Tag: Mining Engineering

Joseph J. Rebeck ’53

Joseph J. Rebeck ’53 of Evergreen, Colo., died November 6, 2011. Bud, as he was known, was born in 1931. He earned a professional degree in mining engineering from Mines, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon...

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A Miner’s Century

Graduating in the middle of the Great Depression, members of the Class of 1935 faced bleak job prospects. But E. Keith Staley ’35, who celebrated his 100th birthday on January 13 in Oro Valley, Ariz., points out that life...

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Russell Badgett Jr. ’40

Russell Badgett Jr. ’40 of Madisonville, Ky., died March 8, 2012. Russell was born in Wabbaseka, Ark., in 1918, and received the Silver Beaver Award as an Eagle Scout for distinguished service as a council leader. At...

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Donald ‘Don’ W. Gentry

Donald ‘Don’ W. Gentry of Bella Vista, Ark., died July 2, 2012. Born in 1943 in St. Louis, Mo., Don had a 25-year career at Mines as former head of the Mining Engineering Department, assistant to the dean of faculty,...

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Jerry P. Ilgenfritz ’61

Jerry P. Ilgenfritz ’61 of Golden, Colo., died May 19, 2012. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa, in 1938 and moved to Wheat Ridge, Colo., in 1951. A member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Mines, he graduated with a...

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