Geraldine Niemann (nee Greiten), 83, of West Bend died Tuesday, Jan. 22,
2013 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa. She was born
Jan. 14, 1930 in Milwaukee to the late William and Gertrude (nee
Schmitt) Greiten and married Darrell C. Niemann in 1975 in West Bend.
Darrell preceded her in death in January of 1984.
Geri was raised in Milwaukee and graduated from Messmer High School. In
1974 she moved to West Bend before settling in Houston in 1980.
Following her retirement in October of 2009 she returned to West Bend
and became a resident of Cedar Ridge.
In spite of her disability she continued to live an active and
independent life. Geri loved spending time with her family.
Geri is survived by her three children: Mary (Jo Chalgren) Baker of
Springbrook, Wis., Nancy (William) Romine of Jacksonville, N.C. and Dave
(Laura) Kohlmann of West Bend and five grandchildren: George and Sarah
Romine and Alyssa, Emily and Megan Kohlmann. She is further survived by
her sister-in-law Delores Hibbard of Three Lakes and other relatives and
She is preceded in death by her parents William and Gertrude Greiten and
her husband Darrell Niemann.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at noon
at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with the Rev. Nathan Reesman
presiding. The visitation will be at the church only from 11-11:45 a.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials to St. Frances Cabrini Church are
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online
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