George Niehaus

January 16, 1932 - October 10, 2015

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George Niehaus, 83, of Fort Mitchell, KY, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of St. Xavier Church in Cincinnati, OH. George was a graduate of Thomas More College and he was a Library Clerk with the Kenton County Library Covington Branch. He was preceded in death by his Sister: Mary Ellen Trenkamp. George is the Beloved Uncle of 13 Nieces and Nephews and Numerous Great and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews; Brother to Betty Ann Farmer, Kay Bunker and John (Shirley) Niehaus. Visitation will be on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 10:30 AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM at St. Joseph Church, 2470 Lorraine Court, Crescent Springs, KY 41017. Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery (New) in Cincinnati, OH. Memorials are suggested to St. Xavier Church, 607 Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Online condolences may be expressed at


CONNIE Sonderman - Oct 15, 2015

George “Buddy” loved to walk along the sidewalks of Fort Mitchell. If you took a drive in Fort Mitchell, seeing George “Buddy” walking the Fort Mitchell neighborhood was a guarantee! He never married or had children but he was a generous uncle giving the best gifts to my children “money” on their special occasions. Thanks for being a wonderful Uncle and Godfather to my little brother Danny!
Say hi to Mom and Dad for me!
Rest in Peace Connie

leah holley - Oct 15, 2015

To the Niehaus Family,
My deepest sympathy on your loss. May George rest easy in the arms of Jesus and his eternal rest be a peaceful one, He will be missed by so many. May your memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.

JAMES - Oct 14, 2015

George was both my 6th and 7th grade instructor at Saint Augustine School. George’s mentorship and love of scholarship and athletics was greatly appreciated by his pupils.

Robin Klaene - Oct 14, 2015

I am so sorry to hear about George’s passing. I worked with him for many years at the Covington Library. When I was going through the RCIA program at church he gave me his thoughts on what I was learning. He will be missed. My condolences to the entire family.

Thomas Bunker - Oct 13, 2015

For my uncle George;
“Uno Ab Alto” a US Air Force Motto (One over all) and “Sic Itur Ad Astra” (such is the pathway to the stars). While I moved out of the tri-state area, I always enjoyed discussing history with him whenever I saw him on a return visit. When I left so many years ago, he gave me his Air Force overcoat, a heartfelt gesture. I even have a pair of Air Force cuff-links. George, from the Greek Georgos, aptly named and a heart of gold. Your nephew Thomas

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