Nell J. Ward
Joined her heavenly family May 12, 2022 at 96 years young. Nell was born on July 18, 1925 in Stringtown, Oklahoma. She was the wife of the late David M.
Nell is survived by her beloved children Ruth Ward, Steve (Brenda) Ward and Robbie (Wayne) Ziesmer. Proud grandma of David Ward, Rachel (Mike) Brandemuehl, Walt (Sarah) Ziesmer and Sadie (Zuli) Cortes. Special great-grandma of Remy Brandemuehl, Wilde Ziesmer, and future additions Baby Cortes and Baby Brandemuehl. Further survived by many loving nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents Walter and Rene (nee: Smith) Richardson, her husband David, four sisters, two brothers, all her in-laws, five nieces and 13 nephews. She was the last remaining aunt on both sides of her family.
Nell enjoyed sharing stories, especially about her life growing up in Oklahoma, but her favorite topic was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her favorite saying was “be honest, respectful and kind.”
Services will be held graveside at
Arlington Park Cemetery (4145 S 27th St, Greenfield) on May 19, 2022 at 11am.
In lieu of flowers memorials are appreciated to her great-grandchildren’s college fund.