Francis A. Nimm, age 93 of Watertown, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Highland House.

He was born on October 2, 1920 in Watertown, the son of Joseph and Adelaide (David) Nimm. He went to St. Henry’s grade school and attended High School. Francis worked at Charles David’s Sons paint store for over 60 years. He would attend the EAA event in Oshkosh every year up until he no longer could. Francis was also an avid fan of the Rock River Thresheree for old steam engines and tractors. He had a gift for photography and enjoyed snapping photos of nature, air planes, tractors and especially, family. Francis loved motorcycles and every chance he got; he would take his bike for a ride.

Francis is survived by his brothers, Robert (Donna) Nimm and Gerald (Barbara) Nimm; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; Anna Stangler, George Nimm, Sr., Lawrence Nimm and Donald Nimm.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church, Watertown on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11:00 am with Monsignor Daniel Ganshert presiding. Burial to immediately follow at St. Henry Cemetery. A visitation will be at church on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of Mass.

Memorial donations would be appreciated to St. Henry Catholic Church or to Rainbow Hospice.

The family would like to extend at special thank you to the staff at Highland House and to Rainbow Hospice for their kind and considerate care that Francis received.

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