USFSA Obituaries

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Deaths Reported in 2014
Nancy B. D'Wolfe - Judge - (July 9, 2014)

Deaths Reported in 2013
Arnold Schroeder - National Judge - (December 29, 2013)
Bill Grimditch - Husband of Carolyn Grimditch - Judge - (December 20, 2013)
Charles DeMore - World Judge - (October 2, 2013)
Newbold Black IV - World Judge - (June 1, 2013)
Paul J. Kreppel - National Accountant - (Dec. 24, 1928 Jan. 18, 2013)

Deaths Reported in 2012
Nancy Meiss - Judge (Passed Away on 12-25-12)
Bonnie McLaughlin - Judge, Coach, Skater (Passed Away on 05-06-12)
Elaine DeMore - Judge (Passed Away on 03-31-12)
Carole Ludlow - Judge (Passed Away on 02-12-12) - [Updated 4-23-12]
Barbara Koval - Judge (Passed Away on 04-23-10)

Deaths Reported in 2011
Betsy Nichols Talbot - International Skating Judge (Passed Away on 06-30-11) [Updated on 07-04-11]
Barb Denning - SCOB (Boston) Judge (Updated 06-20-11)

No Deaths Reported in 2010

Deaths Reported in 2009
Dr. Ronald E. DeiCas - National Judge
Ted Dyett - National Music Coordinator

Deaths Reported in 2008
Clif Cruse - Husband of Carolyn Kruse
Oscar Iobst - Past USFSA President
Schwomeyer (The Matlock's Dog) 1994 - 2008
Diane Lane, a coach who taught at Tampa Bay Skating Academy. [Updated: 2/8/08]

Deaths Reported in 2007
Willard (Bill) Burns [Joan Burns Husband] November 1, 2007
Debi Shapiro's Father in Law - Max Shipiro - October 12, 2007
Russell L. Followell - April 20, 2007
P. Joseph DeLio - March 24, 2007
Ruth Burge, Harley's wife and Wendy's Mother - February 27, 2007

Deaths Reported in 2006
Ed Cossett's Mother - October 25, 2006
Kerry Jennings Cooper's Father - October 5, 2006
John Holdsworth - October 5, 2006
Stephen Martin (Debi Shapiro's Father) - July 15, 2006
Anna Riehl (Betty Stark's Mom) - May 29, 2006
Jeanie Woelfle - May 29, 2006 {Updated 06/03}
Bev Balsom - May 23, 2006
Anne Schroeder - May 17, 2006
Wilhelm A. Appeltofft - March 21, 2006 {Updated 3/23}
Joeseph L. Serafine - March 17, 2006 {Updated 3/23}
Helen Oak - January 30, 2006

Deaths Reported in 2005
Joan Brown - November 18, 2005
Ed Faust (Bernice Faust's Husband) - March 26, 2005
Sam Hayek - Music Coordinator and Gold Dancer - February 21, 2005
Phoebe Weston - January 19, 2005

Deaths Reported in 2004
Mary Louise Wright - Ben Wright's Wife - December 15, 2004
Frederic Palluel's Mom - October 4, 2004
Jeanne Matthew's Son - September 30, 2004
Bill Dodson - September 10, 2004
Grace Moore - August 22, 2004
Dirty Face (Dave Thompson's cat) - June 10, 2004
Brooks Stewart - January 11, 2004

Deaths Reported in 2003
Lois Ann Fincher - October 9, 2003
Virginia "Dickie" Luttenton - October 8, 2003
Annette H. (Ann) Cramer - August 26, 2003
Florence Sifferd - August 19, 2003
Brian Wright - August 5, 2003
Olivia Schweinle's older brother - July 12, 2003
Cheryl Wolfson - June, 2003
Tony Todd - May 23, 2003
Bill Munns - April, 2003
Fritz Dietl - March 30, 2003
Jerry Rehfield - February 17, 2003
Helen Myers McLoraine - January 23, 2003

Deaths Reported in 2002
Ed Pickin - December 29, 2002
Barbara Winer - November 3, 2002
Jimmy Disbrow - October 16, 2002
Gayle E. Staffier - October 6, 2002
Al Brown - February 2, 2002

Deaths Reported in 2001
Lee Ann Miele - December 2, 2001
Berda's Grand Dog (Baxter) - July 17, 2001
Coach Wally Sahlin - July 13, 2001
Judge Dorothy Burkholder - June 27, 2001
Judge Bobbi MacPhail - January 13, 2001

Deaths Reported in 2000
Judge Phil Stover - August 14, 2000
Coach Dick Rimmer - July 27, 2000
Ice Skater James Grogan - July, 2000
Judge Les Seale - June 4, 2000
Judge Lou Rossoni - May , 2000
Judge Doris Dahl - April 27, 2000
Judge Ethel Garwood - March 23, 2000
Louis Heinhold - March 10, 2000