James Ennenga, a hydbridizer who was active in Region 21 before retiring to Knoxville, TN, died August 2, 2013 at the age of 90. He had been RVP for Region 21 as well as a member of the Greater Omaha Iris Society. His registrations at the Iris Encyclopedia included Border Bearded, Standard Dwarf Bearded, Tall Bearded, Siberian, and Species Iris.
An obituary can be found here. Our condolences to his family.
Update September 7, 2013: The latest Greater Omaha Iris Society newsletter has a remembrance of him which includes more of his iris activities. It is on page 2 of the 2013 33 Number 6 newsletter.