Nellie (Van Dyke) Vandenacre, 93, of Loveland died November 23, 2018 at Pathways Hospice, in the company of her family. She was born February 26, 1925 in Conrad, Montana to John and Gertrude Van Dyke.
Nellie grew up in Conrad, Montana and attended local schools. She married Sidney Vandenacre on September 14, 1948, and they raised five children on a dairy farm in Conrad. Nellie and Sidney later moved to Denver, where she worked at Colorado Christian Home for 15 years. She has been residing in Loveland, CO for the past 16 years.
Nellie loved reading, various kinds of stitchery, time with family, and coffee. She was a member of Calvary United Reformed Church.
Nellie is survived by her siblings Willis Van Dyke (Lillian) of Hudsonville, MI, and Gertrude Vandenacre of Lynden, WA; her children Linda Horlings (Andy) of Abbotsford, BC, John Vandenacre (Donna) of Townsend, MT, Donna Leach (Mike) of Ava, MO, Darlene Bosch (David) of Loveland, CO and Cheryl Cordier (Gilbert) of Cheyenne, WY; 23 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Sidney, her parents John and Gertrude Van Dyke, eight of her ten siblings, and her granddaughter Rachel (Horlings) Magri. Her remaining family take comfort in knowing that she is reunited with those preceding her in death, as well as with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Viewing Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Viegut Funeral Home from 4pm-7pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018, 1:00 P.M. at Viegut Funeral Home located at 1616 N. Lincoln Ave, Loveland, CO 80538. Interment at Loveland Burial Park following services with a reception at the Viegut Reception Center following the interment. Go to www.viegutfuneralhome.com for online condolences.
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