Oscar Neukam, 91, Jasper

Neukam OscarOscar F. “Big O” Neukam, age 91 of Jasper, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday (March 6, 2013) at the home.

He was born at Haysville, Indiana June 18, 1921 to Harry and Laura (Hemmerlein) Neukam. He married to Dorothy E. Gunselman September 28, 1948. She preceded him in death September 2, 1992.

Oscar was a retired farmer in the Haysville Community.

He is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.


Daughter, Betty Schepers and spouse Bill, Celestine, IN

Son, Randy “Little O” Neukam and spouse Beth, Dubois, IN

Three grandchildren; Sherry, Taylor and Bryce and two great grandchildren Tessa and Shelby.

Preceding him in death besides his wife is one daughter Sandy K. Neukam who died June 5, 2012. Also one grandson Jeff Schepers October 10, 2000 also one great grandson Wade.Four brothers, Ralph, Alva, Carl and Robert Neukam and three sisters, Barbara Recker, Irene Sherer and Ella Mae Neukam.

Funeral services for Oscar Neukam will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday (March 11, 2013) in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery. Rev. Charla Grieves will officiate.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville or to a favorite charity.

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