Reuben G. Niemisto

BARAGA — On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Reuben G. Niemisto, born December 29, 1925, passed away peacefully at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, after some months of failing health.

Funeral services for Reuben will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Baraga. The family will greet friends at church on Saturday from 12 p.m. until the time of the funeral service. Military honors, under the direction of the Baraga American Legion Post No. 444 will be conducted at church at 12:30 p.m. A luncheon will be held in the church hall immediately following the funeral service. Interment will take place in the Pelkie Cemetery.

A memorial celebration of Reuben’s life is scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Mission United Lutheran Church in Pelkie, with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews in attendance.

Reuben’s complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at

The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse has been entrusted with the arrangements.