In Remembrance Honor Roll

ACDA-MN is honored to include the name, date of death, and last known position of these Minnesota choral directors or friends of ACDA-MN, who contributed to the choral music legacy to which we, their successors, have inherited and continue to nurture. If you wish to include the name of a Minnesota choral director on this Honor Roll, contact Bruce W. Becker, Executive Director at execdirector@acda-mn.org

LAST

FIRST

DATE OF DEATH

LAST POSITION

Andersen

C. Wesley

January 2, 1998

Minneapolis Public Schools, ret.

Anderson Donald October 20, 2011

Dassel-Cokato High School, ret.

Anderson

Norma Sateren March 13, 2008 Bethlehem Covenant Church, ret.

Aune

Richard "Harry"

September 7, 2010

Grand Rapids High School, ret.

Baker

Ray

July 23, 1991

Denfield High School, Duluth

Benjamin

Teresa

April 27, 2003

Robbinsdale Public Schools

Berg

Carlin

March 29, 2008

West Central Area High School, Elbow Lake, ret.

Brost

Donald

September 30, 1992

Alexander Ramsey High School, ret.

Brough, Sr

Joseph November 13, 2014 Brooklyn Center High School, ret. Full Obit

Brown

Denis M.

January 13, 1985

Stillwater High School

Caswell

Arnold

January 14, 1988

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, ret.

Christiansen F. Melius June 1, 1955

St. Olaf College, Northfield, ret.

Christiansen

Paul J.

December 5, 1997

Concordia College-Moorhead, ret.

Christiansen

Olaf C.

April 12, 1984

St. Olaf College, ret.

Christiansen Sigurd January 29, 2012

Texas Lutheran University, ret.

Cooksey

John October 30, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah - Full Obit

Dahl

Ames

December 23, 2004

St. Cloud Technical High School, ret.

Dahle

Oscar B.

December 31, 1986

Southwest High School, Minneapolis, ret.

Danielson

Donald

March 13, 2010

East Grand Forks High School, ret.

Engel

James

April 17, 1989

Martin Luther College, ret.

Engen

A.B. "Bud"

August 6, 2006

White Bear Lake High School ret.

Evenrud

Avis

January 18, 1995

Edina Public Schools

Fleming

Dorothy

December 21, 2010

Johnson High School, St. Paul, ret.

Fleming

Larry

November 26, 2003

National Lutheran Choir, ret.

Freng

Murrae May 31, 2014 Executive Director, MN State HS League  Full Obit
Fossell Jean October 15, 1998

St. Paul Capitol Hill Elementary School

Gabrielssen

Stephen 'Gabe' April 8, 2013 Augsburg College, ret.  Full Obit
Gears Wallace E. "Wally" March 20, 2012

Hopkins High School, ret.

Goldenstein

Gregg

November 28, 2005

Maple Grove High School

Graetz Lauretta June 10, 2011

Apple Valley High School, ret.

Griebenow

Gordon

January 24, 2003 St. Louis Park High School, ret.

Gunderson

Donald

January 3, 2007

Austin Junior College, ret.

Halling

Elias J.

June 18, 1990

Mankato State University, ret.

Hathaway

Clayton

October 17, 1977

Duluth Public Schools, ret.

Hansen

Curtis

January 31, 2011

Curtis Music Press, ret.

Hohol Patrick J. October 5, 1992

Hopkins North Junior High School

Holliday

Robert

March 29, 1994

Hamline University, St. Paul, ret.

Ingebritson

Marlyn

May 16, 2004

Apple Valley High School, ret.

Jewell Lyle September 28, 2008

Black Duck High School, ret.

Johnson

Hollis L.

August 6, 1976

Macalester College, ret.

Johnson

Myron "Mike" January 19, 2008 Cannon Falls High School, ret.

Johnson

Marcus W. November 27, 2013 Groth Music - Full Obit
Johnson Willard N. June 4, 2012

Roseville Kellogg High School, ret.

Joy Frank February 1, 2012

Tartan High School, St. Paul, ret.

Kittleson

Carl

January 21, 2003

Mankato State University, ret.

Knautz

Philip

April 26, 2010

Gustavus Adolphus College, ret.

Kolstad

Luther G. January 14, 2011 Gaylord Public Schools, ret.

Kraulik

Joyce January 23, 2014 Harding High School, ret.

Larsen

Alice T.

February 2, 2004

St. Olaf College, ret.

Larson Greg March 10, 2012

Blackhawk Middle School, Eagan

Lee

Cathi Mahin February 17, 2013 Rosemount High School - Full Obit

LeGault

Maurice June 14, 2012 Cambridge High School, (1957-1966)
Lerohl Diane October 7, 2010

Eden Prairie Middle School, ret.

Lockrem

Garland

May 21, 2006

Henry Sibley High School, ret.

Mahla

Lester G. January 25, 2013 Northwestern Singers (Austin) - Full Obit

Manz

Paul O.

October 28,2009

Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Mpls (1946-1983)

McCoy

Claire

July 21, 2000

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Melde

R. James

May 6, 2002

Proctor High School

Miller

Angie Heuss

April 28, 2004

Mankato East High School

Mogck

Oliver

October 14, 2000

Bethel College, ret.

Morton

Ian

May 25, 2008 Macalester College, ret.

Murakami

Yoshiteru

January 22, 1984

Northfield High School (1954-1968); Concordia College (1968-1971)

Nee

Tom

July 7, 2008 Macalester College (1959-1967), ret./Minnesota Opera

Nelson

Helen

September 28, 2010

Duluth Public Schools, ret.

Nelson

Ronald (Ronnie) April 18, 2014 Westwood Lutheran Church - Full Obit

Norberg

Edith

November 4, 1978

Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Mpls.

Norum

Grant December 29, 2002 Summer Singers

Oakley

Paul E. November 23, 2012 Bach Society of Minnesota - Full Obit

Olson

Ivan W.

March 13, 1999

Winona State College, ret.

Opel

Harry

January 2, 2002

Minnehaha Academy, Minneapolis, ret.

Opheim Vernon October 25, 2011

University of Minnesota - Duluth, ret.

Paulus

Stephen October 19, 2014 Composer, St. Paul - Full Obit

Pfeiffer

Paul H. December 25, 2013 Minnesota Boychoir, ret. - Full Obit

Poliseno

John R. April 6, 2013 Little Falls High School, ret. - Full Obit

Roby

A. Richard

December 3, 2002

Duluth Central High School, ret.

Sanford

Laurie

December 16, 1995

West Central Area HS, Elbow Lake

Sateren

Leland B.

November 10, 2007

Augsburg College, ret.

Schuessler

Roy

October 22, 1981

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, ret.

Seagard

John C.

April 20, 1998

Golden Valley Lutheran College, ret.

Sieber

Richard E. March 18, 2013 Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, ret.  Full Obit

Smith

Richard H. July 19, 2011 Jamestown College, ret.

Sowden

Bill August 23, 2012 Zurah Shrine Chanters
Stevens William H. March 9, 2012

St. Mary's University, Winona, ret.

Stodola

Elizabeth Abeler December 9, 2012 University of St. Thomas  Full Obit

Strom

Ralph

January 25, 1977

Columbia Heights High School, ret.

Tabbut

Rosie October 12, 2014 Rockford High School, ret. Full Obit

Thompson

Carl O.

April 19, 1983

Bemidji State University, ret.

Thunem

Carol R. June 4, 2013 Faribault High School, ret.

Waugh

Harvey

July 20, 1978

St. Cloud State University, ret.

Zinter

Al December 16, 2012 Owatonna High School, ret. Full Obit