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College Saddened by News of Trustee's Death

1967 Alumnus Had Longtime Affiliation with Alma Mater

June 2, 2013

Thomas Gravlin is pictured at a Board of Trustees meeting in 2010.

Thomas Gravlin is pictured at a Board of Trustees meeting in 2010.

Wilmington College alumnus and trustee Tom Gravlin died Friday, May 31, following a lengthy illness.

The 1967 graduate was retired as district manager for Shell Oil Co. Survivors include his wife, Jean, and their two children, Thomas and Susan. 

The memorial service will be Wednesday (June 5) in the Southminster Presbyterian Church in Centerville (

http://www.sminster.com/location.html

). Visitation with the family is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by the service at 11 a.m. A lunch will follow the service in the fellowship hall.