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Nellie Marie (Kees) Beerbower

August 2, 2019

Nellie Marie Beerbower, 95, of Antwerp passed away Friday, August 2, 2019.

Nellie was born in Harlan, on December 2, 1923, a daughter of the late Mary (Lindemuth) and Charles Kees.

She worked at General Electric during World War II, but will be remembered for her Christian faith, teaching Sunday school and playing the piano at church, kind & humorous personality, expert cake baking and quilting. 

Nellie will be sadly missed by her husband, Russel "Pete", whom she married May 8, 1946; children, Brenda (Leslie) Strong, James (the late Jolene), David (Karen) & Steven; brothers, James & Richard Kees; 7 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild on the way.

She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth Yerks, Iris Knapp & Anlyn Kees.

Funeral service is Wednesday, 11 am with viewing, 10:00 am - 10:45 am, Riverside Christian Church, 15413 OH-49, Antwerp.

Viewing is also Tuesday, 5 - 8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

She will be laid to rest at Scipio Cemetery, Harlan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Woodburn Children's Home.

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