Tag: obituary

Campus mourns passing of Donald Makuen

Donald R. Makuen, 86, of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin and Estero, Florida passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2017 in Ellison Bay. Early in his long and active academic career, Makuen was Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs and Professor of Psychology at UW-Green Bay. In 1969 he was honored with the “Teacher of the Year” award. Read […]

University Archives shares a video tribute honoring longtime UW-Green Bay employee Les Raduenz

The University Archives and Area Research Center shares a video tribute honoring the late Les Raduenz, a 32-year employee (and retiree) of the University. The video excerpt is from an October 2015 interview with Raduenz and Keith White regarding the history of the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum. Raduenz ended his brave two-year battle against ALS, April […]

Celebration of Life for Les Raduenz, May 6

Les Raduenz, a 32-year employee (and retiree) of UW-Green Bay, ended his brave two-year battle against ALS April 1. A Celebration of his Life will take place at the University Union, UW-Green Bay from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 6. Please see his full obituary. More on the depth of his influence, and a […]

Campus learns of passing of former Nursing Chair Juanita Theile

Log editors learned today of the passing of Juanita R. Theile, former chairperson of UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Nursing. She passed away Friday, August 12, 2016. Juanita joined the faculty in 1983 and served as chairperson of the program until 1994. As chairperson, she prepared the program for its first accreditation, established the Kappa […]

Passing of Rev. Richard Mauthe

Campus members learned of the passing of Reverend Richard Mauthe last week. Mauthe served 30 years in campus ministry and was appointed Chaplain of the Newman Club in 1961. Together, he and other local ministers created the Ecumenical Center, where he served until 1991. In recognition of Father Mauthe’s role, the Ecumenical Center was renamed […]

Campus mourns passing of one of its founding faculty members, Elmer Havens

Longtime faculty member Elmer Havens died recently in Green Bay. Professor Emeritus of English and Humanistic Studies since 1995, he was one of the first UWGB faculty members hired in 1967, and was first chair of the University Committee (1967-69). He later served as Chair of Humanistic Studies and was Secretary of the Faculty and Staff from 1979 to […]