Jayne Lou Nienhuis, 65
Jayne Lou Nienhuis (nee Rathke), age 65, passed away Thursday, June 30,
Jayne graduated from Grafton High School in 1969 and from the
University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1973. She worked as a registered
dietician at St. Elizabeth and Kindred Hospitals in Dayton, Ohio,
retiring in December 2015. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing
solitaire, travel, looked forward to “date nights” and loved visiting
She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Rathke; and her father-
and mother-inlaw, Wyba and Mildred Nienhuis.
She is survived by her husband, Marc Nienhuis. They were married nearly
40 years. She is also survived by her daughter, Anna (William “Noah”)
Miller; mother, Florence Rathke; sister, Sue (Robert) Bliese; brother,
Jon (Chris) Rathke; and many nieces and nephews. Jayne was loved by her
family and many friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016, 1 p.m. at
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington St., in Grafton. The family
will receive guests beginning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or to the American
Heart Association. Please visit
www.muellerfuneralhome.com to view the Jayne Nienhuis video tribute
or to send online condolences to the Nienhuis family.