The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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In Memoriam

Remembering alumni who recently passed away

Please note: This list includes updates reported by family members, newspapers and other sources from May 1, 2021, through July 31, 2021. Each entry includes name, graduation year(s), city of residence and date of passing.

Email bioupdate@osu.edu to tell the alumni association about the death of an Ohio State alum.


1940s

Robert Louis Huffman40, Circleville, Ohio, May 29, 2021

Leon William Boucher42,54 MS,64 PhD, Dublin, Ohio, May 19, 2021

Glenn Allen Sonnedecker42,64 DRH, Madison, Wisconsin, June 25, 2021

Elizabeth Ash Hawk45 PhD, Huntington Beach, California, July 28, 2021

Marvin Walter Homan48, Columbus, Ohio, June 2, 2021

William Peter Kaldis48, Columbus, Ohio, May 26, 2021

Nancy Jane Anderies49, Grand Junction, Colorado, May 31, 2021

Dana Victor Cable49, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 10, 2021

William E. Erdman49, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, July 20, 2021

Marilyn Elizabeth George49, Dayton, Ohio, May 28, 2021

Donald P. Kochendorfer49, Dayton, Ohio, June 27, 2021

Nancy Knoll Lamping49, Liberty Townships, Ohio, June 1, 2021

1950s

Bernard Cohen50,52 JD, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 2021

Burton Richard Leidner50, Columbus, Ohio, May 21, 2021

Dale A. Seiberling50,51 MS, Granville, Ohio, May 1, 2021

L. Ann Bish51, Niskayuna, New York, July 15, 2021

Howard H. Harcha51 JD, Portsmouth, Ohio, July 23, 2021

Robert David Henry51,58 PhD, Macomb, Illinois, May 1, 2021

Robert Dewitt Lewis51, Dayton, Ohio, July 1, 2021

Julius John Chosy52,55 MD, Madison, Wisconsin, June 10, 2021

James C. Donham52 DVM, Columbus, Ohio, June 20, 2021

Troy E. Fannin52, Kerrville, Texas, June 23, 2021

Richard Joseph Luckay52, Westerville, Ohio, July 21, 2021

Edmund C. Montgomery52,55 M, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 16, 2021

A. Mueller Reed52, Columbus, Ohio, May 20, 2021

Ronald H. Rosen52, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 2021

Margaret Harbaugh Coon53,71 MS, Valley Center, California, June 6, 2021

Joann L. Elliott53, El Dorado, Arkansas, July 26, 2021

Carolyn McMillan Elsass53, North Canton, Ohio, June 8, 2021

Donald Bruce Swegan53 MA, Sebring, Ohio, June 17, 2021

Ellen Harris Ackerman54, Worthington, Ohio, May 10, 2021

Wilma Lee Diamond54, San Antonio, Texas, May 26, 2021

Paul C. Smith54, Columbus, Ohio, July 30, 2021

Dennis V. Stoia54, Peoria, Illinois, July 2, 2021

Donald Edward Youngpeter54, Daleville, Alabama, June 5, 2021

Phyllis M. Fell55, Spencerville, Ohio, May 22, 2021

Russell Conover Fravel55, Danvers, Massachusetts, June 1, 2021

Marilyn Lees Hire55, Gahanna, Ohio, May 26, 2021

Erwin Miller Kohler55 DVM,63 MS,65 PhD, Wooster, Ohio, June 12, 2021

Howard E. Whiston55, Mount Gilead, Ohio, June 20, 2021

Chris Peter Baruxes56,60 DDS, Richmond, Indiana, May 1, 2021

Garnard Jay Boner56,63 DVM, Marysville, Ohio, June 29, 2021

Ruth Back Herzog56, Naples, Florida, June 26, 2021

Robin Adair Schmidt56, Columbus, Ohio, July 11, 2021

Thaddeus H. Spratlen56,57 MA,62 PhD, Seattle, Washington, May 18, 2021

Donald T. Coffman57, Columbus, Ohio, July 13, 2021

Carl Wesley Fulton57,59, Huntsville, Ohio, July 27, 2021

Stanley Su Soon Kim57 M,65 PhD, Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, July 14, 2021

Michael C. Scanlon57 JD, Upper Arlington, Ohio, June 4, 2021

Philip C. Bosse58 MS, North Palm Beach, Florida, June 29, 2021

Elwin R. Falor58, Columbus, Ohio, May 17, 2021

Mary Frances Bender Hilinski58, North Canton, Ohio, May 10, 2021

James Harold Martin58 MS,63 PhD, Starkville, Mississippi, June 29, 2021

Peter Anthony Volpe58,61 MD, Larkspur, California, May 14, 2021

Robert J. Weadick58 DVM, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 27, 2021

Richard L. Githens59, Waynesville, Ohio, May 13, 2021

Alwood Whittier Griffith59, Dublin, Ohio, June 22, 2021

Marvin Henry Meisner59,63 MD, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, June 4, 2021

Andrew Michael Michelakis59 PhD, East Lansing, Michigan, June 28, 2021

1960s

John L. Eppich60, Narragansett, Rhode Island, July 16, 2021

Robert K. Fink 60, 60 MS, Cleveland, Ohio, May 29, 2021

Robert Lee Folk60,60 MD, Columbus, Ohio, July 2, 2021

James Edward Leonard60,66 MS, Beavercreek, Ohio, June 19, 2021

Francis J. Bradley61 PhD, New York, New York, May 29, 2021

Michael S. Kirsch61, West Palm Beach, Florida, June 20, 2021

Doyle W. Rausch61,65 PhD, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 2021

Arthur L. Barry62 PhD, Tualatin, Oregon, July 3, 2021

Dorothy Ann Bates62,64 MS, Houston, Texas, May 13, 2021

James L. Emerson62 DVM, Atlanta, Georgia, May 13, 2021

Flora-Louise Matter Jenkins62 MS, Johnson City, Texas, July 1, 2021

Kenneth M. McNutt62, Powell, Ohio, July 6, 2021

Harvey W. Schefsky62,68 MD, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, July 14, 2021

Robert Eugene White62 PhD, Stillwater, Minnesota, June 16, 2021

William W. Lamkin63, Columbus, Ohio, May 6, 2021

Marilyn Alcott Leymaster63,77 MA, Galena, Ohio, June 19, 2021

Michael L. McNeal63, Uniontown, Ohio, June 6, 2021

Susan Giokaris Patzakis63, San Marino, California, July 9, 2021

Judith Naumann Silbaugh63,86 MA, Columbus, Ohio, May 27, 2021

Thomas J. Stevens63 M, Jacksonville, Illinois, July 6, 2021

J. Richard Zecher63,69 PhD, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 11, 2021

Larry D. Barrington64, Santa Clarita, California, June 19, 2021

Betty K. Burkes64, Dublin, Ohio, May 5, 2021

Carol Colvert64 MA, Westerville, Ohio, July 1, 2021

Darrell Zane Cox64 MS, Mission Viejo, California, June 10, 2021

Joanne Jarvis-Percy64, Pickerington, Ohio, July 26, 2021

David Lyle Johnson64 JD, Billings, Montana, May 20, 2021

Richard Martin Sims64, Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 2021

Ronald L. Cornelius65, Columbus, Ohio, June 27, 2021

Loretta Maria Liptak65 MA,86 PhD, Youngstown, Ohio, July 6, 2021

Kathleen Roberta Stitt65 PhD, Roanoke, Alabama, July 19, 2021

Otto B. Beatty66 JD, Blacklick, Ohio, May 14, 2021

Myer J. Bornstein66, New Albany, Ohio, June 11, 2021

Paul Frank Greenlee66, Clarkrange, Tennessee, July 10, 2021

William J. Ickinger66, Athens, Ohio, June 17, 2021

Kenneth Eugene Stitzlein66, Loudonville, Ohio, July 19, 2021

Steven Cloyd Drake67,68 MA, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 22, 2021

Leonard Anthony Hamilton67 PhD, Fairborn, Ohio, July 15, 2021

William Cassius Lyon67, Zanesfield, Ohio, May 30, 2021

Harold Ray McFarland67 MS,72 MBA, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, June 15, 2021

Richard H. Pelszynski67, Fairfax Station, Virginia, May 3, 2021

George Tarasiuk67, Newtown, Pennsylvania, July 5, 2021

Philip Louis Gravengaard68, Port Clinton, Ohio, July 26, 2021

John Douglas Martin68 JD, Upper Arlington, Ohio, May 5, 2021

James Eugene McNutt68, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 2021

Lyman Claire Norden68,69 OD, Birmingham, Alabama, June 17, 2021

Diana May Halliday69, Bellville, Ohio, July 23, 2021

Norbert Horst Hertl69,73 DDS, Edmonds, Washington, June 3, 2021

Wade Thomas Leakey69 MS, Lake Milton, Ohio, May 21, 2021

Gloria Freda Rudibaugh69, Wapakoneta, Ohio, May 28, 2021

1970s

Keith Eugene Colwell70,75 DVM, Hudson, Ohio, May 25, 2021

Michael Stewart Leach70, Grove City, Ohio, June 23, 2021

Hal Herbert Taylor70 DVM, Dublin, Ohio, July 31, 2021

William Robert Davy71, Traverse City, Michigan, July 12, 2021

Beverly John Driver71, Lima, Ohio, June 25, 2021

James Ellsworth Gibson71, Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 23, 2021

James Gerhard Moeller71, Maria Stein, Ohio, May 16, 2021

Floyd Alan Powell71 MS, Port Saint Lucie, Florida, June 11, 2021

Adonica Jeanne Pritchard71, Carroll, Ohio, May 3, 2021

Deborah Ann Adams72,85 MA, Grove City, Ohio, June 8, 2021

Donald Britton Bowlin72, Columbus, Ohio, May 19, 2021

Leslie B. Brenstuhl72,86 MA, Rushville, Ohio, July 6, 2021

Freddie Charles Colston72 PhD, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 30, 2021

Beverly Price Ware72, Sun Lakes, Arizona, June 13, 2021

Bruce Frederick Browder73, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 2021

Mitchell Jay Gilbert73, Chicago, Illinois, June 13, 2021

Richard Joseph Johnson73 M, San Francisco, California, May 11, 2021

James Robert OConnor73 PhD, Westerville, Ohio, May 20, 2021

Raul Ramirez73 MS,88 PhD, Decatur, Georgia, May 27, 2021

William Charles Reiss73,78 MS, Columbus, Ohio, July 21, 2021

Millie A. Strasser73 MSW, Orient, Ohio, July 31, 2021

Edward Francis Thurkettle73, Westerville, Ohio, June 10, 2021

Robert Verner White73, Mansfield, Ohio, June 26, 2021

Thomas Albert Krall74 DVM, Seminole, Florida, May 8, 2021

Michael David Smith74, Frazeysburg, Ohio, May 8, 2021

Mary Sue Pringle Anderson75, Galena, Ohio, May 7, 2021

Marilyn J. Dick75 MA, Zanesville, Ohio, May 1, 2021

John Francis Kennedy75 PhD, Santa Rosa, California, May 12, 2021

Gary Lee Szerszen75, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 2021

Charles Clifford Carver76, Sayre, Pennsylvania, June 5, 2021

Richard Adams Gregg76, Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 2021

Lisa Walls Holstein76,90 MA, Dublin, Ohio, June 23, 2021

John Richard Motley76, Houma, Louisiana, June 9, 2021

Rebecca Sue Blume77,88 MS, Minford, Ohio, June 10, 2021

Gary Edgar Gassin77, Dublin, Ohio, May 8, 2021

Susan Wainwright Paynter77 MA, Mansfield, Ohio, June 19, 2021

Bonnie Marie Swaney77, Lakeside Park, Kentucky, June 23, 2021

Silvia Epalza Berry78 MA, Columbus, Ohio, June 9, 2021

Janet Courtright Graham78 MS, Medina, Ohio, June 7, 2021

Jonathan Max Kreglow79, Medina, Ohio, July 19, 2021

1980s

Richard Mark Anderson80 MD, Queensbury, New York, June 2, 2021

Patricia F. Gilbert80 PhD, Tucson, Arizona, July 13, 2021

Steven Bryan Smith80,07 DRP, Springboro, Ohio, May 19, 2021

Jeffrey Allen Ash81, Marietta, Ohio, July 2, 2021

Craig R. Miesse81 DVM, Celina, Ohio, June 29, 2021

Steven Alan Nye81 MA, Columbus, Ohio, June 27, 2021

Richard Paul Tritt81, Cambridge, Maryland, July 13, 2021

Joann Pickup Harvey82 MBA, Cleveland, Ohio, July 18, 2021

Bradley Keith Sinnott82, Columbus, Ohio, May 15, 2021

Jeffrey Dean Trabue82 MD, Dublin, Ohio, May 8, 2021

Douglas Perry Kinney83, Groveport, Ohio, June 4, 2021

Paula S. Lowry85, Saint Paris, Ohio, June 24, 2021

Phillip Dean Styer85 MPH, Columbus, Ohio, May 3, 2021

Pamela S. Derringer87 MA, Chillicothe, Ohio, May 1, 2021

Suzanne Marie Stasiewicz87 JD, Columbus, Ohio, June 21, 2021

John Roger Hutchinson88, Ottawa Lake, Michigan, July 23, 2021

Joel Robert Kallman88, Delaware, Ohio, May 25, 2021

Laura Venable Shinn89 MArch,02 MRCP, San Diego, California, July 20, 2021

1990s

Inara B. Febus90, Elida, Ohio, May 15, 2021

Emerson Colyer Foster90, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 2021

Bill L. Seiber91,94 MA, Columbus, Ohio, May 14, 2021

Randall Scott Fischer92, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 29, 2021

Stephen Frederick Davis95 MBA, Westerville, Ohio, July 6, 2021

Scott Bryant Dippold95, Coldwater, Ohio, May 27, 2021

Timothy Alan Davis96, Alger, Ohio, July 13, 2021

Jerome Robert Mescher96 PhD, Hilliard, Ohio, July 2, 2021

Amy Cathleen Quakenbush96,98 M, Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 2021

Kelly Ann Schafer96, Dublin, Ohio, June 4, 2021

Sally R. Spencer96, Columbus, Ohio, July 14, 2021

Cynthia Lynn Meister97,99 M, Powell, Ohio, June 30, 2021

Cheria Vonique Dial98 MA,99 MA,21 Ed.D., Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 2021

Brian Dale Hamler98 MA, Gahanna, Ohio, June 29, 2021

Brenda Elisa Louisin98,10 MA, Hudson, Ohio, July 3, 2021

Stephen Michael Becherer99, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 2021

2000s

Joanne Elizabeth Behm00,03, Marion, Ohio, July 3, 2021

Carla Berneice Hughes01 MA, Erie, Pennsylvania, May 17, 2021

Sharon Louise Heisler03 DVM, Mechanicsburg, Ohio, May 1, 2021

Vicki Lynne Fitts06 PhD, Columbus, Ohio, May 11, 2021

Keith Andrew Dryburgh07 DVM, Hilliard, Ohio, May 9, 2021

2010s

Anthony Sunghee Pak10, Suwanee, Georgia, July 31, 2021

Talon R. Flohr16, Sandusky, Ohio, May 28, 2021

2020s

Gavin Hayden Gill21, Columbus, Ohio, June 27, 2021