Judith A. "Judy" Nisius

Jan 1, 2019
Nisius Judith


11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel     


One hour prior to the service at Kearns Funeral Service


Garden of Memories Cemetery


To the family


Judith A. “Judy” Nisius, 69, of Waterloo, died at Ravenwood Specialty Care, on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Judy was born on December 11, 1949 in Waterloo, the daughter of Kenneth and Edna (Albrecht) Stedman.

She graduated from Waterloo East High in 1968.

Judy married Harry Granzow on October 21, 1968 and they later divorced; he preceded her in death April 17, 2013. She married Freddie Lee Nisius on June 2, 2001 in Texas. 

She worked for Jewell’s Body Shop sanding cars for many years. She retired in 2000. 

Judy loved trips to the casino and Las Vegas; the Bellagio water show was her favorite. For the past several years, she enjoyed baking and selling Thanksgiving pies with her daughter, Jennifer. She always liked going to Freddie’s shows and to karaoke – but never to sing. Judy treasured her grandchildren.

Survived by her husband, Freddie Nisius of Waterloo; son, Jason Granzow of Evansdale; daughter, Jennifer (John) Manley of Evansdale; step-son, Kyle (Randi) Nisius of Machesney Park, IL; nine grandchildren, Anthony, Andrew, Sophia, Bailey, Jared, Mariah, Monty, Nevaeh, and Zoie; and four sisters, Sandra (Bill) Vogel of Hudson, Annette (Jack) Todden of Altoona, Linda (Arlan) Schellhorn of Elk Run Heights, and Sheryl (Tim) Rosauer of Elk Run Heights.

Preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ken and Bob Stedman; and step-daughter, Jessica Nisius.

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  1. michael j hoffmN | Jan 05, 2019
    Freddie and Family: Our thoughts are with you all. We have such awesome memories of Judy, as to which we will never forget.  BOOTZ & RJ
  2. BOOTZ & RL | Jan 05, 2019
    Freddie: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I have such wonderful memories of Judy and the time we spend together. It was so awesome to spend the time we had together. We will miss her !  Always  BOOTZ and R.J.
  3. Chris & Margaret | Jan 03, 2019

    Jennifer and Jason, we have Heavy Hearts today.  Our frienship and crazy times together with your parents still make us laugh.  Keep those Happy Memories in hopes they bring you comfort and possibly a smile to your        hearts.



  4. Dawn McCraney | Jan 03, 2019
    so sorry ro hear this Jennifer and family. May God bless you and your family .
  5. Dorothy | Jan 02, 2019

    Sending thoughts and prayers for the families .

    Dorothy Aten Michels

  6. Lisa Ames Kruse | Jan 02, 2019
    Thinking of you Jennifer! Prayers and hugs sweet girl. 
  7. Angie Smith | Jan 02, 2019
    knowing Judy was a pleasure. Always a smile on her face. She made everyone feel welcome in her home. I am so thankful Donnie and I were back home last October to spend time with her and Freddie. I would never ever thought we would lose her so quickly. She will be greatly missed..Angie
  8. Michelle Hambly | Jan 02, 2019
    Very sorry for your loss.  You are all in my thoughts and prayers. 

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