Michal Jean Kirkland

August 2, 2018

TILDEN — Services for Michal Jean “Micki” Kirkland, 65, Lincoln, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the IOOF Cemetery in Tilden.

She died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at a Lincoln hospital.


Micki was born Sept. 4, 1951, in Tilden to Francis and MaryAnn (Penwell) Tighe. She graduated from Norfolk Catholic in 1969. She attended Northeast Community College following high school.

She married Michael Kirkland of Battle Creek in 1971. Two children were born to this marriage.

She worked for Norfolk and Lincoln regional centers for most of her life.

Survivors include a son, Marty Kirkland; a daughter, Angie Kirkland; a granddaughter, Kassandra Newland; a sister, Sherry Alexander of Ohio; two nephews, Jon and Scott Alexander; an aunt, Skeet Starr of Norfolk; and many cousins.

Micki was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John Tighe; and an aunt, Pat Penwell Fry.

Condolences may be sent to Angie Kirkland, 7201 Buckingham Drive, Apt. 51, Lincoln, NE 68506.

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