Agnes Cornelia of Rush City passed away on August 20, 2012 at Edgewater Assisted Living Center, at the age of 87 years.
Agnes Cornelia Nihart was born to Nick and Catherine Wiering in Tyler, Minnesota, on October 20, 1924.
She was a lifetime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Rush City. She married True Nihart on April 23, 1947.
They had four sons: Darrell, Steven, Stewart, and Joseph; and six daughters: Suzanne, Trudy, Elaine, Cynthia, Mary Ann and Jane. True passed away on June 11, 1999.
She is survived by sons: Darrell Nihart of Rush City, Steven Nihart of Rush City, Stewart (Dorothy) Nihart of Grand Rapids, Joseph Nihart of Shakopee; daughters: Suzanne (Kevin) Borgert of St. Joseph, Trudy (Chuck) Petersen of Rush City, Elaine (Mike) Robinson of Rush City, Cynthia (Guy) Miller of Coon Rapids, Mary Ann (Mike) Juergens of Cold Spring, Jane (Brian) Johnson of Rush City, 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, brothers: Nick Wiering of Paynesville, Clarence Wiering of Tyler, Earl Wiering of Marshall; sisters: Helen Petersen of Tyler, Dorothy Gockowski of Shoreview, Beverly Wambeke of Cottonwood; special friends Cindy Sax and Connie Nihart, many other family and friends.
Agnes is preceded in death by her parents Nicholas and Catherine Wiering, husband True Nihart, sister Mary Bontje, and brothers: Arthur Wiering, James Wiering.
Blessed be her memory.
Father Shane Wasinger will officiate at a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Inurnment will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Rush City.
Funeral arrangements for Agnes Nihart (Mrs. True Nihart) of Rush City are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City; Olson Chapel, www.funeralandcremationservice.com.