Former Bountiful resident Nettie Luree Frost, 92, died Monday in Eagan, Minn. A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in North Platte, Neb., with the Rev. Neal Hock as celebrant.
Nettie was born Dec. 21, 1920, on a ranch near Sutherland, the oldest child of Edward and Mary Jennings. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1938.
She worked in several clerical jobs in North Platte before moving to California in 1944 to work for the Housing Authority of Marin County at Hamilton Field.
She returned to Nebraska in 1948 and worked for the Bureau of Reclamation office in Indianola.
She married Robert E. Frost on Nov. 27, 1952, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Indianola. They made their home in McCook. They later lived in Cheyenne, Wyo., and in 1960, they moved to Denver. The family moved to Bountiful, Utah, in 1965. Nettie belonged to St. Olaf’s Catholic Church, where she was involved in a number of church-related activities.
Besides being a homemaker, Nettie loved baking, and creating art and crafts. She was also an avid bowler.
In 1978, she and her husband retired to Alpine, Wyo., where they made their home until his death in 1994. She then moved to Apple Valley, Minn. Since 2008, she had been a resident of Clare Bridge of Eagan.
She is survived by four children, Barbara (Brock) Kiecker of Eagan; Michael Frost (Debbie McDonald) of Salt Lake City, Utah; James (Cindy) Frost of Albuquerque, N.M.; and Elizabeth (Bud) Rigoulot of Spanaway, Wash. Her surviving siblings are Dale Jennings, Dixie Greenwood and Ralph Jennings, all of North Platte. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Frost, and a sister, Bonnie Neely.
Burial was at the Amesville Cemetery near Etna, Wyo., on Monday, Feb. 4. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Alpine Fire Personnel and Emergency Management Services, P.O. Box 3030, Alpine, WY 83128, or donations can be made in her name to the charity of the donor’s choice.