Laura Christine Niesen, age 97, of Pine River, MN, and formerly Buffalo, MN, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society, Pine River. She was born to Richard and Paula Hoffman on November 27, 1920, in Maple Lake Township, Wright County, MN. Laura was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Buffalo. She was united in marriage to Christ Niesen on November 18, 1950, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Hopkins, MN.
Laura is survived by her daughters, Pauline Dupont (Les), Betty Erickson (Dan); brother, Ronald Hoffman (June); several grandchildren; and many other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Christ; brother, Ervin Hoffman; sisters, Evelyn Moster, Virginia Sullivan; and son, Randy Niesen.