obituaries Interim leaders named for United Way of Midlands By Associated Press • Jul 31, 2014 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Interim leaders have been named to lead the United Way of the Midlands after the death of its 47-year-old CEO, Karen Bricklemyer. United Way CEO dies; was hospitalized for heart condition By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jul 30, 2014 United Way of the Midlands President and CEO Karen Bricklemyer has died. Cabela's co-founder Richard Cabela dies at 77 By Associated Press • Feb 18, 2014 SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter Cabela's has died at the age of 77. Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92 By Associated Press • Nov 1, 2013 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92. Philanthropist Suzanne Scott dies By Associated Press • Sep 9, 2013 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha philanthropist Suzanne Scott, whose name adorns many prominent projects alongside her husband Walter, has died.