Stout graduates: a Wallerius family affair

Stout graduates: a Wallerius family affair


In August, Brian Wallerius will be the last of five siblings to graduate from Stout. The son of Ron and Dolly Wallerius of Golden Valley, Minn., he will receive his degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Brian plans to obtain a job in the food service area or sales industry.

Preceding Brian through UW-Stout were his three brothers and one sister. Since graduation, Paul '79 (Industrial Technology) has worked at Unisys Corporation. Currently, he is manager of the Twin Cities facilities which include Eagan and Roseville sites. Paul lives in Maple Grove with his wife, Karen, and stepdaughter, Danielle.

Upon graduation, Tom '82 (Hotel and Restaurant Management) worked at Byerly's in Minnetonka as a restaurant manager for fifteen years. Currently he is employed at Champp's Americana as a restaurant manager. He and his wife, Karen reside in Plymouth.

Earning a B.S. in Industrial Technology, Jerry `87 works at Braun Intertec Corporation in Minneapolis as an industrial hygienic technician. He and his wife, Kris (Schleder) '88 (General Business Administration), live in Maple Grove. Kris is a bridal consultant at The Wedding Chapel Bridals.

The fourth sibling to graduate, Maria '93 (Retail Merchandising and Management) works for Dayton's as an Estee Lauder vendor specialist/account coordinator for the Minneapolis market and North Dakota stores. Married to Sam Cleaveland '91 (Industrial Technology), the couple reside in Minnetonka. Sam works for Hoffman Engineering in Anoka as a packaging engineer.

As any parent feels about the success of their children, pride and excitement fill the lives of Ron and Dolly Wallerius.

"We are very proud of them and what they have accomplished, and are most grateful to the teachers, counselors, advisors, tutors, and to God who has made this all possible," said Ron and Dolly Wallerius.

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