Gale A. Fuqua

Gale A. Fuqua, 71, former Kearney Resident, died on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at Good Samaritan Center in Wood River.  In accordance with Gale’s wishes, there will be no services.


Gale was born on Sept. 12, 1946 in Grand Island, to Gail and Nina (LaBita) Kroll.  She attended Grand Island High School and graduated in 1964.  Gale later attended Kearney State College and graduated in 1987 with a bachelors of arts degree in education.  She worked a variety of jobs throughout the years including as a manager at the Eagles Club and also the American Legion in Kearney.  Gale was also a member of Alpha Mu Gamma.  She enjoyed playing bingo and also crocheting.   


Surviving relatives include her children, Tim (Cindy) Fuqua of Kearney and Tami Fuqua of Kearney; sister, Susan Hartman of Hastings; grandson, Tyler (Lizz) Fuqua of Kearney; great-granddaughter, Tiana of Kearney; other extended family and friends.


Gale was preceded in death by her parents and brother, John F. Smith


Memorials are suggested to the family.  Online condolences may be submitted by visiting  Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney are in charge of arrangements.

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