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  • Gretna is also known as: Sarpy County / Gretna city.

Facts

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Gretna Breeze.

History

Gretna started shortly after the Burlington Railroad built a short line between Omaha and Ashland in the summer of 1886. Advent of the village of Gretna on this new laid rail line was the cue for the exit of the nearby trading post of Forest City, which had existed since 1856. In its day, Forest City, located 2. 5 miles southwest of where Gretna now stands, was a flourishing and busy place, but it was doomed by the rail road which passed it by. The only marker that exists today to show the site of old Forest City is the cemetery (Holy Sepulcher) which is located a little the east of what was the center of activity in the settlement. Names that were prominent in the beginnings of Forest City were the families of William Langdon, John Thomas and John Conner. The Lincoln Land Company, recognizing the potential of the site, surveyed and plotted the town site of Gretna in 1887. The village was incorporated by July 10, 1889. The name suggests Scotland's Gretna Green, the ancestral county of some of the earliest...

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Gretna Obituaries

It was reported by Kearney Hub on March 3rd, 2016 that E C "Doc" Cherian passed on in Gretna, Nebraska.  Cherian was 81 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor E C "Doc"'s life.

It was disclosed by Hastings Tribune on September 26th, 2015 that Betty Hansen perished in Gretna, Nebraska.  Hansen was 101 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty's life.

It was reported by Kearney Hub on April 25th, 2015 that Allen Ray "Swede" Spangler passed on in Gretna, Nebraska.  Spangler was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Allen Ray "Swede"'s life.

It was revealed by Hastings Tribune on April 22nd, 2015 that Sharon M Koch (Parker) passed away in Gretna, Nebraska.  Ms. Koch was 73 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sharon M's life.

It was written by Kearney Hub on February 19th, 2015 that Harold E Freese perished in Gretna, Nebraska.  Freese was 87 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harold E's life.

It was reported by Hastings Tribune on November 13th, 2014 that Kane R True passed away in Gretna, Nebraska.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kane R's life.

It was noted by Daily Press on July 25th, 2014 that Gerald Rae "Bud" Ross perished in California.  Ross was 87 years old and was born in Gretna, NE.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gerald Rae "Bud"'s life.

It was noted by Beatrice Daily Sun on June 17th, 2014 that June Ensz (Robinson) passed on in Gretna, Nebraska.  Ms. Ensz was 93 years old and was born in Belmar, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor June's life.

It was reported by Grand Island Independent on June 6th, 2014 that Lisa J Smith (Wadell) passed on in Gretna, Nebraska.  Ms. Smith was 39 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lisa J's life.

It was reported by Hastings Tribune on March 19th, 2014 that Robert B Anderson perished in Gretna, Nebraska.  Anderson was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert B's life.

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Dugan Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services has cared for the needs of area families since 1952. We listen with care and sensitivity, to answer your questions, and respect your choices. Then, we take care of all the details.

John A Gentleman Mortuaries

Since 1906, when John A. Gentleman began serving families, our community has changed in many ways. Our firm also matured and changed to meet the needs of a growing community. From our humble beginning at 20th and Cuming Street we have been there...

Reichmuth Funeral Home

Since our founding, the guiding principle of Reichmuth Funeral Home has been the commitment to treating each family who comes to us as our own. With sincerity, pride, and dedication, we are committed to this time-honored tradition.

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Millie Josephine 'Jo' Nowka Edwards
Jo will be sorely missed by both family and friends. Funeral services are Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., at the Church of God in Trenton, Nebraska with Pastor Tim Roberts officiating. Interment is in the Stone Church Cemetery south of Culbertson. Visitation is ...
http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/1678630.html

Obituary: Clyde Eldon Allgood
He is survived by wife Mary Allgood of Nebraska City; four children: Steven Allgood and wife Imelda of Chicago, Teri Beth Vann and husband Kevin of Omaha, Mark Allgood and wife Nancy of Gretna and Bret ... and his wife Jeanne. Funeral services will be held ...
http://www.ncnewspress.com/obituaries/x1543350202/Obituary-Clyde-Eldon-Allgood

Allgood, Clyde Eldon
Survived by: wife, Mary Allgood of Nebraska City; children, Steven Allgood of Chicago; Teri Beth Vann of Omaha, Mark Allgood of Gretna, Bret Allgood of Nebraska ... other family and many friends. Funeral Mass; 10 a.m., Wednesday, St. Mary's Catholic Church ...
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