The University flag will be lowered and flown at half-staff on Monday, April 6, in honor of Brenda K. Bertsch Malepeai, a professor in the Kasiska College of Health Professions Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Education of the Deaf. She passed away at her home Tuesday following a two-year battle with cancer. Brenda, 57, was the spouse of Idaho state senator Edgar Malepeai, whose district includes the Pocatello campus of ISU. The two met in 1973 when they were both students here at Idaho State University.May our thoughts continue to be with Senator Malepeai and their children.
A service to celebrate Brenda’s life will be held at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 6, at 5:00 p.m. Family will receive friends at 4:00 p.m. preceding the service.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
From the Office of Dr. Arthur Vailas, President of Idaho State University:
by Tara A. Rowe at 7:52 PM