St. Peter Staff Members & Trustees
Director of Sacred Music: Mr. Christopher Candela, OP
Mr. Christopher Candela, OP is our Director of Sacred Music, organist and Schola Cantorum choir director.
For more information about the St. Peter Schola Cantorum, please click here.
Secretary: Miss Mary Ramm
Mary was raised in Omaha and is the oldest of 7 children. She attended St. Richard Grade School, Benson High School, and Creighton University where she received a Bacholor of Arts degree in Social Work.
Mary worked for the Nebraska Social Services with aged and disabled adults for many years and attended the John Paul II Catholic Bible School in Alberta, Canada.
After editing the parish bulletin for several years, Mary began working full-time for St. Peter Church as the parish secretary on October 4, 2004.
Head Plant Engineer: Mr. Waldemar "Walt" Klekotko
Walt started working at St. Peter Church on October 6, 2005, and was promoted to Head Plant Engineer on June 2, 2014.
Born and raised in Augustow, Poland, Walt came to the USA in 1990 and became an American citizen. In Poland, Walt helped to design and build sailboats.
As the head plant engineer of St. Peter Church, Walt helps in keeping our many buildings and grounds maintained and clean. He is the proud father of his daughter, Aneta, an avid fan of soccer, and likes to swim and garden.
Business Manager: Mrs. Rose Flores
Rose began working as the St. Peter Parish part-time business manager on June 4, 2014. She comes with extensive experience and works full-time for St. Bernard Parish as their business manager and in mission advancement.
Trustee: Mr. Thomas Reardon
Tom was appointed a trustee at St. Peter Church in May of 1996 by Fr. Aloysius McMahon and has continued to serve as a parish trustee ever since.
Tom is a graduate of St. Peter Grade School and Creighton Preparatory High School. After attending St. Louis University and Catholic University, he began teaching at Cathedral High School. After seven years he moved to Creighton Prep where he taught courses in Church history, American government, and economics. He retired in the spring of 2000, having completed 39 years of teaching.
Tom and his lovely wife Marie were married in 1967.
Trustee: Mr. Richard "Dick" Muller
Dick became a trustee of St. Peter Churcn on August 15th, 2007.
Born and raised in Algona, Iowa, Dick graduated from Bishop Garrigan High School and the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
He previously worked as a CPA for Arthur Young & Company and for DRUM Financial Corporation. In 1982 he began employment with Rhoden Motor Companies as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he still holds. He is now an inactive certified public accountant and a member of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research.
Dick and his faith-filled wife Marilyn joined St. Peter Church in September, 2006. They were married in 1970 and have two sons, Dan and Dave.