Benjamin Adams, parent of alumnus Britton Adams `97, passed away on August 11, 2021. He is the son of alumni Elizabeth Scarritt Adams '32, and brother to alumnae Elizabeth "Betsy" Adams Breed `57, and Patricia Adams McConachie `64.
Dr. Grace Ketterman passed away on July 6, 2021. Dr. Ketterman was the mother of Lyndon Ketterman '74, and Wendy Ketterman Neihart '79, and the grandmother of Bryan Neihart `07, Brent Neihart `09 and Braden Neihart `13.
Services will be held Saturday morning, July 10th at 1:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Covenant Church, 8801 Nall, Prairie Village, KS 66207.
Alumna, Parent of Alumni, Past Alumni Board President
Nancy Staley Laubach'44, mother of Ann Lane '70, passed away on April 11, 2021. Nancy was involved with the Alumni Board and served as the Board President from 1961-1962. You may view the obituary here.
Peggy Mitchell, mother of Linda Mitchell Petty '82 and grandmother of Robert Petty '15, passed away on June 30, 2020. Ms. Mitchell was a member of faculty from 1977-1988. She taught upper school biology and was the Director of the Upper School for a number of years. You may view her obituary here.
Esther Sunderland, mother of Charlies Sunderland '74, Kent Sunderland '76, and William Sunderland '79, passed away on March 15, 2021. She is also survived by several grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews, including Tess Sunderland '03 and Claire Sunderland '06. Esther is a Barstow honorary alumna and has served as a past trustee.
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