Mary Elizabeth Nissen, 86, Rochester, passed away at 3:55 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at Community Hospital North of Fishers.
On Dec. 21, 1931, she was born in Marshall County to Elmer and Ilo Stone Cox.
Mary and Richard Arthur Nissen were married Jan. 29,1949, in Plymouth. Sadly, he passed away on March 21, 1973.
Mary Nissen is lovingly remembered by three daughters: Mary Ellen Lowe of Rochester; Debbie Amor and husband Russ of Noblesville; Brenda K. Miller and husband Rod of Fort Smith, Ark; six grandchildren: Scott Sayger and wife Glenda, Dr. Brian Sayger and wife Stacey, Keri Weaver and husband Brad, Andrea Osborne and husband Greg, David Boyd and wife Angela, Gretchen Carrerra and husband Manuel; 18 great grandchildren: Mariah, Dakota, Jacob, Emily, Quinton, Calvin,Dylan, Elizabeth, Landon, Madison, Enrique, Gabriel, Alexander, Kyndall, Chase, Katlyn, Collin, Luke; and one great great granddaughter, Eileen.
Preceding Mary Nissen in death are her parents, husband, a grandson and seven siblings.
A celebration of the life of Mary Nissen will be at noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th St., Rochester. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m.-noon in the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.