Ron Henson ’61

ron hensonQ) Why did you join?

A) The guys I met during Rush Week

Q) Tell us about your favorite memory of the fraternity

A) Butch Smith, T.J. Smith, Bill Dietrich, Pete Fernandes, Bill Monroe

Q) What kind of influence has the fraternity had on your life since graduation?

A) Great memories

Q) With whom do you still stay in contact? Who would you most like to find?

A) Schmulbach, Rod Hanson, Bill Monroe. Have lost Butch Smith’s Address. Have never been able to locate Bill Dietrich.

Q) Tell us about your family: Do you have children?

A) Yes…3 children

Q) What other activities or organizations were you involved with during your college days?

A) Helped ATO win the IM softball championship(what a pitcher Butch Smith was!)

Q) What is your nickname, if applicable, and how did you get it?

A) Hense…Gary Kortkamp

Q) Did you live in the house? If so, who were your roommates? Tell us about a memorable time with them.

A) Yes…Bill Dietrich(Mr. Cool!)…turned me on to The Four Freshmen, Errol Garner, Frank Sinatra, etc.

Q) What do you do for a living?

A) Optometrist

Q) What hobbies do you enjoy?

A) Bicycling{road bike} and Bible reading/studying

Q) What are your goals for the next few years?

A) To ride several Centuries{100 mile}

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