He was born in Floodwood, St. Louis County, Minnesota on September 6, 1937, one of thirteen children of William & Anna (Muth) Nieshe. The family moved to Skagit County in 1945, first to Marblemount then settling in Birdsview. He attended school in Concrete.
Adolph joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1956, proudly serving his country until 1962. After his discharge, he returned to Birdsview. He was employed by Goodyear-Nelson which later became Northwest Hardwoods in Sedro Woolley, where he worked maintaining the boiler and a night watchman. He worked at the mill for over 30 years.
After his retirement, he became very involved in many community events throughout the year. He was an active member of the Heskett-Arnold Post 132, American Legion in Concrete, and the 40 & 8 Club. Adolph very proudly carried the flag, in the Legion group parades. He was very dedicated in helping the Marines Toys for Tots Christmas drive.
Adolph is survived by his children, Michael Nieshe of Sedro-Woolley, David Dunlap and wife Betty of Russellville, AR, Anna Nieshe of Sedro-Woolley and Andrew Nieshe and wife Jessica of Concrete; 7 grandchildren, Justine, Clay, Kaylee & Riley Nieshe and Samuel, Michael and Shannel Dunlap; 3 brothers, Wilbur, George & Gene Nieshe; sister Delphia Dickinson and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Carl, Fred, Lory, Ray, William and Lawrence Nieshe and sisters, Louella Johnson and Mercedes Olson.
The family suggests that memorials in honor of Adolph by made to a charity of your choice.
A Graveside Inurnment Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Hamilton Cemetery. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.