Patricia A. Nissen

November 29, 1939 - May 31, 2021

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Patricia A. Nissen, 81, of Wawaka, Indiana, died Monday, May 31, 2021, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.

She was born November 29, 1939, in Noble County to Kit Carson and Florence B. “Flossie” Miller Cassidy.

On February 4, 1961, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, she married Charles S. “Chick” Nissen. He preceded her in death on September 29, 2014.

She was the first female supervisor for Kraft Foods in Kendallville, retiring after 35 years.

Patricia was happiest spending time at home surrounded by her family. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters, Tammy (Don) Mead of Wawaka and Polly Nissen of Wawaka; a son, David (Alda) Nissen of Wolcottville; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Funeral services will be private with Pastor Regan Ford officiating.

Burial will be at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Noble Home Health and Hospice, 1900 Carew Street, Suite 6, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46805.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Alanna Coffelt
June 15th, 2021 8:31pm
Auburn IN

I worked with Pat for many years at Kraft and had some great conversations. I am sorry for your loss.

Loren Heinlen
June 7th, 2021 8:26pm
LaGrange, Indiana

Val and my hearts go out to Pat's Family. She was a great pal and co-worker during my twenty-plus year tenure at Kraft Foods.. Pat was a "rock" and a great listener who helped us all keep our perspective when times got tough on the job.

Fran Gehring
June 6th, 2021 11:56pm

Pat and I became good friends when we worked together at Kraft Foods. We had many good times but lost touch when we all retired and began spending our time with our families. I am glad we had those good years and good times together. I only know Tammy and Alda, and I am sure you all will miss her.

Connie and David Arrington
June 3rd, 2021 6:01pm

So sorry for your loss. She was such a wonderful person, she will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

John & Marcia Kitchen
June 3rd, 2021 1:33pm
Rome City

So Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you..

Dave n Hope McDonald
June 2nd, 2021 11:44pm

Condolences to family.

Rita Howell
June 2nd, 2021 9:47pm

Prayers for all the family. Pat was a sweet and kind woman, she will definitely be missed.

jack & teryl Franks
June 2nd, 2021 2:09pm

Sorry to hear of the loss of our old friend from the days when we were young together,

Jim and Karen Clugston
June 2nd, 2021 1:24pm

Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. We have so many good and fond memories of Pat and Chick too numerous to mention. Such a good and loving woman, became friends when I moved to this area and worked with Pat at Kraft. Jim worked along side of Pat for over 25 years or more. Much more could be written, this news saddens us both. Thoughts and prayers to the loved ones which are grieving her loss.

Sue Brumbaugh
June 2nd, 2021 12:12pm
Albion, IN

Pat was supportive lady. Sending my sympathy.

Marianne Slone
June 2nd, 2021 1:22am
Rome city

Sorry for your loss, prayers for all the family

Tina McDonald
June 1st, 2021 10:15pm
Fort Wayne

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother.

Debra Lane
June 1st, 2021 10:08pm

Your mom was such a sweet and caring person. I had some good talks with her. She will be greatly missed. I am so very very sorry. Prayers and hugs to her family that she loved so much.

Elizabeth Grant
June 1st, 2021 9:52pm

So sorry to hear this,always had a lot of respect for her as my supervisor.