Two newspaper blurbs

A while back, going through papers, I found a couple newspaper blurbs that I wanted to share/keep. In a way they are completely different but in another way they are similar — possibly something that proud parents asked the Elgin Daily Courier News to share. Another similarity is that they are about two men in my life, my father and my husband.

Dad’s mention of being in the Navy
Doctorate: Dean Follmann, son of Willis and Ruth Follmann of rural Elgin, has received a doctorate degree in statistics, applied math, from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He is a 1975 graduate of Burlington-Central High School, with undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northern Illinois University. Follmann lives in Virginia
Dean’s Doctorate degree mention in the Courier News

I put the article about Dean on the refrigerator and Clare drew his likeness on the whiteboard when she visited in December.

 

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