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Sally A. Niemann, 81, Cook

Sally A. Niemann, 81 of Cook, passed away on Jan. 7, 2020, at Southlake Village in Lincoln. She was born on Dec. 27, 1938, to Alfred and Serene (Francois) Volkmer in Auburn, Nebraska and grew up on a farm near Julian.
Sally graduated high school from St. Bernard’s Academy in Nebraska City. On June 4, 1959, she married Eldred “Gus” Niemann at St. Bernard Catholic Church near Julian.
They lived on the family farm near Cook, where they raised their children.  Sally worked on the farm with Gus and also worked at E & E Meat Processing and as a cook for Nemaha Valley Schools.
She was an active member of St. Paulinus Altar Society, enjoyed gardening, and always had baked goods for everyone that visited.
She is survived by her children: Diane Niemann and Rick Weatherly, Denise Pope and Scott Chism, Delores (Scott) Busekist, David Niemann, Duane (Noreen) Niemann; grandchildren: Travis Pope, Megan and Bryan Busekist (Nicole Zimmerman), Sarah, Austin and Sydney Niemann, Marisa and Cassie Niemann; great grandchildren: Issac and Delilah Pope; sister: Marcene (Gene) Klein; brother: Robert Volkmer; sister-in-law: Lucille Kreifels; also many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister: Alice (Larry) Zuroske, an d brother: Alfred (Coletta) Volkmer Jr.
Funeral Mass will be Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paulinus Catholic Church in Syracuse. Burial will be at Park Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday, Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the funeral home, then family will be greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. at church with rosary at 7 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.
Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com