Obit: Neumann, Elda #3 (1912 - 2007)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


----Sources: Loyal TRG 18 April 2007

Neumann, Elda (6 MAY 1912 - 10 APR 2007)

Elda Neumann, 94, Spencer, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at the Marshfield Center, Marshfield. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 14, at 1 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Spencer. The Rev. Rebekah Tarras officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Dan Delo, Wayne Delo, Randy Pachal, Milton Pachal, Dale Raatz and Dale Neumann.

Elda Karnopp was born on May 6, 1912, to Louis and Emma (nee Becker) Karnopp in the town of Beaver. She attended Oak Grove School. On Sept. 4, 1937, she married Maynard Neumann at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She was a farm wife and homemaker, living and working on the farm until retirement and moving to Spencer in 1967. She enjoyed working on counted cross stitch pictures as well as sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, baking, playing cards, and watching the Brewers. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, the ladies aid and Dorcus Circle.

Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Johnson, Zion, Ill., and Mabel (Robert) Lehnherr, Marshfield; one son, Royal (Susie) Neumann, Phillips; three grandchildren, Gary (Lisa) Schultz, Larry Morrical, and Jodi (Jeff) Nickels; four great-grandchildren, Amanda and Tamera Schultz and Launen and Payton Nickels; one sister, Esther Pachal, Neillsville; and two sisters-in-law, Phoebe Karnopp, Winifred, Mo., and Ruby Neumann, Spencer.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Maynard (March 7, 1985); two brothers, Clarence and Wilbert Karnopp; and two sisters, Linda Delo and Alice Raatz.

Maurina/Community Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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