obituaries Creighton, community pay tribute to Fr. John Schlegel By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 20, 2015 Former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel is being remembered as a teacher, mentor, and friend. Visitation, funeral services set for former Creighton president Fr. John Schlegel By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 16, 2015 Visitation and funeral services are set for former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel. Former Creighton President Fr. John Schlegel dies of pancreatic cancer By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 15, 2015 Former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel has died of pancreatic cancer. Longtime Douglas County Clerk dies after battle with cancer By Katie Knapp Schubert • Oct 23, 2015 Doug Laursen Douglas County’s longtime clerk has died after a battle with cancer. Founder of Omaha's Hope Center for Kids, wife killed in car crash By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 21, 2015 The founder of Omaha’s Hope Center for Kids and his wife were among four people killed Thursday in a car crash in South Dakota. Interim leaders named for United Way of Midlands By Associated Press • Jul 31, 2014 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Interim leaders have been named to lead the United Way of the Midlands after the death of its 47-year-old CEO, Karen Bricklemyer. United Way CEO dies; was hospitalized for heart condition By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jul 30, 2014 United Way of the Midlands President and CEO Karen Bricklemyer has died. Cabela's co-founder Richard Cabela dies at 77 By Associated Press • Feb 18, 2014 SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter Cabela's has died at the age of 77. Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92 By Associated Press • Nov 1, 2013 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92. Philanthropist Suzanne Scott dies By Associated Press • Sep 9, 2013 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha philanthropist Suzanne Scott, whose name adorns many prominent projects alongside her husband Walter, has died.