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Joseph A. Nieb, 77, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he was previously employed with Ellison Bakery for 41 1/2 years retiring as a plant supervisor. He was a greeter with Meijer's for 8 1/2 years, retiring in 2005. He was a member of American Legion Post 499 and was an U.S. Navy Korean Veteran serving on U.S.S. Mindoro. Survivors include daughter, Penny (Rick) Sitcler of Fort Wayne; son, Dwight (Deb) Nieb of Surprise, AZ; daughters, Kathy Jo (Jim) Cramer of Fort Wayne, Pamela (Chris) Stier of Springboro, OH, and Roxanne Moring of Fort Wayne; 14 grandchildren, Brandon, Melissa, Robin, Jeffrey, Kevin (Sarah), Dana, Amanda, Matthew, Sarah, Mary, Heidi, Lauren, Austin, and Hunter; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Nieb of CO; sisters, Anna Carteaux, and Lucy Monnier both of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Doris L. Nieb in 2003; sister, Margaret Royal; and 3 grandchildren. Service is 10 a.m. Monday at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, Rev. Dennis Roberts officiating. Calling is from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials to the family.