Obituaries

Friday, January 03, 2020
Father Benliro was fixture at St. Mary Magdalene parish
Father Fernando Benliro enjoyed the routines of his life as an archdiocesan priest. That life included teaching Spanish and coaching tennis for high schoolers, and offering Mass and reconciliation to downtown Omaha commuters at St. Mary Magdalene Church. Father Benliro, who retired in 2003 and[...]
Monday, December 30, 2019
Father Richling was a ‘people person’
Father Theodore Richling Jr. loved being around people. “When people gathered, he would be there,” said Father Michael Gutgsell, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Springfield and defender of the bond of the Metropolitan Tribunal for the archdiocese. “He was a people person,” Father[...]
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Father Brown was a visionary for youth ministry
Augustinian Father James Brown, who was a leader in the Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) movement nationally and in Omaha, and who served in Omaha parishes, died Dec. 8 in Oxnard, California. He was 98. Father Brown’s religious order, the Augustinian Recollects, will hold a vigil service Dec. 17[...]
Friday, December 06, 2019
Deacon Conrad served in Schuyler and Omaha
Deacon James Conrad died Nov. 11. He was 89. A funeral Mass was held Nov. 15 at Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Omaha, with interment at St. John Cemetery in Bellevue. Deacon Conrad was ordained in 1998 and served at both St. Mary Parish in Schuyler and Ss. Peter and Paul Parish. Father[...]
Friday, December 06, 2019
Deacon Capoun remembered as a storyteller
Deacon Marv Capoun’s travels as a member of a polka band and his work as a postmaster gave him a lot of friends and a lot of stories to tell, a fellow deacon said. Deacon Capoun died Nov. 10 at St. Joseph’s Villa and Court in David City, Nebraska. He was 85. A funeral Mass was held[...]
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
HANUS-Elaine
HANUS-Elaine, 72. Funeral Mass Oct. 9 at St. Leo's Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Bellevue. She was preceded in death by parents, Frank and Helen Hanus; grandparents; aunts; uncles. Survived by siblings, Paul (Ann) Hanus, Christine Schulenberg, Margaret Breen and Mary (Ken) Loth; uncle,[...]
Monday, October 07, 2019
PATERA-Kathleen A.
PATERA-Kathleen A., 76. Funeral Mass Oct. 9 at St. John Vianney Church. Interment St. John Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, James G. Patera; daughter, Kimberly J. Patera, DVM; parents, Mary and Alexander Kaczmarek. Survived by son and spouse, Kevin and Dawn Patera; one granddaughter; one[...]
Monday, October 07, 2019
ROCKWELL-Clifton Jr. "Rocky"
ROCKWELL-Clifton Jr. "Rocky," 93. Funeral services Oct. 7 at St. Patrick Church, Gretna. Interment in New Hampshire. Preceded in death by parents, Clifton Granville Rockwell and Margaret Amelia Eriksen; brother, Milton; sisters, Anna and Margaret. Survived by wife, Janet Rockwell; sons, Lawrence,[...]
Monday, October 07, 2019
MOPPIN-Terrence A.
MOPPIN-Terrence A., 75. Funeral Mass Oct. 7 at St. Mary's Church, Bellevue. Interment St. John's Cemetery. Survived by wife, Jane; other loving family and friends. Memorials to the family. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME
Monday, October 07, 2019
GRANT-Timothy K. "Tim"
GRANT-Timothy K. "Tim," 58. Funeral Mass Oct. 8 at St. Robert Bellarmine Church. Private Interment. Preceded in death by parents, John T. and Marian Grant. Survived by wife, Teresa; children, Spencer, Chloe, Delaney and Jack; siblings, Martha Bruckner (Bob), John (Shari), Joe (Mary), Sue Grant[...]
Monday, October 07, 2019
RUSSELL-Maria Clair
RUSSELL-Maria Clair, 89. Funeral Mass Oct. 6 at St. Margaret Mary Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Preceded in death by husbands, Mike Mullen and David Dean Parrish M.D.; brother, Edmund Russell. Survived by children, David, Mark Todd, Lise, Valerie and Monique; sister, Anne Debs, 13[...]