My father passed away at 1:20 PM this afternoon. I was in the room when he passed, as were my brother Jim and sister Chris, my dad's brother Dick, Dick's wife Jo, and my father's sister Mary Jo. Rest in peace dad, and thanks for being my father.
The obituary reads as follows:
Columbus – William M. Homan, 75, passed away Sunday, February 18th, 2007, at his home. Services are 11:00 AM Saturday February 24th at St. Anthony’s Church in Columbus with Father Dale officiating.
William was born June 21, 1931 in Cedar Rapids to Matt and Marcella (Goering) Homan. He graduated from Cedar Rapids High School, and then Chillicothe Business College. He served in the U. S. Army in Japan from 1952-1954. He graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 1960, and practiced law in Columbus, Omaha, and Papillion. Mr. Homan served as Platte County Attorney in 1999.
Survivors include his three children: Christine A. Homan from Omaha, Michael M. Homan (married to Therese Fitzpatrick) from New Orleans, and James W. Homan (married to Teresa Galligher) from Omaha; his sister Mary Jo Higginbotham of Council Bluffs, Iowa, his brother Richard Homan from Grand Island (married to Johanna Homan); five grand-children, Kalypso Homan, Zane Homan, Gilgamesh Homan, Cedric Homan, and Lena Homan; and his special friend Elizabeth Allan. He was preceded in death by his parents Matt and Marcella (Goering) Homan, and his brother John Homan.
Memorials may be given to the Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland (www.parkinsonheartland.org) or the charity of the donor’s choice.