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Antwerp VFW Post 5087
Tuesday August 6th, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Riverside Christian Church
Wednesday August 7th, 2019

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Nellie Marie Beerbower

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.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nellie Beerbower, please visit our flower store.


Fond memories of Nellie and her cakes that she baked for the 1891house. I remember her calling me from the hospital so concerned that she couldnt fill our cake order. Thinking more of others rather than her own health concern.. She sent Pete with the cakes that she had baked ahead so that I could frost them..
What a special lady!

Karen Leinard Aug 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellie Beerbower

Ellen Aug 11 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on August 7, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

Karen & Mike Beerbower
Stacy & Ernie Myers
Tammy & Kenny Myers
Tiffany & Chris Reedy
Mike & Sara Myers

You will be missed, but forever loved.

Karen Beerbower Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry, Steve, to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family.

Deanna Beauchot Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM

A HOPE AND HONOR CROSS STANDING EASEL was ordered on August 5, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM

A SWEET AND WARM REMEMBRANCE TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by Michael and Lisa Walsh on August 5, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was ordered on August 5, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM

What a sweet, sweet lady Nellie was! I really enjoyed talking and visiting with her about her kids and grandkids. She was so proud of all of you. Im am very sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed.

Carol abcock Aug 5 2019 12:00 AM

Nellie & Pete were a part of our lives since our early marriage, especially with their servant hearts at family camp at LJCA. Precious memories. You are missed but you are in the presence of the Lord as a faithful servant.

Bob Farrer Aug 4 2019 12:00 AM

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