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Obits > 1956 - John Richard Nuelle

Submitted by Mary Anne Batten


In Memory of John Richard Nuelle

Born: May 31, 1938

Date of Death: March 3, 1956

Services: Methodist Church, March 6, 1956

Clergy: Rev. Stockton Swaney

Final Resting Place: Tampico Memorial Cemetery

Pallbearers: Donald Carlson, Victor White, Fred Glassburn, Thomas Lou, George Hansen Ronald Sharp


Organist: Mrs. Glen Carlson

Methodist Church Quartet



John Richard Nuelle Funeral Rites Tuesday

Tampico – Funeral services were held for John Richard Nuelle (sic), 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nuelle of Tampico on Tuesday afternoon March 6th at 2 p.m. in the Tampico Methodist Church.


The Rev. Stockton Swaney, pastor, brought the comforting message to the family and friends. The male quartet of the church, consisting of Oscar Wetzell, Arthur Davis, Edward Berge and Wilson Berge san “Beyond The Sunset” and “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” accompanied by Mrs. Glen  Carlson at the organ.


Miss Susan Renkes, Miss Barbara Denison, Miss Nadine Spears, Miss Clare Burke and Ronald Spears assisted with the many beautiful floral tributes.


Pallbearers were Thomas Lou of Henry, Ill., George Hansen, Donald Carlson, Fred Glassburn, Victor White and Ronald Sharp.


Burial was in Tampico Memorial Cemetery.


The high and grade school of Tampico closed during the afternoon to permit the teachers and students to attend the services of their fellow class mate.



John Richard Nuelle Dies; Rites Tuesday

Tampico – John Richard Nuelle, 17, passed away Saturday at 7 p.m. after an illness of several years.


The body was removed to the Parent Funeral Home where friends may call. Funeral rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Methodist Church the Rev. Stockton Swaney officiating. Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery.


John Nuelle was born in Tampico May 31, 1938, the son of Richard and Mary Nuelle. He attended the Tampico Schools and was a member of the junior class at the Tampico High School, at the time of his death he was serving as vice president of that class. He was a member of the Methodist Church and was the president of the MYF group.


Survivors are his parents, three sisters and one brother all at  home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Waite Nuelle of Prophetstown; seven uncles, seven aunts and several cousins.


He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Waite of Yorktown.


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