Nina was born May 28, 1917 in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin to Ed and Hannah (Kraus) Smith. On February 17, 1934 she married Roy Bellin. Nina and her husband Roy farmed in the Town of Pine River. Nina was an employee of Holy Cross Hospital for 23 years. She was a member of St. Stephens United Church of Christ in Merrill. She loved doing work for the church, traveling, fishing, sewing and reading. Happy times were visiting her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by two daughters, Gail (Richard) Stookey of Hobart, Indiana and Sonyia Bellin of Rockford, Illinois. 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grand-children also survive her. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy, her parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Interment will be in Spring Brook Cemetery in the Town of Pine River. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to St. Stephens United Church of Christ or the charity of your choice. Waid Funeral Home of Merrill is assisting family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.waidfuneral.com