December 24, 2010
August 1, 1931 - December 24, 2010
Nina Mae Stephen Pope was born to Herbert and Eva (Hiatt) Stephen on August 31, 1931, in New Sharon, Iowa. She passed away at the Comfort House of Pella Friday, December 24, 2010, at the age of seventy-nine.
Nina was united in marriage with Raymond Pope on January 8, 1950, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. They were blessed with four children, Daniel, Vicky, Linda, and Ronda. Raymond passed away in 1990, after forty years of marriage.
Nina enjoyed working in her flower garden and searching for bargains at garage sales. Nina will be remembered as a strong and independent person who was also very private and humble.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son Danny Pope of Pella; her daughters: Vicky and her husband Scott Collette of Oskaloosa, Linda and her husband Delmar Johnson of Monroe, and Ronda and her husband Randy Roozeboom of Otley; her grandchildren: Danelle Meppelink, Jamie Collette, Jodi Collette, Angela (Jay) Lee, Jackie (Tom) Dingeman, Samantha (Joey) Bloodsworth, Cody Schuring, and Cally (Matt) Dishman; eight great-grandchilden; and her siblings: Betty (Robert) Smith of Oskaloosa, Phyllis (Richard) Dalziel of What Cheer, Keith Stephen of Newton, and Shirley (Dennis) Metzer of Sun City Center, Florida.
Preceding her in death are her parents, her husband, and her brothers Kenneth Stephen and Jerry Stephen.
A private family graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Pella.