Private inurnment for Marilyn Jane Stokstad, 87, Lawrence will be held at Pioneer Cemetery. She passed away peacefully at her home. A celebration of her life will be held in the fall at KU.
Marilyn was born February 16, 1929 in Lansing, MI the daughter of Olaf L. and Edythe M. (Gardiner) Stokstad.
She was the Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History at the University of Kansas.
Survivors include her sister, Karen Leider, and niece, Anna Leider, both of Alexandria, VA
Memorials may be made in her name to the KU Endowment Association for the Spencer Research Library or the Spencer Museum of Art and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
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