May 13, 1928 - July 15, 2014


Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Eden Valley for Marcella “Sally” M. Nistler, age 86, who passed away Tuesday at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. Rev. Jerome Naduvathaniyil, OSB will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Thursday at the funeral home.

Sally was born May 13, 1928 in Richmond to George & Emma (Fischer) Kleis. She married Richard Nistler on Jan. 6, 1951 in Wayzata. Sally was a homemaker and lived in the Eden Valley area all of her life. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church. Sally enjoyed baking chocolate chip cookies and pies, cooking, canning, cleaning, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a kind, generous, caring and happy person.

Survivors include her children, Kenny of Eden Valley, Charlene (Jim) Nistler-Hall of Richmond, and Janet (Jerry) Schoenecker of Richmond; stepchildren, David Nistler of LaPorte and Irene Haan of Waldron, AR; sisters and brothers, Mary Ann Hukriede of Litchfield, Shirley Tatro of Akeley, Jerry Kleis of St. Cloud, Carol Kelm of Eden Valley, and Rich Kleis of Eden Valley; grandchildren, Dustin (Jaci) Schoenecker, Candace Schoenecker (Erik Johansson), and Brad Hall; and great grandchildren, Brooke and Brayden Schoenecker. Sally was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard on Dec. 12, 1989; and siblings, Leo, Jim, Leonard and Dick.