An obituary and guest book can be viewed at legacy.com.
She was the mother of Mike Rowan, Development Office; numerous members of her extended family have attended St. Thomas.
She was the mother of Jerry Sweeney, St. Paul Catering manager.
Hilda was the mother of Steve Trost, Greenhouse, and Lisa Dochniak, library.
Dr. Ryan, former president of Indiana University, served on the St. Thomas board for 18 years.
She was the mother of Pat Alexander, Luann Dummer Center for Women and the Center for Faculty Development.
They are the sister and niece of Erin Thigpen, Office of Residence Life.