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July 1, 2019

Vicki L. Blevins, who has worked in Northern Illinois University’s One Card Office for the past 15 year, passed away at her home on June 26th. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of Finch Funeral Home, located at 310 Oak St. in DeKalb, IL, 60115. Employee counseling services are available through the Employee Assistance Program.

Gregg Fieffer, a Budget Analyst in NIU’s Division of Administration and Finance, passed away on May 20, 2019. He was 55. Fieffer worked with NIU for nearly 19 years and, for most of his tenure, was responsible for preparing, editing, and processing budget transfers for the university. He served as a member of the core budget team where he helped guide discussions about budget development across campus and prepared reports for the Office of the Illinois Governor, the Illinois General Assembly, and the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Fieffer earned both a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from NIU. He was an avid bicyclist and was actively involved with the Kishwaukee Bike and Rec Club. Gregg’s family is hosting a public celebration of his life on Sunday, July 14 from 3:00pm-8:00pm at the Hopkins Park Shelter House, which is located at 1403 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.