In Memory of Eileen Hess Zneimer ’49

EILEEN HESS ZNEIMER ’49 of Portland, Oregon, died Oct. 3, 2020. At Ripon, she majored in English and participated in Ver Adest, theatre and Alpha Phi/Kappa Sigma Chi (Duffie Girls). She also wrote for the literary magazine. She completed a teaching certificate in English from Indiana University and later taught. She earned a master’s degree in English from Purdue University. She and her husband lived in New York City, Iowa, Madison, Wisconsin, and Hessville, Indiana. She was active in the community and enjoyed books, road trips around the United States and Europe. Survivors include two sons and one daughter. Her former husband, JOHN N. “JACK” ZNEIMER ’48, died June 28, 2022. A daughter, CARY ZNEIMER FAIRCHILD ’72, died in 2014.

Eileen Hess Zneimer '49