ESTHER IRENE NIEMELA, 98, of Panora (7-26-14)


July 21st, 2014 by Jim Field

ESTHER IRENE NIEMELA, 98, of Panora died Sunday, July 20th at Panora Nursing & Rehab Center.  Graveside services for ESTHER NIEMELA will be held on Saturday, July 26th at 3:30 pm in the Pleasant Center Cemetery near Yale.  Twigg Funeral Home in Panora has the arrangements.


Visitation will be held on Saturday from Noon until 2:00 pm, at the funeral home.

ESTHER NIEMELA is survived by:

Her sons – Keith (Carol) Godwin of California; Harry (Judy) Niemela of Minnesota; and Walter Niemela of Washington.

Her brother – Bob (Mary) Godwin of Brooklyn, IA

Her sisters – Marie Bailey-Borst of Adel; Glesna Coulter of Adel; and Lavon (R.Lloyd) Linn of Ankeny

Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and other relatives.