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Class Notes 2015

 

Submitting class notes

To submit a class note online, click here.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call Director of Alumni Relations Jen Bronner at 740-826-8463 or email jbronner@muskingum.edu.

All class notes will be edited for length, style and content. Obituary notices submitted by family members must not be longer than 250 words. Longer obituaries will be edited to that length.

Photographs should be submitted at a size that is no larger than 500 pixels in the largest dimension.  We cannot use images in PowerPoint format. Please identify everyone in the photograph, left to right, with their name and the year they graduated from Muskingum.

If you are submitting a note on behalf of a Muskingum graduate, please tell us your relationship to that alumnus.

Using these web pages

Please note: Class notes received from January 1 through November 30, 2014 have been moved to the Archive page. Those received in December of 2014 will remain on this page for all of 2015.

To view notes for a specific graduating class, click a decade button below. To return to the top of the page, click one of the blue triangles. You can search these notes with the find function in your browser. To view class notes submitted in the last two years, click on the Archive button.

The date that appears after each class note is the month and year the note was posted to the web site.

1920-1929
UPDATES 1920 None
MARRIAGES 1920 None
BIRTHS 1920

None

UPDART DEATHS 1920

None

1930-1939
updart UPDATES 1930 None
MARRIAGES 1930 None
BIRTHS 1930

None

UPDART DEATHS 1930

None

1940-1949
UPDATES 1940

None

MARRIAGES 1940 None
DINGBAT BIRTHS 1940 None
updart DEATHS 1941

Harold D. Fee, January 17, 2015, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Gettman Fee ’38.  Among those surviving are their children, Mary Ann Fee Fennell ’70 and Harold D. Fennell ’72.  1/15

  1943

Ruth Ann Boyd Walls, January 14, 2015, De Graff, Ohio. 
Ruth Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard.  Among those surviving is her daughter, Terri Walls Marratta ’74.  1/15

Marie Miller Hubert, December 12, 2014, Torrington, West Virginia.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Fred.  1/15

Kathryn Heppel Williams, December 19, 2014, Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Among those surviving is her companion, Jerry.  1/15

  1946

Kenneth C. Shelly, November 24, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife,, Mildred.  To view the obituary, click here. 12/14

    1948

James H. Wilcoxon, January 13, 2015, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
James is survived by his wife, Hope Johnson Wilcoxon ’47, his son, James Wilcoxon, Jr. ’71, his sister-in-law, Louise Goehring Wlicoxon ’49 and his nieces, Susan Wilcoxon Hite ’70 and Sally Wilcoxon Lathrop ’76.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Willis E. Wilcoxon ’49. 1/15

David H. Copeland, October 8, 2014, Newark, Ohio.  12/14

Margaret Phelps Adams, November 15, 2014, Providence, Rhode Island.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Richard.  12/14

    1949

Lawrence W. Kukura, January 19, 2015, Brookfield, Pennsylvania. 1/15

Norma Fay Magneson, January 9, 2015, Notre Dame, Indiana.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Berney.  1/15

Leah Rickert Goddard, January 13, 2015, Canfield, Ohio.
Leah was preceded in death by her husband, Arden.  1/15

1950-1959
UPDART UPDATES 1958

Rena Glover Goss and her husband, Larry, have moved to Hudson, Ohio to be closer to their daughter and her family.  On June, 7, 2014, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house.  Their wedding in 1964 was held in Adena, Ohio.  Rena can be reached at rlgoss@twc.com. 12/14

MARRIAGES 1950

None

BIRTHS 1950 None
updart DEATHS 1950

Gloria Schadel Southam, September 18, 2014, Brecksville, Ohio. 
Gloria is survived by her husband, Donald.  1/15

  1952

Suzanne Hull, December 31, 2014, East Lansing, Michigan. 
Among those surviving is Suzanne’s husband, Jerome.  1/15

Donald C. Pinhey, November 13, 2014, New London, Connecticut. 
Donald’s survivors include his wife, Frances Sengleitner Pinhey ’49, and his siblings, Patricia Pinhey Garrett ’56 and David W. Pinhey ’62.  12/14

    1953

John Floyd, January 11, 2015, Chico, California. 
John was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Dunley Floyd ’51.  1/15 

    1954

Jeanette Chaney Shrimplin, January 20, 2015, Carroll, Ohio.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence.  1/15

Nancy Lannert Zook, December 19, 2014, Springfield, Ohio. 
Nancy is survived by her husband, Jack.  1/15

    1957

William H. Wanger, December 14, 2014, Alna, Maine.
Among those surviving is Bill’s wife, Joyce.  1/15

1960-1969
UPDART UPDATES 1962

Drs. David K. ’62 and Charlette Eve Borburka ’64 McQuilkin recently created the Dr. William L. Fisk Endowed Scholarship to provide financial opportunity for a Muskingum junior or senior history or political science major who intends to pursue graduate education. With the scholarship, the McQuilkins honor Dr. William Fisk, who significantly impacted generations of Muskingum students.

Dr. David McQuilkin recently retired from Bridgewater College in Virginia where he taught Russian History, Middle East History, East Asian History, and World History in addition to numerous courses in Politics and Political Science. He also served for many years as department chair. Dr. Charlette McQuilkin, also retired, has taught in various public schools and colleges and for the past three decades has been an administrator with the Rockingham County Public Schools in Virginia. Currently she is actively involved in promoting regional literacy development.

During his 40-year Muskingum career, Dr. Fisk was known for his inspiring teaching, distinguished scholarship in English and Scottish history, and dedicated leadership as Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs. He is the author of the definitive History of Muskingum College. 12/14

MARRIAGES 1960

None

BIRTHS 1960

None

UPDART DEATHS 1960

Daniel E. Hennessey, January 4, 2015, Zanesville, Ohio.
Among those surviving are Daniel’s wife, Linda, and his brother, Patrick L. Hennessey ’72.  1/15

    1961

V. Kay Weeley Russell, January 7, 2015, Creston, Ohio.
Among those surviving is Kay’s husband, Richard.  1/15

  1965

Judith Wegenek Paplow, October 6, 2007, Denver, Colorado.  12/14

    1967

Margaret Mitchell Alford, January 9, 2015, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
Among those surviving is Margaret’s husband, John.  1/15

1970-1979
UPDART UPDATES 1970

None

MARRIAGES 1970

None

BIRTHS 1970 None
UPDART DEATHS 1973

Paul N. Gard, November 22, 2014, Canton, Ohio.
Among Paul’s survivors is his wife, Darleen.  12/14

Timothy W. McKee, December 3, 2014, Zanesville, Ohio.  12/14

    1974

Katherine Knurek Martin, December 1, 2014, Macedonia, Ohio.
Among those surviving are Katherine’s husband, Kenneth, and their sons, Kenneth V. Martin ’11 and Hugh J. Martin ’07.  1/15

1980-1989
UPDART UPDATES 1986

GIBSON BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONSherri Finnell Gibson ’86 andher husband, Mark Gibson '84, gathered with some fellow Muskies to celebrate Mark's 50th birthday and who were also celebrating their 50th birthdays.  The group met on August 3, 2014 in Dundee, Ohio.  Pictured are Sherri with Terri Leatherman Hall ’86 and Brenda Kinsey Metzger ’86.  1/15

MARRIAGES 1980

None

UPDART BIRTHS 1980

None

UPDART DEATHS 1980

None

1990-1999
updart UPDATES 1993

Heather Wile Dolen has been named partner at McLain, Hill, Rugg and Associates in Newark, Ohio.  She joined the firm in 2007 as audit manager.  As a partner, she will oversee the audit department and continue to serve clients throughout southeastern Ohio.  In addition to the accounting and business degrees she earned from Muskingum, she holds an associate degree in accounting from Zane State College. She is a certified public accountant in Ohio and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.  1/15

UPDART MARRIAGES 1990

None

UPDART BIRTHS 1997

Elizabeth Jane was born on April 18, 2014 to the Reverend Ellie Johns-Kelley and her husband Eric E. Kelley. Ellie can be reached at ellie.johns@gmail.com.  1/15

UPDART DEATHS 1990

None

2000s
UPDART UPDATES 2008

ALEX LEUCHTAGAlex Leuchtag has joined the law firm of Day Ketterer Ltd. as part of its merger with the employment law firm of Andrews and Wyatt.   Alex works with self-insured and state-funded employers in the defense of workers' compensation claims in various courts throughout the state and hearings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio. He also assists employers in the defense of Violation of a Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR) claims.  Day Ketterer is a Crain's Cleveland Top 30 law firm with Ohio locations in Canton, Hudson, Toledo, Akron and Youngstown.  1/15

UPDART MARRIAGES 2000

None

TRIANGLE BIRTHS 2004

HANNAH SANCHEZHannah Caroline was born on December 3, 2014 to Heather Frese Sanchez.  Hannah joined her big brother, Jonah Andrew, and was 7 pounds, 6.2 ounces and 19 3/4 inches long.  12/14

 

 

 



updart DEATHS 2004

Jolene C. Craig, November 21, 2014, Marietta, Ohio.  12/14

Faculty & Friends
UPDATES  

None

MARRIAGES   None
BIRTHS  

None

UPDART DEATHS  

Merrill Crandell, December 4, 2014, Memphis, Tennessee.
Merrill was a member of the mathematics faculty at Muskingum and was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn.  1/15

Dr. Javad Habibi, November 23, 2014, Zanesville, Ohio.
Dr. Habibi was a professor of mathematics and chair of the Mathematics Department at Muskingum.  Among those surviving is his wife, Gity, and their children, Marjan Habibi ’89 and Mark Habibi ’93.  12/14