DELPHOS — Marcella “Sally” Niemeyer, 93, of Delphos, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Sarah Jane Living Center.

She was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Fort Jennings, to William and Rosa (Miller) Ricker. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Bernard Niemeyer on Oct. 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1991.

She is survived by a son, Mike (Linda) Niemeyer of Lima; a daughter, Lisa (Gregg) Faurot of Delphos; four grandchildren, Lindsey (Josh) Conner, Jenna (Adam) Kroeger, Alyssa Faurot, and Ann (Dale) Perkins; five great-grandchildren; and her dog “Dessi”.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Ellerbrock, Bertha Kuhlman, and Marie Maag; and a grandson, Mark Niemeyer.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, CL of C, and a past member of the Eagles. She loved the outdoors and was very meticulous in taking care of her yard. She enjoyed going to the lake and fishing. She was a care giver at heart and always willing to help her family and friends. Sally had worked at K.P. Manufacturing and at Myers Cleaners.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Father Dennis Walsh will officiate. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, March 12, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. A parish wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Parish Foundation.

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