Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska
Gering was incorporated in 1890. After irrigation arrived in the area in 1902, the sugarbeet industry flourished and a sugar factory was built there in 1915. Volga German families moved there from Fort Collins and other areas to work in the sugar beet industry.
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 52.
West Lawn Cemetery (findagrave.com)