Macey K. Jeppesen

June 15, 1997 – Jan. 25, 2021


Macey Kate (Kroeger) Jeppesen, age 23, of Lincoln, formerly of Dannebrog, died Jan. 25, 2021, at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. 

Macey was born June 15, 1997, in Grand Island to Kurt and Kathy (Miller) Kroeger. 

She was united in marriage to Micah Jeppesen on July 25, 2020, at Peace Lutheran Church. 

She was a 2016 graduate of Northwest High School and was accomplished in many areas. She was heavily involved in music, mock trial and FFA, in which she earned her American FFA Degree. She enjoyed playing softball and being part of a traveling team. Macey was also an active 4-H member. She was a lifelong member of Peace Lutheran and enjoyed mission trips as well as playing the keyboard during the contemporary service. She graduated from Concordia University with dual majors in English and criminal justice and dual minors in art and literature in only three years. She was a member of the band and the Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society while attending Concordia. She played the oboe in the Seward Municipal Band. Macey was also on the staff of the school newspaper. She was employed with Perry, Guthery, Haase, and Gessford Law Office. Her current employment was with the Seward County Attorney’s Office while attending the UNL School of Law. Macey’s heart was filled when she married the love of her life, Micah. She loved spending time with their families and her love for children shined through when spending time with her nieces and nephews. Her other hobbies included photography, crafts, reading and playing games.  

Macey is survived by husband, Micah Jeppesen; parents, Kurt and Kathy Kroeger; siblings, Jeremy (Juliana) Kroeger, Brandon Kroeger (Michelle Wachter), Jessica Kroeger, and Stephanie Kroeger; step- grandmother, LaJean Kroeger; uncles and aunts, John and Lori Hill and family and Rev. Bob and Kolette Carlson and family; honorary grandma, Marlene Flowerday and family; father and mother in-law, Ron and Caroline Jeppesen; brothers and sisters in-law, Katie (Matt) Drefs, Christy (Peter) Ruhl, Melanie Jeppesen, Rob (Jen) Jeppesen, Natalie (Rev. Tyler) Carter, Laura (Nathan) Smith, Amy (Adam) Johnson, Lydia (Joshua) Smith and Abigail Jeppesen (Brennan DeForest); 14 nieces and nephews and numerous other relatives and friends. 

Preceded in death by grandparents, Martin and Violet Miller, Harlan and Mary Ann Kroeger and honorary grandpa, Dale Flowerday.

A funeral service was Jan. 29, at Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Island with burial in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Dannebrog. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family for later designation. Condolences can be left for the family at


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