Death of MSUM student Cody Hennum

We are saddened to report that the death of MSUM student Cody Hennum. Cody passed away on August 22, 2017. He was a History/Social Studies student.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, North Campus, in Fargo, with visitation at 1 p.m. A prayer service will be held on Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, with visitation from 5-7 p.m. For more details and to read Cody’s obituary, visit

MSUM is following established protocols for the death of a student that includes communications with family, coordination between campuses office, supporting our students, and informing faculty teaching the student’s classes. Faculty, staff and students with questions may direct them to the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, 218-477-2171. They may also contact Hendrix Clinic & Counseling Center at 218-477-2630 if they wish to speak with a counselor.

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Cody Hennum.