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69 WINTER/SPRING 2018 Julie Weber, director of campus housing Julie Weber made college feel like home for hundreds of students over the years. Weber worked in campus housing for decades, most recently as the director of campus housing at Uof L. Weber passed away Dec. 5, 2017 after battling cancer. She was a beloved member of the campus community, who led the housing depart- ment through expansion since her arrival on campus in 2015. She was awarded the LGBT Ally Award in 2017 after being chosen unanimously from nominations submitted by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Education was important to Weber, and the family plans to establish a scholarship account to support Weber's two sons, Michael and Steven. Carol L. Hanchette, associate professor For Carol Lynn Hanchette, life was about exploration, education, travel and family. Hanchette passed away Oct. 9, 2017 during a hiking trip in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming. An associate professor in the Uof L Department of Geography and Geo- sciences since 2002, she taught courses in medical geography, globalization, mapping and GIS in Uof L's College of Arts and Sci- ences. A traveler since youth, Hanchette explored the world and taught "curios- ity" in her students and her own children, Nevin Aviles and Adrianna Aviles. She also participated in the Sierra Club, including volunteering with their community outreach program, Inspiring Connections Outdoors, which encourages children and adults to explore and protect nature. Jeffrey L. Kinnamon, 79B Jeffrey Kinnamon was a former body builder with an independent streak, a gentle soul, and a love for his family and his pets. Kinnamon passed away Sept. 13, 2017 at the age of 60 after battling cancer. A Uof L graduate with a bachelor of science degree in commerce, Kinnamon won the Mr. Uof L competition in 1978. He worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons before spend- ing three decades employed with the United States Postal Service. A Louisville native who lived in Southern Indiana for the past 25 years, Kinnamon was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. IN MEMORIAM Cynthia I. Barney, 95GE Edmund P. France, 96MU Fred A. Goodwin, 96GK Brenda V. Jones, 96GK Ellen E. Nord, 96E, 04GE Sherri D. Starks, 98A, 09N, 15GN Jonathon R. Pegler, 99A 2000s Rosalind R. Meeks, 00N Stewart R. Spalding, 02A Doris F. Brenner, 03GE Jenna R. Glasscock, 07A, 10L Erica L. Jones, 08M, 10GE 2010s Leif H. Ashby, 11S Adopted Alumni Greta B. Barron, 58LGH Joseph M. Brand Heddy H. Kurz Kenneth F. Rowland Associate Alumni and Honorable Mentions Zoran B. Botic Joseph Davis Sharon W. Gater Chief Fred L. Roemele, 65JA, 77GA A longtime law enforcement officer who worked his way through the ranks to Chief, Fred Roemele lived his life to serve others. Roemele, 86, passed away Sept. 12, 2017. A United States Marine Corps veteran, Roemele served during the Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart for inju- ries sustained in a Christmas Eve battle in 1952. Roemele then began a long and distinguished career in law enforcement that spanned 52 years. Among his many accomplishments was lead- ing the Jeffersontown Police Department to become the first national and state accredited law enforcement agency in the state of Kentucky. He was recognized for his bravery by President Richard Nixon after ending an armed hostage situation, and was the recipient of the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon. Lillian C. Gearhiser Carol L. Hanchette Helen L. Lang Charles E. Locke Shannon A. McCarthy Margaret H. McGowan Howard C. Tingle Julie Weber

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