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Nettie  Luree  Frost
     Nettie Luree Frost, 92, of Eagan, Minn., died Jan. 28. She was born Dec. 21, 1920, on a ranch near Sutherland, the oldest child of Edward and Mary Jennings.
     Her family farmed around Sutherland and Paxton until they moved to North Platte in 1937. Nettie had attended Sutherland High School, but went on to graduate from North Platte High School in 1938.
     She served as a clerk, receptionist and dental assistant in North Platte before moving to California in May 1944 to work for the Housing Authority of Marin County at Hamilton Field.
     She returned to Nebraska in July 1948 and became a clerk for Bureau of Reclamation office in Indianola.
     She married Robert E. Frost on Nov. 27, 1952, at St. Catherine''s Catholic Church in Indianola. They made their home in McCook, then moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in 1953 and began raising a family. In 1960, they moved to Denver. The family moved to Bountiful, Utah, in 1965.
     While in Bountiful, the family belonged to St. Olaf''s Catholic Church where Nettie served in a number of church-related activities. Besides being a homemaker, she loved baking, and creating art and crafts. She was also an avid bowler.
     In 1978, she and her husband retired to Alpine, Wyo., where they made their home until his death in 1994. She then moved to Apple Valley, Minn. Since 2008, she had been a resident of Clare Bridge of Eagan.
     She is survived by four children, Barbara (Brock) Kiecker of Eagan; Michael Frost of Salt Lake City, Utah; James Frost of Albuquerque, N.M.; and Elizabeth (Bud) Rigoulot of Spanaway, Wash. Her surviving siblings are Dale Jennings, Dixie Greenwood and Ralph Jennings, all of North Platte. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
     Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Frost, and a sister, Bonnie Neely.
     A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at St. Patrick''s Catholic Church in North Platte. Burial will be at the Amesville Cemetery near Etna, Wyo., on Monday, Feb. 4.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 1/30/2013
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