University announces death of student, military veteran
Observer Staff Report | Saturday, November 12, 2022
Notre Dame student James (Jake) Blaauboer has died, the University informed the student body in an email Saturday morning.
Blaauboer, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Letters, is also a military veteran of the U.S. Army.
The Division of Student Affairs will coordinate support and services for friends and family of Blaauboer with more details to come, the email said. The University did not include a date or cause of death in the initial communication.
Both officials from Notre Dame and the St. Joseph County Coroner’s office did not release any other details about the death.
This report will be updated if more information is announced.