Verna L. Gress

Gude Funeral Home

Verna L. Gress

Nebraska City - Verna L Gress, 97, Nebraska City passed on October 14, 2021.

Verna Louise Gress was born on October 17, 1923 at rural Talmage, NE; the daughter of Carl F.W. and Florence W. (Liesemeyer) Damme. She grew up and attended school in the Talmage area, graduating from Talmage High School in 1941.

On June 4, 1946, Verna was united in marriage to Henry Joseph Gress at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Nebr. City.

She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church and Christian Mothers/Altar Society.

Verna is survived by her children: Kathleen Martin of Lincoln, NE, Donna Gress of Oak Park, IL and Dean Gress (Susan) of Lincoln, NE; son-in-law Duane Madison of Sidney, IA; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brother Raymond Damme of Talmage, NE; her Morton Place friends and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Henry on February 16, 2013, daughter Karen Madison, grandson Brian, son-in-law Ron Martin, and sister and husband Evelyn Hope (Bob Hope).

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2021 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Nebr. City. Burial will follow at St Benedict's Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Benedict's Catholic Church in lieu of flowers.

Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.

Posted online on October 20, 2021

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Verna L. Gress

Gude Funeral Home

Verna L. Gress

Nebraska City - Verna L Gress, 97, Nebraska City passed on October 14, 2021.

Verna Louise Gress was born on October 17, 1923 at rural Talmage, NE; the daughter of Carl F.W. and Florence W. (Liesemeyer) Damme. She grew up and attended school in the Talmage area, graduating from Talmage High School in 1941.

On June 4, 1946, Verna was united in marriage to Henry Joseph Gress at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Nebr. City.

She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church and Christian Mothers/Altar Society.

Verna is survived by her children: Kathleen Martin of Lincoln, NE, Donna Gress of Oak Park, IL and Dean Gress (Susan) of Lincoln, NE; son-in-law Duane Madison of Sidney, IA; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brother Raymond Damme of Talmage, NE; her Morton Place friends and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Henry on February 16, 2013, daughter Karen Madison, grandson Brian, son-in-law Ron Martin, and sister and husband Evelyn Hope (Bob Hope).

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2021 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Nebr. City. Burial will follow at St Benedict's Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Benedict's Catholic Church in lieu of flowers.

Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.

Posted online on October 20, 2021