Obituaries

Friday, August 12, 2022
Sister Eldena Scholl taught in Omaha
Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Eldena Scholl, who taught in the Omaha archdiocese, died Aug. 5 at St. Dominic Villa in Hazel Green, Wisconsin. She was 97. A funeral Mass was held… Read More
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Sister Donna Ryan taught in Omaha, served needs of others
Sister of Mercy Donna Ryan, who taught in Omaha and advocated for others, died July 31 in Omaha. She was 80. A funeral Mass was held Aug. 9 at Mercy… Read More
Thursday, August 04, 2022
Sister Jean Margaret taught at former Omaha school
Sister Jean Margaret Black, a member of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, died July 27 at Mount Carmel Bluffs in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 98. A… Read More
Thursday, July 07, 2022
Deacon Richard Mueting valued faith, family, Catholic education
Deacon Richard Mueting – who served Sacred Heart and St. Mary parishes in Norfolk for more than 20 years – valued faith, family and Catholic education. His life reflected those… Read More
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Sister Anna Wolfe was hospital chaplain in Omaha
Sister Anna Wolfe combined her musical talent with her compassion to help others during difficult times. Sister Anna, a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis, died in Omaha… Read More
Friday, June 24, 2022
Father McCluskey sprinkled in humor with his service
Father James McCluskey was someone people could turn to for advice and counsel – and certainly for a good laugh, those who knew him said. “He had a great sense… Read More
Thursday, June 02, 2022
Deacon Kalkowski remembered for compassion, devotion to Eucharist
Years as a social worker, then as a hospital chaplain, sharpened Deacon Kenneth Kalkowski’s listening skills and deepened his compassion, his daughter said. Years of eucharistic adoration and daily Mass… Read More
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
Sister Mary Sean was a nursing administrator in Omaha
Sister of Mercy Mary Sean Crimmins, whose career in nursing and administration included three years in the Archdiocese of Omaha, died May 25 at Mercy Villa in Omaha. She was… Read More
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Sister Catherine taught at St. Cecilia School
Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Catherine Cox, who taught in the Omaha archdiocese, died May 15 at St. Dominic Villa, in Hazel Green, Wisconsin. She was 80. A funeral Mass was held… Read More
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Sister Marilyn was instrumental in providing affordable housing in Omaha
Sister of Mercy Marilyn Ross had a passion for helping low income individuals and families acquire quality, affordable housing. During 32 of her 63 years of religious life, she made… Read More
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Sister Margaret Sibbel spent decades in education, mostly at rural archdiocesan schools
Sister Margaret Sibbel was a religious sister for nearly 80 years, serving as an educator in Illinois, Montana, Wisconsin and Nebraska. She dedicated about 45 of those years to students… Read More