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.

Arlene Rose Weaver 89, Lincoln, former teacher and college professor, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, in Lincoln. She was born in Milligan and was a 1948 of Milligan High School, valedictorian of her class. Taught rural schools in Saline County and later received her bachelor and masters' degrees in...
Paul A. Henkel, age 92, died unexpectedly of COVID 19 on November 3, 2020. He was born in 1928 to Fred and Edna Henkel. His early life was spent in Sweetwater, TX, until his family moved to Auburn, NE.Always a fun loving kid, he spent every free moment working at the local airfield and learning to...
Lynn Johnson, age 86, of Kearney passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Lynn Johnson was born in Wausa, NE to Albin and Ethel (Lingren) Johnson. Lynn graduated from Norfolk High School in 1953. In 1955, he graduated from Luther College in Wahoo, NE. While...
Carolyn Anderson Macklin, 85 years, of Fremont, Nebraska, died Nov. 11, 2020, at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper, Nebraska. Carolyn was born June 17, 1935, in Fremont, Nebraska, to Sam and Mary (Gloser) Chudomelka. She was a 1953 graduate of North Bend High School in North Bend, Nebraska, and a...
Ronald Arthur Lenser, 88, of Dallas (formerly Houston) passed away on Oct. 9, 2020. Ron was born on Oct. 4, 1932, in West Point, Nebraska. He first attended Midland University (Fremont, Nebraska) to study music before transferring to the University of Kansas (KU). He graduated from KU in 1956 with...
Glorian "Mick" Wickham, age 99, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, previously of Fremont and Valley, Nebraska, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, to Nona Hassen and Robert Willmer. She attended Midland Lutheran College in Fremont and married Edgar "Wick" Wickham of...
On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, Roderick "Rod" James Meyer, passed away at the age of 69. He was born in Madison, WI to Donald and Ardyth (Trow) Meyer. Rod was preceded in death by his father, Donald: and his mother, Ardyth. He is survived by his brothers, Jeff Meyer (Susan), and Steve Meyer (...
Steve Peterson, beloved husband and father, successful businessman and spiritual mentor to countless Christians in Omaha and around the world, died Oct. 22, 2020. Steve dedicated his life to advancing the gospel and built a prodigious legacy that touched lives on five continents. More than anything...
Mary A. Nevius, 86 years, of Fremont, Nebraska, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Methodist Fremont Health. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 11, 1934, to Charles and Iolene (Webb) Stimpson. Mary spent her early years in Mt. Hope, Wisconsin. She moved to Omaha and graduated in 1952...
Barbara Louise (Claussen) Carlson died in hospice care in Omaha on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Barbara was born on March 30, 1933, in Fremont, Nebraska, to John and Frances (Lass) Claussen. After graduating high school in Fremont in 1951 she attended Midland College for one year before she married...

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