Called to eternal glory

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted" (Matthew 5:4).

A reporting of deaths of called workers as noted in the call report.

PASTORS

ROBERT P. MUELLER
Oct. 31, 1931—Mar. 5, 2020
A graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1957 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Mark, Flat Rock, Mich.; Faith, Monroe, Mich.; Peace, Livonia, Mich.; and Salem, Owosso, Mich.

RODNEY W. WARNECKE
Dec. 17, 1959—Mar. 13, 2020
A 1982 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1986 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Messiah, Shiocton, Wis.; and St. John, Watertown, Wis.

JOHN C. CARTER JR.
May 30, 1957—Mar. 17, 2020
A 1980 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1986 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Martin's, Watertown, S.D.

JEROME E. SPAUDE
Sept. 1, 1928—Apr. 19, 2020
A 1950 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1954 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Salem, Circle, Mont.; Emanuel, Flint, Mich.; and Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich.

PAUL D. BRUG
Mar. 2, 1972—Apr. 20, 2020
A 1994 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1998 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Matthew's, Niles, Ill.; St. John, Waterloo, Wis.; Immanuel, Marshall, Wis.; and Shoreland Lutheran High School, Somers, Wis.

WALTER J. OELHAFEN
Oct. 5, 1939—Apr. 24, 2020
A 1962 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1966 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. John, Tappen, N.D.; Grace, Flint, Mich.; and Emmanuel, Hartford, Wis.

THOMAS C. HENNING
Mar. 26, 1932—Apr. 26, 2020
A 1953 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1957 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Calvary, Bellevue, Wash.; and St. Paul's, New Ulm, Minn. 

ALLEN P. ZENKER
Mar. 4, 1931—May 13, 2020
A graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1956 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis.; Mt. Zion, Saint Paul, Minn.; St. Andrew's, Saint Paul Park, Minn.; and St. Paul, Brownsville, Wis. 

TEACHERS AND STAFF MINISTERS

LUCILLE M. LISCHKA
Sept. 29, 1930—Jan. 29, 2020
She taught at Martin Luther Prep, Prairie Du Chien, Wis.

DAVID J. VOSS
July 11, 1954—Feb. 21, 2020
A 1977 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he taught at East Fork, Whiteriver, Ariz.; and Fox Valley Lutheran High School, Appleton, Wis.

ARTHUR F. NELL
June 8, 1950—Feb. 23, 2020
A 1972 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he taught at Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich.; and Huron Valley Lutheran High School, Westland, Mich.

MARY H. HAAR (née HAHN)
Dec. 12, 1929—Mar. 3, 2020
She taught at St. Paul First, North Hollywood, Calif.

LORNA J. EHLKE
May 30, 1934—Mar. 15, 2020
A 1957 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., she taught at Salem, Milwaukee, Wis.; Garden Homes, Milwaukee, Wis.; and Christ Alone, Thiensville, Wis.

GARY G. CARMICHAEL
Aug. 12, 1933—Apr. 8, 2020
A 1955 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he taught at Friedens, Kenosha, Wis.; Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn.

ELSA I. POPPERT (née KLEIN)
Mar. 21, 1928—Apr. 25, 2020
She taught at Zion, Colome, S.D.; Zion, Akaska, S.D.; St. Peter, Weywauwega, Wis.; St. John, Saint Paul, Minn.; Zion, Mobridge, S.D.; Atonement, Milwaukee, Wis.; Bay Pines, Seminole, Fla.; and Woodlawn, West Allis, Wis.

DANIEL B. KIRK
June 8, 1936—Apr. 28, 2020
A 1958 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he taught at Zion, Monroe, Mich.; Emanuel, Flint, Mich.; Lakeside Lutheran High School, Lake Mills, Wis.; Martin Luther Prep, Prairie Du Chien, Wis.; Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis.; and Rocky Mountain Lutheran High School, Commerce City, Colo.