In Memoriam

Remembering Blugold Alumni, Family and Friends

UW-Eau Claire alumni, faculty and staff deaths are recorded as we are notified. Friends and family can help by sending information and a link to the online obituary via a class note. Thank you.

Orville L. Bierman, 85, died March 19, 2019, in Eau Claire. Bierman, professor emeritus of mathematics. Dr. Bierman was born on September 27, 1934 near Jeffers, MN. His first four years of schooling were in a one-room country school. He then attended Jeffers public schools and graduated in 1952. Following one year at Mankato Commercial College and one year of banking experience, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Following discharge, he enrolled at Mankato State and received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. His teaching experience included teaching in the Marshall, MN public schools, Hamline University, and University of Minnesota-Duluth. He received his M.S. and PH. D in Mathematics from the University of Utah at Salt Lake City. He taught in the Mathematics department at UWEC from 1971-1998.

Steve Baumgardner, 70, died May 10, 2017, in Eau Claire. Baumgardner, professor emeritus of psychology, was a member of UW-Eau Claire's psychology faculty from 1973-2007. He held a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, a master's degree from Western Washington State University and a doctorate from Kansas State University. Memorials may be directed to the ALS Support Group of Northwest Wisconsin or Friends of the White River.

James Benning, 88, died May 13, 2017, in Eau Claire. Benning, professor emeritus of psychology, was a member of UW-Eau Claire's psychology faculty from 1957-97. He held a bachelor's degree from Eau Claire State Teachers College (now UW-Eau Claire), and a master's degree and doctorate from Colorado State College. Memorials may be directed to the Blugold Emergency Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation or to Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Inc. in Colfax.

Shyam Sunder Chadha died Oct. 22, 2016, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Chadha, professor emeritus of mathematics, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1984-2013. Chadha held a doctorate from Delhi University Hans Raj College.

James Folstad, 66, died May 16, 2016, in Eau Claire. Folstad was a longtime UW-Eau Claire Mail Services staff member.

Phyllis Goff, 91, died April 3, 2017, in Eau Claire. Goff, who served as an administrative assistant in the UW-Eau Claire provost's office for many years, retired in 1989.

William Heimstead, 78, died Jan. 29, 2017, in Eau Claire. Heimstead, a longtime UW-Eau Claire staff member in facilities management, was a member of the university's grounds crew until his retirement in 2001.

Rosemary Helwig, 91, died Jan. 29, 2017, in Eau Claire. Helwig was a longtime UW-Eau Claire staff member in the Student Senate and Dean of Students offices. She held a degree from the Minnesota School of Business.

John Johnson, 83, died Jan. 29, 2017. Johnson, UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of mathematics, served on the faculty from 1966 until his retirement in 1995. He held a bachelor' degree from UW-Eau Claire and a master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Memorials may be directed to a UW-Eau Claire Foundation mathematics scholarship fund.

Stephen Katrosits, 73, died May 10, 2016, in Eau Claire. Katrosits, professor emeritus of art, served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1968 until his retirement in 2003. He held bachelor's and master's degrees from UW-Milwaukee. Memorials may be directed to the Stephen Katrosits New York Field Studies Scholarship Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Ryan Klim, 21, died Jan. 8, 2017. Klim, of Neenah, was a UW-Eau Claire senior majoring in business marketing.

Jean Lamb, 86, died Oct. 23, 2016, in Eau Claire. Lamb, assistant professor emerita of nursing, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1970-92. She held a bachelor's degree from Berea College and a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ralph Marking, 81, died Nov. 3, 2016, in Richfield, Minnesota. Marking, professor emeritus of chemistry, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1963-97. He held a bachelor's degree from UW-La Crosse and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. Memorials may be directed to the Chemistry Department Scholarship Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Beverly Miller, 61, died Feb. 26, 2017, in Altoona. Miller was a staff member in Learning and Technology Services from 1979 until her retirement in 2016. She held a bachelor's degree from UW-Eau Claire.

James Olson, 91, died Nov. 10, 2016, in Eau Claire. Olson, professor emeritus of English, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1959-87. He held a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate from UW-Madison. Memorials may be directed to the Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek.

Janet Patterson, 69, died May 10, 2017. Patterson was a retired reserve library supervisor in UW-Eau Claire's McIntyre Library from 1981-2011. She held a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music and a master's degree from Texas Woman's University. Among her survivors is her husband, Donald Patterson, professor emeritus of music. Memorials may be directed to the United Church of God, an International Association, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Theodore Peters, 82, died Sept. 20, 2016, in Eau Claire. Peters, professor emeritus of communication sciences and disorders, served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1971 until his retirement in 1993. Among his survivors is his daughter Dr. Gretchen Peters, UW-Eau Claire professor of music. Peters held bachelor's and master's degrees from Western Michigan University and a doctorate from Michigan State University. Memorials may be directed to Feed My People food bank in Eau Claire.

Walter Reid, 72, died May 10, 2016, in Eau Claire. Reid, professor emeritus of mathematics, was a member of UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1979 until his retirement in 2012. He held a master's degree from the University of Utah and a doctorate from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Memorials may be directed to the Walter M. Reid Mathematics Scholarship Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Carl Searing, 88, died Oct. 24, 2016, in Eau Claire. Searing, a retired, longtime UW-Eau Claire staff member, served as a librarian in McIntyre Library from 1970-74 and as a purchasing agent in Facilities Management until his retirement in 1992. After retirement, he returned to the university to work in the lock shop. Searing held a bachelor's degree from Utica College and a master's degree from UW-Madison. Memorials may be directed to the "little railroad in the park" of the Community Parks Association, Eau Claire.

Dianne (Sneen) Shane, 67, died Aug. 31, 2016, in Eau Claire. Shane was a longtime UW-Eau Claire employee who served in a number of different departments. She held a bachelor's degree from Northland College.

M. James Simonsen, 87, died Jan. 11, 2017, in North Oaks, Minnesota. Simonsen, professor emeritus of physics, served on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1957 until his retirement in 1993. Simonsen held a bachelor's degree from North Central College and a master's degree from UW-Madison. Memorials may be directed to Beaver Creek Reserve, Fall Creek.

Birdell Snudden, 80, died Oct. 29, 2016, in Eau Claire. Snudden, professor emeritus of biology, was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1966-96. He held bachelor's and doctoral degrees from UW-Madison. Memorials may be directed to the Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek, First Congregational Church in Eau Claire or the Birdell Snudden Scholarship Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Class of 2010

Benjamin Hendrick, 33, May 24, 2018, Ham Lake, MN

Class of 2011

Melanie White, 32, Dec. 3, 2018, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 2012

Stacie Hotujec 29, April 26, 2019, Eau Claire, WI
Travis Lloyd Peterson, 34, Feb. 1, 2019, Rice Lake, WI
Travis Gulmire, 32, MBA, June 7, 2015, Green Bay, WI

Class of 2013

Kathryn Jensen, 23, BS, Oct. 5, 2014, Tomah, WI

Class of 2014

Zachary Tabak, 26, April 22, 2018, Madison, WI
Steven Arentz, 25, April 25, 2017, Bloomington, MN

Class of 2017

Nicholas M. Wagener, 38, Sept. 5, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
Alexander L Woodworth, 24, March 22, 2018, Osceola, WI

Class of 2000

  • Debbie Ledo-Anderl, 51, Aug. 23, 2006, Bozeman, MT
  • Cleo M. (Venus) Pientok 77, May 22, 2018, Independence, WI
  • Robert Fietsch, 37, BSCHA, Aug. 3, 2013, Clintonville, WI
  • Nancy Kowitz, 60, MSN, Jan. 27, 2014, Sparta, WI

Class of 2002

  • Andrea S. Zinn, 38, July 10, 2018, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 2003

  • Clinton Gunkel, 37, Oct 4, 2018, Stoughton, WI
  • Lisa Furlott, 37, BFA, July 14, 2013, Milton, WI

Class of 2004

  • Nicollette Mahlen, 33, June 29, 2016, Edina, MN

Class of 2005

  • Seth Moore, 38, June 4, 2019, Saint Paul, MN
  • Katherine (Dix) Ryan, 34, April 21, 2018, Minneapolis, MN
  • Michelle (Carter) Buckley, 35, BSHCA, May 2, 2014, Marinette, WI

Class of 2006

  • Katie M. (Schueth) Hagen, 35, Feb. 16, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Tonya M. (Petrick) Anderson, 53, Dec. 29, 2017, Menomonie, WI

Class of 2007

  • George Bensouda, 33, Jan. 29, 2017
  • Cale Anger, 29, BS, Jan. 28, 2015, Maple Grove, MN

 

Class of 1990

  • Denise Gerard, 50, March 13, 2019, Boca Raton, FL
  • Christina (Hanson) Hormann, 44, April 21, 2012, Minneapolis, MN
  • Kimberly Lawrence, 46, March 23, 2014, Hartselle, AL
  • Mary Zenk, 49, Aug. 27, 2017, Arlington, MA
  • Nancy (Jungers) Pfennig, 74, Jan. 10, 2019, Boulder Junction, WI
  • Christine (Charlesworth) Foley, 48, BBA, April 7, 2014, Brookfield, WI

Class of 1991

  • William M. Kusiak, 53, June 11, 2018, Mosinee, WI

Class of 1992

  • Carolyn (McKnight) Pritchett, 79, April 13, 2019, Houston, TX
  • Terry Gutowski, 50, May 4, 2019, Wausau, WI
  • Christine (Jagodinsky) Burgardt, 48, Oct. 6, 2018, Sugar Land, TX 
  • Bryan A. Gear, 49, Jan. 19, 2018, Appleton, WI 
  • Cindy (Stevens) Dewitz, 56, Jan. 27, 2015, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1993

  • Kevin Hill, 47, May 28, 2017, Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • Richard Lockwood, 56, Jan. 4, 2004, South Wayne, IN
  • Scott F. Betlach, 48, July 13, 2018, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1994

  • Stephen Bogacz, 58, Nov. 17, 2017, Cape Coral, FL
  • Greg Griffin, 44, March 25, 2013, Burnsville, MN
  • Lynn Kalfsbeek, 58, Dec. 27, 2010, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Class of 1995

  • Paul McNabb, 34, March 14, 2001, San Francisco, CA
  • Heather Preston, 37, June 27, 2010, Maple Grove, MN
  • Deborah Swanson, 36, Nov. 11, 2009, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Jane Knippel, 53, Jan. 7, 2016, Stevens Point, WI
  • Patricia Kaufman, 83, BA, Nov. 3, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1996

  • Kyle A. Massey, 45, Nov. 8, 2016, Wauwatosa, WI
  • Matthew J. Dittloff, 44, May 29, 2018, Novi, MI

Class of 1998

  • Ami Mcphail, 38, Feb. 4, 2007, Monona, WI
  • Amy Rozlilek, 38, March 21, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kenneth H. Bauer, 42, March 23, 2018, Westminster, CO
  • Theodore W. Hayden, 45, July 12, 2016, Oro Valley, AZ
  • Dawn Sullivan, 36, BS-E, Nov. 13, 2012, Rochester, MN

Class of 1999

  • Tracy (Theisen) DeMorett, 36, June 20, 2013, Hopkins, MN
  • Debra Svik, 56, BSW, Sept. 24, 2014, Eleva, WI

Class of 1980

  • Todd Cook, 61, July 17, 2019, Custer, WI
  • Karla Teasley, 61, June 19, 2019, Glen Carbon, IL
  • Frances Jauquet, 60, April 11, 2018, Hastings, MN
  • Dennis Belongia, 57, BBA, June 9, 2015, Minneapolis, MN

Class of 1981

  • Philip Schuetz, 47, Oct. 31, 2003, Bellevue, WA
  • Marjorie S. Lindemann, 83, Oct. 25, 2018, Cumberland, WI
  • Richard Wold, 60, Jan. 16, 2018, Eau Claire, WI  
  • Joan L. (Oppegaard) Risberg, 86, Jan. 10, 2018, Blair, WI
  • Nancy K. (Tess) Weiss, 59, April 12, 2018, Fall Creek, WI 
  • Jeffrey Gilbertson, 56, BME, July 14, 2014, Chetek, WI
  • Larraine (Gilbertson) Ritland, 87, MST, July 2, 2015, Whitehall, WI

Class of 1982

  • David Kihl, 76, Nov. 23, 2018, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Patricia Lane, 69, Oct. 23, 2018, New Auburn, WI
  • Jo Lindoo, 58, Feb. 27, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert F. Schanowski, 57, Feb. 10, 2016, Aurora, CO
  • Mark A. Klein, 57, July 9, 2018, Oshkosh, WI
  • Rebecca Highum, 55, BA, Feb. 19, 2014, Northfield, MN
  • Michael Hoell, 53, BA, Nov. 30, 2013, Menomonee Falls, WI.
  • Mike McMillion, 56, BS-E, May 2, 2015, Milton, FL
  • John Trantow, 54, BBA, May 3, 2015, Green Bay,WI
  • Lynn Tronsdal, 70, BA, Aug. 1, 2014, Tucson, AZ

Class of 1983

  • Michael S Hansen, 57, Dec. 16, 2018, Tigerton, WI
  • Carol (Asch) Stubbs, 58, May 2, 2018, DeKalb, IL
  • Joseph C. Pawlak, 91, March 31, 2018, Thorp, WI
  • Sara Barnes, 53, BBA, July 31, 2014. Edgerton, WI
  • Daniel Hauge, 53, BBA, Oct. 11, 2014, Merritt Island, FL
  • Julie (Doescher) Maguire, 53, BSMT, Aug. 27, 2014, Schofield. WI
  • Wendy (Yound) Storandt, 60, MSN, Nov. 2, 2014, Mindoro, WI

Class of 1984

  • Jerelyn K. (Wodill) Schumacher, 55, May 6, 2018, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Ted Dederich, 55, BBA, Dec. 22, 2013, Wausau, WI

Class of 1985

  • Katharine Patten, 47, May 18, 2010, Plymouth, MN
  • Michael Martino, 55, April 3, 2016, Ashland, WI
  • Scot M. Miller, 56, Oct. 20. 2018, Colfax, WI
  • Gerry L. (Troyanek) Stangl, 67, Nov. 16, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kathleen E. (Krueger) Johnson, 69, Nov. 6, 2017, Ridgeland, WI
  • Julie A. (Turek) Turner, 55, June 21, 2018, Winter Park, CO
  • Rory Beckman, 56, BSHAC, Aug.  5, 2018, Ashland, WI
  • James Kern, 66, BBA, Dec. 9, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robin Willard, 53, BA, July 2, 2015, Baraboo, WI

Class of 1986

  • Jeffrey T. Murphy, 58, Oct 24, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Robert J. Bursik, 54, Feb. 27, 2018, Amery, WI
  • Sharon (Marquardt) Reider, 72, April 7, 2016 Eau Claire, WI
  • Matthew Fazen, 59, BA, May 24, 2015, Fond du Lac, WI
  • Richard Kuhman, 72, MEPD, Dec. 8, 2014, Colfax, WI

Class of 1987

  • Robert Lillyblad, 87, June 30, 2017, Stone Lake, WI
  • Joanne (Decker) Flemming, 72, July 12, 2018, Menasha, WI
  • Connie R. (Henning) Shotnik, 61, April 4, 2018, Chandler, AZ
  • Audrey A. Woznicki, 53, July 12, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ruth Pagani, 67, March 1, 2018, Baltimore, MD
  • Dana Burns, 68, MSE, Oct. 2, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Thomas Falk, 48, BBA, March 11, 2014, Champlin, MN
  • Gregg Leonardson, 67, BS, June 25, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mark Smith, 64, BA, Dec. 5, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1988

  • Yvonne (Coan) Swedlund, 60, July 9, 2018, Statesville, NC
  • Frank Flack, 52, May 27, 2014, Placeeville, CA
  • Thomas Gilmore, 47, Oct. 11, 2011, Delano, MN
  • Kimberly A. (Krause) Dolezal, 52, June 19, 2018, Marshfield, WI
  • Michael L. Stary, 68, April 24, 2018, Augusta, WI

Class of 1989

  • Robert T. Anderson, 53, Nov. 20, 2018, Rogers, MN
  • Cynthia H. (DeMasseo) Thornton, 67, March 31, 2018
  • Katherine M. (Plombon) Branche, 53, June 25, 2018, Stanley, WI
  • Jonathan Hinck, 49, BA, also '95, MAT, July 1, 2014, La Crosse, WI
  • Kristine (Rodriguez) Naybert, 48, BA, also '92, MSE, July 7, 2014, Valley Springs, CA
  • Rose Stipek, 62, MST-E, Jan. 16, 2015, Kimberly, WI

Class of 1970

  • Susan Rusch, 71, June 9, 2019, Oak Creek, WI
  • Nancy (Backe) Lieberg, 69, Aug. 26, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • David Allan Olson, 72, Oct. 23, 2018, Menomonie, WI
  • Edward M. Adams, 69, April 7, 2018, Mondovi, WI
  • Richard T. Poukey, 74, July 11, 2018, Appleton, WI
  • Jeffrey J Eaves, 60, April 3, 2007, Nashotah, WI
  • Richard D. Rowe, 69, Nov. 26, 2017, Saint Paul, MN
  • Roger A. Platzek, 69, Nov. 8, 2017, The Villages, FL
  • David J. Day, 70, March 1, 2017, Spooner, WI
  • Gilbert Schnoor, 62, July 6, 2010, Oconomowoc, WI
  • Virgil Morlock, 68, Feb. 28, 2010, Denver, CO
  • Bruce Blado, 66, BBA, March 18, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
  • James Sell, 69, BBA, March 30, 2015, Wausau, WI
  • Wanda Schesel, 96, BS-E, Oct. 23, 2014, Bloomer, WI
  • Martha Schultz, 66, BS-E, April 30, 2014, Black River Falls, WI

Class of 1971

  • Judy (Klukas) Moungey, 68, Jan. 26, 2019, Racie, WI
  • Viola H. (Hauge) Bradley, 88, Jan. 27, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sue E. (Novak) Shea, 69, Jan. 2, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Randall Sandfort, 68, Feb. 6, 2018, Neillsville, WI 
  • Sterling L. Boatman, 61, Jan. 30, 2011, Prescott, WI
  • Clifford B. Kentel, 61, July 26, 2005, Crown Point, IN
  • Susan R. (Lund) Page, 61, Feb. 11, 2009, Mount Airy, NC
  • Carol S. Shevlin, 66, Jan. 29, 2011, Boyd, WI
  • Robert J. Smith, 65, Oct. 7, 2012, Eagan, MN
  • Joann K. Hiles, 60, Nov. 4, 2009, Neilsville, WI
  • Alan M. Spurgin, 69, April 24, 2018, New Ulm, MN
  • Steven Becker, 64, BBA, April 15, 2014, Winter Haven, FL
  • Cynthia Douglass, 65, BA, Sept. 17, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
  • Arlene (Stowell) Johnson, 84, MST, also `79, EDS, Feb. 26, 2015, Hendersonville, NC.
  • Sharon (Windsor) Sikora, 65, BS-E, Jan. 23, 2015, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Jane (Greenhill) Tealey, 66, BA, Nov. 24, 2014, Wausau, WI
  • Roger Wold, 67, BA, June 14, 2015, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1972

  • Ronald A. olson, 68, Dec. 21. 2018. Balsam Lake, WI
  • Gerald Postudensek, 74, Nov. 22, 2018, The Villages, FL
  • Michael G. Heck, 69, Jan. 7, 2019, Green Bay, WI
  • Augusta (Ahrens) Bauer, 100, Aug. 7, 2018, Rochester, MN
  • Kathleen (Brandt) Lahner, 69, Nov. 23, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Dale Turner, 70, Jan. 28, 2018, Chippewa Falls, WI  
  • Gladys H. (Sax) Barrett, 80, May 21, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Willard A. Davidson, 91, April 13, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Elsie M. Waterman, 88, April 27, 2018, Wausau, WI
  • Michael J. Hager, 66, Sept. 6, 2017, Hayward, WI
  • Gerald J. Mueller, 71, March 26, 2016, Mahtomedi, MN
  • Kathleen A. (Grady) Bushman, 66, May 31, 2016, Eagan, MN
  • Jill A. Carver, 71, Nov. 30, 2017
  • Dean L Olson, 66, April 6, 2016, Minneapolis, MN
  • Steven L. Soden, 57, Nov. 16, 2007, Somerset, WI
  • John L Howe, 70, May 13, 2017, Ham Lake, MN
  • Linda Jackson, 63, BS-E, April 30, 2014, Spencer, WI
  • Larry Pember, 65, BBA, Dec. 31, 2014, Menomonie, WI

Class of 1973

  • Gregory Jacob, 70, July 15, 2018, Plainview, MN
  • Marilyn (Gills) Hahn, 70, March 28, 2012, Stanchfield, MN
  • Arlys Jolstad, 85, Dec. 3, 2018, Saint Paul, MN
  • Dennis McDonell, 67, Sept. 9, 2018, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • David L. Brenne, 66, March 21, 2018, Circle Pines, MN
  • Timothy C. Tanck, 65, May 25, 2011, Wausau, WI 
  • Joan M. (Kleczka) Plant, 61, March 28, 2013
  • Roxanne M. Fredrickson, 65, Aug. 7, 2016, Jacksonville, FL
  • Clayton L. Jorgensen, 74, Nov. 28, 2016, Grantsburg, WI
  • Gary Scheppa, 63, Dec. 18, 2013, Eau Claire, WI
  • Arlan Cloutier, 70, BA, Dec. 10, 2014, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Luther Frazier, 62, BS, May 10, 2013, Loves Park, IL
  • Rose (Helmueller) Sagstetter, 97, BS-E, June 5, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Douglas Stoffers, 68, BS, May 31, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Barbara Thoni, 65, BS, Oct. 8, 2014, Madison, WI

Class of 1974

  • Melanie (Holmquist) Maine, 70, June 10, 2019, Green Bay, WI
  • Janette Crinion, 65, Feb. 11, 2018, Friendswood, TX
  • Jeffrey Krause, 67, Jan. 4. 2019, Wausau, WI
  • Jane (Kaudy) Marx, 58, May 3, 2010, Spencer, WI
  • Margaret (Gruver) Barager, 64, Dec. 31, 2016, Milwaukee, WI
  • Carol (Laehn) Hageness, 74, Sept. 29, 2018, Milwaukee, WI
  • Cynthia Von Klingler, 57, Dec. 12, 2009, Laingsburg, MI
  • Dennis L. Iverson, 65, Sept. 23, 2017, Saint Paul, MN
  • Cheryl A. (Grunow) Mani, 65, Sept. 26, 2017
  • Lillian M. JaDoul, 44, Dec. 15, 2016, Mauston, WI
  • Richard C. Lombard, 66, Sept. 27, 2017, Mellen, WI
  • Robert M. Christensen, 59, Sept. 9, 2006, Milwaukee, WI  
  • Stephen Lee Blohm, 66, Feb. 4, 2012, Waupun, WI
  • Margaret (Worchel) Gronski, 62, BME, Dec. 13, 2014, Pittsville, WI
  • Patricia Jansen, 81, BA, April 15, 2015, Appleton, WI
  • Mary (Dorsey) Schwenzfeier, 63, June 10, 2015, Fergus Falls, Mn
  • Larry Prell, 62, BS, Dec. 10, 2014, Neenah, WI
  • Deborah Wagner, 59, BA, May 26, 2012, Columbus, OH
  • Peggy (Brown) Meyer, 59, May 8, 2011, Woodbury, MN

Class of 1975

  • Dale C. Rutschow, 65, June 15, 2018, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Nancy (Campbell) Marcott, 64, August 12, 2018, Athens, WI
  • William C. Jackson, 65, March 26, 2017, Delavan, WI
  • Mary Jane Mergy, 63, Nov. 14, 2016, Hokah, MN
  • Lois Rakowski, 52, Nov. 28, 2005, Pound, WI
  • Damon Aukema, 62, Nov. 10, 2015, Red Wing, MN
  • Karen Riese Lowden, 61, Oct. 28, 2012, Powder Springs, GA
  • James Dimock, 61, BA, June 25, 2015, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Jim Magadance, 64, BBA, June 28, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • James Riegor, 58, Nov. 27, 2010, Jupiter, FL

Class of 1976

  • Luann Nelson, 64, May 17, 2019, Green Bays, WI
  • James Edens, 68, May 21, 2019, Madison, WI
  • Debra (Furyk) Rasmussen, 64, Dec. 30, 2018, Baldwin, WI
  • Peter Jauquet, 64, Feb. 8, 2018, Greenport, NY
  • Thomas Schofield, 73, Aug. 4, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Timothy Lowry, 64, Oct. 28, 2018, Milwaukee, WI
  • Jean M. (Hopfensperger) Gross, 64, March 9, 2018, Chicago, Il
  • Neal G. Gunderson, 63, Aug. 3, 2017, Muskego, WI
  • Joseph Wenzler, 61, June 16, 2016, Richland Center, WI
  • Sally J. Fischer, 64, Dec. 29, 2017, Milwaukee, WI
  • Bradley R. Wiese, 56, Oct. 31, 2018, Appleton, WI
  • Donna (Cheney) Fults, 82, MSE, Aug. 13, 2014, Chetek, WI
  • John Higley, 60, BS, March 9, 2015, Menomonie, WI
  • Rosemary Iverson, 60, BS, Jan. 28, 2015, Bloomington, MN
  • Joe Neill, 74, MST, June 14, 2015, Richardson, TX.
  • Susan (Schneider) Obermueller, 60, BBA, Dec. 9, 2014, Hudson, WI
  • Deborah Winter, 61, BA, July 22, 2014, Cottage Grove, MN
  • Susan Waller, 60, Sept. 29, 2013, Prairie Du Chein, WI
  • Nina Truman, 54, June 5, 2009, Pompano Beach, FL

Class of 1977

  • Jeffrey G. Parkinson, 57, Nov. 23, 2011, Mosinee, WI
  • Julie B. (Morrow) Wilson, 71, Jan. 19, 2015, Hayward, WI
  • Mary Jo Lee-Van Houten, 65, Nov. 16, 2018, Siren, WI
  • Colleen (Degnan) Gengler, 59, March 23, 2014, Franklin, TN
  • Nancy L. Rogers, 64, Jan. 10, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Kim M. (Nilles) Soha, 64, May 18, 2018, Arkansaw, WI
  • William Holt, 71, MST, Sept. 18, 2014, Sarona, WI
  • James Reyburn, 56, July 26, 2011, Pulaski, WI

Class of 1978

  • Loren Kassera, 92, May 21, 2019, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sandra Tollefson, 63, Feb. 28, 2018, Lakeland, MN
  • Michael D. Martin, 62, March 5, 2018, LaJolla, CA
  • Craig V. Lehmeier, 63, Jan. 17, 2018, Independence, WI
  • Kay (Stewart) Lavey, 62, May 5, 2018, Nekossa, WI
  • Judith A. (Koch) Crowley, 60, June 18, 2017, Waukesha, WI
  • John D. Zettler, 63, April 2, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Sandra (Svendby) Rhategan, 66, Oct. 31, 2018, Boca Raton, FL
  • Wayne Amundson, 58, Oct. 31, 2018, Scandia, MN
  • Andrea (Mesiar) Baldeshwiler, 59, BME, March 10, 2015, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Kathy Evans, 58, BSN, Nov. 23, 2014, Eau Claire.
  • Lavonnne (Jackson) Levar, 58, BA, also MS `79, Jan. 18, 2015, Hermantown, MN
  • Gerald Post, 58, BA, Oct. 20, 2014, Stockton, CA
  • Carol (Dey) Smith, 60, BA, March 18, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lori (Pues) Demmin, 57, Dec. 18, 2011, Oshkosh, WI

Class of 1979

  • Don Schwarzenbach, 63, Jan. 20, 2015, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Debra K. (Ringhand) Johnson, 61, Sept 9, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mary (McCarthy) Hehli, 76, Nov. 3, 2018, Strum, WI
  • Lois J. (Krajnak) Hodgins, 61, April 25, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mark S. Hillestad, 61, June 6, 2018, Eau Claire, WI 
  • Debra Terwilliger, 53, July 1, 2000, Minneapolis, MN
  • Janice Juvette, 75, BBA, June 24, 2018, Woodbury, MN
  • Linda Linstedt, 57, BA, Sept. 18, 2014, Stanley, WI

 

Class of 1960

  • Lowell Cutsforth, 80, May 9, 2019, Fox River Grove, IL
  • Donna (Cartwright) Spagonletti, 96, Jan. 15, 2019, Eau Claire, WI
  • Betty Ann (Ringhand) Rasmussen, 79, Jan. 16, 2018, Kenosha, WI
  • Barbara J. (Long) Rolland, 89, July 18, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lorraine E. (Kisser) Pionkowski, 81, Feb. 12, 2018, Madison, WI
  • Patricia M. (Crooks) Cowan, 86, Dec. 15, 2017, Sarasota, FL
  • Gary Gaier, 77, BS, Jan. 3, 2015, Tony, WI
  • Lindes (Osterberg) Hicks, 76, BS-E, May 21, 2015, Kingsford, MI
  • Dale Johnson, 76, BS, June 19, 2012, De Pere, WI
  • George Larson, 101, BS-E, March 15, 2015, Menomonie, WI
  • John Schomisch, 82, BS, Oct. 25, 2014, Conrath, WI

Class of 1961

  • Stephen Erickson, 82, July 19, 2019, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Edwin Tyler, 83, May 6, 2019, Twin Lakes, WI
  • Gary L Schultz, 73, March 24, 2017, Alpharetta, GA
  • Robert A. Woletz, 79, March 16, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Fred Steele, 78, July 14, 2017, Brier, WA
  • George Oien, 75, BS, Feb. 14, 2015, Woodbury, MN
  • David Parker, 78, BS, March 1, 2015, Waunakee, WI
  • Dorothy (McLeod) Peterson, 96, CV, May 26, 2014, The Villages, FL
  • Marvin Rogers, 77, BS, March 24, 2012, New Richmond, WI
  • Jerome Samuelson, 80, BS, Sept. 1, 2014, Ladysmith, WI
  • William Simmons, 102, BS-E, March 6, 2015, Menomonie, WI

Class of 1962

  • Robert J Gadwell, 80, 5/8/2019, Altoona, WI
  • Victor Russell, 78, Dec. 30, 2018, Chicago. IL
  • Sally (Lee) Hartman, 78, Oct. 22, 2018, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Roger Keller, 76, BS, June 20, 2015, Neenah, WI
  • 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, MN
  • George Voll, 78, BS, Nov. 27, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1963

  • Thomas J. Nelson, 81, March 3, 2019, Altoona, WI
  • Lawrence J. Willkom, 77, Feb. 20, 2019, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Gerald Anderson, 76, Jan. 26, 2017, Jacksonville, FL
  • Donna (Mickelson) Ishii, 85, Feb. 5, 2018, Menomonie, WI
  • Paul Ziegler, 82, Jan. 5, 2018, Kaukauna, WI
  • Loran D. Lessard, 80, April 9, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mary K. Pape, 77, May 31, 2018, New Richmond, WI
  • William Hack, 80, BS, Dec. 20, 2013, Holland, N.Y.
  • Thomas Holter, 80, BA, Sept. 1, 2014, Madison, WI
  • James Hovland, 77, BS, Dec. 24, 2014, Lincolnwood, IL
  • William Lulloff, 83, BS, also '74, MST, Oct. 1, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ronald McDonald, 77, BS, March 19, 2015, Hot Springs, AK
  • Isabell Stuber, 87, BS-E, April 26, 2012, Shawano, WI
  • Richard Trainer, 75, BA, Nov. 25, 2014, Wabasha, MN

Class of 1964

  • Peter G. Huse, 76, March 9, 2018, Rochester, MN
  • David P. Dorsey, 76, Dec. 30, 2017, Verona, WI
  • Richard A. O'Neill, 80, June 6, 2018, Lafayette, IN
  • Glen R. Covey, 84, May 22, 2018, Verona, WI
  • Jeanne R. (Menard) Krause, 76, Sept. 11, 2018, Colfax, WI
  • Mary E. Graham, 69, Oct. 19, 2011, Louisville, KY
  • Robert Bach, 83, BS, March 3, 2012, Lake City, FL
  • Barbara Barnaby, 83, BA, June 6, 2011, Irving, TX
  • Roland Berrett, 97, BS-E, March 24, 2013, Thorp, WI
  • Miriam Hendrickson, 95, BS-E, Sept. 24, 2014, Big Bend, WI
  • Merlin Mikelson, 80, BS-E, Oct. 7, 2014, Mondovi, WI
  • Richard Newman, 76, BS-E, Aug. 26, 2014, New Richmond, WI
  • John Woletz, 73, BS, Oct. 14, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1965

  • Frank Mooney, 65, May 28, 2019, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lucille (Christopherson) Anderson, 74, July 5, 2019, Lake City, MN
  • Adam Tomash, 75, April 28, 2019, West Gardiner, ME
  • Mary (Craig) Hill, 67, Jan. 11, 2011, Atlanta, GA
  • Ronald E. Waak, 76, Feb. 15, 2018, Rogers, MN
  • Craig A. Aune, 74, Dec. 20, 2017, Holcombe, WI
  • Elsbeth A Brunkhorst, 75, May 18, 2018, Wauwatosa, WI
  • Bruce E. Kopplin, 75, Aug. 22, 2017, Lincoln, NE
  • Thamer Herrell, 76, Oct. 10, 2017, Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Barbara H. Kotts, 68, Aug. 9, 2011, Minneapolis, MN
  • Ronald Erickson, 71, BS, Nov. 7, 2014, Bruce, WI
  • Eileen Klug, 80, BS, April 14, 2015, Sonoma, CA
  • David Leland, 71, BS, Aug. 6, 2014, Santa Monica, CA
  • Beverly (Erickson) Peterson, 84, BS-E, Sept. 12, 2014, Cameron, WI
  • Frank Schnabl, 87, MST, Sept. 10, 2014, Nichols.
  • Michael Westerburg, 72, BS, March 18, 2015, Cornell, WI

Class of 1966

  • Lucille (Christopherson) Anderson, 74, July 5, 2019, Lake City, MN
  • James C. Krueger, 75, April 5, 2019, Hilliard, OH
  • Eugene Lind, 76, June 21, 2018, Prairie Dr Chien, WI
  • Mary Spiegelberg, 74, Aug. 2, 2018, Chaska, MN
  • Leonard Reineke, 76, Sept 3, 2018, Marshfield, WI
  • Kathleen Seilheimer, 74, Aug. 29, 2018, New Auburn, WI
  • Peggy Ann Lindoo, 73, Oct. 2, 2018, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Robert D. Stanton, 73, March 27, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Joanne (Anderson) Lowry, 88, Jan. 16, 2018, Tucson, AZ
  • Colleen A. (Merkt) Montag, 73, Dec. 11, 2017, Wayzata, MN
  • Lynn n. Pederson, 73, Dec. 7, 2017, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jane E (Thur) Maio, 66, Sept. 10, 2010, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Stephen J. Gerkey, 71, BA, April 3, 2015, Memphis, TX
  • Darrell Holubetz, 82, BS, June 25, 2015, Wausau, WI
  • Thomas Schwartz, 73, BA, Nov. 8, 2014, Columbia, IL

Class of 1967

  • Jerry Gocke, 73, Dec. 29, 2017, Portage, WI
  • Stephen A. Oberg, 71, Nov. 2, 2013
  • Leonard Britton, 84, BS-E, April 12, 2015, Menomonie, WI
  • Marcella (Bemis) Dettinger, 83, BS-E, Feb. 4, 2015, Northfield, MN
  • James Sandfort, 69, BS, Nov. 11, 2014, Hudson, WI
  • Amy (Lodahl) Shilts, 93, BS-E, March 15, 2015, Calmar, IA

Class of 1968

  • Fredric Friske, 77, Aug. 29, 2018, Shepherdsville, KY
  • Gary Sabin, 76, July 14, 2019, Webster, WI
  • Richard C Oksanen, 75, May 3, 2019, Mabank, TX
  • Aileen Baesmann, 71, Dec. 20, 2017, Minneapolis, MN
  • David C. Grinsel, 73, Oct. 23, 2018, Neenah, WI
  • Paula J. (Weiss) Erickson, 74, Sept. 24, 2018, Andover, MN
  • John C. Rohlik, 68, Jan. 1, 2014, Minneapolis, MN 
  • Merikay (Hein) Leslie, 69, Jan. 18, 2016, Knoxville, TN
  • Rhonna M. (Ottinger) Casey, 69, Aug. 17, 2014, Mondovi, WI
  • Muriel (Hanselmann) Boyken, 85, BA, Dec. 2, 2014, Algona, IA
  • Anton Dern, 67, BA, Nov. 21, 2013, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • Dorthy (Mork) Henaman, 83, BS-E, Oct. 17, 2014, Austin, MN
  • Bonnie Kraus, 66, BS, March 24, 2014, Oceanside, CA
  • Myrtle (Westfall) Nimmerguth, 87, BS-E, Aug. 6, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Raymond Rau, 91, BS, also '69, MST, April 29, 2015, Rice Lake, WI
  • Kathleen (Wendlandt) Warner, 85, CV, March 6, 2015, Prairie Farm, WI
  • Nancy Zimmerman-Morris, 68, BA, March 12, 2015, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1969

  • Frank Kempf, 75, May 8, 2019, Glidden, WI
  • Sarah (Marston) Gabbert, 69, August 31, 2015, Alexandria, VA
  • Gordon S. Knudson, 73, March 3, 3019, Hudson, WI
  • Raymond Bloomer, 74, Sept. 26, 2018, Merrill, WI
  • Diane L. (Bader) Hahn, 78 Nov. 7, 2018, Sheboygan, WI
  • Susan K. (Johnson) Ritchie, 71, March 11, 2018, Elk Mound, WI
  • Michael D. Spanel, 71, Jan. 25, 2018, Eldorado, IL
  • Judith M. (Dirkse) Huibregtse, 70, May 28, 2018, Hingham, WI
  • James J. Smith, 72, May 15, 2018, Altoona, WI
  • Thomas F. Schneider, 68, Jan. 28, 2016, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Christine L Ciriacks, 68, Oct. 19, 2015, Calistoga, CA
  • Laurie A. Campbell, 65, Dec. 5, 2012, LaCrosse, WI
  • Thressa D. (Shay) Sutherland, 69, Sept. 1, 2016, DeLand, FL  
  • Linda E. (Chatt) Schroeder, 59, Jan. 21, 2007, Park Falls, WI
  • Oliver Bade, 72, BS-E, also '75, MST-E, Oct. 19, 2014, Black River Falls, WI
  • William Craig, 68, BS, April 27, 2015, Fort Collins, CO
  • David Duax, 71, BA, April 17, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Wayne Duesterbeck, 69, BA, Nov. 22, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Thomas Everson, 74, MST, Sept. 24, 2014, Rochester, MN
  • Elvin Fleming, 82, MST, Feb. 8, 2015, Wabasha, MN
  • Jean Graf, 94, MST, Nov. 13, 2012, Seattle, WA
  • Sonja (Herried) Johnson, 78, Feb. 22, 2015, River Falls, WI
  • Vernon Richard, 74, BS-E, Dec. 15, 2014, Frederic, WI
  • Eleanore Zahorcik, 84, BS-E, Feb. 22, 2009, Sun City, AZ

 

Class of 1950

  • Joan M. (Franz) Rivers, 79, March 31, 2017, Saint Paul, MN  
  • Bonita E. (Brandt) Kline, 84, March 28, 2015, Apple Valley, MN
  • Daniel Brown, 85, BS-E, March 2, 2013, River Falls, WI
  • Dennis Gibson, 87, BS, Oct. 8, 2014, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • Robert Peterson, 92, BS, Jan. 7, 2015, St. Paul, MN

Class of 1951

  • Donna Guberud, 89, June 28, 2019, Hartford, WI
  • Barbara Ruth (Barry) Smith, 88, Aug. 12, 2018, Rice Lake, MN
  • Robert O. Heck, 94, Sept. 25, 2018, Deerbrook, WI
  • Donna L. (Henneman) Gress, 83, Aug. 2, 2015, Hendersonville, NC  
  • William DeJung, 85, BS, also '71, MST, April 22, 2014, Cadott, WI
  • George Kumferman, 89, BS, Nov. 21, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Margine Kyle, 85, BS, May 25, 2015, Harland.
  • Donald Lubach, 83, BS-E, April 30, 2013, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Robert Rice, 84, BS, Oct. 15, 2014, Glendale, 
  • Joyce Saylor, 83, BS, Feb. 28, 2013, Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Lela (Lund) Urness, 84, CV, April 15, 2015, Alma, WI
  • Parker Woodruff, 94, BS-E, April 24, 2015, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1952

  • Stanley Guberud, 89, Nov. 5, 2018, Hartford, WI
  • Ronald Allen, 87, July 11, 2018, Green Valley, AZ
  • R.C. Haugen, 89, Feb. 1, 2018, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Joyce E. Daberkow, 92, May 6, 2018, Stevens Point, WI
  • Janet l. Pierson-Kyle, 88, April 19, 2018, Saint Paul, MN  
  • Richard T. Schalz, 92, Jan. 12, 2018, Pinehurst, NC
  • Charles Carmen, 85, BS-E, Dec. 7, 2014, Madison, WI
  • Harry Hussberger, 88, BS, Jan 23, 2015, Sheboygan, WI
  • Reuben Larson, 85, BA, April 3, 2014, Fullerton, CA
  • Sheila (Balliett) Rahl, 84, BS-E, March 9, 2015, Cadott, WI

Class of 1953

  • Solvei Finstad, 85, Oct. 9, 2018, Osseo, WI
  • Ardella Hayes, 86, March 13, 2018, Janesville, WI
  • Patricia M Denker, 93, Dec. 20, 2017, Hartford City, IN
  • Beverly (Gibson) Hanson, 83, BS-E, Nov. 2, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jane (Conrad) Malison, 82, CV, June 29, 2015, Jim Falls, WI
  • Jean Perkins, 81, BS-E, May 14, 2014, Athens, WI

Class of 1954

  • Marilyn A. (Ashley) Donnelly, 85, May 22, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lloyd H. Joyal, 85, Oct. 2, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Cheryl (May) Harasha, 82, BS, Jan. 17, 2015, Wautoma, WI
  • Marilyn (Stubbe) Miller, 82, BS, Aug. 3, 2014, Carlsbad, CA
  • Marian Plunkett, 86, BS-E, Feb. 5, 2013, Brea, CA

Class of 1955

  • Dolores M. (Kreuz) Rabe, 81, Dec. 4, 2017, New Auburn, WI
  • Eugene Aumann, 86, BS, March 26, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Mary (Rieman) Erickson, 81, BS-E, Jan. 15, 2015, Kohler, WI

Class of 1956

  • Audrey (Damert) Meyer, 83, July 10, 2019, Neillsville, WI
  • Beverly (Mohr) Voytovich, 82, Oct. 19, 2018, Mahtomedi, MN
  • Helen P. (Pechmiller) Salow, 106, Feb. 9, 2018, Menomonie, WI
  • L. Rodney Sheffer, 89, Sept. 24, 2018, Stillwater, MN
  • Helen (Larson) Baehler, 80, BS-E, July 22, 2014, Rockford, IL
  • David Bilderback, 80, BS, Feb. 21, 2015, St. Paul, MN
  • Mary (Peterson) Elliot, 85, BS-E, March 8, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska.
  • George Gannon, 83, BS, Feb. 20, 2015, Palm Springs, CA
  • Joanne (Fossum) Halvorson, 79, CV, July 18, 2014, Universal City, TX
  • Norman Hatch, 89, BS, Dec. 13, 2014, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • Florence Kariger, 99, CV-E, also '62, BS-E, Oct. 9, 2014, Augusta, WI
  • Dale Klinzing, 82, BS, Jan. 12, 2013, Riverside, CA
  • Robert Witte, 82, BS, Jan. 15, 2015, Stevens Point, WI

Class of 1957

  • Robert E. Hable, 88, Nov. 26, 2017, Las Vegas, NV
  • Guy E. Warden, 89, April 26, 2018, Monticello, MN
  • Nola Rae (Blencoe) Olson, 80, Nov. 30, 2017, Marshfield, WI
  • Bernard C. Nelsen, 83, May 19, 2018, Wadena, MN
  • Glen Heath, 83, BS-E, also '75 MST, March 18, 2015, Maricopa, AZ
  • Mary (Mattson) Holtan, 79, BS-E, Jan. 1, 2015, La Crosse, WI
  • Theone (Rustad) Kees, 101, CV, also '64 BA-E, April 24, 2015, Durand, WI
  • Mary (Fenzl) Kramer, 79, BS-E, Aug. 18, 2014, Park Falls, WI
  • Corrine (Depa) Thiel, 78, CV, May 17, 2015, Lindenhurst, IL
  • Fred Wagner, 81, BS, Dec. 2, 2014, Rochester, MN

Class of 1958

  • Arnold Elkin, 84, June 26, 2019, Painesville, OH
  • Eugene Ringhand, 82, Dec. 3, 2018, Eau Claire, WI
  • Gerald Silvernail, 89, Jan. 24, 2019, Augusta, WI
  • George Annis, 89, Jan, 24, 2019, Phelps, WI
  • Ingram Schwahn, 89, Aug. 9, 2018, Dallas, TX
  • Pat J. Helixon, 85, June 22, 2018, Menomonie, WI
  • Irvin H. Ziemann, 80, Aug. 8, 2016, Lakeland, FL  
  • Jerry Boson, 80, BA, July 24, 2014, Marshfield, WI
  • Loraine De Long, 77, BS-E, Dec. 16, 2013, Denver, CO
  • Charles Devine, 82, BS, Feb. 26, 2015, Sunnyvale, CA
  • Warren Howell, 87, BS-E, Feb. 23, 2010, Yuba City, CA
  • Jacob Knopps, 78, BS, Sept. 24, 2013, Lees Summit, MO
  • Larrie Olson, 83, BS, Oct. 24, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1959

  • Raymond S. Urbas, 85, Aug. 29, 2018, Rice Lake, WI
  • William Garber, 78, BS, Dec. 29, 2014, Eau Claire, WI
  • Margaret (Boetcher) Gratz, 97, CV, also '62 BS-E, and '69 MST, June 2, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Jacob Hei, 80, BS, Dec. 30, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
  • Katherine (Kaentz) Johnston, 87, CV, March 26, 2013, Cochrane, WI
  • Janis (Dittmer) McInnis, 77, BS-E, June 20, 2015, Richmond, VA
  • Richard Trauba, 78, BS, June 10, 2015, Andover, MN

Class of 1937

  • Claudia (Zwiefelhofer) Ryba, 102, Jan. 1, 2018, Rice Lake, WI

Class of 1939

  • Elsie M. (Jain) Meyer, 98, April 23, 2018, Elk Mound, WI

Class of 1940

  • Ruby (Amundson) Spangberg, 98, Aug. 23, 2018, North Baldwin, NY 
  • Clarice Bergerson, 98, Oct. 8, 2018, Strum, WI
  • Jeanette (Lacktorin) Parizino, 100, Feb. 5, 2018, Vadnais Heights, MN
  • E. Jane (Jones) Sauer, 96, CV, also '44, BS-E, and '71, MST, Feb. 20, 2015, Wausau, WI
  • Victoria (Hoffman) Wakefield, 97, CV, also '69, BS-E, Sept. 5, 2014, Devils Lake, ND
  • Eunice (Becker) Whipple, 96, BS-E, Oct. 29, 2014, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1941

  • Delores (Erickson) Jackson, 98, Dec. 12, 2018, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Bette (Matschee) Cheney, 96, Oct. 21, 2017, Eustis, FL
  • Lucille J. (Lenz) Adams, 97, Sept. 2, 2017, Houston, TX
  • Helen (Vesta) Amundson, 93, CV, Dec. 30, 2014, Oronoco, Minn.
  • Lila (Anderson) Buck, 93, CV, Nov. 8, 2014, Chetek, WI
  • Lillia (Johnson) Olson, 94, CV, April 29, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Ruth Rock, 93, CV, July 25, 2012, New Richmond, WI
  • Ruby (Bakken) Van Dorston, 92, CV, Dec. 12, 2014, Chetek, WI 

Class of 1942

  • Herbert Sperger, 97, June 6, 2019, Roslyn, PA
  • Adela M. (Jaworski) Leland, 95, Dec. 9, 2017, Eau Claire, WI
  • Lorraine (Brazeau) Lambert, 97, Jan. 18, 2018, Green Bay, WI
  • Geraldine (Stevens) Knaack-Thiede, 92, CV, Sept. 6, 2014, Menomonie, WI
  • Helen (Solberg) Larsen, 94, BS-E, Jan. 23, 2015, Minneapolis, MN
  • Melvin Samplawski, 91, CV, July 14, 2014, Chetek, WI

Class of 1943

  • Isabelle (Schreiner) Pierce, 95, Nov. 27, 2018, Marshfield, WI
  • Nona (Rhude) Harrington, 90, CW, Feb. 15, 2012, McFarland, WI
  • Hazel (Herges) Nelson, 92, BS-E, Jan. 2, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Walter Scheffer, 92, BS-E, Oct. 1, 2013, Norman, Olka.
  • Audrey (Keasling) Wyman, 88, CV, Dec. 6, 2012, Cloquet, MN

Class of 1944

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

Class of 1945

  • Irene (Clintsman) Hohman, 90, May 20, 2017, Deerfield, WI
  • Elizabeth (Daniels) Ida, 93, Jan. 9, 2019, Augusta, WI
  • Betty (Helwig) Knudtson, 89, CV, Feb. 11, 2015, Eau Claire, WI
  • Beatrice (Raether) Mickelson, 90, CV, also, '57, BS-E, Feb. 14, 2015, Cadott, WI
  • Anne (Gosar) Sladich, 87, CV, May 2, 2013, Owen, WI
  • 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

  • Ethel (Gibson) Ausman, 94, May 19, 2019, Shawano, WI
  • Lois (Svoma) Ramharter, 92, Feb 15, 2019, Kissimmee, FL
  • Arlie Alcott, 94, Oct 1, 2018, Seale, AL
  • Delores (Bourget) Gibson, 90, Feb. 15, 2018, Chippewa Falls, WI  
  • Gene A. Martin, 90, Aug. 20, 2015, Minneapolis, MN
  • Carol (Anderson) Miller, 94, CZ, also '54, BS-E, Jan. 14, 2015, New Richmond.
  • Patricia Ulrich, 88, BS, May 16, 2013, Eau Claire, WI

Class of 1947

  • Virginia (Roycraft) Gingras, 92, CV-E, also '72, BS-E, July 26, 2014, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Robert Trauba, 88, BS-E, March 2, 2014, Merrifield, MN

Class of 1948

  • Rachel (McKitrick) Morley, 90, June 8, 2019, Eau Claire, WI
  • Janice (Haskins) Krenz 90, May 7, 2019, Augusta, WI
  • Elaine (Jahnek) Rohrer, 90, 4/13/2019, Alma, WI
  • Irene M. (Bautch) Ackley, 90, July, 19, 2018, Pigeon Falls, WI

Class of 1949

  • Robert B. Davies, 89, Dec. 16, 2017, El Cajon, CA
  • Harriet A.(Schroeder) Kaufman, 92, Jan. 19, 2018, Cottage Grove, MN
  • Alice M. (Thurston) Pettis, 91, Nov 10, 2017, New Brighton, MN
  • Cyril Barnes, 89, CV, also '55, BS-E, Sept. 29, 2012, Castle Pines, Colo.
  • Rose (Maenner) Holschuh, 86, BS, June 3, 2014, Green Bay, WI
  • Leclair Persich, 82, CV, June 23, 2012, Medford, WI
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