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, 2018 and December 31, 2018.

  • Charles L. Schwab, '51, Seneca, Kansas, on April 6, 2018, at age 93
  • Wendell D. Winkler, '51, Saint George, Kansas, on November 4, 2018, at age 94
  • The Honorable Maurice P. O'Keefe, '53, Atchison, Kansas, on May 6, 2018, at age 89
  • Ramona L. Smith, '55, Denver, Colorado, on July 25, 2018, at age 88
  • Joseph R. Hachey, '58, Franklin, Virginia, on March 14, 2018, at age 90
  • Wayne W. Baldock, '59, Alma, Kansas, on July 9, 2018, at age 84
  • James M. Barnett, '59, Overland Park, Kansas, on February 20, 2018, at age 84
  • The Honorable David W. Dewey, '59, Wichita, on October 20, 2018, at age 85
  • Fulgencio G. Manzanares, '62, Topeka, on August 1, 2018, at age 84
  • The Honorable Keith W. Sprouse, '62, Marysville, Kansas, on October 17, 2018, at age 84
  • Dean O. Smith, '63, Wichita, on November 18, 2018, at age 81
  • Edward D. Foster, '65, Walkersville, Maryland, on January 22, 2018, at age77
  • John M. Simpson, '65, Wichita, on May 2, 2018, at age 79
  • Ken W. Strobel, '65, Dodge City, Kansas, on January 13, 2018, at age 78
  • Norman J. Furse, '67, Topeka, on September 4, 2018, at age 76
  • Robert R. Sweatt Jr., '70, Frontenac, Kansas, on April 22, 2018, at age 73
  • Ronald D. Heck, '70, Topeka, on August 20, 2018, at age 75
  • Bruce W. Kent, '70, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, on May 15, 2018, at age 74
  • William E. Lusk, '70, Andover, Kansas, on April 18, 2018, at age 74
  • The Honorable Dan D. Boyer, '75, Salina, Kansas, on January 31, 2018, at age 77
  • David J. McCarthy, '76, Nolensville, Tennessee, on April 7, 2018, at age 65
  • Lauren D. Hogan, '77, Northbrook, Illinois, on April 22, 2018, at age 65
  • Jay D. Justice, '77, Saint Louis, Missouri, on September 18, 2018, at age 65
  • James M. Caplinger Jr., '82, Auburn, Kansas, on October 10, 2018, at age 62
  • Scott S. Sumpter, '83, Topeka, on April 30, 2018, at age 62
  • Michael T. O'Hara, '84, Topeka, on March 11, 2018, at age 65
  • Ben S. Upshaw, '84, Ulysses, Kansas, on May 31, 2018, at age 68
  • The Honorable Michael R. Hull, '87, Chanute, Kansas, on August 26, 2018, at age 63
  • The Honorable Janette G. Haverkamp, '89, Garden City, Kansas, on June 16, 2018, at age 58
  • Bradley W. Maudlin, '90, Garden City, Kansas, on May 19, 2018, at age 58
  • Jan L. Meese, '95, Rice Lake, Wisconsin, on November 2, 2018, at age 63
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Recent Notifications

The Honorable Janette G. Haverkamp, '89, Garden City, Kansas, on June 16, 2018, at age 58

Bradley W. Maudlin, '90, Garden City, Kansas, on May 19, 2018, at age 58

Jan L. Meese, '95, Rice Lake, Wisconsin, on November 2, 2018, at age 63