Willis W. Nigg, 87, Jasper

Willis NiggWillis W. Nigg, 87, of Jasper, died Monday (June 20 at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Dubois September 23, 1928, to David and Catherine (Kalb) Nigg. He married Annetta Buchta November 5, 1949, at St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads.

Willis was a farmer and retired in the construction industry. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jasper. He enjoyed growing roses, woodworking, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Annetta Nigg; two sons, Don Nigg and wife Connie and Gene Nigg and wife Rhonda, all of Jasper; four grandchildren, Michele Roelle, Kimberly and Adam Nigg, and Wendi Lindauer; and four great-grandchildren, Anthony and Lillie Roelle, and Ethan and Silas Nigg.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one grandson, Jeffrey Nigg, one sister; Evelyn Goller, and six brothers, Henry, Philmore, Elmer, Martin, Leander, and Edgar Nigg.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 1 p.m. Thursday at the church followed by burial in the Haysville Community Cemetery.

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