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Helen Gebers

 

December 16, 2021

Helen Carolyn (Wulf) Gebers was born to Hattie Marie Wilhelmena Meyer and Rein- hold "Roger" Carl Wulf on June 5, 1936, on a farm east of Nora. She died Dec. 9, 2021, at the Parkview Haven Nursing Home at Deshler, at the age of 85 years, 6 months, 4 days.

Helen was baptized on June 28, 1936, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church near Deshler by Pastor G.A. Spring and confirmed on Aug. 14, 1949, by Pastor J.A. Rueter at Salem Lutheran Church near Superior.

Helen's parents moved to a farm west of Bostwick when she was 9- months-old. She attended District 10 school for eight years and graduated from Superior High School in 1953. She worked at Security National Bank for four years and was united in marriage to Donald Gebers, Nora, on April 15, 1956, at Salem Lutheran Church. Don and Helen were blessed with three sons, David, Steven and Thomas.

She was a life-long member of Salem. Helen worked alongside of her husband on the farm for many years and cooked many meals for hired men. She sang with the Farmerettes for 45 years and was a member of the Nora Club for more than 55 years. Helen also sang in the church choir, taught Sunday and Bible School, served on the kitchen committee serving funeral dinners and lunches and was active in the Women of the Church. She also enjoyed going to ball games that her sons and grandchildren played in. Helen was also a long-time member of the Ruskin Legion Auxiliary and held several offices.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roger and Hattie; her husband, Don on June 21, 2010; in-laws, Rudolph and Adella Gebers; and brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Gloria Wulf.

Surviving are sons David (Sherry) of Nora; Steven (Diane) of Nora; and Thomas (Kim) of Nelson; six grandchildren: Jamie (Brandon) Ridder of West Point; Seth (Morgan) Gebers of Lexington; Brette Gebers of Austin, Texas; Reese Gebers of Lincoln, Neb .; Stacia Gebers of Denver, Colo .; and Haley (fiancé Tyler Bankson) Gebers of Nora; great-grandson, Connor Ridder and two future great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ann (Vaden) Lane of Lincoln, Neb; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec 17, from the Salem Lutheran Church near Superior with Pastor Ethan Feistner officiating.

Music will be congregational hymns "Here I Am Lord," and "Lift High the Cross," and solos "We Celebrate Your Life," and "On Eagle's Wings," by Stephanie Thayer and Sonia Schmidt as the organist.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 today (Thursday) with family present from 6 to 8 p.m., to greet friends.

Pallbearers will be Stacia Gebers, Haley Gebers, Tyler Bankson, Jamie Ridder, Brandon Ridder, Seth Gebers, Morgan Gebers, Brette Gebers and Reese Gebers. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of her card group, Mary Ann Meyer, Dale and Pat Frahm, Ron Porter, Darrell and Donna Jensen, Ken and Joan Schiermeyer and Gene and Twila Frerichs.

Interment will be in the Salem Lutheran Cemetery near Superior.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Salem Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Neb., 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneral homes.com.

Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superioris in charge of the arrangements.

 

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