William Nihart, 85, of Boy River, Minn., passed away surrounded by family March 7.
He loved spending time with his kids, ice fishing, hunting and four-wheeling.
He battled cancer for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by son David Nihart, parents Lawrence and Anna; brothers Don, Homer and Ken; one sister Lois. He is survived by his wife Beverly Nihart of 60 years; daughters Sherry, Garcia, Shelly Nihart; son Gerald Nihart; grandchildren Jeremy(Sharon), Shannon, Jamie(Joe), Billy(Chrissy), Andy(Annie), Danny and Nikki(Greg); great grandchildren Zain, Imare, Jeffrey, Carter, Keligh, Johnathan, Bryan, Ryley, Carsyn, Fynley, Jackson, Hudson, Aiden and Calla. He is also survived by brothers Lawrence (Betty) and Llyn, and one sister, Margret.