Joan Sleeper Bandeen, ’51—nurse, homemaker, poodle enthusiast, and dedicated church member—died October 10 at age 92. Bandeen was born in Washington, DC on February 10, 1929. Early on she found a passion for nursing, ignited by service as a World War II Junior Army Navy Guild Organization (JANGO) health aide beginning at age 13. She started her nursing career at Garfield Hospital before moving on to the Walter Reed Medical Center (1951-1953) and then serving at the National Institutes of Health until 1960. Joan Sleeper married William Bandeen, a NASA scientist and reserve Army captain, in 1960. A homemaker thereafter, she raised two sons and a daughter largely in Brinklow, MD. She was an informal breeder and dog show enthusiast.
Rose Mary (Burroughs) Schulte, ’51— whose career at Georgetown University Hospital included work in hospital, hospice, and nursing education settings—died October 2 at age 92. Rose Mary Burroughs was born June 26, 1929, in Baltimore. In 1953, she married Dr. Joseph E. Schulte and together they raised their children in Towson, MD. She displayed her artistic talents in multimedia painting and was a docent at the Baltimore Museum of Art. She served as a Eucharistic minister to the sick and led weekly prayer and discussion activities at Summit Retirement Community in Hockessin, DE, where she lived.
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