Funeral for Daniel T. Nierengarten, 94, of St. Joseph

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Daniel T. Nierengarten, 94

St. Joseph

Oct. 26, 1924-Dec. 2, 2018

Daniel T. Nierengarten, 94, of St. Joseph died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. The St. Cloud Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Granite Post #428 will pray at 6 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years; children, Doug of St. Cloud, John (Kathleen) of St. Cloud, Mary Schnettler of Sartell; grandchildren, Nicholas (Kayla) Nierengarten of Monticello and Madelyn Schnettler of Sartell; two great-grandchildren, Rylee and Kason Nierengarten; and brother, Francis of St. Joseph; and many nieces and nephews.

A full obituary will be published in the Dec. 14 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader.


Author: Janelle Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.

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