Ilma M. Neukam, 100, Haysville

Ilma M. Neukam, 100, of Haysville, died Wednesday, June 17, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, five hours short of her 101st birthday. She was born in Louisville June 18, 1919, to Johann Christopher and Laura Anna Katherina (Himsel) Harder. She married Elmer W. Neukam February 18, 1941, at Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. He died May 1, 2002.

Ilma was a homemaker and an active and mission minded member of Christ Lutheran Church. She enjoyed quilting, bowling, music, camping with her husband, flowers, gardening, and spending time with her family at gatherings.

She is survived by two daughters, Judith Ann Angerer, Jasper, and Brenda S. Norman, Haysville; two sons,  Donald L. Neukam and wife Debbie, Huntingburg, and Kurt Neukam, Haysville; seven grandchildren;  Chris Angerer, Wes, Whitney, and Kaitlyn Neukam, Mandy Neukam-Hamby, Lucas Norman, and Leah Rose; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley Street, Haysville.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Jean Neukam, one son; Farrell Neukam, one great-granddaughter; Lilly Neukam, and one brother; Nelson Harder.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral Services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church with burial following in Haysville Community Cemetery.

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