PERSONAL NOTICES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

About former Beloit Corporation People and friends of Beloit

Page updated: May 06, 2010
(Some of the links are public announcements and may be expired)

 

Tom Blizard, 56, passed away at home on October 6th, 2010. Tom worked at Beloit Corp on the suction roll floor, & traveled installing equipment as a field erector for many years.

Gaston Boucher Passed away April , 1, 2011. He was 84 years old.

Jim Clothier, 85 passed away on Feb. 18, 2010 @ the Lakeshore Hospital. Jim was employed by Beloit Corporation. He held several positions in engineering and sales.

Alfred G. Cox, 83, of Beloit, WI, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009 in Beloit Health & Rehabilitation Center. Alfred was employed by Beloit Corporation, retiring on August 1, 1987. He was a member of the Beloit Corporation Quarter Century Club. Click here for details.

Melvin A. ‘Mel’ Davies Melvin A. Davies, 79, of Beloit passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. He was employed by the Beloit Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 1992. 

George L. Loehrl - of Janesville, WI died at Mercy Hospital Friday, February 20, 2009. George was a long-time employee of Beloit Corporation where he worked as an engineer until retiring in 1983. Click here for details.

Willard J. Gallagher, 83, of 2020 Lane Dr., died May 20 at Beloit Hospital. He was employed at Beloit Corporation, working as a welder and inspector for 37 years; he retired in July 1990. Click here for details.

Giles M. “Gilley” Gilbert - of Beloit, WI , employed by Beloit Corporation as a field service erector. passed away on Monday, December 15, 2008. Click here for details and photo.

Øyvind Haugen a/k/a/ Gringo 60, of Åmot, South East Norway , employed by Nordic Paper, Geithus mill, (Drammenselvens Papirfabrikker); passed away September 4th, 2009. Gringo was a good friend of Beloit Corp and was instrumental in publishing the Paper Industry Web. Click Here to read his Bio. 

Richard E. Hergert of Rockton, Illinois has been selected to receive the TAPPI Engineering Division Technical Award and Beloit Prize in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and contributions, which have advanced the industry's technology. The award is accompanied by the Beloit Prize, an honorarium endowed by the Beloit Corp.  For more information about Richard - enter his last name in the site search.

C. R. (Carl) Hoffman: A long time employee of Beloit Corporation; We received an e-mail notice that Carl passed away February 3, 2007. For more information about Carl - enter his last name in the site search.

Lloyd Hornbostel Jr., "Hap" passed away Jan 24, 2007. An employee of Beloit Corporation; January 1944 he was appointed Vice-President in charge of engineering. He was well recognized as an "idea" man. Click here to read his obituary.  For more information about Lloyd - enter his last name in the site search.   

Walter “Wally” I. Kramer, Jr. of Beloit, WI died Saturday, January 23, 2010. Wally was employed by Fairbanks Morse Company, and then later by the Beloit Corporation as a manufacturing engineer. He retired from the Beloit Corporation in 1988 after 33 years, and remained as a consultant until 1999.

Harry C. Moore Beloit College memoriam to Harry Moore "The Finest For Which Beloit College Stands"  For more information about Harry - enter his last name in the site search.

C. E (Chuck) Meili: A long time employee of Beloit Corporation; We received an e-mail and letter that Chuck passed away April 5, 2007:  Click here to read his obituary. For more information about Chuck - enter his last name in the site search.

Charles (Charlie) Mellom: Passed away Sunday, March 15, 2009.  Charlie, a long time employee of Beloit Corporation entered the Marine Corp in 1967 serving in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1969. Click here to read his obituary. 

Elbert “Ebbie” Neese, Jr. Beloit College memoriam to Ebbie  In memoriam to Elbert Neese For more information about Ebbie - enter his last name in the site search. 

Robert D. “Bobby” Piazza, 53, of Beloit, WI, died Friday, July 3, 2009 in his home. Bobby was employed as a Field Erector Engineer by the Beloit Corporation. He was a member of the Natural Resource Reserve. Bobby’s favorite past times were fishing, hunting, and enjoying the outdoors.

Scott Schwichtenberg of Orfordville, Wisconsin, formerly of Janesville, Wisconsin, was called home by our Heavenly Father on July 3, 2009. Scott worked for over twenty years at Beloit Corporation, then briefly for Trek Bicycle and Alcoa Aluminum

S. Dayton “Tony” Shaw 78, of Tiffany Wisconsin, died Monday, May 11, 2009. He went to work for the Beloit Iron Works in 1956, where he was to work for 25 years, 20 of those years he traveled throughout North America as a Field Erector.  Click here to read his obituary.

George C. Skokut. Of Beloit, WI died Friday, April 3, 2009. George was a veteran of the United States Army.  George was employed as a machinist by Fairbanks Morse Company from 1950 to 1959, and retired from the Beloit Corporation in 1985.

Eugene “Gene” Spence 102, of Beloit, died Tuesday May 12, 2009 at Beloit Memorial Hospital. Gene was a machine operator at the Beloit Corporation for thirty years and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. 

Daniel J. Stenroos, 52 of South Beloit, IL died Saturday, May 23, 2009 in Beloit Memorial Hospital. Daniel had worked for the Beloit Corporation for 24 years as a supervisor. He had more recently been employed by Bremner Corporation for almost 7 years.

Ralph R. Statton, 91, of Clinton, WI, died Monday, May 25, 2009 in Harbor House, Clinton, WI. He was employed as an Erector with Beloit Corporation for 25 years retiring in 1981.

William F. ‘Bill’ Stowell 88, of Beloit, WI, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Bill was employed by Beloit Corporation as a supervisor for the Sales Estimating department. He worked for the Beloit Corporation in Pinerolo, Italy, Zurich, Switzerland and Bury-Bolton-Walmsley, England. Bill retired in 1986 after 36 years of service.

Albert A. Taylor, 84 of Beloit, WI, died Friday, June 26, 2009 in his home. Albert was employed by Beloit Corporation. He was a member of the Beloit Corporation Quarter Century Club.

Elsa P. Warriner of Brodhead, died Friday May 1, 2009 at Mercy Hospital She worked at Beloit Corp. as an Insurance Coordinator for many years until her retirement.

Phyllis J. Vassar, 89, of Beloit, WI, died Thursday, October 15, 2009 in Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing. She was a secretary at Beloit Corporation for many years.

Three former Beloit Corporation people are inductees in the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame. They are: Dr. Joe Parker , E. J. Justus, Oscar C. Boldt. To read their biographies go to Paper Industry International Hall of Fame For more information  - enter there last names in the site search.

Laurie Wicks - President of Paperchine Inc. Paperchine, Inc. began as a vision shared by four former Beloit Corporation executives; Laurie Wicks, James Ewald, Daniel Morris, and Larry Voss. Paper Industry Web received an e-mail update concerning  Paperchine  05/01/07: "Paperchine is up to 120 employees and about $35 M in sales last year. This year is starting off very good." Link to Paperchine Inc. For more information  about the listed people enter there last names in the site search.

Thomas G. McKie Retired, (1986) President and Chief Operating Officer
Beloit Corporation - Read his profile


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