Hal Neugebauer, West Fargo, N.D.Hal Neugebauer, 94, West Fargo, N.D., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Essentia Health, Fargo.
Hal Neugebauer, 94, West Fargo, N.D., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Essentia Health, Fargo.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1918.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery Mausoleum, Fargo.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.
Halbert D. Neugebauer was born in Mitchell to Robert and Cecelia (Stahl) Neugebauer.
He grew up near Mitchell and attended school in Letcher.
He taught in a one-room school and drove the school bus.
Hal married Clara Titze on Dec. 25, 1941, at Mitchell.
He then served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Australia and New Guinea.
Upon his honorable discharge, Clara and Hal made their home in Fargo, where he worked for the North Dakota State Health Department as a field representative, a job he held until he retired.
He was an active member at Olivet Lutheran Church, where he sang in the choir and served on many boards and committees. He was a member of Sertoma Club and the FM Barbershop Chorus for many years.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting in his younger days and loved to golf. Later in life, he enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles.
Hal is survived by his wife, Clara; three sons: Roger (Bonnie); and Robert (Linda), both of Seattle; and Brian (Kathy), West Fargo; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a sister, Gladys (Cliff) Hansen, Brainerd, Minn.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn.
Hal’s family requests memorials to Olivet Choir Music Fund or Oak Grove High School.