John Donald Haney, Dec. 11, 2008. Don had a distinguished career as an attorney and served his community well, particularly Colorado College. He was generous in providing pro bono legal work for the college, was active as the legacy representative for his class, and served the alumni association and the Friends of the Library. In 1993, Colorado College gave him the Lloyd E. Worner Award, and in 2006, an honorary degree. He is survived by his children, John ’62, Jeff ’76, Stephen, and Suellen, and his sister Mary Haney Lockridge ’43; preceded in death by his wife, Gratia Belle ’34, brother James ’39, and sister Helen Haney Nelson ’35.
Hester-Jane Butcher Cogswell, Dec. 7, 2008, in Meeker, Colo. Survived by her six children, Joan, Wilton, Ann, Sally, David, and Gary; 17 grandchildren (including Wilton W. Cogswell, IV ’87 and Deborah Donner ’83); 22 great-grandchildren (including Brittany Donner Roy ’08); and numerous nieces and nephews (including Susan B. Cogswell ’70 and William Hastings Cogswell ’66); preceded in death by her husband Wilton W. Cogswell, Jr. ’36, and a grandson, Robert Donner III. She wrote a book about her historic home in Pine Valley on ranch land eventually acquired by the United States Air Force Academy. That book will soon be published.
Rossa Blair Mosher Heath, Oct. 13, 2008. She is survived by her children, John, Zachary, and Todd; preceded in death by her husband, Edward ’40.
Terence Merriam Golden, Dec. 17, 2008. Terry was a longtime realtor in Colorado Springs. He was active in the Fifty Year Club and was the permanent president of his Class of 1940. He is survived by his wife, Sue.
Warren Carter Caldwell, Dec. 31, 2008, in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by his sister, Eleanor Hayden; three children, Janice, Debbie, and Brian; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; preceded in death by his wife, Catharine.
Charles Clarence Chappell, Jan. 18, 2009. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth, Claire, and Nancy; preceded in death by his wife, Mary.
Ruth Teason Bailey, Oct. 20, 2008, in Arvada, Colo. She is survived by her husband, Robert; her children, Doug and Louise; her brother Donald Teason ’51; sister-in-law Ruth Phillips Teason ’51; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother Hugh Teason ’42.
William Harold Eagleton, Nov. 3, 2008. He is survived by his children, Robert C. and Julie; he was preceded in death by his wife, Doratha Shown ’42.
Jack Lacoponelli, Oct. 4, 2008. He is survived by his sons, Mark and John.
Edalyn Bledsoe Lalli, Dec. 20, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Mario, and children, Sharie, Edward, and Mario.
Rosa Mae Stroud Gillespie, Oct. 16, 2005, in Sacramento, Calif. She worked for 10 years as a social worker. and worked for 26 years in the California Department of Social Services, including work on Indian reservations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alger, and her brother, Kelly Dolphus Stroud ’31.
Mildred Nungester Wolfe, Feb. 11, 2009, in Mississippi. She is survived by her children, Bebe and Michael; preceded in death by her husband, Karl.
Patricia Trotter Jackson, Dec. 29, 2008, in Pinedale, Wyo. She is survived by her three sons, Tom, Donald, and Peter, and nine grandchildren; preceded in death by her husband, Fred W. “Bob” ’44.
Louise Boyden Brewer, Oct. 2, 2008. She is survived by her children, David, Gretchen, and James T.; preceded in death by her husband, David ’45.
Ethel Biggs Metzger, Nov. 1, 2008. She is survived by her children, Ted and Susan; preceded in death by her husband, Ted.
Burke Aronhalt Gibson, Nov. 13, 2008. Burke was known to many alumni as a result of her years as a college staff member in the alumni records office. She is survived by her children, Arleigh ’83 and Casey; preceded in death by her husband, Paul.
George Everett Fort, April 7, 2008. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Katherine.
Jacqueline Burkey Cleary, Oct. 28, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Richard, and children, Shannon and Kevin.
Suzanne Schirmer, Oct. 3, 2008. She is survived by her children, Carl, John, Geoffrey, and Erik; preceded in death by her husband, John C. Geupel.
Beverly Konugres Bain, Feb. 20, 2009, in Bernardsville, N.J. She was an internationally known pioneer in occupational therapy and rehabilitation. She is survived by her daughter, Karin; grandchildren, sister Angelyn Konugres Coupounas ’46, a brother, and nieces and nephews; preceded in death by her husband, John, and sister Helyn Konugres Bebermeyer ’42.
Charlotte A. Nolan Buckley, April 4, 2008. She is survived by her son, David; preceded in death by her husband, Daniel ’46.
Freeman Bowdle Hover, Jr., February 9, 2009, in Tucson, Ariz. Freeman was a notable radio disk jockey in the 1950s before becoming a high school teacher. He was named Arizona Journalism Teacher of the Year and received lifetime achievement awards from CSPA and the National Scholastic Press Association. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Chelsia; a nephew, Noel; two nieces, Georgia and Rebecca; and many other family members and friends.
Paul Edward Trietsch, Sept. 4, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Kay.
Leo Edwin Oyler, March 24, 2008. He was predeceased by his brother, David ’60.
Judy Nash Glanville, Oct. 2, 2008, in Westbank, British Columbia. She is survived by her husband, John ’56, and children, Deborah and Jack.
Sally Harper Barton, Feb. 2, 2009, in Denver, Colo. She is survived by her husband, Dennis; children Alice, Emily, and Sarah; five grandchildren; and her sister Frances Harper.
Roger Hall Allott, Jan. 29, 2009, in Denver, Colo. He is survived by his wife, Andrea, and his brother, Gordon ’63.
Philip L. Moran, Oct. 20, 2008, in Florida. He is survived by his wife, Renee.
Barbara Jean Sullivan, Aug. 31, 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Kamla.
Debra Wood Folbrecht, Oct. 10, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Fredric W., and children Amy and Eric.
Martin Tor Hylbom, Jan. 24, 2009, in Baltimore, Md. Survived by his wife, Penelope ’62; three sons, Tor, Paul, and Matthew; one daughter, Amy; and 11 grandchildren.
Linnea Erikson Heiny, March 4, 2009, in Greeley, Colo. Survived by her husband, Bob ’64; her brother and sister-in-law, Lance and Suzie Erikson; her children, Tanya Heiny Hummels ’90, Erik, and Greg; and eight grandchildren. She taught mathematics at Colorado State University, Valley High School, and the University of Northern Colorado for more than 20 years. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Karla White Tesch, Dec. 12, 2008. She is survived by her husband, John W., and children Heather and Toby.
Peter Kevin Martin, April 2008, in Roseville, Calif. He is survived by his brother, James C. ’69; two nieces; and a nephew.
Scott Brendan Slade, Oct. 11, 2008, San Diego, Calif. Scott was a Colorado native whose struggle to live a normal life after he became a quadriplegic was chronicled in the Rocky Mountain News. In January 2007, Scott contracted a simple bacterial infection that spread up his spinal column and left him paralyzed. His wife, Kathy, was pregnant, and the shock of her husband’s illness sent her into premature labor, and she gave birth to twin girls, Samantha and Stephanie. After graduation from Colorado College, he earned his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. After he became ill, he spent five months undergoing treatment at Craig Rehabilitation Hospital in Englewood, Colo. He was about to celebrate his first anniversary of returning home to his family in San Diego when he contracted a fatal infection. Scott is survived by his wife and daughters; his parents, Gilbert and Elaine Slade; and his sister, Erin.
Philip Edward Buchanan, March 2, 2009, in Portland, Ore. In 1985, his senior year in high school, Phil was diagnosed with a head tumor. For 24 years, Phil met the challenges of managing this cancer through surgeries, radiation therapies, and medications. He and his wife Wendy Thomas ’91 traveled, skied, canoed, swam, camped, drove Phil’s 1976 Land Cruiser, listened to music, and laughed together. In 2006, Phil became blind; he and Wendy sold their home and his business and move to Portland, Ore. Unfortunately, in 2008, Phil’s health declined. He is survived by his wife, their daughter Zoey, and many loving family members and friends.
Adam Michael Petrelli, Jan. 23, 2009, in New York City. He is survived by his father, Anthony Petrelli and his wife, Shonya; his mother, Mary Gallo and her husband, Craig; his brothers Brian, Michael, and Caleb; and his sister Katie.
Steve Durand, April 11, 2009, in Colorado Springs. Steve had been the assistant volleyball coach at Colorado College since 2003. He coached club volleyball in Colorado Springs for the last 15 years with Match Point Volleyball and Colorado Springs Altitude. After spending 24 years in the U.S. Air Force as a firefighter, Steve retired as the deputy fire chief at Peterson Air Force Base in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, and sons Brian and Kevin.
Ursula Gray, Jan. 13, 2009, in Colorado Springs. She was a beloved creative dance teacher to children and adults at Colorado College from 1954 to 1991. Her daughters, Lisa and Sherry, both of Santa Fe, N.M., were able to celebrate the New Year with her. She was preceded in death by her husband, CC Professor Glenn Gray.
Whitney deMoraes Hendrickson, March 17, 2009, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was in her freshman year at Grinnell College in Iowa. She is survived by her parents, David C. Hendrickson ’75, a political science professor at Colorado College, and Clelia Deane deMoraes ’75; her twin brother Wesley; her sister, Marina; her grandparents, Carlos and Elizabeth deMoraes; Frances Hendrickson; and G.D. Spradlin.
Eldon T. Hitchcock, March 3, 2009. He taught chemistry for 35 years at Colorado College, was a founding member of the Christian American Scientific Affiliation and was a lifetime member of the American Chemical Society. He is survived by his children, Renee, Janine ’86, and Daniel ’89; preceded in death by his wife, Monique, and brothers Burton and Ben.
Lynn S. Pettit, Jan. 5, 2009, in Colorado Springs. She is survived by a son, Tom, and daughter, Tina Pettit ’85. She was the wife of the late Arthur G. Pettit, a professor of history at Colorado College.