Donald Neese

Donald (Don) Laverne Neese, 76, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away at home on June 22, 2011, after a battle with lung cancer. He was born on October 3, 1934, in Pisgah, Iowa. He graduated from Pisgah High School in 1952. On August 14, 1954, he married Joan (Hall) Neese. He worked at McKinney-Seabury Garage until 1967. In 1969, he purchased the Rademacker garage and renamed it Neese Pontiac-Buick. He sold the garage in 1975 and went to work for Anderson Ford until his retirement. He enjoyed travelling and went all over the world including Greece, Russia, China, Australia and many other destinations. He also enjoyed fishing and spending time with his friends and family. He is survived by his wife, Joan Neese; two daughters, Sherri (Jim) Daubert of Lincoln, Neb. and Vicki (Ted) Myers of Logan, Iowa; grandchildren, Sara (Brad) Daubert-Ruddell of Fort Collins, Colo.; Jill (Mike) Johnson of Lincoln, Neb.; Kandice (Josh) Paracsi of Kansas City, Mo.; Krystal (Kyle) Kaufman of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Brock Myers of Logan, Iowa; great grandchildren, Molly and Cooper Wright of Fort Collins, Colo., Sam and Sophie Johnson of Lincoln, Neb., Will and Kate Paracsi of Kansas City, Mo.; sisters, Barbara (Harold) Massie of Stockton, Mo., and Mary (Kenneth) Watt of Grants Pass, Ore.; brothers, Allen (Liz) Neese of Stockton, Mo., Robert (Susie) Neese of Fairplay, Mo., William (Sue) Neese of Maude, Texas, Frank (Shirley) Neese of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Michael (Cheryll) Neese of Phoenix, Ariz., Patrick (Helen) Neese of Phoenix, Ariz., and Terry Neese of Phoenix, Ariz., Aunt, Ethel Oliver of Woodbine, Ia; many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Iva Neese and two brothers, Dennis Neese and Gerald Neese. A prayer service was held at Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home on Sunday, at 6 p.m. with Dennis Alvis singing “Danny Boy”,with Lyle Waterhouse accompanying, visitation followed until 8 p.m. Memorials can be made to Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home to be dispersed to local charities. In Loving Memory Of Donald (Don) Neese Born October 3, 1934 Pisgah, Iowa Entered Into Rest June 22, 2011 Missouri Valley, Iowa Services 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011 United Methodist Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Kim Crummer Musician Dan Hutchinson Selections: “Wind Beneath My Wings” “On The Wings Of A Snow White Dove” Honorary Bearers Warren Oliver Bob McCracken Larry Bryceson Rick Shearer Casket Bearers Brock Myers Kyle Kaufman Josh Paracsi Mike Johnson Dennis Oliver Mike Oliver Final Resting Place Little Sioux Cemetery Little Sioux, Iowa The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the United Methodist Church following the committal service.

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