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Dorothy Margaret Brandau Nuehring
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1921
Floyd County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2013
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA

OSAGE, IOWA Dorothy Margaret Brandau Nuehring, 91, of Osage, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 28, at Eden Presbyterian Church, 3105 Glass Ave., rural Rudd, with Pastor Jennifer Ehlers officiating. Burial will be in Eden Presbyterian Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.

Dorothy was born April 10, 1921, near Rudd, the daughter of Justus and Amalia (Wohlers) Brandau. She was educated in a rural school and graduated from Rudd High School in 1938. She married Clinton Brandau on May 7, 1940, at her parents' home. They lived on Clinton's family farm for 53 years before moving to Osage in 1993. They moved to the Evergreen Apartments in May of 2006, and Clinton passed away in September of that year.

On August 16, 2008, she married Dean Nuehring at Eden Presbyterian Church. Dorothy was a lifelong member of Eden Presbyterian Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Eden Presbyterian Women. She was the secretary and treasurer of the cemetery board for 23 years. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, quilting, sewing, playing cards with friends, driving tractor, gardening, flowers and mowing lawn. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Dean Nuehring of Osage; three grandchildren, Marlan "Harry O" Krull of Mason City, and his sons, Brandon "BJ" and Jordan; Pamela (Eric) Carman of Minnetonka, Minnesota, and their sons, Sam and Zach; Kenneth (Christine) Krull of Phoenix, Arizona, and her son, Carter; a sister, Bernadine Llewellyn of Osage; a son-in-law, Marvin Krull of Mason City; step-daughters, Avon (Jerry) Rurup of Titonka, and children, Jodi and Jeremy; Donna (Marloe) Ellingson of Joice, and children, Karen, Jennifer and Dean; Nancy Hirota of Osage, and children, Nicole, Natalie, Nicholas and Nolan; Janet (Gerard) May of Osage, and children, Jonathan and Jeffrey; Ronda Olson of Rose Creek, Minn., and children Katherine and Derek; step-grandchildren, Amber, Stephanie and Alexander Ricke; step-daughter-in-law, Sharon Mihm of Wellsville, Kan., and children, Timothy Nuehring, Holly Manny and Michael Nuehring; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Clinton Brandau; her daughter, Sandra Krull; a sister, Irma Glader; two brothers, Chester and Marvin Brandau; stepson, Dennis Nuehring; and step-daughter, Brenda Ricke.

Information available and condolences accepted at

Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home

Credit: DM Scott

Family links: 
  Justus Henry Brandau (1887 - 1953)
  Amalia M. Wohlers Brandau (1894 - 1965)
  Clinton J. Brandau (1912 - 2006)
  Dean Robert Nuehring (1927 - 2014)*
  Sandra S. Brandau Krull (1941 - 2001)*
  Dorothy Margaret Brandau Nuehring (1921 - 2013)
  Infant Girl Brandau (1929 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: wife of Clinton
Eden Presbyterian Cemetery
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Jul 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20299921
Dorothy Margaret <i>Brandau</i> Nuehring
Added by: DM Scott
Dorothy Margaret <i>Brandau</i> Nuehring
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