Leona C. Nigg, 93, Jasper

Leona NiggLeona C. Nigg, 93, of Jasper, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday (April 24) in St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

She was born in Holland February 1, 1920, to John L. and Corella (Schoppenhorst) Mutchman. She married Elmer Nigg February 1, 1947; he preceded her in death on May 14, 2003.

Leona retired as a sales clerk at the 3-D Shopping Center in Jasper. She is a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and the Women’s Guild of Trinity Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary to Post # 673 in Jasper.

Surviving are one son, Steve Nigg, Granger, Indiana; a daughter in-law, Patricia Nigg (Daryl), Jasper; one grandson, Christopher Nigg and his wife Lauren, Evansville. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Daryl W. Nigg; one sister Viola Lauderdale;  and one brother John L. Mutchman Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Trinity United Church of Christ with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum in Jasper. Pastor Jane Hillman will officiate. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church. V.F.W. Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ or to a favorite charity.

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