Obit: Neuenfeldt, Albert (1915 - 1989)
Contact: Janet


----Source:  Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection; TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER 11/29/1989



Albert (Abbie) Neuenfeldt, 74, Greenwood, Clark County, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1989 at 9 p.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 25, 1989 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenwood. Rev. James Lesczynski officiated. Burial was in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Greenwood. Mary Ann Lesar, Laura Kolano and Rita Stewart provided the music, with St. Mary' Choir, and Jennifer Neuenfeldt, this granddaughter. Also participating in the service were Martin Hillert and Richard Druschke, giving a Eulogy A Caring Man and granddaughter Amy Neuenfeldt read Footprints . Pallbearers were Merrill Hare, Alf Larson, Richard Druschke, Martin Hillert, Laverne Bud Brown and Richard Larson. Honorary pallbearers were Hugh Christie, Richard Sorenson, Cy Buker, Norman Mayenschein, Robert Berglund, Jim Dillenbeck, Arnie Dittbrenner, Jim McConnell, Al Lindner, Bob Harvey, , H. M. Bergemann and Jon Haunschild.

Albert (Abbie) Neuenfeldt was born on April 20, 1915, in Loyal to William and Mabel (O Connell) Neuenfeldt. He received his education at Greenwood, graduating in 1933, and then attended Linotype school in Charles City, Iowa. On Dec. 20, 1940 he married Ferne Haunschild at St. John's Church, Marshfield. He lived most of his life in Greenwood. In 1946 he purchased the Greenwood Gleaner from his father, who initially bought the paper in 1916. Abbie developed the idea of merging three small town papers into one larger paper in 1969, when he sold the Gleaner to Robert and Florence Berglund. It is now known as the TRG, serving the Greenwood, Loyal and Spencer areas. He then served as the Greenwood editor, writing the column, Two Sense Worth , and maintained the branch of the Greenwood office also doing printing work. The business was named Greenwood Printing. He was a past member of the Greenwood School Board and Greenwood Fire Department. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus, Chamber of Commerce and Greenwood Area Economic Development Association. He established and coordinated the annual Easter Egg Hunt and was active in planning of Greenwood Dairy Days. He was area treasurer of the Salvation Army and started a local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous in Clark County.

Surviving are his wife Ferne, one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Jayne) Seaquist, Onalaska; one son Dennis, Milwaukee; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.

Rinka Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.




Bio: Neuenfeldt, Dennis


Surnames: Neuenfeldt

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner, 12 Jan 1961


Neuenfeldt, Dennis

Dennis Neuenfeldt Makes Dean's List at Norbert College

In a press release received from St. Norbert College of West De Pere, Dennis Neuenfeldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Neuenfeldt, Greenwood, attained "Dean's List" ranking.

Eleven St. Norbert College students achieved perfect grades during the first semester while 71 more attained Dean's List ranking, according to figures released today by the Rev. Vincent J. DeLeers, O. Praem., academic dean. St. Norbert's total enrollment is 1,200 students.

The Dean's List includes all students with 2.5 academic grade point inn a system where 2.00 is a B average and 3.00 is an A average. Students on the Dean's List are awarded special campus privileges.



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