Bertha M. (Wiesert) Gahring (1929 - 2017)


INDEPENDENCE – Bertha M. Gahring, 88 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Lexington Estate in Independence. She was born on April 7, 1929, in Mt. Auburn, Iowa, the daughter of Burdette and Floy Mae (Scheffler) Wiesert. On August 28, 1947, she and Billy Russel Gahring were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They later divorced. Mr. Gahring preceded her in death on June 19, 2002.
Mrs. Gahring is survived by two daughters: Candis (Morris) Ronnebaum of Independence and Joy (Gerald) Pint of Jesup, Iowa; and two sons: Randy Gahring of Cole Camp, Mo., and Kim Gahring of Carrollton, Texas. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; a great great grandson; and two sisters: Blanche Homire of Hiawatha, Iowa, and Elise (Ed) Wittig of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Steve Gahring and Kendall Gahring; a granddaughter, Hannah Pint; and a brother-in-law, Lloyd Homire.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, at the White Funeral Home in Independence with Rev. Sheri Andersen officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence. Friends may call for visitation from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, June 5, at the White Funeral Home in Independence.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 5 to June 10, 2017