Richard A. "Dick" Niebauer, 72 of Lake City, died Tuesday November 12, 2019 at his home following an extended illness.
He was born in Erie, November 22, 1946, a son of the late Anthony S. and Lucille S. (Luthringer) Niebauer.
Dick graduated from Tech Memorial High School in Erie. Following high school he immediately went to work for the Lord Corporation and consecutively worked at Erie Sand & Gravel. He had been employed at the Lord Corporation as a machinist, technician and supervisor, retiring following 43 years of service with the company.
Dick was a long time member and supporter of the Lake City Fire Company. There he was former Chief, Assistant Chief and held various other positions as an officer. He had been an active member since 1977 and was also Chairman of the Lake City Fire Company Carnival. One of his greatest joys was taking care of the facilities and apparatus for the Fire Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen M. Niebauer on December 24, 2002 and whom he married September 12, 1970.
He will be greatly missed by his family, which include his daughter, Keri M. Mayes (Darrin); two sons, Chris A. Niebauer (Jamie), Thomas G. Niebauer (Michelle); a sister, Patricia Bablak; a sister in law, Cynthia Brown; his grandchildren, Tori Mayes, Tyler Mayes, Sr. Airman Derek Niebauer (USAF), Shane Niebauer, David Niebauer, Nicholas Niebauer; a niece, nephew and several cousins.
Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard. A prayer service will be held there on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Liturgy at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 101 Olin Ave., Girard.
Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lake City Fire Co., 2232 Rice Ave., Lake City, PA 16423
Dick's family would like to express their gratitude for the assistance and compassion of Lakeland Hospice following his recent illness.
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