Peggy A. Gocke
Date of Birth
December 21, 1947
Omaha, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
August 31, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska
Graveside Service

Saturday, September 8, 2018 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska


American Legion Post #129, VFW Post #9776

Peggy A. Gocke, 70 of Waco, NE formerly of Ashland, NE passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln, NE.  She was born December 21, 1947 in Omaha, NE to Clarence and Emily (Yabsley) Williams.  She graduated from Ashland High School in 1966.  She was married to Tom Bonds on May 19, 1973 for 11 years before Tom passed away.  She was united in marriage to Darrell Gocke on August 14, 1987 in Ashland, NE.  She worked as a bartender, waitress and Keno operator at various establishments. She also worked at a local florist shop and provided volunteer work for the Ashland Cemetery.

Peggy was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post #129 and VFW Auxiliary Post #9776.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Darrell Gocke; family, Mike Bonds, Kendra (Chris) Schwab, Katelyn, Kayla and Dylan Bonds, Carson and Adilyn Schwab, Clarence Williams, Jr., Carmen (Frank) Kaminski, Raymond Gocke, James (Kathy) Gocke, Joann Schuelke, David Gocke.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Tom Bonds; parents, Clarence and Emily Williams; infant brother, Harold Williams; sisters, Rose Bishop and Violet Mosbrucker.

Condolences for Peggy A. Gocke
  1. Kathie Remington
    • September 2, 2018 - 6 years ago

    I will miss you dearly Peg. Even though we seldom saw each other it was always like we had never been apart when we did meet. Love you forever. Until we meet again.
    Kathie Bueoy Remington

  2. Donna Tomes-Richards
    • September 2, 2018 - 6 years ago

    Peggy was a very special gal. Always willing to help those in need. We will truly miss her & her sense of humor. My deepest sympathy to all of her family – May she now rest in peace & comfort.

  3. Brian Tomes
    • September 3, 2018 - 6 years ago

    May God grant rest to such a wonderful and caring lady. Peggy was the spark of the workplace at Hunters. Always wanting to help in any area. We will miss her greatly. She had a good soul to so many. Her family meant the world to her. RIP dear Mamasita.

  4. Ginny petetsen
    • September 3, 2018 - 6 years ago

    Peg i will surely miss you friend.god speed & god bless you

  5. Jennifer (Brabham) Wachter
    • September 7, 2018 - 5 years ago

    I will always remember Peggy’s kindness to my family at my Mom’s funeral. Mom loved to tell me everytime she saw Peggy. She had a heart of gold and will be greatly missed.

  6. Dan Washburn
    • September 8, 2018 - 5 years ago

    Loud and Proud! I was lucky to call her a friend for over 50 years. She will be sadly missed.

  7. Therese Moran
    • September 23, 2018 - 5 years ago

    The old broad I will always miss you!!!! Love ya Therese from hunters and I will always remember you getting me the job lol

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