Francis A. Niehaus, 89, Boonville

Francis A. Niehaus, 89, died Saturday July 30, at Transcendant Health Care South in Boonville. He was born in Siberia June 25, 1933, to Hubert and Clara (Skelton) Niehaus. He married Dorothy B. Bromm August 28, 1954, at St. Anthony Church. She died November 26, 2012.

Francis retired after working at several local businesses, including Lueken Lumber Company and J.H. Rudolph, and as a farmer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing cards.

He is survived by one daughter, Donna May and husband Patrick, Owensboro, Kentucky; one son, Bill Niehaus and wife Darla, Ferdinand; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, David Niehaus, one sister, Delores Wagner, and two brothers, Edward and Albert A. Niehaus.

A private graveside service will be held in St. Ferdinand Church Cemetery. Online condolences can be shared at

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