Mary Holler Archbold

Profile Updated: July 24, 2019
Residing In: Albuquerque, NM USA
Spouse/Partner: Joseph Archbold
Occupation: Teacher/ retired; Realtor/retired
Children/Grandchildren/Great-Grandchildren/???: Daughter, Hilary, age 39, Ann Arbor; finally getting that degree; is the mom of our precious granddaughter, More…Octavia, age 12.
Daugher, Jennifer, age 35, Frederick, MD; has 2 little boys, Devon, 10 and Anthony, 8.

May we all live to be at the 60th.

In which cities have you lived?

Albion, E. Lansing, St. Clair Shores, Novi, Plymouth, MI, Kenitra, Morocco; Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, NM

If you could build a second house, an ideal home, where would you build it?

In the Normandy region of France; 2nd choice: a mountain cabin on a stream in Colorado

How many family members still live within 50 miles of Fremont?

my brother and several cousins

Most interesting job:

teaching environmental chemistry

Most boring job:

I can't remember being bored on a job.

In which foreign countries have you lived?


Should you live elsewhere, would you consider moving back to the Fremont area?


If retired, what did you retire from in your "productive" years?

The job I first retired from was teaching chemistry.

What do you do in your spare time?

In the summer, we stay at our condo near Ann Arbor and play with our granddaughter. Swim, go on nature hikes, go bird watching; go camping.

In the winter, go bird watching, read (mostly history and biography), listen to music, pay lots of attention to politics.

What did you "always want to do" that you have not (yet) done?

travel to tons of places: Costa Rica, Myanmar, Norway, etc., etc.

Have you done something that you always told yourself you would not do?

take care of my grandchildren

Favorite teacher(s) at FHS:

Robert Kraai, Jack Fosheim, Eldon Durkee, Genevieve Austin

Favorite sport(s):


Favorite food:

macaroni and cheese

Favorite movie:

Lone Star

Favorite music:

almost anything by Mozart

Interesting people you have met:

My overseas students from the various embassies gave me a glimpse into other worlds.

And, I guess, the most interesting person I have met is my husband.

Number of pairs of shoes in your closet?


Number (approx) of emails that you receive in a month?


Have you ever seen anyone born?


Have you ever been on television?


Can the car(s) you drive be described as "SUV", "Hybrid", "Sports Car" or "Sedan"?

sports car

What inscription would you like on your tombstone?

She cared about this earth and its peoples.

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A fabulous afternoon and evening!! Thank you and Carroll so very much!

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Dear Judy,

Have a Happy, Happy Birthday!! It was so great talking with you upon our last conversation!! I hope everything is continuing to go well for you.
Love and hugs,

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I am so sorry to read that your husband has passed. I remember him well.from the class reunion. You are in my prayers.

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