George Neubarth Jr., 72George Carl Neubarth Jr., age 72, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Hudson, died Friday, Feb. 24, at Banner Gardens Hospice House in Mesa.
George Carl Neubarth Jr., age 72, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Hudson, died Friday, Feb. 24, at Banner Gardens Hospice House in Mesa.
George was born on Oct. 15, 1939, in Hudson, the son of George and Frieda (Lampe) Neubarth Sr. He was raised in Hudson where he graduated from high school. In 1958, he enlisted in the Armed Forces where he proudly served in the United States Army. Upon his honorable discharge, he was united in marriage to JoAnn Lewis in 1963. To this union, a daughter, Julie, was blessed. This union would later dissolve. George worked nearly 35 years for the 3M Manufacturing in the Twin Cities. Earlier in life, he was a volunteer member of the “St. Croix County Sheriff's Posse” under Sheriff Charles Grant. He would later marry Dorothy Gibson where the two resided in Mesa.
George loved playing golf, playing cards, or pool. He also has fond memories of his trips/cruises to Hawaii, Alaska, or simply back to Hudson to see Julie and her family. He was a proud member of the American Legion Post and an avid supporter of the Phoenix Suns basketball team.
George is survived by his daughter, Julie (Alan) Fenner of Hudson, and their children, Nathan and Annie, his wife; sister, Marlene (Don) Wallesverd and their daughter, Yvette Mader of Hopkins, Minn.; his brother, Dale (Victoria) Neubarth and their children, Dale (Theresa), Sue (Trevor) Spencer, Mark, and John.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of George's Life will be from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson concluding with a graveside service, including military honors, at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson. Memorials are preferred.
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