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Claire Kaydee Nilson

Claire Kaydee Nilson, infant daughter of Dustin and Sarah (Ekberg) Nilson, was born at rest, Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at the Howard County Community Hospital in St. Paul. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Thomas Clark will officiate. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of arrangements. In addition to her parents, Dustin and Sarah, she is survived by her grandparents, Dennis and Pam Ekberg of Wayne and Galen and Dixie Nilson of Kearney; great-grandparents, Harvey and Esther Brader of Wayne, Howard and Bonnie Dreyer of Winner, SD and Edith Fowler of Colome, SD; Uncles, Aunts and Cousins, Eric Ekberg of Wayne, Clint and Wanda Nilson and Emma Jean, Jacquelyn and Laine Nilson of Pueblo, CO and Jeff and Misty Bexten and Mollie, Maggie and Darrin Bexten of Grand Island. She was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Harold and Cleone Thompson, Harold Ekberg, Edgar Nilson and Leonard Fowler; and a cousin, Lance Nilson. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.

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Dustin, Sarah, and all of Claire's beloved family; you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time of deep sorrow. We know your baby girl is one of God's beautiful angels protecting her family she left behind here on earth. Ryan, Amber, and Hudson Drake

Ryan, Amber, and Hudson Drake Jun 16 2008 12:00 AM

Sarah & Dustin - we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you in this difficult time. We are always thinking of you. I know Claire is resting peacefully in heaven. Wish we could be there Tuesday, but we will be there in spirit. Let us know if we can do anything. Sending love and hugs, Abby & Greg

Abby & Greg Jun 15 2008 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this sad and difficult time. God's Blessings to You.

Bill & Kris Fousek & Family Jun 15 2008 12:00 AM

You have been on our minds and in our prayers. May God be with you and your family during this time.

Neil and Selena Wardyn Jun 14 2008 12:00 AM

It is so hard to know what to say except we are thinking and praying for you both right now. God is in control and this is all part of his plan. One step at a time. Sending lots of love and hugs. Wish there was something we could say or do that would make the hurt go away.

Doug, Brenda, Austin and Carter Jun 14 2008 12:00 AM

Please know that others are thinking of you and praying God will comfort you in your great time of sorrow.

Ron & Donna Ludemann Jun 14 2008 12:00 AM

Dustin and Sarah~ Our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow. May Claire rest peacefully in God's hands.

Bill and Mary Gregoski Jun 14 2008 12:00 AM