John O. Niemann

April 15, 1931 - April 27, 2013

Niemann, John O. Our dear father and friend, John Jack Niemann passed away early Saturday morning, April 27th, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born on April 15, 1931 to Oscar Niemann and Margaret Sullivan Niemann, Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Tina LoPiccolo Niemann; 11 children: James (Denise), Angela (Chris Devcich), John Jr. (Ginger), Mary Madelyn (Robert Ciapciak), Daniel (Therese), David (Corinne), Thomas (Anne), Matthew (Susan), Michael (Lyn), Patrick (Rebecca) and Timothy (Debra); 36 grandchildren: Jason (Jill), Ryan, Corey, Lauren, Christopher, Katherine, Elizabeth, Allison, Ashton (Zane), John III, Kendall, Tina (Thomas), Robert, Jack, Nicholas, Trevor, Connor, Sean, Carolyn, Margaret, Patricia, Charlotte, Madison, Eleanor, Alexa, Taylor, Harper, Michael, Julia, Carson, Patrick, Timothy, Spencer, Campbell, Elliot, Oliver; one great grandchild: Addison; brother Thomas Niemann (Barbara), sister-in-law Maria Wilmas (John), and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Jack graduated from Christian Brothers College High School, St. Louis University with Bachelors and Masters degrees in Accounting, and St. Louis University School of Law. He is a Partner in law firm, Nangle & Niemann LLC, retired Partner in charge of tax at Ernst & Young, and he also served in the U.S. Army. Jack was deeply committed to his family, his church and his community. His long history of service includes St. Louis Archdiocese Audit Committee, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Urological Research Foundation Officer, Century Club of the Veiled Prophet Organization, and St. Peter and Annunziata Parish Councils. He was also a long-time member at Glen Echo Country Club, the Missouri Athletic Club and The Saint Louis Club.

Visitation will be held 4-8 pm Monday, April 29 at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood. A celebration of Jack's life will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, April 30 at the Church of the Annunziata, 9305 Clayton Rd, Ladue. Private burial to follow at St. Peter Cemetery in Kirkwood. Donations in Jack's memory can be made to Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center or Birthright.