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Recently Passed Away

A Letter from Jack Ellithorpe


February 2, 2010

Dear classmates, we have had two recent deaths among our classmates and Dr. John Smith lost his wife, Pam, days ago.  Some of you who have email addresses may have already received notice of these class updates.  Please see information below:
Mrs. Pamela Smith, wife of Dr. John Smith, died January 29, 2010.  Sympathy may be sent to:

Dr.  John C. Smith
1001 Davis St
Garden City, KS   67846-5803
Hm: 620-275-9493
Wk: 620-275-9228

Dr. Ronald A. Engelken, died November 22, 2009.  Sympathy may be sent to his wife:

Valerie Engelken
5680 SE State Route O
Saint Joseph, MO  64507-8061

Dr. Garry Joe Rokey, died October 14, 2009.  Sympathy may be sent to his wife:

 Martha Rokey
 1918 NE 345h Pl.
 Kansas City, MO  64116-2840

Others who have passed away that we are aware of are:

Dr. Kenneth Wayne Harper, died February 16, 2004
Dr. Robert Craig Just, Jr., died January 19, 2004
Dr. Harold H. Norvell, died May 1, 1989
Dr. Harve Perry Ringheim, died January 1, 1986
Roderic Dean Simpson, died February 1, 1980

Eli