Nelda Remus, age 64, of Isanti died January 26, 2011 at Fairview University ofMinnesota Medical Centerin Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A. M. on Saturday, January 29th at Long Lake Lutheran Church in rural Isanti with Pastor Matt Flom officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Friday, January 28th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with a prayer and sharing time at 6:30 P.M. Visitiation also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Nelda Lee (North) Remus was born July 22, 1946 in Canton, Ohio to Rev. Gerald and Leola North. While growing up, her family lived in Magnolia, OH; Knoxville, TN; Rockport, IN, and Cicero, IN. She graduated high school from Jackson Central in Arcadia, IN in 1964. Then she attended Midland College in Freemont, NE and the University of Minnesota, class of 1970. Nelda met William Remus December 11, 1972. They went to church together for their first date and were then married on April 21, 1973. She enjoyed sewing, reading, crocheting, and scrapbooking. Being with her family was important to her, whether it was at reunions, spending time outdoors, holidays, special events, babysitting, or casual visits, she loved being together. The family lived for a time in the Crystal, Rockford, Long Lake, Princeton, and Zimmerman communities. She worked in city administration in both Greenfield, MN and Zimmerman, MN and most recently in the offices at Long Lake Lutheran Church of Isanti. She died January 26, 2011 at age sixty-four. She is preceded in death by her parents. Nelda is survived by her husband, Will Remus of Isanti, MN; daughter Suzzanne (Remus) and Kent Carter of Monticello, MN; daughter Sonya (Remus) and Mark Lietha of Sioux Falls, SD; son Erik and Stephanie Remus of Lincoln, NE; son Gerad and Katrina Remus of Coon Rapids, MN, and daughter Trisha (Remus) and Danny Walker of Rockton, IL; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother Paul and Betsy North of Tipton, IN; and many nieces, nephews and other loved ones.