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Nellie Billings

d. December 25, 2006

Nellie G. Billings, 101 ½ , of Mason City, died Monday, December 25, 2006 at the Good Shepherd Health Center. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday (December 29, 2006) at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Rev. Thom Christian of First Congregational Church in Clear Lake will be officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Nellie Billings Memorial Fund. Nellie was born July 12, 1905, in rural Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, the daughter of George U. and Belle M. (Curtis) Morris. She attended school in Cerro Gordo County and Mason City. On August 25, 1922 she married Walter H. Billings in Des Moines, Iowa. Nellie worked for Deckers for 27 ½ years before retirement in 1970. She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and enjoyed playing cards, bingo and baking. Nellie loved her family and especially enjoyed babies. She collected cups & saucers, salt & pepper shakers and cream & sugar bowls. Survivors include one daughter: Norma Jean Dye of Clear Lake, Iowa; a daughter-in-law; Donna Billings of Mowbridge, SD; six grandchildren: Suzanne Bisgrove (Jerry) of Ankeny, IA, Debbie Schroeder (Doug) of Clear Lake, Terry Vermedal (Karen) of Naperville, IL, Becky Hall (Tom) of Mason City, Ric Vermedal (Jean) of Plymouth, IA, and Jim Billings (Sherrie) of Hayden, ID, 11 great grandchildren: Chad Bisgrove (Carol), Jody Bisgrove, Judd Bisgrove, Stac Schroeder, Spencer Schroeder (Missy) Bob Hall, Jenni Anderson (Mark), Randy Hall (Julie), Julie Bratton, Tammy Earle, and James Billings; and 14 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walter in 1959, one infant daughter; one daughter: Frances Vermedal; two sons: Ken Billings and Morris Billings; four sisters and one brother.

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue on December 29, 2006 (map/driving directions) 10:00 AM to 10:00 AM at 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue on December 27, 2007 (map/driving directions)

2:00 PM at 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue on December 29, 2006 (map/driving directions)

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