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Category: Obituaries

  • George Wieland, 78, MS ’82, educational administration, was a lifelong educator, teaching high school or serving as an administrator in New Town, Pillsbury, Buchanan, and Drake, North Dakota; Wooster, Ohio; Stephen, Minnesota; Los Angeles; and Kimball, South Dakota. He lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. June 2016
  • Dennis F. Alme, 84, BS ’60, electrical and electronic engineering, was employed by General Electric Light Military in Utica, New York, and later by Sperry/Univac in the Twin Cities. An Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War, he lived in Stillwater, Minnesota.   June 2016
  • George Strecker, 80, BS ’64, economics, worked for National Cash Register Corp. in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and later was Butler Machinery’s sales manager for western North Dakota. He lived in Fargo.  June 2016
  • Harley Swanson, 79, BS ’60, MS ’62, botany, worked in plant science research for the USDA until he retired in 2000. He lived in Fargo.  June 2016
  • Jason Lingen, 47, BS ’92, hotel motel restaurant management, worked as an accountant in Seattle and Spokane areas. He lived in Woodinville, Washington. June 2016
  • Laurence Melanson, 96, BS ’49, MS ’56, electrical engineering, was an associate professor at NDSU until 1963, when he accepted a position at the Bureau of Standards in Boulder, Colorado. A World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, he served in North Africa, England, France and Sicily. He lived in Loveland, Colorado.  June 2016
  • Hali Schneider, 49, BS ’90, accounting and business administration, held group management positions at Great Plains Software and later was assistant vice president of information technology for Midland National Life. She lived in Kindred, North Dakota. June 2016
  • Rachel (Hansen) Tompt, 89, BS ’48, home economics education, taught fifth grade in the Fargo Catholic Schools, first at St. Anthony's and then at Holy Spirit until she retired in 1985. She lived in Rosholt, South Dakota. June 2016
  • Marilynn (Tompkins) Brant, 92, BA ’67, sociology, lived in Fargo. June 2016
  • Edward Hanyzewski, 73, BS ’67, mechanical engineering, taught at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, North Dakota, for 31 years. For 10 years, he was also a part-time instructor at 3M and was instrumental in the creation of the company's first quality control manual. He lived in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota June 2016

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