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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jane Marie Holliman 1931 - 2007 Lawrence

Mass of the Resurrection for Jane Marie Holliman, 75, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Leavenworth. Inurnment will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Leavenworth National CemeteryMrs. Holliman died Friday, June 1, 2007, at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.She was born Sept. 24, 1931, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Charles A. and Regina Thayer Schindling. She graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1949 and earned a degree from KU in 1953. She earned her master's degree from Emporia State University in 1979.Mrs. Holliman had taught in England, and began teaching in the Leavenworth school district in 1976. She retired in 1992. She also taught at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Leavenworth Campus and in the KCKCC nursing program.She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence and served as a Eucharistic minister. She was also a member of New Generations Society, Alvamar Country Club, Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and was president of LaMancha II Homeowner's Association. She volunteered at the Lied Center at KU and at St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nev. She was a 2005 Senior Olympics gold medalist in the backstroke and freestyle, and was a competitive bridge player.She married Chester Neil Holliman on June 13, 1953, in Leavenworth. He died Sept. 18, 2003.Survivors include four daughters, Deborah J. Henderson, Lansing, Sue N. Moore and husband Tim, Leavenworth, Mary E. Vanderpool and husband Dennis, Shawnee, and Linda K. Wheatley and husband Ed, Lawrence; a son, Dave Holliman and wife Michele, Frisco, Texas; a brother, Robert Schindling, Cape Coral, Fla.; a sister, Joan Cook, Leavenworth; and 11 grandchildren, Ali, Aubrey, Kaila, Austin, Ryan, Brad, Shelby, Kati, Thomas, Chandler and Cierra.Her parents and a brother, Richard Schindling, preceded her in death.The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Home in Leavenworth, where a rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to Mid-America Cardiology at KU Hospital, sent in care of Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Home, 500 Oak St., Leavenworth 66048.Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.