Raven's Call

Due to COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Raven's Call has been postponed until the summer of fall semester.
For questions, email engage@shsu.edu or call 936-294-2714.

Sam Houston State University is proud to honor and celebrate the lives of our students, faculty, staff, retired faculty/staff, and alumni who have passed away within the previous year.

This tradition is hosted by the Orange Keys Official University Student Ambassadors.


2019 - 2020 Honorees

Students

Felicia A. Aceves

Leilani F. Bell

Freeda G. Foreman

Giavanna L. Gardella

Eric M. Kubena

Elijah I. Laguna

Eric L. Patton

Lauren Reyes

Anitra L. Tusie

Faculty & Staff

James B. Bexley

Michael Galbreth

Karen L. Holzek

Retired Faculty & Staff

Donald J. Brown

Mary L. DeShazo

Harold F. Foerster

Bruce D. Fulenwider

Charles E. Haywood

Betty N. Hegefeld

Gayle C. Hopson

Allyson L. Jordy

William E. Jowell

Dong H. Ko

Glen E. Mattingly

Lois M. Nelson

John W. Newman

Emmily B. Osburn-Koehnle

Jack C. Parker

Alcidiades G. Policarpo

James D. Regsdale, Jr. 

Richard B. Rice

Robert L. Shadle

Patricia A. Stoltenberg

Jack C. Turner

Cary R. Young

Alumni

Thomas Agerton (1971) 

William Ainsworth (1966) 

Jeffrey Aitken (1995) 

Graham Aker (1976) 

Ernesto Alvarado (1969) 

John Amorelli (1957) 

Carol Anderson (1961) (1953)

Dwuan Anderson (1994) 

Wendy Anderson (1992) 

Willie Antill (1962) 

Anita Arnet (1988) 

Constance Ausec (1984) 

Martha Ballenger (1963) 

Don Barnett (1964) 

Avis Beasley (1961) 

Charles Beene (1966) 

Richard Bell (1958) 

Edward Bender (1950) 

Edward Bishop (1980) 

James Black (1991) 

Dale Blake (1979) 

Bennie Boles (1956) 

George Bowers (2001) 

William Bradham (1986) 

James Brasher (1994) 

Marnie Breazeale (2014) 

Danny Brewer (1985) 

Horace Brock (1951) (1946)

Catherine Brown (1966) (1965)

Herbert Brown (1947) (1946)

John Brown (1978) 

Margaret Bruce (1995) (1992)

Sylvia Bryan (1964) 

Carlos Buenteo (1987) (1974)

Timothy Burkett (2014) 

Billy Butts (1950) 

Mary Byford (1957) 

Bruce Caldwell (1961) 

Bobbye Callaway (1978) 

Joe Campise (1962) 

George Carlile (1978) 

Harrell Carpenter (1961) (1955)

Emma Carroll (1958) 

Ouida Carroll (1944) 

Ella Cavell (1946) 

Frankie Cernosek (1973) (1962)

Sylvia Chaabavizadeh (1996) 

John Chandler (1969) 

Billy Cheatham (1955) 

Larry Childs (1960) 

Frances Church (1973) (1963)

Lori Clark (2009) 

Kari Clay (1987)  

Glenn Cloudy (1975) 

Donald Cole (1967) 

Joyce Cole (1965) 

Curtis Corley (1971) 

Mark Costilow (1998) (1990)

Dan Craven (1970) (1963)

Sally Craycraft (1999) 

Jack Crews (1978) 

Michael Cromeens (1970) 

Cara Cruz (2005) 

Buford Curtis (1949) 

George Darsey (1983) 

Clarence Davis (1961) 

James Davis (1975) 

John Davis (1981) 

William Dawson (1964) 

Irania Diaz (2018) 

Wilfred Dietrich (1948) (1947)

Frank Domorad (1954) 

Bonnie Donaldson (1974) 

Evelyn Dowdy (1955) 

Patrick Dudley (1959) (1958)

James Duke (1967) (1968)

Doris Dunkin (1975) 

Joel Dyer (1975) (1965)

Billye Early (1948) 

Ronnie Eikenberg (1992) (1982)

Bobbie Elliott (1963) 

James Ellis (1972) 

Priscilla Els (1963) 

Dianne Empringham (1989) 

Dwain Erwin (1955) 

Mack Estes (1955) 

Huard Eubanks (1950) 

Cornelia Fain (1977) 

Bryant Ferrell (1943) 

Clarence Finke (1974) 

Ben Fitzgerald (1953) (1950)

Charles Flint (1983) 

Sandra Flora (1968) 

Edward Foley (1975) 

James Ford (1982) (1974)

Freeda Foreman (2019) (2016)

Falba Forsberg (1960) 

Gary Forse (1977) 

Jerry Fouts (1976) 

Pamela Fowler (1982) 

Robert Gallagher (1970) 

David Gallant (1967) (1961)

Joan Garrett (1971) 

Carolyn Garst (1964) 

Raymundo Garza (1995) 

Franklin Gee (1956) 

Donna Gentil (1970) 

August Gerlach (1946) 

Ira Gigout (1959) 

Dorothy Gilmore (1958) (1952)

Camilla Godfrey (1965) 

James Goldston (1998) 

Salvador Gonzales (1968) 

Patsy Goodrich (1945) 

Patricia Gore (1953) (1978)

Donal Granger (1972) 

Harold Gresham (1969) 

Sally Gresham (1954) 

James Grossie (1960) (1959)

Edward Grubbs (1963) 

Gary Gunselman (1964) 

Burness Hall (1961) 

William Hamble (1960) 

Ruby Hand (1988) (1968)

Mark Handel (1975) 

Kristy Hansen (2000) 

Ruth Hanson (1944) 

Bert Harrison (1967) 

Jane Hart (1967) 

Leon Harvey (2002) 

Mary Heffington (1971) 

Joddie Hejl (1959) 

Olga Heldring (1986) 

Steve Hensley (1954) 

Ellis Herron (1951) (1950)

Charles Hodges (1958) 

Joe Hogue (1962) 

Molly Hoke (1995) 

Ernest Holland (1966) 

Barry Hollis (1992) 

Thelma Holloway (1941) 

Charlse Holmes (1957) 

Gayle Hopson (1963) (1961)

John Jacoby (1970) 

Katie Janik (1963) (1960)

John Jaynes (1951) 

Billie Johnson (1952) 

Carmelita Johnson (1957) 

Dora Johnson (1954) 

Margaret Johnson (1969) (1980)

Patrick Johnson (1960) 

Vida Johnson (1969) 

Earl Jones (2005) (2002)

Victor Jones (1975) 

Vonnie Jones (1968) (1966)

Michael Justice (1978) 

Angela Kaplan (1996) 

Christi Keelen (2018) 

Tommie Keepers (1964) 

Ronald Kemp (1970) 

George Kennemer (1954) 

Wesley Kidd (1984) 

Doris Kleas (1946) 

Kenneth Knippel (1987) 

Barbara Koy (1973) 

Signe Kralich (1969) 

Elizabeth Krause (1972) 

Mark Kroschel (1981) (1978)

Dennis Krumnow (1972) 

Kirby Kyle (1970) 

Jon La Baume (1962) 

Mary Laycock (1962) 

Virginia Layton (1969) 

Johnny Leathers (1951) 

Ernest Leboueuf (1973) 

Doris Lee (1957) 

George Lee (1974) 

John Lee (1964) 

Jeanette Lewis (1963) 

Douglas Long (1999) 

Thomas Mahns (1957) 

James Mangum (2014) 

Elaine Manning (1968) (1965)

Carl Martin (1958) 

Connie Martin (1975) 

Lloyd Martin (1956) 

Lois Martin (1948) 

Gloria Martinez (1998) 

Patricia Martinez-Long (1960) 

Sarah Masters (1955) 

Teri Matthews (1986) 

Glen Mattingly (1957) (1956)

Evva May (1950) (1949)

Jimmy McDonald (1966) (1959)

Lorena McNeel (1954) 

Paul Mendes (1967) 

James Mercer (1974) 

Norma Metzer (1954) 

Nelda Miles (1976) 

Charles Miller (1965) 

Daniel Millet (2012) 

Ethelbert Moore (1954) 

Clara Morgan (1957) 

Robert Mosby (1958) 

Richard Mundt (1968) 

Sara Murff (1960) 

Stone Murray (1969) 

Tolbert Nash (1950) 

Joe Nelson (1963) 

Clara New (1964) 

Sandra Nolan (1977) 

Lavera Oliphant (1995) 

Joseph Orlando (1970)

J. Oxford (1975)

Kenneth Palmer (1984) 

Shirley Parkan (1968) 

Jack Parker (1964) 

Robert Parker (1975) (1971)

Susan Parker (1980) 

Joe Parkhurst (1965) 

Charlotte Parks (1961) 

Robert Peacock (1957) 

Jack Perryman (1978) 

James Pike (1970) 

Glenn Polan (1968) 

Sheliah Pommier (2001) 

Betty Poorman (1947) 

Bryan Porter (1981) 

Bruce Posey (1953) 

James Potter (1965) 

Sonya Prince (2019) 

Linda Purswell (1970) 

Karen Raley (1985) (1978)

Ethelaura Ramey (1945) 

Thomas Ratcliff (1952) 

Jerry Redden (1968) 

Glenn Redmon (1976) 

Charles Reed (2006) 

William Reed (1982) 

Kathryn Reeves (1991) 

Helen Reid (1965) (1954)

Milton Reimers (1959) 

Maryanna Rhemann (1957) 

Lawrence Richards (1968) (1957)

Amy Riddle (2006) (1994)

Mattie Ringgold (1961) (1955)

John Roberts (1970) (1962)

Robert Rod (1965) 

Ray Rodenbeck (1971) 

David Rogers (1958) 

Edith Rogers (1968) 

Gregory Rosa (2008) 

Kathleen Rude (1968) 

Margaret Rush (1984) 

Reid Saathoff (1966) 

Julia Sadler (1940) 

Sallie Scheer (1966) 

Freida Scroggins (1977) 

Robert Senter (1958) (1954)

Cecil Settle (1976) 

Gene Shine (1978) 

Helen Shive (1955) 

Wilson Shotwell (1970) 

Robert Simpson (1949) 

Johnny Singleton (1969) 

Curtis Skains (1963) 

Brian Slovin (1982) (1982)

Barry Smith (1963) 

Nelda Somerford (1966) (1958)

Mildred Spencer (1951) 

Cory Spikes (2018) (2003)

Billy Sprayberry (1952) 

Tommie Sprayberry (1962) 

Patricia Stoltenberg (1985) (1975)

George Strawder (1974) 

Jack Strawn (1990) 

Jerry Streater (1961) 

William Sudderth (1970) 

Gerald Sylvester (1968) 

Mary Taber (1942) 

Karen Tackett (1982) 

Carolee Taylor (2001) 

Edgar Taylor (1968) (1976)

Patsy Taylor (1962) 

Rae Taylor (1994) 

Dan Thomas (1963) (1958)

Edra Tinney (1960) 

Julia Tipton (1978) 

Katherine Torgerson (2005) 

John Tracy (1957) 

George Tubb (1958) 

Dorothy Turner (1956) (1939)

Donna Ufen (1977) 

Jean Vann (1978) 

Thomas Vaselakos (1993) 

Beverly Walker (1960) 

Dixie Walker (1974) (1967)

Mary Wasson (1971) 

Judy Webb (1981) 

Johnnie White (1959) 

Mark White (1979) 

Robert Wieting (1967) (1966)

Brett Wiggins (2010) 

Leroy Wilkinson (1967) (1965)

Billy Williams (1952) 

Ray Williamson (1963) 

Travis Wilson (1955) 

Walter Wilson (1970) 

Eugene Winkler (1958) (1953)

Lisa Wise (2000) 

Dixie Woodell (1952) 

Betty Worthen (1966) (1962)

Mary Youngblood (1966) 

Joyce Ziegler (1976) 

Ronald Zummo (1974)