May – August Caleb D. Addington, former student, Delta Tau Delta, 21, Aug. 12, 2021, Lenexa, Kansas. Survivors include mother, Jeanette Addington, ’06. Wendy L. Banks, ’06 MAED, 48, June 21, 2021, Overland Park, Kansas. Betty Barker-Smith Bashaw, MD, former chair of the Baker University Board of Trustees, 91, June 25, 2021, Lenexa, Kansas. Dr. Barker Bashaw was a member ...

Oct. 2020 – April 1, 2021 Rodney Paul Alewine, ’88, 55, Nov. 30, 2020, Oak Grove, Missouri. Survivors include his brother Kevin Alewine, ’86. Andrea Joan (Donnell) Alexander, ’55, 88, Alpha Chi Omega, Feb. 19, 2021, Overland Park, Kansas. Survivors include her husband, Jack Alexander, ’54. David Balsters, ’04 MSSL, 59, Nov. 20, 2020, Derby, Kansas. Kent Beisner, ’93 BBA, ...

Known for making the lives of others better by believing in them and providing opportunities to succeed, Jesse Milan, 92, was fondly remembered for his role as a longtime educator and civil rights leader after his passing on Feb. 8 in Overland Park, Kansas. In 1954, the same year of the landmark Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision ...

Baker University is remembering Martha “Marty” Mather, ’49, a longtime supporter of the university and community leader, for her generosity that spanned more than 70 years. Mather passed away Dec. 6, 2020, at age 93 in Olathe. In 2017, Baker received a $3.4 million gift from Mather. It is the largest single donation by a living donor in the university’s ...

August 2019 – October 2020 Lois J. (Dreyer) Adriance, ’48, 92, Alpha Chi Omega, cheerleader, April 14, 2019, Lawrence, Kansas. Survivors include a granddaughter, Erin Adriance, ’09. Anthony F. Ahnemann, ’56, 85, Sigma Phi Epsilon, March 25, 2020, Olathe, Kansas. Survivors include his spouse, Roberta (Mouser) Ahnemann, ’56. Rosalind B. Askew, ’76, 66, Sept. 8, 2020, Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. ...

Rex G. Allen, ’55, 84, Sigma Phi Epsilon, May 22, 2018, Overland Park, Kansas. Ernie Anselmi, ’52, 90, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Baker Athletics Hall of Fame, Dec. 13, 2018, Kansas City, Missouri. Thomas Jack Armstrong Jr., ’56, 86, Zeta Chi, Aug. 4, 2018, Sherman, Texas. Survivors include son David Armstrong, ’81, daughter Dana (Armstrong) Gaedtke, ’79, and brothers Gerald Armstrong, ’58, and Jim Armstrong, ...

Camilla Jo (Keener) Alderfer,’76, 63, Phi Mu, Dec. 28, 2017, Centralia, Kansas. Survivors include her sisters Janice (Keener) Towell, ’75, and Jennifer (Keener) Herre, ’85. Carol J. (Carter) Anderson, former student, 89, Alpha Chi Omega, Dec. 12, 2017, Kansas City, Missouri, Keith Anderson, ’93, 59, Nov. 26, 2017, Kansas City, Missouri. Penny L. (Asel) Besecke, ’65, 75, Alpha Chi Omega, Jan. 8, 2018, Schaumburg, Illinois. Survivors include ...

Betty M. Allen, former student, April 16, 2017, Carbondale, Kansas. Jean E. Attebury, former employee, 68, May 20, 2017, Topeka, Kansas. Alice J. Baker, ’60, 79, Sept. 22, 2017, Mission, Kansas. Laura M. Bartlett, former student, 86, Sept. 18, 2017, Atchison, Kansas. Genevieve L. Basler, ’61, 77, Phi Mu, June 19, 2017, Monte Vista, Colorado. Sharon L. (Ducate) Bedinger, ’58, 80, Alpha Chi Omega, Feb. 25, ...

Barbara (Long) Beery, ’52, 85, Zeta Tau Alpha, Nov. 11, 2016, Kansas City, Missouri. Rebecca A. (Pinger) Bond, ’69, 69, Zeta Tau Alpha, Dec. 21, 2016, Troy, Kansas. Survivors include sons Christopher T. Bond, ’92, and Peter J. Bond, ’97. Zachary “Zach” Boydston, ’07, 32, BSN, Jan. 19, 2017, Chicago, Illinois. Survivors include his sister Nikki D. Boydston, ’11. Mary Anna (Coleman) Broadfoot, ’41, 97, Alpha Chi Omega, ...

Pamelia (Crothers) Barkanic, ’53, 85, Jan. 31, 2016, Damascus, Maryland. Brenton “Bently” Bennett, ’85, 52, April 13, 2016, Emporia, Kansas. Kelly Bowland, MSM ’01, 55, March 31, 2016, Kansas City, Missouri. James Brandenburgh, Jr., former student, 61, May 19, 2016, Topeka, Kansas. Dorothy (Daniels) Bussing, ’44, 92, Delta Delta Delta, Feb. 4, 2016, Kansas City, Missouri. Jack A. Cole, ’57, 84, June 30, 2016, Macungie, Pennsylvania. Gayle ...