David J. Niemann, age 50, of rural Brainerd, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, in a snowmobile accident on Gull Lake.
Memorial services will be Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Friends may visit at the funeral chapel from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday. Private interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis at a later date.
David Joseph Niemann was born March 19, 1956, in Minneapolis to Douglas and Elaine (Monahan) Niemann. His family spent as much time as possible at their cabin on Gull Lake and David moved to Brainerd when he was 17. He graduated from Brainerd High School. He was united in marriage to Cheryl "Cheri" Mata in Brainerd on April 20, 1985. The couple had two daughters, Jamie and Ashley. David worked at Potlatch for 20 years and was presently employed by Wausau Paper. He loved riding motorcycle, snowmobiling, fishing and spending time with his many friends.
David is survived by Cheri, his wife of 21 years; his daughters, Jamie (Eric) Sullivan, of Brainerd, and Ashley Niemann, at home; his grandchildren, Jordyn and Camryn Sullivan; his mother, Elaine Niemann, of Baxter; a brother, Ron (Rose) Niemann, of East Gull Lake; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Sharon Niemann.
Services entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
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