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Mary Ann Rose Nilles
July 8, 1933 - December 28, 2019

Mary Ann Rose Nilles

Mary Ann Rose Nilles
Jul 8, 1933 - Dec 28, 2019

Mary Ann Rose Nilles

Mary Ann Rose Nilles, 86, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, December 28th at Friendship Haven.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Church with Rev. Brian Feller officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will take place at Corpus Christi Cemetery at later date. Visitation will be Friday January 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with a Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 PM all at Laufersweiler Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband Thomas, son Timothy (Gin) Nilles of Webster City, son John (Patti) Nilles of Ankeny, daughter Laura (Joe) Sullivan of Louisville, KY, daughter Teresa (Jim) Maxwell of Omaha, NE, 13 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her infant son John Nilles in 1961, parents Frank and Rose (Seivert) Kolbeck, brother, Martin (Dorothy) Kolbeck who was killed in a farm accident in 1973 and brother, Earl (Marsha) Kolbeck.
Mary Ann Nilles was born on July 8, 1933 in Ashton, IA. Mary Ann was raised and educated in Ashton; graduating from ST. Joseph's High School in 1951. Mary Ann was united in marriage to Thomas Nilles on April 9, 1956 in Ashton. The couple lived in Ames and Jefferson until 1964 when they established their home in Fort Dodge. Mary Ann worked for Corpus Christi School System as a cook for 20 years. She was member of Corpus Christi Guild and Holy Trinity Parish.
While a lifetime of dedication to her faith and the Fort Dodge community made her a familiar face, Mary Ann was happiest among family, friends, a deck of cards and an ice cold beer. She brought sincerity, friendship and good-natured mischief into every life she touched. She could light up a room like no other and made everyone feel loved.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

 
 

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Darlene Cox on Jan 18, 2020

Had planned to be at the visitation and the funeral this morning, but after seeing the condition this morning we feel it is best we stay indoors. We extend our sympathy to all of the family. I will miss her.

Mark Brown on Jan 14, 2020

John, Tim and the Nilles Family,
Sorry for your loss. Remembering the football Saturdays when your folks would come to ISU. Hoping that this time's sadness will be replaced by the good memories.
Mark Brown, Spirit Lake

Esther Irlbeck on Jan 14, 2020

Or sympathy to you Tom and your family. Perhaps you don't remember us but we lived in Spirit Lake and met you at Lues in Arnolds Park years ago. We had some fun times with you back then. Mary Ann was always up for a good time. Esther and Jerry Irlbeck

Keeley, Brian and Tina Hanson on Jan 8, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the entire Nilles family during this time. Mary Ann was such a fun and loving wife and mother. We will always remember the special times with her. She will truly be missed. May God comfort you during this time. Keeley, Brian and Tina Hanson

Mary Jo Schulte on Jan 8, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tom and the rest of the Nilles family. Mary Ann was a lovely and fun person to be around. I'm sure she will be greatly missed. She touched many lives. Mary Jo Sullivan Schulte

Randy Huss on Jan 5, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tom and the family. Many wonderful memories of days gone by. Our sincere sympathy. The Huss Family

michael kolbeck on Dec 31, 2019

Our sympathy goes out to Tom and family upon hearing of Aunt Mary Ann passing. I have many memories from my younger years going for overnight visits with my parents Earl (MaryAnns brother) and Marcia Kolbeck. Tom and MaryAnn were my Godparents. She will be missed by many who knew her. We wish Tom and family the very best in this time of sorrow. Mike Kolbeck and family

Jeanine Nemitz on Dec 30, 2019

Our hearts are saddened by Mary Ann’s passing. She was a friend to all and leaves many fond memories behind. Peace, love and hugs to Tom and her whole family from the Nemitz family.

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Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home
307 South 12th Street
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
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402 North 8th Street
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
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