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Frieda Mable Nelkorn

April 28, 1920 June 21, 2014
Frieda Mable Nelkorn
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Obituary for Frieda Mable Nelkorn

Worthington, MN

      Frieda Mable Nelkorn, age 94, was born on April 28, 1920 in Worthington, MN, the daughter of Max and Ida (Marten) Vogt. She was baptized on May 16, 1920 and confirmed on May 27, 1934 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington. She attended school in Worthington. Frieda married George Nelkorn on May 11, 1963 and he passed away on April 3, 1979. Frieda worked at Campbell Soup Company in Worthington for 26 years and then later worked part-time at the City Office. She taught Sunday school and was an Altar Guild Member for many years. Frieda died on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington.

      Frieda is survived by five nephews; one niece; one step son, Myron Nelkorn; two step daughters, Joyce (Jerry) Hutt and Janice Downer; step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, along with one great great great niece and nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers, Walter, Carl, and Arnold Vogt, and sister, Leona Hopp.

      Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN with Pastor David McDonald officiating. Frieda’s nephews will be casket bearers, Don Hopp, Troy Hopp, Walter Vogt, Norman Vogt, Richard Vogt, and Jerry Vogt. Honorary bearers will be Frieda’s nephew, nieces and other relatives, Denis Dahms, Sharon (Hopp) Dahms, Leanna Hopp, Linda Vogt, Diane Vogt, Edwin Schuster, and Ray Schuster. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.


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