James E. Niehues

February 20, 1968November 5, 2018

James “Jim” Edward Niehues, age 50, passed away surrounded by his family, on November 5, 2018, after a brave battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie A. Niehues; and both of his parents, Edward F. Niehues and Erane K. Niehues. He is survived by his son, James “Beau” Niehues, his brother Eric Niehues and sisters Nancy Ridenour and Rebecca West.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery) on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until service time. Inurnment will follow the services at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.

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Jennifer Ferrara

November 10, 2018

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Jim. He was my boss years ago and he will never be forgotten. I learned a lot from him and also gained a friend. He came to my wedding and I got to share in the joy with him when Beau became his son. It’s a rare thing to find a boss who is also a friend. I hope you all may find peace and strength during this time and find comfort in the legacy he instilled into so many of us. Beau you were truly the apple of his eye and have completely showed him what true love is..... Jim you will be missed, May you fly high boss man, mentor, friend....