Wayne A. Nims, 79, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa.
A public graveside service and burial celebrating Wayne's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, October 8, 2018, at Bridgeport Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 2 to 4 P.M. at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.
Wayne Allen Nims was born on August 27, 1939 in Jackson County, Iowa, to Walter and Alma (Current) Nims. He was a 1957 graduate of Maquoketa High School. He married Lorann Georgia "Dee" Summers on May 20, 1978 in Delmar, Iowa.
Wayne had worked for many years at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa and then as a machinist at Dynagear in Maquoketa from 1991 until retiring in 2001.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club in Maquoketa serving as a past commander. He enjoyed hunting, fishing for Catfish and Trout, bird watching, mushroom hunting, lumberjacking, and watching the Cubs lose!
Those left to honor Wayne's memory include his wife Lorann "Dee" Nims of Bellevue, IA; children, Janis Nims of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Walter (Ashley) Nims of Dubuque, IA; 6 grandchildren; brothers, Julius (Ann) Nims of Maquoketa, IA, and Jack (Patricia) Nims of Waco, TX; and 9 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Ronald on November 14, 1981.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Wayne A. Nims memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left at www.carsonandson.com.
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So sorry for your loss
Dear Dee, Janis, Walter and family . .so sorry to have just learned about your loss. My deepest sympathy to you all.
Dee, Our Thought's and Prayer's Go Out To You And Your Family.
My sweet Dee and family...so sorry to hear of your husband and father. I pray for God to give you comfort and peace. Deepest sympathy!
Sorry to hear ,my prayers and thoughts are with you during this time .
Dee so sorry for you loss!!
Sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you .
Jack, Pat and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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