Category Archives: In Memoriam

Alumni who have left us.

Remembering Chris Werner

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Chris Werner, who lost his two-year battle with esophageal cancer on December 8, 2016. He was 40 years old. Prior to joining Lakeland University’s faculty in 2013 as assistant professor of … Continue reading

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Remembering Tony Rischling

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Anthony “Tony” Rischling, 36, of Grand Island who died Friday, June 17, 2016. He taught band for the Grand Island Public Schools for the past 10 years. In addition to teaching band, … Continue reading

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Remembering Roy Cook

Roy Edward Cook, 76, formerly of Lincoln, passed away on February 15, 2016, in Hartford, Conn. Born April 24, 1939, in Center, to the late Joseph and Dena (Helmhout) Cook. He was raised in Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High … Continue reading

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Remembering John DeWayne Wolf

John Wolf passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Kearney, Nebraska. John was a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band for the 1941 Rose Bowl and was one of six who helped write Band Song while on the train to California. His … Continue reading

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Thank you for remembering Bill Beave

Thank you to everyone who gave memorial money in remembrance of UNL Band Alumnus, Bill Beave. All funds have been deposited into the UNL Band Trust Fund for use by the UNL Band Program.

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