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Posted 11/24/14

Mary Pat Dyer, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert Dyer, who passed away on November 15. He is the husband of Mary Pat Dyer ’69. Please pray for the comfort of the family during this time.

Posted 11/11/14

Lisa Imbus, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Arlene Lewis, mother-in-law of Lead Custodian, Lisa Imbus. Please pray for the comfort of the family during this difficult time.

Posted 11/07/14

Stacey Blake Tiele, alum
Please pray for a successful and speedy recovery for Stacey Blake Tiele ’85 as she had surgery on her foot and leg today, Friday, November 7.

Posted 11/03/14

Carolyn Haupert, trustee
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Anne Haupert, mother-in-law of trustee Carolyn Haupert. She passed away on October 30. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers during this time.

Posted 10/31/14

Charlotte Major Latta, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. George Haworth Latta, Jr., who is the husband of 55 years to Charlotte Major Latta ’56. Dr. Latta passed away on September 29, 2014. Please keep Charlotte in your prayers during this time of mourning.

Posted 10/29/14

Michelle Slover, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Barbara Ann Slover, mother-in-law of biology department chair Michelle Slover. Barbara passed away Friday, Oct. 24. Please pray for the comfort of the family during this difficult time.

Posted 10/28/14

Barbara Berens, alum
Please for the repose of the soul of Barbara E. Berens ’75, who passed away October 27, 2014. Please keep family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 10/27/14

Nicole Thing, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Nicole Thing, Class of 2017 who passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A wake will be held on Wednesday, October 29, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Cedar Memorial Funeral Home, 4200 1st Avenue, Cedar Rapids, IA. The funeral will be Thursday, October 30, at noon at St. Pius Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Clarke University will hold a Mass in her memory on Tuesday, November 4, at 6:30 p.m. in Sacred Heart Chapel. Please keep her family and friends in your prayers at this most difficult time.

Daisy Halvorson, Vice President for Business and Finance
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Richard Jensen, father of Daisy Halvorson who passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Cherokee, Iowa. Please pray for Daisy and her family at this difficult time.

Helen Graff Mulroney, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Helen Graff Mulroney ’40, who passed away on October 12, 2014. Please keep her family in your prayers at this time also. 


Posted 10/24/14

Nancy Lannert, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Nancy Lannert ’64, who passed away on September 12, 2014. Please keep her family in your prayers at this time.

Posted 10/23/14

Josanne McCarver
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Tom McCarver, who passed away on Monday, October 20. Tom was the academic dean at Clarke in the 1980’s. Please continue praying for Tom’s wife, Josanne, family and friends. 

Posted 10/20/14

Tammy Moore, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Douglas J. Butzier, M.D., who passed away on October 13, 2014 as a result from injuries sustained in an air plane accident. Dr. Butzier was a member of Clarke University’s Health Service Medical Advisory Board. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers during the most difficult time.


Josanne McCarver
Please keep Tom McCarver and his family in your prayers during this transitional period as he was moved from the hospital into hospice care. His family reports that he is alert and grateful for the love and support from family and friends. Tom was the academic dean at Clarke in the 1980’s.

Molly Latham, student
Please pray for Molly Latham’s Grandma Nancy as she had with a heart attack and is in the hospital. Please keep Molly in your prayers during this time also.

Posted 10/14/14

Anna Stremlau, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Michelle Super-Hood, sister of Anna Stremlau, Student Support Specialist, MARC. Michelle passed away on Saturday 10/11/14. May Michelle rest in peace, and may her family be comforted at this most difficult time.

Posted 10/08/14

Aspen Lynch, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jay P. McCabe, who passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Jay is the brother of Clarke student Aspen Lynch. May Jay rest in peace and may Aspen and her family find comfort.

Posted 10/03/14

Lisa Schafer Cirignani, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan O’Neill Schafer ’49 who passed away August 8, 2014. She is the mother of Lisa Schafer Cirignani ’79. Please keep the family in your prayers during this time.

Posted 10/01/14

CaSondra Serres, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Darlene Serres, who passed away on September 29. Darlene is the grandmother of CaSondra Serres. Please keep CaSondra in your prayers during her travels and along with the family during this time of loss.

Posted 9/29/14

Martha Anne Pottle, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Martha Anne Pottle ’64, who passed away on September 21. May she rest in peace.

Posted 9/24/14

Margaret A. Koob Cramer, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Margaret A. Koob Cramer ’56, who passed away September 19. May she rest in peace.

Ila Struck Dineen, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joseph Dineen, who passed away on September 19. Joseph is the husband of Ila Struck Dineen '61. Please keep Ila, family, and friends in your prayers.

Jenna Michael, Class of 2015
Prayers are requested for Denise, mother to Jenna Michael ’15. She is recovering from injuries sustained in an accident.

 Posted 9/22/14

Al Ehlinger, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Ehlinger, who passed away on Monday, September 15. She is the mother of Lead Groundskeeper Al Ehlinger. Please pray for the comfort of the family.

Posted 9/19/14

Margaret Koob Cramer, alum
Please pray for Margaret Koob Cramer ’56, and for her family. Margaret has just entered hospice care.

Posted 9/16/14

Bea Seidler, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bea Seidler ’46, who passed away on July 25, 2014. May she rest in peace.

 Posted 9/11/14

Joan Delaney Grossman, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Greg Grossman, who passed away on August 9, 2014. He is the husband to Joan Delaney Grossman ’50. Please keep Joan, family, and friends in your prayers.

Posted 9/9/14

Darlene Kearney, alum
Please pray for Mike Kearney, husband of Darlene Kearney ‘98. He passed away on 8/27/14. Please keep the family and friends in your prayers.

Mary Eileen Hauber, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Eileen Hauber ’82. She passed away August 24. Please keep family and friends in your prayers.

Noel Nusbaum Stanton, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Noel Nusbaum Stanton ’64. She passed away August 22. Please keep family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 9/4/14

Patricia Waring Cahill, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Patricia Waring Cahill ’48. She passed away August 29. Please keep family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 9/3/14

Joan Balsamo Shannon, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan Balsamo Shannon ’60. She passed away last week. May she rest in peace. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers during this time.

 Posted 8/22/14

Donna Mioduski Sandberg, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dorothy Mioduski, who passed away on August 19, 2014. She is the mother of Donna Mioduski Sandberg ‘66. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Posted 8/11/14  

James Schmitt, Board of Trustees
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rita Schmitt, mother of James Schmitt. She passed away on Monday, August 4, at the age of 84. Please keep James and family in your prayers during this time.

Posted 8/8/14  

Tanya Copeland-Roethler, alum
Please pray for Jamie Roethler, husband of Tanya Copeland-Roethler ’08. He was recently diagnosed with throat cancer and is undergoing radiation treatments. Please keep Jamie and Tanya in your prayers.

Posted 7/29/14 

Mary Ann Froslie Wilens, alum ’63
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gene Wilens, who passed away recently, and for his family. Gene is the husband of Mary Ann Froslie Wilens, ’63.

Posted 7/21/14

Ann Michalski, alum '54
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ann Michalski (’54) and for the comfort of her family. Ann passed away 7/19/14. May she rest in peace.

 

 Posted 7/16/14

Tammy Moore, Staff
Please pray for alum Tracy Fabiano (class of '84), sister of Tammy Moore. Tracy is in need of prayers at this time.

Suzanne Mammoser Kurt, alum ’64
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Suzanne Mammoser Kurt (class of ’64), who died recently. No date was provided. May she rest in peace.

Posted 7/14/14

Mary Jo Ramler, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Roslyn Ehrlich, 84, the mother of Mary Jo Ramler, office coordinator in the financial aid office, who died on Sunday, July 13, 2014.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rickardsville. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Rickardsville. Friends may greet the family from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Rd., Dubuque. 

 

Posted 7/8/14

Sr. Patricia Galhouse, BVM, alum '70
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sr. Patricia Galhouse, BVM (class of ’70), who died at Marian Hall, Monday, June 30. May she rest in peace.

 

 Posted 6/27/14  

Nell “Bernadine” Fleury, alum ’60
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Nell “Bernadine” Fleury (’60), who passed away on Saturday, June 21. Services were held today, Friday, June 27, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Atlanta, GA. May she rest in peace.

 

Posted 6/24/14

Sister Frances Loretta Berger, BVM, alum '55
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Frances Loretta Berger, BVM (‘55), who died at Marian Hall, Friday, June 20, 2014. May she rest in peace. Wake will be 9-11am Thursday, June 26, in Marian Hall Chapel, followed by a prayer service at 11am. Funeral liturgy will be at 1:30pm, also in Marian Hall Chapel. 

 

Posted 6/23/14 

Loren Heber, alum '05
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Loren Heber (’05), who died suddenly overnight Sunday, June 22. May he rest in peace, and may his family and friends be comforted.

 

Posted 6/19/14

Sister Edith Dunn, BVM
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Sr. Edith Dunn, BVM, who died at Marian Hall, Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was born January 1, 1924, and entered the BVM congregation on September 8, 1946. May she rest in peace.

Marilyn M. Bunting, alum '80
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marilyn M. Bunting (’80), who passed away June 7, 2014. May she rest in peace and may her family and friends be comforted.

 

Posted 6/4/14

Sister Rose McNamee, BVM , alum '61
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Rose McNamee, BVM, who died Sunday, June 1, 2014. May she rest in peace. The wake will be from 9-11am Thursday, June 5, in Marian Hall Chapel, Mt. Carmel, with a prayer service at 11am. The Funeral Liturgy will be at 1:30pm Thursday, June 5, 1:30 p.m., also in Marian Hall Chapel.

 

Posted 6/3/14

Sue Leibold, staff
Prayers are sought for the repose of the soul of Donald Leibold, father of library director Sue Leibold. Donald passed away on Sunday, June 1. May he rest in peace, and may the family find comfort. The visitation will be from 2-8 pm tomorrow (Wednesday) at Reiff Funeral Home, Farley. The funeral will be at 10am Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Farley.

Kris Kane, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Karen Klostermann, who passed away Tuesday, May 27, from breast cancer. Karen is the sister-in-law of assistant registrar Kris Kane. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 31. Prayers of consolation are also sought for her husband and three children. 

 

Posted 5/29/14

Rose March Peschang Chun, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Newton Chun, who passed away Sunday, May 25. Dr. Chun is the husband of Rose March Peschang Chun, ‘49. Please keep family and friends in your prayers.

Patricia A. Heidt Scoles, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Patricia A. Heidt Scoles ’63, who passed away on May 24. May she rest in peace.

Posted 5/07/14

Ingrid Digman Subh, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Nabil Subh, husband to Ingrid Digman Subh ’72. Nabil passed away on February 12, 2014. Please keep Ingrid, family, and friends in your prayers.

Posted 5/01/14

Mary V. Hilvers McGinn, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary V. Hilvers McGinn ’49, who passed away on April 27. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers.

Laura Meyer Nilles, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Laura Meyer Nilles ’69, who passed away on April 16. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers.

Colletta M. Trausch Lagen, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Colletta M. Trausch Lagen ’43, who passed away on March 13. Please keep all family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 4/25/14

Katie Fischer, former faculty member
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Tess Matusek ‘73, who passed away on Monday, April 21. Tess was class president in 1972 and CSA president in 1973. Please keep her family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 4/24/14

Mary Hickey, alum
John Hickey, alum
Joe Hickey, alum
Marien Hickey-Davis, alum
Please pray for Bill Hickey, son of Mary Hickey ’41, and brother to John Hickey ‘74, Joe Hickey ’03, and Marien Hickey-Davis ‘73. They are praying for a peaceful death for Bill. Please keep everyone in your prayers during this most difficult time.

Nancy Klauer, Trustee
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bernice Swift who passed away at the age of 104 on Thursday, April 17. She is the mother of Nancy Klauer ’67. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Posted 4/22/14

Charlene Hawks, alum
Teri Goodmann, alum
Cathy Topf, alum
Carolyn Grabow, alum
Lisa Hawks, alum
Ellen Goodmann Miller, alum
James Edward “Ed” Hawks passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014. Ed was the husband of Charlene Hawks ’52 and the father of Teri Goodmann ’76, Cathy Topf ’78, Carolyn Grabow ’85, and Lisa Hawks ’87. He was the grandfather of Ellen Goodmann Miller ’03. Please keep the family in your prayers during the difficult time.

http://www.thonline.com/obituaries/article_ca84eb17-0212-5329-807c-b4824a8e8869.html

 Posted 4/15/14

Tracy Boelk Wildermuth, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kenneth E. Boelk, who passed away on Thursday, April 10. Kenneth is the father of Tracy Boelk Wildermuth ’89. May Kenneth rest in peace and please keep his family in your prayers during this time of mourning.

Posted 4/3/14

Leslie Backes, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Thomas J. Backes, father of Leslie Backes ‘06. Thomas passed away on Friday, March 21. Please keep the family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Brent Manternach, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marion C. Manternach, who passed away on Monday, March 24. Marion was the mother of Brent Manternach ’96. Please keep the family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Posted 4/1/14

Joan Simpson Cronin, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan Simpson Cronin ’52, who passed away March 31. Please keep her family and friends in your prayers.

Posted 3/31/14

Curt Long, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Veronica Williams, 102 year old grandmother of Curt Long, Director of Athletics. Veronica died on Friday, March 28, 2014 after a long and happy life. Please keep Curt and his family in your prayers.

Posted 3/24/14

Cheryl McCarron, alum
Prayers are sought for Cheryl McCarron, ‘80, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Please pray for her comfort as she undergoes treatment to slow the disease and for her family.

Brittany Gosse, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Gosse, grandfather of DPT Student Brittany Gosse, who passed away Friday, March 21. Please keep Brittany and family members in your prayers.

Posted 3/19/14

Donna Lavelle, alum
Please pray for a speedy recovery for Donna Lavelle, ’68 as she has become ill.

Alice Wilgenbush Kirpes, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Alice Wilgenbush Kirpes, ’61, who passed away on Monday, March 17. May she rest in peace.

Posted 3/12/14

Tim Bastian, alum
Lisa McClain Bastian, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Thomas Bastian, who passed away on February 22, 2014. He is the father of Tim Bastian ’87 and father-in-law of Lisa McClain Bastian ’88. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Renee Splinter Meyer, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kenmer Splinter, who passed away on February 27, 2014. He is the father of Renee Splinter Meyer ’79. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Jo Ann Rust, staff
Allison Baule, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Germaine Bird, mother of JoAnn Rust, office coordinator of Education Department, and grandmother of Allison Baule, class of 2014. Germaine passed away on Tuesday. Please keep Jo Ann, Allison, and family members in your prayers during this difficult time.

Posted 3/07/14

Elizabeth Carlsson, alum
Christina Carlsson LeCocq, alum
Cindy Carlsson Lucas, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rose Marie Schnepf Carlsson ’52, mother of Elizabeth Carlsson ’82, Christina Carlsson LeCocq ’90 and Cindy Carlsson Lucas ’90. Rose Marie passed away from lung cancer on January 5, 2014. May she rest in peace and please keep her family in your prayers.

Posted 3/07/14

Bob Humke, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Avril J. Humke, who passed away on Wednesday, March 3. She is the mother of Bob Humke, Clarke security officer. Please keep the family and loved ones in your prayers during this time.

 Posted 2/24/14

Keith Tackett, faulty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Wilbur Tackett, father of Nursing/Health Instructor Keith Tackett. Wilbur passed away Thursday, February 20. May he rest in peace, and may his family find comfort.

Posted 2/19/14

Roberta (Bobbi) Potter-Kratz, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Scott Potter, brother to Roberta (Bobbi) Potter-Kratz, Office Manager in Physical Therapy. Scott, 57, died peacefully at home with his wife and children. He fought metastatic melanoma with the research team at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. His positive attitude and tenacity for life will make a difference in working toward a cure for this cancer. May he rest in peace and please keep the family in your prayers.

Jane Jackson, staff
Lynne Melssen, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joseph Melssen, uncle to Jane Jackson, Office Coordinator of Athletics, and Lynne Melssen, ’82. Joseph passed away on Monday, February 17. Please keep the family and loved ones in your prayers during this time.

Posted 2/18/14

Ann Adkins, faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Nussrallah, brother of Assistant Professor of Education Ann Adkins, who passed away today in Omaha. May he rest in peace and may his family be consoled.

Jan Lee, faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marjorie Frey, 92 years old, who is the aunt of Jan Lee, Chair and Professor of Nursing. Please keep the family in your prayers.

 Posted 2/4/14

Carolyn Gantz, Alum
Prayers are sought for Nancy (DeCastaker) Holland (’70), who is battling cancer.

Prayers are sought for Sue (Balkan) Foehrkolb (’70), as she faces health concerns.

Dan Schlitter, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Paul Gearheart who passed away on Saturday, February 1. He is the father of Dan Schlitter, a member of the Clarke Maintenance Department. Please keep Dan and family members in your prayers.

  Posted 1/24/14

David Gotz, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Wilmer Gotz, who passed away on Saturday, January 18. Wilmer is the grandfather of Clarke’s Chemical Hygiene Officer, David Gotz. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Posted 1/14/14

Graciela Caneiro-Livingston, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of L. Gene Livingston who is the father-in-law of Dean of Undergraduate Students, Graciela Caneiro-Livingston. Mr. Livingston passed away on Sunday, January 12. Also, please keep the family in your prayers.

Posted 1/13/14

Carrie Kremer, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Clara Lambe, who passed away on 1/11/14. Clara is the grandmother of Carrie Kremer, Senior Accountant.

Posted 1/9/14 

Charlotte Jones Mack, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Charlotte Jones Mack, ’46. Charlotte passed away on 12/23/13.

Posted 1/8/14 

Steve Kiebel, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Floy Kiebel, who passed away on 1/5/14. Floy is the mother of Clarke Security Officer Steve Kiebel. Please keep Floy and her family in your prayers.

Posted 1/2/14

Kevin Utt, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Cordell Perkes, who passed away on December 26. Cordell was the uncle of Kevin Utt, Director of Residence Life. Please keep the family of Cordell and Kevin in your prayers.

Carol Manzel, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Charlotte Jones Mack ('46), mother of education faculty member Carol Manzel. Please also pray for the comfort of the family as they grieve the loss of Charlotte, who died on December 23. 

Posted 12/19/13

Kathie Kies Sembach, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert E. Kies Jr., father of Kathie Kies Sembach, ’85. Robert passed away on 12/12/13. Please keep Kathie in your prayers during this difficult time.

Rita Frommelt Heacok, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. A. A. “Bud” Frommelt, father of Rita Frommelt Heacok, ’85. He passed away on 12/4/13. Robert’s late wife was Mary Schuster Frommelt ’50. Please keep Rita in your prayers during this difficult time.

Gail Michels, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gregory Michels who passed away on 12/15/13. He is the husband of Gail Michels ’98. Please keep Gail in your prayers during this difficult time.

Posted 12/17/13

Carol Manzel, Faulty
Please pray for Charlotte Jones Mack, ’46, who is nearing death. Prayers are sought for Charlotte’s peace and comfort and for the family’s consolation.

Vicki Frederick, Time Saver Student
Please prayer for the health of Edward Frederick,’09, son of Vicki Frederick. Edward was a member of the volleyball team. He tore his Achilles tendon in January 2013, and it has not healed. He has had 8 surgeries so far, and is now at the Mayo Clinic.

Posted 12/16/13

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Julie Berning , sister of Deb Theill, Student Accounts Loan Coordinator. May she rest in peace and may Deb and all the family be comforted. 


Posted 12/12/13

Becky Weber Rea, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Robert Rea, husband of Becky Weber Rea, ‘70. He was an Associate Professor of Psychology at Clarke from 1969-1973, also, the Chairman of the Clarke Faculty Forum. Please keep the family in your prayers during this difficult time and during the holiday season.

Posted 12/03/13

Bob Humke, staff
Please pray for the speedy recovery of Bob Humke, Clarke Security Officer, who had surgery on Wednesday, November 27. He is currently recovering at home and will be off work for several weeks.

Marjorie Henkle, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marjorie Henkle, ‘49. She passed away on 11/11/13.

Posted 11/21/13

Virginia Carlin Till, alum
Sheila Carlin Sisler, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marie Carlin, who passed away on 11/4/13. She was the mother of Virginia “Gini” Carlin Till, ’76, and Sheila Carlin Sisler, ’79. Please keep the family in your prayers also.

Lynne Melssen, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Agnes Melssen, who passed away on 11/4/13. She was the mother of Lynne Melssen, ’82. Please keep the family and loved ones in your prayers during this time.

Sara Collins, alum
Please keep Sara Collins Brust, ’68, in your prayers. She passed away on 1/11/13 and her son has requested that we think of her this month.

Posted 11/19/13

Mary Fessler Locher, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Locher, who passed away on 11/10/13. He is the husband of Mary Fessler Locher ’63.

Posted 11/14/13

Sherri Post, Staff
Please pray Konnie Crane, sister of Sherri Post, Instructional Designer. Konnie has suffered a stroke and has lost half of her vision. Please pray for Konnie’s healing as she recovers and, specifically, that her vision be restored.

Sr. Joanne M. Burrows, SC, PhD, President
Please pray for Frank O’Connor, a friend of Clarke and Sr. Joanne’s neighbor. He is having aortic value replacement surgery on November 19th in Madison. Please keep Frank in your prayers during his surgery and for his recovery.

Posted 11/8/13

Jane Jackson, staff
Please pray for Mary Broadwell, sister of Jane Jackson, Office Coordinator of Athletics. Mary has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.

 Posted 11/7/13

Anne Sadler Quint, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Anne Sadler Quint, ’48, who passed away on 11/4/13.

Posted 11/6/13

Carol Schrader, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Martin John Schrader, who recently passed away. Martin was the father-in-law to Carol Schrader ’77. Please keep the family in your prayers.

 Posted 11/5/13

Bob Rea, Former Faculty Member
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bob Rea, who died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2014, after several weeks in critical care. Bob was a faculty member in the 1960s-early 70s. He was residing in Ontario, Canada.

Posted 11/4/13

Shirley Davis, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lyle K. Davis, who passed away on, Thursday, October 24, 2013. Lyle was the father of Shirley Davis, ’86. Please pray for the comfort of the family during this difficult transition.

Betty Ann Lange Baule,alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Charles L. Baule, who passed away on, Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Charles was the husband of Betty Ann Lange Baule ’59. Please keep Betty in your prayers while mourning the loss of her husband.

Lois Huber Beyer, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Arlene Huber, who passed away on Friday, October 25, 2013. Arlene was the mother of Lois Huber Beyer ’74. Please pray for the comfort of Lois at this difficult time.

Mary Jo Gothard, alum and past Clarke staff member
Please pray for the repose of the soul Curt Lee Gothard, ’92, who passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013. Curt was the husband of Mary Jo Gothard,’00, who was the past director of the Clarke Bookstore. Please keep Mary Jo and family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Posted 10/31/13

Jerry Hanson, staff
Please pray for Jerry’s father, Kenneth, who is recovering from a heart attack.

Michael Laird, alum
Please pray for the repose soul of Wayne Laird, who passed away on 10/25/13. He is the father of Michael Laird, ’99. Please pray for the comfort of Michael, family and friends.

Elizabeth Loosbrock Kelly, alum
Please pray for the repose soul of Elizabeth Loosbrock Kelly, ’52. She passed away on 10/15/13.

 Posted 10/28/13

Patricia Avelleyra Aslesen, alum
Paula Avelleyra, alum
Martha Avelleyra Powers, alum
Please pray for the repose soul of Augustine Avelleyra, father of Patricia Avelleyra Aslesen, ’76, Paula Avelleyra, ’78, and Martha Avelleyra Powers, ’83. Augustine passed away on Thursday, October 24. Please pray for the comfort of his family during this difficult time.

Maggie Curry, Staff
Please pray for the repose soul of Kenneth Curry, father-in-law of TimeSaver Assistant Director Maggie Curry (’05). Kenneth died on Wed. Oct. 23. His funeral service was held on Sat. Oct. 26 at St. Stephen Cathedral, Owensboro, Kentucky. Maggie’s husband is Dave Curry (’06). Let us pray also for their comfort and safe travel.

Posted 10/21/13

Terry Sullivan, Alum
Sheila Sullivan, Alum, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bob Sullivan, father to Terry Sullivan, ’98, and father-in-law to Sheila Sullivan, ’70, Senior Systems Analyst. Bob joined his wife, Mary Palen Sullivan, ’47, in heaven on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Please pray for the comfort of Terry, Sheila, and family during this time. 

Celine Wicks, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Celine Wolfe Wicks, ’60, who fought with cancer. She passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013.

Posted 10/17/13

Megan Lucas, Staff
Please pray for the repose soul of David Lucas, brother-in-law of Megan Lucas, Director of Human Resources. David passed away Wednesday, October 9th, after battling depression. Please hold his family in your prayers during this most difficult time.

Posted 10/16/13

Cathy Gallagher, Trustee Emerita
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Clarke Trustee emerita Cathy Gallagher. Mrs. Gallagher passed away on Monday, October 14. Also, remember in prayer her husband, Edward.

Posted 10/11/13

Janet Schlegel Deans, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Irma Schlegel, mother of Janet Schlegel Deans, ’63. She passed away on September 29, 2013.

Ronald Bryson, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ronald Bryson, ’87, who passed away on October 5, 2013.

Posted 10/8/13

Laurie LuGrain, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of William R. "Pat" LuGrain, father-in-law of Crusader Café counter assistant Laurie LuGrain, who died Sunday, and for the comfort of the family. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St. Visitation will be today (Tuesday) from 3 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Posted 10/2/13

Cathy Gallagher, Trustee Emerita, Alum
Prayers are sought for Cathy Gallagher, trustee emerita, '50, who is very ill. Please pray for her comfort and for her husband, Ed, and their family.

Posted 10/1/13

Lisa McCarthy West, Alum
Meredith McCarthy, Alum
Please pray for the repose soul of Charles McCarthy, father to Lisa McCarthy West, ’78, and Meredith McCarthy, ’89. Charles passed away on 9/26/13.

Posted 9/27/13

Monica Forrester, DPT Student
Please pray for Jeremiah Sherwood, boyfriend, who was in a serious motorcycle accident this morning and is in the Iowa City Hospitals.

 Posted 9/23/13

Celine Wicks, Alum
Please pray for Celine Wicks, ’60, who continues battling with cancer. Please pray for guidance and strength for Celine.

Posted 9/19/13

Bill Kochendorfer, Staff
Please pray for the repose soul of Jean Kochendorfer. Jean passed away this morning, Thursday, September 19, after a long illness. Please hold her husband, Bill Kochendorfer, and family in your prayers during this most difficult time.

Rachel Oldenburg, Student
Please pray for the repose soul of Kenneth Muehleip, grandfather of Rachel Oldenburg. Kenneth passed away on September 17. Please pray for Rachel and the rest of her family during this difficult time.

Posted 9/18/13

Mary Margaret Kies Beecher
Please pray for the repose soul of Mary Margaret Kies Beecher, and for the comfort of her husband, Bernard Beecher, and her family. Mary attended Clarke with the class of ’44. She passed away on August 25, 2013.

Posted 9/17/13

Julie Beck, Staff
Prayers are requested for Colleen, a friend of Julie. She is facing some challenging health issues and is waiting for treatment at the VA hospital. Please pray for Colleen and her friends and family during this difficult time.

Tyler Watkins, Staff
Prayers are requested for Josephine Watkins, grandmother of Tyler. She may not live much longer. Please pray for Josephine and family members during this difficult time.

Posted 9/16/13

Phyllis Ullman, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Phyllis Ullman, ’42, and for the comfort of her family. Phyllis passed away on September 9, 2013.

Posted 9/13/13

Anastasia Nicklaus, Staff
Prayers are sought for Sue Nicklaus, stepmother of Anastasia Nicklaus. Sue suffered a massive stroke on Monday evening and is currently recovering in ICU. Please pray for continued healing for Sue and comfort for the family.

Salee Ann Jenkins,Ph.D.,(Achenbach), Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Salee Ann Jenkins, ’70, and for the comfort of her husband, Bob Jenkins, and her family. She passed away on August 12, 2013.

Posted 9/5/13 
JoAnne Loeffelholz, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Helen J. Kraft, mother of JoAnne Loeffelholz, ’01, and for the comfort of her family. Helen passed away on 08/28/13. 

Posted 9/4/13 
Mary Kaye (Kennedy) Brisbois, Alum
Maureen (Kennedy) Sivia, Alum
Kerry Sivia, Alum
Prayers are sought for Mary Kaye Brisbois. Her son, John, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 31, 2013. He leaves behind his wife and their four young children. Please pray for John’s family, Mary Kaye (Kennedy) Brisbois (’73), Maureen (Kennedy) Sivia (’77), and Kerry Sivia (’06) during this difficult time.

Posted 9/3/13 
Tom Taylor, Student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joyce Taylor, mother of student Tom Taylor. Joyce passed away recently. A memorial will be held on 9/3/13 in Grand Rapids, MI.

Molly Wubben, Student
Prayers are requested for Molly Wubben. Molly’s older sister Lindsay Wubben passed away on 9/1/13. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lindsay and for the comfort of her family. 

Posted 8/27/13 
Jane Maiers Gassmann, Alumna
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Charles J. Maiers who died 8/22/13. Charles was the father of Jane Maiers Gassmann ('71).

Mary Margaret Kies Beecher, alum, Ann Beecher Mulligan, alum, Jane Beecher Scott, alum, and Ryan Horihan, student
Please pray for Mary Margaret Kies Beecher ( '44), who died recently.  She is the mother of Ann Beecher Mulligan '69, Jane Beecher Scott '70, and grandmother of Ryan Horihan, student. 

Posted 8/26/13
Tom Taylor, Student
Prayers are sought for Joyce Taylor, mother of student Tom Taylor. Joyce has been ill for the last few months and may not live much longer. Please pray for Joyce and the family in this difficult time. 

Posted 8/23/13
Katie Fischer, Professor Emeriti and Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Pat Fischer, mother of Katie Fisher and grandmother of James Enzler, Clarke alum, who passed away August 22, 2013, in Florida. She was 95 years young! The funeral will be in Mequon, WI, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at Lumen Christi Church. Pray also for the comfort of Katie and her family.
 
Posted 8/21/13
Donna Klaas Luchtenburg, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Violet M. Klaas, and for the comfort of her family. Violet is the mother of Donna Klaas Luchtenburg, ’70.  Violet passed away on 8/11/13.

Bill Kochendorfer, Staff
Please pray for Jean Kochendorfer who is battling cancer. They have contacted Hospice for assistance. Jean is the wife of Bill, a Clarke security officer.

Posted 8/13/13

Jane Schlueter Ross, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Merle “Bud” Ross, and for the comfort of his family. Bud passed away on 08/05/13 and is the husband of Jane Schlueter Ross, ’50.

Marion Bink Harn, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marion Bink Harn, '34, and for the comfort of her family. 

Posted 8/9/13
Carol Maculey Flansburg, Alum
Rita Walsh Edberg, '55, requests prayers for Clarke alum Carol Maculey Flansburg, '55, who underwent serious surgery in Des Moines and continues to recover.

Posted 8/8/13
Marion Bink Harn, Alum
Prayers are requested for Marion Bink Harn, '34, who is facing some challenging health issues.

Posted 8/6/13
Marchelle Gassmann Kluesner, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Phil Kluesner. Phil passed away on 07/31/13 and is the husband of Marchelle Gassmann Kluesner, '81.

Roberta Pfister Walter, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Roberta Pfister Walter, '73. Roberta passed away on 07/25/13.

Mary Lou Mulgrew, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Lou Mulgrew, '49, and for the comfort of her family.

Jane Gassman, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joseph Gassman. Joseph passed on 7/14/13 and is the father of Jane Gassman, '89.

Posted 8/2/13
Laura Wolter, Staff, and Preston Wolter, Student
Prayers are requested for the family of Lonna Dress, 67, who died on Monday, July 29, following a long-term illness. Lonna is the mother of Laura Wolter, Clarke Custodian, and grandmother of Preston, a sophomore at Clarke. The wake and funeral were held earlier this week.

Posted 7/30/13
Mary Alice Muellerleile, former Clarke Vice President for Academic Affairs, requests prayers as she faces some challenging health issues.

Jim Houtz, friend of Clarke University
Jim has been critically ill and would appreciate our prayers. He and his wife reside in Scottsdale, AZ.

Posted 7/25/13
Sharon Kass Thompson, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Carol Kass, mother of Sharon Kass Thompson, '82. Carol passed away on 07/11/13.

Posted 7/23/13
Dorice McNeil, Alum '61
Prayers are requested for Corbin McNeil, husband of Dorice McNeil, recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He is at MD Anderson Cancer Center undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Dorice says they will be in Houston for six weeks and are hopeful.

Posted 7/15/13
Esther Wellner, Alum '78
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Esther A. Wellner and for the comfort of her family. Esther passed away June 23, 2013.

Posted 7/8/13
Julie Burgmeier and Carrie Breitbach, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ted Burgmeier, husband of Julie Burgmeier, Director of Health Services and brother-in-law of Carrie Breitbach, Mail Station Coordinator. Ted died peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2013. Prayers are requested for the comfort of the family.

Posted 7/3/13
Robert Kehl, Friend of Clarke University
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert Kehl who died peacefully in his sleep on July 3rd. Prayers are requested for his wife Ruth and family at this sad time.

Posted 7/2/13
Jim Thompson, Board of Trustees
Jim and Diane's son, Jeremy (JJ), suffered a stroke June 29 following a neck injury three weeks prior. A full recovery is expected. Prayers for Jeremy and his family are appreciated as they face this very challenging time.

Posted 7/1/13
Please pray for the repose of the soul of alum Karen Kann Con-Hickey, '63, and for the comfort of her family.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of alum Judith Williams Richardson, '73. Judith passed away 6/26/13.

Posted 6/26/13
Megan and David Neis, Students
Please pray for the comfort of Megan and David Neis as they mourn the death of their father, Gary Neis. He died in a car accident 6/25/13. We pray also for rest for Gary's soul.

Posted 6/19/13
Jane Lindauer, Alum '94
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jane Lindauer who passed away May 28, 2013.

Ruth Ann Takes, Alum '68
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ruth Ann Takes, PVBM, who passed away March 23, 2013.

Maria G. Dullard, Alum '73
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria G. Dullard, PBVM, who passed away April 23, 2013.

Mary Ann Miles Vydra, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Miles who passed away recently. Mary was the mother of Mary Ann Miles Vydra, alum.

Posted 6/18/13
Tessa Whalen, Student
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Douglas Whalen, Sr., 45, father of Tessa Whalen. He died unexpectedly on June 14. Please keep Tessa and her family in your prayers.

Posted 6/5/13
Bobbi Potter-Kratz, Staff
Please pray for courage, strength and wellness for Scott Potter, brother of Bobbi Potter-Kratz, Physical Therapy Office Manager. Scott was diagnosed with Metastatic Melanoma in February. Pray also for his children Julita, Justin, Hattie, Casie and his wife, Dawn; for their ability to support Scott as he seeks treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Mary Ellen Herbst, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Honora Schmitt, mother of Mary Ellen Herbst, welcome desk receptionist. Honora passed away 5/19/13 at the age of 99, approximately 6 weeks before her 100th birthday. God bless Honora.

 

 

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