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, a brother, Alvin Callahan; and a sister, Nora Blume, died earlier.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home of Brainerd with Pastor Lilja Behr officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery of Brainerd.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home and an hour prior to services Wednesday.
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