Nadine R. Girard, 84, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.
A funeral service was held on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, Mason City, with Pastor Jeni Bohls of St. James Lutheran Church officiating. Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.
Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Nadine’s name in care of her family.
Nadine R. Orcutt was born on July 19, 1929 in Mason City, the daughter of George and Leata (Green) Orcutt. She attended Mason City High School. Following high school Nadine was wed to Truman Peterson; together they would be blessed with their son, Jerry.
In her early years Nadine worked for Deluxe in Lake Mills. Nadine then worked as a cook in area restaurants throughout North Iowa. She began working at the Maid Rite in Lake Mills with her mother-in-law before working in the kitchen at the Clear Lake Truck Stop. In her free time she enjoyed reading, playing cards with her friends, and watching movies and Court TV. Her favorite show was Judge Judy.
On Aug. 15, 1967 Nadine was united in marriage to Frank Girard in Beatrice, Neb. Frank would precede her in death in 2008.
Those grateful in sharing in her life is her son, Jerry (Peggy) Peterson, Glenville; granddaughters, Renee (Brian) Hamrick, Mason City, and Tracy (Kevin) Frette, Ankeny; step-grandson, Jay Prizler, Albert Lea; five great-grandchildren; step children, Wayne (Ann) Girard, St. Paul, Minn., Warren Girard, Jacksonville, Fla., Wynn (Rita) Girard, Mechanicsville, Va., and Wendy (Steven) Strand, Forest City, Iowa; sisters, Ila Carter and Mary Richards; her close friends, Loren and Louaine Jordahl and their family; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; her step-daughter, Wynette Foss; her brothers, Richard Green and Lawrence Orcutt; and her sister, Betty Olsen.
Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, Mason City, was in charge of arrangements.