Michael A. “Mike” Donaldson

Michael A. “Mike” Donaldson

May 11, 1973 – March 19, 2022

Mike Donaldson of Omaha, NE, passed away on March 19, 2022.  Mike graduated from Westside High School in 1991. He attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he enjoyed his time in the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

An avid sports fan, Mike was particularly fond of the Nebraska Huskers. Mike was also proud of the long-standing Donaldson family involvement with the University of Nebraska.

Mike had many life adventures, including working at the World Trade Center and jobs that brought him to the Dallas, Texas area. He also cared deeply for animals, particularly his beloved dog, Willy.

Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl Donaldson, Claire Donaldson, Edith Long, and Jesse Long; and his father, John Donaldson.

He is survived by his mother, Linda; siblings: Shannon (David), Anders (Emelia), and Sara (Michael); and eight nieces and nephews.

Mike Donaldson’s memory will live on through his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, Mike requested memorials be made to Tom Osborne’s TeamMates Mentoring Program: https://teammates.org/for-donors/donation-form/ In Memory of, “Mike Donaldson Scholarship Fund,” or mailed to TeamMates Mentoring Program, 6801 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510. Memo: “Mike Donaldson Scholarship Fund.”

VISITATION: Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00pm at the West Center Chapel, 7805 W. Center Rd.   PRIVATE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE AND BURIAL at Evergreen Memorial Park.



  • Alice Chapman Posted March 20, 2022 3:26 pm

    Love and prayers to the Donaldson family. God bless.

  • Sara Donaldson Posted March 21, 2022 9:56 pm

    My sweet big brother. I miss you terribly. Clinging to many wonderful memories with you…

  • Susan Michaelis Posted March 27, 2022 5:37 pm

    My deepest condolences to you and your family. Mike was such a great guy and will deeply missed.

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