From left, Carl, Alexander, Elizabeth and Mauren Nowlin. Carl Nowlin was selected as the 2015 St. Anthony Villager of the Year. (submitted photo)
ALS diagnosis cuts teaching career short
When St. Anthony native Carl Nowlin left his job teaching at Wilshire Park Elementary School to pursue a career as a corporate lawyer, it wasn't long before he was drawn back to school, only two years.
Loving and remarkable lady passed away March 5 at age 98. Preceded in death by her parents, Zuva and Antun Petkovic of Yugoslavia; four siblings; husband Larry Moore and sons John and Tony Gardenal. Survived by daughter, Deanna (Karl) Bakke; sons Steve and Mark Moore; grandchildren Carrie Shuman, Aaron Gardenal, Rachel Stene, Daniel Bakke, Rebecca and Elizabeth Moore and nine great-grandchildren.
Jerry J. Sankot, age 64, of New Brighton, died on March 14, 2015. He was born on September 17, 1950, in Belle Plaine, Iowa, to Frank and Eleanor Sankot. Jerry earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University, as well as associate’s degrees in clock repair and watch repair. He was a licensed professional engineer and a member of the ASQC/ASQ, the Minnesota Clockmakers Guild and the Minnesota NAWCC-OT Lang Chapter. He last worked for EcoWater in Woodbury. Jerry was also a member of the MSUS Church community. He had struggled with his health since a 2003 diagnosis of multiple brain tumors.
Rachel Bauske of St Anthony will be participating in the University of Northwestern Symphonic Band Wisconsin Tour 2015, playing in concerts in two states from March 5 through March 16.
Cody Vee of New Brighton, a football player and junior at the University of Northwestern, was recently given an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference award for maintaining a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale while competing on the team.
Phyllis Moore of Mounds View recently published a science fiction novel entitled "Pegasus Colony" through the publishing company she created, Moore's Myths.
Henry John Scamehorn of St. Anthony Village, recently earned an Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. Scamehorn designed, built and installed 30 bee houses in Silverwood Park in St. Anthony Village.
Lisa Baker, program supervisor of the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf, was recently presented with the New Brighton/Mounds View Rotary Club's Paul Harris Fellow Award for her outstanding service to the community.