Cpl. Anthony John Nimtz

Cpl. Anthony John Nimtz

Cpl. Anthony John Nimtz
November 26, 1995 – October 23, 2018
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 22
Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran

Cpl. Anthony John Nimtz, 22, formally of Oskaloosa, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, in Hawaii. He was born on November 26, 1995, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of Doug and Pamela Hunold Nimtz.

Anthony graduated from Oskaloosa High School with the class of 2014.

Following high school, he took the next step in realizing his dream of becoming a United States Marine. He was inducted into the Marine Corps on June 9, 2014, and shipped out to San Diego, California for boot camp. Following boot camp, he was sent to Biloxi, Mississippi for his further training. Upon completing his M.O.S. training, he was stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii as a METOC Analyst Forecaster.

On August 29, 2015, Anthony was united in marriage to Olivia Fowler, and they set up a home in Kaneohe Bay, HI.

Anthony loved the fact that realizing his dream of becoming a Marine presented him many opportunities that most people never have. He was proud to be a Marine and his servant heart and expert marksmanship made him a good Marine.

Anthony was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oskaloosa. He was a server and Eucharistic Minister for many years at the church. He was always willing to raise his hand and volunteer to help those around him. Family was a huge priority for Anthony, he would make it a point to visit everyone in his family when he was home on leave. He enjoyed working on cars and was a talented mechanic.

His family includes his wife, Olivia Nimtz Fowler of Charleston, South Carolina; his parents, Doug and Pamela Nimtz of Oskaloosa; his brother, Taylor (& Katelynn) Nimtz of Newhall, Iowa; his sister, Cassie Nimtz of Oskaloosa; his maternal grandparents, Eugene and Shirley Hunold of Houghton, Iowa; his paternal grandfather, Maurice Nimtz of Sigourney; aunt and uncles: Brian & Patty Nimtz of Oskaloosa, Shari & Dave Naughton of Des Moines, and Amy & Jim Van Gundy of Carlisle; and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Julie Nimtz.

Funeral services are pending at the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Cpl. Anthony John Nimtz please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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