Betty (Neukam) Lemond, 87, Jasper

Betty Lemond 2Betty (Neukam) Lemond, 87, of Jasper, died Saturday (August 27) in Jasper. She was born in Martin County July 20, 1929, to Warren and Viola (Keller) Coleman. She married Gilbert G. Neukam February 21, 1950, at Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. He died July 28, 1979. She married Oscar S. Lemond July 20, 1986, at St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads.

Betty was a farmer’s wife and homemaker. She maintained a lifelong friendship with all her neighbors in Crystal, was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and for many years was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Oscar Lemond; one daughter, Marie Weisman and husband Terry, Jasper; one son, Jimmy Neukam and wife Nancy, Owensboro, Kentucky; one granddaughter, Tracy Lee and husband Jeremy; four grandsons, Tony Weisman and wife Theresa, Rev. Timothy Weisman, Scott Neukam and wife Gaby, and Rev. Michael Neukam and wife Mary; eight great grandchildren, Tiffany and Todd Weisman, Matthew and Kendall Lee, and Ethan, Benjamin, Jude, and Hadassah Neukam: several nieces and nephews; four step-daughters, Karen Carter and husband Norman, Brenda Miller and husband Adam, and Wanda Miller and husband Gerald, all of Boonville, and Barbara Eden and husband Danny, Hudson, Florida; five step-sons, Dave Kendall, Wayne Lemond and wife Judy, and Steve Lemond and wife Amanda, all of Evansville, and Russell Lemond and wife Laura and Billie Lemond and wife Tienery, all of Boonville; and a number of step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, and step great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and first husband she was preceded in death by one step son, Alfred Kendall.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church with burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery at the Dubois Crossroads. Rev. Timothy Kraemer will officiate.

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