• Spring 2018

    Undergraduate

    1939

    Ruth Miller Lindh died on July 9, 2017. She is predeceased by her parents and four siblings. She is survived by her husband, Everett; her children, Sharon and Allen; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    1940

    Roger Bunker died on October 31, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Phi Theta Chi, and he majored in business administration and economics. He is predeceased by his wives, Bernadine and Mary Kay. He is survived by his children, Joelle Bunker Burns Murray ’75, Toni, and Vicki; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    1942

    Lorraine Woods Foster died on January 16, 2018.

    Clayton Oberg died on October 26, 2015. During his time at Hamline, he was on the swim and dive team and a member of Torch & Cycle, and he majored in philosophy. He is survived by his wife, Mary; his children, Allen, Sue, Paul, Sara, and Diane; his sister, Katheryn; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    1943

    Clifford Anderson died on August 28, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie.; children Linda, Bradley, David, Debbie, Catherine, and Mark; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

    Lew Fiero died on July 16, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Kappa Gamma Chi, and he majored in journalism. He is predeceased by his wife, Mabel. He is survived by his brother, Charles Fiero ’51.

    Erma Wager Labbitt died on August 20, 2016. She is predeceased by her husband, Ralph.

    1944

    Arlene Turnquist Ecklen died on January 19, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, George; and her daughter, Julie. She is survived by her children, Dan and Laura; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Shirley Stansfield Sanders died on October 30, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Bob; her parents; her siblings, Wayne, Craig, Helen, Russell, and Marjorie; and one grandson. She is survived by her children, Becky, Kate, Mike, and Steve; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

    John Williams died on September 16, 2017.

    1946

    Marion Bakule Hanesalo died on August 22, 2017. She majored in art at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Clifford. She is survived by her children, Bruce, Lynn, and Kurt; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    Phyllis Wendt Helgeson died on January 1, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member for Epsilon Lambda Sigma Society and The Oracle, and she majored in physical education. She is predeceased by her husband, Conley; her brother, William; and her sister, Carol. She is survived by her children, Barry and Andrea; her brothers, Robert and Kenneth; and three grandchildren.

    Lucille Ingraham Renneke died on October 16, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Epsilon Lambda Sigma Society, and she majored in English. She is predeceased by her husband, Mark. She is survived by her children, David, M’Lise, J.P., and Patti; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    1947

    Anita Albrecht Buck died on October 29, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Sigma Gamma Delta and National Collegiate Players, and she majored in art. She is predeceased by her husband, Eugene; and her brother Walter. She is survived by her brother Norman Albrecht ’43; her children, Carol and Kitty; and two grandchildren.

    Dedrikka Hillis Britt died on October 17, 2017. She majored in biology and psychology at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Howard. She is survived by her children, Ross, Erick, and Deidre; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and her brother, James.

    Betty Nicholson Engstrand died on February 2, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta and The Oracle, and she majored in English and sociology.

    Walter Evans died on August 4, 2013. He majored in physics at Hamline.

    Beverley Askey Torgerson died on January 12, 2018. She is predeceased by eight siblings. She is survived by her husband, Doug; her children, Kathy, Eric, and Robin; four grandchildren; and her brother Raymond.

    1948

    Anna Seeba Ames died on December 16, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her parents, Herman and Gertrude; her husband, Earl; her brothers, John, Herman, and Ronnie, and her sister, Coradelle. She is survived by her children, Lance and Cheryl; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    Doris Setterstrom Anderson died on November 10, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta and National Collegiate Players, and she majored in theater arts. She predeceased by her husband, Richard. She is survived by her children, Kathryn and Kevin; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

    Alice Vandervelde Harrington died on July 23, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Richard; and her daughter, Ann. She is survived by her children Jeff, David, and James; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Richard Harrington died on March 28, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of A Cappella Choir, and he majored in music. He is predeceased by his daughter, Ann. He is survived by his wife, Alice; his children Jeff, David, and James; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Wayne Klopp died on November 23, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega and Phi Delta, and he majored in economics. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Klopp ’49; his brother, Larry Klopp ’57; his children, Stephen, Greg, and David; and three grandchildren.

    Gayle Anderson Reineke died on January 8, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Weldon; and her brother, Robert. She is survived by her children, David, Jim, and Kris; six grandchildren; one step-grandchild; five great grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren.

    Dorothy Wigen Schmidt died on December 14, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Rho Delta, and she majored in chemistry. She is predeceased by her son, Gary; her husband, Lawrence; and two great-grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Connie and Lauri; 4 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

    Beatrice Holt Siegfried died on August 27, 2016. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Epsilon Lambda Sigma Society and National Collegiate Players. She is predeceased by her parents; her sister, Dorothy; her brothers James and David; and a great-grandchild. She is survived by her husband, Marvin; her children, Cindy, Jill, and Jean; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and her brother Glenn.

    Frederick Spencer died on October 30, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Dona; his children, Sue, Merrie, Tom, Deb, Jim, and Phil; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his sister, Audrey.

    Lorraine Leaf Stavig died on October 4, 2017. She majored in sociology at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Paul; her daughters Maren and Mary; her great-granddaughter, Zoey; and her brothers Glenn and Earl. She is survived by her daughters Rondi, Berit, Kristin, and Karli; her brother Delbert; and her sister, Carol.

    Joan McCormick Westpfahl died on June 26, 2017. She majored in economics at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Franklin; her brothers John, Lloyd, and Don; and her sisters Phyllis and Patricia. She is survived by her son, Franklin; her daughters, Beverly and Cindy; her brother David; her sister Dorothy; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    1949

    Vernon Brundell died on September 17, 2017. He majored in economics at Hamline. He is survived by his wife, Marion; his children, Gene and Lee; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    John Heneman died on June 20, 2017, and is survived by wife Dinah Heneman; his children, Heather, Roderick, and Paul; and 12 grandchildren. John is predeceased by his sister Connie Heneman Elert ’45.

    Kenneth Johnson died on October 22, 2017. He is predeceased by his wife, Doris; his parents; his sister, Bonnie; his son Stanley. He is survived by his son Stephen; his stepchildren, Robin, Eric, and Jeff; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

    Duane Meyer died on August 4, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the basketball team, and he majored in health and physical education.

    Lyman White died on October 21, 2016. He majored in philosophy and religion at Hamline. He is survived by his children, David and Richard; and four grandchildren.

    1950

    Patricia Gannon Freed died on September 13, 2017. She majored in music at Hamline. She is survived by her children, Stephanie, Lesley, Bridget, and Nora; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her brother, Jim; and her sister, Alice.

    Paul Grams died on June 22, 2017. He majored in education and science at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents; his wife, Irene; his children, an infant son, Lynette, and Tom; his brothers, Elmer, Harold, and Raymond; his sisters, Ester, Eslie, and Mata. He is survived by his children, Craig and Tim; and three grandchildren.

    Mary Coleman Nee died on October 15, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of National Collegiate Players. She is survived by her children, Eric, Andrew, and Margaret; her brother, Jack; and three grandchildren.

    Robert Paulson died on November 26, 2017. He majored in economics at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Carol; his children, Eric Paulson ’81, Barbara, Jennifer, and Linda; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his sister, Marjorie.

    Herbert Shaw died on December 18, 2017. He majored in chemistry at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents; his wife, Dona; his sister, Bernadine; and his brother, Nathan. He is survived by his sisters, Betty and Janet; his children, Marsha, Gail, Chuck, and Gordon; his stepchildren, Don, Sherry, Scott, and Todd; grandchildren; and step-grandchildren.

    1951

    Ione Peterson Champlin died on November 6, 2017. She majored in English at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husbands, Ray and Edwin; her parents; an infant son; and her brother, Lawrence. She is survived by her former husband, Einer; her daughter, Lisa; two grandchildren; and her sister, Marie.

    Janet Teichroew Crow died on January 24, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta and the Aquatic League, and she majored in English and education. She is predeceased by her husband, John; her sister, Shirley; and her brother, Warren. She is survived by her children, Scott, Sarah, and Sue; and ten grandchildren.

    James Kuykendall died on May 3, 2017. He is predeceased by his wife, Donna. He is survived by his children, Charles, Carol, and Paul; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    Sanford Loomis died on June 4, 2017. He majored in business administration and economics at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Lois; his children, William, Jane, Edward, and James; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and his sister, Alice.

    Helen Peterson Norman died on October 8, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of the Aquatic Club, and she majored in sociology. She is predeceased by her son, David; and her mother. She is survived by her son, Jim; and three grandchildren.

    Jean Robson Paisley died on September 19, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Keith; her daughter, Julie; and her parents. She is survived by her children, Mark, Susan, and Jeanne; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Marlys and Carolyn.

    August Scheppmann died on June 27, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents and his sister, Irene. He is survived by his wife, Ardyce; his children, Rhonda, Rachelle, Reed, and Randy; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

    Janette Minehart Yaeger died on June 14, 2017. She is predeceased by her former husband, Earl; her sister, Helen Minehart Olson ’52; her brother the Rev. James Alvin Minehart ’52. She is survived by her children, Charles and Naomi; two grandchildren; and her brothers the Rev. Gordon Minehart ’56 and George Minehart ’56.

    1952

    Bruce Barrett died on January 16, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; his daughters, Julie, Barb, Sue, and Amy; his sister, Beverly; nine grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

    Thomas Culligan died on November 10, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi and the hockey team, and he majored in business administration and education. He is predeceased by his wife, Lois; his parents; and his brother, Michael. He is survived by his significant other, Marguerite; his children, Karyn, Kathryn, Kristen, Michael, and Patrick; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his sister, Kathleen.

    Marlene Jacobson Fishbaugher died on November 1, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Rho Delta, and she majored in education and English. She is predeceased by her husband, Harvey; her daughter Doris; and her brothers, Arden and Frederick. She is survived by her children Douglas, Donald, and Debra; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

    George Hanson died on November 5, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; his children, Tim, Mark, and Karen; his sister, Jean; and six grandchildren.

    Doris Vantries Jermstad died on November 25, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline.

    Patricia Gillespie Leer died on June 16, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, John. She is survived by children, John III, Cathy, Jody, Missy; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    Joanne Lewis Patchin died on May 21, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is survived by her children, Wendy, Kathe, Patty, David, and Thomas; and 12 grandchildren.

    Howard Strey died on January 27, 2018. Howard is survived by his wife, JoAnn; children, Howie, Charlie, Tom, Jamie; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    1953

    Donald Buehler died on May 21, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of The Oracle, Alpha Si Omega, and the hockey and tennis teams, and he majored in English. He is predeceased by his wife, Marcy. He is survived by his children, Cheryl, Tara, and Scott; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    John Curtis died on May 27, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi and the football team, and he majored in business administration and economics. He is predeceased by his parents; his daughter Susan; and his sister, Joan. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; his children Fred, Mike, and Elizabeth; his stepchildren, Julie and Jeri; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

    Eileen Beatty Jarnefeld died on January 9, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Rho Delta. She is predeceased her parents; her husbands, John and Neil; her sister, Marilyn; and her children, Jill and Jay. She is survived by her children, Jack, Janet, and Judy.

    William Johnson died on July 24, 2017. He majored in business administration and economics at Hamline.

    George Noren died on June 11, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the cross country, football, swimming and diving, and track and field teams; Alpha Psi Omega; and Theta Chi; and he majored in biology. He is predeceased by his wife, Kathleen. He is survived by his children, Kara, Christopher, George, and James; and 11 grandchildren.

    1954

    Russell Braun died on March 4, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents; his brothers Donald, Gordon, and Richard; and his daughter, Kim. He is survived by his brothers Clinton and Allen; and his sister, Nancy.

    Donald Carlson died on November 22, 2017. He majored in sociology at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents; his brothers, Ken and Ray; and his sister Shirley. He is survived by his wife, Clara Carlson ’54; his sons, Craig and Nels; two grandsons; and his sister, Audrey.

    John Carr died on December 8, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi and he majored in history. He is survived by his wife, Donna; his children, Jill, Lisa, and Amanda; and his brother, Ronald.

    Stafford Mousky died on December 6, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Pi Gamma Mu and The Oracle, and he majored in political science. He is survived by his wife, Laurence; his son, Marc; and his sister, Carol Mousky McCall ’56.

    Barbara Proshek Scherek died on October 16, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husbands, Jerome and William; and her daughter Barbara. She is survived by her daughters Kathleen, Teresa, and Mary Jo; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    1955

    Muriel Sherman Jensen died on June 24, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning, and she majored in English. She is predeceased by her husband, Alfred; her parents; and her sister, Linda. She is survived by her children, Margaret, Roger, Judith, and Daniel; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

    Frances Neil died on September 22, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Rho Delta, and she majored in nursing. She is predeceased by her brother, James; and her sisters Pauline and Joanne. She is survived by her sister Patricia.

    Peter Rawlings died on February 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; children, Scott, Lynn, and Todd; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

    Patricia Chambers Sprague died on August 12, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Lee; her son, Gerald; and her parents. She is survived by her daughters, Michele and Linda; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her brother, Michael.

    Greta Wiseman died on December 24, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is survived by her longtime companion, Dosia; and her brother, Robert.

    1956

    Mavis Hanson Anderson died on January 15, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta and The Oracle, and she majored in health and physical education. She is predeceased by her parents, Hector and Anne; and her sister, Darlene. She is survived by her husband, Merle; her sons, Mark and Matthew; her siblings, Carol and David; and four grandchildren.

    George Blum died on July 7, 2017. He majored in history at Hamline. He is survived by his wife, Beverly.

    Clyde Brink died on January 13, 2018. He majored in economics at Hamline. He is survived by his sister, Pat.

    Marvin Lenz died on January 9, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was on the baseball and football teams. He is predeceased by his wife, Lois; his parents; and his brother, Jerry. He is survived by his brothers, Lewis and Wayne.

    Nancy Grosenick Meek died on November 29, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, Gary; her son, Mark; and two grandchildren.

    Gerald Seaton died on November 11, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Lurene; his children, Kim, Kathy, Karen, and Gerald; his brothers, Eugene and Richard; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    1957

    William Jordan Hickman died on December 16, 2017. During his time at Hamline, was on the football team, and he majored in education and social studies. He is predeceased by his parents, T.O. and Eulalie; and his sister, Jaynienell. He is survived by his wife, Gini; his brother, Jack; and his sons, Jeff and Steve; his daughters, Marilee and Joy; his stepson, Nate; eleven grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.

    Don Wiese died on December 30, 2016. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Chi, and he majored in chemistry. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; his children, Alicia, Michelle, Tierza, Gina, and Don; his siblings, Evelyn and Robert; and four grandchildren.

    1958

    Stephen Alderson died on October 14, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of The Oracle and Alpha Sigma Chi. He is survived by his wife, Annette Truso Alderson ’57; his sisters, Marianne Leighton ’61 and Martha; his children, Stephen Jr., Robert, and Keith; and four grandchildren.

    Willard Benker died on January 17, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was on the baseball and football teams, and he majored in health and physical education. He is predeceased by his parents, William and Alma; his brother, Elder; and his stepdaughter, Kelsey. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; his children, Keith and Karen; his stepchildren, Christopher and Peter; his sisters, Adena and Arlene; and four grandchildren.

    Roger Leaf died on August 31, 2017. He majored in sociology at Hamline. He is predeceased by his wife, Ruth; and his parents. He is survived by his children, Kris, Karl, and Amy; and eight grandchildren.

    Noel McLane died on May 16, 2016. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; his children, Sarah and Suzi; his stepchildren, Teri, Tim, Sue, and Jennifer; and six grandchildren.

    Jeanette MacNeill Pettit died on November 4, 2017. She majored in religion at Hamline. She is survived by her children, Pam, Geri, and Phil; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

    1959

    Clarence Arthur Anderson died on September 23, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Allen. He is survived by his wife, Marianne; his daughters, Kari and Kris; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; his brothers Daniel and Lloyd; and his sister, Clarene.

    Phillip Dahlen died on June 18, 2017. He majored in physics at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his sisters, Marion and Judy; and his friend, Lynn.

    Thomas Ehlers, trustee emeritus, died on June 8, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Gamma Mu, and Alpha Sigma Chi, and he majored in political science. He is survived by his wife, Sandy McCartney Ehlers; his children, Joseph, Genevieve, and Thomas; and two grandchildren.

    Pauline Nystrom Erickson died on July 20, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning, and she majored in nursing, She is predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Roland; her children, Rolf and Karl; six grandchildren; and her brother, Jim Nystrom ’61.

    Fredrick Espe died on November 29, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was on the hockey, football, and track and field teams, and he majored in health and physical education. He is predeceased his wife, Geraldine; and his parents, Theodore and Lucille. He is survived by his children, Sandra, Fred, Elizabeth, David, and Jennifer; his brother, Ken; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    Virginia Trampe Jacobson died on August 10, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of The Oracle, and she majored in speech. She is predeceased by her husband, Jay.

    Cynthia Petersen McLagan died on July 26, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Torch and Cycle, Philo Browning, the Women’s Athletic Association, and music club, and she majored in English. She is survived by her husband, John; her children Carrie, Susan, and Jill Medhaug ’87; her stepchildren, Jill, Jack, and Ian; and 13 grandchildren.

    William Stanway died on December 5, 2017. He majored in economics at Hamline.

    1960

    Betty Plummer Lundeen died on December 22, 2017. She majored in psychology and religion at Hamline. She is predeceased by her parents, Wilfred and Anne; and her sister, Shirley. She is survived by her husband, Darwin; her sons, Todd, Brett, and Kirk Lundeen ’89; and seven grandchildren.

    Suzanne Vanberg Schock died on June 9, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Phi Gamma Mu, and she majored in international relations. She is survived by her husband, Richard; her children, Kevin and Todd; and three grandchildren.

    1961

    David Anderson died on May 1, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his son, Per; his stepdaughter, Allyssa; one grandchild; his sisters, Cathryn and Marylou.

    Merrill Honnold died on July 15, 2017. He majored in economics at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents; his brother, Thomas; and his sister Caroline. He is survived by his wife, Patti; his son, Martin; his daughters, Amanda, Natasha, and Alexandria; seven grandchildren; and his sister Gwendolyn.

    Nancy Root Sandberg died on September 28, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning, and she majored in history. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert; her son Mark; her sister, Mary; and her parents. She is survived by her son Kurt; her daughter, Sarah; and five grandchildren.

    1962

    Philip VanBeusekom died on July 23, 2017. He majored in chemistry at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents and his sister, Dolores. He is survived by his wife, Joan; his children, Steven, Amy, and David; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

    1964

    Vernon “Bud” Jensen died on December 6, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Psi Omega, and he majored in education and English. He is predeceased his parents, Vernon and Evelyn; and his step-father, Walter. He is survived by wife, Jinny; and his brother, Jerry.

    Virgil Rhodes died on September 2, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Sather Rhodes ’64; his children, Mark, Christie, Michael, and Greg; and eight grandchildren.

    Anne Elsworth Scheible died on June 20, 2017. She majored in biology and medical technology at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, Jim; her children, Trish and Mark; three grandchildren; and her sisters, Mary and Jean.

    1965

    Robert Hector died on November 27, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Psi Omega, and he majored in economics and political science. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla; his daughter, Gretchen; and his brother, Tom.

    Judith Engbritson McKinnon died on October 21, 2017. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother, LeRoy. She is survived by her children, Melinda and Michelle; and two grandchildren.

    Harry Miller died on February 23, 2016. He is predeceased by his parents, August and Pearl; his siblings, Elton, Alger, and Claribel. He is survived by his children, Melinda and Michael; his sister, Twyla; and six grandchildren.

    1967

    Judith Plocher Kaaua died on June 12, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Alan; her mother, and her brothers, Michael and Randy. She is survived by her father and her sister, Susan.

    1968

    Dennis Anderson died on November 22, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of concert band, and he majored in German and history. He is predeceased by his parents, Earl and Alma. He is survived by his Cologne family, Al and Rick; and his siblings, Earl, Gail, Linda, and Laurie.

    Gregory Mayer died on November 3, 2017. He majored in English at Hamline. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Olsen Mayer ’72; his children, Michael and Sarah; two grandchildren; and his brothers, John and Michael.

    1970

    Peter Clark died on January 11, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the The Oracle, and he majored in theater arts and speech.

    Jenifer Partch died on April 27, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of A Cappella Choir and the Aquatic League, and she majored in anthropology. She is survived by her daughter, Lauren; her sisters, Sara and Ellen; and her brother, Robin.

    Jeff VanSchoick died on August 26, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the concert band, and he majored in religion. He is survived by his wife, Lori.

    1971

    Jill Jones Wolfe died on June 28, 2017. She is predeceased by her parents; her stepfather; and her brother David. She is survived by her husband, Steven; her first husband, Raymond; her children, Katie, Liz, Gabe, Darren; and Michael; six grandchildren; her brothers Jared and Steve; her sister, Sarah

    1972

    Rebecca Noble died on October 18, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta, and she majored in English. She is survived by her husband, Anthony; her daughter, Abigail; and her sisters, Nancy and Susan.

    1973

    George Woodbury died on January 24, 2018. He is survived by wife, Rita; daughter Kim, step-daughter Cassie; two grandchildren; and brother Ron Woodbury ’73.

    1974

    Nancy Carlson Flaherty-Barfuss died on November 1, 2016. She majored in economics and social studies at Hamline. She is predeceased by her parents and two grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence; her children, Carl, Samuel, Jeffrey, Lynn, Daniel, Shannon, Phillip, Elizabeth, Kristina, and Joyce; 12 grandchildren; and her brothers, Kenneth and Ted.

    1976

    Linda Engstrom died on August 26, 2017. During her time at Hamline, she was on the volleyball team, and she majored in economics.

    1977

    Joseph Kramer died on June 1, 2017. He majored in English at Hamline. He is survived by his children, Maxwell and Conor; his sisters, Gretchen Bancks ’72 and Katherine; and his brother, William Kramer ’70.

    1978

    William McAllister died on December 15, 2017. During his time a Hamline he was on the the tennis and wrestling teams. He is survived by his parents, William and Mary; his birth mother, Michelle; and his children, August, Grace, and Saga.

    David McEachern died on March 9, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his children, Charles and Joseph McEachern ’11; their mother, Catharine Fyfe McEachern ’79; and his sisters, Mary, Susan McEachern ’73, and Martha McEachern Baker ’83.

    Cindy Strand Stoll died on April 23, 2013. She majored in psychology at Hamline. She is predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, James; her children, Matthew and Sarah; and her brother, John.

    1980

    Donald Williams died on September 27, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the tennis team and Pi Gamma Mu, and he majored in psychology. He is predeceased by his father. His is survived by his partner, Din; his daughter, Jessica; his stepchildren, Isaac and Wyatt; his brothers Michael and Jeffrey, his sister, Blythe; and his mother.

    1981

    Richard Ackerman died on October 20, 2017. He majored in business administration at Hamline. He is survived by his wife, Jody; his sons, Daniel and Evan; his parents; and his brothers, Brent and Scott.

    1991

    Anthony Larsen died on November 15, 2017. He majored in Math at Hamline. He is predeceased by his mother, Linda; and his sister, Susan. He is survived by his father, Mike; and his biological father, Arne.

    1993

    Brian Eckdahl died on November 5, 2016. He is predeceased by his sister, Carole. He is survived by his parents; his brother, Alan; and his sister, Julie.

    1995

    Joshua Lawson died on July 14, 2017.

    2009

    Austin Becker died on October 3, 2017. He is predeceased by his mother, Susan; and his grandparents. He is survived by his father, Michael; his brothers, Aaron, Adam, Alex, and Alan; his step-sisters, Brook and Maggie; and his step-brother, John.

    2012

    Asif Choudhury died on August 24, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the orchestra, and he majored in finance. 

     

    GRADUATE

    1975

    Howard Alton (JD) died on December 3, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents, Howard and Vera; and his sister, Barbara. He is survived by his wife, Camilla; his children, Judge, Jeanine, Howard, Patricia, and Michelle; and 13 grandchildren.

    1976

    Ted Leahy (JD) died on November 9, 2017. He is predeceased by his daughter, Deborah Ann; his parents; and his brother Timothy. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; his children, Patricia, Molly, Michael, and John; three grandchildren; his brothers Thomas and Terrance; and his sisters, Mary, Kathryn, Jill, and Susan.

    Roberts Pace (JD) died on November 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Jean; his children, Bob, Libby, Tony, and Christina; five grandchildren; his sister, Susan, Kathleen, Jenny, and Laura; and his brother, David.

    1980

    William Seeley (JD) died on January 1, 2018. He is predeceased by his father; and his brother, David. He is survived by his wife, Jane; his mother, his children, Krishna and Carey; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Barbara and Kathy.

    Richard Unger (JD) died on November 3, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his children, Michael and Christine.

    1981

    William Johnson (JD) died on August 2, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; his son, Will; one granddaughter; his sister, Mary; and his brothers, John, Branson, Jim, Bob, and Tom.

    1982

    Mary Schnelker Spindel (JD) died on October 19, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Tom; her daughter, Amanda; and her stepchildren, Brandy, David, and Debra.

    Thomas Twesme (JD) died on August 4, 2017. He is predeceased by his father. He is survived by his wife, Mary; his children, Jeffrey, Jeanne, and Corie; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; his mother; his brothers, Ted and Tim; and his sister, Kathryn.

    1986

    Scott Reinhard (JD) died on September 29, 2017. He is predeceased by his father. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; his brother, Rick; and his sister, Candi.

    1991

    Joel Peterson (MAED) died on March 8, 2017. He is survived by his children, Adam and Samantha; their mother, Tonya; his brothers, Todd, Peter, and Ned; and his sister, Heidi.

    Linda Smith (MALS) died on August 20, 2017. She majored in liberal studies at Hamline. She is predeceased by her daughter, Shima. She is survived by her husband, Bobbi; her children, Tepi, Sunita, and Shova; her brother, David; and 4 grandchildren.

    1994

    John Barone (JD) died on May 24, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children, Nick and Abbey; his parents; his sisters, Tina, Emily, Kate, Sarah, and Carrie; and his brother, Joe.

    1996

    Patrick Forte (MAED) died on June 10, 2017. He is survived by his son, Nicholas; mother, Marjorie Forte; siblings, Barbara, Diane, and Catherine, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Robert Forte.

    Frank Klahn (JD) died on October 5, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Irina; his mother; and his brothers, Xavier, Luis, and Rene.

    2009

    Elizabeth Fixmer (MFAC) died on August 12, 2017. She is predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her siblings, Rob, Tom, Tim, Kathi, Kris, Gretchen, Patty, John, and Mark.

    2010

    Nikki Sommers (JD) died on August 4, 2017. She is survived by her parents; her brother, Corde; her sister, Angie; and her maternal grandparents.

     

    Faculty and Staff

    Patricia Rand

    James Sanoski died on December 17, 2016. He is predeceased by one grandchild. He is survived by his wife, Darlene; his daughters, Yvonne and Marilyn; and his grandchild.

    Friends

    Scott Androff died on September 20, 2017. He is predeceased by his brother, Tracy. He is survived by his wife, Eileen; his children, Michaela Androff ’18, Drew, and Chase; and his parents.

    Catherine Beck died on July 5, 2017. She is survived by her children, Sarah Beck Garrett, Martha ’75, and Peter ’73. She was predeceased by husband, The Reverend Kenneth Beck ’48.

    Amy Weeks Freund died on November 8, 2017. She is survived by her children, Alicia Freund ’18, Garrett, Christian, and Jaxon; her parents; her brother, Gary; and her sister, Tamara.

    Howard Guthmann died on December 6, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Betsy; his children, Susan, John, Debra, and Patricia; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

    Jane McCall died on January 7, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Hack; her children, Joe, Kathy, Virginia, and Peggy; and four grandchildren.

    Michael Ronald, parent of current student, died on January 16, 2018. He is predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and George. He is survived by wife, Deanne; his daughters, Liz and Jeni; and his siblings, Martha, James, Mary, and David.

    Angus Wurtele died on September 2, 2017. He is predeceased by his stepson, Philip; and his sister, Ann. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; his children, Christopher, Andrew, and Heidi; his sisters, Mary and Joan; and two grandchildren.


     

  • Fall 2018

    Undergraduate

     

    1940

    Nellie Magee Ramer died on October 24, 2017. She majored in English literature at Hamline.

      

    1941

    Phyllis Soltau Dick died July 7, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. 

     

    1943

    James “Pinky” Boyd died on February 6, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the basketball and football teams, and his is a Hall of Fame member. He majored in health and physical education. He is predeceased by his wife, Donna Dammann Boyd ’45; and his daughter, Jeanne. He is survived by his son, James Boyd ’66; a granddaughter, Ashley Boyd ’08, and three other grandchildren.

    Phyllis Rowland Matz died on January 15, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Stanley Matz ’40. He is survived by her children, David, Mary, and Barbara; one grandchild; and two great grandchildren.

     

    1944

    James Dahl died on February 15, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Rollwagen-Dahl ’44; his children, Christine, Jim, and Nancy; five grandchildren; three stepchildren, 11 step grandchildren; and eight step great grandchildren.

    Harriet Randolph Tagye died on May 16, 2016. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Sigma Delta Gamma. She is predeceased by her husband, Bob. She is survived by her children, Bob and Sandy; two grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

    Wayne Tate died on June 27, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the baseball and basketball teams and he majored in chemistry and mathematics. He is predeceased by his wife, Anne Lipovan Tate ’51; and his sisters, Oma, Alma, and Greta. He is survived by his children, Thomas, Peter Tate ’81, Sarah, and Rebecca Tate ’86; and two grandchildren.

     

    1945

    Eleanor Jacob Swisher died on April 27, 2018. She majored in sociology and physics at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, James Swisher ’49; and her brother, Earl. She is survived by her children, John Swisher ’78, Steve, and Mary; nine grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

     

    1946

    Kenneth Carpenter died on May 14, 2018. He majored in philosophy, religion, and sociology at Hamline. He is predeceased by his siblings Dorothy, Cleron, Donald, and William. He is survived by his brother Robert Carpenter ’52.

    Virginia Prall Lovness died on February 16, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning and she majored in dramatics. She is predeceased by her husband, Donald. She is survived by her daughters.

    Roderick Starz died on March 6, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of The Oracle staff. He is predeceased by his wife, Lois; his son, Roderick; and his siblings Alfred and Dorothy. He is survived by his siblings Winifred and Marian.

     

    1947

    Bruce “John” Broady died on February 1, 2018. He majored in history and sociology at Hamline. He is predeceased by his wife, Doris Wilson Broady ’44; his daughter Marilyn; and his sister, Elisabeth. He is survived by his children Barbara, Joanne, Nancy, Keith, and Scott; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

    Vincent Carpenter died July 23, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he majored in music.

    Jean Palmer Herman died on June 1, 2018. She majored in art at Hamline. She is survived by her children, Paul and Holly; and her sister, Peggy.

     

    1948

    Arnold ’Arnie’ Bauer died on May 25, 2018. He majored in economics and social studies at Hamline. He is predeceased by his wife, Vivian; his son, Arne; three grandchildren; and his brothers, George Bauer ’48 and Walter. He is survived by his children Paul, Nancy, Sally, and Susan; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and his sister, Glenyce.

    Irene Russell Hochmayr died on July 11, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Frank; and her sister, Bernice. She is survived by her children, Larry, David, Susan, Peter, and Julie; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and her brother, Jim.

    Ada Mathes Erickson died on April 18, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning and she majored in English. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; her children, Steven, Gary, and Janice; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

    Marjorie Clark Olsen died on May 28, 2018. She majored in Spanish at Hamline. She is predeceased by her daughter Janis Olsen ’75; and her siblings, Truman, Connie Schey ’44, and Jean. She is survived by her husband, Robert; her children Scott and Patricia; one grandson; and one great grandson.

     

    1949

    Charles Dunham died on March 30, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of The Oracle staff. He is predeceased by his siblings Jane and Sylvia. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children, Dave, Kenny, Brian, and Jeff; his stepchild, Roy; seven grandchildren; and his sister Sylvia.

    Vivian Seibert McGonagle died on February 19, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Lewis. She is survived by her son, Todd McGonagle ’86; and one grandchild.

    William Peter died on September 15, 2017. He is predeceased by his son, William. He is survived by his wife, Dolores; his children Anna, Carol, Wallace, Terri, and Renee; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

     

    1950

    Arvid Bollesen died on January 30, 2016. He majored in general science at Hamline. He is predeceased by his brother, Rueben. He is survived by his children, Randi and Debra; five grandchildren; and his sisters, Alma and Hilda.

    William ’Bill’ Fierke died on February 23, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the swimming and diving team. He is predeceased by his wife, Betty; and his sister Barbara. He is survived by his children, Susan, Carol, and John; one grandchild; and his sister Winnie.

    Richard Lindeke died on January 7, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Chi and he majored in economics. He is survived by his wife, Marlyce; his children, Dennis and Debbie; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and his brother, Warren.

    Stanley Peterson died on March 10, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Chi and he majored in education and general science.

     

    1951

    John Connelly died on June 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise; his seven children, Thomas, Kathleen, John, Timothy, Michael, Brian, and Maureen; and 10 grandchildren.

    Carolyn Fisher Richards died on February 2, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning and The Oracle staff. She is predeceased by her husband, Tom Richards ’50. She is survived by her children, Ann and Mark.

     

    1952

    Clifton Gustafson Jr. died on November 30, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Chi, and the football team, and he majored in business administration and economics. He is predeceased by his daughter Christy. He is survived by the mother of his children, Dolores; his children Pam, Sandra, and Clifton; three grandchildren; one great grandchild, and his sisters, Dian and Marie.

    Jacqueline Metcalf died on June 25, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she majored in nursing.

    Frank Winsor died on January 24, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the orchestra and Theta Chi, and he majored in music education. He is predeceased by his siblings, Jeanne, John, and Bob. He is survived by his wife, Laurel Kaehler Winsor ’53; his children, Linda, Jim, and Bob; seven grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

    Rita Monson Woolson died on March 1, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Philo Browning, and she majored in education, health, and physical education. She is survived by her husband, Loren; her children, Linda, Pamela, and Craig; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

     

    1953

    Mary Welfare Bergman died on June 26, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Emmett; and her sisters Florence, Dorothy, and Shirley. She is survived by her children, Peggy, Patty, Susan, and Emmett; and 10 grandchildren.

    Elizabeth “Betty” Pagels Dziuk died on November 3, 2016. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her two brothers. She is survived by her husband, Harold; her children, Barbara, Michael, Robert, David, and Stephanie; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

    Robert Gussner died on March 24, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Torch & Cycle, Phi Beta Kappa, and the basketball team, and he majored in education and history. He is predeceased by his wife, Joan. He is survived by his children, Linda, Brad, and Timothy; his stepchildren, Paul, Jack, and Lynda; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    Beryl Bennett Linnerooth died on July 22, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Alpha Phi Theta and she majored in speech.

    Morten Olson died on February 9, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the swimming and diving team. He is predeceased by two brothers. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Bracewell Olson ’53; his children, Steve, Karen, Jeff, and Marcia; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and his siblings, Warren, Lowell, Clyde, and Dale.

    Marie Grittner Proctor died on March 6, 2018. She majored in sociology at Hamline. She is survived by her brother, Joe Grittner ’49.

    Lorraine Skubinna Rankin died on July 18, 2018. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, J. Marvin; her children, Pat, Carol, Jim, Tom, and Jean; 12 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

     

    1954

    Delores “Casey” Holm Heyer died on July 19, 2018. She majored in history at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Basil; and her sister, Margaret. She is survived by her son, Hall; and three grandchildren.

    Charles Hoelzel died on June 17, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was on the swimming and diving team and he majored in chemistry.

     

    1955

    Ronald Finwall died on February 19, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the swimming and diving team and he majored in art. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Carlson Finwall ’55; his children, Shann, Alyce Finwall ’92, and Scott; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and his brother, Wayne.

    John Alfred Wolbert died on July 12, 2018. He majored in business administration and economics at Hamline. He is predeceased by his first wife, Madrice Spreiter Wolbert ’54. He is survived by his second wife, Tina; his sister, Janet; his children, Susan and Sara; two stepdaughters; and six grandchildren.

     

    1956

    Robert Kaupa died on May 12, 2018. He majored in education, English, and social studies at Hamline. 

    Duane Murray died on July 22, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Vickie; his stepchildren, Barry and Deborah; one grandson; and his sister, Patricia.

     

    1957

    Donald Johnson died on April 11, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the National Collegiate Players and he majored in chemistry. He is predeceased by his wife, Lois. He is survived by his children, Steven, Susan, and Karen; four grandchildren; and his sister, Diane.

    Dorothy Howe Nordvall died on December 12, 2017. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, Jim; her children, Michael and Mark; four grandchildren; and her sister, Ginger.

     

    1958

    Patricia Childs Cohen died on July 16, 2018. She majored in English and music at Hamline. She is predeceased by her husband, Jacob. She is survived by her children, Erika and Gideon; two stepchildren; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and her siblings, Peggy, Susan, Nancy, and Kathy.

    Jean Hanson died on January 2, 2018.

    Mardelle Petrick Lambert died on May 10, 2015. She majored in nursing at Hamline. She is predeceased by her children Kevin and Amanda, and a granddaughter. She is survived by her husband, Jack; her children Barbara, Stephen, David, Jay, and Kathy; grandchildren; great grandchildren; and her sister, Gail.

    Barbara Nigra Sandberg died on March 9, 2018. She is survived by her husband, LeRoy; her children, Mark, Kathy, Patty, and Thomas; nine grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and her sister, Diane.

     

    1960

    Lowell Sando died on January 17, 2018. He was a mathematics major at Hamline.

    Allan Wolter died on June 3, 2017. He majored in physics at Hamline.

     

    1961

    Donald Sarles died on May 3, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Phi Delta, and he majored in economics and management. He is predeceased by his brothers Lien and William. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Spike Sarles ’61; his children, Greg, Lisa, and Jodi; and four grandchildren.

    Phillip Stokes died on February 20, 2018. He majored in education, history, and social studies at Hamline. He is predeceased by his wife, Carol; and his sister, Yvonne. He is survived by his children, Michael, David, Melissa, and Jeff; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; and his brother, Jim.

     

    1963

    Ruthann Knudson died on March 25, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of the A Cappella Choir. She is survived by her brother, Knute.

     

    1964

    Fred H.W. Schmiesing Jr. died on April 20, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi and the basketball and football teams, and he majored in education and English. He is survived by his wife, Carol; his children, John, Amy, and Sally; five grandchildren; and his siblings, Milan, Larry, Faye, David, and Charles.

     

    1966

    Richard Strohkirch died on August 9, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the hockey and tennis teams and Theta Chi, and he majored in biology and education. He is survived by his twin brother, Thomas Strohkirch ’65.

     

    1967

    Joel Torgerson died on July 4, 2018. He majored in economics at Hamline.

    Gretchen Radatz Zell died on July 5, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Pi Gamma Mu and she majored in political science. She is predeceased by her husband, James. She is survived by her sister, Jean; a step granddaughter; and a great granddaughter.

     

    1969

    Mary Radke Meggitt died on March 25, 2018. She majored in speech and theatre arts at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, Jack; her children, Christopher and Sarah; three grandchildren; and her brother, Tom.

    Linda Vetter died on January 1, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Pi Gamma Mu and she majored in history.

     

    1970

    Russell Bergquist Jr. died on April 12, 2018. He majored in political science at Hamline. He is survived by his children, Lee, Russell III, and Nicholas; five grandchildren; and his brother, Ronald.

    Donna Berry Buzicky died on May 13, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of The Oracle staff and she majored in sociology.

    Bruce Robert Moore died on February 26, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the track and field team. He is predeceased by his father, Robert; and his brother, Jim. He is survived by his wife, Lori; his mother, Pat; his children, Michelle and Laura; and his siblings, Doug and Cindy.

     

    1973

    David Delano died on July 6, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the concert band and he majored in economics. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; his children, Jessie and Marcus; two grandchildren; and his siblings, Susan and John.

    Fayetta Maki died on May 8, 2018. She majored in art and art history at Hamline. She is predeceased by her brother Dudley. She is survived by her son, Devlin; one grandchild; and her siblings William, Cindy, Valerie, and Pamela.

     

    1974

    Paul Anderson died on February 24, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon and the tennis and soccer teams, and he majored in biology. He is survived by his siblings, Judith and Kathleen.

    James Mims III died on December 11, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of The Oracle staff. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer; his children, Melissa, Jessica, and Scott; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

     

    1975

    Marelyn Deyo Morgan died on January 26, 2018. She majored in psychology at Hamline. She is predeceased by her siblings and her children Pat and Nick. She is survived by her children Diana, Cindy, Tim, Bev, Jim, Mary, and Ted; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.

    Linda Brustman Perri died on April 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Robert; her daughter, Jennifer; one grandson; and her siblings, Edward and Jerry.

     

    1977

    Janette Hansen Strathy died on July 28, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and she majored in chemistry.

     

    1978

    Janet Conniff Alan died on January 28, 2018. During her time at Hamline, she was a member of The Oracle staff.

     

    1980

    Thayer Butler died on November 13, 2015. She majored in history at Hamline. She is survived by her children, Scarlett, Erik, and Peter; two grandchildren; and her sisters, Robin, Rebecca, and Barbara.

    Steven Keller died on July 30, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of the football team and Presidential Scholars and he majored in chemistry.

    Ronald Melas died on February 26, 2014. He majored in classics and philosophy at Hamline. He is survived by his siblings, Peter, Deb, Brian, and Dawn. 

     

    1981

    Margaret Lawrence died on September 8, 2017. She majored in theatre arts at Hamline.

     

    1984

    Marjorie Pike Gardner died on July 29, 2018. She majored in business administration at Hamline.

     

    1987 

    Craig Felton died on October 14, 2017. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Presidential Scholars and the wrestling team, and he majored in physics. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his children, Matthew, Jennifer, and Megan; and his brothers, Tim and Jason.

    Mark Grundy died on May 14, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega and he majored in business administration. He is survived by his son, Preston Grundy; his siblings, Bruce, Tami, and Lee; and several nieces and nephews.

     

    1993

    Keith “Jon” Hempel died on April 5, 2018. During his time at Hamline, he was a member of Theta Chi and the golf and soccer teams, and he majored in economics and political science. He is survived by his wife, Heidi.

     

    2014

    Elizabeth Bernini Dopp died on May 31, 2018. She earned her paralegal certificate at Hamline. She is survived by her mother, June.

    Graduate

     

    Michael Walz JD ’76 died on August 4, 2018.

    Leo Daly JD ’77 died on July 1, 2018. He is survived by his sons, Timothy Daly ’08 and Nicholas; and his brothers, Joseph Daly, faculty emeritus, Mike, Bob, Kevin, and John.

    David Olson JD ’78 died on April 18, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Mary; and his son, Matthew.

    John McNamee JD ’79 died on March 14, 2018.

    Mary Hemp Bartz JD ’80 died on May 4, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Richard; her children, Christina, R. John, Steven, Paul, Thomas, and James; 16 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and her siblings, Dorothy and Richard.

    Julie Anderl JD ’84 died on August 5, 2018.

    Jeffrey Thompson JD ’85 died on February 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Cyndy; his children, Andrew, Jonny, Michael, and Christina; and his siblings, Sandy, Janice, and Lori.

    Michael Antoline JD ’89 died on May 18, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his children, Benjamin and Grant; and his siblings, Marina and Tony.

    J. Aron Allen JD ’94 died on August 8, 2018.

    Michael Herold JD ’94 died on May 26, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Diane; his children, Beth and Joe; and his siblings, Patty and Jim.

    Lisa Marie Fournier DePauw MALS ’95 died on February 2, 2018. She majored in liberal studies at Hamline. She is survived by her husband, Doug; her children, Josie and Nicki; and her sisters, Debbie, Renee, Missy, and Sheila.

    Mark Breneman JD ’07 died on February 27, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Alyce; his children, Aaron Breneman ’00, Rachel, Ingrid, and Jude; and his siblings, Kris, Susan, and David.

    Mark Mrnak JD ’07 died on March 21, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Julia; and his siblings, Mike, Missy, Justin, Mindy, and Matt.

    Marc Henderson MAED ’08 died on July 29, 2018.

     

     

    Faculty and staff

     

    Rute Maija Zarins Helmen died on June 28, 2018. She taught at Hamline for 16 years. She is survived by her husband, John “Jack”; her daughter, Nicole; and a grandson.

    Betty Frye Leach died on April 27, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Frederick; and her brother Louis. She is survived by her children, Deborah Leach Willms ’71, Matthew Leach ’79, Richard Leach ’00, and Betsy; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and her brother Timothy.

     

    Friends

    Rufus Brown died on April 18, 2018. He is predeceased by his sister Joan. He is survived by his wife, Jean Garbe Brown ’59; his children, Daniel Brown ’86 and David Brown ’00; three grandchildren; and his siblings Bill, Sara, Judy, and Barry.

    Richard Ireland, emeritus trustee, died on March 20, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; and his daughter, Cristi Stalwick JD ’95.

    Thomas Green died on March 1, 2018.

    Lois Hammelman died on April 13, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Raymond; and her brother, Leo. She is survived by her children Jane and Marcia Hammelman ’83; and two grandchildren.

    Gerald Needham, life trustee, died on February 17, 2018. He is predeceased by a brother. He is survived by his wife, Billie Needham; his children, Robert and Patricia; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

    Douglas Rowley died on December 22, 2017. He is predeceased by his siblings, Howard and Ellen. He is survived by his wife, Lila; his children, Mike, George, William, Robert, and Quint; 13 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

    Francenia Eaton Wilson died on November 1, 2017.