Luella A. Nelson, Annandale

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Luella A. Nelson, age 91, of Annandale, died Thursday, February 10, 2011, at Parkview Care Center, Buffalo.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale, with Fr. Victor Valencia and Fr. Mark Pavlik officiating. The pallbearers were grandsons, Joe, Brad, Jacob, Paul and Dan Nelson and Jeremiah Stueven. The honorary pallbearers were granddaughters, Sherry Stueven, Laura Oakleaf and Cynthia Blume. The music for the service was provided by St. Ignatius Music Ministry. Burial followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Annandale. Friends called at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 4-8 p.m., Monday, and 9:30-10:30 a.m., Tuesday. There was a prayer service at 7 p.m., Monday, at the Church.
Luella Augusta Nelson was born November 29, 1919, at Maple Lake to Jerry and Mary (Hess) Dircks. She was a 1938 graduate of Annandale High School and married Harold F. Nelson on June 5, 1940. He preceded her in death on March 27, 1972. She was a homemaker and for 22 years worked at Marv’s Red Owl. She was a member and past president of the Council of Catholic Women and also a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, a birthday club and several card clubs. She enjoyed embroidering, sewing quilts, cooking, gardening, flowers, making crafts and traveling.
She is survived by children, David (Karen) of Villa Park, IL, Ronald (Nancy) of Maplewood, Larry (Barbara) of Springfield, IL, Bonnie Stueven of Buffalo, Connie Nelson of Clearwater; brother-in-law, Donald Nelson of Annandale; sisters-in-law, Ruby Schmitz of Franklin, VA, Mildred Dircks of Annandale, Mary Dircks of Clearwater; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Clyde Stueven; sisters and brothers, Eleanor Aretz, Francis Dircks, Adeline Bongard, Edwin Dircks, Lillian Logeais, Alice O’Loughlin, Ben Dircks, Harold Dircks, Emily Lambert; and numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute & Funeral Webcast online at dingmannfuneral.com
Luella A. Nelson, age 91, of Annandale, died Thursday, February 10, 2011, at Parkview Care Center, Buffalo.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale, with Fr. Victor Valencia and Fr. Mark Pavlik officiating. The pallbearers were grandsons, Joe, Brad, Jacob, Paul and Dan Nelson and Jeremiah Stueven. The honorary pallbearers were granddaughters, Sherry Stueven, Laura Oakleaf and Cynthia Blume. The music for the service was provided by St. Ignatius Music Ministry. Burial followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Annandale. Friends called at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 4-8 p.m., Monday, and 9:30-10:30 a.m., Tuesday. There was a prayer service at 7 p.m., Monday, at the Church.
Luella Augusta Nelson was born November 29, 1919, at Maple Lake to Jerry and Mary (Hess) Dircks. She was a 1938 graduate of Annandale High School and married Harold F. Nelson on June 5, 1940. He preceded her in death on March 27, 1972. She was a homemaker and for 22 years worked at Marv’s Red Owl. She was a member and past president of the Council of Catholic Women and also a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, a birthday club and several card clubs. She enjoyed embroidering, sewing quilts, cooking, gardening, flowers, making crafts and traveling.
She is survived by children, David (Karen) of Villa Park, IL, Ronald (Nancy) of Maplewood, Larry (Barbara) of Springfield, IL, Bonnie Stueven of Buffalo, Connie Nelson of Clearwater; brother-in-law, Donald Nelson of Annandale; sisters-in-law, Ruby Schmitz of Franklin, VA, Mildred Dircks of Annandale, Mary Dircks of Clearwater; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Clyde Stueven; sisters and brothers, Eleanor Aretz, Francis Dircks, Adeline Bongard, Edwin Dircks, Lillian Logeais, Alice O’Loughlin, Ben Dircks, Harold Dircks, Emily Lambert; and numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute & Funeral Webcast online at dingmannfuneral.com
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