Cheryl J. Neumann, 69

Published 10:33am Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Cheryl J. Neumann, 69


Born: Oct. 11, 1943


Died: May 17, 2013


Cheryl’s life began on Oct. 11, 1943, in Dowagiac, the daughter of Earl and Lorraine (Branigan) Phelps and Daylene (Cole) Armstrong. 

Cheryl J. Neumann
Cheryl J. Neumann


She was united in marriage to Edward T. Neumann on Jan. 4, 1964, in Dowagiac. 


Cheryl was the owner/operator of the Top of the Line Laundry in Decatur for several years. 


Her loving family includes: her husband Edward of Decatur; children, Todd C. (Nicole) Neumann of Allendale, Lisa (Russell) Gonder of Jones and Michael E. Neumann and James E. Neumann, both of Dowagiac; seven grandchildren; siblings, Daylene “DeeDee” Hayes of St. Joseph, Gregory (Mary) Hayes of St. Joseph, Denise (Ted) Olmsted of Swan Lake and Debra (Bill) Northrup of Dowagiac. 


Cheryl passed away at her home on Friday, May 17, 2013. Father Kevin Covert of Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church will conduct graveside rites on Friday, May 24, at 10 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery. 


Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Hospice at Home. Yazel and Clark Chapel is serving her family. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Cheryl at


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