Category Archives: In Memoriam

Alumni who have left us.

Remembering Mike Veak

A long-time voice of the Cornhusker Marching Band, Michael H. Veak, 74, Lincoln, passed away June 15, 2017. He held life-time memberships in the UNL Alumni Association and a charter member of the Band Alumni Association. For 30 seasons, His … Continue reading

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Remembering David Salyards

Salyards, David P. Jul 8, 1955 – Apr 22, 2017 Of Omaha. David Peter Salyards, 61, passed away April 22 following a short illness. A fourth-generation Nebraskan and lifelong resident of Omaha, Dave was born July 8, 1955, to Harry … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert F. “Bob” Elwell

Our condolences go to the family and friends of Robert F. “Bob” Elwell, age 61 years, of Seward, who passed away Jan. 5, 2016. Bob played tuba in the marching band in the mid- to late-70s. Signing of Remembrance Book: … Continue reading

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Remembering Kathy Kriegler

Kathleen Ann Kriegler of Ames, Iowa died on December 3, 2016 at Mary Greeley Medical Center, Oncology Unit after a nearly two year fight with ovarian cancer. Kathy was born July 16, 1955 in Omaha, Nebraska and was adopted on … Continue reading

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Remembering Chris Werner

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Chris Werner, who lost his two-year battle with esophageal cancer on December 8, 2016. He was 40 years old. Prior to joining Lakeland University’s faculty in 2013 as assistant professor of … Continue reading

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