Avis I. (Lanum) Gilson

Born: Tue., Feb. 6, 1934
Died: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
Location: Gude Mortuary


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Avis I. Gilson, age 83 of Nebr. City was called home on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Ambassador in Nebr. City, NE.   Avis and her husband Eugene moved to Nebraska City in 2016.  

Avis was born on February 6, 1934 at rural Nehawka, NE; the daughter of George and Helen (Chancellor) Lanum.  She graduated from Plattsmouth High School with the class of 1950.

She was united in marriage to Eugene Leroy Gilson on November 25, 1951 in Papillion, NE and to this union three children were born:  Janet, Michele and Mike.  Avis worked at First Data Resources in the customer service department for several years and also in lunch program at  St. Columbkille School in Papillion.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Eugene Gilson of Nebr. City; children:  Michele Bero and husband John of Jacksonville, FL Mike Gilson and wife Lana of Nebr. City;  seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister Barb Krejci of Plattsmouth, NE and other family and friends.

Avis was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Janet Chudy and siblings:  Alice, Bonnie, Bruce and Ray.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City with Fr. Michael McCabe officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebr. City.

A memorial fund is being established in her memory.

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