Neal G. Straub, 90
May 11, 1924 -- Feb. 21, 2015

Neal G. StraubNeal G. Straub, 90, of the town of Ashford, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum.

He was born on May 11, 1924, in the town of Ashford, the son of the late Hugo Sr. and Margaret (Weninger) Straub, and on May 29, 1954, he was united in marriage to Lyra Bauer at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in LeRoy. Lyra preceded Neal in death on May 8, 2014.

Before farming on the family farm, Neal worked for Kewaskum Dairy.

After retirement, he enjoyed plowing snow for the town of Ashford, where he served on the Town Board. Neal also served on the Campbellsport School Board for a number of years.

He was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Kilian and a member of the Knights of Columbus Father Casper Rehrl Council No. 1964 West Bend.

Those Neal leaves behind to cherish his memory: a brother, Charles (Dolores) Straub of Kewaskum; a sister, Sr. Audrey Straub S.S.N.D of Milwaukee; two brothers-in-law, Roger Bauer of the town of Kewaskum and Donald (Anne) Bauer of Mayville and two sisters-inlaw, Ruth Ruhland of Oakfield and Isabelle Straub of Kewaskum; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, Neal was preceded in death by three brothers, Hugo Straub Jr., the Rev. Carrol Straub and Claude (Ethel) Straub, and two brothers-in-law, Edgar Bauer and Felix Bauer.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Neal will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Kilian. The Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of Mass.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Neal’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at