Born Sept. 16, 1940, in Green Bay, to Edward A. and Guelda B. (Burkel) Neldner, she graduated from Green Bay East High School and received a Business Associate Degree from NWTC. She worked for 44 years at RR Donnelly Company, retiring as Office Manager in 2001.
She enjoyed 20 years of retirement, vacationing, traveling around the country with family and friends, time at their home on Anderson Lake, fishing trips to Leech Lake in Minnesota and loved golfing, achieving 2 hole-in-ones.
A prior member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Howard, she was a current member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Suring, where she was a CCD teacher, eucharistic Minister, sacristan minister, head of the picnic committee and was on the Finance Committee.
She will be remembered for her faith, dedication to her husband of 57 years and her love for her family. If you were lucky enough to meet her once in your life, you were lucky enough.
She is survived by her husband, Gary; four children, Rae Jean (Bart) Gagnon, Kelly (Jodi) Cramer, Peter (Gina) Cramer and Marie (Sina) Cramer; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two sisters, Mary VanDenLangenberg and Barbara Demeny; a sister-in-law, Gloria Neldner and a brother-in-law, Darl (Pat) Cramer.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Hayden Gagnon; a brother, Dick Neldner; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law and friends.
Friends called at Blaney Funeral Home in Green Bay on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visitation continued at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Green Bay on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.