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, 2016 and November 8, 2016

  • Gordon K. Lowry, ’46, Valley Falls, Kan., on September 5, 2016, at age 98
  • Allen P. Mitchem, ’47, Denver, on August 3, 2016, at age 97
  • Elvin D. Perkins, '48, Emporia, Kan., on February 20, 2016, at age 93
  • Meyer M. Ueoka, ’49, Wailuku, Hawaii, on August 26, 2016, at age 96
  • Clifford F. Jones, '51, Topeka, on April 13, 2016, at age 93
  • Richard D. Loffswold, '52, Girard, Kan., on January 16, 2016, at age 92
  • Edward B. O'Hara, ’52, Lakewood, Colo., on July 15, 2016, at age 90
  • Samuel H. Sturm, '52, Newton, Kan., on December 29, 2015, at age 92
  • Jack R. Euler, '53, Wathena, Kan., on December 31, 2015, at age 86
  • Herbert A. Kelley, '53, Winter Haven, Fla., on January 2, 2016, at age 89
  • Gerald W. Olson, '53, Pocatello, Idaho, on January 20, 2016, at age 90
  • Kent Frizzell, ’55, Claremore, Okla., on October 26, 2016, at age 87
  • Robert J. Roth, '55, Wichita, on March 8, 2016, at age 87
  • John M. Tomanek, '57, Phoenix, Ariz, on April 27, 2016, at age 87
  • Lawrence P. Andra, '58, Wichita, on October 22, 2015, at age 87
  • Floyd E. Gehrt, ’59, Topeka, on June 27, 2016, at age 86
  • Frank M. Rice, '59, Topeka, on January 18, 2016, at age 84
  • Norris D. Walter, '59, Chandler, Ariz., on May 12, 2016, at age 85
  • James E. Kirk, ’60, Albuquerque, N.M., on August 3, 2016, at age 80
  • James R. Ward, ’62, Estes Park, Colo., on August 21, 2016, at age 79
  • John V. Black, ’63, Pratt, Kan., on August 20, 2016, at age 79
  • Adrian M. Farver, '63, Little River, Kan., on May 3, 2016, at age 81
  • Tom R. Van Sickle, ’66, Sedona, Ariz., on July 3, 2016, at age 79
  • Ernest E. Brown, ’67, Garden City, Kan., on June 8, 2016, at age 74
  • Richard D. Heeney, '69, Marysville, Kan., on April 29, 2016, at age 84
  • Lyle R. Howard, '70, Jenks, Okla., on February 17, 2016, at age 70
  • Hayden B. St. John, '70, Topeka, on March 17, 2016, at age 75
  • Richard T. Martin, ’71, Topeka, on July 24, 2016, at age 73
  • Martha R. Steincamp, '71, Leawood, Kan., on February 19, 2016, at age 68
  • William R. Vincent, '71, Topeka, on May 26, 2016, at age 70
  • Michael L. DeBacker, '73, Maumee, Ohio, April 28, 2016, at age 69
  • Donald S. Hayward, ’74, Topeka, on July 21, 2016, at age70
  • Paul D. Handy, '75, Garden City, Kan., on November 23, 2015, at age 69
  • Bruce W. Barefield, ’76, Minneapolis, Kan., on May 30, 2016, at age 67
  • Mark C. Whitney, '77, Norton, Kan., on May 3, 2016, at age 65
  • Anne E. Schroer, '78, Berryton, Kan., on December 31, 2015, at age 63
  • Alice M. FitzGerald, ’79, Cincinnati, on July 26, 2016, at age 77
  • Edward C. Gillette, '84, Kansas City, Kan., on January 6, 2016, at age 56
  • Terry S. Stephens, ’90, Wichita, on July 22, 2016, at age 64
  • Craig J. Spomer, '91, Florence, Ore., on February 29, 2016, at age 63
  • Mohammed A. Abdelaziz, ’15, Topeka, on August 9, 2016, at age 25
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Gordon K. Lowry, ’46, Valley Falls, Kan., on September 5, 2016, at age 98

Allen P. Mitchem, ’47, Denver, on August 3, 2016, at age 97

Meyer M. Ueoka, ’49, Wailuku, Hawaii, on August 26, 2016, at age 96

Edward B. O'Hara, ’52, Lakewood, Colo., on July 15, 2016, at age 90

Kent Frizzell, ’55, Claremore, Okla., on October 26, 2016, at age 87

Floyd E. Gehrt, ’59, Topeka, on June 27, 2016, at age 86

James E. Kirk, ’60, Albuquerque, N.M., on August 3, 2016, at age 80

James R. Ward, ’62, Estes Park, Colo., on August 21, 2016, at age 79

John V. Black, ’63, Pratt, Kan., on August 20, 2016, at age 79

Tom R. Van Sickle, ’66, Sedona, Ariz., on July 3, 2016, at age 79

Ernest E. Brown, ’67, Garden City, Kan., on June 8, 2016, at age 74

Richard T. Martin, ’71, Topeka, on July 24, 2016, at age 73

Donald S. Hayward, ’74, Topeka, on July 21, 2016, at age70

Bruce W. Barefield, ’76, Minneapolis, Kan., on May 30, 2016, at age 67

Alice M. FitzGerald, ’79, Cincinnati, on July 26, 2016, at age 77

Terry S. Stephens, ’90, Wichita, on July 22, 2016, at age 64

Mohammed A. Abdelaziz, ’15, Topeka, on August 9, 2016, at age 25