F. Verlene DeHutt Noren Gipe, 95

August 19, 1926 - September 16, 2021

Former Hastings resident F. Verlene DeHutt Noren Gipe, 95, departed this world to be
with God on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Hillcrest Nursing Home, McCook, NE.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings
with Pastor Johnny Walker officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings.
Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Monday with family present from 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior
to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to
be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.

Verlene the daughter of Bertha (Stroh) DeHutt and Roy DeHutt was born in Harlan
County, NE on August 19, 1926. Verlene’s father passed when she was a small child. Her
mother remarried Ed Noren on November 3, 1941. Verlene graduated from high school
in Alma, NE in 1943. While working in a café in Alma, NE she met Robert “Bob” Gipe
and after a while, they were married on September 6, 1943, and began their married life
together in Juniata, NE. They spent 57 happy years together and they were blessed with
four children: Kay, Judy, and then twins were born, Mary and Larry.

Verlene worked as a Tupperware dealer, Mode O’Day, and at Gary Michael’s. After
retiring, Verlene and Bob moved to Hastings, NE. They enjoyed camping, spending time
with family, and traveling.

Verlene loved baking wedding and birthday cakes for family and friends. She also
enjoyed her quilting and sewing groups, In her 80’s she delivered Meals on Wheels to
“those old people” as she put it. She loved playing bingo and going to lunch with the
“Ds”, two of her close friends. She attended Juniata Methodist Church until she moved to
Trenton, NE where she became a member of West First Chapel in McCook, NE.

Verlene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Gipe; daughter, Kay; and
twin children, Mary Hulse and Larry Gipe.


Daughter & Spouse: Judy & Jim Berry – Trenton, NE

Grandchildren: 11

Great-Grandchildren: 14

Great-Great-Grandchildren: 8