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1954
Margaret Jean Huffman (MA)
was
a resident of Morning Pointe, Rich-
mond, Kentucky, and died at the age
of 88 at her home on December 17,
2012. A native of Palestine, Illinois,
she was born April 9,1924, and was the
daughter of the late Frank and Emma
Punkott Huffman.
1954
Ann M.
Kirkpatrick (MCE)
of Loveland, Illinois,
died January 15,
2013. Kirkpatrick was
born May 15, 1929,
in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Bruce and Mil-
dredMcMillan. She grew up on the fam-
ily farm, graduated from Twin Falls
High School, and went on to earn a BA
in English from the University of Idaho
and an MA in Christian education
from San Francisco Theological Semi-
nary. While working at the Capitol
Heights Presbyterian Church in Den-
ver, she met her husband, James Taylor
Kirkpatrick. They married in Twin
Falls May 21, 1956, and moved to Car-
pentersville, Illinois, in 1966. Kirkpat-
rick was a lifelong member of the
P.E.O. and an active church member.
After retirement in 1987, Kirkpatrick
and her husband moved to Loveland to
enjoy the mountains they both loved.
There, Kirkpatrick’s days were filled
with friends, travel, and volunteer-
ing—reading to students at Laurene
Edmondson Elementary School and
assisting in Guest Relations at McKee
Medical Center. She spent 25 years at
McKee and in 2010 became the first
volunteer to be honored with their
Caring Angel award. Ann’s husband
predeceased her in 2003. She is sur-
vived and missed by her brother, Bruce;
her daughters, Kay, Barbara, and Lau-
ra; and her grandchildren, Robin and
Carl.
1954
Gordon R. Nicholson (B.Div.)
died
November 4, 2012, at Eastgatespring
Health Care Center in Cincinnati,
Ohio. He graduated from San Fran-
cisco Theological Seminary and served
as a pastor for 30 years in congregations
across the nation, including Dayton
Presbyterian Church in Kentucky. He
was a World War II Army veteran. He
was preceded in death by his wife, A.
Rosemary Nicholson, who died April
22, 2012. He is survived by his son,
David, and wife, Mary, of Anderson
Township, Ohio; his son, Terry, of
Nicholsville, Ohio; his son, Peter, of
Los Angeles; and three grandchildren,
Christopher, Lauren, and Nichole.
1956
Carolyn Durham Nicholson (MA)
died April 8, 2013. Nicholson’s adult
life was filled with education, travel,
and great friends. She was an inte-
gral part of each community that she
joined, from missionary work in San
Francisco’s Chinatown to Tehran, Iran;
in the higher-education institutions
she attended, which included Pomo-
na College, Stanford University, San
Francisco Theological Seminary, and
Drew Theological Seminary; and in
her beloved church families in Burlin-
game, California, and in Morristown,
Lawrenceville, and Princeton (Nassau),
New Jersey.
Nicholson loved her time at Princ-
eton Theological Seminary, retiring as
Dean of Students in 2008. Following
retirement, she once again dove into a
life of service, leading Bible studies and
classes, traveling, and spending time
with her daughter’s young family.
Nicholson’s daughter, Kathryn; her
husband, Kevin; and her young sons,
Ryan and Sean Mournighan, will miss
her beautiful smile, her devoted atten-
tion to them, and the love of the arts
she shared. Nicholson is also survived
by her brother, Robert Durham, and
wife, Mary Jo, and her nephews, Ross
and Kirk, and their families.
1963
William Livingston
(B.Div.)
died Febru-
ary 4, 2013, in Min-
neapolis. Born in
Elizabeth, New Jer-
sey, he earned a BA
fromMiami University in 1960, before
earning a BD from San Francisco
Theological Seminary in 1963. He
later earned an MFA in theater from
the University of Minnesota in 1969.
He served as associate or interim pastor
of churches in Minnesota, Iowa, Cali-
fornia, and Washington; as interim ex-
ecutive presbyter of the Presbytery of
South Dakota; as Director of Major
Gifts at Macalester College; and as
president of the Luther Child Center
in Everett, Washington. Livingston was
active in the Presbytery of the Twin
Cities as co-chair of the Committee on
Ministry and as a member of the pres-
bytery council. He was also proud of
his contribution as Artistic Director of
the Theater of Involvement in Minne-
apolis from 1967 to 1976. A loving fa-
ther and grandfather, he attended
countless sporting events, concerts, and
graduations with his late wife, Ethel
Kay. He is survived by his sister, Grace
Stansfield, and husband, Roger, of Ros-
IN MEMORIAM
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