Frederick Allen Niediek
1940 - 2017
Frederick Allen Niediek, 76, died peacefully, Sunday, March 5, 2017 of a sudden Neuroendocrine Tumor, at his home in Nampa, ID surrounded by his loving family. Fred was born in Santa Barbara, CA on June 18, 1940, where he grew up & was a proud graduate of Santa Barbara High School. He was the eldest of two children born to Hanns & Bertha (Barneveld) Niediek. Fred is preceded in death by both his parents. When Fred retired from a career as a truck driver in 2005 he moved to Nampa, ID with his 2nd wife, Julie Hurst-Niediek.
Fred is deeply missed by his wife, Julie Hurst-Niediek of Nampa, ID; son, Kevin Niediek of Riverside, CA; two daughters, Irene (David) Owens of Santa Barbara, CA; Diane Niediek of Los Angeles, CA; and step-daughter, Jeannie (Bill) Hinson of Boise, ID. He is additionally survived by his four granddaughters; Madeline & Sarah Owens of Santa Barbara, CA; Megan (Cody) Peterman of Meridian, ID and Emily Hinson of Boise, ID; as well as his sister, Jerrylin Gardner of Santa Barbara, CA and many nieces, nephews, extended family & dear friends. Fred’s easy smile, gentle and kind nature made a huge influence on every person he met. We will always carry Fred’s memory in our hearts.
A celebration of life will be held June 17, 2017 at a private residence. For information contact Irene @ firstname.lastname@example.org or David @ 805-896-2091. In lieu of flowers donations in Fred’s name can be made to Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, 333 Mamoroneck Ave. #492, White Plains, NY 10605. www.carcinoid.org