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Emeriti Faculty

Bob Thomas ’56

Bob Thomas ’56, a Centurion since 1998, died Sept. 20. An Army veteran, he spent a long career in magazines, serving as publisher of Ladies’ Home Journal and Bon AppeĢtit. Surviving are his wife, Beverly ’57, three children, seven grandchildren and a brother.

Edgar Chapman

Edgar Chapman, above left, professor of English emeritus who taught at Bradley from 1963–2002, died Oct. 11 in Peoria. He taught writing and literature, authoring numerous articles and books. Chapman named and funded the Edgar L. Chapman Critical Essay Award for undergraduates. A veteran of the National Guard and Air Force Reserve, he earned his master’s degree and doctorate from Brown University. Surviving are two sons, three grandchildren and a brother.

William Walker

William Walker, associate professor of German emeritus who taught at Bradley from 1976–2011, died Aug. 12 in Middleton, Wis. A Fulbright Scholar who studied in Germany, he served as chairman of the Department of World Languages and Cultures and adviser for many foreign students. Walker earned his master’s degree at the University of Washington and his doctorate at the University of Illinois. Surviving are a brother and extended family.


Alumni

Wilson Hartz ’45, July 7, Cody, Wyo.

Mildred Getz Zimmerman ’45, July 3, Morton, Ill.

Donald Runkle ’46, July 8, Quincy, Ill.

Martha Hale Blair ’47, Oct. 31, 2018, Sun City West, Ariz.

Frank Streibich ’47, Sept. 9, Peoria

Hubert Woodruff ’47, Sept. 14, Salem, Ill.

Mary Yost Shimp ’48, June 2, Sparland, Ill.

Ernest Bischoff ’49, March 1, 2018, San Carlos, Calif.

Dale Breen ’49, June 17, Naperville, Ill.

D. George Burdette ’49 M.A. ’62, June 5, Peoria

Robert Garber ’49, July 18, Metamora, Ill.

Roy Goode ’49, Sept. 7, Arizona

Robert Kelsh ’49, June 22, Mountain Home, Ark.

Gloria J. Bopi Long ’49, June 25, Peoria

H. George Marshall ’49, July 17, 2018, Palm Desert, Calif.

Les Clark ’50, Nov. 25, 2018, Walla Walla, Wash.

Howard Littlejohn ’50, Aug. 16, Brentwood, Tenn.

Burton “Wayne” Moore ’50, June 5, Sheffield, Ill.

Robert Werschey ’50, Sept. 6, Decatur, Ill.

Herbert Zobel ’50, June 2, River Forest, Ill.

Patricia Coogan Delaney ’51, July 17, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Gene “Squeaky” Melchiorre ’51, Sept. 27, Highland Park, Ill.

William Mueller ’51, Aug. 17, Maryville, Tenn.

Lester Vicary ’51, Aug. 30, Galesburg, Ill.

Richard Bauch ’52, June 20, Wayne, Mich.

Jacquelin Jones Groth ’52, June 18, Armington, Ill.

Kermit Harden M.S. ’52, June 19, Urbana, Ill.

Kenneth Hasemann ’52, Aug. 25, Roseville, Calif.

Dorothy Capranica Peters ’52, Aug. 22, El Cajon, Calif.

Charles Blye ’53, June 9, East Peoria

Morgan Downing ’53, Aug. 12, Shalimar, Fla.

Jacqueline Korenowski Giese ’53, June 23, Wauconda, Ill.

Paul Shaw ’53, July 4, Urbana, Ill.

George Burton ’54, July 17, Morton, Ill.

Perry Snyderman ’54, May 25, Arlington Heights, Ill.

Stanley Loula ’55, July 10, Western Springs, Ill.

John Schwandner ’56, June 15, Springfield, Ill.

Ray Wetzel ’56, Sept. 11, Dunlap, Ill.

Richard Allen ’57, July 22, Emerson, Ill.

Janet K. Lang Hill ’57, June 26, Coal Valley, Ill.

Janice Webber Galloway ’58, Sept. 2, Leesburg, Fla.

Bob Johnson ’58, Sept. 4, Sherman, Ill.

Eugene Lukasik ’58, Dec. 10, 2018, Lake Villa, Ill.

Sharon Pattison Paulsen ’58, June 25, Abilene, Texas

Gary Trotter ’58, Sept. 24, Peoria

Philip Kronenberg ’59, Aug. 1, Glen Allen, Va.

Claire Stellas Livaditis ’59, July 18, Glenview, Ill.

Ray Voigt ’59, June 8, Chillicothe, Ill.

Gladys Ekleberry Ahrens ’60, Feb. 27, Bloomfield, Mich.

Richard Gonzales ’60 MSEE ’63, Aug. 5, Gary, Ind.

Claude Rashid ’60, Aug. 26, Peoria

Robert Rawlings ’60, June 3, Weirton, W.V.

John M. Smith ’60, July 26, Canton, Ill.

Clarence Hickman ’62, July 28, East Peoria, Ill.

Harry “Mickey” Jackson M.S. ’62, Aug. 17, Perryville, Mo.

Russell Peterson ’62, Oct. 27, 2018, Poplar Grove, Ill.

Sharon Nothdurft Bachmann ’63, May 30, Western Springs, Ill.

George Bryant Jr. ’63, Sept. 7, DePue, Ill.

Ronald Dawson ’63, June 16, Dunlap, Ill.

Frank Krapausky ’63, June 26, Raleigh, N.C.

Nancy Valchant Panozzo ’63, July 22, Bonita Springs, Fla.

Robert Phelps III ’63, Nov. 19, 2018, Western Springs, Ill.

Dick Schutts ’63, Nov. 5, 2014, Sun City West, Ariz.

M. Jane Haas Hunt ’64, Sept. 18, East Peoria, Ill.

Robert Meyer ’64, July 28, Stamford, Conn.

Roger Van Zandbergen ’64, June 12, Metamora, Ill.

Mardee Risser Brown ’65, July 21, Chandler, Ariz.

Sherill Spencer Underwood ’65, June 6, Deer Creek, Ill.

Robert Blencoe ’66, Jan. 2, Derby, Kan.

LeRoy Lincoln ’66, June 23, Avon, Ill.

Myra Klunk Drury ’67, July 12, Houston

Dennis Hobaugh ’67, Sept. 6, Tyler, Texas

Terrance Lang ’67, June 24, Wapella, Ill.

William Waters ’67, Sept. 27, Arizona

Patricia Larsen Baird MME ’68, June 6, Yates City, Ill.

L. Mitchell Bers ’68, Aug. 3, Arlington Heights, Ill.

Richard Ehlers ’68, July 2, Palatine, Ill.

Roger Howard ’68, Aug. 21, Morristown, N.J.

Edward Stout M.S. ’68, Sept. 15, Overland Park, Kan.

David Tolley ’68, June 9, Prescott, Ariz.

Melanie Weil Urdang ’68, Aug. 13, Brookline, Mass.

Marsha Hoffman Blumthal ’69, Aug. 2, Chicago

Leslie Larson Donley ’69, Sept. 20, 2019, Crawfordsville, Ind.

Bill Maibach ’69, Sept. 8, Morton, Ill.

Michael Vicchiarelli ’69, April 4, Austin, Texas

Pamela Anderson Wagner ’69, July 28, Seattle

Michael Dennis ’70, July 30, Tucson, Ariz.

James Chatwell ’71, June 28, Peoria

Mary Carter Hill ’71, Aug. 14, Dowling Park, Fla.

John Link ’71, Sept. 2, Morton, Ill.

William C. Shrier M.A. ’71, June 18, Goodfield, Ill.

Ernest Arambiges ’72, Aug. 31, Towson, Md.

Marion Doubet Borland ’72, July 19, Peoria

Gerald “Jerry” Brady ’72, June 13, Edwards, Ill.

Lillian Linder Ries M.S. ’72, June 5, Arlington Heights, Ill.

Jack Wiertel ’72, July 15, Ramona, Calif.

Bill Wright MEA ’73, Nov. 15, 2018, Normal, Ill.

Terrence “Terry” Donahue ’74, July 3, Germantown Hills, Ill.

Jana Stapleton Bonnett ’76, July 8, Pekin, Ill.

Donna Eckerman Gauwitz ’80, Aug. 12, Woodbury, Minn.

Willie H. Cox ’82, June 6, Columbia, Mo.

Sander Vanocur HON ’85, Sept. 16, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Bob Schultz M.S. ’86, Oct. 2, Trivoli, Ill.

Michael Hinrichsen ’89, Sept. 24, Congerville, Ill.

Nancy Swartz Sims ’89, Aug. 3, Creve Coeur, Ill.

David Connor HON ’90, July 20, Peoria

David A. Morgan ’93, June 1, Peoria

Charles Warr M.A. ’93, Sept. 27, Peoria

Calvin Fong ’94, May 28, Sacramento, Calif.

Vickie McMillen Field M.A. ’95, Sept. 18, Toulon, Ill.

David Niklewicz ’95, Sept. 2, Lemont, Ill.

Pamela Herod Christianson ’96, Sept. 9, East Peoria, Ill.

Don E. Johnson MBA ’97, Aug. 10, Pekin, Ill.

Michael Christl ’07, July 21, Woodridge, Ill.

Adam Janssen ’07, Sept. 6, LaGrange Highlands, Ill.

Former faculty and staff

Tony Barone, June 25, Chicago

Donald “Skip” Burhans, October 18, Peoria

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