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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.   -John 3:16

Holy Family asks your prayers for these deceased members of our community and their families. Deceased alumni, faculty and staff are grouped by graduation year in the lists below. If we have inadvertently missed someone, we deeply apologize. Please contact the Alumni Office at (563) 582-5456 or via email, so we can update our records. 

*Slides were updated in October 29, 2019. Those that have passed since are listed below.

Mass of Remembrance

Each fall, Wahlert and Mazzuchelli students come together to celebrate Mass and remember and celebrate the lives of our alumni who have gone before us this past year. Families of alumni and current/former staff members who have passed away in the previous year are invited to join us and present a flower to the altar in memory of their loved one. All community members are welcome to join us for Mass.

The 2020 Mass of Remembrance will be held in late October or early November 2020.

Those who will be remembered and celebrated at the 2020 Mass of Remembrance are:

  • Donald Osterhaus '70
  • Randy Sanman '77
  • Joe Trannel '67
  • Barb (Pfiffner) Johnson '69
  • David Udelhofen '74
  • Karen (Mellon) Walter '66
  • Kevin O'Toole '73
  • Mary (Schlueter) Cahill '79
  • Jill (Vanderah-Shanahan) Lee '70
  • Carol (Helling) Klinkhammer '60
  • Carol (Spensley) Judge '68
  • Kim Nauman '02
  • Cyndia (Weber) Stecher '68
  • Ronald Schromen '67
  • Charles Dillon '74
  • Robert Richard '63
  • James Brady '60
  • David Osterberger '65
  • Michael McCoy '65
  • Paul Meloy '61
  • Ron Smyth '67, former employee
  • Randall Ploessl '72
  • Marybeth (McDonald) McLees '78
  • Mary (O'Brien) Williams '74
  • Steven Burgess '70
  • Michael Fincel '72
  • Ronald Driscoll '60
  • Michelle (Schultz) Higley '70
  • Don Miller, former employee
  • Michael Kelly '71

In Memoriam Donation

A gift in honor of an alumni or someone in our community dedicated to Catholic education is a wonderful way to honor one's life and pay forward the gift of Catholic education. If you would like to make a donation in memory of a loved one, friend or classmate, please click here.

For more information on memorial gifts, please contact Bob Noel at 563-582-5456 ext. 284 or via email.


2019 Mass of Remembrance

The 2019 Mass of Remembrance was held on Wednesday, October 30. The Mazzuchelli and Wahlert students were joined by over 140 guests to honor 73 alumni and former staff who passed away in the past year.

Contact Us

Christine McAllister
Director of Alumni & Special Events
(563) 582-5456 x 255