Bugler of the US Army Band ("Pershing's Own") at Arlington National Cemetery (US Army Photo)

Taps
Honoring Fallen Rough Riders and Faculty Members

We try our best to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on this page, but it is based upon reports provided to us by cadets, faculty and friends of RMA.  If you have information to add to this page or corrections to the information provided, please write to Mike Vagi '60.  We can also add a link from a name to any obituaries/short biographies which are sent to us.

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indicates cadets and faculty added within the last 30 days
 

Cadets

Cadet Year
Graduated
or Last
Attended
Date of Death
(if known)
 

               Comments

East, Robert Arthur 1930 1985  
Schmitt, Victor H. 1930 2.13.09  
Mapes, Lowell  1931 1990  
Fasset, George W. 1932 1955  
Jessup, Arthur  1932 1964  
Mann, Paul E.  1932 4.16.64  
McCaw, Leo  W. 1932 1967  
Smith, Howard  1932 1965  
Curran, John D. 1933 9.14.44 Killed in Action WWII
Ketzle, Robert P. 1933 1.3.06  
Reedy, Patrick  1933    
Reichel, Bernard 1933 6.24.94  
Baker, Carroll F. 1934    
Benziger, William  1934 1941 Killed in Action WWII
Carr, Lawrence  1934 1992  
Crawford, Lyle  1934 5.26.99  
Guthrie, Earl  1934 3.29.69  
Painter, Francis Myron 1936 9.27.68  
Strum, Edward  1936 6.6.44 Killed in Action WWII
Baude, James  1937 1964  
Bort, John E.  1937 1964  
Greenwood, John  1937    
Doering, Richard H. 1938 6.20.94  
McClelland, Lyle F. 1938 10.22.42 Killed in Action in WWII
Schultz, William D. 1938 5.25.09  
Anderson, Kenneth  1939    
Newhouse, Ben E.  1939 1994  
Peterson, Allen R. 1939 8.13.43 Killed in Action WWII
Sopira, Theodore  1939 April 1966  
Hathaway, Gilbert Nathan 1940 7.31.47 WWII Veteran
Montgomery, James  1940 1964  
Piper, Robert  1940 12.7.41 Killed in Action WWII
Cox, William H. 1941 Oct. 1944 Killed in Action WWII
Lathers, William  1941 12.6.97  
Meyers, Jack  1941 6.14.44 Killed in Action WWII
Shankle, William  1941 9.12.44 Killed in Action WWII
Bogoff, Monroe A. 1942 12.21.94 World War II Bomber Pilot
Drury, George F. 1942 11.11.92 COl. USAF - WWII, Korea, Vietnam 
Lawrence, Patrick  1942 1964  
Lewis, James F. 1942 1.14.06 WWII Veteran
Parker, Leonard  1942 1964  
Pellegrini, Roy E. 1942 Jan. 2003  
Winters, Warren J. 1942    
Beisal, Harry  1943 Oct. 1944 Killed in Action WWII
Campbell, John E.  1943 Unknown While in US Navy
Koppel, Stewart 1943 12.8.08  
Krohn, Stuart  1943 1.12.00  
Martin, William E.  1943    
Nelson, Gerald G. 1943    
Pearson, William  J. III 1943 1.17.13  
Rosenbaum, Robert D. 1943 Dec. 03  
Steele, Vernon G. 1943 5.3.89  
Tankel, Norman  1943    
Taylor, Willis 1943 9.24.06  
Thomas, William F.      1943 4.18.09  
Weil, William  1943 1964  
Carrington, Robert  1944 1964  
Crawford, Alan L. 1944 Nov. 2001  
Demming, James  1944 1964  
Jerome, Woody 1944    
Kassel, Edward 1944 3.27.12  
Leven, Rals  1944 4.17.05  
McMillen, Donald V. 1944    
Nelson, Jr., Lester  1944    
Nicholson, Earl F. 1944 12.17.10  
Rike, Carter  1944 3.64  
Sadowski, Henry R. 1944 Unknown  
Trowbridge, Albert  1944    
Wing Jr., Alan E.  1944 1.24.64 While in US Air Force
Burson, Harry  1945 8.27.06  
Evans, Wallace M. 1945    
Freije, Richard J. 1945    
Freije, Jr., Edward R. 1945    
Hoffman, Richard V. 1945 10.01.05  
Jagiella, Frank E.  1945 12.15.01  
Jese, Charles  1945    
Lachman, Jules 1945 9.1.07  
Meeuwenberg, Wallace  1945 4.3.05  
Nyhart, Dean Swift 1945 12.24.13  
Ravenhill, Ronald 1945 3.5.08  
Rosenberg, Marshall A. 1945    
Sonneveld, Robert W. 1945 May, 1953  
Wakeman, Raymond  1945    
Wegener, Roger A. 1945    
Arges (Argerakos), John R. 1946 7.23.04 Korean War Veteran
Bohks, Robert  1946 10.31.06  
Davis, Larry  1946 7.3.03  
Haines, William  1946 Feb. 2003  
Hillborg, James B. 1946 3.2.03  
Jakacki, Edward  1946    
Kelly, Thomas J. 1946    
Krust, Nicholas  1946    
Maddex, Robert  1946    
Morrison, Willard "Tony" 1946 6.22.14  
Murtaugh, Charles D. 1946 9.27.11  
Regas, William  1946    
Sakalares, William 1946 June 2010  
Simonson, Curtis B.  1946 4.6.02  
Skiparnias, George A. 1946 11.06.03 Korean War Veteran
Smith, Paul N. 1946 1996  
Stull, George  1946   Battalion Commander
Svec, William  1946 1964  
Tsangadas, Byron C. 1946    
Vaccher, Victor  1946 10.11.69  
Vorpagel, Richard J. 1946 10.29.05  
Walker, Royal  1946 1997  
Whitmer, James  1946 July, 2002  
Yentzer, David  1946 5.14.06  
Chivell, Roland  1947    
Hoffman, Edgar A. 1947    
Johnson, Donald  1947 1997  Battalion Commander
Knopp, William  1947 August, 2002  
Peskin, Al 1947 9.20.06  
Swanson, Thomas V. 1947 1.15.99  
Walker, Vincent 1947 1.17.11  
Woidat, Richard  1947    
Zika, Richard  1947    
Arnosk, Clarence  1948    
Bosselman, Royce 1948 9.3.12  
Cook, Robert 1948    
Duckman, Donald L. 1948    
French, Robert C. 1948 9.22.99 US Marine - Korean War Vet
Hummel, John B. 1948 1964  
Kroning, Dean  1948 7.15.04  
Abrahamson, Alex H. 1949 1964 AKA - Abrahams
Adams, Alex A. 1949    
Click, Richard H. 1949    
Clift, Chester C. 1949 1964  
Cowles, Ronald  1949 Unknown  
Deal, Richard  1949 7.17.05  
Dorn, Garland  1949 6.1.02  
Johnson, Albert L. 1949 1964  
Kapson, Norman  1949 12.11.05  
McLeod, Ted  1949 2.19.09  
Smit, Howard J. 1949 August, 1959  
Vanni, Richard S.      1949 8.4.08  
Withers, Joseph L. 1949 10.25.99  
Bale, Charles "Dick" 1950 10.16.10  
Cohen, Charles P. 1950    Cadet Battalion Commander
Guinn, Jerry 1950 5.9.13 Korean War Vet
Hartmam, Ronald  1950    
Henebry, Robert A. 1950    
Jagiella, Walter J. 1950 10.05.11  
Johnson, John R,.         1950 4.22.08  
Pollock, Dwight  1950 1.6.02  
Shalander, Gene 1950 8.23.13  
Stilling III, Daniel Fredrick 1950    
Gurevitz, Michael J. 1951 1.2.03  
Jackson, Lowell 1951 1996  
Nicholson, George, Jr. This link opens an external website. 1951 3.4.12  
Tragos, Bill  This link opens an external website.  1951 2.6.13  
Garvey, James  1952 2.10.02  
Dierking, Leonard 1952 11.20.11 Cadet Battalion Commander
Grand, Irving  1952 7.5.06  
Meyers, Warren D.This link opens an external website. 1952 12.17.11  
Sarley, Robert 1952 11.20.08  
Schultz, Roger  1952    
Alexander, Dick  1953 12.31.02 Cadet Battalion Commander
Dallas, Thomas S. 1953    
Eustace, Jerold 1953 8.8.07  
Feller, Robert 1953 6.11.11  
Mason, Don E.  1953 3.25.05 Cadet Company Commander
Pickle, Bob  1953    
Reich, Willis C. 1953 12.1.53  
Smith, Harry R. 1953 2.6.99  
Townsend, David  1953 6.30.06  
Cantral, John  1954 4.12.04  
Lapsys Jr., Howard M. 1954 8.14.69  
O'Neal, Lawrence E. 1954 5.14.11  
Walsh, Robert T. 1954 8.10.66 Killed in Action Vietnam
Wilbur, Willis  1954 August, 1954  
Horning, John  1955 8.21.02  
Rastede, Gregory  1955 1964  
Schmitt, James  1955 4.1.11  
Southwick, Perry  1955 12.14.84  
Sullivan, Howard 1955 11.3.11  
Winchell, Lawrence  1955    
Edgar, James R. 1956 1.12.11  
Hutchinson, Ronald M. 1956 1980  
Merry, Joel A. 1956 7.19.98  
Tollefson, Russell         1956 11.24.09  
Vega, Eloy  1956 10.20.90  
Baldwin, Robert E.  1957 2002  
Dinghofer, Frank  1957 June 1991  
Fisher, Mervan Jimmy 1957 12.3.57  
Kraly, Kenneth J. 1957 11.10.13  
Lalime, William P. 1957 7.68  
Dahleen, Wendel C. 1958 10.30.03  
Ferenczy, Peter 1958 2.25.13  
Kuhfuss, Richard  1958 7.16.64 Battalion Commander
Munfield,  Jack 1958 6.24.07  
Small, Wayne  1958 4.23.64  
Williams, Alan Charles 1958 7.15.58  
Barden, Walter D. 1959 3.1.05  
Billingheimer, William 1959 4.17.12  
Lopez, Bill 1959 2.24.09  
Maxwell, David F. 1959 4.7.12  
McHenry, Patrick T. 1959 8.19.04  
McCrea, Robert  1959 5.7.05  
Shimp, Andrew H. 1959 6.9.67 Killed in Action Vietnam
Summers, Stephen H. 1959 9.13.61 Died While in US Air Force
Thein, James R. 1959 2.13.94  
Chinsky, Michael  1960 10.06.04  
Clark, William H. 1960 6.20.11  
Leitner, Frank  1960 11.1.60 Killed in car accident
Matthiesen, Peter  1960 1997  
Mosby, Robert T.            1960    
Preniczky, John 1960 11.22.08  
Rossi, Raymond C. 1960 10.13.05 Company Commander
Santora, James 1960 9.11.09  
Stipp, Thomas J., Sr This link opens an external website. 1960 12.9.12  
Wald, Jonathan  1960 2.7.99  Battalion Commander
Burt, Jim                       1961 8.21.09  
Cargill, David  This link opens an external website. 1961 11.7.13  
Clark, Frank  1961 8.1.06  
Kephart, Wray  1961 5.28.05  
Lexander, Bruce  1961 12.4.93  Battalion Commander
Cala, Jerome F.    1962    
Keiran, Bernard H.          1962    
Peterson, Bruce    1962 4.28.10  
Ringle, JamesThis link opens an external website. 1962 4.10.14  
Wilt, Gary  1962 2.13.04  
Batchelor, PattisonThis link opens an external website. 1963 1.25.07  
Conley, Patrick  1963 Feb.1992  
Fishman, Sheldon 1963 8.6.12  
Grunwald, Roderique R. 1963    
Page, James G. 1963 6.8.04  
Wickham, John Rick 1963    
Davidson, Peter S. 1964 6.29.04  
Frohne, James  1964 7.12.64 Killed in car accident
Raab, Richard  1964 6.5.00  
Stranckmeyer, Ronald H. 1964 1.30.66  
Wenzel, Don 1964    
Young, Lloyd E, Sr. 1964 9.28.12  
Boult, Paul C. 1965 3.3.96  
Gover, Douglas W.  This link opens an external website. 1965 4.12.12  
Hall, Bill                        1965 5.3.08  
Hoeksema, Richard A. 1965    
Lutz, Craig T. 1965 4.22.69 Died while in US Navy
Noteman, Victor H 1965 5.15.2000  
Venditti, Nick  1965 6.5.2000  
Loeb, Allan 1966 4.20.14  
Mowat, Greg 1966 8.12.02  
Webster, Robert L. 1966 3.6.70 Killed in Action Vietnam
Barrett, Andrew R. 1967 8.27.70 Killed in Action Vietnam
Turpin, Mike 1967    
Bean, Thomas E.  1968 12.10.96  
Biskner, James 1968 1994  
Dahl, Don   1968 8.22.10  
Martin, Paul E.  1968    
Hallstrom, Louis R. 1969 1.7.06  
Jeans, Daniel W. 1969 March 1971 Died while in USAF
Lawson, Meridee    1969 2.27.10  
Spoltman, Steven 1969 7.14.10  
Wendt, Lawrence R. 1969 10.01.02  
Bertiaux, Jack G. 1970 2.7.01  
Brookstra, Edward J. 1970 4.4.98  
Boyle, Charles P. 1970 3.23.91  
Conibear, Tom 1970 9.5.06  
Gerow, Stan 1970 1998  
Jobson, Kirk 1970 9.27.11  
Palmer, Brian J. 1970 1990  
Bassett, Donald "Guy" 1971 4.1.14  
Jeans, John "Jack"This link opens an external website. 1971 7.15.14  
Seymour, John 1971 2004  
Retzlaff, Jeffrey Richard 1971 7.7.84  
Spanton, Dirk D. 1972 10.13.06 Colonel US Army - Iraq Veteran
Turner, Thomas  This link opens an external website. 1972 4.13.12  

 

Staff or Faculty Member Years at RMA
(if known)
Date of Death
(if known)
Comments
Alexander, Ruth  1947-48,1950-53,
1957
10.1.67 School Nurse
Anderson, Frances 1970-72  3.12.10 School Nurse
Brooks, Rolland  1957-67 11.13.67 Captain - Faculty
Carpenter, Charles A. 1934(C), 1948(F) 3.22.66 Commandant & WWII Veteran
Cavanah, Ella Mae  1950-73 9.30.00 Librarian & Superintendent Secretary
Cavanah,  Cecil "Allan" 1954-66 6.2.07 Barber 
Close, Fred  1948-52 Unknown Captain - Faculty
Coutant, Martin  1948-53 Unknown Captain - Faculty
Crandall, William A. 1943-70 Jan. 1972 Major - Faculty
Day, Faye "Mom" 1942-61 7.13.66 Seamstress
Eaton, Ross  1957-58 Unknown First Lieutenant - Faculty
Eshleman, Philip E. 1944-48(C),
1960-66(F)
9.17.89 Captain - Faculty
Fosdick, Grant  1948-53, 1970-73 Unknown Head Cook
Goatley, Bernie        1967-72 8.4.08 Lieutenant  Faculty
Hoffmann, Bob This link opens an external website. 1953-73 5.25.14 Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds
Jaschke, Donald J.This link opens an external website. 1963-66 6.7.2007 Captain, Head Football Coach
Johnson, Thomas  1929(C), 30-32(F) 1936 Faculty - Rank unknown
Lafouce, Henry  1960-61 Unknown First Lieutenant - Faculty
Lauchstaedt, Gustave 1955-64 2.18.70 Captain- Asst Commandant/PMS&T
Lochner, Richard  1961-65 11.7.85 Captain - Faculty
McArthur Jr., Fred R. 1959 1959 Lieutenant - Faculty-Killed in car crash
McArthur Sr., Fred R. 1959 1959 Captain - Faculty-Killed in car crash
MacNeal, Donald L. 1945-55 12.12.63 Captain - Faculty
Miller, Darrel W. 1966-71 5.26.08 Captain - Asst Cmdt
Millikan, Dorothy  1942, 1947,
1949-55
Unknown Faculty - Col. Millikan's first wife
Millikan, Glen G. 1928-73 12.8.88 Colonel - Superintendent
Millikan, Sue Ann 1958-66, 1969 4.4.13 Nurse - Col. Millikan's second wife
Shaughnessy, James  1956-73 2.26.03 Captain - Faculty & Athletic Director
St. Marie, Eugene  1949-53, 56-65 5.10.00 Colonel/Commandant - Faculty
Staggs, Roy  1967-72 6.1.02 Major/Principal - Faculty
Van Ormer, Ralph  1957-61, 1964 3.31.68 Major/Principal - Faculty
Welcher, Gordon S. 1957-58 Unknown First Lieutenant - Faculty