Alvina M. Nannen, 91, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars.
Alvina M. Nannen was born Feb. 17, 1912, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Klemme) Jurgensen. Alvina was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. She attended country school in the Akron area.
On March 24, 1937, she married Harry Nannen at her parents' home. He preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1966.
Alvina was a housewife who, in her free time, loved gardening. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron where she was a member of Lutheran Women.
Survivors include a son, Arlen and his wife, Linda Nannen, of Le Mars; a daughter, Marlys and her husband, Randy Johnson, of Akron; four grandchildren, Amy and her husband, Heath Johnson, of South Lake, Texas, Mark Nannen of Sioux City, Jennifer Nannen of Holstein and Ann Marie Johnson of Akron; two great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Kyle Johnson of South Lake, Texas; a brother, Vernon and his wife, Leanna Jurgensen of Akron; a sister-in-law, Berneice Jurgensen; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Scott Nannen; a brother, Elmer Jurgensen; a sister, Arlene Frerichs and a brother-in-law, Elmer Frerichs.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will be in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Akron. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today (Monday) at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Larry Jurgensen, Bruce Jurgensen, Rodney Jurgensen, Blake Larson, Ken Frerichs, Phil Jurgensen, David Appley and Larry Plueger.