Photograph: Alumna meeting with student.

In Memoriam

Washburn Law mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported to the school between January 1, 2017 and December, 2017

  • Charles D. Green, '50, Manhattan, Kansas, on April 20, 2017, at age 91
  • Hollis B. Logan, '51, Topeka, on January 19, 2017, at age 94
  • James B. Martin, '51, Evansville, Indiana, on November 23, 2017, at age 95
  • Robert F. Stover, '51, McPherson, Kansas, on June 18, 2017, at age 91
  • John E. Bohannon, '52, Topeka, on October 6, 2017, at age 93
  • Byron D. Pinick, '52, Yarrow Point, Washington, on June 23, 2017, at age 89
  • Don B. Stahr, '53, Wichita, on August 20, 2017, at age 87
  • C. Bruce Works, '53, Topeka, on March 31, 2017, at age 87
  • W. Bradley Post, '54, Eastborough, Kansas, on April 22, 2017, at age 88
  • Elwin F. Cabbage, '56, Hutchinson, Kansas, on August 22, 2017, at age 87
  • Lewis C. Carter, '59, Topeka, on April 26, 2017, at age 93
  • Roscoe E. Long, '61, Dunedin, Florida, on August 13, 2017, at age 82
  • W. Franklin Ragland, '62, Farmers Branch, Texas, on May 29, 2017, at age 82
  • Gene M. Olander, '63, Topeka, on August 24, 2017, at age 84
  • James C. Wright, '63, Topeka, on March 16, 2017, at age 78
  • Russell E. Grant, '66, Eastborough, Kansas, on December 13, 2016, at age 78
  • William J. Brady, '68, Atchison, Kansas, on February 12, 2017, at age 74
  • Philip R. Shaffer, '69, Salina, Kansas, on July 31, 2017, at age 75
  • Bruce E. Miller, '70, Portal, Arizona, on March 20, 2017, at age 77
  • John C. Roberts, '70, Plevna, Kansas, on April 10, 2017, at age 86
  • Avis A. Swartzman, '71, Topeka, on October 26, 2017, at age 80
  • Grace A. Schroer, '73, Manhattan, Kansas, on July 3, 2017, at age 87
  • John W. Stone, '73, Topeka, on August 30, 2017, at age 95
  • Richard C. Mabry, '74, Abilene, Kansas, on December 1, 2016, at age 67
  • Steven W. Graber, '75, Hutchinson, Kansas, on February 9, 2017, at age 66
  • Timothy J. Carmody, '76, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, on January 18, 2017, at age 70
  • Richard G. Knowles, '76, Wichita, on September 7, 2016, at age 69
  • Paul D. Oakleaf, '76, Independence, Kansas, on October 16, 2017, at age 68
  • Gary M. Peterson, '76, Topeka, on December 5, 2017, at age 77
  • Donald J. Easley, '78, Wichita, on February 17, 2017, at age 69
  • Karl V. Cozad, '80, Kansas City, Missouri, on January 13, 2017, at age 71
  • Thomas A. Loftus, '80, Wichita, on October 29, 2017, at age 66
  • Laurine R. Kreipe, '82, Georgetown, Texas, on September 24, 2017, at age 87
  • Carey S. Carr, '83, Denver, Colorado, on December 2, 2016, at age 58
  • Marta L. Linenberger, '85, Carbondale, Kansas, on February 9, 2017, at age 65
  • Nancy R. Ryan, '85, Shawnee, Kansas, on August 26, 2017, at age 58
  • Raymond K. Schultz, '88, Mascoutah, Illinois, on August 22, 2017, at age 54
  • Shondi M. Cole, '92, Ottawa, Kansas, on October 6, 2017, at age 51
  • Steven W. Wilhoft, '92, Parsons, Kansas, on April 18, 2017, at age 58
  • William C. Reppart Jr., '93, Grove, Oklahoma, on July 23, 2017, at age 63
  • Lee J. Davidson, '95, Lawrence, Kansas, on November 8, 2017, at age 46
  • Wade H. Bowie, '99, Hoover, Alabama, on March 31, 2017, at age 73
  • Kevin D. Chambers, '06, Hutchinson, Kansas, on March 21, 2017, at age 36
  • Richard B. Courson, '09, Overbrook, Kansas, in December 2016, at age 60
  • Ronald D. Dees, '10, Topeka, on August 2, 2017, at age 47
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 Hollis B. Logan, ’51, Topeka, on January 19, 2017, at the age of 94

James C. Wright,’ 63, Topeka, on March 16, 2017, at the age of 78

Russell E. Grant, ’66, Eastborough, Kansas, on December 13, 2016, at the age of 78

William J. Brady, ’68, Atchison, Kansas, on February 12, 2017, at the age of 74

Richard C. Mabry, ’74, Abilene, Kansas, on December 1, 2016, at the age of 67

Steven W. Graber, ’75, Hutchinson, Kansas, on February 9, 2017, at the age of 66

Timothy J. Carmody, ’76, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, on January 18, 2017, at the age of 70

Richard G. Knowles, ’76, Wichita, on September 7, 2016, at the age of 69

Donald J. Easley, ’78, Wichita, on February 17, 2017, at the age of 69

Karl V. Cozad, ’80, Kansas City, Missouri, on January 13, 2017, at the age of 71

Carey S. Carr, ’83, Denver, Colorado, on December 2, 2016, at age 58

Marta L. Linenberger, ’85, Carbondale, Kansas, on February 9, 2017, at the age of 65

Richard B. Courson, ’09, Overbrook, Kansas, in December 2016, at age 60