Deaths

In Remembrance

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

Geoffrey C. Anderson, PhD
Adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry and assistant director of training for the combined Creighton-UNMC Psychiatry Residency Program; March 11, 2016

Rev. Robert H. Fitzgerald, SJ
Former chaplain, Creighton University Medical Center; March 17, 2016

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

Deaths

1941

Elouise Wilson Forbes, NURS, Phoenix, May 29, 2016.

Corliss W. Mallett, BA, Spring, Texas, May 31, 2016.

Louis H. Norris, BSC, Des Moines, Iowa, July 16, 2016.

Ruth Binder Quinn, SJN, Spearfish, S.D., May 12, 2016.

Eileen Batenhorst Schmitz, SJN, Spokane, Wash., June 2, 2016.

1944

Leota Fridrich Cahall, SJN, Satellite Beach, Fla., May 24, 2014.

Richard J. Fangman, BSM’43, MD, Omaha, Sept. 25, 2016.

Harold J. Kestel, BSD’43, DDS, Storm Lake, Iowa, July 17, 2016.

1945

MaryJane Julius Tellier, SJN, Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 25, 2016.

1946

Mary Oertel Frede, SJN, Charlottesville, Va., Sept. 8, 2016.

Dr. Rene E. Gunzelman, BSM, Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016.

1948

Ralph D. Beasom, MD, Los Angeles, April 2016.

James R. English, BSC, Denver, June 26, 2016.

Sr. M. Carlene Yonker, OSF, BSPha, Colorado Springs, Colo., June 20, 2016.

1949

James E. Burbach, BSC, Denver, May 12, 2014.

Francis X. Parle, BS, Lacey, Wash., June 7, 2015.

LeRoy V. Sedlacek, ARTS, Safety Harbor, Fla., April 22, 2016.

Eleanor Shea Walsh, BS, Lincoln, Neb., July 2, 2016.

1950

Shirley Gibb Asmussen, BSPha, Omaha, June 27, 2016.

John H. Grosjean, MD, Lakewood, Colo., July 25, 2016.

Patricia F. McGovern, BS, Omaha, Aug. 13, 2016.

Rev. Edward I. Quinn, BS, Samabula, Fiji, July 12, 2016.

J. Paul Thomassen, MD, Yuba City, Calif., July 22, 2016.

1951

Donald T. Cannon, BS, Mayville, N.D., June 3, 2016.

James J. Corboy, BSC, Dallas, Aug. 30, 2016.

Benjamin J. Cunningham Jr., JD, Grand Island, Neb., June 12, 2016.

Robert P. Heaney, BS’47, MD, Omaha, Aug. 6, 2016.

Michael J. Hogan, ARTS, Omaha, Aug. 7, 2016.

Robert D. Marcotte Sr., JD, Elkhorn, Neb., Aug. 23, 2016.

Joan Tousignant Weetman, BSN, Murrieta, Calif., June 17, 2016.

1952

Martin A. Caliendo, BSPha, Omaha, April 28, 2016.

Steve Hoody, MD, Omaha, Sept. 24, 2016.

Sr. Patricia Lowman, OSU, BS’50, MA, Louisville, Ky., May 3, 2016.

1953

Mary Holbrook Dethlefs, BS, Omaha, July 10, 2016.

John F. Fennell, BSC’50, JD, Atherton, Calif., February 2016.

Margaret Feehan McMahon, SCN’51, BSN, Omaha, Aug. 19, 2016.

Robert A. Mitchell, MS’52, MD, San Francisco, May 20, 2016.

John R. Whaley, BSC, Overland Park, Kan., Sept. 8, 2016.

1954

Thomas J. Kuelbs, DDS, San Diego, May 28, 2016.

Robert E. Schell, DDS, Minneapolis, Nov. 1, 2015.

Ted J. Stessman, BSC, Omaha, May 17, 2016.

1955

Dolores Lubeley Downing, BS, Omaha, July 2, 2016.

John F. Fitzgibbons, BS’50, MS’51, MD, Panora, Iowa, July 16, 2016.

Mary “Anna” Kenny Halbach, SCN, Arvada, Colo., June 3, 2016.

Marlyn Seeman Hunke, BUSADM, Ankeny, Iowa, May 26, 2016.

Robert G. Townley, MD, Omaha, Sept. 8, 2016.

1956

Carlos Torres Aguiar, MD, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Feb. 11, 2016.

Donald E. Gunderson, BS’51, MS’55, MD, Cincinnati, Sept. 10, 2016.

William E. Jeffers Jr., BSBA, Englewood, Colo., April 1, 2016.

Joseph M. McQuillan, BSBA, Irving, Texas, July 13, 2016.

Maurice F. Quinlan, BS’52, MD, Omaha, May 27, 2016.

1957

William J. Carroll, BSPha, Nebraska City, Neb., Aug. 8, 2016.

Donald E. Thorin, ARTS, Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 9, 2016.

1958

Paul D. Brick, BSBA, Fredericksburg, Va., Sept. 16, 2016.

Edward R. Coe, BSPha, Heber Springs, Ark., May 16, 2016.

Ronald J. Downey, MS, Auburn, Calif., July 20, 2016.

Sam A. Milone, BS’52, MS, Omaha, May 18, 2016.

1959

Donald R. Gard, ARTS, Glendale, Ariz., May 17, 2016.

Norman V. Wirth, MD, Las Vegas, May 27, 2016.

1960

Andrew J. Weis, MD, San Diego, June 3, 2016.

1961

Jean O’Malley Bailey, BUSADM, Urbandale, Iowa, May 26, 2016.

Sr. Mary L. Bauman, CPPS, BS, St. Louis, May 14, 2016.

Jeanne Card Burnes, SCN’55, BSN, Omaha, June 28, 2016.

Daryl R. Stephenson, BS’56, MD, Yankton, S.D., June 16, 2016.

1962

Nicholas J. Santoro, BS, Kansas City, Mo., June 13, 2016.

1963

Rev. Thomas E. Bannantine, SJ, MA, Wauwatosa, Wis., Aug. 8, 2016.

1964

F. Donald Kapps, BS’60, MD, North Oaks, Minn., July 6, 2016.

Roy A. McLaughlin, MD, Caldwell, Idaho, Aug. 31, 2016.

Anthony J. Rejent, MD, St. Louis, Aug. 5, 2016.

William M. Wanamaker, MD, Neenah, Wis., May 31, 2016.

1965

Jerome P. Hahn, BA, Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2016.

William F. Koeppen III, BA, Chesapeake, Va., Nov. 29, 2015.

James J. Regan, MD, Omaha, June 27, 2016.

1966

Sr. Julie A. Coyne, OSF, BSPha, Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 24, 2016.

Thomas E. Desmond Jr., MD, Edison, N.J., June 3, 2016.

1967

Patrick F. Dowd, BA, Boelus, Neb., April 26, 2016.

James L. Fishback, MBA, Omaha, Aug. 13, 2016.

Rev. James W. Kiernan, MSEdu, West Des Moines, Iowa, May 15, 2016.

Joe Oppold, MSGuid, Waterloo, Iowa, July 1, 2016.

1968

John J. Connor, JD, Lenexa, Kan., April 30, 2016.

Susan Borner Sanger, BSN, Sisters, Ore., Aug. 2, 2016.

1969

George J. Grobins, DDS, University Place, Wash., Dec. 10, 2015.

1970

Thomas J. Hall, MA, Omaha, May 7, 2016.

1971

Patrick L. Brennan, BA, Falls City, Neb., June 28, 2016.

Mary Kaye Loomer Eggers, BA, Fort Myers, Fla., June 14, 2016.

James F. Powers, BA, Clinton, Iowa, July 23, 2016.

1973

Marion Kristine “Kris” Burns, BA, Blair, Neb., Sept. 7, 2016.

Georgia M. Hagen, BA’71, MSEdu, St. Paul, Minn., April 26, 2016.

Elaine Chandler Tidwell, SJN, Omaha, Aug. 27, 2016.

1974

Carol Tacke Hicks, BS, Utica, S.D., May 1, 2016.

1975

Anthony P. Dalton, BS’71, MD, Cookeville, Tenn., May 14, 2016.

Gary L. Johnson, BSPha, Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 17, 2016.

Gary V. Puro, MD, Truth or Consequences, N.M., May 28, 2016.

1976

James N. Lemon, DDS, Roosevelt, Utah, Feb. 22, 2016.

1977

Daniel J. Harmon, MD, Waco, Texas, May 31, 2016.

Joseph A. Miloni, BUSADM, Omaha, Aug. 18, 2016.

Joseph C. Schiro, MD, Sarasota, Fla., Aug. 6, 2015.

1978

Evelyn Evans Boiser, BSN, Moloaa, Hawaii, Aug. 18, 2015.

John R. Sodoro, BSBA’75, JD, Omaha, Aug. 28, 2016.

1979

David A. Breuss, BUSADM, Des Moines, Iowa, June 8, 2016.

Lori Sullivan Cable, BSN, Omaha, July 25, 2016.

1980

Frederick G. Heimrod, BUSADM, Arlington, Neb., July 31, 2016.

1981

Sr. Margaret M. Held, SSSF, BSN, Durant, Miss., Aug. 25, 2016.

Rev. Timothy J. Lange, MMin, Yankton, S.D., Jan. 7, 2016.

1982

Michael J. Athey, BA, Peoria, Ill., June 25, 2016.

Sr. Regina Erbacher, SCL, MChrSp, Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 4, 2016.

1984

Stephen E. Budd, BS’80, MD, Omaha, Aug. 15, 2016.

1986

Jeffrey J. Kaftan, BSBA, Green Bay, Wis., Aug. 13, 2016.

Mary Tracy Stannard, BA, Valley, Neb., Sept. 30, 2016.

1987

Nagae “Cheemay” Ohsawa, BSMth’85, MS, Austin, Texas, Aug. 15, 2016.

Mary Quinn Weber, BFA’84, JD, Omaha, Aug. 10, 2016.

1989

Catherine Shugrue Schaffner, JD, Prescott Valley, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2016.

1991

John M. Zill, BSBA, Omaha, May 28, 2016.

1992

Mary Martin Balken, MS, Omaha, May 15, 2016.

Lawrence P. “Pat” Langdon, BA, Omaha, June 22, 2016.

Sr. Madeline Studer, SSND, MA, Mankato, Minn., Aug. 25, 2013.

1994

John C. “Jack” Caranci, MBA, Council Bluffs, Iowa, May 16, 2016.

1995

Charles M. “Mike” Harper, HON, Omaha, May 28, 2016.

1996

Camilo B. Alba, BSBA’78, MCSM’94, MBA, Bellevue, Neb., Oct. 25, 2015.

Tammy Eckhardt Hynes, BSN, Kearney, Neb., May 4, 2016.

Mary Weidner McGowan, MS, Las Vegas, May 18, 2016.

2000

Julie C. Vander Mark, BS, Candia, N.H., Sept. 30, 2016.

2003

Jerome E. Bownes, BSMth, Omaha, Aug. 7, 2016.

2005

Christopher G. Kelley, DDS, Omaha, Sept. 2, 2016.

2013

Seth C. Rich, BA, Washington, D.C., July 10, 2016.