Nadine Paris

Nadine Paris, 91, of Wapello, passed away on May 30, 2022 at Colonial Manor in Columbus Junction.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Wapello.  Private family burial will be held in Harrison Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at the funeral home.  Memorials have been established for the Keck Memorial Library and First Presbyterian Church, both in Wapello.  Sympathy messages can by left for the family at


Nadine Hope Milligan was born on June 11, 1930 in Wapello, the daughter of Melville Latimer Milligan and Irma Atron (Kiner) Milligan.  Nadine was a 1948 graduate of Wapello High School.  On January 28, 1951 Nadine married Kenneth Carlson, they later divorced.  On May 24, 1965 she was united in marriage to James Paris.  Nadine worked in several county offices including the Clerk of Court.  At her time of retirement, she was working as Wapello Deputy City Clerk.  Nadine enjoyed playing cards, reading Danielle Steele and most of all family gatherings.  She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello.


She will be missed by her children, Candy (Dave) Pugh of Columbus Junction and Rod (Bev) Carlson of Wapello and step-son, Steve (Nancy) Paris of Wapello; grandchildren, Gina (Greg) Rutenbeck, Paula (Dustin) Bliven, Marc (Courtney) Carlson, Kyle (Ali) Carlson and step-grandchildren, Lisa (Ty) Wilson and Jason Paris; as well as 14 great-grandchildren and special nieces, Janice Grimm and Sharon Wood.


Nadine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Paris; one brother, Elmer Milligan and sisters, Eva Williams and Lois Singleton.