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Nina J. Kriewall, 87

Dec 16, 2018

Nina J. Kriewall

Arnolds Park, Iowa Nina Kriewall, age 87 of Arnolds Park, Iowa and formerly of Blue Earth passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at the United Hospital District. Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 10 at Patton Funeral Home, Rev. Matthew Lorfeld and David Simonson officiated the service. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com

Nina Jean Reifsteck was born March 13, 1931 in Blue Earth, to Melvin and Luella (Paschke). She was one of six children, graduating from Blue Earth High School in 1949.

On May 20, 1950 she married the love of her life, Frederick “Fritz” Kriewall. Together they raised three children, while running a family business where Nina was the office manager for 65 years. She also held jobs at Klatt’s Motor Co., Green Giant and Frundt, Frundt & Johnson Law Firm.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church since 1950, she served as a Sunday School teacher, Ladies Aid Society and the Missionary League, she also played the hand bells.

In 1996 Nina and Fritz moved to Arnolds Park, there they attended Immanuel Lutheran Church, Nina took part in the quilting group. Nina also enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, reading, embroidering and her six years as a Girl Scout leader.

Nina is survived by her children; Scott Kriewall (special friend Kandy Blondin), of Blue Earth, Bernie Kriewall, of Blue Earth and Cynthia (Sonny) Morgan, of Arnolds Park; granddaughters, Suzanne (Nick) Kern, Paige (Kevin), Ashley Kriewall, Brooke (Luke) Schultz and Leah (Brad) Swenson, eight great-grandchildren; brother, James Reifsteck; sister, Eleanor Younger; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fritz; her parents; brothers, Warren and William and her sister, Joanne Dickman.