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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Bessler Family Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Crete.

Dr. Deborah K. Bessler

Dr. Deborah Bessler is a graduate of Leigh High School and received a BA degree from Doane College in Crete, NE. She taught middle school science for six years before attending the University of Missouri to receive her Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Bessler is a member of the AOA and NOA and is a See to Learn provider. Her husband Chris is the Head Coach for football at Doane College. She and Chris have four children Cale, Reagan, Logan, and Macey. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, and spending time with family and friends.

Malori Hiatt

Malori has been with the Bessler Family Eye Care for 1 year and is the Office Manager. She specializes in billing, insurance, networking, frame adjusting & repairs as well as frame selection. Malori and her husband, Logan, live in Lincoln. She is currently completing her degree in Health Information Administration. In her free time Malori enjoys scrapbooking, Chiefs football, and spending time with family and friends at their lake home in Ashland.

Krystal Dittmer

Krystal has been with the office for 8 months. Krystal works as an Optician and with patient care. She specializes with selecting and pricing glasses, frame adjustments and repairs, and frame selection. Krystal has four boys and resides here in Crete. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her kids and attending their sporting events.

Brianna Nickel

Brianna has been with the office for 7 months. Brianna works as an Optician and with patient care. She specializes in selecting and pricing frames as well as frame adjustments and repairs. Brianna and her husband, Jackson, have two children. Her family resides in Wilber.  In her spare time Brianna enjoys spending time with her family.

Madison Cervantes

Madison has been with the office for 3 months. Madison is the Spanish translator and specializes in patient care. Madison resides in Crete and has a 4 month old daughter. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and shopping all day long.

Brenda Machmueller

Brenda has been with the office for 8 years. Brenda is the clinic’s Privacy and Security Officer. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the clinic. Brenda and her husband Jeff reside in Leigh where they have raised 3 children and now have 3 grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys golfing, scrapbooking, and camping.