Arthur Nitschke

arthur nitschke

Arthur Walter Nitschke, age 85, of Fargo, died Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Rosewood on Broadway Nursing Home in Fargo, ND under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. He passed from this earth surrounded by his loving wife and children. Arthur was born to Edward and Christine (Sperle) Nitschke on September 16, 1928 in Ashley, ND. He attended rural school in Ashley, ND. On September 30, 1951 he married Verna Bendewald and they were married for 62 years. Arthur and Verna moved to the Fargo/West Fargo area in 1954. Together they had five children Wanda (Mike) Beaton, Carma (Darwin) Soyring, James (Kathryn) Nitschke, Laura (Brad) Teberg and Roy (Karla) Nitschke. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Matt, Alvin, Eddie and Elmer, and his sister Ida. He is survived by his wife, all five children as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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  1. Fargo ND
    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your loving husband, father, grand- father. Art always had a cute little smile on his face & a friendly greeting for everyone. I enjoyed seeing his smiling face at the clinic, over the years. I went to school with Carma, ( we were good friends in Jr high & high school) . Look up to the sky & see the brightest star, he is a heavenly angel looking down on each one of you. God Bless & prayers for each of you . Debi (Kluth) Kirsch.

  2. Laura, I’m so sorry for your loss and am wishing you and all of your family the best in getting through these hard times. We are thinking of you. Take care.

  3. Fargo ND
    We love you so much and are thinking of you. We are here for you and always will be. We love you SO much!!

  4. I just want to let you know that your all in my prayers. Art was such a caring wonderful co worker. He was always laughing and making others laugh. He will be truly missed.

  5. East Grand Forks MN
    Katie, James and Family~
    Sending you my sincere sympathy in the loss of your father, grandfather, greatgrandfather. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


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