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.

Jerry Michael Conn, age 67, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha after a courageous battle against cancer. Jerry Michael Conn was born March 1, 1951, to Ole B. and Lillian Wiffin Conn in Evanston, Illinois. Jerry was raised in Des Plaines,...
Sharlene Rose Norem, age 83, went to be with the Lord on August 6, 2018. She was born in Craig, NE to William and Rose Eggers. She met Alden Norem while attending Midland College in Fremont, NE. The two married and celebrated 55 great years together. Sharlene was a loving wife, mother and...
Georgia Lee Clark, age 87, of Shelby, passed away July 31, 2018, at her home in Shelby.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Shelby United Methodist Church with Pastor Teri Lucas officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment...
Linda Christensen, 69, passed away at her home on July 31, 2018 surrounded by family. Visitation will be held Friday, August 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, 5665 Merle Hay Rd. in Johnston, IA and the funeral service on Saturday, August 4 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church...
Erich Allen “Hippy” Bussinger was born on December 20, 1974 in Reno, NV to Steven A. Bussinger and Connie J. (Bain) Bussinger. In 1976, the family moved back to Bassett, NE where he attended Bassett Grade School and graduated from Rock County High School in 1993. Erich was active in everything the...
Sarah Helene Iverson, age 38, died on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Sanford Centennial Hospice Cottage after battling cancer for eight years. She was born July 19th, 1979, at Mitchell, SD, to Jeff and Linda Iverson. Sarah graduated from Wessington High School and continued her education attending...
Sandra (Sandy) K. Hanson Bookmeyer, age 69, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away, July 2, 2018. Sandy was born Nov. 27, 1948, in Fremont to Edith Gustafson Hanson and Lyle L. Hanson. She graduated in 1967 from Mead Public High School. Following graduation she attended and graduated from Midland...
Muriel Ringle passed away on 6/26/18. She was the contact on the Henry and Lena Monke Scholarship. Muriel L. Ringle, 96 years, of Fremont died June 26, 2018, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. Muriel was born Dec. 5, 1921, in Fremont to William and Maude (Halcomb) Lingle. She was a life-long resident...
Deanna K (Hanson) Hageman, age 72, of Lincoln, died June 18, 2018. Deanna was born in Wahoo on August 30, 1945 to Kenneth and Joyce (Huffaker) Hanson. She married Boyd Hageman of Ithaca, on September 3, 1966. Deanna graduated from Immanuel School of Nursing with her diploma degree in Nursing and in...
Funeral services for Dorothy L. Larson were Friday, June 22, 2018, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. She passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the age of 106 years. Burial was in rural Oakland’s Westside Cemetery. Dorothy Lorene (Erickson) Larson was born on (a very cold) Jan. 6,...

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