Justina Nunnenkamp - April 20, 2009Justina Nunnenkamp, 81, of Aurora, died Monday, April 20, 2009 at Hamilton Manor in Aurora.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 23 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Aurora. Rev. Wayne Oblender will officiate. Burial will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 - 8 p.m. Wednesday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 5 –7.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Justina Nunnenkamp, daughter of John H. and Katharina (Ott) Kliewer, was born on a farm south of Henderson on August 16, 1927.
She lived south of Henderson with her parents, eight brothers and two sisters. She attended District 31 school south of Henderson for her elementary education. She graduated from Henderson High in May 1945.
After her schooling, she worked as a hired girl for various Henderson families.
On Sept. 24, 1946 she married Eugene Nunnenkamp at St. Peters Lutheran Church at Hampton.
She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Ladies Aide and Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society. Justina played volleyball in high school, supported her children’s activities in 4-H, racing, trapshooting and hunting. One of her greatest joys in life was riding the Harley with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers, John, Henry, George, Bert, Frank, Isaac and Abraham Kliewer; two sisters, Suzie Kliewer and Tina Brown; grandsons, Adam and Christopher Nunnenkamp and great-grandson, Tyrell Johnson.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Nunnenkamp of Aurora; five children, Beverly (Tom) Johnson of Bingham, JoAnn (Walter) Wendt of Aurora, Larry (Jane) Nunnenkamp of Aurora, Don (Sharon) Nunnenkamp of Cotopaxi, Colo. and Randy (Julie) Nunnenkamp of Aurora; 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, David J. (Joyce) Kliewer of Aurora; sisters-in-law, Agnes Kliewer and Deloris Kliewer both of Aurora; brothers-in-law, Fred (Laura) Nunnenkamp of Sutton and Harold (Virginia) Nunnenkamp of Aurora; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Nunnenkamp of Cosby, Missouri, Luetta Nunnenkamp of Henderson, Bernice Trautman of Seward, Leatha (Clyde) Mortenson of Council Bluffs, Iowa and Wilma (Dean) MacDonald of Riverside, Calif.