Dawn M. Nihles

Dawn M. Nihles

Dawn M. Nihles, age 58, of Highland, died on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Upland Hills Health following a heart attack.

Dawn was born on October 27, 1958 in Dodgeville to Milan and Luella (Tuescher) Anderson. She married Roger Nihles of Highland on September 25, 1982. The couple lived near Highland where Roger owned and operated a trucking company. Following his death on June 22, 1994, Dawn moved in to Highland. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, playing cards and games and babysitting for Destiny, Tessa and Savannah. Her greatest joy was time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and niece and nephew.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Dawn is survived by two sons, Douglas Nihles of Platteville and Daniel (Melissa) Nihles of Linden; a stepdaughter, Rebecca (Jason) Anderson of Highland; a stepson, Andrew (Amber) Lyon of Platteville; nine grandchildren, Dylan Nihles; Avalyn Nihles; Taryn Preston; Nina Moore; Brenna; Patterson; Andrew Lyon; Ashley Lyon; Tiffany Chandler; Leticia Michek; her life partner, James Hutchison of Highland; James’s daughters, Cammy and Cassidy Hutchsion; three brothers, Dean (Karen) Anderson of Edmund; Darryl (Kay) Anderson of Watertown and Danno Anderson of Dodgeville; a nephew, Deric Anderson; a niece, Denise Anderson as well as many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the McGuire-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Highland. Pastor Greg Marsh will officiate with burial in the Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday after 12:00 Noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be greatly appreciated.