Mable Nehring

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Mable Nehring, 87, of Storm Lake, passed away Monday March 31, 2008, at the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake following a lengthy illness.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday April 4, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Rev. Jamie Cutler will officiate.

Burial will be in the Fairfield Cemetery, Albert City.

Visitation will be today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mable was born on March 26, 1921, in Peterson, to Franklin and Clara (Morgan) French. She attended Peterson High School and graduated in 1939. After her schooling she worked for Johnson Implement in Peterson as a bookkeeper. On March 13, 1948, she married Lowell D. Nehring. Mable then stayed home to raise her children. She lived in Albert City for 18 years until her husband's death on November 13, 1977. She then moved to Le Mars and then to an assisted living facility in Storm Lake for six years. She had been in the Methodist Manor for the last two years. Mable enjoyed quilting and also needlepoint stitching.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell; her parents, Frank and Clara French; a sister, Ester Stark; a brother, Ralph French; and a grandchild, Steven Michael Morris.

Mable is survived by two daughters: Charlotte Morris of Menasha, Wis., and Deborah Pitts and her husband, Tim, of Cleghorn; a son, Dennis Nehring and his wife, Cindy, of Atlantic; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Audrey Miller of Storm Lake.

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