Nancy Kinnersley

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Nancy Kinnersley passed away Wednesday evening at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. She was born June 13, 1944 in the small town of East Williamson, New York just east of Rochester. She earned her BS degree at SUNY Albany, her Masters in Mathematics at UT Austin, and her PhD in Computer Science at Washington State University. Since moving to Lawrence in 1989, she had taught in the Computer Science and EECS Departments at KU. She leaves a sister Jean Engleson of Penfield, New York a brother Nelson Bliek of Minneapolis, Minnesota, husband Bill of Lawrence, three children Susan Patterson of Overland Park, Margaret Kinnersley of Stevensville, Montana and Bill Kinnersley of Cranston, Rhode Island, and grandchildren Alex and Nathan Patterson. Words cannot express the loss we feel at her passing. Funeral services have not been planned.
Published in Lawrence Journal-World from May 20 to May 22, 2016