In Memoriam

In Memoriam

We honor the amazing lives of our Midland alumni, faculty and staff. To notify us of a death of a classmate or family member, please email alumni@midlandu.edu or call 402-941-6055.

Fredericka M. “Fritzie” Nelson, age 90, of Marion, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Marion General Hospital. On December 26, 1926, she was born to the late Cleveland H. and Louise A. (Wendt) Johannes, and on June 20, 1948, she married her husband Alden Nelson, who preceded her in death...
Harold E. Meyer was born on September 28, 1949 in Oakland, Nebraska to Kermit and Grace Meyer. He was one of three sons in the Meyer family. Harold was baptized and confirmed at Elim Lutheran Church— Swaburg, southeast of Uehling, Neb. He graduated from Uehling High School and Midland Lutheran...
OAKLAND -- Blondell M. Meyer, 90 years, of Oakland passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Oakland. She was born Dec. 17, 1926, in Hooper to Clyde and Ella (Lackus) Morton. She was a graduate of Hooper High School and attended Midland College. She married John Omelianuk in 1945 in Oakland, Calif. In...
Kenneth Gigstad, 74, of Blair, Nebraska, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at the Memorial Community Hospital in Blair. The funeral service will be Saturday, October 14, 11:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Blair with Pastor Pam Ciulla officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M...
Lorene Kay Glant, 74, of Sioux City, died on Oct. 2, 2017 in Sioux City. A celebrating of life service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2039 South St. Aubin Street, in Sioux City, with the Rev. Jay Denne and Rev. Del Olivier officiating. Burial will be at a later...
Arthur Clyde Anderson passed away peacefully at the Creighton Care Center on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Art was born to Clyde and Jean Anderson (Davies) in Norfolk on July 2, 1938. He was raised in Bloomfield and graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1956. After graduation, Art enrolled as a reserve...
George J. Siers, age 89, of Fort Collins, Colorado, formerly of Fremont passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, in Omaha. George was born born near Arlington, NE, March 29, 1928, to William and Margaret (Hansen) Siercks. He lived in Beatrice, Fremont and Missouri before retiring to Palm Springs, CA...
Dorothy LaVon Bauer of Deshler, formerly Hastings, the daughter of Charles and Viola (Goesch) Herzog was born July 4, 1933, near Edgar. She departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Parkview Haven Nursing Home in Deshler at the age of 84 years. Dorothy was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran in McCool...
David Lee Jones, Sr., of Carrollton, Mo., formerly of Council Bluffs, peacefully passed away Sunday evening, September 17, 2017, at “10:10” making his “Transmission Complete, Standing By.” at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kan. He was blessed with an earthly life of, 70 years, 10 months,...
Janis Guenther, 63, of West Point, died after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Stokely Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Janis Marie Guenther was born on September 10, 1954 to Donald and Patricia (...

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