Posts Tagged ‘ Obituary ’

Memorial service for Herb Howe is Dec. 8

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15, Obituaries

Herbert “Herb” E. Howe Jr., 70, of Lincoln, died Nov. 4. Howe retired in 2007 after working for 38 years at UNL — the first 20 as a professor of psychology; the last 18 as associate to the chancellor and chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor. Howe served UNL chancellors Martin Massengale, […]

Obituary — Donna Koch

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, Obituaries

Donna Koch, 52, of Lincoln, died Oct. 30. Koch worked for nearly 32 years in the UNL Libraries system. Born Aug. 6, 1960 in Yankton, S.D., Koch grew up in Hartington, Neb. She graduated from Hartington Cedar Catholic High School and attended Wayne State College. She started at UNL in January 1981 as a library […]

Obituary — Dorothy Zimmerman

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, Obituaries

Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman, 87, of Lincoln, died Nov. 5. She was an emeriti professor of English. Zimmerman was born on Sept. 6, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa. She was raised in Hays, Kan., and attended the University of Kansas. At KU, Zimmerman met her husband, Edward John Zimmerman. They married on the last day of […]

Obituary — Wallace C. “Wally” Peterson

Apr 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Obituaries

Wallace C. “Wally” Peterson, George Holmes Professor Emeritus of Economics died April 15. He was 91. A reception for friends of Peterson is 1 to 3 p.m., April 20 in the Schorr President’s Suite at Hewit Place, 1155 Q St. Jerry Petr, also a professor emeritus of economics, described Peterson as a “campus giant.” Peterson […]

Obituary — John D. Orr

Mar 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Obituaries

A retired UNL Extension specialist and 4-H youth specialist, John D. Orr, died Feb. 27 in Mitchell, S.D. He was 83. Orr joined the University of Nebraska in 1956; he led 4-H, Rural Youth and International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) programs before retiring from the Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service in 1988. He was promoted to […]

Obituary — Judy Driskell

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Obituaries

Services are scheduled for Feb. 24 for Judy Driskell, professor emeritus of nutrition and health sciences, who died Feb. 21 after a lengthy illness. Judy Driskell Driskell joined UNL’s faculty in 1989 and retired in 2009. During her tenure at UNL, she also served as department chair. Before joining UNL, she held teaching, research, and […]

Obituary – Raymond Herbert Haggh

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: March 31, Obituaries

Raymond Herbert Haggh, 90, died March 13 in Fort Worth, Texas. Haggh was associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1973-19778) and director of the School of Music (1977-1983). Haggh was born Sept. 4, 1920 in Chicago, Ill., to Herbert and Helen Haggh. He was the eldest of three children. Haggh served in […]

Obituary – Julie Poykko-Post

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Feb. 24, Obituaries

Julie Poykko-Post, 57, Lincoln, died Jan. 26. She worked as a senior grants coordinator in Sponsored Programs. Poykko-Post was born July 13, 1953 in Gackle, N.D., to Wesley and Joyce Poykko. She graduated from Gackle Public Schools, received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming and a post-graduate degree from North Dakota State University. […]

UNOPA founder Frolik dies at 101

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Obituaries

Rose Frolik, the founder and first president of the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association, died Dec. 21. She was 101. She worked at the university for 22 years, starting in 1947, and founded UNOPA in 1962. She worked to establish a professional certification program for office personnel. She was a graduate of Gothenburg High […]

Obituary – James Cole

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Cole, a longtime professor in UNL’s psychology department and a staunch defender of academic freedom, died Aug. 15. He was 75. Cole, of Lincoln, had experienced multiple health problems. He had recently been hospitalized with pneumonia. He was an emeritus professor of psychology and longtime director of the Clinical Psychology Training Program. He joined […]