Robert W.-Neuman-Obituary

Photo courtesy of Blanchard St. Denis - Natchitoches

Robert W. Neuman

Sep 14, 1930 - Sep 9, 2019

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Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a dear, sweet man and will be missed. Rest in peace my friend.

Kass my prayers are with you and your family.

Dear Neuman Family,
It is very thoughtful of you to request donations be made to the Natchitoches Humane Society. I volunteer with them and I know how hard they work to make good things happen for some very needy animals. Thank you and sorry for you loss. Mr. Robert will be missed.
Sincerely, Juanita Murphy

Were so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. He was a funny, sweet, brilliant man and he will be greatly missed. Sending condolences and much love.

So sorry to hear of Mr. Robert's passing. He was a dear man. I enjoyed his company. He always made me laugh. He will be missed. You have my sympathy, Mrs. Kathleen. I love this picture of him.

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Robert W.'s Obituary

A Celebration of the Life of Robert W. Neuman will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. There will be a reception immediately following at 202 Bird Ave. from 6:00-9:00.

Bob was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida with his mother and sister. He graduated from Tulane University and Louisiana State University with degrees in anthropology. His career as an archaeologist included 11 years for the Smithsonian Institution followed by 27 years at Louisiana State University. He retired and moved with his wife to Natchitoches in 1995.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Kathleen Mary Byrd, and by his five children: Ellen Theresa Murry, Dena Margaret Silver, Patrice Haven Newman, Michael Kearney Neuman, and Elizabeth Eugenie Neuman and four grandchildren Robear Murry, Mikaela Flores, Emily Silver, and Dorrie Silver.

The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Joseph's Lakota School in Robert's name and reference zip code 71457 at 1301 North Main Street, Chamberlain, SD 57325 or via the link https://www.stjo.org/help-native-americans/memorials/or to the Natchitoches Humane Society in Roberts' name at P. O. Box 7405, Natchitoches, LA  71457 or via the link http://www.natchitocheshumane.com/index.php/gift-donations/

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