He loved physics and loved to share it with others. I recall my elementary school class being given a tour by my dad and the surprise and delight we all had when a rubber ball that had been frozen in liquid nitrogen shattered rather than bounced as he dropped it on the floor. Thank you Iowa State University for giving him an opportunity to do something he loved every day of his career. He was a member of the United States Army — and served in Vietnam from in the Second Civil Affairs Company as a Captain, during which time he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement.
He proudly served as a police officer for 25 and a half years Iowa City — and City of Ames — , enjoyed teaching Criminal Justice classes Southwestern Community College, Creston Iowa — and Des Moines Area Community College, Boone, Iowa , and following his first retirement from the police force, joined the Iowa State University Police as the parking supervisor until his final retirement in David was an active member of the Ames Jewish Congregation and served on many religious, service and historical society organizations in the Greater Ames and Des Moines area. He always enjoyed cheering on an underdog!
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He was preceded in death by his parents. Raymond W. A visitation will be held Monday, November 26 from 5 to 7 p. It was during the final semester of his undergraduate degree that he met his beloved wife Teresita Navarrete in They married within a year of their first date, on March 29, Collins in and then took his first professorship at the University of Kansas in Lawrence in Ray was a consummate scientist, an avid biker, and most proudly a loving and devoted husband and father.
We remember his gentle and generous demeanor, his love of music, and his thoroughly offbeat sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his mother, and survived by his father, his wife, and his two sons and their families.
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Other thoughts to share: Raymond was most proud of his sons. Ray earned his Ph.
Collins in and became a faculty member at the University of Kansas in Lawrence in He was an expert in land—atmosphere interactions, which describes how the atmosphere is influenced by the land surface, and vice-versa. Specifically, he investigated how these processes are represented in weather and climate models. He worked with many other faculty. One ex- ample in his home department was with Professor Mark Westgate on pollen dispersal via wind. His most lasting research impact will be through the Iowa Environmental Mesonet, which he co—implemented with Daryl Herzmann.
Ray served on 90 program—of—study committees and was the major adviser for 15 students. He was a caring supervisor of staff and graduate students who constantly emphasized the importance of addressing family needs over work requirements. Ray was an outstanding teacher as well. He taught courses on basic weather and climate, world climates, land- atmosphere interactions, and numerical weather prediction. In recent years he made great efforts to improve his teaching, one example being the implementation of team—based learning. He was an enthusiastic teacher.
He would put pop cans in bowl of hot water and wait for them to explode in order to demonstrate how oceans will release carbon dioxide as they warm, thus creating a dangerous positive feedback that will enhance global warming. He brought his guitar, amplifier, and speaker to class to further demonstrate the concept of a positive feedback Jimi—Hendrix—style. Finally, Ray provided a great deal of service to the university and his research community. Of the many committees on which he served, his department will remember most his tenure on its curriculum committee.
While he was chair the department made extensive changes to its curriculum that will positively impact students for many years to come. His value of science, high moral standards, and straight—forward approach allowed him to effectively serve in this position. For many years he and colleague Dr.
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Besides being a consummate faculty member, he was also an avid biker, and most proudly a loving and devoted husband and father. Daryl Herzmann and Brian Hornbuckle April 26, Georgeanne passed away April 25, , after losing her battle with cancer. She received her Ph. From through she held a position as assistant professor at the University of Missouri.
In Georgeanne returned to the Iowa State Department of Economics, first as visiting assistant professor and scientist, then becoming an assistant professor in She was promoted to associate professor in July, Her areas of interest were agricultural economics, agribusiness management, labor economics, and economic development. She had an active research program in agricultural business and rural economic development and taught undergraduate courses in farm business management and micro-economic theory.
She was an excellent teacher, a prolific scholar and deeply committed to our undergraduate programs and the Agricultural Business Club, of which she was a co-adviser. More than that, she brought a sense of joy and humor to every project in which she was engaged. We will miss her around the department. Georgeanne did not want a sad memorial service following her death and there will not be one.
She requested a fun celebration of life gathering for friends and family after the sorrow and emotions settle. A date and venue will be planned in early September. Georgeanne is survived by her husband, Christian Boessen, and her son, John. You may also contribute online at www.
Georgeanne Artz was a dedicated faculty member in the Department of Economics. She was never too busy to help out a student from her classes, an Ag Business Club member or a graduate student. She willingly took on many extension projects in any area where there was a need. She was a special person and her cheerful personality will be greatly missed. Arthur Bartels, 71, of Ames, passed away Aug. Memorial service will be at 2 p. Visitation will be prior to the service from to p.
Arthur Lee Bartels was born Sept. He worked for Iowa State University in the maintenance department.
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Arthur was a member of Christ Community Church, a student of scripture and a generous, tender-hearted man of faith. He also enjoyed airplanes and going to air shows, He was an innovator who enjoyed working with tools and electronics of any kind. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Her idyllic childhood included high school dances, playing the cello, working at the drug store soda fountain and attending Methodist summer camp ever year at Lake Okoboji.
The newlyweds moved to Harlingen, TX where their first son, Steven was born. They were transferred to Sacramento, California serving two more years, where their daughter, Diane was born. The couple settled in Ida Grove, IA where they raised their family and enjoyed close friendships. In addition, Trudie generously gave of her time to the community by serving on the Ida Grove school board and volunteering for Meals on Wheels.
Trudie was an active PEO member and was involved in many charitable causes. Trudie was known as a consummate seamstress, accomplished needle pointer, party planner, master cook and decorator. But she will forever be remembered for her quick wit, her love of chocolate and most importantly, her generous spirit and boundless love of her family above all.
Once retired, Ed and Trudie enjoyed lakeside living in Texas before returning to family and friends in Ames. During their later years, they moved to the Denver area to be with family. She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 62 years, Edward C.
Booth was born in Ames, Iowa on December 4th, Booth was also a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. During his career, Dr.