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Nina Dell Dalla, 78, resident of Kerrville, TX passed away on September 3, 2017 after a valiant battle with aggressive cancer. Nina was born January 8, 1939 in Gainesville, TX to parents Tay and Horice Gilbreath. She was married to Robert Bernauer in 1956. They had three children; Cindy, Donna and Jason. In 1982 Nina married Jerry Dalla, her husband of 34 years. Nina worked at Mary Kay Cosmetics for 23 years retiring as the Southwest Distribution Director of Administration. Upon retirement in 1996, she and Jerry traveled across the United States and Canada in their silver Airstream. After six months of adventure they put down roots in Kerrville. Nina was a devout parishioner of Notre Dame Catholic Church. She was treasurer of the Kerrville Genealogical Society and a regular volunteer at the Kerr Regional History Center. Nina was also a member of DAR, the Republican Women of Kerr County, and past president of the local chapter of UDC. Nina was preceded in death by Robert Bernauer, son Jason Bernauer, her sister Madge, and brother JB. She is survived by her husband Jerry, daughters Cindy and Donna, step children Troy, Cynthia and Rhonda, twin sister Anna, brothers Ken and Cleddy, and nine wonderful grandchildren. Nina was eagerly awaiting the upcoming birth of her great granddaughter and namesake, Ella Dell. Nina will be buried at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville, TX on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00 am. A visitation will be held between 4:00 and 6:00 pm, Friday, September 8, 2017 at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Salvation Army.
Published on September 6, 2017
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