The president and CEO of United Way of the Midlands has died. Karen Bricklemyer was admitted to Alegent Creighton University Medical Center on July 22nd with an aortic dissection. She died Monday at age 47. The hospital carried out her wishes to donate her organs.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Countryside Community Church, 8787 Pacific Street with a reception to follow at the UNO Thompson Alumni Center at 6705 Dodge Street. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at the West Center Chapel of Heafey-Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak-Cutler Mortuaries, 7805 West Center Road.
Bricklemyer is survived by her husband, twin daughters, parents, brother and sister.