Nora Rix

March 11, 1931 ~ March 21, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Nora Rix Obituary

Funeral services for Nora Rix, 93, of Groton will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 28th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Groton.  Rev. Jeremy Yeadon will officiate.  Burial will follow in Union Cemetery under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton.

Visitation will be held for one hour prior to services.

Nora passed away March 21, 2024 at Angelhaus in Aberdeen.

Nora Anna Lunzman was born on March 11, 1931 in Aberdeen to William and Emilie (Miller) Lunzman.  She grew up on a farm near Oberon and attended grade school in Oberon.  The family later moved to Aberdeen, where Nora graduated from Central High School.  Nora was working at Wheat Growers in Aberdeen when she met William Rix.  They were united in marriage on August 23, 1964 in Aberdeen and together they made their home on the family farm north of Groton.

Nora was member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, where she was active in Nursery Circle, Ladies Aid, and Quilter’s Club.  She and Bill dined frequently at Helen’s California Kitchen, where they had their own table.  Nora loved children, and doted on her great-nieces and nephews.

Celebrating her life are her nephews, Stuart (Stacey) Nelson of Aberdeen, Roger (Pamela) Rix of Groton, nieces, Elaine (Fred) Wolken of Piedmont, Teresa (Larry) Enze of Sioux Fallsand many great-nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband in 2001 and her sister, Irma Nelson.

Casketbearers will be Isaac Nelson, Roger Rix, Jarrett Rix and Grant Rix.

Memorials may be directed to Angelhaus, 1717 East Melgaard Road, Aberdeen, SD 57401 or Rosewood Court, 705 North 6th Street, Groton, SD 57445.



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