Obituaries: Wynne, Getterman

Howard Wynne, 91, June 29 in Kingwood. A longtime Texas pastor, he served churches in Abilene, Houston and Kingwood. howard wynne130Howard WynneHe was pastor emeritus of Woodridge Baptist Church in Kingwood. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; sons, Blake and Kyle; daughter, Marilyn Helm; stepdaughters, Cindy Jo Shew and Joanna Jameson; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Ted Getterman, 89, July 1 in Waco. A former Waco mayor and a Baylor University alumnus, he came to the university at the end of World War II and his service with the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He secured both business and law degrees at Baylor. He and his wife, Sue, provided many endowed scholarships to the school, as well as generously supporting the business, arts and athletic programs. ted getterman70Ted GettermanThe Gettermans received the Founders Medallion in 2005. In 1998, Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business named him a distinguished alumnus. The couple provided the largest gift to women’s athletics in Baylor’s history, which resulted in Getterman Stadium—where the Lady Bears play softball—in 2000. Subsequent funds built the Getterman Indoor Softball Facility in 2010. The R.E.B. Baylor Society recognized the Gettermans’ contributions at the silver level. He received the Presidents Medallion and was inducted as a Fellow in the Golden Bear Circle of the Endowed Scholarship Society and also was a member of the Old Main Society and the 1845 Society. He is survived by his wife of 66 years; sons, Louis III and Holt; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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