Category: Obituaries

Judith Ann Meehan

Judith Ann Meehan, 81, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away on June 29, 2013. The Kimballton native attended Iowa State University and lived in Des Moines since 1962. Judith and her late husband, William “Bill” Meehan were supporters of the Greenlee School graduate program. The Meehan’s established a scholarship fund in honor of their son, … Continue reading Judith Ann Meehan

Dorothy Thomson

Dorothy Thomson died on October, 20, 2013 in Ames, Iowa. She was 92. The White Pigeon, Michigan native graduated from Kalamazoo College and attended Iowa State College while working on a Master’s degree in zoology. Thomson and her second husband, John “Jack” Shelley were long-time supporters of the Greenlee School and attended may School events. … Continue reading Dorothy Thomson

Michon Runyon ’06

Michon Runyon, ‘06, died July 13. She was 30. She attended Iowa State University and graduated with a double major in journalism and fine arts. She last worked in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Bank. Michon is survived by her parents, Devon & Margaret Runyon; sister and brother-in-law, Cristin & Shawn Kohlscheen; grandparents, J. David … Continue reading Michon Runyon ’06

Randy Brubaker

Longtime Des Moines Register editor Randy Brubaker, died of heart failure last spring at age 55. Brubaker worked at the Register for more than 30 years, and was also a former president and active member of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. He oversaw the Register’s investigative reporting team and led the council’s initiative to … Continue reading Randy Brubaker