Remembering Tony Rischling

Tony Rischling

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, Rischling played for 16 years as a member of the 43rd Army Band in the U.S. Army National Guard, where he attained the rank of sergeant. Rischling also played trombone II in the Hastings Symphony. He was a member of the Cornhusker marching band in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.

Rischling and his wife, Marla, who teaches orchestra for Grand Island’s middle schools, have three children: Audra, Lucas and Hadley.

Mass of Christian burial for Rischling will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island. Online remembrances may be left at www.giallfaiths.com.

You can read more about Tony Rischling in the Grand Island Daily Independent article, “Tony Rischling remembered as a true friend, teacher who loved his students” or read his obituary.

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CMB Alum, Aleah Peters, crowned Miss Nebraska

Congratulations to Aleah Peters, a feature twirler for the Cornhusker Marching Band 2014, who was crowned Miss Nebraska 2016 on Saturday, June 11! Good luck, Aleah, as you represent Nebraska in the Miss America Pageant the week of Sept. 6 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Aleah Peters, Feature Twirler for the Cornhusker Marching Band, 2014

Aleah Peters, Feature Twirler for the Cornhusker Marching Band, 2014

You can view the picture and names of the four runners-up on the MissNebraska.org website..

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Richmond to step down as Glenn Korff School Director

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The Doug & Tony Show Twitter Takeover

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Remembering Roy Cook

Roy Edward Cook

Roy Edward 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 in 1957 and the University of Nebraska in 1962. At UNL he majored in architecture and marched in the Cornhusker Marching Band.

Read his full obituary at the Lincoln Journal Star. For online condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.

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