Jane Ulsafer-Van Lanen ' 61

Jane Ulsafer-Van Lanen ' 61

Sacred Heart Academy (1945-1967)

Jane Ulsafer-Van Lanen, 68, died of complications from pneumonia on August 1, 2012. She is from Hutchinson, KS and graduated from Scared Heart Academy in 1961. Upon graduating from Sacred Heart Academy, Jane continued her education and graduated from Wichita State with a degree in Nursing. Then in 1968 she completed her Masters of Nursing at the University of Colorado.  Jane started her career at Illinois Psychiatric Institute and would later serve several positions at Rush University Medical Center including Assistant Professor in the College Of Nursing, Director of Nursing Continuing Education, Director of Psychiatric Nursing and Associate Vice President/Director of Psychiatry Services.  In 1978 Jane married Robert J. Van Lanen and had one daughter together Kathleen. She is survived by her husband, daughter and sister Carol Ulsafer of Missoula, MT; as well as several beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.