Richard A. ‘Dick’ Nienow
Richard A. “Dick” Nienow of Eagle River, formerly of Mequon, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in Mequon. Dick moved to Eagle River in 1966. He was a member of the Three Lakes horseshoes league, playing for the Warehouse. Dick rarely missed a fish fry at Lumpy’s. He enjoyed the solitude of the North Woods and cruising the chain in his pontoon. As well as being an avid Packers and Badgers fan, Dick wanted everyone to know that he had a good Life.
Dick was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; son, Kenneth; and son-in-law, John Steffke. Dick is survived by his children, Joan (Tom) Smetana of West Bend, Linda Steffke of Mequon and Tom (Sue) Nienow of Pewaukee; eight grandchildren, Mike (Michelle) Smetana, Rick (Jon Balthazer) Smetana, Lori (Jonathon) Hardy, Jason (Brittney Seeger) Steffke, Mark Steffke, Jennifer (Jamie) Kandziora, Zachary Nienow and Angel Hibbs; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Zirbel; a brother, Barry (Barb) Nienow; his furry dog friends; numerous family and friends.
A Celebration of Dick’s life will be held at the American Legion Post (W57 N481 Hilbert Ave., Cedarburg, WI) Sept. 10, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice.