In Memoriam 1930-69

July 2019

Elmer Kraft ’68

June 2019

Gordon Buslach ’53

Roger Howard Hurley ’59

Richard “Bob” Kumma ’67

Robert Erdman Meuler ’51

Elizabeth Jean Millz ’66

May 2019

Alfred Lyndon Gabriel ’66

James George ’51

Franklin Wayne Rodgers ’58

Darwin Maurice Waddell ’53

April 2019In Memoriam for Clark College

Dorothy Lou Anderson ’61

Paul Norton Brady ’60

David Creagan ’51

Eva Susanne Meggs ’69

George Herman Plummer ’54

March 2019

Charles Crumpacker ’61

Frances Marie Fischer-Munson ’46

Alfred Lyndon Gabriel ’66

Alvin “Al” Carl Gustafson ’68

Gordon Leonard Homola ’65

David Skeans ’59

Katherine Marie Wills ’65

February 2019

Leona M. Anderson ’62

Eugene “Gene” Forbes ’64

Kenneth “Ken” Greenfield Sr. ’57

Duane Kennedy ’68

Elaine “Chic” Sutherland ’64

James Edward Thorkildson ’68

January 2019

Carrell Francis Bennett ’49

John “Jack” Crowley

Jack E. Emerson Jr ’58

John Michael Lehner ’62

Gerald “Jerry” McGee ’53

Gerald W. Williams ’65

December 2018

Norma Gosiak ’68

Lowell G. Madson ’57

Edward Tandberg ’65

October-November 2018

Richard Hader ’63

Roy Hurford ’59

James Liedtke



James “Jim” Liedtke ’57




Patricia Maser ’64

Edward Rakoz ’59

Janice Schurman ’65

Cecil “Ed” Sinclair ’60

September 2018

Joyce Brown ’57

Forrest Kelly ’53

James Lee ’65

Wilma Waddle ’64

Wayne Young ’66

August 2018

Beverly “Bev” Boydstun ’55 – She earned an associate degree at Clark College, was editor of the Galapagon yearbook, was selected as a May Queen, played field hockey, fenced and sang in the choir. While at Clark in 1954, she met her future husband, Ken Boydstun. Ken was a point guard on the men’s basketball team, which in the 1955, won a championship. He was also a baseball player. In 2018, Ken was inducted into Clark’s Athletics Hall of Fame class.

Ronald “Ron” Parry ’63

Larry and Judy Swatosh

Larry ’57 and Judy ’56 Swatosh in 2015. Larry passed away August 28.

Larry Swatosh ’57 passed away on August 28. Larry was a 2008 Outstanding Alumni recipient. He served on several Clark College Foundation committees including the alumni board and the Weber Arboretum committee for more than 20 years. He and his wife Judy are long-time friends to Clark College who have supported scholarships and alumni activities. His creativity and kindness will be missed at Penguin Nation. A memorial will be held at Clark College. Details to come.

Carol J. Winters ’65

F. Jerome “Jerry” Studer ’63 – He was an auto mechanic who was recruited in September 1951 to be an instructor at Clark College where he then taught through June 1976 (25 years). Jerry took great pride in watching his students succeed in the auto-repair industry.

July 2018

Jerry Pierce ’56 began working as a carpenter in 1976 and later as the lead locksmith for the Vancouver School District. He remained with the district until his retirement in 2000. As a member of the Fort Vancouver Rose Society he often showcased his award-winning roses. Pierce was a community baseball coach for 20 years.

Roderick Groth ’52

Douglas Schaller ’64

Richard Urban ’64

Melvin Vinsonhaler ’60

June 2018

Virginia “Lulu” Schonberger-Cusic ’62

Rudolph “Rudy” Luepke ’53 died on April 25, 2018. His father, Rudolph A. Luepke (1908-1969) was the mayor of Vancouver from 1962-1966 and the owner of Luepke Florist. The elder Luepke is the person for whom the Luepke Center is named after.

May 2018

Robert Atkins ’57

Dollie Beers ’37

Peggy Tully Bledsoe ’49

Darrell Brandenburg ’54

Virginia “Ginger” Hansen ’52

Joan Keene ’63

Aivin Reichenberger ’64

April 2018

Laura Klein ’66 – Klein received her GED and associate degree at Clark before going on for advanced degrees. She spent her career in elementary education. She believed education to be a high priority for everyone.

Patricia “Pat” Lindgren ’64

Peggy Presler ’68

James Proctor ’52

John Ulrich ’59

March 2018

Richard “Dick” Baranovich ’52

Joseph Harrell ’50

Paul Herber ’59

Duane Liddle ’52

James “Jim” Raines ’55

February 2018

Robert Boyle ’55

James Brownlee ’66

John Johnson ’49

Glen Johnston ’62

Eugene “Hap” Hapala ’51 – Clark College graduate, Hap played baseball for Clark as well as Battle Ground High School and Pacific Lutheran College. He was also a catcher during his stint in the U.S. Army and on a Legion Ball team. He was a dedicated coach and teacher who was honored as a Southwest Washington District Athletic Director of the Year and named to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Athletic Directors Hall of Fame.

Wilton Koehler ’50

Muriel Ringel ’67

Gerald Wilson ’63

January 2018

Clifford Koppe ’63

Leighton Lewis ’58

Conard Maul ’49

John “Jack” Ryan ’58

Redmond Lindsey Sharp ’54

James Derald Warner ’67

December 2017

Arnold “Arnie” Bruley ’59

Curtis Hughey ’50

John Prager ’69

Annette Raetz ’48

Daryle Rustvold ’66

Dennis Voeller ’56