Obit: Underwood, Nina E. (1923 - 2015)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bucholz, Capelle, Dietrich, DuMont, Lemke, Nickels, Parks, Smola, Underwood

----Source: The Hemer Funeral Home (Medford and Rib Lake, WI) 9/16/2015

Underwood, Nina E. (20 SEP 1923 - 14 SEP 2015)

Nina E. Underwood, 91, of Athens, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2015 at Aspirus Nursing & Rehab in Medford under the care of Hope Hospice.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 18, 2015 at St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church in Goodrich, with Pastor Joseph Dietrich officiating. Interment will be at St. Andrew Cemetery in Goodrich.

Pallbearers are Henry Nickels, James DuMont, Ed Smola, Ed Parks, John Lemke and Robert Capelle.

Visitation will be at 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 18, 2015 at St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church in Goodrich.

Nina was born on September 20, 1923, in the Town of Johnson, Marathon County, to Charles C. and Johanna A. (Bucholz) Underwood Sr. She attended Ladd School in the Town of Johnson. Nina also attended Goodrich Grade School and then attended Athens High School for three years. She graduated from Medford High School.

After high school, Nina attended Medford Normal School where she attained her teaching certificate. She then went on to teach in Mud Lake for 3 years. Nina then worked at Cloverdale School for 3 years. She then worked as a caregiver for different families in the area. Nina taught Sunday school at St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church for over 50 years and was an active member of the Church’s Ladies Aid. She was a member of St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church & Ladies Aid.

Nina is survived by siblings, Laura DuMont of Yorkville, IL and Charles C. Underwood Jr. of Athens.

She is predeceased by her parents, Charles C. and Johanna A. (Bucholz) Underwood Sr., siblings Howard, Lyle and Andrew Underwood and Gladys Nickels.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Nina’s family to be designated at a later date.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.

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