VisitationHaut Funeral Home - Jamestown
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401
Emmett Douwayne Nitschke, 80, Jamestown, ND went to be with Ma and his Lord early Sunday morning January 7, 2018.
Emmett Nitschke was born September 20, 1937 at the family farm near Alfred, ND,the son of Otto Nitschke and Emma (Klundt) Nitschke. He received his elementary education in the Alfred Public Schools.
He and Verdella Hust were married on April 17, 1965 at Jamestown, ND. They lived in Oregon, Alaska and settled in Jamestown to raise their family. Emmett worked for Lindberg Builders, Jack Doctor Texaco, Wagner’s Tire for 21 years. He farmed for 10 years and Car Quest for 10 years before finally retiring.
He is survived by two daughters, Victoria (Rodney) Starkey, Teurina (Richard) DiLallo, two sons, Martin(Kathy) Nitschke, all of Jamestown, ND; Todd (Brenda) Ingstad, Valley City, ND; 7 grandchildren, Joshua (Crystal) Larson, KaSea (Brandon)Larson, Andrew (Maria) Benson, Tyson Clemens, Alicia Nitschke, Elizabeth(Levi) DiLallo, Nicolas Dilallo and 5 great grandchildren, Michael, Zabella, Zayden, Xander and Kaison; one brother, Jerry(Connie) Nitschke, KS; three sisters - Jeannine Nitschke,Jamestown; Darlene (Norbert) Schlenker, OR; and Karen (Lee) Sears, MO
He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Jamestown, ND. He loved his family especially his great grandchildren. Throughout his life he played softball, was an Umpire, shot pool, loved to hunt with his son, son-in-law and nephews. He raced road hogs with his son and was buddies with all the family dogs.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife, one daughter, Dawn, four brothers, Larry, Milton, Dwight and Kenneth; three sisters, Jermaine, Joyce and Carol.
Interment will be at the Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown, ND.