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March 27, 1925 to October 10, 2019. A wonderful, loving wife and mother, Nellie Nado passed away peacefully on October 10, 2019.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Nellie Christina NadoNellie Christina Nado March 27, 1925 - October 10, 2019

A wonderful, loving wife and mother, Nellie Nado passed away peacefully on October 10, 2019.

Nellie was born in Timber Lake, South Dakota to Chris and Marietta Johnson. After moving to Salem during World War II, she attended Oregon State University for two years and qualified as a lab technician, working at hospitals in Sioux City, Iowa and Salem.

In 1948, Nellie met and fell in love with Glenn Nado. They married August 8, 1948, celebrating their 71st anniversary earlier this year.  In 1950, they moved to Portland, Oregon where they raised their five children. After the children were grown, Nellie started a career as a tax consultant. They moved to Fairview in 1997 and enjoyed travelling together and enjoying their grandchildren.

Nellie is survived by her husband Glenn, sons Robert Nado (Sandy) and Gregory Nado, daughters Teresa O'Brien (Dave) and Michelle Mishler (Garland), as well as four siblings, ten grandchildren, and four greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son Steven Nado. Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 12pm (rosary at 11:30am) at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 NW 1st St., Gresham, Oregon.

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