Betty J. Nigg, 82, Jasper

Betty NiggBetty J. Nigg, 82, of Jasper, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday (April 30) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She was born on November 3, 1930, in Jasper, to August and Helen (Kraft) Gerber. She married Edward Nigg on October 29, 1949, in Jasper. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2012.

Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. She enjoyed  jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving are one daughter, Linda Patton and her husband Melvin, Dubois; one son, Ron Nigg and his wife Janet, Jasper; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and four step great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Manley, four brothers, Eugene, Andrew, Wilfred and Hilbert Gerber, and one half-brother, Walter Kraft.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.
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