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Nels E. Newman

May 24, 1927 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 91)

Life story

Nels E. Newman, 91, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Born on May 24, 1927 in Clow, MN, he was the son of the late Einer and Vina (Beck) Newman.


Mr. Newman was raised in Minnesota and enlisted in the United States Navy on May 4, 1945, serving until his honorable discharge on July 5, 1946.  Nels then earned a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering and went on using his trade as an employee of E.I. DuPont. He loved going to the beach and being outdoors and apart of nature.  Above all, Mr. Newman was devoted to his family.


Mr. Newman is survived by children, Sally Mastrangelo, Mary Lynn (Robert) Marcolini, Nels A. Newman and Patty Jo (David) LeGault; grandchildren, Joseph, Koresa, Nina, Tricia, Mary, Anna, Christy Jo, Jacob, Cloe, Michael and Calista and 6 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, Nels was predeceased by his two spouses, Mary F. (Figler) Newman and Marcia M. (Leverentz) Newman and his sister, Dorothy.


Visitation will be on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m.  Prayers of committal and interment, concluding with Military Honors, in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Veterans Charity of one’s choosing.  Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander.  Please visit for online condolences and to view his tribute video when available.

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February 24, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Funeral Service
February 25, 2019

10:00 AM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304


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