Margaret Bender Brick ’50 co-edited the book EXPERIENCES: Life in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which includes reflections from residents of Kendal at Longwood, a continuing care retirement community in Pennsylvania. Through residents’ stories, the book argues the value of “aging in community” rather than at home. Proceeds from the book’s sales will benefit the Kendal at Longwood Reserve Fund.
Jean Rockwell Beach ’51 co-authored the biography Undefeated: The True Story of How the Family-Owned Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Service Survived and Advanced through Three Generations, published by AuthorHouse press. The book chronicles a ferry business on Mackinac Island, MI, from its origins through present day, in its third generation as a family-owned-and-operated business.
Melvin Van Peebles ’53 was interviewed by hamptonroads.com for his work as a film director.
William Shepler Jr. ’54 was a 2015 inductee into the Roosevelt High School Hall of Fame in Wyandotte, MI. William spent his career dedicated to the state of Michigan and its tourism industry.
Douglas Dittrick Jr. ’55 was honored by Christian Health Care Center for his philanthropic service, leadership, and commitment to the Wyckoff, NJ, area.
Vincent Maola ’56 acts as an extra cast member in the upcoming film “Equity,” which will appear at Sundance Film Festival in January 2016 before being released nationally. Vincent plays the general manager of a hotel on Wall Street.
James Murphy III ’56 was inducted into the Cardington-Lincoln High School Alumni Hall of Fame. James is a dentist who practiced general dentistry until 1982, when he began specializing in removable prosthodontics. He has been recognized as a Top Dentist by Columbus Monthly magazine for the past five years.
John Hill ’57 was included in Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his excellent work in the fields of health care and education. He is a semi-retired emeritus professor of surgery at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University. Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide highlights the professional lives of individuals from every significant field or industry including business, medicine, law, education, art, government, and entertainment.
John MacIlwaine ’60 and Paula Sanders MacIlwaine ’62 were featured in the Dayton Daily News on July 29, 2015, for their generous charitable giving in the greater Dayton, OH, area.
Laurence Bettcher ’61 was inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame in Washington, D.C. Laurence is the retired chairman and CEO of Bettcher Industries, a premier manufacturer of cutting tools used in food processing and other industrial applications. He currently holds directorships at Bettcher Industries, First Citizens Banc Corp., and The Citizens Banking Company.
Herbert “Bert” DuPont ’61 received the prestigious Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Texas System in August, honoring his delivery of the highest quality health education over the past 40 years. The award recognizes a select number of faculty across the nine universities and six health institutions of the university system. Bert was also the recipient of an OWU Distinguished Alumni Citation in 2006.
Mary Elizabeth King ’62 has published Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India: The 1924-25 Vykom Satyagraha and Mechanisms of Change, a book for which she has been conducting research for more than 15 years. Her work was supported by the United States Institute of Peace and her institute at Oxford University in Britain.
Sherry Smith Bell ’63 published the fifth fine art print portfolio from her press, Blue Sky Press, in Lafayette, CA. Her latest publication, Cross Currents, is a collaboration with Milestone Graphics of Bridgeport, CT. Printed in a limited edition of 20, Cross Currents establishes a dialogue between artists on the East and West coasts. Her work can be seen in OWU’s collection, as well as museums and other private collections. She was honored to be the alumnae artist for her 50th OWU class reunion with a one-woman exhibition at Mowry Hall.
Sally Ward Bloomfield ’65, an attorney and partner at Bricker & Eckler, has been appointed by the Ohio State Bar Association as chairperson of the organization’s Senior Lawyers Section.
James Hammann ’67 played the final program of the Iowa Falls Summer Organ Recital Series at St. Matthews by-the-Bridge Episcopal Church in August in Iowa Falls, IA.
Earl Runde ’67 represented Ohio Wesleyan at the inauguration of Sheila Bair as president of Washington College in Chestertown, MD, in September. Earl is on the board of directors of Kent Youth, Inc., in Chestertown, and a member of the finance committee of the Kent County Public Library.
Lowell Vorpe ’67 was inducted into Kettering City Schools’ 2015 Chester A. Roush Educational Hall of Fame in Kettering, OH. He retired as the principal at Van Buren Middle School in Kettering in 2002, and his Hall of Fame induction honored his distinguished service to education.
Judith DeVries Kammeraad ’68 published her debut novel with Secret Cravings Publishing and then with I Heart Publishing. Teach Me Too, a romantic suspense novel, is available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever books are sold. Judith’s website is www.judithkammeraad.com.
Harry Flannery ’69, senior corporate counsel for FirstEnergy in Akron, OH, also was named Of Counsel in the law firm of Nicolls Flannery & Palmer (New Castle, PA), where his brothers John Flannery ’64 and Richard Flannery ’64 are partners. He is manager and owner of Castle Security, LLC, a security firm run by his son, Preston, father of Harry’s six-year-old granddaughter Payton. In 2015, Harry published the book Are You Predestined?, which compares the words of John Clavin and Martin Luther. The work has its origins at OWU, and OWU is praised and referenced as the foundation for the research. Professors Fichter, Kearns, and Snyder were instrumental in moving Harry to research the topic. Finally, Harry is happy to report that living with him and his wife Maureen in New Castle, PA, are his daughter, Courtney Flannery ’09, her husband Michael, and their children: Bentley (four months old), Conner (9 years old), and Miley (7 years old).
Susan Phillips Read ’69 announced her retirement as an associate judge on the New York State Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. Susan served more than 12 years of her 14-year term. She was appointed to the position in 2003 by Governor George Pataki.
Barbara Keiser ’70 retired in May from her position as director of Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg, PA.
Deborah Meese Schenk ’70, president and chief executive officer of Mechanics Bank, was featured in the Mansfield News Journal on June 20, as one of 10 influential “women you should know” in Richmond County, OH.
Scott Chaney ’71 published Where’s My Stuff?, a book about organization techniques that make it easier for loved ones to find important documents at the time of death.
Sara Miller ’71, curator of the Graham and Ann Gund art collection at the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, spoke to Kenyon students in September about how to make a career out of a studio art or art history degree.
Sharon Smithey Coale ’72 hosted sophomore student Mallory McCorkle as a summer 2015 intern with ABCKids Therapy, Sharon’s private speech and language clinic located in Potomac, MD.
Andy Federico ’72 is an attorney at Carlile Patchen & Murphy, a Columbus, OH, law firm that announced it will merge with Campbell Hornbeck Chilcoat & Veatch to create a full-service law firm with a new office in Dublin, OH. The newly combined firm will keep the Carlile Patchen & Murphy name, becoming the largest full-service law office in northwest Franklin, Delaware, and Union counties.
Ken Bradbury ’74 has been named the new state geologist in Wisconsin and director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey at the University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Gael Bissell ’75 was featured in the Daily Inter Lake newspaper on July 19 for her 31-year career as a wildlife biologist with Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.
Roger Brigham ’76, a sports columnist at the The Bay Area Reporter, was inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame in July. Author of the Reporter’s Jock Talk column, Roger made history as the first openly gay sports editor at a major metropolitan daily newspaper when he worked at the Anchorage Daily News in the early 1980s.
Sally Christiansen Harris ’76 displayed her photography in an exhibition titled “Cultures of the World,” which was showcased in the Mowry Alumni Center at OWU from September 23–December 8.
Michael Jordan ’76, of Jordan Resolutions, LLC, was named to the “Best Lawyers America” 2015 edition in the areas of arbitration and mediation. He also was named to Ohio Super Lawyers in the field of alternative dispute resolution. Michael recently spoke at the American Health Lawyers Association program on arbitration in health care in New Orleans, LA, and at the American Conference Institute’s annual Advanced Forum on Managed Care Disputes and Litigation in Chicago, IL.
Anne Kleindienst ’76, a shareholder of the national law firm Polsinelli, was selected for ranking in Chambers USA in the category of health care. Anne is a business lawyer who practices in the areas of health care, corporate and transactional, and franchise law. Chambers USA is considered to be the world’s leading guide to the legal profession.
Joan Roberts-Swank ’76 was featured in the Sidney Daily News on June 16, reflecting on her 36-year career as a guidance counselor and educator.
Barbara Jackson Hall ’77 was awarded a second graduate degree, the Master of Entrepreneurship, from Western Carolina University.
Doug Kridler ’77 and his wife Monica were featured in the July/August issue of Capital Style magazine.
James Almendinger ’78 spoke at the Stillwater Critical Thinking Club in August, in Stillwater, MN. James is a senior research scientist at the Science Museum of Minnesota’s St. Croix Watershed Research Station, where he does hydrological research.
Douglas Gordin ’78, men’s golf coach at Florida Southern University, was inducted into the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame in August. He joins his father, former OWU coach Richard Gordin, in the Hall of Fame, making them its only father-son duo.
Christina Misner Rao ’79 presented an organ performance in July as part of an event at the Readfield Union Meeting House in Readfield, ME, marking the restoration of the building’s historic organ.
William Fowler ’81, partner at Comstock, Springer & Wilson Co., was the recipient of the Mahoning County Bar Association’s 2015 Distinguished Service Award.
Eric Gustavson ’81 stepped down as boys’ soccer coach at Marianapolis Preparatory School in Thompson, CT, after 33 years, and his son Abraham Gustavson ’11 will take his place. Eric will continue to serve as athletic director and soccer development director.
Robert Hanna ’81, an attorney at Tucker Ellis, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2016, a list determined by extensive peer surveys.
Catherine Dickinson Hawke ’81 celebrated 10 years of marriage to her husband Steve Rubino, a retired International 747 captain who now is a pilot for the owner of the Washington Redskins. Cathy started breeding registered Texas longhorn cattle under the name Sky Ranch Longhorns, maintaining a herd in Barnesville, OH, and on the outskirts of Houston, TX. “I always wanted to be a cowgirl,” she says. “This new passion is the most fun I have ever had in my life and enjoy sharing it with anyone interested in learning more.” She welcomes OWU friends and family to come see the herd and enjoy some BBQ in the Appalachian foothills on her 3,500-acre ranch. Cathy started a syndicate for those who want to be an owner but are unable to care for these animals, and launched an online educational forum for new breeders called Cathy’s Cattle College.
Peter Hahn ’82, professor of history at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, has been named divisional dean of arts and humanities at the university.
Eve Adams ’83 achieved Fellow status with the American Psychological Association and its Division 17, the Society of Counseling Psychology. She now has full professor rank at New Mexico State University in the department of counseling and educational psychology. Most important, she and her wife, Betsy Cahill, just celebrated 30 years together.
John Doody ’83 was featured in Capital Style magazine’s July/August issue for his work as founder of Piada, an Italian fastcasual restaurant.
Kara Trott ’83 was named 2015 Executive of the Year in Columbus Business First newspaper’s C-Suite Awards.
Thomas Turner ’83 is the 2015 inductee into the National Flight Instructor Hall of Fame. Tom has been a flight instructor since 1988, before which he served as an officer in the United States Air Force. He has served aviation in a variety of roles, including his current position as executive director of the American Bonanza Society Air Safety Foundation (ABS). During his tenure at ABS, Tom developed programs such as the Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program, the ABS Flight Instructor Academy, and the ABS Maintenance Academy. These programs educate and standardize flight instructors, pilots, and mechanics in the techniques of flying, inspecting, and maintaining Beech aircraft. He is also editor-in-chief of ABS Magazine. In addition to his ABS duties, Tom is the 2010 National Federal Aviation Association (FAA) Safety Representative of the Year and the 2008 FAA Central Region Flight Instructor of the Year. Tom serves on safety committees with the National Business Aviation Association, has presented forums at Sun ’n’ Fun and EAA AirVenture, and is a founder of EAA’s Type Club Coalition, among other activities. He is the author of three books: Weather Patterns and the Phenomena: A Pilot’s Guide, Cockpit Resource Management: The Private Pilot’s Guide, and Controlling Pilot Error: Checklists and Compliance, as well as hundreds of articles on flying technique and safety. Tom also writes Flying Lessons, a free weekly safety e-newsletter, at www.mastery-flight-training.com. Tom is an airline transport pilot and an FAA-certificated flight instructor for instrument and multi-engine flight, and holds a master’s degree in aviation safety from Central Missouri State University.
Christopher Shepler ’84 was appointed to the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board. Christopher is president of Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Service.
Stephen Tuzik ’85 is now human resources director for the town of Nantucket, MA.
Darrel Gibson ’87 was named the OWU Office of Multicultural Affairs alum of the year for 2015.
Brenda Lepley Pigou ’87 is now a faculty member at Wyoming Seminary’s Upper School campus in Kingston, PA. Brenda teaches English as a second language and English.
Bradd Skinner ’87 is now permanent assistant director, field operations, for trade operations at Laredo Field Office, part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Paul Treseler ’88 is now chairman of the Massachusetts Parole Board, the agency that grants parole and supervises parolees.
Joseph Murray ’90 is now commander at the Marine Corps base Quantico in Quantico, VA.
Lon Kemeness ’91 was appointed by Georgia governor Nathan Deal to the state’s Department of Community Supervision Advisory Board.
Jonathan Whithaus ’91 is now an assistant women’s golf coach at Duke University.
Paul Asencio ’92, senior vice president of corporate sales and partnerships for the New York Mets, was featured in Hispanic Executive magazine in the summer of 2015. He discussed the ways that social media and mobile impact his strategy for generating revenue for the team.
Lori Evans Bernstein ’92 was elected to the United Hospital Fund’s board of directors. United Hospital Fund is a health services research and philanthropic organization whose primary mission is to shape positive change in health care for the people of New York City. Lori is co-founder and chief operating officer of HealthReveal, a digital health company reinventing the way chronic disease is diagnosed and treated.
Keith Rucker Sr. ’92 joined the 2015 Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff as an intern through the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program. Prior to this appointment, Keith was a defensive line coach at OWU. He also was a six-year defensive tackle in the NFL, including two seasons with the Bengals.
William Day ’93 participated in the Open Studios Fall Artist Tour, which invited the public into the studios of artists in the Boulder, CO, area. His body of work features the incorporation of music into the visual art experience.
James Kyner ’93 is now coordinator of high school testing and preschool programs at Greenbrier Elementary School in Charlottesville, VA.
John Oberle ’93, an attorney at Ice Miller LLP, was appointed by the Ohio State Bar Association to be chairperson of the organization’s Gaming and Liquor Law Committee.
Jonna Gallo Weppler ’93 was promoted in October to deputy editor of Family Circle Magazine. She has been at the magazine since 1993, when as a new OWU graduate, she began as an editorial assistant, answering reader mail, and running errands. Her job titles have included assistant editor, reporter, staff writer, senior writer, senior editor, and articles director.
Jessica Battle ’94 resigned after 19 seasons as girls’ lacrosse coach at Coronado High School in Coronado, CA.
Chad Garland ’94 is now director of the University Center at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Previously, Chad worked as associate director of the Armstrong Center at Miami University.
Katharine Herron-Piazza ’94 is now priest-in-charge at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston, CT.
Teresa Troyer ’94 is spending 10 months working out of the American Embassy in Bogota teaching Colombian teachers how to teach English as a second language to their Spanish-speaking students.
Vernita Johnson ’95 was featured in the August 27 issue of The Metropreneur Columbus for her jewelry business Shy-Stones.
Edward Van Riper ’95 is now director of recruiting for Independent Financial Partners, a Registered Investment Adviser and comprehensive wealth management firm in Tampa, FL.
Trent Collier ’96, an attorney at Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, was named to the 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Jon Frobouck ’96 is the head cook at E.leaven restaurant in Jackson Hole, WY, which was featured in Jackson Hole News & Guide in July.
LaTida Lester Smith ’96 was named president and chief operating officer of Moses Taylor Foundation in Scranton, PA, in July.
Ellen Blanchard ’97 co-authored an article published June 19 on the IPWatchdog website, titled “Law firms are the new target for IP theft: Basic Protections.” Ellen is the associate general counsel and director of eDiscovery consulting for Evolver, a technology company.
Jackie Hager ’97 is an attorney at Carlile Patchen & Murphy, a Columbus, OH, law firm that announced its merger with Campbell Hornbeck Chilcoat & Veatch to create a full-service law firm with a new office in Dublin, OH. The newly combined firm will keep the name Carlile Patchen & Murphy, making it the largest full-service law office in northwest Franklin, Delaware, and Union counties.
Megan Hinton ’97 was a featured artist at Tao Water Gallery in Provincetown, MA, in July.
Stephen Martin ’97 joined Cardinal Innovations in June as senior associate general counsel. Stephen was a former partner with Nelson Mullins.
Gregor Collins ’98 was interviewed by The Huffington Post on June 26 about his book The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved, and Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann.
Abigail Feldman ’98 played the lead role of Hedda Tesman in Indiana University Theatre’s production of “Hedda Gabler” in September.
Sonya Miller Goshe ’98 is now assistant professor of criminal justice at Wilmington College in Wilmington, OH.
Wendy Huston ’98 joined Jeff Dezen Public Relations in South Carolina as a senior account executive. Wendy has 17 years of public relations experience.
Maggie Smith-Beehler ’99 was featured in The Columbus Dispatch on July 13 for her work as a poet. Her most recent book of poems is titled The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison.
Umair Akeel ’00 was appointed chief technology officer in residence and operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm. Previously, Umair was chief architect of Eloqua, and he has 15 years of experience in technology development and leadership.
Misha Sher ’00 published the article “What brands can learn from the NFL coming to the UK” in Marketing Magazine on October 1.
Daniel Stroka ’00 was named one of Hunterdon Central High School’s top four athletes of all time, voted upon by NJ.com readers. A three-time All-American athlete at OWU, Daniel played football and lacrosse.
Eric Weldele ’00 is a candidate for the board of directors of Gas Natural Inc., a holding company operating local natural gas utilities in six states across the country. Eric is the former chief of staff of the Public Utility Commission of Ohio and advisor for Cox Consulting Group.
Adam Van Wynsberghe ’01, associate professor of chemistry at Hamilton College, was awarded tenure. He earned his Ph.D. in biophysics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007.
Jeffrey Clapper ’02, CEO of 8th and Walton, a Walmart supplier development company, was named one of “40 Under 40” outstanding individuals by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal.
Melissa Schoger ’02 was promoted to vice president of planning and financial analysis at RPM International Inc. in Medina, OH.
Joseph Chandler ’03 was featured on the website philipstown.info in August for his work as a jewelry photographer.
Diana Johnson Galante ’03 was featured on the Smithsonian Museum blog on August 5 for her work as the conservator who restored an 1896 women’s safety bicycle as part of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Object Project.
Scott Hayes ’03 celebrated 10 years as the organist and choirmaster at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Granville, OH.
Joseph Wechsler ’03 is now consulting manager at Knowledge Capital Group, LLC. Most recently, Joseph worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Eric Korn ’04 is the owner of Wolfert’s Roost in Irvington, NY, which was voted best new restaurant by Westchester Magazine for 2015.
Caine Daugherty ’05 is now a geographer for the Chugach National Forest in Anchorage, AK.
Wesley Goodman ’06 is a candidate for the Ohio House of Representatives, running in the 87th District Republican primary.
Samantha Borkovic ’09 became head coach of the Edgewood girls’ soccer team in Edgewood, PA. Samantha spent the past two seasons as a varsity assistant and junior varsity coach at Edgewood.
Connor McGowan ’09 is now the first head lacrosse coach at University of Alabama at Huntsville.
Danielle Beauford ’10 studied key species re-introduction efforts of the great steppe in Mongolia, the “Land of the Blue Sky,” during the summer of 2015. Danielle, an animal keeper at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.
Lucy Schmitt ’10 will be taking over duties as Dublin Scioto High School girls’ soccer head coach beginning next season.
Judson Hall ’11 is now assistant coach of Colgate University’s men’s lacrosse team. Judson has spent the last four years coaching at The Ohio State University.
Erin Shoffstall ’11 studied biotic, physical, and cultural forces that affect tropical biodiversity at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and La Selva Biological Station during the summer of 2015. Erin, a program education specialist at Lake Erie Nature and Science Center in Hudson, OH, took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Advanced Inquiry Program.
Julia Metz Ward ’12 was promoted to executive secretary to the state librarian at the State Library of Ohio, where she has worked for 15 years.
Vincent Donofrio ’14 was promoted to assistant property manager at the Columbus, OH, office of Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate services company.
Nathan Chaffee ’15 was selected as a 2015 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow. This competitive program recruits recent graduates with strong backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math and prepares them to teach in high-need secondary schools. As a part of the program, Nathan will receive funding to earn a master’s degree based on a yearlong classroom experience. He will then teach for three years in an Indiana school in need of strong teachers in his field.
Jeff Armstrong ’92 was married to Josh Harder on May 14, after more than a decade together. The couple was married at Seattle Municipal Court in Seattle, WA, and they live in Madison, WI.
LaShawnda Colvin ’09 was married to James Phillips-Farley on June 27, at the Tea Barn at Fair Hill in Elkton, MD.
David Ebenhoh ’10 was married to Sarah Tenison on May 30, in Canal Fulton, OH.
Amy Fitzgibbons ’98 welcomed a daughter, Sylvia “Sylvie” Jane Pandolfi, on June 22.
Kevin Kish ’99 and Kayle Karns Kish ’00 welcomed a daughter, Kamryn Kish, on August 9.
David Shipps ’99 and Anmarie Sorrentino Shipps ’99 celebrated the birth of a son, Anthony James Shipps, on August 5. Also celebrating are grandparents Mark Shipps ’70 and Virginia O’Grady Shipps ’70, aunt Elizabeth Shipps Yeater ’01, great uncle David Shipps ’66, great aunt Nancy Shipps Proulx ’63, and cousins David Shier ’81, Madeline Shier ’13, and Bradley Shipps ’98.
Devon Hague ’00 celebrated the birth of a son, Dallas Jacobi Hague, on July 22.
Sean Gibson ’01 welcomed a daughter, Hannah Grace Gibson, on June 22.
Mark Holte ’01 and Joy Homitsky Holte ’02 had their fourth future Battling Bishop, Aurora Mae Holte, on March 30. She joins her older siblings Cecilia, 7, Sebastien, 5, and Mathilde, 2. They reside in Pittsburgh, PA.
Katherine Rogers Colgan ’02 welcomed a son, Finn Thomas Colgan, on July 2.
Carrie Steele Madren ’02 and her husband Tyras Madren welcomed a son, Cade Hamilton Madren, on June 28, 2014.
Michael Long ’03 and Erika Howland Long ’04 welcomed their second daughter, Grace Ann Long, on June 29.
Michael Grady ’04 welcomed a daughter, Audrey Louise Grady, on July 9.
Joshua Dawson ’05 welcomed a daughter, Ila Ruth Dawson, on July 18.
Shelby Larson Gajos ’05 and her husband Dan Gajos welcomed their second child, Gavin Daniel Gajos, on June 3. Gavin joined big brother Dustin. The family currently resides in the Chicago area. Also celebrating is uncle Bryce Larson ’08.
Brian Small ’05 and his wife Kerri Small welcomed their first child, Bodey Everett Small, on June 17.
Sarah Wall ’05 and her husband Jeremy Drechsler welcomed a daughter, Hazel Sue Drechsler, on July 22. Also celebrating are uncles Mark Wall ’09 and Erik Wall ’15.
Amanda Wibley ’05 welcomed a daughter, Kimberly Claire Brown, in July.
Dan Sharpe ’06 and Samantha Wallace Sharpe ’09 celebrated the birth of a son, Henry Chase Sharpe, on July 29. Also celebrating is aunt Jennifer Wallace ’14.
Brittany Coale ’07 and Chris Bourassa celebrated the birth of a son, Tommy Bourassa, on May 14, 2014. Tommy is the grandson of Sharon Smithey ’72 and Bill Coale, and the nephew of Billy Coale ’02, Brooke Coale ’05, John Krapf ’06, Beth Coale, and Adam Rosen ’97. Brittany works as a scheduler for Freepoint Commodities. Chris, Brittany, and Tommy live in Westport, CT.
Alexandra Pfeister Koorn ’10 and Adam Koorn ’10 welcomed a son, Everett Neal Koorn, on August 21.
Joshua Patrick ’11 celebrated the birth of a son, Memphis Patrick, on June 20.
Rhea Spencer Moss ’38, of Saint Clair, MI, April 1, at the age of 98. She was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority.
Adelia Tilton Muir ’38, of Franklin, TN, August 11, at the age of 99. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John Tilton ’26 and Robert Tilton ’29, and a nephew, John Tilton ’62. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Katherine Fisher Strong ’39, of Naples, FL, June 22, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Fisher McCunn ’32, and is survived by a daughter, Marsha Strong Carow ’64. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Betty Westcott Wistar ’39, of Libertyville, IL, October. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Gerald Evans ’40, of Cincinnati, OH, September 15, at the age of 98.
Harry Humes ’40
A lifelong resident of Delaware, Harry was born August 18, 1917, to Russell and Lillian Humes. Following his graduation from Willis High School, he attended OWU for two years and then transferred to The Ohio State University. He was drafted in 1941 and served on the staff of General Douglas McArthur in Australia and New Guinea. Following his stateside assignment to the Pentagon, he married Mary Jo Midden ’39 on July 14, 1945, at the Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C.
Upon his discharge, Harry worked for the Hughes-Keenan Corporation, eventually becoming secretary-treasurer and vice president of the company. He retired from the company, which eventually merged into TransAirCo, in 1971. Later that year, he became executive vice president and treasurer of the Sunray Stove Company. He also became a board member of its parent company, Glenwood Range, which eventually was purchased by the Raytheon Company. He retired from Sunray in 1983.
Harry was a lifelong advocate for Delaware and served many local organizations throughout his career, including participation on the Delaware County School Board (eight years, two as president), a founding member and secretary of the Delaware City Charter Foundation, executive board of the Delaware County Boy Scouts, and member of the local chapter of the Red Cross. He served on numerous boards, including the Delaware Gas Company, the Delaware County Bank (1963–1988) and the Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan (1958–2003). He was co-chairman of a citizens committee, which succeeded in closing a portion of South Franklin Street, enabling Ohio Wesleyan to construct a new library. He also led several fundraising drives for capital improvements at OWU.
For his many contributions, the Delaware Chamber of Commerce chose Harry as its Honorary Citizen of the Year in 1959. Until his death, he was the oldest surviving member of the local chapter of Rotary International and was a Paul Harris Fellow. Harry was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Delaware since 1945, having served as an Elder, on the Board of Trustees, and various committees.
Mary Hutchisson Peebles ’41, of Delaware, OH, September 22, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by a brother, Leslie Eynon ’27, and was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority.
Margaret Carmichael Tritton ’41, of Cleveland, OH, May 5, 2014, at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Tritton ’40. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Tritton Masarky ’72, and a cousin, Thomas Tritton ’69. Margaret was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. The magazine apologies for the delay in the publication of this obituary.
Matthew Gates ’42, of Lebanon, IN, August 11, at the age of 94. He is survived by three children, Matthew Gates Jr. ’69, Clark Gates ’70, and Melissa Gates Walker ’74. Matthew was a member of the OWU Tower Society and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Evelyn Keller Murray ’43, of Tampa, FL, August 3, at the age of 93.
Walter Wilcox ’43, of Orleans, MA, September 28, at the age of 93. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Pendleton Wilcox ’44, and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Ruth Leonard Claassen ’44, of Santa Rosa, CA, July 8, at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by a cousin, Margaret Fox Rardin ’40, and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Margaret Bell Dawson ’44, of Cincinnati, OH, August 2, at the age of 93. She is survived by her husband, J. Howard Dawson ’44, and a son, Daniel Dawson ’75. Margaret was a member of the OWU Tower Society and Delta Gamma sorority.
Joan Babcock Eynon ’44, of Portsmouth, OH, September 10, at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Babcock Scurlock ’49, and is survived by a sister, Betty Babcock Covert ’41, and a son, Lawrence Eynon ’69. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
D. Wallace Magee ’44, of Dublin, OH, July 28, at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Hill Magee 1915, an uncle, W. Wallace Hill ’26, a sister, Marjorie Magee Cahill ’42, and a brother, Harold Magee ’51. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
June Britton Kelly ’45, of Alexandria, VA, August 8, at the age of 92. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Phyllis Weir Wilkie ’45, of Mt. Vernon, NY, July 21, at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by a sister, June Weir Baron ’50, and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Dorothy Stewart Pharis ’46, of Cheyenne, WY, on June 1, at the age of 92. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
Warner L. Rottman, DVM ’46, of Long Beach, CA, June 8, at the age of 91. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Martha Gibbons Baldini ’47, of Rockledge, FL, September 22, at the age of 90.
Glendon Evans ’47, of Columbus, OH, August 12, at the age of 92.
Samuel Rice Jr. ’47, of Perrysburg, OH, August 23, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by a sister, Virgiwin Rice Duncan ’35, and a brother, John Rice ’44. He is survived by a niece, Jacqueline Duncan Boynton ’59. Samuel was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Janet Rowland ’47, of Virginia Beach, VA, August 29, at the age of 90. She is survived by a sister, Mary Jane Bartholomai Fitch ’51, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Ruby Sedlon Tunny ’47, of Sarasota, FL, July 16, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Henry Tunny ’48, and a son-in-law, Richard Kilburn, Jr. ’70. She is survived by three daughters, Lorraine Tunny Kilburn ’71, Valerie Holton, and Cheryl Blix, one sister, Shirley Sedlon Mathewson ’49, and several grandchildren, including Chelsea Kilburn Ludeke ’08. She was a member of the OWU Athletics Hall of Fame and Chi Omega sorority.
Gail Donnalley ’48, of McLean, VA, September 7, at the age of 91.
Jean Oldham Heuman ’48, of Venice, FL, August 4, at the age of 88.
Rosemary Roby Lancaster ’48, of Burlington, NC, August 5, at the age of 89. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Jack Lee ’48, of Clearwater, FL, September 10, at the age of 90. He is survived by two sons, Mark Lee ’74 and Peter Lee ’75, and a granddaughter, Tory Lee ’09. Jack was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
David Wecht ’48, of Raleigh, NC, September 22, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by a sister, Phoebe Wecht Zepht ’49, and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Kenneth Gibbons ’49, of Oklahoma City, OK, September 6, at the age of 89. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Mollylou Robb Hahn ’49, of State College, PA, August 20, at the age of 87. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Barbara Jones ’49, of Mount Vernon, OH, September 30, at the age of 88. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Marian Och Kusic ’49, of St. Clairsville, OH, August 23, at the age of 88. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Elizabeth Blunden Lane ’49, of Akron, OH, February 20, at the age of 87. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Mary Compton McLain ’49, of Warren, OH, September 19, at the age of 88.
Janet Kepner McWhorter ’49, of Friday Harbor, WA, June 23, at the age of 87. She was preceded in death by an aunt, Dorothy Kepner Reiter ’32. She is survived by two brothers, Philip Kepner ’54 and Harry Kepner ’59, and a cousin, Donald Reiter ’62. Janet was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Mary Hoover Zemba ’49, of Youngstown, OH, August 19, at the age of 88. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
David Read ’50, of Green Valley, AZ, July 28, at the age of 87. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
E. Louise Ficken Bennett ’51, of South Portland, ME, June 7, at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Edward DeHart ’50, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Ronald Jezerc ’51, of Appleton, WI, September 26, at the age of 85. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Harold Schuman ’51, of Island Heights, NJ, August 3, at the age of 88. He is survived by a son, Randolph Schuman ’84, and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Norman Slenker ’51, of Hilton Head Island, SC, June 26, at the age of 85. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Louise Damon Thomas ’51, of Avon Lake, OH, August 9, at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Thomas ’51, and is survived by cousins Janet Grubb Neff ’52, Carol Hodge Poe ’53, Donald Poe ’53, and Ann Grubb Brandt ’56. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Janet Parker Batchelder ’52, of Hingham, MA, June 23, at the age of 84. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Clement Burton ’52, of Columbus, OH, June 12, at the age of 84.
Joan Franz ’52, of Edwardsville, IL, September 10, at the age of 84.
David Hummel ’52, of San Luis Obispo, CA, June 25, at the age of 87. He is survived by a brother, Paul Hummel ’49, and was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Charles Kaiser ’52, of Pickerington, OH, July 30, at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Walter Kaiser ’54, and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Edward Lockwood ’52, of Traverse City, MI, June 2, at the age of 88. He was a member of Chi Phi fraternity.
Martha McCutchen Maple ’52, of Whitmore Lake, MI, August 10, at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary McCutchen Powers ’45.
Barbara Nickles Sponseller ’52, of Maumee, OH, June 21, at the age of 84. She is survived by a sister, Germaine Nickles Gerber ’55, and three cousins, Marie Nickles Gardner ’47, Mary Gardner Slee ’76, and Emily Slee ’16. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Robert Steinkraus ’52, of Rochester, NY, June 26, at the age of 84. He is survived by a daughter, Jane Steinkraus Miller ’89, and was a member of Beta Sigma Tau fraternity.
Stanley Van Buren ’52, of Columbus, OH, August 27, at the age of 86. He is survived by a brother, Ronald Van Buren ’55, and was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Robert “Bob” Versteeg ’52, of Bowling Green, OH, September 6, at the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his father, John Versteeg ’42, and a daughter, Cassandra Versteeg Mitchell ’74. Bob was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Marilyn Mason Benedict ’53, of Thompsons Station, TN, June 1, at the age of 85. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Benedict ’50.
Betty Byall Marsh ’53
Betty was born in Lakewood, OH, on August 15, 1931, to the late Boyd and Ann Taylor Byall. She graduated from Lakewood High School in 1949 and from OWU in 1953 with a degree in fine arts. In 1955 she married Dr. General C. Marsh ’53 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lakewood. General lovingly referred to Betty as his bride throughout almost 60 years of marriage. Betty worked as an artist for the former Halley Brothers department store in Cleveland and Lazarus department store in Columbus. She used her creative talents throughout her life to bring joy to others with her painting, photography, needlework, and crafts.
Betty was a volunteer at Elyria Memorial Hospital, and she traveled extensively with her husband, spending winters in Phoenix, AZ, and enjoying summers at their lake home on Pickerel Lake in Michigan. Betty had many hobbies throughout her life. She was a speed skater in high school, enjoyed sailing, swimming, boating, and tennis, and attended car shows across the country. She loved pets, particularly Shetland Sheepdogs.
Gerald Prittie ’53, of Louisville, KY, August 19, at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife, Helen Henes Prittie ’53, and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Litta Heine Vigne ’53, of South Burlington, VT, July 3, at the age of 83. Litta is survived by a brother, Earle Heine ’51. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Vigne ’53, and her parents, Walter Heine ’23 and Louise Kimler Heine ’24. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Alan Brant ’54
The quest for knowledge was a driving energy that characterized Alan’s life. He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School in Warren, OH. He was honored with an Executive Award from the Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management at Dartmouth College and was a graduate of the Commercial Bank Management Arden House at Columbia University, as well as the Advanced Management Program at Case Western University. He served three years as a captain and pilot in the United States Air Force, and he is honored in the Warren City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.
Alan’s extraordinary career in the world of banking and finance began in 1954 at a time when bank tellers still sat in cages and recorded transactions by hand into two sets of books. By 1964 his progress was recognized by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce that named him “Outstanding Young Man Of The Year.”
He went on to serve in senior positions with the Central National Bank Retail Branch System in Cleveland, the Centran Bank of Akron, and in 1985, as president and CEO of Second National Bank, in Warren, a position he held until his retirement in 1999.
Among Alan’s numerous career recognitions are the 2003 William G. Lyden Spirit of the Valley Award for exemplary leadership and community commitment, and a designated Life Emeritus Trustee of the Economic Development Foundation of the Warren-Youngstown Regional Chamber of Commerce. He received several honors from Second National Bank, including being the recipient of the nationally respected Forbes Award for Business Support of the Arts. A lifelong patron of the arts, Alan was recognized for personal and business support of Ohio Ballet with their Bravo Award.
Post-retirement Alan devoted his time to issues on improving education and health care at the local level. He was a member of a bipartisan committee appointed by the Ohio Supreme Court Supreme Justice to review the state's judicial election system.
Alan was intelligent, curious, eager to learn, and willing to share his knowledge and experience with others. His passion for life and a compassion for the people with whom he shared his life can be summed up through the words of one of America’s finest poets:
“Every great achievement is the victory of a heart on fire.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
David Kraft ’54, of Ashville, OH, July 23, at the age of 82.
William Michael ’54, of Los Gatos, CA, June 2, at the age of 82. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Murphy Michael ’55, and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Marie Frate Mingo ’54, of Sedona, AZ, September 29, at the age of 83. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Marion Appleman Schwinn ’54, of Penney Farms, FL, August 11, at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schwinn ’53, and is survived by a brother, Wayne Appleman ’59. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Dolores Zimmerman ’54, of Bellefontaine, OH, August 10, at the age of 83. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
Kamille Reiss Allen ’55, of Lakeside, OH, August 5, at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Reiss ’48, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Norman Hadsell ’55, of Naples, FL, July 10, at the age of 81. Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne Lovell Hadsell ’57, his father, William Hadsell ’21, and two aunts, Mildred Hadsell Moyer ’21 and Lillian Hadsell Brading ’27. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Nancy Smith Lindsay ’55, of Naples, FL, June 21, at the age of 81. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Mary Turnbull Davenport ’56, of Hamilton, OH, July 24, at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband, Richard Davenport ’53, and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Dwight Easty ’56, of Appleton, WI, July 4, at the age of 81. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kay Hall Easty ’58, and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
James McGuire ’56, of Dublin, OH, June 18, at the age of 80. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Cherie Lichtenwalter Severn ’56, of Forest City, NC, September 8, at the age of 80. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
James Thaler ’56, of Painesville, OH, July 1, at the age of 80. Karen Monk Miller ’57, of Marietta, GA, July 24, at the age of 79. She is survived by a cousin, Doris Wilmerink Herron ’53, and was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Dan Mitchell ’57, of Prospect, OH, June 17, at the age of 80.
Rod Warner ’57, of Sarasota, FL, July 9, at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife, Victoria Marsh Warner ’59, and a niece, Tiffany Marsh ’92. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Ann Warren Wheat ’57, of South Haven, MI, September 15, at the age of 80. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Paula Ruopp MacIver ’58, of Big Rapids, MI, September 23, at the age of 79. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pauline Pfeiffer Ruopp ’29 and Paul Ruopp ’27, an aunt, Mary Lovina Ruopp West ’23, and an uncle, William West ’23. She is survived by a son, Paul MacIver ’81. Paula was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
R. Douglas Paton ’58, of Brant Lake, NY, June 8, at the age of 79. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Judith Tinlin Anderson ’59, of Findlay, OH, June 20, at the age of 77. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Sandra Chandler Baker ’59, of Salem, OH, June 15, at the age of 77. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Delbert McLaughlin ’59, of Howell, MI, September 13, at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Werstler McLaughlin ’59, and a sister-in-law, Marjorie Werstler Horrocks ’56. Delbert was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
John Elliott ’60, of Columbus, OH, June 18, at the age of 76. John was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Ailene Wakeman Elliott ’35 and Thomas Elliott ’36, and two aunts, Gerald Wakeman Sharp ’45 and Martha Wakeman Welsch ’41. He is survived by a brother, P. Steven Elliott ’67, and an aunt, Marilyn Schoettinger ’47. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Phillip Gull ’60, of Des Moines, IA, August 28, at the age of 76. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Richard Adams ’61, of Bloomfield, CT, June 18, at the age of 75. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Lindsay Adams ’63, and a daughter, Elizabeth Adams ’89. Richard was a member of the OWU Tower Society and Sigma Chi fraternity.
William Webb ’61, of Whitehouse, OH, July 13, at the age of 79. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Donald Shaw ’62, of Westerville, OH, October 2, at the age of 74.
Nancy Pigford ’64, of Philadelphia, PA, September 19, at the age of 72. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
Joyce Compton Tigner ’65, of Bethlehem, PA, July 6, at the age of 72. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
Peter Noonan ’66, of Washington Crossing, PA, June 30, at the age of 71. He is survived by a sister, Mary Noonan Topping ’73, and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Ruth Horton Eraybar ’68, of Sterling Heights, MI, June 16, at the age of 68. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Sandra Wigg Knapp ’68, of Westerville, OH, August 9, at the age of 68. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Knapp ’69, and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Douglas Maxwell ’68, of Jacksonville Beach, FL, July 3, at the age of 69. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roberta Kennedy Maxwell ’41 and Richard Maxwell ’42. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Keith Irish ’70, of Columbus, OH, August 4, 2014, at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife Mary and daughter Ellen. He loved music and his time with the OWU choir.
Martha Hale Williams ’70, of Clearwater, FL, July 23, 2015, at the age of 67. She preceded in death by her husband, Roy Williams III ’69, and is survived by a daughter, Megan Williams ’95. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Garry DeVries ’72, of Beavercreek, OH, July 16. He was preceded in death by his father Simon DeVries. He is survived by his wife Connie, sons Sam and Jeffrey, sister Judith DeVries Kammeraad ’68, and mother Betty DeVries (a former OWU staff member). Garry was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Dean Perrill ’74, of Frankfort, OH, July 8, at the age of 62. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Simons Perrill ’38, and is survived by a sister, Rebecca Perrill ’76. He was member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Charles Keller Jr. ’77, of Delaware, OH, September 28, at the age of 60.
Michael Wallace ’79, of South Glastonbury, CT, September 15, at the age of 59. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Timothy Hogan ’83, of Ipswich, MA, July 29, at the age of 53. He is survived by his wife, Robina Bushnell Hogan ’83.
Nelson Shaw ’86, of Kenosha, WI, July 7, at the age of 50. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Charlotte “Charlie” Covrett, of Delaware, OH, June 18, at the age of 71. She is survived by her daughter, Dodie Covrett Bias ’94.
Mattie Haas, of Delaware, OH and a retired telephone operator at OWU, July 25, at the age of 90.
Dorothy Higgins, of Marengo, OH and a 31-year member of the OWU accounting department, on September 14, 2015, at the age of 86.
Jeanette Kraus, of Delaware, OH, September 6, at the age of 67. During her 40-year tenure with OWU, Jeanette served as records clerk, receptionist for buildings and grounds, records manager, and head of departmental student workers. She served on the Heritage Day Committee and assisted the chaplain’s office, and she retired as alumni records supervisor. Jeanette was made an Honorary Alumna in May of 2015.
Frederick Price, of Marion, OH, and data center manager at OWU for 35 years, September 3, at the age of 78.
Eugene Strupper, of Delaware, OH, and a custodian for OWU for 35 years, September 22, at the age of 76.
Bette Meyer, of Delaware, OH, and wife of former OWU employee Robert Meyer, July 25, at the age of 92.
Elizabeth McKeever Ross, of Vero Beach, FL, and Columbus, OH, August 16. Elizabeth was an honorary OWU alumnae, a Ross Museum Advisory Board Member, and a Founder’s Circle member.
Charlotte Culberston Hott ’55 for the loss of her husband, Donald Hott, on May 3, at the age of 95.
Judith DeVries Kammeraad ’68 and Betty DeVries (longtime OWU secretary) for the loss of Judith’s brother and Betty’s son, Garry DeVries ’72.
Michael McCluggage ’69 for the loss of his mother, Mary McCluggage of Coshocton, OH, on June 29, at the age of 92.
Alex Shumate ’72 for the loss of his mother, Annie Henson Shumate of Sandusky, OH, on June 22, at the age of 87.
John Derr ’75 and his wife Lisa for the loss of Lisa’s father, Orville Clark, on September 5.
Diane Logdon Heinmiller ’75 and Timothy Heinmiller ’13 for the loss of Diane’s father and Timothy’s grandfather, George Logdon, on August 15, at the age of 89.
Marianne Angermueller Lynner ’76 and Stephen Lynner ’73 for the loss of Marianne’s father, Hans Angermueller, at the age of 90.
Molly Ward ’77 for the loss of her husband, John Grillos of Basking Ridge, NJ, on July 9, at the age of 68. He is survived by Molly and their daughter Alexia.
Kathy Sours Higbee ’78 and Michael Higbee ’80 for the loss of Jane Goltz Higbee, Kathy’s mother-in-law and Michael’s mother, on September 14, at the age of 79.
Donna Burtch ’79 for the loss of her father, William Burtch of Columbus, OH, on July 16, at the age of 84.
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