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Kenneth Bernard Treinen, 88

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Date of Birth: 09/18/1926

Date of Death: 11/09/2014

Services: Services, Thursday 10:00 A.M., at the St. James Catholic Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. 

Visitation: Visitation begins Wednesday, 4:30 PM at the St. James Catholic Church, with a Wake Service at 7:00 P.M. 

Memorials are suggested to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or St. James Parish.

 

 

 

Preceded in death by parents, John and Mary Treinen; sister, Dorothy Raddatz and brother, John Treinen. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Patricia Treinen; sons, Richard (Mary), Mark (Ursula), David (Wendy), Paul; daughters, Laura (Greg) Clark, Katie (Mike) Beacom; 28 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Dorys Fehringer, Mary Anne Rieken, Pat Lafkas; sister in law, Dorothy Treinen; nieces and nephews. Kenneth was a Mutual of Omaha Attorney for 31 years, a charter member of St. James Parish, a long time member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and a history buff. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, he will be greatly missed.

Donita P. Awalt, 61

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Date of Birth: 11/17/1952

Date of Death: 11/09/2014

Services: Saturday (11-15-14) 11:00 AM at the John A. Gentleman 72nd Street Chapel, Omaha, Nebraska.

Visitation: Saturday (11-15-14) 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the 72nd Street Chapel, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

William Francis Boyle, 93

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Date of Birth: 07/17/1921

Date of Death: 11/08/2014

Services: Thursday November 13, 2014 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Omaha, NE.

Visitation: Wednesday November 12, 2014 starting at 5:30 p.m. with Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. at the John A. Gentleman 72nd St. Chapel.

Predeceases by his wife Lois. Survived by his children, Sharon, Terry (Margo), Vicki (Mike), Joan (Bill), Sara, Eileen (Jeff), Shaela (Bob), Mimi (Dan) and Betsey (Pat); 27 grandchildren and 12 (and counting) great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother, James English. Special thanks to Home Instead, especially Naz and Ed.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Jesuit Middle school, Creighton Prep and Duchesne Academy.

Winifred M. Knapp, 86

Date of Birth: 2/6/1928

Date of Death: 11/7/2014

Services: Memorial Service Monday 2:00 PM at the Pacific Street Chapel.

Visitation:  Visitation with the family begins Monday at 1:00 PM, also at the Pacific Street Chapel.

Preceded by husband, Harold and great granddaughter, Lainey.

Survived by children, Deborah Simcho, Jana (Denny) Hofeldt, Pete (Lisa) Knapp, Todd (Karen) Knapp, Jodie (Don) Hamen; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Gene (Betty) Heinzeman; sister, Pauline Thompson; numerous nieces and nephews.

Marvin S. Blair, Captain USN (Ret.), 90

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Date of Birth: 06/08/1924

Date of Death: 11/03/2014

Services: Friday (11-7-2014) 11:00 AM at the John A. Gentleman Pacific Street Chapel, Omaha, Nebraska.

Visitation: Thursday (11-6-2014) 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Pacific Street Chapel, Omaha, Nebraska.

Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Captain Marvin Blair, U.S. Navy (Ret.), died at Papillion Manor in Papillion on _11-3-2014.  He was 90 years old. 

Born in Killeen, Texas, Captain Blair was the son of the late Thomas Earl Blair of Eddy, Texas and Margaret Elizabeth Beaumier of Hempstead, Texas.  Captain Blair was predeceased in death by his wife of 65 years, Baylor Doris Blair, his brother, Thomas Earl Blair, Jr., and his sister, Mary Ross.  Captain Blair is survived by his son, Colonel Marvin S. Blair, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.) of Nashville, and his daughter, Dr. Margaret (Meg) Baylor Blair, Ph.D., of Papillion.  Captain Blair also leaves behind his daughter-in-law Joann Blair; his son-in-law Leonard Megee, and his two granddaughters, Tatiana and Alena Blair-Megee.

Captain Blair received his commission as an Ensign in the Navy in 1944.  During a naval career that spanned three decades, Captain Blair served aboard submarines U.S.S. 0-6 (SS-67), USS Blackfin (SS-322), U.S.S. Tiru (SS-416), U.S.S. Tunny (SSG-282), U.S.S. Robert E. Lee (SSBN-601), and U.S.S. Daniel Webster (SSBN-626).  As commanding officer of U.S.S. Tunny, Captain Blair commanded the first Regulus deterrent missile patrol against the former Soviet Union.  As executive officer of U.S.S. Robert E. Lee, and later as commanding officer of U.S.S. Daniel Webster, Captain Blair made six Polaris missile patrols against the former Soviet Union.  Captain Blair first came to Omaha in 1971 as Deputy Director, National Strategic Target List Division of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff at Offutt Air Force Base, and as the Polaris submarine advisor to the Commander in Chief, Strategic Air Command.  After retiring from the Navy in 1972, Captain Blair worked for five years as Division Manager for the Omaha Public Power District, during which time he helped bring the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Station and Nebraska City power plant on line, and later for six years as Vice President of Gibbs & Hill, Inc., an international power engineering company in New York.  After retiring from Gibbs & Hill, Captain Blair and his late wife, Baylor, moved to Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, returning to Omaha in 2002.