Lillian "Vicky" (Gentert) Kuhnke, 54, of Hastings, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at her home.
Survivors are three children, Kristopher Gentert of Hastings, Jessica Frerichs of Aurora, Colorado, and Jeffery Frerichs of Hastings; four brothers, William Dean Gentert (deceased), Robert John Gentert (Marsha) of Littleton, Colorado, Dennis Gentert (Tammy) of Juniata, and Randy Gentert (Sue) of Lincoln; sister, Diana Walker of Hastings; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She married Lonnie Frerichs in January 1982 and later divorced. She remarried on February 17, 2006 to William (Billy) Kuhnke.
During her life she worked as a CNA at Villa Grace in Hastings. She later became a bartender at The Brass Ring and the Eagles Club in Hastings.
Vicky devoted her life to her family and friends and to her profound love of animals and nature.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Kuhnke; parents, Bob and Pat Gentert; and grandparents, Anna and George Gentert of Hastings.
Celebration of Life will be 6:30 p.m. June 27 in the back hall of Hastings Keno.