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Eugene Willis Neitman

May 7, 1921 - April 14, 2019

Eugene Willis Neitman, 97, Green Bay, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was born on May 7, 1921, to Edward and Mabel Neitman. Eugene was the youngest of seven children and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps right after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served as a radio man in the USMC-C Company – 2nd Tank Battalion…read more

Eugene Willis Neitman, 97, Green Bay, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was born on May 7, 1921, to Edward and Mabel Neitman. Eugene was the youngest of seven children and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps right after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served as a radio man in the USMC-C Company – 2nd Tank Battalion – 2nd Marine Division during WWII and fought in the battles on the islands of Tarawa, Saipan, and Tinian.

Eugene retired after 45 years at the Bell Telephone Company. He had a strong love for animals, both domestic and wild. He had a very compassionate and loving heart, an amazing sense of humor, and loved to make people smile. He loved everyone that he met, and everyone that he met loved him. Eugene was a very giving and generous person. He enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, exploring the countryside, and loved the wildlife.

Eugene is survived by his son, Keith (Kristine) Neitman; grandchildren, Christopher Neitman and Kim (Eric) Perrault; great-grandchildren, Emily and Andrew Perrault; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Neitman; daughter, Sheila Neitman; four brothers and three sisters.

Gathering at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 West National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Memorial Service at 11:30 AM. Urn burial with Military Honors to follow at Highland Memorial Park.

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Service Information

Gathering Information

Krause Funeral Home New Berlin

Address:

12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Service Information

Krause Funeral Home New Berlin

Address:

12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM

Cemetery Information

Highland Memorial Park

Address:

14875 West Greenfield Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 12:30 PM

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