Obit: Baur, Neil J. (1928 - 2016)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Baur, Dahlke, Hawkins, Martin, Obernberger, Palm, Stoner, Streveler, Tigoy, Wadzinski, Ward
----Source: The Record - Review (Abbotsford, WI) 4/13/2016
Baur, Neil J. (24 APR 1928 - 11 APR 2016)
Neil J. Baur, 87, passed away peacefully in his home, Monday, April 11, 2016, surrounded by family members.
He was born April 24, 1928, to the late Leo and Francis (Martin) Baur. Neil served in the Army and then married his beloved wife, Margaret Obernberger, on Sept. 3, 1953 (63 years) at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Halder. She survives.
Neil farmed for 32 years and worked for the towns of Marathon and Emmet, grading roads and plowing snow, retiring in 1991. He was an active member of the Halder Lions and the groundskeeper of the Halder Community Club. He enjoyed taking care of the Halder ballpark and always played a vital role in the Halder tractor pull. Neil was also an active member of St. Patrick Catholic Church parish and will be remembered for his intricate craftsmanship with wood.
Survivors, besides his wife, Margaret, include four children, Roger (Melinda) Baur, Mosinee, Barbara (William) Dahlke, Stratford, Steven (Nan) Baur and Bruce (Lisa) Baur, both of Mosinee; thirteen grandchildren, Jennifer Baur, Kimberly (Richard) Wadzinski, Laura and Michael Baur, Sarah (Derek) Stoner, Maria and Katie Dahlke, Nicholas, Patrick and Kayla Baur, and Heather, Julie and Sydney; a brother, Merlin (Delores) Baur, Mosinee; two sisters, GloriAnne Palm, Wausau, and Yvonne (Glen) Ward, Green Bay; two sister-in-laws, Betty Baur, Appleton, and June Baur, Schofield; and a cousin, Paul Hawkins, Oregon.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo Jr. and Charles Baur; and a brother-in-law, Jim Palm.
The service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Halder. The Rev. Felix Tigoy and Rev. Robert Streveler presided. Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery, Halder. Family received friends from 9 a.m. until time of the service at the church. Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, assisted the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
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