Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Nina VanVleet of Kimball died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at the St. Benedict Senior Community in St. Cloud. She was 84. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2009, at the Kimball United Methodist Church with Rev. HeatherKlason officiating. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the Kimball Cemetery. Nina Mae VanVleet was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Kimball to Alexander and Virginia (Allguer) Kennedy. She married Harold VanVleet Oct. 4, 1946, at the Kimball United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death Nov. 3, 2007. Nina worked at the Kimball Post Office, the Mueller Mink Farm in Kimball, and as a homemaker. She was a member of the Kimball United Methodist Church where she taught vacation Bible school, and was a member of the UMW. She was a Gold Star Mother in the Kimball American Legion Auxiliary Post 261, and was active as a Kimball Cub Scout leader. Nina enjoyed crocheting, cross-stitching, doing crafts, camping, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Harold; son Jeff in 1968; and brother Milton Kennedy. She is survived by her children Lyndon (and Debbie) of St. Cloud, Sara (and Larry) Fischer of Clearwater, Alan (and Wendy) VanVleet of Kimball, Roger (and Julie) of St. Cloud, Steve (and Sherrie) of St. Cloud and David (and fiancée Sarah Dombrovski) of Kimball; 18 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Nick, Mitch, Matt, and Nate VanVleet, Gus Fischer, and Jennifer Thompson. Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.