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Waldo Nienstedt

November 24, 1933 — March 6, 2022

Waldo Nienstedt, 88, of Burton, TX, died on March 6, 2022.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Memorial Oaks Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10, 2022 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg with Pastor Alvin Luedke officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Waldo was born on November 24, 1933 in Burton, TX, to Robert Nienstedt Sr. and Malinda Bosse. He was baptized on November 24, 1933 in Burton, TX and confirmed on April 10, 1949 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg. He married his wife, Esther Mantey, on December 19, 1954 at First Lutheran Church of Somerville. He worked for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department until his retirement.

Waldo enjoyed PBR shows on T.V., fishing, hunting, and rodeos. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg, serving on the Church Council and singing in the Church Choir. He was a member of Washington County Wildlife Society.

Waldo is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Sharon Nienstedt of Burton, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Waldine and Allen Wickel of Carmine, TX; grandchildren, Branden Wickel and Fiancé Amy Hill, Clayton and Rebekah Wickel, Bradley and Vanessa Nienstedt, Ryan and Katie Nienstedt, and Cody and Kylie Nienstedt; great-grandchildren, Brenna Wickel, Kelsey Wickel, Layla Nienstedt, Karsen Wickel, Brooke Nienstedt, Hailey Wickel, Kinslee Nienstedt, Cameron Wickel, and Easton Nienstedt; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Herbert and Ida Mantey; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Mantey.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Esther Nienstedt; parents; brother and sister-in-law, Robert Jr. and Estella Nienstedt; sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Raymond Steinbach; Nephew, Robert Nienstedt; nephew and niece, Ricky Sr. and Connie Mantey; brother-in-law, Edwin Mantey; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lonnie and Mary Schulze, and Clarence and Delia Mantey.

Serving as pallbearers will be Branden Wickel, Karsen Wickel, Clayton Wickel, Bradley Nienstedt, Ryan Nienstedt, Cody Nienstedt, and Ray Thaler. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Godchildren, Kenneth Nienstedt, Connie Sebesta, and all Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Employees that worked at Nails Creek Unit with Waldo.

Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg or Hospice Brazos Valley.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main Street, Brenham, TX 77833.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg

, Brenham, TX 77833

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