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Joan Nuss 1925 - 2011
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HOISINGTON — Joan Nuss, 86, died May 10 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born March 18, 1925, in Bessemer, Mich., she was the daughter of Guy and Angela (Larese) Marzari. On April 10, 1948, she married Glen W. Nuss in Hoisington. He died March 21, 2006. A Hoisington resident for 50 years, she worked for USD 431 as a teachers aid.

Mrs. Nuss was a member of St. John Evangelist Catholic Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both in Hoisington.

Survivors include her son, Pat Nuss of Norman, Okla.; two brothers, Lawrence Marzari of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Guy Marzari of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Natalee Nuss and Nathan Nuss and wife Karem. She was preceded in death by a son, Mike Nuss; and a brother, Bernard Marzari.

Inurnment will be at the Hoisington Cemetery. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*

P.O. Box 246

415 N. Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

(620) 653-4165

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 12, 2011