In Memory

Ernie Niemier - Class Of 1963

Ernie Niemier

Central 1963 Ernest “Skip” Niemier

July 28, 1943 - July 28, 2016

OSCEOLA - Ernest “Skip” B. Niemier, age 73, of Osceola passed away on July 28, 2016, at 3:45 PM at St. Joseph Health System of Mishawaka, IN. He was born July 28, 1943, to Ernest B. and Annis Niemier, Sr. in South Bend, Indiana. On October 18, 2008, Ernest married Diane Miller. Skip was a 1963 Central High School graduate and went on to trade school to be a pipefitter. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He retired after 32 years from Honeywell. Skip was a member of the Plumbers Pipefitter Union, the Elks Club in Benton Harbor, MI, and the St. Joseph Isle Association. He enjoyed golf, football, boating, and anything nautical. Ernest is survived by his wife, Diane of Osceola; his children, Scott Niemier and Evan Niemier; his mother, Annis Niemier; and a sister, Carolyn. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest B. Niemier, Sr. The family would like to thank the staff at Michiana Hematology Oncology in Mishawaka and the staff at St. Joseph Health Systems for their kind and compassionate care they extended to Ernest. There will be a time of visitation on Thursday, August 4, 2016, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola, IN 46561. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 5, 2016, at 10 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are directed to Pet Refuge, 4626 South Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614. To leave an online condolence or sign the guestbook, please visit www.chapelhillmemorial.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/southbendtribune/obituary.aspx?n=ernest-niemier-skip&pid=180845938&fhid=8832&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.Wy8JSdgD.dpuf