Carolyn Schimmel Magid

Carolyn Schimmel Magid

July 20, 1935 – May 28, 2022

Born in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by husband, Bernard; parents, A.Q. and Marion Schimmel; sister, Doris Schimmel Chesen.

She attended Bradford Jr. College and graduated from the University of Missouri where she was the President of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority. Carolyn served on many boards, including the Girl Scouts, Joslyn Art Museum, YMCA, Meyer Therapy, and UN Physicians Faculty Wives Club.  She was also the first President of Omaha Women’s Town Hall, and she was a graphic artist and calligrapher as well.

She is survived by children: Terren (Julie), Tucker (Cindy), Tiffany Denenberg (Steven), and Trenton; and eleven Amazing Grandchildren.

A Celebration of Carolyn’s Life including a Reception will begin on Wednesday, June 1st at 5pm at the West Center Chapel.  Private Interment.

Memorials are suggested to KVNO.


  • Gayle and Don JOHNSON, Columbia, Mo. Posted May 29, 2022 4:46 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Maureen Giesler Posted May 30, 2022 6:11 pm

    My deepest condolences to the Magid family. My late husband, Jim, and I had so many great times with Carolyn and Bernie. Wonderful vacations and fun dinner parties. Carolyn was a fabulous hostess and fun friend💗

  • Werner Family Posted May 31, 2022 9:42 am

    Our sincere condolences to the entire Magid family. I will always remember your mom’s creativity and big presence in spite of her stature! Good luck this week remembering her.

  • Bob Wolfson Posted May 31, 2022 4:17 pm

    So complicated a time of life! May good memories comfort you and your family!

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