In Memoriam

Stephen Gladhart, 60, of Wichita, died July 23. Dr. Gladhart taught at WSU from September 1974 until retiring in July 2005 as associate dean of the College of Health Professions and assistant professor of public health sciences. He is survived by his wife, Linda (Connor) Gladhart; daughters, Elizabeth of the home and Amanda Luecker and Rachel Schwartz, of Juneau, Alaska; and one grandchild. A memorial has been established with East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67219. Downing and Lahey Mortuary handled arrangements.

J. Keith Graham, 81, of Wichita, died Aug. 24. Dr. Graham was chair and professor emeritus of the former department of logopedics, now communication sciences and disorders, at WSU. He had been on the WSU faculty from July 1966 until June 1990. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Bennett Graham, and his children, J. Christopher Graham and Bethany Bennett Graham-Colber, and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on his birthday, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at a location to be announced in The Wichita Eagle Dec. 9. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the J. Keith Graham Scholarship Fund, in care of the WSU Foundation or to a favorite charity. Cornerstone Cremation Society handled arrangements; condolences may be left at www.cornerstoneofwichita.com.

Margaret Haddock, 70, of Mulvane, died June 14. She had been at WSU from September 1981 until retiring as interim director of purchasing in October 2004. Her survivors include daughters, Rebecca Dibben of Junction City and Sonya Byrd of Kansas City, Mo., and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran School, 208 S. Derby Ave., Derby, KS 67037.

Howard Richard Reidenbaugh Jr., 85, of Lititz, Penn., died on Aug. 30. Reidenbaugh is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean Trautman Reidenbaugh; a son, Michael (Rita) of McMurray, Penn.; a daughter, Susan Minowa of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Miriam of Lititz, Penn.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He joined Wichita State in 1969 as executive vice president of the WSU Board of TrusteEs and executive secretary of the WSU Endowment Association. He was a successful fundraiser and community citizen during his 15-year tenure at Wichita State. A memorial may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Dr., P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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