Velma M. Coulter
Velma M. Coulter, 74, Lawrence, died Feb. 21. Coulter came to KU in 1964
and was a building supervisor for the Burge Union before retiring in 1990.
She also had been co-manager of the Kansas Union Bookstore. She is survived
by her husband, Charles S., of the home; three sons, Steven Rothwell,
Donald Rothwell and Tim Rothwell, all of Lawrence; three stepdaughters,
Karla D. Rex, Overland Park, Kandace Lantz, Olathe, and Kathryn Jo Coulter,
Lawrence; a brother, Wayne McKenzie, Alamo, Texas; a sister, Louise Vick,
DeSoto, Texas; a stepsister, Evelyn Goodrich, Lecompton; nine grandchildren;
five stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandson. The family suggests memorials
to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: Coulter.
James W. Davis
James W. Davis, 49, Lawrence, died Feb. 24. He had worked at KU in fieldhouse
maintenance from 1978 to 1990. Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey P.
and Matthew B., both of Baldwin; his father, Lawrence; his mother, Mary
Jo Davis, Spokane, Wash.; three brothers, Tim and Kelly, both of Lawrence,
and Mike, Eudora; and a sister, Debbie Davis, Spokane. Rumsey-Yost Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be sent