George NitschkeGeorge Nitschke, 94, Jud, N.D., died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. Mr. Nitschke was born May 17, 1914, on the family farm west of Jud, the son of Christof and Wilhelmina (Nitschke) Nitschke.
George Nitschke, 94, Jud, N.D., died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown.
Mr. Nitschke was born May 17, 1914, on the family farm west of Jud, the son of Christof and Wilhelmina (Nitschke) Nitschke. He grew up and attended rural school in Raney Township, North Dakota, where he received his elementary education. He farmed with his family until 1938 when they moved to Jud. He took over the family farm, along with his brothers and sister. In October 2001 he moved to Gackle Care Center, Gackle, N.D., and in 2006 he entered Ave Maria Village, Jamestown. He was a member of United Church of Christ, Jud, where he served as church treasurer, Raney Township Board, and a board member of Jud Enterprise and Jud Grocery Store.
He is survived by four nieces, Lucille (Hugh) Butrick, Albuquerque, N.M., Marjorie (Ray) Busch, Kulm, N.D., Marian Nitschke, Jamestown, and Norma Jean (Jim) Pruitt, Jasper, Ariz.; and a nephew, Harry (Burnette) Schlenker, Jud.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with the Rev. Tim Blackman officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Haut Funeral Homes, James-town.
Burial: United Church of Christ Cemetery, Jud, in the spring.
Online guestbook: www. hautfuneralhome.com
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