In Memoriam - Fred Ansell

Posted by Paula Paine on March 13, 2013 in Alumni, Community, Faculty/Staff, "Fred Ansell", "In Memoriam", "News and Notes", "OU Trustee", "The College" A longtime friend of Ottawa University passed away November 4, 2012. The Reverend Dr. Fred Asher Ansell, 67, of Topeka, was on the Board of Trustees from 1998 to 2007. He served on a number of committees, including the Executive Committee, Mission and Identity Task Force, Committee on Academics, Committee on Trusteeship, and the 2005 Presidential Selection Committee. Ansell spent more than 34 years in ministry, including ten years as Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region. He is survived by his wife, Trena, children Aaron Ansell and Jennifer Blair, two brothers, many grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.