Monte Joel Gehle, 55, of Chester, departed this life at his residence in rural Chester, NE on Thursday, June 6, 2019 after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife, Rita (Nelson) Gehle of Chester; daughter Amanda Gehle of New York, NY; son Brandon Gehle and special friend Tonya Cruz of Chester; grandchildren, Kailyn and Kinslie Gehle and Tatiana Cruz; father, Myron (Connie) Gehle of Byron; mother, Marla (Del) Braithwait of Hebron; brother Mylan Gehle (Becky) of Republic, KS; brother Michael Gehle (Tammy) of Hardy; sister Misty Gehle and companion Paul Fechtmeister of Laramie, WY; mother-in-law Lorrainne D. Nelson, formerly of Newman Grove and Norfolk, now of Hebron; brothers-in-law: Ricky Nelson (Roxanne) of Hastings, Randall Nelson (Robyn) of Scandia, KS and Russell Nelson of Norfolk, nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Adolph and Lenora (Ahrens) Gehle, maternal grandparents Edwin and Ruby (Meyer) Hoops and Hazel (Naysmith); Hoops, father-in-law Eugene T. Nelson, infant niece Mickala Renee Gehle and nephew Colton Jon Stensaas.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, 2019 at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler with Pastors Dan Cloeter and Lee Hoops offciating.
Memorials in care of the family.
Kroll Funeral Home of Hebron was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.krollfh.com.