ASHTABULA — Myrtle J. Niemi, age 86, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the Saybrook Landing Nursing Care Center. She was born May 15, 1926 in Ivanhoe, Virginia, the daughter of James and Tilda (Dalton) Adams.
Myrtle had been a self-employed professional hair dresser. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, traveling, and cooking. She loved flowers and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Niemi of Saybrook Township; daughters, Linda S. Kaiser of Geneva, OH, Gail L. Koenig of Lafayette, CA, and Sharon R. Kelley of Frankenville, NC ; son, Michael Niemi of Jefferson, OH; sisters, Lucille King of Liberty, NC and Frances Lambert of Julian, NC; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents and son, Ronald.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at Potti Lakeside Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1329 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio www.pottifuneralhome.com.Rev. Larry Mackey of Bethany Lutheran Church will officiate.Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in Ridgeview Cemetery.