Irene (Daniell) Kress ’51

19 June 2016

Class: 1951

Major: Mathematics

Residence: Green Bay, WI

Deceased: June 19, 2016

Alumni survivors: Mrs. Roberta D. Elliott ’57 (Sibling)

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  • 2016-06-23 07:28:21
    Morgan F. Tuff

    Billie Kress was the first person who truly made me feel like I made the right decision when I chose to attend Carleton. I only knew her tangentially, but her generosity and vivid personality left a mark on me. Throughout my college application process, I was working at her daughter's independent bookstore in Green Bay, WI. Suffice it to say that I was a nervous wreck throughout the process. When Billie learned that I had been accepted to Carleton she immediately marched into the store and told me all about her experiences there. She clearly loved the school. A few weeks later, I came into work to find her standing by the register and not one, but three Carleton t-shirts in her arms for me. In her words, "I couldn't only pick one." I will never forget her generosity, love of life, and spark.

  • 2016-09-14 13:56:49
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