In Memory

In Memory


November 18, 2016

Please email In Memory or Tributes to:  UNCmagazine@unco.edu​

Marjorie A. Tudor LC ’29, BA ’31, MA ’49

Geneva I. Hertha LC ’36, BA ’44, MA ’57
Helen Jane (Hammond) Baab LC ’37
Margaret Alice “Peggy” Romick Hubbell BA ’37
Lennie L. Klassen BA ’37
Arvilla M. Wicks-Dow AB ’37
Phyllis N. (Traylor) Gentry LC ’39, BA ’41

Helen “Lenn” C. (Drenick) Ashbaugh LC ’40, AB ’45
Mary V. Lucas LC ’40
Sylvester Moorhead BA ’42
Patricia “Patsy” Jane Guadnola AB ’45, MA ’53
Elizabeth “Betty” Virginia Cowan BA ’46
Anna “Lorraine” Fogg Abbott BA ’49
Robert Neal Carson BA ’49
Lyle Vern Jewell MA ’49
Robert Lowell Russell BA ’49

Gloria Corinne (Almquist) Bell BA ’50
Hally Beth Walker Poindexter MA ’50
Helen M. Ziemann BA ’50
Ellathair Viola (Reed) Elam BA ’51
Rev. Bruce E. Hanson BA ’51
Shirley Linton BA ’51
Verle Mickish BA ’51, MA ’55
June S. (Sauer) Dailey AB ’52
Evangeline (Aerts) “Vangie” Eshelman BA ’52
Elva Ernestine Phillips BA ’52, MA ’56
William G. “Bill” Rademacher MA ’52
Evelyne Jean (Scofield) Schmidt BA ’52
Verelene “Vera” C. Anderson BA ’53
Daniel Victor Hurd BA ’53
Laverne M. Mommer MA ’54
John Joseph Freilinger BA ’55, MA ’60
Miriam S. John BA ’55
Jerome Garrett Petersen BA ’55
Thomas “Tom” Harry Rosling BA ’55
Boyd J. Baldauf MA ’56, Ed.D ’62
Duane M. Kindschi MA ’56
Donald Foster Trimble MA ’56
Richard Paris Baker BA ’57, MA ’62
William Gene Knuckles MA ’57
Ivan L. Pfeffer BA ’57, MA ’58
Diana Elizabeth Christopher BA ’58
Clarence “CR” Svendsen MA ’58, Ed.D ’70
Donovan L. “Don” Welch MA ’58
William Neal Wright BA ’58, MA ’61
Eunice Louise (Rumsey) Miller BA ’59
Deanna “Blue” “Dee” Mosley BA ’59
Gayle Deloris (Writebol) Tappy BA ’59

David B. Anderson BA ’60, MA ’66, Ed.D ’77
Florence Elizabeth “Betty” Bagley BA ’60
Phillip Edwin Ballou Ed.D ’60
Priscilla L. Kiefer BA ’60
Ruth C. Mann BA ’60, MA ’70
Betty Wolverton BA ’60
Judith “Diane” Johnson BA ’61
Niki J. Mcglathery BA ’61
Jerald Leroy Bridgman BA ’62
Roland “Budd” Christian BA ’62, MA ’66
Joseph Fredrick Fowler BA ’62
Helen Marie Hamman BA ’62
Margaret “Margee” McGraw BA ’62, MA ’68
Inabeth Hoskins MA ’63
Donald T. Rippey Ed.D ’63
Robert L. “Bob” Romer MA ’63
JoAnne Woodman Bailey BA ’64
Thomas Ralph Bennett, Jr. BA ’64, MA ’69
Robert W. “Brownie” Brown BA ’64, MA ’67
Rowena B. Foos MA ’64, Ed.D ’72
Thomas Ralph Bennett Jr. BA ’64, MA ’69
Vincent “Dennis” Kettl BA ’64
Charles Bennet “Chuck” Olson MA ’64
Donald G. Burgher MA ’65
Rev. Manuel Gabel MA ’65
Margaret Ann (Merrill) Grassley MA ’65
Leslie “Les” Welker MA ’65
Linda Marie (Flechtl) Beauvais BA ’66
Eva Mae Benally MA ’66
Kieth Eitemiller BS ’66
Jonquil A. “Jackie” Haig BA ’66
William Lee Hakonson BA ’66
Philip Lee Konkel BA ’66
Karen J. McWilliams BA ’66
Walter Scott Runyan BA ’66
Max Trader BA ’66
Thomas Larry Eppler MA ’66, Ed.D ’69
Samuel “Sam” Robert “Bob” Houston PhD ’67
Beverly Ann Riess BA ’67
Edgar Jerome Hayes BA ’68
Sue Wheeler St. Aubyn BS ’68
Geneva Schaeffer MA ’68
Jean Anne (Kellogg) Anderson BA ’69, MA ’88
David W. Carroll BA ’69
Marian Annette French BA ’69
Maurice L. Nelson BA ’69
Dwight Wederquist MA ’69
James Edward Whorton Ed.D ’69
Donna June (Korrey) Hacker BA ’69

Mona Katherine (Stinson) Claycomb (BA ’70)
William “Bill” Lee Hurt (MA ’70)
Hope Julie Stevenson (BA ’70)
Robert “Stan” Stanley Swain (Ed.D ’70)
Marilyn Ann (Scrivner) Holzwarth (BA ’71)
William Nelson May (BS ’72, MA ’77)
Louis “Louie” Rinaldo (BA ’73)
Marvelle (Seitman) Colby (MA ’74)
Jennifer (Vogel) Jones (BS ’74)
Joan (Hunting) O’Hara (MA ’76)
Nicholas Anthony Camillone (MS ’77)
Dennis Paul Lundmark (MA ’77)
Janet Louise Raehal (MA ’77)
Margaret “Margita” Vunovich (MA ’77)
Emerita Romero-Anderson (MA ’78)
Donald R. Seawell (Ed.D ’78)
William Duke Berig (MS ’79)
Milton Frank Lenc (Ed.D ’79)
Thomas Kevin Racine (BA ’79)

Vera “Vicky” Mae Brooks Ed.D ’80
Robert (Bob) J. McNamee BS ’80
Carl Allen Nakagawa BA ’80
Louise T. Stone BS ’80
Joachim Stanley Viens Ed.D ’80
Karen L. Harman MA ’81
Muriel K. (Kiple) Smith Ed.D ’81
Dorothy Virgina (Dignan) Yoder Ed.S ’83
Marguerite Iorio BS ’85
Susan Milligan BSN ’85, MS ’91
Gregory Harold Poelzer MA ’85
Janet Schuett Rohan MA ’85
Maria D. Johnson BAE 86, MA ’87
John A. Wheeler BS ’87
Mary Jean “Jeanie” Goertz Ed.S ’89

Kerry L. Brazell MA ’91
Mark Henry Hunter MA ’91
Robin Burkart Grant MA ’94
Marcia Lynn Peterson BA ’94
Dawn Jeanne (Constable) Storey BS ’94
Harold B. “Hal” Stevens Psy.D ’95
Mindy Diane Peters BA ’95
Carl Lane Hyde MA ’96
Gary A. Falk BA ’97
Sharon Louise Winter MA ’98

Frances Hernandez BS ’00
Gregory Forbes Layton MA ’00
Karen Ann (Bader) Petersen BA ’00
Brandilyn Yvonne (Porter) Romfo BA ’00
Kelly Anne (Rhoades) Haley BA ’05
Donna Lee (Bacon) Call BS ’04, MS ’08

Daniel R. Maas Ed.D ’10
Aaron Joseph DeYoung MA ’14

Joseph Benton Clithero, Greeley, died June 7, 2016. Joe was a UNC faculty emeritus of marketing from 1968-1988. Joe is survived by his wife, Betty; daughter Mary Titmus (Eddie); daughter-in-law, Peri Gore; grandchildren, Sandra Ververs (Keane), Chris Titmus (Kelsey), and Jessica Crandall; seven great grandchildren, all of Greeley; and a sister, JoAnn Long (Jerry) of Albuquerque, N.M.

Francis “Jerry” Griffith, Jackson, Tenn., died July 28, 2016. Jerry was a UNC faculty emeritus, retiring in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Dawn Robertson, his son Adam (Amanda Rennert), grandson Austin, sister-in-law Mildred Griffith, nieces Sherry and Cathy, nephews Wayne and Lee and extended family Amy, Lynn, Jordan, David, Cheryl and Jacob Dietrich.

Robert “Bob” Lowell Heiny, Greeley, died July 24, 2016. Born June 10, 1942, Bob grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from high school in 1960. On June 26, 1964, Bob married Linnea in La Cañada, Calif. In 1968 Bob began teaching at UNC, which he would continue doing for the next 48 years. During that time, Bob won several teaching awards; served as NCAA faculty athletic representative for 28 years; and was inducted into the UNC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. Bob is survived by his children and their spouses, Tanya and David Hummels of West Lafayette, Ind.; Erik and Louisa Heiny of Provo, Utah, and Greg and Michelle Heiny of Greeley; grandchildren Emily, Alex and Abby Hummels; Robert, Lauryn and Sarah Heiny; Sabrina and Linnea Heiny; along with other family and friends. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Linnea. Donations may be made to the UNC Foundation – Bob Heiny Memorial, Greeley.

Marilyn Lee MacAllister, Gunnison, died June 18, 2016. Marilyn and her husband, Jack, were friends of UNC establishing the Scholars Helping Scholars Endowment Fund, which will live on in perpetuity helping students who wish to teach. Marilyn is survived by her son, James MacAllister.

Kimberly A.O. Pacheco, Loveland, died May 25, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Born in 1966, in Anderson, S.C., Kim received a bachelor’s degree in 1988 from Furman University in chemistry and biology and a PhD in chemistry from University of North Carolina,  Chapel Hill. In 2001, Kim started teaching Chemistry at UNC Greeley, attaining tenured Professor. Kim is survived by her husband, Charles A. Pacheco, son Caleb Pacheco, mother Anne Bell Opperman and many other relatives. Kim was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Opperman. The family requests that donations be made in Kim’s name to the Chemistry/Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Endowment fund at the UNC Foundation, Greeley.

John T. Spaustat, Omaha, Neb., died June 24, 2016. John was a friend of UNC and father of Andrea Spaustat (BA ’15). Also survived by John are his wife, Karen Shramek Spaustat; daughters Kayla Petersen (Tyler), Andrea’s fiancé, Jerad Petersen; father Walt Spaustat; sisters Judy Veik (Randy) and Shirley Spaustat; brother Ken Spaustat; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Frank Wainright, Castle Pines, died April 5, 2016. Born Oct. 10, 1967, Frank grew up in Peoria, Ill. He moved to Colorado while in high school and graduated from Pomona High School in 1986. He attended the University of Northern Colorado, where he played football for Coach Joe Glenn. Frank was drafted into the NFL by the New Orleans Saints and played 10 years in the NFL as a tight end and long snapper. He played for the Saints, Dolphins, and Ravens with short term stints with the Broncos and Eagles. Above all, Frank’s favorite thing to do was watch his kids play sports. He believed in participating in research and education to make sports safer for athletes. Accordingly, Frank donated his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Frank will be missed by his wife Stacie Wainright; daughter Kelsey Wainright and son Wesley Wainright; father Frank Wesley Wainright II, along with many other family, friends, and colleagues.

Kenneth Tarvan Wilburn, Neptune Beach, Fla., died March 10, 2016. Kenneth was the principal of the University Laboratory School and spent several years as a UNC faculty member. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Sharon, sons Jason (Helena), granddaughters Anna and Sara); Dax (Angel, Brianna and Erin), brother Jerry (Lynda), nephew David (Ai and Renka), cousin Lanar (Jean, Lynne, Jesse, and Blake), close friend Dale and longtime family friend Barbara and her son Shea.