John M. Neumann


John M. Neumann, 93, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab.

John was born on Oct. 19, 1920, to John and Pauline (nee Kunkel) in Chicago. He married the late Martha (nee Richter) on Dec. 22, 1946, in Chicago.

John was a radio operator in the Army Air Corps, loved bowling and playing pinochle.

John is survived by his sons Larry (Darlene) and Garry. He is further survived by his grandchildren Matthew (Holly), Deanna and Kenneth (Christina), great-granddaughters Madisyn Neumann and Orion Odegard, great-great-granddaughter Kara Odegard, sister Dorothy Natzke, brother-in-law Royal W. Natzke, sister-in-law Dorothy Neumann, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Emilie Schultz, wife Martha, and brothers Edward, Al, Otto and George.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. at Irving Park Chapel (7777 Irving Park, Chicago, IL 60634) with the Rev. Royal W. Natzke presiding. Interment to follow service at Irving Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at Irving Park Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. until time of service (11 a.m.). Memorials are appreciated to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.

A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Cedar Community including Cedar Bay West, Cedar Lake Health and Rehab, and Cedar Hospice.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com