Former Hastings resident Freida G. Nelson, 95, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020, surrounded by her family in Geneva, NE.
Service is 10 a.m. Monday, June 15, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hastings with Rev. Micah R. Gaunt officiating. Burial will be at Stockholm Swedish Cemetery, Fillmore County, NE. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. We will be in compliance with the CDC guidelines of 10 people gathering at a time for visitation, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you. Memorials may be given to Peace Lutheran Church or Fairview Manor.
Freida was born August 14, 1924, to Theophiel “Taft” & Martha (Orth) Frank in Scotland, SD. She grew up in South Dakota and attended school until the eighth grade, leaving school to take care of her mother. Freida married Glen Nelson on September 7, 1946, in Belleville, KS; he preceded her in death on January 29, 2009. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and ACL. Freida enjoyed arts, crafts, gardening, cooking, dancing, and spending time with her family. She had the best caramel popcorn and banana bread.
Freida was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glen D. Nelson; and brother, Alfred Frank.
Children & Spouses:
Jeannette & Bill Barker – Hastings, NE
Diane Fort – Geneva, NE
Jerome & Jane Nelson – Lincoln, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Christine & Rick
Randy & Renee
Shawn & Jolene
Jaret & Mindy
Hilary & Nichole
Great-Grandchildren & Spouses:
Ronilee & Amanda
Ben & Alyssa
Brandon & Clarrisa
Numerous Nieces & Nephews
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