Richard L. Nuelle, age 87, of Civic Plaza II in Rock Falls, Illinois, formerly of Tampico, died Sunday, August 17, 2003, at the Civic Plaza.
Mr. Nuelle was born March 2, 1916, in Langdon, North Dakota, the son of Fred and Gertrude (Mueller) Nuelle. He was united in marriage to Mary Waite on November 11, 1934, in Sterling, Illinois. She preceded him in death February 16, 1996. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of the Tampico Fire Department for 50 years and a member of the Tampico Town Board for four years.
He is survived by three daughters; Mary Anne (Lowell) Batten of Tampico, Illinois, Dorothy (Fred) McCracken of Wyanet, Illinois, Kathy (Melvin) Johnson of Tampico, Illinois; one son, James (Karen) Nuelle of Taylorville, Illinois; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one brother, Elmer Nuelle of Rockford, Illinois; one sister, Edith Warkins of Mt. Morris, Illinois; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend Dorris Lehman of Rock Falls, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son; three brothers, Robert, Edwin, and Walt; two sisters, Laura and Elda and two great-grandsons.
Cremation rites were accorded. Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday at 1"30 p.m. at the Tampico Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Wansley, pastor of Taylorville Christian Church officiating. There will be no visitation. A memorial has been established in his memory to the Tampico Fire Department. Arrangements were completed by the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico.
submitted by Melva L. TAylor:
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
Augst 23, 2003 - pg A5
RICHARD L. NUELLE
Rock Falls: - Richard L. Nuelle, 87, of Civic Plaze II, Rock Falls, formerly of Tampico, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at his home. He was self-employed as a carpenter.
Mr. Nuelle was born March 2, 1916 in Langdon, N.D., the son of Fred and Gertrude (Mueller) Nuelle. He married Mary Waite on Nov. 11, 1934, in Sterling. She died Feb. 16, 1996. He was a 50-year member of Tampico Fire Department and a member of Tampico Town Board for four years.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Anne (Lowell) Batten and Kathy (Melvin) Johnson, both of Tampico, and Dorothy (Fred) McCracken of Wyanet; a son, James (Karen) Nuelle of Taylorville; a brother Elmer Nuelle of Rockford; a sister, Edith Warkins of Mount Morris; special friend, Dorris Lehman of Rock Falls; 13 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son; three brothers, Robert, Edwin and Walt; two sisters, Laura and Elda; and two great grandsons.
Graveside service is at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tampico Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Wansley, pastor of Taylorville Christian Church, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. There is no visitation. Arrangements were completed by Garland Funeral home, Tampico. A memorial has been established to Tampico Fire Department.