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Carlene Nicholson Juncker

Carlene "Niki" Nicholson Juncker, assistant professor of theatre and dance at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and USITT member, died May 13, 2007 after an extended illness.

Ms. Juncker joined the faculty of UMSL in 2005 and previously spent more than 20 years with Lindenwood University in Missouri where she served as chair of the Faculty Senate. She also was on the faculty at Washington University. She was a graduate of Springfield (Illinois) High School and earned a bachelor's degree in fashion design from Washington University's School of Fine Arts. She later earned a master's degree in theatre from Lindenwood University.

After spending several years designing children's clothing in New York, she returned to designing for theatre and dance. Ms. Juncker worked in New England and the Midwest including 11 years as resident designer for the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre. Her last work for the University of Missouri-Saint Louis was seen in the musical production of BOOTH! this spring.

In addition to belonging to USITT, Ms. Juncker was also a member of ATHE.

Survivors include a son, Steven C. Juncker of San Antonio, Texas; a daughter Laura M. Juncker of Boise, Idaho; a grandson, Daniel E. Mills; and two sisters.

Services were held May 18 in University City, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108.

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