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Passages

David Horowitz

David Horowitz '59 died Feb. 14 in Los Angeles. Known for his role on CNBC’s “Steals and Deals,” the consumer advocate also produced the syndicated radio feature, “Fight Back! By David Horowitz,” and numerous publications. Horowitz received 15 Emmys for his work at Los Angeles-based KNBC and NBC News’ “Huntley-Brinkley Report.” Additionally, he was an occasional guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and appeared in episodes of “Alf,” “Saved by the Bell,” “Silver Spoons” and “The Golden Girls.” A lecture hall in Bradley’s Caterpillar Global Communications Center bears his name.

Emeriti Faculty

Barbara Black Brown

Barbara Black Brown ’75 MLS ’91, emeritus director of major and planned gifts who worked at Bradley from 1985–2004, died Aug. 27 at her home in Morton, Ill.

Starting as editor of Hilltopics, she also served as a development officer. An active member of Chi Omega, she was involved in her church and many civic and community organizations and was honored with the Francis C. Mergen Award for Public Service in 2000. Surviving are three sons, including Robert ’82 and Martin ’83, a daughter, Katherine Brown Bowers ’87, eight grandsons and two brothers, Kenneth Black ’66 and Bruce Black ’66.

Ted Scharle

Ted Scharle, emeritus professor of philosophy from 1969–2006, died Sept. 10 in Portland, Ore. An ordained Catholic priest, he earned degrees at the University of Louvain in Belgium and studied in France and Rome, receiving his doctorate from the International University of St. Thomas (Angelicum). Ted taught at Loras College before seeking his release from the priesthood. He also taught at Portland State and the University of Portland in Oregon. Surviving are his wife, daughter and three grandchildren.

Ruth Jass

Ruth Jass ’48 M.S. ’91, emeritus registrar who served Bradley for 45 years before retiring in 1989, died Oct. 8 in Peoria. Starting as a student worker in the president’s office, she later took over recordkeeping duties in Admissions and Records; the role evolved into director of institutional research and registrar. Ruth enjoyed traveling and was an active volunteer with civic, religious and professional organizations. Surviving are three nephews, a niece and extended family.

Hank VanderHeyden

Henry “Hank” VanderHeyden ’50 M.A. ’51, associate professor of communication emeritus from 1951–88, died Aug. 16 in Morton, Ill. A decorated World War II Army veteran, he worked for 14 years as senior outreach coordinator for Prairie State Legal Service after retiring from Bradley. Hank served several terms on the Pekin, Ill., City Council and as a member of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors. His wife survives, along with her children and other extended family.

Janet Cook Kaizer

Janet Cook Kaizer MME ’72, emeritus instructor of music 1976–2013, died Oct. 28 in Peoria. A renowned musician, she performed worldwide with her husband, Ed (also a Bradley emeritus professor of music). Janet was active in several music organizations and served as a church organist for 53 years. Her husband survives, along with five children, including Claire Kaizer Kasamis ’86, Laraine Kaizer-Viazovtsev ’98 and John ’95; and six grandchildren.


Alumni

Catherine Aaron Reichelderfer ’40, Jan. 6, 2018, Sarasota, Fla.

Ruth Gregg McKee ’41, Nov. 18, Rio, Ill.

Anne Heideman Albro ’42, June 2, 2018, Seattle

Laura Ernsberger Worner ’44, Dec. 24, Morton, Ill.

Francis Colgan ’45, April 25, Westfield, Ind.

Roslyn Henrich Doyle ’46, Sept. 18, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Caryl MacDiarmid Haynes ’46, Moorestown, N.J.

Reuben Huber ’47, Sept. 13, Morton, Ill.

Charles Burgess ’48, Aug. 27, Naples, Fla.

Marilyn Ross Burton ’48 M.A. ’67, Sept. 9, Peoria

Bernard Hofreiter ’48 M.S. ’50, Oct. 2, Peoria

Velma Ackerman Kerr ’48, Dec. 20, Chillicothe, Mo.

Melba Stephens Kuntz ’48, Aug. 1, St. Charles, Ill.

Raymond Schrader CERT ’48 ’50,Nov. 20, Tucson, Ariz.

Una Swanson Bowman ’49, Nov. 11, Oneida, Ill

Emilie Pasquay Burk ’49, June 13, Largo, Fla.

Martin “Dan” Coogan ’49 M.S. ’51, Sept. 12, Indianapolis

William Hale ’49 M.S. ’55, Jan. 28, 2018, Collinsville, Ill.

Clifford Hasselbacher ’49, Dec. 14, Morton, Ill.

Paul “Bud” Howe ’49, Nov. 29, Aurora, Ill.

Rosalie Hitpas Kenning ’49, Sept. 24, Peoria

John S. Lafferty ’49, July 6, 2017, Plainfield, Ill.

Montel Metzger ’49, Oct. 5, Carlock, Ill.

Robert Mims ’49, Jan. 22, 2018, Natchez, Miss.

Keith Smith ’49, Aug. 18, Carmel, Ind.

Melvin White ’49, Oct. 27, Peoria

Nicholas Anton ’50 M.A. ’53, Sept. 20, Pekin, Ill.

John Bjorkman ’50, Dec. 26, Batavia, Ill.

David Cady ’50, May 8, Bolton Landing, N.Y.

Dick Fricke ’50, Jan. 18, Elgin, Ill.

Joseph Olsen Jr. ’50, Sept. 6,Hendersonville, N.C.

F.O. “Frank” Kenny ’63, Oct. 20, Peoria

Richard Killmer ’63, Nov. 2, 2016, Fort Mills, S.C.

Roger C. Myers ’63, June 4, Rockford, Ill.

Keith Poshard ’63, Oct. 26, Morton, Ill.

William Seibert ’63, Jan. 19, New Hartford, Conn.

Thomas Freeburg ’64, Sept. 17, St. Charles, Ill.

Leo Jordan ’64, Sept. 28, Peoria

Salvatore “Sam” LaLomia ’64, an. 16, Big Flats, N.Y.

Charles Deahl ’65, Sept. 8, Galva, Ill.

Michael Edlen ’65, Sept. 4, Galesburg, Ill.

Jack Frame ’65 M.A. ’67, Nov. 1, Elmwood, Ill.

Mary Hall ’65, Aug. 28, Evanston, Ill.

James Heid ’65, Sept. 4, Peoria

Bruce Swanson ’65, March 2, 2018, Madison, Wis.

Cornelius “Neil” Tiebout ’65, Sept. 2, Christiansburg, Va.

Robert Narvick ’66, Aug. 13, Morris, Ill.

Marsha Siegel Raskin ’66, May 23, Delray Beach, Fla.

Loran “Stormy” Sutton ’66, Nov. 29, East Peoria, Ill.

Sandra Hendrickson Hall ’67, Sept. 15, Gainesville, Ga.

Ronald Hardgrove ’67, Dec. 14, Peoria

Eva Thompson Hunsicker ’67, Oct. 7, Peoria

Gerald Maxey ’67, Sept. 18, Richmond, Ind.

Shirley Thompson Miller ’67 M.A. ’69, Oct. 6, Palm Desert, Calif.

M. Glenrose Nash M.A. ’67, Jan. 1, Bradford, Ill.

>Susan Dentino O’Donnell ’67 M.A. ’89, Oct. 3, Peoria

Patrick Swed ’67, Dec. 16, Marana, Ariz.

William Blomstran ’68, Sept. 9, Cortland, Ohio

James Brija ’68, Aug. 20, Germantown Hills, Ill.

Robert Detrick M.A. ’68, Sept. 1, Lewistown, Ill.

David Middendorf ’68, Aug. 23, Jacksonville, Ill.

Alfred Partin M.A. ’68, Oct. 17, Champaign, Ill.

Howard Roeder ’50, Nov. 18, Bartonville, Ill.

Donald Woerner ’50, Sept. 30, Peoria

Dick Bogard ’51, Nov. 30, Peoria

James C. Graham ’51, May 23, Zephyrhills, Fla.

Randle Johnson ’51, Jan. 23, Elgin, Ill.

Jeanne Mund Lagowski ’51 M.S. ’52, Sept. 11, Austin, Texas

Robert “Mac” McInerney ’51, June 11, Rome N.Y.

Russell Mitchell ’51, Sept. 14, Effingham, Ill.

Raymond Burba ’52, June 5, 2018, Glenview, Ill.

Harold Gaede ’52, Nov. 6, Wheaton, Ill.

James Harrer ’52, Dec. 12, Barrington, Ill.

Jewel “Judy” Bradshaw Keil ’52, Oct. 8, Peoria

James Lesage ’52, Sept. 2, Newnan, Ga.

Lou Sapp McCauley ’52, Jan. 1, Princeton, Ill.

J. Thomas Pugh ’52 M.A. ’55, Sept. 2, Fort Worth, Texas

John Quinn ’52, Nov. 7, Peoria

Lawrence Thalmann ’52, Oct. 1, Northbrook, Ill.

Robert Wadleigh ’52, Dec. 26, Stanton, Calif.

James Beyerlein ’53, June 5, 2016, Kankakee, Ill.

William Block ’53, June 3, Plano, Texas

William Clements ’53, Oct. 15, Frederick, Md.

Elwyn Deege M.S. ’53, Sept. 14, Liberty, Ill.

Sara Caulkins Hornberger ’53, Sept. 22, Fairbanks, Alaska

Shirley Henson Jeffreys ’53, Oct. 19, Dover, N.J.

Harper Poling ’53, Aug. 27, Wilsonville, Ore.

Margaret Pool Park ’53, Nov. 23, Burlington, S.C.

James Quest ’53, Dec. 29, Chadwick, Ill.

Fred Rogers ’53, Aug. 5, Washington, Ill.

Henry Soltermann ’53, Dec. 5, Overland, Mo.

Richard B. Warren ’53, Aug. 13, 2017, Champaign, Ill.

JoAnn Wherry Feucht ’54, Dec. 23, Peoria

Bruce Pogue ’68, Dec. 5, Aurora, Colo.

Virgil Zastrow MEA ’68, Oct. 16, Peoria

Phyllis Pierson Heinz ’69 M.S. ’75, Aug. 25, Plano, Texas

Ronald Plattner ’69, Aug. 17, Eureka, Ill.

Allen Johnson ’70, Aug. 17, The Woodlands, Texas

Patricia Wessel Osborn ’70, Aug. 21, Belleville, Ill.

Monty Tarr ’70, Oct. 8, Catlin, Ill.

Robert McCubbin MSIE ’71, Oct. 13, Columbus, Ohio

June Lewis Taylor ’71, Sept. 11, Reston, Va.

Henry Tkachuk M.A. ’71, Sept. 13, Moorhead, Minn.

William Wieland ’71, Nov. 6, Lutz, Fla.

Ronald Anderson M.A. ’72, Aug. 18, Peoria

Franci Cook Cherney ’72, Feb. 16, Northbrook, Ill.

William Divito ’73, Dec. 3, Tucson, Ariz.

Rodger Smith ’73, Oct. 23, Virden, Ill.

Marian Dabney Wooten M.A. ’73, Aug. 6, Smyrna, Ga.

Hugh Ford ’74, July 7, Monticello, Ill.

James Schmidt ’74, Aug. 10, Chesterfield, Mo.

Judith Long Stalling M.S. ’74, Oct. 4, Peoria

Warren Bolt ’75, Oct. 1, East Peoria, Ill.

Edward Seikus ’75, Dec. 10, Atlanta

Jamie Kordus Glish ’76, Oct. 14, Green Bay, Wisc.

Larry McCaw M.A. ’76, Jan. 20, Peoria

Terry Watson ’76, Sept. 12, Somers, Wis.

Duane Armstrong ’77, Aug. 25, Sterling, Ill.

Alice Carlton Forrest ’77, Dec. 21, Yates City, Ill.

Richard Mount ’77, Aug. 1, Deltona, Fla.

Steven Austin ’78 MSCE ’85, Oct. 2, Peoria

Martin Bankhead ’79, September 2018, Raleigh, N.C.

Patricia Arentsen Bugger ’79, Sept. 9, Troy, Ill.

Catherine Accorsi Killean M.A. ’79, Oct. 1, Palm Coast, Fla.

Edward Klopcic ’79, Oct. 30, Spring Valley, Ill.

David Cheatham ’80, Dec. 1, Austin, Texas

John Landon ’54, Aug. 26, Chatsworth, Calif.

Harold Mazurek ’54, Dec. 29, 2017, Mount Prospect, Ill.

Jack Milne ’54, Oct. 12, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Alice Cole Wallin ’54, Aug. 21, Alpha, Ill.

Robert Mazurek ’55, Oct. 11, Scotts Valley, Calif.

Shirley Hagen Perchonok ’55, Dec. 13, Newport News, Va.

Don Rees ’55, Jan. 23, Naples, Fla.

John Stuckel ’55, Jan. 18, Sheboygan, Wis.

Ronald Harris ’56 M.A. ’63, Aug. 24, Peoria

Robert Hodgson ’56, Nov. 13, Bristol, Ind.

Joe McDonald ’56, May 6, Dallas

Shirley Hartwell Pletkovich ’56, July 31, Peoria

George Eiermann ’57, Nov. 13, Eureka, Ill.

Clifford Johnson ’57, Dec. 19, Peoria

Jerry Johnson ’57, Sept. 8, East Peoria, Ill.

John O’Neil ’57, Sept. 26, Sarasota, Fla.

Charles Sigrist ’57, Nov. 10, Frankfort, Ill.

Roger Johnson ’58 M.S. ’62, Nov. 2, Indian Head Park, Ill.

Nancy Krei Kesseler ’58, Jan. 13, Princeton, Ill.

Ronald Fox ’59, Dec. 4, Lincoln, Ill.

Warren Hackett ’59, Nov. 18, Flushing, Mich.

Otto Mackert Jr. ’59, July 31, Fort Myers, Fla.

Bruce Marshall ’59, Aug. 19, Rockton, Ill.

Dale Athey ’60 M.A. ’61, Nov. 21, Peoria

Donald Forney ’60,, December 2018, Lombard, Ill.

Patricia Allen Kelch ’60, Oct. 8, Peoria

James Reed ’60, Sept. 21, Toledo. Ohio

Jack Utz ’60, Jan. 13, Downington, Pa.

Raymond VanBruwaene ’60, Aug. 23, Seattle

Jack Hermann ’61, Sept. 26, Bartonville, Ill.

Walter Kuczera ’61, Dec. 21, Shelby Township, Mich.

Chester Massino M.A. ’61, Nov. 15, Rutland, Ill.

Martha “Mari” Pfeffinger McGinnis ’61, Nov. 19, Peoria

Richard Smith ’61, Oct. 19, Peoria

Theodore H. Schmidt ’82, Aug. 27, Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Barbara Spink ’83, Jan. 22, Peoria

Alicia Zipprich Butler ’85, Sept. 7, Peoria

Gloria Moreno ’85, Jan. 11, 2018, Chicago

Lloyd Torbeck ’85, Aug. 11, 2016, Morris, Ill.

Larry Griggs ’86, Aug. 9, Dublin, Ohio

Jane Johnson Ryan ’86, Nov. 17, Springfield, Ill.

Glenda Gardner Leverett M.A. ’87, Dec. 26, Smyrna, Ga.

Kathleen Maxwell Woolsey-Borden M.A. ’87, Sept. 20, Pekin, Ill.

Anita Fox ’88, Villa Park, Ill.

Rodney Gresham ’88, Sept. 30, Springfield, Ill.

Timothy Heller ’89, Jan. 23, Germantown Hills, Ill.

Brett Eisenbise ’91, May 29, Freeport, Ill.

Denise Miarecki Stillman ’92, Nov. 7, Oak Lawn, Ill.

Barbara Lewis Applen ’93, Oct. 17, Chillicothe, Ill.

Chris Langston ’95, Nov. 28, Washington, Ill.

Michelle Caffarello ’98, Aug. 15, Tinley Park, Ill.

Cathy Lowery Behrll ’99, Jan. 7, Peoria

Courtney Edwards ’99, Nov. 11, North Canton, Ohio

Stany Delost ’01, Aug. 19, Pekin, Ill.

Marla Garman Kenyon ’01, Nov. 16, Germantown Hills, Ill.

Brent Sparks ’05, Dec. 14, Pekin, Ill.

Paul Jacob ’07 MBA ’08, Oct. 9, Peoria

Angela Menningen ’10, Feb. 20, Wichita, Kan.

Vishnu Viswanath, graduate student, Oct. 25, San Jose, Calif.

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