Loren Odell Fraser
Loren O. Fraser, 90 of Omaha, and a former Columbus resident, died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Esprit Whispering Ridge Center in Omaha.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church in Elkhorn, with Rev. Rebecca Hjelle officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, at the Columbus Cemetery in Columbus, with full military honors by Hartman Post 84 of Columbus. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. 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.
He served as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at Columbus Community Hospital for 29 years.
Surviving him are his children, Mary (Ray) Meints of Omaha, Jeff (Anna) Fraser of Lincoln, Rod (Terri) Fraser of Olathe, Kansas, Bryan (Julie) Fraser of Elkhorn, and Jennifer (Kip) Meyer of Blair; eight grandchildren, four step grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded by his parents, Walter and Myra (Richison) Fraser; a brother, Neil; and a sister, Shirley Doss.