Notices sorted by graduation date.
Terry Kriebel Goodnight (Darden '91 L/M) died Aug. 4, 2012. She was a human resources executive for Cessna Aircraft and Raytheon Aircraft in Wichita, Kan. Prior to that, she worked in human resources for General Motors in many U.S. locations. She was an active member of the Sedgwick County Master Gardeners and a volunteer at Cottonwood Elementary School in Andover, Kan. She enjoyed spending time with her two children and her family.
Michael T. Endres (Educ '96) of Dallas died Sept. 6, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army for 26 years, retiring from active duty in May 2012 to join the George W. Bush Institute as director of the military service initiative. Prior to joining the institute, he was the deputy director of admissions for the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he served as an instructor and course director for West Point's military instruction and behavioral sciences and leadership departments. As a field artillery officer, Col. Endres served in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He was a decorated leader, and his career awards included the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Award, among others. He was a compassionate man who had a spirited sense of humor.
John Samuel Ponder II (Engr '96) of Durham, N.C., died Sept. 12, 2012. He worked for a transportation engineering consulting firm in Owings Mills, Md., then as a transportation planner for the city of Wilmington, N.C. He later took a job with Martin Alexiou Bryson in Raleigh, N.C. Mr. Ponder loved sports and coached his son's T-ball team in the South Durham Little League. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing Scrabble, basketball and softball, collected movies and albums, and watched college football and other sports. Survivors include his wife, Celia Steward Ponder (Engr '97).
Damian James Horstman (Engr '97, '99) of Shell Beach, Calif., died Sept. 12, 2012. He was chief of anesthesiology and vice chief of staff at Sierra Vista Hospital in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Dr. Horstman was an avid swimmer, runner and cyclist. He is survived by his wife and two sons.