Obituary notice for Emeritus Professor Joan (Jody) Stadler

August 22, 2018

Emeritus Professor Joan K. (Jody) Stadler died on July 28, 2018, in Sugar Land, Texas. A University Professor at Iowa State University, Stadler was a member of the former Zoology/Genetics Department. She was the founder in 1991 of the Interdepartmental Genetics Graduate Program (now Interdepartmental Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program). 

Stadler joined ISU in 1972, and she was named a University Professor in 1994. She retired in 1996.

Distinguished Professor Steve Rodermel of the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology said, “She was a mentor and friend to many of us; she will be missed, but her spirit still animates IG2.”

The family is planning a memorial service on Oct. 6 in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Additional details will follow.

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