Nicholas "Nick" Hilton Oswald, Goodview, MN (1980-2014)
September 1, 1980 - June 12, 2014
Nicholas “Nick” Hilton Oswald, 33, of Goodview, died Thursday morning, June 12th at his home in hospice care. Nick was born September 1, 1980 in Janesville, WI to Arnie and Jan (Hilton) Oswald. Nick graduated from Badger High School, Lake Geneva, WI in 1999, and had been involved in orchestra, playing the cello and bass, ran for the cross country team and was part of an Improv team performing in London and Scotland. He graduated from Winona State University in 2004, with degrees in communications and business administration. Nick later achieved his master’s degree in criminology. On September 15, 2007 Nick and Angela Tangeman were married at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anamosa, IA. They made their home in Winona. He worked as a corrections officer at Red Wing Correctional Facility, later as a Sentence to Serve crew leader in Shakopee and Carver Counties. Currently, Nick was a probation officer for the Department of Corrections, first working with juveniles and more recently, adults in Drug Court. He was an active member of Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka as a lector, usher and teaching religious education. While in college Nick had a part of the ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ production and the Winona Players Improv. He will be long remembered for his sarcastic humor and quick wit.
Survivors include his wife Angela, twin children, Jonathon and Isabella; his parents, Arnie and Jan Oswald of Lake Geneva, WI; maternal grandparents, Corwin and Virginia Hilton; father-in-law, Roy Tangeman of Anamosa, IA; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Michelle Tangeman in 2011.
A Funeral Mass for Nick will be 11 AM Monday June 16th at Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka with the Very Reverend Thomas J. Hargesheimer officiating. Burial of Nick’s cremated body will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call from 4-8 PM Sunday at Hoff Celebration of Life Center in Goodview. Please share a memory of Nick with his family, view his Video Tribute and read his Life Story at www.hofffuneral.com.