Gary Galen - SPCH '63, SPC '65 - went to his eternal home on November 25, 2017
Sujay Kollipara - SPCH '86 - went to his eternal home on November 8, 2017
Jan (Koeltzow) Kueck - SPC '65 - went to her eternal home on December 5, 2016
Tyrus Frerking - SPCH '47 - went to his eternal home on November 30, 2016
Delbert Rinne - SPCH '39 - went to his eternal home on October 14, 2016
Ronald Flandermeyer - SPCH '56 - went to his eternal home on July 21, 2016
Robert Reith - SPCH '58, SPC '60 - went to his eternal home on July 19, 2016
Ronald Mahnke - SPC '62 - went to his eternal home on July 18, 2016
Harry Hoth - SPCH '43 - went to his eternal home on July 12, 2016
Virtus Bodenstab - SPCH '56 - went to his eternal home on June 21, 2016
Stephanie Cameron - SPCH '73 - went to her eternal home on June 15, 2016
Alumni (SPC 1966), retired teacher and choir director William Gasau stands with two of his former students. David Schelp was in his first choir in 1968, and Brett was in his last choir in 2015, covering 47 years of service to Saint Paul.
Rev. Dr. Gary Galen, 72, went to be with his Lord Saturday evening, November 25, 2017. He was a 1963 graduate of St. Paul High School and 1965 Jr. College in Concordia, MO, and Concordia Sr. College in Ft. Wayne, IN. He graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and was ordained into the ministry in 1971. Over his 47 year ministry, Gary served churches in Sidney, NE; Springfield, NE; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Woodburn, IN; Troy, IL; and Edwardsville, IL. He was also an accomplished musician, playing the trumpet, the piano and the organ. He earned his Doctorate of Ministry in May 1993. Gary married Sharon, his beloved wife of 44 years, on August 3, 1973. They were blessed wtih 4 children.
Visitation at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville, will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday,
November 29, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 30, 2017,
at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Collinsville.
Sujay Kollipara, 49, of Lincoln, NE passed away peacefully in his sleep November 8, 2017. Sujay was born in Secunderabad, India, March 11, 1968. He was a 1986 graduate of Saint Paul Lutheran High School in Concordia, MO. He attended Concordia - Seward and Doane University in Crete. Sujay worked as a counselor in Texas and Nebraska. He enjoyed golfing, classic rock music, eating good food, rooting for the Huskers, watching sports, and spending time with his friends and family.
The family has suggested giving a memorial gift to Saint Paul Lutheran High School in memory of Sujay, in lieu of sending flowers. If you would like to do that, you can do so here: www.splhs.org/Giving-Projects. Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 724 S. 12th Street, Lincoln. Condolences at www.lincolnfh.com
Devon and Isaiah, both members of the SPLHS Class of 2013, have been helping clean up after the hurricane with members of Pilgram Lutheran Church.
Chess match from 1913.