Judy (Konkle) Finnegan

Judy KonkleJudy Konkle

Date Submitted: April 19, 2008

Plan To Attend 50th Class Reunion? Yes

Spouse's Name: Jerry
Years Married: 34 years

Where I Live In Now: Portage, MI

Number of Children: 2
Number of Grandchildren: 0
Number of Great Grandchildren: 0

Work history: Worked in hospital laboratories, Sheldon Memorial, Children's Hospital, St. Joseph- Pontiac. Stay-at-home-Suzuki mom. Finished MFA in '87. Presently teaching in art department WMU, free-lance illustrator and studio artist.

When retired, plan to move to: Open to ideas

Hobbies: Play classical guitar in group called "Large Print Edition", fiber arts and jewelry, collect old sewing machines

Have traveled to: Portugal, Austria, Italy, Egypt, Israel, parts of U.S.

Of interest to other classmates: Illustrated The River Roost, a collection of stories by Glenn Mc Nitt about the Allegan Forest and recently completed illustrations for Levenger Press for a book to be released in October.

Things I remember about Albion High School: There is never a time when I fold a letter that I don't "remember the guy with the stubby fingers" who taught us to fold a letter remembering the guy with the stubby fingers, Mr. Harrison, who also taught us to glue "just four corners and the middle!"

E-mail address: jfinne@mac.com

Personal website: still working on it

Work website: judyfinnegan.com