|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 2009|
Nella "Nellie" H. Brost, age 87, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, with her family by her side at Oakwood Villa in Altoona.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1921, in Eau Claire, Wis., to Charles and Theresa (nee Stare) Parker. Upon completion of the eighth grade, she stayed at home to support and take care of her siblings. She married Richard Brost in Altoona and they raised seven children. Before retirement, Nellie worked as a nurse's aide at Sacred Heart Hospital and at Syverson Home. She also volunteered at Golden Acres II while she resided there. Her hobbies included reading romance novels, watching the Brewers and bull riding competitions. She loved spending time with her family and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include seven children, Charles (Sandy) Brost of Duluth, Minn., Ronald (Penny) Brost of Augusta, Wis., Jeanne (Edward) Michels of Eau Claire, Wis., Thomas (Sandy) Brost of Ladysmith, Wis., Richard Brost Jr. of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Linda (Patrick) Glenz of Cadott, Wis., and Patricia (George) Burk of Eau Claire, Wis.; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Robert (Rose) Parker, of Simi Valley, Calif.; and four sisters, Jane (Eugene) Van Loo of Elk Creek, Wis., Kate Knute of Fairchild, Wis., Carol Nyseth of Altoona, Wis., and Linda (Ronald) Vanpool of Janesville, Wis.
She was preceded by her husband; her parents; two brothers, David and Donald Parker; and a sister, Donna Halverson.
The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, at Plombon's All Faiths Funeral & Cremation Service, 1405 N. Clairemont Ave., with a 7 p.m. parish vigil service; and again from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church on Wednesday.
Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, WI
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Eau Claire County
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Feb 03, 2010
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