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March 2015


ARCHER-Mia Inez, 84. Memorial Mass March 25 at St. Columbkille Church, Papillion. Survived by husband, Robert Maynard; children and spouses, Mary Jane and Paul Escobar, Wildomar, Calif., Robyn and Capt. James, (Ret.) George, Bellevue, Benjamin Baldwin, and John Robert Maynard, Monterey, Calif.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Dozens of people gather March 21 in prayerful support of traditional marriage at the northeast corner of 76th and Dodge streets in Omaha. Photo by John Bosco/Staff.

More than 70 people gather at Omaha prayer rally for marriage

More than 70 people gathered with signs, rosaries and prayers at a busy intersection of Omaha March 21 to defend traditional marriage.

“It was a very heavily trafficked area, so we were visible,” said Christine Sun, an organizer of the rally sponsored by America Needs Fatima.

SCHEIDING-Rita A. (Marshall)

SCHEIDING-Rita A. (Marshall), 68. Funeral Mass March 26 at Holy Ghost Church. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Bernice Marshall; brothers and sister-in-law, Ray and Betty, and John; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Mike McGovern, Kathleen Sanden, and Gaines Owens.


BERGSTROM-Leona M., 88. Funeral Mass March 26 at Mary Our Queen Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, Ronald V. Bergstrom. Survived by children and spouses, R.J.

Creighton Prep BASH

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 4:00pm

Creighton Prep BASH: April 25, at Creighton Preparatory High School, Heider Center, 7400 Western Ave., Omaha. Theme is ESPN “Game Day.” Valet parking east side entrance. Game day attire. Noon electronic bidding; 5 p.m. Mass in Skinner Chapel and cocktail reception and silent auction; 7 p.m. welcome and opening prayer; 7:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. live auction and raffle drawing; Mass in Skinner Chapel after BASH.

“Cursing Mummies”

Repeats every day until Sun Apr 12 2015.
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

“Cursing Mummies”: April 10 and 11, 7 p.m. and April 12, 2 p.m. at Mary Joy and Tal Anderson Performing Arts Center on Marian High School’s campus, 7400 Military Ave., Omaha. Cost: $7 students, $10 adults. Advance tickets contact Michelle Procopio Delisi at

LaSalle Club events: Spaghetti Works and Omaha Beef Football

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 4:00pm

LaSalle Club events: Single Catholic archdiocesan young adult group. Contact, website at or email

  • April 18: 5 p.m. Spaghetti Works, 8416 Park Dr., Omaha, then Omaha Beef Football at Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St., Ralston. RSVP by April 14. Football tickets $15-$50.


STRECKER-Virgil D., 87. Funeral Mass March 24 at Christ the King Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by parents; four brothers. Survived by wife, Merlyn M. Strecker; children and spouses, Susan and Mike Keller, and David and Linda Strecker; six grandchildren. Memorials to 40 et 8 Nurses’ Program, the church or Nebraska Humane Society.

STOYSICH-James George

STOYSICH-James George, 94. Funeral Mass March 25 at Holy Ghost Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by wife, Genevieve (Wozniak); parents, Thomas W. and Elizabeth (Kollar); brothers, Thomas J., Albert S., Rudy F.


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