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IN MEMORY

Kenneth Eugene Hobson

Kenneth Eugene Hobson, 84, died Oct. 8. He worked as a boiler operator at KU. Survivors include two sons, a daughter, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 712 Ninth St., Baldwin City, KS 66006.

Lawrence O. ‘Dock’ Evinger

Lawrence O. “Dock” Evinger, 86, died Oct. 27. Evinger worked for several years as a painter at KU. He is survived by his wife, Meda; three sons; a daughter; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Allen L. Eastland

Allen L. Eastland, 59, died Oct. 25 in an automobile accident on K-10. Eastland worked as an electrician for the housing department. He also was a longtime member of the University Support Staff Senate. Survivors include his father and stepmother; his wife, Pamela Morris; two sons; a stepson; and four grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Lawrence Funeral Chapel.

Bob Jack King

Bob Jack King, 85, died Oct. 30. King was retired from the housing department. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary; a son; two daughters; a sister; and five grandchildren.

Doug Guess

Doug Guess, 69, died Oct. 30. Guess was on the special education faculty from 1961 to 2001. Over a 40-year period, Guess’ research and teaching influenced special education policy development. His work led to a more comprehensive understanding about the learning abilities of individuals with significant disabilities when effective instruction and appropriate support were provided. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann; two sons; a brother; and eight grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, the Lawrence Community Shelter, the Big Springs United Methodist Church or the Doug Guess Scholarship Fund, sent in care of Warren McElwain Mortuary.

Mary K. Kring

Mary K. Kring, 83, died Nov. 3. Kring was a cook at Pearson Hall for several years. Survivors include a brother and many nieces and nephews. The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of Warren McElwain Mortuary.

Donald Lee Ebeling

Donald Lee Ebeling, 73, died Nov. 4. Ebeling worked in construction and was retired from Facilities Operations. Survivors include his wife, Marlene; three sons; and a sister. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Warren McElwain Mortuary.

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The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).