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Maurice F. Nieman, 87, of Greensburg, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. He was born in Decatur County on June 29, 1929, to John Henry and Agnes (Meyer) Nieman.
Maurice graduated from Greensburg High School and went on to serve in the United States Army during the Korean Era.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus in Greensburg.
On Oct. 5, 1955, Maurice married Esther Yager and she survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Debbie (Dick) Greiwe, Greensburg, Larry (Sandy) Nieman, Greensburg, Tom (Sue) Nieman, Dallas, Texas, Donna J. (Jim) Lane, Dayton, Ohio, Doreen J. Nieman, Indianapolis; brothers, Carl (Glenda) Nieman, Greensburg, John (Peg) Nieman, Greensburg; sisters, Rose Marie Nieman, Greensburg, Betty Schneider, Greensburg; sister-in-law, Pauline Nieman, St. Paul; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arthur "Art" Nieman; grandson, Jeff Greiwe; and brother-in-law, Lawrence Schneider.
A Rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17 at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg, followed by visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Interment and military graveside rites will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.com
Published on April 13, 2017
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