Alfred Emile Schretter ’59 died on December 18, 2005, in Loveland, Ohio.
Born on September 19, 1937, in Brooklyn, NY, he prepared for college at Keene High School in New Hampshire and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1959, he graduated from Columbia Law School in New York City in 1962 and became an attorney with Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sunderland & Kiendle in New York City. He later became senior staff counsel with Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Cincinnati, OH. He practiced law in four states and before the U.S. Supreme Court and was an expert with product liability and environmental claims litigation. He was the chief litigation counsel for Marion Merrell Dow and environmental litigation section head at Dow Chemical Company. He held important civic city government positions in Summit, NJ, Madeira, OH, Midland, MI, and Loveland, OH. Surviving are his wife, Veronica Gibbons Schretter, whom he married in 1963; two sons, Alfred E. Schretter and William J. Schretter; a daughter, Claire S. Huleford; and seven grandchildren.