Michele Nehl

Michele Loretta Nehl

1955 - 2005

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A visitation for the Sacred Heart Catholic School students, their parents, faculty and staff will be held from 3 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2005, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. Friends may call from 2 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish scripture service will be held at 7 p.m. Survivors include her husband, Tom, 2 daughters: Carissa Nehl of Iowa City, IA, Rachel Nehl of Ames, IA, and a son, Charlie (Brandi) Nehl of Cedar Rapids, IA; her mother, Margaret A. Timmerman of Dickeyville, WI; parents-in-laws, Wallace and Rose Nehl of Monticello, IA; 5 sisters: Marsha (Joe) Schroeder of Kieler, WI, Meryl (Roger) Runde of Cuba City, WI, Marla (Doug) Leibfried of Platteville, WI, Maria (Tim) Pluemer of Woodland Park, CO and Melodee (Dan) Richard of Dickeyville, WI; 1 brother, Jason (Kate) Timmerman of Cedar Rapids, IA; 3 sisters-in-law: Joyce (Mike) Kremer of Cascade, IA, Donna (Bill) Canovan of Janesville, WI and Linda (Steve) Werner of Dyersville, IA; her grand puppies, Toby and Abby, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her father and a sister, Mary Rose Timmerman. Michele was born August 9, 1955 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of Henry V. and Margaret A. (Hanson) Timmerman. She graduated from Cuba City High School with the Class of 1973. She earned her RN Degree at the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and worked for several years as a nurse. On October 30, 1976, she married Thomas Nehl in Dickeyville, Wisconsin. Michele was a stay at home mom until her children were in school. She then worked as the DRE at Sacred Heart parish until returning to school to pursue her second dream of becoming a teacher. After receiving her degree from Loras College in 1991, she taught at Sacred Heart Elementary School for the last 15 years. Michele was a very kind, loving, and generous woman. In 2000, she donated a kidney to her great-nephew, Jacob Timmerman. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Elementary School.