Donald Gustave Niemann, age 88 of Staples, passed away peacefully at his home on November 22, 2020. He was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on July 27, 1932 to Elizabeth M. (Korsten) and Gust A. Niemann. He married Barbara A. Myers in Long Prairie on April 12, 1952.
Donald served his country from 1949-1953 in the Marines, and from 1956-1960 in the Air Force. Don worked for Honeywell for ten years, then with the USPO for ten years, and finally twenty years with Niemann’s Sewing Company.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dennis; and sisters, Dianna Olson, and Delores Beeson; son-in-law, Robert Lidtke.
He will be forever remembered by his wife of 68 years, Barbara; Children, Terri (Dan) Butler of Piney Flatts, TN, AnnaLisa (Howard) Dunham of Clear Lake, Loni Kay Niemann of Motley, Shari Niemann of Fargo, ND, Robert (Brenda) Niemann of Andover, Tami (Bruce) Brotherton of Motley, Lori (Jeff) Dagle of East Bethel; 24 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sisters, Dixe DeMaio and Doris Janssen.
Services for Don will be announced at a later date.
“Always A Marine” Semper Fi