Leo Niewohner - May 22, 2013
A farmer all his life, Leo Niewohner, 78 years, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne of Lyons; sons, John (Joan) and Mark (Lois) all of Lyons; daughters, Laura of Colorado Springs, Colo., Beverly (Jim) Harvey of Lincoln, and Becky (Kyle) Dailey of Wahoo; sisters, Betty Cech of Howells, Rose Marie (Jim) McNamara and Rita (Vern) Ortmeier all of Beemer, Jan (Lorin) Batenhorst of Wisner, Mary Ann Kluthe and Marcie (Mel) Ortmeier all of Dodge; brothers, Irwin (Gerri) of Onawa, Iowa, Daniel (Jeanette) of Scribner, Virgil (Karen) of Dodge and Bernard (Betty Kay) of West Point; nine grandchildren; four step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one step great-grandchild.
Mass of Christian burial was Saturday, May 18, 2013, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lyons. Rev. Paul Ortmeier, officiated.Burial was at the Lyons Cemetery with military honors by Robert Klase-Rogers VFW Post #7998 and Harvey Lenig American Legion Post #83.
Pelan Funeral Services, Lyons, was in charge of arrangements.