In Memoriam

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni who passed since our last publication. They will be greatly missed. This list includes those we have lost since August 2020 and the most current obituary listings.

We apologize for any errors or omissions.  Please help us stay informed by calling us at 614-338-2093 or emailing alumni@bexleyschools.org.

*Last updated on 11/15/2021.

Carol Traa Keates, Class of 1964, passed away peacefully at her home in Egg Harbor Township on Sunday, November 7, 2021. Carol excelled at athletics in high school from field hockey to swimming and later in life enjoyed the beach, bodybuilding, and skiing. She was also well known for her love of horses, in particular her own horse Tony. Read her notice here.

Joey Zuckerman, Class of 1958, passed away on October 27, 2021.  Read his notice here.

Robert O. Mueller, Class of 1938 passed away of natural causes Wednesday, October 20,2021 at his home in Middleburg, Virginia. He was 10 years old at the time of his passing. Read his obituary here.

Jeffrey Scott Bloede, Class of 1978, passed away on June 24, 2021 from cardiac arrest.  Jeff worked as a Production Scheduler and Operations Manager. He loved his family and friends, and playing with his grandson. Read his notice here.

Shirle C. Krueger, Class of 1949 passed away on September 19, 2021.  Shirle served on numerous community boards and was particularly active in the Childhood League Center. Read her notice here.

Joanne Krieger, Class of 1944, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 11, 2021. greatest joy was being NANA to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and attending family events. Read her notice here.

Dorothea Flora Haaf Seitz, Class of 1954, passed away September 16, 2021. Read her obituary and view her family memory video here.

Judith Holt Gottschling, Class of 1961, died on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Judy found delight in traveling with her husband, Ray, all over the country and world, summer vacations with the whole family at the Outer Banks, yearly trips to Stratford, Ontario, enjoying good theater, playing Bridge, reading and being part of a book club for over 25 years. Read her notice here.

Judith Zaron Greenfield, Class of 1954 passed away August 23, 2020.

Linda S. Woltman, Class of 1969, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away at her home on July 19, 2021.  She enjoyed quilting, embroidery and playing cards and was a talented dog agility competitor. Above all, however, she was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend with a huge heart and selfless spirit who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Read her notice here.

John Harman “Jack” Dickey, Class of 1960, who also taught English at BHS for several years died on July 20, 2021 in Roanoke, Virginia. Jack built a long career around serving others through education. Read his notice here.

Roberta Lee (Bobbie) (Maddox) Scurlock, Class of 1946, of Worthington and Phoenix (2015), went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2021. A former elementary teacher for Bexley school systems, she later became a sales associate for HER Realtors. Read her notice here.

Anne Dillard Baker, Class of 1989, passed away Sunday, July 11 after a courageous battle with cancer. Anne had a bright, curious mind and loved to read, solve puzzles and see movies. To read her notice, click here.

Robert Nelson Wistner, Class of 1954 passed away peacefully at home on July 13, 2021. For most of his 50+ year career Bob’s private practice focused on family law.  Read his obituary here.

Stephen “Steve” Edward Auch, Class of 1948, passed away on July 7, 2021.  Steve enjoyed reading, gardening, sports, good conversation and great shows, and shared his wife Toni’s passion for golden retrievers. Read Steve’s notice here.

Grace Herbst Kinnaman, Class of 1962, passed away on June 17, 2021.  Read her notice here.

Class of 1930-1939

Jeanne (Mickler) Moser, ’39 (12/26/20)

Alice P. Duddy McCoy ’38 (1/2/21)

Dr. Mary Ruth Stauffer ’35 (2/11/21)

Grace (Finsterwald) Savage  ’38 (6/9/21)

Robert O. Mueller ’38 (10/20/21)

Class of 1940-1949

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)

Dorothy Seelig Greenslade ’46 (1/1/21)

William Hansberger ’45 (1/28/21)

Harry E. Schauwecker ’46 (1/18/21)

Kent Allen Tarrier ’47 (3/4/21)

Richard Ruth ’45 (3/22/21)

Louis P Lowy ’58 (04/07/21)

John Kilpatrick ’57 (2/22/21)

Elaine (Mark) Goldsmith ’49 (5/27/21)

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Washburn Graf ’47 (6/15/21)

Stephen “Steve” Edward Auch ’48 (7/7/21)

Roberta Lee (Bobbie) (Maddox) Scurlock ’46 (7/20/21)

Joanne McDonald Krieger ’44 (10/11/21)

Shirle C. Krueger’ 49 (9/19/21)

Class of 1950-1959

Judith Zaron Greenfield, ’54 (8/24/20)
William G. “Bill” Cones ’55 (8/5/20)
William Bettridge, ’52 (3/10/20)
Harlan Pollock ’55 (9/30/20)
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)
Judith Mercurio Hinkle ’58 (12/8/20)
Ruth Ann (Maneely) Bull ’51 (12/1/20)
Carol L. Hoffman ’52 (12/30/20)
Earl Nelson Metz ‘ 53 (1/2/21)
Don Merkin ’52 (8/24/20)
Jack Masser ’54 (1/4/21)
Marcia Abramson Barck ’50 (2/21)
Phyllis Rhoten ’53 (12/21/21)
Gary Baas ’55 (3/10/21)
Frederick “Fritz” Baas’ 59 (3/10/21)
Stuart Benis ’50 (11/18/20)
Deborah Subow Eisenstein ’57 (3/27/21)
Louis P Lowy ’58 (4/7/21)
Harry Kooperstein ’59 (3/30/21)
Mary Kathryn (Orr) Ventura’59 (4/8/21)
James Henry “Jim” Jones’ 57 (2/5/21)
Eugene Rene’ Perrin ’51 (4/22/21)
Stanley G. Yenkin ’59 (5/26/21)
Carolyn McCarty May ’58 (6/7/21)
Robert Nelson Wistner ’54 (7/13/21)
Dorothea Haaf Seitz, ’54 (9/16/21)
Joey Zuckerman ’58 (10/27/21)

Class of 1960-1969

Susan Elaine Weil, ’65 (8/16/20)

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

Jim Haunty ’60 (9/30/20)

Christine M. Foreman, ’65 (12/21/2020)

Jimmy Golden ’64 (1/2/21)

Michael Mercurio ’60 (1/29/21)

Alice K. Goler Sunshine ’61 (5/21/21)

Ellen Jane Brooke Tortorici (Ellie) ’60 (6/5/21)

Nancy Judson Landis ’61 (1/20/21)

John “Jack” Dickey ’60 (7/20/21)

Linda S Woltman ’69 (7/19/21)

Judith Holt Gottschling, ’61 (8/28/21)

Tony Cain ’62 (9/18/21)

Stephen L. Hughes ’62 (5/27/21)

Grace Herbst Kinnaman ’62 (6/17/21)

Carol Traa Keates ’64 (11/7/21)

Class of 1970-1979

Tom Lucktenberg, ’72, (7/12/20)

David Sachs II ’70 (10/18/20)

Jeffrey Bloede ’78 (6/24/21)

Class of 1980-1989

Lisa Ewart Tuttle ’80 (10/15/20)

Kristen King ’87 (10/25/20)

David Henshaw’ 80 (11/28/20)

Matthew Marx ’83 (12/1/20)

Josh Topolosky ’84 (2/10/21)

Anne Dillard Baker ’89 (7/11/21)

Class of 1990-1999

Joseph Brennen Blankenship (Zanon)’99 (5/28/21)

Class of 2000-2009

Class of 2010-2019

Class of 2020 on

Elias David Weinstock ’21 (3/3/21)