Nina Fineis, 84, Cincinnati

Nina Ellen (Johnson) Fineis, 84, of Cincinnati passed away September 29, 2021. She was born on June 15, 1937 to James and Aleta (Weir) Johnson in Lansing, Michigan.

Nina loved to spend her free time reading and gardening. Not only was she passionate about flowers and landscaping, but she was also exceptionally talented. Nina also enjoyed sewing from time to time and was known to make matching clothing for her children when they were younger. Nina adored and treasured her time spent with family more than anything. Nina served as the Transportation Superintendent for various school districts in Michigan and Ohio. She retired from Forest Hills Local School District, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Nina is survived by her children, Debbie Junker (Larry), Cindy Miller (Jim), Jane Boyd (David), Dan Fineis, Amy Federmann (Dick), and Julie Schanie; 18 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; sisters Lois Girard (Gary) and Janet Peterson (Jan); and brother Carl Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Fineis Sr., her son Thomas Fineis Jr., her parents, and brothers, Paul and James Johnson.

A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Meyers Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Batesville, Indiana. Burial will follow at Crossroads Cemetery in Batesville.

Memorials in honor of Nina can be given to the Hospice of Cincinnati or St. Louis Catholic Church of Batesville. They may be brought to services or mailed to: Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006.

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