Bobbie Nienke Bobbie Nienke, 72, passed away on Sunday evening, Nov. 11, 2012, following a brief illness. She was born in Appleton, WI, on Jan. 7, 1940, daughter of the late Clarence and Martha (nee Tagtmeyer) Nienke. She was a graduate of Appleton High School, and for many years worked in the Chicago suburbs as a cook, nanny and housekeeper, until this past spring when she decided to move to the Fox Valley. Bobbie leaves behind a sister, Betty J. (Richard) Puffer of Appleton; as well as many nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Gadbois and Marilyn (Jack) Hunsinger; and a precious great-nephew, Nicholas Gibson. A memorial service for Roberta will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Wichmann Funeral Home in Appleton, with Rev. Den Schlueter officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery in Clintonville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday morning, from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. For information, 920-739-1231.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 25, 2012