Tuesday, July 31, 1990

Obituary: Victor Lanning

Victor Lanning, 61, Central High Teacher, Dies

Victor Lanning, 61, of 4309 Somerst lane, a social studies teacher at Central-University High School, died Friday (July 30, 1965) in a Madison hospital after a brief illness.

Mr. Lanning taught in the Madison school system since 1930, teaching at Nakoma, West, and Central-University High schools.

He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and was research assistant in the university economics department.

He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic lodge, First Congregational Church, the State Historical Society, and several education groups.

In 1950, Mr. Lanning published "The Wisconsin Tourist," a study of the state's recreational resources for tourists.

Survivors include his wife, Florence; a daughter, Victoria, at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Emil Larson, 1849 Jenifer st., and Mrs. Wyatt Adkins, DeForest.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Frautschi funeral home, 3610 Speedway rd. Memorials may be made to the Central-University High school scholarship fund.


Note: The above is from the Saturday, July 31, 1965 Obituary Section of the Wisconsin State Journal. At this time, obituaries were still news stories, written by newspaper staff, not families. The punctuation and capitalization are as they appeared in newspaper.

Monday, July 30, 1990

Obituary: Trumann ("Terry") Karabis

MADISON - Trumann J. Karabis, age 26, of 405 Welch Avenue, died on Tuesday, July 30, 1974 at a Madison hospital. Born Aug. 16, 1947 in Madison, he was a 1965 graduate of Madison Central High School. He attended MATC for two years and he obtained his Master of Arts degree in 1973 from the University of Wisconsin School of Social Work. He majored in Behavioral Disabilities Studies. He had worked for the past year and a half as a counselor for the State of Wisconsin, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. He was a member of M.O.B/I/L/E and was a volunteer worker on Mayor Soglin’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission for the Physically Disabled and he was a former president of the University of Wisconsin Handicapped Student Association. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James P. Karabis, 405 Welch Ave.; a brother, Carey, at home; and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Angeliki Karabis. Madison funeral services will be held at Ryan-Peterson Funeral Home, 6025 Monona Dr., at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, The Rev. Paul A. Kehle officiating. Burial in Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, at Ryan-Peterson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Madison Area Chapter of Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on July 31, 1974