In Memoriam

1940’s F. Joy (Seifert) Schilling ’42 (Somerset, Wis.) died Feb. 15, 2016. She married Clinton Schilling in April 1946 in Woodbury, MN. In 1954 they moved to a farm in Somerset, WI. She enjoyed a full and healthy life, shared with her family and friends. Joy was...

In Memoriam

1930s Lois (Diepenbrock) Knowles ’34 (St. Paul, Minn.) passed away at the age of 100 June 23, 2015. 1940s 
Ruth (Warthesen) Schwarz ‘43 (St. Paul, Minn.) passed away June 9, 2015. Darle Wilson ’48 (Yelm, Wash.) died June 7, 2015. Darle graduated with a BA in music and...

In Memoriam – Fall 2014

1940s Abigail (Clayton) Voight ’40 (Mayer, MN) passed away March 4, 2014, at the age of 93. After graduating from Rushford High School and Winona Teachers College (Winona State University), Voight taught school in Oak Ridge, Malen and Eitzen, MN. She enjoyed sewing,...

In Memoriam – Spring 2014

1920s Helen Strand ’27 (Oak Grove, Minn.) passed away on March 11 at the age of 104. Helen earned degrees at St. Olaf College and the University of Minnesota (MA, PhD) after graduating from Winona State Teachers College. She taught in rural schools before serving with...

In Memoriam Winter 2014

1930s Josephine “Jo” Merle Edstrom ’30 (Winona) passed away on September 10, 2013, at the age of 102. Jo attended Winona Senior High School and Winona State Teachers College. After graduation, she taught as a kindergarten teacher in Sioux City, Iowa. Jo...

In Memoriam – Fall 2013

1930s Mae (Schollmer) Florin ’36 (Winona) passed away on June 13 at the age of 97. She received her one-year and two-year teaching certificates as well as her bachelor’s degree in science at Winona State. Mae taught La Crescent, Eden Prairie, and Lakefield before...