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In Memory of

Ethel Laura Nehls

September 25, 1916 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


Ethel Laura Nehls, 100, of Duluth was called to her heavenly home on November 24, 2016 at Franciscan Health Center. Ethel was born in Chicago, IL on September 25, 1916 to Henry and Alma Bostler.

Ethel was raised in Chicago and graduated from Schurz High School. On November 6, 1937, Ethel was united in marriage to William A. Nehls in Chicago. Together they raised two children, Lois and William.

She was employed by Uniroyal Company for over 30 years as a Payroll Supervisor, retiring at age 65. Following Williams death in 1990, Ethel...

Ethel Laura Nehls, 100, of Duluth was called to her heavenly home on November 24, 2016 at Franciscan Health Center. Ethel was born in Chicago, IL on September 25, 1916 to Henry and Alma Bostler.

Ethel was raised in Chicago and graduated from Schurz High School. On November 6, 1937, Ethel was united in marriage to William A. Nehls in Chicago. Together they raised two children, Lois and William.

She was employed by Uniroyal Company for over 30 years as a Payroll Supervisor, retiring at age 65. Following Williams death in 1990, Ethel moved to Duluth to be closer to her daughter, Lois. Ethel stayed active by participating in Jazzercise, crocheting, and was an avid reader.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at Franciscan Health Center for the love and care Ethel received.

Ethel was preceded in death by her husband William, brothers, Clarence and George; and her sister, Hazel.

Mourning her passing include her son William (Rosemary) Nehls of Tucson, AZ; her daughter Lois (Richard) Mertz of Duluth; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 10:00 until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Mount Olive English Lutheran Church, 2012 East Superior Street, Duluth. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Franciscan Health Care Center.