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.

Memorial Gifts

Gifts made in memory of a family member, teacher, student or friend are generous and thoughtful ways to remember a person's life and his or her accomplishments. When making a gift in memory of someone, please send your gift with a note specifying the honoree's name and address and/or contact information so we can send a notification that a gift has been made. 

Please send memorial gifts to: Midland University, ATTN: Development, 900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025, or make a gift online.

Esther Marie Depue, 94, of Grand Island died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. A celebration of Esther’s life will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at First Christian Church in Grand Island. A luncheon will follow. A burial service will be at a later date in Anaheim, Calif. Memorials are suggested to the...
Judy Ann (Means) McDaniel, 75, died Sept. 14, 2018. She graduated from West Point High School in 1961 and attended Midland College in Fremont. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother Gary; and her husband Paul. She is survived by Paul’s son Larry and his family and her sister-in-law,...
Dennis D. Weeks, 77, of Omaha died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at home. Celebration of Life Services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at West Center Chapel in Omaha. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Local memorial graveside services will be at 11 a.m...
Joel Timothy Suhr, son of Marvin and Virginia Suhr (Fremont, Neb.), was born on December 27, 1953, in Webster City, Iowa, and died on September 5, 2018, at University of Nebraska Medical Center at the age of 64. Joel has three older brothers, Paul Suhr (Donna), Omaha Neb., Gene Suhr (Julie),...
Patricia (Pat) A. Janovec, 84 years, of Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Holmes Lake Rehabilitation Care Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Pat was born Aug. 6, 1934, in North Bend, Nebraska, to Otto and Frances (Kracl) Wesely. She was a 1950 graduate of North Bend High School...
Rosemary Milbrandt, age 89, passed away on September 3, 2018 in Clayton Missouri. She was the daughter of Harry and Susie (Heller) Sick and born in Hooper, NE. She attended Hooper Schools and graduated in 1946. She attended Wayne State College and Midland College from which she received her...
Paul Henry Scherer, 84, of Mishawaka died Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Sanctuary at St. Paul's Retirement Community with his family at his side. Mr. Scherer was born October 12, 1933 in Sedalia, MO to the late Alice C. (Soker) and Pastor Henry H. Scherer. In addition to his wife, survivors are his...
Alfreda J. Baker, 90, of Grand Island passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Brookefield Park nursing home in St. Paul, NE. Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Saturday, August 25, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church in Grand Island with Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Entombment will follow at...
Marian Bowman peacefully passed away on July 24, 2018, at the age of 86. Marian's Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 at Casa De Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale, Arizona, with a reception following at Sagewood Retirement Community. Marian was born on...
Adrienne Berger, age 66 of Fremont, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at her home. She is survived by sisters and brothers-in-law, Catherine Berger of Beatrice, Linda Blumenthal of Omaha, Janet and Tom Osborne of Auburn, Chris and Phil Allgood of Peru; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gregory and Kim...

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