Willie D. (Bill) Neufeld, 90, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 13, 2013 at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born March 31, 1923 to Abe F. and Marie Doerksen Neufeld. On Aug. 10, 1945, he married Ida K. Schierling.
She died March 1998. He spent his whole life living near Inman. He attended Zoar academy and Inman High School. Bill had a career in farming and managing the Buhler Mills Elevator in Inman. He also worked for Jantz/ Kaufman Implement in McPherson and Eddies Bake n Serv in Inman. He especially enjoyed music; singing in the Bethel Mennonite Men's Quartet for 40 years and directing the men's chorus and congregational singing at the church. He enjoyed teaching Sunday School, attending sports events, and traveling, and eating out. He was preceded in death by a sister, Susanna Esther Neufeld and his parents. He is survived by his sons, Jerry and wife Anne of Topeka and Stan and wife Kathy of Inman, a brother, Walter Neufeld of Inman, four grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman with Pastor Amanda Rempel officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Buhler Mortuary.
Memorials may be sent to the Union Rescue Mission, Wichita in care of Buhler Mortuary, 120 North Main, Buhler, KS 67522.