In Memoriam

Remembering classmates, friends, faculty and staff

In Memoriam


To notify us of the passing of a Jewell alumnus, please email alumni@william.jewell.edu or mail the obituary to the Office of Alumni Relations. Following are the alumni and friends we've lost in 2022.

1940s
Marie “Betty” (Westbrook) Swisher, ’44, of Marshall, Missouri, Jan. 24, 2022

1950s
Dwight Coon, ’50, of Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 19, 2022
George Boyd, Jr., ’59, of Carthage, Missouri, Jan. 23, 2022

1960s
Charles Hensley, '64, of Kansas City, Missouri, March 21, 2022
Eva “Lee” (Kuhlman) Waits, ’64, of Kansas City, Missouri, March 7, 2022
Marcia (Sandberg) Bailey, ’66, of Spring Grove, Virginia, Jan. 1, 2022
Charles “Chuck” Rosecrans, ’67, of Huntsville, Alabama, Feb. 21, 2022

1970s
Dr. Jeffrey “Chip” Luerding, ’79, of Riverside, Missouri, Jan. 28, 2022
Terry Teachout, ’79, of New York, New York, Jan. 13, 2022

1980s
David Reid, ’83, of Solon, Iowa, Jan. 20, 2022
Karen (Mische) Grantham, '85, of Raymore, Missouri, April 23, 2022
Dr. Kevin Gibson, '87, of Omaha, Nebraska, April 25, 2022

2000s
Kyle Slusher, ’00, of Scottsdale, Arizona, Feb. 11, 2022

2010s
Alec Fister, ’16, of Barnhart, Missouri, Jan. 12, 2022

In Memoriam, 2021

  • 1930s

    Margaret (Lynn) Miller, ’38, of Lenexa, Kan., Dec. 29, 2021

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  • 1940s

    Juanita (Carpenter) Bedard, ’43, of Middletown, R.I., Aug. 1, 2021
    Dr. Paul Kincaid, ’43, of Lawrence, Kan., Jan. 13, 2021
    Mary Catherine (Green) Handly, ’45, of Warrensburg, Mo., June 2, 2021
    Rev. Lee Soxman, Jr., ’45, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Feb. 4, 2021
    David Tucker, ’45, of Lexington, Mo., July 13, 2021
    Bernita (Talbot) Stockton, ’46, of Menifee, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021
    Joanne (Hamacher) Jackson, ’47, of Richmond, Mo., May 11, 2021
    Martha (Thorning) New, ’47, of Leavenworth, Kan., May 19, 2021
    Betty (Mallett) Smith, ’47, of Malibu, Calif., Nov. 23, 2021
    Katherine (Hall) Kramer, ’48, of Wichita Falls, Texas, Jan. 28, 2021
    Frances Itokazu Head, ’49, of Leawood, Kansas, Sept. 7, 2021
    Alice (Leavitt) Hurst, ’49, of Richmond, Va., Dec. 7, 2021
    Rev. Dean Lewis, ’49, of Santa Fe, N.M., June 14, 2021
    Dr. Wesley Moore, ’49, of Lexington, Ky., May 16, 2021

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  • 1950s

    Robert Barto Jr., ’50, of Jupiter, Fla., Aug. 26, 2021
    Sue (Husman) Donnell, ’50, of Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 29, 2021
    Charles Owens, ’50 of Shawnee, Kan., Dec. 27, 2021
    Jeannine (Tussey) Preston, ’50, of Greer, S.C., Nov. 26, 2021
    Patricia (Robinson) Reese, ’50, of Kansas City, Mo., March 16, 2021
    Mary Joe (Douglass) Rixey, ’50, of Alexandria, Va., July 7, 2021
    Karl Shade, ’50, of Raymore, Mo., Nov. 11, 2021
    James G. Trimble, ’50, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 13, 2021
    William Peters, ’51, of Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 7, 2021
    Lloyd Searcy, ’51, of Liberty, Mo., April 6, 2021
    Eric Jeschke, ’52, of Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Feb. 13, 2021
    Dr. Doran McCarty, ’52, of St. Augustine, Fla., Jan. 7, 2021
    Mildred “Mike” (Gash) Bercik, ’53, of Stuart, Fla., July 25, 2021
    Dr. Mary Ann (Moore) Bracegirdle, ’53, of Jasper, Ga., June 2, 2021
    George Dooley, ’53, of Kansas City, Missouri, Dec. 23, 2021
    Marion (Dawson) Hightower, ’53, of Longmont, Colo., Jan. 8, 2021
    Dr. William Hooper, ’53, of Bolivar, Mo., March 23, 2021
    George Horrell, ’54, of Greendale, Wis., Jan. 19, 2021
    Preston “Roy” Lucas, ’54, of Wellsville, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2021
    Byron Myers, '54, of St. Joseph, Mo., July 12, 2021
    Lt. Col. Craig Royston, ’54, of Clinton, Miss., Nov. 27, 2021
    Dr. James Deuel, ’55, of Frisco, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021
    Dr. Harlie Gallatin, ’55, of Bolivar, Mo., Aug. 16, 2021
    Marianna (Tate) Maudlin, ’55, of Liberty, Mo., June 27, 2021
    Rev. Robert Pattison, ’55, of Loveland, Colo., Aug. 12, 2021
    Rev. Tom Raisner, ’55, of Pittsford, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2021
    Kathryn DeYoung Axelsen, ’56, of Greensboro, Ga., March 29, 2021
    Mary Ann (Nance) Byrne, ’56, of Jacksonville, Ore., Aug. 31, 2021
    Raymond Cowan, ’57, of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 10, 2021
    Dr. Mary Jo (Smith) Evans, ’57, of East Amherst, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2021
    Alice (Bishop) Hopwood Christopher, '57, of Franklin, Ind., May 16, 2021
    Evelyn (Brown) Jenkins, ’57, of Brownwood, Texas, March 22, 2021
    Nill “Nip” Mohler, ’57, of Creve Couer, Mo., Dec. 29, 2021
    Pat (Cadwallader) Rosenblatt, ’57, of Wildwood, Mo., June 27, 2021
    Rev. Raymond Shelton, ’57, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Dec. 15, 2021
    Harold Tapp, ’57, of Carlsbad, N.M., March 18, 2021
    Rev. William Bell, ’59, of Pittsburg, Kan., Sept. 4, 2021
    Richard Frohock, '59, of Grand Junction, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2021
    Charles Lee, ’59, of Farmington, Mo., March 6, 2021
    Robert Tinsley, ’59, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 8, 2021

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  • 1960s

    Michael Morrow, ’60, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 13, 2021
    Norman Barfoot, ’61, of Riverside, Calif., April 3, 2021
    Mike Cartwright, ’61, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 28, 2021
    Linda (Hill) Dreyer, '61, of San Antonio, Texas, June 10, 2021
    Tom Lovejoy, ’61, of Palacios, Texas, Feb. 15, 2021
    Patricia (Hufstedler) Risenhoover, '61, of Cave Creek, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2021
    Dr. Lynn Schmitt, ’61, of Holt, Mo., Dec. 9, 2021
    Rebecca (Lowman) Wohlford, ’61, of Trimble, Mo., April 13, 2021
    Melba (Sharp) Crouse, ’62, of Lawson, Mo., Jan. 28, 2021
    John Laughrey, ’62, of Fort Myers, Fla., July 27, 2021
    Martha Jane (O'Daniel) Mohler, '62, of Kirkwood, Mo., July 12, 2021
    Dr. Don Rogers, ’62, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2021
    Paul Spicer, ’62, of Jefferson City, Mo., May 20, 2021
    Rev. Richard White, ’62, of St. Petersburg, Fla., March 29, 2021
    Sue Ann (Hutcheson) Cansler, ’63, of Marshfield, Mo., Feb. 6, 2021
    Richard Edward, ’63, of Savannah, Mo., Jan. 19, 2021
    Harold Hawkins, ’63, of Corcoran, Minn., March 13, 2021
    David F. Jones, ’63, of St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 1, 2021
    Rev. Clay Noah, Jr., ’63, of Jerseyville, Ill., July 25, 2001
    Sandy Wonders, ’63, of Wellfleet, Mass., March 11, 2021
    Charlie Cash, Jr., ’64, of North Kansas City, Mo., June 14, 2021
    Dixie (Longenecker) Early, ’65, of Nixa, Mo., Jan. 21, 2021
    Dr. Terry Pratt, ’65, of Alameda, Calif., May 17, 2021
    Carl “Ray” Ritchey, ’65, of Shell Knob, Mo., Feb. 16, 2021
    Mary Jane (Campbell) Houston, ’68, of Liberty, Mo, Dec. 22, 2021

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  • 1970s

    Rev. Dennis Higgins, ’70, of Centerville, Iowa, Jan. 6, 2021
    David Klugel Sr., ’70, of Orange, N.J., Jan. 11, 2021
    Mary McLallen, ’70, of Chillicothe, Mo., Jan. 12, 2021
    Dr. Marion Roberts, ’70, of Lawrence, Kan., July 17, 2021
    Norma (Simcosky) Rafferty, ’71, of Las Cruces, N.M., Feb. 6, 2021
    Jean (Rogers) Shepherd, ’71, of Lawson, Mo., June 5, 2021
    Nancy (Shull) Wells, ’71, of Kansas City, Mo., May 29, 2021
    Danny Brown, ’72, of Weston, Mo., Dec. 1, 2021
    Christopher Brooks, ’73, of Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 1, 2021
    Kay (Shelton) Kapp, ’73, of Grand Rapids, Mich., April 24, 2021
    Cynthia Maness, ’73, of Overland, Mo., Jan. 11, 2021
    Dr. Delores (Stockwell) Doll (former staff), ’74, of Blue Springs, Mo., April 26, 2021
    Deborah (Keefer) Freyman, ’75, of Cave Spring, Va., July 13, 2021
    Cheryl (Threadgill) Mathews, ’76, of Broken Arrow, Okla., Jan. 16, 2021
    Tom Leip, '77, of Beaverton, Ore., June 10, 2021
    Daniel Armstrong, ’78, of Doniphan, Mo., March 4, 2021
    Rev. Dale Fuller, ’78, of Holt, Mo., March 13, 2021
    Charles Bryant, ’79, of Topeka, Kan., Jan. 27, 2021

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  • 1980s

    Michael Mast, ’83, of Briarcliff, Texas, June 24, 2021
    John Myers, ’83, of Liberty, Mo., July 6, 2021
    Dr. Carol (Crenshaw) Williams, ’85, of St. Louis, Mo., June 19, 2021
    Alan Johnson, ’88, of Independence, Mo., Dec. 19, 2021

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  • 1990s

    Linda Thomas, '90, of Liberty, Mo., Aug. 25, 2021
    Jerrolyn (Allen) Parker, ’95, of Raytown, Mo., March 15, 2021

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  • 2000s

    Christina Eddington-Hadley, ’00, of Kansas City, Mo., June 19, 2021
    Dana (Youngs) McEachen, ’01, of Overland Park, Kan., Nov. 16, 2021

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  • 2010s

    Aerial Smith, ’15, of Fairway, Kan., Jan. 20, 2021
    Zachary Whittaker, ’15, of Liberty, Mo., Feb. 6, 2021

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  • Faculty, Staff and Friends

    Nancy Dillingham (Friend) of Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 8, 2021
    Shirley Harnish (Former Staff), of Liberty, Mo., June 19, 2021
    John “Eric” Helsing (Former Faculty) of Blacksburg, Va., June 25, 2021
    Dr. Elizabeth Kingsley (Friend) of Alpharetta, Ga., Jan. 7, 2021
    Joan Lawrence (Former Staff) of North Potomac, Md., March 27, 2021
    Dr. Doyle Sager (Trustee Emeritus) of Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 22, 2021
    Ruth Turnage (Former Staff) of Kearney, Mo., June 7, 2021
    Francis Warner (friend; University of Oxford Emeritus Fellow), Dec. 8, 2021
    Dr. Tom Willett (Former Faculty) of Liberty, Mo., May 24, 2021

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In Memoriam, 2020

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    Virginia (Crossett) Carter, ’42, of Chillicothe, Mo., Feb. 15, 2020
    Beverly (Amery) Anderson, ’43, of Overland Park, Kan., Nov. 20, 2020
    A. Marie (Summers) Loar, ’43, of Grapevine, Texas, Jan. 26, 2020
    Dr. James Duncan, Jr., ’43, of Kenosha, Wis., Aug. 5, 2020
    Dolores Gwen Turnage, ’46, of Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 4, 2020
    Marilyn (Ashley) Halferty, ’47, of Smithville, Mo., May 9, 2020
    Catherine “Jean” (Reed) Payne, ’47, of Baton Rouge, La., July 10, 2020
    Irene (Simon) Thomas, ’47, of Liberty, Mo., Aug. 26, 2020
    Dorothy (Casebolt) Hall, ’48, of Bella Vista, Ark., Feb. 10, 2020
    Mona (Harris) Luce, ’48, of Springfield, Mo., Nov. 6, 2020
    Imogene (McCormick) McConkey, ’48, of Daytona Beach, Fla., July 4, 2020
    Rev. Dr. J. Bruce Melton, ’48, of St. Charles, Mo., March 10, 2020
    Mary (McKim) Ray, ’48, of Raymore, Mo., Dec. 13, 2020
    Betty (Chamblin) Cross, ’49, of Odessa, Mo., Oct. 20, 2020
    Raymond Ewing, ’49, of Wilmette, Ill., Dec. 9, 2020
    Bettianne (McQuillen) Laughlin, ’49, of Overland Park, Kan., Oct. 4, 2020
    Ella (Massey) Pascale, ’49, of Harrisonburg, Va., June 28, 2020
    Norman Short, ’49, of Warrensburg, Mo., Dec. 4, 2020
    Sue (Eames) Sinclair, ’49, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Feb. 16, 2020
    Lewis Tapp, Jr., ’49, of Liberty, Mo., Sept. 30, 2020

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  • 1950s

    A. William Coil, Jr., ’50, of Independence, Mo., July 9, 2020
    Dr. James Helvey, Jr., ’50, of Winston-Salem, N.C., April 5, 2020
    Dr. Richard Kirkendall, ’50, of Claremont, California, June 26, 2020
    Francisco “Frank” Olvera, ’51, of Kansas City, Mo., May 31, 2020
    Gil Breipohl, Jr., ’52, of San Jose, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020
    Catherine (Davis) Casebolt, ’52, of Portland, Ore., Dec. 25, 2020
    Warren Williams, ’52, of Prairie Village, Kan., Sept. 1, 2020
    Betty (Fisher) Boulton, ’53, of Sebring, Ohio, July 15, 2020
    Nancy (Dougherty) Denman, ’53, of Santa Fe, N.M., March 12, 2020
    John “Jay” Pitts, ’53, of Chillicothe, Mo., March 14, 2020
    Jean (Schuricht) Seaman, ’53, of Overland Park, Kan., July 23, 2020
    Neil Seaman, ’53, of Overland Park, Kan., May 6, 2020
    Rev. William Barbour, ’54, of Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 23, 2020
    Dr. Donald Crain, ’54, of Bartlesville, Okla., Nov. 24, 2020
    Frieda (Franklin) Lubkeman, ’54, of Janesville, Wis., May 12, 2020
    James Ross, ’54, of Independence, Mo., Dec. 31, 2020
    Robert Clem, ’55, of Danville, Ill., Dec. 18, 2020
    Rev. Edward Gaul, Jr., ’55, of East Windsor, N.J., Sept. 13, 2020
    Arvilla (Neef) Tripp, ’55, of Granada Hills, Calif., April 10, 2020
    Richard Burns, ’56, of Overland Park, Kan., Aug. 14, 2020
    Richard Foster, ’56, of Coffeyville, Kan., Oct. 23, 2020
    Reba (Riggins) Hubbard, ’56, of Independence, Mo., Aug. 31, 2020
    Rev. Daniel Martin, ’56, of Surry, Maine, Sept. 12, 2020
    Dr. Richard Morrison, ’56, of Overland Park, Kan., March 4, 2020
    Dixie (Sanders) Pollard, ’56, of Kansas City, Missouri, July 27, 2020
    James R. Trimble, ’56, of Jamesport, Missouri, June 25, 2020
    Bob Carson, ’57, of Overland Park, Kan., March 15, 2020
    Leroy Nelson, ’57, of Osage Beach, Mo., Dec. 14, 2020
    Jesse Baird, ’58, of Lawson, Mo., Jan. 4, 2020
    Charles Blaylock, ’58, of Rock Hill, S.C., Jan. 6, 2020
    Mary (Frith) Bruns, ’58, of Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 26, 2020
    Donald Cline, ’59, of St. Charles, Mo., Dec. 2, 2020
    James Hicks, ’59, of Shabbona, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020
    Jerry Sheridan, ’59, of Leawood, Kan., May 18, 2020
    Rev. Edward Snider, ’59, of Austin, Texas, Nov. 10, 2020

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  • 1960s

    Charles Durbin, ’60, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Dec. 18, 2020
    Larry Edgar, ’60, of Middletown, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2020
    Marcia (Brown) O’Connell, ’60, of St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 16, 2020
    George Parker, ’60, of Cornwall on Hudson, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2020
    Major Kermit Wilkins, ’60, of Holyoke, Colo., Aug. 8, 2020
    Patricia (Russell) Birdsong, ’60, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., June 29, 2020
    William Jewell Griffey, II, ’60, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., July 7, 2020
    Margaret (Pugh) Carnahan, ’61, of Independence, Mo., Oct. 14, 2020
    Janet (Herman) Henry ’61, of Topeka, Kan., Feb. 10, 2020
    M. Ollie Parker, ’61, of Gladwin, Mich., June 30, 2020
    Jerry Brown, ’62, of New Florence, Mo., Nov. 28, 2020
    Cynthia (Tucker) Jamieson, ’62, of Frisco, Texas, May 31, 2020
    Richard Knight, ’62, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Oct. 29, 2020
    Jack Jordan, ’62, of St. Louis, Mo., April 25, 2020
    Xavier Moreno, ’62, of Kansas City, Mo., March 31, 2020
    Raymond “Ray” Gordon, ’63, of Pineville, Mo., Oct. 16, 2020
    William Binkley, ’64, of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 8, 2020
    Jasper Edmundson, ’64, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Jan. 3, 2020
    Sandra (Kilker) Buschmann, ’65, of St. Louis, Mo., March 11, 2020
    Suzanne (Tiller) Dabner, ’65, of St. Peters, Mo., Aug. 1, 2020
    Stephen Thomas, ’65, of Plano, Texas, Aug. 14, 2020
    Alan Boyer, ’66, of Liberty, Mo., April 18, 2020
    Diana (Webb) Unger Erbe, ’66, of Woodstock, Ga., Oct. 26, 2020
    Donald Loehring, ’68, of Townsend, Del., July 22, 2020
    Linda (Taylor) Dinning, ’68, of Harrisonville, Mo., Jan. 14, 2020
    Elizabeth “Libby” (Jeffries) Unger, ’68, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Sept. 21, 2020
    John Davis, ’69, of Liberty, Mo., Jan. 11, 2020

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  • 1970s

    Mary “Toby” Wyble, ’70, of Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 30, 2020
    Bill “B.J.” Cantrell, ’71, of Muncie, Ind., Aug. 30, 2020
    James Cheek, ’71, of Lawson, Mo., Sept. 10, 2020
    Rev. Jack DeWees, Jr., ’72, of Liberty, Mo., Nov. 19, 2020
    Darrel Roth, '72, of Independence, Missouri, March 21, 2020
    William Tharp, ’72, of Rome, Ga., March 1, 2020
    Daryl Billings, ’73, of Joplin, Mo., Jan. 2, 2020
    Joy (Emery) Johnson, ’73, of Joplin, Mo., Nov. 29, 2020
    Linda (Cannady) Owen, ’73, of Florissant, Mo., May 18, 2020
    John Bennett, ’74, of Fayetteville, Ark., Nov. 26, 2020
    Daniel Cox, ’74, of Carrollton, Texas, April 9, 2020
    Steve Raps, ’74, of St. Charles, Mo., Jan. 17, 2020
    David Killam, ’76, of Midland, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020
    Joanna (Whaley) Mooney, ’77, of Liberty, Mo., Oct. 26, 2020
    Richard Mreen, ’77, of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 5, 2020
    Peggy (Hutchison) Smith, ’78, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 19, 2020
    David Albright, ’79, of Liberty, Mo., March 7, 2020
    Robert Hays, ’79, of McAllen, Texas, July 31, 2020
    Thomas Jarboe, ’79, of Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 17, 2020
    Julie (Probasco) Wier, ’79, of Olathe, Kan., Oct. 17, 2020

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  • 1980s

    Vickie Earle, ’80, of Mexico, Mo., Nov. 12, 2020
    Diana (Vincent) Storey, ’80, of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., June 22, 2020
    Richard “Dick” Hanner, ’83, of North Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 6, 2020
    Jamesetta Ash, ’84, of Liberty, Mo., Aug. 12, 2020
    Paul Stonner, Jr., ’84, of Columbus, Ohio, June 29, 2020

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  • 1990s

    Robin (Beckman) Bartholomew, ’91, of Drexel, Mo., Aug. 3, 2020
    Donald Raby II, ’97, of Gladstone, Mo., Jan. 2, 2020

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  • 2000s

    Heather (Carey) Palmer, ’07, of Odessa, Mo., Oct. 7, 2020

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  • 2010s

    Nicholas Cashio, ’16, of Ash Grove, Mo., Sept. 22, 2020
    Alexander Holden, ’17, of Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 27, 2020

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  • 2020s

    Brielle Buntin, ’20, of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 21, 2020

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  • Faculty, Staff and Friends

    Billie Easley (former staff) of Holt, Mo., Sept. 12, 2020
    D. Corrine Geabhart (former staff) of Cordova, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2020
    Darrel Gourley (Associate Professor Emeritus of Physical Education) of Liberty, Mo., May 21, 2020
    Virginia Merrigan (former staff), of Liberty, Mo., Nov. 10, 2020
    Dr. Otis Miller (Professor Emeritus of Economics) of Liberty, Mo., Jan. 29, 2020
    Judith Mynatt (former staff) of Liberty, Mo., Aug. 20, 2020  
    Dean Trimble (former staff) of Unionville, Mo., Oct. 21, 2020

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In Memoriam, 2019

  • 1940s

    Dr. Harold Poynter, Jr., ’42, of Wichita, Kan., Aug. 17, 2019
    Ann (Wherritt) Turpin, ’42, of Liberty, Mo., Sept. 7, 2019
    Roma Cossairt, ’43, of Menifee, Calif., June 2, 2019
    Athene (Crook) Brazelton, ’45, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 25, 2019
    Frances (Halferty) Payne, ’47, of Prairie Village, Kan., Dec. 21, 2019
    Bill Riggs, ’47, of Liberty, Mo., Jan. 5, 2019
    Betty (Sherwood) Slote, ’47, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., July 18, 2019
    Hollis Brazelton, ’48, of Smithville, Mo., May 30, 2019
    Howard Dewell, ’48, of Quincy, Ill., Aug. 28, 2019
    Myron Listrom, ’48, of Hot Springs, Ark., Aug. 14, 2019
    Margaret “Betty” Shouse, ’48, of Kansas City, Mo., April 30, 2019
    Paul Adams, ’49, of Kansas City, Mo., April 7, 2019
    Bill Hahn, ’49, of Independence, Mo., Feb. 2, 2019
    Margaret (Beasley) Thomson, ’49, of Liberty, Mo., Feb. 26, 2019

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  • 1950s

    Ercell (Head) Binns, ’50, of Gaithersburg, Md., April 2, 2019
    Henry Dice, ’50, of Liberty, Mo., Jan. 1, 2019
    Thomas Evans, ’50, of Marshall, Mo., July 28, 2019
    Keith Fenton, ’50, of West Des Moines, Iowa, March 5, 2019
    Daniel Hacku, ’50, of Northford, Ct., March 21, 2019
    Margaret Irminger, ’50, of Liberty, Mo., April 7, 2019
    Helen Frances (Woodruff) Swartz, ’50, of Edmond, Okla., April 18, 2019
    Mary (Skaggs) White, ’50, of Springfield, Mo., Aug. 10, 2019
    John Jaeger, ’51, of Kirkwood, Mo., Feb. 26, 2019
    Loren Powles, ’51, of Olathe, Kan., June 14, 2019
    Janet Boone, ’52, of Darien, Ill., Nov. 17, 2019
    William Bowman, ’52, of Farmington Hills, Mich., April 3, 2019
    James Dollins, ’52, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 28, 2019
    Rev. David Fison, ’52, of Auburn, Wash., Jan. 31, 2019
    James Hunter, ’52, of Leawood, Kan., Dec. 8, 2019
    Edward Lundgren, ’52, of Spring Hill, Kan., April 18, 2019
    Alexander Boltniew, ’53, of White Stone, S.C., Feb. 13, 2019
    Theodore Closson, ’53, of Riverside, Calif., April 21, 2019
    Leopal "Lee" Day, '53, of Overland Park, Kan., March 24, 2019
    Dallas Divelbiss, ’53, of Gaithersburg, Md., March 9, 2019
    Ted Harris, ’53, of Nixa, Mo., Nov. 24, 2019
    May Marie (Knapp) Irwin, ’53, of Loveland, Colo., Oct. 17, 2019
    Ormand Leavel Jr., ’53, of La Jolla, Calif., March 7, 2019
    Rosa (White) Pace, ’53, of Borger, Texas, April 14, 2019
    Rev. Roy Werline, ’53, of Smithville, Mo., April 20, 2019
    Joan (Pryor) Barth, ’54, of Chesterfield, Mo., May 3, 2019
    Joyce (Ramsey) Blount, ’54, of Sioux Falls, S.D., March 1, 2019
    Dr. James Joslin, ’54, of Ozark, Mo., June 14, 2019
    Donald Kiernan, ’54, of Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 2019
    Joyce (Wheeler) Wollard, ’54, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., Jan. 10, 2019
    Loretta (Lyerla) Benson, ’55, of Naples, Fla., May 26, 2019
    Ruth (White) Budgett, ’55, of Uniontown, Ohio, March 1, 2019
    Billy Kuykendall, ’55, of St. Louis, Mo., April 3, 2019
    Sandra Mohre, ’55, of Columbus, Ohio, July 9, 2019
    Patricia (Mattox) Welk, ’55, of Chillicothe, Ill., May 25, 2019
    Norman Amos, ’56, of Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 21, 2019
    Joseph Crouthers, ’56, of Montrose, Mo., Oct. 18, 2019
    Jacqueline (Williamson) Hollis, ’56, of Midlothian, Va., Feb. 11, 2019
    Dixie (Renner) Butler, ’57, of Kansas City, Mo., July 5, 2019
    Dr. Edgar Chapman, ’57, of East Peoria, Ill., Oct. 11, 2019
    Dr. Donald Darnell, ’57, of Erie, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019
    Jo (Hartnett) DeShon, ’57, of Kalamazoo, Mich., Jan. 26, 2019
    Benjamin Gardner, ’57, of Escondido, Calif., April 20, 2019
    Alton Inman, ’57, of Rogers, Ark., Aug. 10, 2019
    Dr. John Philpot Jr., ’57, of Liberty, Mo., Oct. 1, 2019
    Shirley (Montgomery) Bloss, ’58, of Alexandria, La., Sept. 22, 2019
    Donna (Maple) Cox, ’58, of Kansas City, Mo., March 9, 2019
    John Duggins Jr., ’58, of Ovilla, Texas, March 7, 2019
    Robert Honeyfield, ’58, of Lansing, Kan., Feb. 20, 2019
    Victor Nelson, ’58, of Hamilton, Ill., May 24, 2019
    Marion Rowin, ’58, of Houston, Texas, Sept. 8, 2019
    Tom Sherwood, ’58, of Bellingham, Wash., Feb. 7, 2019
    Marion Botts, ’59, of Independence, Mo., Jan. 19, 2019
    Paul Casper, ’59, of Carbondale, Kan., Feb. 8, 2019
    Judith Craig, ’59, of Worthington, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2019

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  • 1960s

    Rev. Jim Abel, ’60, of Sullivan, Mo., Dec. 12, 2019
    Richard “Rick” Bailey, ’60, of Lawrence, Kan., Jan. 11, 2019
    Warren Bergman, ’60, of Florissant, Mo., April 11, 2019
    Donald Blalock, ’60, of Overland Park, Kan., Nov. 15, 2019
    Phyllis (Strawn) Kilver, ’60, of Jacksonville, Ill., Feb. 27, 2019
    Cecil Lewis, ’60, of Independence, Mo., July 21, 2019
    Kenneth “Ken” Ragsdale, ’60, of Ozark, Mo., March 7, 2019
    Donald LaFontaine, ’61, of Arnold, Mo., Jan. 19, 2019
    Robert McGee, ’61, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., April 28, 2019
    Louise (Crum) Russell, ’61, of Longview, Texas, July 19, 2019
    Michael Chu, ’62, of Kearney, Mo., Feb. 8, 2019
    ​Bill Rogers, ’62, of Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 15, 2019
    Larry Seelinger, ’62, of Raymore, Mo., Jan. 12, 2019
    Melvin Dixon, ’63, of Turney, Mo., Nov. 10, 2019
    Selden “Brad” Hirni, ’63, of Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 9, 2019
    Richard Stertz, ’63, of Santa Fe, N.M., Jan. 7, 2019
    Virginia (Tanner) Bryan, ’64, of Richmond, Mo., Dec. 17, 2019
    Theodore Newell, ’64, of La Quinta, Calif., June 12, 2019
    Patricia (Stevens) Robertson, ’65, of Jonesboro, Ga., July 17, 2019
    Dr. Cynthia Schuetz-Perkins, ’65, of Grass Valley, Calif., July 30, 2019
    Dr. John Bean, ’66, of Liberty, Mo., June 22, 2019
    Sharon (Schoenborn) Johnson, ’66, of Nauvoo, Ill., Sept. 10, 2019
    Alfred Ludlow, III, ’66, of Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 30, 2019
    Richard Ritter, ’66, of Kearney, Mo., Aug. 12, 2019
    Jerry Annunzio, ’67, of Kansas City, Mo., April 30, 2019
    Rev. Robert Sherer, ’67, of High Point, N.C., July 15, 2019
    Esther (Thornton) Glover, ’68, of Houston, Texas, April 7, 2019
    Richard “Dick” Johnson, ’68, of Rogersville, Mo., March 28, 2019
    John Stacer, ’68, of De Witt, Iowa, Aug. 25, 2019
    Mary (Combs) Sturges, ’68, of Springfield, Mo., May 22, 2019
    Clifford Tuttle, ’68, of Fargo, N.D., April 16, 2019
    Helen (Hunt) Barkley, ’69, of Parsons, Kan., Oct. 7, 2019
    Sidney (Simms) Baudouin, ’69, of Fort Worth, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019
    Janice (Toloso) Harding, ’69, of Sandy, Utah, Oct. 22, 2019
    Richard Orr, ’69, of Rogers, Ark., June 12, 2019
    Robert Pence, Jr., ’69, of Kearney, Mo., July 23, 2019
    Linda (Frank) Werner, ’69, of Kansas City, Mo., July 13, 2019

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  • 1970s

    William Bliss, ’70, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Oct. 29, 2019
    Kenneth Clauder, ’70, of Kansas City, Kan., Aug. 20, 2019
    John Gibbs, Jr., ’70, of Brighton, Mo., July 26, 2019
    Glenn Manis, ’70, of Macomb, Ill., Oct. 26, 2019
    James Myers, ’70, of Independence, Mo., Feb. 1, 2019
    Jay Thomas, III, ’70, of Louisiana, Mo., May 18, 2019
    Mary Bell, ’73, of Liberty, Mo., April 19, 2019
    Melissa (Keen) Shafer, ’73, of Weston, Mo., Oct. 25, 2019
    Donald Pipkin, Sr., ’74, of Auburndale, Fla., Aug. 17, 2019
    Gerald Power, ’74, of Liberty, Mo., Sept. 18, 2019
    Rick Smith, ’74, of Belton, Mo., June 28, 2019
    Richard Gray, ’75, of Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 18, 2019
    John Shank, Jr., ’75, of Springfield, Mo., Oct. 7, 2019
    Ann Todoroff, ’75, of Gladstone, Mo., Jan. 24, 2019
    Barbara (Buckley) Johnson, ’76, of San Diego, Calif., June 17, 2019
    Stephen McGarvey, ’76, of Gladstone, Mo., March 19, 2019
    Calvin Spence, Jr., ’76, of Leawood, Kan., Dec. 25, 2019
    Martha (Seabough) Stewart, ’76, of Rogersville, Mo., July 19, 2019
    Nancy (Sharp) Valentine, ’76, Bangor, Maine, June 29, 2019
    Larry Hollowell, ’77, of Overland Park, Kan., Nov. 21, 2019
    Collette King, ’77, of Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 14, 2019
    Rev. Herbert Owens Jr., ’78, of California, Mo., June 8, 2019
    David Albright, ’79, of Liberty, Mo., March 7, 2020
    Laurie Anderson, ’79, of Leawood, Kan., March 3, 2019
    Michelle Lahey, ’79, of Independence, Mo., Feb. 13, 2019

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  • 1980s

    Mark Ball, ’81, of Prairie Village, Kan., Feb. 9, 2019 
    Robert "Dave" Love, '81 of Louisville, Ky., May 9, 2019
    Ted Graves, ’84, of Liberty, Mo., June 24, 2019
    Ann Gustafson, ’86, of Kearney, Mo., May 28, 2019
    Steven Holeman, ’86, of Owasso, Okla., July 18, 2019
    Billy Dudley, ’87, of Lebanon, Mo., June 28, 2019
    Mertie Denney, ’88, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 31, 2019
    Ann Ryan, ’88, of Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 28, 2019
    Marti (Simon) Hamilton-Cowherd, ’89, of Higginsville, Mo., July 26, 2019

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  • 1990s

    Thomas Goodman, ’90, of Altoona, Iowa, June 24, 2019
    Laura (Pruitt) Marsh, ’90, of Kansas City, Mo., May 18, 2019

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  • 2000s

    Tamara (Kohler) Wilson, ’02, of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Nov. 2, 2019
    Clayton Nygaard, ’09, of Overland Park, Kan., June 17, 2019

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  • 2010s

    Matthew Oliver, ’17, of Kansas City, Mo., April 1, 2019

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  • Faculty, Staff and Friends

    Norman Amos, ’56, (former staff) of Gladstone, Mo., Nov. 21, 2019
    Donnaretha David (former staff) of Liberty, Mo., Sept. 20, 2019
    Ted Graves, ’84 (former coach), of Liberty, Mo., June 24, 2019
    Dr. E. Bruce Heilman (former trustee) of Richmond, Va., Oct. 20, 2019
    Dr. Bill Henning (former faculty) of Winona Lake, Ind., April 11, 2019
    Carl Johnson (former staff) of Independence, Mo., Oct. 27, 2019
    Ruth McCoy (former staff) of Kansas City, Mo., April 22, 2019
    Dr. John Philpot Jr., ’57 (Professor Emeritus of Physics), of Liberty, Mo., Oct. 1, 2019
    Donald Riddle (former faculty) of Leawood, Kan., Oct. 18, 2019
    Carol Jean Smith (former staff) of St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 14, 2019
    Lee Ann Zech (former staff) of Liberty, Mo., Oct. 5, 2019

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