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Dr. Van C. Travis, Jr.

Dr. Van C. Travis, Jr., of Pittsford, NY. Van is survived by his wife of 53 years, Clara Miller Travis; daughter, Karen A. Travis; son, Van C. "Chip" Travis, III (Kelly); and grandchildren, Zachary and Elena Travis. Van was also a cousin, brother-in-law, and uncle to many others who survive him.

Van was born in Syracuse, NY on September 24, 1938. He graduated from Syracuse Central High School, earned his BS from Cornell University, College of Agriculture in 1960, his MS from Michigan State University in 1971 and his PhD from Cornell in 1990. As a Cornell undergrad, Van was a member of the Cornell Marching Band and Zeta Psi Fraternity. Van was also an honorary member of Alpha Zeta, the oldest professional society devoted to agriculture. 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2713)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A. Hayden Brown Jr.

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture department of animal science recently said goodbye to a longtime member of the faculty. Avert Hayden Brown Jr., 67, of Fayetteville, died May 26, 2014, in Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville following a short illness.
Monday, March 30, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1337)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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James R. Borcherding

 Obituary for James R. BorcherdingJames R. Borcherding, age 85, of Mabel, MN formerly of Fredericksburg, IA, died Wednesday April 30, 2014, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Peace United Church of Christ, Fredericksburg with Pastor Burt Williams officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Friends may greet the family beginning at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Peace United ...
Monday, November 10, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (7966)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Richard Call

Call leaves legacy in agricultural and wider community Richard Call Friday, August 8, 2014 BATAVIA — He was a gentleman among the giants. Farmers, community leaders and Cornell University officials pulled from a deep well of admiration and awe as they tried to describe the entirety of the impact left by Dick Call of Batavia, who died Saturday at 84. Call, who with his father Robert and brother Bob grew their family’s 282-acre vegetable farm into one of the state’s ...
Monday, November 10, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1491)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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John E. Gee

John Edward Gee1925 - 2014 CHESTERVILLE — John Edward Gee, 88, of Chesterville, died in the comfort of his home on Monday morning, June 23, with family at his side.He was born in Palmyra on Nov. 6, 1925, a son of Newman and Kathleen (MacShane) Gee. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, serving in both the European and Pacific theaters of operation. He landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, in the first wave and was attached to an underwater demolition team now known as the "Seals.” He ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1230)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Charles L. Lang

Charles Louis Lang, Ed.D., 81 of Delaware,Ohio a kind, loving, generous father and husband and friend to all, died Thursday evening, November 7, 2013 in Willowbrook at Delaware Run.He was born in St. Clairsville, Ohio, May 24, 1932 to Robert W. and Alice (Hughes) Lang. He graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 1950 with a strong interest in band, art and his 4-H activities. He graduated from OSU and was a proud member of TBDBITL (OSU marching band) and continued participation as an ...
Friday, March 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1035)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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W. Lee Tucker Jr.

William Lee Tucker Jr. - Brookings, SDJan. 18, 1930 – Nov. 23, 2013William Lee Tucker Jr., 83, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his home in Brookings under hospice care. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Morningside Community Church in Brookings. Burial is in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Eidsness Funeral Home. W. Lee Tucker Jr. was born Jan. 18, 1930, to William Lee Tucker and Elizabeth Ruth (Scearce) Tucker at his grandparent’s farm in Finchville, Ky. ...
Monday, December 9, 2013/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (847)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gary Jones

Gary Ellsworth Jones, 66, of Harrisburg, passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Gary was born in Irwin, PA on April 25, 1947. He graduated from Hempfield High School in Greensburg, PA in 1965. He earned a Bachelor's of Science in botany in 1969 and a Master's of Science in entomology in 1972 both degrees from Penn State. He worked for the Department of Environmental Protection for 36 years and finished his career as a section chief for Biological Services Section. Gary also ...
Friday, October 4, 2013/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1028)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Colonel Thomas Leonard Thacker

Colonel Thomas Leonard Thacker, age 94, of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012. He was born on August 14, 1918, at LeRoy, Michigan, the youngest son of Ralph L. Thacker and Hattie (Madole) Thacker. Tom grew up on a Michigan farm during the great depression. He graduated from Michigan State College (Michigan State University today) and taught high school agriculture for two years at East Jordan, Michigan, where he met his future wife. He was called to ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1034)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kevin Eblen

THE PASSING OF KEVIN EBLENDec. 19, 2012Source: Monsanto blog This fall, many were shocked to hear of the passing of Kevin Eblen, 46. Eblen's sudden passing came as a surprise to friends, family and others in the industry who remember him for his zest for life. Eblen was a self-described "Iowa farm kid," proud of his hometown of Creston. He rose through the ranks of FFA in high school earning his American FFA degree at the 59th National FFA Convention, where he was Iowa's candidate for Star ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (875)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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