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May 01, 2017

Marion Siebert Jensen (BA ’64), Broomfield, published A Place to Call Home

David L. King (BA ’65, MA ’70), Del Mar, Calif., returned from his third humanitarian trip to Africa where he painted a mural for the Joy to the World Kindergarten in Namibia. His previous visits to Africa have included Namibia and Maseno, Kenya.

G. William “Bill” Yeagle (MA ’65), Butte, Mont., was inducted into the Montana Tech 2016 Hall of Fame class.

J. Rod Summitt (BA ’68), Colorado Springs, has a new publisher and website. He is working on three novels, all of which are set in a fictional area of Colorado.

Band of Brothers
World War II “Band of Brothers” hero Edward Tipper died at the age of 95. Tipper, who was featured in the book and HBO war series, earned his master’s degree from UNC, then Colorado State College of Education, following the war. He transitioned from military to civilian service and spent nearly 30 years as an educator in Iowa and Colorado. The public memorial ceremony will be held June 1, 2017, in Lakewood.