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.

On Wednesday Feb. 3, 2021, Roger Dean Frye passed peacefully at the age of 80, surrounded by loved ones. Roger was born Oct. 29, 1940, to Henry J. (Hank) and Bernice E. Frye of Arlington, Nebraska. The Marshall Nurseries in Arlington is where Roger grew up and called home. The nursery was his first...
Jeffrey T. "Jeff" Nolan, 38 years, of Fremont, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Methodist Fremont Health. Jeff was born on May 11, 1982, to Tom and Tamera (Hammond) Nolan in Fremont. Jeff grew up in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School. He attended college at Peru State...
Jason James Blohm, age 42, of Omaha, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Nebraska Medical Center. He was born August 9, 1978, to Allan and Mary (Lynch) Blohm in Adams Friendship, Wisconsin. Jason graduated high school from Necedah Area School. He held a Bachelor's of Science degree from the...
Fern (Bartsch) Ewert passed away January 28, 2021 at The Monarch Hospice House. Fern was born in Delft, Minnesota on February 2, 1931. She graduated from Grace Bible Institute and then received an RN from Immanuel Hospital in Omaha. In 1957 she married Ralph Ewert, then completing his MD, and they...
Sally G. Kozisek, 91, of Fremont, Nebraska, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. Sally was born Feb. 22, 1929, at Brainard, Nebraska, to Frank and Julia (Weverka) Kucera. She grew up at Brainard and David City. She graduated from David City High School. Sally married...
Nicole Michelle Frerichs, 35, of Lincoln, passed away Saturday, January 23rd, at her home. She graduated from Midland University in 2008 with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising, obtained her Master of Science in Education from UNK in 2010, and earned her Doctorate Degree of Education in...
William D. Hansen Jr. died on Jan. 15, 2021, at The Village in Indianola, Iowa. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at The Village in Indianola. Burial of cremains with military honors will be held in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery. William was born on Nov. 16, 1926, in Oakland, Neb., to...
Lily Copeland Harkness passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19, in Fountain Hills, Arizona. She was born on Friday, July 13, 1934 in Waterville, Kansas, and was raised on a nearby dairy farm, run by her parents, Charles and Ruth Copeland. She graduated from...
Janis was born in O'Neill, Nebraska on February 28, 1938, and died on January 11, 2021, in Omaha. She was preceded in death on August 7, 2020 by her husband Dr. John Andrew Haggstrom, and her parents, Gerald and Elizabeth (Bentz) DeVore. Mrs. Haggstrom graduated from Norfolk Senior High School in...
Stanley “Lon” Allen, age 77 of Omaha, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 in Omaha. Survivors include his wife Ginny of Omaha; sons Todd of Auburn, Tim and wife Amy of Albuquerque, NM; grandchildren Alila and Zoie; other relatives and friends. Services are pending.

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