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Obituary: David P. Niemi

As received from the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel:

David P. Niemi, age 64 of Chassell, MI, passed away peacefully following a short battle with cancer on Friday, August 6, 2021 at UP Health System, Portage in Hancock, MI. He was born in Hancock on May 3, 1957 the son of the late Paul and Impi (Leppala) Niemi. Dave graduated from Baraga High School. He married the former Cheryl Jokinen in L’Anse on August 14, 1976. Dave had been employed at Pelkie Outdoor Equipment as a mechanic for many years. He enjoyed grilling and was known as the “Grill Master”. Dave was a hardworking man and will be missed by his family and a great many friends.

David is survived by his loving wife Cheryl, daughter Pamela Czubkowski, granddaughter Derrian Ferguson, sisters Judy (Fred) Lister and Carol (Ken) Friess, and brother Raymond (Cindy) Niemi. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and nephews and his lifelong friend Glenn Sarri. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his daughter Stacey.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date.

Dave’s’ obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at www.reidfuneralservicechapel.com
The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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