Nadine Dalin age 89, of Silver Lake, formerly of Hutchinson and Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016, at Cedar Crest in Silver Lake, Minnesota.
Memorial Service will be Friday, December 2, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with interment in Greenhill Cemetery in St. Peter, Minnesota.
Gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to the service.
Nadine Agnes Dalin was bom on June 22, 1927, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Berge and Agnes (Salveson) Johnson. Nadine was baptized as an infant on September 18, 1927, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. Her favorite family pet was a dog named Teddy.
She received her elementary education in Mankato, Minnesota, and was a graduate of the St. Peter High School, Class of 1945. Nadine furthered her education by attending Gustavus Adolphus College (Majoring in Art) in St. Peter, Minnesota, for two years and then attended one year of business school.
On September 11, 1948, Nadine was united in marriage to Burton Dalin. This marriage was blessed with four children, Greg, Teri, Wendy and LeeAnn.
Nadine held employment as a secretary for First Lutheran Church in Winthrop, Minnesota, served as a desk clerk for the AmericInn in Hutchinson, Minnesota, secretary for the McLeod County Historical Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota, and Hands Inc. in Winthrop, Minnesota. She retired in 2001.
Nadine was an active member of First Lutheran Church in Winthrop, serving on the ladies aid and bell choir. Later, she became a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. She was also a member of various Bridge Clubs and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Nadine enjoyed many interests including, playing cards, bingo, reading, sewing, dining out and walking. She had a very artistic side and enjoyed singing, including singing at her daughter's wedding, and participating in the Buffalo Creek Players Community Theater. She was also known for being very sharply dressed and by her signature red lipstick. She especially enjoyed the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
When Nadine needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident of Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake, Minnesota in 2011. She passed away surrounded by family on Monday, November 28, 2016, at the age of 89 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Nadine is survived by her:
Children, Greg Dalin and his wife, Tess of Aransas Pass, Texas,
Teri Draeger and her husband, Lester of Minong, Wisconsin,
Wendy Martinek and her husband, Dwight of Conroe, Texas,
LeeAnn Fritz and her fiance', Steve Schmidt of Glencoe, Minnesota;
Grandchildren, Greg Dalin, Matthew Draeger, Tom Draeger and his wife, Erin, Susan Draeger, Justin Martinek and his wife, Misty, Joshua Martinek and his wife, Meghan, Jordan Martinek, Jeremy Fritz and his fiancee', Jodi Allen, Brittany Loncorich and her husband, Hadeon;
Great Grandchildren, Caitlin Martinek, Caleb Martinek, Camden Martinek, Taylor Draeger, Alex Draeger, Emmett Draeger, Xander Loncorich, Hadleigh Loncorich and Paisleigh Loncorich;
Nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Nadine is preceded in death by her Parents, Berge and Agnes Johnson; Son-in-law, James Fritz; Grandchildren, Scarlett Mae Loncorich and Adalyn Draeger; Former Husband, Burton Dalin.
Patsy Prieve Wright says
Dear Greg, Teri, Wendy, and LeeAnn and Families.
You have my deepest sympathy. Nadine was a dear friend and co-worker. She was a very talented person.. She
Was a great writer, singer and once in a while a joker. We shared many times of laughter and some tears of woe.
Her smile and laughter will always be remembered by me. She was a very loving and caring person. She love all of you so very much. I will not be able to attend the funeral. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patsy Prieve Wright
Patsy Wright says
Dear Greg, Teri, Wendy, LeeAnn, and families.
You have my deepest sympathy. Nadine was my special friend and co-worker. She was a talented writer, singer, people person and liked to put exhibits together. We had many times of laughter and a few tears of sadness but always got our work done. She was a very loving and caring person. She loved all of you so very much.
You have my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.