Tag: obituary

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 […]

Passing of former UW-Manitowoc foundation board president, Ron Kaminski

“Ron Kaminski, a longtime high-profile attorney in Manitowoc, will always be remembered among us as the man who spearheaded the effort to save the empty Capitol movie theater and convert it into a magnificent performing arts center that is the crown jewel of Manitowoc’s downtown. But Ron, who died at age 75 July 9, will […]

Campus mourns passing of Karen Dalke

The UW-Green Bay community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of a valued and highly respected member of our faculty and the Phoenix family, Karen Dalke (senior lecturer, Public and Environmental Affairs). Karen was a talented and dynamic instructor, teaching courses primarily in Sociology and Anthropology and often teaching online courses for the University’s […]

Passing of alumna Jen Pfannerstill

Campus learned about the death of an alumna, Jen Pfannerstill ’96 (Biology), who died on July 2 after a battle with cancer at 45 years old. Pfannerstill coached Tomahawk Hatches varsity volleyball team for 12 years and taught biology there before leaving in 2014 to join North Shore County Day School in Winnetka, Illinois as a […]

UW-Green Bay mourns the loss of former Phoenix Head Coach Mike Heideman

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Mike Heideman, 70, former Phoenix men’s basketball coach, passed away over the weekend, surrounded by his family. The Wisconsin Coaches Basketball Association Hall-of-Famer was the recruitment coordinator and assistant coach for Dick Bennett in UW-Green Bay’s most prolific years. After Bennett’s departure, Heideman took over the program’s helm and guided the Phoenix to a 25-4 […]

Campus mourns passing of Prof. Emeritus ‘Joe’ Moran

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UW-Green Bay learned of the passing of award-winning faculty member Joseph Moran (Natural and Applied Sciences). Services are Monday. According to the obituary, Moran, 74, died peacefully Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Angel’s Touch Assisted Living in Ledgeview. He began teaching at UW-Green Bay in 1969 as an instructor of meteorology in the College of […]

Passing of alumna Sandra Scott

The campus learned of the passing of alumna Sandra “Sandie” M. Scott, June 17, 2018. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from the UW-Green Bay Extended Degree Program. Scott served on the Extended Degree Alumni Board for several years. She also served as the past president and was a board member of the […]