Mary Jane Adelsberger, 85, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away September 17, 2012. Jane was born in 1927 to Steven and Winifred Adelsberger in St. Louis, Mo. She earned her Bachelors Degree at Fontbonne University and her Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame. She was formerly the chairperson of the English and Modern Language Department of Avila University. Mary Jane is survived by sister, Winifred Adelsberger CSJ of St. Louis, and friend, James Fitch. Arr.: Kansas City Funeral Directors, (913) 262-6310.
Published in Kansas City Star on September 19, 2012