Claire M. “Tex” Oswald

Claire M. “Tex” Oswald

June 18, 1934 – September 14, 2019

Longtime college professor at College of St. Mary in Omaha. Preceded in death by wife, Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Oswald.  Survived by children and spouses: Marc Oswald (Shannon McMahon), Michael Oswald, David Oswald (Kathy Stockton), Susan Athey (Paul), Anne Henderson (Dave), and Daniel Oswald (Beverly); twelve grandchildren (and spouses): Patrick Athey (Peri), Jacob Athey (Sarah Magnuson), Thomas Athey, Nick Oswald, Joshua Oswald, Katie Oswald, Ashley Oswald, Nate Oswald, Emily Kirchmann (Russ), Megan Oswald, Alex Dahm, and Lauren Henderson; four great-grandchildren: Gavin, Tinley, Nora, and Connor; brothers, Robert (Annette) and Jim; sister, Marilyn Millhollan (Steve); nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 18th from 5pm to 7pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2110 S. 32nd Ave., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, September 19th at 10:30am, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.  Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Betty & Claire Oswald Endowment Fund c/o College of St. Mary in Omaha.



  • Don Schaefer Posted September 16, 2019 5:26 pm

    Sincer symathy to you all on Tex’s deathWe grew up together in Breda, IA AND STAYED IN TOUCH FOR HIS ENTIRE LIFE. May God bless his immortal soul.

  • Carl & Mary Snyder Posted September 17, 2019 9:14 am

    Our deepest sympathy to all of Tex”s family.

    • Leon Oswald Posted September 17, 2019 4:07 pm

      Our deepest sympathy

  • Leon Oswald Posted September 17, 2019 4:10 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to all of Tex’s family

  • William Oswald Posted September 18, 2019 6:24 pm

    My deepest sympathy to all of his family from his best friend

  • Meredith Ellis Posted September 19, 2019 8:57 am

    Dear Oswald Family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of Tex. I am praying for comfort in the days to come. He was a great guy and will he missed by everyone he came in contact with.

    With sympathy,

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