James “Pritch” Pritchard, president and co-founder of North American Marine Consultants LLC, St. Louis, Mo., died suddenly June 27 due to complications related to his cancer treatment. He was 74… Read More

Jerry Courville, former barge line executive and founder of Sea Link Cargo Services,  died April 5 after a brief illness. His career in the marine industry began in 1978 when… Read More

Obituary: Edward Senn

May 20, 2020

Edward Senn, 79, of Mokena, Ill., died May 12. Senn worked his entire career at Material Service Corporation, acting as general marine manager for 24 years until his retirement in… Read More

Violet Schmerbach Foley, 105, of Andalusia, Ill., died May 6 at Lutheran Living Senior Care in Muscatine, Iowa. She and her husband, Capt. William Foley, were married in 1934 and… Read More

Obituary: Lew Meibergen

April 27, 2020

Lew Meibergen, 88, former chairman and president of Johnston Enterprises, died April 16 at his home in Enid, Okla. Johnston Enterprises was founded by his grandfather, W.B. Johnston, after the… Read More

Obituary: Douglas Uppena

April 27, 2020

Douglas “Doug” Uppena, a retired barge freight merchandiser for Pillsbury, Peavey Barge Line and other freight brokers, died April 7 of cancer. A resident of The Villages, Fla., he was… Read More