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Obituaries, September 2023

Obituaries, September 2023

From Insights, September 2023



Robert E. Arneson, P.E.

98; Life Member ASHRAE; West Covina, Calif.; joined ASHRAE in 1967.


Jose B. Dueno-Annoni, P.E.

81; Life Member ASHRAE; San Juan, Puerto Rico; joined ASHRAE in 1976.


Joel Foster, P.E.

39; Member ASHRAE; Wiscasset, Maine; joined ASHRAE in 2016. He served in the following positions:

  • Program Subcommittee Chair, TC 9.2, Industrial Air Conditioning and Ventilation
  • Secretary, TC 10.2, Refrigeration Applications
  • Secretary, TC 10.8, Refrigeration Load Calculations


Ben Kohler

88; Life Member ASHRAE; Meridian, Idaho; joined ASHRAE in 1982. He served as President and Secretary of the ASHRAE Idaho Chapter.


Steven V. Miller, P.E.

76; Life Member ASHRAE; Bloomington, Ind.; joined ASHRAE in 1982.


Edward Murphy, C.Eng.    

61; Member ASHRAE; Sheffield, England, UK; joined ASHRAE in 1995. He served as President, Vice President, and Homepage Editor of the UK Midlands Chapter.


Eric H. Schwenker, P.E.

100; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Evansville, Ind.; joined in 1947. He served in the following positions:

  • Director and Regional Chair, Board of Directors
  • Director and Regional Chair, Members Council
  • CTTC Co-Chair and Historian, ASHRAE Evansville Chapter

He received the following awards:

  • Distinguished Service Award, 1993
  • Fellow Award, 1997
  • 50-Year Member Award, 1997
  • Distinguished 50-Year Member Award, 1997
  • Exceptional Service Award, 2001
  • Distinguished 75-Year Member Award, 2022


Adolf Wolf, P.E.

88; Life Member ASHRAE; Galax, Va.; joined ASHRAE in 1973.