Remembrances

The Emeritus Faculty and Staff Association honors its members, now deceased, that proudly and with dedication served Eastern Michigan University during their tenure.

This list is composed by the year of death and compiled from previous meeting minutes. If you see an omission, please send an email to [email protected] with the deceased name. Please note their staff or faculty affiliation, the date/year of passing and the EMU department/office affiliation of the emeritus faculty or staff member, so the page can be updated.

In sincere gratitude for their service to EMU, we recognize deceased emeritus:

2021

  • Chung, Young-lob (01/24/2021) Economics
  • Eshleman, Clayton (01/29/2021) English Language and Literature
  • Leapard, David (01/20/2021) College of Technology
  • O’Dell, Jerry Ward (5/19/2021) Psychology
  • Parks, Bob (03/03/2021) Track and Field Coach
  • Sheard, John “Jack” (01/11/2021) Health and Physical Education
  • Smith, Harrison (01/31/2021) Social Work
  • Williams, Regina (04/12/2021) Nursing 
  • Williams-Hill, Helen (03/28/2021) English Language and Literature
  • Wittke, Reinhart (04/12/2021) History

2020

  • Angelocci, Angelo FA (03/17/2020) Special Education
  • Arrington, Phillip K. FA (01/18/2020) English Language and Literature
  • Found, Ruth Elaine FA (05/20/2020) HEC
  • Friedman, Monroe (Monty) (10/02/2020) Psychology
  • Hourani, Benjamin T.  FA (01/11/2020) Political Science
  • Kettles, Ann Director (01/09/2020) Records and Registration 
  • Khailany, Asad Said FA (4/1/2020) Computer Information Systems
  • Madgett, Namoi Long (11/04/2020) English Language and Literature
  • McDonald, James FA (4/20/20) Geography
  • Nazzaro, Andrew “Drew” (12/22/2020) Geography and Geology 
  • Rauch, Jean ST (06/14/2020) Library
  • Trochet, Paul Daniel “Dan” (12/24/2020) Physics and Astronomy  
  • Tymn, Marshall FA (05/24/2020) English Language and Literature
  • Wilt, Ellen (3/25/2020) Fine Arts

2019

  • Brower, Betty AM (05/07/2019)
  • Carpenter, Arthur FA, (04/26/2019) Teacher Education
  • Cross, Gilbert FA (10/05/2019) English Language and Literature
  • Doyle, Timothy J. FA (10/31/2019) Aviation Management Technology
  • Gousseff, Marla AM (07/12/2019)
  • Larsen, Delmar L. EF (01/08/2019) Business and Industrial Education
  • Laws, Duane M. EF (03/03/2019) Human Environment and Consumer Resources
  • Magee, James S. FA (12/17/2019) Political Science
  • Moffett-Burke, Valerie T. EF (01/01/2019) Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Morgan, Willie B. EF (02/05/2019) Communication, Media and Theatre Arts
  • Sturgis Hill, Judy A. EF (01/17/2019) Communication, Media and Theatre Arts

2018

  • Dansky, Jeffery EF (2/02/18) Psychology
  • Fielder, Anita EF (4/28/2018) Home Economics
  • Gimelli, Louis EF (7/02/2018) History and Philosophy
  • Griess, Jerald EF (2/13/18) Industrial Education
  • Hill, Raymond E. EF (7/05/2018) Management
  • Jackson, Don EF (4/12/2017) Psychology
  • McElya, Mitchel Robert EF (8/07/18) Communication, Media & Theatre Arts
  • Minzey, Jack EF (4/08/2018) Leadership and Counseling
  • Parker, Lucy ES (9/01/2018) Athletics
  • Robbins, Omer EF (8/27/2018)
  • Robek, Mary Francis EF (5/18/2018) Business and Industrial Education
  • Sandall, James EF (2/18/2018) Art
  • Seibert, Terry Heck (4/13/18) Communication, Media & Theatre Arts
  • Shankwiler, Beverly Ann EF (5/18/2018) Art
  • Westerman, Scott EF (4/18/2018) College of Education
  • White, Patrick EF (10/15/17) English
  • Willoughby, Robert EF (10/14/17) Physical Education

2017

  • Barr, Arnold ES (12/18/17) Information Technology
  • Bell, Margaret (3/25/2017) Health and Human Services
  • Chamberlain, Marjorie (4/04/2017) Special Education
  • Cianciolo, Salvator T. (10/16/16) Accounting
  • Decker, Bernard (3/16/17) Journalism
  • Einstadter, Werner (1/07/17) Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology
  • Fennel, William EF (10/15/17) Biology
  • Hansen, B. Joy (7/06/2017) Textiles and Fashion Design
  • Helbig, Alethea (8/22/2017) English Language & Literature
  • Myers, Allen (7/07/2017) Special Education
  • Tirtha, Ranjit (1/26/17) Geology and Geography
  • Weinstein, Jay (2/23/17) Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

2016

  • Kirkendall, Carolyn
  • LaBenne, Wallace
  • McSurely, Hugh
  • Muller, Brigitte (6/13/2016) World Languages
  • Sabaliunas, Leonas (6/26/16) Political Science
  • Taddonio, Dominick
  • Tammany, David
  • Wood-Gorenflo, Carole FA (12/08/2016) Special Education

2015

  • Anderson, Fred
  • Irwin, Martha
  • Patrick, Floyd
  • Smith, John Robert (12/2/15) Music

Although not recipients of emeritus status, many will remember:

  • Albritton, Thelma
  • Bajwa, Ranjit
  • Barnes, James
  • Callum, Alice
  • Crowner, Robert
  • Fairfield, Richard
  • Godfrey, Elaine
  • Pasch, Marvin
  • O’Connor, Fr. Bernie
  • Waidly, John

2014

  • Abramson, Armond
  • Adams, Leah
  • Case, Franklin
  • Gousseff, James
  • Hayes, Jane
  • Hutchins, Ronald
  • Johnson, Fred
  • Oestrike, Ronald
  • Oltmanns, Richard
  • Woronoff, Israel
  • Zahratka, Michael

2013

  • Bemish, Lawrence
  • Gendin, Sidney
  • Green, Edward
  • Hause, James
  • Keller, Marvin
  • Minick, Merlyn
  • Wawrzaszek, Frank

2012

  • Duncan, Charles
  • Duval, Elven
  • Gesler, Marion
  • Green, Ed
  • Hoitash, Charles
  • Krebs, Robert
  • Lowe, Emily
  • Ludlow, Robert
  • McCrea, Harry
  • Menzi, Elizabeth
  • Porter, John
  • Ryan-Warren, Patricia
  • Scherer, Les
  • Thayer, Louis
  • Wilkinson, Helen

2011

  • Anderson, Charles
  • Andrews, Robert
  • Beginin, Lyla Igor
  • Buckeye, Don
  • Cione, Jean
  • Gilden, Ralph
  • Goff, Richard
  • Gray, Beltron
  • Johnson, James
  • Lucas, Ray
  • McWilliams, Robert
  • Mink, George
  • Northey, James
  • Rice, Dale
  • Smith, Doris
  • Spelbring, Lyla

2010

  • Belt, Gordon
  • Carter, Giles
  • Cavanaugh, Patric; College of Education
  • Daly, Frank; College of Education
  • Devine, Elton
  • Grinstead, Kenneth
  • Harris, Jack; College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jones, Michael; College of Education
  • Koste, Virginia Glasgow; Communication, Media & Theatre Arts
  • LaBounty, Ray
  • Navarre, Gary; College of Education
  • North, Virginia; College of Technology
  • Seabert, Margaret; College of Education
  • Van Haren, John; Art
  • Williams, Patricia; College of Technology
  • Yu, Shih; College of Arts and Sciences

2009

  • Snyder, Carl; College of Arts and Sciences
  • Brown, Donald; College of Arts and Sciences
  • Goings, Edmund; College of Arts and Sciences
  • Linn, George; Registrar
  • Cabrera, Haydee; College of Education
  • Dellas, Marie; College of Education
  • Kloosterman, Winton; College of Education

2008

  • Belcher, Robert (1/08/08) Biology
  • Dart, Jane (2/11/08) Art
  • Ditzhazy, Helen L. (6/22/08) Ed. Leadership
  • Jones, Vernon (1/09/08) College of Education
  • McDonald, Alister (4/25/08) Teacher Education
  • Roth, Al (4/25/08) College of Technology

2007

  • Adler, Max (2/27/07) Biology
  • Brackney, Barbara (10/18/07) Psychology
  • Bryan, William (1/01/07) Military Science
  • Field, Jan Michel (4/02/06)
  • Gessert, Walter (8/19/06)
  • Hamilton, Theopholis (12/01/07) Student Affairs
  • Haun, Francis Saupe (10/06/07) University Library
  • Haun, Frederick Eugene(11/02/06)
  • Henry, Oscar (11/15/06)
  • Maxfield, Grace (4/06/07) University Library
  • Mills, Madolia E. (12/07/07) Geography and Geology
  • Nelson, Olga (12/06/07) Teacher Education
  • Pillsbury, Paul (8/28/06)
  • Rudin, Helen B. (5/08/07) EMU Counseling
  • Saunders, Ronald James (10/06/07) Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
  • Street, Scott W. (9/25/06)
  • Van Voorhees, Florence (Beth) (11/18/07) Special Education
  • Weiser, Jerome (7/30/06)

2006

  • Anderson, Normajean
  • Brower, George
  • Fauman, S. Joseph
  • Hortin, David
  • Porretta, Louis
  • Roth, Shirley
  • Shuter, William
  • Swisher, William (Bill)(4//13/06)
  • Weeks, John
  • Weiser, Jerry

2005

  • Disbrow, Donald (1/16/05)
  • Quale, Robert (1/06/05)

2004

  • Canter, Francis (8/19/04)
  • Collins, W. Oscar (12/31/04)
  • Easto, Patrick (11/20/04)
  • Haddan, Eugene (7/04/04)
  • Hebert, Catherine (12/03/04)
  • Kingsley Calkins, Kingsley (10/18/04)
  • Palasek, James (6/14/04)

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