Bailey, the Rev. Shelby L., 75, Cortez, CO; April 9. Calls: Our Saviour, Durant, OK; Scherer Memorial, Chapman; St. Mark, Waterville; Greenleaf, Greenleaf; Ada, Courtland; Our Savior & Amana, Scandia; American, Belleville, all KS; Faith, Marcus, IA.

Battleson, the Rev. Dale R., 78, Mitchell, SD; March 27. Calls: Grace & Rice, Bagley, MN; St. Olaf & Pukwana, Pukwana; St. John, Bradley; Crocker, Crocker; Trinity, Rapid City; Fron & Roslyn, Roslyn; chaplain, Bethesda Home, Webster; Spirit of Faith Lutheran-Methodist, Woonsocket; Forestburg, Forestburg; St Paul, Stickney, all SD.

Bexel, the Rev. Joel M., 71, Cottage Grove, MN; March 27. Call: St. Luke, Cottage Grove.

Carlson, the Rev. Gerald I., 81, Enderlin, ND; Feb. 25. Calls: Bethania & Maxbass English, Maxbass; Dovre, Newburg; Concordia, Crosby; Our Savior, Devils Lake, all ND.

Carlson, the Rev. J. Bert, 79, Mt. Laurel, NJ; March 6. Calls: St. Luke, West Collingswood; ABC Lutheran Parish of Advent, Mt. Ephraim; Bethany, Gloucester City; Christ, Fairview; Christ, Whiting, all NJ.

Culler, the Rev. G. Duane, 97, Ravenna, OH; March 25. Calls: Mt. Zion, Lafayette; Christ the King; Centerville; St. Paul, Akron, all OH.

Dudycha, the Rev. Leon T., 77, Savannah, GA; March 7. Calls: lay professional, Messiah, Min- neapolis; Trinity, Kiester, both MN; admin., St Paul, Grand Island, NE; Bethel, Scarville, IA; chaplain, Lincoln Lutheran Home, Racine, WI.

Endruschat, the Rev. Robert W., 86, Orwell, OH; April 9. Calls: Trinity, New Haven, CT; dir., LCA Board of Publication; ed., LCA Fortress Press; pres./sec. LCA Board of Publication & Fortress Press, all Philadelphia; senior vice pres., ELCA Augsburg Fortress, Publishers, Minneapolis.

Gleason, the Rev. David P., 70, Millsboro, DE; March 8. Calls: Christ the Servant, Gaithersburg, MD; Trinity Evangelical, E. Berlin; Palm, Palmyra; First English, Pittsburgh, all PA.

Golv, the Rev. Loyal E., 90, Edina, MN; Feb. 28. Calls: Trinity, Wibaux, MT; First, Fargo; Bethel, Wahpeton, both ND; First, Brookings, SD; St. John, Northfield; dir., dist. relationships, ALC Office of Communication & reg. dir., mission support, ALC Commitment to Mission, Minneap- olis, all MN; dir., synodical/cong. services, ELCA Commission for Financial Support, Chicago.

Hafermann, the Rev. Herbert J., 79, Waverly, IA; April 2. Call: missionary serving in Tanzania.

Hoffman, the Rev. Paul E., 87, Berlin, Ger- many; Feb. 25. Calls: faculty, Addis Ababa Sem., Ethiopia; near east sec., Evangelical Church of Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany.

Hoffmann, Deacon Maxim, 90, Glen Arm, MD; March 7. Call: staff, St. Michael, Perry Hall, Md.

Jarvis-Schroeder, the Rev. David M., 62,

Dayton, OH; March 11. Calls: Trinity, Drake; Bruflat, Bang & Perry, Portland, all ND; Mans- field, Alden; United, Walters; St. Luke, Good-

hue, all MN; chaplain, Community Hospital, Springfield; Brandt, Tipp City, both OH.

Jenkins, the Rev. Jane E., 67, Pickerington, OH; March 30. Calls: St. John, Bloomington; Luther Memorial & asst. to bishop, ELCA Cen- tral/Southern Illinois Synod, Springfield,


IL; prof., continuous ed. & dir., contextual ed., Trinity Lutheran Sem., Columbus, OH.

Johnson, the Rev. LaVern L., 81, Malden, IL; April 2. Calls: St. Peter, Unionville, MI; Bethany, Carlos; Fahlun, Nelson; Arendahl & Grace, Peterson; Solor, Webster, all MN; St. Peter, Stendal, IN; First, Ohio, IL.

Klopfer, the Rev. Samuel L., 93, The Wood- lands, TX; March 20. Call: Hope, Portage, IN.

Kuehne, the Rev. Harald K., 92, Middlebury, VT; March 23. Calls: Grace, N. Bellmore; Holy Trinity, Rockville Centre, both NY.

Kurth, the Rev. Stephen L., 75, Neshkoro, WI; March 23. Calls: Nativity, Wauwatosa; Bethel, Poynette, both WI.

Landvik, the Rev. Norman O., 88, Port Ange- les, WA; April 6. Calls: Richland, Bakke, Egelund & First, Detroit Lakes; Prince of Peace, Brooklyn Park; editorial staff, Augsburg Pub. House, Min- neapolis, all MN; St. John, American Falls, ID; Holy Trinity & National Church Foundation, Port Angeles; Master, Pasco, all WA.

Locke, Deacon Jeanne W., 93, Skillman, NJ; April 9. Calls: parish worker, Christian ed., dir. of volunteer ministry & coord. of social out- reach, Good Shepherd, Somerville, NJ.

Lundgren, the Rev. Diane S., 64, Shelby Township, MI; March 13. Calls: East/West Moe Parish, Brandon, MN; Christ, Struthers, OH.

Lutz, the Rev. George E., 89, Hauppauge, NY; March 28. Calls: Bethlehem, Pittsburgh; Holy Cross, Commack, Long Island, NY.

Nuding, the Rev. Norman H., 92, Mt. Pleas- ant, SC; March 25. Calls: missionary serving in Japan; personnel sec. for overseas missions, LCA Div. for World Mission and Ecumenism, New York.

Olsen, the Rev. Kenneth R., 81, Lincolnshire, IL; April 20. Calls: Redeemer, Aurora; St. Paul, Wheaton; stewardship specialist & asst. to bishop, LCA Illinois Synod & asst. dir., ELCA Foundation, Chicago, all IL. In 1995 he was elected bishop of the ELCA Metropolitan Chi- cago Synod. After retiring as bishop in 2001, he served as a field representative for


Board of Pensions, as interim bishop three times for the Southeast Michigan Synod, and as an interim pastor for Chicago area churches.

Otterness, the Rev. Omar, 98, Northfield, MN; April 11. Calls: Grace, San Francisco; mis- sionary serving in China; Our Savior, Redfield, SD; Medill, Chicago; Vernon, Mukwonago, WI; prof. of religion, St. Olaf College, Northfield.

Panning, the Rev. Eldor P., 82, Columbus, OH; March 29. Calls: St. James, Bradner; St. Petri, Toledo, both OH; St. Paul, Maybee; St. Paul, Reed City; interim, St. Luke & dir., pastoral

care, Luther Home and Luther Village, Grand Rapids, all MI.

Paulson, the Rev. John F., 86, Springfield, OR; March 31. Calls: Bethel, Firth, ID; Peace, Seattle; Mt. Cross, Tacoma; Messiah, Spokane, all WA; Grace, Corvallis, OR.

Price, the Rev. Lawrence C., 85, Pewaukee, WI; March 26. Calls: St. Paul, Baltimore; Faith, Cedarburg; Dr. Martin Luther, Oconomowoc, both WI; Our Saviour, Buckeye, AZ.

Pushkar, the Rev. Matthew A., 84, Tucson, AZ; March 3. Calls: St. Paul, N. Tonawanda, NY;

Emmanuel, E. Pittsburgh; Emmanuel, Pittsburgh, both PA; Christ, Jackson, WI.

Sauerwein, the Rev. Joel D., 58, Oregon City, OR; Feb. 28. Calls: St. John, Nezperce, ID; Dunn County Parish, Killdeer, ND.

Simmel, the Rev. Frederick W. Jr., 84, Sunset Beach, NC; April 9. Calls: Mt. Calvary, Western- port; St. John, Thurmont; St. John, Red House; St. Mark, Sabillasville, all MD; Mt. Olivet, Pitts- burgh; Faith, Aliquippa; Van Kirk, Monaca; Christ, Erie; Trinity, Donora; St. Luke, Mones- sen; Christ, Beaver Falls; Truck Stop Ministry, Breezewood Truck Stop, Breezewood; chap- lain, Franklin Co. Prison, Chambersburg, all PA; St Paul, Aurora, WV.

Spranger, Deacon Clayton G., 98, Edina, MN; March 8. Call: business admin., Central, Minneapolis.

Topp, the Rev. Dale L., 71, Wisner, NE; Feb. 28. Call: Christ, Wisner.

Twiton, the Rev. Robert E., 84, Brainerd, MN; Feb. 26. Calls: St. Paul, Waldheim, Nordheim & Sheyenne Valley, Kathryn, ND; Barneveld, Barneveld; W. Blue Mounds, Blue Mounds, both WI; Maple Hill, Pine River; Swan Valley, Leader, both MN.

Urbanski, Deacon Carole N., 82, Raleigh, NC; March 28. Calls: hospice chaplain, Evanston- Northwestern Heath Care, Evanston, IL; Granite Mountain Health Care & Hospice, Prescott, AZ.

Vogel, the Rev. David L., 91, Delmar, NY; March 25. Calls:

Evangelical at Orleans,

Four Corners; Christ, Black Lake; St. Paul, Redwood; St. John, Ancram; Evangelical, E. Taghkanic; Emanuel, Hudson; Emanuel, Harlemville, all NY.

Winter, the Rev. David E., 78, Orange Park, FL; March 26. Calls: St. Paul, Toledo, OH; Advent, Orange Park.

Wohlgemuth, the Rev. Henry K., 85, Soud- erton, PA; March 31. Calls: St. Luke, Silver Spring, MD; exec. dir., Lutheran Inner Mission, Lancaster; dir., Lutheran Children’s Bureau & deputy dir., Children and Family Services, Phil- adelphia, all PA; exec. dir., Lutheran Ministries of Georgia, Atlanta.

Ziegenfus, the Rev. James E., 97, Kunkle- town, PA; Feb. 25. Calls: St. James, Peoria, IL; All Saints, Kulpmont; St. Paul, Gordon; Holy Cross, Bethlehem, all PA; Atonement, Buffalo; Christ,

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