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Rosemary A. (Gress) Gardner

September 24, 1928 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 92)

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Rosemary A. Gardner, age 92 of Nebraska City, NE passed away on Saturday evening, November 7, 2020 at the Ambassador in Nebr. City.

Rosemary Alice (Gress) Gardner was born on September 24, 1928 in Nebraska City, NE; the daughter of William Joseph and Martha Elizabeth (Burger) Gress.  She attended school and graduated from Julian High School with the Class of 1946.  

On December 27, 1947, she was united in marriage to Kenneth L.D. Gardner at the First Baptist Church in Nebr. City and to this union two daughters were born:  Denise and Roxann.

Rosemary worked as a Sales Clerk at Younkers for some 14 years.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Nebr. City, United Methodist Women and the Songbirds.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters:  Denise Lewis and husband Bob of Aurora, CO and Roxann Lococo of Lincoln, NE; three grandchildren:  Brooke Lewis, Kendra Lewis and Marti Lococo; five great-grandchildren:  Serenity, Thomas, Oliver, McKenzy and Elizabeth; other family and friends.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters:  Delores and Florence and three brothers:  Robert, Donald and Kenneth Gress.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City with Pastor Charles Kathurima officiating.  The service will be live-streamed on Gude Funeral Homes Facebook Page.  Burial will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebr. City.

There will be Open Visitation on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the mortuary from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church, the Ambassador in Nebr. City or the American Cancer Society.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Visitation
Friday
November 13, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Funeral Service
Friday
November 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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