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On Monday, December 17, 2018 Dennis M. Neumann passed away at the age of 70. He was born in Springfield on April 14, 1948; the youngest child of George and Margaret (Fravel) Neumann of Neumann Turkey Farms Inc. Dennis was a graduate of Shawnee High School. He worked on the family farm and in later years became a journeyman electrician working on projects in Texas. A lifelong love of animals led to him becoming a breeder of Australian Shepherds. He loved to fly and even earned his pilot’s license. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother in law (Darrell Ford), and a sister in law (Sally Rathbun). Dennis is survived by his siblings, George Neumann II, Roxanne Ford, Diane (Joseph) Bereczki; and his three children Lori (Iain) Harris, Wendy Neumann, Jason Neumann, three grandchildren, Megan, Rebecca and Liam Harris and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME in Springfield. Visitation is 11:30 to 1:30 with funeral immediately following and interment at Rose Hill Cemetery. Dad enjoyed good food and was always willing to share his so nobody else was hungry. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to Meals on Wheels are appreciated. Condolences may be shared at www.jkzfh.com.
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