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.

Bradley S. Dodge, 32 years, of Hooper, Nebraska formerly of Fremont died Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Bradley was born September 25, 1986 in Fremont to Leonard and Donna (Bohl) Dodge. He lived in North Bend until the 6th grade and his family moved to...
Milton E. Holtz, Ph.D., the son of John F. and Wilhelmina (Feyerherm) Holtz, was born April 30, 1935, in Beemer, Nebraska. He attended high school in Beemer, graduating in 1953. Milton received his Bachelor of Science degree in History from Midland College in Fremont, Nebraska, his Master’s degree...
Marian J. Pawling, age 82, of Hooper died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Hooper Care Center. Marian was born June 26, 1936, to Verl and Kathryn (Till) Appel. She was raised in Fremont and graduated from North Bend High School. After high school Marian attended Midland Luther College where she...
Dorothy A. Glasser, 87, of Clarks departed this earthly life on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Litzenberg Memorial Long Term Care in Central City. Funeral services will be at noon on Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Clarks, with Pastors Dan and Nancy Spearow officiating. Burial will be in the...
Carmon Delwin Jackson, 86, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls. Carmon Delwin Jackson was born September 21, 1932, to Algot Walter and Minnie (Tedin) Jackson, on a farm near Rosholt, South Dakota, in a two-room shanty house about five miles...
A celebration of life for Nathan H. Metschke, 40, of Neligh will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Elmer Lindahl Gymnasium at Neligh-Oakdale High School with the Rev. Bruce Phillips officiating. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh. Visitation will be 5...
Harlan Aubrey Grier, 88, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Missoula, Montana, and Schuyler died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at his home. Funeral services are being held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1363 First Avenue, in Cedar Rapids, with visitation being held one hour prior...
Margaret R. (Rasmussen) Shonsey, 98 years, of Central City, NE passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Cottonwood Estate in Central City, NE. Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Clarks, NE...
Bernice A. Fahlberg, 94, of Lincoln, died on December 10, 2018. Bernice Halmes Thompson Fahlberg was born in Plattsmouth, at their farm home on June 16, 1924. She graduated from Midland College with a teaching degree. She taught at Omaha South High School for many years. Bernice married Kenneth...
Funeral services for Lisa J. (Anderson) Nissen, age 51, of Wausa, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Nebraska. Reverend Tim Podraza will officiate, with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery in Wausa. A luncheon will follow the graveside...

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