Alumni obituaries

Class of 1926
Edna (Kirchhoff) Pagenkopf, 93, April 3, 2015, Altoona.

Class of 1932
Evelyn (Jaeger) Tealey, 103, CU, also '35, BE, May 7, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1934
Harriet (Oien) Pariso, 99, CV, also '38, CW, Aug. 30, 2014, Lutz, Fla.

Class of 1935
Bernice Marek, 98, CV, also '66, BS-E, July 22, 2014, Bloomer.

Class of 1937
Inez (Earl) Lininger, 96, CV, Aug. 2, 2013, Genoa City.

Class of 1939
May Biederman, 93, CV, Jan. 31, 2012, West Covina, Calif.
Frances Matschee, 96, CV, April 14, 2015, Cadott.
Ruth (Pettis) Voves, 96, CV, May 9, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1940
E. Jane (Jones) Sauer, 96, CV, also '44, BS-E, and '71, MST, Feb. 20, 2015, Wausau.
Victoria (Hoffman) Wakefield, 97, CV, also '69, BS-E, Sept. 5, 2014, Devils Lake, N.D.
Eunice (Becker) Whipple, 96, BS-E, Oct. 29, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1941
Helen (Vesta) Amundson, 93, CV, Dec. 30, 2014, Oronoco, Minn.
Lila (Anderson) Buck, 93, CV, Nov. 8, 2014, Chetek.
Lillia (Johnson) Olson, 94, CV, April 29, 2015, Eau Claire.
Ruth Rock, 93, CV, July 25, 2012, New Richmond.
Ruby (Bakken) Van Dorston, 92, CV, Dec. 12, 2014, Chetek.

Class of 1942
Geraldine (Stevens) Knaack-Thiede, 92, CV, Sept. 6, 2014, Menomonie.
Helen (Solberg) Larsen, 94, BS-E, Jan. 23, 2015, Minneapolis, Minn.
Melvin Samplawski, 91, CV, July 14, 2014, Chetek.

Class of 1943
Nona (Rhude) Harrington, 90, CW, Feb. 15, 2012, McFarland.
Hazel (Herges) Nelson, 92, BS-E, Jan. 2, 2015, Eau Claire.
Walter Scheffer, 92, BS-E, Oct. 1, 2013, Norman, Olka.
Audrey (Keasling) Wyman, 88, CV, Dec. 6, 2012, Cloquet, Minn.

Class of 1944
Carolyn (Gates) Luedtke, 93, BS-E, Nov. 21, 2014, Watertown.
Dolores (Chaput) White, 95, BS-E, Jan. 22, 2015, Altoona.
Ruth (Cooper) Wilson, 94, BS-E, Sept. 4, 2014, Whitewater.

Class of 1945
Betty (Helwig) Knudtson, 89, CV, Feb. 11, 2015, Eau Claire.
Beatrice (Raether) Mickelson, 90, CV, also, '57, BS-E, Feb. 14, 2015, Cadott.
Anne (Gosar) Sladich, 87, CV, May 2, 2013, Owen.
Jean (Johnson) Spencer, 89, BS-E, Jan. 17, 2014, Brodhead.
Grace (Johnson) Stevens, 93, BS, April 23, 2015, Humbird
Gertrude (Leasum) Weaver, 88, BS-E, Dec. 4, 2012, Wooster, Ohio.

Class of 1946
Carol (Anderson) Miller, 94, CZ, also '54, BS-E, Jan. 14, 2015, New Richmond.
Patricia Ulrich, 88, BS, May 16, 2013, Eau Claire.

Class of 1947
Virginia (Roycraft) Gingras, 92, CV-E, also '72, BS-E, July 26, 2014, Chippewa Falls.
Robert Trauba, 88, BS-E, March 2, 2014, Merrifield, Minn.

Class of 1949
Cyril Barnes, 89, CV, also '55, BS-E, Sept. 29, 2012, Castle Pines, Colo.
Rose (Maenner) Holschuh, 86, BS, June 3, 2014, Green Bay.
Leclair Persich, 82, CV, June 23, 2012, Medford.

Class of 1950
Daniel Brown, 85, BS-E, March 2, 2013, River Falls.
Dennis Gibson, 87, BS, Oct. 8, 2014, Wisconsin Rapids.
Robert Peterson, 92, BS, Jan. 7, 2015, St. Paul, Minn.

Class of 1951
William DeJung, 85, BS, also '71, MST, April 22, 2014, Cadott.
George Kumferman, 89, BS, Nov. 21, 2014, Eau Claire.
Margine Kyle, 85, BS, May 25, 2015, Harland.
Donald Lubach, 83, BS-E, April 30, 2013, Los Alamitos, Calif.
Robert Rice, 84, BS, Oct. 15, 2014, Glendale.
Joyce Saylor, 83, BS, Feb. 28, 2013, Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Lela (Lund) Urness, 84, CV, April 15, 2015, Alma.
Parker Woodruff, 94, BS-E, April 24, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1952
Charles Carmen, 85, BS-E, Dec. 7, 2014, Madison.
Harry Hussberger, 88, BS, Jan 23, 2015, Sheboygan.
Reuben Larson, 85, BA, April 3, 2014, Fullerton, Calif.
Sheila (Balliett) Rahl, 84, BS-E, March 9, 2015, Cadott.

Class of 1953
Beverly (Gibson) Hanson, 83, BS-E, Nov. 2, 2014, Minneapolis, Minn.
Jane (Conrad) Malison, 82, CV, June 29, 2015, Jim Falls.
Jean Perkins, 81, BS-E, May 14, 2014, Athens.

Class of 1954
Cheryl (May) Harasha, 82, BS, Jan. 17, 2015, Wautoma.
Marilyn (Stubbe) Miller, 82, BS, Aug. 3, 2014, Carlsbad, Calif.
Marian Plunkett, 86, BS-E, Feb. 5, 2013, Brea, Calif.

Class of 1955
Eugene Aumann, 86, BS, March 26, 2015, Eau Claire.
Mary (Rieman) Erickson, 81, BS-E, Jan. 15, 2015, Kohler.

Class of 1956
Helen (Larson) Baehler, 80, BS-E, July 22, 2014, Rockford, Ill.
David Bilderback, 80, BS, Feb. 21, 2015, St. Paul, Minn.
Mary (Peterson) Elliot, 85, BS-E, March 8, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska.
George Gannon, 83, BS, Feb. 20, 2015, Palm Springs, Calif.
Joanne (Fossum) Halvorson, 79, CV, July 18, 2014, Universal City, Texas.
Norman Hatch, 89, BS, Dec. 13, 2014, Wisconsin Rapids.
Florence Kariger, 99, CV-E, also '62, BS-E, Oct. 9, 2014, Augusta.
Dale Klinzing, 82, BS, Jan. 12, 2013, Riverside, Calif.
Robert Witte, 82, BS, Jan. 15, 2015, Stevens Point.

Class of 1957
Glen Heath, 83, BS-E, also '75 MST, March 18, 2015, Maricopa, Ariz.
Mary (Mattson) Holtan, 79, BS-E, Jan. 1, 2015, La Crosse.
Theone (Rustad) Kees, 101, CV, also '64 BA-E, April 24, 2015, Durand.  
Mary (Fenzl) Kramer, 79, BS-E, Aug. 18, 2014, Park Falls.
Corrine (Depa) Thiel, 78, CV, May 17, 2015, Lindenhurst, Ill.
Fred Wagner, 81, BS, Dec. 2, 2014, Rochester, Minn.

Class of 1958
Jerry Boson, 80, BA, July 24, 2014, Marshfield.
Loraine De Long, 77, BS-E, Dec. 16, 2013, Denver, Colo.
Charles Devine, 82, BS, Feb. 26, 2015, Sunnyvale, Calif.
Warren Howell, 87, BS-E, Feb. 23, 2010, Yuba City, Calif.
Jacob Knopps, 78, BS, Sept. 24, 2013, Lees Summit, Mo.
Larrie Olson, 83, BS, Oct. 24, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1959
William Garber, 78, BS, Dec. 29, 2014, Eau Claire.
Margaret (Boetcher) Gratz, 97, CV, also '62 BS-E, and '69 MST, June 2, 2015, Eau Claire.
Jacob Hei, 80, BS, Dec. 30, 2014, Phoenix, Ariz.
Katherine (Kaentz) Johnston, 87, CV, March 26, 2013, Cochrane.
Janis (Dittmer) McInnis, 77, BS-E, June 20, 2015, Richmond, Va.
Richard Trauba, 78, BS, June 10, 2015, Andover, Minn.

Class of 1960
Gary Gaier, 77, BS, Jan. 3, 2015, Tony.
Lindes (Osterberg) Hicks, 76, BS-E, May 21, 2015, Kingsford, Mich.
Dale Johnson, 76, BS, June 19, 2012, De Pere.
George Larson, 101, BS-E, March 15, 2015, Menomonie.
John Schomisch, 82, BS, Oct. 25, 2014, Conrath.

Class of 1961
George Oien, 75, BS, Feb. 14, 2015, Woodbury, Minn.
David Parker, 78, BS, March 1, 2015, Waunakee.
Dorothy (McLeod) Peterson, 96, CV, May 26, 2014, The Villages, Fla.
Marvin Rogers, 77, BS, March 24, 2012, New Richmond.
Jerome Samuelson, 80, BS, Sept. 1, 2014, Ladysmith.
William Simmons, 102, BS-E, March 6, 2015, Menomonie.

Class of 1962
Roger Keller, 76, BS, June 20, 2015, Neenah.
Eileen Miller, 91, BS-E, Oct. 26, 2013, Havelock, N.C.
Roberta Shaw, 75, BS-E, Dec. 2, 2014, Evansville.
Louise Tatur, 74, BS-E, March 5, 2012, Minneapolis, Minn.
George Voll, 78, BS, Nov. 27, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1963
William Hack, 80, BS, Dec. 20, 2013, Holland, N.Y.
Thomas Holter, 80, BA, Sept. 1, 2014, Madison.
James Hovland, 77, BS, Dec. 24, 2014, Lincolnwood, Ill.
William Lulloff, 83, BS, also '74, MST, Oct. 1, 2014, Eau Claire.
Ronald McDonald, 77, BS, March 19, 2015, Hot Springs, Ark.
Isabell Stuber, 87, BS-E, April 26, 2012, Shawano.
Richard Trainer, 75, BA, Nov. 25, 2014, Wabasha, Minn.

Class of 1964
Robert Bach, 83, BS, March 3, 2012, Lake City, Fla.
Barbara Barnaby, 83, BA, June 6, 2011, Irving, Texas.
Roland Berrett, 97, BS-E, March 24, 2013, Thorp.
Miriam Hendrickson, 95, BS-E, Sept. 24, 2014, Big Bend.
Merlin Mikelson, 80, BS-E, Oct. 7, 2014, Mondovi.
Richard Newman, 76, BS-E, Aug. 26, 2014, New Richmond.
John Woletz, 73, BS, Oct. 14, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1965
Ronald Erickson, 71, BS, Nov. 7, 2014, Bruce.
Eileen Klug, 80, BS, April 14, 2015, Sonoma, Calif.
David Leland, 71, BS, Aug. 6, 2014, Santa Monica, Calif.
Beverly (Erickson) Peterson, 84, BS-E, Sept. 12, 2014, Cameron.
Frank Schnabl, 87, MST, Sept. 10, 2014, Nichols.
Michael Westerburg, 72, BS, March 18, 2015, Cornell.

Class of 1966
Stephen J. Gerkey, 71, BA, April 3, 2015, Memphis, Texas.
Darrell Holubetz, 82, BS, June 25, 2015, Wausau
Thomas Schwartz, 73, BA, Nov. 8, 2014, Columbia, Ill.

Class of 1967
Leonard Britton, 84, BS-E, April 12, 2015, Menomonie.
Marcella (Bemis) Dettinger, 83, BS-E, Feb. 4, 2015, Northfield.
James Sandfort, 69, BS, Nov. 11, 2014, Hudson.
Amy (Lodahl) Shilts, 93, BS-E, March 15, 2015, Calmar, Iowa.

Class of 1968
Muriel (Hanselmann) Boyken, 85, BA, Dec. 2, 2014, Algona, Iowa.
Anton Dern, 67, BA, Nov. 21, 2013, Wisconsin Rapids.
Dorthy (Mork) Henaman, 83, BS-E, Oct. 17, 2014, Austin, Minn.
Bonnie Kraus, 66, BS, March 24, 2014, Oceanside, Calif.
Myrtle (Westfall) Nimmerguth, 87, BS-E, Aug. 6, 2014, Eau Claire.
Raymond Rau, 91, BS, also '69, MST, April 29, 2015, Rice Lake.
Kathleen (Wendlandt) Warner, 85, CV, March 6, 2015, Prairie Farm.
Nancy Zimmerman-Morris, 68, BA, March 12, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1969
Oliver Bade, 72, BS-E, also '75, MST-E, Oct. 19, 2014, Black River Falls.
William Craig, 68, BS, April 27, 2015, Fort Collins, Colo.
David Duxx, 71, BA, April 17, 2015, Eau Claire.
Wayne Duesterbeck, 69, BA, Nov. 22, 2014, Eau Claire.
Thomas Everson, 74, MST, Sept. 24, 2014, Rochester, Minn.
Elvin Fleming, 82, MST, Feb. 8, 2015, Wabasha, Minn.
Jean Graf, 94, MST, Nov. 13, 2012, Seattle, Wash.
Sonja (Herried) Johnson, 78, Feb. 22, 2015, River Falls.
Vernon Richard, 74, BS-E, Dec. 15, 2014, Frederic.
Eleanore Zahorcik, 84, BS-E, Feb. 22, 2009, Sun City Ariz.

Class of 1970
Bruce Blado, 66, BBA, March 18, 2014, Minneapolis, Minn.
James Sell, 69, BBA, March 30, 2015, Wausau.
Wanda Schesel, 96, BS-E, Oct. 23, 2014, Bloomer.
Martha Schultz, 66, BS-E, April 30, 2014, Black River Falls.

Class of 1971
Steven Becker, 64, BBA, April 15, 2014, Winter Haven, Fla.
Cynthia Douglass, 65, BA, Sept. 17, 2014, Minneapolis, Minn.
Arlene (Stowell) Johnson, 84, MST, also `79, EDS, Feb. 26, 2015, Hendersonville, NC.
Sharon (Windsor) Sikora, 65, BS-E, Jan. 23, 2015, Chippewa Falls.
Jane (Greenhill) Tealey, 66, BA, Nov. 24, 2014, Wausau.
Roger Wold, 67, BA, June 14, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1972
Linda Jackson, 63, BS-E, April 30, 2014, Spencer.
Larry Pember, 65, BBA, Dec. 31, 2014, Menomonie.

Class of 1973
Arlan Cloutier, 70, BA, Dec. 10, 2014, Chippewa Falls.
Luther Frazier, 62, BS, May 10, 2013, Loves Park, Ill.
Rose (Helmueller) Sagstetter, 97, BS-E, June 5, 2015, Eau Claire.
Douglas Stoffers, 68, BS, May 31, 2015, Eau Claire.
Barbara Thoni, 65, BS, Oct. 8, 2014, Madison.

Class of 1974
Margaret (Worchel) Gronski, 62, BME, Dec. 13, 2014, Pittsville.
Patricia Jansen, 81, BA, April 15, 2015, Appleton.
Larry Prell, 62, BS, Dec. 10, 2014, Neenah.
Deborah Wagner, 59, BA, May 26, 2012, Columbus.

Class of 1975
James Dimock, 61, BA, June 25, 2015, Chippewa Falls.
Jim Magadance, 64, BBA, June 28, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1976
Donna (Cheney) Fults, 82, MSE, Aug. 13, 2014, Chetek.
John Higley, 60, BS, March 9, 2015, Menomonie.
Rosemary Iverson, 60, BS, Jan. 28, 2015, Bloomington, Minn.
Joe Neill, 74, MST, June 14, 2015, Richardson, Texas.
Susan (Schneider) Obermueller, 60, BBA, Dec. 9, 2014, Hudson.
Deborah Winter, 61, BA, July 22, 2014, Cottage Grove, Minn.

Class of 1977
William Holt, 71, MST, Sept. 18, 2014, Sarona.

Class of 1978
Andrea (Mesiar) Baldeshwiler, 59, BME, March 10, 2015, Chippewa Falls.
Kathy Evans, 58, BSN, Nov. 23, 2014, Eau Claire.
Lavonnne (Jackson) Levar, 58, BA, also MS `79, Jan. 18, 2015, Hermantown, Minn.
Gerald Post, 58, BA, Oct. 20, 2014, Stockton, Calif.
Carol (Dey) Smith, 60, BA, March 18, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1979
Linda Linstedt, 57, BA, Sept. 18, 2014, Stanley.

Class of 1980
Dennis Belongia, 57, BBA, June 9, 2015, Minneapolis, Minn.

Class of 1981
Jeffrey Gilbertson, 56, BME, July 14, 2014, Chetek.
Larraine (Gilbertson) Ritland, 87, MST, July 2, 2015, Whitehall.

Class of 1982
Rebecca Highum, 55, BA, Feb. 19, 2014, Northfield, Minn.
Michael Hoell, 53, BA, Nov. 30, 2013, Menomonee Falls.
Mike McMillion, 56, BS-E, May 2, 2015, Milton, Fla.
John Trantow, 54, BBA, May 3, 2015, Green Bay.
Lynn Tronsdal, 70, BA, Aug. 1, 2014, Tucson, Ariz.

Class of 1983
Sara Barnes, 53, BBA, July 31, 2014. Edgerton.
Daniel Hauge, 53, BBA, Oct. 11, 2014, Merritt Island, Fla.
Julie (Doescher) Maguire, 53, BSMT, Aug. 27, 2014, Schofield.
Wendy (Yound) Storandt, 60, MSN, Nov. 2, 2014, Mindoro.

Class of 1984
Ted Dederich, 55, BBA, Dec. 22, 2013, Wausau.

Class of 1985
James Kern, 66, BBA, Dec. 9, 2014, Eau Claire.
Robin Willard, 53, BA, July 2, 2015, Baraboo.

Class of 1986
Matthew Fazen, 59, BA, May 24, 2015, Fond du Lac.
Richard Kuhman, 72, MEPD, Dec. 8, 2014, Colfax.

Class of 1987
Dana Burns, 68, MSE, Oct. 2, 2014, Eau Claire.
Thomas Falk, 48, BBA, March 11, 2014, Champlin, Minn.
Gregg Leonardson, 67, BS, June 25, 2015, Eau Claire.
Mark Smith, 64, BA, Dec. 5, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1989
Jonathan Hinck, 49, BA, also '95, MAT, July 1, 2014, La Crosse.
Kristine (Rodriguez) Naybert, 48, BA, also '92, MSE, July 7, 2014, Valley Springs, Calif.
Rose Stipek, 62, MST-E, Jan. 16, 2015, Kimberly.

Class of 1990
Christine (Charlesworth) Foley, 48, BBA, April 7, 2014, Brookfield.

Class of 1992
Cindy (Stevens) Dewitz, 56, BFA, Jan. 27, 2015, Eau Claire.

Class of 1995
Patricia Kaufman, 83, BA, Nov. 3, 2014, Eau Claire.

Class of 1998
Dawn Sullivan, 36, BS-E, Nov. 13, 2012, Rochester, Minn.

Class of 1999
Debra Svik, 56, BSW, Sept. 24, 2014, Eleva.

Class of 2000
Robert Fietsch, 37, BSCHA, Aug. 3, 2013, Clintonville.
Nancy Kowitz, 60, MSN, Jan. 27, 2014, Sparta.

Class of 2003
Lisa Furlott, 37, BFA, July 14, 2013, Milton.

Class of 2005
Michelle (Carter) Buckley, 35, BSHCA, May 2, 2014, Marinette.

Class of 2007
Cale Anger, 29, BS, Jan. 28, 2015, Maple Grove, Minn.

Class of 2012
Travis Gulmire, 32, MBA, June 7, 2015, Green Bay.

Class of 2013
Kathryn Jensen, 23, BS, Oct. 5, 2014, Tomah.