Harvey L. Neu Jr.
Harvey L. Neu, Jr. Feb. 13, 1920 - Oct. 15, 2016 HOWE, IN - Harvey L. Neu, Jr., 96, formerly of Howe, IN died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor in LaGrange, IN. Mr. Neu was born on February 13, 1920 in Shipshewana, IN to Harvey L. Sr. and Blanche (Bender) Neu. Living his lifetime in LaGrange County, he was a graduate of Shipshewana High School. Mr. Neu was a field representative for many years for County Line Cheese and had also worked as a milk truck driver. A longtime member of the Lima Presbyterian Church in Howe, IN, Mr. Neu was active in the church having served as both an elder and a trustee. He was a longtime volunteer fireman with Howe Volunteer Fire Department. An avid fisherman, he enjoyed going on his annual fishing trip to Minnesota and Canada. His greatest enjoyment came from doing woodworking and teaching his grandsons to do it. On June 29, 1941 in Shipshewana, IN he married Mary C. Baker; Mrs. Neu preceded him in death on July 21, 2001. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Laurence Funk of Niles, MI and Sandra and James Rundell of Flushing, MI; two grandsons, Alec Hosterman of Farmville, VA and Scott Rundell of Troy, MI; a great-grandson, Nathan Rundell of Troy; and two nieces, Judy Balyeat and Norma Jean St. Clair. Also preceding him in death were his parents and a sister, Louise Weaver. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:00 am at Lima Presbyterian Church, 608 Fourth St., Howe, IN with Rev. David Hughes and Elder Jerry Stanner officiating. Burial will follow at Shore Cemetery in Shipshewana, IN. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange, IN. Memorials may be given to either Lima Presbyterian Church or Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com .
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