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Wilhelmina G. "Nina" Kerr, 82, of Ravenna died Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Wedgewood Care Center in Grand Island.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ravenna.The Rev. Micah Gaunt will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery in Ravenna.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kerr was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Grand Island to Alvin and Lydia (Fenster) Gausman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Kerr.

Survivors of the immediate family include two sons, David Kerr of Parker, Colo., and Matthew

Kerr of Grand Island; and a brother, Ken Gausman.

Additional survivors include grandchildren, Dustin, Heather, Melissa, Nathan, Shea, Cody, Tristan and Becca.

She married Lester Kerr on January 2, 1947, in Ravenna.

They made their home in Scottsbluff, before moving to Grand Island in 1972. Nina worked for Grand Island Public Schools Cafeteria Service. They retired and moved to Ravenna in 1996.

Memorials are suggested to the church.

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