In Memoriam: Rhonda Amendt

Bruce Beggs |

FARMVILLE, N.C. – Rhonda G. (Cowan) Amendt, a research chemist for U.N.X. Inc. and a member of the 2009 American Laundry News Panel of Experts, died Nov. 12 after a battle with leukemia. She was 37.
Amendt was a member of the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), for which she served on many committees. She graduated from Indian River High School in Frankford, Del., and received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Barton College, Wilson, N.C.
Surviving is her husband, Scott Amendt; son, Grayson Amendt; and her parents, Paul Cowan and Connie Slacum.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake Ave., Ste. 202, Wilmette, IL 60091-1064.

About the author

Bruce Beggs

American Trade Magazines LLC

Editorial Director, American Trade Magazines LLC

Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.


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