Grace Boyd Anderson
Grace Boyd Anderson, 89, Lawrence, died Sept. 3. She was an administrative
assistant in the facilities planning office at KU for 16 years before
she retired in 1980. Survivors include her husband, Lowry F. “Andy”
Anderson; three sons, Thomas R. Boyd, Baldwin, Andrew C. Boyd, Dallas,
and Robert D. Boyd, Lenexa; two stepsons, Tripp Anderson, Lawrence, and
Andy Anderson, Overland Park; a stepdaughter, Becky Anderson, France;
eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.
The family suggests memorials to Abdullah Shrine Crippled Children Transportation
Fund or Hospice Care of Douglas County.
Elizabeth L. Johnson
Elizabeth L. Johnson, 86, Sedalia, Mo., died Aug. 29. Johnson worked at
KU as a secretary for several years. Survivors include a daughter, Carol
J. Schlobohm, Sedalia; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Bothwell Regional Health Center Hospice,
Sidney M. Johnson
Sidney M. Johnson, 78, Bloomington, Ind., died March 23. He was a professor
of Germanic languages and literatures at KU from 1951 to 1965. Survivors
include his wife, Lora Dunbar Johnson; three sons: Tom, Dunedin, Fla.,
Fred, Atlanta, and Karl, Danbury, Conn; a sister, Charlotte Doe, Ayer,
Mass.; and three grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to
First Baptist Church-United Church of Christ in Bloomington or to the
Department of Germanic Studies at Indiana University.
Bogdan O. Kuzmanovic
Bogdan O. Kuzmanovic, 89, Hollywood and Hallandale Beach, Fla., died Aug.
6. Kuzmanovic, a national and international designer of bridges, was a
professor of civil engineering at KU from 1965 to 1981. He is survived
by his wife, Galina; a daughter, Natasha, New York; and a sister, Maria
Jankovic of Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
Dean J. Milroy
Dean J. Milroy, 80, Lawrence, died June 30. Milroy had worked as assistant
and associate director for the KU student housing department for 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Jean; a son, Michael Dean, Santa Fe, N.M.;
a brother, Jerry, Lawrence; a half-brother, Henry Copeland, Wichita; and
two grandsons. The family suggests memorials to the Dean J. Milroy Scholarship
Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Pauline E. Nance
Pauline E. Nance, 87, Basehor, died Aug. 28 at Overland Park Regional
Medical Center. Nance had worked in the purchasing department at KU Medical
Center. She is survived by her son, Charles F., Chandler, Ariz.; a daughter,
Joyce Woodcock, Leavenworth; a brother, Robert Hein, Basehor; four grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to American
Gordon Sabine, 86, died Aug. 29. He held faculty positions at KU and the
universities of Minnesota and Oregon before leaving for Michigan State
University in 1955. He later became the first dean of MSU’s College
of Communications Arts and Sciences.
Gordon Chenoweth Sauer
Gordon Chenoweth Sauer, 82, died Sept. 1. He began teaching at KU’s
School of Medicine in Kansas City in 1951 and was the head of the dermatology
department from 1958 to 1970. He became a clinical professor emeritus
in July 1993. Through his dermatology practice in Kansas City, Mo., he
also was affiliated with the KU Medical Center. The family suggests donations
to the KU Spencer Library, Gouldiana Fund; the Linda Hall Library; the
Nature Conservancy; or the Kansas City Free Health Clinic.
Rhoten A. Smith
Rhoten A. Smith, 82, Greeley, Colo., died Sept. 6. He taught political
science at KU from 1947 to 1949 and 1951 to 1958. Survivors include his
wife, Barbara Okerberg; a daughter, Susan Jane Warren, Keenesburg; a son,
Tyler Rhoten, Denver; a sister, Maclyn Kesselring, Tucson, Ariz.; four
grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to
KU Endowment or Hospice and Palliative Care, sent in care of the funeral
home, 702 13th St., Greeley, CO 80631.
Lloyd M. Tebe
Lloyd M. Tebe, 68, Lawrence, died Aug. 29. He was a painter at KU until
1997. Survivors include a son, Richard J., Lawrence, and four grandchildren.
The family suggestsmemorials to the Lawrence Humane Society.
Benjamin Hyman Zimmerman
Benjamin Hyman Zimmerman, 85, Lawrence, died Sept. 4. He taught in the
School of Social Welfare starting in 1972 until his retirement in 1984.
Survivors include his partner, David Scheuer, Lawrence, and his daughter,
Anne Zimmerman, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
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