Dudley N. Neman, 85
May 11, 1929 -- March 11, 2015

Dudley N. NemanDudley N. Neman of Mequon passed away on March 11, 2015, at the age of 85 years.

He was born on May 11, 1929, to Norman D. and Mildred (nee Schultz) Neman.

Dudley was married to the love of his life, Edith, (nee Happel) for 40 years. He was a proud and beloved stepfather to Gerhard (Pam) Wetzel III. He is further survived by his special godchild, Jim (Amy) Welzien, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dudley served his country in the U.S. Army from October 1946 to April 1948.

He was also in the National Guard. He was a Lutheran pastor for four years, and a high school teacher for over 27 years. Dudley went to St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., in 1954, Northwestern Lutheran Seminary in 1957 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Platteville with a masterís degree in 1970.

Dudley taught at schools in La Farge, Fennimore and Bloomington.

He was a member of the Legion Post 457 of Mequon Thiensville.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11 a.m. at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg. Interment will be in Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory of Cedarburg is assisting the family. For online condolences, please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.