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

WALTER A. SCHUMANN
March 21, 1920–Sept. 21, 2022

A 1944 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Christ, Eagle River, Wis.; St. Martin's, Watertown, S.D.; and Trinity, Watertown, Wis.

PAUL L. J. SIEGLER
August 30, 1936–August 19, 2022

A 1958 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1963 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis.; Cross of Christ, Coon Rapids, Minn.; Shepherd, Albuquerque, N.M.; Snoqualmie Valley, Snoqualmie, Wash.; Calvary, Bellvue, Wash.; Redeemer, Fallbrook, Calif.; and Our Savior, Sun City, Ariz.

HARRY K. BARTELS
November 15, 1929–August 4, 2022

A 1955 graduate of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Springfield, Ill., he served Bethany , Gibsonia, Penn.; Beautiful Savior, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Good Shepherd, Brownsburg, Ind.; and Parkland, Tacoma, Wash.

CHARLES H. HEUP
January 29, 1955–July 22, 2022

A 1978 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1984 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Paul, Algoma, Wis.; Zion, Denver, Colo.; Christ Our Savior, Winchester, Ill.; Mt. Zion, Jacksonville, Ill.; Prince of Peace, Fairport, N.Y.; St. Paul, Oconto Falls, Wis.; and Good Shepherd, Plymouth, Wis.

DOUGLAS C. HARTLEY
October 12, 1949–July 20, 2022

A 1971 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1975 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Paul, Ottawa, Ontario; Good Hope, Omaha, Neb.; Redeemer, Merritt Island, Fla.; Amazing Grace, Taylor, Mich; Huron Valley Lutheran High School, Westland, Mich., and Salem, Ann Arbor, Mich.

JAMES E. HUMANN
July 20, 1939–July 16, 2022

A 1961 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1965 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served North Trinity, Milwaukee, Wis.; Salem, Circle, Mont.; St. John, Stanton, Neb.; Our Savior, Pamona, Calif., Divine Savior, Pullman, Wash.; Salem, Edmonds, Wash.; and Evergreen Lutheran High School, Tacoma, Wash.

ORVILLE F. MAASCH
June 6, 1930–June 12, 2022
A 1957 graduate of Concordia University, Springfield, Ill., he served Grace, Ringle, Wis.; Grace, Kenton, Ohio; St. Luke, Vassar, Mich.; and Martin Luther Memorial Home, Inc., Holt, Mich.

LEONARD W. PANKOW
Sept. 8, 1932–June 9, 2022
A 1954 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1958 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Fox Valley Lutheran High School, Appleton, Wis.; St. John's, Lowell, Wis.; St. Peter, Juneau, Wis.; St. Peter, Weyauwega, Wis.; St. Mark, Wallace, Mich.; and Holy Cross, Daggett, Mich.

JAMES D. LIGGETT
June 4, 1946–June 7, 2022
A 1968 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1972 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served Christ, North St. Paul, Minn.; Redemption, Milwaukee, Wis.; St. Matthew, Stoddard, Wis.; St. John's, Sleepy Eye, Minn.; and St. Paul's, North Mankato, Minn. He also served as a Christian Giving Counselor.

ROBERT G. JOHNSTON
October 11, 1926–May 1, 2022

A 1950 graduate of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, he served St. Lucas, Milwaukee, Wis.; Michigan Lutheran High School, Saint Joseph, Mich.; and St. Paul, Beverly Hills, Fla.

HERBERT H. PRAHL
March 3, 1947–March 30, 2022
A 1969 graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wis., and a 1973 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served St. Mark, Eau Claire, Wis., for his entire ministry. He also served as president of the Western Wisconsin District for 23 years.

WILLIAM E. GODFREY
Sept. 14, 1935–March 29, 2022
A 1962 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., he served First, La Crosse, Wis.; St. John’s, Dakota, Minn.; Christ the King, La Habra, Calif.; St. Paul’s First, North Hollywood, Calif.; Cross of Christ, Kingman, Ariz.; and Zion, Crete, Ill.

 

TEACHERS AND STAFF MINISTERS

CLEO M. WALLING
March 12, 1926–August 30, 2022

She served St. John, Westland, Mich.

BARBARA J. NAUMANN (née RAABE)
July 18, 1947–August 1, 2022

A 1969 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., she taught at St. Matthew's, Oconomowoc, Wis.; and Zion, Mobridge, S.D.

JAMES M. UNKE
July 23, 1958–July 30, 2022

A 1983 graduate of Martin Luther College, he served East Fork, Whiteriver, Ariz.; St. Paul's, New Ulm, Minn.; Lakeside Lutheran High School, Lake Mills, Wis.; and Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn.

MARGARET R. MADSON (née SCHMIDT)
Jan. 11, 1938–July 28, 2022

She taught at Trinity, Saint Louis Park, Minn.; St. Paul, Appleton, Wis.; Fairview, Milwaukee, Wis.; Christ the Lord, Brookfield, Wis.; St. John, Wauwatosa, Wis.; Atonement, Milwaukee, Wis.; Trinity, Waukesha, Wis.; and St. John, Wauwatosa, Wis.

HAROLD W. GOEDE
October 27, 1926-July 19, 2022

A 1947 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he taught at Immanuel, Kewaunee, Wis.; St. John, Milwaukee, Wis.; Our Savior, Wausau, Wis.; St. Paul, Wonewoc, Wis.; Christ, Milwaukee, Wis.; and Beautiful Savior, Milwaukee, Wis.

SUSAN M. DICK (née KAPPELMANN)
Nov. 20, 1929–July 4, 2022
She taught at Immanuel, Manitowoc, Wis.

JOAN I. LANPHEAR (née SLATTERY)
April 21, 1940–July 6, 2022
A 1962 graduate of Dr. Martin Lutheran College, New Ulm Minn., she taught at Trinity, Brillion, Wis.; St. John, Oak Creek, Wis.; Beautiful Savior, Milwaukee, Wis.; St. Peter, Schofield, Wis.; and Salem, Milwaukee, Wis.

RICHARD E. BAKKEN
May 10, 1953–June 10, 2022
A 1976 graduate of Dr. Martin Lutheran College, New Ulm, Minn., he served Siloah, Milwaukee, Wis.; St. John, Mishicot, Wis.; Illinois Lutheran Elementary, Crete, Ill.; Illinois Lutheran High School, Crete, Ill.; St. Paul, Tomah, Wis.; and St. Paul, Bangor, Wis.

HELEN M. MEYER (née BEHNKE)
June 30, 1941–May 24, 2022
She taught at Mount Olive, Appleton, Wis.

GLENDA J. ZIMMERMAN (née BERNARDE)
Dec. 23, 1958–Dec. 16, 2021
She taught at Trinity, Minocqua, Wis.

LOREN C. DIETRICH
March 7, 1932–May 5, 2022
He served at Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich., for his entire ministry.

MARCUS F. BUCH
Dec. 30, 1938–March 7, 2022

A 1961 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., he served Pilgrim, Minneapolis, Minn.; Immanuel, Gibbon, Minn.; St. Paul, Tomah, Wis.; Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich.; Illinois Lutheran Elementary School, Crete, Ill.; St. John, Waterloo, Wis.; and Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis.

JULIE A. FESTERLING
March 17, 1954–March 7, 2022

A 1977 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., she served Emanuel Redeemer, Yale, Mich.; Zion, South Milwaukee, Wis.; St. Stephen, Adrian, Mich.; and Samuel, Marshall, Minn.