Deaths

In Remembrance

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

Rev. James Datko, OMI
former associate professor of philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, 
Oct. 17, 2015

David Ellison, Ph.D.
former associate professor of accounting and chair of the Accounting Department, Heider College of Business; Dec. 31, 2015

Rev. Gerry Stockhausen, S.J.
former associate professor of accounting, associate dean and interim dean, Heider College of Business; Jan. 11, 2016

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

 

Deaths

1939

Mary Harrahill Conry, SCN, Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 7, 2015.

1940

Ralph N. Lundell, BS, Olathe, Kan., Nov. 30, 2015.

1942

John A. Tedore, ARTS, West Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2015.

1944

Margaret Flaherty Canny, SCN, Denver, Nov. 7, 2015.

Leonard E. Kuffel, MD, Missoula, Mont., June 28, 2015.

Helen Jacobs Shadle, SJN, Omaha, Nov. 22, 2015.

1945

Eunice Hlavac Bird, SJN, Bellevue, Neb., Jan. 13, 2016.

1946

Mary Frances “Fran” Janulewicz Greene, SJN, Omaha, Aug. 26, 2015.

Louis T. Winninger, BSM’45, MD, Waterloo, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2015.

1947

John F. Carroll, BSC, Pasadena, Calif., Dec. 26, 2015.

Patricia Walters Heffron, BS, Omaha, Sept. 9, 2015.

Joslyn Pruner Simpson, SCN, Fremont, Neb., Aug. 20, 2015.

1948

John J. Barton, JD, Torrance, Calif., Sept. 10, 2015.

Agnes Haller Bertoldi, SCN’46, BSN, Everett, Wash., Sept. 24, 2015.

Stanley J. Bunat, ARTS, Dallas, Sept. 3, 2015.

Frank “Jerome” Given, JD, Elkhorn, Neb., Aug. 21, 2015.

Hon. Donald E. O’Brien, JD, Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 18, 2015.

1949

Zita McCoy Bennett, SCN, Sacramento, Calif., Sept. 19, 2015.

Robert M. Gregory, BS, Omaha, Aug. 14, 2015.

Lloyd W. Kilmer, BSC, Surprise, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2016.

Frank C. LaFerla, BSC, Omaha, Dec. 19, 2015.

Courtney C. Quinn, BS, Kennesaw, Ga., Dec. 30, 2015.

1950

Paul D. Donovan, BSC, Omaha, Nov. 6, 2015.

Ross H. Hill, DDS, Mansfield, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2015.

Warren P. Jurgensen, MD, Dallas, Oct. 2, 2015.

Aloysius A. “Lou” Kubat, DDS, Omaha, Sept. 4, 2015.

Edna Winter Rettenmaier, BSN, Alameda, Calif., Dec. 27, 2015.

William A. Thayer Jr., BSC, Rolling Meadows, Ill., Oct. 6, 2015.

Edward B. Waldmann, BSM’46, MD’48, MS, Scottsdale, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2015.

1951

Richard B. Doyle, BS, New Haven, Ky., Nov. 29, 2015.

Bradley C. Field Jr., JD, Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 9, 2015.

Dale Kent, JD, Omaha, Jan. 13, 2016.

Gregory A. Schissel, MD, New Hope, Minn., Aug. 22, 2015.

Katherine Hubenka Vana, SCN, Bellevue, Neb., Aug. 18, 2015.

1952

Joanne Kudrna Ferguson, BS, Beatrice, Neb., Oct. 12, 2015.

Vincent S. Finocchiaro, BSC, Rancho Mirage, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015.

John E. “Ed” Fitzpatrick, MD, West Lake Hills, Texas, Oct. 23, 2015.

Richard Kovarik, MD, Rapid City, S.D., Jan. 14, 2015.

Edward C. Spethman, ARTS, Omaha, Oct. 6, 2015.

1953

Francis J. “Frank” Luebbert, BSC, Omaha, Dec. 14, 2015.

Bernard C. Nalty Sr., BA, Woodstock, Md., Aug. 19, 2015.

Lloyd W. Johnson, BSC, Billings, Mont., Aug. 1, 2015.

Walter M. Stillmock, ARTS, Omaha, Dec. 4, 2015.

1954

Howard R. “Rollie” Johnson, BSPha, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Dec. 26, 2015.

Louis Pardini, MD, Fresno, Calif., Nov. 3, 2015.

Gordon W. Pedersen, DDS, Novelty, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2015.

Sebastian A. Zarbano, BS’50, MD, Omaha, Nov. 1, 2015.

1955

Sr. Lucy Callaghan, PBV, BSN, Aberdeen, S.D., Oct. 22, 2015.

Jane Gregg Harwood, SCN, Omaha, Nov. 26, 2015.

Dario L. Marenco, DDS, Stockton, Calif., Dec. 5, 2015.

William S. Ramacciotti, ARTS, La Vista, Neb., Dec. 31, 2015.

1956

William L. Kozal, DDS, Omaha, Dec. 24, 2015.

Salvator Polito, BS, Arvada, Colo., Nov. 7, 2015.

Mary Dierks Sprout, SCN, Redmond, Wash., Dec. 3, 2015.

1957

Janice Cunningham Susanin, ARTS, Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2015.

Dennis L. Gainey, PHARM, Dunlap, Ill., Jan. 7, 2016.

Rebecca Harmsen Kurtz, SJN, Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 7, 2015.

Richard J. Macke, MSEdu, Lake City, Iowa, Oct. 29, 2015.

1958

Joseph P. McDonnell, BSBA, Bellevue, Neb., Nov. 9, 2015.

Salvatore “Sam” Pirruccello, JD, Augusta, Maine, Oct. 1, 2015.

Sr. Mary Dorothy Pluhacek, N.D., BS, Omaha, July 1, 2015.

Joseph L. Sajbel, DDS, Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 24, 2015.

Hon. Eugene F. Tyson, BSBA, Norfolk, Neb., Oct. 10, 2015.

Msgr. Leonard M. Ziegmann, MSEdu, Elkhorn, Neb., Dec. 29, 2015.

1960

Dr. Donald A. Dynek, BS, Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 30, 2015.

1961

Gerald M. Haney, DDS, Omaha, Nov. 25, 2015.

John J. Janas Jr., MD, Hampton, N.H., Jan. 3, 2016.

Clint A. “Pete” Wilber, DDS, Norfolk, Neb., Oct. 11, 2015.

1962

Vincent T. Guarnaccia, MD, Mason, Mich., Nov. 17, 2015.

Sr. Mary Rita Lavinge, OSU, BS, Maple Mount, Ky., Sept. 17, 2015.

Larry J. Maciejewski, ARTS, Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 3, 2015.

David W. Mack, BS’58, MD, Springfield, Ill., Jan. 3, 2016.

Lew A. Sirian, BA, Omaha, Dec. 7, 2015.

John Roger Sullivan, JD, Penn Valley, Calif., Dec. 29, 2015.

1963

Sr. Mary Judith Brown, S.L., MA, Rock Falls, Ill., Aug. 4, 2015.

Sr. Agnes Conway, O.P., MS, Saint Catherine, Ky., Oct. 5, 2015.

John E. Kilbride, MD, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Dec. 11, 2105.

Colette Desnoyers Mahowald, BSN, Watertwon, S.D., Dec. 11, 2015.

1964

John E. Anderson, DDS, Laguna Hills, Calif., Dec. 15, 2015.

Robert M. Biondi, MD, Skillman, N.J., Oct. 7, 2015.

Sr. Mary Norbert Flesch, RSM, MSEdu, Joplin, Mo., Aug. 27, 2015.

Patricia Kiper Rummer, BA, Lisle, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015.

1965

Charles J. Brown, BUSADM, Joliet, Ill., Dec. 6, 2015.

Carol Scholl Burnett, BA, Solana Beach, Calif., Sept. 27, 2015.

Patrick R. Dugan Sr., BSBA, Omaha, Nov. 4, 2015.

1966

Maj. Mary L. Bosiljevac, JD, Albuquerque, N.M., Jan. 6, 2016.

Donald F. Buckley, MD, Milford, Conn., Sept. 1, 2015.

Mary Lindstrom Janssen, BSPha, Cheyenne, Wyo., Aug. 28, 2015.

John F. Payne, JD, Clarinda, Iowa, Nov. 15, 2015.

1967

Mary Beth Petersen Coate, BSChm’64, MS, Omaha, Sept. 24, 2015.

Joan Ripp Kelly, BSN, Seattle, Jan. 14, 2016.

Joseph J. Pedotto, DDS, Sun City West, Ariz., October 2015.

1968

Albert E. Nick Jr., BSBA, Overland Park, Kan., Oct. 17, 2015.

1969

Daniel L. Doolan Jr., BA, St. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 3, 2015.

William C. Evans, BSBA, Elgin, Neb., Nov. 22, 2015.

Gerald M. Fleming, MD, San Francisco, July 1, 2015.

Joan Smith Gehrke, BA, Grosse Pointe, Mich., Sept. 3, 2015.

Margaret Trondle Zenner, BA, Naples, Fla., Nov. 24, 2015.

Andrew R. Zinkl, MA, Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 28, 2015.

1970

Robert L. Hobbins, BA, Edina, Minn., Jan. 1, 2016.

1971

Lorray D. Smith, BA, Omaha, Nov. 6, 2015.

1972

James P. Fletcher Jr., DDS, Clovis, Calif., Sept. 15, 2015.

John B. Pohl, JD, Queensbury, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2015.

William J. Sneckenberg, JD, Chicago, Sept. 23, 2015.

Richard J. Walter, BSPha, Mesa, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2016.

1973

John T. Sheehan, BA, Tustin, Calif., Sept. 11, 2015.

1974

Diana R. Abbott, ARTS, Omaha, Sept. 21, 2015.

Joseph P. Procaccini, MD, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 24, 2015.

1975

Richard J. Yeshnowski, MBA, Elkhorn, Neb., Aug. 23, 2015.

1978

Andrea M. Addington, BSN, Ankeny, Iowa, Nov. 15, 2015.

Russell F. Keplinger Jr., DDS, Omaha, Nov. 24, 2015.

John W. Wilke, JD, Omaha, Sept. 12, 2015.

1979

Paul T. Jonas, BA, Denver, Oct. 30, 2015.

Evelyn Meyer Sobczyk, BSBA, Omaha, Oct. 16, 2015.

1981

Sr. Mary Anne Murphy, OSM, MMin, Omaha, Sept. 20, 2015.

1984

Marilynn D. Schmitt, BS, Dunlap, Iowa, Oct. 19, 2015.

1985

Terry L. Azeltine, BS, Bellevue, Neb., Sept. 2, 2015.

1986

Harold W. Andersen, HON, Omaha, Dec. 17, 2015.

1987

John A. Petsche, JD, Iowa City, Iowa, Aug. 30, 2015.

1988

Elizabeth Broderick Guthrie, BA, Omaha, Sept. 24, 2015.

1991

Robert G. Kirschner, JD, Sauk City, Wis., Aug. 1, 2015.

Lisa Keane Schartz, JD, Omaha, Oct. 12, 2015.

Matthew D. Snyder, BSBA, Chicago, Dec. 1, 2015.

1992

Sr. Marguerite M. McGranahan, RSM, MA, Merion Station, Pa., Dec. 15, 2015.

1997

David A. Deyle, JD, Phoenix, Nov. 29, 2015.

2003

Angela T. Kruszynski, JD, Omaha, Oct. 5, 2015.

2005

Anna M. Davis, MBA, La Vista, Neb., Nov. 27, 2015.

2014

James M. Gorman, BSBA, Leawood, Kan., Sept. 2, 2015.