Alpha Nu Omega

Official website of Alpha Nu Omega Fraternity at the University of Minnesota Duluth

In Memoriam...

"... and the light of Brotherhood shall burn throughout Eternity."

Richard O. Kapsh


Rich was born in Eveleth, Minnesota in 1942. Rich grew up in the Eveleth area and graduated from Eveleth High School in 1959.

Although Rich was an accounting major at UMD, he was not above enjoying life to its fullest. Rich pledged Alpha in his junior year and was initiated with the Pledge Class of 1962. Rich was the Treasurer of the Active Chapter during the 1962-63 school year, and he also received the coveted Souse of the Year award in 1963.

After graduating from UMD in 1963, Rich moved to the Chicago area. Rich was killed in a private airplane crash near Eveleth on July 4, 1979, while on his way to his twenty year high school reunion..

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