|Elaine Nesteby, 81|
|Written by TRF Times|
Greenbush - Elaine Nesteby, 81, of Greenbush, died Saturday, April 16, 2005 at the Greenbush Nursing Home.
Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, April 20, in Bethel Lutheran Church of Greenbush, with Pastor Bryce Fellbaum officiating. Casket Bearers included Elaine’s seven grandchildren and honorary bearers were her Home Health Care Providers. Interment was held at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery.
Elaine Nesteby was born August 9, 1923 to parents Emil and Hilda (Majer) Haugtvedt in Deer Township, Roseau County, between Greenbush and Strathcona. She grew up and attended school in that area. She married Ernest Ingvald Nesteby on November 20, 1943 in Greenbush. They farmed west of Greenbush in Hereim Township for many years. Ernest died on May 9, 1996. Elaine was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church.
Survivors include one son, Larry (Val) Nesteby of Greenbush; daughter, Linda (Lloyd) Bush of Harwood, N.D; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Harris (Grace) Haugtvedt of Anoka; and sister, Eunice (Basil) Staveness of Grygla.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest in 1996; her son, Darrell in 1998; one granddaughter; three brothers, Morris, Curtis and Stanley Haugtvedt; and a sister, Velma Hamness.