Christine Nasby 1884-1944
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 3/18/2014 at 23:43:53
Christine Nasby Dies Suddenly At Her Home
Miss Christine Nasby, 60, died suddenly Thrusday at 10 p.m. at her home at 533 S. 9th St., where she lived with her sisters, Josephine and Nilsine.
Miss Nasby was born March 21, 1884, at Estherville and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tollef Nasby, both of whom preceded her in death.
Miss Nasby, who had worked as a dressmaker for many years sewed yesterday at the home of Mrs. George Bale, sr. She apparently was in good health and ate a good supper when she arrived home, her sister said. The three sisters had all retired for the night when Miss Christine became ill. When her sisters reached her bedroom she had died from a heart attack.
Miss Nasby is survived by a brother, Jacob, and her two sisters, Nilsine and Josephine. Also surviving are a niece and a nephew.
She was a member of the Estherville Lutheran church and attended the Estherville public schools. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, December 7, 1944)
Funeral services for Christine Nasby who died at 10 p.m., Nov. 30 were held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Nasby home and 2:30 p.m. from the Nasby home and 2:30 from the Estherville Lutheran church where she has been an active lifelong member. The Rev. L.A. Mathre officiated. Ollie Nasby sang two solos. Pall bearers were Chris Gronstal, Roy Grinde, Jacob Jacboson, Carl Peterson, Hugbart Nasby and Arthur Nasby. Interment was made beside her parents in the Norwegian Lutheran cemetery.
Christine Nasby was born to Tollef and Randine Nasby at Estherville March 21, 1884. She was baptized April 14 of the same year and received her catechetical instruction from the Rev. S. Strand and was confirmed by him in the Lutheran faith Nov. 26, 1899.
Miss Nasby received her education in the local schools. Having learned the dressmaking trade she has continued in this work through the years.
As the eldest of three sisters she helped to make a home for her parents until they died. Her father died in 1925 at 90 years of age and her mother, who was 73, died in 1929. With the exception of a brief sojourn in South Dakota and a summer together with her sister, Nilsine, spent traveling and visiting in Norway the homeland of her parents, she has resided continually in this community.
She is survived by her brother, Jacob, and sisters, Nilsine and Josephine, all of Estherville, a niece, Ruth Nasby, and a nephew, Owen Nasby. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, December 7 1944)
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