AvalyndaCasey for Sauk Valley Media wrote an article about Bill Hertel ’68 and his ever-fierce love of music and his passion for helping others develop their own musical talents. To view the article about Bill, click here
We are sorry to share that John W. Leupold ’69 passed away August 14, 2019, after a 2 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Gretchen ’69, daughters Jennifer and Susan, and son Jeff. He spent his retirement years in North Port, Florida and Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
We all remember the first moon landing. Many of us were able to watch it real time on television. Many others read about the coverage in their local newspaper. Alan Leahigh ’67 was a reporter for Bloomington’s Pantagraph at the time. Read his description of the Pantagraph’s early coverage of the first moon landing here.
Alan is a member of the IWU Alumni Association Board of Directors and was a reporter for the Pantagraph until 1970.
We are saddened to share that Bruce McGee, classmate from 1968, passed away June 11, 2019. He had been living in Houston TX for many years. Please access his obituary here.
Tobey C Herzog ’68 has published a new book entitled Tim O’Brien: The Things He Carries and the Stories He Tells. Tobey is Emeritus Professor of English and the Emeritus Anne and Andrew T Ford Chair in the Liberal Arts, Wabash College.
We are sad to share that Kenneth Albers ’67 passed away on November 13, 2018. Here is the link that is written about him on Facebook.
Fall brings Homecoming and Homecoming brings memories of our years at IWU
Janis taught preschool through fourth grade for 35 years. After retiring she has started on an adventure that she had never dreamed of: training teachers in South Sudan (Africa). She had the opportunity to hear the story of Angelo, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. His story can be found in the book They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky. The movie is about to be released.
We are saddened to share that Merlin R. Lambie passed away on June 15, 2018.
We are saddened to share that David A. Alford passed away August 19, 2018.
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