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Nellie Baraks Fuelling


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 7:04 pm
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Nellie Baraks Fuelling, 98, of Orion, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Coal Valley, with the Rev. Robert Hagen officiating. Burial is at Coal Valley Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Hope Creek Care Center.
The former Nellie Marie Maas was born March 16, 1914, in Moline, the daughter of Henry and Annie Kraklow Maas. She married Raymond Baraks in 1934, in Sycamore, Ill. He died in 1961. She married Martin Fuelling in 1968, in Coal Valley. He died in 1994.
She was an inhalation therapist at the former Moline Lutheran Hospital, and previously worked at the former Oak Glen Home. She ran the roller rink in Coal Valley for several years during World War II.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Coal Valley, and a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion; Orion Women's Club and McGuffey's Readers. She was very active in the community and volunteered in many areas, including Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary, Bishop Hill Museum, PTA, 4-H, Boy Scouts and typing braille.
Nellie is survived by four children and their spouses, Joan and Keith Glaus, Coal Valley, Nancy and Roger Smart, East Moline, Fred and Jan Baraks, Warsaw, Mo., and David and Georgia Baraks, Coal Valley; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by five stepchildren and their spouses, Ann and David Collier, Milan, Bob and Dorothy Fuelling, Milwaukee, Wis., Dorothy Stewart, Chicago, John and Ann Fuelling, Moline, and Mark and Mary Fuelling, Geneseo; and seven stepgrandchildren and their families. She was preceded in death by her husbands; a sister, Mildred Swider; and brothers, Ralph, Glenn and Donald Maas.
Nellie's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a free virtual candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.














 



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