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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:

11/29/16

Rick Arrington, Staff

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Edith Arrington, 92, who died this morning. Edith is the mother of Rick Arrington, Assistant to the Director of Athletics. Arrangements are pending. Prayers are appreciated for Rick and his family. 

11/28/16

Eileen (Lavery) Lingen, alum
We request prayers for Eileen (Lavery) Lingen '59 as she is gravely ill with a rare lung disease and is fighting for her life.  We pray that God touches her with his healing hand and provides her with comfort and peace to get through this tough time.  

Jacqueline Meyer, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jacqueline Meyer '83 as her father, Willard W. Morarend, passed away on November 19, 2016.   We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time. 

Sister Veronica Grennan, BVM, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Veronica Mary Grennan, BVM '46 who passed away on November 22, 2016.  She shared 85 years with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Margaret 'Peggy'(Humeston) Goldsmith, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Peggy (Humeston) Goldsmith '53 who passed away on November 24, 2016 surrounded by family.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her and that her family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Suzanne (Fuhr) Haley, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Suzanne (Fuhr) Haley '68 who passed away on November 25, 2016. Suzanne will be remembered for her loving spirit, her devote faith, and her angelic voice along with her love of music. We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

11/23/16

Patricia (Smith) Cain, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Patricia (Smith) Cain '54 who passed away on October 24, 2016.  Patricia enjoyed extensive world travel, politics, the stock market, her Irish Catholic heritage, Notre Dame Football, and spending time with her family. We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Gloria (Kouba) Hannemann, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Gloria (Kouba) Hanneman '49 who passed away on November 1, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Donna (Hartnett) Juergens, alum
We request prayers for the family of Donna (Hatnett) Juegens '68 as her mother, Mary Hartnett, passed away on November 7, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon her and we pray that the family can find peace during this difficult time. 

Margaret 'Peggy' (Ward) Dunlap, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Peggy (Ward) Dunlap '52 who passed away on November 9, 2016.  Peggy was an alum who was very active and participated by coming to many of her class reunions.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Kristine (Lincoln) Leverton, alum
We request prayers for the family of Kristi (Lincoln) Leverton '02 as her mother, Joan Lincoln, passed away on November 11, 2016. She will best be remembered by family and friends for her beautiful smile, infectious laugh, and her kind heart.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Helen (Holmberg) Willis, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Helen (Holmberg) Willis '37 who passed away on November 15, 2016.  Helen will be greatly missed by those who loved her, including her sister Rita Holmberg '42.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

James 'Jamie' Kleiner, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jamie Kleiner '88 as his father, James 'Jim' Kleiner, passed away on November 16, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Norma Lou Kuempel, alum
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Norma Lou Kuempel '84 who passed away on November 18, 2016. Lou was very passionate about her hobbies and will be greatly missed by all those who love her. 

11/21/2016


Kaitlyn Salow, Student
Please pray for Kaitlyn Salow's godmother, Kristina Peters, and her family, as they are in Malawi doing mission work. The country is currently experiencing bad rioting and the family is in danger. 

11/15/2016

Dr. Roger Ott, Friend of Clarke
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Roger Ott, who died yesterday, November 14. Please also remember Dr. Ott's family in your prayers during this difficult time. 

11/9/2016

Jack Fleege, Staff
Prayers are requested for Jack Fleege and his family, as his uncle, Harry Heller, passed away. Funeral services are today. Jack is a Groundskeeper at Clarke. May the family be comforted during this difficult time. 

11/8/2016

Joe Tubbs, Staff
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jesse Tubbs, 68, who died November 4, 2016. Jesse is the uncle of Joe Tubbs, Clarke's Chemical Safety Officer and the Chemistry Department Lab Manager. Funeral arrangements are pending. Prayers are appreciated for Jesse's wife and extended family. 

11/4/16

Connor Curran, Student
Patrick Curran, grandfather of student, Connor Curran, passed away yesterday. Arrangements are pending in N. Ireland. Prayers are appreciated for Connor and his family at this time of loss. 

Judy (Winterfeld) Stokesberry, alum
We request prayers for the family of Judy (Winterfeld) Stokesberry '68 as her husband, James Stokesberry, passed away on October 16, 2016.  He will be greatly missed by all those who loved him.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

Dorothea (Koval) Biancardi, alum
We pray the repose of the soul of Dorothea (Koval) Biancardi '50 who passed away on October 20, 2016 with family by her side.  Dorothea's steadfast faith and compassionate heart was the foundation of her life. We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

Ronald Hammel, alum
We request prayers for the family of Ron Hammel '12 as his father, Roanld Hammel, passed away on October 20, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him and that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Sandra Vignes, alum
We request prayers for the family of Sandra Vignes '78 as her mother, Marjorie Haxmeier, passed away on October 28, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her. 

11/03/16

Keith Sanders, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of alum, Keith Sanders, who died unexpectantly on October 24, 2016. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 5, in the Chicago area. Prayers are requested for his widow and children during this very sad time. 

10/24/16

Connor Curran, student
Prayers are requested for Patrick Curran, grandfather of Clarke student, Connor Curran, who is seriously ill in Northern Ireland. Connor is at Clarke for a year of study abroad. Prayers are appreciated for Patrick, Connor and the Curran family during this difficult time. 

10/19/16

Tina Flores, alum
We request prayers for the family of Tina Flores '70 as her father, Tony Flores Sr., passed away on October 3, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Bev (Huber) Volkert, alum
We request prayers for the family of Beverly (Huber) Volker '97 as her father, Robert A. Hunstad, passed away on October 11, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon him.

Joan (Haxmeier) Bellmann, alum
We request prayers for the family of Joan (Haxmeier) Bellmann '61 as her mother, Hilda Haxmeier, passed away on October 14, 2016.  Hilda will be greatly missed by all those who loved her.  We pray that eternal light shines upon her.

Joan Schoen, friend
We request prayers for the repose of the soul of Joan Schoen who passed away on October 15, 2016.  Joan loved golfing, playing bridge and traveling.  Her husband, John, was a member of the Board of Trustees at Clarke University for a number of years.  Joan's daughter-in-law, Victoria (Hess) Schoen '89, was also a Clarke alum.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and that eternal light shines upon Joan.

Shirley Davis-Orwoll, alum
We request prayers for the family of Shirley Davis-Orwoll '86 as her mother, Mary Jane Davis, passed away on October 15, 2016.  Mary Jane was one that always put everyone before her herself, her generosity was endless.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Mary Jane.

10/11/16

Andrea Runde Burger, Alum
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jordan Burger who died unexpectedly on October 3, 2016. Jordan gave the gift of life by donating her organs. Jordan is the daughter of alum, Andrea Runde Burger, '78. Jordan's funeral is Saturday, October 15, in Coralville, IA. Andrea and her family are devastated and would appreciate prayers at this very sad time.  

Octavein Johnson, Student
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gerald Fortson, brother of Octavein Johnson '20. Gerald died Sunday, October 9, 2016. Octavein and his family appreciate your prayers at this time of loss. Funeral arrangements are pending in Chicago.  

10/6/16

Tom Riley, Faculty
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dawn Gladys Riley, 95, who died October 5, 2016. Dawn is the mother of Tom Riley, professor of philosophy and mother-in-law of Rachel Daack Riley, professor of sociology. The funeral service was October 10th in Rochester, MN. Prayers are appreciated for Tom and Rachel, and their family, at this time of loss. 

Margene (Thornton) Beckham, alum
We request prayers for the family of Margene (Thornton) Beckham '63 as her daughter, Anne Beckham Garcia, passed away on July 6, 2016 after a courageous year long battle with lung cancer.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time and we pray that eternal light shines upon Anne.

Rebecca Odegard-Siegele, alum
Naomi Yaddof, alum
We request prayers for the family of Rebecca Odegard-Siegele '78 and Naomi Yaddof '05 as their mother, Rev. Laura Odegard, passed away on September 22, 2016.  We pray that the family can find comfort during this difficult time.

Steven McGovern, alum
We request prayers for the family of Steven McGovern '87 as his father, Louis McGovern, passed away on September 23, 2016.  We pray that eternal light shines upon Louis. 

Jan Haney, alum
We request prayers for the family of Jan Haney '95 as her mother, Wanda Kirk, passed away on September 26, 2016.  Wanda will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Marsha (Frutig) Huttenlocher, alum
We request prayers for the family of Marsha (Frutig) Huttenlocher '83 as her husband, Jerry Huttenlocher, passed away on September 29, 2016.  Jerry was a family man and a friend to many, he will be greatly missed.  We pray that eternal light shines upon him. 

9/30/16

Ron Andon
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ron Andon. He passed away this morning of pancreatic cancer. Ron was the brother-in-law of Sheryl Schulte, a Clarke alum. 

9/30/16

Kate Zanger, staff 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bridie Buckley, aunt of Kate Zanger, Vice President for Student Life. Miss Buckley died early this morning. Prayers are appreciated for Kate and the Zanger family at this time. Arrangements are pending in New York. 

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 August 31, 2016. We pray that eternal light shines upon Irene.

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. 

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