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Gerald Niemeyer

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

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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.

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