Gettman, Edwin


Edwin Leroy Gettman, son of Henry and Kathrine (Stroh) Gettman, was born on March 25, 1923 in Pierce, NE and passed away on April 18, 2017 in Lincoln, NE. He was 94 years old.

The Funeral Service is Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First-Plymouth Church (2000 D Street) with Rev. Barbara Smisek officiating. Interment will be in Wyuka Cemetery. Visitation is one hour before the service. A viewing is open from 12:00-5:00 PM Sunday, April 23, 2017 with family NOT present.

Edwin loved life on the farm when he was growing up and also had a passion for woodworking and carving.

Edwin is survived by his wife Elsie; son Randall (Joyce) Gettman; grandchildren Lisa (Andrew) Edwards and Gregory Gettman; great-grandchildren Braelyn, Lillian, and Camden Edwards; and brother Don (Barbara) Gettman.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Kathrine; brothers Harold and Reuben Gettman; and sisters Esther Bockleman, Helen King, and Janet Ritter.

Memorials can be made out to First-Plymouth Church Reach Out & Live.

Guestbook for Gettman, Edwin

5:08AM Apr 24th, 2017
Ed was a great neighbor and friend.
Bryan Grosscup (Lincoln, NE)
12:46PM Apr 23rd, 2017
Uncle Edwin was a loving and caring man with high values. He was an older brother to my father, Don Gettman. Uncle Ed will always be respected and loved.
Dawn Gettman (TOPEKA, KS)
2:13PM Apr 21st, 2017
Edwin was such and kind and gently soul. We were fortunate enough to meet he and Elsie when we became member of First Plymouth Church and always looked forward to sitting with them every Sunday morning. He was a true gentleman. We will miss you...
Deb & Doug Navratil (Lincoln, NE)
1:04PM Apr 20th, 2017
Uncle Ed was always enjoyable when we got family together, he has left us with Great Memories
John & Rita Kahler (Colorado Springs, CO)
10:49AM Apr 20th, 2017
Uncle Ed, you have been such a big part of my life and I thank you for that. I have many things you have made and will think of you every time I see them. You and Elsie are one of a kind and I am so proud to part of your family. Rest in Peace and we will miss you.
Cheryl Jordan-Herr (Olathe, KS)
7:23AM Apr 20th, 2017
Edwin was a wonderful Great-Uncle and always served as a role model for everyone around him. Elsie, our thoughts are with you and hope that you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Jane McWilliams (Phoenix, AZ)

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