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


Lois “Gene” Sando ’43 White of Oak Harbor, Wash., June 23, 2021

Virginia Devers ’44 Bozarth of Roann, Ind., Aug. 19, 2021

Lorita Shull ’44 Fisher of Monterey, Calif., May 26, 2021

*Charlotte Helstern ’45c Paugh of Greenville, Ohio, July 21, 2021

Margaret Wilson ’45 of Frankenmuth, Mich., June 1, 2021

*Dennis Butler ’46c of North Manchester, Aug. 17, 2021

Phyllis Eash ’46 Pearson of Fort Wayne, Aug. 1, 2021

Venice Wiedenhoeft ’47c Endsley of Huntington, Ind., June 14, 2021

Dortha Martz ’47 King of Auburn, Ind., Aug. 3, 2021

*Esther Rupel ’47 of North Manchester, June 28, 2021

*Dorotha Winger ’48 Fry Mason of North Manchester, June 24, 2021


Helen Anne Winger ’50 Garber of North Manchester, Aug. 3, 2021

Phillip Werking ’50 of Greenville, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2021

Clara Calhoun ’51 Butt of South Whitley, Ind., June 3, 2021

Daniel Senseman ’51 of Terre Haute, Ind., July 5, 2021

Patricia Conner ’52 Moulton of Peru, Ind., March 22, 2021

Thomas Dillman ’53 of Delaware, Ohio, July 16, 2021

James Marks ’54 of Lititz, Pa., May 28, 2021

Herbert Amstutz ’57 of Goshen, Ind., July 18, 2021

Byron Hawbecker ’57 of Ada, Ohio, June 28, 2021

Ronald Stork ’58 of Goshen, Ind., June 18, 2021

Marilyn Whitmore ’59c Jones of Oregon, Ill., Jan. 19, 2021


Elwin Young ’60 of Beavercreek, Ohio, July 15, 2021

Angilee Miller ’63 Beery of North Manchester, Aug. 20, 2021

Glenn Young ’63 of Akron, Ohio, June 2, 2021

William “Bill” Wornhoff ’65 of Lebanon, Ind., Aug. 5, 2021

Ned Cline ’66 of Wabash, Ind., Aug. 28, 2021

John Emerick ’66 of Fort Wayne, June 20, 2021

Joyce Mudd ’66 Landis of Westfield, Ind., June 27, 2021

Rebecca Detwiler ’68 Irvin of Elkhart, Ind., July 9, 2021


Ronnie Coblentz ’73 of Greenville, Ohio, July 12, 2021

Susan Warring ’76 Stroh of Angola, Ind., July 8, 2021


Jere Eaton ’87 of Middlebury, Ind., Aug. 28, 2021


Bradleah Mick ’95 of Niles, Mich., Aug. 8, 2021


Matthew Jones ’04 of Fort Wayne, July 24, 2021

Friends of Manchester

Roland Fletcher of Ellettsville, Ind., June 14, 2021. Roland coached men’s basketball at Manchester from 1976-1980.

Class Notes


Philip Orpurt ’48 of North Manchester celebrated his 100th birthday on Aug. 9, 2021. He is a professor emeritus of biology at MU.


Diane Hand ’62 Eveland of Plymouth, Ind., retired from teaching after 51 years. She taught mainly kindergarten and first grade in the Plymouth (Ind.) Community School Corp. On June 4, 2021, she and her husband, Herbert Eveland ’62, celebrated 60 years of marriage. They met at Manchester.


Curt Holsopple '73 of Hopewell, Va., retired after teaching college for 25 years. His most recent assignment was to direct the Master of Arts in Media Management program at Virginia State University in Ettrick, Va. He now maintains yards and historic buildings in Hopewell, Va., and does freelance writing. Curt and his wife, Edie, are active in the First Mennonite Church of Richmond. 

Edna Sherry ’76 Homan of Bristol, Ind., retired June 30 after 21 years as director of Sunshine Center Preschool and 13 years as office manager at Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County, Ind.


Chris-CaldwellChris Caldwell ’87 (right) of Newport, Vt., has been promoted to executive vice president and chief lending officer of Community National Bank.

Bin Yang ’89 of Snohomish, Wash., retired after 25 years of teaching Chinese in the Snohomish School District.


Tina-StreitTina Dunham ’96 ’97ma Streit (right) of New Paris, Ind., has been named vice president and general manager for Chore-Time, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of equipment for poultry and egg production.


Avonlea-PerryMelissa Yoder ’07 of Millersburg, Ind., welcomed Avonlea Vada Rose Perry (left) on June 1, 2021.

Katherine Davis ’09 George of Endicott, N.Y., was promoted to site supervisor at Lourdes Hospital.

Jennifer Lane ’09 Miller is working as a fifth-grade teacher at Leesburg Elementary School in Leesburg, Ind.

Shaun Tilghman ’09 of North Manchester began working for ProFed Credit Union as a member services associate.


Steven Tidwell ’10 of Stavanger, Norway, accepted a position with Vissim AS as the chief product officer.

Maria Neff ’12 of Greenville, Ohio, married Aaron Brandenburg in August. 

Benjamin Houston ’12 was promoted to assistant director of admissions at the University of Indianapolis in April.

Aron Miller ’13 of Oklahoma City, Okla., accepted a position as director of strength and conditioning at Mustang High School.

Wesley Heath ’14 of Baton Rouge, La., works as the regional director for diversity and inclusion for Ochsner Health. He was previously employed by Louisiana State University.

Hilary Leeper ’14 Maldonado moved to Terre Haute, Ind., and began working as an assistant professor at Indiana State University.

Ted Maldonado ’14 graduated from Texas A&M University with a Ph.D. in psychology.

Madalyn Minehart ’19 accepted a position as sports specialist at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School in Waltham, Mass.


Brett Kron ’21 of Cincinnati, Ohio, is working as a credit analyst at Merchants Bank of Indiana.