John R. Neckuty, 84
Feb. 12, 1932 — May 8, 2016
John R. Neckuty, 84, of Campbellsport died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. He was born on Feb. 12, 1932, in the town of Osceola, the son of Joseph and Veronica Nobas Neckuty. John served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950-54, stationed in Japan and Korea. On April 26, 1957, he married Elaine M. Tomlinson in Fond du Lac. John worked as a cheesemaker, at the West Bend Co., and drove bus for Bill Baumann and Johnson Bus before retiring.
Survivors include his son, Joe of Campbellsport; his daughters, Kathy (Mark) Mamerow of Waupun and Debra Koontz of Fond du Lac; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his sister, Ann Manthei of Kewaskum; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elaine on Feb. 25, 2001; his grandson, Andrew Mamerow; his sister, Christina; his brothers, Peter and Stanley; his half-brother, Victor Hodoff; his sister-in-law, Eleanor Neckuty Herriges; and his brother-in-law, Willard Manthei.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at St. Matthew’s Cemetery in Campbellsport.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Crossroad Care Center, especially Wendy and Nikki, for John’s care in his final days.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.