Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Rushville  Republican
Tuesday, September 11, 1973
Page 1
Wm. Niehoff,
Retired Farmer
Dies Monday
          William Niehoff,  71, R. 1, Milroy, died at 7 p.m. Monday at his home.  Mr. Niehoff was born February 12, 1902 in Franklin County, the son of  Herman and  Magdalena Lecher Niehoff.  He was married to  Thelma Leising  on August 22, 1931.  Mr. Niehoff lived in Decatur County ten years before moving to his present residence in 1941.  He was a retired farmer.  The deceased was a lifetime member of St. Mary Catholic Church in this city.
          Surviving with the widow are four daughters,  Mrs. John (Marilyn) Moller,  Greensburg,  Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Battreall,  and  Mrs. Stephen (Betty Jean) Cravens,  Indianapolis,   and  Mrs. Bruce (Edna Mae) Knecht,  Shelbyville; a son,  Ralph Miehoff,  R. 1, Milroy; two brothers,  August Niehoff,  R. 5 and  Otto Niehoff,  Oldenburg; three sisters,  Mrs. William (Mary) Herbert,  Milroy  Miss Anne Niehoff,  Jackson Nursing Home, Rushville, and  Mrs. Gus (Florine) Herbert,  Rushville; seven grandson, 13 granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.  Two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
          Funeral mass will be held at 11:45 Thursday at St. Mary Church, with Father William Fisher officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Murphy and Burns Funeral Home in Milroy after 3 p.m. Wednesday, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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