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Nina Irene Ward

Nina Irene Ward age 96 of Kirksville, Missouri died Thursday morning, June 6, 2013 in the Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville, MO.

Born November 18, 1916 she was a daughter of Fred F. and Tilda Viola Mayer Schrage.  She was united in marriage to Lester Raymond Ward, who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Lester Gerald Ward in October of 1963, two sisters and two brothers.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary Ward of Kirksville, MO, Jean Clair and husband, Gary of Hurdland, MO and Shirley Enrico and husband, Joe of Middletown, Delaware; one son, Glenn Ward and wife, Georgene of Greenfield, MO; grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Ward resided in the Hurdland and Kirksville communities most of her life.  She was a devoted homemaker to her family.  Nina’s hobbies included ceramics and she was an artist who enjoyed painting.  She also enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

At the family’s request no services will be held.  Arrangements are under the direction of Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, Edina, MO.