Jane Milne Houston

Profile Updated: May 17, 2019
Residing In: Reno, NV USA
Spouse/Partner: Kirk Houston
What do you presently do now? College Counselor
Children: Janae, born 1999
Kyle, born 2002
Yes! Attending Reunion
How long?

26 years

What did you want to do or think you were going to do when you finished high school?

I believe I had the classic fantasies of becoming a professional athlete or rock star.

What are some other jobs you have had in the past?

Waitress at Sambo's, Harry and David's Candy Maker, Aerobics Instructor


Hello 79ers! Since grad, went to college and played sports, did a couple of Euro volleyball tours, taught physical education, coached, was a dorm mom, married my college sweetheart, became a high school college advisor, currently a college admissions consultant.

For a yet to be determined reason, my husband and I waited quite a while to have kids. Our second child was born when I was in my forties. This allowed me the unique experience of having post-partum and pre-menopausal symptoms simultaneously:-) Our kids keep us laughing and humble. We are grateful to God!

We are involved in our church, I dabble in music and on occasion we attempt to play sports with our kids. The mind is willing, but the legs are weak!

School Story:

I remember choir trips, and the last play of the volleyball season landing between Pam Katzenbach and I as we both shouted "yours!" In looking back, I think I talked and laughed my way through classes, and did very little homework. Pam, Lori Mansveld, Kim Cooney, Lisa Turman, Deann Hurley and I drove way too fast trying to be the first in line for lunch at La Comida.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Hang out with my family, sing, read, walk.

Where is the farthest you have been from home?


Where is your favorite place to go?

Oregon and Lake Tahoe


In the past few years while on vacation, we have rediscovered the Oregon Coast, the area surrounding Crater Lake and Grants Pass jet boat rides. Lake Tahoe's beauty rivals (almost) Oregon's lakes.

If you could ask anyone who has ever lived a question, who would it be and what would you ask?

My father died when I was eight. I would like to ask him about life when he was young. It would also be amazing to see him with his grandchildren.

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