Phyllis Carlyne Berndt
Phyllis Carlyne Berndt, 65, Lawrence, died Dec. 19 at Lawrence Memorial
Hospital. She worked in KU food service from 1986 until her retirement
in May 1994. She is survived by her parents, Phil and Lena Overbaugh,
Lawrence; two sons, Barry Sprow, Lawrence, and Kevan Sprow, Detroit; a
daughter, Denise Harris, Lawrence; a sister, Bettie Diehl, Lawrence; eight
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorial
contributions to the American Diabetes Association.
Peggy G. Collier
Peggy G. Collier, 93, Lenexa, died Dec. 4 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
She worked as a dietary assistant at KU Medical Center for 20 years, retiring
in 1974. Survivors include two sons, L.C., Shawnee, and Jack L., Paola;
a sister, Sarah Ludvicik, Palmer; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Murray M. Martz
Murray M. Martz, 84, Elkridge, Md., died Dec. 5. He was an instructor
of naval weaponry at KU. Survivors include two sons, Murray Jr., Cape
Coral, Fla., and Glenn, Edgewater, Md.; two daughters, Colleen Savard,
Fort Myers, Fla., and Deborah Hess, Ellicott City, Md.; 10 grandchildren;
and eight great-grandchildren.
Phil H. Rueschhoff
Phil H. Rueschhoff, 79, Lawrence, died Jan. 17 at his home. He was a professor
emeritus in the KU fine arts department and retired in 1986. Survivors
include two sisters, Alma A. Mosier, Greenwood Village, Colo., and Anne
Whitehair, Abilene. The family suggests memorials to the KU art department,
sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
John A. Walters
John A. Walters, 61, Kansas City, Mo., died Dec. 24 at KU Medical Center.
He served on the Engineering Board at KU. Survivors include his wife,
Cathy; a daughter, Kim Dorrian, Kansas City, Mo.; three sons, Steve, Overland
Park, Greg, Kansas City, Mo., and Dave, Kansas City, Mo.; and 10 grandchildren.
Donations may be sent to the Seton Center or the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society,