Louis E. Gibson, Jr.
Veteran
Date of Birth
September 5, 1942
Omaha, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
June 25, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Thursday, June 28, 2018 ~ 10:30 a.m. (Casual Dress)
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. National Guard and American Legion #129
Private Interment at Springfield Cemetery ~ Springfield, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 ~ 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Memorials

American Diabetes Assocition, Make A Wish Foundation, American Cancer Society or Nebraska Children’s Home, Omaha, NE

Louis E. Gibson, Jr., 75, of Lincoln, NE, formerly of Ashland, NE, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at Havelock Manor in Lincoln, NE.  He was born September 5, 1942 in Omaha, NE to Louis and Evelyn (Heisner) Gibson.  Lou graduated from Gretna High School.  Lou served his country in the U.S. Army as military police until he was honorably discharged in 1966.  On August 10, 1968, he was married to Laureen Pelzer at Trinity Lutheran Church in Papillion, NE.

Lou started farming in 1966 after he returned from the service and continued farming for most of his life.  Through the years he also worked for Nebraski, Warner Enterprises and he drove bus for Mead Public Schools.  Lou enjoyed gardening, landscaping, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by children, Kevin (Tammy) Gibson of Ashland, Amy (Darrell) Eloge in Lincoln and Lisa (Tony) Matthes of Genoa; grandchildren, Tyler, Nicole, Trevor, Layney, Aryan and Lausyn; mother, Evelyn Martin.

He was preceded in death by wife, Laureen Gibson; fathers, Louis Gibson Sr. and Kenneth Martin.

Condolences for Louis E. Gibson, Jr.
  1. Richard Watson
    • June 26, 2018 - 5 months ago

    He was a good man. He always seemed to be smiling.He will be missed.

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