John Schroeder Neufeld born on September 30, 1934 in New Bothwell, MB, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the age of 81 years at his residence in New Bothwell, MB.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Martha, his children: Annalie (Trev), Russell (Allison), Lawrence (Sue), Sheila (Abe), Ang (Jake), 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents Jacob & Anna Neufeld, one sister Bertha, two brothers Pete, Ben and one great-grandson Aaron.
John spent his first years working in Winnipeg in the HVAC industry. Together in 1963 John and Martha bought the family farm in New Bothwell and farmed there for 34 years. John’s passion was farming and being an active member of his community and church.
The viewing will take place on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. with a devotional at 7:30 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, 162 Hwy 52 W, Steinbach, MB.
The funeral service will be held on August 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at New Bothwell Christian Fellowship, New Bothwell, MB, with the interment to follow at Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, MB.