The president and CEO of United Way of the Midlands has died.

Karen Bricklemyer was admitted to Alegent Creighton University Medical Center on July 22nd with an aortic dissection. She died Monday at age 47.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Countryside Community Church, 8787 Pacific Street.

Bricklemyer is survived by her husband, twin daughters, parents, brother and sister.