Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ Michael Richard (“Sam”) Smieja

Smieja, Michael Richard (“Sam”) 3/24/1964 – 5/14/2016, 52, of Scottsdale passed away unexpectedly on May 14, 2016. Sam was born in Minneapolis, MN, on March 24, 1964, the middle of five children. He graduated from St. John’s Prep (Class of 1983)…

In Memorium ~ Donald Guettler ’49

Donald Guettler died on April 12, 2016 in Anthem, AZ at the age of 83. “Don” was born to Philip and Marie Guettler on April 17, 1932 in Cologne, MN. Don attended St Bernard’s Catholic Elementary School in Cologne, MN, St…

In Memoriam ~ Terence (Terry) Austin Leonard Dosh ’48

“Your promise is very sure and your servant loves it” (Psalm 119:140). This was Terry’s prayer as he lived with Parkinson’s these last seven years. He died on April 7, 2016, believing: “Both in life and in death we belong…

In Memoriam ~ Father Richard J. Herrmann ’41

Father Richard J. Herrmann ‘41, at the age of 95 and a priest for 71 years, died on Thursday, February 18, 2016, in Marshfield. Father Herrmann was born on June 12, 1920 in Bryantown, Maryland, to Richard and Antonia (née…

In Memoriam ~ David J. Braun, ’56

David J. Braun, Class of 1956 David was born on September 20, 1938 and passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016.  David was a resident of Laguna Hills, California at the time of his passing. There will be a viewing at 12:30….

Rhoda Marie Ostendorf, Mother of Joe Ostendorf ’99

Rhoda Marie Ostendorf, age 76 of Sauk Centre, passed away Feb. 22, 2016. She was born Aug. 17, 1939, in Little Sauk, the daughter of Everett and Lyda Thompson. In 1956 she and Fred Ostendorf were married and made their…

In Memoriam ~Thomas Kelly McGough ’81

McGough, Thomas Kelly age 53, of Shorewood, MN, passed away December 23 after braving a 20 month journey with Stage 4 Glioblastoma brain tumor. Tom shared his spirit, wit, and the occasional Guinness with those lucky enough to count themselves…

In Memoriam ~ Bert Dold ’52

April 21, 1934 ~ Dec. 23, 2015 Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30 at the St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Clearwater for Berthold “Bert” Dold, age 81 of Clearwater, who passed away on December 23,…

In Memoriam – Michael David Meyers ’08

December 1, 1989 ~ November 21, 2015 Michael David Meyers died on November 21, 2015 in an avalanche while climbing in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lone Pine, California. He was 25 years old. Michael grew up at his family’s…

In Memoriam Father Leonard J. Loegering ’65

March 2, 1947 – Nov. 18, 2015 FARGO, N.D. – Father Leonard “Lenny” J. Loegering, 68, Fargo, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Essentia Health. Father Leonard Joseph Loegering, age 68, died November 18, 2015 in Fargo, ND. He was supported…