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Enrolling a
Brother Knight
into Memento Mori

The proper procedure for enrolling a deceased member onto the Memento Mori list is as follows:

Send an email to with the subject line "Memento Mori", the deceased's name, council number, month and year of death.

Prayer chain emails going to the State Executive Secretary will not be recorded here due to the volumn of prayer requests.

Contact the Nebraska State Council Knights of Columbus Webmaster

Memento Mori

We pray for our deceased Brother Knights



January 2016
John (Jack) Smith, Council 10923
George Pfeifer, Council 13584

James E. Lutter, Council 4633
Former District Deputy (2002-2006)

February 2016
Norman Kurtenbach, Council 7699
Fr. Bernardine Hahn, council 10184
John London, Council 10184

March 2016
Edward Pacheco, Council 1211
Darrell E. Pueppka, Council 1211
John R. Gomez, Sr., Council 3019
Deacon Andrew J. Sommer, Council 3019

April 2016
Merlin H. Recker, Council 1497
Former District Deputy (1994-1996)

Rev. Lucian Astuto, Council 3019
Patrick J. Kimball, Council 6192

June 2016
Harold F. Sucha, Council 2716
Past State Deputy, Former State Master

July 2016
Eugene Bartunek, Council 1717
Past State Deputy (1986-1988)

Victor J Sousek, Council 3736
Zachery Schnabel, Council 4979

John Donald Buser, Council 7704
Former District Deputy (1996-2000)

Joseph S. Norris Sr, Council 6192
Larry Beckman, Council 7699

August 2016
Dennis Murphy, Council 1211
Ron Konz, Council 7699

September 2016
Kenneth Schuster, Council 1723
Joseph B. Mimick, Council 3019

November 2016
Richard Mailander, Council 1211
Dale A. Pond, Council 2373
Robert (Bob) Tripe, Council 2373
Axel Peterson, Council 6192
Gerald Wiedel, Council 7323
Robert (Robbie) Grote, Council 7684
Jeffrey Goettemoeller, Council 13976

December 2016
Dannie M. Hackler, Council 1723
Kenneth Schuster, Council 1723
William D. Clauson, Council 6192
Edward P. Skradski, Council 6192
Douglas A. Townsend, Council 6192
Ronald A. Moritz, Council 7081
Jeffrey Jarecki, Council 7699
Benjamin Hull, Council 10184
Samuel Meehan, Council 10184
Francis (Frank) Shaughnessy, Council 11823
Jack Walter, Council 13972

Former District Deputies
Deceased from
May 2016 to March 2017

Roderick (Rod) Aloysius Gerdes
Richard T. (Dick) Gonzalez
Ray Krysl
Thomas J. Lynch
Wilbur L. Parker
Axel M. Peterson
Allen (Pete) Wylie

January 2017
Rev. Frederick Snyder
Former State Chaplain

James J. Buscher, Council 3019
Bernard F. Costello, Council 3019
Lambert A. Ulrich, Council 3019
Charlie Barringer, Council 4434
Arnold Grudzinski, Council 5455
Marvin Maher, Council 10184

February 2017
John J. McCarty, Council 1123
John (Jack) Thalken, Council 1211
Charles M. Hennings, Council 3019
Richard (Dick) Bene, Council 10108
Fr. Bernadine Hahn, Council 10184
John London, Council 10184
Joseph Conrad, Council 10305
Duane Thelen, Council 10795

March 2017
Eldon W. Bassett, Council 1123
Roderick A. Gerdes, Council 1211
Melvin Moritz, Council 1211
Richard P. Matukewicz, Council 3019
Richard J Dunker, Council 3736
Edwin Krajewski, Council 7778

April 2017
Thomas E Riedy, Council 1728
Steve J. Vertin, Council 11823
Donald V Glatter, Council 12687

May 2017
Irvin E. Frodyma, Council 3019
Leonard P. Van Sant, Council 3019
James S Prysiazny, Council 6192
John (Gerry) O’Rourke, Council 10923

June 2017
Leo G. Wissing, Council 1123
Gerald K. Noble, Council 3019
Kenneth Howe, Council 4434
John Mastrianni, Council 6192
Dale E Burks, Council 10184
Victor Bauer, Council 13584

July 2017
Larry D. Rubenstein, Council 6192
Lad Hanus, Council 10184
Arlen ( Bud) Salmen, Council 11823

August 2017
Leonard J. Consbruck, Council 1123
Eugene A. Schmitz, Council 1123
Alfio (Fred) Aliano, Council 3019
Jerome J. Korisko, Council 3019
Walter F. Macaitis, Council 3019

September 2017
LaVerne R. Boudreau, Council 1123
Julien C. Van Haute, Council 3019
Norbert J Staley, Council 3736
Anthony P. Becker, Council 13576

October 2017
Joe Busing, Council 4434

November 2017
Leo B. Billesbach, Council 1723
Emanuel R. Smolik, Council 2373
Angelo "Terry" Randone, Council 3019
Leonard R Zahourek, Council 3736
Lawerence J Kuehl, Council 5455
James (Bud) Popp, Council 10184

December 2017
Thomas Schrack, Sr., Council 3019
Deacon Gary Chladek, Council 3019