In Memoriam


Anna Mae Mahoney Turnipseed, C’41, Fesno, Calif., died Sept. 6.

Sr. Kathryn O’Neill, C’44, Leavenworth, Kan., died Oct. 6. She served the SCL community for 75 years.

Margie Russo Burras, A’46, Overland Park, Kan., died Oct. 11.

Gladys Ranney Sullivan, C’47, Denver, Colo., died Oct. 11. In lieu of flower, her family suggested memorials to Saint Mary.

Mary Frances Malone Cummings, C’47, Ogallala, Neb., died Sept. 19. She is the sister of Bernadette Malone Hughes, C’48, Kansas City, Mo., and Margaret Malone Faciszewski, C’58, Aurora, Colo.

Sr. Peter Parry, A’49, Kansas City, Kan., lost her sister, Margaret “Jane” Arnett, on Sept. 14. Sr. Peter shares this loss with Jackie Bauer, D’15, Louisberg, Kan., who is the greatgranddaughter of Jane.


Sr. Regina Erbacher, C’50, Leavenworth, Kan., died Sept. 4. She served the SCL community for 69 years.

Sr. Edna Hunthausen, C’51, M’66, Helena, Mont., lost her sister, Marie Walsh on Sept. 22. She shares this loss with her sister, Jeanne Hunthausen Stergar, C’56, Anaconda, Mont.

Dolores Rodesney Seerey, C’52, Midland, Texas, lost her husband, John, on March 23.

Mary Layden Siman, C’52, McAlester, Okla., lost her husband, Alex, in spring 2016.

Mary Jean Malbry Mehl, C’53, Prairie Village, Kan., lost her husband, Joseph, on Dec. 22, 2015.

Sr. Ellen Dore, C’53, Leavenworth, Kan., died Oct. 1. She served the SCL community for 66  years.

Ursula Marley Smith, C’54, M’58, Andover, Kan., died June 14. In lieu of flowers, her family suggested memorials to Saint Mary among other charities.

Shirley Kasperick Griffin, C’57, Helena, Mont., died Sept. 10. She is the sister-in-law of Marilyn Johnson Kasperick, C’56, Carlsbad, Calif.

Judy Helmert Collins, C’59, Overland Park, Kan., died Aug. 23. Judy is the grandmother of Carolyn Ellis, U’16; daughter of Virginia Lysaught Helmert, A’32, C’36*; niece of Betty Lysaught Brenner, A’34*; and granddaughter of Elizabeth Carey Lysaught, A’06.*


Fred Frey, C’60, Suwanee, Ga., died Sept. 27. Fred was among the first men to graduate from Saint Mary. He is the brother of Mary Alice Frey Miller, A’47, Mesa, Ariz.

Kathleen Murphy Mallon, C’63, Kansas City, Kan., died Aug. 17.

Sr. Frances Juiliano, C’64, professor emerita, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her brother-in-law, Joe, on Sept. 5.

Sr. Marie Carmel Dunning, C’66, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her brother, Frank, on Aug. 9.

Ann Marie Redle Simms, C’69, Gila, N.M., died July 21.

Alma Krey Strohm, C’69, Olathe, Kan., died Sept. 7. She is the mother of Dr. David Strohm, director of psychology programs at the Overland Park Campus and associate professor in graduate psychology/applied psychology programs.

Helen Laurvick Beausoleil, C’69, Helena, Mont., lost her daughter, Jennifer, on Sept. 19.


Pat Naylon Washburn, C’70, Chantilly, Va., lost her sister, Mary Ann, on Aug. 25.

Sharon McGovern Egan, C’73, Overland Park, Kan., died Feb. 26, 2013. She attended Saint Mary for two years but would have graduated in 1973.

Ann Clendenin, C’78, Tucson, Ariz., lost her mother, Mary, on Feb. 11 at the age of 76 and her father, James, on April 7.


Frieda Snyder Clark, C’87, Kansas City, Kan., died Sept. 25.


Gary Anderson, C’02, Plymouth, Mass., died Feb. 3.

Jodi Waldron Fincher, M’08, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her son, Tyler, on Aug. 26.


Marcus Mondaine, U’16, Kansas City, Mo. was killed on Oct. 1.


Dr. Candy Bahner, chair of the Stefani Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, lost her mother-in-law, Anna, on Sept. 1.

James DeCoursey, friend of Saint Mary, Topeka, Kan., died Oct. 17. He is the brother of Sr. Mary Edwin DeCoursey,* professor emerita in philosophy.



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