28 September 2020
Jackie Detlie, age 81, died on Saturday, Sept 26th. Jackie retired in 1999 from Custodial Services after more than 21 years of work primarily in Watson Hall. After her retirement, she continued working until 2005 in the Recreation Center as a Control Counter Staff.
23 September 2020
Carol Eyler, age 69, died on September 23rd. Carol was the Head of Technical Services in the Library from 1999–2017. Under her leadership, Carleton launched the joint online catalog with St. Olaf College.
16 September 2020
Lorraine Andreas, age 80, died on August 23rd. Lorraine worked at Carleton in catering for the Sodexho food service from 1999–2002.
16 July 2020
Maria Lugones, age 76, died on July 14th. Maria taught Philosophy at Carleton, beginning in 1972 as an instructor and leaving in 1994 as a full professor. She went on to teach at Binghamton University in New York. She returned in 2005–2006 as the Cowling Visiting Professor of Philosophy
12 June 2020
Jean Osman, age 90, died on May 17th in Rochester, MN. Jean was an instructor in Education at Carleton from 1975–1986. She returned as a tutor and tester in the Learning Center from 2000–2002.
9 June 2020
Betty Pelkey, age 95, died on May 22nd. Betty worked as a custodian at Carleton from about 1980 to her retirement in 1994. Before coming to Carleton, she worked as a cook in the Randolph Schools and taught in a one-room schoolhouse in the Stanton area.
8 June 2020
Marianne Elofson, age 79, died on May 16th at her home near Alexandria, MN. Marianne worked in several positions during her 18 years at Carleton, but primarily as the Administrative Assistant in the Psychology Department.
24 April 2020
Charlotte Lobitz, age 96, died on April 22nd in Mt Horeb, WI. Charlotte worked in the Carleton Library from 1971 to 1985, starting as an Assistant in Technical Services and then becoming an Associate in Public Services and Reserves, where she worked closely with faculty members and her crew of student employees.
10 April 2020
Mike Jochim, 56, died April 9th after being diagnosed with leukemia just two weeks ago. Mike worked as a Maintenance Electrician at Carleton from January 2006 until the present.
31 March 2020
Mylla Urban, age 78, died on March 29th after a long illness. Mylla came to Carleton in 1969, coaching field hockey, swimming, and softball. Her gifts for connecting with people and managing programs became quickly known and she took on a wide range of roles in her 30 years at Carleton.