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In memory    

Sept. 17, 2004
Vol. 29, No. 3

KU to add soldier’s name to campanile
• Hemenway address: ‘We cannot be silent’
KU ranks among ‘IQ Campuses’
Dance duo
KU announces four Higuchi Awards
Reaccreditation process reveals university strengths, challenges
Family fun
Black writing project brings author to campus
Shulenburger scheduled for UPSA event

Senator saluted
Bluegrass to beats
Sale to benefit Audio-Reader
Employees of the month
KU card
Godzilla takes KU on birthday

NIH, NSF officials to discuss KU research
Brazilian conference is vacation, education
Big Brothers and Big Sisters finds support in KU family, United Way

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Paul Francisco

Paul Francisco, 70, Lawrence, died Sept. 1 at his home. Francisco attended KU in the 1950s and later was a storeroom supervisor in Malott Hall. He also was a frequent volunteer at athletic events after his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Sandra, Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Gina Williams, Sacramento, and Tammy Ashcraft, Massillon, Ohio; a son, Greg, Lawrence; a brother, Ramon, Massillon; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the football program at Lawrence High School, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Jennifer D. Germann

Jennifer D. Germann, 31, Lawrence, died Aug. 25 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Germann had worked for the KU athletic department. Survivors include her parents, Richard and Debra Stiverson, Maize; a sister, Teri Coppoc, Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Jamie Stiverson, Wichita, and Randy Stiverson, Dallas; and grandparents Vern and Nona Stiverson of Maize, Mary K. Mitchell of Clearwater, and Robert D. Mitchell, of Henderson, Nev. The family suggests memorials to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University or the Oncology Department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to

Irma Vivian Hladik

Irma Vivian Hladik, 88, Topeka, died Sept. 3 at Manor Care Health Services in Topeka. She had been a secretary for the KU Ticket Office. Survivors include a son, William Hladik III, of Australia; a daughter, Irma J. Frazier, Topeka; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Marilyn Ann Landon

Marilyn Ann Landon, 60, Lawrence, died Sept. 7 at her home. She worked as a library assistant at KU. Survivors include her mother, Alexina Watt Heim, Topeka; two sons, Brian Lee Landon and Bruce Alan Landon, both of North Carolina; a twin sister, Judith Stockman, Topeka; a brother, Michael R. Heim, Lawrence; and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Oncology Unit of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Lawrence Funeral Chapel.

Leatha Mitchell

Leatha M. “Connie” Mitchell, 84, of LeRoy, Ill., died Aug. 14 at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal, Ill. She worked at KU from August 1966 to October 1989. Survivors include a son, Robert Mitchell, Bloomington, Ill.; four grandchildren, Sandy Hill, Edmond, Okla.; Cindy Shoaff, Albion, Ill.; and Bob and Debby Mitchell, Bloomington, Ill.; five great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Mitchell Hill and Samuel, Abigail and Andrew Shoaff. Memorials can be sent in care of Robert Mitchell, 9379 N. 1750 East Road, Bloomington, IL 61704.

Frances Morrill O’Neil

Frances Morrill O’Neil, 80, of Barrington Hills, Ill., died Aug. 17 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. She attended KU in the 1940s and later taught French here. Survivors include her husband, Tom O’Neill, of the home; two daughters, Mary O’Neil Sido and Margaret O’Neil Schwarzkopf; a son, Robert; a brother, Edmund N. Morrill II; and eight grandchildren.

Lloyd Wampler

Lloyd Charles Wampler, 83, died in Indianapolis Aug. 9. He was a business law instructor at KU from 1947 to 1949 before being named deputy attorney general of Indiana. Survivors include a niece, Vivian Zollinger; a nephew, Roderic Wampler and his primary caregiver, Barbara Ellis. Arrangements are by Crown Hill Funeral Home, Indianapolis.


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