Obituary:Nellie Nies

Nellie Nies, 92, went into the loving arms of Jesus Aug. 4, 2009 in Kingman, Ariz.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1916 in Carey, Idaho. She was the youngest of eight children. When she was young, the family moved to Oregon, where she spent her childhood.

In 1940, she married Robert R. Nies, and they had three children, two boys and a girl.

Early in their marriage, they left Oregon and moved to California. There, Mrs. Nies became an escrow officer. In the 1970s, they moved back to Oregon, and she continued working as an escrow officer for Key Escrow. She retired in 1981.

The last few years, Mrs. Nies suffered with declining health precipitated by Parkinson’s disease and advanced aging.

She is survived by her children, Richard and Alice Nies, David and Judy Nies, Buddy and Sharon Bailey; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Marguerite Himmel; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 29 at the Community of Christ Church in Albany.