wickman) Edwards '49
Erma (Coombes) Gray '49 and Cliff Gray '50
Howard Horner '40 and Grace (Boyles) Horner '41
Warren Lund '47 & Phyllis (Johanson) Lund '49
Ruth (Boyles) Petrasso '40 and David Petrasso '40
Patricia (Vernon) Robb '45 and Thomas Robb '46
Walter Riess '40 and Marjorie (Whitcomb) Riess '42
Alice (Hook) Smock '49 and John Smock '49
Howard Stevens '42 and Delores (Geist) Stevens '45

1950s

Ira Andrews '57 and Roberta (Westfall) Andrews '58
Dale BeVier '56, O.D. '57 & Helen (Roberts) BeVier '58
John Carpenter '60 and Judith (Johnson) Carpenter '59
Bob Casteel '54 and Barbara (Pelton) Casteel '56
Elinore Fritz Darland '53 and D. David Darland
Ruth (King) Draper '57 and Paul Draper '54
Joyce (Bedortha) Haller '51 and Dean Haller '51
Carlisle Harrison '57 & Lydia (Fahner) Harrison '60
Marvelyn (Davison) Hess '64 and M. Dan Hess '54
Herbert Matta '51 and Evangeline (Morgan) Matta '51
Shirley (Womsley) Nelson '55 and Milton Nelson '55
Al Ross '55 and Caroline (Seay) Ross '56
Wayne Tate '50, MA '60 and Jean (Brodersen) Tate '52
Alice (Furby) Voges '52 and Kenneth Voges

1960s

John R. Anderson '64 and Theresa (Hjersman) Anderson '67
Barbara (Scanland) Fiscalini '63 and Gene Fiscalini '63
Ralph Handly '67, O.D. '68 and Barbara (Wilson Handly) '67, O.D. '68
Aurora "Rae" (Salvador) Peters '65 and Clark "Rooster" Peters '65
Jean (Rancore) Simpson '60 and Chuck Simpson '60, OD '61
Judd Smith '62 and Sherry (Hicks) Smith '64
Charles Whittick '61 and Barbara (Haglund) Whittick '63

1970s

Don Aina '72 and Rowena (Knaphus) Aina '72
Becky (Matta) Ball '75 and Pat Ball '75
Joe Dolezal, '79, O.D. '81 and Patricia (Blickenstaff) Dolezal, PT '82
John Holte '75 and Nancy (Gall) Holte '77
Mike Johansen '74, O.D. '75 and Heather (Higginbotham) Johansen '74
Molly (Armstrong) Reiss '73 and Norman Reiss '74
Mark Westlund '71 and and Alice (Wagnon) Westlund '73
Carolyn (Kennedy) Williams '71 and Bill Williams '73
Charles Young '70 and Nancy (Berggren) Young '70

1980s

Morgan Leach, O.D. '87 & Mindy Sterner Leach, O.D. '89
Colleen (Couron) Smith '89 and Brent Smith '88

1990s

Phillip Armstrong '93 and Janette (Padilla) Armstrong '95
Aaron Atkins '94 and Jo (Cupps) Atkins '95
Elia Freedman '97 and Esther (Coppedge) Freedman '98
Emma (Dessauer) Gray '95 and Steven Gray '94
Jennifer D. Hadley-White ‘96 and Casey White ‘94
Elie Harriett '98 and Janet (Styffe) Harriett '00
Herbert Heagh-Avritt '93 and Kristina Van Loo '94
Joel Hoyt '93 and Alisa (Otterness) Hoyt '93
Kim (Bernard) Jacky '99 and Chris Jacky '99
Jonathan King '94 and Shirley (Norris) King '94
Mark Massey '82 and Macy (Tadena) Massey, PT '86
Jeannette (Hill) Paige '92 and Bjorn Paige '91
Noel Webster '97 and Christy (Pugh) Webster '97

2000s

Alyssa (Wollam) Baker '00 and Jeremiah Baker '01
Cara (Befus) Brown '05 and Clay Brown '05
Martha Calus-McLain '03 and Kyle McLain '10
Stacy (Amano) Eyton '04 and Steve Eyton '04
Jessica (Dunkin) Hamlet '08 and Tim Hamlet '09
Nathan Labunski '05 and Lindy (Morgan) Labunski, '06
Kelsey (Pierson) LeCrone '07 and Jeremy LeCrone '05
Russ Meeuf '03 and Ryanne Pilgeram '03
Stacey (Barnes) Mendes '00, MAT '01 and Joe Mendes, PA '02
Jeff Pelson '00, O.D. '02 and Karissa (Matthews) Pelson '00, PT '02

2010s

Caleb Werner '12, PT '15 and Kasey (Fisher) Werner '13
PJ Griess '09 and Lea (Schaffer) Griess '11
Max Price '11, MAT '12 and Brandi (Palmer) Price '12
Ryan Beck '14 and Mellissa (Wilson) Beck '15

To submit your own Boxer love story please send it to the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@pacificu.edu.