Nicholas Niesen

Nicholas Niesen

Nicholas Niesen

Services for Nicholas  “Nick” W. Niesen, 80, of Zim, Minn., were Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the Range Funeral Home in Virginia, Minn.

Rev. Donald Norr officiated.

Mr. Niesen died Friday, July 5, 2013, surrounded by his family. Burial will be in Zim Cemetery. To send condolences or sign online guestbook, visit

Mr. Niesen was born Jan. 25, 1933, in St. Michael, Minn., the son of Michael and Ella (Weese) Niesen. He grew up and attended schools in St. Michael.  He worked for 30 years as a Millright for LTV Mining (J & L) and retired in 1988. He enjoyed traveling, pontooning, feeding his deer, fishing, spending time at his cabins in Devils Lake, N.D. and Long Lake in Makinen, Minn., and precious time with his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Clifford and Harold; and a son-in-law, Raymond Juntunen.

He is survived by his children, Victoria Juntunen, Mt. Iron, Minn., Nicholas A. Niesen, Nancy (Golden) Green, Adrian, Minn., Richard (Judy) Niesen, Chisholm, Minn., Teresa (Tom Holmes) Niesen of Zim, Minn., his special feline companion, “Catter,”14 grandchildren, Bill, Cassie, Stacey, Sheryl, Ryan, Phillip, Jessica, Miranda, Tonia, Josh, Trista, Jody, Krystle and Nicole; and numerous great grandchildren, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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