A life in medicine

In Memoriam: March 10, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.


The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify The DO of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to thedo@osteopathic.org.

Melvin J. Anderson, DO, 83 (MWU/CCOM 1956), of Ludington, Mich., died Dec. 26, 2013. Visit Dr. Anderson’s online guest book.

Edward L. Andrews, DO, 80 (ATSU-KCOM 1958), of Cleveland died Feb. 1. Visit Dr. Andrews’ online guest book.

John M. Bondy, DO, 61 (KCUMB-COM 1981), of Arroyo Grande, Calif., died Jan. 16. Visit Dr. Bondy’s online guest book.

James W. Caton, DO, 87 (ATSU-KCOM 1953), of Zanesville, Ohio, died Jan. 30.

Wilbur V. Cole, DO, 73 (KCUMB-COM 1965), of Prospect Harbor, Maine, died Feb. 17. Visit Dr. Cole’s online guest book.

Jeffery V. Curtis, DO, 53 (NSU-COM 1987), of Peachtree City, Ga., died Feb. 22. Visit Dr. Curtis’ online guest book.

Michael G. Dempsey, DO, 62 (ATSU-KCOM 1977), of Saylorsburg, Pa., died Oct. 28, 2013. Visit Dr. Dempsey’s online guest book.

John A. Devine, DO, 56 (UNECOM 1983), of Windham, Maine, died Nov. 16, 2013.

Thomas F. Hardin, DO, 86 (DMU-COM 1956), of Orange Park, Fla., died Feb. 5. Visit Dr. Hardin’s online guest book.

John W. Hester, DO, 60 (OSU-COM 1981), of Ardmore, Okla., died Feb. 22. Visit Dr. Hester’s online guest book.

Karl D. Johnson, DO, 72 (DMU-COM 1967), of Seattle died Feb. 8. Visit Dr. Johnson’s online guest book.

Lawrence E. Miller, DO, 82 (PCOM 1957), of Chester, N.J., died March 2. Visit Dr. Miller’s online guest book.

John M. Rathgeb, DO, 78 (ATSU-KCOM 1961), of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., died Jan. 1. Visit Dr. Rathgeb’s online guest book.

Thomas C. Reed, DO, 88 (DMU-COM 1951), of North Platte, Neb., died Feb. 1.

David J. Revak, DO, 73 (PCOM 1970), of Gilbert, Ariz., died Jan. 30.

Dennis F. Rolek, DO, 68 (DMU-COM 1976), of Waukee, Iowa, died March 1. Visit Dr. Rolek’s online guest book.

Kimberly Jean Schleef, DO, 44 (ATSU-KCOM 2001), of Oregon City, Ore., died Jan. 1. Visit Dr. Schleef’s online guest book.

Eugene W. St. Marie, DO, 87 (KCUMB-COM 1954), of Bainbridge, Ga., died Jan. 27. Visit Dr. St. Marie’s online guest book.

Hartley R. Steinsnyder, DO, 88 (PCOM 1947), of North Palm Beach, Fla., died Feb. 18. Visit Dr. Steinsnyder’s online guest book.

Marvin Eugene Sultz, DO, 78 (PCOM 1960), of Delray Beach, Fla., died Dec. 5, 2013. Visit Dr. Sultz’s online guest book.

Earle Travis, DO, 83 (PCOM 1958), of East Greenwich, R.I., died Feb. 18. Visit Dr. Travis’ online guest book.

Stephen F. Urban, DO, 78 (ATSU-KCOM 1963), of Fort Worth, Texas, died Feb. 19. Visit Dr. Urban’s online guest book.

Mark W. Walton, DO, 70 (MWU/CCOM 1970), of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Jan. 19. Visit Dr. Walton’s online guest book.

David C. Welch, DO, 61 (WVSOM 1983), of Phoenix died Feb. 2.

Correction: This article has been updated to remove the name of William C. Bryers, DO. Dr. Bryers is not deceased. The DO regrets the error.

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