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John W. Neumann Jr.

October 23, 1943 January 6, 2019
John W. Neumann Jr.
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Obituary for John W. Neumann Jr.

John W. Neumann Jr, 75, of Log Tavern Road, Mount Calvary died on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.       

He was born October 23, 1943 in Illinois, the son of John W. and June (McLain) Neumann.    

On September 24, 1965 John was wed to Sue Ann Palkovich in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  Sue proceeded him in death May 25, 2015.      

Mr. Neumann graduated from St Mary’s Springs in 1962.  Following graduation, John enlisted and served with the Army Reserves.       

John spent his working career with the family owned business, RB Royal Industries (initially Royal Brass Inc.). He served as the Company President and ultimately CEO until his time of retirement.  John was very active in our community.  He shared a great devotion and generosity to Fond du Lac.  He was a member of the Elks, Evening Optimist, and The Kentucky Colonels.    

John had a love for aviation.  He obtained his private pilot’s license with an instrument rating and enjoyed attending the EAA.  He was an avid outdoorsman including hunting and fishing.  John had a deep passion for land conservation.  Some of his greatest enjoyment came from developing his land with trees, ponds, and the animals that shared the acreage.   

John’s greatest commitment in life was to that of his family.  He held a deep, close connection with them.  His happiest moments were those spent with his wife, children and grandchildren.  Survivors include four children; Andrew J. Neumann (Mary Berenz), John (Jay) W. Neumann IV (Mary Jo Neumann), Laura L. Jagdfeld (Fred Jagfeld), Daniel J. Neumann (Tony Chavez).  Four grandchildren; Adria Church, John W. Neumann V, Joseph A. Neumann, Alyssia G. Jagdfeld, and Hunter L. Jagdfeld.  Two great-grandchildren; Audrey Strook, and Carter Strook.      

Preceding him in death were his beloved wife Sue; sister Nancy Scheid, and parents.

Visitation: A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, January 26th from 1 to 4 pm at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street in Fond du Lac. Military Honors will be held at 4:00 PM.    

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Mr. Neumann’s name.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Jan

1:00 PM 1/26/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/26/2019 4:00:00 PM
Zacherl Funeral Home

875 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Zacherl Funeral Home
875 E. Division Street Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Jan

4:00 PM 1/26/2019 4:00:00 PM - 4:15 PM 1/26/2019 4:15:00 PM
Zacherl Funeral Home

875 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

MILITARY HONORS ONLY

Zacherl Funeral Home
875 E. Division Street Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Agnesian Hospice Hope

239 Trowbridge Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
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