MILLER CITY - Nicholas Ralph Niese, 32, of Miller City died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 1, 1981 in Lima to Charles and Therese (Recker) Niese, who survive in Miller City.

Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, Kelly (Randy) Buss, Kalida, Lisa (Shail) Duhaime of Melbourne, Fla., Chad (Lynn) Niese, Jill (Randy) Niese, Rodney (Jodi) Niese, Martin (Amy) Niese, Bob (Vickie) Niese, all of Miller City, and Gwen (Chad) Gratz of Leipsic; 21 nephews and six nieces. He was the best brother and uncle to all of them.

Nicholas was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Miller City and attended Brookhill School since his early years.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Miller City. Father Stephen Schroeder and Father Odo Recker will officiate.

Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa. There will be a scripture service at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home

Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.