Out of the blue, I received this message:
“I was looking on the web and found you are looking for Steve Schwerma. He is my cousin and lives in California. I don’t know his address but if you want to get in touch with him send it c/o (address withheld for this post)
(bussiness address removed)
Canberra ACT 2612 ”
I sent her a message back to confirm that she was talking about “our Stephan Schwerma” (including his yearbook photo). She responded with the following:
That’s Steve! The address is his Mum’s address…I think Steve lives in Walnut Creek CA but I don’t know his address. Steve is still alive but his brother (my cousin) Doug passed away in 1977.
Don’t you think it’s pretty good getting a California address for a Wisconsin alumni from someone in Australia??? The age of technology is great!
Anyway, I now have a contact address on file and the new address will be included in the next edition of the Classmate Directory, and his status will be changed from “missing” to “almost found”.