We are deeply saddened to announce that Howard Berggren, class of ’54, passed away in his sleep on Sept. 1, 2017. Howie was an outstanding athlete at IWU, selected for all conference teams in both baseball and basketball. He played on the same teams as Bobby “Ace” Winkles, ’52 and Earl Neeman, ’53. He attended many IWU events trough the years and was co-chair of the 50th, 55th, and 60th alumni reunions with Jim Ridenour’54.
Howard is survived by his wife Penny, daughter Kathy Pollcita, Louisville, CO, son Mark, daughters Ashley and Erica Bunting in the Aurora, IL area.