Carrie Natasha (Gross) Bleich, 43, of Waverly NE, was born on April 29, 1975, in Fairfax, MO to John W. Gross and Linda J. Horner. Carrie lived in Rock Port, MO, Tecumseh, NE, Omaha, NE, Greenfield, IA, thru age eight and then Humboldt. Carrie attended Greenfield Elementary School from Kindergarten until 2nd grade and then Humboldt Public School from 3rd until 12th grade. After high school, she attended college to pursue a degree in Nursing. Carrie has two sons, Dylan M. Lang, and John Wyatt Schmit.
On August 12, 2005, Carrie was united in marriage to Duane Bleich. She enjoyed training obedience and service dogs, teaching women self-defense techniques as well as a variety of shooting sports, and loved making crafts items. Carrie also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Carrie passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at her home in Waverly. She will live on as an organ donor.
Carrie was preceded in death by her son Dylan Lang, nephew, Dameon Keeton, mother; Linda Coonce, father; Jay Keeton, father; John Gross, grandparents, uncles, cousins, and great-cousins.
Carrie is survived by her husband Duane Bleich of Waverly; son Wyatt Schmit of Table Rock; parents: Robert and Janet Coonce of Humboldt; sisters: June (Thad) Lambrecht of Bern, KS; Emilie (Bill) Goering of Nebraska City; Lindsay (Steve) Wittenhagen of Lincoln; Janice Emiterio and Stephan Brown of Harlem, MT; brothers: Mike (Mollie) Keeton of Salisbury, NC; Shane Keeton and Ruth Heywood of Nemaha; Jason (Carmen) Post of Lincoln; Pat (Val) Coonce of Beatrice; Jerry (Dani) Gross of Billings, MT; parents-in-law of Robert and Connie Bleich of Jansen, NE; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, many cousins, great-cousins, and friends.
Memorial Services was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, at The Christian Church in Humboldt, with Pastor Eric Biehl officiating.
Inurnment will be at the Humboldt Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family’s choice with a later designation.
Condolences can be shared online at www.wherrymortuary.com
Services entrusted to Wherry Mortuary- 207 N. Nemaha ST.- Humboldt, NE 68376 (402) 862-2915