In Memoriam

Reported since January 1, 2016. *Last updated on 11/30/2020.

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni who died since our last publication. They will be greatly missed. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Please help us stay informed by calling us at 614-338-2093 or emailing alumni@bexleyschools.org.

Dr. David Francis Fleming, Class of 1956, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital on November 18, 2020. Beloved by patients and blessed with fast friends Dave never met a stranger. Read his notice here.

Phyllis Zeiher Shanck, Class of 1945, of Fort Worth, Texas, died November 10, 2020 after a brief illness. She was a graduate Ohio State University School of Nursing, one of the first BSN programs in the country. Read her notice here.

John O. Crouse, Class of 1953, passed away peacefully in his home on November 10, 2020.  A retired judge, he was an avid outdoorsman, skilled marksman and fly-fisherman.  John’s notice can be found here.

John P. Santurello, Class of 1954, passed away November 16, 2020 at his residence. John was the Owner and Founder of Marina’s Pizza in Whitehall. Read his notice here.

Marcia R. Boehm Gary, Class of 1956, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020.  She enjoyed church, history, traveling and her family.  Read her notice here.

Dr. William Teachnor Paul, Class of 1948, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020.  His passion for the great outdoors. took him near and far; from his cabin in the Adirondacks to Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Parks, Canada, and the hills of southern Ohio. Read his notice here.

Dr. Allen M. Rowe, Class of 1950, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Dr. Rowe was an engineering expert in the areas of thermodynamics and geothermal energy development. Read his notice here.

Baron Wolman, Class of 1955, the photographer whose images of Jimi Hendrix, Grace Slick and others captured the immediacy of rock culture and translated it to silent paper, died Monday following a battle with ALS. Read more about Baron’s life in Rolling Stone and on NPR.

David Sachs II, Class of 1970, passed away at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was an outstanding salesman, master story teller and practical joker. To read David’s obituary, click here.

Betty Lou Zimmerman, Class of 1948, passed away on October 17, 2020.  She was retired from Bank One Columbus after 43 years of service. To read her notice, click here.

James C. Pace, Class of 1945, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 13 2020. Jim worked for Metal Forge Company for 46 years.  Read his notice here.

Richard H. “Dick” Buchsieb, P.E., Class if 1948, passed away on October 10, 2020 at The Ohio State University Medical Center, surrounded by his children. For his notice, read here.

Paul G. Fritsche, Class of 1949, of Ravenna, Ohio passed away September 28, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. To read his notice, click here.

Harlan Pollock, MD, Class of 1955, passed away on September 30, 2020, surrounded by his beloved family, ending a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was a unique individual with the inborn qualities of honor, morality, humility, caring, and giving. To read his notice, click here.

James George Haunty (Jim), Class of 1960, passed away on September 30, 2020. His priority was putting others before himself, and he lived this out in every aspect of his life. Read his notice here.

Victor F. DeRose, Class of 1948, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Victor loved to fish, work in his flower and vegetable gardens and travel. Read Victor’s notice here.

Virginia “Gini” Brandt Lein, Class of 1941, passed away on September 16, 2020 at St.Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, Indiana. Gini was a woman of her generation. Her priorities were being a wife, mother, homemaker and community volunteer. To read more about Gini, click here.

Norman Wayne Hanners, Class of 1949, of Bexley, OH, passed away September 7, 2020. Married to his high school sweetheart, JoAnn Susil ’49 for 70 years, his most important accomplishment in life was his dedication to his family as the most faithful and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. To read his notice, click here.

Class of 1930-1939

Jane Elizabeth Davis Wiseman, ’34 (5/29/19)

Betty Ann (Rohrbacher) Mercer, ’39 (9/12/19)

Class of 1940-1949

Susan Marguerite Rollins, ’42, (1/23/19)

Naomi M. Reid, ’47 (2/12/19)

Sylvia Blake ’49 (3/29/19)

Robert J. Duffy, ’43 (4/1/19)

Ralph E. Ramey Jr., ’46 (4/29/19)

Joan Eickholt Birtcher ’49 (5/11/19)

Cecil Blocker ’49 (6/23/19)

John Williams Roberts, ’49 (6/3/19)

John (Jack) McLaurin Barr, ’44 (8/7/19)

Joanne Jones Howard Hoffman ’40 (8/12/19)

Wilbur Collins, ’48 (9/11/19)

James Mossgrove ’45 (10/6/19)

Joann Baldwin Hickle, ’47 (10/9/19)

Jo-Elise May Davis ‘47 (11/3/19)

Richard E. “Dick” Neustadt, ’47 (11/30/19)

Edward M Hirsch ’49 (12/21/19)

Thomas Glidden Thornbury,’49 (12/25/19)

Mary Walker Angevine,’47 (1/18/20)

Russell “Russ” Eli Williams Jr., ’45 (2/7/20)

Carole Candace (Crumley) Paprocki, ’47 (2/10/20)

Ann Morgan Albershardt, ’47 (2/12/20)

Robert W. Weber, ’41 (4/14/20)

Jerome Hackman, ’42 (3/6/20)

Mary Elizabeth Pfanz Staffan, ’42, (5/9/20)

Martha Jane Pfanz Montany, ’42 (5/4/20)

Mary Ruth Van Matre Peterson, ’47 (6/3/20)

Lois Mae (Mickey) Williamson’42 (6/25/20)

Frances “Frankie” Polster Schottenstein ’48 (7/5/20)

Kenneth Lee Kauffman’45 (7/6/20)

William G. Barrett, ’47 (7/18/20)

Judith R. (Morganstern) Schneider’47 (8/12/20)

Norman Wayne Hanners ’49 (9/7/20)

Victor F. DeRose’ 48,(9/19/20)

Virginia “Gini” Brandt Lein ’41 (9/16/20)

Richard H. “Dick” Buchsieb ’48 (10/10/20)

Paul G. Fritsche ’49 (9/28/20)

James C. Pace ’45 (10/13/20)

Betty Lou Zimmerman ’48 (10/17/20)

William Teachnor Paul’ 48(11/4/20)

Phyllis Zeiher Shanck’45(11/10/20)

Class of 1950-1959

Elizabeth “Betsy” Nida Noethlich  ’55 (1/15/19)
Augustine Dattalo Ellis’ 51 (2/19)
Sally Kerr Byrd ’53 (1/23/19)
William F. McIver II, ’53 (4/24/19)
Robert “Bo” Newell, ’59 (5/11/19)
John C. Witherspoon, ’55 (5/29/19)
Rebecca Rosenthal Rosen, ’58
Ruthann Jarvis Furgason, ’50 (6/30/19)
Barbara Bidlak Hauser, ’53 (7/1/19)
Daniel Muriel Riffle ’53 (7/5/19)
Barbara W. Campbell ’50 (7/5/19)
Carolyn Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)
Marilyn Jane (Janie) Anthony Lehman,’52 (9/25/19)
Suzanne “Sue” Rowe Haering, 51 (3/12/19)
Nancy Winters Ludwig ’51 (12/31/19)
Martha Lou Clodfelter Reed, ’50 (12/25/19)
William Bettridge, ’52 (3/9/20)
Carol Newhouse Young, ’54 (4/4/20)
Richard “Dick” Miller Vetter, ’55 (4/21/21)
Jane Isabelle Hoel, ’50 (4/23/20)
Karl William Kumler ’59 (5/27/20)
David Allen Beck, ’56 (5/29/20)
Ramona Peairs Budd Adams ’55 (5/13/20)
Sharon Baas Kenney, ’57 (7/21/20)
William G. “Bill” Cones ’55 (8/5/20)
William Bettridge, ’52 (3/10/20)
Harlan Pollock ’55 (9/30/20)
Emily Schacht LeBaron ’50 (5/3/19)
Baron Wolman ’55 (11/2/20)
Allen M. Rowe ’50 (10/7/20)
Marcia R. Boehm Gary’ 56 (11/16/20)
John P. Santurello ‘ 54 (11/16/20)
John O. Crouse ‘ 53 (11/10/20)
David F. Fleming ’56 (11/8/20)

Class of 1960-1969

Alan Steven Gutter ’66 (1/25/19)

Michael Gray ’69 (2/13/19)

Jackie Forster ’65 (3/1/19)

Judy Ann Taylor Burris, ’62 (6/1/19)

Carolyn Langfitt Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)

Robert W. Rosel II ’64, (9/30/19)

Donald Feinstein ’62 (10/15/19)

Linda Krech Archer,’67 (11/2/19)

James K. Hunter, III, ’62 (11/11/19)

Deborah “Muguet” J. (Smith) Ostaski, ’66 (11/24/19)

Diane Vorys Phllips ’64 (12/15/19)

John David Tidball ‘62 2/20

Paula Daines White ‘62 3/16/20

John Richard David ’69 (3/24/20)

Jack Simon Meizlish, ’67 (7/20/20)

Susan Elaine Weil, ’65 (8/16/20)

Carolyn Stegmiller Bolin, ’64 (8/27/20)

Jim Haunty ’60 (9/30/20)

Class of 1970-1979

Robert N. “Rob” Johnson, ’74 (8/17/19)

Eric Essig ’72 (7/10/19)

Wm. Micheal “Mike” Wood’ 75 (12/30/19)

Jeffrey A. Kirn, ’72 (4/11/20)

Tom Lucktenberg, ’72, (7/12/20)

David Sachs II ’70 (10/18/20)

Class of 1980-1989

Richard Fisher ’80 (8/25/19)

Scott Thomas Elsass ’87 (11/12/19)

Craig A. Kleiman ’98 (12/19/19)

 

Class of 1990-1999

Juliette Eyen ’90 (10/18/18)

Ryan Duemey, ’94 (3/13/2019)

Jason Edward Tackett ’96 (5/25/19)

Jessica Lynn Jorgensen, ’94 (5/9/20)

Johanna Miller ’90 (6/20/20)

 

Class of 2000-2009

Class of 2010-2019

Roman Garcia ’16 (4/14/19)