Joyce Ann Mullikin Nieman



Joyce Ann Mullikin Nieman, age 77 of Seymour, passed away November 4, 2023. She was born May 20, 1946 in Seymour, Indiana to Floy and Clarice Berry Mullikin. She graduated from Seymour High School and attended Sullivan Business College. She married Henry “Bud” Nieman on January 9, 1965 at Immanuel Lutheran Church and enjoyed their 58 years together. She worked at Big Blue and Seymour Animal Hospital before retiring from Ulrey Glass where she worked as a bookkeeper. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she served with the Senior Ministry. She was also involved with the American Legion Post 89, The Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Seymour Elks Lodge #462. She enjoyed vacationing in Gulf Shores, Alabama, bowling and playing cards and Bunco with the girls. The last few years, she enjoyed watching bowling and talking with the bowlers. She also collected nativity sets. Her greatest joy came from spending time with Gianna and Massimo and watching Gianna dance.

Joyce is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Bill Mullikin. Surviving to cherish her memories are husband of 58 years, Bud Nieman, sons, Scott (Terri) Nieman and Matt Nieman as well as two grandchildren, Massimo and Gianna.

Friends may visit with Joyce’s family from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at Burkholder Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, 419 N. Chestnut Street, Seymour, Indiana and two hours prior to the service at the church. The Funeral service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, November 9, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, Rev. Philip Bloch, Rev. James Rodriguez, Jr. and Rev. William Fredstrom officiating. Interment will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Seymour.

Memorials may be given in Joyce’s memory through Burkholder Chapel to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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