Emogene Nieman

Emogene NiemanNieman, Emogene obit & folder pic

July 22, 1925 – July 25, 2020

Emogene Nieman, 95, of Edmond, OK died on July 25, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK. Emogene was born to James Homer Sharpe and Avis Eunice Jenkins on July 22, 1925 in Council Grove, Kansas. She attended Kansas State University. She was a member of PEO sisterhood and Pi Beta Phi. Emogene also cofounded the Edmond Pi Beta Phi Alumni in the 1960’s and received an Emma Harper Award. Emogene met Lauren F. Nieman at Kansas State and they were married in October 1945 following his discharge from the Army. He was a paratrooper in Europe where he was wounded and discharged in 1944. After their marriage they moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, and her husband graduated from the University of Nebraska. They moved to Oklahoma City where her husband was employed by the Small Business Administration at Tinker Air Base. He died in 1995. The Nieman’s had two sons, Larry James, who is a veterinarian in Leewood, Kansas. He and his wife, Joan, have one son. Emogene’s other son, Jeffery and wife, Cindy, live in Tecumseh, Oklahoma and have two daughters. He is a furniture salesman. Emogene’s interest are computer, bridge, and needlepoint. She is a member of Chapter ES, PEO. She moved to Epworth villa on August 21, 2004. She went to Epworth Villa because of life care and friends living there. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lauren Francis Nieman. She is survived by her brother James, and his wife Sally Sharpe, children; Larry James and Joan Nieman, Jeff and Cindy Nieman, grandchildren; Jay and wife Deborah, Jennifer and husband Garrett, and Kayla and husband Ricky, great grandchildren; Charlotte, Sam, Kaydee, Caleigh, Reegan, Kinsley, and Kambryn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a breast cancer charity of your choice, or to PEO. Memorial Donations to PEO should be sent to: Amy Connor OK State Chapter PEO PO Box 30815 Edmond, OK 73003 Please include “Emogene Nieman Chapter ES” in the memo line.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel.

We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but feel they should not due to the health regulations.  To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page.  Then click on ‘Videos’ then ‘Live Streams’.

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