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“So sorry to read of your mother's passing. I know how very much you all loved her. Your mother was very blessed to have such a devoted family. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kristen Heitman - Westfield, IN

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I will always remember her fondly. Not to mention the fun times we had growing up. She was a...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin & Kim Ross - Brownsburg, IN

“So sorry for the loss of your mother. You're in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin and Deb Mannix - Avon, IN

“From your Fire Department Family: The loss of someone so dear is seldom timely. Please accept our deepest sympathies for you and your family. Know...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Fire Station #1 C-shift Lt. Stephan M. Hall Sr. - IN

“Will never forget the hockey games and good times...and motherly advice! ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Tammy Rohr - Indianapolis, IN

“I am very sorry for your loss and wish I could comfort you at the service but can't attend. Rick ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Rick Hedge - Indy, IN

“Dear Nihiser cousins,I want to reach out to you all to let you know that we are thinking about you in this time of such sorrow for the family.I haven...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Gail Colwell Sitton - Niece

“My prayers and heartfelt sympathies to you and your family, may God be with you all...((((HUGS)))) ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Hennigar - Indianapolis, IN

“Margaret you will be sadly missed, you were the rock & foundation of your family. ALL of your children & grandchildren, your Strength was what helped...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Paula Dixon - Garland, TX

“im sorry for your loss..we spoke on the phone a few times in the last couple of years..i am glad we did..she will be missed.. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: toni hachtel - salt lake city, UT

“Sorry to hear about Margaret. She was a great mother & the rock in the Nihiser family. Many prayers for you all. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Julie Pickett - Mooresville, IN

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13 of 18 | Posted by: Julie Pickett - Mooresville, IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during these most difficult times. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa M. Harold - Indianapolis, IN

“I am so very sorry to hear of Margaret's passing. She was a lovely lady that was always so very nice to me when we spoke. God Bless Her! My...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Wright Vukosa - Friend

“So sorry for the passing of your mother, nothing will ever replace her, just keep the precious memories Our grandson and some of your familys little...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Mike & Barbara Pinnick - IN

“I regret not being there for your family, Paul, and I appreciate being asked to serve you during your time if grief. Losing your mom is painful no...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Pastor John Dunaway - IN

“Dear Nihiser Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

Margaret J. (Colwell) Nihiser, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013. She was born in Indianapolis, September 23, 1929 the daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Cook) Colwell. She was a loving mother and had retired from Lieberman Enterprises.

She is survived by her children; Tom Nihiser (Teri) of Speedway, Joyce Nihiser of Indianapolis, Paul Nihiser (Pam) of Indianapolis, Jane Shelton (Delbert) of Indianapolis, Jim Nihiser of Speedway, Alex Nihiser of Indianapolis, Casey Nihiser (Donna) of Avon and Julia Eads of Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; and her dearest friend, Garnet Ground of Indianapolis.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 11:00 AM until the service time at 1:00 PM at Flanner and Buchanan Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Indiana, 9531 Valparaiso Ct, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46268

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