Obituary

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Ray Halm, former president of Concordia University, Irvine

The Rev. Dr. Ray Halm, who served as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., from 1980 to 1998, died Aug. 4.

Obituary: Dr. Thomas W. Kuchta, former chief financial officer of the LCMS

Kuchta died July 14 in Elm Grove, Wis., at the age of 78.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Gary M. Arp, president emeritus of LCMS Iowa District East

The Rev. Dr. Gary M. Arp died on March 12. He was 85.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Karl Barth, president emeritus of both Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the South Wisconsin District

A funeral service will take place Friday, Feb. 21, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Arthur W. Scherer, president emeritus of the Southeastern District

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.

Obituary: Paula Schlueter Ross, former managing editor of ‘Reporter’

Ross, managing editor of “Reporter” and manager of LCMS News and Information Services, died Nov. 13 at age 66. She retired on Feb. 1, 2019, after nearly 35 years with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Charles S. Mueller Sr., former Southeastern District president

The Rev. Dr. Charles S. Mueller Sr., president emeritus of the LCMS Southeastern District, died Oct. 30.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Walter A. Maier II, former Synod vice-president

A funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Oct. 31 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Norman Edgar Nagel, professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

A funeral service for Nagel will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Obituary: Dr. Harold James Boldt, former executive director, LCMS Board for Parish Services

Boldt, who also formerly served as director of Elementary and Secondary Schools for the LCMS, died Sept. 19 in Rochester, Mich.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. William ‘Bill’ Meyer, former president of CUS

Meyer, who also served as former executive director of the LCMS Board for Higher Education, died on Feb. 1.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Edwin S. Suelflow, former South Wisconsin District president

Suelflow, who served as SWD president from 1988 to 1994, died on Dec. 31, 2018.