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Maurice "Nieder" Niederhelm

August 9, 1931 — January 19, 2016

Maurice "Nieder" Niederhelm

Maurice "Nieder" Niederhelm, age 84 of Linn, passed away on Monday, January 19, 2016, at the Linn Living and Rehab Center.

Nieder was born on August 9, 1931, in Aholt, Missouri, a son to the late Clarence J. and Wilhelmina (Wolz) Niederhelm.

Nieder was a 1948 graduate of Hermann High School.

Nieder served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

On March 3, 1973, he was united in marriage to Sherry Lynn (Lampe) Niederhelm in Jefferson City. Sherry survives at their home.

In 1991, Nieder retired from Missouri Power and Light/Union Electric after working for 35 years. He was also a former Business Rep for Local Number 2 I.B.E.W.

Nieder was a fifty-year member of the Linn Masonic Lodge #326 A.F. and A.M. and had served as Past Master. Nieder had also served his community as the Mayor of Linn.

Nieder enjoyed hunting deer, barbecuing, playing darts, spot rummy, and bowling. He liked playing softball and enjoyed coaching "Larry's Tavern" softball team. Remodeling homes and a cold Stag Beer was also things that he enjoyed. However, his greatest love was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife of 42 years, Nieder is survived by: two sons, Sam Niederhelm and his wife Amy of Linn and Danny Niederhelm and his wife Marlene of Defiance; a daughter, Kelly Niederhelm and partner Annette of Linn; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Niederhelm of Holts Summit; eight grandchildren, Daulton, Peyten, Keaton, Kendall, Alyssa, Brian, Ashley and Jamie; and five great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, Nieder, was preceded in death by a son, Mike Niederhelm and his mother and father-in-law, LeRoy "PeeWee" and Melvadine "Mel" Lampe.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m.

A private family service will be held. Interment with full Military Honors will be in the St. George Catholic Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hospice Compasses or Linn Masonic Lodge.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel in Linn, (897-2214)
www.mortonchapel.com

A Masonic Service will be at 7:00 p.m.


SERVICES
Visitation

Friday, January 22, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

A Masonic Service will be at 7:00 p.m.

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