Bio: Neuenfeldt, William
F. & Mabel (O'Connell)
----Source: Family Records, Local History
William F. & Mabel (O'Connell) Neuenfeldt
William F. Neuenfeldt, was born in Marshfield Sept. 3, 1892, and was married to the former Mabel O'Connell there in 1912. She was the the daughter of John and Mary (Hiller) O'Connell, born September 7, 1893.
They were residents of Greenwood for 44 years and owned and operated the Greenwood Gleaner until 1945, when he was succeeded by his son, Albert, as publisher. Mr. Neuenfeldt previously had owned and edited the Loyal Tribune at Loyal, where he lived after his marriage, until coming to Greenwood.
The Neuenfeldts were members of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
William and his wife had four sons, Charles, Spencer James, St. Paul, Minn. Albert and Gerald, both of Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin. They also had an infant daughter who died when just ten days old in 1927.
Albert was a member of the Holy Name Society and the prestigious Greenwood Commercial Club. He was present for the Banquet held in honor of the unveiling of the Peace Monument given to the city by Ernest Durig in 1937. He was also one of the area residents who had a bust made by the artist.
Albert died February 21, 1961 and was buried in the Catholic Cemetery in Greenwood. Five years later, his beloved Mabel was laid by his side. She died April 6, 1966.
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