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Category: Obituaries

  • Wilbur "Buzz" Glaesemann, 88, BS ’78, university studies, worked 43 years for the Soo Line Railroad as a telegraph operator and later as a train dispatcher. He lived in Alexandria, Minnesota. October 2016
  • Keri (Eddy) Riley, 55, BA ’96, English, was the former director of college advancement for NDSU’s College of Science and Mathematics and College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She lived in Moorhead, Minnesota.  October 2016
  • Katherine Iverson, 97, BS ’94, home economics education, taught home economics in Twin Valley, Minnesota, and Buffalo, Langdon and Sheldon, North Dakota, before joining the Cooperative Extension Service. She was extension home agent for Bottineau County until her retirement in 1981. She received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Extension Home Economics. She lived in Fargo.  October 2016
  • Dr. Mark Flanders, 58, BS ’81, bacteriology, was the program director for rheumatology at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. He also worked at the Washington Hospital Center, where he established the District of Columbia's first lupus clinic. He lived in Bethesda, Maryland.  October 2016
  • Orilla (McGill) Maier, 86, BS ’52, English, taught music for several years and later was the office manager for Maier Engineering and MiniMax Software. She lived in Fargo. October 2016
  • Kay (Schultz) Fulp, 72, MS ’91, secondary education, had a teaching career that included positions in Ellendale, Wahpeton and Wyndmere, North Dakota, and the North Dakota State College of Sciende. Kay was awarded the North Dakota Educator of the Year and served on the State Board of Higher Education. She retired in 2003. She lived in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. October 2016
  • William Bechtel, 69, BS ’73, pharmacy, was a pharmacy technician at Fort Sam Houston, Fort Monmouth and with the 326th Medical Battalion of the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. He lived in Decatur, Illinois.  October 2016
  • Madelyn (Dahl) Kitzan, 65, MEd ’81, educational administration, was employed at St. Luke's Hospitals in Fargo. She then taught nursing for 14 years at NDSU. Later, she became a nurse at Dakota Hospital. She lived in West Fargo October 2016
  • Carol (Soeby) Hanson, 81, BS ’57, textiles and clothing, was a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed weaving and traveling. She lived in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  October 2016
  • Ina (Hendry) Opheim, 79, BS ’61, home economics education, was an NDSU Extension Service home economics agent. She started her career in Dickinson, North Dakota, serving Stark and Billings Counties. She later moved to Hettinger, North Dakota, to serve Adams, Hettinger, Bowman, and Slope Counties. She lived in Lodgepole, South Dakota.  October 2016

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