Nihla R. Dull (nee Maine), 77, 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. Nihla was raised in Lorain before moving to Wakeman in 1979.
Nihla was employed in the cafeteria at Welcome Nursing Home for 13 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 daughter 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; and her nephew, Barry Chapman of Montgomery, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Robert E. Dull on June 18, 2005; and her father, Dowd Maine.
Friends may call Friday, November 2, 2012, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1 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.