James H. Nehrig

April 24, 2020

James H. Nehrig, 82, of Frankfort, died April 24, 2020 in his home.  He was born on March 31, 1938 in Villa Grove, Illinois to Frederick Keith and Ethel M. (Flesher) Nehrig.  He married Rebecca S. Biddle on April 6, 1958 in Pyrmont, IN and she preceded him in death on April 22, 2019.

James was a 1956 graduate of Monitor High School.  He worked for Peerless Wire in Lafayette for 22 years, worked in planning and scheduling at Alcoa in Lafayette for 15 years, and in tool and die at Lafayette Wire for 10 years.  He enjoyed boating and fishing when he and Rebecca lived at the lake.  He also enjoyed babying his dog, Dimeon and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort.

Due to the current circumstances facing our Nation, this service will be live streamed on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 2 p.m., please click on the link to participate.


Visitation and Services

A Private Family Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Due to the current circumstances facing our Nation, this service will be live streamed at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020.  To participate, please use the link on our website.  Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Frankfort. 

Survived by:

Surviving are his Sons: Rick Nehrig of Lebanon and Ron (Lisa) Nehrig of Sheridan; Grandchildren: Michelle, Ken, Megan, Brooke, and Lauren; and Great Grandchildren: Emma, Elijah, Carter, Wyatt, Levi, Luke, Briar, Grayson, Braden, and Klein.  

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother and 4 sisters.


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “James H. Nehrig”

  1. Jake Light April 28, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    He was one of the good ones! Cared about his family and anyone he came in contact with. We will hold onto the fond memories of Uncle James! God be with and bless the family of this good man!!!

    PS: Give Aunt Sue a hug from us. Until we meet again in a much better place!

  2. Brenda April 29, 2020 at 10:04 am

    Sending hugs! I’m so sorry we can’t be there. Love you.

  3. Pat Morris April 29, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Ron And Rick
    At these times saying sorry for your loss is almost empty feelings
    When we were going to Mullberry school I met you father at one of the school functions as a third grader he was a big intimidating man But I found out he was just like all are fathers a caring man
    My condolences

  4. Shelly & Randy Surber April 30, 2020 at 11:47 am

    Jim & Sue were good neighbors. I sure have missed seeing Jim outside, waving at us as we went to the barn. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all especially during this difficult time.

  5. Renee Crick April 30, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    Ron and Rick – I am very sorry for your loss. I remember Jim and Sue being good friends to my parents, Tom and Marilyn.

  6. Christy Waters April 30, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    I am so sorry ♥️♥️

  7. Charlotta Parnell April 30, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    So grateful to Archerweston for the live feed of James’ service. Great tribute to him from Jody, thank you Jody. So sad that because of these troubled times we were not able to be there in person. James and Sue were and will always be, the best we could have ever have had in our lives. Love to all.

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