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Ona M. Gehring

January 29, 2019

Belvue—Ona M. Gehring, 86, passed away Monday, January 29, 2019 at the Alma Manor.

She was born December 9, 1932 on a farm near Harveyville the daughter of Irvin B. and Evelyn Ball Huske. She lived in the Harveyville community until moving to Topeka where she attended Topeka High.

Mrs. Gehring had lived in the Belvue community for many years. She worked in housekeeping at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Herman, Irvin Jr, Roy, Gaylord, Lorraine and two infants.

On December 20, 1950 she was united in marriage to Henry Gehring in Topeka. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Henry A. Gehring Jr, Topeka and August W. Gehring, Belvue; two daughters, Ona (John) Shumaker, Alma, and Evelyn Kennedy, Wamego; her sister, Josephine Cochrell, in Texas; three grandchildren, Matthew (Julie) Kennedy, Daniel (Emily) Kennedy and Roger (Britney) Shumaker; two great-grandchildren, Cooper and Reese Kennedy.

Memorial services with inurnment in the Greenwood Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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8 thoughts on “Ona M. Gehring

  1. I’m sending my deepest sympathy to you and my family that I never have gotten to really be acquainted with.. I’m the youngest daughter of Ona’s brother Gaylord T. Huske that has also passed… I’m so deeply sorrowed that I’ve never had the chance to be involved with none of family.. my prayers go out to each and everyone of you.

  2. Dear Gehring family,
    So sorry to read of your beloved Ona. I know she was a hard working farm wife & mom, as was mine on the family farm North of Belvue. Now they’re sewing quilts, rolling bread, cinnamon rolls, apple and lemon meringue pies together in heaven!! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you for our loving Gods comfort and healing! God bless you all!

  3. Very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! One saying that I think about often is…..Love the people God gave you because He will want them back one day!

  4. Evelyn and family, So sorry to hear of your loss..I would love to hear from you…miss our visits…you are in my thoughts and prayers

  5. Sorry to hear about your mom. I always got a kick out of her when I delivered out at your house. I’ll be thinking of all of you! Greg Lane

  6. A kind and generous woman, a loving mother and wife. I am a better person for having been able to know her and be with her in these last few years. God be with her until we meet again.

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