Virgil Neumann, 1936-2016

Published 9:00 am Sunday, December 25, 2016

Virgil Dale Neumann, 80, of Owatonna died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. 

Virgil Neumann

Virgil Neumann

He was born on Feb. 25, 1936, to Rose (Krause) and Otto Neumann in New Richland.  He attended country school and New Richland High School. He served in the Army from 1959 to 1963.  He worked for Wilson & Co. of Albert Lea for 28 years. He married Janet (Larson) Oct. 31, 1969.

Virgil enjoyed spending time with his family.  He loved playing cards. He had a love for animals, especially horses.  He enjoyed giving buggy rides to his grandchildren. One of his biggest joys was playing “cowboys” with his grandchildren.

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He is survived by his wife, Janet; their son, Loring, and his wife, Molly (Crawford);  three grandchildren,  Tanner, Payton and MaKenna Neumann, all of Owatonna; sister, Alice Sutlief  of Owatonna; sister-in-law, Dorothy Neumann of Waseca; brother and sister-in-law Gene and Audrey Larson of Ellendale; many nieces and nephews; and one son, Neil Neumann, from a previous marriage.

He was preceded in death by his parents Rose and Otto Neumann; brothers Otto and Raymond Neumann; sisters Dorothy Sutlief and Florence Possehl; one son, Terry Neumann; sister-in-law, Delores Neumann; brother-in-laws, John Possehl and Earl and LeRoy Sutlief.

A visitation will be at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.