Dunstan J. Wack, 92, native of Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed away at his home in Pueblo on February 25, 2009. Survived by his wife, Helen Brentano Wack; brother, Paul (Mary Ellen) Wack; sister, Elizabeth Doyle; sister-in-law, Sister Alice Brentano, O.S.B.; brothers-in-law, John and Joseph Brentano; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, John J. and Mary Toller Wack; brother-in-law, Jack Doyle; and sister-in-law, Bernice Barnett. Dunstan was born November 28, 1916. He graduated from St. Benedict's College, now Benedictine College, in Atchison, Kansas. He received a masters degree from the University of Montreal and a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America. He served as professor and head of the psychology department at St. Benedict's College. Dunstan retired in 1982 from Colorado State University-Pueblo as a professor of psychology and head of the Center of Psychology and Mental Health. He was a parishioner of Christ the King Parish. Mass of Christian burial, 11:00 a.m. Wed., Mar. 4, 2009, at St. Patrick Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Private interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ the King Parish or St. Benedict's Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Dunstan played a key role in my development at St. Benedict’s College in Atchison. He is remembered warmly and with gratitude for his support and guidance.

  2. Helen, wanted to let you know that I am thinking of you in your loss. May faith and hope be part of your healing.

  3. Dr. Wack was my favorite professor when I attended USC. He was very kind and helpful and wise. I have fond memories of him and have thought of him often throughout the years. May he rest in peace and may his family and friends be comforted by God’s Spirit.

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