Ken always had time to mentor kids whether it was his daughter, nieces or nephews or the kids he coached. He was fun, caring and compassionate to everyone he met. Well respected by friends and co-workers alike, Ken was a vibrate presence in all our lives. There will be many memories that will hold Ken dear to us, from coaching football, soccer to the famous barbeques.
TEREZI, LORRAINE of San Jose, California, passed away on April 26th at Regional Medical Center in San Jose. She was 83 years old. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Mary Atler. She was born on December 19th, 1933 in Dawson, New Mexico.
A recipient of a 2010 NEA Fellowship in literature, a 2010 Fulbright at the University of Pécs in Pécs, Hungary, and the National Author Winner of the 2011 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, Margaret McMullan is the author of seven award-winning novels. In 2015, she and Phillip Lopate curated Every Father’s Daughter , an anthology of essays about fathers by great women writers such as Alice Munro, Ann Hood, and Jane Smiley. She was the Melvin Peterson Endowed Chair in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Evansville, where she taught for 25 years. Recently she served as a faculty mentor at the Stony Brook Southampton Low-res MFA Program. She writes full time now in Pass Christian, Mississippi. We are excited to have her with us and can’t wait to see what she shares with everyone!