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Lucille Noel, Kent Ronhovde, Morgan Wallace, Karl Wipplinger die

He served in Army intelligence during the Vietnam War.

He ran track at St. Albans, where he held a long-jump record for two decades and in 1987 completed the New York City Marathon. His hobbies included collecting and raising colorful moths.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Juliet Grennan Ronhovde, and their two daughters, Kristin R. Ostien and Brooke R. Fernandez, all of Bethesda; a brother, Erik Ronhovde of Washington; two sisters, Andrea Ronhovde and Nora R. Hohenlohe, both of Washington; and three grandchildren.

-- Adam Bernstein

Morgan A. Wallace Public Works Employee

Morgan A. Wallace, 65, who worked for 39 years for the Prince George's County Department of Public Works, died of a heart attack Feb. 6 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton.

Mr. Wallace plowed snow, picked up leaves and removed junk for the Public Works Department until retiring in 2005.

Morgan Alfonso Wallace was born in the District and lived in Upper Marlboro. He was a member of Adams United Methodist Church in Lothian.

In retirement, Mr. Wallace operated a stump-removal business. He enjoyed watching races at Budds Creek, a motocross track in Leonardtown.

His marriage to Winnie A. Wallace ended in divorce.

Survivors include three children, James Wallace of Bamberg, Germany, Craig Wallace of Seat Pleasant and Vanessa Wallace of Cheverly; a sister, Arlethia Carter of the District; six brothers, Stanley Wallace of Baltimore, Thomas Wallace of Forestville, Arnold Wallace of Hillside and Michael Wallace, William Wallace and James Wallace, all of Lothian; and eight grandchildren.

-- Emma Brown

Karl Wipplinger Physician, Faculty Member

Karl Wipplinger, 81, a past director of internal medicine at George Washington University's medical school, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 17 at his home in Alexandria.

Dr. Wipplinger served on the GWU medical faculty for 45 years. He retired from clinical practice in 1994 but continued teaching until 2002. He was a multiple recipient of the school's outstanding teaching award.

Dr. Wipplinger was born in Steyr, Austria. He received his medical degree from the University of Vienna's medical school in 1953 and trained in internal medicine at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Linz, Austria. He completed his residency at GWU and then joined the faculty. He ran the staff's morning report conferences for more than 30 years.

He enjoyed playing bridge.

His marriage to Barbara Callahan ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Wipplinger of Alexandria.

-- Patricia Sullivan


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