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Murphy, Thomas H. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 88, Number 2 (Jan. 1987)

Deaths,   pp. 29-31


Page 29


Memtber News continued
Deaths
Marking (Disch) '84, '85
The name in capital letters is that on the stu-
dent record. Women's married names appear
in parentheses.
The Early Years
McDONALD, JAMES JOHN '12,'13, Madison,
in October.
HELGESON, ELSIE OLIVE '14, Marinette, in
1985.
HIGLEY, HARVEY V. '15, Marinette, in Octo-
ber.
BECK, ARNOLD JOEL '17, Madrid, Iowa, in
September.
DAHLE, THEA OTELIA (Hobson) '17, Blue
Mounds, in November.
DIETZ, EUGENE FRANK '17, Iron River, in
September.
FOX, BLANCHE IRENE (Field) '17, St. Paul, in
October.
GILLOGLY, LAUREL ELAINE '17, Elkhorn, in
October.
KOEHLER, LILLY MINNIE (Karch) '17,
Crandon, in November.
WEIR, LEDA MARIE (Horswill) x'17, Madi-
son, in October.
                             continued
B. CLARK MS'71 moves into a newly created
vice-presidency.
   In Chicago, the Griffin Wheel Company
has promoted GLEN F. LAZAR '72 to general
sales manager. The Lazars live in Palatine.
   RUFUS FERGUSON '73 still moves fast. In
September we reported that he had recently
completed Ford Motor Co.'s minority-dealer
training program and was managing a dealer-
ship in North Miami. Since then he's headed
north and is now a partner in a new outlet in
Altoona, Pa.
   RICHARD J. PETERSON '74, '76, Wauke-
gan, has been promoted to director of interna-
tional auditing with Abbott Laboratories.
   BETH J. WELLS '74, '75, '78, '82, joined
the Education faculty at Emporia (Kan.) State
College. She had been at East Texas State.
   ROBERT H. SAEMANN '75, '76, on the
accounting faculty of Hillsdale (Mich.) College
since 1980, has been named acting dean of
men.
   Our Detroit alumni club loses its president
as JOHN SHABINO MBA'76 leaves for Gra-
ham, North Carolina as marketing director for
Permatech Corporation.
   When the Fashion Editors and Reporters
Association joined with New York's presti-
gious Fashion Institute of Technology to
sponsor a national seminar on fashion writing
in November, one of the featured panelists was
JEAN R. TOWELL '78, fashion editor of the
Milwaukee Journal.
   MICHAEL J. VAN EERDEN '81, Wauwa-
tosa, has joined Gates, McDonald & Com-
pany as sales manager of the area. It's a subsid-
iary of Nationwide Insurance.
   USAF Capt. DONALD W. TIPPLE '81,
completed indoctrination for medical service
officers at Sheppard AFB, Texas.
   Also in the Air Force, 1st Lt. KEITH F.
YAKTUS '81 was named flight commander of
the month at Lackland AFB, Texas.
   ANN THOMPSON Lizon '81 is now the
manager of accounting in the finance division
of American Family Insurance here in town.
She began with the firm while still an under-
grad in 1979.
   TIM R. VALENTYN '82 became a partner
in the Madison law firm of Murphy & Des-
mond.
   Navy Ens. PETER J. KIND '84 has his wings
after eighteen months' flight training. The
Navy doesn't tell us where that took place or
where he is now stationed.
   Last spring, MICHELLE MARKING Disch
'84, '85 of Plover, a social worker in the
Stevens Point school district, was notified she
was a winner of the national "Sallie Mae"
Award. It is presented by the Student Loan
Marketing Association to recognize outstand-
ing achievement by teachers.
   Marine 1st Lt. CRAIG J. NYSVEN '84
received his wings upon graduation from the
NAS in Pensacola.
   At Salem (Mass.) State College, MICHAEL
W. SCHULTZ '84 has been appointed to
oversee its alumni records. His major concern,
says the news release, "will be to assure accu-
rate alumni information and to locate missing
alumni." And lotsa luck, Michael.
   In the Air Force, it's now 2nd Lt. JAMES T.
BLAZEK '86. He was commissioned after
graduation from OTS at Lackland AFB, Texas.
Wisconsin Alumni Association
members are invited to submit their
availability notice, in fifty words or
less,1 for a one-time publication at
no charge.
   PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS:
Your reply to job seekers will be
forwarded unopened from our
offices. Address it to the member
number shown, c/o job mart,
Wisconsin Alumnus Magazine,
650 N. Lake Street, Madison
53706.
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 1987 / 29
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