Obituary: Robert M. Niggemann


Bob Niggemann: 1947-2018

Robert M. Niggemann of Girard passed away peacefully, surrounded by love on April 19, 2018 at the age of 70. Bob was preceded in death by his parents William and Fontella “Tillie” Niggemann and is survived by his sister Mary Breneman of Girard, his brother Bill (Linda) Niggemann of Pittsburg and his long-time companion Terry Cizerle of Girard, and her sons, Darin Cizerle and Kevin (Fashia) Cizerle. Bob was a loving and devoted father to his two children, Betzi (Kevin) Tarter of Overland Park, KS and Ben (Ashley) Niggemann of Girard, with his former wife, Jan (Lallemand) Yoger of Girard. Bob was also a very proud grandfather to his grandchildren Lexi, Laney, Luke, Maggie and Hank, as well as to Terry’s grandchildren Brenna, Hudson and Olivia, who all lovingly called him “Papa Bob”.  

Bob was a member of the Army Reserves and a long time sales rep. He was a fantastic cook, loved playing the guitar, and enjoyed gardening & spending time with family and friends. His witty one-liners and sweet nature will be fondly remembered by so many.

A rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 23rd at Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Fr. Floyd McKinney as Celebrant.  Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.

Friends may call after 2 p.m., Sunday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to