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1977, Obituaries

Leslie C. “Les” Larson, ’77

Posted on 24 March 2015

Leslie C. “Les” Larson, age 79, of Council Bluffs, passed away March 19, 2015. He was born in Council Bluffs on May 11, 1935 to the late David and Helen Larson. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1953. He attended Grace College of the Bible (now Grace University) in Omaha, Neb., and in […] Continue Reading

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Bathke, Warren


Dr. Warren Edwin Bathke, former Grace University President

Posted on 19 March 2015

Dr. Warren Edwin Bathke has always had “big vision”.  During the decades of ministry and various entrepreneurial moves, Dr. Bathke built a great legacy.  He had achieved great things because of his underlying dedication to long-term goals and visions for his life. Warren was born in 1927 in Waseca, Minnesota.  As he grew, he believed […] Continue Reading

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1962, Obituaries

Gilbert P. Busenitz, ’62

Posted on 10 March 2015

Gilbert Paul Busenitz, 75, of Madison passed away on March 2, 2015, at his home. Gil was born to the late William L. And Emma Wiebe Busenitz in Newton, Kansas, on August 17, 1939. Gil graduated from high school at Berean Academy in Elbing, Kansas, in 1957. He received a bachelor’s degree from Grace Bible […] Continue Reading

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1952, Obituaries

Hildegard M. Goossen, ’52

Posted on 09 March 2015

Hildegard M. Goossen, age 87, of Rhinelander, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at home surrounded by family. She was born on March 1, 1928, in Newton, Kansas, the daughter of John and Marie (nee Harder) Epp, Jr. Hildegard taught children’s Sunday School in many churches and taught Bible School in the Black Hills. […] Continue Reading

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1946, Obituaries

Doris B. Ewert, ’46

Posted on 09 March 2015

Doris B. Ewert passed away in Omaha on February 25, 2015, at the age of  86. She was preceded in death by husband, Rev. Leonard B. Ewert; brother, Wilber Pekrul; sister, LaVonne Young; son-in-law, Danko Paziak. Survived by children and spouses, Stan and Karen Ewert of Bailey, CO, Reg and Linda Ewert of Omaha, Kathy Paziak of Omaha; […] Continue Reading

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1958, Obituaries

Martha M. Harmon, ’58

Posted on 30 January 2015

Martha M. Harmon, who began her education at Grace University in 1953, died on January 24, 2015 in Council Buffs, Iowa. She is survived by her husband, Charles W.; children, Richard C. and friend Mary Dishman, and Carolyn Cahill (James); grandchildren, William R.F. Harmon (Amanda), Melissa Montgomery (Christopher), and Catlin Cahill; 5 great grandchildren; siblings, Ruth […] Continue Reading

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