Photograph: Alumna meeting with student.

In Memoriam

Washburn Law mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported to the school between October 16, 2011, and February 28, 2013.

  • Eldon R. Sloan, '33, Topeka, on Dec. 16, 2012, at age 103
  • John R. Alden, '42, Northbrook, Ill., on Dec. 12, 2011, at age 92
  • Raymond E. Stein, '47, Beloit, Kan., on Dec. 8, 2011, at age 94
  • Les C. Arvin, '49, Wichita, on Jan. 22, 2012, at age 88
  • Conant Wait, '49, Topeka, on Jan. 11, 2012, at age 90
  • Richard R. "Dick" Rock, '50, Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 17, 2013, at age 88
  • Walter A. Sawhill, '50, Haysville, Kan., on Dec. 11, 2012, at age 91
  • Edgar M. Miner, '51, Bow, NH, on May 24, 2012, at age 85
  • James R. Groff, '52, Sioux Center, Iowa, on June 7, 2012, at age 92
  • Joseph L. McClymond, '52, Breckenridge, Texas, on Nov. 7, 2011, at age 83
  • Zillman P. Sheldon, '53, Amarillo, Texas, on Feb. 3, 2012, at age 92
  • Eberle A. Baldwin, '55, Bartlesville, Okla., on June 8, 2011, at age 85
  • Vincent L. Bogart, '55, Wichita, on March 26, 2012, at age 90
  • Loren H. Hohman Sr., '55, Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 19, 2012, at age 94
  • Edwin M. Wheeler, '55, Sarasota, Fla., on Feb. 18, 2012, at age 85
  • John W. Brimer, '56, Wichita, on Nov. 25, 2012, at age 85
  • William Patrick "Bill" Higgins, '56, Wichita, on March 19, 2012, at age 79
  • Donald R. Johnson, '57, Lindsborg, Kan., on Oct. 25, 2010, at age 82
  • William L. Parker, Jr., '57, Ocala, Fla., on April 16, 2012
  • Donald P. Schnacke, '57, Topeka, on May 21, 2012, at age 84
  • Wallace M. Buck Jr. '58, Topeka, on July 21, 2012, at age 81
  • Terrance J. "Jerry" Muth, '58, Rose Hill, Kan., on Oct. 10, 2011, at age 85
  • James T. Myers, '58, Medicine Lodge, Kan., on Feb. 19, 2012, at age 80
  • Harold R. Walraven, '59, Anthem, Ariz., on Dec. 29, 2012, at age 78
  • Colonel Stephen R. Bloss, '60, Castle Rock, Colo., on April 29, 2012, at age 75
  • Senator Franklin D. Gaines, '60, Hamilton, Kan., on Dec. 25, 2011, at age 77
  • Charles M. Cline Jr., '62, Wichita, on Feb. 16, 2012, at age 80
  • Gerald M. Helberg, '63, Morland, Kan., on Sept. 16, 2012
  • Bryson E. Mills, '67, Wichita, on Jan. 19, 2012, at age 75
  • William A. Taylor III, ba '68, jd '71, Winfield, Kan., on March 7, 2012, at age 66
  • Lawrence P. Ireland, '71, Topeka, on July 24, 2012, at age 68
  • The Honorable Charles Andrews, '72, Topeka, July 2012, at age 65
  • Dr. Myron R. Hausheer, '74, Topeka, on Jan. 4, 2013, at age 78
  • Mary L. Blessing, '75, Lawrence, Kan., on Jan. 11, 2012, at age 78
  • Donald E. Hill, '75, Wichita, on Feb. 26, 2012, at age 61
  • Donald C. Krueger, '75, Emporia, Kan., on Oct. 2, 2012, at age 66
  • The Honorable Thomas L. Toepfer, '75, Hays, Kan., on April 30, 2012, at age 61
  • John B. Black, '76, Salina, Kan., on Jan. 4, 2013, at age 66
  • Keith D. Hoffman '76, Abilene, Kan., on August 11, 2012, at age 62
  • Glen W. Forelich, '77, Lenexa, Kan., on Dec. 11, 2012, at age 66
  • William E. Metcalf, '77, Topeka, on March 13, 2012, at age 68
  • The Honorable Stan R. Singleton, '78, Derby, Kan., on May 18, 2012, at age 58
  • Lieutenant Colonel William C. Pfeifer, USAF (Ret.), '79, Topeka, on Dec. 27, 2012, at age 81
  • The Honorable Steven P. Deiter, '81, Sabetha, Kan., on Oct. 21, 2012, at age 57
  • Janet S. Helsel, '82, Wichita, on Jan. 10, 2013, at age 57
  • The Honorable A. Joe Parker, '82, Clovis, N.M., on Jan. 30, 2013, at age 64
  • Kristine Kathryn Schlaman, '83, Falls Church, Va., on Jan. 20, 2012, at age 56
  • Elizabeth M. Myers, '04, Junction City, Kan., on Nov. 28, 2012, at age 37
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