NIEHAUS, Minert 1889-1965
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Date: 4/25/2014 at 19:18:58
Minert Niehaus Dies In Hospital
Funeral service for Minert D. Niehaus were held Tuesday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral home and at 1:00 at the Reformed Church. Rev. Gideon Wolbrink and Rev. Donald Patet of Aplington were officiating clergymen. Music was given by a men's quartet composed of Irwin Abels, Harold Lindaman, Richard Ross and Eugene Ruter. Miss Marcella Neessen was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Douglas Geerdes and Mrs. Herman E. Ruter. Pall bearers were Donald Lindaman, Harvey Tack, Melvin Tack, Arthur Burns, Jerry Spieker and Henry Spieker. Interment was made in the Shiloh cemetery.
Minert D. Niehaus died in the Allen Memorial hospital in Waterloo on Saturday morning, Jan. 2, 1965 after a lingering illness. He had been a patient in the hospital for seven weeks. He reached the age of 75 years, five months and 19 days.
Mr. Niehaus was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dick Niehaus on July 13, 1889 on a farm in Pleasant Valley township, Grundy county. He received his education in the rural school in that area. On Feb. 18, 1914, he was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Lindaman. This union was blessed with one son, Delbert. Mr. and Mrs. Niehaus first farmed after their marriage five miles south of Aplington. He became a member of the Aplington Baptist church in June of 1920. In 1934 they moved to a farm a mile north of Wellsburg. In 1951 they retired and moved to Wellsburg.
Those who preceded him in death were his parents, and one sister, Miss Anna Niehaus.
He leaves to mourn his passing: his wife, Jennie, one son, Delbert of Wellsburg, one sister, Mrs. Grace Lindaman of Aplington, one brother Ole Niehaus of Aplington and a host of other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 January 1965, section 2, pg 1
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