Nihla R. Dull (nee: Maine), 77 years of age, and a resident of Wakeman, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain from complications from pneumonia.
She was born August 23, 1935 in Lorain, Ohio. Nihla was raised in Lorain before moving in Wakeman in 1979.
Nihla was employed in the cafeteria at Welcome Nursing Home for thirteen years before retiring. Her hobbies included traveling to engine shows, camping and word puzzles. Nihla had a love for baking and cake decorating.
Survivors include her daughter and her husband Penny Lynn and Dennis Hotsinpiller of Wakeman; her stepson and his wife Dennis and Doreen Dull of Lorain; her step daugher and her husband Kathy and Dennis Sommers all of Lorain; her grandchildren, Renee, Debra, Kristina; step grandchildren Dirk, Christopher, Jennifer, Brian, Mark, Patrick, Jessica; her great grandchildren Isaiah, Xavier, Natalie, Benjamin III, Jacob and Damian; her mother Myra Maine (nee: Stewart) of Oberlin; her sister and her husband Carole and James H. Chapman of Cincinnati, Ohio and her nephew Barry Chapman of Montgomery, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-seven years Robert E. Dull on June 18, 2005; and her father Dowd Maine.
Friends may call Friday, November 2, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Norfleet R. Jones, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.