In Memoriam: Loren Fraser, CRNA (1928-2019)

  • Feb 12, 2019

Loren O. Fraser, age 90, of Omaha and a former Columbus resident, died on Monday, February 4, 2019, at Esprit Whispering Ridge Center in Omaha, Neb. He served as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at Columbus Community Hospital for 29 years.

He is preceded by: his parents, Walter and Myra (Richison) Fraser; a brother Neil; and a sister, Shirley Doss. Surviving him are his children, Mary (Ray) Meints of Omaha, Jeff (Anna) Fraser of Lincoln, Rod (Terri) Fraser of Olathe, Kan., Bryan (Julie) Fraser of Elkhorn and Jennifer (Kip) Meyer of Blair; eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 9, at Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church in Elkhorn with Rev. Rebecca Hjelle officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, February 11, at the Columbus Cemetery in Columbus with full military honors by Hartman Post 84 of Columbus. Visitation will start at 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, February 8, at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn. Memorials can be made to either the Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church in Columbus or to Youth Emergency Services and left or mailed to the funeral home. Reichmuth Funeral Home of Elkhorn is caring for the Fraser family at this time.

This memoriam appeared in the Lincoln Journal Star on February 7, 2019.