Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

In Memoriam


Remembering HSLI members

Michael Wallace Wold

Michael Wold

October 23, 2015

Michael was born Nov. 15, 1952, in Postville, Iowa. He received his bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate from the University of Northern Iowa. He then received his master’s degree in library science from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

He worked in the medical library of the Burlington Medical Center for five years and later at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and OSF St. Mary Medical Center for 26 years.

Michael was a long time member of the Health Science Librarians of Illinois. He served many years as the Chair and later Co-chair of the Legislative Committee. He was HSLI President for 1989-90.

Michael personified the cultured professional, both in his library work and as a collector of stamps and first editions.
His full obituary can be viewed at http://obituaries.galesburg.com/obituaries/register-mail/obituary.aspx?pid=176213201

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