In memoriam: Linnea S. (Dietrich) Hedrick

Linnea (Dietrich) Hedrick, 69, of Oxford, former chair and professor of art in Miami University's department of art, died Thursday, May 8. She was chair from 1989 until 1994 and was a nationally known authority on Paul Gauguin and other Impressionist painters. She was a Miami professor from 1989 until her retirement in 2007.

The Ogle and Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Oxford is handling arrangements.

Services update:

A memorial service open to all will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the Miami University Art Museum.

Hedrick is survived by her husband David Hedrick; son Richard F. Dietrich; and brother Ric Stonesifer.