Farewells

Notices of the passing of members of the Carleton community. For notices of alumni passings, please see Alumni Farewells.

  • Rebecca Carel

    Rebecca Carel

    August 12, 2019

    Rebecca Carel, age 66, died on August 8th after an illness. Becky was a part-time Recreation Center staff and Building Supervisor from 2006 to the present, where she was always willing to pitch in and provide valuable ideas. She cared deeply about others, including their wellness and fitness.  Becky loved being around students and people always enjoyed being around her. Becky's smile and enthusiasm will be greatly missed.

  • John Tymoczko

    John Tymoczko

    May 27, 2019

    John Tymoczko, age 70, died May 26th of a heart attack. John taught Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Carleton for 39 years, beginning in 1976 as an Assistant Professor of Biology and retiring in 2015 as the Towsley Professor of Biology, Emeritus. 

  • Phil Stark

    Phil Stark

    May 16, 2019

    John Philip Stark recently passed away at the age of 73. Phil worked at Carleton for 33 years with many different titles, beginning in 1980 as the Director of Media Services and retiring in 2013 as the Technical Coordinator for Events in College Relations.

  • Andrea Kodner-Wenzel

    Andrea Kodner-Wenzel

    March 22, 2019

    Andrea Lucia Kodner-Wenzel, age 59, died on March 14th. Andrea was an adjunct instructor in flute at Carleton from 1991 to 2001. She combined her interests and skills in music with work in information technology.

  • LaNelle Olsen

    LaNelle Olsen

    March 12, 2019

    LaNelle Olsen, age 89, died on March 6th in Northfield. LaNelle was a Development Staff Associate at Carleton from 1974–1979. Beyond her work in Development at both colleges, LaNelle was known for her energy, good humor, and commitment to peace and social justice.

  • David Roberts

    David Roberts

    March 5, 2019

    David Roberts, age 58, died in Northfield on February 24th after a long illness. David worked for the Sodexho food service from December 1996 to May 2003. He made strong friendships with students over those years and was known as "Superfan David Roberts" because of his enthusiasm for Carleton athletics.