Alys T. (Sheets) Nischwitz

September 5, 1934 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 84)
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Alys T. Nischwitz, age 84 of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Friday morning, August 23, 2019 at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance.   
She was born on September 5, 1934 to Joseph and Faith (Sisco) Sheets in Defiance County. On June 27, 1959 she married Ned R. Nischwitz, who preceded her in death on June 13, 1990. 

Alys was a faithful member of  St. Mary Catholic Church in Defiance. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, NASCAR, and she loved her cats. 
Alys is survived by her aunts, Coletta Sheets and Irene Zipfel both of Defiance, and several cousins and extended family members and friends. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, with Fr. Randy Giesige officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Catholic Church, or Ft. Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at

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