Class Notes


* As a member of Otho Winger Society, this donor included Manchester in an estate plan or established a deferred gift with the University.


Murl Huffman ’41 of Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2020

Kenneth Dickey ’44c of North Manchester, July 4, 2020

Virginia Priest ’48 Sutherland of Anderson, Ind., Sept. 18, 2020

Frank Lundin ’49 Takoma Park, Md., Aug. 23, 2019


JoAnn McNown ’50c Mallers
of Knox, Ind., Sept. 8, 2020

*Louise Morehouse ’50c Meek of Goshen, Ind., Sept. 24, 2020

Theodore Carter Harman ’51 of Lincoln, Mass., Aug. 30, 2020

Melvin Royer ’51c of Winona Lake, Ind., Sept. 29, 2020

Don Bright ’52 of Bowling Green, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2020

Madonna Fidler ’54 Parke of Brookville, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2020

Carolyn King ’57 Fleck of Warsaw, Ind., Aug. 1. 2020

Elaine Bandelier ’58 Acker of Addison, Mich., Sept. 3, 2020

James Mohler ’58c of Rocky Mount, Va., Sept. 9, 2020

Daryl Yost ’58 of Fort Wayne, Ind., Aug. 21, 2020. Daryl was awarded the Alumni Service Award in 1972 and an Alumni Honor Award in 2004.

Melba Zorger ’59 Howenstine of North Manchester, Sept. 8, 2020


Larry Huneryager ’61
of Elkhart, Ind., July 5, 2020

Dale Wenger ’61 of Upland, Ind., Aug. 8, 2020

Jerry McIntosh ’63 of Fort Wayne, Ind., Oct. 7, 2020

Jerry Eaton ’68 of Lafayette, Ind., Oct. 7, 2020


Terry Stevens ’80
of Tipton, Ind., July 12, 2020

Dr. Dan Nordmann ’82 of North Manchester, Sept. 14, 2020

Dominic Romeo ’82 of Scottsdale, Ariz. Sept. 22, 2020 

Friends of Manchester

*Donald George Micklewright of Canton, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2020

Barbara Olive of Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept. 25, 2020. Barbara was the wife of Professor Emeritus Frank Olive.

Class Notes


Dennis Butler ’46c
and Rosemary Hoover ’47c Butler of North Manchester, celebrated 75 years of marriage on September 8, 2020.


Donald Rowe ’61 and Barbara Bussey ’60 Rowe
of South Bend, Ind., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 20, 2020.

Michael “Doc” Emrick ’68 is retiring from broadcasting after a 47-year career as a hockey sportscaster. He has been the voice of 22 Stanley Cup finals, awarded eight Emmys, is a member of seven halls of fame, and was the first broadcaster ever inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.


Ejenobo Oke ’97
, associate professor of art at Manchester, recently had an exhibition of her art displayed at the Lakeland Art Association in Warsaw.


Ted Bryant ’00
has been named the lead pastor at Granger Community Church in Granger, Ind.

Gregory Hetrick ’05 was named the 2020 Garber Staff Member of the Year by Manchester University. Greg is the associate dean of enrollment management and community engagement at the Fort Wayne campus.


Kara Mendez ’14 Densmore
was promoted to community executive assistant for the Fort Wayne, Lafayette and Terre Haute markets of Old National Bank.

Emily Jane Webb ’14 is working as assistant director of residential life at Manchester University.

Simon Coleman ’17 of Valparaiso, Ind., was promoted to an officer of Centier Bank, where he serves as a financial planner and advisor.