Alumni Outlook Magazine



David W. Corthell died Saturday, Sept 3, 2011, in Vancouver, Wash. He worked in the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute as an instructor and editor until his retirement in 1992.

Eugene “Gene” Enerson, age 75, of Meridean, passed away Sunday, May 6. Gene worked at UW-Stout as a maintenance mechanic from 1987 until his retirement in 1998.

Marguerite W. Erickson, 85, of Colfax, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center in Colfax. She worked in the business office for 21 years, retiring in 1991.

Kathy Green, a nurse clinician at Student Health Services, passed away Tuesday, May 15, at her home in Menomonie after battling cancer. Kathy worked for UW-Stout for the past 22 years.

Lynn Murel, age 53, of Eau Claire, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. She had been a physician with UW-Stout Student Health Services since December 1998 and on medical leave since January 2010.

Jerome “Jerry” Otto, age 69, of Boyceville died Monday, July 23, at Mayo Clinic Health System — Red Cedar after a nine-month battle with cancer. He had worked at UW-Stout for 12 years as a groundskeeper.

Anita S. Pershern MS ’71, Menomonie, died Nov. 9, 2011. She taught in the food and nutritional science department until her retirement in 1996.

Eva J. Rogers, age 88, of Menomonie passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, at home. Eva worked as a secretary and administrative assistant at UW-Stout for 38 years, retiring in 1984. She graduated from Stout Institute in 1946 with a degree in home economics.

Ron Sykes, age 52, passed away July 24, 2011, at his home in Mounds View, Minn. He taught business at UW-Stout from 1985-1992.