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Edna Nester

June 9, 1916 - September 3, 2017

Burial Date: September 8, 2017

Funeral Home Dickinson, ND

Funeral Service: 9:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson, ND.

Visitation: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson, ND.

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A funeral service for Edna Nester, 101, of Dickinson, will be 9:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson with Pastor Lisa Lewton officiating. Burial will follow in the Dickinson Cemetery.

Visitation for Edna will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Edna passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson.

Edna Hoffer was born June 9, 1916 on the family farm in rural Hettinger County to Christ and Elizabeth (Brandner) Hoffer. She grew up and attended Wagendorf Township Country School. In June of 1947, Edna married Orin Nester. Together, the couple resided on the John Nester farmstead south of New England, ND. After Orin passed away in January of 1948, Edna moved to New England and later to Dickinson, ND.

Edna loved to attend church. She was a long-standing Alter Guild member at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She loved gardening, baking, quilting, but most of all, she loved her family.

Edna is survived by her daughter-in-law, Gayle Nester; grandchildren, Darin (Richelle) Nester and Michelle Frost; great-grandchildren, Ryann Steiner, Jackson Steiner, Scott Nester, Brooke Binek, Nicholas Frost, and Owen Sivertson; and sisters-in-law, Viola Nester and Alma Hoffer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Orin; her sisters, Lorraine Stang and Ester Kunze; her brothers, Rueben, Reinhold, Robert, and Elmer Hoffer; and her son, Dean.

Nester Edna


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