Alma E. Nimtz

November 15, 1926 - December 30, 2016
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Alma E. Nimtz, 90, of Belvidere, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016 at Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, IL after fighting stage 4 ovarian cancer since 1980. Born November 15, 1926 in Woodstock, IL, daughter of Oscar and Frieda (Koppen) Polnow. She married Raymond Nimtz on August 28, 1948. He preceded her in death on January 7, 1996. She was a homemaker and dairy farmer’s wife for most of her life. Alma was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school, was a sub cook at Immanuel School when her children attended there, and also taught Bible school. She was a member of the Belvidere Women’s Garden Club, and enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. After retiring, she did volunteer at Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Boone County Health Department. Alma enjoyed snowmobiling with her sons, and bowling on a women’s league. She enjoyed crocheting and making beautiful afghans for all of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is loved and will be missed by her children, Janis Nimtz, Jack (Julie D.) Nimtz, James (Sherri) Nimtz, and Jeffrey (Julie M.) Nimtz; grandchildren, Amy (Doug) Raber, Shari (Phil) Sulser, Kim (Ed Miller) Wegner, Lorri (Bill) Patrick, Deserae (Ed) Brandon, Travis (Tabbitha) Johnston, Ashley (Tom) Zwald, Aaron Nimtz, Andrew Nimtz, and Austin Nimtz;  great-grandchildren, Addison, Jacob, Alexis, Samuel, Hailey, Kayton, Skylurr, Noah, Ethan, Zoraya, Meghana, Levi, Carter, Gracie, Hannah, Noah; 2 sisters, Elda Richardson, and Viola Pike; brother, Alvin Polnow; sister-in-law, Shirley Lee; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, Edna; 2 brothers, Harold and LeRoy; 3 sister-in-laws; 5 brother-in-laws; and 1 great-grandson, JD Brandon.

Special thank you to Gene and Sue Seele, Lori Nemec, Bob Seele, and Dan and Barb Simpson.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorials to be determined at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss officiating


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Burial in Sunset Memorial Garden


Memorial Information

Memorials to be determined at a later date


 

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Born: November 15, 1926
Died: December 30, 2016

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Chuck Klinefelter Family posted on 1/3/17

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. "God Bless"

 

David A. Davis posted on 1/3/17

So sorry for your loss Janis. She led a long life and had plenty of children and grandchildren and GGchildren to enjoy so a fulfilling life it was.

 

Linda Anderson Way posted on 1/3/17

So sorry for your loss Janice. Remembering you in my prayers. Linda Anderson Way

 

Les Molander posted on 1/5/17

I am very sorry to hear of your loss.

 

Sherrie Sully posted on 1/5/17

Jack - Steve and I are very sorry for your loss.

 

Christine Bomstad posted on 1/6/17

So sorry for your loss. She was an amazing woman who will be missed but never forgotten. Our deepest sympathy to her family.

 

Debbie Jeanmaire posted on 1/7/17

Very sorry to hear about Alma's passing. She volunteered at the Health Dept with my Mom years ago. After my Mother passed , she comtinued to volunteer many, many hours. I worked there and she was always a pleasure and always had a smile on her face. I have some nice pictures of her.

 

Kathy Cox Rose posted on 1/7/17

Jack ... so sorry for your loss ... our thoughts and prayers are with you

 

Kathy Cox Rose posted on 1/7/17

Jack ... so sorry for your loss ... our thoughts and prayers are with you

 

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