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STATE DEATHS William Downard, St. Joseph V.P. Special to Th News RENSSELAER. Ind. - Services for William Downard, 43. vice president president for academic affairs at St. Joseph's College, will be at 10:30 a.m. in the college chapel. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in Jackson Funeral Home. Downard. who was named to the post July 1. died yesterday in a Chicago hospital after heart surgery. surgery. Downard joined St. Joseph's faculty faculty in 1969 after receiving his doctorate doctorate from Miami University. He was chairman of the department department of history-political history-political history-political science and a professor of history before being named vice president. Downard. who earned his bache-- bache-- bache-- lor's degree in 1963 from St. Joseph's Joseph's and his master's from the University of Cincinnati in 1964. was St. Joseph's professor of the year in 1975. He also won the Wooden Cask Award in 1977 and the Father Edwin Edwin Kaiser Faculty Scholar Award in 1981. Downard authored the article, "William Butler Ogden and the Growth of Chicago," which profiled Chicago's first mayor. He wrote the books, "The Cincinnati Brewing Industry," Industry," "A Social and Economic History" and "Dictionary of the History History of the American Brewing and Distilling Industries." Downard also had taught at Greenhills (Ohio) High School and the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati. He was a graduate associate associate at Miami. He was a member of the American American Historical Association and Organization Organization of American Historians. William Downard ajawaaaaxaa, v. j4fi Survivors wife Sue Ellen; sons David. Steve; daughters Becky, Mary Beth; parents Mr. and Mrs. William Downard. DANVILLE - Donald Stuart, 76. Danville, retired farmer and carpenter. carpenter. He was a member of Hadley Friends Church and a World War II Army Air Forces veteran. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday in Baker Funeral Home. Survivors wife Phyllis; brother Milber. FRANKFORT Clarence Sams, 82, Frankfort, former driver for Indianapolis Transit System and member of Grace United Methodist Church, Indianapolis. Services 11 a.m. Monday in Amanda Reid Chapel at Wesley Manor. Survivor wife Margaret. GREENFIELD - Genevieve Hardin, 72, Greenfield, former nurses aide at Hancock County Hospital Hospital and Sugar Creek Convalescent Center and a member of Greenfield Friends Church and Psi Iota Xi sorority. Services 10 a.m. Monday in Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in Pasco Mortuary. Survivors Survivors sisters Norma Stum, Margaret Margaret Harrington.