Harry A Nies

Harry A Nies

Birth
Denver County, Colorado, USA
Death 25 Feb 2007 (aged 83)
Brighton, Adams County, Colorado, USA
Burial Brighton, Adams County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 129105154 · View Source
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Harry died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He had battled C.O.P.D. for several years. He was born to Nelly (Survey) and Frank Nies, who lived near Ft. Lupton then moved to Brighton, when he was age five. Harry graduated from Brighton High School in 1941.He was employed at the Great Western Sugar Factory and worked on the family farm East of Brighton as a dryland wheat farmer. He and Alice Edelen were married October 15, 1949 and raised six children. Harry was an active member of St. Augustine's Parish in Brighton. He was a member of Optimist Club, Knights of Columbus and Elks Club. He also drove for Platte Valley Ambulance for several years. He was an accomplished inventor and fabricator of farm machinery and "metal art". He loved farming, gardening, working the land, and spending time with family. Survivors included his son Steven (Tawnia Clark) Nies of Hudson; daughters Janet Young of Livingston, MT, Gail (Greg) Bayer of Brighton, Linda (Michael Williams) Nies of Brighton, Kathy (Bill) Flaherty of Brighton; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded by his wife, an infant son, baby daughter Laura; and son Donald Nies. Mass of Christian Burial held March 2 at St. Augustine Church. Tabor-Rice Funeral Home handled arrangements. Memorial Contributions made to Laryngectomee Club, 15524 W. 51st Pl, Golden 80403 and to Mile High Humane Society, 11470 York, Northglenn, 80233.


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  • Created by: Ellis & Lynn
  • Added: 3 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129105154
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry A Nies (1 Apr 1923–25 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129105154, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Adams County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Ellis & Lynn (contributor 47403919) .