A man known alternately as Big Mike, Santa or just Mike, he was a longtime member of the maintenance crew on the Minneapolis campus.
Please remember in your prayers Jack Zahr '77, who died Tuesday. He was athletic and activities director at St. Thomas Academy.
He was the grandfather of Karen Cerney Harthorn, associate vice president of procurement; Colleen Hannon Moore ’94; Tim Hannon ’96; Sheila Hannon McGill, women’s soccer coach; Laura Cerney Welter ’97; Molly Hannon ’00; and Arianna Vazquez, a UST sophomore.
He is a building service worker in Schulze Hall on the Minneapolis campus.
The 1977 College of St. Thomas alumnus suffered a serious stroke last weekend.
A 1969 alumnus, he was a member of an extended St. Thomas family.
She was the mother-in-law of Leslee Kafka, Business Office.
She was the mother of Dr. Mary Margaret Hoden, senior adjunct professor in the Theology Department.
After fleeing civil war in his homeland of Somalia, he sought refuge in Minnesota and earned an M.B.A. from St. Thomas in 2000. He was the founder and executive director of the African Development Center, and the first Somali-American in Minnesota to be elected to public office.
Soucie is the cousin of Ruth Hillebrand (IRT Client Services) and Sarah Soucie Eyberg '08 and nephew of Fred Soucie '73.
He was a prominent broadcaster, businessman and community leader in central Minnesota.
He was the father of Dennis Hollie, Physical Plant, and father-in-law of Kim Hollie, Child Development Center
She was the mother of Dr. Douglas Dokken, Mathematics Department, College of Arts and Sciences.
He was a faculty member in the St. Thomas Theology Department from 1993-2007.
Raschio was a long-time professor of Spanish in the Modern and Classical Languages Department.
He was a longtime faculty member of the Accounting Department in the university’s Opus College of Business. He taught at St. Thomas for 36 years.
He was the brother of Ann Marie Serdar, Department of Catholic Studies, and uncle to Rachelle (Lamers) Wind ’10, and Renee (Lamers) Amundson and Elliot Amundson ’11.
She was the wife of Frederick (Fritz) Wenzel, an executive fellow and adjunct faculty member of the Management Department in the Opus College of Business.
Harlow Callender is undergoing treatment for cancer.
Alex had completed his first year at St. Thomas. He was the son of St. Thomas alumni Wade Vitalis and Carol Nagele-Vitalis of Shafer, Minn.
She was the sister of Dr. John Buri, Psychology Department, College of Arts and Sciences.
He was the father of Craig Bonine, Physical Plant; father-in-law of Susan Bonine, Dining Services; and grandfather of Timothy ’04 and Katie ’11 Bonine.
He was the father of Dr. Kurt Gehlert, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
A member of the Class of 2011, she died Friday, June 21.
He died Wednesday, June 19, at a St. Paul hospital after a three-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 47 years old.