AUBURN – Mike Nolte, 85, died Thursday, September 12, 2013 in Carroll, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church in Auburn with Rev. Craig Zandi officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church and burial will be at a later date.

Maurice D. “Mike” Nolte was born on October 12, 1927 in Farnhamville, Iowa to Reuben and Lueticia (Smith) Nolte. He graduated from Farnhamville High School then attended college for two years at Fort Dodge and Wayne State. Mike worked as a Building Trades teacher at Wymore, NE until his retirement. On February 10, 1961 Mike married Patricia Miller, Patricia died on June 24, 1979. On November 24, 1988 Mike was married to Lillian Asmus Darnell in Wymore, NE.

Mike is survived by his wife Lillian of Auburn, children Cindy & David Tiefenthaler of Auburn, Marty & Faith Nolte of Pocatello, ID, John & Wanda Gibson of Waukee, IA and Jay & Jodi Nolte of Wauwatosa, WI, grandchildren Kelly, Shannon, Katie, April, Ashley, Makenna, Megan, Dylan and Derik, great-grandchildren Miranda, Bryce, Mady, Tyler, Tyson, Madox, Drake, and Dylan, and sister Madge Vaudt of Laurens, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Patricia, great-granddaughter Addison Knobbe, brother Myron Nolte, and sisters Maxine Haynes, Marj Vote and Mona Johnson.

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