Nadine C. Brower

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Nadine C. Brower, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Nadine was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan., and was raised by her mother Nellie Vie (Thompson) and stepfather Lawrence Chaldecott.

She lived and worked in Kansas City, Mo., for a number of years. In 1970 she came to Nevada where she worked for Moore-Few Care Center as a nurse’s aide. Later she worked at the Nevada State Hospital in the dietary department until her retirement. Nadine enjoyed visiting with friends and family, and always loved her cup of coffee.

From Nadine’s marriage to Richard E. Hand, seven children were born. Surviving children include Karen Roberts of Stockton, Mo.; Larry Hand and wife, Shelia, of Nevada; Richard Hand and wife, Stacie, of Neosho; Sherry Weber of Nevada; and Tammy Wehmeyer and husband, Bill, of Milo. Nadine is also survived by 19 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several half-brothers and -sisters. Nadine was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara DePue and Teresa Collier.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 8, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Committal will follow in Moore Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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