In Memoriam


Sr. Mary Cecilia Carig, A’38, C’51, Leavenworth, Kan., died Nov. 1, 2016. Sr. Mary Cecilia served the SCL community for 78 years.


Janice Spence McMahan, A’41, San Carlos, Calif., lost her husband, Bob, on April 5, 2014.

Helen Zeugin Bristow, N’42, Leavenworth, Kan., died March 5, 2017. She is the mother of Sr. Helen “Cookie” Bristow,* C’65, Patricia Bristow Moulden, C’69, John Bristow, C’87. She is the sister of Margaret Zeugin Liebeno, C’46, Leavenworth, Kan., who died just 21 days later on March 26, 2017. Helen and Margaret are the sisters of Gertrude Zeugin Bauder,* A’31, C’35, M’67, Sr. Jeanne Marie Zeugin,* C’37, and Antoinette Zeugin Duffin,* A’40, C’44. They are also the aunts of Sr. Marianna Bauder, C’70, Ellen Bauder Hustings, C’70, Rose Marie Bauder Pettyjohn, attended, Jeanne Marie Duffin Hund, C’69, Eileen Duffin Willcott, C’73, Sallie Duffin McGlinn, C’75. Their cousin was Sr. Mary Ellenita Uhlrich,* C’52.

Rosemary McGlinchy Mulcahy, C’44, Overland Park, Kan., died Nov. 17, 2016. She is the sister of Claire McGlinchy Flaherty, C’52.*

Rita Grellner Kanaly, C’45, Edmond, Okla., died Jan. 10, 2017. She is the sister of Mary Alice Grellner, C’48, Providence, R.I., Eloise Grellner Lenahan, C’58, Overland Park, Kan., and Marcella Grellner Hoehner, C’52.*

Kathleen Mahoney Papich, C’47, Anaconda, Mont., died on Jan. 4, 2017.

Betty Kenna Sosna, C’48, Overland Park, Kan., died March 25, 2017. Mary Murphy Wagoner, A’49, Trimble, Mo., died Oct. 5, 2016. She is the niece of Helen Murphy, A’25.*

Patricia Connor Naime, C’49, Overland Park, Kan., died Jan. 17, 2017.

Fernand Cain Klein, C’49, Denver, Colo., died Jan. 7, 2017.


Marilyn Chamberlain Wenzel, A’50, C’67, Leavenworth, Kan., died Nov. 11, 2016.

Elizabeth Dwerlkotte Studer, C’51, Beattie, Kan., died Dec. 1, 2012.

Harriet Hiroko Pellerin, C’52, Honolulu, Hi., died on Nov. 15, 2016.

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

Marian Miller Hatcher, C’53, Washington, Mo., died Feb. 3, 2017. She is the mother of Marihelen Hatcher, C’77, Columbus, Ohio.

Frances Jean Sullivan Allen, C’54, Miledgeville, Ga., died Feb. 11, 2017.

Mary Donegan Mayfield, C’54, Kansas City, Kan., lost her daughter, Barbara, on Jan. 26, 2017.

Rita Crancer Weaver, C’56, San Antonio, Texas, died Feb. 26, 2017.

Mary Agnes Sardick Garramone, C’56, Peoria, Ill., died Oct. 29, 2016.

Sr. Letitia Lenherr, C’56, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her sister, Jo Mulvihill, on Oct. 29, 2016.

Sr. Mary Rachel Flynn, C’58, Kansas City, Kan., lost her nephew, John, on Dec. 15, 2016.

Sr. Michael Blossom, C’58, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Dec. 18, 2016.

Sharon Vicinus Takacs, C’58, Lincoln, Calif., lost her husband, Stephan, on June 9, 2016.

Jean Hopp Ryan, C’59, Powhattan, Kan., died on April 1, 2009.

Jane Feuerborn, C’59, Garnett, Kan., died on Nov. 10, 2016.

Esta Maguire Setter, C’59, Shawnee, Kan., lost her husband, David, on April 27, 2016.


Sr. Janice Steiger, C’61, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her brother-in-law, Lee Hafner, on Nov. 1, 2016.

Sr. Ruth Ann Hehn, C’64, Cheyenne, Wy., lost her brother, John, on Dec. 10, 2016.

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Staley Brown, C’64, Lee’s Summitt, Mo., died on Dec. 27, 2016. She is the sister of Catherine Staley Vesce, C’66, Overland Park, Kan., and Ann Staley Messmer, C’67, Peculiar, Mo. She is the daughter of Virginia Waddell Walch, C’39.* Beth’s family suggested memorials to USM.

Maryanne Peret Lally, C’65, St. Louis, Mo., lost husband, Michael, on Nov. 24, 2016. Ann Strecker, C’65, Topeka, Kan., died Jan. 3, 2017. She is the sister-in-law of Sr. Mary Elizabeth Strecker, A’50, C’54, Leavenworth, Kan.

Sr. Carol Depner, C’65, Denver, Colo., lost her father, Arnold, on Nov. 1, 2016. He was two months from his 101st birthday. Arnold is the brother of Sr. Mary Depner, C’50.*

Mary Brady Bennett, C’66, Springfield, Va., lost her brother, Bill, on Feb. 12, 2017.

Carolyn Hennessey Johnson, C’67, Crestwood, Mo., died Oct. 6, 2016. She is the sister if Mary Hennessey Charles, C’65, Glendora, Calif.

Fran Petrovic Padow, C’67, Overland Park, Kan., and Teresa Petrovic, C’73, Washington, D.C., lost their brother, Alex, on Feb. 18, 2017.

Sarah Brown Wyrick, C’68, Emporia, Kan., lost her husband, Herb, on March 25, 2017. She shares this loss with her daughter, Karyn Wyrick Moore, C’95, Thornton, Colo., and sisters Julia Brown Meyer, C’72, Olathe, Kan., and Marie Brown Reece, C’75, Council Grove, Kan.

Sr. Margaret Finch, C’68, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her aunt, Patsy, on Jan. 23, 2017.

Sr. Mary Rosaleen Driscoll, C’69, Topeka, Kan., lost her nephew, James, on Jan. 22, 2017.

Sr. Genitha Regan, C’69, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her niece, Kathleen, on Jan. 7, 2017.


Eileen Burke-Sullivan, C’71, Omaha, Neb., lost her husband, Michael, on Dec. 18, 2016

Sr. Kathy Atkins, C’72, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her brother-in-law, Eddie, on Dec. 30, 2016.

Sr. Phyllis Stowell, C’73, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her sister, Judy, on Dec. 29, 2016.

Jimmie Jones, C’73, Triangle, Va., died Nov. 17, 2016.

Jo Bartoletti Mihailovich, C’76, Butte, Mont., lost her brother, Andy, on Dec. 20, 2016.


Linda Desch Zuchowski, C’82, Lenexa, Kan., and Kathy Desch Sinclair, C’84, Overland Park, Kan., lost their father, George, on Jan 3, 2017. George is the husband of Evelyn Cawley Desch, C’55,* and brother of Sr. Ruth Ann Desch, C’40,* and Sr. Georgeanne Desch, C’51.*

Lynne Newman-Piggie, C’84, Kansas City, Kan., died Nov. 14, 2016.

Margaret Satterwhite Waddell, C’85, Columbia, Mo., lost her father, James, on Dec. 30, 2016. She shares this loss with her sister Barbara “Bobbi” Waddell Mosier, C’88,* cousins Catherine Staley Vesce, C’66, Overland Park, Kan., Ann Staley Messmer, C’67, Peculiar, Mo., Beth Staley Brown, C’64,* and aunt, Virginia Waddell Walch, C’39.*


Susan Vela Gay Prucka, C’95, Kansas City, Kan., died Jan. 31, 2017.

Diana “Jill” Ulmer Bruns, C’98, Kingwood, Texas, died Nov. 26, 2016.


Katie Greene, C’01, San Francisco, Calif., lost her brother, Mark, on Dec. 22, 2016.




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