In Remembrance

In Remembrance

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

Jeffrey Smith, PhD, associate professor emeritus of education and director of the master's degree program in school counseling and preventive mental health, June 3, 2021

Susan Sullivan-Tuncan, instructor in the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI), June 13, 2021

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

1937

Margaret O’Neil Rastatter, BA, Portland, Oregon, June 11, 2019.

1944

Tony J. Cavaleri Jr., ARTS, Omaha, March 21, 2021.

1947

Camilla Moersen Nelson, SJN, Omaha, May 18, 2021.

1948

William L. Keitges, BSPha, Omaha, Feb. 22, 2021.

Marcella Pietzyk Maystrick, SJN, Papillion, Nebraska, May 24, 2021.

1949

Marie Tilley McClernan, BSPha, Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 8, 2021.

1950

Kathryn Harmer Derby, SJN, Papillion, Nebraska, May 30, 2021.

John R. Gahan, BUSADM, Omaha, Feb. 26, 2021.

Margaret Enarson Hollander, SJN’48, BSN, Arvada, Colorado, May 2, 2021.

Jerry Mahoney, BSPha, Papillion, Nebraska, Nov. 22, 2020.

Walter A. Zeeb, DDS, Arvada, Colorado, Nov. 3, 2020.

1951

Joanne Regis Cardoza, SJN, Monterey, California, April 19, 2021.

Solomon R. Schneider, DDS, Mount Vernon, Missouri, Nov. 17, 2020.

Rev. Alonzo R. Smithhisler, BS, Macomb, Illinois, Sept. 20, 2019.

1952

Rev. Michael G. Printy, BS, Omaha, June 16, 2021.

1953

Donald H. Albright, BSPha, Omaha, April 25, 2021.

Phyllis Verzani Beck, JD, Creighton, Nebraska, May 27, 2021.

Paolino Favara, BA, Omaha, May 29, 2021.

Katherine Behm Kotera, SCN, Bellevue, Nebraska, May 14, 2021.

Donald F. McDonnell, MD, Piscataway, New Jersey, April 17, 2020.

1954

Robert J. Komasinski, BS, Omaha, May 26, 2021.

1955

Mary Jo Cleaver, BS’52, JD’54, MA, Omaha, April 9, 2021.

Robert E. Connor, BSPha, Omaha, May 13, 2021.

Norma J. Klaas, SCN, Petaluma, California, Oct. 29, 2020.

1956

Eileen Berning Annin, BS, Omaha, March 18, 2021.

Joseph A. Herzog, DDS, Butte, Montana, Nov. 17, 2020.

Virginia Wiltse Lynch, SCN, Austin, Texas, April 16, 2021.

1957

William S. Pritchard, BSBA, Omaha, April 3, 2021.

James E. Schneider, JD, Omaha, May 6, 2021.

1958

Sabatino Di Censo, MD, Tucson, Arizona, Jan. 30, 2021.

Bernard J. Leininger, MD, Clarendon Hills, Illinois, May 30, 2021.

Joy N. Lindquist, JD, Omaha, March 3, 2021.

Lee F. McNamara, BS’54, MD, Omaha, May 12, 2021.

William F. Rozmajzl Sr., BSBA, Omaha, April 25, 2021.

Sr. M. Marita Schweiger, OSB, BS, Norfolk, Nebraska, March 4, 2021.

William M. Wilder, BSPha, San Diego, March 14, 2021.

1959

William H. Berner, MD, St. Louis, Feb. 18, 2020.

J. Patrick Byorth, MD, Billings, Montana, March 20, 2021.

James H. Elston, MD, Omaha, May 3, 2021.

Leonard R. Frodyma, BS, Omaha, April 10, 2021.

Barbara Weber Healey, SCN, Cape Coral, Florida, April 24, 2021.

Paul E. Meister, BUSADM, Richardson, Texas, Aug. 11, 2020.

Dr. Kevin D. Reilly, BS, Pell City, Alabama, June 12, 2020.

John W. Wilson, BS, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 16, 2021.

1960

Col. Frederick J. Burbach, BA, Apopka, Florida, April 19, 2021.

Keith I. Frederick, JD, Papillion, Nebraska, April 20, 2021.

Paul W. Kopsky Sr., BSBA, Glencoe, Missouri, May 6, 2021.

1961

Paul L. Lenherr, ARTS, Saint Marys, Kansas, Aug. 9, 2019.

Charles M. Williams Jr., BS’53, DDS, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, May 5, 2021.

1962

Roland A. Steele, MD, Lewiston, Idaho, May 13, 2020.

1963

Jack F. Chapman, BSBA’62, JD, Omaha, June 3, 2021.

John E. McCarthy, DDS, Kenai, Alaska, Feb. 18, 2021.

1964

Doran E. Ryan, DDS, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, April 8, 2021.

Judith Bruning Schenkelberg, SJN, Omaha, April 30, 2021.

Paul C. Staffier, MD, Mendon, Massachusetts, May 29, 2021.

1965

Fran Taylor Dowd, BA, Omaha, March 10, 2021.

Dan J. Keenan, BSBA, Omaha, May 26, 2021.

Gail F. Person, DDS, Gilbert, Arizona, Jan. 10, 2021.

Joseph J. Sterba, BSBA, Bellevue, Nebraska, March 24, 2021.

Curtis R. Swenson, MBA, Sarasota, Florida, May 17, 2021.

John P. Vanderheiden, MD, Bend, Oregon, March 4, 2021.

Allen E. Zencka, MD, Benton Harbor, Michigan, April 14, 2021.

1966

Joseph P. Fleischman, MA, Roseville, Minnesota, May 6, 2021.

Annette Pape Kelleher, BA, Omaha, May 28, 2021.

Sr. Rita Mary Morrissette, MSEdu, Omaha, April 14, 2021.

Walter S. Weckbaugh, BSBA, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, May 2, 2021.

1967

Dennis M. Connolly Sr., BSBA’64, JD, Omaha, April 19, 2021.

Larry G. Coppage, BSPha, Burlington, Iowa, Oct. 2, 2020.

Mary LaGreca Hannon, MA, Lincoln, Nebraska, June 20, 2021.

John M. Holloway Jr., BA, Omaha, May 2, 2020.

Donald J. Offermann, MSGuid, St. Paul, Minnesota, April 6, 2021.

Edward A. Wolf Jr., MD, San Antonio, May 19, 2021.

1968

Patrick J. McPherson, BA, Omaha, May 9, 2021.

Sharalee Battiato Milligan, BA, Forest Lake, Minnesota, June 15, 2021.

1969

Jeanette Labedz McReynolds, ARTS, Omaha, April 28, 2021.

Elizabeth J. Novak, BSPha, Excelsior, Minnesota, May 1, 2021.

Dr. Harold D. Williams, MA, Baltimore, March 30, 2021.

1970

Paul E. Kelley, BSBA, Johnson City, Tennessee, April 3, 2021.

George J. Kubat, BSBA’67, JD, Omaha, April 12, 2021.

Timothy J. Pugh, BA’67, JD, Omaha, May 17, 2021.

1971

Therese M. Johnson, BS, Omaha, March 6, 2021.

Sr. Anne M. Mullen, BVM, MSGuid, Dubuque, Iowa, Nov. 10, 2020.

Frank P. Ramacciotti, BSBA’67, JD, Buffalo, Minnesota, April 29, 2021.

John P. Rose, BSPha, Grand Island, Nebraska, June 5, 2021.

1972

Dianne Wunn Cancian, BSN, Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2021.

Paul J. LaPuzza, BSBA’70, JD, Omaha, May 30, 2021.

1973

Gary H. Zajic, BS, Livingston, Montana, May 29, 2021.

1974

Gene O. Kruse, MBA, Nixa, Missouri, Oct. 8, 2020.

John F. Paopao, MD, Hilo, Hawaii, March 10, 2020.

Dr. Robert P. Todd, ARTS, Fremont, Nebraska, May 30, 2021.

1976

Joseph Lawry, BS, Coral Springs, Florida, May 24, 2021.

Rev. Donald L. Stortz, MS, Omaha, May 24, 2021.

Mark E. Treinen, BSBA, Omaha, April 13, 2021.

Margaret Bell Vance, BA, Wichita, Kansas, Feb. 18, 2021.

Henry M. Yeates, MD, Orem, Utah, April 27, 2021.

1977

Rhonda McMullen Fager, BSBA, Atlantic, Iowa, May 24, 2021.

Thomas M. Polt, JD, Rochester, Minnesota, Oct. 19, 2020.

1978

Kathryn Slominski Buchta, BS’72, MS’74, MD, Columbia, Maryland, Jan. 24, 2021.

1980

Dr. Joseph G. Anstey, BA, Maplewood, Missouri, Feb. 23, 2021.

Garry L. Dye, JD, Peoria, Arizona, Feb. 27, 2021.

Kathryn Knowles Whitenack, BS, Lawrenceville, Georgia, May 8, 2021.

1981

Teresa Hanlon Baker, ARTS, Cheyenne, Wyoming, April 29, 2021.

1982

W. Corry Larson, MS, Fruitland, Maryland, June 20, 2020.

1983

Monte L. Kruse, BA, Omaha, Feb. 15, 2021.

Carol Clark Weber, BSN, Wycombe, Pennsylvania, Feb. 24, 2021.

1984

Beverly Conkling Hubenka, BS’54, MS, Omaha, March 9, 2021.

1986

Denise Moffett Carpenter, BS, Prescott, Arizona, May 18, 2021.

Steven R. Clarke, BSBA, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, April 6, 2021.

Scott J. Salwolke, BA, Dubuque, Iowa, April 27, 2021.

1988

Ernest E. Johnson Jr., MS, Omaha, April 16, 2021.

Mary B. Lundak, JD, Kansas City, Missouri, June 20, 2021.

Marian Torkelson Thomte, JD, Omaha, April 18, 2021.

1990

Sr. Julianne Allen, MChrSp, Blanco, New Mexico, March 12, 2021.

Stacey Bartlett Fenske, BSOT, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 11, 2021.

1991

Katherine Cook Siewert, BA’77, MA, St. Louis, Oct. 4, 2020.

Laura Embry Smith, JD, Omaha, May 24, 2021.

1994

Jayne Ebers Ritterbush, MCSM, Katy, Texas, March 22, 2021.

Michelle Fisher Sterup, BSN, Osceola, Nebraska, April 2, 2021.

1995

Joseph W. Hammeke, BSEVS, Burbank, California, April 13, 2021.

2005

Ross G. Bruening, BSBA, Omaha, May 29, 2021.

2006

Melanie Randall Sanborn, MD, Spokane, Washington, Jan. 13, 2021.

2007

Linda S. Casey, BSEMS, Fairfax, Missouri, April 29, 2021.

Mary R. Gruber, BSEMS, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 21, 2021.

2008

Maria Masek Arnt, BA, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2021.

2009

David A. Catherall, BA, MA, Omaha, April 5, 2021.

2013

Gretchen W. Butler, MD, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 5, 2021.

2017

Scott R. Aichinger, MFA, Green Valley, Arizona, Nov. 1, 2020.

2018

Daniel J. Semrad, BSBA’71, MA’09, MS, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 8, 2021.