Mary Laning Stewart ’39 was honored by the city of Norwalk, Ohio, for serving 40 years on the Architectural Review Board.
Joyce Bohyer Hildebrand ’50 was honored for her fine-arts advocacy when the London (Ohio) High School performance auditorium was named after her.
George Kerns ’51 received the University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Engineering Exemplary Service Award.
Connie Naumann Luhta ’52 was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. A pilot who has competed across the world in air races, she is the owner of Concord Air Park and president of Cleveland’s International Women’s Air and Space Museum.
Chuck McManis ’54 was featured in the Las Vegas Journal-Review for his 42 years of experience with gun engraving.
Charles “Vic” Brown ’58 donated a copy of his book Vampire Resurrection to the Williamsburg (Va.) Regional Library as a part of its Local Authors Project collection.
John Batty III ’59 was appointed to the board of directors at Talbot Hospice in Easton, Md.
Charles Purviance ’59 retired from his 19-year position as executive director of the Kirtland Partnership Committee, the nonprofit organization of civic leaders that works to preserve and expand Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, N.M.
Bruce Buchanan ’61 received Delta Tau Delta fraternity’s Alumni Achievement Award in August. Buchanan is a professor of computer science, philosophy, and medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Roger Jennings ’62 published Waking the Lion, a book about his grandfather, who was credited by the Eastern Orthodox Church with saving 1,250,000 Greeks, Armenians, and Jews from death at the hands of the Turks.
Robert Nelson ’62 published Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago’s Last Harbor Boss, a memoir about his time as director of harbors and marine services in Chicago.
John Bassett Jr. ’63 announced his plans to retire as Heritage University president at the end of the 2016-17 school year.
Daniel Mills ’63 co-authored The Trump Phenomenon and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy, a book recently published by World Scientific.
William Davis ’66 is director of the Barnstormers, a four-part male choral group in New England that recently celebrated its 70th anniversary.
Robert Gillespie ’66 and Ann Wible Gillespie ’67 donated “celebration bells” to University Hospitals’ (Cleveland area) Seidman Cancer Center. Cancer patients will ring the bells at the end of their treatment.
Charlene Dwyer Davis ’68, an attorney at Bayard Law in Wilmington, Del., has been named to the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in America list.
Richard Shale ’69, author of several books and articles on pop culture, gave a presentation on July 16 as part of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society Memories of a Lifetime lecture series.
Nancy Frank ’71 was a featured artist at OWU’s Ross Art Museum during its equine-themed exhibit “A Show of Horses” in September.
Wendie Malick ’72 was featured in the October/November edition of Cowgirl magazine.
Clay Small ’72 published his first novel, Heels Over Head, available on Feb. 7, 2017.
Nancy Talanian ’72 was a featured artisan at the Whately Historical Society Fall Festival. She has been making pottery for more than 20 years.
Tom Cole ’73 was inducted into the City of Toledo Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 7.
David Janson ’73 won the 400-meter national championship in the 65-69 age bracket at this year’s USATF Track and Field meet in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Joseph Costabile ’76 was installed as the 224th president of the Medical Society of New Jersey.
Matthew Hamlin ’76 was appointed to the Texas Health Services Authority Board of Directors.
Paula Kalamaras ’76 is the author of the book The Mystery of the Lone Wolf Killer: Anders Behring Breivik and the Threat of Terror in Plain Sight, about the tragedy of the 2011 Norway attacks.
Robert Kestner ’76 is chairman of the BakerHostetler law firm in Cleveland, which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.
Anne Kleindienst ’76, a shareholder with the national law firm Polsinelli, has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA. Chambers is considered the leading legal industry ranking organization in the world. Kleindienst practices in the areas of health care and business law in the firm’s Phoenix office.
Gregory Moore ’76 is Hearst Visiting Professor of Professional Practice at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Douglas Kennedy ’77, an attorney at Roetzel & Andress LPA, has been named to the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in America list.
Thomas Rosenberg ’77, an attorney at Roetzel & Andress LPA, has been named to the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in America list.
Michele Wolf ’78 has a law office in Oakland, Calif., and had been a judge pro tem for San Francisco Superior Court since 2013. She currently sits on the bench in Civil Discovery and Juvenile Traffic Courts, and acts as a settlement judge in unlawful detainer cases. Wolf’s legal practice involves protecting victims of catastrophic personal injury accidents, employment discrimination, and sexual harassment.
Lansden “Sandy” McCandless III ’79 joined First Bank as vice president, commercial loan officer for Midwest Commercial Banking.
Chester West III ’79 was awarded the Silver Beaver Award by the Laurel Highlands (Pa.) Council, Boy Scouts of America, on June 14. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor a local council can bestow on its registered adult leaders.
Robert Hanna ’81, an attorney at Tucker Ellis LLP, was selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in America list.
Jeffrey Long ’82 is a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee.
Byron Pitts ’82 presented “How I See It Now: My Remarkable Journey from Illiteracy to Nightline” at Miami University Regionals’ annual Harry T. Wilks Distinguished Lecture Series on Sept. 14.
Amy Chesher Pelicano ’84 is director of development for Bethany House Services, an organization that assists homeless and at-risk families with housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency.
Michael van der Veen ’85 was selected for the 2016 Super Lawyers list, a rating service of outstanding lawyers. He was also elected to the Board of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.
Eugene Clayton Mowry IV ’86 was a speaker at the fifth annual Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium on Oct. 20. Clayton is president of Blue Origin, an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Laura Baker Campbell ’87 left her two-decade tenure as a literacy specialist with the private, national nonprofit Motheread Inc., last summer to work as executive assistant to the Chancellor at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, the nation’s first public residential high school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. She is enthusiastic about her next professional chapter in an educational environment whose alumni loyalty and campus remind her of her days at OWU.
David Mangus ’87 was selected as the 2016 Raytheon Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year.
Christopher McComish ’87 is executive vice-president, personal banking, and co-head of North American Specialized Sales for BMO Harris Bank.
Marcella Kane Williams ’87 graduated from Duquesne University with a doctorate of Nursing Practice degree.
Bruce Anderson ’88, whose father taught philosophy at OWU for many years, is program chair of Political Science and Pre-Law Adviser at Florida Southern College (a tier-one liberal arts core institution in Lakeland, Fla.) and Miller Distinguished Professor. He was also appointed the Dr. Sarah D. and L. Kirk McKay, Jr. Endowed Chair in American History, Government, and Civics.
Michael Piatt ’88 was named the new boys basketball coach at Milton-Union High School in West Milton, Ohio.
Christopher Clark ’90 was appointed to the Georgia Board of Corrections by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Caroline King Powers ’90 was appointed to the board of trustees for Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM).
Reginald Fields ’92 was appointed to the Central State University board of trustees.
Kelly Gordon ’92 was named director of the School of Fine Arts at Concordia University in Texas, where she also serves as director of Theatre and co-director of the Honors Program.
Elizabeth Kanne Miller ’92 is deputy head of GEMS Nations Academy.
Casey Wilson ’93 is senior pastor at Centenary United Methodist Church in Granville, Ohio.
Trent Collier ’96, an attorney at Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, was named to the “2016 Michigan Super Lawyers” list.
Chris Masters ’96 is associate director of communications for the Big Ten Network.
Mayank Pandya ’97 joined UnityPoint Clinic–OB/GYN–Mulberry in Muscatine, Iowa, as an OB/GYN.
Tomiquia Moss ’99 is the chief of staff to Mayor Libby Schaaf in Oakland, Calif.
Maggie Smith-Beehler ’99 is the author of the poem Good Bones, which went viral in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting in June.
Carrie Schiffer Allman ’00 was honored with the Allegheny County (Pa.) Exemplary Employee Award last month, recognizing her efforts to start a training program at the county Office of the Public Defender for new hires and experienced attorneys.
Michael Jordan ’00 is a regional business consultant at Symmetry Partners, LLC, an investment advisory firm.
Tyler Stillman ’00 is athletic director at Firelands School District in Lorain County, Ohio.
Vincent McGinniss ’02 has become board certified in Facial Plastic Surgery.
Salman Syed ’03 is co-founder and CEO of Arccos Golf, which sells a GPS and stat tracking system for golfers.
Rebecca Hinkle ’04 is managing director for the Performing Arts School at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, N.J.
James Westfall II ’04 was featured in the Sept. 22 issue of Columbus Alive magazine for his work as a bartender at St. James Tavern in Columbus.
Kristen Hajduk ’05 is a fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Brian Small ’05 joined the Bucknell University men’s lacrosse staff as an assistant coach.
Emcet Tas ’06 has joined the World Bank’s Young Professional Program (YPP) in Washington, D.C. The YPP is the World Bank’s most competitive recruitment program, which prepares a select group of professionals age 32 or younger for top technical and leadership roles in international development. In his new role, Tas will participate in a two-year leadership program while working on cutting-edge research and policy issues in the field of economic development.
Nicholas Stull ’07 presented his exhibition of paintings titled “Lap Lanes Closed For H20 Fit Club” at 934 Gallery in Columbus in August.
Elizabeth Davis ’08 joined McDaniel College as director of international and off-campus programs.
Trevor Jones ’08 received the Tom Patton Award for Excellence at the Ameriprise Top Advisor Conference, recognizing a financial advisor who provides outstanding service to his community and clients.
Summer Quesenberry ’08 was named head basketball coach at Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio, just the third in school history.
Hilary Holmes Cessna ’09 joined the Manchester, N.H., office of Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms.
Ashlie Britton Plants ’09 joined Shaker, a company that develops recruiting technology, as a member of its Design-Build team. Plants is an industrial-organizational psychologist.
Gretchen Croll ’10 graduated in 2015 from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a masters in Library and Information Science. She is working as a research and information operations specialist 1 at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe in Canonsburg, Pa.
Jeremy Horne ’11 was featured in the September issue of Alpha Sigma Phi’s Tomahawk magazine as a frequent donor to the fraternity.
Marie Krulewitch-Browne ’11 received the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s Jewish Innovation Funds to produce a Jewish and Israeli Arts and Cultural Festival in Cincinnati next year.
Cody Morrison ’11 is a chiropractor at Leaf Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Delaware, Ohio.
Christian Kissig ’13 is a lab chemist at Columbia Chemical. Previously, he served as a research technologist at the Cleveland Clinic.
Elizabeth Spragens ’13 was named Macon (Tenn.) County High School head girls soccer coach.
William Thieman ’13 was named girls tennis coach at Olentangy Liberty (Ohio) High School.
Dre White ’14 was named varsity boys basketball head coach at Ada (Ohio) High School.
Matthew Hunter ’15 is a sports performance coach at Athletic Lab, a sports performance and fitness training center in North Carolina.
Cody Kent ’15 published a study with the late OWU professor Jed Burtt linking feather-degrading bacteria to damaged plumage on wild birds for the first time.
Nhi K. Amy Nguyen ’15 is the owner of A Taste of Vietnam, a restaurant that recently opened in Worthington, Ohio.
Evan Lee ’16 was recognized as FC Cincinnati’s most improved player for the 2016 season.
Justin Blackburn ’06 was married to Elise Guimont on Sept. 24 in the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Charlotte, N.C.
Michael Alcock ’08 was married to Rachael Cobb on May 21.
Hilary Curry ’10 was married to Beverly Ann Harrell on Aug. 24, 2015.
Ethan Baron ’11 was married to Ellen Freedman on Aug. 20.
Robert Albrecht ’80 and his partner Kelsey welcomed son Bryon Timothy Albrecht on June 6.
Patricia Gray McCarthy ’01 and Michael McCarthy ’01 welcomed son Gray William McCarthy, on June 23. Also celebrating is aunt Christine Gray Sellitto ’99.
Katie Hollidge Nelson ’01 and her husband Chris welcomed daughter Emily Ann Nelson on July 1. Emily joins big brothers Andrew and Ben.
Morgan Johnson Vihlidal ’03 celebrated the birth of son Logan Thomas Vihlidal, on June 20. Also celebrating is grandfather Joel Poetker ’56.
Nicholas White ’04 and Kimberly Holbrook White ’05 welcomed daughter Julia White, on Aug. 28.
Kelsey Wright Chin ’05 welcomed daughter Lyla Chin, on Sept. 28. Also celebrating is grandfather David Wright III ’76.
Clint Evans ’05 and Stephanie Schroeder ’08 celebrated the birth of son Brody David Evans, on Aug. 24. Also celebrating is grandfather James Schroeder ’60.
Benjamin Norris ’05 welcomed son Otto Benjamin, on Sept. 27.
Dan O’Brien ’05 celebrated the birth of Quinn Hamilton O’Brien on July 25.
Kevin Johnson ’06 welcomed son Connor Michael Johnson, on June 24.
Korry Lee ’06 celebrated the birth of daughter Kenzie Faye Lee, on June 27.
Joe Rosato ’06 and Demaris Rosato welcomed daughter Norah Ann Rosato on May 23. Also celebrating are uncles Jamison Dague ’08 and Anthony Rosato ’09.
Meghan Feran Sexton ’06 welcomed son Cooper Joseph Sexton, on Aug. 3. Also celebrating are aunts Katherine Feran Lindamood ’03 and Sarah Feran Ayers ’00.
Brittany Coale ’07 welcomed son Robert William Bourassa, on July 9. Also celebrating are Brittany’s brother, Billy Coale ’02; sister MaryEllen “Brooke” Coale Krapf ’05 and her husband John Krapf X’06; brother-in-law Adam Rosen ’97; cousin Courtney Durham ’12, and proud grandmother Sharon Smithey Coale ’72.
Dana Reznik Gerken ’07 and her husband, William, welcomed twin sons, Walter “Wally” Timothy and Harris “Harry” Gregory, on Aug. 4.
Liz Urmston Boham ’08 and Garett Boham ’08 welcomed son Robert Owen Boham, on Sept. 16.
Wesley Perkins ’09 celebrated the birth of son Luke James Perkins, on July 11.
Sarah Spencer Patton ’36, of Upper Arlington, Ohio, Sept. 21, at the age of 102. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Patton ’36, and son John Patton ’67. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Ailene Meyers Utz ’39, of Weatherly, Pa, Sept. 30, 2015, at the age of 98. She was predeceased by her husband, David Utz ’39, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Eleanor “Sue” Kneen Hudson ’40, of Sebring, Ohio, July 6, at the age of 97. She was predeceased by two brothers, John Kneen ’37 and Charles Kneen ’49. She is survived by two children, Douglas Newton ’69 and Ann Newton ’67. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Marian Boyd Eanes ’41, of Cincinnati, June 15, at the age of 96. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin Eanes ’41, and is survived by son Michael Eanes ’64. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Elinor Selby Garriques ’41, of Aurora, Colo., June 27. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore Schaible ’40, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Marian Schlabach Ramlow ’41, of La Crosse, Wis., Aug. 7, at the age of 96. She was predeceased by two sisters, Anne Schlabach Burkhardt ’37 and Margaret Schlabach Dalzell ’38. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
Florence Shultz Nash ’42, of Sun City Center, FL, August 9, 2016, at the age of 95. She was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Shultz Stone ’34. Florence was a Navy Retired Lieutenant Commander, having served in the Waves during World War II and the Korean conflict, as a communications officer. She was awarded the National Defense ribbon, the WWII Victory medal, the American Campaign medal, and a Naval Reserve medal. She was in the Navy Reserve on inactive duty to retirement. Her civilian career was spent mainly in southern California as a real estate broker and also as the training director for J.W. Robinson Co., a leading southern California retailing firm. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Sun City Center, FL. Florence lived her faith and encouraged others to be followers of Jesus Christ. She was a life member of The Retired Officers’ Association.
Janet Malloy Tompkins ’42, of Bismarck, N.D., June 10, at the age of 95.
Robert Owen ’43, of Centerville, Ohio, July 2, at the age of 95. He was a member of the OWU Tower Society and Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Janet Henthorn Wolf ’43, of Denville, N.J., July 17, at the age of 94. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Charles Bettinger Jr. ’44, of Charleston, W.Va., July 3, at the age of 93. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Virginia Collier Penrose ’44, of Woodland, Calif., July 25, at the age of 94.
Leon Havre ’45, of Orlando, Fla., July 9, at the age of 92. He was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Quillen Havre ’50, and was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Dorothy Ham DeVault ’46, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, July 8, at the age of 91. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Barbara Crew Long ’46, of Medina, Ohio, July 5, at the age of 90. She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Chandler Crew 1917, her husband, James Long ’48, and a brother, Malcolm Crew ’48. She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Long Lavallo ’77. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Dorothy Johnson Ferguson ’47, of Fort Wayne, Ind., July 14, at the age of 90. She is survived by a son, John Ferguson ’71, and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Marthella Mizer Burrows ’48, of Bellevue, Fla., Aug. 31, at the age of 89.
Hal Fausnaugh ’48, of Rocky River, N.C., July 16, at the age of 90. He was predeceased by his mother, Ruth Tarr Fausnaugh ’21, and is survived by his wife, Agnes Park Fausnaugh ’51, a sister, Ann Fausnaugh Burke ’58, and a grandson, Perry Obee ’06. Hal was a member of the OWU Board of Trustees, Tower Society, and Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Janet Hughes Sitterle ’48, of Greenfield, Ohio, Aug. 10, at the age of 89. She is survived by a son, Robert Judkins ’72, and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
John Vutech ’48, of Columbus, Sept. 4, at the age of 93. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Selene Elliott Butters ’49, of Dublin, Ohio, Sept. 27, at the age of 89. She is survived by a grandson, Andrew Stock ’17.
Betty Bruner Farrier ’49, of Provo, Utah, Sept. 22, at the age of 89.
Harry Kane ’49, of Williamsburg, Va., June 13. He is survived by his wife, Jean Sayre Kane ’48, and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Raymond Cheseldine ’50, of Bonita Springs, Fla., June 29, at the age of 86. He is survived by a son, Raymond Cheseldine III ’79. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Harry Gill Jr. ’50, of Houston, Aug. 26, at the age of 92. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
William Bangham ’51, of Bay Village, Ohio, Sept. 21, at the age of 88. He was predeceased by his parents, Norman Bangham 1919 and Mary Dickerson Bangham ’21, and a sister, Elizabeth Bangham Temple ’44. He is survived by a daughter, Kristen Bangham Newcomb ’78. William was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
George Barker ’51, of Greensboro, N.C., Sept. 14, at the age of 89. He is survived by a sister, Helen Barker Dimlich ’55, and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Ruth Ice Cornish ’51, of Fort Collins, Colo., July 22, at the age of 87. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Janet Guinn Gerlinger ’51, of Bermuda Village, N.C., Sept. 6, at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her husband, R.A. Gerlinger ’50, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Shirley Russell Jacot ’51, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, July 20, at the age of 87. She is survived by a sister, Miriam Russell Conley ’59, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Daniel Ransom ’51, of Orchard Park, N.Y., July 18, at the age of 87. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Jack Allen ’52, of Seven Lakes, N.C., June 22, at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mayer Allen ’53, a son, Douglas Allen ’81, and a brother, James Allen ’68. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Mildred Bair Brydon ’52 of Glen Ridge, N.J., March 28, at the age of 89.
Ivan Fraser ’52, of Silver Lake, Ohio, Aug. 1, at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Deist Fraser ’53, and was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Lois Kolyer Gregory ’52, of Peachtree City, Ga., Aug. 13, at the age of 85. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Jane Stuntz Jager ’52, of Newbury, Vt., June 3, at the age of 84. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
James Lynsky ’52, of Rossmoor/Los Alamitos, Calif., March 20, at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Underwood Lynsky ’55, and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Joe Slone ’52, of Lexington, Ky., Aug. 8, at the age of 86. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Ruth McAfee Fenton ’53, of Port Charlotte, Fla., on June 9, at the age of 84. She is survived by a brother, William McAfee ’56, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Marion Lightfoot ’53, of Arkansas City, Colo., Sept. 10, at the age of 85. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Nancy Bernard Miller ’53, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, June 23, at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Miller ’52, and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Thelma Cook Sparks ’53, of Upper Arlington, Ohio, July 12, at the age of 84. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
Martha Bowman Ebeling ’54, of Oakwood, Ohio, Aug. 2, at the age of 84. She is survived by her husband, Harry Ebeling ’54, and was a member of the OWU Tower Society and Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Laurence Kimble Jr. ’54, of Davis, Calif., June 3, at the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his father, Laurence Kimble ’28, and is survived by a brother, Robert Kimble ’55. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Edwin Lee ’55, of Coshocton, Ohio, Sept. 29, at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Lee ’55, and is survived by a sister, Eloisa Lee Amick ’58. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Patty Kline Shuster ’55, of Lucasville, Ohio, July 8, at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Millar Kline ’22, and is survived by her husband, John Shuster ’53. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
George Skipper ’55, of Bentleyville, Ohio, Aug. 14, at the age of 82.
Yvonne Sutton Eder ’56, of Fort Myers, Fla., June 24, at the age of 82. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Beverly Schroeder Allison ’57, of Greeneville, Tenn., Aug. 21, at the age of 81. She was preceded in death by her mother, Vera McQuillin Schroeder ’25, and her sister, Shirley Schroeder Kersten ’51. She is survived by her husband, James Allison ’56, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Diane Turner Breese ’57 of Toledo, July 4, at the age of 81. She was predeceased by her husband, David Shaffer ’57, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Ralph Eisnaugle ’57, of Columbus, Sept. 30, at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Quinn Eisnaugle ’57, a son, Jeffrey Eisnaugle ’83, and a brother, Edmund Eisnaugle ’69. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Melvin Vulgamore ’57, of New London, N.H., Aug. 12, at the age of 81. He is survived by a daughter, Allison Vulgamore ’79.
Eleanor Kirk Achtermann ’58, of Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 6, at the age of 80. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
Algerdas Cheleden ’58, of Glendale, Calif., June 6, at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife, June Miller Cheleden ’58, and was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
David Kennedy ’58, of Lorain, Ohio, Sept. 26, at the age of 83. He was a member of Chi Phi fraternity.
Michael Heningburg ’59, of Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 23, at the age of 78. He was a member of Beta Sigma Tau fraternity.
Patricia Nittskoff Naylor ’59, of Hemet, Calif., Sept. 3, at the age of 79. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Basil Pessin ’60, of Renfrew, Ontario, May 28, at the age of 77. He was a member of Beta Sigma Tau fraternity.
Ruth Mason Richissin ’60, of Coshocton, Ohio, Sept. 12, at the age of 78. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
John Day ’61, of Wilmington, N.C., May 27, at the age of 78. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Brian Whalen ’61, of Grand Rapids, Mich., June 21, at the age of 76. He is survived by a son, Daniel Whalen ’08. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Sandra Riggs ’62, of Janesville, Wis., June 17, at the age of 75. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Susanne Lautier Ullrich ’62, of Port Orange, Fla., and Warren, Conn., Sept. 22, at the age of 76. She is survived by her husband, Walter Ullrich ’62, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Marilyn Abel Boyer ’63, of Manhasset, N.Y., July 18, at the age of 74.
Marianne Ruple Gardner ’64, of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, Aug. 16, at the age of 74. She is survived by her husband, George Gardner ’64, a daughter, Abigail Gardner ’94, and a brother, F. William Ruple III ’69. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Dennis Orphal ’64, of Pleasanton, Calif., Sept. 8, at the age of 73.
Susan Thomas Kirby ’65, of Winston-Salem, N.C., June 26, at the age of 73. She is survived by her husband, Alan Kirby ’65, and three children, Jill Kirby Podolan ’92, Philip Kirby ’96, and Matthew Kirby ’93. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Mark Holzapfel ’66, of Key West, Fla., Aug. 9. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Charles Meyer ’67, of Etowah, Tenn., July 27, at the age of 71. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Eric Peterson ’67, of Port Monmouth, N.J., Aug. 19, at the age of 71. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Gail Oakley ’68, of San Francisco, Aug. 16, at the age of 70. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Robert Wheale ’69, of Bonita Springs, Fla., July 12, at the age of 69. He is survived by a brother, Kirk Wheale ’66, and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Chester Lehmann ’71, of Bethlehem, Pa., July 20, at the age of 67. He is survived by his wife, Jean Dobbins Lehmann ’76, and was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Linda Silling MacDonald ’71, of New York City, Nov. 6, 2015, at the age of 66. She is survived by a brother, Michael Andrew Silling ’74. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Kenneth Hay ’74, of Klamath Falls, Ore., June 1, at the age of 63. He is survived by a brother, David Hay ’76.
Dana Dow Schuler ’75, of Cincinnati, Sept. 6, at the age of 63. She is survived by her husband, Gregory Schuler ’74, and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Suzanne Lee ’78, of New York City, July 21, at the age of 60. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Steven Dinardo ’85, of Philadelphia, June 22, at the age of 52. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Elizabeth Schnipke Tankovich ’86, of Delaware, Ohio, Sept. 6, at the age of 75.
Alexander Razzolini ’10, of Jackson, Wyo., Aug. 30, at the age of 28.
Gerald Fry, a 10-year veteran of the OWU admissions office, June 28.
Ralph Hickson, who worked as an electrician and assistant superintendent of buildings and grounds for OWU for 37 years, Aug. 27, 2016, at the age of 93.
Robert Henry Ross Jr., a former faculty member, Aug. 25, 2016, at the age of 100.
Freda Russell, of St. Charles, IL, Sept. 19, 2016, at the age of 89. Freda joined the OWU staff in 1960 as secretary to the president. She retired in 1989 after working for four presidents and serving as secretary to the Board of Trustees.
Martha Easton, wife of the late Loyd Easton, professor emeritus of philosophy at OWU, July 6, at the age of 100.
Thomsa Stewart Haas ’56 for the death of her husband, Dennis Haas, on Jan. 18, 2016, at the age of 81. The magazine apologizes for an error that appeared in this note in our fall magazine.
D. Eugene Garrison ’57 and Ruth Garn Garrison ’57 for the death of their daughter, Elisabeth “Lisa” Ann Garrison, on July 7, 2016, at the age of 55.
Catherine Jones Mercer ’74 for the loss of her father, Joseph Jones, on Aug. 9, and her mother, D. Jeanne Jennings Jones, on Aug. 18.
Sloan White ’78 for the loss of her mother, Elizabeth White, on Sept. 18. Elizabeth’s late husband Eugene was a longtime English professor at OWU.
Amy Seaman Fredrick ’79 for the death of her mother, Kathryn Dively Seaman, on April 7, her 94th birthday.
Cynthia Ross Polayes ’79 for the loss of her mother, Sue Ross, on May 26, at the age of 83.