Howard J. Braun Howard J. Braun, former assistant basketball coach, died Jan. 9 at Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. He was 83. Braun graduated from the UI in 1936. He won six varsity letters in tennis and basketball at the UI and was a member of the I Men's Club. He was the assistant basketball coach from 1937 to 1967 with a break from 1942 to 1946, when he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He began working in public relations at the Commercial Bank of Champaign in 1967. He also was president of Worden-Martin Leasing from 1967 to 1977. He was the pro golf manager at Lincolnshire Fields golf course in Champaign. He taught golf at the UI and entered and promoted local events. Survivors include his wife, Sancy; a daughter; a son; six grandchildren; and four brothers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Howie Braun Athletic Scholarship Fund, in care of the UI Foundation, Harker Hall. The fund was established in his name by former UI basketball players whom Braun coached. Burdette C. Breidenstein Burdette C. Breidenstein, former head of the meat technology division, died Jan. 13 at Oklahoma City. He was 69. Breidenstein earned bachelor's and master's degrees in animal science from the University of Wisconsin and a doctoral degree from the UI in meat science. He also was a vice president for Wilson Foods and a senior vice president with the National Livestock and Meat Board. He was an adviser to the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States/World Health Organization and Food Standards Program Codex Alimentarius Commission. Breidenstein also was a member ofthe U.S. delegation to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Intergovernmental Group on Meat. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; two daughters; a son; four grandchildren; his mother; seven brothers; and three sisters. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Resource Center at Mercy Hospital, 4300 Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73120, or the Graystone Presbyterian Church, 8300 Graystone, Oklahoma City Okla. 73120. Thomas J. Dolan Thomas J. Dolan, professor emeritus and former had of the department of theoretical and applied mechanics, died Jan. 10 at Fairfax, Va. He was 89. Dolan earned a bachelor's degree from the UI in civil engineering in 1929 and a master's degree in 1932. His research focused on hydraulics, structures, concrete and fatigue of metals and began to take advantage of Polaroid sheets that were making photoelasticity an important stress-analysis technique. He was a reserve officer in the U.S. Army during World War II and was assigned to Ordnance Corps production at the Watertown Arsenal in Massachusetts. After the war, Dolan returned to the fatigue laboratory at the UI. He was head of the theoretical and applied mechanics department from 1952 to 1970. He retired in 1973. He conducted and supervised research projects for the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force and for the Welding Research Council. He served on committees of the National Science Foundation, National Materials Advisory Board, U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Rock Island Arsenal, Army Mechanics and Materials Research Center and several professional engineering societies. In 1952, he received the R. L. Templin Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials and in 1954 was awarded the society's Dudley Medal for new and useful methods of testing. In 1974, he was presented the UIUC Alumni Honor Award for distinguished service in engineering. He received the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Nadai Award in 1984 for continuing contributions to the advancement of knowledge of metal fatigue and failure analysis and for leadership in developing engineering procedures and standards to assure safe and reliable products, machines and structures. Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a son; a daughter; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the UI Foundation for use in furthering teaching and research programs of the department of theoretical and applied mechanics. William I. Goodman A memorial service for William I. Goodman, professor emeritus of urban planning, will be held at 3 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Hillel Foundation, 503 E. John St., Champaign. Goodman died Dec. 23 at his home in Urbana. He was 76. Goodman graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit, in 1942. He received a master's degree in public administration from Wayne State and a master's degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He worked for the Detroit Planning Commission and then was an assistant professor of city planning at Harvard University from 1953 to 1956. Goodman began teaching at the UI in 1956 and served as chairman of the department of urban planning from 1965 to 1971. He retired as a professor emeritus in 1988. He wrote the textbook "Principles and Practice of Urban Planning," as well as numerous articles in professional journals. He was a Fulbright scholar in England in 1962 and received a merit award from the American Institute of Planners in 1969. He was appointed director of the Office of Urban Transportation Systems in the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C., in 1971 and served as director for two years. He served as president of the Collegiate Schools of Planning from 1970 to 1971. Goodman continued to work as a consultant to the Department of Transportation, as well as to the Costa Rican and Iranian governments and numerous U.S. states. Survivors include his wife, Pearl, and two daughters. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Yiddish Book Center, 48 Woodbridge St., South Hadley, Mass. 01075. Arden Grotelueschen Arden Grotelueschen, professor emeritus of education, died Dec. 31 at his home in rural Oakland. He was 55. Grotelueschen owned Grotelueschen Associates, a professional education consulting firm in Champaign, and the Berry Patch Paint Horse Farm. He received a doctoral degree in educational psychology from the University of Nebraska. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; his mother; two sons; four daughters; two sisters; and six grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church of Charleston. William L. Hull William L. Hull, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, died Jan. 14 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He was 82. Hull earned a bachelor's degree from the Univeristy of Colorado in 1935 and a master's degree from Purdue University. He completed his education at the Chrysler Institute of Engineering. He bagan a teaching career at the University of Colorado and came to the UI in 1947. In 1949, he was promoted to director of the Internal Combusion Engine Laboratory. He retired from the UI in1978. In addition to teaching and research at the UI, he provided instruction on diesel engines at the Caterpillar Tractor Co. at Peoria for many years. He was a member of the American Society for Engineering Education. He also was a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, for which he served as a member of the national board of directosr, chairman of the Central Illinois section and a member of the Central Illinois Section board of directors. Hull received the Arch T. Caldwell Merit Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers and was elected a fellow in the society. Survivors include his wife, Katherine; a daughter; a son; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Urbana. Edna Lyons Edna Lyons, retired food service worker, died Dec. 8 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. She was 73. Lyons worked at the UI from 1949 to 1986. Survivors include three sons, a daughter, three brothers, two sisters, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Living God Recreation Center. Lucille Redding Lucille Redding, a retired building service worker, died Jan. 2 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Redding worked for the UI for 40 years. Survivors include her husband, Cecil; a daughter; a sister; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Living Hope Foursquare Church, Urbana.