Rae F. Young ’57 entered Chapter Eternal on August 22, 2018, after battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Jerry Lee Nordstrom ’60 entered Chapter Eternal just three weeks after his wife, Patricia Ann Nordstrom, on July 22, 2018. Jerry’s career as a therapist took him to Colorado, Montana, and Alaska. He enjoyed cycling, fishing, hunting, kayaking, and music.
Doug Baldwin ’61 entered Chapter Eternal on December 10, 2018, just less than two months before his younger brother, Wayne Baldwin ’62. After graduating from the University of Montana, Doug served in the Army and as an illustrator before returning to his alma mater for his master’s. Doug had a long, successful career as a ceramic’s professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art. A few of his career highlights included receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Montana and the Maryland Institute College of Art Medal of Honor.
Wayne Baldwin ’62 entered Chapter Eternal on February 1, 2019, at the age of 80. Wayne served in the Army prior to attending the University of Montana, where he earned a degree in radio and television. After moving to Eugene, Ore., for three years after graduation, Wayne went south to Reno, Nev., to work at the city’s NBC affiliate TV station as a newscaster and sportscaster. Wayne was a big sports fan, especially when it came to University of Montana and University of Nevada-Reno athletics.
Martin “Marty” Mikelsons ’64 entered Chapter Eternal on January 18, 2019. During Marty’s childhood, he fled Latvia for the United States with his mother, grandmother, and sisters. The Mikelsons eventually settled in Great Falls, Mont. Marty worked at First National Bank, now First Interstate Bank in Missoula, as a commercial leader after graduating from the University of Montana. While working at the bank, Marty attended the University of Washington Pacific Coast Banking School, wrote a thesis, and earned his master’s degree.