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William "Bill" D. Neumann

April 8, 1931 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 90)

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William “Bill” D. Neumann, 90, of Milan, Ill., passed away Tuesday July 20, 2021 at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline, Ill.

In accordance with Bill’s request there will be a private family inurnment, with military honors presented by Milan American Legion, Post 569, at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan or the American Diabetes Association.

Bill was born April 8, 1931 in DeWitt, Nebraska, a son of William and Blanche (Ankney) Neumann. He married Sheryl J. Truman on November 9, 1974 in Rock Island.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Bill worked at Gould National Battery, Rock Island, until they closed. He then worked at J.I. Case until his retirement.

Bill was a member of Milan American Legion, Post 569 and the Rock Island Moose Lodge. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, lawn work, playing Euchre and going to the cabins in New Boston, Ill., and Minnesota. He also enjoyed caring for his beloved pet dogs.

Surviving are his wife, Sheryl, of Milan; daughters, Debra (Kevin) Haskins, Milan, and Sheree Fahlberg, Jonesboro, Ark.; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Lee Neumann and Guy Neumann; and two sisters, Ruth Donder and Betty Hunter.

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