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August 01, 2020


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William H. Ball

Dr. Ball (Michigan State ’58), 85, Grand Haven, Michigan, died Feb. 29, 2020. He co-owned a practice with his late father, Dr. William Ball Sr. in Marne, Michigan, for 40 years. Dr. Ball was also a veterinarian for John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for 20 years. He volunteered as a firefighter and a paramedic with the Wright Tallmadge Fire Department. Dr. Ball is survived by three daughters, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center, 4940 Eastern Ave., 301 Building, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Fred O. Gibbs

Dr. Gibbs (Colorado State ’76), 75, Eaton, Colorado, died April 15, 2020. He raised sheep and cattle and owned farming operations in the Greeley and Eaton areas of Colorado. Dr. Gibbs was a member of several veterinary and livestock associations. He was a veteran of the Air National Guard. Dr. Gibbs’ wife, Doryea; a son and three stepchildren; several grandchildren; and a sister survive him. Memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado, 7951 E. Maplewood Ave., Suite 126, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, or Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wyoming, 236 W. 1st St., Casper, WY 82601.

Duane E. Hauser

Dr. Hauser (Iowa State ’60), 87, Goodyear, Arizona, died Dec. 12, 2019. He owned Corona Animal Hospital, a small animal practice in Corona, California, prior to retirement in 1999. Earlier, Dr. Hauser practiced in Whittier, California, for several years. He volunteered at Abrazo West Campus, a community hospital in Goodyear, and was honored with its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. Dr. Hauser served in the Army from 1953-55, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. His wife, Gloria; two daughters, a stepson, and a stepdaughter; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren survive him. Memorials may be made to K9s For Warriors, an organization providing service dogs to military veterans, and sent to 114 Camp K9 Road, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081.

Joseph M. Herzog

Dr. Herzog (Wisconsin ’97), 58, Kailua, Hawaii, died April 13, 2020. Following graduation and after completing an internship at Fresno Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center in Fresno, California, he worked at the former Pet Emergency Clinic in Ventura, California, including service as chief of staff. Dr. Herzog subsequently practiced at Pacific and Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists in Santa Cruz, California. He then worked for the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals before moving to Hawaii.

Dr. Herzog’s career in Hawaii included practice at the VCA Family and Oahu Veterinary Specialty Center in Pearl City, Makai Animal Clinic in Kailua, and Surf Paws Animal Hospital in Honolulu and Animal Clinic of Honolulu. He volunteered with the Hawaiian Humane Society and served on the board of directors of the Hawaii VMA. Dr. Herzog also served as a lecturer for the veterinary technology program that he helped establish and gain certification for at Windward Community College in Kaneohe, Hawaii. In March 2020, the surgery suite for the program was dedicated in his honor.

While in California, Dr. Herzog was the on-call veterinarian for the Santa Barbara and San Francisco zoos. In Hawaii, he served as veterinarian for the green sea turtle breeding and release program through Sea Life Park and Mauna Lani Bay Resort.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Machosky, PhD; his parents; and his brother. Memorials, with the memo line of the check notated to the Dr. Herzog Vet Tech Endowment, Account #206-2860-3, may be sent to the University of Hawaii Foundation, c/o Donna Gutierrez, 1314 S. King St., Suite B, Honolulu, HI 96814.

Floyd F. Warren

Dr. Warren (Ohio State ’52), 97, Ligonier, Indiana, died Dec. 14, 2019. He practiced in Ligonier for 44 years. Dr. Warren served as mayor of Ligonier from 1976-80 and was a past Noble County commissioner. He was a member of the Ligonier Historical Society and the Ligonier Masonic Lodge and a charter member of Stone’s Trace Historical Society. An Army veteran of World War II who received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star, he retired as a lieutenant colonel from the Army Reserve Veterinary Corps and was a member of the American Legion. Dr. Warren is survived by two sons, three daughters, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a brother. Memorials may be made to Stone’s Trace Historical Society, 1588 N. 650 W., Kimmell, IN 46760, or Honor Flight Northeast Indiana, P.O. Box 5, Huntertown, IN 46748.