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Gaylene Grosshans

Gaylene Grosshans, age 62, of Aurora, passed away Friday, March 18, 2022, at Westfield Quality Care.

A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, March 23rd at the United Methodist Church, 1104 A Street, Aurora. Rev. Michelle Reed will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Aurora Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 P.M. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Gaylene Ruth Grosshans, the daughter of Henry H. and Miriam (Regier) Quiring, was born in Henderson, Nebraska on June 11, 1959 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on March 18, 2022, at the age of 62.

She grew up in Hampton and accepted Christ as her personal Saviour and was baptized at a young age. Gaylene attended Hampton High School.

On August 21, 1976, she was united in marriage to Nick Grosshans at Aurora. They had three children: Brandon, Carrie and Darrin. Gaylene worked for several years at Aurora Memorial Physical Therapy under Howard Holland and was the head cook at the Leadership Center in Aurora for many years. She resided in Aurora her whole married life.

Gaylene was a member of the United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, ping pong and especially her grandkids and attending their activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Miriam Quiring.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 45 years, Nick of Aurora; three children, Brandon (Tanya) Grosshans, Carrie (Mike) Crosby and Darrin (Megan) Grosshans all of Aurora; 7 grandchildren, Abbigale, Levi, Luke, Eli, Kaylee, Kayden and Zaiah. She is also survived by two sisters, Connie (Marion) Travis and Joyce Nielsen; in-laws, Dick & Janet Grosshans; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Ned & Rhonda Grosshans; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Julie & Bill Krause & several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

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