H. Behague, 67,
died June 13 at Christopher House in Austin, Texas. Behague began
his career as a professor of musicology in 1966 at the UI, teaching
music history, American music and Latin American music until he
left in 1974.
79, died June 14 at the Carle Arbours, Savoy. Bodenschatz worked
for the Illinois State Water Survey for 33 years, retiring in
1982 as assistant professional scientist. Memorials: First United
Methodist Church, Champaign.
Donald E. Brotherson, 72,
died June 15 in Aventura, Fla. Brotherson was a research professor
of architecture at the UI’s Small Homes Council-Building
Research Council beginning in 1959 and served as director of the
Small Homes Council from 1981 until he retired in 1992. Memorials:
Temple Sinai North Dade (Florida) or to Sinai Temple, Champaign.
Raymond C. Dalbey,
96, died June 19 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Dalbey
worked at the UI Press for more than 43 years, retiring as a superintendent
Earl J. Eckel, 95,
died June 30 at ManorCare Health Services of Champaign. Eckel
joined the UI’s metallurgical engineering department in
1940 and became a full professor in 1957. He retired as professor
emeritus in 1973. Memorials: Earl J. Eckel Metallurgy Scholarship,
UI Foundation, Harker Hall, MC-386.
Julius N. Hook, 91,
died June 26 at Provena St. Mary Hospital, Kankakee. Hook was
a professor in the UI English department for 24 years, retiring
as professor emeritus in 1971. He was executive director of the
National Council for Teachers of English from 1953 to 1960. Memorials:
J.N. Hook Scholarship Fund, UI Foundation, Harker Hall, MC-386
or Crawfordsville Public Library.
Maria Elizabeth Keen, 86,
died June 19 at Meadowbrook Healthcare Center, Urbana. Keen was
a UI professor in the Division of English as an International
Language for 45 years, retiring in 1992. Memorials: to benefit
UI athletics, UI Foundation, Harker Hall, MC-386.
Harold G. Poindexter, 79,
died June 13 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Poindexter
worked at the UI in the Office of Business Affairs for 18 years,
retiring in 1990 as assistant vice president for business affairs.
Memorials: UI Foundation, MC-386.
Mary J. Rowen, 89,
died June 18 at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. She worked
in the Housing Division at the UI for 22 years, retiring in 1977
as a linen maid. Memorials: American Cancer Society.