Nancy A. Pfeffer, 56

obit---Pfeffer,-N Nancy A. Pfeffer a resident of Randall,  formerly of Swanville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at her home in Randall.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4-8 P.M. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Swanville Lions Park Building in Swanville, MN with a prayer service being held at 7:30 P.M. Burial will take place in Bearhead Cemetery in Pillsbury, MN. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelley-Gibson Funeral Chapel in Swanville, MN.
Nancy was born Aug. 12, 1956, in Willmar, to the late Gerald and Lorraine (Ahl) Heldenbrand. She grew up and attended school in Willmar, graduating from Willmar High School. Nancy worked various jobs throughout her life. She was employed as a waitress, sales clerk at Nilson’s Hardware in Swanville, and most recently was employed by Jennie-O Farms as a farm laborer. Nancy also was a housekeeper for various individuals in the area. She was united in marriage to Stephen Pfeffer, Nov. 5, 1988, at their home in Swanville. In her free time she enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking and baking, and most of all spending time with her family and friends. Nancy was a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Upsala, and was also a member of Lutheran Cursillo a faith- based group that is united by a common faith in God. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Nancy is survived by husband, Stephen Pfeffer of Randall; son, Gabriel Pauly of Stillwater; daughter, Lillie Mae (Mitchell) Kersting of St. Cloud; sister, Ginny Fridlund and significant other Dave of Glencoe; nieces, Cindy (Bill) Montminy of Willmar and Shelly (Rich) Smith of Hamburg; grandchildren, Athena Szczodroski, Xavier Pauly, Aubrie Kersting and Jaxon Kersting.
Nancy was preceded in death by parents, Gerald and Lorraine Heldenbrand, and grandson, Quentin Pauly.
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