Obituary: Henry J. Niemiec, 87, of Ludington

March 4, 2021

Obituary: Henry J. Niemiec, 87, of Ludington

Henry J. Niemiec, 87, of Ludington passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021. He was born April 6, 1933 in Free Soil to James and Mary (Jaqulski) Niemiec. Henry enlisted in the US Army and served his country during the Korean War. 

Henry was a local farmer and a long time employee of Harrington Tool and Metal Line in Manistee, where he retired from. He owned and operated Henry’s Farm Market on Dowland St. in Ludington. Henry was a long time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He attended weekly services and he was a proud greeter for Sunday Mass.

In his spare time, Henry enjoyed refurbishing old machines and music, especially polka’s and dancing.

Henry is survived by his children, Henry “Joe” Jr. (Yong Sun) Niemiec, Mary (Marty)Tucker, John (Teresa) Niemiec, Missy Niemiec-Rosales, Andrea Niemiec; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; his sister, Emily Froelich; and his brother, Ed Niemiec.

Besides his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Niemiec and his wife Joanne Niemiec;  his son Gerald “Jerry” Niemiec; his siblings, Ray Niemiec, Bronzil (Dorree)Niemiec, Jerome (Phillis) Niemiec, Eleanore (Carl) Forbes, and Vicky (Arlie) Sanborn.

A memorial mass will be held Friday, March 5, 2021 at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Custer. 

Memorial contributions in Henry’s name may be directed to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.

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