Outlook Magazine - Fall 2023

Passings Cont. David Kellermann (’84) , Nov. 16, 2022, Cumberland Sara Caron (’85) , Nov. 12, 2022, Bloomer Jeffrey Noltner (’85) , Nov. 27, 2022, Sheboygan Steve Seymour (’85) , Jan. 8, 2023, Eau Claire Bill Glaeser (’89) , May 7, 2023, Woodbury, Minn. Amy Zellinger Aguado (’90) , March 11, 2021, Luck Scott Banks (’90) , Aug. 31, 2022, Boca Raton, Fla. Tadd Rapant (’91) , Sept. 8, 2021, Cudahy Michele Swart (’91), Feb. 11, 2023, Apache Junction, Ariz. Terryl “Terri” Close (’92) , March 26, 2023, East Gull Lake Jane Denissen Duchemin (’92) , April 30, 2023, Fitchburg Terrance “Terry” Anderson (’93) , Dec. 16, 2022, Trego Scott Rugotzke (’93) , Jan. 6, 2023, Eau Claire Stacy Buettner (’94) , Sept. 16, 2022, St. Louis Park, Minn. Tracee Rund Schultz (’97) , Feb. 13, 2023, St. Paul Melanie Maki (’98) , Feb. 5, 2022, Owatonna, Minn. Donna Van Damme Moraska (’98) , Feb. 4, 2023, Marquette, Mich. Thomas “Tom” Driscoll (’99) , Sept. 22, 2022, Prior Lake, Minn. Nicole Faber Peterson (’02) , July 15, 2022, Birmingham, Ala. Nicholas Volovsek (’02) , Jan. 15, 2023, Marshfield Emily Oyan (’04) , Oct. 12, 2022, Madison Joni Dahl (’05) , Aug. 12, 2022, Genoa Location James Reichenberger (’05) , April 26, 2023, Oshkosh Jason Clopton (’08) , Aug. 19, 2022, Brooklyn Center, Minn. Troy Hannah (’08) , April 10, 2023, Manitowoc Steven Decker (’15) , April 30, 2023, Rice Lake Zane Borchers (’17) , July 31, 2022, Dundas, Minn.

Friends of UW Stout Passings Pamela Powers , July 23, 2022, Boyceville William “Bill” Doyle , Dec. 3, 2022, Green Lake Faculty & Staff Passings Susan "Suzy" Kay Melin , 55, of Chippewa Falls, passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Nov. 5, 2022. Suzy was a journeyman painter and craftsperson with Facilities Management. She retired in August 2022 after 25 years of service.

Carlyle "Gil" Gilbertson , professor emeritus, 92, of Menomonie, passed away on Nov. 25, 2022. Gil was hired by UW-Stout in 1969 to develop and serve as director of the new education specialist in counseling and psychology degree. He was also a founding member of the Wisconsin in Scotland program. Gil taught and served as chair of the counseling and psychological services department until his retirement in 1991. Hugh Pritchard Williamson Jr. , professor emeritus, 79, passed away on Nov. 29, 2022, at his home in Murphy, N.C. Hugh was the business program director at UW-Stout. He and his wife, Sarah Munier Williamson, advised and supported Campus Crusade for Christ and the College Republicans. He retired from UW Stout in 2007.

William “Bill” Wikrent, 67 , of Menomonie, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2023. For 27 years, he loved being a media specialist and photographer at UW-Stout. Richard E. "Andy" Anderson , 85, of Menomonie, passed away on April 29, 2023. Andy received his bachelor’s degree in industrial arts and then a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from UW-Stout. He later worked for UW-Stout in various administrative roles in the student services division and retired as the assistant chancellor for student affairs and special assistant to the chancellor.


Flights of fancy: Two storytellers brought joy to others

With his eyes on the skies, Bates lived his dream of flying

Rockwell’s observations of daily life were published worldwide

With an enthusiasm for cars, drag racing and airplanes, David Bates (’76) earned his degree in vocational education, with a concentration in auto and diesel engines. Bates, of Faribault, Minn., who was featured in our last issue of Outlook,

For more than 30 years, Norm Rockwell (’75) entertained people through everyday humor. Rockwell, of Menomonie, died on March 28, after a brief illness. He was 86. Drawing inspiration from daily life while sitting on his sofa or at the dining

FRIDAY, OCT. 13 Alumni Awards Celebration 4:00-6:00 p.m. Lucette Brewing Company Homecoming Social 6:00-8:00 p.m. Lucette Brewing Company Blue Devil Run 7:00 p.m. Registration 8:00 p.m. Start Don & Nona Williams Stadium

SATURDAY, OCT. 14 Breakfast at the Buck 8:00-10:00 a.m. Silver Dollar Homecoming Parade 11:00 a.m. Downtown Menomonie Football Game Stout vs. Stevens Point 1:00 p.m. Kickoff Don & Nona Williams Stadium

died on May 3. He was 69. He was a heavy truck field engineer for Ford Motor and a fleet manager for Northwest Airlines’ headquarters in the Twin Cities. Bates was a private pilot and owned Bates Biplanes LLC. He loved to restore award winning biplanes and classic cars and motorcycles, created original furniture from spare biplane parts, and even sold a biplane to Led Zeppelin bass guitarist John Paul Jones. He enjoyed telling stories and traveling with his wife, Paola Sandroni. Together, they sponsored the Larry and Mary Bates Transportation Scholarship through the Stout University Foundation, in honor of his parents.

room table, Rockwell’s cartoons portrayed a tongue-in-cheek humor with a simplistic style. He was published in the Saturday Evening Post, Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping and more; created a weekly cartoon for the Dunn County News; and wrote several books. Before he was a cartoonist, Rockwell was a teacher, earning his bachelor’s degree in art and master’s in education from Winona (Minn.) State College and a master’s in counseling from UW-Stout. Rockwell, who retired from cartooning in 2013, called his wife, Ingrid, the inspiration for it all.



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