In Memoriam – Summer 201


Marjorie Ellen Donahue Wortham, A’42, Aurora, Colo., died Feb. 9, 2019.

Patricia A. Ryan Gillispie, A’48, Cheyenne, Wyo., died on Dec. 24, 2018.

Virginia Anne Welling Krpan, A’48, Leawood, Kan., died on July 8, 2018.

Rosa Abbott Krissek, C’44, Dublin, Ohio, died on March 30, 2019.


Ellen Rentchler Scalet, C’53, Tulsa, Okla., died April 7, 2018. She was the sister of Eloise Rentchler Kipp, C’49.

Mary Lou Draher Mingledorff, C’53, Athens, Ga., died March 17, 2019.

Virginia Magdalene Coykendall, C’54, San Mateo, Calif., died on Nov. 27, 2018.

Carolyn Jody Feely, C’54, Lakewood, Colo., died on Nov. 2, 2018.

Ellen Corkle Viens, C’59, Greenwood Village, Colo., died Jan. 4, 2019. She was the sister of Rose Mary Corkle Mohr, C’57, Cera Corkle DeFeo, C’68, and Rita Bermingham.

Doris Marie Gwartney Robinson, C’57, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Nov. 10, 2018.

Emerita Spire Lory, C’ 57, Matthews, N.C., died on Oct. 31, 2018.


Patricia Meehan Scown, C’60, Butte, Mont., lost her husband of 45 years in May 2017.

Jo Ann Nelson, C’61, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Jan. 2, 2019.

Bill Trenkle

Bill Trenkle, husband of Marlene Casey Trenkle, C’62.

Marlene Casey Trenkle, C’62, Peoria, Ariz., lost her husband, Bill, on Mar. 12, 2019. Bill served on the Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2014.


Brenda Smith Bender, C’64, Switzerland, died on Dec. 9, 2017.

Anna Marie Roschitz Deakos, C’64, Troy, Ill., died on May 24, 2018.

Stacia Ann Spillane, C’68, Houston, Texas, died on October 21, 2018.

Mary Kay Slatt Davis, C’68, and Deborah Slatt Gerard, C’76, Seattle, Wash., lost their father, Vincent P. Slatt, on March 9, 2019. Vincent was also the husband of Peggy Hennessey Slatt, C’43, who died Oct. 9, 2017.

Jeanne Marie Grosso, C’65, Hillsboro, Ore., died on March 19, 2019.



Bauder, Marianna
Sr. Marianna Bauder, C’70

Sr. Marianna Bauder, C’70, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Jan. 21, 2019. Her biological sisters are Ellen Bauder Hustings, C’70, and Rose Marie Bauder Pettyjohn, attended. She was the daughter of Gertrude Zeugin Bauder*, A’31, C’35, M’67. Her aunts were Sr. Jeanne Marie Zeugin*, C’37, Helen Zeugin Bristow*, N’42, Antoinette Zeugin Duffin*, A’40, C’44, Margaret Zeugin Liebeno*, C’46. Her cousins are Sr. Helen “Cookie” Bristow*, C’65, Patricia Bristow Moulden, N’69, John Bristow, C’87, Jeanne Marie Duffin Hund, C’69, Eileen Duffin Willcott, C’73, Sallie Duffin McGlinn, C’75, and Sr. Mary Ellenita Uhlrich*, C’52. Sr. Marianna Bauder was a SCL for 57 years, serving as President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colo., and former member of the SCL Community Council.


Dr. Mary Elizabeth Centner Brothers, C’71, Lansing, Kan., died on Feb. 5, 2019

Christine Engemann Harris, C’74, Washington, Mo., lost her husband, Wayne, on May 10, 2018.

Sister Eileen Haynes, C’77, Leavenworth, Kan., lost her brother, Tom, in Jan. 2019.

Rita Dunnebecke Brown, C’79, Denver, Colo., died on Oct. 11, 2018. Rita was the sister of Mary Dunnebecke Dorr, C’78 and the niece of Sister Mary Liguori Horvat, C’36*.


Lisa Martin, U’09, Greeley, Colo., lost her sister, Tina, on Oct. 7, 2017.

Joe F. O’Neill, U’04, Waukon, Iowa, died on June 30, 2018.

Friends & Family

Marian Van Vleet, Shawnee, Kan., former math instructor for 14 years, lost her husband, Lyle, on Jan. 17, 2019.

Harriett “Hattie” Runyan Gilmore, Shawnee, Kan., former USM Faculty, died on Nov. 24, 2018.

Dr. Michael Ryan, Jr., Bryn Mawr, Pa., died on June 6, 2017. He was the son of Mary Goetz Ryan, A’ 36*.

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