Tag: obituary

Campus learns of passing of alumna and higher education colleague

An alumna who has been teaching at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for 14 years passed away this week,  Joan Klinkner `78 (Growth and Development). She is survived by her husband Michael, `74 (Human Adaptability) and daughter Valerie Baker `06 (Human Biology). Klinkner taught early childhood education and co-authored two books in her field. A Celebration […]

Richard Presnell full obituary

Mentioned last week, Richard Presnell, a longtime UW-Green Bay faculty member who taught in Education program, died on March 9, 2019. A friend and colleague had this to say… “Dick possessed a bright mind, a kind heart and a lively spirit, and played an important role in environmental education at UW-Green Bay from 1971 until he […]

Campus mourns passing of higher education advocate Marvel Elbe

Campus was informed of the passing of Marvel Elbe on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. She was the widow of Clarence Schaal (d. 1962) and Robert Elbe (d. 2014). She is survived by her children Richard (Dick) Schaal (former director of UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership) and Nancy Vandenput. Both visitation and service were Tuesday, […]

Campus mourns the passing of Katharine Olski, former director of Extended Degree

This week, UW-Green Bay learned of the passing of Katharine Olski ’77 ’79 (Communication and Master of Environmental Arts and Science), former director of UW-Green Bay’s Extended Degree (Adult Degree/Continuing Education) program. The alumna and former staff member stayed closely connected to the campus after retiring in 1997 and was an annual donor. According to […]

Friends and colleagues welcome to celebration of life for Dr. Herbert Sandmire

Longtime UW-Green Bay supporter Dr. Herbert F. Sandmire passed away on February 24,2018 at home in Green Bay. A Log post at the time summarized his decades-long advocacy for the University. In honor of Dr. Sandmire’s request there was no formal funeral service. A celebration of life is being held Sunday, August 12 at Heritage […]