In Memoriam / September 2021

By Amanda Clark

*Annual Alumni Association Member
**Lifetime Alumni Association Member

Faculty, staff and friends

**Jean Bleasdale (att. 1959), Sylvania, Ohio, 80.
Karen D. Allison-Hunt, Toledo, 67. She was a former MCO employee.
Gary L. Andres (MA ‘76), Stryker, Ohio, 68. He was director of grants accounting from 2000 to 2019.
Regina “Gina” (Metty) Brasel, Toledo, 79. She retired from the UT/MCO Federal Credit Union.
Marsha L. (Glaze) Dombkowski, Toledo, 72. She was a computer operator at MCO for more than two decades, retiring in the late 1990s.
**Dr. Charles H. Harrison, Perrysburg, Ohio, 94. He was a former employee who retired in the 1990s.
**Ronald W. Hoskins, Toledo, 69. He was a stationary engineer at MCO from 1972 until his retirement in 2002.
Dr. Cary S. Kart, Boynton Beach, Fla., 74. He joined the UT faculty as an assistant professor in 1974. Three years later, he was promoted to associate professor and named professor in 1981. Kart also served as chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work for several years. He studied aging and nutrition and wrote several books and research articles. Kart was the author of “The Realities of Aging,” which was translated into 10 languages and was widely used as a college textbook in gerontology classes. He was a member of Faculty Senate and served on a presidential search committee.
Kerri K. King, Toledo, 49. She was a nurse at UTMC from 2012 to 2019.
Norman J. Lammers (MEng ‘6, MEng ’69), Leipsic, Ohio, 86. He was a former faculty member in the College of Engineering.
Lt. Col. Larry G. Kelly (MBA ’73), Englewood, Ohio, 81. He taught in the Military Science Department.
*Dr. Thomas J. Minter (Ph.D. ’70), Oklahoma City, Okla., 90. He joined the faculty in 1967, retired in 2005 and was named professor emeritus of engineering technology.
**Patricia Poll, Baltimore, Md., 97.
Ellis D. Rainsberger, Colorado Springs, Colo., 88. He was an assistant football coach from 1990 to 1991.
Jo Ann (Reynolds) Ramisch (Univ Coll ’97, MA ’01), Maumee, Ohio, 92. She was a literacy advocate who volunteered to work with children at MCO.
Stan Sanders, Maumee, Ohio, 81. He was the head of the Rockets’ baseball team from 1970 to 1981 and from 1981 to 1992, winning a program-record 534 games during his tenure. He coached 31 All-Mid-American Conference players, and 46 of his athletes played professional baseball following their collegiate careers. The Rockets posted six 30-win campaigns under Sanders’ watch, and his pitchers tossed five no-hitters. In 1982, he became the first coach in NCAA history to obtain permission to take a leave of absence to be an instructor for a professional team; he served as a coach and scout for one year with the New York Yankees before returning to Toledo. While at the University, Sanders was a member of the Midwest Regional Advisory Committee for the NCAA. He was inducted into the Varsity T Hall of Fame in 1998.
*Sandra Schafer, Columbus, Ohio, 83.
Darleen F. Shepard, Toledo, 85. She worked at MCO.
Dr. Dale E. Wright, Toledo, 86. He was a veterinarian who helped with research at the University from 1996 to 1999.
The Rev. Daniel J. Zak (MEd ’75), Toledo, 79. He was a former co-pastor at Corpus Christi University Parish.

1940s

Marjorie Ballard (Ed ’49), Maumee, Ohio, 94.
Mary Jadwisiak (Ed ’44)
, Port Clinton, Ohio, 100.
**Orlena Klickman Thornton (Ed ’41), Evans, Ga., 101.
Thomas Williamson (Eng ’49)
, Sylvania, Ohio, 97.

1950s

Lois Bender (A/S ’50), Toledo, 93.
*James Coder (Bus ’56), Toledo, 87.
Richard Collins (Eng ’53), Newland, N.C., 90.
**Dr. Robert Hansen (Bus ’57), Perrysburg, Ohio, 89.
James Henahan (A/S ’55, MEd ’58)
, Perrysburg, Ohio, 92.
William Kroncke (Bus ’59, Law ’64), Sylvania, Ohio, 87.
**Maryse Long (A/S ’50), Detroit, Mich., 93.
**Dr. Willis Long (Eng ’57), Madison, Wis., 87.
George Maxwell (Bus ’58), Monroe, Mich., 86.
Paul Moon (Eng ’50), Lake City, S.C., 95.
Richard Pio (Eng ’52), Bristol, Tenn., 93.
Joseph Rutherford (Ed ’59, MEd ’64, Ed Spec ’71)
, Maumee, Ohio, 88.
Arthur Sell (Pharm ’58), Sylvania, Ohio, 90.
Robert Thorley (Pharm ’50)
, Toledo, 94.

1960s

Larry Braken (MEd ’64), Van Wert, Ohio, 80.
James Coldren (Eng ’61), Toledo, 88.
**Nicholas Curto (Eng ’60), Monroe, Mich., 84.
Charles Donohue (Bus ’65), Clemente, Calif., 83.
**Josephine Haddad (UTCTC ’64), Brecksville, Ohio, 77.
*David Jones (Eng ’67), Richmond, Va., 77.
Rev. Alfred Miller (MEd ’68)
, Saint Petersburg, Fla., 83.
Clarence Myers (Eng ’68), Perrysburg, Ohio, 83.
Gerald Palmer (UTCTC ’68), Temperance, Mich., 74.
*Thomas Rabakowski (Ed ’62), Sylvania, Ohio, 81.
Reed Reynolds (A/S ’63, MA ’68), Toledo, 85.
Phillip Rower (UTCTC ’66, Bus ’68), Newark, Ohio, 76.
Kenneth Samson (UTCTC ’64), Maumee, Ohio, 84.
Thomas Smith (Bus ’60), Temperance, Mich., 87.
Judith Wichowski (Ed ’64, Law ’86)
, Toledo, 78.
**Raymond Yanok (MEng ’63), Novi, Mich., 91.

1970s

Gary Andres (MA ’76), Stryker, Ohio, 68.
Dr. Richard Bricker (Ed ’75, MEd ’78, Ed Spec ’85)
, Eaton, Ohio, 71.
Pariss Coleman (MEd ’74), Holland, Ohio, 75.
Thomas Crunkilton (UTCTC ’75), Sylvania, Ohio, 78.
Dennis Csehi (Eng ’70), Aurora, Colo., 74.
Charles Culpert (UTCTC ’73), Camden, Mich., 68.
*Linda Ransey (Ed ’82, MEd ’97), Toledo, 66.
Terry Eoff (Ed ’71, MEd ’88), Columbus, Ohio, 71.
Robert Galernik (Ed ’73), Rossford, Ohio, 72.
John Gephart (Eng ’72), Lima, Ohio, 71.
Mary Lou Gilbert (MEd ’78, Ed Spec ’79), Toledo, 83.
Philip Gravengaard (MBA ’72), Port Clinton, Ohio, 76.
Pauline Harrison (UTCTC ’76), Toledo, 93.
*Mary Ann Jarzynski (Univ Coll ’78)
, Toledo, 87.
Lt. Col. Larry Kelly (MBA ’73), Englewood, Ohio, 82.
*Donald Masztak (UTCTC ’73)
, Luna Pier, Mich., 84.
Keith McKenzie (Eng ’88), Oregon, Ohio, 66.
*Richard Michalak (UTCTC ’73, Univ Coll ’88, MEd ’90), Toledo, 69.
Kathleen Miller (Ed ’77, MEd ’83), Whitehouse, Ohio, 78.
Ruth Reed (Ed ’70), Toledo, 73.
Peter Suchanoff (Law ’72), Concord, N.C., 74.
David Walton (UTCTC ’78)
, Toledo, 84.
Rita Winand (MEd ’73), Toledo, 92.
Reese Wineman (A/S ’70, Law ’75), Norwalk, Ohio, 73.
**Philip Yarick (UTCTC ’72, Bus ’74), Santa Fe, N.M., 87.
*Rev. Daniel Zak (MEd ’75), Holland, Ohio, 79.

1980s

William Gase (Ed ’82, MEd ’88), Wauseon, Ohio, 64.
William Honn (Univ Coll ’87), Maumee, Ohio, 81.
Bonita Jemison (UTCTC ’88)
, Toledo, 53.
William Jones (Univ Coll ’89), Toledo, 76.
Billie Kalisik Glendening (UTCTC ’84, A/S ’95), Toledo, 73.
James Growden (UTCTC ’84), Pahrump, Nev., 59.
Douglas Kennedy (Law ’80), Dublin, Ohio, 66.
Dr. Douglas Kuck (A/S ’87, A/S ’87, MA ’89), North Augusta, S.C., 63.
Judith Lucht (UTCTC ’85), Lambertville, Mich., 75.
Junidah Lyons (Bus ’89), Toledo, 62.
Jacquelyn Muir (UTCTC ’83), Toledo, 69.
Susan Palmer (A/S ’82, MA ’83), Walla Walla, Wash., 64.
James Rajski (Bus ’87), Toledo, 62.
Mary Sheehy (UTCTC ’85, Univ Coll ’86), Toledo, 65.
Helene Szczerba (Ed ’84, MEd ’93), Toledo, 60.
Carl Van Wert (Law ’86), Lambertville, Mich., 80.

1990s

Michael Best (Bus ’90), Ottawa Hills, Ohio, 54.
Gina Hrinko (Ed ’92)
, Fairbanks, Alaska, 52.
Laura Koch-Randall (A/S ’96), Toledo, 51.
Jo Ann Ramisch (Univ Coll ’97, MA ’01), Maumee, Ohio, 92.
Joo Sim (Eng ’90, MEng ’94), Oregon, Ohio, 55.
Mary Wasserman (UTCTC ’90)
, Woodville, Ohio, 68.
Anita Workman (A/S ’99), Ocala, Fla., 71.

2000s

Dr. Richard Armstrong (RES ’06), Rock Hill, S.C., 71.
*Sheila Doles (Univ Coll ’05, Univ Coll ’06, Univ Coll ’06, MA ’08, Ed Spec ’14)
, Toledo, 61.
Arella Jordan (Univ Coll ’07), Holland, Ohio, 86.
*Justin Miller (Bus ’00), Massillon, Ohio, 47.
Francisco Vega (Univ Coll ’01), Gibsonburg, Ohio, 61.
Dr. Nestor Zambrano (RES ’06), Oregon, Ohio, 83.

2010s

Kaitlin Wigand (HSHS ’10), Toledo, 32.

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