TKE News

06/01/14
Frater Todd Farmer Mourns Loss of His Mother

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is saddened to report the passing of Todd Farmer's mother, Jean.  She has been fighting poor health for several weeks.  "My mother was very proud of Tau Kappa Epsilon and all that has it has done for me personally," said Frater Todd Farmer.  "I'm very glad that we got to celebrate Mother's Day one last time."  Jean was just 2 months shy of her 74th birthday.

"We are all saddened to hear of the loss of Jean Farmer. It's times like this that remind us that Tau Kappa Epsilon is a family. We celebrate together and mourn together. TKE Nation has celebrated many wins this fiscal year.  We have all held strong through thick and thin," said Frater Donald E. Aldrich, Chief Executive Officer.  "Frater Farmer has always cared about how everyone else is doing on a personal level, now is the time when he needs TKE Nation to care for him."

In lieu of flowers, the Farmer family has asked individuals to support the TKE Educational Foundation through the Farmer Leadership Fund.

Frater Farmer has been part of the Professional Staff of Tau Kappa Epsilon since 1993 and has served in multiple roles since joining the TKE Professional Staff including expansion, Regional Director, and Director of Alumni & Volunteer Services.