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Dec. 10, 1933 - Apr. 20, 2020
Sutton, NE resident Martin Nuss, 86, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, at the Henderson Health Care Hospital in Henderson, NE.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a private family funeral service will be conducted Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE with the Free German Reformed Salem Church Elders officiating. Services will be live-streamed from Sutton Memorial Chapelís Facebook page beginning at 10:00 a.m. Private interment will follow at the Free German Reformed Salem Church Cemetery near Sutton, NE. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 4 p.m. Ė 8 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.
Martin Nuss was born December 11, 1933, on the family farm in Clay County near Stockham, NE to Ephraim K., Sr. and Rosa (Griess) Nuss. He received his formal education at a couple of county schools and Stockham Public School.
Martin was married to Suzanne Huber on June 10, 1954, in Geneva, NE, they celebrated their 65th-anniversary last year in June. There were 9 children brought together by this union. Martin raised crops on his farm and also owned a dairy farm. After retiring from farming, he worked at York Mfg., Sutton Lumber Yard, and Central Nebraska Wood Preservers. He enjoyed visiting with the customers at work.
Martin enjoyed hunting, bowling, coin collecting, Nebraska Football and Volleyball, golf, croquet, and hanging out with family and friends. He taught his family how to butcher hogs and handed down many of his recipes, still being used today. He was a member of the Stockham Jaycees, Stockham Boosters, and the Free German Reformed Salem Church.
He is survived by his wife, Suzanne of Sutton, NE; his children, Joyce (Jim) Brown of Sutton, NE; Donna Ross of Aurora, NE; Arlys (Tom) Kliewer of Aurora, NE; Vivian (Berdon) Kliewer of Stockham, NE; Lorraine (Lewis) Schelkopf of Stockham, NE; Richard Nuss of Sutton, NE; Marie (Bruce) Rhodes of Trumbull, NE; David Nuss of Aurora, NE; and Tracy (Brian) Eberhardt of Hastings, NE; grandchildren, Danielle (Jerry) Cox; Trey (Emily) Brown; Amanda (Dan) Kinney and family; Sarah (Ryan) WIlson and family; Seth (Taylor) Ross and family; Clayton (Sandy) Kliewer and family; Ashley (Eric) Cox and family; Brooke (Joey) Marshall and family; Ryan (Kristin) Kliewer and family; Megan (James) Huenefeld and family; Ashton (John) Wetherington; Isaac (Tara) Schelkopf and family; Caleb (Kelly) Schelkopf and family; Jesse Schelkopf; Dylan Nuss; Brittany Winters and family; Austin Nuss; Steven Rhodes; Roger (Marissa) Rhodes and family; Molly, Elizabeth, Isabella and Zavien Nuss; 30 great-grandchildren and 2 more on the way, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Martin was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Kevin Ross; grandson-in-law, Mike Shaffer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ben (Kathryn) Nuss; Sam (Annetta) Nuss; and Ephraim K. (Marie) Nuss, Jr.
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