Nina V. Wels, 91, Brainerd died Saturday, July 22, 2000, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
She was born Aug. 19, 1908, in Pierre, S.D. to James and Nellie (Exe) Callahan. She worked as a licensed practitioner nurse at St. Joseph's Medical Center. She also worked at the Wels Store and served as a Sunday school superintendent, both in Barrows. She also was a member of Faith Baptist Church, the Crow Wing County Grange and the Crow Wing County Homemaker's Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Bertina Nelson, Nisswa, and Sandra Pederson, Brainerd; eight grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren. Her husband, Frank Wels; a brother, Alvin Callahan; and a sister, Nora Blume died earlier.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd with Pastor Lilja Behr officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services Thursday. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Brainerd.
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