Donna Giebler


A Mass of Christian Burial for 87-year old Donna Giebler will be held Friday, May 10, 2024, at 10:30 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Gering, NE.  

The service will be live streamed through Christ the King’s YouTube page.

Inurnment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff, NE.

A rosary will be held Thurs, May 9, at 5:30, also at Christ the King Catholic Church in Gering

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Donna’s favorite charities. 

Fond memories and condolences may be left at 

Donna L Giebler was born March 28th, 1937, to Leoba and Francis Wiesner in Hays, KS. She died April 22, 2024.

 Donna graduated from Girls Catholic High School in 1955 and married Gary Giebler that fall on Oct 4, 1955. To this union came 6 daughters: Mary Pettijohn (Jay) of Loveland CO, Chris (Jim) Reyes of Gering, Faye (Eli) Valenzuela of Lincoln, NE, Kathy (Troy) Thompson of Hays, KS, Denise (Curt) Embree of Lincoln, and Amy (Jeff) Martindale of Laramie WY. 

Widowed at an early age, Donna’s faith made her strong. If she knew you, she would pray for you. She made many dear friends over the years that she spent her time with.

Donna obtained degrees from both Western Nebraska Community College and Chadron State. 

She loved to travel and was an avid reader. Other hobbies included swimming at the Splash followed by coffee with friends. 

Donna was passionate about the organizations she belonged to, including Keep Scottsbluff-Gering Beautiful, Friends of the Lied Scottsbluff Library, Friends of the Legacy of the Plains Museum, and Valley Christian Neighbors. 

Donna is survived by her daughters and their spouses along with 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, sister Pat Staab and brother Frank Wiesner.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gary, parents, sister Mary Scheer, brother Jim Wiesner, and granddaughter Grace Martindale. 

Always in Our Hearts, Mom. We love you and miss you. 

Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.