Deir died suddenly on Sunday; a memorial service will be held today in Lake Elmo.
She was the mother of Robin King Cooper, School of Professional Psychology, and mother–in-law of Charles M. (Mel) Gray, Opus College of Business.
He was the father of Ea McMillan Porter, College of Applied Professional Studies, and the father-in-law of Louis Porter II, doctoral candidate in Organization Learning and Development.
The accident happened on Interstate 94 during heavy snow, fog and strong winds.
She was the mother of Diane Knights, O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.
He was the father of Mary Lemmons, Philosophy Department.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday in North Carolina, and early in the spring semester at St. Thomas.
He was the father of Ann Schiffer, who works in the Office of Institutional Advancement at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.