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Nelda M. Rahn

October 21, 1947 — June 18, 2024

Waterloo

Nel Rahn (nee Prange) 76, of Waterloo, IL, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2024, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel Rahn; daughter, Jodi (Steven) Gardner; grandson, Logan Gardner; stepdaughters, Danielle Hasemeyer and Heather Rahn; step-grandchildren Gage and Avery Hasemeyer, and Kinley Rahn; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Willa Mae Prange; sister-in-law Darlene Prange; sister-in-law Carol (Mike) Raeber; brother-in-law Marty (Mary Kay) Rahn; brother-in-law Pete (Nancy) Rahn; and sister-in-law Cindy (Keith) Roth. She is also survived by loving nieces and nephews, many extended family members, and many dear friends, all known and loved throughout the journey of her lifetime.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Alma (nee Kaestner) Prange; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Norman and Frances Rahn; brother Harvey Prange; sister Nadine and brother-in-law Kenny Wright; and niece Tina Tomlin.

Nel was a member of the Waterloo Sportsman’s Club.

Memorials are suggested to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo, IL, or to Helping Strays of Monroe County.

Visitation:
    4 PM to 7 PM Sunday, June 23, 2024 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
    9 AM until time of service Monday June 24, 2024

Funeral:
    10 AM Monday, June 24, 2024 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Brian Downs officiating
    Interment at Waterloo Cemetery in Waterloo, IL




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