In Memory

1930

February 2022- Lenore Alexander ‘39
February 2022- Evelyn Howe Hollister ‘39
November 2021- Helen North Bruce ‘38
September 2021- Anna M. Pusateri ‘30

1940

January 2022- Melvin “Mel” Clarence Meggers ‘41
December 2021- Marion Athlyne Mordorst ‘49
November 2021- Jeanne Marie Ciha ‘49
October 2021- Bernita L. Sills ‘43
September 2021-Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Towers ‘43
September 2021- Charles Daws, Jr. ‘48
June 2021- Albert “Al” Leroy Etzel ‘43
May 2021- Dorothy Jeanne Loufek (nee Heefner) ‘47
April 2021- Wilma Richardson Frantz ‘43
March 2021- Maxine Louise Kimes Smith ‘44
February 2021- Virginia Ione Hopkins ‘49
January 2020- Twyla Mae Hutchins ‘49
November 2020- Jon E. “Jack” Smith
October 2020- Rex B.H. Story Jr. ‘49
October 2020- JoAnn (Miller) Reese ‘43
October 2020- Mary Jane Smith ‘45
May 2020- Marilyn Elizabeth Johnson Prouty ‘45
April 2020- Ruth “Joan” Gibson Boyanovsky ‘46
March 2020 –
Edna Vea (England) Johnson ’45

1950

June 2022- Kenneth Ray Gillmore ‘54
April 2022- Marilyn Jean Dudley ‘52
April 2022- Garnet Eileen Hoffner ‘58
March 2022- James “Jim” Andrew Wheeler ‘56
March 2022- Sylvia Malake ‘54
January 2022- Robert “Bob” A. Murray ‘55
January 2022- Mildred ‘Millie’ Kephart Stewart ‘52
December 2021- Jerry Dean Walker ‘54
November 2021- Joan Ruth Bahm ‘55
October 2021- Lorraine Takes ‘52
September 2021- Donna Arlene (Larimer) Meyer ‘52
September 2021- Robert “Bob” Edward Hay ‘54
September 2021-  Floyd Adam Long ‘51
September 2021- Beverly Workman ‘55
August 2021- Ralph Stimson ’53
July 2021- Dolores Klouda Leach ‘53
July 2021- Dennis “Denny” E. Marsh ‘54
July 2021- Richard “Dick” Edmund Krog ‘50
July 2021- Nancy Louise Lang ’56
July 2021- Raymond Davis ’59
May 2021- Veda Mae Moore ‘50
May 2021- Joe Sullivan Cook ‘50
May 2021- William Ross Simmons ‘51
April 2021- Carole Jean (Bunney) Borschel ‘55
April 2021- Carol J. Woodson ‘59
March 2021- Shirley Mae (Post) Pantini ‘54
February 2021- Audrey Thompson ‘52
January 2021- Eugene “Gene” Rudolph Novak ‘52
December 2020- Gene Herman Dirks ‘59
December 2020- Carmalita “Sharon” Bassett ’59
November 2020- Gerald “Jerry” McGowan ‘53
November 2020- Lorene (Stenerson) Burrows ‘53
November 2020- Rev. Dr. Ronald Lee Franklin ‘57
November 2020- Robert Bauer ‘57
October 2020- Harry Devere Oakley ‘53
September 2020- Marylyn Jane Krog ‘54
May 2020- Gerald Edward “Ed” Merritt ‘51
May 2020- Mary Ruth Culbert ‘53
May 2020- Margaret Mary Evans Cook ‘52

1960

June 2022- Lois Mavis (Rilling) Maxfield ‘69
May 2022- Rozella “Mary” Churchill ‘68
February 2022- Carl Foster ‘60
February 2022- Edward “Ron” Ronald Holecek ‘65
February 2022- Dennis ‘Denny’ Allen Burgess ‘66
January 2022- Craig D. Beitz ‘61
January 2022- Robert Ebeling ‘60
December 2021- Jerome “Pete” M. Peterson ‘67
November 2021- Orville Soden ‘64
October 2021- Susan Brauer Bader ‘63
October 2021- Paula J Wilcox ‘69
August 2021- Lloyd Davis Fink ‘61
June 2021- Ted Lawrence McLeod ‘62
March 2021- Susan A. Stickney ’69
March 2021- Charles Carney ‘61
March 2021- Collette Marie Yarrington ‘60
March 2021- Melvin Lee Jensen ‘67
February 2021- Jeannine Ann Milbach ‘68
January 2021- Donald J. Dippel ‘65
December 2020- Terry Davis Conklin ‘60
December 2020- Cynthia Curran ’66
December 2020- Gary DeBow ‘68
October 2020- Steven Rucker ‘66
May 2020- Nancy A Lange ‘65
April 2020- Albert L “Butch” Lanthrop ’60
March 2020- Sheryl Ann “Sherrie” Mollenhauer Olson ‘64
February 2020 – James Rees ’61

1970

June 2022- Kathleen Ann (Rae) Murdoch ‘78
May 2022- Henry Jackson “Harry” Carson ‘76
April 2022- Julee Lynn (Woodward) Taylor ‘78
February 2022- Donald Wayne Ransford ‘76
January 2022-Robert Schueler ‘70
January 2022- Joseph Walter Collins Carson, ‘73
November 2021- Glen Wilkinson ‘73
October 2021- Steve Wells ‘70
July 2021- Donald Bebee ‘71
June 2021- Barbara Marie (Cummings) Hood ‘73
June 2021- Julie Lynn Hansen ‘76
May 2021- Blaine Munson ‘77
March 2021- Mariana Lawrence ‘79
February 2021- Audrey Thompson ‘52
February 2021- Ronald “Ron” W. Mayer ‘76
November 2020- Debra (Moore) Smith ‘72
November 2020- Robert Allan Rilling ‘73
October 2020- Douglas Moorman ‘71
October 2020- Thomas L. Beadle ‘71
September 2020- Diana Lynn Willard ‘79
August 2020- Crissa Jo Hyduk ‘73
July 2020- Bonnie Jean Himes (Yirkovsky) ‘74
June 2020- Michael R. Horning ’71
May 2020- Steve Prouty ‘75
April 2020-
Susan (Steffes) Clark ‘70

1980

March 2022- Shane Shoemaker ‘86
October 2021- Wade Robert Fink ‘81
June 2021- Timmothy J Sieck ‘82
May 2021- Robert “Bob” L. Svec ‘86
April 2021- Mary (Taylor) Hogan ‘82
February 2021- Rhonda R. (Ribble) Bernacki ‘82
November 2020- Gina Stade Brown ‘81
August 2020- James Watkins ‘80
August 2020- Brian Livermore ‘88
April 2020-
Kathryn Eichhorn-Fletcher ‘80

1990

June 2022- Ruth Gleason ‘99
March 2022- Kristine (Bright) Bell ‘94
October 2021- Benjamin “Ben” Alan King ‘93
September 2021- Dustin “Dusty” Robert Johnson ‘94
July 2021- Zachary Bailey ’97
October 2020- Michael “Mike” Hinton ‘90

2000

November 2021- Brian John Barkdoll ‘02
May 2021- Amanda Knight ‘01
May 2021- Andrew D. Dvorsky ‘00
March 2021- Duane Michael Smith ‘05
November 2020- Travis Von Fossen ‘03
March 2020 –
Delancy J. (DJ) Miell ‘08

2010

February 2021- Travis Patrick Joyce ‘13

2020

August 2021-Cameron “Cam” James Bunch ‘20

Teachers & Staff

May 2022
Norma J. Fitz
(aka Mrs. Chester)
1961-1991, Elementary and Middle School Math

 

April 2022
Marland E. “Mac” McCleary
1981- 1995, Maintenance

 

January 2022
Melvin “Mel” Clarence Meggers
1959-1985
26 Years with the District
Buildings: Lincoln, Starry and Vernon Middle School
Taught: 5th grade and middle school Social Studies: 6th, 7th and 8th.
Coached: Middle School Track, Football and Girls Basketball

September 2021
Anthony “Tony” Joseph Pantini Jr.
1973-1999
26 years with the district
Buildings: Vernon Middle School and Marion High School
Coached: Varsity Girls Softball and Basketball

March 2021
Shirley Mae (Post) Pantini
1958-1976
12 years with the District
Building: Marion High School
Taught: Social Studies

December 2020
Ruth Clement Affeldt
English Teacher
Vernon Middle School

November 2020
Laverne “Verne” Edwin Vaske
Science Teacher
Vernon Middle School 1960-1991
Marion High School 1991-1996

November 2020
Kenan Donald Virlee
Russian Teacher, Marion High School

 

September 2020
Paulette C. Follmer
Fifth Grade Teacher
Longfellow 1969-1976
Emerson 1977- 1989
Mentzer 1989-1991

September 2020
Terry Eygabroad
Math Teacher
Vernon Middle School 1973-1979
Coach: Girls Basketball, Girls Tennis and Boys Basketball