2015: Ageless Remarkable St. Louisans
Carol Duhme, 98, is dedicated to making life better for others though her work as trustee of the Roblee Foundation.
“Just a little bit of time when a person needs it can be so important.”
Jacqueline Dyer, 82, loves to sing, tutor children and volunteer wherever she can help others.
“If you’re not having fun, don’t do it.”
Sr. Antona Ebo, FSM, age 92, is one of the Sisters of Selma who helped focused the country’s attention on the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
“Speak Lord, your servant is listening.”
Judith Hanses, 76, administrator, dietitian, educator and military leader, continues to serve her community and her country through her volunteer work.
“Service to others and the satisfaction of making them happy. I love it.”
Patricia Kapsar, 80, continues to be a strong advocate for seniors across Missouri.
“Have a passion and do the right thing right.”
Dr. Kent Kreh, 80, has made a career of creating and managing successful businesses.
“We’re all in this world to help others grow, and as they grow, you grow.”
Sally Lefler, 79, uses her considerable talents and experience to aid nonprofits across the region.
“Seize every opportunity.”
Dr. Margaret Liggett, 75, is constantly on the go, yet still finds time to spend with her beloved Tennessee Walker.
“Work is my motivator. What would I do if I didn’t work?”
Sandra Murdock, 77, is the quintessential volunteer.
“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.”
Horatio “Ray” Potter, 81, has tutored hundreds of children over the past 20 years.
“If you want to change the world, change the next generation, one child at a time.”
Rev. Jane Rand, 87, has made helping others her life’s work.
“Take care of the neighbors, whoever they are.”
Dr. Raymond Slavin, SLU Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine, continues both to teach and volunteer with numerous organizations at age 85.
“There hasn’t been a single day when I didn’t look forward to going to work.”
Daniel and Violet Steinmeyer, 79 and 75, are effective partners when it comes to volunteerism and philanthropy.
Dan: “Whatsoever things are true, or honest, or pure, or lovely… think on these things.” – St. Paul
Vi: “When a door opens, go through it.”
Dorothy Willis, 81, has made a lifetime of helping others.
‘You don’t have to like everyone, but you do have to ‘love’ them.”
James (Jim) Weidman, 76, continues to be one of the community’s most effective leaders in the arts.
“It is through hard work as volunteers and generosity as philanthropists that has gotten us to where we are and will get us to a better future.”
Kenneth Wilde, 92, got his master’s degree at age 87, the oldest graduate in UMSL history.
“Don't dwell on the negative”