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Hanoverian Eternal - We Remember

Here, we pay homage to fellow Hanoverians who have recently passed away. Please note, this list includes updates reported to Hanover College by family members, newspapers, and other sources. If you wish to submit information on an alumna or alumnus who has passed away, please email alumni@hanover.edu. If you would like to submit a personal message, you may also submit a Class Note request. All information will be verified before your note is published.

 

Class of 1935

Louise Margaret Gray Burcope, 104, of Speedway, Ind., died Jan. 20, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1939

Roberta J. Hill-Cloud Knapke, 102, of Westhampton, N.Y., died Feb. 5, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1943

Janice Hern Anderson, 100, of Columbus, Ind., died Jan. 15, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Wayne Brodhecker, 98, of Indianapolis, Ind., died May 10, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1947

Kathleen Wright Cox, 96, of Hanover, Ind., died May 16, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1948

Janis Goar Copeland, 93, of Kendallville, Ind., died July 13, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Jean Wilson Perney, 93, of Bloomington, Ind., died March 8, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1949

Raymond Alan Bowden, 95, of Carmel, Ind., died Jan. 25, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Robert Hugh Claxton, 96, of Franklin, Ind., died Nov. 30, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1950

Thelma Jane Kemp Baker, 99, of Melbourne, Fla., died Jan. 15, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Ann Stevenson Innis, 90, of Milroy, Ind., died Sept. 14, 2020 (online obituary)

 

James Albert Peterson, 95, of Bloomington, Ind., died Dec. 30, 2020 (online obituary) (article)

 

Marian Jean Young Sunthimer, 92, of Milo, Mo., died Dec. 30, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1951

Joyce Eileen Quade Alling, 91, of Avon, Ind., died Feb. 8, 2021 (online obituary)

Winifred Able Empson, 91, of Mooresville, Ind., died Dec. 23, 2020 (online obituary)

Elmer E. Geissler, 91, Menomonee, Wis., died Dec. 1, 2020 (online obituary)

Eugene Poynter, 93, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died April 15, 2020 (online obituary)

Dr. Jack K. Riner, 93, of Indianapolis, Ind., died May 1, 2020 (online obituary)

Class of 1952

Beverly Ann Buckingham Hinds, 90, of Delaware, Ohio, died Dec. 15, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Paul Henry Mueller, 90, of Wichita, Kansas, died Feb. 4, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Joseph Stanley Rawlings, 92, of Louisville, Ky., died Dec. 15, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Anna Wiles Welsheimer, 89, of Orange City, Fla., died Dec. 25, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1953

Robert M. Aldridge, 93, of South Bend, Ind., died August 26, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Arlene Broshears Bridgewater, 88, of Scottsburg, Ind., died Sept. 12, 2020 (online obituary)

 

William C. Kaag, 88, of Shelbyville, Ky., died March 14, 2020 (online obituary)

 

William Litchfield, 89, of Jasper, Ind., died August 19, 2020 (online obituary)


Robert Monroe Parker

 

Helen Frances Ricketts, 92, of Plainfield, Ind., died Jan. 14, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1954

James Mason Allan, 89 of Wayne, Pa., died May 23, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Jean Matson Collier, 87, of Madison, Ind., died March 11, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Beverly Rieckhoff Johnston, 88, of Hendersonville, N.C., died Jan. 2, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Barbara Jane Light, 88, of Bloomington, Ind., died August 18, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1955

Irwin Lodge Bunton, 87, of Hilliard, Ohio, died Sept. 17, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Delma Lear Gloyd, 85, of Belvidere, Ill., died Jan. 4, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Joyce Elaine Keller Piers, 88, of Nashville, Ind., died Dec. 2, 2020 (online obituary)

 

John Joseph “Jack” Schneider Jr., 87, of Fishers, Ind., died Dec. 4, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Betty Handcastle Thompson, 86, of Sherman, Texas, died Dec. 27, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1956

James Robert Brown, 85, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died May 3, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Ramon Hamm, 85, of Crawfordsville, Ind., died Jan. 4, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Jo A. Heinritz Bidner, 81, of Crystal Lake, Ill., died Nov. 3, 2016 (online obituary)

 

John Frederick Zirzow, 86, of Bradenton, Fla., died Feb. 7, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1957

Nancy Jane Armstrong Atherton, 84, of Indianapolis, Ind., died June 13, 2020 (online obituary)

 

William L. Baumgartner, 87, of Greensburg, Ind., died April 6, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Cline D. Mahoney, 90, of Greenwood, Ind., died Oct. 17, 2020 (online obituary)

 

John J. Morris, 85, of Leawood, Kansas, died April 23, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Carl David Sandberg, 85, of Sanford, N.C., died Sept. 3, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Linda Jean MacDougall Scott, 85, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Dec. 24, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Robert Paul Wright, 85, of Nineveh, Ind., died Oct. 8, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1958

Sandra K. Beaning, 85, Indianapolis, Ind., died June 25, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Richard Pope Ellenberger, 82, of Richmond, Ind., died May 1, 2017 (online obituary)

 

Anne Clark Muterspaugh, 83, of Muncie, Ind., died Dec. 11, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1959

Larrilyn Carr Love, 83, of San Diego, Calif., Dec. 18, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Dan Oury, 83, of Valparaiso, Ind., died Dec. 13, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Don S. Potter, 82, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Feb. 25, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Dennis D. Sylvester, 83, of Columbus, Ind., died Sept. 21, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Peter Webb, 82, of Mooers, N.Y., died July 3, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1960

Susan Haines Broadbent, 81, of Edwardsburg, Mich., died July 6, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Jack Clanin Brooks, 82, of Sturgis, Mich., died Jan. 20, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Judith Hunt Fulkerson, 81, of Fishers, Ind., died Jan. 2, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Johannah Clark Kunkler Kaufman, 82, of Andrews, Ind., died April 16, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Stanley R. Nay, 81, of Seymour, Ind., died Dec. 18, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Everett Webb, 82, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died March 23, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1961

Paul J. Fouts, Jr., 81, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Nov. 8, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1962

Jane Lee Dill Makari, 80, of Columbus, Ohio, died August 7, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Judith Munz Miller, 78, of Temecula, Calif., died April 25, 2019 (online obituary)

 

James Lewis Small, 80, of New Castle, Ind., died Jan. 31, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1963

John R. Ackland, 79, of Bakersfield, Calif., died Jan. 17, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Dr. Richard P. Bianco, 80, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died May 13, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Dale E. Dowden, 79, of Vincennes, Ind., died Dec. 29, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Barbara Herget Lindsey, 79, of Montgomery, Ohio, died Jan. 12, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Barbara Jones Moore, 79, of East Peoria, Ill., died June 3, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Sydney Ann Plaut Rieckhoff, 79, of Elkhart, Ind., died Nov. 18, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Michael Rukavina, 80, of Valparaiso, Ind., died May 4, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1964

Rebecca L. Cassell, 78, of Portage, Mich., died Jan. 31, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Nancye Moncrief Phillips, 78, of Fort Mitchell, Ky., died Nov. 29, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1965

Steven Wells Flack, 75, of Arlington, Texas, died January 27, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Wilma T. Tingle Gullion, 92, of Madison, Ind., died June 18, 2020 (online obituary)

 

James "Jim" Hansen, 77, of Lafayette, La., died Oct. 21, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1966

Polly Burrill, 75, of Fishkill, N.Y., died August 25, 2019 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1967

Albert Joseph Stone Jr., 75, of Noblesville, Ind., died Oct. 4, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1968

Richard Octave Hebert, 84, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Dec. 25, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Thomas Earl Spencer, 74, of Bluffton, S.C., died Oct. 6, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1969

Bradley Allen Proffet, 72, of Seymour, Ind., died March 29, 2020 (online obituary)

 

William Robert Werremeyer, 73, of St. Louis, Mo., died Sept. 12, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1970

Kenton Richard Gebert, 71, of Covington. La., died March 22, 2020

 

Margaret Hoyer James, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, died August 28, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1971

Timothy Duane Hutson, 76, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Dec. 23, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1972

Melanie Ann Williams-Sublett, 68, of Louisville, Ky., died July 17, 2019 (online obituary)

Pil Ju Choi Templeton, 74, of Annapolis, Md., died Dec. 2, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1974

Terrell W. Robinson, 70, died Jan. 14, 2021, in Jersey City, N.J. (online obituary)

 

Class of 1975

Mark Steven Finegan, 67, of Noblesville, Ind., died March 29, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1976

Pamela Jean Dreher Morris, 66, of Tipton, Ind., died Nov. 19, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1978

Douglas C. Benton, 64, of Pacifica, Calif., died August 28, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Cathy Rae Virden Cross, 64 of Clinton, Ohio, died Oct. 24, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1979

Jeffrey Adams Kirn, 65, of Westerville, Ohio, died April 11, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1982

Larry W. Bennett, 59, of Corydon, Ind., died April 21, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1983

Thomas Michael Hendrickson, 60, of Chatsworth, Calif., died Sept. 15, 2020 (online obituary)

Tracey Lynn Smyser, 59, of Baltimore, Md., died Oct. 30, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 1999

Kathleen Elizabeth Holdcroft, 43, of Franklin, Tenn., died July 8, 2020 (online obituary)

 

Class of 2009

Kristen Alexandra Croxton, 34, of Madison, Ind., died Feb. 14, 2021 (online obituary)

 

Faculty and Staff

Don Allen Amick, 79, of Hanover, Ind., died Dec. 27, 2020 (former physical plant staff member)

Mildred C. Barker, 96, of Madison, Ind., died April 25, 2020 (former housekeeping staff member)

Glen Allen Bushong, 74, of Madison, Ind., died Jan. 8, 2021 (former physical plant staff member)

Ruth Thatcher Calkins, 90, of Indianola, Iowa, died Feb. 11, 2021 (former bookstore manager and wife of economics Professor Ralph Calkins)

Carolyn Sue Furst Clark, 76, of Douglas, Mich., died Oct. 2, 2020 (former student life staff member)

Brian Keith Cox, 53, of Madison, Ind., died August 29, 2020 (physical plant staff member)

Julie Anne Johnston Crawford, 88, of Madison, Ind., died Jan. 31, 2021 (former campus operator/receptionist)

Charles F. Fox, 97, of Oviedo, Fla., died Jan. 8, 2021 (former English professor)

Elberta S. Hoard-Lundy, 92, of Scottsburg, Ind., died Sept. 20, 2020 (former fraternity house mother)

Karen K. Lind, 77, of Sellersburg, Ind., died Jan. 28, 2021 (former education professor)

Lucina Ball Moxley, 101, of Indianapolis, Ind., died March 25, 2020 (namesake of Ball Drive/Scenic Drive)

Joyce Faye Chance LaMothe, 79, of Madison, Ind., died Jan. 3, 2020 (former sorority cook)

Peggy A. Marshall, 83, of Syracuse, N.Y, died May 5, 2020 (former faculty member)

Larry Joe Moore, 72, of Hanover, Ind., died Oct. 12, 2020 (former faculty member)

Walter Dunlap Morrill, 84, of Madison, Ind., died Dec. 7, 2020 (former librarian)

Robert Lee Rousch, 82, of Madison, Ind., died Nov. 19, 2020 (former housekeeping supervisor)

Margaret Carroll Francis Seifert, 75, of Hanover, Ind., died April 13, 2020, (former student life staff)

Leanna Laura Wheate Shelley, 90, of Madison, Ind., died Sept. 17, 2020 (former bookstore employee)

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