Carolanne Callahan

Carolanne Callahan

August 3, 1943 – August 23, 2020


Carolanne was born in St. Paul, NE and raised in Omaha.  She attended Holy Cross Grade School and Mercy High School.  At the age of 40, she returned to school and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a BA in English and sociology.  Carolanne had an adventurous and curious spirit.  She lived a full life filled with family, good friends and enjoyed many bike rides, hikes, movies, travels in person and through her love of reading.  She was passionate about learning, politics, spirituality and social justice issues. And, Carolanne loved a good celebration with family and friends, especially her birthday!

Preceded in death by her mother, Lorraine E. Callahan; and father, Edward B. Callahan.  Survived by daughter Anne Savery, her husband Mark and other loving family and dear friends.

PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICE.  Memorials may be directed to Holy Cross Church.



  • Greg Shimonek Posted August 26, 2020 9:19 am

    Anne and Mark, so sorry for your loss.

  • Jill & Matt Tillinghast Posted August 27, 2020 12:38 pm

    Sending you much love.

  • Elisa Corinne and Chloe Booth Posted August 27, 2020 12:54 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you during this difficult time.

  • Christine Bixby Posted August 27, 2020 1:20 pm

    Anne, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how painful the loss of a mother is.

  • Brenda (Matter) Kastens Posted August 27, 2020 2:18 pm

    Anne, I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of both your mom and grandma as you and I played alot either at your grandma’s or my grandma’s (Margaret) house.

  • Frankie and Jesse Petersen Posted August 27, 2020 3:54 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss and send our love ❤️

  • Natalie Peterson Posted August 27, 2020 4:32 pm

    There is no loss or heartbreak quite like losing a mother. I am holding space in my heart and prayers for you and your mother. Praying for peace and comfort for you all. ❤️

  • Skip and Susan Cronin Posted August 28, 2020 7:33 am

    So sorry for your loss. Much love.

  • Meredith Ross Posted August 30, 2020 4:28 pm

    Anne and Mark,
    Thinking of you two. I am so sorry for your loss and am sending lots of love your way. So nice to get to read a little about your Mom’s life.
    Love, Meredith

  • David & Rita Clayton Posted August 31, 2020 9:48 am

    Dear Ann & Family so sorry to hear about your Mom we love and miss
    Her here at Trinity she was a Blessing to us all when she was here we live in the apt she was in we will forever hold her close to our Hearts and will never forget her. Our Love and Prayers go out to you all in this difficult time. May the Lord lift you all up and comfort each of you during this time.

  • David A Packard Posted September 7, 2020 8:27 pm

    God bless you all, Anne…with sincere condolences, Dave and Cathy

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