Mary B. Nimz, age 79, of Wausau, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Primrose Retirement Community, Wausau.
She was born in Owen, WI on June 25, 1943, daughter of the late George and Beatrice (Vanden Avond) Kelley. She married Carl G. Nimz who preceded her in death on March 20, 2009.
Mary graduated from Abbotsford High School. She lived in North Ft. Myers, FL from 1997-2020, where she enjoyed golfing at the Heron Glenn Golf Course and playing Mahjong with her friends there. She loved spending time with her family at Squirrel Lake and enjoyed working in her yard. Most recently, visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the greatest highlight for Mary.
Survivors include three children, Robert (Chris) Nimz of Wausau, Daniel Nimz of Wausau, and James (Erikka Olson) Nimz of CO; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her siblings, Pat (Lois) Kelley of AZ, Nancy (Dick) Brown of FL, Pam (Al) Prestebak of Dorchester, John Kelley of AZ; brother-in-law, David (Judy) Nimz of Wausau; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Carl Nimz, brother, Mark Kelley and sister-in-law, Mary Kelley.
Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 24, 2022, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 611 Stark St., Wausau. Rev. Msgr. Mark Pierce will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of Mass on Monday at the church.
Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. You may leave messages and condolences for her family at brainardfuneral.com
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a future memorial to be placed in the garden area at Primrose.
The funeral will be livestreamed and available for viewing at brainardfuneral.com under Mary’s obituary.