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A l i c e G i ac o b b e Former OSU professor Alice

with Henrico County Public Schools

Giacobbe; grandson, Samuel Robert

Claire Culotta Giacobbe, of Tulsa,

in Virginia and a professor at North-

Giacobbe; two brothers, Paul F.

Okla., died March 28, 2013.

eastern Illinois University. She was

Culotta and David W. Culotta;

a loving wife, devoted mother and

and numerous nieces and nephews.

received her bachelor’s and master’s

grandmother, master teacher, patient

She was preceded in death by her

degrees from Virginia Commonwealth

mentor and a great cook.

parents, Samuel Ernest and Louise

She was born in New Orleans and

University and her doctorate from the College of William and Mary. Besides teaching at OSU, she also had been a special education teacher

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Dr. George A. Giacobbe;

Freeman Culotta. — Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch

her son, Nicholas Samuel Giacobbe and his wife, Emilie Marie Schierloh

Ed n a g l ad y j u n g e r s Brothers and Big Sisters, Mayor’s

County Retired Educators, Exchange

administrator and College of Educa-

Community Service Committee and

Club Book of Golden Deeds Award

tion alumna Edna Gladys Jungers

Payne County Youth Services.

and Phi Mu National Outstanding

Longtime Stillwater teacher and

died March 23, 2013. She was 97. She was born Feb. 4, 1916,

She presented programs on reading at eight International Reading

in Batavia, Wis., to Oswald and

Association conventions in the

Augusta Mehlos Voigt. She married

United States and Vienna, Austria.

Capt. Richard Jungers at Fort Monmouth, N.J., on Sept. 12, 1942.

Mrs. Jungers held offices in many

Achievement Award for Community Service.

 Much of Mrs. Jungers’ volunteer service was with the Pleasant Valley School project. She also tutored

professional organizations such as

local and international students,

the Oklahoma Reading Council

volunteered at the Stillwater Medi-

gan County Teachers College, the

and International Reading Associa-

cal Center, painted with oils on

University of Wisconsin and OSU,

tion. She was elected to honorary

canvas and porcelain, enjoyed

where she completed bachelor’s

memberships in Delta Kappa Pi and

playing bridge and caring for her

and master’s degrees in education

Phi Kappa Phi. She served as presi-


with emphasis in reading. She

dent of Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa

continued her education in school

Kappa Iota, Phi Mu Alumni, the

Rick Jungers and his wife, Janette,


OSU College of Education Alumni

of Stillwater and their three children:

Board and Stillwater Women’s Club.

Matt Jungers, his wife, Megan

the Richard P. & Edna V. Jungers

Mrs. Jungers was also active in the

Miller Jungers, and their daughter,

Endowed Scholarship, which helps

First United Methodist Church of

Makinleigh, of Boston; Katie Jungers

graduate students pursuing a degree

Stillwater, the Oklahoma Educa-

Cuenin, her husband, Ari Cuenin,

in either education administration or

tion Association, Payne County

and their daughter, Claire of Hous-

curriculum development.

and Oklahoma Retired Educators,

ton; and Becca Jungers of Conway,

Mrs. Jungers attended the Sheboy-

She and her husband created

She was survived by her son, Dr.

AARP, Altrusa International,

Ark. She was preceded in death by

Stillwater Public Schools 21 years as

Lahoma Club, Porcelain Artists of

her husband, infant son, Dwight, her

a classroom teacher, elementary princi-

Stillwater and Oklahoma, Phi Mu

parents, two brothers and a sister.

pal, director of the Reading Improve-

sorority, GN Chapter of PEO, and

ment Program, director of elementary

Business & Professional Women.

Mrs. Jungers served on the staff of

education and assistant superinten-

Some of her many honors include

dent. She also worked with the Payne

Beta Sigma Phi Woman of the Year,

County Sheltered Workshop, Big

Volunteer Service award for Payne

— Stillwater NewsPress

4880 education magazine[1]  
4880 education magazine[1]  

Official magazine of the College of Education at Oklahoma State University