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  • William Bergquist, 74, BA '64, mathematics, BS '65, electrical and electronic engineering, MS '66, mathematics, worked with IBM, North Star Research and Investment Banking. He lived in Golden Valley, North Dakota.  November 2015
  • Carey Crimmins, 40, BS '99, sociology, received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School and was a criminal defense attorney. He lived in Chicago.  November 2015
  • Candace (Skalsky) Kolnes, 67, BS '71, pharmacy, worked at Ada Rexall in Ada, Minnesota, for nearly 20 years before starting her own store. She sold the store to Thrifty White Drug in 2005, continuing to work part-time as a relief pharmacist. She lived in Ada. November 2015
  • David Paasch, 66, BS '71, agricultural economics, worked for the Social Security Disability Determination Agency, North Dakota Child Support Enforcement Unit and as a loan officer for the First National Bank in Belfield, North Dakota. After leaving the bank in 1993, he began farming on his wife's family farm near Dickinson, North Dakota. He was a 40-year member of the Roosevelt Memorial Masonic Lodge, member of El Zagel Shrine and a past patron of Order of the Eastern Star. He lived in Dickinson.  November 2015
  • Jane (Vining) Fitzpatrick, 53, AD '83, nursing, was a registered nurse for almost 30 years in intensive care and rural clinic patient care. She finished her career in nursing management at the Avera Medical Group in Brookings, South Dakota. She was recognized as Employee of The Year at Brookings Medical Clinic in 2005. She lived in Brookings. November 2015
  • Walter Bauer, 72, BS '65, mechanical engineering, had a 38-year career with Hormel Foods, Austin, Minnesota. He lived in Austin. November 2015
  • Brian Lehrer, 42, BS '96, mechanical engineering, was a manufacturing engineer and supervisor for BF Goodrich Aerospace, Burnsville, Minnesota; a mining equipment and maintenance supervisor at LTV Steel Mining Co., Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota; and manufacturing coordinator for Occupational Development Center Inc., Thief River Falls, Minnesota. He later purchased the Chateau Motel and Liquor in Red Lake Falls and six rental properties. He lived in Red Lake Falls.  November 2015
  • Donald Calderwood, 88, BS '51, animal science, lived in Devils Lake, North Dakota.  November 2015
  • James Holwell, 66, BS '73, physical education, owned the Sports Bar in Fargo for 23 years, and later the Lewis and Clark Saloon and Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop in Washburn, North Dakota. He was a Vietnam era veteran who lived in Mandan, North Dakota.  November 2015
  • Evelyn (Schuman) Piper, 97, BS '44, home economics education, taught in Rolette, Maddock, Minnewaukan and Sheyenne, North Dakota. She also farmed with her husband in Aurora Township. She was secretary of Benson County Farmers Union for seven years. She lived in Rugby, North Dakota.  November 2015

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