Sunday Night
42°
Partly Cloudy
1%
Monday
63°
Rain Showers Likely
57%
Monday Night
48°
Rain Showers Likely
65%
Tuesday
56°
Rain Showers Likely
57%
Tuesday Night
45°
Chance Rain Showers
45%
Wednesday
56°
Mostly Cloudy
19%
Wednesday Night
37°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Thursday
60°
Mostly Sunny
14%
Thursday Night
42°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Friday
59°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
57%
Friday Night
37°
Rain Showers Likely
61%
3 Day
Extended
Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
Orville Niekamp
Orville A. Niekamp, 66, 155 W. Main St., Osgood, died at 5:10 a.m. March 19, 2007, at his residence.
He was born May 1, 1940, in Sharpsburg, to Aloys and Odelia Bruggeman Niekamp. On Oct. 2, 1965, he married Alice Bergman, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Doug (Sue), North Star; four daughters, Cindy (Steve) Muhlenkamp, St. Anthony, Patty (Mike) Groff, North Star, Julie (Scott) McEldowney, Versailles, and Christy (Randy) Gehret, Willowdell; a sister, Mary Ann Nieberding, Versailles; a sister-in-law, Bernie, Rossburg; a stepsister, Mary (Bart) Ahlers, Coldwater; and 15 grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Victor; a brother-in-law, Bernard Nieberding; a stepbrother, Ed Nieberding; and two stepsisters, Bertha Homan and Edna Heitkamp.
He formerly owned and operated George's General Store, North Star, and most recently was employed in the meat department at Wagners IGA, Minster. He was a retired member of the North Star Fire Department and was an Army National Guard Veteran. He was a member of St. Louis Church, its Mens Holy Name of the Church and past commander of the American Legion Post 174, all of North Star. He was a former North Star little league coach, past parade chairman of the North Star Community Picnic and a member of the Eldora Big "E" and booster club.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery were military rites will be conducted by American Legion, North Star.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice, Coldwater.
Condolences can be sent to www.hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Carl Klopfleisch, 89, 230 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. March 18, 2007, at Miller House, Celina. [More]
Former Celina resident Claude A. "Dutch" Slife, 79, of Dayton, died March 16, 2007, in Dayton. [More]