Mr. Paul David Neidig, Jr., 78, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO and member of St. Therese Parish passed away peacefully on February 15, 2023. At the time of his passing, Mr. Neidig was a patient at the North Kansas City Hospital.He was born May 8, 1944 in Ottawa, KS to Paul and Mildred (Ringey) Neidig, Sr. Paul graduated from North Kansas City High School, attended Maple Woods Community College and UMKC, and earned a degree in Business from Park University. He was a veteran of the United States Army and met his future bride, Cindy Snyder while stationed in Anchorage, AL. He earned his honorable discharge on June 13, 1967.
He married Cynthia Meri Snyder on February 24, 1968 in Peoria, IL. They were blessed with a beautiful marriage and enjoyed traveling together. Paul had a nearly 35 year career with TWA, where he started out in fleet service and retired as a mechanical inspector. Paul’s many hobbies and interests included: being outdoors, camping, helping his neighbors in anyway he could, helping out at St. Therese Parish where he really enjoyed helping the children with special needs. Paul was always looking for ways to serve the Lord. He played an active roll with Meals on Wheels and Paul and Cindy were active members of the Water Garden Society of Greater Kansas City. For over 15 years, Paul and several friends enjoyed meeting for breakfast on a weekly basis.
In addition to Cindy, survivors include a daughter, Sharene Neidig of North Kansas City, MO; a son, Michael Neidig of North Kansas City, MO; two sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Kemper and Barbara Geer; and two beloved grandchildren, Michael Ethan Neidig and Tyler David Neidig.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at St. Therese Catholic Church, Fr. Joe Cisetti presiding. Visitation 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., prior to Mass. Private committal service with military honors will take place at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Therese Parish or the National Jewish Hospital in Denver, CO. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville has been entrusted with the final arrangements. Memories of Paul and condolences may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.