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1930s

Marian Moyer Ford '38, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Dec. 15, age 104. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

E. Jean Whiting Addison '39, of Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 1. She was predeceased by siblings Herbert Whiting '38 and Margaret Whiting Funsett '44.

1940s

Mary Shaweker Crull '42, of Montgomery, Ohio, Feb. 6, age 100. She was predeceased by husband C. Leonard Crull '41. Mary was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Robert Layer '43, of Springfield, Ill., Dec. 20, age 99. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Robert Neasse '43, of Cave Creek, Ariz., Feb. 9, age 99. He was predeceased by wife Emagene Forsyth Neasse '43, and is survived by daughter Angela Neasse Layton '67. Robert was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Kathryn Shimmon Crowther '43, of Florida, April 26, age 99. She was predeceased by sister Elizabeth Shimmon Judd '39, and cousins Herbert Whiting '38, Winifred Manchester '24, Robert Manchester '27Ruth Ferguson Horr '36Margaret Funsett '44, and Robert Cooley '39. Kay is survived by daughter Sarah Crowther Gosney '70. She was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Pi Beta Phi sorority.

Ruth Dolle '44, of Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 22, age 99. She is survived by cousin Ruth Hessler Pettinger '60. Ruth was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Ruth Tenwick Weeks '44, of Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, age 98. She was predeceased by husband Lloyd Weeks '44 and sister Rita Tenwick Nyberg '40. Ruth is survived by daughter Marilyn Weeks Johnston '69, niece Jane Nyberg Blank '70, and nephews Christopher Blank 'X and Cameron Blank 'X. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Roberta Morrall Williams '45, of Girard, Ohio, March 26, age 97. 

Patricia King McCeney '46, of Washington D.C., March 25, age 96. She was predeceased by sister Marion King Kelly '45. Patsy was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

Mary Sanders McBride '46, of Santa Rosa, Calif., Jan. 18, age 95. She was predeceased by husband Robert McBride '48, parents William Sanders 1913 and Alice Hillman Sanders 1915, siblings John Sanders '48 and Alice Sanders Grant '50, and cousin Edward Rentz '54. Mary was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

George Umemura '46, of Carmel, Ind., May 12, age 97.

Julia "Alene" Beachler Beall '47, of Takoma Park, Md., Feb. 24. 

Patricia Breece McKinney '47X, of Raleigh, N.C., Dec. 13, age 96. She was predeceased by uncle James Breece Sr. 1920, and is survived by brother James Breece Jr. '49 and nephews James Breece III '74 and Anthony Breece '77. Patricia was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Ruth Hofmann Grub '47, of Cranberry Township, Pa., Dec. 23, age 98. 

Rachel Mills Gherlein '47, of Pepper Pike, Ohio, Aug. 27, age 96. She is survived by daughter Ann Gherlein Vaughn '74 and sister Mary Mills Neely '49. Rachel was predeceased by husband John Gherlein '48, father Charles Mills 1919, brother Charles Mills '62, uncle Clarence Mills 1916, and aunts Ferne Mills 1910 and Mary Mills 1914. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Marilyn Sturdivant Nelson '47, of Joy, Ill., Feb. 25, age 95. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Alice Walker Calvin '47, of Greensboro, N.C., Jan. 7, age 95. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

Cynthia "Cyn" Baker McAdow '48, of New Albany, Ohio, July 2, age 94. She was predeceased by husband Harold McAdow '50. Cyn is survived by granddaughter Sara McAdow Fitzgerald-Butt '00. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

Helen Browne Peters '48, of Copalis Beach, Wash., May 10, age 94. She is survived by cousin Flora Taylor Figge '49 and nephew Christopher Browne '73. Helen was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Rachel Diem '48, of New Paltz, N.Y., December, age 95. She was predeceased by husband Hugh Diem '44, sibling Robert Yeck '55, and nephew John Diem '70. Rachel is survived by daughter Ruth Diem '72, sister Ruth Yeck Parks '48, nephews Jonathan Kirsop '10, James Diem '74, and William Diem '69, and nieces Jennifer Kirsop '08 and Priscilla Diem '78. Rachel was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Audra Jones Hansen '48, of Hagerstown, Ind., Jan. 14, age 93. She was predeceased by parent E. Ray Jones 1910, brother Wilbur Jones '47, aunts Pauline Jones 1921 and Audre Jones 1914, and uncle Charles Jones 1907. Audra was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Virginia Meyer Sinor '48, of Chattanooga, Tn., May 12, age 95. 

Lois Huenefeld Deane '49, of Windermere, Fla., Jan. 12, age 93. She was predeceased by sister Margaret Huenefeld Hamer '44 and cousin Virginia Winkler Benedict '45. Lois is survived by sister Julia Huenefeld Beers '57. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

James Swomley '49, of Bloomfield, Conn., April 5, age 92. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Frances Wright Hoffmann '49, of Goshen, N.Y., March 10, age 93. She was predeceased by husband Don Hoffmann '45. Fran was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

1950s

Betty Blessing Frederickson '50, of Savoy, Ill., June 26, age 92. She was predeceased by husband L. Thomas Frederickson '50 and sister Janyce Blessing Albert '53. Betty was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

William Broberg '50, of Sun City Center, Fla., Feb. 22. He was predeceased by wife Margaret Gilruth Broberg '50. William is survived by children Catherine Broberg Foerster '73, Linda Broberg Kilmer '77, Karen Broberg Palotti '75, and Donna Broberg Shum '77. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.

Roberta Clark Scurlock '50, of Worthington, Ohio, July 20, age 92. She was predeceased by aunts Marjorie Rickey 1924 and Thelma Rickey Grimm 1921. Robbie was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Nancy Fleming Callander '50, of Concord, Mass., July 18, age 92. She was predeceased by husband Douglas Callander '50. Nancy was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Martin Kyre '50, of Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 13, age 92. He was predeceased by wife Joan Randolph Kyre '54. Martin was a member of OWU's Tower Society. 

Jane Lovejoy Riegger '50, of Medina, Ohio, Feb. 17, age 92. She was predeceased by husband Robert Riegger '50. Jane was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Jane Reiser '50, of New Philadelphia, Ohio, April 28, age 92. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Mary Stephan Day '50, of Durham, N.H., March 30, 2018, age 89. She was predeceased by husband Richard Day '50. She is survived by children Deborah, Stephanie, Robert, and James '89. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Allen Theis '50, of Lakewood, Ohio, Dec. 16, age 94. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Ezra Vogel '50, of Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 20, age 90. He was a member of Beta Sigma Tau fraternity, as well as OWU's Tower Society, Board of Trustees, and Founder's Circle. Ezra also received a Distinguished Achievement Citation.

Robert Gardner '51, of Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 20, age 94. He is survived by son Stephen Gardner '79, granddaughter Kelly Gardner '10, and nieces Karin Christiansen Fowler '69Sally Christiansen Harris '76, Catherine Gardner Layman '70, Marjorie Gardner Polk '75, and Lynn Gardner Rohr '75. Robert was predeceased by spouse Ruth Sieker Gardner '52 and brothers David Gardner '48 and John Gardner '48. He was a member of OWU's Athletic Hall of Fame and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Mary Ellen Oliver Priest '51, of Lewiston, N.Y., March 9, age 90. She was predeceased by husband John Priest '50, and is survived by sister Julia Oliver Pierson '49. Mary Ellen was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Marise Sawtell Bensinger McIntosh '51X, of Walnut Creek, Calif., Jan. 2, age 91. She was predeceased by husband Thomas Bensinger '50 and siblings Merton Sawtell '47, Marilyn Sawtell Leibold '47, and Eleanor Sawtell Hubbard '43. Marise was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Richard Schaeffer '51, of Ohio, June 11, age 93. He is survived by wife Ruth Keese Schaeffer '51. Dick was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

G. Clark Shaffer '51, of Newark, Del., April 10, age 94. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

D. James "Jim" Smith '51, of Fenton, Mich., May 25, age 93. He was predeceased by wife Laura McCutcheon Smith '52. Jim was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Helen Thompson Heines '51, of Anthem, Ariz., June 25, age 92. She was predeceased by husband Richard Heines '52. Helen was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Evelyn Turner White '51, of Toledo, Ohio, April 15, age 91. She was predeceased by husband William White '48 and mother Madelyn Lowe Turner 1925. Evelyn was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.

Norma Allison Littick '52, of Zanesville, Ohio, July 20, age 91. She was predeceased by husband William Littick '50. Norma was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

David Carto '52, of Mansfield, Ohio, April 4, age 90. He is survived by children David Carto '78 and Thomas Carto '80. Dave was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Nancy Fillingham McCormick '52, of Ohio, February, age 90. She was predeceased by husband Kenneth McCormick '51 and sister Joan Fillingham Messer '50. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

John Kuehn '52, of Medina, Ohio, April 25, age 90. He was predeceased by first wife Jane Kleinmann '54, parents Adelbert Kuehn 1923 and Emma Kuehn 1925, and brother Edward Kuehn '54. John was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Janet Roberts Duckett '52, of Blanch, N.C., Oct. 26, age 90. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Mary Allen '53, of Greenville, N.C., July 17, age 89. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Richard Jackson '53, of Durham, N.C., Dec. 26, age 90. He was predeceased by siblings Robert Jackson '51 and Ann Jackson Hilliard '55. Richard is survived by wife Janet Wilson Jackson '52. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.

Jean Krichbaum Huffman '53, of Westerville, Ohio, April 17, age 89. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

Robert Neff '53, of Kettering, Ohio, Jan. 18. He was predeceased by mother Dorothy Stone Neff '27, uncles Sidney Stone '29 and Charles Stone '27, and cousin Charles Stone '55. He is survived by cousin Charles Stone '55. Bob was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Elizabeth Norton McKinnon '53, of Bristol, Vt., Dec. 25. 

Helen Robertson Dunlap '53, of Niles, Mich., May 13, age 89. She was predeceased by husband Ralph Dunlap '54, father Wilbur Robertson '26, aunt Mary Elizabeth Robertson Scaife '29, and family W.N. Robertson 1898, Arthur Robertson 1909, A. Lindsley Scaife '29, Josephine Robertson Quast 1922, and George Truman Quast 1922. Helen was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Henry Tilmans '53, of Richmond, Ind., Feb. 26, age 89. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Melvin Van Peebles '53, of New York City, Sept. 21, age 89. He was a member of Beta Sigma Tau fraternity and had received a Distinguished Achievement Award from OWU.

Daniel Butler '54, of Media, Pa., Feb. 5, age 87. He is survived by wife Linda Zehring Butler '60. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.

Richard Devos '54, of Bay Village, Ohio, March 14, age 88. He was predeceased by wife Berneita Heyman DeVos '54. Richard was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Harry "Hap" Dowler Jr. '54, of Marion, Ohio, Oct. 6, age 89. He was predeceased by father Harry Dowler 1924 and uncle John Dowler '29. Hap is survived by sister Betty Dowler Davis '57. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Carolyn Gordon Hammitt '54, of Lisbon, Ohio, Jan. 7, age 89. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

A. Roger Herrett '54X, of Defiance, Ohio, Aug. 6, age 89. He was predeceased by father Arthur Herrett 1915 and sister Lucy Herett Niedenthal '49. Roger is survived by wife Carolyn Shuter Herrett '54. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Margaret Jones Neff '54, of Dayton, Ohio, October, age 88. She was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Delta Gamma sorority. 

John Miller '54, of Cornwall, Conn., May 1, age 90. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Margaret Miller Bowman '54, of Medina, Ohio, Feb. 1, age 88. She is survived by grandchild Nicole Ridenour, current OWU student. Margi was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Ronald Thie '54, of Centerville, Ohio, Oct. 29, age 89. He is survived by wife Jean Young Thie '56X. Ronald was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Dean Gordon '55, of Ocala, Fla., Aug. 31, age 88. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Ralph Herms '55, of Lexington, Ohio, Dec. 22, age 87. He was predeceased by uncle Laurence Meredith Kimble '28 and cousin Mary McColgan Hartley '54, and is survived by cousin Robert Kimble '55. Ralph was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Norman Hollis '55, of Bristol, Conn., Aug. 29, age 88. 

Thornton Lynam Jr. '55, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Jan. 15, age 88. He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

Robert Marten '55, of Butler, Pa., Oct. 7, age 88. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

William Plavcan '55, of Hagerstown, Md., April 19, age 97. He is survived by sister Elizabeth Plavcan Drumm '58 and son William Plavcan '81. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity and OWU's Tower Society.

Harry Weisman '55, of Goodyear, Ariz., Oct. 25, age 88. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Margery Erdman Orth '56, of Akron, Ohio, Aug. 16, age 87. She is survived by husband Robert Orth '56. Marge was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Jeanette Lindquist Hakes '56, of Naples, Fla., July 29, age 86. She was predeceased by husband John Hakes '56. Jan was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

William McAfee '56, of Monterey, Calif., Sept. 9, age 87. He was predeceased by sister Ruth McAfee Fenton '53. Bill was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Joyce Miller Hessler '56, of Zanesville, Ohio, Aug. 24, age 86. She was predeceased by sister Betty Ruehle Koons '56. Joyce is survived by brother Daryl Ruehle '62. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

David Nystrom '56, of Houston, Texas, Feb. 26, age 87. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Shirley Reitz Fell '56, of Slippery Rock, Pa., March 22, age 87. She was predeceased by brother Roy Reitz '59. Shirley was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Jerome Ritter '56, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Jan. 25, age 86. He is survived by wife Joanne Hlavin Ritter '59 and brother John Ritter '60. Jerome was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Don "Trip" Triplehorn '56, of Fairbanks, Alaska, Dec. 25, age 86. He is survived by wife Julia Hardesty Triplehorn '57. Trip was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Patricia Turley McManis '56, June 14, age 86. She is survived by husband Charles McManis '54 and daughter Sarah McManis McElwee '79. Patricia was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Larkin Warner '56, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Sept. 27, age 86. He was predeceased by father Earl Warner '26. Larkin was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Margaret "Peggy" Brown Weber '57, of Lewis Center, Ohio, Jan. 12, age 85. She is survived by husband Edwin Weber '57, daughter Amy Zepp Mathews '92, and sister Sally Brown Moldovan '52. Peggy was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

John Detrick '57, of Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 26, age 85. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Lucia Hossellman Burneson '57, of Lima, Ohio, Jan. 5, age 85. She is survived by husband Andrew Burneson '57. Lucia was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.

William "Billy Ray" Jennings '57, of Lexington, Ky., Aug. 14, age 86. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Esther Nelson Long '57X, of Akron, Ohio, May 8, age 85. She was predeceased by husband Fred Long '57. Esther was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

David Thomas '57, of Anderson, S.C., Feb. 3, age 85. He is survived by daughter Karen Thomas Hensley '85. David was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

David Weisman '57, of Granger, Ind., Dec. 14, age 85. He was predeceased by wife Edith Weisman '57. Dave was a member of OWU Tower Society and Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Judith Bridge Hunter '58, of Atlanta, Ga., June 14, age 85. She was predeceased by husband Robert Hunter '46, parents Ruth Gammill Bridge 1924 and James Bridge 1922, and sister Marilyn Bridge Vance '50. Judy is survived by child Burtch Hunter '90. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. 

Donna Haines Lowman '58, of Cortland, Ohio, March 28, age 84. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Walter Kachel '58, of Great Falls, Va., Jan. 25, age 87. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

William Moorhead '58, of Houston, Texas, Dec. 20, age 84. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. 

Jack Nagel '58, of Tallmadge, Ohio, March 2, age 84. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Nancy Tamlyn Nagel '60. Jack was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. 

Carol Neufeldt Rose '58, of Scottsdale, Ariz., May 3, age 84. She is survived by brother Max Neufeldt '60. Carol was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Kay Simmermon Laney '58, of North Liberty, Ind., May 16, age 85. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Margery Bensinger Greek '59, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 19, age 83. He was predeceased by brother Thomas Bensinger '50. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Patricia Chase Saltsman '59, of Mystic, Conn., Dec. 29, age 83. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Nancy Betts Bowman '59, of Willoughby, Ohio, Dec. 1, age 83. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Barry Livingston '59X, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Aug. 14, age 84. He is survived by son David Livingston '94. Barry was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Glenn "Fred" Sykora '59, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, May 1, age 83. He is survived by wife Mary Sykora '62 and daughter Elizabeth Sykora Kirchner '92. Fred was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Donald Van Dyle '59, of Vero Beach, Fla., Dec. 23, age 83. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Russell Wilson '59, of Auburn Township, Ohio, August, age 84. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

David Yoder '59, of Portland, Ore., March 10, age 83. He was predeceased by cousins Charles Yoder '51 and Robert Yoder '43, and is survived by cousin David Yoder '70. David was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

1960s

Merrill Darlington '60, of Riverside, Calif., Feb. 1, age 82. He is survived by brother Larry Darlington '63. Merrill was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Richard Greene '60, of Sarasota, Fla., Dec. 20, age 82. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

David Mallegg '60, Aug. 9, age 83. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Nancy Morgan Giles '60, of Traverse City, Mich., July 8, age 82. She was a member of OWU's Tower Society, Associate Founder's Circle, and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Saints Roark '60, of Paris, Ky., Oct. 14, age 83. She was predeceased by husband Robert Roark '61 and brother William Saints '62. Betsy was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

Eleanor Anderson Volk '61, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Sept. 25, age 81. She was predeceased by husband William Hull '61. Ellie was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.

Robert Barr '61, of Escondido, Calif., Jan. 6, age 81. He is survived by wife Joan Hoffman Barr '61. Bob was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

John Everts '61, of Media, Pa., Aug. 16. He is survived by wife Judith Pyle Everts '62. John was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. 

Richard Hoppe '61, of Dayton, Ohio, July 24. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Donald Merrell '61X, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Jan. 13, age 81. He was predeceased by mother Sarah Welker Merrell '29, uncle Harry Peat 1921, and aunt Lois Welker Peat 1924. Donald is survived by sister Amy Jo Merrell Sommers '57 and cousin Janet Peat Smith '55X. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Irene Nilsson Schoetker '61, of St. Petersburg, Fla., Feb. 23, age 81. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Donald Pierce Jr. '61, of Michigan, March 12, age 81. He was predeceased by father Donald Pierce Sr. '33 and uncle James Pierce 1925. Don is survived by siblings Richard Pierce '63 and Janet Pierce Raisch '65. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Robert Warren '61, of South Windsor, Conn., Aug. 12, age 82. He is survived by daughter Janice Warren '83. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Jane Brandon Binns '62X, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., Jan. 17, age 80. She was predeceased by mother Marjorie Hageman Brandon '29, uncle James Hageman '32, aunt Carolyn Hageman Hawley '39, and cousin Herman Hageman '63. Jane is survived by husband Gerald Binns '62 and brother Edward Brandon '57. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

H. James "Jim" Brown '62, of New York City, Jan. 24, age 80. He was predeceased by parents Howard Brown '29 and Helen Janney Brown '30, and sister Patricia Brown Kropp '57. Jim is survived by daughter Kristine Brown Mahar '88 and nephews Kenneth Kropp '80 and Bradley Kropp '83. He was inducted into the OWU Athletics Hall of Fame and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Kenneth Engler Jr. '62, of Hague, N.Y., June 27, age 82. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Thurza Parsons Campbell '62, of Sherborn, Mass., March 22, age 80. She is survived by husband James Campbell '61. Thurza was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

William Poist '62, of Washington D.C., April 7, age 81. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Judith Pyle Everts '62, of Media, Pa., Aug. 26, age 80. She was predeceased by husband John Everts '61. Judy was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Bonnie Root Ehmann-Bagley '62, of Amherst, N.H., April 25, age 80. She is survived by sister Carolyn Root Diebel '67. Bonnie was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Patricia Topmiller '62, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Feb. 28, age 79. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Linda Warner '62, of Portland, Maine, May 5, age 80. She is survived by brother Wellman Warner '53. Linda was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Harry Faulkner '63, of Sidney, Ohio, May 29, age 80. He was predeceased by father Walter Faulkner '35 and uncle Thomas Faulkner '28. Harry is survived by child J. Douglas Faulkner '93 and brothers John Faulkner '68 and William Faulkner '72. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. 

Jerry Grace '63, of Naples, Fla., Jan. 24, age 79. He is survived by son Christopher Grace '94. Jerry was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

John Lippincott III '63, of Weston, Mass., April 30, age 79. He was predeceased by his first wife, Linda Deuble Lippincott '64. John was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Nora Pearce Kelly '63, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, April 1, age 80. She was predeceased by parents Kenneth Pearce '27 and Marion Orth Pearce '31, uncle William Pearce '31, and cousins Patricia Pearce Bixler '57, James Pearce '62, and William Pearce '69. She is survived by sister Lucinda Pearce Fedak '67 and cousin Robert Orth '56. Nora was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Stephen Perrill '63, of Indianapolis, Ind., March 27, age 80. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.

John Race '63, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 21, age 80. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. 

Lynne Sechrist '63, of Mentor, Ohio, June 27. She was predeceased by father Henry Sechrist '30 and aunt Dorothy Sechrist Morrison '32. Lynne is survived by cousins Rollin Morrison '59, Lucile Morrison Lenore '62, and Randal Morrison '65. She was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Jerome Bechtle '64, of Whitefish, Mont., July 15, age 79. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Keith Kelts '64, of Rapid City, S.D., Feb. 4, age 78. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Carol Sinzinger Ball '64, of Berea, Ohio, April 7, age 78. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Kenneth Ward '64, of Westfield, N.J., Aug. 7, age 78. He was predeceased by wife Margaret McAllister Ward '64. Kenneth is survived by daughter Jane Ward Tyner '94.

Lawrence Boen '65, of Irvine, Calif., Jan. 21, age 83. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

John Bruce '65, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., April 14, age 77. He was predeceased by father Harold Bruce 1926 and uncle Frederick Hout '31. John was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Virginia Joseph Dodson '65, of McFarland, Wis., Aug. 9, age 77. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

Mary Matson Kelly '65, of Rochester, N.H., March 25, age 78. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

Donald Pfister '65, of Asheville, N.C., Dec. 24, age 76. He was predeceased by brother Robert Pfister '64. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

James Ruf '65, of New York City, June 4. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

John Smith '65, of Mississippi, Sept. 23, age 78. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Lauren Crecelius Lukens '66, of Fort Meyers, Fla., July 28, age 76. She is survived by sister Ellen Crecelius Butz '64. Lauren was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Thomas Sanders '66, of Villa Rica, Ga., Jan. 24, age 76. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Ann Simcoke Wood '66, of Hampstead, N.C., April 3, 2020, age 75.

Francis "Buck" Stultz Jr. '66, of Delaware, Ohio, Jan. 16, age 77. He was predeceased by wife Valerie White Stultz '69, and is survived by child Marny Stultz-Saldanha '99. Buck was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Robert Ullom '66, of Houston, Texas, March 2, age 76. He is survived by wife Margaret Esch Ullom '66. Robert was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Larry Heinzerling '67, of New York, Aug. 11, age 75. He was predeceased by father Lynn Heinzerling 1929. Larry was a former OWU Board of Trustees member, received a Distinguished Achievement Citation, and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Sue Meck Bender '67, of Waldo, Ohio, Jan. 29, age 75. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Evelyn Swartz Amidon '67, of Maine, March 25, age 75. 

Robert Brown '68, of Maryland, Sept. 6. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Barbara Darrell Montgomery '68, of Cincinnati, Ohio, June 3, age 75. She is survived by son Matthew Montgomery '97X. Barbara was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

Mark Kassop '68, of Allendale, N.J., Oct. 1, age 74. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Dean Rockwood '68, of Elizabethtown, Pa., Feb. 27, age 74. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Scott Sattler '68, of Eureka, Calif., Jan. 13. He was predeceased by mother Bernice Smith Sattler '31. Scott was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Ruth Zimmerman '68, of Boxborough, Mass., April 15, age 74. She was predeceased by brother Thomas Zimmerman '72. Ruth was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Susan Barbieri Lohr '69, of Raleigh, N.C., Dec. 27, age 73. She is survived by husband Robert Lohr '69. Susan was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Jon Berlin '69, of Virginia, Feb. 6. He is survived by wife Nancy Berlin '69 and sister Jane Theiler '73.

Norman Fite '69, of Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 22, age 74. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Robert Johanson '69, of Palm Coast, Fla., June 1, age 74. He is survived by wife Barbara J. Overmyer Johanson '67.

Ellen Kuntz Jordan '69, of Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 25, age 73. She was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

1970s

Anne Kinsey Cross '70, of Moorestown, N.J., May 25. She is survived by husband Derek Cross '68. Anne was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Wendy Williams Beasley '70, of Burns, Tenn., Aug. 18, age 72. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Marianne Mahoney '72, of Austin, Texas, Dec.15, age 70. 

Donna Stolberg Towler '72, of Louisville, Ky., Oct. 31. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

Edward Close '73, of Huntington Station, N.Y., Oct. 4, age 70. He was predeceased by father Elbert Close '42. Edward is survived by sister Catherine Close Mahler '75X. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

David Jefferson '73, of Breckenridge, Colo., Feb. 23, age 69. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. 

Nancy Bonner '74, of Appleton, Wis., Oct. 4, age 68. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Susan Gardner Murray '74, of Bel Air, Md., Sept. 17, age 69. She is survived by husband Gordon Murray '74 and daughter Sarah Murray 'X. Susan was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Karen Reichert Buckingham '74, of Foxboro, Mass., May 3, age 68. 

Richard Smyers '74, of Marysville, Ohio, Oct. 18, age 80. 

Eulis Cathey Jr. '75, of Buffalo, N.Y., April 27, age 67. 

Thomas Cowie '75, of Plymouth, N.H., March 22, age 68. He was predeceased by mother Barbara Olhoff Cowie '49. Tom was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Kevin Pickard '75, of Syracuse, N.Y., May 14, age 67. He is survived by brothers Lynn Pickard '62 and Terry Pickard '67. 

Charlotte Reid '75, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Jan. 29. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

Douglas Kennedy '77, of Dublin, Ohio, Aug. 14, age 66. He was predeceased by mother Mary Jo Jones Kennedy '50. Doug is survived by wife Candace Caldwell Kennedy '79. Doug was a member of OWU's Tower Society and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Ruth Ehinger Milvaney '78, of New York City, July 16, 2020, age 64. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

David Roche '78, of The Villages, Fla., Oct. 9. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

1980s

Rachel Brookshire McKinley '80, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, Jan. 18, age 63. 

Elizabeth Dolphin '81, of Farmington, Conn., Aug. 15, age 62. 

Juan Manuel Palazon Villarreal '81, of Rhinebeck, N.Y., May 20, age 61. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Edward Reinkoester III '81, Sept. 5, age 62. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Robert Berquist '82, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Aug. 5, age 61. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Marcy Stevens Kimball '83, of Plymouth, Mass., Aug. 19, age 60. 

Karen Stewart Perrone '83, of Earleville, Md., June 19, age 60. 

Edward Stone '83, of Bangkok, Thailand, June 19, age 60. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Pamela Feigenbaum '84, of Town and Country, Mo., Oct. 28, age 59. 

1990s

Michael Warnes '90, of Durham, N.C., March 7, age 52. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Timothy Hohl '96, of Toledo, Ohio, Sept. 15, age 47. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

2010s

James Sanzone '16, of Bluffton, S.C., July 25, age 27. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Faculty & Staff

John Behrens, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., July 16, age 88. He taught American history and journalism at OWU.

Mary Clark, of Delaware, Ohio, Dec. 26, age 97. She was a housekeeper at OWU.

Burl Coffee, of Delaware, Ohio, Feb. 15, age 85. He was a powerhouse engineer at OWU until retirement in 2001.

Joy Davis, of Minneapolis, Mn., May 27, age 90. She taught English and literature at OWU. 

L. Thomas "Tom" Dillman, of Ohio, July 18. He was professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at OWU. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Alice Dillman, assistant professor emerita of English and Writing Resource Center.

Wilma Graves, of Chillicothe, Ohio, Dec. 30, age 84. She was an employee at OWU.

Joann Harvey, of Powell, Ohio, July, age 67. She was professor emerita of accounting, dedicating almost 30 years at OWU.

James Kunz, of New Bern, N.C., Jan. 4, age 75. He worked in the admissions department at OWU.

Betty Oby, of North Canton, Ohio, April 19, age 91. She was an employee at OWU. She was predeceased by husband David Oby '51.

Lewis "Lew" Overaker, of Laconia, N.H., Oct. 26. He taught French at OWU.

George William "Bill" Reed Jr., of Delaware, Ohio, June 8, age 88. He coached men's volleyball at OWU.

Herschel Shohan, of Amherst, Mass., Jan. 4. He taught English at OWU.

Ray Thomas, of Delaware, Ohio, Sept. 16, age 73. He coached and taught at OWU.

John Topping, of Sebring, Ohio, December, age 77. He was the director of administrative computing at OWU from 1978 to 2008.

Shirley Welsh, of Delaware, Ohio, July 8, age 79. She worked at OWU.

Miriam Willey, of Delaware, Ohio, Dec. 10, age 90. She taught religion at OWU.

Roy Wittlinger, of Chapin, S.C., April 17, age 79. He was a professor and chair of the psychology department and the first director of information systems at OWU, retiring in 2000 after 32 years with the University.

Friends

Donald Brady, of Greensboro, N.C., June 18, age 88. He was a strong supporter of initiatives in education, including at OWU. Don is survived by wife Mary Gay Halbleib Brady '56.

Sympathy to

Richard Thomas '64 for the loss of his spouse, Julianne Simpson Thomas, of Fairfax, Va., April 13, age 71. 

Ann Gerhart '69 for the loss of her spouse, Peter Gerhart, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, Feb. 7.  

Jane Tarbutton Evans '70 and Ann Tarbutton Gerhart '69 for the loss of their husband and brother-in-law, Craig Evans, of Littleton, Colo., March 9, age 72.

William Copeland Jr. '71 (deceased), Christopher Copeland '73, Constance Decelle Copeland '76, and Stephen Copeland '78 for the loss of their mother and mother-in-law, Carolyn Varin Copeland, of Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 23, age 103.

Wendie Malick '72 and Kenneth Malick '77X for the loss of their father, Kenneth Malick, of New York, May 7.

Allison Funk '73 for the loss of her husband, George Soule, in February 2020.

Ann Griffith Seiler '75, Richard Seiler '72, Amy Griffith Stavar '92, Matthew Stromberg '02, and Leigh Stavar '22 for the loss of their mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother, Jeanne Griffith, of Mentor, Ohio, Sept. 14, age 94. 

Steve Walton '77 for the loss of his mother, Gwen Dulin, of Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 10, age 89.

Scott Tedder '88 for the loss of his mother, Diana Tedder, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, March 30, age 74. 

Annett Guglielmi Riehl '07, Christopher Guglielmi '07, and Phillip Guglielmi '11 for the loss of their mother, Annett Hollington Guglielmi, of Findlay, Ohio, Feb. 20, age 71.