In Memory: Marlyn William Wacholz '69

Marlyn William Wacholz '69 received his Master's Degree from the University of Minnesota. He was born in Mansfield, Minnesota on his family's farm. Marlyn taught agriculture and farm management to high school students for 15 years, before moving on to work at various institutions of higher education across Minnesota. He eventually became the president of Riverland Technical college in Rochester, Minnesota. Marlyn was a proud leader in the Future Farmers of America and was inducted into their hall of fame for his exceptional work.

Marlyn was known to love baseball, hunting, fishing, and various outdoor sports. He had five sons with his first wife, Betty Lou who passed away in 1998. He leaves behind his beloved wife Norma, adoring sons, and 18 grandchildren. Marlyn’s family says  “he touched the lives of many and [that they] celebrate a life well lived”.

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