Nelda M. Iding, 82, of Hendersonville, died Friday, October 23, at the Elizabeth House. Raised in Highland Park, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Emma and Frank McCullough, who had been summer residents of Hendersonville for many years. In 1945, she began her nurses training at Harper Hospital School of Nursing in Detroit, Michigan. When she moved to Illinois, she worked at Hines VA Hospital, treating WW I and WW II veterans. She continued her nursing studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She worked as a registered nurse at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois for 31 years and retired as head nurse of the delivery room before moving to Hendersonville in 1983. She was of the Lutheran Faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her best friend and co-worker of 31 years, Caroline Miller, who died in 1998.
Mrs. Iding is survived by her beloved son, Greg Iding of Hendersonville and by her dear nephew, James Iding of North Manchester, Indiana.
A funeral will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, October 29, 2009 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Pastor Larry Rabon will officiate. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 9:00 pm Wednesday, October 28, at Shuler Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.