Herman A. Nieland  1906-1988

The Breda News, September 1988

Mass of the Christian burial for Herman A. Nieland, of Breda, will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at St. Bernard Church in Breda, with the Revs. Thomas Munn and Eugene Ceperley co-celebrating. Mr. Nieland, 82, died Tuesday. Sept. 6, at the Carroll Manor in Carroll.

Lectors at the Mass will be Gary J. Schwery and Barb Schwery. Gift bearers will be Janet Anthofer, Kathy Anthofer and Russ Anthofer.

Casket bearers will he Kurt Muhlbauer, Rick Muhlbauer, Barry Nieland, Tim Nieland, Steve Schwery and Dan Venteicher.

Burial will be at St. Bernard Cemetery in Breda.

Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Twit Funeral Home in Carroll. Rosary will be recited at the funeral home Thursday at 3 and 7:30 p.m. and there will be a scriptural prayer service at 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Nieland was the last member of a family of 16 children.

Born June 19, 1906, in Breda, he was a son of Henry and Anna (Koester) Nieland. He attended St. Bernard School in Breda.

On Nov. 1, 1928, he was married to Matilda M. Thelen at Epiphany Church in Sioux City by the Rev. Julius J. Berger.

Mr. Nieland was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Breda Senior Citizens Club, Golden Circle Club of Carroll and the Farm Bureau.

He and his wife celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1978.

Mr. Nieland is survived by five sons, Robert and his wife, Helen, of Sergeant Bluff, Jim and his wife, Donna, of Omaha, Neb., Ray and his wife, Elaine, of Breda, Tom of Wichita, Kan., And Michael and his wife, Brenda, of Manning; six daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Paul) Venteicher of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Betty Schwery of Carroll, Judy (Mrs. Gene) Muhlbauer of Halbur, Jane Nieland of Ankeny, Pat (Mrs. Cletus) Anthofer of Gray and Luanne (Mrs. Jim) Smith of Birmingham, Ala.; 37 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one son, Charles, in infancy: one daughter, Carol: seven brothers, Henry G., Frank, George, William, Ben. Louis and Joe; eight sisters, Mary Steinkamp, Maggie Muegenborg, Sister Florina, Sister Sigmunda, Bertha Braun, Anna Wittry, Rose Wittrock and Catherine, in infancy; six grandchildren; and one son-in-law, Galen Schwery.

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