5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Alan Nieding
Alan "Pete" Nieding, 77, of Vermilion, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his home surrounded by his immediate family after a lengthy illness.
He was born August 17, 1942 in Vermilion where he had been a life long resident.
Pete worked for the Vermilion Fire Department as a Fire Fighter for over 50 years retiring in 2012. He had also retired from Lithonia Downlighting and Spring Co.
He was a member of the Vermilion Evangelical and Reformed Church, AMVETS Post #22, American Legion Post #397, VFW Post #7576, and Huron Eagles. Pete enjoyed water fighting with the fire department, dancing, fishing, watching NASCAR, going to conventions with his fire brothers, and watching his grandchildren's sporting activities.
Pete is survived by his wife of 20 years, Marolyn L. "Donna" (nee Gunnoe) Nieding, daughters, Michelle Gillespie of Vermilion, Kelly Malott of Vermilion, Tammy Johnson of Vermilion, and Jenette Keller of Vermilion; grandchildren: Aaron McCann, Jordan Gillespie, Scott Gillespie, Christopher James Malott, Tim Allen Jay Malott, Andrew Keller, and Ryan (Alice) Keller; and his great-granddaughter, Jamie Keller.
He was preceded in death by parents, Russell and Ruth (nee Schafer) Nieding and his sister, Patricia Naill.
A celebration of Pete's life will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at AMVETS Post #22, 1517 State Rd., Vermilion, OH 44089.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Vermilion Fire Company, 5467 Ohio Street, Vermilion ,OH 44089 or to Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion ,OH 44089 to help with expenses.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
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5345 South Street
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