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.

Richard W. Boyd, 98, of Council Bluffs, passed away June 23, 2020, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital. He was born in Nebraska City, Neb., to Walter S. and Florence Metz Boyd. Dick graduated from Nebraska City High in 1939. He attended Scottsbluff Junior College for two years and then graduated from...
David W. “Dave” Thomssen passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in Lincoln, NE. He was born in Aurora, NE, March of 1935 to William and Esther (Jensen) Thomssen. He married his college sweetheart Margie “Marge Horst” in September of 1958 and resided in Lincoln after that and reared three children:...
Virginia K. Nelson, age 75, of Fremont passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at her home. Virginia was born May 12, 1945, in Omaha to Elmer and Anita (Paulsen) Holstein. She grew up on a farm near Washington, Nebraska, and graduated from Blair High School in 1962. Upon graduation, Virginia attended...
Perrone, Frank E. March 8, 1995 - May 30, 2020 - Family and friends mourn the loss of Frank Perrone of Omaha, who passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 after a brief illness. Frank was born at the Erhling Bergquist Hospital at Offutt to Matthew and Janet (Skinner) Perrone, the first of two children...
Retired B.S., RN, CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife). Joy was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Leonard/Hazel Leigh Parcel; brother, Leonard, “Hap” Parcel; and husband, Dennis T. Domen. She is survived by her son, Christopher; wife, Natalie, and beloved grandson, Thomas T. Domen of Denver, CO.;...
David Cecil, of Papillion, NE died on May 23rd at Hillcrest Cottages after suffering with Parkinson's disease for many years. Originally from Fremont, NE and the oldest of three siblings, he graduated from Midland University and the University of Nebraska in Music. His passion for music included...
Nancy Vase, 76, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 50 years and a former resident of Grand Island, Nebraska and Santa Monica, California. Ms. Vase was born on October 30, 1943 in Grand Island, Nebraska; the daughter of Joe...
Carol M. Reed, 87, of Lincoln passed away May 5, 2020. Born March 23, 1933 in Wausa, NE to William C. and Anna (Norman) Johnson. Carol was baptized and confirmed at Thabor Lutheran Church in Wausa, NE. She attended elementary and high school in Wausa and furthered her education at Luther College in...
JoAnn Mallette, Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Yankton, SD, died April 29, 2020 at Dow Rummel Village. She was 89. JoAnn was born May 29, 1930, to Herman and Ruth (Morgan) Storjohann, at Spencer, NE. Following her graduation from high school in 1947, at Scribner, NE, JoAnn attended college classes at...
On July 8, 1931, a beautiful baby girl was born to Gustav and Verna Legband. They named her Lois. She joined a sister, Virgene, who was 15 months older. The sisters had an amazing bond that would last them a lifetime! Lois attended Snyder school and St. Peters Lutheran Church in Snyder. After...

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