Deaths

In Remembrance

We remember Creighton University faculty and Jesuits who have recently died.*

Bill Harmless, S.J.
Holder of the Graff Chair in Catholic Theological Studies; Oct. 13, 2014

Donal Magee, M.D.
Professor emeritus, former chair of the Department of Physiology/Pharmacology, School of Medicine; Feb. 3, 2015

James Michalski, S.J.
Member of the Creighton Jesuit Community; Dec. 6, 2014

Fletcher A. Miller Sr., M.D.
Former chair, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine; Jan. 25, 2015

Bernie Reznicek
Former dean, Heider College of Business; Dec. 14, 2014

Sr. Marie Schwan, CSJ
Former instructor, Christian Spirituality Program; Dec. 30, 2014

* Faculty and Jesuits who are Creighton alumni are listed in the Alumni Deaths section of Creighton University Magazine.

Deaths

1935

Mary Simon Haigler, SJN, Casper, Wyo., July 15, 2014.

1938

Mary Morgan Hannan, ARTS, Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 14, 2014.

1939

Rosemary Gaughan Daly, BSC, Omaha, Jan. 8, 2015.

1940

John F. Daly, PhB’38, JD, Omaha, June 9, 2014.

Theresa German Mrzlak, SJN, Columbus, Neb., May 30, 2014.

Mary Walsh Tomek, SJN, David City, Neb., April 17, 2014.

Jack N. Williams, BS, Omaha, April 17, 2014.

1941

Eileen J. Boyle, PhB, Omaha, Aug. 30, 2014.

Agnes Ritter Brennan, SJN, Manchester, N.J., April 22, 2014.

Olive Odorisio Circo, PhBJrn, Henderson, Nev., July 24, 2014.

Arthur C. Larson, JD, LaVista, Neb., April 30, 2014.

1943

William F. Boyle, BSC, Omaha, Nov. 8, 2014.

Shirley Cleone Burke, SCN, Billings, Mont., Oct. 24, 2014.

Harry H. Hess, BSC, Omaha, Aug. 13, 2014.

Russell E. Miller, ARTS, Mesa, Ariz., March 15, 2014.

Ramona A. Walla, SJN, Omaha, Oct. 22, 2014.

1944

Alice Roth McGowan, BusAdm, Omaha, Oct. 21, 2014.

John MacRae Williams, DDS, BSD, Omaha, Nov. 8, 2014.

1945

Robert C. Brady, ARTS, Franklin Lakes, N.J., Oct. 4, 2014.

Samuel C. Buda, BSD’44, DDS, Omaha, Oct. 17, 2014.

Milton H. Coutu, MD, Mesa, Ariz., July 13, 2014.

Mary King Primeau, ARTS, Omaha, Oct. 28, 2014.

1946

Kenneth M. Keane, MD, Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 31, 2014.

Angelo J. Leoni, BSM’45, MD, Petaluma, Calif., July 7, 2014.

1947

Mary Phelan Kircher, MD, Altoona, Iowa, Nov. 20, 2014.

Edward H. Zieg, BSC, Omaha, June 17, 2014.

1948

Clark W. Carnaby Jr., JD, Palm Harbor, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014.

John G. Esch, MD, Joplin, Mo., Nov. 9, 2014.

James T. McGuckin, BSM’46, MD, Albuquerque, N.M., Nov. 1, 2014.

1949

Marilyn Wilkinson Cawiezel, BS, Lisle, Ill., April 21, 2014.

John F. “Scot” Crozier, BS, Omaha, Sept. 21, 2014.

Richard P. Dreier, BSC, Papillion, Neb., April 17, 2014.

Jean Cunningham Huntling, ARTS, Palmdale, Calif., Nov. 16, 2014.

Jeanne Freshman Keller, BSN, SJN, Omaha, April 27, 2014.

Katherine Neumayer Kelley, SCN, Chesterton, Ind., May 16, 2014.

Rodney A. Livings, BSC, Sioux City, Iowa, Dec. 11, 2013.

Helen Peterson Lynch, BS, West Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 15, 2014.

Morris W. Maupin, BSPha, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, April 22, 2014.

Russell W. Raybould, BSC, Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 13, 2014.

Joseph J. Skudlarek Sr., BS, Omaha, Oct. 9, 2014.

Margaret Targy Webb, BSChm, Papillion, Neb., Oct. 4, 2014.

1950

Paul W. Beckenhauer, JD, Fort Calhoun, Neb., Oct. 27, 2014.

Paul V. Convey, BSC, DeWitt, Iowa, May 5, 2014.

Jerome D. Frede, BSC, Charlottesville, Va., July 24, 2014.

Gerald J. Parent, BSC, Indianapolis, Sept. 2, 2014.

Joseph V. Prusa, BS, Omaha, Sept. 3, 2014.

Bernard J. Steinhauser, BSPha, Abilene, Kan., Sept. 1, 2014.

1951

Pauline Haring Haddad, SJN, Omaha, June 15, 2014.

Bernard J. Kvidera, BSC, Anthon, Iowa, March 8, 2014.

Clarence J. Ludwig, MD, Sarasota, Fla., June 17, 2014.

Darwin A. Marlatt, MD, Lakewood, Wash., May 6, 2014.

Richard M. O’Neill, MD, San Jose, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014.

Mary Martin Richardson, BS, Glendale, Ariz., April 17, 2014.

Emil F. Sodoro, JD, Omaha, July 27, 2014.

Sr. Mary Vincent Strittmatter, OSU, MA, Louisville, Ky., Oct. 6, 2014.

1952

George T. Arens, BS, Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 3, 2014.

Joan Walz Arnold, SCN, Omaha, May 9, 2014.

Diane McKenna Brown, BS, San Marcos, Texas, April 25, 2014.

James E. Donlan, BSC, Phoenix, May 23, 2014.

Nancy Gray, SJN, Lyons, Colo., June 16, 2014.

Evelyn Kuhlman Hauder, SJN, Nebraska City, Neb., June 18, 2014.

Herardo A. “Al” Jiron, BSPha, Espanola, N.M., Oct. 10, 2014.

James B. Rossiter Jr., BusAdm, South Sioux City, Neb., Oct. 30, 2014.

J. William Waters, BSC, Ames, Iowa, May 10, 2014.

Betty Benne Winther, SJN, Omaha, Oct. 20, 2014.

1953

James P. Fitzgerald, MD, Whittier, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014.

Carmelita Pound May, BSC, Stratton, Colo., Sept. 5, 2014.

Daniel E. Nelson, BSC, Omaha, Oct. 11, 2014.

J. Logan Rogers, MD, Spokane, Wash., Aug. 11, 2014.

Kathleen McGrane Sullivan, SJN’47, BSN, Concord, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014.

Zetta A. Wiater, SJN, Omaha, April 23, 2014.

1954

John H. Bender, BS, Green Valley, Ariz., June 30, 2014.

James J. Holmberg Sr., BSC’51, JD, Omaha, June 2, 2014.

E. James Kula, BS’52, JD, Columbus, Neb., June 28, 2014.

Sr. Vita Julia Linnebur, CSJ, BSPha, Wichita, Kan., June 19, 2014.

Casmir A. Murillo, MD, East Leroy, Mich., Nov. 11, 2014.

Joanne “Jody” Melton Radnich, SJN, Minneapolis, May 11, 2014.

John A. “Jack” Steenson, BSC, Mesa, Ariz., April 11, 2014.

Norman V. Wheeler, MD, Sutter Creek, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014.

1955

Carolu Neavins Condon, BSPha, Spokane, Wash., Sept. 18, 2014.

S. Leonard Cutuli, DDS, Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 2, 2014.

Annette Semper Lammers, SJN, Florissant, Mo., Aug. 23, 2014.

John W. Vogel, BSC, Oelwein, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2014.

1956

Jesse R. Abboud, ARTS, West Haven, Conn., May 14, 2014.

Thomas E. Brown, BS’54, JD, Broomfield, Colo., June 26, 2014.

Dennis P. Clark, ARTS, Des Moines, Iowa, May 3, 2014.

Patrick F. Currigan, BSC, Phoenix, April 27, 2014.

Viridiann Bode Gorman, BS, Grand Island, Neb., July 30, 2014.

Thomas C. Graham, MD, Iowa Falls, Iowa, April 21, 2014.

Lawrence D. Halbur, BSC, St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 1, 2014.

Thomas A. Hermanek Sr., BSC, Omaha, July 23, 2014.

Dr. Bohdan J. Koszewski, MSM, Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2014.

Sr. Anne Matisek, CSA, MA, Fond du Lac, Wis., Aug. 30, 2014.

Marilyn Bradley Santella, SJN, Easton, Conn., June 17, 2014.

Gerald V. Stark, BSC’51, JD, Scottsdale, Ariz., July 5, 2014.

1957

James E. Curran, BS, Phoenix, July 16, 2014.

Donald F. Fangman, MD’51, MSM, Omaha, Oct. 18, 2014.

Oliver W. Parrett, BS’53, MS, East Brunswick, N.J., April 16, 2014.

Milton J. Swartz, BS’52, MD, Littleton, Colo., July 17, 2014.

Frank J. Tomcykowski, BS, Omaha, July 5, 2014.

Kenneth B. Treinen, BS’54, JD, Omaha, Nov. 9, 2014.

Virginia Webb Watson, SJN, Hot Springs Village, Ark., Oct. 1, 2014.

1958

Helen Knievel Bracht, SCN, West Point, Neb., Nov. 1, 2014.

Warren H. Dunn, BSBA’56, JD, Naples, Fla., April 15, 2014.

Dr. Donald E. Gardner, BS’55, MS, Savannah, Ga., Oct. 3, 2014.

Joanna Nelle Lloyd, BS, Omaha, June 3, 2014.

Maureen Moylan Rathfon, SCN, Ketchum, Idaho, Aug. 29, 2014.

Charles K. Spear, BS, Pelham, N.H., Aug. 14, 2014.

Daniel L. Wagner, BS’56, MD, Omaha, Oct. 28, 2014.

1959

Sr. M.L. Bintner, OSF, MSEdu, Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 7, 2014.

Henry G. Brown, BS’54, JD, Omaha, July 10, 2014.

Renne Edmunds, BSC’53, JD, Omaha, Oct. 22, 2014.

James A. Kelly, BSBA, Bartlesville, Okla., May 18, 2014.

Donald L. Pape, DDS, Boise, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2014.

1960

Charles M. Graz, MD, Omaha, June 29, 2014.

Steven J. Lustgarten, JD, Omaha, Aug. 25, 2014.

William B. “Bernie” Madden, ARTS, Prairie Village, Kan., Aug. 1, 2014.

1961

Charles A. Bailie Jr., DDS, Kenai, Alaska, June 24, 2014.

Marian Schultz Ferrari, BSMT, San Jose, Calif., Oct. 25, 2014.

Rev. Thomas E. Geelan, MSEdu, Ruthven, Iowa, Sept. 26, 2014.

1962

Thomas W. McGee, BSBA, Colorado Springs, Colo., July 17, 2014.

Donald V. Reinig, BS, Hood River, Ore., June 29, 2014.

1963

Joyce Gibilisco Burbach, BA, Omaha, April 10, 2014.

David G. Ferrari, DENT, San Jose, Calif., July 14, 2014.

Sr. Agnes M. Ostry, BS’57, MA, Omaha, Aug. 25, 2014.

1964

Richard J. Brincks, BS, Crystal Lake, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014.

Robert L. Delaney, MD, Flemington, N.J., April 10, 2014.

Robert J. Maloy, DDS, BS’72, Centennial, Colo., Sept. 20, 2014. 

Theresa Murillo, MA, Kansas City, Mo., June 11, 2014.

Mary Troyer Parker, BSN, Ord, Neb., Nov. 11, 2014.

1965

Benjamin P. Costa, DDS, Broomfield, Colo., July 12, 2014.

Anthony A. LaGreca, MA, Omaha, Aug. 25, 2014.

M. Kathleen Mestl, ARTS, Omaha, Nov. 15, 2014.

1966

David E. Pavel, JD, Omaha, July 3, 2014.

Thomas R. Russell, MD, San Francisco, Aug. 4, 2014.

Richard W. Smith, MD, Concord, Calif., May 3, 2014.

1967

Thomas J. Baumann, BA, Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 25, 2014.

Thomas M. Foley, MD, Marshalltown, Iowa, May 13, 2014.

Rev. Donald J. Slaven, MSEdu, Sioux City, Iowa, Sept. 16, 2014.

1968

Richard J. Debevec, DDS’68, Orange, Calif., May 5, 2012.

Satish K. Mediratta, MD’68, Omaha, May 15, 2014.

1969

Edward T. Mines, BSBA, Cedar Creek, Neb., July 30, 2014.

Sr. Mildred Warner, OSF, MA, Campbellsport, Wis., May 30, 2014.

1970

John C. Kocarnik Jr., BSBA, Omaha, Nov. 10, 2014.

Mary Jarry Padrnos, BSRT, Omaha, June 19, 2014.

Robert W. Steyskal, MD, Redding, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014.

1971

Michael R. Aspen, BSBA, Omaha, Aug. 7, 2014.

John C. Ensweiler, BA, Crown Point, Ind., Aug. 24, 2014.

Timothy G. Heaston, BS’67, DDS, Carmel, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014.

Sr. Mary Lou Murray, OSF, MA, Dubuque, Iowa, May 25, 2014.

Barbara Schon Orcutt, ARTS, Jefferson City, Mo., Aug. 25, 2014.

Dr. David M. Palrang, LAW, Topeka, Kan., Dec. 29, 2013.

Eleanor Olson Schultz, MSGuid, Omaha, Oct. 29, 2014.

1972

Bruce D. Fleming, JD’72, Shawnee, Kan., June 2, 2014.

Edward J. Keenan, BS’70, MS’72, Portland, Ore., Aug. 14, 2014.

1973

Jeffrey V. Coen, BA, Dallas, Jan. 14, 2014.

Matthew D. Markel, BSBA, Omaha, July 18, 2014.

1974

Dr. Katherine Chaperon-O’Brien, MS, Kennewick, Wash., Sept. 24, 2014.

Ronald L. Gilbride, JD, Ithaca, Neb., April 15, 2014.

1975

Tom J. DeCino, MD, Carlsbad, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014.

L. Carmen Novoa, MA, Omaha, Oct. 3, 2014.

Thomas C. Wisler Sr., MD, Indianapolis, Oct. 28, 2014.

1976

Mary Kopperud Ramsey, MSEdu, Omaha, May 14, 2014.

1978

Edward A. Horowitz, MD, Omaha, June 22, 2014.

James E. Novotny, MD, La Crosse, Wis., Oct. 16, 2014.

1981

Richard M. Marsicek, BS, Omaha, Oct. 6, 2014.

1982

Joseph L. Burdette, MS, Tallassee, Ala., Oct. 20, 2014.

1983

Robert J. Lawton, BS, Omaha, July 15, 2014.

Dr. Lisa Swinton McLaughlin, BA’79, JD, Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 2015.

1984

Rev. Neil J. Draves, MSChrSp, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., April 14, 2014.

Terrence P. Maher, BSBA’81, JD, Omaha, Aug. 12, 2014.

Michelle Guenette Sachs, BA, Seattle, Oct. 7, 2014.

1985

John A. McLeod IV, BA, Hattiesburg, Miss., May 3, 2014.

1986

Christopher L. Ingrim, JD, Belton, Texas, June 21, 2014.

Maureen F. McGinley, BA, Omaha, Nov. 13, 2014.

1987

Gary R. Campbell, JD, Larkspur, Colo., Oct. 11, 2014.

Gary G. Ecklund, MCSM, Omaha, Oct. 2, 2014.

Michael J. Trout, BA, Elkhorn, Neb., Oct. 12, 2014.

Bernard F. “Barney” Walsh, BA, Overland Park, Kan., May 4, 2014.

1988

Larry J. Steier, JD, Omaha, June 8, 2014.

1989

James J. Hoffman, MMin, Weston, Mo., June 23, 2014.

1990

Robert J. Antczak, MBA, Omaha, May 13, 201.

1991

Dean J. DeRanieri, DDS, Millbrae, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014.

1992

Ardyth Zinke Barber, MS, Exira, Iowa, July 28, 2014.

1993

Lt. Thomas J. Hamilton II, JD, Lithia, Fla., May 22, 2014.

Marc J. Speiker, BA, Savage, Minn., Aug. 6, 2014.

1994

Karen Orr Conoán, MA, LaVista, Neb., April 27, 2014.

Jodi R. Kolar, MS, Merrill, Iowa, April 26, 2014.

1997

Colleen Pope Vitu, BA, Wilmette, Ill., May 29, 2014.

2000

Rabbi Myer S. Kripke, HON, Omaha, April 11, 2014.

2001

Kathleen Flanagan Brink, BSBA, Omaha, May 13, 2014.

2003

Carole A. Langenstein, MA, Fairview Heights, Ill., Sept. 22, 2014.

2005

Leah R. Gadzikowski, JD, Omaha, Aug. 17, 2014.

2008

Jeffrey T. Bullington, PharmD, Milan, Tenn., April 4, 2014.

Janice M. Jansky, MSAPM, Omaha, Oct. 2, 2014.

2011

Andrea L. Boeve, MSN, Steen, Minn., June 30, 2014.

2014

Matthew S. Roth, BSBA, Oronoco, Minn., Nov. 8, 2014.