In Memoriam

July 2022

2000s

Justin Eilers (’09 horticulture), 38, of Woodbine, Iowa, died June 12

Bruce Quint (’06 horticulture), 38, of Ryan, Iowa, died June 17


1990s

Jeremy Wright (’99 agricultural studies), 46, of Lake City, Iowa, died June 10


1980s

Matthew McColley (’88 forestry), 57, of Jefferson, Georgia, died June 26

Keith Stoltze (’82 agricultural business), 62, of Ute, Iowa, died July 14


1970s

Daniel Duling (’77 animal science), 67, of Sioux City, Iowa and Naples, Florida, died May 29

Steve Schroeder (’78 agricultural and life sciences education), 69, of Bellevue, Iowa, died June 16

David Nath (’73 horticulture), 70, of Arroyo Grande, California, died June 14

Gerald Pettinger (’70 fisheries and wildlife biology), 75, of Russell, Iowa, died June 6

Darrel Bumsted (’71 farm operations), 73, of Independence, Iowa, died July 8

Robert Lynch (’72 agricultural business), 73, of West Des Moines, Iowa, died June 24

John Martin (’73 farm operations), 71, of Mason City, Iowa, died June 28

Harold Sorensen (’75 certificate farm operations, ’77 farm operations), 67, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died June 29

Dennis Grundel (’70 forestry), 75, of Stacyville, Iowa, died July 9

Gary Stackhouse (’71 fisheries and wildlife), 78, of Sterling, Alaska, died March 14


1960s

Roger Rasmussen (’63 animal science), 82, of Sidney, Iowa, died June 13

Forrest Bartenhagen (’66 farm operations), 78, of Wapello, Iowa, died June 30

Garry Jorgensen (’65 forestry), 80, of Bellevue, Iowa, died June 30

Alan Sutton (’66 animal science, ’68 MS), 78, of West Lafayette, Indiana, died June 12

Devine Thomas (’67 agronomy), 84, of University Park, Maryland, died July 7

Jacquelin Fritton (’65 agricultural and life sciences education), 82, of State College, Pennsylvania, died July 13

Donald Hopp (’68 agricultural business), 76, of Glenwood, Iowa, died July 6

William Meyer (’60 fisheries and wildlife biology, ’61 MS zoology), 85, of Portland, Oregon, died July 3

David Stamp (’64 agricultural business, ’68 agronomy), 85, of Hamilton, Montana, died June 24


1950s

William Byrus (’54 forestry), 90, of Fort Meyers, Florida, died May 28

Joe Harper (’51 agricultural and life sciences education, ’68 MS), 92, of Colo, Iowa, died June 6

Carroll Kotouc (’56 agricultural and life sciences education), 88, of Nevada, Iowa, died June 9

Charles McLaughlin (’56 agricultural and life sciences education), 88, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died June 15

George Butler (’54 certificate farm operations), 87, of Steamboat Rock, Iowa, died June 18

David Hendrickson (’59 agricultural business), 87, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, died June 28

Walter Kleman (’58 industrial education), 93, of Appleton, Wisconsin, died June 28

Glenn Larson (’57 industrial education), 88, of Clive, Iowa, died June 28

Daniel Niffenegger (’52 agronomy, ’67 PhD plant pathology), 92, of Lexington, Kentucky, died July 5

John Noe (’55 agricultural and life sciences education), 89, of Adel, Iowa, died July 3

Jere Probert (’56 certificate farm operations), 86, of Wadena, Iowa, died June 12

Rollin Swanson (’59 animal science), 92, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died June 19


June 2022

2010s

Garrett Rupe (’16 industrial technology), 28, of Burlington, Iowa, died May 14


2000s

Dawn Moriarty (’09 microbiology), 45, of Dixon, Illinois, died May 31


1970s

Mark Hendrickson (’77 horticulture), 67, of Nora Springs, Iowa, died May 7

Larry Diercksen (’70 agronomy), 74, of Manchester, Iowa, died May 22

David Vols (’71 agricultural business), 73, of Ankeny, Iowa, died May 16

Dennis Olson (’75 animal science), 75, of Ames, Iowa, died May 30


1960s

Charles Binau (’60 farm operation), 83, of West Des Moines, Iowa, died May 21

William Heine (’60 horticulture), 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died May 31

Robert Johnson (’63 animal science), 81, of Boone, Iowa, died June 4

Barry Harold (’62 agricultural business), 82, of Moreland, Georgia, died May 31

Bruce Bremser (’65 fisheries and wildlife biology), 80, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died June 7

Alan Kirchhoff (’67 farm operation), of Flower Mound, Texas, died June 4

Bruce Schmidt (’63 animal science), 81, of Holstein, Iowa, died May 28


1950s

Leslie Pulfer (’56 dairy plant operations), 90, of Pekin, Illinois, died May 16

Nancy Hier (’52 farm operation), 91, of Marcus, Iowa, died May 15

Harry Gross (’56 agronomy), 98, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died June 11

Kendall Neil (’58 farm operation), 86, of Washington, Iowa, died May 29


1940s

Earl Phillips (’43 agriculture specials), 99, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died May 7


May 2022

1990s

Stephanie Warner (’98 animal science), 45, of Wauconda, Illinois, died April 12


1980s

Beverly Fuller (’84 agricultural biochemistry), 60, of Medford, Oregon, died March 27

Jeffrey Layman (’80 agricultural and life science sciences education), 69, of Troy, Ohio, died April 20

Richard Herzberg (’88 agricultural business), 55, of Marshalltown, Iowa, died May 9


1970s

Milan Busching (’73 entomology), 71, of Vevay, Indiana, died April 19

Charles Larsen (’72 agricultural business), 71, of Spencer, Iowa, died April 18

Daniel Wasmund (’78 dairy science, ’83 veterinary medicine), 77, of Marietta, Ohio, died April 13

Susanne Drayer (’78 public service and administration in agriculture), 67, of Gladstone, Missouri, died March 9

Mary Beth Evans (’77 animal science, ’89 MS veterinary microbiology and pre-veterinary medicine, ’93 PhD veterinary medicine), 66, of Ames, Iowa, died April 11

Richard Kleppe (’72 farm operation), 78, of Clarence, Iowa, died May 3


1960s

Ronald Swanson (’61 farm operations), 82, of Galt, Iowa, died April 19

James Lee (’60 agricultural and life sciences education), 83, of Freeport, Illinois, died March 13

Richard Parkinson (’63 industrial education), 81, of Morrison, Illinois, died April 24

Charles Troup (’64 animal science, ’68 PhD veterinary medicine), 82, of Center Point, Iowa, died May 3

Dennis Stephany (’60 agricultural business), 84, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, died April 20

Gene Troyer (’66 poultry science), 77, of Apple Valley, Minnesota, died May 5

Stephen Brunson (’60 dairy science), 84, of Collierville, Tennessee, died May 15


1950s

Curtis Askelson (’59 animal science, ’61 MS poultry science, ’63 PhD), 84, of La Quinta, California, died February 2

Ray Whitmore (’58 agricultural and life sciences education), 89, of LeMars, Iowa, died April 13

Alton Sparks (’59 MS entomology, ’65 PhD), 90, of Tifton, Georgia, died April 12

Lyle Hansen (’52 agronomy), 94, of Apache Junction, Arizona, died April 1

Richard Mueller (’50 forestry), 96, of Hood River, Oregon, died April 14

George Pavelis (’58 PhD agricultural economics), 96, of Midlothian, Virginia, died February 4

Richard Severson (’54 agronomy), 90, of Bradenton, Florida, died April 30

George Garton (’52 farm operation), 91, of Chariton, Iowa, died May 4

Howard Hadley (’51 industrial education), 95, of Des Moines, Iowa, died April 28

Darrell McCollam (’58 agronomy), 89, of Shelbyville, Illinois, died May 14

Raymond Dankenbring (’50 agricultural journalism), 98, of Ballwin, Missouri, died May 17

LaVerne Obrecht (’57 animal husbandry), 87, of Malvern, Iowa, died May 10

1940s

Lloyd Patterson (’48 forestry), 99, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died May 2


April 2022

2000s

Carrie Anderson (’06 animal science), 38, of Galva, Iowa, died March 19

Mark Wengert (’07 industrial technology), 61, of Ames, Iowa, died March 13


1990s

Jay Norton (’96 MS agronomy), 61, of Laramie, Wyoming, died March 17


1980s

Joseph Madden (’85 agricultural business), 59, of Ringsted, Iowa, died March 9


1970s

Verlyn Rieck (’71 farm operation), 74, of Luzerne, Iowa, died March 21

Ted Derscheid (’72 agricultural and life sciences education), 72, of Ellston, Missouri, died April 2


1960s

George Hawkins (’63 PhD agronomy), 95, of Blacksburg, Virginia, died March 23

James Redfern (’65 MS agricultural economics), 82, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, died March 19

Charles Akers (’68 animal science), 81, of Hampton, Iowa, died March 24

Stephen Bennett (’69 forestry), 75, of Madrid, Iowa, died March 28

Richard Krieg (’66 MS bacteriology, ’68 PhD), 79, of Trabuco Canyon, California, died March 15

Gale Pearce (’60 animal science), 86, of Arthur, Illinois, died March 10

John Shirbroun (’69 agricultural business), 75, of Scranton, Iowa, died March 21


1950s

Lloyd Adams (‘54 farm operation), 89, of College Station, Texas, died March 2

Jack Hoffman (’56 industrial education), 88, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, died March 21

Paul Mattson (’55 animal science), 88, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, died March 2

David Nelson (’59 forestry), 86, of Nevada City, California, died March 12

Keith Smith (’59 animal science, ’63 PhD), 84, of Farmington, MO, died March 2

Bruce Stofferan (’59 agricultural business), 82, of Mesa, Arizona, died March 18

David Thompson (’58 industrial education), 87, of Naperville, Illinois, died March 17

Adrian Magnuson (’58 agronomy), 85, of Walnut, Illinois, died March 29

Robert Anderson (’52 animal science), 93, of Atlantic, Iowa, died April 6

Robert Latta (’55 farm operation), 90, of Town and Country, Missouri, died April 4


1940s

Walter Hazelton (’49 industrial education), 99, of Clyde Hill, Washington, died Feb. 10


March 2022

1990s

Eric Armstrong (’93 animal science), 58, of Ames, Iowa, died Feb. 19 


1970s

Steven Jacobson (’75 animal science), 69, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Jan. 22 

Ruth Pigott-Janssen (’74 MS sociology), 87, of Kearney, Nebraska, died Feb. 21 

Douglas Johnson (’71 outdoor recreation resources), 72, of Marion, Iowa, died Feb. 23 

Matthew Clark (’70 dairy science), 73, of Algona, Iowa, died Feb. 20 

John Althoff (’70 farm operation), 73, of Luxemburg, Iowa, died Dec. 31 


1960s

James Avey (’62 agricultural journalism), 88, of New River, Arizona, died Feb. 2 

Gary Short (’60 animal science), 83, of Independence, Iowa, died Feb. 28 


1950s

Jerry Arnold (’59 agricultural & life sciences education), 85, of Shell Knob, Missouri, died Feb. 26 

John Wright (’59 forestry), 90, of Roseburg, Oregon, died Feb. 12 

Benjamin Kelly (’55 animal science), 88, of Waukee, Iowa, died Feb. 17 

Lauro Cavazos (’54 genetics PhD), 95, of Concord, Massachusetts, died Mar. 15 

Darrel Parker (’54 forestry), 90, of Moline, Illinois, died Feb. 20 

Frederic Bahrenburg (’52 dairy science), 91, of Round Rock, Texas, died Feb. 6 

Carroll McAninch (’51 forestry), 96, of Spring, Texas, died Feb. 23 


1940s

Paul Hassman (’40 animal science), 108, of New Hampton, Iowa, died Feb. 10 


February 2022

1980s

Eugene Pomeroy (’87 agricultural business), 61, of Winterset, Iowa, died Jan. 25

Robert Buckley (’85 animal science), 59, of Garner, Iowa, died Jan. 21

Craig Meyers (’82 agricultural business), 61, of Algona, Iowa, died Dec. 29

Terry King (’81 horticulture), 77, of Villisca, Iowa, died Jan. 25


1970s

Joseph Weed (’79 farm operation), 63, of Ute, Iowa, died Jan. 5

Jim Spurling (’77 horticulture), 70, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Jan. 25

Michael Coulter (’75 fisheries and wildlife biology), 77, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Jan. 8

Brian Waldstein (’74 farm operation), 69, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, died Jan. 20

Michael Bechtel (’73 animal science), 71, of Cherokee, Iowa, died Jan. 2

Terry Boles (’71 farm operation), 72, of Grand River, Iowa, died Dec. 19

Darwin Kock (’71 forestry), 78, of Riceville, Iowa, died Jan. 12

John Anderson (’74 animal science), 70, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Feb. 16

Paul Hamilton (’76 farm operation), 67, of Goshen, Indiana, died Feb. 4


1960s

James Eyres (’66 dairy science), 79, of Jonesboro, Arkansas died Feb. 1

James Brauhn (’65 fisheries & wildlife biology), 81, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, died Jan. 9

Joe Burris (’64 horticulture), 79, of Ames, Iowa, died Jan. 1

Gregory Michel (’63 agricultural journalism), 80, of Highland Park, Illinois, died Jan. 26

Teddy Lingren (’60 farm operation, ’66 MS sociology), 83, of Quinton, Alabama, died Dec. 19

Richard Tierney (’61 entomology), 85, of Mason City, Iowa, died Feb. 1

Fred Stetzel (’61 agricultural business), 90, of Hamburg, New Jersey, died Jan. 21

Orville Berg (’67 animal science), 76, of Huntington Beach, California, died Jan. 21


1950s

Robert Hawthorn (’50 farm operation), 93, of Castana, Iowa, died Jan. 8

Donald Moen (’58 agronomy), 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Jan. 27

Donald Rayburn (’55 horticulture), 87, of Aurora, Missouri, died Jan. 13

John Bonnett (’54 agronomy), 93, of Bloomingdale, Illinois, died Jan. 12

Robert Rohwedder (’54 animal science), 89, of Springfield, Missouri, died Jan. 1

Joe Pitsor (’53 farm operation, ’68 agricultural business), 88, of Hampton, Iowa, died Jan. 16

Walter Schutt (’52 forestry), 93, of Salem, Oregon, died Jan. 10


January 2022

1980s

Brad Butler (’84 agricultural mechanization), 60, of Baxter, Iowa, died December 7

Terry Smith (’80 PhD agronomy), 74, of Montgomery, West Virginia, died December 15

James Ferguson (’80 bacteriology), 71, of El Paso, Texas, died December 4

Paul Funke (’80 agronomy), 65, of Norwalk, Iowa, died December 22


1970s

Wayne K. Scritchlow (’76 animal science), 68, of Bloomington, Illinois, died January 7

Larry Greiner (’70 agricultural and life sciences education), 73, of Riverside, Iowa, died December 21

William “Bill” Allen, Jr. (’71 PhD agronomy), 83, of Sedona, Arizona, died December 12


1960s

Jerry Toms (’62 agricultural and life sciences education), 86, of Ames, Iowa, died December 30

Howard Garton (’62 agricultural business), 87, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died December 5

Fred Krenk (’65 agricultural business), 79, of Madrid, Iowa, died December 5

Teddy Lingren (’60 farm operation, ’66 sociology), 83, of Henderson, Tennessee, died December 19


1950s

Danny Peters (’58 forestry), 90, of Manning, Iowa, died December 9

Richard Ecker (’58 bacteriology, ’61 MS), 91, of Downers Grove, Illinois, died December 6

Dean Weih (’54 farm operation), 89, of LeClaire, Iowa, died January 6

Leland Anderson (’54 farm operation), 89, of Aurelia, Iowa, died December 29

Eugene Maahs (’53 agricultural journalism), 90, of Adel, Iowa, died December 17

Ivan Opperman (’51 farm operation), 96, of Manning, Iowa, died December 13

Vernon Moore (’51 agricultural & life sciences education), 93, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, died December 15

Bill LaGrange (’53 dairy industry and dairy and food industry, ’59 PhD), 90, of Ames, Iowa, died January 22

John Cleveringa (’58 farm operation), 88, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died December 31

Ronald Crawford (’51 animal science), 92, of Washington, Iowa, died December 24

Howard Fredeen (’52 PhD animal science), 100, of Lacombe, Alberta, died December 27

Norval Mosher (’53 farm operation), 92, of Liscomb, Iowa, died January 15


1940s

Craig Morrison (’43 dairy industry and dairy and food industry), 101, of Cresco, Iowa, died December 19


December 2021

1980s

James Bandstra (’85 dairy science), 65, of Monroe, Iowa, died March 31

Dr. William Jordan (’84 animal science, ’89 DVM), 59, of Donnellson, Iowa, died December 12


1970s

David Airy (’74 animal science), 69, of La Porte, Indiana, died November 16

Randy Balderston (’70 agricultural and life sciences education), 74, of Central City, Iowa, died December 12


1960s

Paul Den Herder (’60 agricultural and life sciences education), 84, of Tucson, Arizona, died November 13

George Clemons (’66 agricultural business), 87, of Des Moines, Iowa, died April 22

Richard Juergens (’69 farm operation), 76, of Bradenton, Florida, died November 28

William Kissinger (’69 farm operation), 74, of Fairfield, Nebraska, died November 6

James McLeland (’65 industrial education), 80, of Keosauqua, Iowa, died December 1

Frederick Walk (’61 forestry), 82, of Wenatchee, Washington, died November 22


1950s

Frank Blair (’53 dairy industry and dairy and food industry), 90, of Ankeny, Iowa, died November 15

Lewis Peterson (’51 farm operation), 93, of Letts, Iowa, died November 3

Mary Fanelli (’58 MS food technology), 91, of Cordova, Tennessee, died November 8

John Rickerson (’55 agronomy), 90, of Denton, Texas, died November 13

Donald Stevenson (’51 farm operation), 92, of Ankeny, Iowa, died November 9

Robert Borgmeyer (’51 animal science), 92, of Ames, Iowa, died November 17

Paul Johnson (’50 agricultural and life sciences education), 95, of Des Moines, Iowa, died February 1

Martha McCutcheon (’54 bacteriology), 90, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died December 7

Willis Yocom (’58 farm operation), 88, of Fort Collins, Colorado, died February 11


1940s

James Thomsen (’49 agricultural and life sciences education), 97, of Kansas City, Missouri, died December 2

Kenneth Stockley (’49 farm operation, ’51 farm operation), 94, of Earlville, Illinois, died December 10


November 2021

1980s

Craig Morris (’82 seed sciences, agronomy), 64, of Pullman, Washington, died October 25

Carole Peet (’82 food technology), 62, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, died October 23


1970s

Michael Creighton (’72 PhD sociology), 80, of Corvallis, Oregon, died October 31

David Griswold (’72 bacteriology, zoology), 72, of Washington, Iowa, died October 31

Charles Medlang (’72 dairy science), 71, of Kensett, Iowa, died November 4

Richard Miller (’70 agronomy), 73, Lafayette, Colorado, died November 4


1960s

Richard “Dick” Quaas (’66 animal science), 77, of Decorah, Iowa, died October 19

Larry Arends (’61 poultry science, ’66 MS), 84, of Prior Lake, Minnesota, died November 3


1950s

Vivan Jennings (’59 farm operation, ’66 MS agronomy, ’74 PHD), 85, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, died November 4

Marion Rayl (’58 farm operation), 85, of Altoona, Iowa, died October 2

Neil Harl (’55 agricultural and life sciences education, ’65 PhD economics), 88, of Ames, Iowa, died November 4

William Burrows (’56 MS agronomy, ’59 PhD), 90, of Rock Island, Illinois, died November 13

Hugh Peacock (’56 PhD agronomy), 93, of Niceville, Florida, died October 23

Keith Remy (’55 agricultural journalism), 88, of Starkville, Mississippi, died November 9

Yee-Mui Yang (’46 horticulture, ’51 MS), 96, of San Francisco, California, died October 31

Linus Rothmeyer (’54 agricultural and life sciences education), 89, of Calmar, Iowa, died November 5

Steven Wachtel (’52 animal science), 92, of Melvin, Iowa, died April 2


1940s

Dwight Lewis (’49 agricultural and life sciences education), 93, of Shenandoah, Iowa, died November 5


October 2021

1980s

Jeffrey Porter (’87 agricultural business), 56, of Thurman, Iowa, died September 26


1970s

Steve Brock (’74 fisheries and wildlife biology), 75, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died October 11

Steven Sorensen (’73 fisheries and wildlife biology), 71, of Salina, Kansas, died September 9

David Jeffres (’70 animal science), 73, of Hermitage, Tennessee, died September 6

Dennis Faber (’70 agronomy), 74, of Emmetsburg, Iowa, died September 25

Dennis O’Connor (’70 technical agriculture), 73, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died October 6

James Logan (’70 horticulture), 73, of Washington, Iowa, died October 1


1960s

John Haglund (’65 PhD bacteriology), 90, of Placerville, California, died September 14

Samuel Leffler (’61 agricultural and life sciences education), 82, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died September 3

Jerry Britten (’67 agricultural and life sciences education), 76, of Zearing, Iowa, died October 2

Paul Kelley (’60 horticulture), 89, of Afton, Iowa, died September 27

John Niebuhr (’67 technical agriculture, ’71 farm operation), 75, of Blairstown, Iowa, died October 4

Ronald Pyle (’69 animal science), 76, of West Des Moines, Iowa, died September 13


1950s

Robert Holz (’54 animal science), 89, of Jefferson, Iowa, died September 3

Donald Thompson (’53 PhD agronomy), 100, of Cary, North Carolina, died September 12

Ralph Huedepohl (’53 agronomy), 91, of Williamsburg, Iowa, died September 7

Fred Swift (’52 MS entomology), 94, of New Bern, North Carolina, died September 7

Robert Brown (’51 agricultural and life sciences education), 96, of Clarinda, Iowa, died September 17

George Coontz (’51 agricultural and life sciences education), 96, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died October 1

Royal Bierbaum (’54 farm operation), 88, of Griswold, Iowa, died September 27

James Fowler (’54 farm operation), 88, of Wheatland, Wyoming, died September 28


1940s

Jimmy Miller (’49 agricultural and life sciences education, ’54 MS), 93, of Golden Valley, Minnesota, died September 25


September 2021

1990s

Edwon Yedlik (’98 professional agriculture, ’02 MS), 76, of Vinton, Iowa, died August 27


1980s

Douglas Hamlin (’80 animal science), 63, of Springfield, Minnesota, died August 9

Bruce Stone (’80 agricultural mechanization), 63, of Marathon, Iowa, died August 5

Craig Schmidt (’80 agricultural business), 66, of Ankeny, Iowa, died August 5

Timothy Holman (’80 horticulture), 64, of Iowa City, Iowa, died August 12

Brett Middleton (’81 MS animal science, ’83 PhD), 65, of Athens, Georgia, died August 16


1970s

Mark Wade (’79 agronomy), 65 of Marshalltown, Iowa, died August 10

Jon Sayers (’78 public service and administration in agriculture), 66, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died July 22

Steven Dorland (’72 agricultural engineering), 70, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, died August 12


1960s

Rex Friesleben (’68 poultry science), 75, of Fridley, Minnesota, died August 12

Kenneth Rinkenberger (’68 dairy industry & dairy and food industries), 76, of Marion, Iowa, died August 27

Mary Jane Andrews (’65 MS agricultural and life sciences education), 84, of Davenport, Iowa, died August 18

Richard Ikenberry (’64 PhD plant pathology), 84, of Kearney, Nebraska, died August 5

Kay Kinion (’64 farm operation), 85, of Springfield, Missouri, died August 30

Donald Timm (’63 agricultural business), 81, of Indianola, Iowa, died May 27


1950s

Caren Reed (’56 agricultural and life sciences education), 86, of Longboat Key, Florida, died July 27

Wayne Mathern (’53 animal science), 90, of Manakin Sabot, Virginia, died July 31

Robert Dennis (’52 agricultural and life sciences education, ’62 DVM), 91, of Shellsburg, Iowa, died August 23

Albert Fichter (’52 animal science), 90, of Shenandoah, Iowa, died August 23

Gary McVey (’58 agricultural and life sciences education, ’69 MS, ’70 PhD), 87, of Kerrville, Texas, died August 19

Darrel Toms (’55 animal science), 88, of Sacramento, California, died August 25


August 2021

2000s

Robert Grundel (’01 agronomy), 42, of St. Ansgar, Iowa, died June 30


1990s

Kent Mowrer (’91 animal science), 52, of Madrid, Iowa, died July 22


1980s

Daniel Gehler (’81 agricultural and life sciences education), 61, of Earling, Iowa, died June 30

Mark Murray (’81 agricultural journalism), 63, of Akeley, Minnesota, died June 28


1970s

Leo Smith (’71 farm operation), 73, of Red Oak, Iowa, died July 11

Leland Hanson (’70 agricultural business), 75, of Muscatine, Iowa, died July 27

John Landon (’75 agricultural business), 71, of Ankeny, Iowa, died July 29

Jon Tollefson (’75 PhD entomology), 76, of Ames, Iowa, died August 1

William T. Frankenberger (’77 MS agronomy, ’80 PhD agronomy), 69, of Stevensville, Montana, died August 14


1960s

Gary Vincent (’69 agricultural journalism), 76, of Carlisle, Iowa, died July 8

Dennis Doolittle (’66 farm operation), 76, of Webster City, Iowa died July 14

Dennis Archer (’66 animal science), 77, of Ottumwa, Iowa, died July 5

Robert McGuire (’65 forestry), 80, of Warrenton, Virginia, died July 8

Neal Smith (’62 animal science), 81, of Stanwood, Iowa, died July 22

Lee Andreas (’60 MS forestry), 87, of Woodruff, Wisconsin, died July 11

John Syndergaard (’60 animal science), 82, of Cecil Wisconsin, died July 10

Allen Kuhlman (’63 agricultural business), 80, of Libertyville, IL, died June 12

Robert Sheriff (’66 farm operation), 77, of Belmond, Iowa, died April 30

Leon Arp (’66 PhD agricultural and life sciences education), 91, of Blacksburg, Virginia, died July 23


1950s

Rolfe Leary (’59 forestry), 83, of Falcon Heights, Minnesota, died July 20

Richard Lipinsky (’58 agricultural business), 86, of Venice, Florida, died July 20

Alfred Janssen (’58 farm operation), 90, died July 24

Donald Rogers (’58 forestry), 85, of Fort Collins, Colorado, died June 28

John Burright (’54 agricultural and life sciences education), 88, of Pierson, Iowa, died July 8

Glenn Wassom (’53 agricultural economics), 95, of Johnston, Iowa, died July 17

William Cummings (’51 agricultural and life sciences education), 94, of Fairfield, Iowa, died July 15

Leon Corkery (’50 agricultural engineering), 97, of Moline, Illinois, died August 2

Edwin Oesterreicher (’51 farm operation), 93, of Deerfield, Illinois, died August 8

Dale Buckman (’59 farm operation), 93, of Waukee, Iowa, died August 3

Burnell Nelsen (’59 agricultural engineering), 84, of Troy, Michigan, died August 16


July 2021

2000s

Becky Graham (’02 PhD microbiology), 68, of Columbus, Ohio, died June 14


1990s

Jeffrey Giesman (’94 agricultural business), 49, of Clear Lake, Iowa, died June 3


1980s

Myron Plapp (’89 animal science), 53, of Dekalb, Illinois, died June 21

Thomas Mohr (’87 agricultural business), 59, of Sac City, Iowa, died June 21

Lana Groom (’86 microbiology, ’91 PhD veterinary medicine), 58, of Iowa City, Iowa, died June 2

Joe Townsend (’81 MS agriculture and life sciences education, PhD philosophy), 75, of South Padre Island, Texas, died July 1


1970s

Steven Tasler (’77 animal science), 70, of Churdan, Iowa, died June 8

Ronald Wolf (’75 MS agricultural economics), 70, of Lu Verne, Iowa, died June 12

Harlan McKim (’74 PhD philosophy, agronomy), 81, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, died Apr. 29

Blaine Houmes (’74 microbiology), 68, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died June 6

Roger Muller (’73 PhD philosophy), 75, of Carmel, Indiana, died June 9

Dale Hildebrant (’71 agricultural journalism), 73, of Valley City, North Dakota, died June 14

John Stitt (’71 forestry), 73, of Rogers, Arkansas, died June 14

Clinton Fraley (’70 fisheries and wildlife biology), 78, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, died May 28


1960s

Loren Engelbrecht (’69 dairy science), 74, of Olathe, Kansas, died June 18

Elwin Basquin (’68 agricultural journalism), 89, of Peoria, Illinois, died July 1

Aaron Kiess (’65 agricultural journalism), 82, of Novato, California, died May 30

Peter Burchette (’61 agricultural business), 82, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died May 22


1950s

Wendell Christensen (’58 farm operation), 84, of Wesley, Iowa, died June 15

Arlan Andersen (’58 animal science), 87, of Dike, Iowa, died July 10

John Seward (’58 agriculture and life sciences education), 85, of Johnston, Iowa died June 8

Raymond Housh (’55 animal science, agronomy), 87, of Red Oak, Iowa, died June 5

Robert Hennings (’50 forestry), 99, of Chamblee, Georgia, died June 27


1940s

Iver Jorgensen (’49 horticulture), 96, of Burnsville, Minnesota, died June 23

Cleve Campbell (’47 agricultural engineering), 97, of Fort Myers, Florida, died June 27


June 2021

1970s

Russell Swanson (’79 MS horticulture), 91, of Bentonville, Arkansas, died May 12

John Winslow (’78 farm operation), 69, of Norwalk, Iowa, died May 13

Harlan McKim (’74 PhD philosophy, agronomy), 81, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, died Apr. 29

Blaine Houmes (’74 microbiology), 68, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died June 6

Gerald Spanjer (’71 agricultural education and studies), 70, of Lake View, Iowa, died Apr. 27

John Schroeder (’71 agricultural business), 69, of Odebolt, Iowa, died May 15


1960s

Jewell Crabtree (’64 MS agronomy), 87, of Springfield, Missouri, died May 13

Franklin Hedges (’62 farm operation), 81, of Oakville, Iowa, died May 7

Cesar Cainelli (’62 MS agricultural economics), 100, of Arlington, Virginia, died May 3

Donald Hotchkiss (’60 PhD animal science), 92, of Ames, Iowa, died May 24


1950s

Donald Werbach (‘59 agricultural engineering), 84, of Lone Tree, Iowa, died Apr. 25

Joseph Triplett (’59 agronomy), 86, of Washington, Iowa, died May 13

Donald Somers (’58 agricultural journalism), 86, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died May 24

Phillip Zink (’57 agricultural engineering), 87, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, died May 12

Lawrence Nothwehr (’57 agriculture and life sciences education), 85, of Waukee, Iowa, died May 8

Gary Karkosh (’57 farm operation), 85, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died May 25

Roger Garnjobst (’56 farm operation), 91, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, died May 18

Richard Thomas (’56 farm operation), 86, of Rockwell, Iowa, died May 30

Edmund Lusas (’55 dairy industry & dairy & food industry), 89, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Feb. 3

Donald Richmond (’54 animal science), 89, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, died May 4

Vernon Thorson (’52 agricultural & life sciences education), 93, of Loveland, Colorado, died Apr. 30

Don Avaux (’51 farm operation), 90, of Adel, Iowa, died May 1

Everett McDonald (’51 animal science), 91, of Miami, Florida, died May 14


1940s

Thomas Phelps (’49 dairy industry & dairy & food industry), 98, of Grandview, Missouri, died May 8


May 2021

1990s

Andrew Estal (’92 food science & human nutrition), 51, of Wilmington, North Carolina, died Apr. 27


1980s

Kurt McClung (’84 agricultural business), 63, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, died May 3


1970s

Larry Schlicht (’73 agricultural engineering), 71, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Apr. 23

Michael Merritt (’70 agricultural engineering), 73, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Apr. 24


1960s

Arnold Gaarde (’66 MS agriculture and life sciences education), 86, of Peoria, Arizona, died May 2


1950s

William Waters (’57 agricultural engineering), 88, of Mount Clemens, Michigan, died Apr. 26

Glen Peterson (’56 agricultural engineering), 87, of Elgin, Illinois, died May 7

Charles Christians (’55 animal science), 87, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, died Apr. 29

Richard Warren (’52 animal science, ’62 sociology, ’65 PhD philosophy), 90, of Ames, Iowa, died Apr. 23

Robert Crom (’50 animal science), 95, of Geneva, Illinois, died Apr. 27

Norman Cleary (’50 MS Sociology), 97, of Prescott, Arizona, died Apr. 13


1940’s

Lawrence Powell (’49 farm operation), 91, of Udell, Iowa, died Apr. 2


April 2021

1980s

Stacy Chapman (’89 dairy science), 54, of Denison, Iowa, died Apr. 2

Joseph Stolze (’83 animal science, ’90 DVM), 60, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Jan. 20


1970s

Dennis Shannon (’73 agronomy), 74, of Boone, Iowa, died Mar. 31

Allen Mallette (’73 forestry), 71, of De Queen, Arkansas, died Mar. 30

Richard McWilliams (’69 fisheries and wildlife biology, ’73 MS), 77, of Boone, Iowa, died Mar. 24

Kendall Messer (’71 animal science), 71, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Apr. 3

Denny Winterboer (’71 technical agriculture), 70, of Milford, Iowa, died Mar. 1

Mark Wedemeyer (’70 dairy science), 73, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Apr. 1


1960s

Herbert Driver (’69 PhD philosophy), 89, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, died Mar. 16

James Willis (’69 dairy science), 73, of Aplington, Iowa, died Feb. 22

Wayne Goode (’69 MS ag and life sciences education), 92, of Iowa City, Iowa, died Mar. 20

Douglas Gustafson (’68 animal science, ’69 DVM), 78, of Boone, Iowa, died Mar. 14

Larry Wright (’65 animal science), 78, of Northwood, Iowa, died Feb. 17

Gordon Rose (’64 PhD ag economics), 88, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Apr. 10

John Hardie (’63 animal science), 79, of Chariton, Iowa, died Mar. 2

James Stanaway (’62 farm operation), 80, of Boonville, Missouri, died Apr. 14

Michael O’Connell (’60 agricultural & life sciences education), 83, of Leawood, Kansas, died Mar. 30


1950s

Fred Obmann (’58 animal science), 84, of Breda, Iowa, died Apr. 6

Norman Havel (’57 ag and life sciences education), 89, of Prairie City, Iowa, died Mar. 13

Rex Hennenfent (’56 farm operation), 86, of Dubuque, Iowa, died Apr. 13

Magnus Chelstad (’55 forestry), 87, Sweet Home, Oregon, died Mar. 14

Ray Renaud (’54 forestry, ’58 MS forestry), 88, of Louisville, Kentucky, died Mar. 17

Lowell Gleason (’53 forestry), 94, of Sun City, Arizona, died Mar. 4

Donald Greiman (’52 animal science), 94, of Garner, Iowa, died Apr. 5

John Beckel (’51 agronomy), 96, of Austin, Minnesota, died Apr. 4

Delbert Scheider  (’50 dairy science), 95, of Lena, Illinois, died Mar. 30


March 2021

1990s

Brad Schwenneker (’92 fisheries and wildlife biology), 50, of Princeton, Missouri, died Jan. 29


1980s

Eric Wright (’88 ag business), 62, of Batesville, Indiana, died Feb. 7

Joel Sommerfeldt (’82 PhD animal science), 66, of Merrill, Wisconsin, died Feb. 25

David Borkowski (’81 ag mechanization, ’83 ag and life sciences education), 61, of Murdock, Nebraska, died Feb. 12


1970s

Scott Hinz (’78 horticulture), 64, of Wellman, Iowa, died Feb. 1

Robert Woerman (’76 PhD animal science), 75, of Brandon, South Dakota, died Feb. 28

Leonard “Nard” Sandholm (’74 farm operation), 68, of Stanton, Iowa, died Feb. 12

John Burdick (’73 MS bacteriology, ’76 PhD), 73, of Peoria, Arizona, died Jan. 31

Clayton Swanson (’71 fisheries and wildlife biology, ’73 MS zoology), 75, of Dayton, Iowa, died March 5

Denny Winterboer (’71 technical ag), 70, of Milford, Iowa, died March 1


1960s

James Willis (’69 dairy science), 73, of Aplington, Iowa, died March 7

Douglas Gustafson (’68 animal science, ’69 DVM), 78, of Boone, Iowa, died March 14

Melvin Hamann (’66 ag business), 78, of Boston, New York, died Feb. 28

Larry Wright (’65 animal science), 78, of Northwood, Iowa, died Feb. 17

Tom Lyon (’62 dairy science), 80, of Cambridge, Wisconsin, died March 8

Earl Thies (’60 animal science), 90, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died March 1


1950s

Albert Anderson (’56 engineering, ’60 MS sociology, ’62 PhD), 86, of Chelsea, Michigan, died Feb. 9

Dwight Wilson (’54 farm operation), 88, of Houston, Texas, died Jan. 30

James Johnson (’53 ag education and studies), 89, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Feb. 19

Frank Swan (’52 animal science), 89, of Hinsdale, Illinois, died March 2

Ivan Wikner (’52 ag and life sciences education, ’59 MS agronomy), 90, of Johnston, Iowa, died March 14

William Burket (’51 animal science), 91, of Minburn, Iowa, died Feb. 12

Gilbert Shumaker (’51 agronomy), 92, of Boise, Idaho, died Feb. 12

Ross River (’50 ag and life sciences education), 92, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Feb. 22


1940s

Hobart Belknap (’47 ag and life sciences education), 100, of Austin, Minnesota, died Feb. 2

Richard Goos (’47 animal science), 95, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Feb. 12

Alvin Donahoo (’41 ag and life sciences education, ’49 MS), 102, of Spring Park, Minnesota, died Jan. 27


 1930s

Beryl Keen (’39 animal science), 103, of Marshalltown, Iowa, died Feb. 26


February 2021

1990s

Sheila Palubicki (’99 MS professional ag), 52, of Combined Locks, Wisconsin, died Jan. 8

Chad Ritlan (’92 animal science), 51, of Zearing, Iowa, died Jan. 23


1970s

Howard Schou (’73 ag business), 69, of Princeton, Illinois, died Jan. 25

John Masterson (’71 PhD genetics), 87, of Bend, Oregon, died Dec. 24

Hugh Warner (’71 ag and life sciences education), 72, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Jan. 27

Timothy Tone (’70 forestry), 72, of New Braunfels, Texas, died Oct. 17


1960s

Richard Wonderlich (’68 animal science), 76, of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, died Jan. 13

Wiley Woodard (’68 MS food technology), 78, of Columbus, Ohio, died Feb. 5

Myers Rossiter (’50 ag engineering), 92, of Winfield, Iowa, died Jan. 25

Gaylord Joe Lyon (’51 animal science), 92, of Toledo, Iowa, died Jan. 22

Donald Muller (’54 horticulture), 89, of Lexington, Virginia, died Jan. 7

Charles Frederiksen (’53 zoology, ’54 MS entomology), 90, of Ames, Iowa, died Feb. 3

Harvey Kennedy (’53 ag and life sciences education), 93, of Pella, Iowa died Jan. 18

Roger Atkinson (’52 agronomy), 91, of Bloomington, Illinois, died Jan. 23

Frederick Van Loh (’50 ag and life sciences education, ’64 MS), 94, of Sibley, Iowa, died Jan. 5

1940s

Robert Doran (’49 ag journalism), 92, of Lake Forest, Illinois, died Dec. 22

Elizabeth Howard (’46 bacteriology), 95, of Ankeny, Iowa, died Feb. 4


January 2021

2020s

Blair Van Zetten (’20 honorary), 68, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died Jan. 18


1970s

Michael Miller (’78 farm operation), 64, of Johnston, Iowa, died Dec. 11

Neil Morgan (’78 ag business), 64, of Mt. Ayr, Iowa, died Dec. 16

Char Mano (’74 dietetics, ’77 MS nutritional physiology), 68, of Racine, Wisconsin, died Jan. 2

Roy Hildebrand (’71 farm operation), 71, of Webster City, Iowa, died Dec. 31

Dale Kruse (’71 ag business), 71, of Clinton, Iowa, died Dec. 28

Thomas Hills (’70 PhD entomology), 77, of Dalhart, Texas, died Dec. 22

Donald Ott (’70 ag business), of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Jan. 12


1960s

Mary Nicholas-Vanderhoof (’68 ag journalism), 75, of Rutland, Vermont, died Dec. 26

Norman Sawyer (’68 ag business), 74, of Davenport, Iowa, died Dec. 29

Joe Ford (’66 animal science, ’72 PhD), 76, of Maryville, Missouri, died Dec. 20

Robert Donald (’65 animal science), 77, of Cornwall, New York, died Jan. 14

David Reichter (’65 animal science), 77, of Elkader, Iowa, died Dec. 22

James Widman (’65 ag business), 77, of Parkville, Missouri, died Dec. 17

Neil Schwake (’62 agronomy), 81, of Fayette, Iowa, died Nov. 18

William Walker (’61 PhD agronomy), 92, of Champaign, Illinois, died Dec. 17

Thomas Feldmann (’60 ag busines), 83, of Jefferson, Iowa, died Dec. 22


1950s

Robert Davis (’58 ag and life sciences education), 84, of Sun City West, Arizona, died Dec. 16

David Lawyer (’58 farm operation), 84, of Manly, Iowa, died Dec. 31

Richard Marsh (’58 animal science), 84, of Sherman Oaks, California, died Dec. 18

Robert Ethington (’57 forestry, ’59 MS theoretical and applied mechanics, ’63 PhD forestry), 88, of Corvallis, Oregon, died Dec. 25

Larry Lynch (’55 farm operation), 85, of Humboldt, Iowa, died Dec. 23

Arthur Theisen (’55 agronomy), 89, of North Scottsdale, Arizona, died Dec. 26

Darryl Wangsness (’55 ag and life sciences education), 87, of Anoka, Minnesota, died Dec. 31


1940s

Willard Branch (’49 ag and life sciences education), 96, of Davenport, Iowa, died Dec. 25

Frank Cooper (’49 ag journalism), 95, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Dec. 19

James Pilgrim (’49 ag and life sciences education), 96, of Clinton, Iowa, died Dec. 29


December 2020

2010s

Jace VanDenBerg (’19 ag busines), 23, or Ireton, Iowa, died Nov. 26.

Jeremy Davis (’11 ag engineering), 31, or Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Nov. 13


1990s

Zoltan Daroczi (’95 MS economics, ’97 MBA), 57, of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, died Oct. 29.


1980s

Patrick Orthel (’80 ag busines), 71, of Eagle, Idaho, died Nov. 12

Rick Ritland (’80 farm operation), 63, of Hampton, Iowa, died Nov. 20


1970s

Patrick Grummer (’77 animal science), 65, of Littleton, Colorado, died Nov. 30

Ronald Graf (’72 farm operation), 72, of Hazleton, Iowa, died Nov. 16

John Laflen (’72 PhD ag engineering), 84, of Buffalo Center, Iowa, died Nov. 20

Donald Shepard (’71 ag and life sciences education), 82, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Dec. 14

Stephen Shubat (’71 animal science), 71, of Centerville, Iowa, died Nov. 18


1960s

 Magdi Selim (’69 MS agronomy, ’71 PhD), 76, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died Nov. 26

Thomas Watschke (’67 horticulture), 76, of State College, Pennsylvania, died Nov. 18

Dewell Hollingsworth (’67 farm operation), 77, of Ames, Iowa, died Dec. 2

Abraham Teich (’65 PhD agronomy), 86, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, died Nov. 27

Paul Lahmann (’62 ag business), 84, of Manson, Ohio, died Dec. 7

Charles House (’61 dairy science), 83, of Ankeny, Iowa, died Dec. 6

Floyd Manwiller (’61 forestry, ’66 PhD), 86, of Ames, Iowa, died Dec. 4


1950s

Harold Skrdlant (’59 biochemistry, ’70 PhD), 84, of Gibbon, Nebraska, died Nov. 18

David Duda (’58 dairy science), 85, of Hazel Green, Wisconsin, died Nov. 13

Laverne Vaske (’58 farm operation), 89, of Marion, Iowa, died Nov. 25

Burt Andrews (’57 horticulture), 85, of West Chicago, Illinois, died Nov. 14

Lester York (’54 animal science), 88, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, died Nov. 16

Gary Crouch (’53 farm operation), 88, of Washta, Iowa, died Nov. 27  

Frank Nichols (’52 MS ag economics), 96, of Rochester, Minnesota, died Nov. 18

Alonzo Adams (’51 MS microbiology), 95, of Howell, Michigan, died Nov. 28

Dee Graham (’51 MS dairy science, ’54 PhD), 93, of Walnut Creek, California, died Nov. 21

John Nissly (’50 ag economics), 92, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, died Nov. 14

Robert Smith (’50 agronomy), 97, of Carmichael, California, died Oct. 30

Lester Wilder (’50 dairy science), 95, of Lake Mary, Florida, died Nov. 12


1940s

Virginia Hooper (’49 horticulture), 93, of Grass Valley, California, died Nov. 1

Volney Smith (’49 ag engineering), 92, of Harlan, Iowa, died Nov. 16

Kenneth Langer (’42 ag economics), 100, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Nov. 26


November 2020

2000s

Jesse Deardorff (’11 ag studies), 42, of Wentzville, Missouri, died November 11.

Jordan Mundie (’06 ag business, economics), 37, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died October 13.

1990s

Christopher Brunsvold (’99 ag and life sciences education), 44, of Waverly, Iowa, died October 17.

Daniel Cole (’97 ag business), 49, of Waverly, Iowa, died October 29.


1970s

Arthur Bartsch (’74 MS food technology), 72, of Monroe, Wisconsin, died November 11.

Robert Edwards (’73 ag and life sciences education), 68, of Big Timber, Montana, died October 12.

Steven Hesson (’70 animal science), 72, of Newton, Iowa, died October 15.

Craig Olson (’70 animal ecology), 72, of Pella, Iowa, died June 10.

Howard Poitevin (’70 MS ag and life sciences education), 87, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died October 14.


1960s

Richard Nelson (’67 ag engineering), 76, of Cambridge, Illinois, died November 4.

Julia Gamon (’64 PhD ag and life sciences education), 87, of Washington, Iowa, died October 30.

John Thurman (’64 forestry), 79, of Norris, Tennessee, died October 21.

Danny Curtis (’63 ag economics), 79, of Hills, Iowa, died October 24.

Larry Erickson (’63 animal science), 80, West Des Moines, Iowa, died October 14.

Barbara Greub (’62 agronomy), 81, of River Falls, Wisconsin, died November 5.

James Gay (’61 ag engineering), 81, of Washington, Illinois, died October 29.

Roger Shaw (’61 ag business), 62, of Coon Rapids, Iowa, died November 1.


1950s

Eldon Boswell (’59 ag and life sciences education), 87, of Aledo, Illinois, died November 13.

Charles Frederiksen (’54 MS entomology), of Ames, Iowa, died November 16.

James Jamison (’53 ag and life sciences education), 89, of Mandota, Illinois, died November 2.

Andrew Christensen (’52 ag engineering), 89, of Hackensack, Minnesota, died October 3.

Keith James (’51 animal science), 91, of Watertown, South Dakota, died October 24.

Ronald Johnson (’50 farm operations), 93, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died October 30.


1940s

Kenneth Bastian (’41 ag engineering), 101, of Sandwich, Illinois, died November 3.


October 2020

1990s

John Creswell (’90 PhD ag and life sciences education), 80, of New Braunfels, Texas, died October 9.


1970s

Dennis Balvanz (’70 animal science), 72, of Hubbard, Iowa, died October 9.


1960s

Albert Clericuzio (’64 MS horticulture), 82, of Point Pleasant Boro, New Jersey, died October 9.

Phillip Langerman (’63 PhD ag and life sciences education), 85, of Fayette, Iowa, died October 10.

Rodney Brown (’62 horticulture), 80, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, died October 2.

Bob Sandler (’62 ag economics), of Supply, North Carolina, died October 7.

Glenn Fuegen (’60 agronomy), 87, of Oakmont, Pennsylvania, died September 25.

Dwight Gadsby (’60 MS ag economics), of Herndon, Virginia, died September 20.

David Slusher (’60 MS agronomy), 95, of Lexington, Missouri, died September 17.


1950s

Marvin Lauritsen (’58 forestry), 90, of Woodruff, Wisconsin, died September 19.

Kenneth Kordik (’57 ag engineering), 89, of Aptos, California, died September 23.

James O’Kane (’57 animal science), 89, of Sycamore, Illinois, died September 25.

Daniel Hug (’56 PhD microbiology), 93, of Coralville, Iowa, died September 27.

John Schnittker (’56 PhD ag economics), 95, of Sata Yenez, California, died September 13.

Henry Fribourg (’54 PhD agronomy), 91, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died September 25.

Eugene Kromray (’54 animal science), 88, of Ottumwa, Iowa, died October 15.

James Albright (’53 animal science), 89, of Lyton, Iowa, died October 9.

Lester Chappell (’51 ag economics), 96, of Kerrville, Texas, died September 27.

Mae Hirai (’51 horticulture), 91, of Hilo, Hawaii, died September 18.


September 2020

1990s

James Liacos (’91 ag biochemistry), 69, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died July 8.


1980s

Rick Davis (’85 ag business), 57, of Wadena, Iowa, died September 4.


1970s

Rodney Goodall (’78 animal science), 65, of Huron, South Dakota, died September 11.

Jeryl Schmitt (’77 farm operation), 67, of Hampton, Iowa, died August 12.

Donald Jones (’74 forestry), 68, of Flagstaff, Arizona, died August 20.

Richard Hobson (’73 ag business), 71, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, died August 27.


1960s

James Wharry (’68 animal science), 78, of Aurora, Ontario, died September 8.

Donald Bauer (’67 farm operation), 75, of Urbana, Ohio, died September 6.

William Carr (’67 agronomy), 75, of Mechanicsville, Iowa, died September 9.

David Hollatz (’65 ag business), of Redwood City, California, died August 15.

James Wisor (’63 animal science), 79, of Camanche, Iowa, died September 13.

Derl Brooks (’62 PhD entomology), 90, of Lubbock, Texas, died August 13.

Maurice Hesson (’62 ag business), 85, of St. Joseph, Missouri, died August 18.

Jack Kepier (’62 MS forestry), 82, of Bishop, Georgia, died August 15.

Dan Cunning (’61 ag business), 81, of Mt. Ayr, Iowa, died September 13.

Donald Holtkamp (’60 farm operation), 83, of West Point, Iowa, died August 21.

Karl Kuehner (’60 animal science), 82, of Sandy, Utah, died August 9.


1950s

John Juel (’58 animal science), 83, of Maynard, Minnesota, died September 3.

Cecil Palmer (’58 agronomy), 84, of Ellie, Kansas, died August 7.

Lyle Abrahamson (’57 animal science), 88, of Clive, Iowa, died September 15.

Carroll Carlson (’57 agronomy), 63, of Owatonna, Minnesota, died September 5.

Merlin Glade (’57 ag and life sciences education), 85, of Grimes, Iowa, died September 14.

Lyle Mackey (’57 ag and life sciences education), 85, of Mason City, Iowa, died September 4.

Paul Eness (’56 animal science), 86, of Ames, Iowa, died August 31.

Richard Hald (’56 horticulture), 89, of Curtis, Nebraska, died July 16.

Melvin Campbell (’52 farm operation), 90, of Albia, Iowa, died September 8.

Thomas Huston (’51 farm operation), 90, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, died September 14.

Alden Noble (’50 ag engineering), 93, of Columbus, Nebraska, died September 3.

Lyle Palmer (’50 ag and life sciences education), 91, of Phoenix, Arizona, died March 20.

Robert Sanders (’50 animal science), of Des Moines, Iowa, died July 21.


August 2020

1980s

Gary Fredricks (’80 wildlife and fisheries biology), 65, of Washougal, Washington, died July 20.


1970s

Lynn Hovland (’75 ag economics), 70, of Bricelyn, Minnesota, died July 19.


1960s

Mike Fowler (’68 MS animal science), 77, of Ames, Iowa, died August 9.

Joe High (’68 PhD animal science), 92, of Spring Hills, Tennessee, died July 22.

Steven Huffaker (’68 animal ecology), 75, of Caldwell, Iowa, died July 30.

James Doty (’66 animal science), 77, of Des Moines, Iowa, died August 3.

Don Lindsay (’65 forestry), 83, of Grove, Oklahoma, died August 1.

Berlie Schmidt (’62 PhD agronomy), 87, of Dublin, Ohio, died August 3.

Larry Linsley (’61 ag economics), 81, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died July 22.


1950s

Robert Earley (’59 ag economics), 85, of Cameron, Missouri, died August 3.

Louis Ollivier (’57 MS animal science), of Jouy en Josas, died July 22.

Lee Teng-hui (’53 ag economics), 97, of Taipei, Taiwan, died July 30.


1940s

Richard O’Connell (’49 animal science), 92, of Ashburn, Iowa, died July 27.

Dean Stucker (’49 animal science), 96, of Quincy, Illinois, died July 24.

Jean Lange (’42 animal science), 100, of Sac City, Iowa, died August 3.


July 2020

2000s

Travis Greiner (’15 ag and biosystems engineering), 28, of Keota, Iowa, died June 28.

Kyle Porter (’11 ag studies), 32, of Geneva, Iowa, died July 18.


1990s

Steven Nelson (’91 animal ecology), 51, of Meriden, Iowa, died July 10.

Thomas Bulman (’90 animal science), 51, of Decorah, Iowa, died July 5.


1980s

David Donovan (’83 MS forestry), 63, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died June 19.

Kathleen Anderson (’81 animal science), 60, of Corvallis, Oregon, died July 20.


1970s

Steven Krogmeier (’78 ag and life sciences education), 63, of The Villages, Florida, died December 12.

Craig Fulton (’76 PhD ag economics), 76, of Ames, Iowa, died June 25.

Mark Sanborn (’76 PhD microbiology), 74, of Libertyville, Illinois, died June 19.

Michael Allen (’73 animal science), 70, of Osceola, Iowa, died June 18.

Steven Livingston (’73 ag and life sciences education), 70, of Winterset, Iowa, died May 28.

Herbert Strasser (’71 ag and life sciences education), 71, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died June 24.


1960s

Jerry Hoke (’68 forestry), of Overland Park, Kansas, died July 15.

Allen Wald (’68 MS ag engineering), 76, of Edgeley, North Dakota, died June 17.

Joe Van Nice (’65 ag business), 76, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, died June 28.

Ronald Bartelson (’63 ag and life sciences education), 78, of Anita, Iowa, died July 7.

James Mace (’63 animal science), 89, of Perry, Iowa, died July 8.

Herbert Hoover (’60 ag and life sciences education), 81, of Marion, Iowa, died July 1.


1950s

Andrew Barnum (’59 entomology), 95, of St. George, Utah, died July 2.

Lester Kuhlman (’59 animal science), 84, of Centennial, Colorado, died April 11.

Robert Dillingham (’58 ag business), 84, of Elmhurst, Illinois, died June 25.

Ronald Flockhart (’57 animal science), 88, of Morristown, Tennessee, died June 21.

James Gaines (’57 PhD animal science), of Blacksburg, Virginia, died April 15.

Jerald Crew (’56 ag and life sciences education), 85, of Webb, Iowa, died June 10.

Ronald Gill (’56 forestry), 86, of Valparasio, Indiana, died March 12.

Jefferson Kruse (’55 animal science), 88, of Crawfordsville, Indiana, died July 19.

Kenneth Thomsen (’55 animal science), 88, of Des Moines, Iowa, died May 29.

Roger Coomes (’54 animal science), 88, of Mankato, Minnesota, died July 11.

Duane Magnuson (’54 farm operation), 88, of Detroit, Michigan, died May 1.

Howard Larsen (’53 PhD animal science), 95, of Ashland, Wisconsin, died June 21.

Owen Newlin (’51 agronomy, ’53 MS), 92, of Des Moines, Iowa, died July 12.

Otto Kunze (’51 MS ag engineering), 95, of Warda, Texas, died June 12.


1940s

Arthur Hibray (’49 animal science), 96, of Harlan, Iowa, died June 15.

Daniel Mulvihill (’49 animal science), 93, of La Jolla, California, died July 1.

Robert Wildemuth (’49 ag and life sciences education), 96, of Savoy, Illinois, died on June 27.


June 2020

1980s

Mark Sandvik (’82 forestry), 65, of Thompson, Iowa, died May 24.

1970s

Kenneth DeKok (’75 animal science), 67, of Kearney, Nebraska, died May 13.

Charles Mulford (’73 fisheries and wildlife biology), 75, of Splendora, Texas, died April 27.

Jerry Wetteland (’72 fisheries and wildlife biology), 75, of Edina, Minnesota, died May 25.


1960s

Larry Carr (’69 fisheries and wildlife biology), 74, of Kalona, Iowa, died May 9.

Glen Cayemberg (’69 MS ag economics), 77, of Union Grove, Wisconsin, died May 13.

Harold Crawford (’69 PhD ag and life sciences education), 95, of Ames, Iowa, died May 27.

Wallace Huffman (’66 farm operation), 76, of Ames, Iowa, died June 10.

John Adams (’64 MS microbiology), 81, of Au Train, Michigan, died June 7.

Marshall Mussig (’62 farm operation), 81, of Gladbrook, Iowa, died June 4.

Richard Bolte (’61 farm operation), 82, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died May 22.

Edward Peeters (’61 agronomy), 87, of Davenport, Iowa, died May 15.

Keith Grotjohn (’60 agronomy), 83, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, died May 8.

Arnold Odland (’60 animal science), 81, of Webster City, Iowa, died June 11.

Gerald Simonson (’60 PhD agronomy), 92, of Albany, Oregon, died May 5.


1950s

James Anderson (’57 PhD ag engineering), 94, of Mebane, North Carolina, died April 20.

John Halstead (’57 ag and life sciences education), 85, of Loup City, Nebraska, died January 15.

Wayne Smith (’54 animal science), 87, of San Jose, California, died April 28.

Richard Hill (’53 farm operation), 88, of Evanston, Illinois, died May 15.

Kenneth Anderson (’50 ag and life sciences education), 95, of Sun City, Arizona, died December 6.


1940s

James Cook (’49 horticulture), 91, of Tacoma, Washington, died March 8.

Jack Dinkel (’49 animal science), 97, of Lees Summit, Missouri, died May 20.


May 2020

2000s

Jeffery Kuntz (’06 MS professional ag), 63, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died April 17.


1980s

Scott Burroughs (’89 animal science), 54, of Columbus, Nebraska, died May 3.


1970s

Peter Primiani (’72 animal science), 70, of Madison, Virginia, died April 16.

Clinton Marken (’71 agronomy), 74, of Valley Mills, Texas, died April 25.

James Mock (’70 PhD agronomy), 77, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, died May 6.


1960s

Maurice Lynch (’66 ag business), 77, of Norwalk, Iowa, died April 22.

George Hall (’65 PhD agronomy), 89, of Columbus, Ohio, died April 26.

Joel Esslinger (’60 farm operation), 82, of Carlisle, Iowa, died April 26.

Stanley Hauser (’60 agronomy), 87, of Marengo, Iowa, died May 5.

Lyle Neagle (’60 PhD animal science), 88, of Libertyville, Illinois, died April 14.

Curtis Rodgers (’60 animal science), 81, of Huntsville, Missouri, died April 10.

Luther Thompson (’60 ag and life sciences education), 85, of Rock Port, Missouri, died December 12.

Phillip Sommerfeld (’60 forestry), 81, of Beresford, South Dakota, died April 21.


1950s

Alex Koffman (’58 agronomy, ’59 MS), 87, of Campbellsport, Wisconsin, died May 3.

John Johnson (’57 ag and life sciences education, ’62 MS), 89, of Ames, Iowa, died April 28.

Kenneth Tank (’57 farm operation), 84, of Walcott, Iowa, died April 30.

Elmer Weir (’52 ag and life sciences education), 93, of Estherville, Iowa, died February 18.

Benjamin Carson (’50 forestry), 97, of Beaverton, Oregon, died March 22.


April 2020

2000s

Ryan Kuhlers (’06 ag studies), 38, of New Ulm, Minnesota, died April 10.


1980s

Robson Ehioba (’87 PhD food science, biochemistry), 63, of Naperville, Illinois, died Mar. 21.

Paul Bregitzer (’83 agronomy), 59, of Aberdeen, Idaho, died Mar. 15.


1970s

DeRay Steffensen (’79 ag business), 65, of Goshen, Indiana, died April 11.


1960s

Charles Weidlein (’69 agronomy), 76, of Webster City, Iowa, died Mar. 6.

Howard Huedephol (’64 farm operation), 78, of South Amana, Iowa, died April 5.

John Hobson (’61 ag engineering), 87, of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, died Mar. 13.


1950s

Ross Copley (’58 ag engineering), 86, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, died Mar. 5.

Kenneth Baumgartle (’55 horticulture), 87, of Little Chute, Wisconsin, died Mar. 23.

Robert Cousins (’55 farm operation), 86, of Webster City, Iowa, died Feb. 23.

Charles Lewis (’54 MS animal science, ’56 PhD), 92, of Muscatine, Iowa, died Mar. 26.

Dean Miller (’54 ag engineering), 88, of San Marcos, California, died Mar. 8.

Charles Fish (’53 animal science), 87, of Nevada, Iowa, died Mar. 31.

Larry Siddall (’53 ag and life sciences education), of San Marcos, California, died Feb. 24.

Kenneth Colglazier (’52 ag and life sciences education), 89, of Sarasota, Florida, died Mar. 23.

Kenneth Westergard (’52 ag engineering), 89, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Mar. 16.

Harry Fry (’51 forestry), 92, of Orrville, Ohio, died April 9.

Elroy Hattendorf (’51 animal science), 93, of Carson City, Nevada, died Mar. 28.

Robert Johnson (’51 ag and life sciences education), 90, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Mar. 12.

Joseph O’Kelley (’50 PhD plant pathology), 97, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, died March 31.


1940s

John Knecht (’47 ag engineering), 96 of Rochester, Minnesota, died April 3.


March 2020

1980s

Anthony Renger (’83 ag business), 59, of Loganville, Wisconsin, died Oct. 2.


1970s

John (JC) Fank (’79 animal science, ag business), 62, of Sleepy Eye, MN, died Oct. 27.

Mary Mascia (’76 MS food science and human nutrition), 68, of Thousand Oaks, California, died Feb. 12.

Eugene Heun (’71 ag business), 71, of Lake View, Iowa, died Feb. 27.


1960s

Harlan Thorvilson (’69 MS entomology, ’84 PhD), 75, of Conroe, Texas, died Feb. 20.

Jerry (JD) Fleener (’66 agronomy), 75, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died Feb. 15.

William Knoop (’65 horticulture), 83, of Liberty, Missouri, died Feb. 19.

Don Arganbright (’64 MS forestry), 78, of Lockwood, California, died Aug.25, 2018.

Bob Inman (’64 animal ecology), 79, of Evergreen, Colorado, died Feb. 6.

Paul Shellenberger (’64 PhD animal science), 84, of Franklin, Indiana, died Feb. 17.

John Nye (’62 sociology, ’64 MS, ’68 PhD), 87, of Wellman, Iowa, died Feb. 26.

Dale White (’60 ag and life sciences education), 91, of Chariton, Iowa, died Feb. 19.

Harold Boldt (’60 agronomy), 87, of Chapin, Illinois, died Feb. 28.

Kenneth Van Gilst (’60 ag business), 80, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died Feb. 22.


1950s

Eldean (Dean) Borg (’59 ag journalism), 81, of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, died March 22.

Walter Kolbe (’58 animal science), 83, of Hereford, Arizona, died Feb. 19.

Charley Miller (’54 forestry), 88, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, died Feb. 11.

Duane Christ (’53 forestry), 88, of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, died Feb. 1.

Arthur Hiltbold (’50 MS agronomy), 92, of Auburn, Alabama, died Feb. 11.


1940s

Karl Frantzen (’49 ag and life sciences education), 98, of Boulder, Colorado, died Mar. 11.

William Neidig (’46 ag engineering), 101, of Red Wing, Minnesota, died Mar. 18.


February 2020

1970s

James Madsen (’77 ag business), 66, of Russell, Kansas, died January 31.

Rick Hagen, Jr. (’76 farm operation), 65, of Delhi, Iowa, died January 21.

Terry Bandstra (’72 farm operations), 69, of Pella, Iowa, died February 8.


1960s

Rex Smith (’67 PhD agronomy), 90, of Gainesville, Florida, died January 5.

Ronald Farrell (’66 agronomy), 76, of Kansas City, Missouri, died January 20.

James Hunt (’65 ag business), 76, of Columbus, Ohio, died February 2.

Joseph Schaffner (’64 PhD entomology), 89, of College Station, Texas, died January 9.

Gerald Schluter (’64 ag business, ’66 MS ag economics, ’71 PhD), 77, of Pulaski, Virginia, died January 23.

Harry Little (’60 forestry), 85, of Grants, New Mexico, died December 29.

Thomas Phelan (’60 farm operation), 86, of Colfax, Iowa, died January 17.


1950s

Herbert Brown (’59 PhD animal science), 92, of Greenfield, Indiana, died February 2.

Harlan Helgens (’59 farm operation), 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died January 19.

Herbert Hofer (’59 farm operation), 88, of Loves Park, Illinois, died February 1.

Joseph White (’56 ag and life sciences education, ’74 MS), 92, of Iowa Falls, died February 2.

Stuart Woolley (’56 animal science), 85, of Middleton, Wisconsin, died February 2.

Roger Norman (’52 agronomy), 90, of New Ulm, Minnesota, died January 13.

George Tomlinson (’52 animal science), 89, of West Frankfort, Illinois, died January 23.

Darlene Wood (’52 horticulture), 90, of Grafton, Wisconsin, died January 12.

Myron Wormley (’52 animal science), 91, of Nevis, Minnesota, died January 14.

Daniel Wozniak (’52 ag journalism, ’58 MS), 95, of Ormond Beach, Florida, died May 27.

Syed Ali (’50 MS ag engineering), 92, of Plainfield, Indiana, died January 26.


1940s

Mary “Betty” Ludwig (’40 microbiology), 101, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died December 15.