In memoriam for November 2017

 In In Memoriam, News


Dennis “Tip” Angel ’65

Jim Archer ’62 died on November 28, 2017.

Jim Archer ’62 –  Retired Clark history professor, artist and curator of the Index Gallery. In 1995, the space was named Archer Gallery in his honor.

Arnold Bruley ’59
Darrell Cahoon ’89
Lisa Cortney ’95
Lillian Ellefsen ’75

Donald Gaiser ’53 – He attended Clark College where his father, Paul F. Gaiser, was the first full-time president. Don Gaiser graduated from University of Washington in 1955 and U.W. Medical School in 1959 as a surgeon. He began a private practice in Salem, Ore., in 1966 and retired in 1998.

Mary Hale ’61
Ola “Connie” Heller
Richard Hendryx ’60
Ilah Lies ’71
Michael Maudlin ’71
Lawrence McEathron ’56
Brian Mills ’79
Erica (Branum) Parks
Jack Spencer ’73
Robert Starr ’74
Joann Swanson ’74
Robert “Bob” Winsor

Mature Learning

Beverly Buzan
Martha “Marty” Jensen-Miller
Helen Riemer
Florence Wall


Here’s a special tribute of some of our dear friends who passed in 2017.

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  • Garth Schimelpfenig

    In regard to In Memoriam- please add name of Garth Schimelpfenig- who attend Clark College in the mid 1940’s. He graduated in 1948 and went on to Washington State and graduated with a Chemical Engineering degree. He was employed by Alcoa for 36 years and passed on March 2l,2017. signed JoAnn Schoimelpfenig Clark College graduate in 195l. Thank You

  • Garth Schimelpfenig

    Garth Schimelpfenig attended Clark College in the old Vancouver High School-he graduated in 1948. He then graduated from Wash State in 195l with a degree in Chemical Engineering Degree. He worked for ALCOA for 36 years. He passed away on March 21,2017.Please add his name to you In Memoriam list. Thank You JoAnn Schimelpfenig spouse who also graduated from Clark College in 195l.

    • Clark College Foundation

      JoAnn, Please see the April 2017 edition of In Memoriam. Garth is listed on that post. We are saddened by your loss.
      Rhonda Morin, editor

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