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Mary Catherine Nienaber

Mary Catherine Nienaber, age 96 of Arbor Vitae, died on Monday, Jan. 27 at her residence. Mary was born on Feb. 6, 1923 in Lisbon, North Dakota the daughter of Ortho and Jeanette (nee Granger) Watts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota and married Robert Nienaber Sr. on June 7, 1945. She was a piano teacher, loved choir directing and did substitute teaching.

Mary is survived by her children Robert G. Nienaber, Jr., Mary Jane Stevens, William J. Nienaber, Sr., James P. Nienaber and Deborah A. Mulvaney and by her grandchildren Scott, Steve, Ethan, Josh, Sam, Stephanie, “Joey,” Mary Jo, John, Jane and Daniel and by great-grandchildren Brandon, Michael, Jeff, Austin, Patrick, William, Matthew and Tobey and by her sister Karen Hayes.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Nienaber, Sr., and her sisters Fran and Jane.

Cremation took place and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Community Presbyterian Church in Lac du Flambeau.

Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com. Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.


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