Nadine Pulver Teerlink – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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nadineNadine Pulver Teerlink graduated from the school of mortal life on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at her home, with family attending. She was 84 years old. She was born on May 16, 1931 in Bellflower, California, daughter of Stirley Frisby Pulver and Wanda Annette Beus Pulver. She was married to her longtime sweetheart, Wilford John Teerlink for 62 years.

An active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served throughout her lifetime in the Children’s Primary and Women’s Relief Society programs. She was the church organist for over 50 years. She later served in the Washington D.C. Temple for 12 years. She was also active in numerous Community organizations including the American Red Cross Blood Mobile, Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary, Meals on Wheels, Disciple’s Kitchen, and directed a beginning sewing class at Southern Virginia University for 10 years. She loved a beautiful yard with lots of flowers and enjoyed hobbies in sewing, cooking, crocheting, and knitting. She handmade hundreds of baby blankets for grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kenneth John Teerlink; and sister-in-law Lois Pulver.

Surviving are her husband, Wilford John Teerlink; children, Craig and wife Elizabeth of Cedar Hills, Utah, Rebecca and husband Joseph McIntyre of Bridgewater, Brian and wife Becki Teerlink, and Thomas and wife Tamora Teerlink of Waynesboro, Randall and wife Susan Teerlink of Mechanicsville, Liesl and husband Ray Lockhart of Covington, and Regina and husband Carl (Skip) Irwin, III of Surry. She is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren with 5 more expected this year; her siblings, Stirley Pulver, Keith and wife Gwen Pulver, Carolyn and husband James Linnell, all of Utah.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waynesboro, with Bishop Steve Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandsons-in-law.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at McDow Funeral Home, and at the church one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454

Alexandria, VA 22312 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

McDow Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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