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Clarke Community Prayer Requests

 
All prayer requests are prayed for at all of our campus Masses and prayer times. 

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Prayer requests:

9/26/16

Heidi Sieverding, alum
We request prayers for the family of Heidi Sieverding '06 as her brother, Zachary Seiverding, passed away on September 3, 2016.  Zach will be best remembered for his kindness and the happiness he brought to everyone.  We pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time.

Barbara (Trapp) Klinger, alum
We request prayers for the family of Barbara (Trapp) Klinger '54 as her husband, James Klinger, passed away on September 8, 2016.  James was the father of Elizabeth 'Liz' (Klinger) Bannon '92.   James will be greatly missed by all those who love him.

David Keck, alum
We request prayers for the family of David Keck '86 as his father, Francis Keck, passed away on September 10, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Tina (O'Meara) Sieverding, alum
We request prayers for the family of Tina (O'Meara) Sieverding '02 as her father-in-law, Donald Sieverding, passed away on September 18, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

9/1/16

Donald Clarke Jr, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Donald Clarke Jr who passed away on August 18, 2016. While in attendance at Clarke, he carried a double major in Psychology and Communications.  Additionally, Donald served in the capacity of President of both the Freshman and Sophomore class; later also serving as the President of the Clarke Students' Association during his Junior year.  Donald associated himself with the class of 1994.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Mary K. (Barnickel) Walsh, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary K. (Barnickel) Walsh '74 who passed away on August 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Karen Walbrun, alum
We request prayers for the family of Karen Walbrun '90 as her husband, Joseph Walbrun, passed away on August 30, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Kathleen (McMahon) Murphy, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kathleen (McMahon) Murphy '93 as her mother, Irene McMahon, passed away on August 31, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

8/24/16

Patricia (Willging) Hebert, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Patricia (Willging) Hebert '56 who passed away on August 3, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Helen Johnston, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Helen Johnston '68 who passed away on August 9, 2016.  Helen's life was grounded in a  passion for music and we pray that she is enjoying her music in heaven with the angels.

Jane (Calkins) Forster, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Jane (Calkins) Forster '53 as she passed away on August 10, 2016. She leaves behind many family members including her sister who was a Clarke alum, Nancy (Calkins) Taylor '49.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Debra (Rojemann) Hoppmann, alum
We request prayers for the family of Debra (Rojemann) Hoppmann '88 as her mother, Viola Rojemann, passed away on August 14, 2016.  We pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon her.

Elinor Gilloon, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Elinor Gilloon '42 who passed away on August 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Michelle Jannette, alum
We request prayers for the family of Michelle Jannette '98 as her mother, Marie Jannette, passed away on August 21, 2016. Marie had an infectious laugh which would fill the room, and she will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

8/16/16


Amy Norton, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Donald Norton, father-in-law of Amy Norton, Director of Financial Aid. Prayers are appreciated for Amy and Dan and the Norton family at this time. Arrangements are pending. 

Sean Bradley, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jim Bradley, who died on August 11th. Jim is the father of Sean Bradley, Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics. Arrangements are pending near Lancaster, PA. Prayers are appreciated for Sean and all the Bradley family, especially his mother, Rosie. 

Tanya Copeland-Roethler, alum
Prayers are requested for Margaret Roethler, grandmother of alum, Tanya Copeland-Roethler '08. She is 92 years old and will have surgery for a fractured hip. 

8/5/16

Kim Oberbroeckling, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kim Oberbroecling '85 as her father, Arnold Oberbroeckling, passed away on July 23, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Alice (Loanjers) Rooney, alum
We request prayers for the family of Alice (Loanjers) Rooney '71 as her sister-in-law, Patricia Klossner, passed away on July 25, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Gregg Liddle, alum
We request prayers for the family of Gregg Liddle '95 as his wife, Leah Liddle, passed away on July 29, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Stephanie (Brimeyer) Kluesner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Stephanie (Brimeyer) Kluesner as her mother-in-law, Mary Kluesner, passed away on August 3, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

 

7/20/2016


Darrell Deutmeyer, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robin, daughter of Darrell Deutmeyer, carpenter in the Facilities Department. Arrangements are pending. Prayers are requested for Darrell and Kelley and their family at this time of loss. 

Madeline (Powers) Beery, alum
Prayers are requested for the family of Madeline (Powers) Beery '69 as her husband, Bill Beery, passed away on July 5, 2016. He will be greatly missed and we pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Mary Coghlan, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary Coghlan '64 as she passed away on July 7, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Mary (Schmid) Christiansen, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary (Schmid) Christiansen '41 as she passed away on July 8, 2016. She always exuded warmth wherever she went and will always be remembered by those who love her.

Andy Ragona, alum
We request prayer for the repose of the soul of Andy Ragona '88 as he passed away on July 11, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

M Gabrielle Hagerty, BVM, alum
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of M Gabrielle Hagerty, BVM '59 as she passed away on July 12, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Erin Brashaw, alum
We request prayers for the family of Erin Brashaw '14 as her father, Paul Brashaw, passed away on July 14, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him and the family can find peace during this difficult time. 

Kay (Frye) Brimeyer, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kay (Frye) Brimeyer '71 as her mother, Joan Frye, passed away on July 16, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

 

7/18/2016


Mason Tangen, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gerhard Huenecke, grandfather of Mason Tangen, Head Track & Field Coach and Assistant Cross Country Coach. Mr. Huenecke died Saturday, July 9, in LaPorte, Indiana. Prayers are requested for Mason and his family at this time. 

7/05/2016

Miriam (De Brun) Swanson, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Miriam (De Brun) Swanson '43 as she passed away on January 22, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Mary Ellen Carew, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary Ellen Carew who had strong ties to Clarke University. Mary Ellen will forever be remembered by those who love her. She passed away on June 19, 2016.

Pamela Eagan, alum
We request prayers for the family of Pamela Egan '71 as her mother, Kathleen Eagan, passed away on June 20, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

Arlys (Schrup) Runde, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Arlys (Schrup) Runde '50 as she passed away on June 20, 2016.  Arlys was the mother of Andrea (Runde) Burger '78 and Lori (Runde) Schroeder '81.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Mary Fran (Jaeger) Jones,  alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary Fran (Jaeger) Jones '50 as she passed away on June 24, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Kristy Monahan, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kristy Monahan '94 as her mother, Joyce Monahan, passed away on June 25, 2016.  Kristy also lost her father, Eugene Monahan within the past month. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Virginia Meyer, parent and sibiling
We request prayers for the family of Virginia Meyer as she passed away on June 29, 2016.  Virginia was the mother of Deborah (Meyer) Fautsch '76 and Sheree Meyer '79.  She was also the sister of Rachel Schemmel '51. We pray that eternal light shines upon Virginia. 


6/30/2016

Karen Launspach, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Wayne Schemmel, who passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Mr. Schemmel is the father-in-law of Karen Launspach, Custodian. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2, at Grand View United Methodist Church. Friends may also greet the family from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Rd., Dubuque. Please pray for the comfort of the family at this time. 

6/27/2016

Judith (Palmer) O'Connor, alum
We request prayers for the family of Judith (Palmer) O'Connor '68 as her mother, Elaine Palmer, passed away on May 24, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Anne Marie Stelter, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Anne Marie Stelter '78 who passed away on June 4, 2016 at the age of 60.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Mary (Tentinger) Franzen, alum
We request prayers for the family of Mary (Tentinger) Franzen '71 as her mother-in-law, Eleanora Franzen, passed away on June 12, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Debra (Gansen) Schroeder, alum
We request prayers for the family of Debra (Gansen) Schroeder '83 as her father, Edward Gansen, passed away on June 15, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Elaine Graham
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Elaine Graham who passed away on June 17, 2016.  Elaine was the mother of Robert Graham '88 and Molly (Graham) Casey '92.  We pray that Elaine will always be remembered by those who love her.

Jennifer (Schoenhard) Friedrick, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jennifer (Schoenhard) Friederick '95 as her father, Ralph Schoenhard, passed away on June 18, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Catherine Heinz, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Catherine Heinz '63 who passed away on June 18, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

Joan (Decker) Schmerbach, alum
We request prayers for the family of Joan (Decker) Schmerbach '14 as her mother, Phyllis Decker, passed away on June 23, 2016.  Phyllis was also the mother-in-law of Randy Schmerbach '04 and Kelli (Blair) Decker '12.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Phyllis.

6/23/2016

Julie Cirks '06, Staff
Prayers are requested for Julie Cirks, Associate Director of Admissions and Transfer and Adult Student Coordinator, at the death of her grandfather, Edward Babka, on June 20, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon Mr. Babka, and we pray for comfort for Julie and her family at this time.  

6/20/2016

Becky Herrig '16, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Carla Ann Rear, mother of Becky Herrig, Career Counselor, and for the comfort of Becky and her family at this sad time. Carla died on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Arrangements are pending in Clermont, Iowa.

6/13/16

Kaitlyn Burgmeier '15, Hillary Burgmeier '19, and Julie Burgmeier, Staff
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Andy Burgmeier, father of Kaitlyn Burgmeier, uncle of Hillary Burgmeier, and brother-in-law of Julie Burgmeier, Director of Health Services. Andy died Saturday, June 11, 2016. Prayers are appreciated for the Burgmeier family at this time of loss.  

Ann (Montgomery) Ribando, alum 
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Ann (Montgomery) Ribando '65 who passed away on April 28, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Tina Kuhle, alum
We request prayers for the family of Tina Kuhle '94 as her mother, Doris Kuhle, passed away on May 15, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Mary (Kiernan) Craven, alum
We request prayers for the family of Mary (Kiernan) Craven '66 as her brother, Reverend James W. Kiernan, passed away on May 15, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Terri (Chapman) Kluesner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Terri (Chapman) Kluesner '93 as her father, James Chapman, passed away on May 19, 2016. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Mary (Hayes) Weiland, alum
We request prayers for the family of Mary (Hayes) Weiland '71 as her husband, David Weiland, passed away on May 22, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Ronald 'RJ' Willis, alum
We request prayers for the family of Ronald Willis '14 as his father, Ron Willis, passed away on May 24, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Michelle (Mellon) Sessler, alum
We request prayers for the family of Michelle (Mellon) Sessler '92 as her father, Robert Mellon, passed away on May 26, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Natalie (Nesler) Brimeyer, alum
WE request prayers for the family of Natalie (Nesler) Brimeyer '79 as her husband, Dale Brimeyer, passed away on May 29, 2016 after a short but brave and intense battle with pancreatic cancer.  We pray eternal light shine upon him and that the family can find comfort.

June (Kuba) DeLay, alum
We request prayers for the family of June (Kuba) Delay '54 as her husband, Emmet DeLay, passed away on June 2, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

6/6/2016

Linda Scott, Former Staff and Alum
Prayers are requested for Linda Scott '98 and her family, as her father passed away Saturday, June 4th. Please pray also for the repose of the soul of Roy Laufenberg. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Dubuque, followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m.  

6/3/2016

John Beaver, Clarke Trustee Emeritus
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Beaver, Trustee Emeritus. John died Friday, June 3, 2016. Prayers are requested for his wife, Pam Zwack Beaver '67, and his children and family. 

5/16/16

Verena (Cahill) Faherty, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Verena (Cahill) Faherty '45, she passed away on April 22, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Lyle Gassman, friend
We request prayers for the family of Lyle Gassman as his brother, Robert Gassman, passed away on May 1, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Charlotte (Faber) Kintzinger, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Charlotte Kintzinger '46 as she passed away on May 4, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that she will always be remembered by those who love her.

Cindy Cook, alum
We request prayers for the family of Cindy Cook '03 as her father, William Miller, passed away on May 5, 2016. We pray that eternal night shine upon him.

Mary Lou Blatnik and Tom Blatnik, alums
We request prayers for the family of Mary Lou Blatnik '84 and Tom Blatnik '90 as their mother, Anna Rose Blatnik, passed away on  May 6, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Patti (Zillig) Luksetich, alum
We request prayers for the family Patti Luksetich '81 as her father-in-law, Thomas Luksetich, passed away on May 7, 2016. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Cynthia (Curoe) Trumm, alum
We request prayers for the family of Cindy Trumm '82 as her father-in-law, John Trumm, passed away on May 9, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Sharon Stone, OSF, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Sharon Stone, OSF '75 who passed away on May 12, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her. 

4/29/16

Christopher Kilburg '06, Matthew Kilburg '11 and Andrea (Kilburg) Bishop '12
Prayers are requested for the Kilburg family as their sister, Amy Kilburg, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the age of 37.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and that eternal light shine upon her.

Virginia (Holmberg) Tranel '55
Prayers are requested for the family of Virginia Tranel as her husband, Nathaniel (Ned) Tranel, passed away on April 14, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Virginia Mihalakis '76
Prayers are requested for the family of Virginia Mihalakis as her father, Louis P. Mihalkis, passed away on April 18, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Jean Ann (Pieczara) Ovel '70
Prayers are requested for the family of Jean Ann Ovel as her mother-in-law, Mae Ovel, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Kelly Sullivan-Soley '74
Prayers are requested for the family of Kelly Sullivan-Soley as her husband, John, passed away on April 20, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Nancy Gornick '96
Prayers are requested for the family of Nancy Gornick as her husband, Thomas, passed away on April 20, 2016.  He will be greatly missed by those who love him.

Dan Sullivan '97
Prayers are requested for the family of Dan Sullivan as his father, Byron Sullivan, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Marjorie (Costello) Klise '53
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Marjorie Klise who passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her

Maxine Marie Rummelhart, BVM '67
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Maxine Marie Rummelhart, BVM was passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

4/27/16

Breland Prochaska, Student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dorothy Prochaska, grandmother of Breland, Prochaska, Class of 2016. Dorothy died April 25, 2016. Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, April 30, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fennimore, WI. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00pm on Friday, April 29, at Larson Family Funeral Home in Fennimore. Breland appreciates prayers for her family at this time of loss. 

4/22/16

Cheryl (Beaber) Green '64
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Cheryl Green who passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Pauline (Schulte) Murphy '39 
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Pauline Murphy who passed away on April 14, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Beth (Wolf) Ward '86 
Prayers are requested for the family of Beth Ward as her brother, William Wolf, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Helen (Remus) Keene '48 
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Helen Kenne who passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that her family finds comfort during this difficult time.

Joan (Wagner) Frank '57 
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Joan Frank who passed away on Wednesday, April 6.  She will be greatly missed by all those who love her.

Shelly (Conrad) Rome '85
We request prayers for the family of Shelly Rome as her mother, Arlene Conrad, passed away on April 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Darlene (George) Hughes '62
We request prayers for the family of Darlene Hughes as her husband, Robert Hughes, passed away on April 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Rita Helle '00
We request prayers for the family of Rita Helle as her father-in-law, Donald Helle, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016.  

Marjorie (Hogan) Chellstorp '55 
Prayers are requested for the family of Marjorie Chellstorp as her brother, John Hogan, passed away on April 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Sandra Hanley '91 
We request prayers for the family of Sandra Hanley as her father, Ralph Chapman, passed away on March 31, 2016.  

Sr. Ruth Jackson, S.V.M '65 
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Sister Ruth Jackson, S.V.M who passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Diane (Boge) Sass '75 and Susan (Boge) Schneider '78 
Prayers are requested for the family of Diane Sass and Susan Schneider as their brother, Dale Boge, passed away on March 4, 2016.  Diane and Sue recently lost their mother as well.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

4/8/16

Thomas Kutchera
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Thomas Kutchera who recently passed away.  Tom was a close friend of Clarke University and we pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Eugenia 'Jeanne' (Chambers) Stoner '64
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Jeanne Stoner who passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016.  She will forever be in the hearts of all who love her.

Mary 'Millie' (Murphy) McKoskey '62
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Millie McKoskey who passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Eva Sheehan, BVM '55
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Eva Sheehan who passed away on April 1, 2016.    We pray that eternal light shine upon her.


4/5/16

Melissa DeMotta, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dennis DeMotta, Jr., brother-in-law of Melissa DeMotta, Associate Professor of Biology. Arrangements are pending in Joplin, MO. Melissa appreciates the prayers for her family at this time.  

4/01/16

Jane Luchsinger, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of George Luchsinger, father-in-law of Jane Luchsinger, Dining Services.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 4 at the Church of the Resurrection. Entombment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-7 p.m., Sunday at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F. Kennedy Road, where a wake service will begin at 6:30.  Jane appreciates prayers for her husband and family at this time.

H. Dorothy Townsell, BVM '32
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dorothy Townsell, BVM. Dorothy passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that she rests in peace.

Mary John Agnes Smith, BVM
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary John Agnes Smith, BVM who passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that she rests in peace.

Rosemary (Leahy) Frerich '62
We request prayers for Rosemary Frerich who passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 from cancer. Her husband Nicholas E. Frerich passed away on January 9, 2015 from cancer. They were blessed with three sons: Scott, Phil and Mark. We pray that eternal light shine upon Rosemary and Nicholas.

Justine Ehlers '09
We request prayers for the family of Justine Ehlers as her grandfather, Glen Kelly, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Eugenia 'Jeanne' Stoner '64
We request prayers for Jeanne Stoner who has been admitted to hospice care. We pray that Jeanne and her family find comfort and peace during this difficult transition.

3/24/16

Mary Trannel '00
We request prayers for the family of Mary Trannel as her sister, Irene Weber Budden, passed away on March 19, 2016. We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Monica (Clements) Daly '79
We request prayers for the family of Monica Daly as her father, Lawrence Clements, passed away on March 19, 2016. We pray that he rests in peace and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Janelle (Guerdette) Donahue '80
We request prayers for the family of Janelle Donahue as her sister-in-law, Rosemary Kahler passed away on March 20, 2016. We pray that she rests in peace.

3/18/16

Beverly Baum '63
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Beverly Baum, she passed away on February 25, 2016.  She graduated from Clarke in 1963 with a Bachelors of Arts in history.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Susan Chapman '99
Please pray for the family of Susan Chapman as her mother, Carol Neff passed away on March 5, 2016.  We pray that she rests in peace.

Bernadine E. Kalb
Please pray for the family of Bernadine Kalb who passed away on March 8, 2016.  She leaves behind many loved ones including her daughter, Susan (Kalb) Ellwanger '76 and daughter-in-law,  Suzanne Conlon-Kalb '99.

Tammy (Daughetee) Freisinger '96 and Charles Freisinger '15
Please pray for the family of Tammy Freisinger as her mother, Jane Daughetee, passed away on March 9, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Orland J. Boyle
Please pray for the family of Orland Boyle who passed away on March 12, 2016.  He leaves behind many loved ones including his daughter, Donna (Boyle) Farley '66 and his daughter-in-law, Joan (Smith) Boyle '68.  We pray that Orland rests in peace.

Suzanne (Diers) Blouin '67
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Suzanne Blouin who passed away on March 14, 2016.  She served 25 years on the Clarke Board of Trustees and received a Presidential Award for her service.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

3/11/16

John Sites
We request prayers in memory of John H. Sites who passed away on February 22, 2016.  John was the father of Tina Halstead '05 and father-in-law of Heather (Sinagra) Sites '04.  We pray that John rests in peace.

Violet M. Boge
We request prayers in memory of Violet Boge who passed away on February 24, 2016.  Violet was the mother of Diane (Boge) Sass '75 and Susan (Boge) Schneider '78. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Ivy (Schreiber) Pape '87
We request prayers for the family of Ivy (Schreiber) Pape '87 as her mother, Lorraine Humke passed away on February 24, 2016.  We prayer that eternal light shine upon her. 

Merlin Boll
We request prayers in memory of Merlin Boll who passed away on February 25, 2016.  Merlin was the father of Cheryl Their '88 and Jeff Boll '86.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Stacey Moore '01
We request prayers for Stacey and his family as his father, Richard Moore, passed away on March 2, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him and that his family find comfort during this difficult time.

Linda Osterkamp '81
We pray for the repose of the soul of Linda Osterkamp who passed away on March 2, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Andrea (Joss) Jewett '88
We request prayers for the family of Andrea Jewett.  Andrea's brother, Darrin Joss, was shot and killed at a Chicago gym on March 2, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort and peace during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon Darrin.

Janet (Thiel) Marxen '67
We pray for the repose of the soul of Janet Marxen who passed away on March 3, 2016.  She leaves behind a devoted husband and multiple children including Anne Marxen-Kuennen '90.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Molly (Donovan) Fuller '81
We request prayers for the family of Molly Fuller as her father-in-law, Merlin Fuller, passed away on March 3, 2016.  May he rest in peace.

Rita (Kolfenbach) Purcell '55
We pray for the repose of the soul of Rita Purcell.  Rita passed away on March 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Howard Wagner
We pray for the family of Howard Wagner who passed away on March 4, 2016.  Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Sara (Wagner) Murphy '68 and Ann (Wagner) Martin '73 along with his grandson, Patrick Murphy '94.  We pray that Howard rests in peace.

Mary (Croker) Lorenz '48
We pray for the family of Mary Lorenz as her husband, Harold Lorenz, passed away on March 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon them.

Margaret Makovec
We pray for the family of Margaret Makovec who passed away on March 4, 2016.  Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Dianne Makovec '87, Michelle (Makovec) Grauer '86 and Amy (Makovec) Shear '89 and many grandchildren including Jenny (Makovec) Harron '99. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Ingeborg (Hartung) Rosenthal '95
We request prayers for the family of Ingeborg Rosenthal as her son, Christopher Hartung passed away on March 5, 2016 at the age of 32.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

3/9/16

Freddy Miranda Jordan '02
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Freddy Miranda who died March 8, 2016, in a car accident in Honduras. Freddy was employed at Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, Iowa, in International Affairs. He was on a recruiting trip when the accident happened. Freddy leaves behind his wife, Janelle, and three children. The baby is less than 2 months old. Please pray for his family. Arrangements are pending. 

Paul Frommelt
For Clarke neighbor, Paul Frommelt, who has been quite ill this winter, that he might feel God's healing hand.

3/03/16

Sara Dalsing '95
Prayers are requested for the family of Sara Dalsing as her sister, Ann Marie Sanchez-Phillip, passed away on January 12, 2016.  We pray that she rests in peace.

William Welsh '05
Prayers are requested for the family of William Welsh as his mother, Jody Jo Welsh, passed away on February 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Noel Ferguson '02
Prayers are requested for the family of Noel Ferguson as her mother, Dorothy Ferguson, passed away on February 4, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her and the family finds comfort during this difficult time.

Thomas Uthe '87
Prayers are requested for the family of Thomas Uthe as his mother, Elda Uthe, passed away on February 9, 2016.  May she rest in peace and eternal light shine upon her.

Mindy (Pins) Burds '03
Prayers are requested for the family of Mindy Burds as her father, Emmett Pins, passed away on February 11, 2016.  May he rest in peace and the family find comfort during this difficult time.

Diane Mahoney '84
Prayers are requested for the family of Diane Mahoney as her father, Leo A. Link, passed away on February 12, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him.

Robert Kalb '83
Prayers are requested for the family of Robert Kalb as his father, John "Jack" Kalb, passed away on February 15, 2016.  May he rest in peace and the family find comfort during this difficult time.

Bonita (Ede) LaBee '59
Prayers are requested for the family of Bonita LaBee as her sister, Mary Shireman, passed away on February 15, 2016.  We pray that enteral light shine upon her.

David Brauhn '78
Prayers are requested for the family of David Brauhn as his mother-in-law, Janice HIlby, passed away on February 15, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shine upon her.

Vickie Rako '95
Prayers are requested for the family of Vicki Rako as her mother, Gerladine L. Rako, passed away on February 16, 2016.  May she rest in peace and eternal light shine upon her.

James Keil '00
Prayers are requested for the family of James Keil as his sister, Gloria A. Sturm, passed away on February 17, 2016.  We pray that she rests in peace and eternal light shine upon her.

John Joy Sr.
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of John Joy Sr.  He passed away on February 25, 2016.  John was a close friend of Clarke University.  We pray that eternal light shine upon him and that his family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Gilbert Redelman
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Gilbert Redelman who passed away on February 25, 2016.  Gilbert was a close friend of Clarke University and father of  Diane (Redelman) Haubrich '72 and Terry (Redelman) Olsen '75. We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

2/25/2016

John Beaver

Please keep trustee emeritus, John Beaver, in your prayers as he will be facing surgery shortly. John is the husband of Clarke alum, Pam Zwack Beaver, '67.  

2/19/16

Sarah Ann Braig, BVM '65
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sarah Braig, BVM, sister of Betsy (Braig) Cerutti '51 and sister-in-law of Karla Braig '68.  Sarah passed away on January 29, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace.

Terril Green '85
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Terril Green, he passed away on January 26, 2016.  May he rest in peace and his family find comfort during this difficult time. 

Marjorie M. Urell-Erhart
Please pray for Marjorie who passed away on January 30, 2016.  Marjorie was the mother of former Trustee Robert Urell, grandmother of Julie Urell '88 and stepmother of Carol Erhart-Abu '85.

Dennis Beeson '86
Prayers are requested for Dennis and his family as his mother, Ann Beeson passed away on February 1, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace.

Frank O'Neill '85
Prayers are requested for Frank and his family as his mother, Madge M. O'Neill, passed away on February 2, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace.

Joan (Biechler) Schneider '46
Please pray for repose of the soul of Joan Schneide, she passed away on February 3, 2016.  May she rest in peace.

Rosemarie McCauley '84
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rosemarie McCauley, she passed away on February 4, 2016.  May she rest in peace and her family find comfort during this difficult time.

Michael Pedersen '00
Prayers are requested for Mike and his family as his father-in-law, Raymond Myers, passed away on February 3, 2016.  May he rest in peace and his family find comfort during this difficult time.

Elizabeth Neuhaus '10
Prayers are requested for Elizabeth and her family as her father, Charles Neuhaus, passed away on February 14, 2016.  May he rest in peace and eternal light shine upon him.

2/15/2016

Becky Bruxvoort, Staff
Please pray for Becky Bruxvoort at the death of her mother, Evelyn Henry. Becky is the Office Manager in the Registrar's Office. Ms. Henry passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016. 

Renee Marcus, Staff and Tim Marcus, Student
Prayers are requested for Renee and Tim Marcus at the death of their father and grandfather, respectively. Renee recently returned from her father, Robert Stabell's, funeral in Georgia. Renee is a Supervisor in the Crusader Cafe and also helps coach Clarke's Women's Bowling Team. Tim is a Clarke student. Renee's mother just passed away a few months ago. 

2/9/2016

Helen Bisioulis, Student
The father of Clarke student and Writing Center Coach, Helen Bisioulis, has died. Please remember Helen, her father, John, and their family members in your prayers during this very difficult time. 

Laurie, Mihm, Staff
In your kindness, please pray for Betty Maly, niece of Laurie Mihm, Compass and Career Services Office Manager, as she goes through testing for cancer. 

2/2/2016

Helen Bisioulis, Student
The father of Clarke student and Writing Center Coach, Helen Bisioulis, is very ill at this time. Please remember Helen, her father, and family members in your prayers during this very difficult time. 

Regina Boarman, Faculty
Prayers are requested for Jeannie Kelly, sister of Regina Boarman, chair and faculty member of the social work department. Jeannie will undergo surgery today for cancer. 

2/01/2016

Paschal Zuccaro 
Prayers are requested for Pat as he battles Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.  Pat is a good friend of Clarke University. We pray that our heavenly Father will give Pat strength and patience during this difficult time.

Deborah Graf '74
Prayers are requested for Deborah and her family as her brother, John Graf, passed away on January 15, 2016. May he rest in peace. 

Beth Ann Otting '86
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Beth Otting '86.  Beth passed away on January 29, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace and may her family and friends find comfort during this difficult time.  Beth was the sister of Kathy (Otting) Wenthold '92.

1/25/2016

Mary (Sebben) Baumhover '96
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary (Sebben) Baumhover '96 as she passed away on January 13, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace, and please pray her family and friends be comforted during this difficult time. Mary was the mother of Annah (Baumhover) Stith '09.

David Frey '87
Please pray for the family of David Frey.  His mother-in-law, Nancy Wells, passed away on January 19, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace.

Constance (Christopher) Cosgrove '78
Please pray for the family of Connie Cosgrove. Her father-in-law, Edgar Cosgrove, passed away on January 18, 2016. May he rest in eternal peace.

Karen Curler '96
Please pray for the family of Karen Curler. Karen's sister, Janet Noel, passed away on January 15, 2016.  May she rest in eternal peace, and may her family find comfort during this difficult time.

Donald Burks '91
Prayers are requested for Donald and his family as his son, Matthew Burks, passed away on January 14, 2016.  We pray for God's comfort during this difficult time.

Bonnie (Haberer) Schnell '52
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bonnie Schnell, as she passed away on December 4, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family find comfort.

1/19/2016

Dianne (Boyle) Demski '71 
Prayers are requested for Dianne and her family as her son, Kyle Demsi, passed away on January 8, 2016. May he rest in peace and eternal light shine upon him.

Chris Buss '01 
Prayers are requested for Chris and his family as his mother, Charlene Buss, passed away on January 3, 2016.  May she rest in peace.

Carol Powers '01 
Prayers are requested for Gene Weber, brother of Carol.  Gene passed away on January 2, 2016, may he rest in peace and eternal light shine upon him.

Gary Kueper '06 
Prayers are requested for Gary and his family as his father, Thomas Kueper, passed away on December 31, 2015.  May he rest in peace and eternal light shine upon him.

Darren McCarthy '13 and Laura (McCarthy) Kohn '95 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dennis McCarthy, father of Darren McCarthy '13 and Laura (McCarthy) Kohn '95.  Darren passed away on December 26, 2015.  We pray for comfort during this difficult time.

Katherine Tully '84 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Eugene J. "Gene" Tully, father of Katherine Tully '84 and father-in-law of Kimberly (Francis) Tully '85. Mr. Tully passed away on December 26, 2015.  We pray for God's comfort during this difficult time.

Loise (Hilkin) Hirsch '71 and Mary Hird '91
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jeanette Hilkin, mother of Lois (Hilkin) Hirsch '71 and Mary Hird '91. Jeanette passed away on December 25, 2015.  We pray for comfort during this difficult time.

Piekenbrock Family 
Prayers are requested for the family of William Piekenbrock.  William passed away on December 25, 2015 as was the husband of Lois (Wissel) Piekenbrock '55 and father of Carrie (Piekenbrock) Kelly '81 and Lisa (Piekenbrock) Kaiser '85.  We pray for God's comfort during this difficult time.

Julie (Rossman) Furlong '91 
Prayers are requested for Julie and her family as her father-in-law, James T. Furlong, passed away on December 23, 2015.  May he rest in peace and his family find comfort during this difficult time.

Carol Pearce '60 
Prayers are requested for Carol and her family as her husband, Robert Worthington, passed away on December 20, 2015.

Nancy (Marr) Kilbride '60 
Prayers are requested for Nancy and her family as her husband, Dr. John E. Kilbride, passed away on December 11, 2015. May he rest in peace and eternal light shine upon him.

Sue (Kreiser) Munno '65 
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Sue (Kreiser) Munno, as she passed away on November 3, 2015.  May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted at this difficult time.


1/11/2016

Al Ehlinger, Former Staff
Prayers are requested for Al Ehlinger, retired staff, as he is undergoing open heart surgery today. We hold him up in prayer, as well as his family, during this time.    



12/23/2015

Stephanie Lange '04
Prayers are requested for Stephanie Lange and family as her father, Dale, passed away December 21, 2015. May he rest in peace. 


12/22/2015

Steve Zieser '92
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Steve Zieser, as he died December 21, 2015. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted at this very sad time.


12/21/2015

Debra (Hingtgen) Link '78
Prayers are requested for Eugene Hingtgen, as he died December 14, 2015. Mr. Hingtgen was the father of Debra (Hingtgen) Link '78. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted at this very sad time. 

Marypat (Rieck) Kilstofte '10
Please pray for Marypat (Rieck) Kilstofte as her father, Jerry Rieck, died December 14, 2015. May Mr. Rieck's soul rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted. 

Rosemary (Eversman) Heaney '49
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rosemary (Eversman) Heany as she passed away December 15, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family be comforted.  

June Kuba DeLay '54
Please remember June Kuba DeLay in your prayers as her husband, Emmet, is very ill. 

Ellen Clewell '51
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ellen Clewell as she passed away December 11, 2015. May her family and friends be comforted during this difficult time. 


12/17/2015

Linda (Pregler) Zillig '02 and Brian Pregler '02
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gerald "Jerry" Pregler who passed away December 1, 2015. Mr. Pregler was the father of Linda (Pregler) Zillig '02 and Brian Pregler '02. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted during this very sad time. 

Irene (Lawler) Hogan '45

Prayers are requested for Irene (Lawler) Hogan '45 who died December 14, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted. 


12/10/2015

Lori (Steffen) Severson '03
Prayers are requested for Lori (Steffen) Severson '03 and her family at the death of her mother, Jane A. Steffen, on December 6, 2015. Jane Steffen is also the mother of  Joan Steffen, a former member of Clarke staff. 

Robert Peacock '95
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert Peacock '95, who died December 5, 2005. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted during this very sad time. 

Joan (Hogan) Schaefer '49
Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Joan (Hogan) Schaefer '49. Joan passed away December 4, 2015. May she rest in eternal peace and her family and friends be comforted. 


12/9/2015


Martha (Kolck) Sherman '60
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dick Sherman, husband of Martha Sherman '60. Mr. Sherman died December 5, 2015. We pray for God's comfort during this very sad time. 

Kathleen (Kelly) McGuinness '68
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kathleen (Kelly) McGuinness '68, as she died December 5, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted. 

Mary (Yalden) Steffens '61
Prayers are requested for Charles "Chuck" Steffens, husband of Mary (Yalden) Steffens '61. Mr. Steffens passed away December 6th. Mr. Steffens is also the brother of Alice (Steffens) Kelly '65, and brother-in-law of Rae (Yalden) Biesiadecki '67. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted during this difficult time.


12/7/2015

Robert Peacock '95
Prayers are requested for Robert (Bob) Peacock '95 as he passed away December 5, 2015. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted. 


12/1/2015 

Mary Schmidt, BVM Associate
Prayers are requested for Mary Schmidt as she suffered a stroke and is seriously ill at Stonehill Care Center. Mary worked in Clarke's library for many years, and is the mother of alums, Carol Trueg and Mary Jean Gregory. Mary Schmidt is also the mother-in-law of Clarke trustee, Dick Gregory. 

Patrick Doyle '02
Prayers are requested for Patrick Doyle '02 as his mother, Patricia Doyle, passed away November 19, 2015. May Patricia rest in peace and her family be comforted during this very sad time. 

Judith Johns Wall '66
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Judith Johns Wall '66, as she died November 23, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted during this difficult time. 

Richard Wulfekuhle '08
We pray for the repose of the soul of Lester F. Wulfekuhle, as he died November 13, 2015. Mr. Wulfekuhle was the father of Richard Wulfekuhle '08. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted.

Janet Schlegel Deans '63
We pray for the repose of the soul of Rev. John P. Schlegel, S.J., as he passed away November 15, 2015. He was the brother of Janet Schlegel Deans '63. May he rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted. 

Margaret Crane Lyons '59
We pray for the repose of the soul of Margaret Crane Lyons '59, as she died November 2, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted.


11/16/15

Brad Florence '92
Prayers are requested for Brad Florence '92, as he had emergency brain surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on November 13. Please also remember his wife, Beverly Mayer Florence '93 and their family in your prayers. 

Elaine Stecklein
Prayers are requested for Elaine Stecklein as she battles breast cancer. Elaine is the daughter of Clarke neighbors, Dennis and Nancy Stecklein.

Marijo Bierie, former staff
Prayers are requested for Marijo Bierie as she deals with a serious illness. Marijo is a former Clarke employee and sister of recently deceased Clarke trustee, Dick Friedman.


11/11/2015

Nancy (Kruse) McEowen '90 and Laura (Kruse) Morarend '88
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Irvin L. Kruse, who passed away October 31, 2015. Mr. Kruse was the father of Nancy (Kruse) McEowen '90 and Laura (Kruse) Morarend '88.  May he rest in eternal peace and may his family be comforted.

Nicole Breitbach, staff
We pray for the repose of the soul of Marilyn Drozda, who passed away November 9, 2015. Marilyn was the mother of Clarke alumni Brian Drozda '85, Jean Heiderscheit '01, and Melissa Klinkhammer '09, '11M; and grandmother of Nicole (Heiderscheit) Breitbach '15M. Nicole is a Development Officer in the Institutional Advancement Office at Clarke.


Posted 11/9/2015

Kate Zanger, staff, and Mary Zanger '15 - UPDATED
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sheila McCloskey, mother of Kate Zanger, Vice President for Student Life, and granddaughter, Mary Zanger '15. Mrs. McCloskey passed away Monday, November 9, 2015, at her home in Dubuque. We pray for God's comfort for the family during this very sad time. Visitation with family will be Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Funeral Home, New Rochelle, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Blessed Sacrament Church, New Rochelle, NY, at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 16. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, New Rochelle. 

Richard (Dick) Friedman, Clarke University Board of Trustees
Richard (Dick) Friedman died Sunday, November 8, 2015. Mr. Friedman was a great friend to Clarke University and currently served on their Board of Trustees. May he rest in eternal peace and may his family be comforted at this difficult time. 


Posted 11/6/2015

Tricia DeLire, staff
Prayers are requested for TriciaDeLire's husband, Vance. He is undergoing medical tests at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Tricia is the Manager of the Crusader Cafe. Please keep Vance and family in your prayers. 

Mary Ann Ludwig '59
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Tom Ludwig, brother of Mary Ann Ludwig '59. Tom passed away recently. May he rest in eternal peace and his family be comforted. 


Posted 11/3/2015

Robert Walton '02
Please pray for the repose of the soul of AndreaWalton, mother of Robert Walton '02. Andrea passed away October 28, 2015. May Andrea rest in eternal peace and her family be comforted during this difficult time. 

Patricia Lalley '49
We pray for the repose of the soul of Patricia Lalley, class of 1949. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted. Patricia passed away October 11, 2015. 


Posted 10/29/2015

CarrieBreitbach, Staff
Carrie has been diagnosed with leukemia and requests prayers as she consults with doctors in Iowa City. Carrie is the Mail Center and Textbook Coordinator in Clarke's Campus Store. 

Mary (Terri) Daly Peterson '61
We pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Peterson '61, as she recently passed away. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted.  


Posted 10/20/2015

Judy Schroeder, '74
Please pray for the repose of the soul of ArmellaSchroeder, mother of Judy Schroeder, '74. May Armella rest in peace and may her family and friends be comforted.  Armella passed away October 16, 2015. 


Posted 10/13/2015 

JulieMapesLavacek, '78
Please pray for the repose of the soul of JulieLavacek, '78, who passed away October 5, 2015. May Julie rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted.

Mary Schreiber, '73
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Schreiber, who died October 1, 2015. He was the brother of Mary Schreiber, class of 1973. May John rest in peace and his family and friends be comforted. 

Sue Arthur Hummer, '71
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sue Hummer, as she passed away October 12, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. May she rest in peace and her family and friends be comforted. 


Posted 10/12/2015

Angela (Haggas) Kruszynski, '93 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Angela Kruszynski, as well as comfort for her family. Angela died October 5, 2015. She had multiple family members who attended Clarke as well: Richard Kruszynski, '94, husband, Michael Haggas '94, brother, Jennifer (Baumann) Haggas, '95 sister-in-law, Thomas Haggas, '99, brother, and Lisa (Diener) Haggas, '99, sister-in-law. 


Posted 10/9/2015

SkylerQuade, student
Please pray for SkylerQuade's father, John, who was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. We pray that our heavenly Father will give John strength and patience during this difficult time. 


Posted 10/8/2015

CarrieBreitbach, staff
Prayers are requested for CarrieBreitbach as she has been diagnosed with a sudden illness. Carrie is the Mail Center and Textbook Coordinator in Clarke's Campus Store. May our loving Lord surround Carrie with His presence and healing. 


Posted 10/5/2015

Anne FaheyHeim, '83
We pray for the repose of the soul of KathleenFahey, mother of Anne FaheyHeim. May her family be comforted in their sorrow. 

LaurieMihm, staff
Prayers are requested for LaurieMihm's best friend, recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. 


Posted 9/24/15

JulieBurgmeier and CarrieBreitbach, staff
Prayers are requested for JulieBurgmeier and CarrieBreitbach and families on the death of their aunt, BenitaKirschbaum, Clarke Class of 1955, on September 21st. Benita was from Dubuque but lived for the past 40 years in Minneapolis, MN. 

EileenEhrhardt Williams, '45
Please pray for the repose of the soul of EileenEhrhardt Williams, class of 1945, who passed away September 21, 2015. 

Virginia Forrest requests prayers for healing in mind, body and soul for her husband. 


Posted 9/19/15

Kasey Burst, staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Karl Burst, father of Kasey Burst, Head Men's and Women's Lacrosse coach. Karl, 63 years old, died on September 18th. Prayers are requested for Kasey and his mother, Jackie, at this time of loss.


Posted 9/18/15

Alexis Masse, student
Please remember Alexis Masse in your prayers as her grandmother died September 17, 2015. May grandmother rest in eternal peace and may her family be comforted in their grief.  

Kathy Sullivan '71
Virginia R. Sullivan passed away September 10, 2015. Virginia is the mother of Kathy Sullivan '71. We pray for comfort and strength during this very sad time. 

Nicholas Hess '03
Nicholas Hess' mother, Rose Marie Hess, passed away September 9, 2015. May her family be comforted and may eternal light shine upon Rose Marie. 

Thomas Paisley '87
Thomas Paisley's mother, Frances K. Burkart, died September 9, 2015. May she rest in peace and may her family find comfort in their grief. 

CarlaErnst '78
Thomas J. Noel passed away September 7, 2015. Thomas is the brother of alum CarlaErnst '78. May eternal light shine about him and may his family be comforted. 


Posted 9/17/15

EvelynNadeau, faculty
Prayers are requested for EvelynNadeau's mother, Irene Raby, who has been diagnosed with an aggressive cancer of the kidney. Evelyn is Associate Professor of Spanish and the Chair of the Language and Literature Department.

Patricia MangoldDuggan '44
We pray for Patricia MangoldDuggan, class of 1944, who passed away September 9, 2015. May Patricia rest in peace and her family be comforted.


Posted 9/15/15

Martha LamanskyLundh '80
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Martha LamanskyLundh, class of 1980. She passed away on September 4, 2015. May her family be comforted by our loving and gracious Lord.  


Posted 9/8/15 

ReneeMarcus, staff
Prayers are requested for ReneeMarcus, Crusader Cafe staff, whose mother passed away September 4, 2015. Her husband, Jerry Marcus, is Clarke's bowling coach, and their son, Tim, is a student at Clarke. We pray for God's comfort for the family during this very sad time. 

SophiaLindleDanner, '37
Please pray for the repose of the soul of SophiaLindleDanner, class of 1937.  Sophia died August 28, 2015. May eternal light shine upon Sophia and may her family be comforted.  


Posted 9/3/2015


Patrick Cannon, '85
Prayers are requested for Patrick Cannon and his family, as his mother, Jeanette Cannon, died August 27, 2015. We pray for comfort and strength during this very sad time. 

NoraMcCaw Gill, '75
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Vera Schumacher, mother of alum, NoraMcCaw Gill. May eternal light shine upon Vera and may the family be comforted during this difficult time. 


Posted 9/2/2015

Lacy BettcherArant, '09
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lacy's 23 year old brother, Sam, who died on August 29, 2015. Prayers for Lacy and her family are appreciated at this time. 


Posted 8/31/15


Patricia Bowen, '72
Prayers are requested for Patricia Bowen'72 and her family at the death of her mother, Angeline Bowen; who passed away August 28, 2015. May Angeline rest in peace and may her family be comforted. 

Judy Munshower, faculty
Prayers are requested for Judy Munshower, professor, math department and chair, computer science. Judy's father-in-law, Frank Munshower, lost his battle with cancer. The funeral will be Saturday, September 5, in Bozeman, Montana. Judy, Eric and family appreciate the prayers at this time of loss. 

Beth Tauke, alum
Please pray for Mary Beth Tauke's husband, as he recently fell and is in a coma. May our heavenly Father give them strength and comfort.  

TerriDaly Peterson, alum '61
Please pray for Terry Daly Peterson as she is in the final stages of pancreatic cancer. May she be comforted by our loving Lord. 


Posted 8/24/15 

Sheila BlahaSullivan ’70 
Sheila requested prayers for Elaine Stecklein who has just been diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer. Elaine’s parents are Clarke neighbors, Denny and Nancy Stecklein. May our loving Lord surround Elaine with His love and give her strength for the journey ahead. 


Posted 8/13/2015 
 

TanyaCopeland-Roethler, alum ‘08
Tanya’s mother, Cathy Copeland, is being admitted into hospice care. She has had MS for 28 years and resides in a nursing home. Tanya asks for prayers for she and her family during this difficult time.  

Mary CismoskiGoetziner ‘68
Please pray for the  repose of the soul of Mary Goetzinger who passed away August 9, 2015. May she rest in peace and her family be comforted. 

Scott Long ‘97
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Scott Long who passed away August 8, 2015. May he rest in eternal peace and may the family be comforted in their grief. 


 Posted 8/6/2015 

Jane Jackson, staff
Prayers are requested for John McCormick, brother-in-law of Jane Jackson, Athletics Office Coordinator. John was recently burned in an accident and the family is requesting prayers through his long recovery.  

Mary KayHellman
Please pray for Mary KayHellman, a friend of Clarke, who passed away July 2, 2015. May she find eternal rest and peace. 

DeannPetitgout, faculty
Deann's mother-in-law, Catherine "Kay" Petitgout, passed away July 29, 2015. Please pray for the repose of her soul and may Deann and her family be comforted in their grief.  

Patricia Stammeyer, alum
Patricia passed away July 29, 2015 and was the mother of alum, Charlotte (Stammeyer) Lezcano '84. May eternal light shine upon her and may the family be comforted at this difficult time.  

Charles "Chuck" Kaiser
Please pray for Charles "Chuck" Kaiser, a friend of Clarke, who passed away on July 30, 2015. May he find eternal peace and may the family be comforted. 

Posted 7/6/15

Diana Malone, faculty
Diana Malone's brother, Charles Malone, went to God on July 4 after a brief illness. Please keep Diana and her family in your prayers.  


Posted 7/1/2015

Frank Filwalk, former faculty member
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Frank Filwalk, 85, former faculty member in the business department, who died on June 29, 2015. Prayers are requested for his family, especially his children, John, Marianne and James, as well as his grandchildren. 

 

Posted 6/17/2015

Troy Malek, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Troy Alan Malek '94. Troy, of Lombard, IL, passed away June 14 in Minnesota as a result of a motorcycle accident. Troy is the son of former Clarke admissions staff member, RenaMalek. Please keep the family and friends in your prayers during this time. 


Posted 6/12/15  

Regina Boarman, faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ron, brother of Regina Boarman, who passed away June 10, 2015. Funeral services will be June 16 in Evansville, IN. Kindly remember Regina and her family in your prayers. 

James Pfaffly, alum 
Angelique (Pfaffly) Steege, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of RebeccaPfaffly, who passed away 6/7/15. Rebecca is the wife of James Pfaffly ’84 and the mother of Angelique (Pfaffly) Steege ’94. May she rest in peace and may the family find comfort in this time of loss. 

Cathy (Finch) Dawson, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Janice C. Finch, mother of Cathy (Finch) Dawson ’77. Janice passed away 6/6/15. May eternal light shine up on her, and may the family find consolation in this difficult time. 

AllisonPasker, student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert Soppe, grandfather of AllisonPasker, current student. Robert passed away 6/10/15. May he rest in eternal peace and may the family be comforted in their grief. 

Diane (Even) Murray, alum 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Clyde Even, brother of Diane (Even) Murray ’68. Clyde passed away 6/10/15. May he find eternal peace, and may the family be comforted at this difficult time. 

Carrie (Schlitter) Boots, alum 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Laurence P. Carroll. Laurence passed away on June 9, 2015 and is the stepfather of Carrie (Schlitter) Boots ’05. May he rest in peace and may the family find consolation in their grief.

Posted 6/11/15 

Ann (Bitter) Reynolds, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ann (Bitter) Reynolds ’53, who passed away 5/30/15. May she rest in eternal peace and her family find comfort. 

MargerySchlink Wagner, alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John L. Wagner, husband of MargerySchlink Wagner ’57. John passed away 6/9/15. May his family be comforted and may eternal light shine upon John. 

Posted 6/9/15 

Helen (Joslin) Schultz, alum 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Helen (Joslin) Schultz ’52. Helen passed away June 4, 2015. May she rest in eternal peace, and please pray that her family be comforted.  

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