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Clarke Community Prayer Requests

 
All prayer requests are prayed for at all of our campus Masses and prayer times. 

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Prayer requests:

2/16/17

Darrell Deutmeyer, staff
Prayers are requested for Darrell Deutmeyer's father, Duane Deutmeyer, who passed away Thursday, February 16. We pray also for Darrell and Kelley '84, and their family, as they gather with their loved ones at this very sad time. Darrell is a carpenter in facilities at Clarke University. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 21, at Church of the Resurrection, with visitation from 9-10:45 a.m. prior to the service. 

2/15/17

Terry and Sheila (Blaha) Sullivan, alums
Prayers are requested for Jeff Sullivan as he undergoes serious surgery. Jeff is the son of Terry Sullivan '98 and Sheila Sullivan '70. Sheila was employed at Clarke for 30+ years. 

2/9/17

Beth (Hasken) Broderick, alum
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Shane Broderick who died on February 5, 2017. Shane was the son of Beth Broderick '88. We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that his family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

2/7/17

Mary Jo (Kearney) Erickson, alum
Prayers are requested for repose of the soul of Richard J. Erickson who died on January 24, 2017 in Minneapolis. Richard (Dick) was the husband of Mary Jo (Kearney) Erickson '67. We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that his family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

02/07/17

Virginia (Wagner) Rohner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Virginia (Wagner) Rohner '43 as her husband, Frederic Rohner, passed away on February 4, 2017, just five weeks short of his 100th birthday.  Fred enjoyed baseball, playing cards, playing golf and was an avid gardener and meticulous craftsman.  He leaves behind many loved ones including his daughter-in-law, Kathy (Moriarty) Rohner '74 and grandson Mike Rohner, the Director of Advancement Services at Clarke. We pray that eternal light shines upon Frederic.

02/06/17

Sandra (Johnson) Kolker, alum
We request prayers for the family of Sandra (Johnson) Kolker '90 as her father, Merlin Johnson, passed away on January 25, 2017.  He will be greatly missed by all those who love him.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Jeanne (Flad) Ford, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Jeanne (Flad) Ford '52 as she passed away on January 26, 2017.  Her family and her Catholic faith were important to her, as were her many good friends over the years.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Carol (Niederriter) Handel, alum
We request prayers for the family of Carol (Niederriter) Handel '65 as her husband, David Handel, passed away on January 27, 2017. Handel was a 30-year U.S.A.F. veteran and served in ever-increasingly important positions across the globe.  After David retired from the Air Force, he started his second career in the aerospace industry with Lockheed Martin.  David was a devout Catholic and a Fourth Degree Knight and also a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that his family can find peace during this difficult time. 

Alan Eberhardt, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Alan Eberhardt who passed away on January 27, 2017.  Alan was a close friend and supporter of Clarke University.   He will be deeply missed by those who love him and we pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Sister Rosemary Shaughnessy, BVM (Gerald), alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sister Rosemary Shaughnessy, BVM '72 as she passed away on January 28, 2017. Sister Rosemary taught elementary school and was principal in Chicago, Cicero and Berwyn, Ill. Also in Chicago, she taught high school math, and worked in the business office and was associate/assistant director of financial aid at Mundelein College. She served the BVM congregation as administrative assistant to the secretary of the congregation and as volunteer in retirement.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Patti (Zillig) Luksetich, alum
We request prayers for the family of Patti (Zillig) Luksetich '81 as her mother, Nancy Zillig, passed away on January 31, 2017.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

01/27/17

Victoria (Fincel) Osthoff, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Victoria 'Vicki' (Fincel) Osthoff '74 as she she passed away on January 15, 2017.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Eugene J. Winders, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Eugene Winders who passed away on January 18, 2017.  Devotion and duty were important values and he practiced these virtues within his family, profession, church and service to his country. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Jacqueline Winders '64 and his children Jeffrey Winders '77 and Dominique Winders '86.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Ann Miesen, alum
We request prayers for the family of Ann Miesen '08 as her father, John Lange, passed away on January 21, 2017.   John enjoyed farming, staying connected on the phone, playing euchre and UNO, and talking about his time in the Army during the Korean Conflict. John touched many lives and will be missed by many.  We pray that eternal light shines upon them.

Wayne Deutsch, Jr., alum
We request prayers for the family of Wayne Deutsch, Jr. '96 as his father, Wayne Deutsch Sr., passed away on January 23, 2017.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Michael Conlon, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Michael Conlon who passed away on January 24, 2017.  He was a partner in Conlon Construction Company and Conlon Partners, where he devoted over sixty-five years of his life. Michael helped expand the business into a national company, with buildings throughout all fifty states. He was most proud of the family’s legacy of buildings that can be seen throughout the city of Dubuque. Michael was involved in many aspects of the community, which gave him a deep sense of pride and respect for his home town.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.


1/25/17

Jennifer Mai, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Asbury, mother of Jennifer Mai, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, who passed away Tuesday, January 24th. Prayers are appreciated for Jennifer and her family. 

1/23/17

Sean Bradley, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Frank Jones, father-in-law of Sean Bradley, Associate Professor, mathematics department, who died on Friday, January 20th. Arrangements are pending in Newnan, GA. Sean, Betsy and family appreciate our prayers at this time.  

1/19/17

Angela (Kephart) Arensdorf, alum
We request prayers for the family of Angela (Kephart) Arensdorf ' 08 as her father, Harold Kephart, passed away on November 14, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

Mary Ellen (Reisen) Berning, alum
We request prayers for the family of Mary Ellen (Reisen) Berning '83 as her mother, Georgean T. Reisen, passed away on January 5, 2017.  She will be sadly missed by so many and we pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Tara (Fallaw) Kelly, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Tara (Fallaw) Kelly '87 as she passed away on January 7, 2017 at the young age of 51.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon Tara.

Joyce (Baumhover) Huseman, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Joyce (Baumhover) Huseman '69 as she passed away on January 12, 2017.  Joyce was admired for her strong work ethic and commitment.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Sister Vincentia Kaeferstein, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sister Vincentia Kaeferstein, BVM '52 as she passed away on January 13, 2017 at the age of 102. In Dubuque, Sister Vincentia taught and was principal at St. Anthony ES, and taught biology at Clarke University, where she later volunteered in the mentor program. She taught secondary school and was principal in Council Bluffs and Des Moines, Iowa. She taught elementary school in Maywood and Chicago, Ill., and Casper, Wyo.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Kimberlee (Benz) Pape, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kimberlee (Benz) Paper '77 as her mother, Dorthy Benz, passed away on January 13, 2017.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

Ronald Streight, alum
We request prayers for the family of Ronald Streight '87 as his mother, Patsy Lee Streight, passed away on January 14, 2017.  She will be greatly missed by all those who love her.

Carl Zauche, alum
We request prayers for the family of Carl Zauche '88 as his mother, Rosemary Zauche, passed away on January 14, 2017.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Sister Gracita Daly, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sister Gracita Daly, BVM '67 as she passed away on January 15, 2017.Sister Gracita taught elementary school and was principal in Davenport, Iowa; Lincoln, Neb.; West Hempstead, N.Y.; Chicago and Berwyn, Ill., where she also served as parish minister.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.


1/16/17

Miles Breed, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert M. Breed, of Elizabeth, IL, father of Miles Breed, Director of Dining Services. Arrangements are pending. Miles and his family appreciate our prayers at this difficult time.  


1/13/17

Karen Glover, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Allen Glover, father-in-law of Karen Glover, Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry. Mr. Glover died January 11th. Arrangements are pending in the Pittsburgh, PA, area. Karen and Rich appreciate our prayers at this time. 

1/12/17

Tim Paintner, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Karen Paintner, mother Tim Paintner - Senior Systems Analyst, who passed away January 4, 2017. Prayers are appreciated for Tim and his family at this time.  

1/6/17

Sister Mary Frances Shafer, BVM, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sister Mary Frances Shafer, BVM, who passed away on January 3, 2017.  Mary Frances was a member of the Clarke University Department of Theology faculty from 1965-1968 and 1970-1973.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Judy (Fitzgerald) Biggin, alum
We request prayers for the family of Judy (Fitzgerald) Biggin '66 as her brother, James Fitzgerald, passed away on December 29, 2016. Judy was a faculty member and a member of the Board of Trustees for a number of years at Clarke University.   We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Jill (Armstrong) Faber, alum
We request prayers  for the family of Jill (Armstrong) Faber '57 as her husband, Denis Faber, passed away on December 28, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Nellie (Melloy) Burk, alum
We request prayers for the family of Nellie (Melloy) Burk '02 as her father, Daniel Melloy, passed away on December 26, 2016 from an automobile accident. Dan was never happier then when he was watching or playing baseball.   We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon him.

Lorna (Pline) Olson, alum
We request prayers for the family of Lorna (Pline) Olson '85 as her brother, William Pline, passed away on December 26, 2016.  He was many things to many people. Bill enjoyed many years playing Santa Claus for families, friends and businesses.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Sister Frances Ann Schaefer, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sister Frances Ann Schaefer, BVM '73 who passed away on December 26, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Fred Huseman, alum
We request prayers for the family of Fred Huseman '02 as his sister, Arlene Trilk, passed away on December 22, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Mary Jaeger, alum
We request prayers for the family of Mary Jaeger '00 as her mother, Janet Koch, passed away on December 22, 2016. She enjoyed writing and was an avid collector of decorative buttons. Janet is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for her collection. We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Kari (Borden) Ling, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kari (Bordon) Ling '87 as her father, John Borden, passed away on December 19, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

1/4/17

Angela Ventris, Staff
Prayers have been requested for Joan and Ron Delagardelle, aunt and uncle of Angela Ventris, Development Officer. The Delagardelles have been dealing with illness this winter. 

Joan Wagner, friend of Clarke
Please include Joan Wagner in your prayers, she is a friend of Clarke University. 

1/3/17

Luke North, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Roger Anderson, grandfather of Luke North, who died November 25, 2016. The family appreciates our prayers. 

12/22/16

Shannon Custer, alum
We request prayers for the family of Shannon Custer '14 as her brother, Blake Meyer, passed away on December 13, 2016 at the young age of 34.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Sara (Kahle) Jones, alum
We request prayers for the family of Sara (Kahle) Jones '90 as her father, Wayne Kahle, passed away on December 13, 2016.  He will be missed by all those who love him and we pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

Lois Pancratz, alum
We request prayers for the family of Lois Pancratz '01 as her mother, Monica Pancratz, passed away on December 17, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Shirley (Ellerbach) Waggoner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Shirley (Ellerbach) Waggoner '83 as her father, Bernard Ellerbach, passed away on December 17, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Mary Lang, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary Lang who recently passed away.  Mary was the mother of Dr. Mary (Lang) Carney '72 and Dr. Andrea (Lang) Lawless '73. She will be remembered for her strong Catholic faith, loving response to her family and to all people whose paths she crossed during her life, dedication to her family, encouraging words, smiles and great sense of humor.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Sister Claire Marie McLevy, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Claire Marie McLevy, BVM '59 who passed away on December 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

12/16/16

Doug Schlesier, Faculty Emeriti
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Doug Schlesier who died suddenly on Friday, December 16th.  Prayers are requested for his wife Dona and family at this sad time.  Doug was a faculty member in the art department for 42 years, retiring in 2011.  He will be missed by his current and former colleagues and friends at Clarke University.

12/15/16

Pat (Spaight) Kaliban, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Pat (Spaight) Kaliban '55 as she passed away on November 27, 2016. She was a glowing example for her extended family and friends, providing clear markers for living a full life of unparalleled generosity, kindness, forgiveness, faithfulness and humor.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Thomas Coyle, alum
We request prayers for the family of Thomas Coyle '00 as his father, Lawrence 'Larry' Coyle, passed away on November 23, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Fr. Thomas Zinkula, friend
We request prayers for the family of Fr. Tom Zinkula as his father, Robert 'Bob' Zinkula passed away on November 26, 2016.  Bob was a talented, hardworking and innovative farmer who always put family first. He successfully balanced the three most important aspects of his life: faith, family and farming. We pay that eternal light shines upon him.

David Cosley, alum
We request prayers for the family of David Cosley '88 as his mother, Maian Cosley, passed away on November 30, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Vicki Rohrssen, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Vicki Rohrssen '95 as she passed away on December 2, 2016.  She leaves behind many family and friends including her brother Ron Rohrssen '87.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Sue Matye, alum
We request prayers for the family of Sue Matye '98 as her mother, Arlene Breitbach, passed way on December 6, 2016.  Many of Arlene's grandchildren were also Clarke alumni.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Phyllis Avelleyra, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Phyllis Avelleyra as she passed away on December 8, 2016.  She leaves behind many family and friends including her daughters Patricia (Avelleyra) Aslesen '76, Paula Avelleyra '78 and Martha (Avelleyra) Powers '83.  Phyllis will be missed by all those who love her.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Jim Schmitt, friend
We request prayers for the family of Jim Schmitt as his father, Charles R. Schmitt, recently passed away on December 9, 2016.  Jim served as a member of the Clarke Board of Trustees for a number of years.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Charles and that the family can find peace during this difficult time.

12/6/16

Eileen (Lavery) Lingen, alum
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Eileen Lingen who died December 5, 2016. Eileen is the sister-in-law of Joan Lingen, BVM and mother of Joan Lingen '84. Arrangements are pending in Chicago. We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that the family may be comforted during this difficult time.    

11/29/16

Rick Arrington, Staff

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Edith Arrington, 92, who died this morning. Edith is the mother of Rick Arrington, Assistant to the Director of Athletics. Arrangements are pending. Prayers are appreciated for Rick and his family. 

11/28/16

Eileen (Lavery) Lingen, alum
We request prayers for Eileen (Lavery) Lingen '59 as she is gravely ill with a rare lung disease and is fighting for her life.  We pray that God touches her with his healing hand and provides her with comfort and peace to get through this tough time.  

Jacqueline Meyer, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jacqueline Meyer '83 as her father, Willard W. Morarend, passed away on November 19, 2016.   We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

Sister Veronica Grennan, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Veronica Mary Grennan, BVM '46 who passed away on November 22, 2016.  She shared 85 years with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Margaret 'Peggy'(Humeston) Goldsmith, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Peggy (Humeston) Goldsmith '53 who passed away on November 24, 2016 surrounded by family.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Suzanne (Fuhr) Haley, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Suzanne (Fuhr) Haley '68 who passed away on November 25, 2016. Suzanne will be remembered for her loving spirit, her devout faith, and her angelic voice, along with her love of music. We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

11/23/16

Patricia (Smith) Cain, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Patricia (Smith) Cain '54 who passed away on October 24, 2016.  Patricia enjoyed extensive world travel, politics, the stock market, her Irish Catholic heritage, Notre Dame Football, and spending time with her family. We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Gloria (Kouba) Hannemann, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Gloria (Kouba) Hanneman '49 who passed away on November 1, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Donna (Hartnett) Juergens, alum
We request prayers for the family of Donna (Hatnett) Juegens '68 as her mother, Mary Hartnett, passed away on November 7, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon her and we pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time. 

Margaret 'Peggy' (Ward) Dunlap, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Peggy (Ward) Dunlap '52 who passed away on November 9, 2016.  Peggy was an alum who was very active and participated by coming to many of her class reunions.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Kristine (Lincoln) Leverton, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kristi (Lincoln) Leverton '02 as her mother, Joan Lincoln, passed away on November 11, 2016. She will best be remembered by family and friends for her beautiful smile, infectious laugh, and her kind heart.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Helen (Holmberg) Willis, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Helen (Holmberg) Willis '37 who passed away on November 15, 2016.  Helen will be greatly missed by those who loved her, including her sister Rita Holmberg '42.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

James 'Jamie' Kleiner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jamie Kleiner '88 as his father, James 'Jim' Kleiner, passed away on November 16, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Norma Lou Kuempel, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Norma Lou Kuempel '84 who passed away on November 18, 2016. Lou was very passionate about her hobbies and will be greatly missed by all those who love her. 

11/21/2016


Kaitlyn Salow, Student
Please pray for Kaitlyn Salow's godmother, Kristina Peters, and her family, as they are in Malawi doing mission work. The country is currently experiencing bad rioting and the family is in danger. 

11/15/2016

Dr. Roger Ott, Friend of Clarke
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Roger Ott, who died yesterday, November 14. Please also remember Dr. Ott's family in your prayers during this difficult time. 

11/9/2016

Jack Fleege, Staff
Prayers are requested for Jack Fleege and his family, as his uncle, Harry Heller, passed away. Funeral services are today. Jack is a Groundskeeper at Clarke. May the family be comforted during this difficult time. 

11/8/2016

Joe Tubbs, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jesse Tubbs, 68, who died November 4, 2016. Jesse is the uncle of Joe Tubbs, Clarke's Chemical Safety Officer and the Chemistry Department Lab Manager. Funeral arrangements are pending. Prayers are appreciated for Jesse's wife and extended family. 

11/4/16

Connor Curran, Student
Patrick Curran, grandfather of student, Connor Curran, passed away yesterday. Arrangements are pending in N. Ireland. Prayers are appreciated for Connor and his family at this time of loss. 

Judy (Winterfeld) Stokesberry, alum
We request prayers for the family of Judy (Winterfeld) Stokesberry '68 as her husband, James Stokesberry, passed away on October 16, 2016.  He will be greatly missed by all those who loved him.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

Dorothea (Koval) Biancardi, alum
We pray the repose of the soul of Dorothea (Koval) Biancardi '50 who passed away on October 20, 2016 with family by her side.  Dorothea's steadfast faith and compassionate heart was the foundation of her life. We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Ronald Hammel, alum
We request prayers for the family of Ron Hammel '12 as his father, Roanld Hammel, passed away on October 20, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Sandra Vignes, alum
We request prayers for the family of Sandra Vignes '78 as her mother, Marjorie Haxmeier, passed away on October 28, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

11/03/16

Keith Sanders, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of alum, Keith Sanders, who died unexpectantly on October 24, 2016. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 5, in the Chicago area. Prayers are requested for his widow and children during this very sad time. 

10/24/16

Connor Curran, student
Prayers are requested for Patrick Curran, grandfather of Clarke student, Connor Curran, who is seriously ill in Northern Ireland. Connor is at Clarke for a year of study abroad. Prayers are appreciated for Patrick, Connor and the Curran family during this difficult time. 

10/19/16

Tina Flores, alum
We request prayers for the family of Tina Flores '70 as her father, Tony Flores Sr., passed away on October 3, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Bev (Huber) Volkert, alum
We request prayers for the family of Beverly (Huber) Volker '97 as her father, Robert A. Hunstad, passed away on October 11, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Joan (Haxmeier) Bellmann, alum
We request prayers for the family of Joan (Haxmeier) Bellmann '61 as her mother, Hilda Haxmeier, passed away on October 14, 2016.  Hilda will be greatly missed by all those who loved her.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Joan Schoen, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Joan Schoen who passed away on October 15, 2016.  Joan loved golfing, playing bridge and traveling.  Her husband, John, was a member of the Board of Trustees at Clarke University for a number of years.  Joan's daughter-in-law, Victoria (Hess) Schoen '89, was also a Clarke alum.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon Joan.

Shirley Davis-Orwoll, alum
We request prayers for the family of Shirley Davis-Orwoll '86 as her mother, Mary Jane Davis, passed away on October 15, 2016.  Mary Jane was one that always put everyone before her herself, her generosity was endless.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Mary Jane.

10/11/16

Andrea Runde Burger, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jordan Burger who died unexpectedly on October 3, 2016. Jordan gave the gift of life by donating her organs. Jordan is the daughter of alum, Andrea Runde Burger, '78. Jordan's funeral is Saturday, October 15, in Coralville, IA. Andrea and her family are devastated and would appreciate prayers at this very sad time.  

Octavein Johnson, Student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gerald Fortson, brother of Octavein Johnson '20. Gerald died Sunday, October 9, 2016. Octavein and his family appreciate your prayers at this time of loss. Funeral arrangements are pending in Chicago.  

10/6/16

Tom Riley, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dawn Gladys Riley, 95, who died October 5, 2016. Dawn is the mother of Tom Riley, professor of philosophy and mother-in-law of Rachel Daack Riley, professor of sociology. The funeral service was October 10th in Rochester, MN. Prayers are appreciated for Tom and Rachel, and their family, at this time of loss. 

Margene (Thornton) Beckham, alum
We request prayers for the family of Margene (Thornton) Beckham '63 as her daughter, Anne Beckham Garcia, passed away on July 6, 2016 after a courageous year long battle with lung cancer.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and we pray that eternal light shines upon Anne.

Rebecca Odegard-Siegele, alum
Naomi Yaddof, alum
We request prayers for the family of Rebecca Odegard-Siegele '78 and Naomi Yaddof '05 as their mother, Rev. Laura Odegard, passed away on September 22, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Steven McGovern, alum
We request prayers for the family of Steven McGovern '87 as his father, Louis McGovern, passed away on September 23, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Louis. 

Jan Haney, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jan Haney '95 as her mother, Wanda Kirk, passed away on September 26, 2016.  Wanda will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Marsha (Frutig) Huttenlocher, alum
We request prayers for the family of Marsha (Frutig) Huttenlocher '83 as her husband, Jerry Huttenlocher, passed away on September 29, 2016.  Jerry was a family man and a friend to many, he will be greatly missed.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

9/30/16

Ron Andon
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ron Andon. He passed away this morning of pancreatic cancer. Ron was the brother-in-law of Sheryl Schulte, a Clarke alum. 

9/30/16

Kate Zanger, staff 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bridie Buckley, aunt of Kate Zanger, Vice President for Student Life. Miss Buckley died early this morning. Prayers are appreciated for Kate and the Zanger family at this time. Arrangements are pending in New York. 

9/26/16

Heidi Sieverding, alum
We request prayers for the family of Heidi Sieverding '06, as her brother, Zachary Seiverding, passed away on September 3, 2016. Zach will be best remembered for his kindness and the happiness he brought to everyone. We pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time.

Barbara (Trapp) Klinger, alum
We request prayers for the family of Barbara (Trapp) Klinger '54 as her husband, James Klinger, passed away on September 8, 2016. James was the father of Elizabeth 'Liz' (Klinger) Bannon '92.  James will be greatly missed by all those who love him.

David Keck, alum
We request prayers for the family of David Keck '86 as his father, Francis Keck, passed away on September 10, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Tina (O'Meara) Sieverding, alum
We request prayers for the family of Tina (O'Meara) Sieverding '02 as her father-in-law, Donald Sieverding, passed away on September 18, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

9/1/16

Donald Clarke Jr, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Donald Clarke Jr who passed away on August 18, 2016. While in attendance at Clarke, he carried a double major in Psychology and Communications. Additionally, Donald served in the capacity of President of both the Freshman and Sophomore class; later also serving as the President of the Clarke Students' Association during his Junior year. Donald associated himself with the class of 1994. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Mary K. (Barnickel) Walsh, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary K. (Barnickel) Walsh '74 who passed away on August 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Karen Walbrun, alum
We request prayers for the family of Karen Walbrun '90 as her husband, Joseph Walbrun, passed away on August 30, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Kathleen (McMahon) Murphy, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kathleen (McMahon) Murphy '93 as her mother, Irene McMahon, passed away August 31, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon Irene.

8/24/16

Patricia (Willging) Hebert, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Patricia (Willging) Hebert '56 who passed away on August 3, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Helen Johnston, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Helen Johnston '68 who passed away on August 9, 2016.  Helen's life was grounded in a  passion for music and we pray that she is enjoying her music in heaven with the angels.

Jane (Calkins) Forster, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Jane (Calkins) Forster '53 as she passed away on August 10, 2016. She leaves behind many family members including her sister who was a Clarke alum, Nancy (Calkins) Taylor '49.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Debra (Rojemann) Hoppmann, alum
We request prayers for the family of Debra (Rojemann) Hoppmann '88 as her mother, Viola Rojemann, passed away on August 14, 2016.  We pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon her.

Elinor Gilloon, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Elinor Gilloon '42 who passed away on August 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Michelle Jannette, alum
We request prayers for the family of Michelle Jannette '98 as her mother, Marie Jannette, passed away on August 21, 2016. Marie had an infectious laugh which would fill the room, and she will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

8/16/16

Amy Norton, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Donald Norton, father-in-law of Amy Norton, Director of Financial Aid. Prayers are appreciated for Amy and Dan and the Norton family at this time. Arrangements are pending. 

Sean Bradley, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jim Bradley, who died on August 11th. Jim is the father of Sean Bradley, Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics. Arrangements are pending near Lancaster, PA. Prayers are appreciated for Sean and all the Bradley family, especially his mother, Rosie. 

Tanya Copeland-Roethler, alum
Prayers are requested for Margaret Roethler, grandmother of alum, Tanya Copeland-Roethler '08. She is 92 years old and will have surgery for a fractured hip. 

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