Ryan M. Houser
June 3, 1985 – April 9, 2022
VISITATION: Thursday, April 14, 2022, 5:00-7:00PM, MEMORIAL SERVICE: Friday, April 15, 2022, 10:30AM, all at West Center Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Nebraska Humane Society.
Beloved son of Sandra Houser of Omaha and Mark Houser of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Ryan passed away unexpectedly on April 9, 2022. He attended Millard South High School graduating in 2003 where he was a member of the National Honor Society and Millard South Band. Ryan attended the University of Nebraska, graduating in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and athletic training. Ryan was an avid Husker Football fan and played in the Cornhusker Marching Band for 6 years. Ryan then obtained a master’s degree in kinesiology while he worked as a graduate assistant in Athletic Training at the University of Illinois. He worked as an Athletic Trainer at TCU from 2011-2013 when they achieved two Conference Championships in Track and Field. While deciding on a future career, Ryan lived in Salt Lake City with his brother, Chris, and spent a dream year as a “Ski Bum”. He then worked as an Athletic Trainer in Glenwood, IA for a year before starting the Physician’s Assistants program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, graduating in 2017. At the time of his passing Ryan worked as a PA at MD West One Orthopedics where he was loved by staff and patients alike.
Having been an Eagle Scout, Ryan loved camping and the outdoors, was a talented trumpet player, loved to sing and travel. He was also an avid animal lover and cherished time at home with his cats. Ryan had an amazing memory for song lyrics, movie dialogue and football trivia.
In addition to his parents, Ryan is survived by his step-mother, Cathy of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl; brother, Chris (and wife Mary) of Omaha, as well as many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.