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    Fall 2016

1930s

Esther L. (Bishop) Link, ’38, of Okemos, Mar. 1, age 99.

Vivian E. (Knepp) Long, ’38, of Fayetteville, NC, Mar. 28, age 100.

Mary H. (Hagens) Fowler, ’39, of Grand Rapids, Feb. 14, age 98.

 

1940s

Gerald A. Drake, ’40, of    Big Rapids, Sep. 5, age 97.

Irene A. (Nelson) Glenn, ’40, of Jupiter, FL, Feb. 2, age 97.

Elinor M. (Freier) Potter, ’40, of Warner Robins, GA, Mar. 1, age 97.

Anita C. (Johnson) Dean, ’41, of South Haven, Feb. 8, age 96.

Caroline R. (Braun) Bergren, ’42, of Virginia Beach, VA, Apr. 13, age 95.

William H. Case, ’42, of Decatur, IL, Aug. 4, age 95.

Ivan G. Rice, ’42, of Rock Hill, SC, Apr. 7, age 96.

Melvin C. Buschman, ’43, of Spring Lake, Apr. 2, age 95.

Mary E. (Thayer) Sprague, ’43, of Brandenburg, KY, Feb. 25, age 94.

Patricia J. (Gould) Brand, ’45, of Grosse Pointe Park, Feb. 28.

Lois Z. (Walker) Farnsworth, ’45, of Grand Rapids, Mar. 9, age 92.

Victor P. LaBranche, ’45, of Haverhill, MA, Mar. 15, age 95.

Maurice L. Horski, ’46, of Mason, Mar. 4, age 94.

Patricia A. (Rasmussen) Pedersen, ’46, of Jupiter, FL, Feb. 17, age 90.

Donna Rae I. (Bothwell) Spanburg, ’46, of Carlsbad, CA, Feb. 12, age 92.

Mary M. (Nall) Alleman, ’47, of Bethesda, MD, Apr. 18, age 91.

Robert E. Brazell, ’47, of Dearborn, Feb. 11, age 92.

Philip H. Currier, ’47, of Lansing, Jan. 31, age 93.

Miguel A. Hernandez-Agosto, ’47, of San Juan, PR, Mar. 18, age 88.

Richard A. Chesney, ’48, of Monroe, Apr. 7, age 89.

William L. Engle, ’48, of Zeeland, Mar. 7, age 90.

Robert M. Kuhlman, ’48, of Owosso, Apr. 4, age 92.

Robert W. Larson, ’48, of Pendleton, OR, Mar. 1, age 89.

William W. Majeska, ’48, of Springville, UT, Oct. 28, age 94.

Mabel M. Nemoto, ’48, of East Lansing, Jan. 1, age 92.

James W. Piowaty, ’48, of Fort Pierce, FL, Jan. 22, age 90.

Roland S. Young, ’48, of Moultonborough, NH, Mar. 26, age 89.

Paul G. Cook, ’49, of Lansing, Apr. 12, age 89.

Stanley R. Curtis, ’49, of Lansing, Mar. 23, age 92.

Raymond R. de Steiger, ’49, of Sterling Heights, Feb. 26, age 88.

John R. Frye, ’49, of Port Saint Lucie, FL, Sep. 3, age 89.

Ellen L. (Camp) Gingrich, ’49, of Ft. Wayne, IN, Jan. 17.

Murray K. Hanna, ’49, of Lansing, Mar. 10, age 92.

William T. Kelly, ’49, of Niles, Apr. 16.

Aman U. Khan, ’49, of Saint Joseph, Feb. 24, age 91.

James H. Landree, ’49, of Milwaukee, WI, Feb. 27, age 92.

Sally B. (Chadwick) McKenzie, ’49, of Harbor Springs, Mar. 22, age 89.

John D. Rader, ’49, of Elroy, WI, Apr. 13, age 94.

Granville W. Tilghman, ’49, of Peoria, AZ, Feb. 13, age 96.

Richard J. Zobel, ’49, of West Chester, PA, Mar. 2, age 89.

 

1950s

Charles E. Beyette, ’50, of Cass City, Dec. 29, age 91.

George A. Black, ’50, of Washington, NC, Jul. 30, age 91.

Beatrice R. (Clark) Golom, ’50, of Shawnee Mission, KS, Feb. 6, age 89.

Gordon E. Guyer, ’50, of Marco Island, FL, March 30, age 90.

John M. Hogle, ’50, of Howell, Apr. 9, age 88.

Edward W. Jarvie, ’50, of Traverse City, May 21, age 87.

D. Jack Lemon, ’50, of Adrian, Mar. 19, age 89.

Henrietta J. (Thompson) Livermore, ’50, of Sidney, OH, Feb. 9, age 91.

Robert J. Lowe, ’50, of Denver, CO.

Barbara L. (Colvin) MacDougall, ’50, of Las Vegas, NV.

Shirley A. (Minter) McNally, ’50, of Flushing, Feb. 21, age 87.

Richard L. Milliman, ’50, of Lansing, Mar. 26, age 88.

Betty J. Petersen-Neumann, ’50, of Lansing, Apr. 18, age 90.

Merrill C. Post, ’50, of Rockford, Oct. 16, age 86.

Alan E. Sawyer, ’50, of Wixom, Feb. 16, age 88.

Frank J. Shaw, ’50, of Okemos, Jun. 25, age 88.

Lora M. (Mort) Temple, ’50, of Medina, OH, Sep. 1, age 87.

Evelyn (Hatt) Battiste, ’51, of Flint, Apr. 12, age 86.

Jay Cochran, ’51, of Ashburn, VA, Feb. 4, age 88.

Mary Lou (Sangeter) Enderle, ’51, of Lansing, Apr. 15, age 85.

G. David Hurd, ’51, of Des Moines, IA, Feb. 6, age 86.

Grace E. (Plague) Inman, ’51, of Ira, Feb. 25, age 88.

William E. Johnson, ’51, of Traverse City, Mar. 28, age 86.

Lawrence G. Mullica, ’51, of Debary, FL, Jan. 23, age 88.

George R. Oberer, ’51, of Naples, FL, Mar. 28, age 88.

James R. Shaw, ’51, of Port Huron, May 15.

Rosemary P. (Roberts) Shuster, ’51, of Hastings, Oct. 6, age 86.

Donald A. Smith, ’51, of East Lansing, Jul. 21, age 88.

Nona (Muir) Turner, ’51, of Rochester, Mar. 31.

Joan E. (Aho) Anderson, ’52, of Fremont, Apr. 18, age 85.

Richard M. Clark, ’52, of Albany, NY, Feb. 26, age 88.

John L. Cote, ’52, of Holland, Dec. 6.

Sara E. (Shell) Dale, ’52, of San Jose, CA, Feb. 13, age 86.

Sally A. (Hameline) Hayes, ’52, of Green Valley, AZ, Feb. 5, age 86.

Robert L. Keeler, ’52, of Naples, FL, Mar. 2, age 87.

Leonard J. Lapka, ’52, of Lansing, Jul. 18, age 87.

Vincent Magi, ’52, of Macomb, Apr. 21, age 86.

Ernest H. Post, ’52, of Huntingdon, PA, Jun. 3, age 89.

Richard H. Ruch, ’52, of Mears, Apr. 22.

Joanne L. (White) VanSyckle, ’52, of Mt. Pleasant, Oct. 5.

Francis B. Wolcott, ’52, of Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Feb. 12, age 86.

Stanley Drobac, ’53, of Fountain Inn, SC, Apr. 3, age 88.

Suzanne K. (Shipp) Johnson, ’53, of Lake Odessa, Apr. 8, age 84.

Frederick J. Meno, ’53, of Southlake, TX, Mar. 29, age 89.

Edward G. Timmerman, ’53, of Hilton Head Island, SC, Mar. 1, age 85.

David M. Wickham, ’53, of Hector, NY, Feb. 17, age 84.

Charles J. Cecil, ’54, of Lansing, Apr. 9, age 87.

Cecil O. Etter, ’54, of Denver, CO, Apr. 2, age 88.

Harold W. Flath, ’54, of Escanaba, Jun. 18, age 82.

Bob Hoke, ’54, of Norman, OK, May 22, age 82.

William F. Hueg, ’54, of St. Paul, MN, Feb. 18, age 92.

Daniel C. Kelley, ’54, of Whitehall, Apr. 7, age 85.

Betty L. (Witchell)  Klingelsmith, ’54, of  Fort Collins, CO, Jan. 22, age 84.

Everett I. Perrin, ’54, of Crescent City, FL, Mar. 2, age 83.

Laurance A. Solomonson, ’54, of Rochester, Mar. 12, age 83.

Joe A. Staser, ’54, of Dallas, TX, Feb. 17, age 83.

Richard H. White, ’54, of Coldwater, Mar. 3, age 83.

Adelbert C. Hall, ’55, of Westfield, IN, Nov. 2, age 82.

Thomas E. Hay, ’55, of Clio, May 14, age 84.

Ray A. Hughes, ’55, of Ionia, Apr. 11, age 82.

Paul R. Jorgensen, ’55, of Venice, FL, Feb. 28, age 85.

Martin H. Lovi, ’55, of Northfield, IL, Jan. 31, age 82.

Jackson C. Meyers, ’55, of St. Clair, Feb. 15, age 86.

Gary M. Simmons, ’55, of Sparks, NV, Mar. 10, age 83.

Jack R. Beattie, ’56, of Winter Park, FL, Apr. 3, age 81.

George M. Cox, ’56, of Apache Junction, AZ, Jul. 11, age 84.

Kathleen R. (Northey) Giddings, ’56, of Lansing, Feb. 29, age 81.

John F. Held, ’56, of Troy, Jun. 8, age 81.

Gary A. Houghtby, ’56, of Raleigh, NC, Mar. 11, age 82.

John R. Hoyt, ’56, of Lansing, Feb. 11, age 87.

Marilyn A. Johnson, ’56, of Warren, Mar. 29, age 82.

Joseph A. McKeown, ’56, of Detroit, Mar. 9, age 83.

Harlan A. Mills, ’56, of Lookout Mountain, GA, Mar. 11, age 86.

Thomas R. Mulvaney, ’56, of Washington, DC, Apr. 20, age 82.

Edward H. Murphy, ’56, of Peachtree Corners, GA, May 10, age 89.

Judith A. (McKenna) Pierce, ’56, of Largo, FL, Apr. 2, age 81.

Phyllis J. (Conklin) Silhavy, ’56, of Alma, May 10, age 82.

Susan C. Copland, ’57, of Okemos, Feb. 21, age 93.

Eunice M. (Foye) Decker, ’57, of Jackson, Feb. 16, age 80.

Titus H. Drake, ’57, of  Half Moon Bay, CA, Apr. 6, age 86.

Kenneth G. Johnson, ’57, of Saratoga Springs, NY, Sep. 25, age 85.

Thomas R. Prawdzik, ’57, of Clare, Sep. 18, age 83.

Robert J. Riggs, ’57, of Mason, Mar. 22, age 81.

Dean W. Shippey, ’57, of Lansing, Apr. 22, age 97.

Lee A. Staser, ’57, of Lansing, Mar. 7, age 81.

Harry E. Warner, ’57, of Jackson, Jan. 14, age 94.

Carolyn E. Beall, ’58, of Louisville, KY, Feb. 21, age 79.

Richard B. Curren, ’58, of Kalamazoo, Feb. 7, age 85.

Robert F. Eck, ’58, of East Lansing, May 17, age 84.

Carolyn R. Stauffer, ’58, of Lansing, Mar. 28, age 83.

Farrell M. Bagshaw, ’59, of Mesa, AZ, Mar. 3, age 89.

Jerry A. Freydl, ’59, of Petoskey, Feb. 11, age 81.

William J. Gearing, ’59, of Fort Myers, FL, Mar. 19, age 83.

William R. Hatch, ’59, of Vancouver, WA.

Burton E. Isaacs, ’59, of Southfield, Sep. 18.

Curtis F. Lard, ’59, of College Station, TX, Apr. 9, age 80.

Thomas S. Mattson, ’59, of Lansing, Apr. 18, age 82.

Leon S. Monroe, ’59, of East Lansing, Feb. 11, age 79.

Sophie Papajohn, ’59, of St. Clair Shores, Mar. 6, age 78.

Jerald W. Riekels, ’59, of Canada, Feb. 11, age 83.

Kathleen H. (Armstrong) Voelkle, ’59, of Clarkston, Apr. 4, age 78.

Edward A. Williams, ’59, of West Hartford, CT, Mar. 9, age 80.

 

1960s

Dorothy (Schroeder) Coan, ’60, of Grosse Ile, Dec. 2, age 77.

Jerry L. Dunn, ’60, of Lansing, Feb. 11, age 81.

Raymond J. Gessner, ’60, of Orange Park, FL, Apr. 22, age 79.

James T. Harrison, ’60, of Suttons Bay, Mar. 26, age 78.

William W. Law, ’60, of Sarasota, FL, Jul. 24, age 97.

Randall L. Nathan, ’60, of Providence, RI, Jan. 11, age 78.

Earl M. Palmer, ’60, of Mundelein, IL, Jul. 13, age 84.

Justin A. Piper, ’60, of Redford, Dec. 26, age 83.

Richard V. Powers, ’60, of Buford, GA, Apr. 21, age 83.

Jeanine C. (Venturino) Rembiesa, ’60, of Troy, Sep. 18, age 77.

Sievert E. Block, ’61, of Montague, Feb. 27, age 90.

Neil H. Bridge, ’61, of Saginaw, Apr. 2, age 83.

Thomas E. Felt, ’61, of Wooster, OH.

Thomas S. McClure, ’61, of Auburndale, FL, Mar. 16, age 80.

Uriah Z. McGlashan, ’61, of East Lansing, Mar. 10, age 85.

Thomas W. Mercer, ’61, of Templeton, CA, Aug. 1, age 77.

Caroll L. (Thompson) Nowling, ’61, of Portage, Feb. 22, age 76.

David P. Rablen, ’61, of Norwich, CT, May 20, age 80.

Mary L. (Fox) Dill, ’62, of St. Joseph, Dec. 2, age 75.

Jimmy C. Easterling, ’62, of Saint Johns, Feb. 15, age 83.

John M. Logan, ’62, of Mary Esther, FL, Mar. 1, age 75.

Dennis D. North, ’62, of Lansing, Feb. 21, age 74.

Donald A. Reeves, ’62, of Surprise, AZ, Feb. 17, age 90.

Guy R. Roberts, ’62, of Wixom, Jun. 8, age 80.

Gerald A. Stefanich, ’62, of Houghton, Mar. 9, age 77.

William E. Blass, ’63, of Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 16, age 78.

Donald J. Cutting, ’63, of Allendale, Feb. 4, age 97.

Gerald L. Dangl, ’63, of Redding, CA, Mar. 29, age 82.

William A. Halls, ’63, of Flushing, Jun. 21, age 76.

Joyce A. (Daily) Mueller, ’63, of Milford, Jan. 6, age 74.