In Memoriam

November 2022

2000s

Erin Hoffman (’05 agricultural studies), 39, of Chariton, Iowa, died October 26


1980s

Shawn Cogley (’83 animal science), 66, of Colfax, Iowa, died November 3

Jay Knudtson (’81 farm operation), 63, of Forest City, Iowa, died November 4

Elaine Moore (’80 agronomy), 69, of Gladstone, Missouri, died November 5

Betsy Norland (’84 horticulture), 60, of Cylinder, Iowa, died November 13


1970s

Diane Johnson (’79 dairy science), 65, of Center Sandwich, New Hampshire, died October 19

David Julius (’78 animal science, farm operation), 66, of Box Elder, South Dakota, died November 2

James Overfield (’75 MS animal science), 73, of Louisville, Kentucky, died November 2

Roger Ellis (’76 food technology), 68, of Monticello, Iowa, died November 14

Jeff Hiedeman (’79 forestry), 69, of Bozeman, Montana, died September 6

Gary Morris (’76 animal science), 68, of Lucas, Iowa, died October 31


1960s

Duane Gibson (’67 animal science), 77, of Mission, Texas, died October 23

Robert Pinneke (’67 PRF fisheries and wildlife biology, ’71 BS), 84, of Ames, Iowa, died October 23

Jerry Radke (’62 agronomy), 84, of Nevada, Iowa, died November 1

Larry Sayers (’63 farm operation), 81, of Centerville, Ohio, died November 16


1950s

Gilford Ikenberry (’59 PhD plant pathology), 92, of McPherson, Kansas, died October 22

Edward Palmer (’54 animal science), 90, of Chesterfield, Missouri, died October 25

Jack Sylvester (’59 farm operation, ’87 MS professional agriculture), 84, of Webb, Iowa, died October 24

Theodore Hutchcroft (’53 agricultural journalism, ’78 PhD education), 91, of Ames, Iowa, died November 2

Jerry Sell (’57 animal science, ’58 MS poultry science, ’60 PhD poultry science), 91, of Fargo, North Dakota, died October 31

Henry Williams (’58 forestry), 86, of Yakima, Washington, died October 21


1940s

Robert Willis (’49 horticulture), 99, of Des Moines, Iowa, died October 24

Alixe Wilson (’42 bacteriology), 99, of San Antonio, Texas, died October 19

Paul Waggoner (’49 agronomy, ’51 PhD), 99, of Seattle, Washington, died November 1


October 2022

1990s

Philip Riedell (’98 horticulture), 46, of Sac City, Iowa, died September 20


1980s

Terence Boeck (’82 agricultural and life sciences education), 63, of Panora, Iowa, died October 11

Kenneth Stalder (’87 animal science, ’95 PhD), 59, of Huxley, Iowa, died October 24


1970s

Wayne Andrews (’76 MS entomology), 71, of North Dighton, Massachusetts, died September 24

Kenneth Buck (’76 farm operation), 68, of Marshalltown, Iowa, died September 24

Jerry Faber (’72 MS animal science, ‘77 PhD), 75, of Jackson, Missouri, died October 2

David Schaefer (’78 animal science), 66, of Owatonna, Minnesota, died October 6


1960s

Joel Bernatz (’62 forestry), 83, of Chelan, Washington, died September 25

Gene Vanderbur (’64 farm operation), 85, of Mapleton, Iowa, died September 25

Richard Kelso (’67 industrial education), 81, of Driftwood, Texas, died August 17

Russell Miller (’67 farm operation), 78, of Iowa City, Iowa, died October 1

Floyd Doty (’60 farm operation), 84, of Brooklyn, Iowa, died October 6

Eugene Merz (’67 animal science), 82, of Evergreen, Colorado, died September 20


1950s

Roger Johnson (’51 agricultural and life sciences education), 94, of Iowa City, Iowa, died September 15

Rudolph Nef (’55 dairy industry and dairy and food industry), 89, of Milbank, South Dakota, died September 18

Lowell Yager (’58 agricultural and life sciences education), 89, of Ames, Iowa, died September 18

Betty Roan (’54 agricultural business), 90, of Boulder, Colorado, died September 26

Kenneth Bauge (’55 farm operation, ’58 MS agricultural economics), 92, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died October 9

Robert Kauffman (’54 animal science), 89, of Madison, Wisconsin, died October 9

Keith Schmidt (’56 farm operation), 89, of Eldridge, Iowa, died October 12

Waulda Tabb (’53 horticulture), 97, of Norfolk, Virginia, died October 5

John Wilkin (’53 agronomy, ’58 MS agricultural economics), 90, of Nokomis, Florida, died October 9

Linda Ling-Yun Yao (’56 MS agronomy, ’63 PhD), 93, of Silver Spring, Maryland, died September 27


September 2022

1990s

Jeremy Kruger (’94 agricultural studies), 51, of Independence, Iowa, died September 6


1980s

Eric Lang (’84 dairy science), 60, of Brooklyn, Iowa, died September 2

Dan Stall (’83 farm operations), 65, of Palmer, Iowa, died September 9


1970s

Michael Nugent (’79 horticulture), 65, of Norwood Young American, Minnesota, died August 20

Robert Oliveira (’70 agricultural biochemistry), 80, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, died September 5

Sharon Stanley (’71 horticulture), 74, of Kelley, Iowa, died August 23


1960s

Stephen Kelley (’64 forestry), 80, of Rockford, Michigan, died August 22

Wayne Nattress (’61 agricultural and life sciences education, ’67 MS), 83, of Altoona, Iowa, died August 17

Larry Statler (’60 agricultural and life sciences education, ’70 education), 84, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died September 4

Richard Crom (’64 agricultural economics), 92, of Cary, North Carolina, died September 12

James Long (’60 animal science, ’66 PhD), 87, of Lake View, Iowa, died September 7

Kenneth Rowe (’66 PhD animal science), 88, of Corvallis, Oregon, died September 5

Gene Wolter (’63 agronomy), 81, of Marion, Iowa, died September 11


1950s

Edward Wachs (’59 industrial engineering), 85, of East Moline, Illinois, died September 5

John Dukes (’59 agricultural business), 84, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died September 4


1940s

Merrill Keith Molsberry (’42 dairy science), 102, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died August 21


August 2022

2010s

Samuel Bunz (’15 agronomy), 29, of Des Moines, Iowa, died July 27


1990s

Darrin Kohrt (’90 agricultural biochemistry), 54, of Loxton, South Australia, died July 28


1980s

David Homann (’85 animal science, ’92 MS), 59, of Pipestone, Minnesota, died July 14

Wynn Wright (’81 MS agronomy), 63, of Paris Crossing, Indiana, died August 1

Arlen Wilson (’85 agricultural business), 61, of Waverly, Iowa, died July 27

Gregory Urevig (’81 agricultural business), 69, of Vernon Center, Minnesota, died August 5


1970s

Richard Biermann (’71 farm operations), 75, of Glenwood, Iowa, died July 15

Kathleen Kelly (’71 animal science), 73, of West Branch, Iowa, died July 8

John Fowler (’72 forestry, ’79 PhD agricultural economics), 71, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, died July 15

Dale Seehusen (’77 animal science), 66, of Pomeroy, Iowa, died July 23

Ronald Benton (’73 farm operation), 72, of Guthrie Center, Iowa, died August 5

Donnie Broshar (’73 animal science), 71, of Slater, Iowa, died August 3

Carl Christensen (’78 animal science), 74, of Paton, Iowa, died July 16

Ralph Mauch (’71 agricultural business), 73, of Adrian, Minnesota, died August 2

Thomas Oswald (’79 farm operations certificate, ’81 farm operations, ’95 MS professional agriculture), 63, of Cleghorn, Iowa, died June 16


1960s

Larry Skelton (’65 farm operation), 81, of Hazel, South Dakota, died July 5

Bernard Griswold (’64 fisheries and wildlife biology), 80, of Woodstock, Virginia, died July 23

Harold Sentman (’61 animal science), 83, of Brookline, Missouri, died July 1

John Horman (’61 dairy plant operations), 86, of Quincy, Illinois, died July 29

Edwin Augustine (’63 farm operation), 81, of Ames, Iowa, died July 31

Weston Ritchie (’60 farm operation), 84, of Palo Alto, California, died July 25

Donald Eckhart (’65 agronomy), 79, of Coal Valley, Illinois, died August 16


1950s

Richard Heifner (’56 agricultural and life sciences education, ’63 PhD agricultural economics), 88, of Louisville, Kentucky, died July 24

Ralph McDowell (’51 MS dairy science), 94, of Dallas, Texas, died July 20

Larrie Hindman (’59 agricultural business), 85, of Naples, Florida, died July 28

Paul Orr (’59 agronomy), 85, of Burlington, Iowa, died July 23

Raymond Rothfus (’59 industrial education), 88, of Des Moines, Iowa, died July 30

Richard Campney (’56 agricultural and life sciences education), 88, of Forest City, Iowa, died August 1

Robert Ford (’55 farm operations certificate, ’59 agricultural and life sciences education, ’70 MS), 89, of Indianola, Iowa, died August 1

Jordan Daniel (’58 horticulture), 86, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died August 10

Robert Kelly (’57 farm operation), 88, of Clarence, Iowa, died August 6

Max Ohms (’58 farm operation), 86, of Eddyville, Iowa, died August 15


1940s

Eugene McCaw (’49 farm operation), 93, of Grinnell, Iowa, died July 23

Warren Robson (’49 animal science), 95, of Jefferson, Iowa, died January 27


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


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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