DuWayne Marlin Nieland, age 86 of Appleton passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. DuWayne was born on November 29, 1934 in the town of Dupont to the late Oliver and Lillian (Hauschultz) Nieland.
DuWayne was employed by Menasha Corporation for 25 years and Sonoco Products for 8 years, where he was a supervisor until his retirement in 1992. He was President of Appleton Mfg. Co. Credit Union, past member of 49-R Club, member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran church in Appleton, where he ushered for many years. He loved to spend spare time fishing and watching the Packers. He also owned a cottage at Geano Beach in Little Suamico until 2003.
Survivors are his wife, Beverly (nee Zempel), whom he married on September 24, 1955; son Jeffrey Scott (Julie) Nieland of Newark, Illinois; granddaughter Crystal Ann Nieland of Yorkville, Illinois; daughter-in-law Connie Nieland of Omro, Wisconsin; step grandchildren Chad (Angie) Boettcher of Menasha, Jessica Boettcher of Menasha; step great grandchildren Jameson, Ethan, Gavin, and Jaxson; a brother Gary (Diane) Nieland; sisters Donna Trinrud of Waupaca,
Marlene (Darrell) Timm of Clintonville, Diane (Marvin) Beyersdorf of Tigerton; sisters-in-law Jo Nieland of Green Bay and Bev Nieland of New London; as well as nieces, nephews and friends.
DuWayne was preceded in death by his son Michael Lee Nieland, his parents Oliver and Lillian Nieland, a twin brother Dennis Nieland, a brother Pete Nieland, his in-laws Harold and Mathilda Zempel, brothers-in-law Tom Trinrud and Terry Osterberg, sister-in-law Shirley Osterberg, nephew Jamie Timm and great nephew Aaron Strey.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November, 8, 2021, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 912 N. Oneida Street in Appleton, with Rev. Catherine Burnette officiating. Friends and family may call directly at the church on Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of services. A private burial will be held at Little Creek Cemetery, in the town of Little Wolf. A memorial fund is being established.
DuWayne, you will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and father-in-law. You will be missed more than words can say. Lov, Bev
Dad, I will always remember those fishing trips up north and all the fish stories by the camp fire. Your son, Jeff.