Charles E. Niedermier

Charles E. Niedermier

NEW WASHINGTON: Charles E. Niedermier, age 87, of New Washington, Ohio passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Bucyrus Community Hospital in Bucyrus, Ohio. He was born September 23, 1926 in Crawford County, Ohio to the late Linus and Dolores (Blust) Niedermier and had been a life long New Washington resident.

Charles was a veteran of the US Navy having served as a Pharmicist 3rd Class during WWII and received the American Theatre Ribbon and the Victory Medal.. Mr. Niedermier retired from the Mansfield Brass in New Washington and was a former New Washington Volunteer Fireman. He was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington and the American Legion Post 405. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, gardening, antiques, traveling, casino gambling and following the Cleveland Indians.

He is survived by two sons, Kevin (Christine) Niedermier of South Euclid, OH and Joseph Niedermier of New Washington; a daughter, Annette (Gerald) Sanders of Willard; four grandchildren, Evan, Reece, Ava and Claire; two sisters, Lila Rigdon of Galion and Laurena Van Eerten of New Washington; two brothers, James Niedermier of Tiro and Robert Niedermier of Attica; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Donna (Bechtel) Niedermier, who passed away June 8, 1999; a sister, Vivian Morton; and brother, Benny Niedermier.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio. The funeral mass will be at 11:00 AM on Friday at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. Burial will be at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Secor Funeral Home
414 E Main St New Washington, OH 44854
(419) 492-2174

Published in the News Journal on Mar. 5, 2014