Robert William Neuschaefer, age 74, passed away at his home in Valley Springs, Ca on December 15, 2012. |
Born 11/01/1938 in San Francisco, CA to parents William and Roberta Neuschaefer. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Engineering and worked for Marshalls Space Flight Center NASA for 37 yrs. Mr. Neuschaefer was the president, Curator & Field Trip Leader of Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society in Alabama, & member of the Roving Rockhounds, MAGA.
His hobbies included being a member of United Church of Christ, Rockhounding, traveling, and teaching children about rocks.
Robert is survived by his wife Bonnie Neuschaefer of Huntsville, AL; Son, Richard William Neuschaefer of Marietta, GA; Granddaughters, Melissa Schaefer of Houston, TX & Melanie Schaefer of Kelso, TN; Brother, Richard W. Neuschaefer of Los Gatos, CA; Cousin Dianna Murphy of Lodi, CA; Niece, Kelli (Charles) Flesher; Great Nephews, C.J., Rob, Ryan, & Alex Flesher.
Predeceased by, Twin Brother, Frank Edgar Neuschaefer; Mother and Father; and Uncle Robert Edgar Richards. Memorial
Services will be held at United Congregational Christian Church 701 S. Hutchins, Lodi, CA. Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will be held at Laughlin Funeral Home in Huntsville, AL Friday, January 4, 2013 from 6-9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at United Church of Huntsville, AL 7906 Whitesburg Dr. S. Huntsville, AL Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. Graveside Service at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, AL. A reception will be held at United Church of Huntsville, Al following graveside services.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Parkinson's Foundation. The family would like to thank Caregivers Shirley Wilson, Sheneka McKneely, and Elenenh Hall. San Andreas Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Dec. 28, 2012 to Jan. 4, 2013