December 15, 2010

 

 Obituaries

posted December 1, 2010 
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E. Dale Carr

Dr. Carr (KSU '52), 88, Wichita, Kan., died Oct. 21, 2010. Prior to retirement, he practiced mixed animal medicine in Mulvane, Kan. Dr. Carr is survived by a son and two daughters. Memorials may be made to Mulvane United Methodist Church, 107 S. Central Ave., Mulvane, KS 67110.

Robert H. Fuchs

Dr. Fuchs (MO '56), 81, Lake Ozark, Mo., died Aug. 19, 2010. A mixed animal practitioner, he owned The Animal Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo., from 1956 until retirement in 2002. Dr. Fuchs is survived by his wife, Anna Marie; three sons; and a daughter. Memorials may be made to the Missouri Veterinary Museum, 2500 Country Club Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Charles L. Herwick

Dr. Herwick (OSU '57), 78, Barberton, Ohio, died July 29, 2010. A small animal practitioner, he was the founder of Hillside Animal Clinic in Barberton and co-founder of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Herwick's son and daughter survive him.

A. Robert Jack

Dr. Jack (WSU '66), 69, Orange, Calif., died Sept. 21, 2010. He served as a relief veterinarian for several years. Earlier in his career, Dr. Jack owned a small animal practice in Orange. An avid scuba diver and underwater videographer, he was president of the Society of Aquatic Veterinary Medicine for 28 years. A veteran of the Air Force, Dr. Jack served as a captain for two years. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Nathan C. Johnson Jr.

Dr. Johnson (AUB '56), 84, Springhill, La., died Aug. 27, 2010. Prior to retirement in 1988, he worked for the Department of Agriculture in veterinary meat inspection in Virginia, Texas, and Louisiana. Dr. Johnson was a World War II veteran of the Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, Peggy, and three sons. Memorials may be made to the Southern Christian Home, 100 W. Harding St., Morrilton, AR 72110.

Daniel C. Keith

Dr. Keith (COL '82), 58, Boulder, Colo., died Aug. 6, 2010. He owned Animalhouse Veterinary Clinic in Louisville, Colo., for 25 years. Dr. Keith is survived by his wife, Holly; a daughter; and two stepsons. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St., Boulder, CO 80301.

Laura Kittleson

Dr. Kittleson (WIS '96), 39, Southampton, Bermuda, died April 26, 2010. She practiced at Ettrick Animal Hospital in Warwick, Bermuda, until late 2008. Dr. Kittleson is survived by her husband, Eric; a son; and a daughter. Memorials toward the Dr. Laura Kittleson Scholarship Fund (with checks payable to the UW Foundation) may be made to the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.

John T. Lopatofsky

Dr. Lopatofsky (UP '62), 85, Meshoppen, Pa., died Sept. 9, 2010. A mixed animal practitioner, he owned Meshoppen Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Lopatofsky was a member of the Pennsylvania VMA. He is survived by his son. Memorials may be made to the Frances Kennard Public Library, Auburn and Canal Streets, Meshoppen, PA 18630.

Stephen E. Maloy

Dr. Maloy (MSU '62), 74, Ames, Iowa, died July 1, 2010. From 1962 until retirement in 1992, he worked for the National Veterinary Services Laboratories, where he served as head of anaerobic bacteriology. Dr. Maloy was a member of the National Association of Federal Veterinarians and National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a veteran of the Army. Dr. Maloy is survived by his wife, Loretta, and a son. Memorials may be made to the Collegiate United Methodist Church, 2622 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014.

Brenda E. Roark

Dr. Roark (AUB '97), 38, West Point, Ky., died Aug. 2, 2010. She practiced small animal medicine at the Dixie Animal Hospital in Louisville, Ky. Dr. Roark is survived by a daughter.

Richard L. Robinson

Dr. Robinson (KSU '69), 65, Sioux City, Iowa, died Aug. 30, 2010. A small animal veterinarian, he practiced at Roach Animal Hospital in Sioux City from 1972 until retirement in 2007. Earlier in his career, Dr. Robinson served in the Army, attaining the rank of captain. During that time, he was officer in charge of the Army Veterinary Food Inspection Unit. Dr. Robinson served as secretary of the Interstate VMA for 15 consecutive years. He was a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and the Iowa and Kansas VMAs. Dr. Robinson served on the board of directors of the Siouxland Humane Society from 1995-2001. In 2007, he was named an honorary lifetime board member of the SHS. His wife, LeeAnn, and a stepson survive him. Memorials may be made to the Siouxland Humane Society, 1015 Tri-View Ave., Sioux City, IA 51103; or Hospice of Siouxland, 4300 Hamilton Blvd., Sioux City, IA 51104.

Hansjakob Rothenbacher

Dr. Rothenbacher (MUN '53), 82, State College, Pa., died Sept. 8, 2010. A diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, he worked as a veterinary pathologist for the state of Pennsylvania. Earlier in his career, Dr. Rothenbacher served as a professor of veterinary science at Pennsylvania State University for more than 25 years. His three sons survive him. Memorials may be made to the American Family Association, P.O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo, MS 38803; or Grace Lutheran Church, 205 S. Garner St., State College, PA 16801.

Kenneth P. Seeber

Dr. Seeber (COR '68), 66, Glenfield, N.Y., died Aug. 23, 2010. An equine veterinarian and trainer, he established Adirondack Cattle Company in 2006 in the Adirondack mountains of New York state, raising Wagyu cattle. Dr. Seeber also continued to practice equine medicine, focusing on lameness, and trained harness horses. During his career, he also worked on the Liberty Bell-Brandywine circuit, owned a practice at the Meadowlands Racetrack, worked as general manager at Lana Lobell Farm, and owned a horse stable near Lowville, N.Y. Dr. Seeber was a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Wagyu Association. He is survived by two daughters and two sons. Memorials in his name may be made to the Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N and 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812; or Life Lover Foundation, 18168 Daybreak Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33496.

 

 

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