1931 6, 2008. Rabb was
recognized for his CLASS NOTES POLICY
Roland C. Matthies is recipient of the 2008
Lt. Henry Addison Beckley Award presented by many contributions The class notes section of DePauw Magazine
the Springfield, Ohio, Rotary and Kiwanis clubs to the community, allows DePauw alumni to keep their classmates and
and the Miami Valley Military Affairs Association. his outstanding the University current on their careers, activities
Roland received the award for his role in helping to professional career, and whereabouts.
establish the United States Army Air Corps’ 45th and his knowledge All information for class notes should be sent to
Civilian Training Attachment at Wittenberg College and willingness to DePauw University, DePauw Magazine, 300 E. Semi-
during World War II. Later, he launched the cadet share local history. nary Street, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037.
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finance and philanthropy. He retired as vice president family’s law firm, E. Rabb Emison Jr. ’47 Photographs will be used as space allows and
and treasurer after 32 years of service. the oldest law firm cannot be returned. If you submit digital photos, the
in Indiana. He and his wife, Kathleen, live in images should be shot at the highest resolution on the
Vincennes. (See photo, above.) digital camera. Images must be saved at the highest
1945 William “Bill” F. Hayes Sr. appeared in the
musical vaudeville, Chicago, at Golden Apple Din-
resolution or 300 dpi minimum in JPEG format.
In the interest of privacy, we will publish home
Mary Loop Doughten and her husband, Philip,
received the 28th Zeisberger Heckewelder Medal, ner Theatre in Sarasota, Fla., during the 2007-08 and e-mail addresses only if an alumnus or alumna
which recognizes outstanding contributions to the season. One performance was attended by several specifically requests us to do so.
community. Molly and Philip live in New Philadel- DePauw alumni. (See photo, below.) Class notes printed in DePauw Magazine will also
phia, Ohio. Molly is a retired English teacher. be included in the online version of the magazine.
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1947 Keith W. Ragan and his wife, Rayne, live in
Paradise Valley, Ariz. Keith is a retired attorney. He
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0037. Phone: 765-658-4627; fax 765-658-4625;
E. Rabb Emison Jr. was honored by Vincennes
(Ind.) University Alumni Association as winner of and his brothers, Rex B. Ragan ’51 and Roger L. e-mail email@example.com.
the 2008 Walter A. Davis Memorial Citation, May Ragan ’49, get together every year and have done – Editor
so since graduating. (See photos, top next page.)
Roger L. Ragan and his wife, Carole Chan,
live in Duarte, Calif. Roger is a retired assistant
executive director of the Los Angeles County
Commission on Human Relations. He and his
brothers, Rex B. Ragan ’51 and Keith W. Ragan
’48, get together every year and have done so since
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graduating. (See photos, top next page.)
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Dale E. Espich is council director of Shiawasse
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 –
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 (Mich.) Girls on the Run program. Girls on the Run
Class of 1948
Class of 1943 International is a nonprofit prevention program
that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect M. Constance Nagel, John J. Baughman
Charles H. Sheridan and healthy lifestyles through running.
For a schedule
of alumni events
Old Gold Weekend
Monon Bell parties,
DePauw alumni attended William “Bill” F. Hayes Sr. ’47 performance in Chicago, at Golden Apple Dinner
Theatre in Sarasota, Fla. They included G. Richard Danielson ’50, Lester “Buzz” E. Beesley ’50, Arline alumni
Kraft Buettin ’49, William L. Buettin ’49 and Phyllis Nelson Danielson ’52.
The Museum of
Modern Art, New
York City, recently
original works by
Mary Beth from
her series of collages.
These works have
been exhibited and
nationally and are
Rex B. Ragan ’51, Roger L. Ragan ’49 and Keith W. Ragan ’48, shown together in spring 1948 and referenced as the Mary Beth Edelson ’55
60 years later, 2008. iconic images of the
’70s feminist movement. Currently, the five works
are traveling in an exhibition titled “WACK! Art
Rex B. Ragan is retired and lives at 875 Victor Junior Duck Stamp Contest held at the San Diego
of the Feminist Revolution,” which opened at the
Ave. #103, Inglewood, CA 90302. He published Zoo. She was also honored at a reception, April 16,
Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, 2007.
his autobiography, Peace of Mind is For the Birds: 2008, at the Bristol Hotel in San Diego.
The last venue is scheduled for Vancouver Museum
Stand Up and Be Counted, in 2008. He and his
in 2009 before returning to the collection of the
brothers, Roger L. Ragan ’49 and Keith W. Ragan
Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Mary
’48, get together every year and have done so since 1954 Beth was interviewed for two television programs
graduating. (See photos, above.) Kenrad E. Nelson is a professor in the epidemiol-
about “WACK! Art of the Feminist Revolution.”
ogy department at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
The interviews were shown on Bloomberg News at
of Public Health in Baltimore. He served as president
Night, March 14, 2008, and the PBS program New
1952 of the American Epidemiologic Society in 2006-07.
York Voices, March 18, 2008. Mary Beth’s Web site is
Lee H. Hamilton is a member of Carbon His research interest is infectious diseases in several
www.MaryBethEdelson.com. (See photo, above.)
Motors Corporation board of advisers. countries, includingThailand, Bangladesh, China, the
Arthur S. Kimball Jr. was presented Broadcast
Alex J. Kondonassis retired as David Ross Boyd Republic of Georgia and the United States.
Pioneer Award by Illinois Broadcasters Association
and Regents Professor of Economics at the Univer- Jerry L. Williams is a 2008 inductee into the
at its 60th anniversary luncheon, June 17, 2008. Art
sity of Oklahoma after 50 years of teaching. Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame. Jerry is retired
spent 56 years in the broadcast business, including
founder and owner of Williams Securities Group.
radio and television. He announced thousands of
Jerry and his wife, Jane Jones Williams ’57, live
high school and college sporting events, and was
1953 in Tampa.
a television sports director, television play-by-play,
Joan Love Allemand is retired director of arts
man and radio station owner and operator.
at Beverly Hills Unified Schools in California In
1989 she received a grant from the National Fish 1955
and Wildlife Foundation and developed the Federal Mary Beth Edelson is an artist who has been
Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design destabilizing pre-existing representation of women
Dr. E. “Ned” Henry Lamkin Jr. was inducted
Program. Joan was honored April 17, 2008, at the since the 1970’s and offering new representations.
into The Indiana Academy, June 2, 2008, in India-
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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1953
Row 1: Madelyn Hatch Bogue, Mary Baughman Spilman, Sarah Howell Galliger, Virginia Kraft Scatterday, Barbara Miller Fisher, Dorothy Frey Chamness,
Barbara Cash LaVelle, Kenneth A. Wieland, Janyce Kishman Wieland, Janet Carlisle Archer, Donald E. Archer, Delores Wilson Smessaert. Row 2: Betty
Murray Spehar, Marilyn Hatch Schmidt, Elizabeth Class Payne, Vern T. Kraushaar, David J. Morehead, Joyce Foster Larson, Susan Stark Bastian, Marcia
Edwards Peterson, Bruce Walker, Joyce Whitehead Elliott, John N. Elliott, William L. White. Row 3: Elizabeth Davis Dean, Joseph T. “Tom” Ives Jr., James
A. Hollensteiner, Duane A. Patterson, R. Philip Steinberg, Esther Julian Jones, Robert C. Jones, Granville Chambers, Sylvia Johnson Chambers, Emmett F.
Kaelble. Row 4: Elizabeth Witt Horstmann, Kathryn Wieland Dombey, Alvin I. Singer, Marjorie Emshoff Tower, Wesley Tower.
napolis. The Indiana Academy was established by
the Independent Colleges of Indiana to recognize
1957 about careers in the arts. Gretchen and Nancy are
creators of long-running Broadway musicals and
Merle F. Allshouse and Frank D. Walker met
individuals for lifetime achievements and contribu- for a mini-reunion at the Vinoy in St. Petersburg, have worked as a successful composer and lyricist
tions to cultural, scientific, literary, civic, religious Fla. (See photo, below right.) team for more than 30 years. Their new musical,
and educational development of Indiana. Ned is Nine Tri Delts from the Class of 1957 and their Einstein and the Roosevelts, will kickoff the DePauw
president and chief executive officer of Indiana spouses met in May 2008 at Hilton Head Island,
Employers Quality Health Alliance and a fellow S.C. (See photo, top next page.)
of the American College of Physicians. He serves Vernon E. Jordan Jr. is one of the producers
on DePauw’s Honor Scholars Program advisory of Thurgood, a one-man show on Broadway that
board and executive committee of the Washington tells the story of Thurgood Marshall and his rise to
C. DePauw Society. the Supreme Court of the United States. Vernon
Jinsie Scott Bingham was elected to the Green- is the senior managing director of Lazard Fréres
castle (Ind.) City Council, November 2007, to serve & Company in New York City.
a four-year term representing an area that includes DePauw classmates Gretchen Kiger Cryer and
several buildings on the DePauw campus. Nancy Ford Charles returned to DePauw, April
1-2, 2008, to perform and to talk to students Merle F. Allshouse ’57 and Frank D. Walker ’57
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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1958
Row 1: Philip L. Ribbe, Sharon Moore Robinson, James E. Hannah, Howard N. Greelee Jr., Carolyn Duncan Young, Barbara Coppes McNett, Barbara Smalheer
Applegate-Jones, Mary Lynn McCorkle Sondee, Judith Hoff Ellington, Barbara E. Gunn, Dr. Jay S. Reese, Howard F. Lund, W. Thomas McGhee, Jason J.
Kesler, John C. Attig. Row 2: Carl A. Buehler, Robert D. Britigan Jr., Fred G. Augspurger, D. Reed Scism, Thomas A. Johnson, Ruthanne Williamson Johnson,
Carlton B. “Bud” Stringfellow, Joellen McFarland Stringfellow, Salle Pottle Mathieson, Anne Earhart White, Vicki Bunting Lauderdale, Emily “Laurie” Hooton
Hamilton, Constance Evans Claar, Kerry Winn Burstein, Douglas A. Holmes. Row 3: Janet Prindle Seidler, Jane Middleton Anderson, Grace Overdeer Zuehlke,
Carol Leopold Murad, Dr. Ferid Murad, Janet Gutman Bishop, Ann Freehafer Andersen, Carole Kelly Hegenbarth, Gordon E. Wesner Jr., Jane Rightsell Wesner,
K. David Miller, Dr. Robert G. Burney, Richard B. Hackenberg. Row 4: Edna Dix Crocker, Carolyn T. Jones, Delight Mace Dowell, Diane Woodward Snelson,
Gail Lone O’Brien, Carole Grimmer Irvin, Dianne Fellows Guild, Nancie Clark Williams, Georgia Basore Knopf, Particia Moore Life, James B. Life, Katherine
Keith Milne, Nancy Lindquist Temple, Lois Stewart Perry, Barbara Hibberd Podlach. Row 5: Donald E. Parker, Morris E. Goodnight, Gary G. Barnes, Dr.
Robert L. Erickson, Charles E. Kingman, J. Robert Coffin, Jane McDaniel Keller, Martha Obear Huggins, Robert N. Davies, Dawn Follett Schumann, June
“Dell” A. Walker, Eleanor Selle Stanley, Carol Conder Martin. Row Six: Charles E. Ray, Richard W. Gethin, Jerry G. Gaff, James H. Boyd, James D. O’Dell,
O. Dene Knight, Glenn H. Spoerl, Karen Johnson Spoerl, Sally Petersen Williams, Paula Weir Powell, Elizabeth Craig Joseph, Carolyn “C.J.” Hancock Cle-
land, Alice Jones Slanec. Row 7: Constance Johnson Kiley, Mary McCallum Henrichs, Janet Case Wandrey, William “Art” Kirk, David J. Petterson, Keith C.
Schroeder, W. Richards “Dick” Kindig, Patrick M. Ewing, Timothy H. Ubben, Sharon Williams Ubben, Gretchen Soldwedel Gill, Donald G. Norman, Thomas
L. Turk. Row 8: Marcia Volk Proctor, Frances Wilson Hayward, Eleanor Hokanson Todd, Ann Thomas Wade, Sally Fulleton Riemer, Carol Dorsett Pyle, Peter
H. Scheible, Dr. Duane L. Dowell, Edward L. Unterberg, Mary Kendall Leist, Donna Johnson Peterson, Ernest F. Modzelewski. Row 9: Frank F. Hirschman,
Martha Morgan Bull, Ann Johnson Tudor, Nancy Lamkin Edler, Carolyn Beasley Gilbert, Nancy Ruyle Dodge, Sarah Rose Miquelle, Richard W. Moore, Marie
Bromer Moore, Lee Lewis Johnson, John M. “Jack” Johnson, Judy Blang Locke, Dr. G. Richard Locke, Leorge L. Mazanec. Row 10: Charles B. Stafford, John
B. Myers, Judy Simpson Myers, Miriam Query Boling, Marilyn “Jo” Hansen Lancaster, Ann Cotton Jilg, Janet Bruggeman Fencken, Joanne Toates Huffman,
Jeanne Merten Parker, Charlotte Nelson Lueckel, Harriet Rinehart Attig, Thomas A. Lancaster, John B. Young. Row 11: Robert W. Edler, Ardath Edwards Cade,
Jane Jarrell Robinson, Daniel E. Lewis Jr., Nancy W. Monroe, Nancy Hadley Wilhelm, Julia Whitney Dawson, Kathryn A. Penstone, Patricia Barnes Moder,
David R. Sheaffer, Belinda “Kay” Nickel Watts, Albert A. Watts Jr., Nancy Neeley Cash. Row 12: Sandra Swisher Sammons, Martha Moore Trowbridge, E.
Stewart Saunders, John W. Schiller, Walter W. Sampson Jr., Dr. G. Byington “Bing” Pratt III, Richard T. Hill Jr., Roberta Gates Hill, Patricia Mannin Tillman,
Joseph R. Flummerfelt, Linda Stang Hanahan, Kathryn Orr Taylor. Row 13: Helen “Toni” Pigott Laker, Barbara Kenagy Wood, James E. Huitema.
Ann Lee Thompson participated in Franklin
Square Gallery’s new members show, May 12-June
19, 2008, in Southport, N.C. Ann describes her
paintings as reflecting the “good old days” with a
dash of the ridiculous as well as her fascination
with small-town life. Ann won first place for
her painting, “The Red House,” at the gallery’s
Joseph A. Sheridan is the author of Jesus Was
a Liberal: A Blogger’s Bold Opinions on Politics and
Religion, which is a collection of the most widely
read postings from his Internet blog. (See Recent
Words, page 18.)
Richard “Dick” M. Bobb hosted a Delta
Members of the 1957 Delta Delta Delta class and their spouses in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Those attending included Tau Delta golf outing and planning committee
Richard R. McCracken ’55, Joan Garwood McCracken, Richard H. Rohm, Salli Stoodt Rohm, James D. Harris, meeting at his home on St. Simon’s Island, Ga.
Patricia White Harris, Lawrence S. Lemser, Suzanne Blair Lemser, Deborah D. Hoyt, Janet Peters Jenkins, Carl Alumni from the 1959-65 classes attended. (See
Rossman Creelman and Margaret Dailey Kuehrmann. Not pictured but attending was Norine Goode Johnson. photo, top next page.)
John G. Hurley retired from the John D. and
2008-09 DePauw Theatre productions next fall. Indianapolis-based Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, headquar-
Robert W. Schrier received Castle-Connolly’s mixed choral en- tered in Chicago. He was a vice president heading
Lifetime Achievement Award. Castle-Connolly is semble that has the foundation’s international programs, with four
a health care research, information and publishing sung throughout overseas offices and grants of about $100 million
company. Bob is professor of medicine at University the United States a year in 60 different countries. During his 16
of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. and Europe. In years at MacArthur, John also served as corporate
Ralph E. “Jim” Snelson was inducted into 2009 Castlewood secretary and director of human resources. He and
Warren (Ind.) High School’s Distinguished Alumni Chamber Singers his wife, Linda, live in a 150-year-old house in the
Hall of Fame, May 3, 2008. Jim is a dentist in will celebrate its historic town of Mineral Point, Wis.
Warren, Ohio, and founder of the Ohio Dental 25th anniversary as Rev. Thomas L. Stiers is interim senior min-
Association. an ensemble. Gayle ister at Riverside Church in New York City. He
is a consultant with had held pastorates in Connecticut. He served as
Gayle L. Byers ’59 RESutton & Asso- senior minister of First Congregational Church in
1958 ciates, an employee Old Greenwich for 29 years and served as interim
Carolyn Tisdel Jones received an honorary benefits consultant group specializing in public senior pastor at Church of the Beatitudes in Phoenix
Doctor of Pedagogy degree at DePauw’s com- sector business. He and his wife, Jane, live in from 2005-06.
mencement, May 18, 2008, in recognition of her Carmel, Ind. (See photo, above.)
contributions to academia during her 45-year
career. She is associate executive vice president for
academic affairs emerita at Purdue University.
Lois Stewart Perry won two prizes in the 2008
contest for members of the Denver Women’s Press
Club. Lois won first prize for fiction and non-fiction
as well as the award for Writer of the Year. Lois is
author of the humorous book, Pushing 60 Behind
Me and Heart Sounds, a memoir of her journey
with her mother through her mother’s final years.
Lois and her husband, Ron, divide their time be-
tween Denver and Glen Arbor, Mich. Her e-mail
The 1959 Alpha Chi Omega class met in Lake
Geneva, Wis., in May 2008 for a 49th reunion.
(See photo, right.) The 1959 Alpha Chi class 49h reunion in Lake Geneva, Wis., May 2008. Those attending included Jeanette
Gayle L. Byers maintains a successful career in Fletcher Robertson, Vivian Usher Ripley, Patricia Shissler Stach, Gretchen Frank Beal, Carol Anderson
the insurance industry but continues his involve- Cochran, Dianne Pohl Hoag, Phyllis Brooks Taylor, Mary Alice Thompson Regenhardt, Barbara Beaman
ment with music. This year he completes 23 years Rudolph and Sonja Flesvig Noonan.
as director of Castlewood Chamber Singers, an
To change your address call 765-658-4205 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 765-658-4172.
Jonathan D. Cryer is co-author of Time Series
Analysis With Applications in R, second edition.
Jonathan is professor emeritus in the Department
of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University
of Iowa. He is a fellow of the American Statistical
Association. He is also co-author of Statistics for
Business: Data Analysis and Modeling, second edi-
tion, Minitab Handbook, fifth edition and Electronic
Companion to Statistics.
James L. Grisso retired following 50 years in
newspaper journalism, Dec. 31, 2007. For the past
40 years, he was publisher of the Gaylord (Mich.)
Herald Times and during this time the newspaper
won more than 500 state and national awards for
journalistic excellence. It was named best newspaper
in the nation in its circulation category in 2007 by
Delta Tau Delta alumni golf outing on St. Simon’s Island, Ga. Alumni and friends attending included Peter Suburban Newspapers of America and best newspaper
M. Kreis ’60, John “Rick” F. Meyers ’64, Stephen R. Miller ’64, James L. Zurcher ’63, Charles H. Colin in Michigan in its circulation category14 of the past
Jr. ’61, James W. DeArmond ’61, Roger W. Martens ’60, James V. Palmer ’65, John P. Stelle ’62, John S. 15 years of judging by the Michigan Press Association.
Null ’61, Stephen M. Barney ’62, George L. Meisenger ’61, Michael C. Hicks ’61, Erol S. Moran ’62, Jim is past president of the Michigan Press Association
Thomas “Terry” T. Hicks ’62, James B. Nelson ’63, David G. Owen ’62, James S. McElwain ’59, G. and was honored as 2008 Citizen of the Year with
Richard Locke ’58, Richard G. Baumgartner ’65, James T. Gable ’63, George A. Mendenhall ’61, William the accompanying title of “der Buergermeister” in the
G. Gerber ’61, Victor J. Gilla ’61, Jerry A. Morgan ’59, Peter J. Klingler ’60, John C. Hicks (past parent), city of Gaylord which is known as the Alpine Village.
Mike Kane (friend), James D. Beard ’59, Terry Leiphart (friend) and Richard M. Bobb ’60. Upon retirement, he received special recognition for
his years of service to the newspaper industry as well
as his community from the Michigan governor and
state legislature as well as the United States Senate
and House of Representatives. His late father was a
DePauw graduate, C. Lowell Grisso ’27.
The School of Nursing Class of 1962 held a
reunion in Beaufort, S.C., April 6-9, 2008. The
reunion was hosted by Carolyn (Hungness) and
Charles Dunlap. (See photo, left center.)
James B. Nelson and his wife, Jean, are recipi-
ents of the 2008 Ypsilanti (Mich.) Area Chamber
of Commerce Distinguished Service Award. The
Nelsons have been involved in community service
The School of Nursing Class of 1962 reunion. Those attending included Carol Olson Emens, Jill Galbraith for nearly 40 years. Jim is a partner in the law firm
Meider, Barbara Weber McNeely, Susan Birdzell Cumming, Julie Asbell Hale, Linda Layman Haney, of Murphy & Nelson.
Marjorie Eaton Blocks, Dorothy Sams Pitner-Healy, Lynn Anderson Lee and Carolyn Hungness Dunlap.
For a schedule
of alumni events
Old Gold Weekend
Monon Bell parties,
DePauw alumni participants in the Waterways of Holland and Belgium trip.
Rev. Terry W. Pfeiffer retired June 29, 2008,
as a minister in the New York Annual Conference
1966 Elizabeth McCleary Davis and her daughter,
Lisa Heichelbech, were featured in a Mother’s Day
Reinald “Ren” Werrenrath III was named
of the United Methodist Church. He served in the one of Florida’s Legal Elite 2008 by Florida Trend article in Kentucky’s Henderson Gleaner, May 2008.
ministry for 43 years, the last 16 years as minister magazine. Ren is a member of the law firm of Elizabeth and her daughter meet once a week to
of Newtown United Methodist Church in Sandy Fisher, Rushmer, Werrenrath, Dickson, Talley & create pottery pieces. As an artist, Elizabeth works
Hook, Conn. Dunlap, P.A., in Orlando. His practice includes in several mediums. Currently, one of her horse
Thomas D. Stewart was named a Fellow of serving clients with personal injury, wrongful death paintings is displayed in the Audubon Museum
Branford College at Yale University. Tom is an as- and bad faith matters. in Henderson, Ky.
sociate clinical professor at Yale University School Ann L. Munn married Stuart Miller Oct.
of Medicine. 11, 2003. They met at a New Mexico monastery
1967 where they were community members and be-
came certified spiritual directors. They continue
Cheryl Smalley Heitmann is executive director
1964 of Ventura (Calif.) Music Festival. Cheryl is also as Benedictine Oblates and have built a House
DePauw alumni participating in Waterways of a licensed clinical social worker with a private of Prayer in the mountains of Colorado. Their
Holland and Belgium trip included Diane Black practice in Oak Park, Calif. She is actively involved combined families include five adult children and
Seebass, Katrina Longnecker Nummela ’60, in community organizations and serves on several seven grandchildren. They live at 226 Bellows
Robert E. Hausner ’67, Barbara Forsell Barbieri community organization boards. Road, Hartsel, CO 80449. Ann’s e-mail address
’51, Nancy Curtis Stocking ’55, Brooks Smoot William H. Watson, Daniel T. Hasbrook and is email@example.com.
Carr ’51, Marilynn Porter DeForge ’71 and (not Michael C. Maeder spent a week rafting and hiking Stephen W. Sanger was Metropolitan Econom-
pictured) Charles D. Stocking ’55. (See photo, through the Grand Canyon, fulfilling a pledge they ic Development Association (MEDA) Champion
bottom previous page.) made at their 40th Reunion, June, 2007. of the Year. MEDA is a Minneapolis-based non-
profit agency that provides business consulting and
financing to minority companies. Steve received
1965 1968 the award for his longtime support of the minority
Virginia Padgett Trout retired following Jack B. Campbell is a health administrator at business community. Steve is former chairman and
23 years of teaching at Tzouanakis Intermedi- Longmont Clinic, in Longmont, Colo. He is a member chief executive officer of General Mills.
ate School and Ridpath Elementary School in of the DePauw Alumni Association Board of Directors Douglas A. Smith received an honorary Doc-
Greencastle, Ind. and serves as chair of the communications group. tor of Business Administration degree at DePauw’s
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1963
Row 1: Roy K. Hunteman, James I. Kruger, Carolyn Watson Kruger, Karen Koning Abuzayd, Diane Lombard Kinkade, William G. Kinkade, Sue Weg-
man Manning, Tee Woods, Beverly Close Forslund, Sarah Humbert Nevins, MaryDay Kilborn Musgrave. Row 2: William E. Green, Joy Buckner Merder,
Suzanne Gill Marty, Louise Quinn Ashbaugh, Lee Livingston Arend, Judith Marsh Ireson, Rebecca Watts Lortz, Ann Hitz Chaille, Patricia Gates Younger,
Carole Goins Thomas. Row 3: James “Allen” Kayler, Jane Cockerill Hunt, Elizabeth Graham Belden, John F. Throckmorton, Irene “Renie” Kinzer Milliken,
Sarah Marks Richards, Susanna Kenyon Phillips, William L. Thornton, Penelope Simison. Row 4: Evelyn Whaley LaFollette, Jane Turk Schlansker, Susan
Day Brattain, Robert W. Bluhm, Virginia Jackson Claar, Barbara Owen Volkman, Joe F. Volkman, Joseph W. Hirtzer Jr., David M. Dirks. Row 5: William
W. Shilts, Charles A. Jarvis, John T. Elliff, John Dailey, Dr. Michael H. Thomas, J. Kent Flummerfelt, T. Kent Mitchell Jr., John B. Parks, David A. Leighty.
Row 6: Richard W. Pell, Dr. Philip N. Eskew Jr., C. Alan Marsh, James R. Adams, Beryl Ramsay Smith, Saundra Lawson Taylor, Jerry D. McCoy, Virginia
Cox McCoy, Marilyn Mead Priser, Dennis A. Priser, Michael L. Roach.
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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1968
Row 1: Christine Van Nada Riggle, Susan Scott-Downs, John S. Campbell, Lynn Kinsey Stokely, Molly Morgan Phinny, Penny Weed Whittlesey, Gretchen
Benedek Feemster, Timothy S. Feemster, Ellen Spencer Strasma, Beverly Wright Nakamura, Shirley Zivich Mertz, Marietta May Willman, Ann Kainz Tvaroha,
David S. Utterberg. Row 2: Nancy J. Geiss, Jean G. Hamilton, Benjamin Diesbach, Barbara Smith Johnson, Susan McGraw, Sharon Mitchell Renfro, Dr.
Susan Pilant Rose, B. Thomas Boese, Jeanne Chapman Partridge, Sue Lett Showalter, Jane Heineman Molden, Roberta Clinton Murry, Mickey May Shem-
ansky, Carol Klinker Attig, Thomas G. Attig. Row 3: Jeffrey E. Fisher, Robert F. Alden, Sally Kile Alden, David W. Campbell, Ruth Russ Huenke, William
D. Lehman, Darel F. Lindquist, Robert H. Partridge, Dr. C. Scott Molden, Robert R. Schlueter, George Knickerbocker, Daniel L. Weber. Row 4: James A.
Fisher, Stephen W. Sanger, Peg Newman, David C. Harbottle, Dr. David L. Gregory, J. Randall Reifers, Dr. John W. Payne ’69, James W. Payne, Dr. Terry
G. Rehn, Robert F. Flickinger, Ross J. Gigliotti. Row 5: Dr. Robert S. Kurtz, Gary N. Roggenkamp, Karen Olander Skerrett, John A. Gibson, Richard M.
Faner, Jeffrey L. Henry, Dr. Steven P. Grossnickle, Bruce M. Montgomerie, David L. Terry, Richard C. Siefert. Row 6: Andrew C. Mead, Gregory F. Udell,
Richard T. Carlin, Noel Hayashi, James M. Winning Jr., Wayne E. Rapp Jr., Karen Lind Folland, Royal Parsons Klauk, Dr. Larry L. Patchell.
commencement, May 18, 2008. He is chairman and and community. Tim is chairman and chief executive
chief executive officer of Value Creation Partners and officer of Cummins Inc. in Indianapolis.
Best Brands Corporation. Doug is a member of The For a schedule
Robert C. McDermond Center for Management
& Entrepreneurship Board of Advisers. 1970 of alumni events
Gottfred is the 2008
1969 president of the information about
Jean D. Brubeck is development director for American Speech
Signature School in Evansville, Ind. Language Hear- Old Gold Weekend
berg is an attorney
(ASHA). Kate is a
with the law firm leader in the field Monon Bell parties,
of Carlile Patchen of literacy develop-
& Murphy LLP in ment and founded go to:
He was selected
the nonprofit Leap
Learning Systems Catherine Huff Gottfred ’70
for inclusion in the in Chicago. (See alumni
National Corporate photo, right.)
Counsel edition James R. Newman is vice president and
of Super Lawyers credit department manager for EagleBank, which
Leon Friedberg ’69 2008®. Leon; his provides financial analysis support for the bank’s
wife, Corey; and loan officers. EagleBank has its headquarters in 1971
their children, Aaron and Sarah, live in Bexley, Bethesda, Md. Scott S. Brinkmeyer is a member of the law
Ohio. (See photo, above.) Sue Anne Starnes Gilroy is vice president of firm Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC in Grand
Theodore “Tim” M. Solso hosted a meeting of development and executive director of St. Vincent Rapids, Mich. He was featured in the inaugural
business and civil leaders, March 14, 2008, on behalf Foundation in Indianapolis. publication of Super Lawyers® magazine, corporate
of the Initiative for Global Development, a national Barbara White Pierce is chief public relations counsel edition for attaining a high degree of peer
alliance of business leaders supporting solutions to officer for Hughes in St. Louis. She received the recognition and for his professional achievement
global poverty. Tim is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Missouri Professional Communicators’ Virginia in the practice area of business litigation.
of The Year award, which recognizes business leaders Betts White Quest Award, which recognizes indi- Blythe “Wendy” Gifford published her third
in throughout the world who demonstrate extraor- viduals whose work reflects pursuit of the highest book, Innocence Unveiled. Wendy blends history
dinary success in the areas of innovation, financial standards of professional ethics and excellence and romance in her romantic novels. (See Recent
performances, and personal commitment to business throughout their careers. Words, page 16.)
Delyn “Deedee” Keller Daniel will retire as in the field of social services for 35 years. politics of indigenous cultural revitalization in the
executive director of White Lick (Ind.) Heritage Deborah Johnson Darnell is a retired band Americas. She returned to DePauw March 7, 2008,
Community Foundation at the end of the year. The teacher, having taught grades four through adults to speak to several classes and to give a lecture,
president of the Hendricks County Community for 36 years. She was selected as one of Chicago’s “Urban Mountain Spirits: Indigenous Cultural
Foundation Board of Directors said that her con- Outstanding Middle School Music Educators Revitalization in Quito, Ecuador.”
tributions have been “immeasurable.” for 2008. Kathryn Fortune Hubbard was featured on
JoAnn Pace Barnes and her daughter, Kelley Rev. Kent J. Ulery is president of Maine’s the cover of Indianapolis Woman, April 2008. The
Syverson, worked with the National Road Safety Bangor Theological Seminary. He has served as cover story profiles her role as founder of Bridges
Foundation to complete a film documentary titled minister for the Michigan Conference United of Understanding, a nonprofit, non-political
The Other Breakfast Club. The film deals with trau- Church of Christ in East Lansing, Mich., for the group working to advance understanding between
matic brain injury after a car crash and the long and past 12 years. Americans and people in the Arab world. Kathy is
difficult rehabilitation. JoAnn wanted to make the Pamela Ventress Cutcliff retired after 34 years a member of DePauw’s Board of Trustees.
film to raise awareness of the impacts of brain injury. of teaching. Pam taught at Riverside School in Larry J.
Her daughter, Kelley, was involved in a car crash that Fishers, Ind. Her retirement plans include learn- Marfise was hon-
resulted in brain injury and the need for prolonged ing Spanish, mission trips, whitewater rafting and ored by the Na-
rehabilitation. The film’s premier took place March visiting Panama Canal, Greece and Italy. tional Association
11, 2008, in New York City to an audience of more of Collegiate Di-
than 400. Later, a thousand copies of the film were rectors of Athletics
sent to Washington, D.C., for Brain Injury Awareness 1973 with the Southeast
Day, March 13. JoAnn and Kelley were given special Robert L. Ebe is a partner in the San Fran- Region Astro Turf
recognition at the 22nd annual Western Michigan cisco office of the international law firm of Nixon AD of the Year
Brain Injury Network Symposium, April 2008. Peabody LLP. Bob practices in the firm’s business Award. Larry is in
Rev. George A. Purnell received an honorary litigation area. his ninth year as
Doctor of Divinity degree at DePauw’s commence- Gail Ritchie Henson is author of The Gentle athletics director at Larry J. Marfise ’74
ment, May 18, 2008. He is senior pastor at Bloom- Agitator: The Story of Samuel Robinson, an oral The University of
ington (Ind.) First United Methodist Church. biography of a Kentucky civil rights leader. Gail is Tampa. He has consistently placed his university
David L. Wann is author of Simple Prosperity: professor and chair of the communication depart- among the top 30 nationally in NCAA Division
Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle. David ment at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky. II United States Sports Academy Directors’ Cup
is president of the non-profit Sustainable Futures standings. The award recognizes the efforts of
Society. He lives in Harmony Village in Golden, athletics directors at all levels for commitment and
Colo. (See Recent Words, page 18.) 1974 positive contributions to campuses and surround-
Kathleen Fine Dare is professor of anthropol- ing communities. (See photo, above.)
ogy and gender and women’s studies at Fort Lewis Thomas R. Mote is assistant professor in the
1972 College in Durango, Colo. Her research and teach- university studies department at DePauw. He and
David L. English is executive director of United ing interests are gender issues, indigenous cultural one of his former students, Rupak Shivakoti ’07,
Way of Putnam County (Ind.). David has worked property rights, history of anthropology and the met in the office of Kenrad E. Nelson ’54 at the
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1973
Row 1: Kristina A. Thompson, Rebecca A. Brewer, Steven P. Wirth, Schuyler “Sky” J. Baab, Donna DeChants Bolz, Charles E. Meyer, Nancy Pierobon
Hensel, William E. McWhirter, Kathleen Heston Abbott, Susan Vaughn, Nancy Eshcoff Boyer. Row 2: Ralph E. Savage, Janet Teter Savage, Gayle Torian
Meyer, Mitzi M. Belknap, Jennifer Simmons Althaus, Ruth Ann Weber Johnson, Rebecca Clark Williams, Janet Hooker Winningham, Matilda “Tilly” J.
Wilhoite, Marilyn Shultz Evans, Mary Jill Jones Landon, Leslie Kennedy Bender, Cynthia Sheridan O’Connor, Deborah J. Daniels. Row 3: Richard G.
“Buzz” Horton, Margaret Moore Horton, Susan P. Stuart, Julie Houk Goodrich, Timothy S. Burleigh, Sarah Graser Gray, Karen Wichterman Molitoris,
Debra Alcorn Hutchens, Susan Hill Schwartz, Nancy Netherland Becker, Catharine Penniman-Moser, Marni Kent Hansell. Row 4: Michael S. Humphries,
Paul A. Luther, Patrick R. Doherty, Thomas H. Gee, I. Robert Emmerich Jr., Lawrence A. Williams, Philip A. Byler, Ralph C. Carstensen, Elizabeth Cooney
Englbrecht, Stephen K. Long. Row 5: Dr. Gary H. Wright, David L. Emison, Paul M. Beck Jr., Bruce G. Ross-Shannon, Sander L. “Sandy” Esserman, Paul
L. Runnels, Dr. John W. Timothy, Chalres S. Frick, David C. Ahlgren, Deborah Adams Ahlgren, Dr. Pamela S. Peigh, Marilyn G. Genther.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discusses their efforts to increase the population of
in Baltimore, April 2008. (See photo, left.) pheasants by using raise-and-release techniques. Fred
Gerald O. Sweeney Jr. is a partner in the Chi- is a principal with J. M. Teeter & Associates.
cago office of the law firm Barnes & Thornburg
LLP. He works with the firm’s major intellectual
property matters. 1977
Barbara Kingsolver received a James Beard
Foundation Award for her best-selling book, Animal,
Rupak Shivakoti ’07, Kenrad E. Nelson ’54 and 1975 Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. The book was a
Thomas R. Mote ’74 at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Charles “Bill” W. Marion retired after 37 years of gold winner of the 2008 Nautilus Book Awards. Bar-
School of Public Health in Baltimore. teaching at Covington (Ind.) Elementary School. bara contributed an essay, “Knowing Our Place,” to
James D. Weddle is a managing partner of the anthology, American Earth: EnvironmentalWriting
Edward D. Jones & Company in St. Louis. He was Since Thoreau. She received an honorary degree from
honored with Olin Business School’s Distinguished Duke University at its 2008 commencement.
For a schedule Alumni Award, May 2008. Gregory R. Lippert is chief executive officer
of alumni events and president of Mazzio’s Corporation in Tulsa,
Okla., which has 171 Mazzio’s Italian Eateries in
or 1976 and around Oklahoma. Greg was featured in an
Darlene Montgomery Ryan is executive director interview by the Oklahoman newspaper. In the
information about for TECH Fort Worth, Texas, a nonprofit business interview, he discussed his experiences at DePauw
Old Gold Weekend incubator that works with technology start-up com-
panies. She was among those featured in Fort Worth,
and his successful career. Greg said, “I used my
college life to explore and better understand what
and Texas: The City’s Magazine’s 14 Brilliant Minds. was out there for me after I graduated.”
Kathryn Reeves Shroder is a psychologist who
Monon Bell parties, works with children and adolescents in public schools
go to: and private practice. She is president of the Ohio 1978
State Board of Psychology. The board is responsible Robert F. Kyle is a teacher and baseball coach
www.depauw.edu/ for regulating the practice of psychology in Ohio. at Rockville (Ind.) High School.
Frederick K. Teeter Jr. and his wife, Janice, Michael L. McClaine is manager of rate and
alumni were featured in an article in the Carroll, the life- tariff with Duke Energy in Greencastle, Ind. He and
style magazine of Carroll County, Md. The article his wife, Brenda, have two grown children.
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1978
Row 1: Dr. Thierry H. Wilbrandt, Kim Lorentzen Grant, Jill Thompson Ash, Mark Small, Scott A. Ritchie. Row 2: Jeane Brazes Funke, Christine Boeke,
Lisabeth Fortune Somerville, Arlene Burnside Crow, Gregory A. Crow, Jarrell B. “Jerry” Hammond, Larry C. Spears. Row 3: Wayne A. Sayre, Eric W. Fred-
beck, Robert S. Lukemeyer II, Kenneth J. Kubat, Charles W. Foxwell, Mary Danielson Foxwell, Nancy Emmert McNab. Row 4: Susan Sukow Barkhausen,
Steven C. Greene, Robert R. Carpenter, Christopher C. Myers, Timothy B. Scharrer, Daniel B. Zelik. Row 5: David L. Harlor, Anne Page, William D.
Pendl, Philip J. Nicholsen, Greg T. Greenwood.
For a schedule of alumni events and information about alumni services, go to:
Join the DePauw Alumni 1979 Hamilton and Hancock counties.
Vicki Garrison Apatoff was featured in a March
Dr. Mark R. Kelley is Jonathan and Jennifer
Career Network Simmons Professor of Pediatrics and associate 2008 issue of North Shore magazine, being cited as
director of basic research at Indiana University a Local Treasure. Vickie was noted for her creation
Many current students and young of a Web site that allows residents of Winnetka (Ill.)
alumni seek information, ideas and Cancer Center. He is associate director of the
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research, to offer input concerning how property available
guidance related to their career plans and and is a member of Indiana University executive to the community should be used.
job searches. They often simply want to committee’s board of directors. Mark P. Kollar is a partner in the public relations
know more about a certain occupation Margaret “Meg” Kissinger Boynton was one of firm of Cubitt Jacobs & Prosek Communications.
the winners of the 2007 Sigma Delta Chi Awards Mark works in the financial services group and with
or industry, tips on breaking into the clients on strategic media-relations campaigns. He is
field, and what employees actually do on from the Society of Professional Journalists in the
category of non-deadline reporting. Meg is an inves- a member of the advisory board of DePauw’s Pulliam
a day-to-day basis. If you are interested in tigative health reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Center for Contemporary Media.
being part of the Alumni Career Network Sentinel. She and the newspaper’s investigative team Robert R. Smith was profiled in the April
and occasionally helping students and were featured in a recent article in the June/July 2008 29, 2008, issue of the Des Moines Register in the
issue of the American Journalism Review. paper’s “You should get to know” column. Bob
other DePauw alumni with these issues, is vice president and general counsel at Vermeer
go to www.depauw.edu/admin/career Manufacturing Company in Pella, Iowa.
and click on the “alumni” icon. 1980 Robert L. Ward lives at 11700 Old Georgetown
For more information, contact Thomas Clinton H. Bundy was promoted to rank of Road, #805, North Bethesda, MD 20852. Robert
R. Cath ’76, director of career services, at lieutenant and serves as district commander of the is director of professional development and liaison
Indiana State Police post at Pendleton. He over- activities a American College Health Association
765-658-4279 or email@example.com. in Baltimore.
sees the operation of a post that covers Madison,
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1983
Row 1: Cynthia Treadwell Bridges, Elizabeth Close Dierksheide, Dr. Allison Brashear, Cynthia Greenberg McDonough, Sandra “Sandy” Matthys Roob, Linda
Liebl Odioso, Dr. Kimberly Bass Gulli, Susan Ciessau Smith, Alison Misiorowski, Sarah Schenpf, Susan Landgraf Batina, Nancy Zadigian O’Brien, Jennifer L.
Hession. Row 2: Ann M. Woolman, William J. Greene, Cathy S. Brothers, Brenda Hansen Pollalis, Pamela May Weaver, Gregory P. Fontaine, Julia A. Pratt,
Comer Plummer III, Ward C. “Christopher” Hiner. Row 3: Haley Barger Whalen, Susan E. Dwyer, Laura L. Bishop, Anne E. Bingham, Valerie Julien-Peto,
Margaret L. Markham, R. Kieth Howard, Frank P. Scommegna, Michael P. Protogere. Row 4: Maribeth Mosher McElveen, Elizabeth Morehead Schluckebier,
David S. Ensing, Gretchen L. Rohm, Todd C. Stilson, Stephanie Rychlak Stilson, Amelia Chope Whalen, Dr. Sharon Fulton Hoover, Carolyn Robertson Meyer,
Carolyn Adams Burns. Row 5: James M. Mullin, Alice E. Ridgway, Frances E. Waddock, Patti Parkinson van Eys, Robert B. Brown, Dr. G. Richard Locke III,
Dean P. Cobble, Valarie Mora, Christine Boland Holliday, Barbara Pontius Bowman, Robin Barnett Oldfield, Beth Ofsthun Grosss. Row 6: Dr. Brian J. Lee,
Scott W. Thiems, Dr. Thomas L. Sevier, Scott A. Morehead, Timothy A. Frey, William R. Shinn, Edward C. Holub. Row 7: Christopher L. Johnston, Timothy
L. Weadick, Kelly Chapman Weadick, Edward D. Krukowski, Debra Markston Castino, Diane Chiapelas Arhibald, Anne Gibbs Nostrand, Julie Parker Ste-
venson, Joseph E. Dixon, Kenneth E. Merriam. Row 8: John T. Alelberg, William R.M. Oakley Jr., David “Waldo” Archibald, Cynthia Watson Yingling, Ellen
Dinerman Malone, Daniel R, Fox, Sydney Mitchell Fox, Gerald Haberkorn, John D. Turnbull, Toby Jones, Eric M. Jensen, Scott T. Hauenstein. Row 9: Mark
S. Flegenheimer, David S. Dewey, Philip E. McDonald, Renee Doll Campbell, Lorriane Negley Hughes, Peter M. “Cass” Casper Jr., Carrie Reavis Erzinger,
Brynne Williams Shaner, Mary Matson Latta, Jeri Lyday Hise, Debra Doyle Zablock, Margaret McCarty Shelly, Megan McAuliffe Boschini.
Don’t miss out on news from DePauw!
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1981 Family Estates is a family-owned business and the
largest winery based in Napa Valley.
firm of Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll & Keller LLC
in Peoria, Ill. Christopher specializes in labor and
L. Fitzpatrick, employment law.
of Hawaii, was 1983
awarded an hon- Gregory K. Ruark and his wife, Jody, announce 1986
orary Doctor of the birth of their son, Quin Ruark, March 1, 2008. J. Douglas Elmore, orchestra teacher at Floyd
Divinity degree Greg’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Central High and Highland Hills Middle School
by Seabury-West- Anne Spolyar Sellers is a managing principal in Floyds Knobs, Ind., received the ExCEL award
ern Theological of Sensory Technologies in Indianapolis. for excellence in the classroom and educational
Seminary in Ev- leadership. The award is given by WHAS television
anston, Ill., May in Louisville to teachers throughout the Louisville-
Rev. Robert L. Fitzpatrick ’81 26, 2008. (See
1984 Southern Indiana region. Doug has taught in the
photo, left.) Eric W. Kjellmark, an associate professor of New Albany-Floyd County schools for 22 years.
Lisa Raible Gladson is an instructor of econom- biology at Florida Southern College, received He and his wife, April, have three children: Megan,
ics at Saint Louis University. the Ben and Janice Wade Outstanding Teaching 16; Ian, 13; and Claire, 6.
Award, March 2008. The annual award is given
to the Florida Southern College professor who
Edward E. Lehman plans to establish the
has demonstrated outstanding classroom teaching
performance. For a schedule
first legal aid clinics in China to provide free legal of alumni events
assistance to those who cannot afford access to
lawyers and courts. He is managing partner of 1985 or
James H. DuBois is superintendent of the
Lehman, Lee & Xu in Beijing.
Mark R. McConnell was appointed by the Baugo (Ind.) Community Schools. information about
governor of Indiana as judge of Dubois County Mark T. Lancaster is vice president of product
management at Depository Trust & Clearing
Old Gold Weekend
Bonnie K. Spindler donated the use of her Corporation. He is responsible for a new global and
suite of services supporting Alternative Invest-
home, the historic Zellerbach mansion in San
Francisco, to the performances of the San Fran- ment Products. Monon Bell parties,
cisco Parlor Opera as part of her Salon Series for Rebecca Lloyd Wanberg is a member of the
community theater group, Northminster Players,
Emerging Artists. Bonnie is owner of Spindler
Properties Inc. in Evanston, Ill. She was a member of the cast of www.depauw.edu/
Love Is …?, which was performed in April 2008
Robert R. Torkelson is president and chief op-
erating officer of Trinchero Family Estates Winery, at Northminster Presbyterian Church. alumni
the nation’s sixth largest wine company. Trinchero Christopher A. Nichols is a partner in the law
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1988
Row 1: William A. Dahlgren, Deborah Frazier Dahlgren, Michael W. Garrard, Michael J. Traylor, Karen Barg Baldwin, Camille Wickett Gaughan, Jennifer F.
Bauer, Thomas S. Lewis, Tracey Bellamy Lewis, Dr. David A. Hinchman. Row 2: Kristine Thorlton Batross, Steven M. Ray, Ji Young “John” Roe, W. Gregory
Fox, Robert W. Eherenman, Ronald M. Gifford, Wendy Wise Haskell, Kent H. Rinne, Susan Elkins Goldsworthy, Michael D. Speer. Row 3: Lisa Krukowski-
Boté, Evan M. Anderson, Nancy Fucilla Peske, Cara Hess Jones, Lenore Connors Greeno, Xan Davies Pearson, Geoffrey D. Klinger, John E. Hoffmeister II,
Alexandra Lamson Compton, Rebecca “Becki” Ranney Anders. Row 4: Margaret Hanson Donoghue, Erica Okone, Randal D. Biederstedt, John Moffet, Maribeth
Steimle Busey, Julie A. Trowbridge, Edward P. Zimmer, Ann Morehead McClellan, Scott R. Swan. Row 5: Judidth E. Cahill, Heidi Scharadin Roulston; Mark
B. Hamilton, Dr. Nancy J. Gritter, Douglas M. Glowe, Dean “Pooky” Adams, Julia Thompson Venetis, Angela Tate Eugenio, Janice Hornaday Brewer, Derryl
Douglas. Row 6: Carol Strom Currie, Marjorie Meeks Blalock, Jennifer Turner Stanek, Kelley A. Briles, LuAnn Stanley Hook.
1987 1991 1992
Timothy S. Clark is a member of the board Keira A. Amstutz is president and chief execu- Jonathan Q. Arnold is vice president of business
of directors of Spring Point Project, a Minnesota tive officer of Indiana Humanities Council. She development for Plexus Groupe, a global com-
nonprofit organization created to expedite the has served on numerous cultural communities to mercial insurance brokerage and consulting firm.
widespread availability of islet tissue for diabetes raise the cultural profile of Indianapolis. He focuses on cultivating new client relationships
care. He is a senior partner and member of the Elizabeth “Lisa” Murtaugh Gangi and her two and further developing the Plexus brand.
executive team of CarVal Investors. children live in Naperville, Ill. She is a freelance W. Bret Baier, chief White House correspon-
Bradley D. Hauter is the head men’s soccer proofreader and French translator. Lisa volunteers dent for FOX News, returned to DePauw to discuss
coach at DePauw for the 2008-09 academic sea- annually to help raise money for the National his experiences as a reporter in a discussion titled
son. He replaces S. Page Cotton ’71, former head Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Lustgarten “Covering the Bush White House for FOX News.”
coach and Theodore Katula Director of Athletics Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The discussion panel was a Gertrude and G.D.
at DePauw, who retired from coaching at the end Jay B. O’Neal and Leslye Eichinger (Wright Crain Jr. Lecture, March 17, 2008.
of the 2008 academic season. State University) were married Jan. 26, 2008, in
Susan Mann Ferguson spoke to more than Chicago. (See photo, below.)
175 Shelby (Ind.) County high school students,
April 16, 2008, at the annual recognition banquet
for Shelbyville’s best and brightest students. Susan
is executive director of Blue River Community
Foundation in Shelbyville, Ind.
Andrea R. Coons announces the adoption of her
daughter, Johana Ray Coons, born July 31, 2007 in
Guatemala. Johana joins sister, Addison, at 5350 N.
Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46220. Andrea is a
human resources director for PepsiAmericas.
David E. Forsell received a 2008 NUVO Cultural
Vision Award. The award recognizes individuals and
organizations in Indianapolis who do innovative work.
David is president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.
Kevin T. Lenz was named Coach of the Year
by the Times of Northwest Indiana. He is varsity Jay B. O’Neal ’91 and Leslye Eichinger wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included W.
baseball coach at Whiting High School. Gregory Aimonette ’94 (best man and brother-in-law of the groom), Amy O’Neal Aimonette ’94 (sister of the
Michael D. McHugh is assistant principal groom), Louise Tavenner Gross ’65, Bryan M. Webb ’89, Brian R. Neff ’89, Russell D. Young ’89, Leslie
for student services at Clarks Creek Elementary Hughes Wainwright ’89, John W. Wehrenberg ’90, Drewry Simpkinson Wolf ’91, Andrew R. Wolf ’90,
School in Plainfield, Ind. William G. Tinney ’91 and Franklin R. McGuire ’89.
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1993
Row 1: Matthew A. Lessall, Kristen E. Hall, Brian J. Zalewski, Stuart M. Morton, John E. Zimdars. Row 2: Janine T. Ekulona, Suzanne Strack Jordan, Katherine
Pell Daniello, Dr. Jason N. Hubert, Bradley J. Simmons. Row 3: André L. Brewer, James A. Rechtin, Shawn A. Wietbrock, Miriam E. Cleveland, Tyler Snouffer.
Row 4: Tonya M. Walker, J. Jay Busey, Lisa Henderson Bennett, Tamika Ragland Nordstrom.
For a schedule
of alumni events
Old Gold Weekend
Monon Bell parties,
Jean Gileno ’94 and Christopher M. Lloyd wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Lara
Braverman Krebs ’95, Jennifer Clark Hopkins ’94, Jennifer Richards Hathaway ’94, John C. Wright ’50,
Elizabeth Henry Wright ’51, Cynthia Schoolcraft Hannah ’94, Natalie N. Seibert ’03, Laura Hoage Rader Hire a DePauw
’93, Jason B. Acton ’94, Beth Waldron Armstrong ’94, Jonathan E. Hannah ’94, Anne E. Keller ’96, Jonathan student or graduate
J. Telzrow ’94, Jennifer C. Hanley ’83, Shannon Smeelink Beeler ’95, Amy LeDoux Dawes ’96, Brian C.
Willett ’94, Carl R. Dawes ’93, Germaine Winnick Willett ’94 and John “Jack” P. Armstrong ’93. List your career-related opportunities on
the DePauw Web site. We can help you
recruit excellent candidates for your:
1993 for Delta Upsilon fraternity. Chris is a journalist for
The Indianapolis Star. They live at 5941 Haverford • Summer jobs/internships
Gregory T. Boyer and his wife, Kristin, an-
Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220. Jean’s e-mail address • Full-time jobs
nounce the birth of their twins, William Henry
and Elizabeth Grace Boyer, Dec. 28, 2007. Will is email@example.com. (See photo, above.) (entry-level and experienced)
and Liza join sister Cecelia “Kate,” 3, at their home Brian O. Har-
vey is vice president You may post job openings directly to
in Jefferson City, Mo.
of drama series the Web site at www.depauw.edu/admin/
Robert S. Daniels is an equity partner in the
Indianapolis-based law firm of Tabbert Hahn development for career/alumni/HireDePauw.asp. You may
Earnest & Weddle LLP. ABC Studios. He also view students’ résumés at this site.
Michael R. Ferrari III is co-founder of Smart- oversees the cre-
yPig.com, an innovative Web site financial service ation and develop- For additional information, contact:
that offers Americans a new way to save and to spend ment of one-hour Thomas R. Cath ’76,
money. The Web site is www.smartypig.com. series. He has been Director of Career Services
Stanford K. McCoy is assistant United States involved in the Phone: 765-658-4280
trade representative for intellectual property and development of
innovation. Stan serves as an adviser on intellectual Brian O. Harvey ’94 Dirty Sexy Money
and Eli Stone as E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
property issues and is responsible for trade policies
that reduce counterfeiting and piracy. well as Brothers and Sisters, October Road and Kyle
Heather Olson Peterson and her husband, Todd, XY. (See photo, above.)
announce the birth of their daughter, Meg Elisabeth David J. Hersh is a chief executive at upstart 1995
Peterson, March 27, 2008. Meg joins brother John Jive Software. Elizabeth Clevenger Jahns is girls’ cross country
at their home in Mount Prospect, Ill. Steven S. and Shannon (Twilford) Hoar an- coach at Fishers (Ind.) High School.
Lauren Stillwell Bernaldo and her husband, nounce the birth of their son, Conner Evan Hoar, Susan Dinkel Jensen received a National
Matthew, announce the birth of their son, Kiernan Jan. 17, 2008. Conner joins sisters, Savannah Rose Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy
Matthew, March 28, 2008. Kiernan joins brother and Sophia Claire, 3. Steven is a partner in the law Award for the three-part news series, “New Day,
Colton, 4, and sister Kaelyn, 2, at their home in firm of Kahn, Dees, Donovan and Kahn, LLP, in New Way.” The series focused on the 181st Fighter
Fort Myers, Fla. Lauren is the executive producer Evansville, Ind. Shannon is a part-time teacher. Wing’s changing role from flying F-16s to becoming
of special projects and investigations for NBC2 and Their e-mail address is email@example.com. a high-tech Air Operations Squadron. Susan is a
ABC7. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Amy Tucker Ryan is a senior associate with the reporter for WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Ind.
law firm of Martin, Leigh, Laws and Fritzlen, P.C., Kemp E. Jaycox and his wife, Cindy Fink, and
in the St. Louis office. Amy’s practice is concen- their daughter, Kate, live at 2330 Roxboro Road,
1994 trated in bankruptcy and creditor’s rights. She and
her husband, Andy, live in Webster Groves, Mo.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106. Kemp is wind
Jean Gileno and Christopher M. Lloyd (New energy program manager for Green Energy Ohio,
York University) were married April 19, 2008, in Amy would enjoy hearing from DePauw classmates. a state-wide nonprofit organization that promotes
Indianapolis. Jean is director of communications Her e-mail address is email@example.com. renewable energy. Cindy is director of marketing
To change your address call 765-658-4205 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 765-658-4172.
at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Kemp would Stroburg, Jan. 28, 2008. Gibson joins brother a senior consultant at Hammond Associates.
enjoy hearing from DePauw classmates and other James, 2, at their home in Ada, Mich. Kelly’s e-mail Lisa Pratt Ward and her husband, Luther, an-
alumni in the Cleveland area. His e-mail address address is email@example.com. nounce the birth of their daughter, Sawyer Kennedy
is firstname.lastname@example.org. Ward, Feb. 19, 2008. Sawyer joins sisters, Cassidy
J. Scott MacGregor is executive producer of Vella and Dakota JoAnna, 2. Lisa is an adjunct
the documentary Life for a Child, which made 1996 professor at East Tennessee State University in the
its world premiere in competition at the Tribeca Philip J. Hiscock is assistant state’s attorney public health department as well as a stay-at-home
Film Festival in New York, April 2008. The film for McHenry County, Ill. He was admitted to the mom. Luther is a general surgery resident at East
depicts the struggles of children surviving with Illinois Capital Litigation Trial Bar and serves as Tennessee State University. They live at 149 Oak
type 1 diabetes in the developing world, despite co-counsel on death penalty cases. Grove Road, Johnson City, TN 37615. Lisa’s e-mail
limited access to medicine and treatment. Scott is a Jill Jennings Rowe and her husband, Greg, address is email@example.com.
global communications consultant for Eli Lilly and announce the birth of their son, Patrick Jennings
Company in Indianapolis and a freelance magazine Rowe, Jan. 16, 2008. Patrick joins his sister April,
writer. He and his wife, Sara, live in Fishers, Ind. 2, at their home in Warwick, R.I. Jill is a marine 1997
They have two children: Abby, 4, and Jack, 1. Scott’s biologist for an environmental consulting firm, Carrie Clogg and her husband, Joshua Barlage,
e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Applied Science Associates. Her e-mail address is announce the birth of their son, Samuel John Bar-
Kerry (Replin) and Phillip J. Greiner announce email@example.com. lage, July 6, 2007. Carrie is executive director of
the birth of their son, Jacob Ryan Greiner, Dec. 19, Anne E. Keller is director of communica- Civic Music Association in Des Moines, Iowa.
2007. Jake joins brothers Ben, 5, and Nick, 2, at tions for American Feed Industry Association. Byron D. and Amanda (Martin) Hittle live
their home in Munster, Ind. Their e-mail address She oversees the association’s publications, press in Denver. They have two children: Harry, 4,
is firstname.lastname@example.org. announcements and media relations. and Marion, 1. Byron is an attorney with Janus
Carrie Schaefer Bucki and her husband, Adam, Renee Y. Little is an associate in the law firm of Capital Group. Byron’s e-mail address is byron.
announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Ellen Carlock Copeland Semler & Stair LLP, in Atlanta. email@example.com. Amanda’s e-mail address is
Bucki, Feb. 16, 2008. Leah joins sister Megan, 3. She practices in the civil litigation area. She is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carrie’s e-mail address is email@example.com. secretary of Gate City Bar Association. Danielle M. Hurt and Robert Hartman were
Kelly Watling Stroburg and her husband, Jake, Eric J. Petroff is author of Opportunistic Credit married Oct. 13, 2007, in Indianapolis. Danielle
announce the birth of their son, Gibson Jeffrey Investing. He is a career investment professional and is director of music at Lebanon First Baptist
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 1998
Row 1: Damien A. Bender, Mary K. Emison Uptain, Devon K. Everhart, Charles L. Warner, Neil A. Guthals, Jamie Best Guthals, Jeremy T. Stierwalt, Ber-
nard C. Haskins, Alicia M. Root. Row 2: Lauren E. Franklin, DiJeana C. Wilks, Nadia T. Mitchem, LaShon Fincher McCall, Norris E. Emmons, Andrew
K. Powell, Jarod M. Pollock, E. Jefferson Cockerill, Michael L. Stanley. Row 3: Mark A. Smiley, Kathryn C. Arbogast, Elizabeth A. Sundermann, Renea
Marsh Johnson, Katrina L. Wahl, Christopher C.T.S. Stephen, Deborah Dalenberg Eskew, Kelly Banchak Grady, Kelly Hughes Vaclavek, Cara M. Adler,
Sara Nakasone Denckhoff, Elisabeth Jakubisin Purdy. Row 4: Jonathan T. Coan, Carlin R. Metzger, Gregory A. Hewitt, Brian S. Lord, Thomas D. Fagan
Jr., Adam T. Payne, G. Scott Snively, Jordan P. Williams. Krisha Salyers Werner, Nathan C. Werner. Row 5: Benjamin G. Elrod, Jason M. Phelps, Brandon
M. Burke, Derek T. Coe, Sean P. Roberts, Peter A. Sprague, Shane S. “Pujols” Spurgeon, Adam T. Kruse, Katherine McMullen Brown, Susan Avery Hayes.
Row 6: Kimberly Sandner Goff, Dr. Holly Richter Hardin, Sara Sabin Alger, Mindy N. Lewis, Stephanie Hill Leeper, Dr. Jeffrey C. Wagner, Andrew W.
Hunt, Carson T. King, John L. Ferringer, Ian L. Stewart, Janet L. Andres. Row 7: Katherine Reese Hutz, Kelly Ortner Grant, Elizabeth Lowry Cottle,
Jennifer Schmaltz Ellis, Dr. Kevin W. Condict, Charee Campbell Condict, Paul A. Kniep, Krista L. Clark, Benjamin T. Clark, Jennifer L. Johnson, Laura
A. Mehaffey. Row 8: Todd O. Carter, Shane W. Stille, Nathan A. Macy, Cassidy Rosenthal Ruschell, Megan Cary Lobe, Molly Wilkinson Chavers, Sara E.
Shade, Natalie Griffin Vinje, Lindsay D. Render, Kristin Sasse Griffin, Jamie L. Lewis, Janna R. Schwenn.
Danielle M. Hurt ’97 and Robert Hartman wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included
Laura Sosnowski Hauck ’98, Erin J. Hartzler ’99, Ross A. Hauck ’97, Teresa Underwood Miller ’97,
Todd D. Miller ’99, David J. Gililand ’97, Elizabeth Schindel Gililand ’97, Katherine Taylor Mulder
’99 and Laura Murphy Ferri ’97.
Carolyn H. Voorheis ’97 and George E. Summers
Jr. wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the Church and teaches private voice lessons. (See George earned a J.D. degree from the University of
wedding included Kimberly Voorheis Vinyard ’92 photo, above.) Richmond and M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
(matron of honor), Deric A. Vinyard ’94, Carolyn Bradford D. Kulick owns Cover 2 Technology. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Montana
Turner Voorheis ’67 (mother of the bride) and Bruce Brad and his wife, Kelley, live in San Jose, Calif. and Tennessee. (See photo, top left.)
M. Voorheis ’65 (father of the bride). They have two daughters. Amy B. Wachholtz and Christopher Ayala
Michelle Palmer Black and her husband, Ryan, were married Oct. 14, 2006, in Kansas City, Mo.
announce the birth of their son, Ethan Geoffrey DePauw alumni attending the wedding included
Black, March 7, 2008. Ethan joins sister Alexis, Laura Welker Cochran, Darby Janning Jameson
2, at their home in Riverside, Ill. Michelle’s e-mail ’98 and Susan P. Gundersen. Amy is finishing a
address is firstname.lastname@example.org. fellowship in medical psychology at Duke Medical
Ugarhon S. Serrette, now known as Sugar Center and will then become an assistant profes-
Johnson, is a New York-based actor, author and sor of psychiatry at University of Massachusetts
educator. Sugar and fellow DePauwite Edward Medical School. Chris is an operations manager at
M. Garnes ’99, founded From Afros To Shelltoes. Cisco Systems and is pursuing a doctoral degree in
Sugar is a SAT math instructor with the Upward cognitive psychology. They live at 27 Joseph Road,
Bound Program at Borrows Manhattan Com- Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Amy would enjoy hearing
munity College. from classmates. Her e-mail address is amywach@
Kathryn Ventura Neely and her husband, bgsu.edu. (See photo, center left.)
Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Fran-
cesca Marguerite Neely, Feb. 18, 2008. Francesca
joins sister Alessia, 2, at their home in Libertyville, 1998
Ill. Kate is a stay-at-home mom. Her e-mail address Todd O. Carter is assistant football coach
is email@example.com. at University of Indianapolis. He oversees the
Carolyn H. Voorheis and George E. Summers offensive line.
Jr. (Hampden-Sydney College) were married June Lisa Davisson Schneider and her husband,
30, 2007, in New Canaan, Conn. They live in Eric, announce the birth of their son, Noah Keith
Livingston, Mont. Carolyn formerly worked for Schneider, Feb. 16, 2008. They live in Belleair
Amy B. Wachholtz ’97 and Christopher Ayala Becton, Dickinson and Company in medical sales. Beach, Fla. Lisa’s e-mail address is lmschneider00@
Gregory A. and Katie (Effinger ’01) Hewitt
announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Ryan
Hewitt, April 8, 2008. Katie is a marketing manager
with Eli Lilly and company. They live in Indianapo-
lis. Greg’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Katie’s
e-mail address is Katie@hewys.com.
Andrew “Drew” K. Powell appeared on NBC’s
ER, April 22, 2008. Drew recently appeared on
CBS’s Cold Case and NBC’s The Office.
Richard J. Roth III and Faviola Meza were
married May 24, 2008, in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Richard J. Roth III ’98 and Faviola Meza wedding party. DePauw alumni and friends attending the wedding They live in Chicago. (See photo, left.)
included Cynthia Beaman Dyer ’98, Richard J. Roth (former DePauw associate professor of English), Daniel Meleah “Leah” Rush Powers was one of the
J. Meneses ’98, Kristin Sasse Griffin ’98, James J. Griffin IV ’96 and Natalie Griffin Vinje ’98. winners of 2007 Sigma Delta Chi Awards from
the Society of Professional Journalists for Public
Service in Online Journalism category. Leah is
state projects director for the Center for Public
Integrity in Illinois.
Kimberly Connor Benton is a principal in the
law firm of Wallace, Morris, Barwick, Landis &
Stroud, P.A., in Kinston, N.C. She concentrates
her practice in family law, criminal law and ap-
Amber L. Ewing graduated in May 2008 from
United Way of Central Indiana’s comprehensive
leadership development program, Leadership
United. The program prepares graduates for
nonprofit service in their communities.
Sara Fuhrmann Young and her husband,
Christopher, announce the birth of their son,
Thomas Charles Young, Oct. 12, 2007. Meredith L. Greenawald ’00 and Mike McMahan wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding
Edward M. Garnes, co-founder of From Afros included Frederick M. Crampton ’01, Sara L. Dean ’00, Kimberly M. Rymer ’00, Katy S. Dow ’00, Tonya
to Shelltoes, a community based organization Heetland Fenske ’00, Kimberly Kaminski Fink ’00, Katherine Mirro Johnson ’00, Molly Hodgin Brown
focused on using art and education as tools of ’00, Ashleih Griffin Cheshire ’00, Joy Duginske Crampton ’01, Cathryn Cassells Ensley ’98, Brandin E.
activism, took part in the national college tour Nelson ’00, Amber Franklin LaRue ’00, Kelly L. Drane ’00, Greta Hickman Dutton ’99, Tara Avery
Break Into The Music Conference held at North Frate ’00, Lynsay Clutter Wilson ’00, Jillian Putnam Holloway ’00, Erika Greenawald Grueninger ’90
Carolina Central University, April 9, 2008. Ed is an (matron of honor), Thomas G. Morris ’76, Jeffrey A. Small ’01, Ryan P. Hooker ’97, Matthew E. Fink ’01,
Atlanta-based author, educator and counselor. Andrew S. Holloway ’00 and Joseph M. Cheshire ’99. Attending but not pictured were Elizabeth Koenig
Allisun (Groat) and Joshua L. Clemons Doan Demmings ’75 and Mary K. Huse ’02.
announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn
“Kate” Sydney Clemons, Jan. 31, 2008. They live a school and Horizon League record 30-4 mark ates for nonprofit service in their communities.
in Minnetrista, Minn. during his first season last year as head coach. Jennifer Burger Herrmann and her husband,
Kelly A. Morrison is head girls’ varsity bas- Emily Troxell McGahee and her husband, Jake, Jeremy, announce the birth of their son, Carter
ketball coach at Huntington (Ind.) North High announce the birth of their son, Mitchell Andrew Louis Herrmann, March 5, 2008. Jennifer is an
School. McGahee, March 29, 2008. Mitchell joins brother attorney with Kightlinger & Gray, LLP, in In-
Nichole Nicholson Wilson received the In- Joseph, 2, at their home in Church View, Va. Emily’s dianapolis. Jeremy is a general surgery resident
dianapolis Center for Leadership Development’s e-mail address is email@example.com. at Indiana University School of Medicine. Their
28th annual Minority Business and Professional e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Achievers Up & Coming Award. She is rehab and Laura Downs Young and her husband, Todd,
sports medicine manager for Community Health
Network in Indianapolis.
2000 announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Dorothy
Monica Brownewell Smith graduated in Young, Jan. 16, 2008. They live in Millis, Mass.
Bradley K. Stevens extended his contract as May 2008 from United Way of Central Indiana’s Laura’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Butler University’s head basketball coach until the comprehensive leadership development program, Brian R. Garrison graduated in May 2008 from
2014-15 season. Brad led the Butler Bulldogs to Leadership United. The program prepares gradu- United Way of Central Indiana’s comprehensive
leadership development program, Leadership
United. The program prepares graduates for
nonprofit service in their communities.
Meredith L. Greenawald and Mike McMahan
(Hanover College) were married Dec. 1, 2007, in
Indianapolis. Meredith is a registered nurse at Riley
Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. Mike is an
operations manager for The Brickman Group. They
live at 5839 Ralston Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220.
Meredith’s e-mail address is mcmahanmere@yahoo.
com. (See photo, above.)
Lindsay Harris and Alan Jamieson (Tulane
University) were married March 18, 2006. Lindsay
received a doctoral degree from Clemson University
in 2007. She is an assistant professor of computer
science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. (See
James F. Holt and his wife, Dea, announce
the birth of their son, Hudson James Holt, April
Lindsay Harris ’00 and Alan Jamieson wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included 26, 2008. Jim is director of Successful Graduates,
Charles M. Harris ’70 (father of the bride), Marie Rhine Harris ’70 (mother of the bride), Alisha J. Johnson a consultancy specializing in increasing success
’01, Shelbie L. Wahl ’01, Shelley C. Stoltz ’01 and Stephanie D. Harris ’04. for recent high school and college graduates. Jim
Elliott L. Mueller ’02 and Suzanne K. Blais
Emily Brauer Rogers is a lecturer at the University
Christopher L. Grashoff ’01 and Sarah M. Holian ’01 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wed- of California, Irvine. She lives in Pasadena, Calif. Em-
ding included Brian P. Tyler ’01 (groomsman), Charles J. Yeo ’00, Bryan N. Campbell ’00, Alexander H. ily’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yates ’02, Susan E. Tingle ’01 (maid of honor), Rachel E. Atterberry ’01 (bridesmaid), Molly Carrell Pierce Craig M. Fugate is an associate with the Indiana
’01, Bradley A. Pierce ’01 (best man), Kevin A. McKelvey ’00, Matthew R. Farrell ’01, Alana Keilman law firm of Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim.
Farrell ’01, Jeffrey A. Springer ’01, Seth E. Johnson ’01, Sarah Campbell Wood ’01, David A. Copple Craig’s practice concentrates on general civil law
’00, David W. Garrison ’01, Erica Kruse Garrison ’01, Brian F. McCord ’01, Melissa Dorko Swartz ’01 and representation of closely held businesses.
(bridesmaid) and Jacob A. Swartz ’02. Sara Kopacz Kubin and her husband, Graem,
announce the birth of their son, Nathan Graem
and Dea live in Indianapolis. Jim’s e-mail address Kubin, Sept. 6, 2007. Sara’s e-mail address is
is email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer L. Noland is a member of the law firm Justin L. McNabney earned a J.D. degree
of Smith Moore LLP’s Atlanta office. from Stanford Law School, May 4, 2008. He is
Brian C. and Jillian (Boote) Parsons announce an attorney with the law firm of Munger, Tolles
the birth of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth Parsons, & Olson in Los Angeles.
Feb. 29, 2008. Brian is a high school English teacher Elliott L. Mueller and Suzanne K. Blais (Uni-
at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati. Jillian is an versity of California-Berkeley) were married June
account executive with Nestle Purina. Brian’s e-mail 23, 2007, in Sacramento, Calif. They live in Seattle.
address is email@example.com. Jill’s e-mail Elliott is a radiology resident at Virginia Mason
address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Medical Center. Suzanne is an attorney employed
by the University of Washington. DePauw alumni
attending the wedding included John P. Etzel ’03
2001 Holly A. Richards ’01 and Michael J. Polites
(groomsman), Tyler J. Green, Joshua P. Bukstein,
Sara Decker Huffer and her husband, Chris- (bridesmaid), Tiffany Tullis Dailey (bridesmaid), Joshua J. Fraccaro, Reid C. Vegeler and Edward H.
topher, announce the birth of their daughter, Stephanie Zoll Donley and Jessica L. Olson ’02 Inlow ’01. Elliott’s e-mail address is elliottmueller@
Anna Griffin Huffer, Feb. 28, 2008. They live in (bridesmaid). Holly works in the Office of In- gmail.com. (See photo, above.)
Indianapolis. Sara is a neurology resident. Her ternational Affairs at Indiana University Purdue Kristin Spellmeyer Werne and her husband,
e-mail address is email@example.com. University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Mike is a pro- Nick, announce the birth of their daughter, Ava
Katie (Effinger) and Gregory A. Hewitt ’98 fessor of communication studies at IUPUI. They Claire Spellmeyer Werne, Aug. 17, 2008. Kristin
announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Ryan live at 5974 Buick Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46224. is an OB/GYN resident physician at St. Vincent
Hewitt, April 8, 2008. Katie is a marketing manager Holly’s e-mail address is hollyapolites@hotmail. Women’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Nick is an in-
with Eli Lilly and Company. They live in India- com. (See photo, above.) ternal medicine physician at St. Vincent Hospital
napolis. Katie’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greg’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Christopher L. Grashoff and Sarah M. Holian
were married in December 2007, in Cleveland. For a schedule of alumni events
They live in Chicago. (See photo, above.)
Lawren K. Mills is policy director for human or information about
services for the office of the Indiana governor, Mitch
Daniels, in Indianapolis. Her e-mail address is
Old Gold Weekend
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. and
Holly A. Richards and Michael J. Polites (Ball
State University) were married Oct. 7, 2006, in Monon Bell parties,
Dayton, Ohio. DePauw alumni attending the
wedding included Catherine Waechter Boggs
go to: www.depauw.edu/alumni
For a schedule of alumni events and information about alumni services, go to:
Anne Weaver, Feb. 19, 2008. Kate’s e-mail address 2006, and the company has grown to 23 full-time
is firstname.lastname@example.org. employees, with headquarters in Indianapolis. In
Theresa (Herman) and Andrew L. Beardsley the past year, Compendium was named a Venture
’04 announce the birth of their son, Andrew Jacob Idol finalist and MIRA award finalist. Ali’s e-mail
Beardsley, Jan. 18, 2008. They live in Avon, Ind. address is email@example.com.
Theresa is a human resources manager for Sandor
Development Company. Andy is a resident physi-
cian in pediatrics at Indiana University/Riley Chil- 2004
dren’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Theresa’s e-mail Amy C. Baumgartner is assistant professor of
address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Andy’s theatre and head of the stage management program
e-mail address is email@example.com. at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition
Chareen M. Stark ’02 with Reem Sweiss Belayachi Stanislaus “Stan” P. Jastrzebski is news director to stage management, she teaches theatre history
’02 and Karim Belayachi, at a reception before their at WFIU-FM, the National Public Radio affiliate and musical theatre.
wedding in Amman, Jordan, 2007. at Indiana University in Bloomington. Andrew L. and Theresa (Herman ’03)
Nicholas D. Myers earned a J.D. degree from Beardslely announce the birth of their son, Andrew
Carmel. They live in Fishers, Ind. Kristin’s e-mail Whittier Law School in May 2007. He became a Jacob Beardsley, Jan. 18, 2008. They live in Avon,
address is firstname.lastname@example.org. member of the State Bar of California, November Ind. Theresa is a human resources manager at
Chareen M. Stark has been working with the 2007. He is an associate with Burkhalter Kessler Sandor Development Company. Andy is a resident
United Nations Agency for Palestine Refugees in Goodman & George LLP in Irvine, Calif. Nicholas physician in pediatrics at Indiana University/Riley
Jerusalem for the past two years. Her e-mail address specializes in intellectual property law. His e-mail Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Andy’s e-mail
is email@example.com. (See photo, above.) address is firstname.lastname@example.org. address is email@example.com. Theresa’s e-
Alison L. Sales is co-founder and president of mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compendium Blogware, a company that provides Patricia J. Cooksey and Jon T. Riveire (Indiana
2003 blogging software to more than 150 organiza- University) were married Oct. 6, 2008, in Bloom-
Katherine Boomer Weaver and her husband, tions nationwide. Ali and business partner, Chris ington, Ind. Tricia is director of alumni chapters at
Tom, announce the birth of their daughter, Nora Baggott, founded Compendium in December the Indiana University Alumni Association. Jon is
Photo: KIWI Photography
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2008 – Class of 2003
Row 1: Michelle Dingus Wiegman, Corey McConnell Best, Katherine L. Busch, Lindsay S. Vogtsberger, Jane C. Becker, Ryan S. Truitt, Kathryn D. Rudolph,
Joshua T. Dials, Matthew T. Campbell, Angela N. Thompson, Cynthia L. Ackelmire, Katherine A. Payne. Row 2: Katherine I. Hundley, Anne Plymate Field,
Kimberle Engebretson Alcorn, Nancy E. Poikonen, Anastasia S. Argoe, Jessica E. Schaab, Emily C. Gage, Katie L. Lemons, Megan L. Bevington, Gregory B.
Nammari, Sarah J. Finney. Row 3: Brian N. Spilbeler, Melanie L. Tchaou, Meghann Huels Dials, Natalie Klooz Thompson, Molly C. Michalak, David A.
Scott, Gageby Hill Gaither, Megan L. Grande, Britney Rose Walker, Tara Bevington Fleck, Adam W. Czerwinski, Anna Riefe Curran. Row 4: Daniel M. Reck,
Kristen A. Wong, Sara E. Endres, Meredith A. Miles, Melissa C. Payne, Leah M. Jansen, Catherine Starkey Franson, Caroline A. Philipchuck, Marissa K. Gee,
Catherine J. Cannon, Emily West Henry, Gina James Mierbachtol. Row 5: Jessica L. Blevens, Brigid M. Roche, Kristin M. Griffith, Katherine Reis Bonomo,
Allison L. Smith, Michelle Aymond Gilbert, Martha E. Talyor, Joshua A. Heisler, Beau T. Davis, Daynan J. Crull, George E. “Quinn” Heidenreich V. Row 6:
Elizabeth A. Wallace, Andrew P. McGovern, Kristi M. Spears, Natalie N. Seibert, Kelly Moore Delph, Natalie D. Sutton, Bethany Bryant Montagano, Caleb
M. Sutton, Jason C. Walker, Roberto J. Munoz, Tracey A. King, Emily C. Zoch. Row 7: David W. Emison, Jennifer L. McDermott, Ashley E. Hedges.
To change your address call 765-658-4205 or
e-mail email@example.com or fax 765-658-4172.
Adrian L. Norris is an assistant baseball and
football coach at Sewanee, The University of the
South, in Tennessee.
Michael P. Triplett and Jennifer A. Miller ’05
were married Aug. 11, 2007, in Indianapolis. (See
photo, top next page.)
Davis M. Federspiel was a national finalist
for a 2007 Mark of Excellence Award from the
Society of Professional Journalists. Her news
report, “Roller Derby,” was cited in the television
sports category. Davis lives in Chicago and works
for Starcom Worldwide.
Kathi L. Harland and Jordan P. Harp were
married July 14, 2007, in East College at DePauw.
Patricia J. Cooksey ’04 and Jon T. Riveire wedding party. DePauw alumni and friends attending the wedding
(See photo, bottom next page.)
included Casey L. Brackney ’04, Stefanie J. Chambers ’04 (bridesmaid), Corey L. Brackney ’04, McKenna L.
Rupak Shivakoti is a student at the Johns
Roberts ’04, Abigail A. Huffer ’04 (bridesmaid), Natasha Basey Pedroza ’03, Lizette Barnes Baumann ’04,
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in
Cara Brumby Setchell (associate dean of students at DePauw), Tonya Y. Welker (secretary for alumni relations at
the microbiology/immunology department. (See
DePauw), Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88 (executive director of alumni relations at DePauw), Michelle L. Rhodes ’05,
photo, page 41.)
Lee A. McKelvey ’05, Gabrielle Peek Benson ’05, Martha A. Leader ’06, Kelli J. Smith ’04, Molly E. Monroe
’05, Molly V. Young ’04, Laura D. Clark ’04, Lauren Humes Strauser ’04, Adria M. Haley ’04, Ashlee M.
Nisley ’04, Steven J. Setchell ’96 (capital gifts officer at DePauw), Frederick M. Soster (Ernest R. Smith Professor
of Geosciences at DePauw), Matthew J. Ehinger ’06, David M. Trogden ’04 and Rose E. Shingledecker ’04.
Seth C. Elder was awarded a United States
Student Fulbright award for the 2008-09 academic
an assistant residence manager in the residence halls master’s degree in musicology in 2007 from UNC year to study and conduct research in Macedonia.
at Indiana University. They live in Bloomington. and currently is pursuing a doctoral degree. His project is “Economic Development and the
Tricia’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Protection of Cultural Heritage in Macedonia.”
(See photo, above.) Kathryn A. Haklin received an international
Eric A. Evans is an assistant football coach at 2006 graduate study and research grant from the French
State University of New York at Albany. He works Johanna L. Fickenscher won the 10th Annual government and the Institute of International
with the program’s tight ends. PTO Get Fit in May 5K in Exeter, N.H., May 17, Education. She will spend the 2008-09 academic
Maria L. Herrera and Amos Norman were 2008. Johanna is a student at The University of year on a teaching assistantship in France.
married May 24, 2008, in Fort Wayne, Ind. Maria New Hampshire. Katharine E. Pell is a coordinator for the client re-
works in the admissions office at Indiana Universi- Patrick Y. Matheny is director of operations at lationship team at Hetrick, a consultant for integrated
ty-Purdue University at Fort Wayne. Amos is the Wine Merchant in Findlay, Ohio. He is a write-in can- marketing communications, in Indianapolis.
director of operations at the Boys and Girls Clubs didate for Ohio’s 76th house district representative. Eric M. Reese received an international gradu-
of Fort Wayne. Maria’s e-mail is mlherrera19@ David I. McMillin, singer and songwriter, was ate study and research grant from the 2008-09
yahoo.com. (See photo, below right.) the opening act for recording artist Shelby Lynne’s Fulbright United States Student Program competi-
Elin P. Raun received a Fulbright United States nationwide tour, March 25-May 4, 2008. David tion. He will spend a year in South Korea teaching
student scholarship. Elin will travel to Estonia dur- performed at DePauw, April 11, 2008. English to young people.
ing the 2008-09 academic year to conduct research
in the field of Estonian diaspora studies.
Jamie T. Wilson is the music discovery Web
site’s director of content for HearItFirst.com.
Jennifer A. Miller and Michael P. Triplett ’06
were married Aug. 11, 2007, in Indianapolis. (See
photo, top next page.)
Karl G. Odenwald is the Rolla (Mo.) High
School social studies teacher and assistant varsity
Peter E. Ohs directed a music video, Duplexes
of the Dead, by the group Fiery Furnaces, which
aired on MTV2 underground music video show,
“Subterranean,” March 10, 2008.
Joseph W. Porter is head boy’s soccer coach at
Sayre School in Lexington, Ky.
Jeffrey M. Wright, a student at University Maria L. Herrera ’04 and Amos Norman wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Amy C.
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), was Miller ’08 (bridesmaid), Katie L. Findley ’04, James “Rob” Miller III ’04, Lauren M. Peoples ’04, Rebecca D. Miller
awarded a 2008 summer fellowship at the Library ’04, Shelby Hutchinson Fongers ’04, Wilson Villafana ’04, Emily L. Duncan ’05, Amanda L. Bonebrake ’04, Kendra
of Congress in Washington, D.C. Jeff received a L. Chaney ’04, Molly E. Monroe ’05, Anthony R. Kaufman ’05 and Traci Abbott Kaufman ’05.
Mary Foster Geary ’28, May 16, 2008, of South
Bend, Ind., at the age of 101. She was a registered
nurse and homemaker. She was preceded in death
by her first and second husbands.
Hazel Alton Connelley ’29, Nov. 21, 2007, Tuc-
son, Ariz., at the age of 100. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Esther Elkins Rush ’30, April 20, 2008, of
Bedford, Ky., at the age of 99, five days before her
100th birthday. She was a member of Delta Zeta
sorority. She worked in the insurance business and
was a member of the Marine Corps. Later, she was
a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her
father, Willard Elkins, Class of 1900; mother,
Marguerite Baker Elkins, Class of 1899; sister,
Dixie Elkins Thompson ’31; brother, Robert H.
Elkins ’40; and her husband.
Jennifer A. Miller ’05 and Michael P. Triplett ’06 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included William B. Lyons ’30, March 26, 2005, of
Lowell M. Huffman ’06 (best man), Ashley J. Patton ’05 (maid of honor), David W. Emison ’03, Elizabeth M. Springfield, Ill., at the age of 98. He was a member of
Ernst ’05 (bridesmaid), Lindsay E. Tato ’05 (bridesmaid), Bryan D. Cuculich ’05 (usher), Margot Beardsley Clark Sigma Nu fraternity. He was manager of Continental
’05 (bridesmaid), Taylor D. Clark ’05, Ann Triplett Warner ’02 (bridesmaid), David C. Warner ’00, Alexander B. Grain Company in Havana, Ill., for more than 35
Penning ’06 (groomsman), Allison A. Baccich ’07, Christian L. Cullen ’06 (groomsman), Gregory D. DeBeer ’06 years. He was preceded in death by his wife.
(groomsman), Brett A. Bohlander ’06 (groomsman), Laura Page Bohlander ’06, Michelle L. Rhodes ’05, Jane S. Marjorie Bundy Parks ’32, June 29, 2008, of
Davis ’05, Margot Voges Vishion ’05, Christin E. Serenbetz ’05, Kristin L. Rosenberger ’05, Emily C. Schull ’05, Indianapolis, at the age of 98. She was a member
Amy E. Allen ’05, Kelly E. Workinger ’05, Erin Greenlee Nixon ’05, Joseph H. Nixon III ’02, Caitlin A. DeBord of Alpha Phi sorority. She was a member of Phi
’05, Natalie L. Dressel ’06, Lindsay M. Weber ’06, Janis E. Steck ’06, Erin E. Dodd ’06, Tanner J. Coulter ’05, Beta Kappa. She was a lifetime member of the
Antonia E. Miller ’08, Jill C. Adamson ’06, Stephanie L. Bewley ’05, Daniel J. Kress ’05, Paul M. Lamb ’05, Washington C. DePauw Society. She was a member
Matthew S. Cable ’06, Zachary C. Harris ’06, Eric T. Mattingly ’06, Andrew W. Watterson ’06, Peter B. Smith of the DePauw Board of Trustees in 1966 and a
’06, Scott T. Sadowski ’06, Mark A. Gonzales ’06, Kevin J. McAteer ’06, William H. Metzinger IV ’06, Kelli A. member of the DePauw Board of Visitors from
Corney ’06, Mark R. Alson ’05, Anthony M. Williams ’05, Thomas J. Pruzin ’05, Ryan M. Sipe ’05, Christopher 1966-69. She was a homemaker and a commu-
B. Consolo ’05, Matthew R. Kapfhammer ’05, Benjamin W. Baenen ’08, Adam R. Ford ’08, Joseph G. Baker nity volunteer. She was preceded in death by her
08, Reed J. Scherrer ’08, John H. Tschantz ’08, Brett A. McGrath ’08 and Todd J. Capes ’06. mother, Edith Abbott Bundy, Class of 1904; her
husband, John T. Parks Jr. ’33; and sister, Vera
Bundy Arnold ’39. Her survivors include a son,
John B. Parks ’63; brother Hugh T. Bundy ’33;
and granddaughter, Laura L. Parks ’08.
Eva Robinson Loyd ’32, Feb. 16, 2008,
in Gainesville, Fla., at the age of 98. She was a
homemaker. Her survivors include a niece, Jinsie
Scott Bingham ’56.
G. Wendell Dygert ’33, Feb. 6, 2008, in Colum-
bia City, Ind., at the age of 95. He was a member of
the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar.
He was a life insurance agent and estate planner for
70 years, retiring in 2007 from Northwestern Mutual
Life Insurance Company. He was a farmer as well as a
math and shop teacher from 1933-1943. His survivors
include his wife, Ruth Tower Dygert ’33.
Kathi L. Harland ’07 and Jordan P. Harp ’07 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Peter
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Paul C. Glick ’33, Jan. 19, 2006, of Phoenix He retired as an executive manager for International Alpha Phi sorority. She was a homemaker.
at the age of 95. He was a member of Lambda Chi Harvester following 42 years of service. He was Eldon B. Webber ’36, May 15, 2008, of Adam-
Alpha fraternity. He was a member of Phi Beta preceded in death by his son, David B. Bulleit ’66 stown, Md., at the age of 93, after a lengthy illness. He
Kappa and a Rector Scholar. He was a senior de- and brother, Robert B. Bulleit ’33. His survivors worked for the Chevrolet and Oldsmobile dealership
mographer for the Census Bureau and later adjunct include his wife. in Gloucester, Md., and later as a revenue agent for
professor in the sociology department at Arizona William R. Henriksen ’35, May 18, 2004, in Commonwealth of Massachusetts, retiring in 1984.
State University. He was preceded in death by his Lewes, Del., at the age of 90. He was a member of He was preceded in death by his wife.
wife and a brother, Clarence E. Glick ’27. the Men’s Hall Association and a Rector Scholar. Myron J. Willis ’36, May 5, 2008, in Rich-
Clara Kirtley LaFollette ’33, March 11, 2008, He retired as assistant comptroller of developmental mond, Va., at the age of 92. He was a Rector
of Carmel, Ind., at the age of 97. She was a member auditing from AT&T in 1978, following 46 years Scholar. He was a member of the DePauw Alumni
of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a homemaker. of service. His survivors include his wife. Association Board of Directors from 1981-84.
She was preceded in death by her husband. Lucille Smock Stevens ’35, May 6, 2008, of He retired, after 30 years, as director of applied
Richard W. Tillstrom ’33, March 23, 2008, Hudson, Ohio, at the age of 94. She was a member research in disease prevention at the Centers for
of Grand Rapids, Mich., at the age of 96. He was of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a buyer Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. He
a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was for Lord & Taylor’s in New York City and later was preceded in death by his wife. His survivors
a salesman for several food companies and later a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her include a daughter, Ann Willis Sebrell ’64.
worked several years as station public affairs director husband, Robert W. Stevens ’34. Emil “Buzzie” J. Bavasi ’38, May 1, 2008, in
at WOOD-TV. He was preceded in death by his Carl H. Heimerdinger ’36, Dec. 20, 2003, San Diego, at the age of 93. He was a member of
first wife. His survivors include his second wife. of Cincinnati, at the age of 89. He was a member Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was inducted into De-
Henry R. Branstetter ’35, March 2, 2008, of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Pauw’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989. He received
in Wilmington, N.C., at the age of 93. He was Scholar. He was retired treasurer of Cincinnati an Alumni Citation from DePauw in 1982. He
a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was a School District and retired president and chairman had nearly a 50-year career in professional baseball,
Rector Scholar. He was former president of Ocean of Westwood Homestead Savings Bank. He was including 35 years with major league teams. He
Garden Products, Inc., retiring in 1977. He was a preceded in death by his wife. was executive vice president and general manager
pioneer in the United States seafood industry. He Maribel Martin Kilmartin ’36, May 22, 2008, of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951-1968. His
was a member of the DePauw Alumni Board of of Palo Alto, Calif., at the age of 93, of cancer. She survivors include his wife.
Directors, 1980-83. He received an alumni citation was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a recep- Rev. Maurice E. Kessler ’38, Feb. 27, 2008,
from DePauw in 1980. tionist at Stanford Art Gallery from 1960-2004. of North Manchester, Ind., at the age of 93. He
John C. Bulleit ’35, Feb. 19, 2008, of Laguna She was preceded in death by her husband. was a Rector Scholar. He was a United Methodist
Hills, Calif., at the age of 94. He was a member of Phyllis Roper Noteware ’36, April 26, 2008, church pastor and served churches in the Northern
Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. of Dallas, at the age of 92. She was a member of Indiana Conference for 44 years, retiring in 1980.
After retirement, he was pastor emeritus at the
Akron (Ind.) United Methodist Church. He was
Arthur W. Burks ’36 helped create the computer revolution preceded in death by his wife.
Arthur W. Burks ’36, a key contributor to the development of the first
Clare Allison Meier ’39, Feb. 19, 2008, of
general-purpose electronic digital computer, died May 14, 2008, at age
Elyria, Ohio, at the age of 92.
92. His pioneering work helped lead to the computer revolution.
She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
Burks was part of the three-man design team at the University of
She was a homemaker and community volunteer.
Pennsylvania that created the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator
She was preceded in death by her husband, F. Robert
and Computer) in the mid-1940s. Weighing 30 tons, the ENIAC was
Meier ’38 and sister, Eva Allison Anderson ’40. Her
invented as a replacement for the 75 women who manually calculated
survivors include a son, George A. Meier ’70.
trajectories of artillery shells during World War II. His wife of 65 years,
Marian Meiks Tomeo ’39, March 26, 2008, of
Alice, was one of the “human computers.” She survives.
Shelbyville, Ind., at the age of 91. She was a home-
Over the years, Burks stayed in touch with faculty members and students
Arthur Burks maker. She was preceded in death by her husband.
at DePauw. Thanks to his efforts, several components of the ENIAC are
Eva Allison Anderson ’40, Nov. 22, 2007, of
on display in the Percy Lavon Julian Science & Mathematics Center at DePauw.
Portland, Ore., at the age of 89. She was a member
Burks was widely known as an educator, researcher and writer in the fields of philosophy and
of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She served in the
computer science. At the time of his death, he was professor emeritus in both the philosophy and
Navy WAVES and later became a homemaker. She
electrical engineering departments at the University of Michigan as well as adjunct professor of phi-
was followed in death by her sister, Clare Allison
losophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Meier ’39. Her survivors include her husband.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree at DePauw in mathematics and physics, Burks earned master’s
Marian Ellis Gifford ’40, Feb. 22, 2008, of
and doctoral degrees in philosophy from the University of Michigan. He spent the next five years at
Chicago, at the age of 89. She was a member
the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, where he joined the
of Alpha Phi sorority. She worked in radio and
design team working on the ENIAC.
television broadcasting for 10 years, and then for
In 1946 Burks became a faculty member at the University of Michigan, where he co-founded the
25 years she was a major campaign fund-raiser for
computer science department. During his long
universities, including DePauw in 1959. In 1983
career, Burks remained at the forefront of inte-
she established her own consulting company and
grating computer science and philosophy.
was vice president for development for Children’s
He wrote many books, received numerous
Home and Aid Society of Illinois. She was preceded
awards and traveled globally as a consultant,
in death by her mother, Erma McGuffin Ellis ’01;
researcher and lecturer.
father, Heber H. Ellis ’01; brother, Charles S. Ellis
At DePauw Burks was a member of
’35; and sister, Carolyn Ellis Allan ’36. Her survivors
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was a Rec-
include her daughter, Wendy B. Gifford ’71.
tor Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Elizabeth Emison Peterson ’40, Sept. 17, 2006,
DePauw awarded him an honorary Doctor
of Sea Ranch, Calif., at the age of 88. She was a
of Science degree in 1973.
member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was
a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw embolism. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta He was preceded in death by his wife.
Society. She was preceded in death by her father, fraternity. He began his career as an attorney with Gloria J. Anderson ’48, Feb. 17, 2008, of Erie,
Richard A. Emison ’16; mother, Esse Summers the Chicago law firm of Rooks, Pitt and Poust, Pa., at the age of 81. She was employed with Baxter
Emison ’17; and sister, Patricia Emison Cox ’43. specializing in worker’s compensation. In 1984 Travenal Pharmaceutical and G.D. Searle Pharma-
Her survivors include her husband. he founded the Chicago law firm of Stevenson, ceutical companies. Later, she was a homemaker.
Paul R. Klohr ’40, June 3, 2008, of Columbus, Rusin and Friedman and remained a partner with Marian Gregory Wolf ’48, May 3, 2008, in
Ohio, at the age of 90. He was a member of Lambda the firm until 1998. He was executive director of Carroll Valley, Pa., at the age of 81, from chronic
Chi Alpha fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He National Council of Self-Insurers from 1983-1998. obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. She
was a professor emeritus at Ohio State University. In 1998 he was appointed commissioner of the was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She
He was preceded in death by his wife. Illinois Industrial Commission. was an assistant buyer at Macy’s in New York City
Virgil C. McMahill Jr. ’40, March 3, 2008, of Guy M. “Binx” Walker ’44, March 28, 2008, from 1949-51 and a copy editor at The Tobe Fashion
Colorado Springs, Colo., at the age of 90. He was of Ocean Springs, Miss., at the age of 84. He was Report from 1951-52 and 1970-73. Later, she was
a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was an an assistant to the sales manager at Merrill Lynch
Rector Scholar. He retired in 1983 following 35 attorney as well as a certified public accountant, brokerage offices in Washington, D.C., as well as a
years working as a commercial artist and silkscreen geologist, philosopher, historian, economist and homemaker. Her survivors include her husband.
printer in his own studio, Screen Art Studio. His inventor. He practiced law in Jacksonville, Miss. He Patricia O’Hair Rugan ’48, March 24, 2008,
survivors include his wife. was member of a six-generation DePauw family. He of Gulf Shores, Ala. She was a member of Kappa
Ruth Beaver Verbeck ’41, Aug. 1, 2007, of conceived and developed the Ole Walker Baseball Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker. She
Deerfield, Ill., at the age of 87. She was a member Field at DePauw. He was preceded in death by his was preceded in death by her father, Walter R.
of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a homemaker. She grandfather, Guy M. Walker, Class of 1890; father, O’Hair ’22. Her survivors include her husband
was preceded in death by her husband. Merle R. Walker, Class of 1912; uncle, Ray M. and a brother, John D. O’Hair ’51.
Joanne Irwin Harris ’42, Sept. 3, 2007, in Walker, Class of 1914; brother, Fisk H. Walker Mary Brittain Buddig ’49, May 6, 2008, in
Homewood, Ill., at the age of 87. She was a member ’50; and cousins Zella W. Walker ’44 and Merle Burr Ridge, Ill., at the age of 80. She was a member
of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was an account R. Walker ’44. His survivors include sons Stuart of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a homemaker. She
technician, retiring in 1992. M. Walker ’73 and Douglas M. Walker ’78; a was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C.
Wendell F. Overman ’42, May 6, 2008, of daughter, Alison M. Walker ’77; a brother, Bruce Buddig ’51, and brother, David B. Brittain ’51.
Evanston, Ill., at the age of 88. He was a member Walker ’53; a grandson, Christian B.B. Walker ’09; Peter J. DeLuca ’49, Jan. 15, 2006, of Man-
of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector and a cousin, Guy M. Walker II ’46. chester, N.J., at the age of 98. He was a member
Scholar. He was a manager for International Har- Phyllis Whalen Bunn’44, Feb. 14, 1999, Dal- of the Men’s Hall Association. He owned a dry
vester Company in Chicago, retiring in 1992. His las, at the age of 77. She was a member of Kappa cleaning and tailoring business for 46 years, retiring
survivors include his wife. Kappa Gamma sorority. She was reference and in 1983. He was preceded in death by his wife.
Richard S. Shepard ’42, June 1, 2008, of Fort technical manager at Southern Methodist Univer- Robert E. Jenkins ’49, March 24, 2008, in
Myers, Fla., at the age of 87. He was a member sity in Dallas. Her survivors include her husband, Key West, Fla., at the age of 80. He was a retired
of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He pursued a career and a sister, Barbara Whalen Nevis ’50. pharmacy technician as well as a light and sound
in business and was owner and operator of several Charles A. Boswell ’45, Nov. 1, 2007, of Carmel, technician for stage productions. He was preceded
McDonald’s restaurants. His survivors include his Ind., at the age of 84. He was a member of Sigma Nu in death by his father, Ruel E. Jenkins ’15, and
wife, Dorothy Donlen Shepard ’42. fraternity. He was an assistant professor at Augustana mother, Mary Laudig Jenkins ’18.
Jeanne D. Pachaly ’43, Dec. 18, 2007, in College from 1950-1952, and he worked at the cor- Thomas C. Kasson ’49, May 11, 2008, in Chevy
Dowers Grove, Ill., at the age of 85. She was a porate psychology firm Rohrer, Hibler & Replogle Chase, Md., at the age of 84. He was a member of
member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a music from 1952-70. In 1970 he founded an industrial the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar.
teacher at the American Conservatory of Music psychology and consulting firm, Charles A. Boswell & He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers in
in Chicago and the University of Arkansas. Later, Associates. His survivors include his wife, Lois Bearss 1987. His survivors include his wife.
she taught diction to singers, German at Berlitz Boswell ’45, and son, Roger W. Boswell ’73. Ludella Pittman Ebinger ’49, Jan. 11, 2008, of
language schools and English to foreigners. Ray S. Jacobs ’45, March 31, 2008, of Phoenix, Phoenix, at the age of 81. She was an elementary
LeRoy M. Lacey ’44, May 5, 2006, of India- at the age of 84. He was a member of Delta Chi education teacher at Union (Ariz.) School for 25
napolis, at the age of 83. He was a member of Delta fraternity. He spent more than 40 years in building years, retiring in 1993. She was preceded in death
Tau Delta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He material sales and later was the national dealer sales by her husband.
was an attorney with the law firm of King, McCann manager for Abitibi-Price, in Troy, Mich., retiring Janis Raymond Gray ’49, Jan. 30, 2008, in
& Scott in Kokomo, Ind. His survivors include his in 1988. His survivors include his wife, Miriam Prospect, Ky., at the age of 80, after a long illness. She
wife, and daughter, Cynthia Lacey Gault ’76. White Jacobs ’46. was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was
Gene L. Palmer ’44, Dec. 19, 2007, of Santa James C. Link ’46, April 3, 2008, in Char- an actress and performed in professional theatre and
Clara, Calif., at the age of 85. He was a member of lotte, N.C., at the age of 83, from cancer. He was commercials in Chicago. Later, she became a profes-
Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was the sional narrator at the American Printing House for
He was retired president of Pepsi-Cola Bottling owner and president of Royal Crown Bottling the Blind in Louisville, where she recorded Talking
Company. He was followed in death by his wife. Company, retiring in 1973. He was preceded in Books for more than 30 years. Her survivors include
Rev. Otto S. Steele Jr. ’44, Feb. 19, 2008, of death by his grandmother, Maude Rude Link, Class her husband, Earl E. Gray Jr. ’48.
Pella, Iowa, at the age of 85. He was a member of the of 1891; father, Paxson R. Link ’19; sister, Joanna Elizabeth Matte Simpson ’50, April 23, 2008,
Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He Link Spung ’57; and uncle, Dick Link ’21. His of Clintonville, Wis., at the age of 79, from a
was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was a United survivors include his wife and two cousins, Linda ruptured aortic aneurysm and complications. She
Methodist minister. He served congregations in Iowa Link Huff ’60 and Lucy Link Stack ’65. was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She
for more than 44 years, retiring in 1988. He was Dr. John “Jack” W. Hardebeck ’47, April 26, was vice president and secretary of Marion Body
a part-time lecturer at Drake University Divinity 2008, of San Diego, at the age of 84. He was a Works in Marion, Wis. She was a homemaker.
School from 1959-1968. His survivors include his member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was a Her survivors include her husband.
wife and sister, Esther Steele Hyde ’46. Rector Scholar. He was a member of Phi Beta Phyllis Prakel Tate ’51, April 11, 2008, of
Douglas F. Stevenson ’44, April 15, 2008, in Kappa. He was a retired family physician and Tucson, Ariz., at the age of 78. She was a member
Naperville, Ill., at the age of 86, of a pulmonary surgeon and was in practice for more than 40 years. of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a retired
elementary school teacher and homemaker. She was estate agency. He was preceded in death by his Cleveland public schools. She was preceded in death
preceded in death by her mother, Mary Stewart mother, Lavalette Stout Schoen ’27, and brother, by her husband, Edward C. Dom ’60.
Prakel ’19. Her survivors include her husband. Joseph J. Schoen Jr. ’50. His survivors include his Michael A. James ’61, Feb. 10, 2008, of Wichita,
Carol Reininga Becher ’51, May 27, 2008, in wife; a son, James K. Schoen ’79; sister, Beverly Kan., at the age of 68. He was a member of Beta
Fort Wayne, Ind., at the age of 78. She was a member Schoen Whitaker ’60; and daughter-in-law, Kim Theta Pi fraternity. He retired as professor emeritus of
of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a member Holbrook Schoen ’79. Wichita State University after 30 years of teaching.
of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a programmer analyst Carl A. Wilson II ’54, March 19, 2008, of James F. Trees ’61, June 2, 2008, in Tiburon,
for North American Van Lines, retiring in 1994. She Carmel, Ind., at the age of 75. He was a member of Calif., at the age of 69. He was a member of Phi
was preceded in death by her husband. Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. Kappa Psi fraternity. He founded and was chair and
Elizabeth Ayres Tucker ’52, March 29, 2008, He retired in 1999 as president and chief executive chief executive officer of Fischer, Francis, Trees &
of West Columbia, S.C., at the age of 78. She was officer of Bocar Enterprises, a family food brokerage Watts, Inc., a New York investment firm. In 1981,
a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a business in Indianapolis. His survivors include his he built Trees Ranch and Springdale Fruit Company,
member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a homemaker, wife, Martha Arnold Wilson ’55. the first organic apple orchard in Utah. In 1992 he
substitute teacher in several states and United Dr. George W. Lewis ’55, March 14, 2008, in was chief executive office of Brian Head Resort,
Methodist Church historian. She was preceded in Ostrander, Ohio, at the age of 74. He was a member Inc., a ski and summer resort in southern Utah. He
death by her grandfather, Burt W. Ayres, Class of of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was a Rector was preceded in death by his grandmother, Dora
1892, and her husband. Scholar. He was an obstetrician and gynecologist Elliott Trees, Class of 1898; father, Harry A. Trees
Kwanghan Kim ’52, July 4, 2007, of Plano, in Columbus, Ohio, for more than 30 years and, ’25; two uncles, Elliott J. Trees ’21 and Robert C.
Texas, at the age of 79. He was a member of the later, medical director for the Prudential Insurance Trees ’22; and cousin, Gretchen Trees Wells ’49. His
Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. Company. He was preceded in death by his father, survivors include a brother, John S. Trees ’54, and
He was owner of Kim Mill Corporation in New George M. Lewis ’36, and mother, Isabelle Turner sister, Joanne Trees Davis ’52; and cousins, Deborah
Orleans. His survivors include his wife. Lewis ’34. His survivors include his wife; sister, Sally Trees Loupee ’51 and Peter E. Trees ’56.
Rosemary Leeper Stanton ’52, Jan. 28, 2008, of Lewis Frohring ’61; and son, John C. Lewis ’88. Dr. Jerald B. Turner ’61, March 15, 2008, of
Niles, Ind., at the age of 77. She was a homemaker. Charles D. Stocking ’55, June 9, 2008, of Clearwater, Fla., at the age of 68. He was a member of
Her survivors include her husband. Rochester Hills, Mich., at the age of 75. He was a AlphaTau Omega fraternity. He was an ophthalmolo-
Barbara Moot Thacher ’52. May 18, 2008, of member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was a gist in private practice in Clearwater, Fla., beginning
Richmond, Va., at the age of 77. She was a home- retired economist for Chrysler Corporation in Detroit. his career there in 1971. He founded Eye Site in 1989.
maker. Her survivors include her husband. His survivors include his wife, Nancy Curtis Stocking His survivors include his wife, Mary Hardy Turner
Frances Norton Heritage ’52, March 10, 2008, ’55, and brother, L. Alfred Stocking Jr. ’51. ’61, and son, Jeffrey D. Turner ’82.
of Wright City, Mo., at the age of 78. She was a John B. Williams ’55, March 5, 2008, of Cana- Anne Carter Mills ’62, Feb. 13, 2008, in Las
homemaker. Her survivors include her husband, dian Lakes, Mich., at the age of 74. He was a member Vegas, at the age of 67. She was a member of Alpha Phi
Irving M. Heritage ’49. of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He wrote the words and sorority. She taught in Ocean Springs (Miss.) School
Carl L. West ’52, March 19, 2008, of Phoe- music for the “My Beta Sweetheart” song. He was a District and later was a marketing officer for Hancock
nix, at the age of 77. He was a member of Delta retired life insurance underwriter for Penn Mutual Life Bank in Gulfport, Miss. Her survivors include a
Upsilon fraternity. He worked for Royal Globe Insurance Company in Franklin, Tenn. His survivors daughter, Elizabeth Christman Tryon ’88.
Insurance in Chicago for 20 years and later for the include his wife, Lou Ann Hart Williams ’57, and Patricia R. Allis ’64, March 23, 2008, of Evans-
Arizona State Fund, retiring in 1998. His survivors daughter, Lynn Williams Cluskey ’82. ville, Ind., at the age of 66, after a long battle with
include his wife. Robert J. Hirsch ’56, April 5, 2008, of Colorado cancer. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Rev. Scott D. Browning ’53, March 15, 2008, Springs, Colo., at the age of 73. He was a member of She was a homemaker and community volunteer.
of Indiana, Pa., at the age of 77. He was a member Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was retired director Dr. William G. Turner Jr. ’65, March 15, 2008, of
of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a United and partner of Hirsch Funeral Homes in Chicago Cedar Mill, Ore., at the age of 65. He was a member of
Methodist minister, retiring in 1993. He was Heights and founder and president of First Suburban Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar.
preceded in death by his first wife. His survivors Bank. His survivors include his wife; two sisters, Sally He practiced pulmonary medicine in Portland, Ore.,
include his second wife. Hirsch Hinchman ’59 and Judy Hirsch Nadler ’62; for 26 years. His survivors include his wife.
Rae Schulze Anderson ’53, Dec. 29, 2007, of and a nephew, David A. Hinchman ’88. William S. Lett ’66, April 11, 2008, of Hunt-
Pompano Beach, Fla., at the age of 78. She was Dr. Ralph R. Edminster ’58, April 9, 2008, ingburg, Ind., at the age of 64. He was a member of
a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was a of East Lansing, Mich., at the age of 72. He was a Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a senior partner in the
member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a homemaker. member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a Rector Huntingburg law firm of Schneider Lett Shanefelt
Her survivors include her husband and a daughter, Scholar. He was a retired pathologist, having prac- & Curry. His survivors include his wife.
Laura Anderson Brightwell ’82. ticed at Sparrow Hospital and St. Lawrence Hospital, Katherine Buss Sigler ’68, July 3, 2008, in Pipe
Barry L. Wade ’53, March 3, 2008, of Novato, both in Lansing, Mich., as well as a clinical professor Creek, Texas, at the age of 60. She was a member
Calif., at the age of 76. He was a member of Sigma of pathology at Michigan State University. He retired of Delta Gamma sorority. She was a musician and
Nu fraternity. He was a retired attorney in the in 2001. His survivors include his wife. taught and performed as a church organist and
safety, health and claims department at Pacific Carol Bowers Norris ’59, Sept. 23, 2007, of church and school choir director for several years.
Gas & Electric Company in San Francisco. His Trotwood, Ohio, at the age of 71. She was a member Susan Henny McGraw ’68, Oct. 19, 2008, in
survivors include his wife. of Alpha Phi sorority. She was a homemaker. Her Denver, at the age of 60. She was a member of Delta
Barbara Parker Nordell ’54, Jan. 19, 2007, of survivors include her husband. Gamma Sorority. She was an assistant director of
Ripon, Calif., at the age of 74. She was a member Richard G. Weigel ’59, May 7, 2007, in Urbana, education at the Sylvan Learning Center in Troy,
of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a substi- Ill., at the age of 70. He was a member of Phi Gamma Mich. Her survivors include her husband.
tute school nurse and audiologist for the Ventura Delta fraternity. He was a psychologist and was direc- Jeanette M. Birkemeier ’69, Dec. 26, 2007,
County (Calif.) schools. She was preceded in death tor of the counseling center at the University of Utah. in Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 97. She was an
by her husband. He was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Bretz elementary school teacher and taught at Reelsville
John K. Schoen ’54, Feb. 18, 2008, of Oxford, Weigel ’26. His survivors include his wife. (Ind.) Elementary for 23 years, retiring in 1977.
Ind., at the age of 78. He was a member of Phi Madge Douda Dom ’61, Feb. 27, 2008, of Den- She was preceded in death by her husband.
Delta Theta fraternity. He was retired president ver, at the age of 68. She was a member of Delta Delta Linda Kutschbach Gambaiani ’69, April 17,
of Hoosier Associates Inc., an insurance and real Delta sorority. She was a special education teacher in 2008, of Westerville, Ohio, at the age of 60. She
was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She Andrew R. Hickman ’81, April 7, 2008, in Gordon B. Walters, May 4, 2008, of Greencas-
was an editor at Charles E. Merrill Publishing Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 51. He worked tle, Ind., at the age of 67. He was a professor emeritus
followed by positions as publisher and editor for for Stolle Research and Development in Cincin- of modern languages at DePauw. He taught from
Builder/Architect Magazine, American Society for nati and later was a computer support technician 1968-2001 and chaired the Department of Modern
Nondestructive Testing journal, National Executive in Vancouver. He was preceded in death by his Languages from 1982-1991. He also taught classes
Housekeepers Association magazine and the Ohio grandmother, Frances Miller Hickman ’27. His in news writing and editing. He was a columnist and
Runner magazine. Her survivors include her hus- survivors include his wife; father, Cleveland P. film critic for regional newspapers. He was author
band, John V. Gambaiani ’69, and her son, Grant Hickman Jr. ’50; mother, Rae Rickenbacher of The Significance of Diderot’s ’Essai sur le merite
William Victor Gambaiani. Hickman ’49; aunts, Mary Hickman Welliver ’51, et la vertus.’ His survivors include his wife; and a
Kitty O’Donnell Locker ’70, Sept 9, 2005, of Jeanne Hickman Logan ’58 and Janice Hickman daughter, Rachel Walters Burgan ’90.
Worthington, Ohio, at the age of 56, after a long Thatcher ’66; uncles, Clifford M. Hickman ’63 Theodore “Ted” R. Williams, Nov. 11, 2005,
battle with cancer. She was a member of Alpha and Kenneth B. Weaver ’51; and cousins, Jeffery of Wooster, Ohio, at the age of 75. He was pro-
Omicron Pi sorority. She was a member of Phi Beta A. Logan ’78 and Timothy K. Welliver ’77. fessor of chemistry for more than four decades at
Kappa. She was an English professor at Ohio State Scott T. McMahon ’86, June 10, 2008, of The College of Wooster. He was the Hampton &
University and the author of two and co-author South Bend, Ind., at the age of 43, from injuries Esther Boswell Distinguished University Profes-
of three business communication textbooks. Her sustained in an auto accident. He was a member of sor of Natural Sciences at DePauw in 2000. His
survivors include her husband. Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was employed with survivors include his wife.
Susan M. Blackmun ’71, April 15, 2008, of Kate O’Connor’s and United Beverage. His survi-
Orlando, Fla., at the age of 58, after a long battle vors include a brother, Cary J. McMahon ’85.
with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. She was a Friends of the University
member of Alpha Phi sorority. She was a freelance Dorothy “Dot” Page Grundlock Avery, June
medical writer and nature photographer. Faculty 23, 2008, of Frankfort, Ind., at the age of 73. She
Margaret Holder Nicol ’71, Dec. 14, 2007, Marion Bailey Hilberry, April 8, 2008, of worked as a secretary at DePauw from 1977-2000.
of Indianapolis, at the age of 75, from ovarian Kalamazoo, Mich., at the age of 84. She taught She worked 32 years as a secretary for Haddon
cancer. She was a school teacher and homemaker. English at DePauw from 1955-56. She also taught at Heights (N.J.) School system and South Putnam
Her survivors include her husband. Nazareth College, Kalamazoo College and Western (Ind.) schools as well as a real estate agent in
Jenny L. Miller ’75, April 16, 2008, of Plain- Michigan University in Michigan. Her survivors Greencastle. She was preceded in death by her first
field, Ind., at the age of 58. She was a sixth grade include her husband. husband. She is survived by her second husband
math teacher for Mooresville (Ind.) Consolidated Stanley R. Irwin, professor of voice, May and a son, Kenneth H. Grundlock ’86.
Schools. Her survivors include her husband. 31, 2008, in Indianapolis, at the age of 67, from Percy L. Julian Jr., Feb. 24, 2008, in Madison,
Alice Smith Ryan ’75, Dec. 12, 2006, of Plym- injuries suffered in an auto accident. (See story Wis., at the age of 67, after suffering a severe stroke.
outh, Ind., at the age of 75. She was an adoption on page 9.) He was a civil rights lawyer, and a world traveler and
caseworker for St. Joseph County (Ind.) Department Vera Scammon, March 12, 2008, of Denver, at photographer. He had been a member of DePauw’s
of Welfare. Her survivors include her husband. the age of 86, from a brain tumor. She was a voice Board of Visitors and a visiting professor in fine
Lisa E. Stocker ’76, Jan. 11, 2005, of Bayside, teacher and opera performer. Early in her career, she arts. He was a member of several DePauw Winter
N.Y., at the age of 50, after being struck by a car. toured with opera companies, and later she taught Term missions of faculty members and students
She was a travel director, senior barter consultant for voice at universities and privately. She taught at to Peru and Africa. He was preceded in death by
the American Mutual Trading Company and sales DePauw from 1964-67 and then at Indiana Uni- his father, Percy L. Julian ’20; uncles, James S.
promotion manager for Leslie Fay Companies. Later, versity until retiring as professor emeritus in 1995. Julian ’24 and Emerson R. Julian ’38; and aunts,
she was a copywriter for the marketing department She was preceded in death by her first husband. Her Irma Julian Rayon ’33, Mattie Julian Brown ’26
at Time, Inc., in New York City. She was preceded in survivors include her second husband. and Elizabeth Julian White ’28.
death by her father, Eugene E. Stocker ’33.
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When a nearby U.S. Department of Agriculture water conservation lab needed served terms as its president. She helped to establish the faculty emeriti association
a student to work on reclaimed groundwater, Larson signed on. “The question at ASU, serving as president when she retired. This group extends scholarships
was, could we grow edible fish in the desert?” she explains. “The project involved to doctoral students who seek faculty positions as a career. She is currently on
pumping sewer water into a series of drainage basins, where it was recharged. We the board of the recently established Emeritus College at ASU.
were able to grow Tilapia, which proved successful in desert climes.” Larson – along with classmates Barbara M. Fisher, David J. Morehead and
Despite her interest in science, Larson’s professional path next led her into Philip Steinberg – also co-chaired the DePauw Class of 1953’s 50th reunion
university administration. The dean of liberal arts and sciences at ASU needed five years ago. By calling their classmates to encourage their participation and
an intern, a job Larson accepted while completing her doctorate. She began as support, the four generated a great turnout and generous class gift.
assistant to the academic vice president and within two years was promoted to Arlyn observed of his wife’s 50th reunion: “I have never seen such camaraderie.
assistant academic vice president. The bond, the ties, the friendships now 55 years after they graduated, are just
Later, ASU needed a development officer. Larson recommended Lonnie astounding. They continue conversations as if they never left off.”
Ostrom, whom she knew from the local YMCA board. Ostrom founded ASU’s And once the foursome and their spouses discovered just how much they
foundation and then lured Larson from her sabbatical to his staff. She spent 12 enjoyed being together, they agreed to plan their 55th reunion, which they
years in fundraising before retiring from ASU in 1997. enjoyed in June 2008.
Larson credits her mother’s example of community service and her own work at Arlyn Larson now accompanies his wife to Greencastle. “Joyce has several loves
ASU as major influences on her longstanding commitment to volunteerism and in her life,” he says. “Her undergraduate and master’s experience at DePauw is
philanthropy. She is a past president and national board member of the National near the top of her list.”
Society of Arts and Letters. She helped start a Panhellenic group in Tempe and “It pretty much has defined me,” Joyce agrees.
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