In Memory of Donald Reckinger ’47

Donald Reckinger ’47 passed away on Feb. 17, 2019. Entered Ripon College in the fall of 1941.  Member of Delta Sigma Psi. Served in the Army Air Corps 1942-1946. While in the service went to University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago in Meteorology and then served on the supply air ship out of Brazil to Italy. Returned to Ripon in 1946 majoring in Math and Sciences. Graduated in 1947. He was in Education for 6 years. Received his M of Ed from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Changed careers and was a statistician for Kemper Insurance in Chicago for 32 years. In retirement lived in Florida and Wisconsin. Loved to travel, fish and garden and volunteered for AARP as a tax consultant for 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Marguerite L. Pautsch ’49, 3 sons and a daughter.