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In Memoriam

Carl Hunt

Posted 9/9/2021 6:27:00 PM

This obituary appeared in The Lewiston Tribune on Sept. 8. Carl Hunt, 68, of Moscow, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, because of heart failure arising from cancer treatment complications. He was a deeply loved husband, father, grandfather, Christian, educator and community member. Carl was raised on a farm in southwest Iowa, just outside the town of Atlantic. He told wonderful stories about his childhood on the farm and the Christ-centered, loving family that surrounded him. Read more

Doyle Anderegg

Posted 8/27/2021 8:36:00 PM

Doyle Anderegg, Ph.D., died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at the age of 91 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Jeanne Anderegg, and survived by his children, Alice Sutton and Carolyn Rowland. Doyle and Jeanne were longtime residents of Moscow, from 1967 until 2002. Read more

Cortland ‘Cort’ Jenner Northrop III

Posted 8/24/2021 9:33:00 PM

This obituary was published by Moscow-Pullman Daily News on Aug. 24. Cort Northrop, 76, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at his home in Moscow, after fighting the good fight against pancreatic cancer. He was born Sept. 13, 1944, in Boise to Cortland (Pat) Jenner Northrop Jr. and Julie Davis Northrop. For three years he reveled in being the only child and grandchild until his sister, Patty, was born. They lived an idyllic childhood in Boise. Read more

Margie Schaper Remembered

Posted 6/30/2021 6:25:00 PM

Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) sorrowfully shares that Margie Schaper, senior parking attendant, passed away peacefully on June 23. Margie has been a fixture on campus since 1992, when she began working the east parking lot of the Kibbie Dome for football games. If she missed working even three games over the past 29 years, we’d be surprised. Read more

James Edward Calvert Jr

Posted 1/26/2021 8:26:00 PM

James Edward Calvert Jr. passed away Jan. 21. James joined the mathematics faculty at the University of Idaho in 1967. He was a dedicated teacher and mentor and was known for his work to prepare future elementary teachers and computer scientists. While serving as chair of the Math Department for 11 years, he created the innovative Pólya Math Learning Center to support students. Read more

Janice ‘Jan’ Elizabeth Pitkin

Posted 1/26/2021 8:24:00 PM

Janice “Jan” Elizabeth Pitkin passed away Jan. 21 at her home in Moscow. Jan worked at the University of Idaho in the News Bureau before transferring to the Department of Plant, Soils and Entomological Sciences where she worked for almost 16 years. She later transferred to the College of Natural Resources in the Department of Forest Products for another 10 years. Read more

Moriah Lenhart-Wees

Posted 12/10/2020 11:54:00 PM

Moriah Lenhart-Wees passed away Dec. 9 in Boise. Moriah was a programming and advising specialist for the University of Idaho Confucius Institute and College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences from August 2016 to January 2019. While working for the Confucius Institute in Boise, she welcomed and embraced Chinese instructors, took them around Boise, introduced them to their new co-workers and promoted their cooking, language and culture classes. Read more

Russell C. Biggam

Posted 10/16/2020 8:47:00 PM

Russell C. Biggam passed away Oct. 12 in Moscow. After graduating from the University of Idaho in 1972 with his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture, he worked as an aquatic entomologist at the university until he retired in 2008. Read more

Donald R. Johnson

Posted 10/15/2020 9:14:00 PM

Donald R. Johnson, a long-time professor at the University of Idaho, passed away at home in Coeur d’Alene Oct. 10. Don grew up in Newport, Washington, spending a lot of time on Diamond Lake. His interest in animals led to his study of biology at the University of Idaho, which he attended with the assistance of a Navy ROTC scholarship. Don was a member of the Delta Chi fraternity and graduated with a bachelor's in biology in 1953. He served as an officer in the U.S. Read more

Edwin Arthur Dowding

Posted 10/9/2020 8:53:00 PM

Edwin Arthur Dowding, 84, died Sept. 25. Edwin retired from the University of Idaho as a professor emeritus of agricultural engineering. Read more

Maynard Axel Fosberg

Posted 9/24/2020 10:23:00 PM

Maynard Axel Fosberg passed away Sept. 18. Maynard was a soils professor at the University of Idaho from 1947 until his retirement after 42 years in 1989. During his time at U of I, he developed the largest soils monolith collection in the United States and contributed to the World Soil Monolith collection in Holland. He published more than 100 research papers on soil projects in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Georgia. Read more

Bill Belknap

Posted 7/24/2020 9:47:00 PM

Willard S. (Bill) Belknap passed away on July 17 at the age of 81. Bill began working at the University of Idaho as athletic director of Vandal Athletics in 1978. Following 10 years in that position, Bill moved into the role of director of development and executive director of the U of I Foundation during the Centennial Campaign. Bill was inducted into the North Idaho Hall of Fame in 2003 as well as the University of Idaho Hall of Fame in 2008. Read more

Marilyn Howard, CEHHS Alumna

Posted 7/17/2020 9:47:00 PM

Marilyn Howard, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences alumna, donor and advocacy board member, died July 13 at her Eagle home. Education propelled Marilyn ’60, ’65 from Mackay to head of the class in Idaho’s education system. She pointed to two core pillars that supported her: reading and social responsibility. Marilyn served on multiple boards, two of which were the Garden City’s Learning Lab and Boise’s Wassmuth Center for Human Rights; both speaking to her core pillars. Read more

Kathleen Marie Clayton-Wonderlich

Posted 5/14/2020 11:32:00 PM

Kathleen Marie Clayton-Wonderlich passed away on Saturday, April 18. Clayton-Wonderlich was a resident of Nampa at the time of passing and was an employee of the University of Idaho for many years before retirement. Read more


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