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Nellie Lenora Anvick Cassem 1912-1986


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/14/2014 at 15:34:22

Nellie Cassem
Armstrong – Services for Mrs. Arthur (Nellie) Cassem, 73, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong, with Pastor Donohue Sarff officiating. Interment will be in Armstrong Grove Cemetery. She died Monday, March 3, 1986 at Fairmont Community Hospital, Fairmont, Minn.

Friends may call at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Armstrong after 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Nellie Lenora Anvick was born July 10, 1912 at Armstrong, the daughter of Nels and Lena (Lenning) Anvick. She attended the Armstrong School and graduated from Armstrong High School in 1929. On Feb. 20, 1932 she was united in marriage with Arthur Cassem at Estherville. The couple farmed north of Armstrong until 1969 when they retired and moved into town. She was baptized and confirmed in the Nazareth Lutheran Church, was a member of the ALCW and Federated Women’s Club.

Survivors include her husband, Arthur, Armstrong; one son Lowell Cassem, Los Gatos, Calif.; two daughters: Dorothy Blietz, Placentia, Calif. and Mrs. Robert (Verdell) Monson, Rock Rapids; six grandchildren; one great grandson; one brother, Everett Anvick, Las Vegas, Nev. and two sisters: Mrs. Berneta Theesfield and Mrs. Peter (Arlene) Grabinoski, Armstrong.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one great-grandson; two brothers and one sister. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 5, 1986)


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