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Nancy A. Frink 1934-2014

July 1, 2014
Emmetsburg News

Funeral service for Nancy A. Frink of Emmetsburg was held Saturday, June 28, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Peter Morlock officiated.

Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy Ann Frink, daughter of Jack and Ethel (Parks) Higley, was born Aug. 26, 1934, at her parents' home in Emmetsburg. She received her education at Emmetsburg Community School.

In 1951, Nancy was united in marriage to Elmer Gary Frink in Minnesota. To this union two children were born.

Nancy and Gary farmed near Emmetsburg for many years. Nancy was very active in the work on the farm and loved all aspects of working outside. She enjoyed mowing and gardening when she wasn't farming. Nancy was employed at the State Liquor Store in Emmetsburg and also owned and operated the Shamrock with her family. She later opened Once Again Antiques which she ran for several years.

Nancy was active in many events. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Nancy was always ready for a game of Bridge and she was a member of Bridge Club. She was one of the founding members of the Shady Ladies which made annual appearances in the St. Pat's parades as well as other events. She was also an active member of the Red Hat Society.

Nancy passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Spencer Municipal Hospital at the age of 79. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Pat (Higley) Pendergast.

She is survived by her husband, Gary of Emmetsburg; her children, Geri Lynn Frink of Emmetsburg, and Greg Frink and his wife, Mary Ellen of Apache Junction, AZ; six grandchildren, Paula Garman, Gregory Frink, Jr., Megan Frink, Todd Frink, Jeff Headley and Roxanne Headley; five great grandchildren; a brother, Skip Higley of Florida; a sister of Emroy Quevreaux of Texas; as well as many other relatives and friends.

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