Joan Nienkamp, 82, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Meridian Gardens in Columbus.
Joan was born June 30, 1936, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Robert and Edna (Heller) Fredrickson. She grew up in Gresham and graduated from Gresham High School in 1954. She attended Doane College for a few years and on December 6, 1958, Joan was united in marriage to Robert Nienkamp in Lincoln. They moved to Columbus in 1958 where Joan worked as a seamstress and was a homemaker. She was an active member or St. Luke's UCC, where she was a Sunday School Teacher, sang in the choir, and was a member of Ann Circle. She was a volunteer at the Columbus Hospital for 10 years.
Joan is survived by: Daughter: Donna White and special friend Gerald Zvolanek of Liberty,
Brother: Robert (Jane) Fredrickson of Roca.
Joan was preceded in death by: Parents: Robert & Edna Fredrickson, Husband: Robert Nienkamp, Daughter: Debbie Nienkamp
The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 12, 2:00 P.M. at St. Luke's UCC with Pastor Adam Lassen officiating. Interment will be in the Columbus Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. at the church.
Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com