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She was preceded in death by her parents, Nelson (Caroline) Dykema ’50; and her brother, Larry Dykema. Survivors include her brothers, John (Marjorie) Dykema ’77 and William (Debra) Dykema ’79; and her sister-in-law, Sharon Kooistra ’78 Dykema. Lester Ellerbrook ’32 of Salem, Ore., died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. He was 101. He was an associate member of Salem General Hospital, where he headed the laboratories. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ellerbrook. Survivors include his son, Randy (Susan) Ellerbrook; daughters, Betsey Ellerbrook (Thron Riggs) and Jo Anne Bryan; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren. John Forsten ’49 of Somerton Park, Australia, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. He was 88. He trained staff to work with people with developmental disabilities for Minda Home in Adelaide, Australia. He retired at age 65 but continued in the same field with Sturt College (Flinders University) until age 70. He successfully ran a bed and breakfast until the age of 86. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Forsten; and four daughters. Word has been received of the death of Wallace Friedberg ’49 of Mansfield, Texas, who died on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. He was 85. Ethelyn Schaap ’37 Garrard of Tampa, Fla., died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. She was 98. She taught eighth grade English at Escanaba Junior High for more than 20 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cornelius Schaap and Fannie Baarman; her husbands, Lawrence Klug and Marion Garrard; brother, Earl Schaap; and daughter, Kristine Klug. Survivors include her daughters, Suzanne Swanson, Barbara (Paul) Christensen, and Pamela (Robert) Rice; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Tod Gugino ’85 of Holland, Mich., died on Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was 49. He was employed by Hope College in the department of chemistry for 27 years. He developed the summer science-camp program and was the college’s chemical safety and hygiene officer. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Brenda Gugino; children, Danielle Gugino, Rachel Gugino ’16, Tyler Gugino and Taryn Gugino; parents, Scott (Sharon) Gugino; brothers, Scott (Lori) Gugino and Wade (Eva) Gugino ’92; mother-in-law, JoAnn Dykstra; in-laws, Beth Kimball and Craig (Mary Ann) Dykstra; and several nephews, nieces and cousins. Ann Mary Hartney ’82 of Durango, Colo., died on Friday, March 29, 2013. She was 5 2. She taught composition and speech at Fort Lewis College for 10 years, worked for the victim witness unit at the 6th Judicial District Attorney’s office and most recently had been an editor for the Tribal College Journal in Mancos, Colo. Survivors include her partner of 24 years, Renee Adam; mother Sheila “Shelly” Hartney; sisters, Cathleen Hartney and Laura Hartney; brother, Charles Hartney; and niece and nephews. Meri-jo Helmink ’77 of Holland, Mich., died on Saturday, March 9, 2013. She was 58. She was an attorney for First American Title Insurance Company in Chicago, Ill., until her recent retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Loretta Bonzelaar ’48 Helmink. Survivors include her husband, Marc Elliott; son, William Elliot; and sister, Peggy Helmink ’73. James Hilmert ’58 of Fort Wayne, Ind., died on Friday, March 15, 2013. He was 76. He worked for Magnavox for 35 years, retiring in 1993 as vice president of marine systems. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob (Henrietta) Hilmert. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Dorothy “Dommy” Hilmert; daughter, Laura Hilmert; son, James Hilmert ’99; and sister, Alyce Hilmert ’54 (Robert) Walker. John Humme ’52 of Delanson, N.Y., died on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. He was 83. He was an attendance counselor for the Newark Board of Education for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Ann Humme; a daughter, Cynthia Humme; a sister, Nelverne Marra; and two brothers, Jim Humme and David Humme. Survivors include a son, Christopher (Betsy) Humme; a daughter, Cheryl Humme; and siblings, Norma (Allen) Vander Mullen, Pete (Sylvia) Humme, Mary (Harlan) Vant Hul, and Donna Humme. Laura Johnson ’48 of Auburn, N.Y., died on Saturday, April 20, 2013. She was 86. She was a teacher in the Union Springs Central School District for 35 years, teaching Latin, English and social studies. She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Johnson. Survivors include her nieces and cousins. Rudolf Katerberg ’60 died on Saturday, May 12, 2013. He was 78. He served as pastor in Drayton, Ontario, Canada, and as chaplain and teaching supervisor at hospitals in Vancouver, Surrey, Victoria, and Kelowna, B.C., and in Brandon, MB. Survivors include his wife, Diane Tait-Katerberg; his daughters, Michelle, Nicole, Danielle (John) and Claire; five grandchildren; and his sister, Tineke (Eddy) Israel. Helen Wilhelm ’45 Kerle of Grayling, Mich., died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. She was 89. Survivors include her husband, Arthur Kerle ’46; children, Susan Kerle ’74 (Gordon ’75) Callam, Arthur Kerle ’77 and Nancy Kerle ’80 (Steven) Cope; and grandchildren, including Daniel Callam ’09 and Katherine Callam ’13. Georgiana (Lucile) Kooyers ’44 of Holland, Mich., died on Saturday, April 6, 2013. She was 91. She worked with the Holland court and district courts up to her retirement. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Esther Kooyers ’31, Alton Victor, Alverne Kooyers, Evelyn (Harvey) Kalmink, and Agatha Kooyers ’38 (Paul) Lipke. Survivors include many nieces and nephews, including Mary Kooyers ’50 Adams, Lorraine Kooyers ’61 (Larry) Dietz, Lloyd (Marge) Kooyers ’51, and Alton Dale (Alice Brink ’58) Kooyers ’58. Margaret Feldmann ’52 Kruizenga of Holland, Mich., formerly of Grand Haven, died on Sunday, April 28, 2013. She was 83. Margaret was known for her love of the arts and theater. She and her husband, Richard Kruizenga ’52, who survives her, lived all over the world, from New York City to Sydney, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; and Boston, Mass. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Frieda Feldmann; one brother, Robert Feldmann; and a son, Dwight Kruizenga. In addition to her husband, survivors include two children, Meg (Paul) Froelich, Derek (Sylvia) Kruizenga; and five grandchildren. Glenn Looman ’68 of Shaker Heights, Ohio, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. He was 66. He received numerous awards for excellence in teaching during his nearly 40 years in education. During his many years at Hathaway Brown School, he served as coordinator of computer education, chair of the middle school math department and program director of West Fellowship; mentored Greater Cleveland Council of Mathematics students; and was a Master Teacher for the Hathaway Brown Aspire Program. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Albertha; brother, Duane; and sister, Phyllis. Survivors include his wife, Wendy Looman; brother, Delwyn (Faith) Looman; and sister-in-law, Lesa Duncan. Dorothy Preston ’58 Noble of Kankakee, Ill., died on Saturday, April 20, 2013. She was 76. She was a teacher in the Kankakee School District for 33 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Douglas Noble. Survivors include her three granddaughters; one step-granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; former daughter-in-law, Kitty; one sister and brother-in-law, Joyce (Neil) Wolvan; and two brothers-in-law, Charles (Donna) Noble and Dale (Donna) Noble. Marjorie (Janet) Snow ’48 Pontier of Delray Beach, Fla., died on Thursday, April 4, 2013. She was 86. June June 2012 2013 29

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