REDFIELD — Thelma D. Neu, 79, of Redfield, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Redfield Community Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church in Redfield. Burial will follow in Grace Cemetery at Rockham with the Rev. Peter Utecht officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church and one hour prior to the service.
Thelma Darlene Peterman was born Oct. 11, 1932, at home in Hand County to Harley and Eva (Wilson) Peterman. She attended Odessa Country School though the eighth grade.
She married Carl Neu Jan. 17, 1949. They farmed and ranched south of Rockham raising Hereford cattle. They retired in 1989 and moved to Redfield. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing, raising chickens and geese, cooking, gardening, growing flowers, playing bingo and going on bus trips to Flandreau. She was a member of the Red Hat Ladies and Redfield Senior Center. She was baptized Lutheran and a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and LWML. She enjoyed being a Twins fan.
She is survived by a daughter, Ellen Meyer of Columbus, Ohio; three sons, Gerry (Diana) of Redfield, Dale of Rockham and Kenny (Melinda) of Redfield; two sisters, Helen (Dick) Brady of Palm Desert, Calif., and Mildred Metz of Elgin, Ill.; three brothers, Walter (Norma) of Ankeny, Iowa, Darrell (Elaine) of Miller and Robert (Shirley) of Miller; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great–grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, John; two sisters, Vera Comstock and Ruth Gregory; and two great-granddaughters.
Arrangements are with Gramm Funeral Home of Ipswich, grammfuneralhome.com.For the complete article see the 10-02-2012 issue.
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