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ALUMNI CORNER

In Memoriam

'30s

Orsoline Chiappetta, A'32,
Clayton, Mo, Nov. 8, 20133.


'40s

June (Quane) Cotter, C’41,
Salisbury, Md., Aug. 23, 2013.

Mary (Cindrich) Sirridge, A’43,
Tonganoxie, Kan., Nov. 20, 2013.

Jean (Schmitz) Jarvis, A’42,
Gahanna, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2014.

Sister Rose Marie Catudal, A’44,
Leavenworth, Kan., Feb. 20, 2014. She faithfully served the People of God as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth for 67 years.

Mary Louise (Welling) Knoblauch, C’44,
La Quinta, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013—a lifelong supporter of Saint Mary. For her model of a Saint Mary liberal arts education and its meaning, Saint Mary bestowed an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters upon Knoblauch in 2002. A lifelong learner and cherished educator, Knoblauch was inducted into the California Music Educators Hall of Fame in 2006, the highest honor for a music educator in the state. “I am grateful for the education and all the encouragement I received at Saint Mary,” Knoblauch said upon receiving the honor. “A liberal arts education really helps broaden a student’s perspective of the world and bolsters confidence in one’s self.”

Joanne (Haake) Meyers, A’44,
Overland Park, Kan., Nov. 3, 2013.

Sister Mary Phipps, C’47,
Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 2, 2013. She faithfully served the People of God as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth for 69 years.

Sister Mary Antoinette Thomas, C’49,
Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 8, 2013. She faithfully served the People of God as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth for 69 years.
 



'50s

Armelda (Phillips) Sassano, C’51,
Clancy, Mont., March 18, 2013.

Mary Jeanne Minhondo, C’59,
Murray, Utah, Dec. 16, 2013.

Clyde Waylan, husband of Mary Alice (Rossillon) Waylan, C’59,
Herington, Kan., Jan. 30, 2013.

David L. Straub, M.D., husband of Myra (Ligeko) Straub, C’60,
Joplin, Mo., July 5, 2013.



'60s

Albert Hayob, husband of Nancy (Laber) Hayob, C’61,
Lee’s Summit, Mo., Sept. 2013.

Constance Teel, C’66,
Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 16, 2014.

Joyce (Hayden) Carr, C’67,
La Mesa, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014.



'70s

Susan (Gorup) Biscanin, C’73,
Houston, Texas, Nov. 2, 2013.

Donald Mehring, Helena, Mont., survived by his wife, Patricia, and his daughter, Dr. Teresa Mehring, C’74,
Jan. 14, 2014.

Nancy Hsu, C’75,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 12, 2013.

Valentine “Val” Urlacher, father of Lucy Urlacher, C’78,
Billings, Mo., Dec. 31, 2013.
 


'90s

Mary Therese (Sheil) Carroll, mother of Jean (Carroll) Ferrara, C’95,
Independence, Mo., Dec. 28, 2013.

Donald Mehring, Helena, Mont., survived by his wife, Patricia, and his daughter, Dr. Teresa Mehring, C’74,

Jan. 14, 2014.
 



'00s

Mike Harris, husband of Kathy Harris, U’02,
Carthage, Mo., Dec. 22, 2013.

 


Friends

Pete Zink, 
Pete served both Saint Mary and the Sisters of Charity as Plant Manager since 1980. He retired in 1997, but continued to volunteer until his death. Feb. 25, 2014.

Father John Leo Cooper, 
a priest of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kan. Father Leo was Chaplain of Saint Mary College 1947-1954.
Feb. 21, 2014.


Sister Mary Sarah Fasenmyer, 
Kansas City, Kan., Nov. 6, 2013. She faithfully served the People of God as a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth for 74 years.

Tom Tompkins, 
a longtime friend of Saint Mary, Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 4, 2013.

 


 

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