On Monday, November 28 Gerhard Neuman, devoted husband and loving father, passed away at age 78 in Edmonton.
Born to Olga and Ewald in northern Germany, Gerhard grew up in Thorsby where he became a dairy farmer and strong member of the community. He is survived by his loving wife Janice, and children Carol, Michael and Peter, his sister Hertha Scheetz and her family. He was predeceased by his parents, Olga and Ewald Neuman, brothers in laws, Alvin Scheetz and Arnold Schaber, and mother in law, Emma Hagan.
Thank you to the staff of the University of Alberta Hospital and St Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital for their compassionate care during his critical accident and final chapter of his life.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those who are able and inclined to instead make a donation to: One to One Literacy; St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund; or to the Palliative Care Unit at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital in Edmonton.
Gerhard’s life will be celebrated at a closed service at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Thorsby on January 7 at 1pm. For those wishing to view the service, please watch at https://firstname.lastname@example.org
A public visitation will be held Friday, January 6 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Pointe West Cremation & Funeral Service, 15305-112 Avenue, Edmonton, AB.