Ronald Edwin Nieman, 81

Ronald Edwin Nieman, LaFontaine, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis on Aug. 16, 1939 to Elvin & Marthella (Dickerson) Nieman. He married the love of his life Ruthann Murphy Nieman on June 27, 1964. They were married 56 years.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served on the U.S.S. Ranger. He retired from Gen Corp after 30 years.

He enjoyed woodworking and built the family log home and many other things. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and playing any kind of dice or card game.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Ruthann; son, Rick (Gay) Nieman, LaFontaine; daughter, Rhonda (Willie) Stevenson, Crestview, Fla.; grandchildren, Ashley Stevenson, Jesse (Kiersten) Nieman, Amanda Stevenson, Jenna Nieman, Shirley (Ramon) Payne and Clay Payne; great-grandchildren, Aliya, Markel, Hartley, Alex, Dwayne, Cameron, Kinsley, Hazelynn and Madilynn; sisters, Marty Lane and Mary Nieman.

He was preceded in death by parents Elvin and Marthella Nieman; brothers, Paul Nieman and Herman "Skip" Nieman.

Viewing will be at the Marion VA chapel at noon on Monday, June 7th. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. and full military honors at 2 p.m. He will be laid to rest at Marion National Cemetery.

Posted on 2021 Jun 28