Thief River Falls - Annie F. Nybo, 93, of Thief River Falls, and formerly of Grafton, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at the Oakland Park Nursing Home of Thief River Falls.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Interment was held at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery of rural Hoople.
Annie F. Rachac was born Feb. 19, 1920 in Conway, N.D., the daughter of the late Joseph and Nettie (Parkus) Rachac. She was raised in the Conway/Park River area and attended school in Conway. After her schooling she worked for various people in the area doing housekeeping.
On July 23, 1946 she was united in marriage to Art Nybo. The couple made their home in rural Hoople where they farmed. In 1961, the couple moved to Grafton and both Annie and Art worked at the Grafton Developmental Center until their retirement. Art passed away April 10, 1998. Annie continued to make her home in Grafton until she moved to Thief River Falls in 2005.
She was a former member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Annie is survived by her daughter Karen Welsh, Thief River Falls; two grandchildren: Wade Welsh, Fargo, N.D.; Neil Welsh, Thief River Falls; five great-grandchildren: Kelsey Welsh, Minneapolis; Joshua Welsh, Grafton, N.D.; Craig Welsh, Thief River Falls; Andrea Welsh, Grafton, N.D., and Casey Welsh, Grafton, N.D.; brother, Earl (Arlene) Rachac, Fargo, N.D.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Alice Dalton and brothers: Clifford, Eugene and Louis Rachac.
An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements.