DuReece Gehring

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

DuReece Gehring

Nov. 19, 1925 - Dec. 16, 2016

BERTRAND, Neb. — Graveside memorial services for DuReece Gehring were Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, south of Maxwell, Neb.

DuReece Gehring, 91 years of age, of Bertrand, Neb. (formerly of Indianola, Neb.), passed away on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at the Bertrand Nursing Home in Bertrand.

DuReece was born on Nov. 19, 1925, in Harlan County, Neb., the third of four children born to Arnold and Nina (Simmons) Davis. She attended primary school at a rural Harlan County country school, later graduating from Alma Public Schools with the class of 1943.

DuReece was united in marriage to William Carl “Bill” Gehring and they made their home in Hastings for most of their working years. They moved to their farm north of Indianola upon retirement. Bill preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. In 2007, DuReece began to make her home at the Bertrand Nursing Home.

DuReece enjoyed sewing, intricate crocheting and gardening.

Besides her parents, DuReece was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Gehring; brothers, Arnold Davis, Jr., Darrell Davis and wife, Mary and Jack Davis and wife, Florence.

She leaves to celebrate her life her son, David Gehring of Rapid City, S.D.; nephews, Scott Davis and his wife, Renee of Bertrand and Rock Davis and his wife, Jo of Kearney, Neb.; special neighbor, Norma Brooks of Indianola; sister-in-law, Bonnie Davis of Stillwater, Minn.; and a host of other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, relatives, friends and her extended family of compassionate nurses and staff, that cared for her as their own aunt.

There was no visitation or Memorial Book signing. The family is honoring her wish for cremation.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.nelsonbauerfh.com

The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege is in charge of the arrangements.