Mona Gestring, the daughter of Mabel May (McCoy) and Francis “Farmer” Doyle, was born July 21, 1939 at Red Cloud, Nebraska. She departed this life on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 81 years 1 month and 10 days.
Mona was raised in the Red Cloud area and received her formal education attending the Red Cloud schools and graduated with the class of 1957. She was united in marriage with Ronald Gestring on January 31, 1959 at Blue Hill, Nebraska. This union was blessed with three children, Charles “Chuck”, Stephanie and Ronda. The made their home farming and raising livestock in the Cowles community. In 1990, they retired and moved to Red Cloud.
Mona was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her love for her family was immeasurable and she especially cherished the time they spent together.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her son, Chuck in 1980, and daughter, Stephanie Steward in 2018.
Left to treasure her memory are her husband, Ron of David City, Nebraska; daughter, Ronda Gestring of David City; son-in-law, Kurt Stewart of Malcolm, Nebraska; three grandsons, Ryan, Adam and Joshua Stewart; sister, Kay Blackstone of Red Cloud, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Tammy Gestring of Red Cloud; other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were Wednesday, 10:30 am, September 9, 2020 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Red Cloud with Rev. Paul Frank officiating. Interment was at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Red Cloud.
Williams Funeral Home
241 West 4th Avenue
Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970
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