In Memoriam

Gentle Doctor Statue

If you know of a recently deceased CVM alumnus, faculty or staff member please send the notice to dgieseke@iastate.edu.

2019
Dr. Stephen Dirks (DVM '53)
December 8, 2026 to March 14, 2019

Dr. Robert Petersen (DVM '79)
January 21, 1954 to March7, 2019

Dr. Bruce Koenig (DVM '66)
May 30, 1937 to February 28, 2019 

Dr. Lyle Hart (DVM '63)
June 28, 1937 to January 28, 2019

Dr. Robert Messel (DVM '79)
July 19, 1946 to January 23, 2019

Dr. William "Bill" Skog (DVM '85)
December 15, 1958 to January 22, 2019

Dr. George W. Hausman, Jr. (DVM '55)
September 6, 1930 to January 9, 2019

2018
Dr. Gerald "Doc" Kennedy (DVM '60)
March 17, 1935 to November 12, 2018

Dr. Robert Beecher (DVM '66)
September 15, 1942 to November 11, 2018

Dr. Wallace Wass  
1929 to November 8, 2018

Dr. Douglas Young (DVM '71)
August 28, 1947 to November 6, 2018

Dr. Duane Streit (DVM '80)
July 5, 1956 to October 31, 2018

Dr. Lowell Johnson (DVM '59)
September 29, 1928 to October 25, 2018

Dr. William Buck
May 17, 1993 to October 18, 2018

Dr. Dale Clausen (DVM '51)
October 9, 1922 to October 11, 2018

Dr. Harley Moon  
March 1, 1936 to October 7, 2018

Dr. George Metzger (DVM '65)
February 12, 1940 to October 1, 2018

Dr. William Speer (DVM '59)
April 30, 1935 to September 15, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Custis (DVM '56)
August 18, 1921 to August 31, 2018

Dr. Larry Booth (DVM '73)
December 4, 1947 to August 26, 2018

Dr. Thomas Russell (DVM '62)
April 19, 1932 to August 22, 2018

Dr. Jaclyn Ferdig (DVM 2015)
April 27, 1989 to July 29, 2018

Dr. Michael Frier (DVM '94)
February 5, 1969 to July 19, 2018

Dr. James Lubsen (DVM '59)
July 1, 1935 to June 25, 2018

Dr. Wayne Hillman (DVM '55)
February 23, 1920 to June 23, 2018

Dr. John Curran (DVM '71)
August 11, 1946 to June 16, 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Cheney (DVM 2000)
November 23, 1973 to June 12, 2018

Dr. Keith Weber (DVM 1967)
November 10, 1938 to June 10, 2018

Dr. Jerald "Jerry" DeWaard (DVM '76)
October 19, 1942 to May 28, 2018

Dr. Joseph Donavan (DVM '56)
April 24, 1932 to May 20, 2018

Dr. Raymond Morandi (DVM '63)
June 24, 1931 to May 19, 2018

Dr. Donald "Don" Lantow (DVM '58)
February 1, 1933 to May 10, 2018

Dr. Karl McKeeman (DVM '74)
May 11, 1950 to May 9, 2018

Dr. Carlos H. Contag (DVM '56)
July 25, 1930 to April 29, 2018

Dr. Larry Herbold (DVM ’58)
September 16, 1933 to April 23, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Rayner (DVM '58)
November 26, 1926 to April 16, 2018

Senator John Melcher (DVM ’50)
September 6, 1924 to April 12, 2018

Dr. Don Marvin Carlson (DVM '71)
January 29, 1946 to March 27, 2018

Dr. Richard Shirbroun (DVM '52)
October 22, 1929 to March 10, 2018

Dr. John McNellis (DVM '59)
June 28, 1935 to March 9, 2018

Dr. Harpal Singh Bal (DVM ’69)
November 9, 1926 to March 4, 2018

Dr. John D. Berthelsen (DVM '58)
April 5, 1931 to February 22, 2018

Dr. Warren Walter Herrmann (DVM '50)
May 9, 1926 to January 29, 2018

Dr. Bert Strahn (DVM '59)
September 10, 1935 to January 3, 2018

2017
Nadine Buss

September 12, 1930 to December 28, 2017

Dr. Lyle Devon Miller
December 8, 1938 to December 27, 2017

Dr. Francis W. Copeland (DVM '58)
September 23, 1922 to December 17, 2017

Dr. Robert E. Pierson (DVM '43)
March 24, 1919 to December 8, 2017

Dr. William J. Neuliep (DVM '53)
September 29, 1922 to December 3, 2017

Dr. Yosiya Niyo
September 14, 1939 to November 25, 2017

Dr. David Larson (DVM ’68)
November 11, 1942 to November 14, 2017

Dr. Phillip Pickerill (DVM '62)
July 7, 1935 to October 16, 2017

Dr. Erica Sheets (DVM 2004)
September 16, 1977 to January 26, 2017

Dr. Charles Thoen
December 18, 1936 to May 8, 2017

Dr. John C Haupert (DVM '74)
August 31, 1940 to April 28, 2017

Dr. Robert McCulley (DVM '53)
August 19, 1927 to March 24, 2017

Dr. Carl Snedden (DVM '86)
March 22, 1957 to February 14, 2017