Alumniweds Stories

Alumniweds Stories

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Anniversary Date: January 21, 1967

Love Story: We started dating when we were sophomores at Omaha Central High School, so we were already steadies when we came to Midland.  We went through "pinning" and "engagement" ceremonies at Phi Omega and Kappa Phi and we were married at our semester break of our senior year.  Our last semester we rented a basement apartment in a home not far from campus.Read more

Anniversary Date: June 17, 2000

Love Story: Becky and Jason were high school and college sweethearts.Read more

Anniversary Date: June 5, 2010

Love Story: We started out having several mutual friends throughout our freshman year.  During our sophomore year we were Organic Chem lab partners.  We were both biology majors, so we had a lot of classes together and became good friends.  Our junior year I finally broke up with my boyfriend.  Eddie saw an opportunity to ask me out one night at F and O's.  We went on a few dates, but I eventually broke up with him because I had just got out of a long term relationship. After...Read more

Anniversary Date: June 10, 2006

Love Story: Austin and I had known each other before either of us attended Midland. One of the girls from his high school had moved to my hometown her junior year and was in my class. Of course we wanted to meet all of her friends and Austin was one of them. During my freshman year I remember him coming to visit on a basketball recruit today and thinking that would be cool if he ended up coming to Midland.

With him playing basketball and myself playing volleyball we spent most of our time in the gym...Read more

Anniversary: June 3, 1967

Love Story: Barbara was crowned homecoming queen in 1966.  She and Mic Johnson graduated May 28, 1967 and married on June 3, 1967.  They are looking forward to their 50th anniversary!Read more

Anniversary Date: June 25, 2016

Love Story: Pat and I met in 2010 when I transferred to Midland from Dana. It wasn't until he graduated that we started dating. He came back to town for homecoming in 2011, we saw each other and the rest is history! We were engaged in March 2015 and married June 2016.Read more

Anniversary Date: August 13, 2016

Love Story: We met at Midland when I was a freshman on the soccer team and A.J. was a senior and a student assistant for the men's basketball team at Midland. We met each other through other friends and both having a love for sports. We hung out and got to know each other during our time in college together. After A.J. graduated, we still kept in touch quite often, but we did not start becoming anything more than friends until I was a junior.  We knew after a couple months of dating...Read more

Anniversary Date: October 15, 2016

Love Story: Jennifer and Jared met at Midland University at their New Student Registration Day as incoming freshman. They began dating during Warrior Welcome Days and were together all throughout their time at Midland. Jennifer was very involved at Midland including being a member of the Dance Team, Phi Beta Lambda business organization, President of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, Historian of Cardinal Key National Honor Society, 2014 Homecoming Queen, and being a Resident Advisor....Read more

Anniversary Date: June 6, 2015

Love Story: A mutual friend and teammate of Desireé introduced Desireé and Kyle. Kyle quickly asked Desireé on a date soon after meeting and the two began dating a couple weeks after their first date. After about a year of dating, Kyle proposed to Desireé; she said YES! The two planned their wedding for the summer after Kyle graduated. Desireé and Kyle will be celebrating their second wedding anniversary this coming June.Read more

Anniversary Date: September 4, 1965

Love Story: My high school sweetheart and I have known each other since the age of 3 when we attended Sunday School together even though Denny didn't live in Elkhorn, my home town. He attended a country school near Bennington and by 3rd grade he and his family had moved to Elkhorn, about three blocks from my home. Our school was much smaller then, and we were in the same grades with the same teachers all through high school and graduation. Already at a very young age, he caught my eye, and we dated...Read more

Anniversary: April 18, 2009

Love Story: We met on Kara's  first day at Midland. We started dating about 3 weeks later and have been together ever since. We married at Sinai Lutheran  Church. It has been over 11 years since we first met and started dating and we are happier than ever. We now have a darling family.Read more

Anniversary Date: January 20, 1967

Love Story: Mary and I met at Midland in January, 1964, when she enrolled second semester. I actually saw her for the first time in the Commons one evening and asked her out the following day. We have been together ever since. She came to the United States from Argentina where her parents were Lutheran missionaries for some 25 years. The following year, her parents moved to the Nebraska. Her father, Rev. Lavon Spath, taught one year at Midland before moving to New Jersey and working for the Lutheran...Read more