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 last season as the voice of the Pride of All Nebraska was 2002.

Mike Veak

Michael Veak, the “Voice” of the Cornhusker Marching Band, 1972-2002

Private family interment at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Cornhusker Marching Band at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Foundation, 1010 Lincoln Mall, Ste 300, Lincoln, NE 68508-2886.

You can read Mike’s full obituary in the Lincoln Journal Star.

Also, a remembrance article from the Daily Nebraskan.

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2 Responses to Remembering Mike Veak

  1. One of the Tubaline/Tubachicks says:

    …and now, it’s time for the Marching Red experience!!!!
    Oh…what a voice!

  2. Jane Sandstro says:

    loved Mike’s voice- he gave the band such a professional status! So sorry to hear of his passing.

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