She was a member of the Theology Department at the University of St. Thomas and initiated the Focus on Theology program at St. Thomas.
She was the mother of Provost Richard Plumb.
She was a benefactor of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas. Sitzmann Hall is named after her and her husband, Eugene.
At 105, Hilgers was one of St. Thomas’ oldest living alumni.
She was a UST freshman during the 2014 fall semester.
She was the wife of Quentin Hietpas '53, emeritus vice president of external affairs; mother of David Hietpas '85, Tom Hietpas '87 and Paul Hietpas '99, physical plant services; grandmother of Matt Endres '08, Sara O'Neill '12 and Paige Hietpas '18; and mother-in-law of Tom Gavin '74, Tom Endre '80, Dan Bettenburg '87 and Tanya Hietpas '93.
Hale taught at the University of St. Thomas as a visiting professor in accounting for two summer session in the master’s program.
He was the husband of Joan (Zilka) Feely '09; brother of sophomore Jane Feely and Joe Feely '14; son of Dan Feely '80 and Maureen Feely '03; and grandson of Tom Feely, a longtime coach at St. Thomas.
He was the husband of Serene Thornton, professor emerita and adjunct faculty in the School of Social Work; father of William '98, Christopher '01 and Jonathan '08; and father-in-law of Lea '02, '07 M.S.W.
She was the mother of Samantha Whitcomb '18.
He was the brother of Pat Thomas, administrative assistant for Department of Special Education & Gifted Education.
He was the husband of Charlene Andrle-Olson, records manager in Institutional Advancement.
She was the sister of Peggy Jerabek, Student Diversity and Inclusion Services, and the aunt of Cody Jerabek ’13, Zackary Jerabek ’15, Miranda Jerabek ’16 and Brittany Jerabek ’18.
She is the mother of Lisa Dalsin.
Please remember in your prayers graduate student James Schaefer, the father of two St. Thomas undergraduate students, a two-time alumnus and an active alumni volunteer.
She has worked at St. Thomas for 24 years, mostly in the Alumni Office.
She was the sister of freshman Sam Wielgos
He is a teacher education field experience supervisor with the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
He was the father of philosophy adjunct professor Faith Glavey Pawl and father-in-law of philosophy professor Timothy Pawl.
The former dean of students was injured in a fall at his home.
He was the brother of Kate Caffrey, Department of Teacher Education, College of Education, Leadership & Counseling staff member.
He was the father-in-law of Diane Kruger, associate dean of the College of Education, Leadership & Counseling.
He was the father of Karen Schmidt from the View.
She was the mother of Jan Orf, reference librarian in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
Father Froehle played a key role in the 1987 affiliation of St. Thomas and the St. Paul Seminary. Services will be held Tuesday.