Visitation, memorial service set for Prof. Emerita Stokes
We recently brought you the sad news that Prof. Emerita Sandra M. Stokes passed away March 26, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. A visitation has been scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 347 Libal St., De Pere. Stokes joined the UW-Green Bay faculty in fall 1993 as a specialist in reading and special education. She was promoted to full professor in 2002. Stokes was given emeritus status in January 2010, shortly after her retirement in late 2009. Her academic and community interests included arts and reading programs to promote early learning in children, and the value of neighborhood family resource centers. She was a leader with the Wisconsin State Reading Association and related initiatives of the state Department of Public Instruction. Stokes’ full obituary is now available online, click here.