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Nikolajs R. Muiznieks
"Nick"

Company L-2

28 Sep 1936- 14 Nov 2019

Place of Death: Clarksville, TN.

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, TN.

It is with great regret and sorrow that we must notify you I just learned our Classmate, Nick Muiznieks, passed away on November 14, 2019, in Clarksville, TN.

Nick is survived by three sons, Rob and his wife, Jenny; David and his wife, Amy; and Mark and his wife, Clair; and nine grandchildren, Luke, Emma, Mitch, Ella, Mia, Drew, Matthew, Samuel, and Ava. Nick was predeceased by his wife, Margaret.

Nick was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, TN.

Condolences may be sent to Rob at 2530 Everwood Court Clarksville, TN 37043.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Nick's memory may be made to World Christian Broadcasting, 605 Bradley Court, Franklin, TN 37067.

Well done, Nick.  Be thou at peace.

Remembrances:

Class Memorial Pages/L-2 Nick Muiznieks.pdf

His family did leave Latvia to escape the war. They left on foot. His dad went back to help more people and, unfortunately, Nick, his mom, and sisters never saw him again. They were soon captured and placed in a work camp were they were forced to live for several years. Nick talked about it being cold, being hungry, and hating the smell of limes (that they would put over the mass body graves).

After the war, an American family sponsored them to come to America where they came by boat to North Carolina. Nick went to school, worked all evening  after school, and learned English. It was then he went to West Point.

Jenny Muiznieks

Obituaries:

Nick Muiznieks
1936 - 2019

Nikolajs "Nick" Muiznieks, age 83, of Clarksville, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, at his residence.

Nick was born September 28, 1936, in Latvia, to the late Nikolajs and Ida Muiznieks. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Muiznieks; and his three sisters, Helga Muiznieks, Astrida Muiznieks, and Hedy Harju.

Mr. Muiznieks was a US Army veteran. He was a West Point graduate, toured in Vietnam, where he earned a Silver Star, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Nick was a member of Barkers Mill Church of Christ, where he served as an elder. He previously served as an elder at Hilldale Church of Christ. His passion was evangelism. He loved working outdoors and on his farm.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, November 17, at 3:00 PM, at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Bro. Steve Kirby officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, November 17, from 12:00 PM until the hour of service, at the funeral home.

Nick is survived by three sons, Rob (Jenny) Muiznieks, David (Amy) Muiznieks, and Mark (Clair) Muiznieks; and nine grandchildren, Luke, Emma, Mitch, Ella, Mia, Drew, Matthew, Samuel, and Ava Muiznieks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Nick's honor, to World Christian Broadcasting, 605 Bradley Court, Franklin, TN 37067.

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488.