Darlene Betty Jean Nienhueser, age 79 of York, NE, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016. She was born June 28, 1936 to Fermin and Johanna (Bax) Krause in Omaha, NE. She was baptized on October 25, 1936 in Strang, NE and confirmed July 17, 1957 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. She was united in marriage to Duane Nienhueser on November 16, 1958 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York.
Darlene had helped Duane with the farm, north of York, their entire married life and raised four children. She also worked at Deluxe Cleaners and York Elementary School. She was a Sunday School teacher, a member of LWML, and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband Duane of York, children: Douglas (Barbara) Nienhueser of York, Dennis (Jayna) Nienhueser of York, Brenda (Terry) Rider of Park City, MT, and Curtis (Kitti) Nienhueser of York;
grandchildren: Benjamin (Jennifer) Nienhueser and their children Codey, Leigha, and Micah of Waverly, Nicholas (Ashley) Nienhueser and their children Paige and James of York, Dane (Heather) Nienhueser and their son Keegan of York, Meghan (David) Gerken and baby on the way of York, Ryan Nienhueser and friend Nicole of Denver, CO, Janae (Andy) Greer and baby on the way of Lincoln, Tara Nienhueser and friend Trenton of Kearney, Madilyn Rider of Park City, Seth Nienhueser and fiancÚ Hayley of Burr, Joshua Nienhueser of York, and Zachary Nienhueser of York.
She is also survived by her brother Melvin (Carolyn) Krause of Geneva and her twin sister Arlene (Virgil) Cohagen of Elm Creek; sister-in-law Jean Erthum of Saronville; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Erma (Don) Hurst and Lolan Krause.
Memorial services were held at 10:00 AM, Friday, January 15, 2016 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York.
Private Family Inurnment. Memorials may be directed to Mission Central c/o Gary Theis.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.