Sigma Alpha Epsilon - Purdue University

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Indiana Beta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Purdue University

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Indiana Beta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon P.O. Box 442100 Lawrence, KS 66044-2100 Address service requested The Lion's TaLe Find Us Online Facebook Twitter @saepurdue Instagram @saepurdue : F L ™ Alumni Update Chapter Eternal A. Bernie Keller '40, age 97, Carmel, Ind., entered Chapter Eternal on October 29, 2014. He graduated from Shortridge High School before earning his bachelor's degree in engineering from Purdue University in 1940. He was a member of Purdue Glee Club, Optimist Club, ISPE, ASHRAE, and ISEF. Bernie was also a leader of AARP, Riviera, and Irvington dance clubs. Alumni News Armand O. Norehad '56 would like to hear from brothers in the '53 initiation class. He resides in Northfield, Ill. E-mail: Lucien C. "Craig" Woodhouse '56 serves on the Feather River Hospital governing board and Feather River Health Foundation Board. He still plays golf and does woodworking. Craig and his wife, Shirley, have nine grandchildren; one is a Purdue graduate Beering Scholar. E-mail: Gilbert W. "Gib" Rowe Jr. '58 and his wife, Marlene, spend their time in Yuma, Ariz., during the winter and in Aitkin, Minn., in the summer. The couple has five children. In 2006, Gib retired as the sales representative, product manager and district manager for Hormel Foods. E-mail: Herbert W. McGuire '62 graduated from Stanford Law School in 1965 and lived in Palo Alto, Calif., until 1999 when he moved to northern California to practice law part-time and grow almonds as a gentleman farmer. Herb and his wife, Denise, celebrated 53 years on August 19. They have four children, all of whom are doing well with their own families. E-mail: Terry R. McNelley '67 is retired from the Naval Post graduate school in Monterey, Calif., where he and his wife, Susan, live. He retired in 2010 after 38 years in teaching and researching. He and Susan have three married children and three granddaughters. The couple enjoys traveling and spending time with family. E-mail: CeLeBraTinG The Life of CoaCh Bud marsee '52 C oach Bud Marsee '52, age 86, of Auburn passed away on February 5, 2015, at Arbor Springs Health and Rehab after a lengthy illness. Coach Bud was born in Mishawaka, Ind., on August 28, 1928, to Ruth Wheeler and Dwight L. Marsee. During his school years in Mishawaka, he played basketball, golf, and baseball and graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1946. Following graduation he went to Purdue University where he lettered in basketball and golf. Due to an automobile accident en route to the NCAA golf championship at Stanford University in 1948, he sustained a spinal injury, was paralyzed, and was out of school a year and a half rehabbing himself back home. He transferred to Florida State University where he could continue his athletic endeavors. He graduated from FSU in 1952. After graduation he worked at The Florida School for Boys in Marianna, teaching and coaching. He married Barbara Ann Fryer January 31, 1953. From 1953 to 1970 he taught, coached, and was the athletic director at South Broward High School, Hollywood, Florida. Auburn All- American Tucker Frederickson played on his high school basketball team. From 1970 till 1984 he coached golf and taught at Broward Community College, where his teams won two national junior college championships. In 1984 he re-started the women's golf program at Auburn University and won the SEC Championship in 1989. He became men's golf assistant coach in 1992 and retired in 1997. Because he had taught drafting/lettering at the high school level, quality golf tournament scoreboards had become a priority with him in the 1970s. After retirement, he and Barbara continued traveling and doing college and high school golf tournament scoreboards together. He had a bachelor of science degree in education from FSU and a master of education from Indiana University, where both his parents had graduated in 1924. He was a member of Auburn United Methodist Church and the Mishawaka High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Indiana High School Golf Hall of Fame, the National Junior College Golf Hall of Fame, Golf Coaches of America Hall of Fame, and the Letterman's Club at Florida State University. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara, his son, Richard A. Marsee, grandsons, Ryan A. Marsee and Jeremy Dickinson, sister-in- law, Betty Sue Veal, nieces, Pam Kuester (Ed), Peggy Taylor and Natalie Taylor, and nephew Josh Taylor.

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