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Genavieve O. (Dalbeck) Nurmi

 

January 12, 2019



WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Genavieve O. (Dalbeck) Nurmi, 85, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, 2019.

Genavieve was born on March 31, 1933, in Crystal Falls, a daughter of Clarence and Betty E. (Minier) Dalbeck. She attended Wakefield High School.

On June 16, 1951, Genavieve was united in marriage to Elmer Nurmi in Wakefield.

She was a faithful member of All Saints Lutheran Church in Wakefield.

Genavieve is survived by three sisters, Leola “Ducky” Cook, Merriweather, Christine Waurio, Hurley, Wis., and Mary (Mike) Wendell, Copper Center, Alaska; a very special friend, Mike Gustafson; and numerous dear sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Elmer, on Feb. 6, 2007; a sister, Clarice Sailer; two brothers, Dalbert Dalbeck and Gary A. Dalbeck; and many other loving relatives.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation at 10 a.m., at All Saints Lutheran Church, 1202 Putnam St., in Wakefield, with the Rev. Bill Jacobson officiating.

A luncheon will be served in the church fellowship hall following the service.

A committal service and interment will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, in the spring.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield. Condolences may be expressed online at lakesidememorialchapel.com.

 
 

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