July 25, 2019

Kathleen N. Gress

Kathleen N. Gress age 87 of Lincoln passed away July 24, 2019.  She was born July 17, 1932 in Lincoln to Garland and Emma (Hoff) Ackels.  Kathleen graduated from Lincoln High School and attended Nebraska Wesleyan University.  She was employed with Novartis for ten years in the telemarketing department.

 Kathleen is survived by her children and spouses, Anthony and Theresa Brehm, Wendy and Don Young, Mark and Roxann Brehm, Gary and Pam Brehm, Brad and Angela Gress.  10 Grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Rodger Brehm and her second husband Bernard Gress.

 A private celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

 Inurnment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.

 Memorials to the Capital Humane Society.


  1. “Another Lincoln High Job Well Done.”

  2. So sorry for your loss! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Your mom and I just used to laugh when we got the change to visit. She had such a great sense of humor. We enjoyed her!

  4. Angela and family, I am sorry for your loss. May the good memories of Kathleen be alive in your lives and help alleviate a bit of the pain of her loss. You’ll be in my prayers.


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