Jan. 4, 2021

Nadeen M. Forbes, 71, of Hutchinson passed away Monday, Jan. 4, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. Private celebration of life will be held with interment in the St. Anastasia Catholic Church Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Wolf officiating. Organist is Bev Wangerin. Soloist is Bobbi Ludewig performing “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagle’s Wings” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Nadeen Marie Forbes was born March 2, 1949, in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of John Francis and Rita Mae (Heiar) Forbes. Nadeen was baptized as an infant and received her first communion in the Roman Catholic Church. She was later confirmed in her Catholic faith as a youth. Her faith was a big part of who she was.

As an adult, Nadeen resided in group homes, the latest being with Averyon Homes in Hutchinson. After suffering a stroke in November 2017, she moved into Harmony River Living Center.

Nadeen worked several years at ATHC in Hutchinson. She loved going to work and took great pride in a job well done. Nadeen had a great work ethic.

Nadeen loved life and loved people. She loved her family and friends and was so excited to spend time with them. Nadeen took several trips including Disneyland, Hawaii and Branson, Missouri. She loved going to Camp Friendship and Camp Courage. Her latest trip to Camp Courage is where she fell in love with ziplining, that was definitely her favorite thrill. Nadeen’s other interests were doing crafts, playing games and bingo. As being a part of the Forbes clan, she was very, very competitive and winning was always a must! She was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson.

Blessed be her memory.

Nadeen is survived by her siblings, John Forbes and his wife Dee of Grove City, Gina Lenz and her husband Bob of Darwin, Mary Huebert and her husband Dave of Brownton, Cyndi Kalenberg and her husband Russell of East Gull Lake, Tony Forbes and his wife Julie of Hutchinson, Jennifer Forbes Owens and her husband Kevin of Oakdale, Jill Rybus and her husband Cary of Le Sueur; brother-in-law Brian Vacek of Brownton; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Nadeen was preceded in death by her parents John and Rita Forbes; and sister Theresa Vacek.

Arrangements by Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Online obituaries and guestbook available at hantge.com.