Mildred "Millie" Nienaber Sauk Centre July 18, 1938 - Apr. 14, 2017 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m Wednesday, April 19 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre for Millie Nienaber who died Friday, April 14, 2017 at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Parish prayers will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Millie was born in Freeport, Minnesota to John and Adella (Rademacher) Overman. She married Roman J. Nienaber on May 30, 1959 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport. Although Millie was first and foremost a homemaker, she also worked part time over the years at Fingerhut and the Gambles Store in Sauk Centre. Her strong faith sustained her throughout her lifetime, and she was active in her church, especially in the Christian Mothers and the Resurrection Choir. Millie loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed embroidery, and many of her hand-made baby blankets and dishtowels were donated to Holy Family's Springfest auction. She also excelled at bowling, playing cards and Bingo, and she took the game of Yahtzee to new heights. Millie is survived by her husband, Roman Nienaber of Sauk Centre; children Jeffrey (Geri) Nienaber of Sauk Centre, Joyce Loehrer of Clearwater, Susan (Eric) Meyer of St. Cloud, Patrick (Gwen) Nienaber of Arlington; grandchildren, Brian Nienaber, Jason Nienaber, Garrett Nienaber, Heather Loehrer, Crystal Loehrer, Robyn Meyer-Thompson, Timothy Meyer, Kirsten Davis and Courtney Nienaber; great-grandchildren, Danielle Nienaber and Madeline Davis; sister Lorraine Rieland and brother Thomas (Ginny) Overman; and sister-in-law, Pat Overman. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Rosemary Rueter, Lucille Thelen; brother, John "Sonny" Overman Jr.
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