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Priscilla Neils

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Priscilla Neils, age 85 of New Hampton, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton with Rev. Mark Osterhaus celebrating the Mass. Interment will be held in Calvary Cemetery, New Hampton with Connor Neils, Logan Neils, Tim Reding, Gene Voss, Lester Shatek, and Jack Reding serving as pallbearers. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 16, 2015, at Hugeback – Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton where there will be a 4:00 p.m. Rosary and a 5:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 16, 2015, at Hugeback – Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton where there will be a 4:00 p.m. Rosary and a 5:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Priscilla Mae Neils was born November 26, 1929, in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of Alfred and Helen (Brust) Lindmeyer. She received her education in St. Paul and graduated high school in 1947. After graduation, Priscilla worked as a secretary for several years at a local business. Priscilla was introduced to Herbert Neils and the couple were married on May 12, 1950, in Watertown, South Dakota. To this union, three children were born. Priscilla and Herbert lived in the St. Paul area for 20 years before their family moved to New Hampton in 1967. During her first years in New Hampton, Priscilla spent time at home taking care of her children. Priscilla was then employed by the St. Joseph Community School in New Hampton where she worked as a teachers aide for 29 years. Priscilla had many hobbies she enjoyed including; reading, being on the computer, watching movies, watching the Vikings play and playing dominos. In her youth, she enjoyed rock and roll and going dancing. Priscilla always looked forward to going out to eat and making trips to the area casinos. Priscilla enjoyed taking trips to see Ron in California, where she enjoyed the warm weather. Priscilla is survived by her husband, Herbert Neils of New Hampton, IA; two sons, Ron Neils of Union City, CA, Tom (Carol) Neils of Ankeny, IA; two grandchildren, Connor and Logan Neils. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kenneth Neils; brother, Richard Lindmeyer; sister, Shirley Strand.

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  1. Priscilla was one in a million! So bubbly and caring. Will miss but will keep her in my thoughts and prayers with all the great memories.

  2. What a great lady! I enjoyed the years working with Priscilla at St. Joe’s…….she always had a smile to share, and her number one concern was the students and help them learn. Rest in peace and keep smiling. Russ & Angie Laures

  3. I remember the days of St. Joe’s when our children attended and Priscilla was a teacher aide. Was a long time ago but have not forgotten the impact she made with her presence. She was so kind, helpful, and very good with all the students. Everybody loved Mrs. Neils!!! Our kids sure did. I enjoyed working with her as a parent volunteer at school. She always had a positive outlook on life. RIP, Priscilla. http://storage.lifetributes.com/Candles/new/candle-10.png

  4. Priscilla was a very special lady. I loved our visits and our domino games. She loved her job at school and especially loved children. I will miss her dearly. May she now rest in peace.

  5. Dear Herb, Ron and Tom, Priscilla was the best friend a person could have had in those younger days. She was always so happy and ready to have a great time. While she was working at school, you could count on Priscilla to be there for all of the children she was incharge of. She so loved the little children. She was always willing to help anyone. Her laughter and beautiful face was a gift to remember. Sharon Trewin

  6. Dear Herb, Tom and Ron: My prayers and sympathy are with all of you. I always enjoyed visiting with Priscilla, especially at our block parties. I will remember her always as being a very nice, soft-spoken person. May you be filled with peace now knowing that she is free of suffering in her heavenly home.

  7. Herb and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Always enjoyed visiting with Priscilla when she would be over at Joanie’s. Please except our sympathy.

  8. Herb, Ron and Tom we are thinking of you in your time need. You have our deepest sympathy. Cheryl Anderson and family.

  9. Our sympathy to the Neils family. We all enjoyed working with Priscilla when she volunteered at the library on a regular basis. She was a sweet woman with a positive attitude.

  10. Herb and family, Our sincere sympathy and prayers to all of you. Priscilla was a lovely lady and very pleasant to visit with. May she now rest in peace.


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