Deaths

In Remembrance

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

Raymond F. Olmo, DDS, associate clinical professor of periodontics in the School of Dentistry; Aug. 2, 2017

Mark J. Wierman, PhD, professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences; Aug. 8, 2017

Bruce J. Malina, PhD, STD, professor emeritus of theology in the College of Arts and Sciences; Aug. 17, 2017

Richard J. Hallworth, PhD, professor of biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine; Sept. 1, 2017

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

1945

Elizabeth Wack Doyle, SJN, Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 30, 2017.

Nelly A. Nigro, BSPha, Los Angeles, Aug. 3, 2017.

1947

M. Bernice Holden Cheslak, SJN, Omaha, July 30, 2017.

Mildred Dusing Glyn, SJN, La Vista, Nebraska, June 7, 2017.

1948

LaVerne E. Abts, JD, Elkhorn, Nebraska, Aug. 15, 2017.

John H. “Jack” Cruise, ARTS, Corning, Iowa, Aug. 10, 2017.

Mary Korbmaker Simon, SJN, Omaha, July 26, 2017.

1949

William M. Kizer Sr., BUSADM, HON’96, Omaha, Aug. 20, 2017.

1950

Dolores Doksansky Gruber, ARTS, Omaha, Aug. 5, 2017.

Frank J. Insolera Sr., BSPha, Omaha, Aug. 17, 2017.

Patricia Fairfield Newcomb-Hagan, BS, Weymouth, Massachusetts, July 30, 2017

1951

Theodore W. Eller Sr., DDS, Knoxville, Iowa, Aug. 23, 2017.

Paul B. Knievel, BUSADM, Omaha, May 31, 2017.

Agnes “Peg” Kirby Mahoney, SJN, Daly City, California, May 31, 2017.

Neil J. Welch, JD, Omaha, June 29, 2017.

1953

Dr. Peter Jurtshuk Jr., MS, Houston, July 9, 2017.

Daniel B. McNair, JD, Columbus, Nebraska, May 31, 2017.

Natalie Newell McNeil, ARTS, Omaha, June 30, 2017.

Gerald R. Uhl, BSC, Sioux City, Iowa, Dec. 14, 2016.

1954

Kenneth J. Stangel, BSC, Onawa, Iowa, June 16, 2017.

1955

Frank J. Gollon, BSC, Cottage Grove, Minnesota, June 25, 2017.

Thomas E. Grier, BS’51, MD, Carlsbad, California, June 2, 2017.

Frederick H. Hodell, MD, Cherry Valley, California, July 1, 2016.

Theresa Hoffmann McCaslin, SCN, Omaha, Aug. 11, 2017.

1956

Edward G. Bennett, BS, Henderson, Nevada, Dec. 21, 2016.

Msgr. Mervin J. Hood, MSEdu, Fort Dodge, Iowa, July 27, 2017.

Edward F. Malone, ARTS, Houston, Aug. 11, 2017.

Gertrude Pound Tighe, BS, Omaha, Aug. 16, 2017.

1957

Dr. King J. Dykeman, BA, Fairfield, Connecticut, Aug. 8, 2017.

John A. Fischer, MD, Thornton, Colorado, July 20, 2017.

John W. Kennedy, JD, Omaha, June 17, 2017.

1958

Edward F. Greteman, BSBA, Billings, Montana, June 11, 2017.

Francis J. “Frank” Kudlacz, ARTS, Omaha, June 10, 2017.

Lucille Howser Kuzelka, SCN, York, Nebraska, May 12, 2015.

1959

William A. Fitzgerald, BSBA, Omaha, Sept. 1, 2017.

Gary R. Provost, DDS, Scottsdale, Arizona, July 9, 2017.

1960

Kathleen Rynaski Caldwell, BUSADM, Papillion, Nebraska, July 11, 2017.

Dr. Margaret F. Fay, SCN, Buford, Georgia, Aug. 10, 2017.

Paul A. Floersch Jr., ARTS, Omaha, July 5, 2017.

Darrell I. Gisvold, MD, Belvedere Tiburon, California, July 11, 2017.

Joyce M. Ortgies, MLN, Omaha, June 28, 2017.

1961

Charles A. Hanna, MD, San Diego, May 31, 2017.

Sr. Maureen Murray, SSND, MA, Mankato, Minnesota, May 30, 2017.

Anne Barna Ostronic, SJN, Omaha, July 12, 2017.

Alfred M. Rotondaro, MA, Shady Side, Maryland, June 26, 2017.

Susannah Svoboda Trebtoske, BA, Crystal, Minnesota, July 21, 2017.

John L. Truscott, BSPha, Prior Lake, Minnesota, May 28, 2017.

1963

Janet Kyral Dean, BSBA, Bennington, Nebraska, Aug. 6, 2017.

Sr. M. Brendan Fry, OSB, MSEdu, Atchison, Kansas, June 17, 2017.

1964

Susan Jakaitis Furay, BA, Omaha, Aug. 4, 2017.

Joseph D. Lehan, BSPha, Minden, Iowa, Aug. 7, 2017.

Joseph W. Robben Jr., BA, San Clemente, California, May 31, 2017.

Sr. Teresa Wolfe, OP, BS’58, MA, St. Catharine, Kentucky, Aug. 7, 2016.

1965

John W. Chandler, DDS, Arcadia, California, May 9, 2017.

Edward J. York, BA’62, MA, Goldsboro, North Carolina, June 26, 2017.

1966

Samuel J. Amato, BA, Omaha, July 22, 2017.

Daniel  R. Fritz, JD, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 25, 2017.

James  C. Hohn, DDS, Yankton, South Dakota, June 5, 2017.

Dennis J. Vidmar, DDS, Pueblo, Colorado, June 12, 2017.

1968

Larry F. Lutwitze, BA’65, MA, Carroll, Iowa, Jan. 23, 2017.

1969

W. Terrence Bates, BA, Merced, California, July 8, 2017.

Anthony J. Cruise, BSBA, Tucson, Arizona, June 20, 2017.

Gayleen M. Kuehn, SJN, Carroll, Iowa, July 8, 2017.

1970

Clyde A. Christian Sr., JD, Elkhorn, Nebraska, June 22, 2017.

Sr. Margaret Miller, RSCJ, MSGuid, Atherton, California, May 17, 2017.

1971

Michael A. Wang, BA, Omaha, July 22, 2017.

1974

Michael H. Feekin, MSGuid, Joplin, Missouri, June 12, 2017.

1975

Joseph A. Corona, MS’72, MD, Greeley, Colorado, March 15, 2017.

M. Gene Harmon, BSBA, Grapevine, Texas, Dec. 11, 2015.

1978

Edward A. Junker, ARTS, Bernalillo, New Mexico, July 14, 2017.

1979

James E. Connor, JD, Omaha, Aug. 3, 2017.

1983

Mary Couchman Beerling, JD, Omaha, July 26, 2017.

1984

Edward D. Ammala, BS’80, MD, Rolla, Missouri, May 31, 2017.

1988

Kevin F. Mulhall, BSBA, Omaha, May 25, 2017.

1991

John P. Weaver, MD, Altadena, California, March 29, 2017.

1992

Shona A. Bohbrink, BSN, Fremont, Nebraska, July 24, 2016.

1996

James L. Gerstle, BSN, Louisville, Kentucky, June 14, 2017.

2001

Michelle R. Glasz, PharmD, De Witt, Iowa, June 13, 2017.

2002

Kelly L. Stankiewicz, PharmD, Omaha, July 3, 2017.