Tim A. Bender, 48, died Nov. 4 in Bowdre Township, Illinois. He worked at the U. of I. since 2006 as an electrician in Facilities and Services. Memorials: Education fund for his son, Sam Bender.
Marvin C. Clevenger, 86, died Nov. 5. He worked at the Illinois State Water Survey for 36 years, retiring in 1996. He served as director of computer services. Memorials: Meadowbrook Community Church.
Carl Nelson Hittle, 93, died Nov. 4 at Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Facility, Fort Collins, Colorado. He was a professor in the department of agricultural programs in international agriculture for 29 years, retiring in 1982. Memorials: Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at the U. of I. or First United Methodist Church of Fort Collins.
Tim Nugent, 92, died Nov. 11 at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. For 37 years, starting in 1948, Nugent directed the Division of Rehabilitation-Education Services (now the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services). The unit was created to help wounded veterans returning from World War II. He also founded the U. of I.’s wheelchair athletics program. He retired as DRES director in 1985 and was named professor emeritus in 1986.
Harold Walter, 89, died Nov. 9 at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Salem, Illinois. He was a building service worker at the U. of I. for 35 years. Memorials: Iuka General Baptist Church, 600 Parkview Ave., Iuka, IL 62849.
A memorial service for William Howard Huff will begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 309 W. Green St., Urbana. Huff, 93, died Oct. 30 at his Urbana home. He was a serials librarian at the Graduate Library for 25 years, retiring in 1982 as a professor emeritus of library science. Memorials: A library of the donor’s choice.