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TRIBUTES

The links below are to writings of Kenneth Westhues done in tribute to or in memory of deceased individuals. They are listed in alphabetical order by surname of the person or couple to whom respect is paid. This webpage first published in August 2003; updated annually.
 

Steve Abbott (1943-1992)
Poet, San Francisco
Classmate, friend

Abbott at the Monastery, memoir, 2003

  Margie Westhues Boschert (1932-1992)
Homemaker, North Haven, Connecticut, and St. Charles, Missouri
Sister

Sis Marg, book, 1993

  Joseph Miles Boschert (1965-2016)
Resident of Tower Wood Home, O'Fallon, Missouri
Nephew

Obituary and Eulogies, 2016

  Sydney Norman ("Syd") Brown (1925-2011)
Chief of Police, Region of Waterloo, 1977-1986
Friend

Eulogy at his funeral, 2011

  Gerard Campbell (1942-2004)
Philosophy professor, St. Jerome's University
Colleague

Colleague laments loss..., UW Gazette, 2004

  Eleonora A. (Nora) Cebotarev (1928-2007)
Sociology professor, University of Guelph
Friend and Colleague

The Professor Who Never Went to School, remarks at the Memorial Service, 14 October 2007
Women and International Development, interview of Professor Cebotarev by Asako Shiraishi and Hiro Ishida, about 2005, edited by K. Westhues

  Floyd Centore (1939-2003)
Philosophy professor, St. Jerome's University
Colleague

Colleague laments loss..., UW Gazette, 2004

 

David S. Clarke (ca1937-2005)
Professor of Management of Technology, Southern Illinois University
Colleague

Winning, Losing, Moving On, book dedication, 2005

  James F. Conran (1871-1946)
Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri
Great-uncle

Uncle Jim Conran's Legacy to Me, memoir, 2012

  John H. Conran (1872-1955) and Lena Oser Conran (1882-1957)
Farmers near Glasgow, Missouri
Maternal grandparents

John and Lena Conran, entry for community history, 1993

 

Luiz A. Costa-Pinto (1920-2002)
Sociology professor, University of Waterloo
Colleague

Accolades to retired professor, newpaper article, 1999

 

William J. Drimped (1900-1961)
Priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis
Pastor

Father Drimped—Cousin-in-Law, essay, 1997

 

Christian Dufournaud (1949-2005)
Geography professor, University of Waterloo
Colleague

Kindness and Christian Dufournaud, memoir, 2005

 


Tim Field
(1952-2006)
Independent researcher on workplace bullying, UK
Colleague

Choices in Research on Mobbing and Bullying, paper, 2006

 

Joseph P. Fitzpatrick, S. J. (1913-1995)
Sociology professor, Fordham University
Colleague

Joseph P. Fitzpatrick: God's Spoiled Child, conference paper, 1995

 

Hector Hammerly (1935-2006)
Professor of Applied Linguistics, Simon Fraser University
Colleague

Lessons from Hector Hammerly, memorial website, 2006

 

Richard L. Henshel (1938-1997)
Sociology professor, University of Western Ontario
Colleague

To Appease or Not, conference paper, 2002

 

William James (1842-1910)
Philosophy professor, Harvard University
Guide to life

Beware the Too-Perfect Life: Chautauqua and William James, magazine article, 1997

 

Heinz Leymann (1932-1999)
Founder of research on workplace mobbing, Sweden
Intellectual guide

Choices in Research on Mobbing and Bullying, paper, 2006

 

Chandrasegar Nagulasigamany (1984-2005)
Student, University of Waterloo
Member of my introductory sociology class, spring 2005

The Gift of Curiosity, memoir, 2005

 

Theresia Peters (née Dilkaute) (1834-1907)
Widow, immigrant from Münsterland to Missouri
Great-grandmother

Theresia Peters and her Sons — Catholic Colonists, 2013

 

Mitsuru Shimpo (1931-2015)
Sociology professor in Canada and Japan
Colleague, friend

Laughter and Marginality, memoir 2015

 

Benjamin D. Singer (1931-2012)
Sociology professor, Western University
Colleague

The Most Civilized of Human Creatures, memoir, 2012

 

Werner Stark (1910-1985)
Sociology professor, Fordham University
Colleague

In Search of Community, Gedenkschrift, 1993

  Gerald Stortz (1947-2003)
History professor, St. Jerome's University
Colleague

Colleague laments loss..., UW Gazette, 2004

 

Henry J. Westhues (1888-1969)
Lawyer, chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court
Uncle

Uncle Henry's Public Life, essay, 1997
How Uncle Henry Upstaged the Outbreak of World War, commentary on news story, 2012

 

John Westhues (1895-1970) and Olive Conran Westhues (1902-2003)
Farmers near Glasgow, Missouri
Parents

Two excerpts from First Sociology (McGraw-Hill, 1982)
Prairie Fire (K & A Westhues, 1992)
John and Olive Westhues, entry for community history, 1993

  John Henry Westhues (1922-2008)
Diocesan priest, Monsignor, pastor, chancellor, vicar-general
Cousin

In the summer of '62, memoir, 2013

 

Wilhelm Westhues (1848-1921) and Theresa Peters Westhues (1858-1926)
Farmers near Werne, Münsterland, then near Glasgow, Missouri
Paternal grandparents

Why the Westhues Family Immigrated, centennial address, 1992

 

Bertha Whitman (1876-1915)
Farmer and homemaker first in Missouri, then in Colorado
Maternal grandmother

The "Essay on Girls' Rights" and its Origin, book chapter, 1992

 

Mayer N. Zald (1931-2012)
Sociology professor, University of Michigan
Thesis supervisor

The Most Civilized of Human Creatures, memoir, 2012