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Loretta Agnes Davis

February 19, 1936 December 17, 2018
Loretta Agnes Davis
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Loretta Agnes (Gergen) Davis, 82, of Nebraska City, Nebraska passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at The Monarch in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was born February 19, 1936 to William and Marie (Grote) Gergen on the family farm, rural Shickley, Nebraska. Loretta was the youngest of ten children. Her father passed away when she was 7 years old and her mother raised her and her siblings on the family farm. She graduated from Geneva High School in 1952 at the age of 16. Loretta started college late in life, graduating from Peru State College in 1974 with B.S. in Education and receiving her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska in 1988. On May 23, 1959 she married Roger Davis at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, rural Shickley, Nebraska. To this union three children were born; Carol Anne, John Charles and Joseph William. Loretta and Roger lived their 43 years of marriage in Nebraska City. Roger passed away on November 7, 2002. Loretta was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Nebraska City. Loretta loved to play Bridge and Pinochle, crocheting, playing the piano, organ, singing and gardening. In her younger years she enjoyed playing golf on a league in Nebraska City. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Marie, husband Roger, grandson, Bret Dahmke, sisters, Dorothy Steube and Theresa Reinsch and brothers, infant brother, Paul, Irvin, Father Charles, Jerome and Clement Gergen. Loretta is survived by her children, Carol (Mitch) Dahmke of Louisville, KY, John Davis of Nebraska City, NE, Joe (Nancy) Davis of Pawnee City, NE, grandchildren, Ashley (Robert) Erwin of Louisville, KY, Chris (Jennifer) Dahmke of Louisville, KY, Jessica Dahmke ( wife of the late Bret Dahmke) of East Bernstadt, KY, Hannah Davis of Lincoln, NE, Andrew Davis of Lincoln, NE, great grandchildren, Jacob and Tyler Erwin of Louisville, KY, Noah Dahmke of East Bernstadt, KY, Sophia Dahmke of Louisville, KY, sisters, Sr. Marionita Gergen of Milwaukee, WI and Florence Dondlinger of Fairmont, NE, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorials to VIPs for Bret Dahmke Scholarship Fund, School Sisters of St. Francis in Milwaukee, The Monarch in Lincoln, Nebraska or Bishop’s Appeal for Vocation. Please direct memorials to Wherry Mortuary and state preference on check or envelope.


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Visitation

Wednesday

19

Dec

1:00 PM 12/19/2018 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City

1109 First Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City
1109 First Corso Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

Service

Thursday

20

Dec

11:00 AM 12/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Geneva

831 E Street
Geneva, Nebraska 68361

Interment will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery (Turkey Creek), rural Shickley, Nebraska.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Geneva
831 E Street Geneva 68361 Nebraska
United States
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