Local business owner passed away Sunday

Barbara A. Niermann

Red Bud lost another long time business owner over the weekend with the passing of Barbara A. Niermann.

Niermann, 79, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4 in St. Louis, Missouri.

She, along with her husband Ken, started and ran Niermann Oil Company for 45 years. They also ran Niermann Rental for 55 years.

For Niermann’s full obituary, please see this week’s print edition.