Richard A. “Rick” Neumann

Dec. 2, 1951 – March 11, 2010

Richard A. “Rick” Neumann of Waukesha went to heaven peacefully with his loving family by his side Thursday, March 11, 2010, at the age of 58. He was born in Hustiford on Dec. 2, 1951, the son of the Clifford and Josephine Neumann.

Rick married Diana (nee Jensen) on May 31, 2003. Rick’s wife and family came first in his life, and his love for photography and fishing were something he enjoyed doing. He was a humble man and touched many lives, always giving and helpful to everyone he would meet. His sense of humor and smile was contagious. Diana and Rick treated their nieces and nephews as they were there own children.

Richard will be sadly missed by his wife, Diana; his mother, Josephine; and his siblings, Roxanne, James (Cathy), Patricia (Tom), Kenneth (Colleen), Karen (Mark) and Amy (Mike). He also leaves his mother-in-law, Virginia; sisters-in-law, Tara (Gene) and Lisa; brothers-in-law, Jay (Meg) and Nadim; and not to forget his four legged companions, Cinnamon and Luke. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rick was preceded in death in by his father, Clifford; niece, Jennifer; brothers-in-law, Wesley and Jay; father-in-law, Raymond; and sisters-in-law, Georgia and Jeana.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. service Monday, March 15, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Private inurnment will take place at a later date at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; or American Lung Association of Wisconsin, 150 Sunnyslope Road, Suite 105, Brookfield, WI 53005-9923.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.