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Saturday, January 19th, 2008
Thomas Niekamp
Thomas R. Niekamp, 69, 3196 Harrison Road, Chickasaw, died at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 18, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born Sept. 30, 1938, in Dayton, to Leo and Mary Huber Niekamp. On June 18, 1960, he married Mary Rose Long, who died Feb. 8, 2005.
Surviving are a son, Dan (Carol), New Weston; two daughters, Angie (Tom) Raterman, Fort Loramie, and Marsha (Brian) Blickle, New Bremen; a brother, John (Pat), Akron; a sister, Mary Jean Sacher, Kettering; a sister-in-law, Ann, of West Virginia; and 11 grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Jerome and Richard; and a sister-in-law, Charlene.
He was retired from farming and Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen. An Ohio National Guard veteran, he was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, its Men's Sodality and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Chickasaw.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Harry Cavanaugh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
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