Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Irene S. Nuesmeyer, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born April 8, 1918, near New Bremen, to Albert and Rebecca Boesel Westerbeck. On Sept. 14, 1946, she married Forest L. Nuesmeyer, who died Oct. 22, 2001.
Survivors are three sons, Tom and Bill (Anna Kay), all of St. Marys, and Steve (Tammy), Wapakoneta; a daughter, Betty (Gregory) Bergman, Minster; two sisters-in-law, LaRose Theis, Lafayette, and Leona, Otterbein-St. Marys; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Arnold and Paul Westerbeck and three sisters, Wilhelmina Niekamp, Esther Woehler and Marie Schwaberow.
She was employed as a registered nurse in private practice with Dr. H.C. Weisenbarger, Lima, and retired from JTDM Hospital, St. Marys. She was a 1936 graduate of New Bremen High School and a 1940 graduate of Lima Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta, and American Legion Post 44 Auxiliary, New Knoxville.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Alex Gondola officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Nursing Scholarship Fund or the music fund of the church.