Music men: Community pays tribute to WHS Legacies — Gerald Niemeyer

September 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

There is news of sorts along the streets of Worthington every day. A baby is born. Someone has died. Shocking news news beyond imagining is rare. There was news of this magnitude late on a Friday afternoon in 1961 Nov. 7, 1961. Gerry Niemeyer and his wife, Iva, were both dead, killed in a car collision at a rural intersection near Fairmont, which was Niemeyer’s boyhood home. The work week was ended, the weekend had begun. Continue Reading