Alumni Association News

The White Rose Project

For many years, Sigma Chi’s Missoula Area Alumni Association has quietly provided a dozen white roses for the memorial/funeral services of Beta Delta brothers. Dan Cederberg ‘75 has faithfully shouldered this responsibility for decades.

In the past, Chapter Eternal information has been relayed to Dan on a hit or miss basis so many brothers have been missed. The goal of the White Rose Project is to honor all Chapter Eternal Beta Deltas by providing an effective and timely way to inform of a brother’s passing.

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Chapter Eternal

Chapter EternalBrother Maurice Remington Colberg, Jr.

Maurice Remington Colberg, Jr. passed away on November 22, 2018 in Billings. He was born on Dec. 26, 1934 in Minneapolis, first son of Maurice Colberg, Sr. and Odessa Redding Colberg. His parents moved their family to Billings, which put them nearer their Hardin and Sarpy Creek families in the early 1940s. Maury was an excellent student and athlete, graduating from Billings Senior in 1953. He participated in all sports along with Key Club and Boys State.

Maury attended University of Montana in 1953. He played basketball on a squad known as the “Fabulous Frosh” and later for the Griz while pursuing his business and law degrees. He became a proud and loyal member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity where he met many lifelong friends.

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Alumni Update

Alumni UpdateKeith Wuerthner Writes

This is a photo of my all Beta Delta wedding taken at the First Presbyterian Church in Butte, Montana on September 15, 1956.  Left to right: Larry Ellefson ’56, my brother and best man, Ben J. Wuerthner ’53, myself ’56, my oldest brother John P. Wuerthner ’47 and Thomas Nelson ’56.  All except me are in Chapter Eternal.

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Core Values, Vision, and Mission

Core Values
Sigma Chi’s core values are Friendship, Justice and Learning. Our vision is to become the preeminent collegiate leadership development organization — aligned, focused and living our core values. Our mission is to develop values-based leaders committed to the betterment of character, campus and community.

Vision
The fundamental purpose of the Sigma Chi Fraternity is the cultivation, maintenance and promotion of the core values of Friendship, Justice and Learning.

Mission
In the pursuit of these high ideals, the Sigma Chi Fraternity is able to offer tremendous value in augmenting the collegiate experience and supporting the lifelong journey of each of its members. We hope to assist brothers in becoming men of character, caring husbands, compassionate fathers and community leaders.