THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard Dick Blackie Neldner, 70, of Crivitz passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 14.
Born Feb. 18, 1943 in Green Bay to the late Edward and Guelda (Burkel) Neldner, he served in the United States Army.
On Oct. 8, 1966 he married the love of his life, Gloria Trepanier at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Green Bay. He worked at Arrowcast Foundry for many years until his retirement in March of 2005. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, trapping, feeding birds, especially the ducks, football and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was an active member of the NRA.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Gloria; three children, Natalie (Bill Earley) Neldner, Wyatt (Jeanne Pallex) Neldner and Corina (Dave) Kasper; six grandchildren and a surrogate grandson; three sisters, Mary Weasie VandenLangenBerg, Dolores (Gary) Cramer and Barbara Demeny; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Kadinger and Patty (Tim) Warner; godchildren, Shawn Demeny, Junior Trepanier and Keith VandenLangenBerg; special friend, Butch Trepanier and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sons, Richard, jr., Edward and Nathan Neldner; twin infant brothers; brothers-in-law, Jerry VandenLangenBerg and Mike Demeny and parents-in-law, Jeanette and Wilburt Trepanier.
Family and friends may call on Friday, March 22 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay from 4 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Howard. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.