NISSWA - Harriet Nordby, 76, of Nisswa, died on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, in Brainerd. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
Harriet was born on Dec. 22, 1933, to John and Marian (Feekes) Schoep in Sioux County, Iowa. She met and married LeRoy Nordby on July 9, 1953, in Maynard, Minn. They farmed near Montevideo for several years before moving to Nisswa in 1971. Harriet was an artist her whole life and they owned and operated Evergreen Gallery in Pequot and Nisswa. Harriet was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Cross and she enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and decorating. She also liked cooking and walking, but one of her great joys was her church. She loved being an artist and painting oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings. Harriet loved traveling to lush climates, but most of all she loved being with her family.
Harriet was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Jasper and Donald. She will be lovingly missed by her husband, LeRoy; son, Louis (Debbie) Nordby; daughter, Nancy Walters; sisters, Judy Penning, Violet Poppen and Faith Jara; brothers, Earle, Eugene, Verlyn, Marlin, Berdette, Arvin, Jay and Phillip; grandchildren, Nate, Ashley, Jasmine Nordby and Toby, Pattie, and C.J.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.