Rev. Michael G. Printy

Rev. Michael G. Printy

June 1, 1928 – June 16, 2021

Father Printy was born in Creighton, Nebraska and graduated from St. Ludger High School in Creighton before enlisting in the U.S. Navy, where he served from 1946 to 1948.  His military service complete, he then matriculated at Creighton University and graduated before entering Conception Seminary in Missouri.  After his ordination to the priesthood in May of 1957, Father Printy taught at Ryan High School and served as an associate pastor in Omaha for three years.  He went on to serve as pastor in many rural parishes in the Omaha Diocese: Lynch, Cedar Rapids, Petersburg, Battle Creek, Schoolcraft, Jackson, and Hubbard.

Father Printy was preceded in death by his parents, Anna (McDermott) Printy and George Printy, DDS, and by his sister, Mary Spinharney.  He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: Tuesday, June 22nd from 5pm to 7pm at St. Cecilia Cathedral, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Wednesday, June 23rd at 10am, St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th Street.  Interment: Calvary Cemetery with Military Honors.  Memorials are suggested to Siena/Francis House.

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  • Bill & Gloria Zoucha Posted June 18, 2021 6:55 am

    Father Printy married us in 1970. He was a very nice man

  • Stephen Gutgsell Posted June 18, 2021 9:28 am

    I am offering Mass for Fr. Printy today (6/18/21) at Via Christe Residence in Omaha, where lived for time in retirement.

  • Tom Goering Posted June 18, 2021 4:33 pm

    Fr. Printy married Jane and myself in 1977 and we’ve never held it against him. Heaven is now a better place. Our heartfelt condolences to the whole family

  • karen & Tom Stephenson Posted June 19, 2021 4:41 pm

    Fr. Printy married us in l973, what a wonderful priest. He always had a joke and a smile on his face. May God welcome him into heaven with open arms. You will be missed.

  • Pattie Heiser Posted June 19, 2021 11:00 pm

    RIP Fr. Printy. You have always been special in my eyes. I hope you are received in Heaven by the best of the best. God Speed dear sir! Thoughts and prayers to your family and friends!

  • Kay Scala Posted June 20, 2021 3:46 pm

    Fr. Printy was a good spiritual advisor during my teen years and beyond. Condolences to his family❤️

  • James Michael Spinharney Posted June 22, 2021 8:01 am

    Uncle Mike. His feet firmly on the ground, Spirit soaring. Good times, much love.

  • Gary and Leslie Krings Posted June 22, 2021 2:08 pm

    May the Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him,and give him Peace.
    Thank-you for the gift of Father Printy,may he Rest in Peace❣
    In Faith and Prayers,
    Gary and Leslie Krings

  • James P. O’Keefe, Sr. Posted June 23, 2021 4:42 pm

    Fr. Printy was an Assistant to Fr. P. A. Flannagan, at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Omaha, Nebraska..
    Father Mike performed our Wedding Ceremony on Mary 3, 1958, with two other Priests; Fr. Halley, and Fr. Rohrer. God Bless You Father .Mike! .You Really knew how to tie a “wedding knot.” REST IN PEACE!
    Love, James and Karen O’Keefe.

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