Elsie M. Neuens

Elsie M. Neuens

AURORA, Wis. — Elsie M. Neuens, 88, of Aurora, Wis., passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis.

She was born July 12, 1932, in Crawfordsville, Ind., daughter of the late Thure and Gertrude (Troutman) Asplund. Elsie grew up on their family farm in Suring, Wis., and graduated high school from there.

She married Robert “Bob” Clarence Neuens on Oct. 20, 1956, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Aurora. He preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 2017.

Elsie worked in the office at Standard Service and Supply, which later turned into Michigan Air Gas in Iron Mountain, for over 30 years before retiring. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Aurora VFW Women’s Auxiliary.

Elsie enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, especially birds, and spending time with her large family, which included numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include four sons, Don (Janet) Neuens, Doug (Cheryl) Neuens, Dean (Shelly) Neuens, and Daryl (Jodi) Neuens, all of Aurora; one daughter-in-law, Lori Neuens of Florence, Wis.; one sister-in-law, Joanne Berutti of Iron Mountain; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Bob, Elsie was preceded in death by one son, David Neuens; one brother, Robert Asplund; and two brothers-in-law, Norman “Butch” Neuens and Thomas Berutti.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 10, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 11 a.m. at the church. Rev. Fr. Michael Lightner will officiate. Burial will be in Aurora Cemetery in Aurora.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Elsie’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich., to honor Elsie’s legacy of life.