Ronald Eugene Niehaus

April 18, 1950 ~ March 31, 2019 (age 68)


Name: Ronald Eugene Niehaus 
Age: 68
Address: Litchfield, IL
Died: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 6:21 pm  Place: St. Francis Hospital,  Litchfield, Illinois
Born: April 18, 1950  Place: Litchfield, Illinois
Father: the late:  Eugene Frank "Jeep"  Niehaus
Mother: the late:  Dolores Marie "Pete" Schultz
Spouse: Peggy Lee Williams
      Date of Marriage: February 02, 2002
      Place of Marriage: Trinity Lutheran Church, Litchfield, Illinois
Schooling:    attended  K-3 at Litchfield Zion Lutheran Grade School.  Attended Gillespie Illinois Grade School and  graduated from  Gillespie High School with the Class of 1968.
Church:  A member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Litchfield, Illinois.
Occupation: Retired from Boente Shell, Carlinville, Illinois in June 2018 .  Previous employment at Jeep Niehaus and Sons, Mt. Olive, Illinois.
Military:  Served in the National Guard for 6 years.
Interests: Loved Farming, family and  tractors //  His dog Danny  //  Country music,  especially the song  "Waterloo"  by Stonewall Jackson // Gospel music //Hornsby Clipper lawnmower race.
Survivors:   Wife:  Peggy Lee Niehaus, Litchfield, IL //1 Son: Ryan (Susan) Machota of Staunton, IL //  3 Daughters: Jennie (Norm) Halpin of Carlilnville, IL, Amanda (Rob) Williamson of Edinburg, IL, Wendy (Fred) Harbison of Staunton, IL // //  9 Grandchildren: Christopher, Mason & Olivia Halpin //  Reyna & Clara Williamson //  Zander & Anna Machota //  Nicholas & Hunter Harbison // 2 Brothers:  Gary (Holly) Niehaus of Litchfield, IL, Dennis Niehaus of Butler, IL // 1 Sister: Brenda (Dennis) Cline of Litchfield, IL.
Preceded in Death: Parents: Eugene Frank "Jeep"  & Dolores "Pete" Marie Schultz  // 1 Sister:  Doris Jean Niehaus // 1 Sister-in-law:  Beth Niehaus

Visitation: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois
Funeral Service: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 11:00 am  Trinity Lutheran Church,  Litchfield, Illinois. 
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Litchfield, Illiniois
Clergy: Reverend Cynthia Munker
Lunch:  for family and friends will be held at Turner Hall, Mt. Olive, served by the ladies of the  Trinity Lutheran Church.
Memorials:  Mt. Olive Turner Hall // Food Pantry of choice // Trinity Lutheran Church, Litchfield, IL.
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.


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April 3, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
April 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
23132 Airport Trail
Litchfield, IL 62056

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