Funeral Services for Delores G. Nihart, age 85 who passed away Sunday morning at Golden Living Center in St. Charles, MN. Will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday February 17th, 2010 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home in Rochester, with Rev. Dr. James W. Heining officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens. Visitation at Ranfranz and Vines will be from 9:00 A.M. On Wednesday until the time of Service.Delores was born in Rochester, December 10, 1924 to Ernest and Matie( Hoyer) Gerber. She graduated from Rochester High School. On June 18, 1944 she married Julius J. Nihart. She and her husband farmed in the Potsdam area before moving to Plainview where they operated a business from 1966 to 1970. Delores moved to Rochester in 1970 and worked for many years as a waitress. She was also a longtime member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester. Mr. Nihart died in 1973. In 2001 Delores moved to Golden Living Center in St. Charles.She is survived by sons, James Nihart (Janet) of Rochester, MN. Julius F. Nihart Jr. of Rochester, Mn. David Nihart (Michelle) of Eyota, Mn. Terry L. Nihart (Gloria-Raygor) of Stewartvelle, MN. And a Daughter; Cheryl Hess of Kansas City. Mo. 13 Graandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren 3 Sisters; Donna (Fred) Denny of Rancho Cordova, California Dorothy Stokes of Rochester, Mn. Phyliss Sylte of Minneapolis, MN. 2 Brothers; LaVerne Gerber (Alice) of Casa Grande, AZ. Gary Gerber (Gretchen) of Rochester, MN.She was preceded In death by 2 Sisters and her husband.Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home 5421 Royal Place N.W. Rochester, MN.55901 (507) 289-3600 www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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