Tag: Obituary

Wayne E. Swegle

Wayne E. Swegle, 89, passed away on Oct. 15, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Swegle graduated from Indianola High School and enrolled at Iowa State College at the early age of 16. His schooling was interrupted by service in the Army Air Force during WWII, but he returned to Iowa State in 1947, becoming Editor of … Continue reading Wayne E. Swegle

Abby M. Penning

Abby M. Penning, 31, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 31, 2015, at her home in Lombard, Illinois. Abby graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 2002 and continued her education at Iowa State University, graduating with a degree in journalism and mass communication in 2006. While a student, Abby participated in the Meredith Apprentice … Continue reading Abby M. Penning

Paying tribute to Karl Friederich, Greenlee’s PR leader

Karl Friederich played a key role as a faculty member in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (now the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication) at Iowa State University. Karl joined the faculty in the fall of 1967 as an assistant professor with a half-time teaching and half-time extension appointment. He arrived from the … Continue reading Paying tribute to Karl Friederich, Greenlee’s PR leader

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