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Brienne Desaulniers Ness

June 12, 1980 ~ February 11, 2022 (age 41)


Aberdeen, SD-Funeral Service for Brienne Desaulniers Ness, 41, of Aberdeen will be 11:00 am, Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory. Rev. Gilbert Vilhauer will officiate.

Brienne died February 11, 2022, at her home.

Brienne Desaulniers Nieto, daughter of Victor and Nancy (Knobloch) Nieto was born June 12, 1980, in San Diego, CA and attended school in Chula Vista, CA.

After school Brienne lived with her mother in Santa Fe, NM for a short time. She then moved to Aberdeen in the early 2000’s. Brienne was employed at various hotels, businesses and restaurants in Aberdeen.

She loved people and helping those she could. Her life was full when she cared for her children. Her four children gave her joy and true purpose.

Grateful for having shared Brienne’s life are her children, Mia Ness and Meiko Ness both of Aberdeen; parents, Victor Nieto and Nancy Nieto of California; sister, Patricia (Dennis) Dubert of Spring Valley, CA; brother, Ricky “Rick” Nieto (Irene Freedman) of Sherman Oaks, CA; half-sister, Sarah (Eric) Bennett Weltman of Brooklyn, NY; half-brother, Victor Nieto III of San Diego, CA; and longtime partner, Joshua Berreth and his children who he shared with Brienne: Matthew Berreth and Natasha Berreth of Aberdeen.

She was preceded in death by her half-brother, Michael Nieto.  

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with arrangements. 

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Funeral Service
February 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory
1708 8th Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

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