John J. Nist

December 19, 1933 ~ September 14, 2022 (age 88)


John J. Nist, 88, of Medina, Ohio passed away Weds. September 14, 2022.

John was born December 19, 1933 in Cleveland, OH to the late Adelbert and Marie (Bartell) Nist. John and his late wife Carol-Jean lived in Valley City for many years. 

John worked for Sears installing doors for many years. He worked at the Ironwood Golf Course, Hinckley for over 30 years where he made many close friends. Needless to say, he loved to golf and was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan. He had a soft spot in his heart for animals and enjoyed cooking.

John is survived by a nephew Pete (Krissi) Gall, their children, Jessie and Jake; a niece Monica Nist and her children, Ashley (Jimmy) Conway and Alyssa (Matthew) Lally; great great niece and nephews, Madison Conway, James Conway and Tyler Lally. Also, nieces Robin (Charles) Wilkins; Jaye Gleyzel; and Kristi Bullock. Great niece and nephew, Alyssa and Ryan Gall, children of the late nephew Philip Gall.

Preceded in death by his wife Carol-Jean Nist in 2013, a niece Peggy Gall 2019, a brother Ray (Barb) Nist and sisters-in-law- Fay (Charles) Gall and Janice (Bob) Gleyzel.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Valley City, OH.

The Bauer Funeral Home, Valley City has the honor of serving the John’s family.

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