Debra (Debbie) Marie Trautman, 58, Gering

Debra (Debbie) Marie Trautman, 58, of Gering, died Saturday, July 13th, 2013, at the Hospice House in Omaha, Nebraska. She was born July 23rd, 1954, in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Clarence Mohr and Peggy Nave Mohr.

Her funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, July 19th, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Gering with Father Gerald Harr officiating. A vigil rosary will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 18th, at the church. The viewing will be at the Gering Memorial Chapel from 9am to 4pm on Thursday and family will be present at the church from 5 to 6:30 pm. Cremation will follow with a private family burial. Memorials may be made to CaringBridge or Festival of Hope. Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Debbie graduated from Daniel J. Gross High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1972. On August 22nd, 1975 she was united in marriage to Leo (Lee) C. Trautman Jr. in Papillion, Nebraska. She graduated from University of Nebraska in Omaha in 1976 with a Bachelors of Education. She taught Math and Physical Education at Gross High School before devoting herself to her family as a stay at home mom. In 1982 they moved to Gering, Nebraska. After moving to Colorado Springs for 5 years, they returned to Gering in 1994. She enjoyed yard work, attending auctions and playing with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Lee Trautman of Gering; three children, Scott (Jamin) Trautman of Spirit Lake, Iowa, Jody (Ryan) Windhorst of Scottsbluff, and Greg (Jill) Trautman of Gering; five grandchildren, Carter and Kaitlyn Trautman, Brendan and Kinzey Trautman and Baby Boy Windhorst due soon; her parents Clarence and Peggy Mohr of Papillion; a brother, Jerry Mohr of Omaha; and a sister Lynette (Steve) Corbin of LaVista and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, her maternal grandparents, Clemens and Lydia Nave and her paternal grandparents, Jacob and Anna Mohr.

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