Professor of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Prof. Dr. Gudono, MBA, passed away on Saturday (23/7) in Jakarta. Gudono breathed his last at 03.00 am at the age of 54 of a heart attack at the RSCM Jakarta. The man who was born in Semarang, May 26th, 1963 left four children. Dozens of relatives and co-workers give their last farewells to the deceased at the funeral home in Pandega Padma, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman. The body was buried in the Ngablak cemetery, Purwosari, Sleman at around 20:00 pm.

Gudono has devoted more than 25 years of his life at UGM. Various functional and structural positions he had achieved, one of which was serving as Vice Rector for Administration and Human Resources Development for 2002-2004 period. The deceased also served as a structural official of echelon III A at Financial Auditing Board (BPK) between 2006-2010. Some of the awards that he had achieved include Satyalancana Karya Satya from the President in 2013, Loyalty Award of 25 Years from UGM Rector in 2013.

Representative the deceased, Drs. H. Muhaimin M.Si, thanked the BPK and UGM which have helped the arrangement of body transfer from Jakarta to its final resting place. Muhaimin also thanked the entire community of Sinduadi who have attended and helped the funeral process.

"If, during the life of the deceased he made mistakes whether intentional or unintentional, we beg for your forgiveness," Muhaimin said.

Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business UGM, Prof. Wihana Kirana Jaya, M.Soc.Sc., Ph.D., who attended the ceremony and read his biography expressed his  condolences on his departure. "Faculty of Economics and Business UGM lost a great man, a professor and lecturer of the Department of Accounting, hopefully all’s well that ends well," Wihana said.