Tim W. Neukam, 51, Celestine

Ted NeukamTim W. Neukam, 51, of Celestine, died Tuesday (March 24) at his home. He was born February 3, 1964, to Jack and Doris (Popp) Neukam. He married Sue Hassfurther June 11, 1988, at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois.

He was a member of the 1982 class of Northeast Dubois High School. He was an owner/operator over-the-road truck driver for 30 years and was currently leased to Automated Transportation. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jasper, enjoyed camping, going to Bristol races with neighbors, and time spent with his granddaughters. He was an avid fan of the Indiana Hoosiers, Indianapolis Colts, and Tony Stewart Racing.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Neukam; one daughter, Stephany Neukam,and fiancé Ben Rasche, Celestine; one son, Kyle Neukam and wife Virginia, Paoli; two granddaughters, Chelsea and Kylie Neukam; two sisters, Debbie Roach and husband Paul, Huntingburg, and Donna Rasche and husband Bob, Dubois; and six brothers, Terry Neukam and wife Staci, Dubois, and Joe Neukam and wife Tish, John Neukam and wife Sheila, Jason Neukam and wife Crystal, Paul Neukam and wife Terri, and Jack Neukam and wife Tessa, all of Huntingburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Doris Neukam.

Services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Celestine Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Adam Ruschau and Fr. Eugene Schmitt will officiate. Friends may call from noon-8 p.m. on Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

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