Jean A. Nuss, 75, of Hawkeye, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at her rural Hawkeye home.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye with Rev. David R. Nelson officiating. Interment will follow at Hawkeye Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 28th, 2013, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeyeand for one hour preceding services at the church on Wednesday. Memorials may be given in her name to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye.
Jean Alice, daughter of Lester and Hazel Henniges Niewoehner, was born October 20, 1938, at Hawkeye, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church. She received her education in the rural schools near Hawkeye and graduated from Hawkeye High School. She attended beautician’s school in Waterloo and worked at a beauty shop in Oelwein. On November 2, 1958, she was united in marriage with Paul Nuss at Trinity. Jean assisted on the farm and also worked part-time for the Iowa Department of Transportation for several years. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye where she had been very active in many church activities. She enjoyed gardening, planting flowers and trees, cooking and canning, playing golf and fishing.
In addition to her husband, Paul of Hawkeye; a daughter, Connie Popenhagen of Hawkeye; two grandchildren, Ean Popenhagen and Devin Sieck; a brother, Dean (Marilyn) Niewoehner of Hawkeye; a sister, June (Fred) Ruedy of Naples, Florida; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.