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Janet Marie Nieman

January 9, 1940 — July 16, 2019

Janet Marie Nieman

Janet M. Nieman, 79, of Forest City died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at MercyOne Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, July 19, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Forest City with Pastor Doug Domokos officiating.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St., Forest City, Iowa 50436 and also one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday

Interment will be held in Madison Township Cemetery in Forest City.

Memorials may be directed to the Janet M. Nieman memorial fund in care of the family.

Janet M. Nieman was born January 9, 1940 in rural Forest City, Iowa the daughter of Leslie “Jack” and Helen (Philpott) O’Rourke. She graduated from Forest City High school in 1958. She was married to George Nieman on January 14, 1960 and together had four children.

She was a devoted farmers wife, homemaker, and 4-H Leader. She also worked in various stores around Forest City.

Janet loved being with family and friends, singing, being a part of bible studies, prayer groups, and attending church services. She also enjoyed reading books and playing games. Janet was known for her apple pies, having won 1st place at a local pie contest. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Janet is survived by her four children, Lorraine Nieman of Garner, IA, Diane (Richard) O’Keefe of Hubert, N.C., David Nieman of Duluth, MN and Paul Nieman of Clear Lake, IA; 7 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren; siblings, Tom (Joan) O’Rourke, Mike (Jean) O’Rourke and Carol O’ Rourke.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, George in 1997.
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Past Services


Thursday, July 18, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Main Office

760 Center Avenue, Garner, IA 50438

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

United Methodist Church - Forest City

305 S. Clark St., Forest City, IA 50436

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