Charles Bowman Scholarship

Charles BowmanCharles Bowman was a lifelong educator, teaching mathematics and physics in the Omaha Public Schools for 34 years and at Metropolitan Community College for 12 years. He chaired the Math/Science Department at Bryan High School, wrote physics curriculum, led scholarship committees, and advocated for student learning throughout his career. He graduated from Peru State College (1968) and earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Illinois (1974). Chuck was raised in Plattsmouth, NE playing football in High School. He was an avid Huskers fan and fisherman, and enjoyed making wooden toys for his grandchildren. He has served the community in many ways through his leadership in Boy Scouts, YMCA coaching, and Church.

Preceded in death by his parents, Dale M. and Maxine Nielsen Bowman. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; sons, Bryant and Lisa of Omaha, and Nick and Sarah of Seattle, WA; 7 grandchildren; also family members, Jason of Lincoln NE, Rebecca of Omaha, Marco and Julia of Cologne Germany, and Jalinda and Chris of Omaha.

A Memorial Service will be held in the summer.

A scholarship has been created to benefit a 2022 graduating Bryan High Senior who will be entering a field related to Math and/or Science. 

You may send Memorials to:

The Charles Bowman Scholarship
OPS Foundation
3861 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Use the link below to send an online donation.

Bruce Dale Memorial Fund

Bruce Dale Memorial

Stewart Bruce Dale, 71, died peacefully in his sleep on July 27, 2020. He was born October 12, 1948 in Omaha, NE. He graduated from Benson High School in 1967 and attended Kearney State College.

Bruce served in the Marine Corps Reserves and was deployed to Vietnam in 1970 for 13 months. After completing his reserve obligations in 1976, he earned his education degree and began teaching special education with OPS. He earned two master’s degrees from UNO in special education and educational administration. He taught at several elementary schools and eventually moved to secondary at North High Magnet. There he taught special education, coached girls’ soccer, became Dean of Students and then became an assistant principal at Morton and King Science Magnet. 

Bruce’s sense of humor, commitment to students of all backgrounds, lover of all things outdoors, his beloved pets and Lisa made him the wonderful human being that he was. He will be missed.

A Memorial Fund has been established at the Omaha Public Schools Foundation. Friends and family wishing to contribute can use the secure payment gateway below.

* Donations are administered by The Omaha Public Schools Foundation which is a 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law and go directly to the intended fund, program, project or scholarship. No administrative fees are deducted from any donation.