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  • Dr. Glenn Brown, 89, BS '50, pharmacy, earned a medical degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He served in Bottineau, North Dakota, and Halstad, Minnesota. He was chair of the local school board in Halstad. After retirement, he went on several medical missionary trips to Mexico. He lived in Moorhead.  June 2015
  • John Knowles, 82, MEd '64, human development and education, was a teacher and school administrator at Morris, Morgan, Elbow Lake and Alexandria, Minnesota. He was principal for Jefferson School in Alexandria when he retired. He lived in Alexandria, Minnesota.  June 2015
  • Betty (Gackle) Halvorson, 84, MEd '77, educational administration, was director of nursing at a Bismarck hospital before moving to Minot, where she taught at Trinity School of Nursing for 10 years. She taught at Minot State University's nursing department from 1980 until retirement in 1999. She lived in Northbrook, Illinois.  June 2015
  • Marvin Binek, 79, BS '59, mechanical engineering, worked at the White Sands Missile Range, where he retired after many years of service. His hobbies included Lionel trains, World War II aircraft and flying his own airplane. He lived in High Rolls, New Mexico.  June 2015
  • William Vollan, 81, MS '86, educational administration, was an Army veteran who taught at numerous locations, including Mandan, North Dakota, and Thief River Falls, Minnesota. He lived in Bismarck, North Dakota June 2015
  • Kenneth Fuhrman, 79, BS '59, agricultural education, was a teacher at Velva, Tappen and New Rockford, North Dakota. He later worked for the Tri-County Electric Cooperative for more than 30 years. He lived in Fargo. June 2015
  • Kenneth Hoefs, 80, BS '58, mechanical engineering, had a long career with Boeing, retiring as director of airplane performance and airworthiness. An active jogger, he jogged more than 27,000 miles during a 22-year span. He lived in Bellevue, Washington.  June 2015
  • Alvin Reich, 60, BS '77, mechanical engineering, was a dairy farmer. He lived in Medina, North Dakota.  June 2015
  • Tommy Stromberg, 64, BS '76, animal science, had a career in agriculture and the cattle industry in several locations across the United States and Canada. He lived in Manhattan, Montana. June 2015
  • Timothy Nordquist, 64, BS '73, agricultural education, worked for the Morton County Extension Service, as the assistant administrator for the North Dakota Wheat Commission and as an agronomist for the Farmers Union Elevator. He was a member of the Wall of Fame at the Garrison, North Dakota, Golf Course and was a member of the Garrison Fire Department. He lived in Garrison. June 2015



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