PAULDING – Michael A. Nieto Sr., age 75, passed away Wednesday, March 8 peacefully at home surrounded family.

He was born March 22, 1941 to the late Pedro and Rebecca Nieto. He was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Paulding. He worked 33 years at General Motors, retiring in 2004, and from August 2008 until September 2015 he worked part-time for the Paulding Progress. He was a member of Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Council #2584 and a member of UAW #211.

He will be missed by his wife of 48 years, Mary; six children, Theresa Bowie and Mike Nieto Jr., both of Cleveland, Carmen (Scott) St. John, Paulding, Anna (John) Belote , New Haven, Carla (Tony) Leung of Kapa’a, Hawaii, and Rebecca (Joe) Guyette, Savoy, Ill.; 13 grandchildren, David, Daniel, Alexandria, Rachael, Tabatha, Alyssa, Courtney, Gabrielle, Christina, Neva, J.J., Elizabeth and Nora; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Arturo of Rockdale, Texas, and Pedro, Converse, Ind.

Also preceding him in death was a son-in-law, Rick Perry.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, March 17 at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Paulding.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. Knights of Columbus will conduct a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to Community Health Professionals of Paulding.

Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.