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Bellville Times
October 2003

Milton Neumann, 80, of Shelby died October 24, 2003 in Gazebo Terrace Convalescent Center in Brenham.

Mr. Neumann was born Nov. 7, 1922 in the Winedale community of Washington County, Texas to Arthur and Anna Neumann. He was baptized Dec. 31, 1922 in Winedale Lutheran Church by Rev. A. H. Falkenberg and was confirmed September 20, 1936, in the same church. Mr. Neumann attended Winedale, Nassau and Round Top schools.

On Nov. 7, 1944, he was married to Elaura Kasparek in Warrenton by Rev. Julius Bosshard. He was a dairyman, farmer and rancher. Mr. Neumann was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Shelby, where he served on the council a number of years and served as president and treasurer. He was also a member of Shelby Fire Department and Sons of Hermann and was past president of the Shelby Cemetery Association and Haw Creek Cemetery Association.

Survivors include his wife Elaura Neumann of Shelby; son and daughter-in-law Earl and Shirley Neumann of Round Top; grandchildren Stephanie (Neumann) and Matt Harris of Franklin, Scott and Natalie Neumann of Bellville and Shaun Neumann of Houston; great grandchildren Conner Neumann of Bellville and Alexandria Harris of Franklin; sister-in-law Angeline (Kasparek) and Lloyd Zwernemann of Carmine and Lillie Kasparek of La Grange; and three nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother-in-law Percy Kasparek.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 27 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Shelby with Pastor John David Nedbalek officiating. Burial was in the Shelby Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Royce Bartels, Larry Jaeger, Willie Rotter, Fritz Schoenst, Wilton Schoenst and Milford Smith.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul's Lutheran Church Building Fund, 6814 Skull Creek Rd., Fayetteville, Texas 78940 or Hospice Brazos Valley, 705 S. Austin, Brenham, Texas 77833.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Foehner Funeral Home in Burton.

Posted by Joy Neely

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