Maris Collins Schad

Profile Updated: March 26, 2023
Residing In: North Platte, NE USA
Spouse/Partner: Murray Schad died Nov. 6, 2020 from Covid-19.
Occupation: Substitute Teacher-retired
Children: Stacey, born 1961
Steve, born 1965

After graduating from college in 1981, I'm a slow learner! I taught 5th and 6th grades. My last teaching position was 6th grade science in 2014/2015.

School Story:

I enjoyed being a cheerleader. Some of my favorite memories are of all our activities at the "YWCA."

What are your hobbies?

Reading, golf, and travel!

If you have grandchildren, what are their names and ages?

Tatum Murray Schad, born 1992. Graduated UNL Dental College May 2018, married Rachel Plamann 8/25/18. Their daughter Meadow Josephine was bor. 12/22/22.

What's been happening in your life since our 50th class reunion?

I taught a year of 6th grade science at age 75.

What did you think you would do when you finished high school and what did you actually do?

Teach and teach

Do you still see, write, keep in contact with classmates? If so, who?

Sandy Glans Fritz, & Joan Robertson Ballard

Tell us about your life in 2020. What would you like future generations to know about your life during the pandemic?

It has been pretty isolated. My husband and I both tested positive! He was hospitalized and sadly died after only 13 days. It is real! Take masks and isolating seriously!! 😢

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Mar 26, 2023 at 12:07 PM
Mar 23, 2023 at 5:58 PM

and happy birthday in addition to my comments

Mar 21, 2023 at 7:34 AM

I hope you have a great day and a better year! ??

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Jan 03, 2023 at 8:47 AM

Phil was a special guy. I was disappointed when his family moved when we were in high school. My thoughts and prayers are with his family!

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Dec 02, 2022 at 7:41 AM

I send my condolences to Mary's family! I remember we both live on Nevada street growing up and went to Arnold School together! RIP, Mary! ????

Jul 25, 2022 at 8:15 AM

Kay, I hope you have a great day and year! Happy birthday!

Jul 04, 2022 at 9:03 AM

I hope you have a great birthday with family and friends! ??????

Mar 24, 2022 at 3:09 PM

Happy Birthday tomorrow the 25th. I won't be able to congratulate you tomorrow so I have to do it today.


Mar 21, 2022 at 10:55 AM
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Jan 20, 2022 at 10:45 AM

Ron was one of the good guys! Prayers for Barb and his family.????

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Dec 29, 2021 at 11:56 AM

So a sorry to lose two great classmates!

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Nov 20, 2021 at 9:56 AM

I was very sad to hear about Pats passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family!

Aug 23, 2021 at 11:44 AM

Happy. Birthday! ????

Jul 25, 2021 at 11:44 AM

Celebrate and have a wonderful birthday! ??

Jul 02, 2021 at 4:25 PM

Hope you have a great 4th!

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Jun 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Posted on: Jun 21, 2021 at 7:04 AM

Mary Gail, I hope you are well and have a fabulous birthday!

Jun 12, 2021 at 9:37 AM

Allie, I hope you have a fabulous birthday!! You and my sister, Jan, share this birth date!

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Apr 12, 2021 at 1:40 PM

Posted on: Dec 07, 2020 at 3:17 PM

Nov 16, 2020 at 7:26 PM

Happy Day, Joan! Thanks for the phone calls!!

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Hardly any wrinkles HA!