Ferne (Flygare) Nelson
Nelson, Ferne Flygare age 101 of Dunnell, MN died June 23, 2016. Funeral will be 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 2 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dunnell, visitation Friday, July 1 from 5-7 pm at Kramer Funeral Home Sherburn, MN Ferne Evangeline Flygare was born August 18, 1914 in Lake Fremont Township, Martin County Minnesota, the daughter of F. O. (Oscar) Flygare and Ebba (Appelquist) Flygare. She began her teaching career in rural schools in Martin County, Minnesota in 1932. She taught in the Dunnell and Petersburg, MN school districts. In 1964 she accepted a position in Bloomington, MN, teaching first grade at three Bloomington schools, then served as resource center specialist and was an assistant principal. She retired from that system in 1976. Preceded in death by, husband of 61 years, Hilding, infant son David, brothers & sisters-in-laws Gordon & Dorothy Flygare, Alden & Minnie Flygare, Kenneth & Elizabeth Flygare, Walter & Eleanore Nelson, Linus & Helen Nelson and Alma and Eleanor Nelson. She is survived by son Thomas and wife Diane of Dunnell, daughter Christine of Minneapolis, grandson David of Minneapolis, granddaughter Denise (Mike) Howie of Hastings, NE and great grandchildren Benjamin, Linnea and Mary Howie of Hastings NE, nieces and nephews. and many extended family members.
Published on June 29, 2016
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