|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1899|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 2005|
SOURCE: THE GAZETTE, WED., FEB 23, 2005
Sophia Fishwild, 105, of Wyoming, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, in the Maquoketa Care Center. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Zion American Lutheran Church, Wyoming, by the Rev. Timothy Miller. Burial: Wyoming Cemetery/. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lahey Funeral Home, Wyoming.
Sophia Nissen was born Sept. 2, 1899 in Jones County, Iowa, the daughter of Jens and Anna (Thomsen) Nissen. She married Allison Fishwild on April 23, 1935, in Clinton, Iowa. He died Dec. 31, 1983.
She was a secretary for Curtis Manufacturing in Clinton in earlier years and then worked at Fishwild General Store. She was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming and its church circle, American Legion Auxiliary, World War I Veterans Association and South Prairie Homemakers Club. She loved gardening and cooking.
She is survived by two sons, Richard (Joyce) Fishwild of Monmouth and Allison (Dorothy) Fishwild of Rawlins, Wyo; a daughter, Ruth Stewart of San Antonio, Texas; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and one sister.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com
Jens Broder Nissen (1870 - 1925)
Anna Thomsen Nissen (1870 - 1971)
Allison Alger Fishwild (1894 - 1983)*
Louise S Nissen Christiansen (1894 - 1990)*
Sophia Johanna Nissen Fishwild (1899 - 2005)
J John Nissen (1902 - 1958)*
Created by: Sharon Lindbloom
Record added: Jul 30, 2011
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