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1933 Norman 2013

Norman Niemet

April 2, 1933 — November 16, 2013

Norman Richard Niemet (80) returned to his loving heavenly father Saturday November 16, 2013. Norm was born April 2, 1933 in Buffalo, New York to Leo and Veronica Niemet. He graduated from Point Loma High School in June of 1951. In 1953 he was drafted into the Korean War to serve with a small group in Alaska.

In 1955 he returned to civilian life where he worked for Convair (General Dynamics) in San Diego California. A few years later, Convair contracted him out to the navy where he worked on an aircraft carrier (USS Enterprise) and traveled to Cuba and the Mediterranean.

In the summer of 1962 he met the love of his, Sally Gideon. While stationed in the Mediterranean, he flew Sally over to meet him. They were then married in Rome, Italy on April 11, 1963.

In 1992 they moved to Utah and settled in Payson. In 2003 Norm became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and on November 23, 2004 Norm and Sally were sealed together for time and eternity in the Provo Temple.

Norman was loved by everyone that new him. He was a loving father, brother, uncle, grandpa, great grandpa this list goes on.

Norman is survived by his wonderful wife of 50 years Sally, daughter Virginia (Tom) of Riverton, Son Mike (Bronwyn) of Corvallis, OR and daughter Sherri (Jeff) of Payson. 7 grand kids , 7 great grand kids and sisters Joan Sieckman and Cynthia Kramer. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10a.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the LDS Chapel, 225 South 400 East, Payson. A viewing will be held prior to services in the church from 9-10a.m. Interment will be held in the Payson City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at

November 22, 2013 at 7:18 am | #

Sally, so sorry to hear of normies passing. I'm gona miss that sweet guy. I have loved taking care of you two. You are the cutest couple ever. I'm glad he is no longer suffering.. If you need anything please call and let's keep in touch.. Love you tons Paige Steele.. P.s. Karen is so sad about norm.


November 22, 2013 at 8:12 pm | #

Good bye can be so hard. But we do know that we will be together again. Knowing you and your family for 40 some years Norm was a man of his word, a man who loved his family. He will fovever stay in my memories for birthday parties at my house, where his fast action kept my Kristin from serious injury. Thanks Norman.

My families love to Sally and all the Niemets



November 28, 2013 at 4:16 am | #

Sally, I was so happy to see how blessed you are with such wonderful family and friends. Norman will be greatly missed

by all, but he sure left a great legacy in those beautiful books that he put together during his illness. They surely recall all of your great memories of his life.

The funeral was spectacular. We all enjoyed hearing from so many of your family regarding life with Norman. Rich Chestnut gave us many scriptures that were so meaningful, and the songs were beautiful. It was a true blessing. Love you sis. Ce Ce and Bob


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