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Arthur "Hal" Hoverland

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ARTHUR "HAL" HOVERLAND Hal passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012. He was born in Boston, MA on May 13, 1928, the son of Arthur and Bertha Hoverland. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Hal attended college and received his BS in accounting from Miami University, his Master from University of Illinois, and PhD from University of Michigan. He worked at Proctor & Gamble before a long and distinguished career as a professor at San Jose State University, Naval Post Graduate School, University of Aix En Provence (Provence, France), and Cal State University, San Bernardino. At CSUSB he was the founding Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration and served in that capacity through 1986 when he returned to the faculty until his retirement in 1992. Hal loved life and enjoyed hiking, traveling, working crossword puzzles, reading, and attending the symphony and live theater. He remained an active member of the university community and was active on the Robert V. Fullerton Museum Board at CSUSB. He is survived by daughter Erica Hoverland; his wife, Marjorie Hoverland; and her children: Kim Gavin and her husband Kevin, Craig Scott and his companion Marc Chacon, Sheri Scott and three grandchildren: Jameson and Jessica Gavin and Nathaniel Scott-Negrette. A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 3PM 6PM at Cal State San Bernardino in the Obershaw Dining Room. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to the scholarship he established in 1993 at CSUSB for students who excel in the classroom and community service. If you wish to make a memorial contribution to the scholarship, please make your check payable to "CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation" and forward to: Shelly Brown CBPA Development Office, Jack Brown 278. Please also attach a note or write on the check that the gift is for the "Hal Hoverland Scholarship" to assure your gift is correctly acknowledged and deposited. For more information concerning the event or contributions to the Hoverland Scholarship, please call or e-mail Shelly Brown of the CBPA development office at 909-537-5771 [email protected] Hal will be laid to rest privately at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. Condolences can be left online for the family at www.bobbittchapel.com
Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 16, 2012
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