October 1, 1934 - November 3, 2021
Lillian C. Nieland, 87 of Carroll, died Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 12, 2021, at St. John Paul II Parish – St. Lawrence Church in Carroll. The Celebrant will be Fr. Kevin Richter. Music will be by Kathy Halbur. Lectors will be Courtney Clark and Tiffany Housego. Gift Bearers for the Funeral Mass will be Emma Light Tiffany Housego and Courtney Clark. Casket Bearers will be Cody Nieland, Zack Nieland, JT Nieland, Trevor Schnuckel, Branden Light, and Kyle Clark. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. Additional visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. on Friday at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Lillian’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Lillian C. Nieland was born on October 1, 1934, in Johnstown, New York and she was the daughter of Howard and Nellie (Waters) Ayers. She had 6 brothers and 3 sisters and graduated from Gloversville High School with the class of 1953. Lillian went to college to become a dietician. Lillian and Julius Nieland Jr. married on November 11, 1963. Lillian served in many capacities. She was a girl scout leader for 30 years, cub scout and den leader for many years. She served Carroll American Legion as Sergeant of Arms and Vice President for several years; President for 12 years until 2017 when it was disbanded. From 2017 to present was a member of the Breda American Legion. Lillian was a member of the St. Lawrence Church in Carroll. Lillian ran an in-home daycare and worked at Carroll Community Schools until her retirement. She had a love for dogs, traveling, especially to upstate New York to visit family and friends. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, crafts, doing craft shows, making wedding flowers, and collecting teddy bears. Most of all she loved her time spent with family. Lillian is survived by her children: Mike and Cheryl Nieland of Des Moines, Cindy and Rod Schnuckel of Odebolt, and Stephanie Light of Carroll; her grandchildren: Cody and Lisa Nieland, Zack and Lynsay Nieland, JT and Tierney Nieland, Courtney and Kyle Clark, Trevor Schnuckel, Tiffany Housego, Branden Light, Emma Light; her great-grandchildren: Arabella, Weston, Ashlynn, and Blakely Nieland and Kynsley Clark; her siblings: Murrell, Robert, Joice, Pat, and her sister-in-law Joan, all from New York State; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Don and Kay Nieland, Jim and Pam Nieland, Larry and Karen Nieland, Mary Ann and Dan Schroeder, and Dan Hanson; as well as many nieces, nephews and other extended relatives. Lillian was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Julius Nieland Jr. her parents-in-law, Julius Sr. and Emma Nieland; her siblings: Virginia, Harry, Howard, Herman, and Henry; her son-in-law, John Light; her grandson, Alex; her great-granddaughter, Paisleigh; and her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Virgil Nieland, Sharon Nieland, and Erma Hanson.
Lillian C. Nieland, 87 of Carroll, died Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 12, 2021, at St. John Paul II Parish... View Obituary & Service Information
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